Farms are dying

Rural areas are in a "death spiral", with thousands of farmers abandoning their land.

Outrage over giraffe's death

There was outrage on social media and airwaves yesterday after a giraffe being transported in a trailer on the N1 freeway died after its head smashed against a low overhead bridge.

Neighbours slug it out

Christine Phillips and David Bradbury are neighbours who don't like each other much.

Whites help out emerging farmers

It is not about black farmers or white farmers. It is about the land and the food grown on the land so that all of this country's people can eat.

A win at last for Ramphele

After a run of bad news, former Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele has a reason to smile: The Cape Town High Court has gagged her detractors.

72-hour Gaza truce goes into effect

A 72-hour truce agreed by Israel and Gaza militants started Friday at 5am, with diplomats hoping it will pave the way for a longer-term halt to hostilities.

Oscar's house bought

Oscar Pistorius's house has been bought by a family man who plans to retire there.

The war zones we fly over

Hundreds of flights leaving South Africa each week are flying over war zones.

Back to class for councils

In response to poor performances by some of the country's municipalities, as cited in the auditor-general's report this week, the SA Local Government Association has launched a programme to tackle inefficiencies in financial management in local councils.

Healthy, not by choice

If the current wave of health legislation continues, we may all be forced into compulsory exercise as in North Korea.

Girl, 10, caught with suicide belt

A 10-year-old girl strapped with a suicide bomber's explosives belt has been taken into police custody alongside her 18-year-old sister in northern Nigeria, police said.

NSPCA considers charging giraffe driver

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) is considering laying charges against the driver transporting the giraffe that died in Gauteng on Thursday.

Dalindyebo not co-operative king: AbaThembu

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo is not a co-operative leader, the royal family said.

No politics in Transnet pensioners case

The R80 billion class action suit of Transnet pensioners was devoid of political affiliation or involvement, the pensioners' attorneys said on Thursday.

Ne-Yo sues accountant for $8 million

Ne-Yo is suing his former accountant Kevin Foster for $8 million, claiming he discovered instances of ''self-dealing and inappropriate conduct.''

Algerian capital hit by 5.5 quake, no reports of damage

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake hit southeast of the Algerian capital on Friday, shaking buildings and sending panicked families rushing into the streets of Algiers and nearby towns, witnesses and officials said.

Gambling Board grants Morula Casino and Hotel licence relocation

The Gauteng Gambling Board has granted the relocation of Sun International's Morula Casino and Hotel gambling licence to Menlyn Maine, near Pretoria, the hotel group said on Thursday.

Thai musician jailed for 15 years for insulting royals

A Thai musician has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for royal defamation, a court official said, in the latest conviction under a controversial lese majeste law.

No walk in the park for SA's embattled game rangers

The game ranger with a rifle slung across his shoulders follows a bush trail through South Africa's famed Kruger National Park, alert to the slightest sound or movement.

Rescue workers lose hope of India landslide survivors

Rescue workers were losing hope of finding survivors amid the mud and debris from a major landslide in western India, where 150 people are feared to have been killed.

Israel stocks up on arms, troops

Israel mobilised 16000 additional reservists yesterday to bolster its forces waging military operations in the Gaza Strip that left more than 100 Palestinians dead on Wednesday.
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