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Sri Lanka launches offensive against army deserters

Sri Lankan police and troops began a crackdown on Friday against thousands of military deserters.

Sri Lanka in military purge after coup fears

Sri Lanka's president on Monday sacked a dozen senior military officers whom the Defence Ministry said were a "direct threat to national security".

Sri Lanka president wins re-election

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse won a bruising re-election battle on Wednesday that left his main rival in apparent fear of assassination.

Sri Lanka president urges fair vote on election eve

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse vowed on Monday to ensure the first post-war nationwide election goes off peacefully.

Britain demands freedom for Sri Lanka war victims

Britain on Tuesday expressed disappointment with Sri Lanka's handling of war-displaced civilians.

Sri Lanka suicide attack kills 15, injures minister

At least 15 people were killed and another 60, including a government minister, wounded on Tuesday in a suicide bombing in southern Sri Lanka.

Fifteen killed in Sri Lanka suicide attack

At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday and another 60, including a government minister, were wounded in a suicide bombing in southern Sri Lanka.

Government claims 100 Tamil Tigers killed

More than 100 Tamil Tiger rebels have been killed in two days of fighting in Sri Lanka as they tried to break a military stranglehold.

Unicef: Tiger rebels force children to fight

Sri Lanka's cornered Tamil Tiger rebels have intensified conscription of child soldiers, some as young as 14, Unicef said on Tuesday.

UN: Tigers kill civilians fleeing Sri Lanka war zone

Tamil Tiger rebels have prevented thousands of civilians from leaving Sri Lanka's war zone," the UN said on Monday.

Sri Lankan rebels accused of gunning down civilians

Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger guerrillas on Tuesday shot dead 17 civilians and wounded nearly 70 others, military spokesperson Udaya Nanayakkara said.

UN concerned over civilians caught in Sri Lanka fighting

The UN on Monday expressed concern over the fate of civilians caught in the fighting in Sri Lanka between government troops and Tamil rebels.

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Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

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Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories