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‘No agreement reached on ANAs’

Department rubbishes claims by teacher unions that it reneged on agreement to postpone Annual National Assessment

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Bashir not heading for SA

Sudan's President Omar Al-Bashir will not be attending the Focac summit in SA next week.

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Safpu calls for boycott of PSL matches

The South African Football Players Union has called for a boycott of PSL matches until there is a minimum wage in foo...

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Enjoy best of both worlds in Maputo

Ian McGorian is swept into the serene oasis that is the Southern Sun Maputo.

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Tantalising opportunities for Africa, ...

Independent Media’s foreign editor chats to Tian Xuejun, the People’s Republic of China’s ambassador to South Africa, ahead ...

FTSE advances, housebuilders rally

British shares advance on Wednesday as investors warm to housebuilders ahead of George Osborne's spending review.

Strikers: ring of steel at Parliament

The ring of steel in Parliament, ordered by Speaker Baleka Mbete, blocked hundreds of striking National Education, Health and Allied Workers U ...

Enough already with #MustFall

#MustFall has become nothing more than glib shorthand for lazy campaigners and even lazier journalists, writes Mike Wills.

Mitchell in Stormers talks

John Mitchell is set to salvage the Stormers from an embarrassing situation following Eddie Jones' hasty departure.

Zikalala to be sworn in as MPL

Sihle Zikalala, who ousted premier Senzo Mchunu as ANC provincial chairman, will be sworn in as a member of the KZN legislature on Thursday.

Toyota's biggest SUVs get a refresh

If jumbo SUVs are your thing, the Land Cruiser 200 and Lexus LX offer similar ability but differing bling.

'Tourism lacks transformation'

The outgoing chairman of Tourism KZN, Sadha Naidoo, leaves office next month. Naidoo called tourism the least transformed sector of the econom ...

Supreme chicken - recipe

In French cuisine, a supreme de vollaille is a whole chicken breast. So Tony Jackman roasts some with bone and all.

Apply for Durban rate rebate or lose out
Residents of Durban's affluent suburbs who own properties worth more than R1 million will have to apply for a rate rebate on their properties or risk paying more.