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27 January, 2017
Parliament's ad hoc committee looking into the SABC board has agreed to finalise its draft report without any recommendations, until those implicated have been given a chance to respond.
19 January, 2017
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to lead a government, labour and business delegation on the second day of the annual World Economic Forum in Davos.
18 January, 2017
Mozambique said on Monday it would miss a $60m interest payment on a 2023 bond, as its economic crisis deepens over hidden debt, the fall in commodity prices and a cut-off in aid.
18 January, 2017
It was always going to be hard for outgoing US President Barack Obama to live up to expectations in Africa.
18 January, 2017
A number of demonstrations have been held in Syria in solidarity with kidnapped South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed. The thirty-eight year old Mohamed was captured while on assignment with aid organisation Gift of the Givers last week, while returning to the Turkish border.
18 January, 2017
Over 100 firefighters are extinguishing and containing a fire that flared up on the slopes of Table Mountain on Monday night, the City of Cape Town said.
18 January, 2017
A Pinetown resident whose right arm was slashed in an attempted hijacking last month now fears losing the use of his limb after he says indifferent hospital staff left the wound open for hours on end.
18 January, 2017
Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says the city will embark on a programme to generate its own energy from renewables by 2020. De Lille says the aim is to generate about 20% of the city's total electricity supply towards that period. 
18 January, 2017
Changes have been introduced to this year's Comrades Marathon route, which will be run from Durban to Pietermaritzburg. The up-run this year is scheduled for June 4 and will finish at the Scottsville Racecourse in the provincial capital city.
18 January, 2017
A man has died while another one survived an attack by a lion at a lodge outside Hoedspruit in Limpopo. The two men were fetching firewood at Ngama Lodge where they were employed when the incident happened. Justice Qebekhulu died at the Rob Ferrera Hospital in Mpumalanga.
18 January, 2017
Market analyst from the AAA school of advertising, Cecilia Andrews, says the reputational damage suffered by Ford is enormous as it was not open and transparent. A voluntary safety recall for the Ford Kuga 1.6 was announced at a media briefing held in Pretoria on Monday.
8 December, 2016
A dramatic drop in giraffe populations over the past 30 years has seen the world's tallest land mammal classified as vulnerable to extinction. Numbers have gone from around 155,000 in 1985 to 97,000 in 2015 according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
8 December, 2016
Hackers have targeted the website of Ghana's electoral commission as votes are counted after tightly contested elections. The commission says the website is up again, but it is currently blank.
8 December, 2016
Zimbabwe could be turning to the rand after earlier rejecting it for official usage in the cash shortage hit country, with the central bank approving mobile phone company, Econet Wireless to start offering rand services for its mobile money wallet that has 5 million users.
8 December, 2016
Fidel Castro's ashes were laid to rest on Sunday, capping nine days of official mourning when hundreds of thousands of Cubans said farewell with a combination of tears, Castro-like defiance and choruses of "I am Fidel!" ringing out across the island.

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