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The World Health Organisation says they have not received any confirmed reports of Ebola in the country at this stage.
The World Health Organisation says they have not received any confirmed reports of Ebola in the country at this stage. ( )

SA on high alert following outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa

The National Department of Health has confirmed that officials are screening people at airports and border posts who may have been in the West African region before entering SA.

Cosas causes havoc in Joburg CBD
Wednesday 30 July 2014 18:15
Cosas causes havoc in Joburg CBD
Wednesday 30 July 2014 18:15
Loss of investment into Kenyan property looms
Wednesday 30 July 2014 16:23
Sixteen charged with brutal killing in EC
Wednesday 30 July 2014 15:01
The three pleaded guilty to the murders. They received an additional 15 years each for aggravated robbery.
Life sentences for Richmond killers
Wednesday 30 July 2014 14:45

South Africa

Cosas causes havoc in Joburg CBD

Wednesday 30 July 2014 18:15

Learners who trashed the Johannesburg City Centre during a protest on Wednesday have blamed supporters of the Economic Freedom Fighters for the scuffle with vendors and shop owners.


The bomber targeted youths who were looking at a notice board for national youth service at Kano Polytechnic.
Fourth female suicide bomber hits Nigeria's Kano, kills six

Wednesday 30 July 2014 17:57

A female suicide bomber blew herself up in a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano on Wednesday.


 Smoke rises after an explosion in the northern Gaza Strip
21 Palestinians killed as Israel pounds Gaza

Wednesday 30 July 2014 05:30

Israeli fire killed at least 21 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday.


President Jacob Zuma is visiting Lesotho.
Zuma convinces Lesotho parties to agree to facilitation

Wednesday 30 July 2014 07:07

President Jacob Zuma has persuaded Lesotho's warring parties to agree to a facilitated process to solve the political crisis gripping the mountain kingdom.


Eskom given go-ahead to boost power price hikes

Wednesday 30 July 2014 17:26

Power utility firm Eskom has been given permission to raise electricity prices next year above the 8% previously granted, the energy regulator said on Wednesday.


David Barnard will be running his next race in Antarctica.
SA runner to promote solar energy

Wednesday 30 July 2014 12:50

Ultra-marathon runner David Barnard has encouraged South Africans to use alternative sources of energy.


The Google Doodle design competition seeks to help encourage creativity, as well as the use of technology in the classroom.
Doodle 4 Google gives young creatives a chance to win R100 000

Wednesday 30 July 2014 18:10

Google South Africa is calling on South Africa’s young creative artists to take part in the Google Doodle design competition


Cosafa is in the process of finding new hosts.
New Cosafa cup host to be announced

Wednesday 30 July 2014 15:07

The Cosafa Cup which was set to be hosted in Botswana from September 13-28 has been cancelled.


Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu.
Provincial Centres for Entrepreneurship?

Wednesday 30 July 2014 17:29

Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen looks at whether South Africa's new Small Business Ministry has gotten off on the wrong foot.

2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. Catch some of the highlights of the tournament here.

Rivonia Trial Anniversary

The Rivonia Trial, during which ten leaders of the ANC were tried for 221 acts of sabotage, took place between 1963 and 1964. The trialists were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Jhb.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Youth Day and Youth Month.

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

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