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A Landie icon is born

Replacing one of the most-loved cars in history, the new Defender pulls off the near impossible task of doing almost everything better

Black farmers fall in the furrows

They have the skills to farm successfully but need financing from banks and post-settlement support from the state

Xenophobia violates Health Act and migrants’ rights to care

Refugees run the border crossing gauntlet of lions, rivers, rape and theft hoping for a better life.

Allay the dangers of maternity by honouring rural custom

Many women consult traditional healers, so it makes sense to enlist these cultural leaders in public health education.

Fury over new deaths stokes Tzaneen’s fires

Police commissioner Riah Phiyega has defended the actions of under-siege police as new killings rock the troubled village of Kubjana near Relela.

Phiyega en route to Relela after police, protesters clash

The national police commissioner is on her way to a village outside Tzaneen where three protesters have been killed and 15 police officers injured.

All 13 passengers found dead at plane wreck site

There were no survivors from the plane wreckage of two aircraft that was found on Mamotswiri peak on Tuesday, police have said.

Wreckage of missing planes found

The wreckage of the two aircraft that went missing in George's Valley near Tzaneen has been found, Search and Rescue South Africa has told media.

Search for missing planes resumes in bad weather

The search for two aircraft carrying 13 people that went missing in George's Valley near Tzaneen resumed on Tuesday morning despite rainy conditions.

‘A Hosi is truly born’

It has been a long and difficult road, but Hosi Nwamitwa is finally ascending the throne, writes Sello S Alcock.

Limpopo premier moving up

<img src="" align=left>President Thabo Mbeki announced at two rallies in Limpopo on Saturday that he is going to deploy Limpopo Premier Ngoako Ramatlhodi to parliament next month, to represent the people of the province. Ramatlhodi's replacement will come from within the African National Congress, Mbeki said. <li><a class='standardtextsmall' href="">Special Report: Elections 2004</a>

Limpopo’s rural schools will never be the same

"Our lives will never be the same," said Paul Lebepe, the principal of a rural high school in South Africa's northern Limpopo province, whose students are benefiting from a new corporate sponsored computer centre.

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A bowl of warmth in a time of need

Soup for the Sick is nourishing hundreds of people too ill to cook for themselves

Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword

George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa.

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

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