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3 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian
Wheat futures traded in South Africa reached the highest price since 2008 amid the continued standoff between Russia and Ukraine, threatening export supplies of the grain.
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7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
The Baxter Theatre Centre is calling for applications from young South African actors, from anywhere in the country, between the ages of 20 and 30, who wish to audition for the Brett Goldin Bursary for 2014.
8 hrs ago | AlertNet
South Africa delivered a diplomatic slap to Rwanda on Wednesday, saying it would not tolerate attacks on its soil against exiled Rwandan opposition members, actions which Pretoria has linked to expelled diplomats from Rwanda's embassy.
9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
South Africa posted its smallest current-account deficit in almost two years in the fourth quarter of last year as stronger global demand and a weaker rand helped to boost exports.
The ANC's national candidate list includes a disgraced cabinet minister, a former minister and two former MECs.
Graduate acting class to give 'Blood at the Root' its international debut in June; performances start March 25 in State College, Pa.
Oscar Pistorius argued with a police officer then fired his gun through his car's open sunroof, a court was told.
A low-lying bridge has washed away in Mabopane, Pretoria, after heavy rains resulted in flooding in various parts of Gauteng.
Forbes survey found women drivers more frequently extended their middle finger at the source of their road frustrations than their male counterparts.
THE STABLE THEATRE: All Gone is a true-life drama co-scripted by Thami Sikhosana and Bongani Mbatha, directed by Sikhosana and starring Mbatha.
Improvements in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in South Africa are not translating into a reduction in maternal deaths due to HIV infection, according to a 15-year review of data from a large district referral hospital in Johannesburg, researchers reported at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections last ... (more)
In the last few weeks, a terrible tragedy has been unfolding right beneath the feet of Johannesburgers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.