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South Africa

Pistorius not suicidal - uncle

Pistorius not suicidal - uncle

Paralympic sprint champion Oscar Pistorius is in deep mourning after killing his girlfriend on Valentine's Day, but is "certainly not suicidal", his family said on Monday.

Baby born on SAA flight

Baby born on SAA flight

A young woman gave birth during a 16-hour SAA flight from South Africa to New York at the weekend, according to a report.

A picture doesn't speak a thousand rands

A picture doesn't speak a thousand rands

Running a small photography business is becoming increasingly challenging.

Vultures circle outside Oscar Pistorius's courtroom 20 Feb 2013 06:37 - Phillip De Wet

Vultures circle outside Oscar Pistorius's courtroom 20 Feb 2013 06:37 - Phillip De Wet

SA found itself on the brink of asking some tough questions as bail proceedings started for Oscar Pistorius - but lacked introspection and leadership.

  • ‘High heels make you look like an easy conquest in the animal kingdom,” Leanie van der Vyver told a receptive audience at the Design Indaba Conference in Cape Town last week.
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  • Crawford-Browne said it is "disingenuous" of its chairperson, judge Willie Seriti, to claim that no evidence implicating the ANC in corruption in the R70-billion arms
    Post date: March 12, 2013 09:08 AM
  • "Oscar, broken as he currently is, believes he has a purpose in life and is working towards that. Media reports to the contrary are untrue," said his uncle Arnold Pistorius. The
    Post date: March 12, 2013 09:06 AM
  • Fatawmatt Kaba went into labour about four hours into the trip, according to The New York Daily News. The 17-year-old from Angola had boarded the Kennedy-bound flight from Johannesburg
    Post date: March 12, 2013 09:04 AM
  • Photographers around the world blog the complaint — they are being edged out of their traditional market by happy snappers on social media. The businesses that are still flourishing
    Post date: February 20, 2013 08:29 AM
  • Speaking at a media briefing on Tuesday, Minister in the Presidency: National Planning Commission Trevor Manuel said plans around the implementation of the NDP would be articulated in the
    Post date: February 20, 2013 08:26 AM
  • Three stories regarding gender-based violence have recently "shocked" the world: the rape and mutilation of 23-year-old Indian Jyoti Singh Pandey on a public bus in New Dehli,
    Post date: February 20, 2013 08:24 AM
  • Something went terribly wrong, although what exactly it was will be contentious for the duration of what promises to be a drawn-out trial. In the scenario prosecutors sketched in court on
    Post date: February 20, 2013 08:22 AM
  • "There is no possible information to support his version that it was a burglar," said State prosecutor Gerrie Nel. Steenkamp, who was found dead at his home in Pretoria last
    Post date: February 19, 2013 11:57 AM
  • Inside one of the countless walled suburban compounds dotting South Africa, Steenkamp was shot dead last week at the luxury home of her boyfriend, Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius. Many
    Post date: February 19, 2013 11:54 AM