Johannes Myburgh

Lesotho PM flees to SA, confirms military coup

Tom Thabane says he has been "removed from control not by the people but by the armed forces" and has fled South Africa in fear of his life.

‘Strikes will beget strikes’ in 2014

Analysts fear that as Amcu prepares to strike at two platinum mines this week, industrial action will spread to other sectors.

Mozambican airline crash ‘intentional’, says probe

The plane's captain had a "clear intention" to crash an airplane that went down in Namibia at the end of November, according to an investigation.

President Guebuza insists on no war for Mozambique

Amid the worst political violence the country has seen since its 16-year civil war, Mozambique's president says a war is unlikely to break out.

Platinum turmoil may shutter Rustenburg

Mining unrest has rattled South Africa, but turmoil has been a hammer blow to the platinum belt, calling into question the future of an entire city.

Mandela too soft on whites, says Mugabe

Robert Mugabe has criticised Nelson Mandela for being too soft on whites in a documentary offering a rare look at the Zimbabwean president.

Ramphele could give ANC a run for its money

Mamphela Ramphele has set off rampant guesswork about whether she could finally help forge a viable alternative to the seemingly unshakeable ANC.

SA’s Grace set to win inaugural Nelson Mandela Championship

Title winner Branden Grace is expected to win at the first Nelson Mandela Championship golfing event in Durban.

Westwood guns for third Nedbank Challenge title

Englishman Lee Westwood is hoping to become the first to win three consecutive titles in the upcoming Nedbank Golf Challenge invitation tournament.

Schwartzel hopes to keep SA Open trophy at home

Charl Schwartzel, 2011 Masters champion, is determined to join a formidable list of fellow countrymen to hold up the SA Open trophy this week.

‘This is the beginning of the war’, warn striking Amplats miners

Hundreds of the 12 000 miners sacked by Amplats have rejected their dismissal and some say they will use violence to get their jobs back.

Limpopo rhino orphanage gives calves a second chance

An orphanage in Limpopo is giving baby rhinos a second chance at life after their parents were killed by poachers.

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