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Defiant Egypt workers pose challenge to next president
23/4/2014 9:10
Defiant Egypt workers pose challenge to next presidentEgypt's next president will have to contend with frustrated workers who have threatened a new wave of nationwide strikes if their demands are not met by an already cash-strapped government.
Kasrils' call 'reactionary': ANC
15/4/2014 16:44
Kasrils' call 'reactionary': ANCA call by former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils for voters to either not vote for the ANC or spoil their ballots is "reactionary", the ruling party said on Tuesday.
'Piles and piles' of bodies in South Sudan slaughter
23/4/2014 9:29
The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town from government troops. But it wasn't safe. Robbers grabbed their cash and mobile phones. Then gunmen came and opened fire on everyone, young and old.
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Nigerian faces death by stoning for raping 13-year-old girlNigerian faces death by stoning for raping 13-year-old girl
24/4/2014 10:19
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria has sentenced a man to be stoned to death for raping a 13-year-old girl and infecting her with HIV.
Nkandla ad hoc committee to meetNkandla ad hoc committee to meet
24/4/2014 9:26
The parliamentary ad hoc committee formed to consider the submissions by President Jacob Zuma in response to the Public Protector’s Nkandla report is set to meet for the first time on Thursday
Striking mineworkers to return to work by next week: NactuStriking mineworkers to return to work by next week: Nactu
22/4/2014 18:08
Thousands of striking mineworkers will return underground next week as a wage agreement is likely to be signed this week, the National Council of Trade Unions (Nactu) has said.
SAPS lose Labour Court caseSAPS lose Labour Court case
22/4/2014 14:32
The Labour Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday ordered the police to redeploy Colonel Kobus Roos to a similar position in the crime intelligence unit and to compensate him in an unfair labour practice case.
ANC MPs nominated for Nkandla committeeANC MPs nominated for Nkandla committee
22/4/2014 14:22
The ANC nominated seven MPs to Parliament on Tuesday for an ad hoc committee to consider President Jacob Zuma's submissions on the Public Protector's report on his Nkandla home.
India's children suffer discrimination in classroomIndia's children suffer discrimination in classroom
22/4/2014 12:57
Some Indian teachers force children from lower castes and minority religions to clean toilets and sit separately from their classmates as part of "persistent" discrimination in classrooms.
Senegal's ex-president Abdoulaye Wade to return homeSenegal's ex-president Abdoulaye Wade to return home
22/4/2014 12:11
Senegal's former president Abdoulaye Wade is due to return home on Wednesday after moving abroad following his election defeat.
Final election list expected TuesdayFinal election list expected Tuesday
22/4/2014 9:21
The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) is expected to release the final lists of parties and candidates contesting the elections on Tuesday.
Ipsos election poll flawed, says AgangIpsos election poll flawed, says Agang
20/4/2014 16:23
Agang SA on Sunday disputed poll results indicating negligible support, saying it was confident it would come third in the country's upcoming elections.
Mdluli answers now needed: DAMdluli answers now needed: DA
20/4/2014 14:35
Answers were needed from police and the National Prosecuting Authority regarding the withdrawal of criminal and disciplinary charges against suspended police intelligence boss Richard Mdluli, the DA said on Sunday.
First bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferryFirst bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry
20/4/2014 12:52
Divers retrieved the first bodies Sunday from inside the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, as families angered by the pace and focus of the rescue efforts scuffled with police.
Death threats for Sassa as corruption is tackledDeath threats for Sassa as corruption is tackled
20/4/2014 11:05
Death threats and intimidation are some of the reasons behind why multimillions have been spent for security protection services for top personnel at the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa), the social development department said on Sunday.
Madonsela's Nkandla tweet sparks debateMadonsela's Nkandla tweet sparks debate
20/4/2014 9:37
The Nkandla debacle has taken yet another twist, this as Public Protector Thuli Madonsela sparked debate on Twitter
South Korea rescue for sinking ferry with 450 passengersSouth Korea rescue for sinking ferry with 450 passengers
16/4/2014 5:56
South Korea despatched coastguard vessels and helicopters Wednesday to rescue around 450 passengers, mostly high school students on a ferry sinking off the southern coast
Critical journalism and optimism is TNA’s good storyCritical journalism and optimism is TNA’s good story
14/4/2014 7:49
The New Age has continued its astounding growth in readership, as announced in the latest industry-wide print survey.