LIVE: Fires reported at Cape Point

2015-03-04 05:52

A SANParks spokesperson has confirmed that a part of Cape Point is burning. It is unclear if it is related to the fire on the south peninsula or a separate one. More to follow.

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Overstrand battling 'out of control fire'

2015-03-04 13:19

A number of fires have broken out in the Overstrand municipality and continue to rage out of control.


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The leader of Lesotho’s main opposition party has announced a coalition government with smaller parties after the 28 February election had no outright winner.

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Young yet to testify in arms deal inquiry

2015-03-04 14:13

Arms deal critic and losing bidder Richard Young is yet to testify at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 arms deal.

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2015-03-04 14:10

Cheetahs scrumhalf Sarel Pretorius says halfback partner Joe Pietersen has brought a calming influence to their backline.


Former allies sue Mugabe, Zanu-PF for breaching rules

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Two former allies of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe whom he fired last year are suing the 91-year-old leader and his Zanu-PF party for unfair dismissal and for breaching the party’s constitution.


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