SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.
There's a prediction Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will cut National Treasury's February forecast of year-on-year GDP growth of 2.7% to around 1.5%.
There's an expectation that Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will cut National Treasury's February forecast of year-on-year GDP growth of 2.7% to around 1.5%. ( )

Nene to present his first mid-term budget speech in Parliament

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will present his maiden mid-term budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday.

 Postal workers have been on strike for the past three months
Police on standby at Krugersdorp post office
Wednesday 22 October 2014 06:56
Aces stun Pirates to climb league table
Wednesday 22 October 2014 05:48
 Postal workers have been on strike for the past three months
Police on standby at Krugersdorp post office
Wednesday 22 October 2014 06:56
Aces stun Pirates to climb league table
Wednesday 22 October 2014 05:48
Pistorius spends first night in jail
Wednesday 22 October 2014 05:32
Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of culpable homicide.
Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of culpable homicide.

South Africa

 Postal workers have been on strike for the past three months
Police on standby at Krugersdorp post office

Wednesday 22 October 2014 06:56

Police are monitoring the situation at the post office sorting centre in Krugersdorp after striking employees vandalised it on Tuesday.

Africa

 Ban Ki-moon has expressed deep concern over recent threats against other staff at the UN human rights office in the Congo.
UN condemns top human rights official's expulsion from Congo

Wednesday 22 October 2014 05:47

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condemned the expulsion of the top UN human rights official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

World

US general elections are scheduled for November 4, 2014.
Democratic Party to face uphill battle in US polls: Expert

Wednesday 22 October 2014 05:29

A leading Democratic pollster believes that the Democratic Party is facing an uphill battle with midterm elections just two weeks away in the United States.

Politics

EFF MPs disrupted Parliament in August demanding that Jacob Zuma pay back the money used  for upgrades at his Nkandla home.
EFF disruption in Parliament took everyone by surprise: Steunhuisen

Wednesday 22 October 2014 05:46

DA Chief Whip John Steunhuisen says the chaos that erupted during President Jacob Zuma's oral reply session two months ago took almost everyone in parliament by surprise.

Business

There's a prediction Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will cut National Treasury's February forecast of year-on-year GDP growth of 2.7% to around 1.5%.
Nene to present his first mid-term budget speech in Parliament

Wednesday 22 October 2014 07:03

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will present his maiden mid-term budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday.

Science

U.S. Coast Guard Health Technician Nathan Wallenmeyer (L) and Customs Border Protection Supervisor Sam Ko conduct prescreening measures on a passenger arriving from Sierra Leone.
US to funnel travellers from Ebola-hit region through five airports

Wednesday 22 October 2014 06:07

The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travellers from three countries at the centre of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports.

Lifestyle

The use of donkey carts for transportation of goods and some commuters is popular in Limpopo
Limpopo to invest in non-motorised transportation

Tuesday 21 October 2014 17:24

The Limpopo Department of Transport is set to invest in non-motorised transportation like the use of donkey carts and bicycles as modes of transport.

Sport

 Barcelona's Neymar congratulates his teammate Lionel Messi after scoring a goal against Ajax Amsterdam.
Neymar and Messi guide Barca to win over Ajax

Wednesday 22 October 2014 07:21

Neymar and Lionel Messi maintained their lethal partnership with a goal apiece in a devastating first-half as Barcelona swept aside Ajax 3-1 in Champions League Group F on Tuesday.

Opinion

Leadership is tested in times of strife

Wednesday 22 October 2014 06:07

When Nhlanhla Nene takes the floor on Wednesday afternoon to present his very first Medium Term Budget Policy Statement for 2015/16, he will be under intense scrutiny.

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.

Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site, www.sabcnews.mobi