South Africa's deputy president has held secret talks with a renegade Lesotho military commander to end a post-coup standoff that may include a partial amnesty, a defence official told AFP on Thursday.
The mass eviction of more than 800 families from SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) land in Lwandle near Somerset West earlier this year was illegal, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said on Thursday.
South Africa's Lee-Anne Pace built her season around this week, and it paid off when she beat England's Holly Clyburn in a playoff to win the Cell C South African Women's Open at San Lameer Country Club in KweaZulu Natal on Sunday.
Travel experts at Lonely Planet have gazed into their crystal balls and come up with lists of the top 10 cities, regions and countries to visit in 2015, giving top nods to Singapore, Washington DC, and the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Thursday on Russia to fully respect a ceasefire deal in eastern Ukraine, hours before she was due to meet President Vladimir Putin for a renewed diplomatic push to resolve the crisis.
Earlier yesterday, I was en route to OR Tambo International Airport to embark on a flight to Cape Town. I had just passed through the tunnel leading from the R59 onto the N12 East in the Alberton area.