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's breaking news wire service brings you the latest South African, African and international news reports and press updates from newsrooms across the country.

The Gauteng Department of Health has obtained an interim court order restraining nursing students from participating in unlawful protests.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 8:59 pm
Leicester were relegated from the Premier League just seven years after a spectacular title triumph as Everton prolonged their 69-year stay in the English top flight by beating Bournemouth 1-0 on Sunday.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 8:11 pm
Scores and results from all 10 matches on the final day of the 2022/23 English Premier League season.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 7:42 pm
A sombre-looking Princess Charlene attended the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco at the Circuit de Monaco on Sunday.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 7:08 pm
Musa Motha, a South African dancer from Sebokeng, made history on British TV this weekend.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 6:32 pm
A case of theft has been opened after a National Sea Rescue Institute rescue craft was stolen.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 6:32 pm
Twenty-three people have died from cholera in Hammanskraal.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 5:11 pm
Counselling is expected to begin on Monday at a school in Soshanguve where a female pupil was raped and murdered last week.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 4:18 pm
South Korea's Asiana Airlines has stopped selling some emergency exit row seats following an accident in which a passenger opened an emergency exit door midair causing panic on board.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 2:44 pm
The Pietermaritzburg High Court has granted an interim interdict halting new mining activity as part of the controversial expansion of the Somkhele coal mine in KwaZulu-Natal.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 1:57 pm
Stormers coach John Dobson admitted that the atrocious nature of the Cape Town Stadium pitch played a huge role in their 19-14 defeat against Munster in Saturday's United Rugby Championship final.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 1:48 pm
Three-year-old Neyamiah Eaton died in her mother's arms on Thursday, shortly after a viral infection caused her to have difficulty breathing.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 12:53 pm
This is a critical decade for us to take steps to ensure a sustainable future for all. Here is how you can do your bit.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 12:00 pm
Five people have been killed after two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision on the R56 road in Nqanqarhu (formerly Maclear).
Posted: May 28, 2023, 11:05 am
Africa's largest asset manager, the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), is backing a possible bid led by the former chief executive of Telkom for a 35% stake in South Africa's third-biggest mobile phone company, according to people familiar with the matter.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 11:01 am
Outgoing Stormers captain Steven Kitshoff was left ruing what could have been as his farewell game ended in a 19-14 home loss to Munster in the URC final on Saturday night.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 10:41 am
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed former Supreme Court judge Phineas Mojapelo to chair a three-member independent panel tasked with investigating the veracity of allegations related to the docking of Russian vessel, the Lady R, in Simon's Town in December last year.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 10:39 am
Timing is everything, and SME owners must factor in delays of up to several months, writes Kevan Govender.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 9:54 am
The question arises, how does one live one's life when you are either physically or mentally unwell?
Posted: May 28, 2023, 6:48 am
It's a mild update for one of South Africa's most dominant vehicles. But even a small change to Fortuner matters a lot.
Posted: May 27, 2023, 11:26 pm