The day the town ran dry

2017-11-19 00:00

Beaufort West, one of five Western Cape towns worst hit by the drought, is now totally dependent on underground water. Gift of the Givers drills down in a last-ditch bid to save the day.

Man shot dead in front of wife and son during robbery

2017-11-18 22:38

A 55-year-old man was gunned down in front of his wife and son in Douglasdale in Fourways, Sandton.

Monsanto asks Arkansas judge to halt state's herbicide ban

2017-11-18 22:15

A major agribusiness company is asking an Arkansas judge to halt the state's plan to ban a herbicide that has drawn complaints from farmers across several US states.

Mugabe 'has hardly slept since military seized power', says his nephew

2017-11-18 21:04

President Robert Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwawo has reportedly said that his uncle has hardly slept since the military seized power.

LATEST: Zimbabwe ex-minister says Zanu-PF to recall Mugabe

2017-11-18 20:35

A former Zimbabwe Cabinet minister says the ruling Zanu-PF party will recall President Robert Mugabe "as early as tomorrow".

AS IT HAPPENED: Mugabe, wife Grace 'ready to die for what is correct', says nephew

2017-11-18 20:20

Zimbabweans protesting against President Robert Mugabe and calling for a 'New Zimbabwe' have converged and were addressed in their numbers, with some now blocked from heading in the direction of Mugabe's private residence, Blue Roof.

Today we have won, Zimbabweans cheer during mass rally

2017-11-18 19:20

For the first time in nearly 40 years, Zimbabweans from all around the country gathered en masse without fear of violence from the police or reprisal.

'This is a great day': Zimbabweans revel in Mugabe's ruin

2017-11-18 18:06

President Robert Mugabe clings to office, the military is in power and the much-feared Zanu-PF party still rules - but Zimbabweans put such issues aside to happily embrace what they hope is a new era for the country.

Zuma says Zimbabwe situation is in 'early days'

2017-11-18 17:30

South African President Jacob Zuma two days ago said Zimbabwe's political situation "very shortly will be becoming clear". Now Zuma says the situation is in "early days."

SADC to discuss Zimbabwe next week Tuesday

2017-11-18 17:02

Zimbabwe's political situation is set to be discussed next week when four countries with the southern African regional bloc meet in Angola.


No Mabuza for NDZ or CR17

2017-11-18 22:39

ANC Mpumalanga chairperson David Mabuza failed to make an appearance at the campaigns of ANC presidential hopefuls Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa.

Vatican: New probe begun into sex at youth seminary

2017-11-18 22:31

The Vatican says a new investigation has been launched into allegations a future priest had sex with a fellow student at its youth seminary.

Trump reverses elephant trophy decision, keeps ban

2017-11-18 21:39

Following an outcry, President Donald Trump says he will uphold a ban on importing trophies of elephants hunted and killed in Zimbabwe.

Mugabe set for talks with army command

2017-11-18 20:54

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is reportedly set to meet the command element of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces in ongoing negotiations over his rule.

Argentina steps up search for missing submarine

2017-11-18 20:25

Argentina's Navy says it's ramping up the search for a submarine that hasn't been heard from in three days and six other countries have offered their support.

Support Zimbabweans, Zuma tells South Africa

2017-11-18 20:05

President Jacob Zuma has called on South Africans to support the people of Zimbabwe, adding that he is cautiously optimistic that the situation will be resolved amicably.

3 more bodies found in deadly Greek flood

2017-11-18 19:02

Greek authorities say three more people were found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the toll to 19.

UN envoy for Libya sets his sights on institutions

2017-11-18 17:53

Five months after he was appointed to lead UN peace efforts in Libya, Ghassan Salame says he is focused on building institutions as a way to unite the country.

John Moodey stays on as DA leader in Gauteng

2017-11-18 17:16

John Moodey will remain the leader of the Democratic Alliance in Gauteng, following the party's provincial congress in Midrand.

Spain saves 500 migrants crossing Mediterranean

2017-11-18 17:01

Spanish authorities say around 500 migrants have been saved by rescue craft as they attempted the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from Africa.

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