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Mapisa-Nqakula defended the decision to only send troops in now, after seven people had already been killed. ( )

Army deployed to volatile xenophobic areas

The deployment of the army to quell the xenophobic violence that has left seven people dead was happening at "just the right time", Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Tuesday.

John 'Shoes' Moshoeu was capped 73 times for South Africa.
Shoes Moshoeu loses battle with cancer
Tuesday 21 April 2015 15:44
John 'Shoes' Moshoeu was capped 73 times for South Africa.
Shoes Moshoeu loses battle with cancer
Tuesday 21 April 2015 15:44
Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding
Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:35

South Africa

City of Cape Town condemns stoning of vehicles in Nyanga

Tuesday 21 April 2015 16:20

The City of Cape Town on Tuesday said traffic services and police were forced to end a crackdown on public transport operators in Nyanga after taxi drivers began stoning and setting vehicles alight.

Africa

The court’s 20-year prison decision on Mohamed Morsi and other Muslim Brotherhood leaders can be appealed.
Egypt court sentences Morsi to 20 years

Tuesday 21 April 2015 12:15

An Egyptian court has sentenced 12 Muslim Brotherhood leaders, including ousted President Mohamed Morsi, to 20 years in prison without parole, for the killing of protesters in December 2012.

World

Clinton floats tax-code changes as she campaigns in New Hampshire

Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:04

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Monday she would consider changes to the US tax code.

Politics

Over nine hundred foreigners repatriated so far - Gigaba

Tuesday 21 April 2015 16:02

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has reminded perpetrators of xenophobic violence that they will face the full might of the law.

Business

Rand on backfoot as Greece woes hit EM

Tuesday 21 April 2015 11:45

The rand slipped to near a one-week low early on Tuesday as the US dollar recovered recent losses.

Science

SA joins new global TB vaccine research partnership

Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:48

2015 will see the development of a new Global TB Vaccine Partnership (GTBV) in a quest to advance clinical candidates for further research and development to prevent and treat Tuberculosis.

Lifestyle

Prognosis unclear for daughter of late singer Whitney Houston: lawyer

Tuesday 21 April 2015 14:09

Bobbi Kristina Brown, is expected to live a long life but her prognosis remains unclear, an attorney for her father says.

Sport

John 'Shoes' Moshoeu was capped 73 times for South Africa.
Shoes Moshoeu loses battle with cancer

Tuesday 21 April 2015 15:44

Former Bafana Bafana midfielder John "Shoes" Moshoeu has passed away after a long battle with cancer.

Opinion

SABC Specialist Editor, Abbey Makoe, the Obama administration has done extremely well by restoring normal ties with Cuba.
West, Ukraine must give peace a chance

Tuesday 21 April 2015 15:35

The common denominator among authoritarian regimes is the penchant to control citizens – from movement, association, speech and in some instances religion, writes SABC Specialist Editor, Abbey Makoe.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Human Rights Day on March 21 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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