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Today in History: February 28th
Today in History: February 28th Historical Events: • 1900: General Sir Redvers Henry Buller's troops relieve British forces at Ladysmith.• 1922: The Rand mineworkers' revolt...
Leonard Nimoy, who played Star Trek's Mr. Spock, has died
Leonard Nimoy, who played Star Trek's Mr. Spock, has died Los Angeles - Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.
Boston Marathon bombing trial to go ahead in US after failed appeal
Boston Marathon bombing trial to go ahead in US after failed appeal Boston - The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can stay in Massachusetts, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
Today in History: February 27th
Today in History: February 27th Historical Events: • 1860: Abraham Lincoln makes a speech at Cooper Union in the city of New York that is largely responsible for his election to the...
Three Al Jazeera journalists arrested
Three Al Jazeera journalists arrested Paris - One of three Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying a drone in Paris will appear in court next week where he is expected to plead guilty, a judicial source...
Today in History: February 26th
Today in History: February 26th Historical Events: • 1996: Relations between South Africa and Algeria are smoothed out• 1970: The Bantu Homelands Citizenship Bill is passed...
VIDEO: Unidentified drones reappear over Paris during night: police
VIDEO: Unidentified drones reappear over Paris during night: police Paris - Unidentified drones flew over Paris for a second night in a row, police said Wednesday in the latest mystery appearance of unmanned aircraft over major sites in...
Today in History: February 25th
Today in History: February 25th Historical Events:• 1895: David H.S. Annecke, pioneer in the field of tropical diseases who helped to bring malaria under control, is born in Aliwal North.•...
Today in History: February 24th
Today in History: February 24th Historical Events: • 1862: Edenburg is established in the Orange Free State as a church village. The Volksraad granted application for recognition as a town on...
Charlie Hebdo team struggles to heal after massacre
Charlie Hebdo team struggles to heal after massacre Paris - More than a month after jihadist gunmen massacred much of the Charlie Hebdo editorial team, those who survived are slowly trying to return to a semblance of...
British 'chocolate greenhouse' saving the world's cocoa
British 'chocolate greenhouse' saving the world's cocoa London - Chocolate lovers take heart: a steamy greenhouse near London is helping to ensure that cocoa crops globally remain disease-free and bountiful to cope with the...
Oscars 2015: Full list of winners
Oscars 2015: Full list of winners Here is the complete list of winners at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday:
Today in History: February 23rd
Today in History: February 23rd Historical Events:• 1991: Allan Boesak marries Elna Botha.• 1970: Holy Eucharist given by women for 1st time in Roman Catholic service.• 1979: Frank...
Dewani inquest meeting postponed another month
Dewani inquest meeting postponed another month London - A meeting to determine if an inquest into the death of Anni Dewani will be reopened has been postponed for another month.
Today in History: February 22nd
Today in History: February 22nd Historical Events: • 1840: The steamer Good Hope sinks off the Tsitsikamma coast.• 1886: The first gold (61 ounces) is sent from Kromdraai in the...
Today in History: February 21st
Today in History: February 21st Historical Events:• 1876: Chief Justice F.W. Reitz opens the first session of the supreme court of the Orange Free State.• 1924: Robert Mugabe, the first...
Ebola response falling flat
Ebola response falling flat Geneva - The World Health Organization called for continued support for the fight against Ebola in West Africa, warning Friday that after a rapid reduction, case numbers...
Worldwide, January was second warmest on record
Worldwide, January was second warmest on record The month of January was the second warmest on record, according to an analysis of global averages for temperature over land and sea surfaces, the US government said...
US experts say: Cholesterol no longer a concern
US experts say: Cholesterol no longer a concern More butter, anyone?
Interesting news about surrogacy
Interesting news about surrogacy If you've ever considered surrogacy then you might want to read this.
RECAP: Nominees in main Oscars categories
RECAP: Nominees in main Oscars categories Here are the nominees in the main categories at the 87th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood:
Ten things to look out for on Oscars night
Ten things to look out for on Oscars night Here are 10 things to look out for at the 87th Oscars on Sunday.
Today in History: February 20th
Today in History: February 20th Historical Events: • 1832: Charles Darwin visits Fernando Noronha in Atlantic Ocean.• 1981: Prime Minister P.W. Botha announces Ciskei will become...
Today in History: February 19th
Today in History: February 19th Historical Events: • 1856: The Free State day of independence is proclaimed a festive day.• 1989: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's bodyguards arrested in...
Anti-smoking drug helps reluctant quitters: study
Anti-smoking drug helps reluctant quitters: study Miami - A medication known as varenicline (Champix in South Africa, but known as Chantix in other contries) has been shown to help some smokers quit, even if they were...
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