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No choke: SA crushes Sri Lanka in World Cup QFS

The choker tag no longer burdens AB de Villiers and South Africa after they ended a winless streak in Cricket…

ON THE SPOT: DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane addresses Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa during a sitting of parliament at the National Assembly in Cape Town yesterday Picture: ESA

Maimane says race still pervades politics

An opposition leader in South Africa says race remains a “powerful trigger” in politics more than 20 years after the…

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi

School apologises for racial segregation

A private school in Pretoria apologised on Monday for separating students according to race, said education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

GRIM TASK: Nigerian rescue workers search through rubble from the collapsed guesthouse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos. Survivors are still being found among the rubble
after the collapse on September 12. At least 67 South Africans are among those missing presumed to be victims of the collapse Pictures: EPA

More bodies to return from Nigeria

Families of the 11 victims of the Nigerian church building collapse whose bodies remain in that country almost five months…


84 miners killed in 2014

Eight-four miners were killed in South Africa in 2014, Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi said today.

An apartheid notice on a beach near Capetown, denoting the area for whites only.   GETTY IMAGES.

Apartheid’s place in racism

We would be more effective at dealing with the endemic racism in our society if we didn’t relentlessly speak in…

The rainbow flag is a symbol of gay pride. A South African gay man  is challengeing maternity leave laws

Gay man challenges SA maternity leave laws: report

A Durban man in a same-sex marriage who was denied maternity leave has taken his government employers to the labour…

FNB Stadium in Gauteng, which hosted both the opening match and the final.

Construction firms ‘colluded’ over SA World Cup stadiums

South Africa’s top construction firms colluded over contracts to build and revamp stadiums for the 2010 World Cup, the Competition…

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