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India sees ‘external link’ as troops battle militants

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Thursday the Mumbai attacks in were well planned and probably had ''external linkages''.

Search on for South Africans in Mumbai

There were an unspecified number of South Africans staying at the Taj Mahal Hotel, one of the sites of attacks by militant gunmen.

Outrage over planned telecom licence-fee hike

Value Added Network Services operators face another potential setback in their battle to compete equitably within the SA telecoms industry.

Carter ‘very disappointed’ at Zim snub

Zimbabwe said it blocked the Elders from visiting on a humanitarian mission because they had not properly consulted with officials before the trip.

The day the ANC split

Former defence minister Mosiuoa Lekota electrified the nation on Wednesday when he signalled his intention to form a "congress".

Lekota serves ‘divorce papers’ on ANC

Former defence minister Mosiuoa Lekota on Wednesday served “divorce papers” on the African National Congress.

Killer disease: 120 people under observation

A hundred and twenty people are now under observation after coming into contact with the three people who died from suspected haemorrhagic fever.

Mystery illness: Another patient sickens

A 51-year-old woman has been admitted to the Chris-Hani Baragwanath Hospital with symptoms of a killer disease, suspected to be haemorrhagic fever.

Motlanthe sworn in as interim president

Deputy ANC leader Kgalema Motlanthe was sworn in as president on Thursday to replace Thabo Mbeki, who resigned amid a political crisis.

Motlanthe moves to steady the ship

Kgalema Motlanthe took office on Thursday as South Africa's president and stressed he would keep to the policies of his predecessor Thabo Mbeki.

‘Crisis? What crisis?’ asks ANC

Six of the Cabinet ministers who quit on Tuesday are willing to serve again, it has emerged, while the deputy defence minister has also resigned.

SA rocked by resignation of ministers

Finance Minister Trevor Manuel is among 11 Cabinet ministers and three deputy ministers who have resigned.

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