Bangladesh Islamist execution upheld
Today at 10:09, SAST
Bangladesh Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, convicted of crimes against humanity.
Ukraine leader 'wants to sign' deal
Today at 11:53, SAST
Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych still intends to sign an EU deal, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton says, as protests continue in Kiev.
Australia court bans gay marriage
Today at 10:43, SAST
Australia's High Court has overturned legislation allowing gay marriage in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), rendering 27 gay marriages invalid.
More wait to pay respects to Mandela
Today at 07:49, SAST
South Africans are expected once again to queue in their thousands to view the body of Nelson Mandela, which is due to lie in state for a second day.
Asiana pilot 'stressed' by landing
Today at 09:09, SAST
The pilot of a South Korean plane which crashed in the US was "stressed" landing without a key guidance system, an inquiry reveals.
Former Thai PM charged with murder
Today at 10:26, SAST
Former Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva is formally charged with murder over the 2010 crackdown, as protests continue in Bangkok.
US considers sanctions against Ukraine
Today at 06:39, SAST
The US state department says it is considering all options, including sanctions, towards Ukraine after riot police moved in on protesters.
Boeing wins $6.5bn Air Canada order
Today at 04:03, SAST
Air Canada orders 61 Boeing 737 MAX planes worth $6.5bn (£4.2bn) at list prices, a big win for the planemaker over rival Airbus.
Senate aide held over child porn
Today at 02:36, SAST
A top Republican senator's chief of staff is arrested on suspicion of possession and distribution of child pornography, the US authorities say.
Enormous earthquakes 'unrecorded’
Today at 03:01, SAST
The Earth could have been struck by many more huge earthquakes in its recent history than was previously thought, scientists say.
Source: BBC News
No journalist should fear writing about Sekunjalo, says Survé
Today at 10:27, SAST
Independent head Iqbal Survé has assured staff of their journalistic freedom, despite rumours that he axed Alide Dasnois over an editorial decision.
Vavi to visit Mandela public viewing
Today at 09:55, SAST
Suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has arrived at the Fountains Valley park-and-ride facility in Pretoria for a second day.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Africa: Major Progress in Malaria Fight - Report
Yesterday at 20:50, SAST
[allAfrica]Washington, DC -Despite an increase in the number of people at risk for malaria, mortality rates have dropped dramatically since 2000 through the use of a handful of tools that global health advocates hope to supplement with a vaccine ...
North Africa: Libya Tops Maghreb Corruption Charts
Today at 12:05, SAST
[Magharebia]Tripoli -The Maghreb marked International Anti-Corruption Day on Monday (December 9th) with grim news on the fight against bribery.
Source: All Africa
E-tolls on track - Sanral
Today at 10:00, SAST
The implementation of e-tolling in Gauteng has gone according to plan, SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) spokesperson Vusi Mona said.
Retailers to close for Madiba funeral
Yesterday at 16:35, SAST
A number of large retail chains in South Africa announced that they will not open for business on the day of Nelson Mandela's funeral.