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The TransAsia Airways plane, crashed near the runway with 54 passengers and four crew on board.
The TransAsia Airways plane, crashed near the runway with 54 passengers and four crew on board. ( )

TransAsia Airways plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, killing 47

A domestic TransAsia Airways plane crashed on landing on an island off the west coast of Taiwan after a typhoon-hit on Wednesday, killing 47 people.

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SAFA President, Danny Jordaan, will announce the new Bafana Bafana coach on Saturday.
New Bafana coach won't be present: Jordaan
Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:42

South Africa

The recent racism incident is the second in Bloemfontein within a period of a year
F State racist remarks constitute hate speech: HRC

Wednesday 23 July 2014 18:23

The Free State HRC has found that alleged racist remarks made by some staff members of the Dr Viljoen School in Bloemfontein against black learners, are an example of hate speech.

Africa

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for either blast.
Bombs in north Nigeria's Kaduna kill at least 82

Wednesday 23 July 2014 17:36

Two bomb blasts in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna killed at least 82 people on Wednesday, officials said, in attacks that bore the hallmarks of violent Islamist group Boko Haram.

World

The TransAsia Airways plane, crashed near the runway with 54 passengers and four crew on board.
TransAsia Airways plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, killing 47

Wednesday 23 July 2014 17:05

A domestic TransAsia Airways plane crashed on landing on an island off the west coast of Taiwan after a typhoon-hit on Wednesday, killing 47 people.

Politics

President Jacob Zuma was speaking during his budget vote in Parliament on Wednesday.
Zuma condemns hijacking incidents

Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:16

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the two incidents of hijacking involving children.

Business

The “Buy Back SA” campaign will encourage South Africans to buy locally produced products and support the local service industry.
Proudly South Africa launches “Buy Back SA” campaign

Wednesday 23 July 2014 18:35

The Proudly South African movement has launched the "Buy Back SA" campaign in Bloemfontein.

Science

Across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, 632 people have died from Ebola, according to the latest WHO data
Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts virus

Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:27

The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the president's office said.

Lifestyle

Kirk Whalum, Stoddart set to blow away SA fans

Wednesday 23 July 2014 10:30

Grammy Award winner Kirk Whalum returns to South Africa with fellow artist John Stoddart.

Sport

SAFA President, Danny Jordaan, will announce the new Bafana Bafana coach on Saturday.
New Bafana coach won't be present: Jordaan

Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:42

The new Bafana Bafana coach will not be in attendance when the SA Football Association makes the announcement on Saturday, Safa president Danny Jordaan said on Wednesday.

Opinion

Entrepreneur & motivational speaker Billy Selekane.
Opinion: In business; should you follow your passion or the money?

Wednesday 23 July 2014 11:52

We speak to Entrepreneur & motivational speaker Billy Selekane on the whether to follow your passion in life or to find something that will bring you more money when pursuing a career or business.

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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