We have made the economy an apex priority - Zuma

2016-02-13 22:42

South Africa's economy is government's main priority due to the current global economic climate, President Jacob Zuma says.

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3 KZN churchgoers killed after lightning strike

2016-02-13 21:00

Three churchgoers have been killed and 38 others were injured when a bolt of lightning struck a tree in an open field in kwaMachi, near Harding, KwaZulu-Natal's emergency medical services say.

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We share your pain, Zuma tells families of trapped mine workers

2016-02-13 22:12

The families of the three workers trapped inside Lily Mine in Louisville, outside Barberton, are in pain, but the country is with them, President Jacob Zuma says.

South Africa

Newborn found alive in pit toilet

2016-02-13 21:00

A newborn baby has been discovered alive inside a pit toilet in Shaka's Head, near Ballito, with his placenta and umbilical cord still attached to him, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say.

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2016-02-13 21:12

More than 200 000 army, navy an air force troops have fanned out across Brazil to show people how to eliminate the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus.


UN peacekeepers prepare for CAR vote

2016-02-13 22:04

Thousands of UN peacekeepers are getting ready to safeguard the historic presidential runoff vote in the Central African Republic.


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Come forward with Masiphumelele fire info – City

2016-02-13 19:00

Masiphumelele informal settlement is fully electrified, yet large fires still occur every year, the City of Cape Town's mayoral committee member for human settlements says, asking for anyone with information on the latest fire to come forward.

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