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Questions unanswered over NPA prosecutor - DA

2012-04-30 22:19

The Democratic Alliance says that important questions relating to the suspension of the National Prosecuting Authority's corruption prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach remain unanswered.

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Case against rape accused MP postponed

2012-04-30 20:30

The case against rape accused ANC MP Sikhumbuzo Eric Kholwane has been postponed by the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.

Pick a seatmate before you fly

2013-04-08 07:52

Airlines have started harnessing the power of social media to let passengers match themselves with eligible seatmates.

World Malaria Day 2012

2013-09-17 15:30

25 April marks World Malaria Day. Doctors Without Borders have been travelling to the remotest regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), treating outbreaks of malaria. See some of the pictures of their mission.

Mdluli prosecutor shot at

2014-01-18 13:55

Suspended anti-corruption prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach says she has been shot at, followed and almost forced off the road.


TAKING AIM:  A man is seen aiming a toy machine gun during a protest in Reddersburg, in the Free State, where the library, municipal offices and a supermarket were damaged. (Conrad Bornman, Volksblad)

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Cameron rejects minister, Murdoch probe3

2012-04-30 22:20

British Prime Minister David Cameron has dismissed opposition calls for an inquiry into the culture minister over his handling of a bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. for broadcaster BSkyB.

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2012-12-19 12:15

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SA taxi drivers compete to be safest

2012-04-30 22:19

Mangled wreckage from deadly collisions is usually what lands South Africa's notoriously aggressive minibus taxis in the headlines, an image some drivers are working to change.

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Sorrow at Sicelo Shiceka's death

2012-04-30 20:37

The government, political parties and trade unions have expressed sorrow at the death of former co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Sicelo Shiceka.

Napwa welcomes ARV factory

2012-04-03 12:25

The National Association of People Living with Aids and HIV in Limpopo has welcomed moves by two international pharmaceutical companies to make antiretroviral drugs more affordable.

Indian president on state visit to SA

2012-04-30 18:59

Indian President Pratibha Patil, who has been criticised for spending a lot of time abroad, will pay a state visit to South Africa this week.

Pretoria name changes going ahead

2012-04-30 17:19

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled against an application by AfriForum for an urgent court interdict preventing the City of Tshwane from changing 25 street names.

Mom 'forced' to strangle son at gunpoint

2012-04-30 15:46

A Limpopo woman accused of strangling her 4-year-old son says her ex-boyfriend forced her at gunpoint to kill the child because he reminded him of one of her ex-boyfriends, who he had killed.

Italian parliament debates Berlusconi expulsion

2013-11-28 10:29

Italy's parliament on Wednesday began debating the expulsion of Silvio Berlusconi in a momentous move that will rattle but not bring down the government and leave the billionaire tycoon more at risk of arrest.

KZN hostage victim doing well

2012-04-30 18:59

A woman wounded while being held hostage by a former patient at Westville Hospital in Durban is in a stable condition following an operation, the hospital says.

Zuma sends condolences to Shiceka family

2012-04-30 17:19

President Jacob Zuma has sent his condolences to the family of former co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Sicelo Shiceka.

Escapees caught after tea time jailbreak

2012-04-30 17:19

Two men have been re-arrested after escaping from a Limpopo police station holding cells with 12 other awaiting-trial prisoners, when they overpowered a guard serving them tea, police say.

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