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The building, on the corner of Kerk and End streets in Johannesburg, started burning around 5pm on Friday. ( )

11 people hospitalised after Joburg fire

Eleven people were taken to hospital on Friday after being rescued from a burning seven-storey building in central Johannesburg, emergency services said.

Manufacturing suffered the most: Jammine
Friday 1 August 2014 19:34
The South African Council for Educators states that it is working towards ensuring that the cases of misconduct do not taint the teaching profession.
Educators fired over misconduct
Friday 1 August 2014 19:33
Manufacturing suffered the most: Jammine
Friday 1 August 2014 19:34
The South African Council for Educators states that it is working towards ensuring that the cases of misconduct do not taint the teaching profession.
Educators fired over misconduct
Friday 1 August 2014 19:33
Mamelodi Sundowns take on defending champions Platinum Stars at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
Sundowns return to MTN8 action
Friday 1 August 2014 19:03
Orlando Pirates coach, Vladimir Vermezovic.
Vermezovic wary of SuperSport
Friday 1 August 2014 18:51

South Africa

11 people hospitalised after Joburg fire

Friday 1 August 2014 20:01

Eleven people were taken to hospital on Friday after being rescued from a burning seven-storey building in central Johannesburg, emergency services said.

Africa

The Ebola outbreak, with over 700 deaths, is the largest in the four-year history of the disease.
Ebola out of control but can be stopped: WHO chief

Friday 1 August 2014 17:30

West Africa's Ebola outbreak is out of control but it can be stopped, World Health Organisation chief Margaret Chan said on Friday.

World

United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.
U.N. chief condemns reported Hamas breach of Gaza ceasefire

Friday 1 August 2014 18:58

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned on Friday the reported violation by Islamist Hamas militants of a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.

Politics

NFP leader, Zanele Magwaza-Msibi.
NFP leader quizzed over stolen money

Friday 1 August 2014 07:30

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal says police should probe how the NFP leader Zanele Magwaza-Msibi came to have about R 500 000 in cash in her house.

Business

Manufacturing suffered the most: Jammine

Friday 1 August 2014 19:34

Strike-related disruptions have caused the manufacturing industry to contract for a fourth consecutive month.

Science

Discussions on shale gas exploration in the Karoo hits a brick wall

Friday 1 August 2014 14:56

Discussions on shale gas exploration in the Karoo has not started on the right footing.

Lifestyle

Exotic food that was brought into the studio from the SA Chef’s Training and Innovation Academy.
Exotic cuisine: One man's trash is another's delicacy

Friday 1 August 2014 12:00

They say “one person’s delight is another one’s disgust.” While some exotic cuisines may appear weird, if not utterly disgusting they are often delicacies in certain parts of the world.

Sport

Bok women go down to Australia World Cup opener

Friday 1 August 2014 20:02

The Springbok Women suffered a 26-3 defeat against Australia in their opening Women's Rugby World Cup clash at the French Rugby Federation on Friday.

Opinion

SABC Specialist Editor,  Abbey Makoe.
Facts, first and foremost

Friday 1 August 2014 22:26

It is dangerous to blame the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash on Russia before establishing facts, writes Abbey Makoe.

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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