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Swaziland turns around world's highest HIV infection rate: report

12 minutes ago

Swaziland, which bears the world's heaviest HIV burden, has halved the rate of new infections in five years by boosting access to virus-suppressing drugs, researchers say.

702 to 'engage' social media producer for 'dog vs baby' tweet

40 minutes ago

Primedia Broadcasting has said it would "engage" with a social media producer responsible for a tweet comparing two black children with dogs to determine what motivated the post which has caused uproar on Twitter.

Turkey puts on trial 17 staff from anti-Erdogan daily

50 minutes ago

Seventeen directors and journalists from one of Turkey's most respected opposition newspapers go on trial Monday after spending over eight months behind bars in a case which has raised new alarm over press freedoms under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Con couple falls from Lamborghini to Corsa Lite

55 minutes ago

Justice might have prevailed after a court case of six years, but is still isn't going to bring back his more than R500 000, says Jurie Boshoff, one of 900 investors who lost a fortune in a Ponzi scheme.

Suspected illegal chrome-mining kingpins end up in dock

2017-07-24 14:04

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has vowed to oppose the release of two suspected illegal chrome-mining kingpins in Limpopo.

Moment of truth for Lions

2017-07-24 14:00

The spectre of the Hurricanes blowing into Johannesburg to end the Emirates Lions’ dream looms large over the semi-finals as SA’s last team standing.

Mothers on patrol

2017-07-24 13:45

From chasing criminals in high heels, to night patrols on foot, a local Pietermaritzburg woman is breaking the mould and taking woman power to a new level.

City substations in a mess

2017-07-24 13:45

The destruction of municipal property has become a serious issue for communities who are left to suffer the consequences.

Zuma: I've never sought residency outside of SA

2017-07-24 13:40

President Jacob Zuma has said that he owns no property outside South Africa and never sought residency for him of his immediate family overseas, in a written reply to a Parliamentary question.

At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

2017-07-24 13:40

A civilian self-defence group says at least eight people are dead after female suicide bombers attacked two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigeria's main city.

 

Disgraced magistrate is an 'asset' to justice

13 minutes ago

One of the key witnesses who testified against magistrate Stanley Gumede is expected to testify again and claim "it was all a misunderstanding".

Blast kills 15, injures 20 in Pakistan's Lahore

43 minutes ago

An explosion killed at least 15 people and injured 20 in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore Monday, rescue officials said, but it was not immediately clear what caused the blast.

Don't read if you're a Stormers fan...

50 minutes ago

The Stormers' Super Rugby playoff record is a depressing statistic for their beloved fans.

Ghana cuts key rate to lowest since 2015

2017-07-24 14:11

Ghana’s central bank reduced its key interest rate for a third straight meeting as consumer prices rose at the slowest rate in four years and the currency strengthened.

The first drought bulletin

2017-07-24 14:02

Since nobody else in the major media outlets has taken up my challenge of writing a drought bulletin for Cape Town, I will attempt to do the first one, says Clem Sunter.

WATCH: Zuma hails Magubane

2017-07-24 13:45

President Jacob Zuma launched the Truman Magubane Family Foundation at the Pietermaritzburg City Hall on Saturday evening.

Eye damage from staring at screens

2017-07-24 13:45

Irritable children who have trouble performing at school may be suffering the effects of too much exposure to blue light radiating from technological devices.

Hundreds of residents from Vuwani march on Vhembe District

2017-07-24 13:42

At least 600 people have been bussed in from Vuwani to Thohoyandou as residents embark on a peaceful protest, according to police.

Mamoepe 'an avid communicator and diplomat', says Lesotho

2017-07-24 13:40

The Lesotho government and opposition officials have reportedly hailed the late struggle activist and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa as "an avid communicator and diplomat".

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'Branden Grace has to be the next South African to win a major' - S24

Branden Grace flew the flag high for South Africa at Royal Birkdale this weekend with a record round, while 23-year-old Jordan Spieth won his third major title. Sport24 gives us a recap of the Open Championship. Watch.

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