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​Father who shot son to appear in court

The 50-year-old was arrested on Wednesday morning following the shooting of Luyanda Themba Tshabalala

Lesufi to visit Ennerdale school shooting site

Lesufi says a father allegedly shot and killed his son outside Fred Norman Secondary School in Ennerdale

Ethiopia in peace agreement with Eritrea

The two countries have been hostile towards each other since 1998

Kate Spade dead at 55

Police believe the designer took her own life

EU rules on residence rights for same-sex spouses

The European Union ruled that countries must recognise the rights of migrants who want to live in their spouse’s native country

US court rules in favour of baker who denied gay couple a cake

The Supreme Court also ruled that the baker's First Amendment Rights were violated, which protects the freedom of religion

New study reveals global plans to curb single-use plastic pollution

More than 60 countries have instituted bans on plastic use

Saudi Arabian women receive driving licenses for the first time

Women who have driver’s licenses from other countries can now exchange them for Saudi licenses

Breast cancer study reveals fewer women will need chemotherapy

According to the 2011 national cancer registry, one in 29 South African women is diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime

Uganda proposes new history museum to showcase grim history

Uganda’s tourism board says it will use the museum as a remembrance of Uganda’s recent history

Guatemala volcano erupts killing 25 people

This is the second time that the volcano has erupted this year. This is Guatemala’s deadliest volcanic eruption since 1902, according to B​BC

Uganda to initiate social media tax

​Uganda’s Parliament voted to implement a new social media tax, limiting access to apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history