Durban - Durban motorists were urged on Friday not to tip "unofficial traffic controllers" at intersections where there were defective robots.
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma, his ministers, union leaders, mining company Lonmin and the police all failed South Africa during the Marikana killings, anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele said.
Johannesburg - Communities must use constitutional structures before resorting to protests, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said on Wednesday.
Johannesburg - Rock drill operators at two other platinum mines are now also demanding salary hikes, like their counterparts at the violence-hit Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, according to a report on Wednesday.
JERUSALEM — Seven Israeli teenagers were in custody on Monday, accused of what a police official and several witnesses described as an attempted lynching of several Palestinian youths.
DAMASCUS - As violence raged on Tuesday in several Syrian cities, a leading opposition party inside the country pinned its hopes on the new UN special envoy to bring in a solution to the prolonged, intractable crisis.
The case of two men accused of killing a Muslim man was transferred from Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court to the Regional Court on Tuesday.
Cape Town - Prices at SA's petrol pumps may rise by up to 78 cents next month, after a 22c increase in August.
The Saudi Ministry of Haj has banned the promotion of religious propagators (Du’at) in the marketing campaigns for Haj companies. This has put an end to the debate on whether these companies exploit the names of renowned religious propagators to attract Muslims intending to perform haj. It is not clear at this time if this applies only to Saudi haj operators.
Veteran diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi will be the new Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and League of Arab States for the crisis in Syria, taking over the peace-facilitation role played over the past several months by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, a spokesperson for the world organization said today.