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The negotiations started before the elections and continued until the very last moment. After the president briefed alliance partners and the ANC’s...
Death and deceit: Everest climber looks to bury past ghosts
Death and deceit: Everest climber looks to bury past ghosts
In 1996, Deshun Deysel celebrated her 26th birthday at the foot of Mount Everest, a long way from her hometown of Uitenhage. She had travelled...
Why a deadly shadow hangs over Everest summit
Why a deadly shadow hangs over Everest summit
As the return of cloud and frozen hurricane-force winds seal off Mount Everest for another year, questions are being asked about how to police the...
Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules
Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules
Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be...
Sherpa climbs Everest twice in a week for record 24th
Sherpa climbs Everest twice in a week for record 24th
Only last week Nepali mountain guide Kami Rita Sherpa set a new record by climbing Everest a 23rd time. On Tuesday for good measure he did it...
Rescuers retrieve bodies of nine climbers on Nepal's Mount Gurja
Rescuers retrieve bodies of nine climbers on Nepal's Mount Gurja
The bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal's Mount Gurja were retrieved from the mountainside on Sunday as rescuers tried to piece together what...
[Video]After Nepal’s quake: A South African story
[Video]After Nepal’s quake: A South African story
Klasie Wessels arrived in Nepal 10 minutes before the earthquake on April 25 and then led a SA tour group to Everest base camp, just days later.
Nepalese dig for quake survivors
Nepalese dig for quake survivors
Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu Valley,...
Nepal gives in to some Sherpa demands to avoid Everest boycott
Nepal gives in to some Sherpa demands to avoid Everest boycott
Nepal agreed on Tuesday to set up a relief fund for Sherpas who are killed or injured in climbing accidents, one of several key concessions to the...
SA climbers return to Everest Base Camp
SA climbers return to Everest Base Camp
Two South African climbers were heading back to base camp after talk of a possible second avalanche on Mount Everest, an update on the Facebook...
Everest guides, climbers cancel expeditions after avalanche tragedy
Everest guides, climbers cancel expeditions after avalanche tragedy
Distraught Nepalese guides and climbers cancelled expeditions on Mount Everest on Monday after at least 13 colleagues died in an avalanche, as...
SA climbers safe after Everest avalanche as search called off
SA climbers safe after Everest avalanche as search called off
The City Press reported on Sunday that South African climbers were safe following an avalanche on Mount Everest – the world's...

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