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Opposition parties in Lesotho are questioning Cyril Ramaphosa’s partiality as SADC facilitator.
Opposition parties in Lesotho are questioning Cyril Ramaphosa’s partiality as SADC facilitator. ( )

Political tension mounting in Lesotho ahead of elections

Political tension is again mounting in Lesotho, ahead of the February 28 election.

President Jacob Zuma arrived in Sudan on Saturday on a working visit
Ministers to work on Sudan agreement: Zuma
Sunday 1 February 2015 17:06
Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere died in an accident on Saturday.
Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere died in an accident on Saturday.

South Africa

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has warned Magadlela of the high crime rate and drug dealings in Mpumalanga.
Phiyega introduces a new police commissioner for Mpumalanga

Sunday 1 February 2015 19:10

The newly appointed police commissioner for the Mpumalanga province, Mark Magadlela say amongst the key areas he will focus on, is the investigation into alleged political killings in the province.

Africa

Opposition parties in Lesotho are questioning Cyril Ramaphosa’s partiality as SADC facilitator.
Political tension mounting in Lesotho ahead of elections

Sunday 1 February 2015 18:04

Political tension is again mounting in Lesotho, ahead of the February 28 election.

World

Relatives of Islamic State captive Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh hold his poster as they take part in a rally in his support at the family's headquarters in the city of Karak.
Jordan ready for swap with Islamic State to free pilot

Sunday 1 February 2015 16:19

Jordan said on Sunday it was still ready to hand over a jailed Iraqi militant to Islamic State in a swap deal if a captured Jordanian pilot was released.

Politics

Mmusi Maimane says unemployment and poverty are the enemies of the country.
Unemployment and poverty leading to looting: Maimane

Sunday 1 February 2015 19:42

The Democratic Alliance says the recent attacks on foreign shop-owners are rooted in unemployment and poverty.

Business

Former President Thabo Mbeki chairs the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa
Africa needs to strengthen tax, customs authorities: Mbeki

Sunday 1 February 2015 19:30

Former President Thabo Mbeki says African countries need to strengthen tax and customs authorities as well as their financial institutions to stop the illicit flow of finances from the continent.

Science

Austrian-born US chemist, novelist and playwright Carl Djerassi, known for the development of the first oral contraceptive pill has died.
Carl Djerassi, the man who helped develop "the pill", dies at 91

Sunday 1 February 2015 15:19

Carl Djerassi, an Austrian-born chemist who helped to develop the birth control pill before becoming a playwright and novelist, died in San Francisco on Friday at the age of 91, his family said.

Lifestyle

Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere died in an accident on Saturday.
Tributes still pouring in for Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere

Sunday 1 February 2015 14:13

Tributes are still pouring in for SABC’s Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere, who died in a car accident on Saturday morning.

Sport

For the first time in the 30 years of the event riders had to contend with a very wet start with Team Abantu taking the win.
Team Abantu wins SA’s 2nd oldest national cycle challenge

Sunday 1 February 2015 18:25

South Africa's second oldest national cycling classic, the Herald/VW Cycle Tour in Port Elizabeth has been won by Team Abantu's, Nolan Hoffman.

Opinion

Eugene de kock's long-time friend and political commentator, Professor Piet Croucamp speaks about his friendship with De Kock, De Kock’s view on his incarceration, and much more.
De Kock believes FW should be in jail – friend

Friday 30 January 2015 16:03

Former Vlakplaas commander, Eugene de Kock has been granted parole. He allegedly believed he should have been incarcerated – but that FW de Klerk should have joined him in prison.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2015 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January – 8 February.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) will hold its annual 'January 8' statement and 103rd anniversary in Cape Town, Western Cape on 10 January 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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