Zuma tells MPs to behave after EFF accuses deputy minister of lying

President Jacob Zuma on Thursday lectured MPs about the need for decorum in politics after the debate on his office's budget vote ended in a slanging match between ANC ministers and the EFF.

Missing Air Algerie plane from Burkina Faso has crashed: Algerian official

An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said.

Iraqi jihadists order genital mutilation of all women

Jihadists in Iraq have ordered that all women between the ages of 11 and 46 must undergo female genital mutilation, which could affect up to four million women and girls in the war-ravaged country, a UN official said Thursday.

Kyalami race track auctioned for R205 million in under two minutes

The Kyalami race circuit, which has hosted racing greats including Ayrton Senna, was sold at an auction for R205 million in Johannesburg on Thursday.

Malema is 'Adolf Hitler'

A debate on the Presidency's budget vote degenerated into chaos last night when Economic Freedom Fighters MPs disregarded parliamentary decorum.

Watch: Top four videos of parliamentary punch-ups

Some of the worst brawls that have broken out in parliamentary sessions.

Parkinson's disease in Afrikaners tracked to single founder family

A large number of Afrikaners in South Africa may be at risk of contracting Parkinson's disease because of their ancestors, a study by Stellenbosch University has found.

Generals are incompetent, and they lied: De Lille

Those who were involved in the procurement of the multi-million-rand arms deal lied and took the country's leaders for a ride, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry on Thursday.

Reiger Park is Hijacking Central

Above Daisy Street a Cartrack helicopter circles low. It is a sight unusual enough for residents to wander out of their houses and stare up at the sky.

Economy class could be standing room only

Remaining seated with your seatbelt securely fastened might become a thing of the past on domestic flights if an Airbus patent for standing seats sees the light of day.

Surgeons remove 232 teeth from teenager

Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation, the hospital said Thursday.
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Footprints show Tyrannosaurus rex hunted in packs

The first piece of evidence that the famed tyrannosaurs hunted in packs has been discovered in Canada.

De Lille denies disclosing source

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille on Thursday denied disclosing to the media the source of a dossier alleging corruption in the multi-billion rand arms deal.

Union calls for protection of miners

The National Council of Trade Unions (Nactu) on Thursday called for miners implicated in the Marikana killings during the platinum sector strike in 2012 to be protected by police.

Abbas said he hopes for Gaza ceasefire

President Mahmud Abbas said Thursday he hopes a ceasefire can be agreed in Gaza as the Palestinian death toll on day 17 of an Israeli offensive topped 770 people.

Police minister condemns the killing of North West miner

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko on Thursday condemned the killing of a miner in Kroondal, near Rustenburg in the North West.

Burn your e-toll bills: Cosatu

Motorists in Gauteng must continue to use the highways without paying the e-toll bills, the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) said.

Ukrainian prime minister quits

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk tendered his resignation on Thursday to parliament after upbraiding politicians for failing to pass laws on energy and on the budget to increase financing for the army.

Anthem controversy shows frustrations of fractured past: Ramaphosa

South African leaders need to reach out to those in the Afrikaans-speaking and African communities on their concerns about singing the full national anthem, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.

Kings to resemble Spencer's flamboyant style

Eastern Province Kings coach Carlos Spencer hopes to imprint his own flamboyant style from his playing days on the side in their maiden Currie Cup Premier Division season starting on August 8.

Facebook shares hit record high on huge earnings jump

Shares of Facebook Inc hit a record high after a surge in mobile advertising revenue helped the world's No. 1 social network trounce analysts' expectations for quarterly profit and revenue.
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