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Government is currently spending close to R114 billion servicing a debt cost annually and that figure is set to rise. ( )

Nene speech reveals tough times in the economy

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's mid-term budget speech has revealed deep cracks in the country's fiscus.

Madonsela warns MPs
Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:37
Electricity supply remains a problem for SA
Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:14
Guinea's Conde replaces security, energy ministers
Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:11
Madonsela warns MPs
Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:37
Electricity supply remains a problem for SA
Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:14
Guinea's Conde replaces security, energy ministers
Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:11
Banyana Banyana can still qualify for the World Cup if they win their third/fourth place playoff match.
Banyana lose 2-1 to Nigeria
Wednesday 22 October 2014 19:59
SA needs a football identity: Safca
Wednesday 22 October 2014 19:29
Nhlanhla Nene will table the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament on Wednesday.
Nhlanhla Nene will table the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament on Wednesday.

South Africa

Child murder suspect pleads not guilty

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:30

The man accused of killing three children in Diepsloot north of Johannesburg has pleaded not guilty in the North Gauteng High Court.

Africa

Guinea's Conde replaces security, energy ministers

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:11

Guinea's President Alpha Conde has replaced his security and energy ministers, a surprise move announced on state television late on Tuesday.

World

US Ebola 'czar' to start work; military team begins training

Wednesday 22 October 2014 17:01

The new United State Ebola "czar" starts work on Wednesday and a military medical team begins training as the Obama administration ramps up its response to the potential spread.

Politics

Madonsela warns MPs

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:37

Opposition Members of Parliament on Wednesday took the opportunity to fire questions on Nkandla.

Business

Nene speech reveals tough times in the economy

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:27

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's mid-term budget speech has revealed deep cracks in the country's fiscus.

Science

EU nations threaten to block green energy rules at summit talks

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:07

EU leaders face hours of haggling as they seek to agree on a new decade of climate and energy policy at talks beginning on Thursday, with nations from Poland to Portugal threatening to block a deal.

Lifestyle

Nene boosts higher learning

Wednesday 22 October 2014 14:46

Spending on post school education and training will grow faster than any other government programme over the next three years, says  Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Sport

The Varsity Netball took South African netball by storm in 2013.
Varsity Netball praised

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:18

The Varsity Cup Netball Tournament that ended in Pretoria earlier this week, has given young players the opportunity to showcase their talent and be noticed by the national selectors.

Opinion

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius sentence is good: Attorney

Wednesday 22 October 2014 09:49

Attorney at Marks Attorneys, Ulrich Roux, says Oscar Pistorius's sentence is good in terms of a conviction of culpable homicide.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

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.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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