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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Here’s where you can get your 2019 matric results

The Department of Basic Education will release the class of 2019’s National Senior Certificate matric results on 7 January 2019, with individual...

Six-year-old girl drowns in Richards Bay

A six-year-old girl drowned while swimming in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday. Her body was spotted in the water...

Eskom: No end to load shedding crisis

Despite its efforts to minimise load shedding and repairing of power systems, Eskom has announced that the country could experience two more years of...

December petrol price increase: here’s how much you’ll be paying

Government has announced changes to fuel prices. The petrol price will increase by 22 cents a litre from Wednesday.

15 year old boy drowns in Vaal River

Early this morning police divers from Bloemfontein assisted by the K9 unit of Sasolburg retrieved the body of a 15-year-old boy from...

Cold front expected to hit Gauteng areas on Wednesday

After experiencing a heatwave that sent temperatures rocketing to over 40ºC in parts of the country, South Africa may be in for...

The latest on new travel and visa changes coming to SA

Heading into the festive season, Department of Home Affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced a number of new visa changes for South...

Extreme heatwave to hit parts of SA

South Africans should prepare for heatwave conditions across most parts of the country, including the central interior and western parts.

SA gymnast qualifies for 2020 Olympics

Caitlin Rooskrantz has made history by becoming the first South African to win a gold medal at an international gymnastics competition.

Bizarre accident in Kruger National Park

A Swiss tourist was airlifted to hospital after an accident in the Kruger National Park on Sunday. The...

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The four kidnappers of six-year-old Amy’Leigh de Jager from Vanderbijlpark were sentenced to lengthy jail terms. Tharina Human is...

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The department of basic education has decided to not have this year's final exams for grade 10 and 11 pupils and replaced...
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Petrol price drop expected for October

Petrol and diesel prices are expected to drop significantly in October 2020. The Central Energy Fund reports an...