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E Cape likely to have new premier after May elections

Sunday 20 April 2014 18:17

The Eastern Cape is likely to have a new premier after May 7 general elections, regardless of which political party wins the province after next month's elections.


South Africa is a much better place: Foundation

Sunday 20 April 2014 17:46

The F W De Klerk Foundation says South Africa is a much better place today than it was before 1994.


SA climbers safe after Everest avalanche

Sunday 20 April 2014 14:29

South African climbers were safe following an avalanche on Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, which left at least 13 Nepalese mountain guides dead.


Taxi owners still oppose taxi recapitalisation programme

Sunday 20 April 2014 12:20

Some taxi owners remain opposed to government's taxi recapitalisation programme, eight years after its inception


Cape Peninsula hit and run suspect nabbed

Sunday 20 April 2014 07:30

The driver of a vehicle who knocked down two seven year old children in an alleged hit and run incident while playing near their homes at Delft on the Cape Peninsula has been arrested.


Fawu weighs up legal options over ABI job cuts

Sunday 20 April 2014 06:41

Fawu says it's weighing its legal options regarding the planned job cuts at SABMiller's ABI soft-drinks bottling unit in South Africa.


Traffic subsides at Groblersbridge border post

Saturday 19 April 2014 15:06

Traffic has subsided at the Groblersbridge border post between South Africa and Botswana in Limpopo.


ANC members visit churches

Saturday 19 April 2014 13:53

ANC chairperson in KwaZulu-Natal, Senzo Mchunu says party leaders are visiting various churches during this Easter weekend.


I use art to heal abuse scars: Photographer

Saturday 19 April 2014 11:20

An acclaimed wildlife photographer, Veronica Coetzer says she uses art to heal the scars caused by her child abuse. Veronica was abused as a child and never spoke about it openly.


The Artistic Director of the National Arts Festival, Ismail Mohamed says the project is cutting edge, innovative and an artistically excellent experimentation in theatre, dance, music, and comedy and
Cape Town Fringe aims to promote unknown artists

Saturday 19 April 2014 09:20

The Artistic Director of the National Arts Festival, Ismail Mohamed says the Cape Town Fringe is a new adventure for Cape Town.


The TRC is said to have failed to address economic crimes.
TRC's failure to tackle economic crimes raises concerns

Saturday 19 April 2014 09:00

One of the biggest failures of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (RTC) is its inability to deal with economic crimes says Waheed Patel.


The Pathologist Reggie Perumal was quoted in the media saying that he will not testify in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.
Pathologist still part of Oscar defence team: Lawyers

Friday 18 April 2014 20:20

Pathologist Reggie Perumal has not withdrawn from the legal team  defending murder accused Oscar Pistorius, the athlete's lawyers said on Friday.


Philip Volkwyn has also thanked the support and services of other fast food outlets.
Ranger walks 1600kms to highlight plight of rhinos

Friday 18 April 2014 17:52

An anti-poaching ranger is walking more than 1600km in about 60 days to highlight the serious danger that is posed to rhinos across South Africa.


Investigation teams are being instituted to unearth the causes of these crashes.
24 die on SA roads

Friday 18 April 2014 11:00

Twenty-four people have died and 34 others sustained injuries on South Africa's roads since the start of the Easter weekend.


Amcu, Amplats talks deadlock

Thursday 17 April 2014 17:37

The leaders of striking Amcu union and the world's three biggest platinum producers will resume talks next week after they failed again on Thursday to reach an agreement.


SA stocks end in positive territory

Thursday 17 April 2014 17:36

South African stocks ended in positive territory on Thursday ahead of the four-day Easter long weekend.


Home Affairs extends operational hours at borders

Thursday 17 April 2014 15:35

The Department of Home Affairs has extended operational hours at all major border posts.


The advert shows the DA's Gauteng premier candidate and spokesperson, Mmusi Maimane, standing in front of a mirror talking about the current state of the country.
DA ad back on air Thursday

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:56

The DA has won the first round in its case against the SABC over the public broadcaster's controversial decision to pull the party's radio and television advertisements.


Rand set to snap losing streak before long weekend

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:32

South Africa's rand looked set to snap a four-session losing streak against the dollar on Wednesday.


Complaints against banks rise: Ombudsman

Wednesday 16 April 2014 18:51

The number of customer complaints against the banks continued to rise last year.


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