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Jailed Swazi critic put in solitary confinement

According to his supporters, jailed lawyer Thulani Maseko has been put in solitary confinement last week for a total duration of three weeks.

Jet crash in French Alps reported to have no survivors

Germanwings airliner 4U9525 carried 148 passengers when it crashed in the region Les-Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.

Blatter doesn’t see a need for campaigning

After 17 years as Fifa president Sepp Blatter refuses to step down - or to campaign. Also: "Fifa is more influential than religion".

New Zealand beats Windies by 143 runs to reach World Cup semis

New Zealand's Martin Guptill became the latest batsman to make Cricket World Cup history with an innings of 237 not out in a total of 393-6.

Proteas’s knockout win no concern for New Zealand, yet

New Zealand says its focus is on the West Indies team - who they lost to in the 2012 Twenty20 World Cup - not South Africa, for now.

Hamilton claims pole position for Australian GP

Lewis Hamilton claimed a record-breaking fourth pole position at the Australian Grand Prix and Mercedes continued its dominance of Formula One.

Miller time: Proteas outgun brave Zimbabwe

A record-breaking partnership of 256 between David Miller and JP Duminy led South Africa to a 62-run win over Zimbabwe on Sunday.

Ivory Coast wins Afcon in lengthy shootout

A dramatic penalty shoot-out ended with Ivory Coast prevailing over Ghana in a goalless African Cup of Nations 2015 final in Equatorial Guinea.

Novak Djokovic wins fifth Australian Open title

The Serbian beat Andy Murray at Melbourne Park by 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0. Murray has now been runner-up four times

Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded

Japan has condemned the beheading of journalist Kenji Goto allegedly by the Islamic State group.

Edgar Lungu wins Zambia’s presidential election

Following the death of President Michael Sata in October, the ruling Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu has received 48.3% of the vote.

Afcon 2015: Bright start for Algeria, Senegal

Tournament favourite Algeria avoided an unpleasant surprise at the African Cup of Nations on Monday, while four-time champion Ghana did not.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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