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Rand continues its downward spiral
Monday 29 August 2016 19:19

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Alleged rapist teacher appears in court

Monday 29 August 2016 21:23

A 45-year-old teacher has appeared in the Nquthu Magistrates Court in northern KwaZulu-Natal.


South Africa will cease to be a Member of the Organ Troika on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation.
SA to cease membership of SADC Troika on Politics

Monday 29 August 2016 07:54

South Africa is to end its membership of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) troika on politics, defence and security.


Brazil's Dilma Rousseff takes stand in impeachment trial

Monday 29 August 2016 05:42

Suspended President Dilma Rousseff will make a last stand in Brazil's Senate on Monday in an impeachment trial that is widely expected to remove her from office.


Sanco says the ANC need to visit its branches in the provinces to discuss challenges.
Sanco cites factionalism as challenge to ANC

Monday 29 August 2016 14:51

South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) says factionalism is one of the major challenges that exist within the ANC.


Rand continues its downward spiral

Monday 29 August 2016 19:19

The rand continued on its downward slide on Monday, breaching R14.50 against the US dollar just after 13:00.


Fall from a tree may have caused death of 'Lucy' the famed fossil

Monday 29 August 2016 21:04

Lucy, one of the best known ancestors of humans to ever roam the earth, may have died after a fall from a tree, University of Texas researchers said on Monday.


Hlaudi Motsoeneng was honoured with an award for his role in promoting traditional music.
SABC COO honoured for promoting traditional music

Monday 29 August 2016 06:35

South African Traditional Music Awards has honoured SABC COO by establishing a category after Hlaudi Mostoeneng.


Mashaba eager to win game against Mauritania

Monday 29 August 2016 16:19

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says they will not take their final match against Mauritania in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier lightly, despite it being a match of no consequence.


Treatment of black learners at Pretoria school under the spotlight

Monday 29 August 2016 12:00

Commission of Gender Equality says black and white learners at Pretoria Girls High are not treated equally.

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

International Aids Conference

The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years.

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states met from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

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