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 Parties are sharply divided on whether President Jacob Zuma should come to Thursday's sitting.
Parties are sharply divided on whether President Jacob Zuma should come to Thursday's sitting. ( )

Parliament divided on whether Zuma should answer on Nkandla

The National Assembly's Programme Committee is meeting on Wednesday to finalise the programme for Thursday's sitting called by Speaker Baleka Mbete to conclude outstanding business.

 If convicted the maximum sentence that she faces in jail is life imprisonment.
SA woman arrested for drug smuggling in Kenya
Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:42
By-elections to get underway
Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:39
Police officers in gas masks form a line during a demonstration following the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown, in Oakland, California.
National guards on standby in Ferguson
Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:37
 If convicted the maximum sentence that she faces in jail is life imprisonment.
SA woman arrested for drug smuggling in Kenya
Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:42
By-elections to get underway
Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:39
Police officers in gas masks form a line during a demonstration following the grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown, in Oakland, California.
National guards on standby in Ferguson
Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:37
Platinum Stars face Supersport United in the final of the Telkom Knockout at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.
Dikwena hope for big supporters turnout
Tuesday 25 November 2014 20:46

South Africa

Shrien Dewani is accused of orchestrating his wife Anni's murder in November 2010.
Dewani awaits decision on whether case will be thrown out

Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:49

In less than two weeks, murder accused Shrien Dewani will know whether he's a free man or not when Judge Jeanette Traverso gives her ruling in the Western Cape High Court.

Africa

 If convicted the maximum sentence that she faces in jail is life imprisonment.
SA woman arrested for drug smuggling in Kenya

Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:42

A 45-year-old South African woman has been arrested in Kenya for the possession of cocaine worth R1.7 million.  

World

Violence against women, girls must stop now

Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:39

"This is outrageous and its must stop". Those where the words of the UN Secretary General at a meeting to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Politics

By-elections to get underway

Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:39

Municipal by-elections are set to take place on Wednesday in eight provinces, with 81 candidates contesting 31 wards.

Business

 Eskom released its interim financial results for the period ended September 30, painting a bleak picture for the state-owned company's liquidity.
Tough times ahead for Eskom, SA

Tuesday 25 November 2014 20:20

Eskom and South Africa must brace themselves for tough measures in order to make the power supply sustainable, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Tuesday.

Science

Founder of CLAW, Cora Bailey, greets the friendly residents of Video township close by to Diepsloot on an emergency call out.
The animal guardians of Jozi townships

Tuesday 25 November 2014 20:00

We uncover a world of poverty, dog fighting and illegal mining after spending a day with CLAW, an animal welfare organisation, renowned as the pioneer of community based primary animal healthcare.

Lifestyle

'Museums, languages are wagons that preserve cultural values'

Tuesday 25 November 2014 19:16

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Arts and Culture, Ntombikayise Sibhidla-Saphetha says museums and languages are the wagons that preserve cultural values.

Sport

Platinum Stars face Supersport United in the final of the Telkom Knockout at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.
Dikwena hope for big supporters turnout

Tuesday 25 November 2014 20:46

Platinum Stars want to attract a decent crowd by the way they play football. Despite winning two finals last season, Dikwena are struggling to get bums on seats.

Opinion

Jacob Zuma was heckled by members of the EFF earlier this year.
President must account to Parliament: Analyst

Tuesday 25 November 2014 08:45

Independent Political Analyst, Ralph Mathekga says any deal that excuses the President from answering tough questions in Parliament will not work for the opposition parties.

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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