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The SARB has kept its benchmark repo rate steady at 5.75% since July last year
The SARB has kept its benchmark repo rate steady at 5.75% since July last year ( )

Reserve bank sees "high likelihood" of rate hikes soon

There's a high likelihood that South Africa's central bank will increase interest rates at its next few meetings, one of its deputy governors said on Tuesday.

Stephens downs Venus at Roland Garros
Tuesday 26 May 2015 14:49
Stephens downs Venus at Roland Garros
Tuesday 26 May 2015 14:49
Tough economic times for South Africans
Tuesday 26 May 2015 10:00

South Africa

Younger generations urged to learn SA history

Tuesday 26 May 2015 12:09

Former Local Government Minister Sydney Mufumadi says the younger generation should learn more about South African history, so as to know the importance of unity.

Africa

Rwanda lauded as world leader on gender equality index

Tuesday 26 May 2015 14:46

The African Development Bank is unveiling its new Gender Equality Index and is lauding Rwanda as the country with the best gender representation in public service in the world.

World

Trial of Iranian-U.S. journalist in Tehran to be closed family

Tuesday 26 May 2015 09:28

The trial in Iran of jailed Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian will be closed to the public when it starts on Tuesday, his brother said on Monday.

Politics

ElBaradei delivers 6th Thabo Mbeki annual lecture

Monday 25 May 2015 21:35

Leading Egyptian political figure and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei delivered the 6th Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture at  Unisa on Monday.

Business

The SARB has kept its benchmark repo rate steady at 5.75% since July last year
Reserve bank sees "high likelihood" of rate hikes soon

Tuesday 26 May 2015 14:58

There's a high likelihood that South Africa's central bank will increase interest rates at its next few meetings, one of its deputy governors said on Tuesday.

Science

Sadag on drive to destigmatise mental illness

Tuesday 26 May 2015 08:45

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group( Sadag) says mental health conditions like any other diseases should be treated long before they reach a critical point.  

Lifestyle

Homicide probe to be launched into BB King's death

Tuesday 26 May 2015 08:43

Officials they would conduct a homicide investigation into the death of B.B.King who died this month at age 89, after two of his daughters levelled accusations that the blues great was murdered.

Sport

The 10 teams in Valencia will be competing in one of the two women’s World League Semi-Final tournaments taking place in June.
SA women’s hockey team for World semifinals

Tuesday 26 May 2015 15:13

The South Africa women’s hockey team has been named for the World League Semifinal tournament in Valencia, Spain, from June 10 to 21.

Opinion

AfDB to help Africa reach its “promised land”

Tuesday 26 May 2015 15:09

No other institution is better suited than the AfDB to give Africa the needed boost to reach the promised land, writes Cristina Duarte.

DA Federal Congress

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its 6th Federal Congress on 9-10 May 2015 at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Nelson Mandela Bay.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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