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SA mercenaries may just fit the bill

The state has warned them, but they're likely to be the only help a Nigerian army will get, says Peter Fabricius

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An unlikely friendship

A pupil points a finger. A teacher is fired, his life rerouted. Now can they be friends? Marc Fisher investigates.

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SuperSport spending more than ever

SuperSport's transfers over the last two seasons have shown a change in approach and type of players they recruit.

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Twitter VP brings the buzz to Khayelitsha

Cape’s young female geeks-to-be show Twitter vice president a thing or two about coding.

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Police sealed off the crime scene at the Bedford Centre, to collect evidence after seven people were shot and injured in the mall.

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SAA revenue jumps 12 percent

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Visiting asteroid had its own moon

Radar images show that ‘unusual’ near-Earth object was actually a ‘binary’ that won’t be back for two centuries. ...

Constantia farmland rezoning heads for court
The Constantia community is to take the City of Cape Town to court after it gave the green light for a housing development to be built on a grade one heritage wine farm i ...