14 February 2016, 16:14:47
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Churches visit Lily Mine

Members of various churches visited Lily Mine in Barberton, Mpumalanga, on Sunday where three mineworkers have been trapped underground for nine days.

Rescue efforts at Lily Mine remain suspended

Operations to rescue three mineworkers who have been trapped underground for the past nine days at the Lily mine near Barbeton in Mpumalanga remain suspended until such time as a full geotechnical assessment of the stability of the open pit area and underground operations is completed.

Sanef to meet EFF on Gupta media issue

 The SA National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) will seek an urgent meeting with the Economic Freedom Fighters leadership to discuss the party’s threats to journalists working for the Gupta family’s media companies.
BARBERTON, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 9: Outside of the Lily Mine on February 9, 2016 in Barberton, South Africa. Two women, Yvonne Mnisi and Pretty Mabuza, and one man, Solomon Nyarenda, remain trapped in a metal container underground after a central pillar of ore, called a crown pillar, collapsed last Friday. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sowetan / Vathiswa Ruselo)..

Sanco calls for rethink of safety at Lily Mine

The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) on Sunday called for safety at the Lily Mine in the Nkomazi area in Mpumalanga to be re-evaluated following another collapse and temporary suspension of rescue efforts.  

Breytenbach charges nothing but witch-hunt to distract from Jiba review‚ says DA

The charges being brought by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) against its former prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach are nothing but a witch-hunt to distract attention from the Jiba review‚ the Democratic Alliance charged on Sunday.

SACP welcomes NPA’s decision to prosecute Glynnis Breytenbach

The South African Communist Party (SACP) has welcomed the decision by the National Prosecutions Authority (NPA) to charge its former prosecutor and now Democratic Alliance Member of Parliament‚ Glynnis Breytenbach‚ with obstruction and defeating the ends of justice.
February 11, 2016. CRIME SPOT:  Philadelphia   Hospital  in Dennilton, Limpopo, has come under attack from criminals who target professional workers for cash and gadgets. Armed robbers shot a guard last weekend. Pic: Thulani Mbele. © Sowetan

Robbers target rural hospital

About three men stormed into a neonatal ward in Philadelphia Hospital in Dennilton, Limpopo, and threatened nurses with hammers before making off with their cellphones and money.

Economy is SA's ‘apex priority’‚ says Zuma

With the global economic climate being far from favourable‚ South Africa has made the economy an apex priority in this current period‚ says President Jacob Zuma.

Undemocratic global state of affairs must be addressed: Zuma

The current undemocratic global state of affairs must be addressed as it undermines the legitimacy of the United Nations‚ President Jacob Zuma says.

Picture of the day: Rihanna debuts her #FENTYxPUMA collection at New York Fashion Week

Rihanna debuts her #FENTYxPUMA collection at New York Fashion Weekk in collaboration with Puma
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