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Six people killed in Limpopo crash 28 April 2018, 8:22 AM

Six people have been killed and three others injured in a collision between two vehicles on the Polokwane-Matlala road in Limpopo.

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Limpopo Traffic Officer killed by alleged drunk driver 27 April 2018, 8:58 PM

A traffic officer has been killed after he was knocked down by an allegedly speeding driver in Strykraal village in the Sekhukhune District in Limpopo.

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Govt must ensure every citizen lives a dignified life: Makhura 27 April 2018, 8:04 PM

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has challenged everyone in government to ensure that every citizen lives a dignified life.

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Cele urges W Cape residents to take part in fighting crime 27 April 2018, 5:46 PM

Police Minister and African National Congress National Executive Committee Member Bheki Cele says in an effort to stop an ever increasing crime rate in areas like Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats, communities have to stop harbouring criminals.

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Family of victims of Cape Town train accident devastated 27 April 2018, 5:12 PM

The family of two of the men killed in a collision between a bakkie and a train at the Blackheath level crossing in Cape Town on Friday morning say they are devastated. 

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Mpumalanga govt working to ensure access to water 27 April 2018, 3:04 PM

Mpumalanga Premier, Refilwe Mtshweni says the provincial government is working hard to ensure that all communities have easy access to water.

Case opened against ANC KZN member 27 April 2018, 2:23 PM

A case of unlawfully discharging of a fire-arm has been opened at Matimatolo Police Station in Greytown in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.

Human error blamed for Cape train crash 27 April 2018, 1:00 PM

Metrorail ihas blamed Friday morning's crash between a bakkie and a train in Blackheath, Cape Town, on human error saying the vehicle driver ignored boom signals.

Ramaphosa freedom day speech touches on role of women 27 April 2018, 11:59 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is delivering the keynote address at the main Freedom Day celebration, being held in packed Molemela stadium in Bloemfontein.

Freedom Day celebrations draw thousands 27 April 2018, 11:20 AM

Freedom Day celebrations have already started here Dr Petros Molemela Stadium in Bloemfontein with SANDF parade underway.

Police on high alert amid Sekororo protests 27 April 2018, 11:11 AM

Some protesting residents of villages in the Sekororo area outside Tzaneen in Limpopo have dug a trench on the main tarred road demanding a tarred road leading to the villages.

Buttskop level crossing a death trap: Residents 27 April 2018, 11:01 AM

The community of Blackheath outside Cape Town has called for better safety measures at the Buttskop Level crossing.

Protesters force their way into Freedom Day venue 27 April 2018, 10:23 AM

A group of protesters calling themselves Concerned Mangaung Residents have forced their way into the Dr Rantlai Molemela stadium in Bloemfontein where the main Freedom Day event is being held.

Seven people perish in Cape Town train crash 27 April 2018, 10:11 AM

At least seven people have been killed in a collision between a train and a bakkie early Friday morning at the Buttskop level crossing in Blackheath outside Cape Town.

WATCH: 2018 Freedom Day celebrations 27 April 2018, 10:07 AM

The 2018 Freedom Day celebrations at the Dr Molemela Stadium in Bloemfontein are dedicated to the founding father of South Africa's democracy Nelson Mandela and struggle icon Albertina Sisulu.

Concerns raised ahead of Freedom Day celebrations 27 April 2018, 8:50 AM

It is all systems go for this year's Freedom Day celebrations, with the main event to be held in Bloemfontein.

Limpopo police bust car hijacking syndicate 27 April 2018, 8:07 AM

Police in Limpopo believe they've broken a car hijacking syndicate active in several provinces after arresting three suspects.

Gauteng motorists urged to be cautious 27 April 2018, 7:53 AM

The Gauteng provincial government has appealed to road users to exercise caution on the roads this long weekend to avoid unnecessary crashes and fatalities.

South Africa marks Freedom Day 27 April 2018, 6:47 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will adddress the 2018 Freedom Day celebrations at the Dr Molemela Stadium in Bloemfontein Friday.

Zuma lauds govt’s decision on free higher education subsidy 26 April 2018, 9:45 PM

Former President Jacob Zuma says he believes the implementation of free higher education for poor and working class students is one of the most important decisions ever made by government.

Chaos ahead of long weekend as strike continues 26 April 2018, 9:15 PM

Ministers of Transport and Labour have called on representatives of striking bus drivers and employers to find a negotiated settlement in the interest of all South Africans.

Operation Fiela Two kicks off in KwaZulu-Natal 26 April 2018, 9:09 PM

The national crime fighting blitz dubbed Operation Fiela Two launched earlier this year, kicked off in KwaZulu-Natal Friday.

N West Health Dept denies allegations it is under administration 26 April 2018, 8:11 PM

The North West provincial government has denied knowledge of a decision by the national government to place the troubled provincial health department under administration.

Lesufi speaks out against racism 26 April 2018, 5:30 PM

Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, has spoken out about Wednesdays' racial attack against him

Limpopo unveils state of the art multi-purpose sports centre 26 April 2018, 5:27 PM

Limpopo's produced super athletes such as two-times Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya and Bafana right back Ramahlwe Mphahlele.

Motorists urged to be cautious this long weekend 26 April 2018, 5:04 PM

The Gauteng provincial government has appealed to road users to exercise caution on the roads this long weekend to avoid unnecessary crashes and fatalities.

Sassa prepared to work with Sapo in social grant payments 26 April 2018, 4:52 PM

Sassa in the Eastern Cape says it's ready to work with the South African Post Office (SAPO) towards the payment of social grants.

White House doctor withdraws nod from cabinet job 26 April 2018, 4:39 PM

Presidential Doctor Ronny Jackson withdrew his nomination to head the Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday following allegations he improperly handed out drugs and was drunk at work.

Limpopo men sentenced to life for decapitating teenager 26 April 2018, 2:45 PM

Two men have been sentenced to life imprisonment for murder after they were arrested in possession of a human head by the Polokwane High Court.

Cabinet pushes to bring stability in North West 26 April 2018, 12:45 PM

Cabinet says it has decided to invoke the provisions of the Constitution to immediately take over the administration of the North West.