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20 July 2016 6:16 PM Trek4Mandela team leader: I’m so sorry I couldn’t bring Gugu Zulu home

Johannesburg - Emotional team members of the Trek4Mandela expedition spoke on Wednesday at OR Tambo Airport of the heartache they experienced at the death of teammate Gugu Zulu who died during a climb on Mount Kilimanjaro. Team leader Sibusiso Vilane broke down and sobbed before members of the media, saying how sorry he was that he could not deliver 14

20 July 2016 8:51 AM Independence was won, now South Sudan's freedom is in peril

South Sudan journalist John Gatluak knew the risks of war: his radio station was destroyed twice but he never stopped broadcasting the news, even when hiding in swamps. But the quiet, deeply committed journalist was shot dead on July 11 in the capital Juba, the latest in a string of killings and assaults on media and rights groups daring to criticise 20

20 July 2016 8:36 AM Eyewitness News — Gugu Zulu’s family confirm delay in repatriation of body

JOHANNESBURG - The family of late racing car driver Gugu Zulu says his body will not be repatriated today as several administrative processes must first be concluded in Tanzania. His uncle Tsidiso Motloelwa says Zulu’s wife Letshego, along with his sister and representatives from the Nelson Mandela Foundation, are still in Tanzania finalising logistics 20

20 July 2016 7:11 AM CATCH IT LIVE: #Trek4Mandela climbers arrive back home

JOHANNESBURG - Gugu Zulu's fellow climbers are expected to arrive back home today. Zulu died while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with his wife in Tanzania. He was part of the group raising funds to mark Nelson Mandela Day. The #Trek4Mandela team descended Mount Kilimanjaro on Tuesday and received news of Zulu's passing. Zulu left the group on Sunday after 10

20 July 2016 3:39 AM Gugu Zulu's fellow climbers, Nelson Mandela Foundation to host media conference

Johannesburg – South African race car driver Gugu Zulu's fellow climbers and Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO Sello Hatang are on Wednesday expected to host a media conference at the OR Tambo International Airport. Zulu died on Monday while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania with his wife Letshego. He reportedly experienced breathing problems on Sunday 16

19 July 2016 7:34 PM SA working on bringing Gugu Zulu’s body home

“We are currently awaiting documentation from Tanzanian authorities and South Africa’s Home Affairs before travel arrangements can be made [for Gugu]. We are hoping to resolve these issues today [Tuesday] before flight details can be confirmed.” Sello Hatang, the chief executive officer of the foundation was currently with Letshego in Tanzania. The Zulu’s 19

19 July 2016 7:30 PM 50 000 targeted in Turkey purge

“This parallel terrorist organisation will no longer be an effective pawn for any country,” Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, referring to what the government has long alleged is a state within a state controlled by followers of Fethullah Gulen. A spokesman for President Tayyip Erdogan said the government was preparing a formal request to the United 23

19 July 2016 9:56 AM ‘Sex-pest’ rabbi leaves SA in dead of night

The flight departed Joburg at 11.45pm and landed in Israel’s Ben Gurion’s airport on Tuesday morning. An extradition order was signed by Justice Minister Michael Masutha on June 3. One of his followers who asked not to be identified informed The Star on Sunday that Berland would be leaving the country on Monday night. The follower also said that Berland 18

19 July 2016 2:28 AM Turkey widens purge after failed coup

The broad crackdown and calls to reinstate the death penalty for plotters drew concern from Western allies who said Ankara must uphold the rule of law in the country, a NATO member whose cooperation in the fight against Islamic State is crucial to Washington. Some voiced concern that President Tayyip Erdogan - who said he was almost killed or captured 24

18 July 2016 12:23 PM Turkey's failed coup: what we know

Ankara - Some 7 500 people have been detained in Turkey and almost 9 000 officials sacked after a failed coup at the weekend which has stunned the country. Here is what we know so far about the dramatic events of Friday night and how the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has responded. Soldiers shut down two of the bridges spanning the Bosphorus 19