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1 hr ago | Iol.co.za
This according to the Gauteng chairman of the African Christian Democratic Party, Meshack van Wyk, who said alternative routes were being damaged by increased traffic volumes.
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5 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times
Vibrant. Unstoppable. High energy. Those are the words Shimmy Jiayne uses to describe the Soweto Gospel Choir, which will perform Friday at Benedicta Arts Center at the College of St. Benedict.
9 hrs ago | CTV
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early Saturday morning, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.
11 hrs ago | The Toronto Star
The South African judge presiding over the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has issued unusually restrictive bans on media coverage, calling those in the legal community to question if the Paralympic sprinter is getting special treatment.
15 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
With the diplomatic ball firmly back in South Africa's court following the expulsion of six of its diplomats from Rwanda, the department of international affairs on Monday persisted in its silence on the matter.
16 hrs ago | Reuters
Zakes Hadebe's minibus taxi has nearly half a million kilometers on the clock, a broken speedometer and a fuel gauge he struggles to keep just above empty.
20 hrs ago | Reuters
Jacob Zuma's tenure should be marked by a foreign policy that can at best be described as being schizophrenic, writes Kameel Premhid .
An Islamic organisation has voiced its disgust on Friday after a 10 year-old-boy was assaulted and molested at mosque in Lenasia.Earlier reports said the boy was assaulted at a church, but according to Jamiatul Ulama South Africa the incident happened at a mosque in Lenasia's Extension 11. Jamiatul Ulama South Africa general secretary Moulana E I ... (more)
THE bodies of 22 Zimbabwean illegal miners gassed to death in a South African disused mine were repatriated on Friday.
Afriforum chief executive Kallie Kriel addresses the media outside the Johannesburg High Court after Judge Colin Lamont ruled against the singing of the struggle song Dubul iBhunu by Julius Malema, in favour of Afriforum.
JOHANNESBURG One of Nelson Mandela's closest confidants is still challenging the powers that be, with plenty of guidance from his ancestors, the ancient Greeks.
A Comair Boeing 737-400, registration ZS-OAP performing flight MN-232/BA-6232 from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg , was rotating for takeoff from Port Elizabeth's runway 08 when the right hand engine ingested a large bird.
A growing middle class culminating into rising costs in the past one year has seen Kenya's capital city, Nairobi depose Lagos - Nigeria's commercial hub - as the most expensive city to live in Africa.
"In no way can we have conflict that destroys the economy," Zuma said yesterday in his state-of-the-nation speech to Parliament in Cape Town.