No update on church collapse DNA
11:37 (GMT+2), Thu, 30 October 2014
Johannesburg - There has been no update on the DNA analysis of the 116 victims of the church building collapse in Nigeria, government said on Thursday.
Afname van Ebola-gevalle in Liberië
09:34 (GMT+2), Thu, 30 October 2014
Monrovia - Die Wêreld-gesondheidsorganisasie (WGO) sê daar is 'n afname in die verspreiding van Ebola in Liberië, die land wat die swaarste deur die siekte getref is.
Today in History: October 30th
08:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 30 October 2014
Historical Events: • 1899: Battle of Ladysmith, Natal: Boers beat lt-general White's army.• 1944: Anne Frank is deported from Auschwitz to Belsen...
Reuse skilpaaie in Galapagos van uitwissing gered
09:33 (GMT+2), Wed, 29 October 2014
Londen - Nie so lank gelede nie was daar slegs 15 reuse skilpaaie in die omgewingsensitiewe Galapagos-eilande oor, maar danksy 'n omgewingsprogram, wat 40 jaar gelede in...
Today in History: October 29th
08:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 29 October 2014
Historical Events:• 1814: "Demologos", 1st steam-powered warship, is launched.• 1894: First election of Hawaiian Republic.• 1913: Gandhi leads a march...
Today in History: October 28th
08:00 (GMT+2), Tue, 28 October 2014
Historical Events: 1971: Winnie Mandela is given a six-month suspended sentence for defying a banning order. She is to appear in court on 16 November 1971 on a...
Panic as evil clown terror spreads in France
10:56 (GMT+2), Mon, 27 October 2014
Paris - A wave of panic sparked by evil clowns stalking French towns has spread to the south of France where police on Saturday night arrested 14 teenagers dressed as the...
Today in History: October 27th
08:00 (GMT+2), Mon, 27 October 2014
Historical Events: • 1917: Oliver Reginald Tambo, president of South Africa's African National Congress, is born in a rural Mbizana, in eastern Mpondoland. ...
Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
05:45 (GMT+2), Mon, 27 October 2014
Brasilia - Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected president of Brazil, after securing more than 51% of votes in the closest election race in many years.
Today in History: October 26th
08:00 (GMT+2), Sun, 26 October 2014
Historical Events:• 1657: The first pineapples are planted in SA.• 1901: 1st use of "getaway car" occurs after holding up a shop in Paris.• 1949: USA...
Today in History: October 25th
08:00 (GMT+2), Sat, 25 October 2014
Historical Events: • 1918: Tobias Ballot Muller, SA youth leader, minister of religion and champion of Afrikaans, dies in Philippolis during the influenza...
Today in History: October 24th
08:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 24 October 2014
Historical Events: • 1882: Robert Koch discovers germ that causes tuberculosis.• 1926: Harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick...
New York doctor tests positive for Ebola
06:23 (GMT+2), Fri, 24 October 2014
New York - As a New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola after volunteering in West Africa, health officials face the challenge of deciding how wide a net to cast...
Today in History: October 23rd
08:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 23 October 2014
Historical Events: • 1901: The first motorists' organisation in SA, the Automobile Club of South Africa (called the Royal Automobile Club of SA since 1911),...
Police identify suspect in Canada shootings
06:20 (GMT+2), Thu, 23 October 2014
Ottawa - The man behind the Ottawa shootings is a Canadian convert to Islam whose passport had been seized by authorities, federal sources say.