Gautrain service disrupted in Tshwane

6 minutes ago

The Gautrain service between Hatfield and Pretoria has been disrupted following damage to the line.

Downing of Russian plane saddens Erdogan

38 minutes ago

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says while he's saddened by the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish forces, both sides should approach the incident in a more positive way.

Gunmen kill four Egypt police near Cairo

40 minutes ago

Masked gunmen on a motorcycle have shot dead four Egyptian policemen south of Cairo, the interior ministry says.

Boko Haram claims Kano suicide attack

2015-11-28 14:16

Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a Shi'ite Muslim procession near the northern Nigerian city of Kano that killed 22 people.

Paris climate talks by the numbers

2015-11-28 13:42

The global climate talks in Paris are a massive undertaking both diplomatically and logistically, with about 40 000 visitors expected daily amid heightened security fears.

Fear haunts Muslim district of CAR before pope's visit

2015-11-28 13:41

Fear haunts the dusty streets of PK5, a Muslim neighbourhood in Bangui, the CAR capital that Pope Francis plans to visit.

Nearly 1 000 'security risks' denied entry to France

2015-11-28 13:40

Nearly 1 000 people thought to pose security risks have been prevented from entering France since stepped-up border controls were imposed ahead of the COP21 climate talks in Paris.

‘Don’t be sexually active’ - Mpumalanga legislature speaker

2015-11-28 13:35

Schoolgirls from rural Schoemansdal in Mpumalanga have been warned against spending their December holidays engaging in "regrettable sexual activities".

Renault hopes to confirm 2016 plans in December

2015-11-28 13:18

Renault hopes to confirm their plans for the 2016 Formula 1 season next week, including the expected takeover of Lotus, managing director Cyril Abiteboul said on Friday.

Protests as France's Hollande calls on UK to join Syria campaign

2015-11-28 12:07

French President Francois Hollande has urged British MPs to back an air campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria, as thousands prepared to march in London to oppose the plans.


Thousands displaced by Myanmar military offensive

38 minutes ago

More than 10 000 people have fled their homes in Myanmar's Shan state with sexual assault reports surging, a rights group says.

Protesters push leaders to avert climate catastrophe

39 minutes ago

Protesters have joined a worldwide wave of marches demanding leaders craft a pact to avert a climate catastrophe when they gather in a still-shaken Paris.

Tunisia IDs 3 bus bomb suspects, offers reward

40 minutes ago

Tunisia has identified three suspects wanted over a suicide bombing that killed 12 presidential guards and is offering a financial reward for information leading to their arrest.

2015 Abu Dhabi GP: Rosberg fastest in final prac

2015-11-28 13:50

Nico Rosberg topped the times ahead of his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in Saturday's final free practice session ahead of this weekend's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Rocket attack on UN base in Mali

2015-11-28 13:41

An attack on a UN base in Mali's northern Kidal area has killed at least three people and injured 20.

Qatar bans contractors from leaving country

2015-11-28 13:40

Qatar has banned contractors from leaving the country as it carries out a probe into how heavy rains damaged buildings and roadways.

Two killed and six injured in N12 accident

2015-11-28 13:35

Two people have been killed and six others injured when a bakkie collided with a car along the N12 outside Kimberly.

F1 grapples major problems on track and off

2015-11-28 13:34

Wounded by another predictable and dull championship, and locked in a decision-making paralysis, the end of the 2015 Formula 1 season comes more as a relief than a climax.

F1 meet: Egine suppliers discuss cost reductions

2015-11-28 12:52

Formula 1's engine manufacturers met Saturday to discuss ways of reducing costs for teams and head off the threat of the sport introducing a cheap independent engine.

22 drown after Burkina Faso road accident

2015-11-28 12:01

Twenty-two people drowned after the minibus they were travelling in veered off a road in southwest Burkina Faso, the government in Ouagadougou says.

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