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BY MAHA EL DAHAN A maize plant is seen among other dried maize at a field in Hoopstad, a maize-producing district in the Free State province, South Africa, on January 13, 2016. REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO  South Africa will not declare a national disaster...
Factsheets & Guides  FACTSHEET: South Africa’s 2014/15 murder and robbery crime statistics Researched by Institute for Security Studies This factsheet provides an overview of murder and robbery trends between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015 as recorded by the South African...
A British Airways 747 plane flies come into land at Heathrow airport in west London. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images Heathrow stowaway who fell to death identified as a Mozambican migrant. Orphanage in Mozambique describes Carlito Vale, who is believed to...
By: Shain Germany Bloemfontein – Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder, though it may be some time before he finds out exactly how long he is set to spend behind bars. On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court of Appeal...
By Staff Reporter   The carcass of a dead cow lies in the Black Umfolozi River, dry from the effects of the latest severe drought, in the Nongoma district northwest of Durban. –AFP file pic MOLATEDI, South Africa: In the middle of...
Zanele Moyo, the daughter of Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo bled to her death in her Cape Town apartment bathroom, a dramatic new photograph shows.   This graphic shows the trail of blood leading to Zanele’s bathroom and...
Juliáo Chiburre, chief secretary of Magude town council, wears a neat stripy shirt, a khaki jacket, and a mournful air: the 36-year-old Mozambican bureaucrat is at his wit's end. Surrounded by files, he goes over the dilemmas familiar to...
Is SA bottom of the class in maths and science? WEF ranking is meaningless A report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked the quality of South Africa’s maths and science education last out of 148 countries. But...
Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been stripped of an honorary degree awarded to him by Strathclyde University in 2012, the Scottish institution announced on Monday. “We have revoked the honorary degree awarded to Oscar Pistorius following his conviction for culpable...
Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete, began life behind bars on Tuesday after being sentenced to a maximum five years in prison for the culpable homicide, or manslaughter, of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. After delivering a detailed judgment that...

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