Grabouw protests spiral out of control

2014-09-15 21:45

Police are trying to clear the N2 after protesters in and around Grabouw, in the Western Cape, started fires on the highway after earlier pouring oil on the road. Shops owned by foreigners are also being looted.

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Plane crashes on farm, two dead

2014-09-15 22:12

Two people have died in a plane crash in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal emergency services say.


UK: No rescue mission planned for hostage

2014-09-15 22:13

Britain has ruled out a mission by special forces to rescue a Briton whose life was threatened in the latest execution video released by ISIS, as they had no idea where the hostages were being held.


WP prep for life without Siya

2014-09-15 23:18

WP coach Allister Coetzee is preparing for the possibility that Siya Kolisi could be out for the rest of their Currie Cup campaign.

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UN takes on CAR peace role

2014-09-15 22:03

The United Nations has taken over peacekeeping operations in the war-torn Central African Republic, where thousands have been killed in more than 18 months of sectarian violence.


Divers sure of new finds from 'ancient computer' wreck

2014-09-15 21:28

Archaeologists have begun using a revolutionary new deep sea diving suit to explore the ancient shipwreck where one of the most remarkable scientific objects of antiquity was found.


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