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Both government and Gift of the Givers are to send rescue help to Nepal. ( )

SA to send help to Nepal following devastating earthquake

The South African government is in contact with Nepal government to provide assistance to stranded South Africans while Gift of the Givers are sending a rescue team to the affected country.

The Sarah Baartman memorial has been defaced with white paint.
Sarah Baartman memorial defaced
Sunday 26 April 2015 08:13
The Sarah Baartman memorial has been defaced with white paint.
Sarah Baartman memorial defaced
Sunday 26 April 2015 08:13
Wilmot James has challenged Mmusi Maimane to a public debate on the future of the party .
DA's Maimane, James to face off in debate
Sunday 26 April 2015 07:45
The earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest. The avalanche swept down Everest, burying part of base camp.
17 Bodies recovered at Everest Base camp
Sunday 26 April 2015 07:19

South Africa

SA to send help to Nepal following devastating earthquake

Sunday 26 April 2015 09:00

The South African government is in contact with Nepal government to provide assistance to stranded South Africans while Gift of the Givers are sending a rescue team to the affected country.

Africa

Nigeria recalls envoy to SA over attacks on foreigners

Sunday 26 April 2015 07:31

Nigeria recalled its ambassador to South Africa on Saturday in the latest sign of the African country's discontent at Pretoria's handling of attacks on immigrants.

World

The earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest. The avalanche swept down Everest, burying part of base camp.
17 Bodies recovered at Everest Base camp

Sunday 26 April 2015 07:19

Seventeen bodies have been recovered at the base camp on Mount Everest where hundreds of climbers are stranded after an earthquake in Nepal on Saturday triggered an avalanche.

Politics

Expelled Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says workers should march against corrupt leaders.
Vavi call on workers to unite against corruption

Sunday 26 April 2015 08:16

Expelled Cosatu General-secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi has urged workers and civil organisations to stand up against the high rate of unemployment and corruption.

Business

Unions are up in arms over Anglo American Platinum's planned retrenchment.
Anglo retrenchments in N West a cause for concern

Sunday 26 April 2015 08:41

Almost 500 workers at Anglo American Platinum in North West will join the ranks of the unemployed next month.

Science

The minor earthquake was felt in the Pimville area and West Rand area.
Minor quake hits parts of Johannesburg

Saturday 25 April 2015 12:21

The Council for Geo-science have confirmed a magnitude 2.5 seismic event that hit some parts of Soweto at 8:30 on Saturday morning.

Lifestyle

Struggle veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Xenophobia has no place in SA: Madikizela-Mandela

Sunday 26 April 2015 06:42

Struggle veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, says she hopes the recent xenophobic attacks that claimed seven lives were the last to be witnessed in South Africa.

Sport

Wladimir Klitschko finished strong, landing a big right hand in the final seconds.
18 times successful for Klitschko

Sunday 26 April 2015 09:19

Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine successfully defended his world heavyweight boxing title for the 18th time in a row with a unanimous points decision over American Bryant Jennings.

Opinion

Will 'magic' Molefe spot Eskom's BEE thieves?

Saturday 25 April 2015 17:50

The proponents of Eskom's BEE procurement policies are among the state-owned power monopoly's biggest thieves says energy analyst Ted Blom.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

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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