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Nhlanhla Nene delivered his speech on Wednesday.
Nhlanhla Nene delivered his Mid-term Budget speech on Wednesday. ( )

Business, industry welcomes mid-term budget

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's maiden Mid-term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament has been widely welcomed by business and industry.

Monitoring forum helps report more hate crimes
Thursday 23 October 2014 06:18
Monitoring forum helps report more hate crimes
Thursday 23 October 2014 06:18
Anelisa Mkhonto was killed before her body was dumped in a garbage bin.
Diepsloot child murder trial continues
Thursday 23 October 2014 06:14
Cosatu leadership is expected to continue with discussions on whether Numsa should remain in the federation.
Cosatu to resume discussions on Numsa expulsion
Thursday 23 October 2014 05:39
Nhlanhla Nene will table the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament on Wednesday.
Nhlanhla Nene will table the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament on Wednesday.

South Africa

Isaac Maruding's truck ploughed into 48 cars killing four people in Alberton last week.
Alberton truck driver’s bail hearing to be heard on Monday

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:41

The truck driver responsible for a multi-car pile-up on the N12 last week will hear on Monday next week whether or not he will get bail.

Africa

 Burkino Faso President Blaise Compaore has publicly said he wants to stand for re-election.
Burkina Faso opposition rejects referendum plan, calls for protests

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:45

Opposition parties in Burkina Faso accused President Blaise Compaore on Wednesday of preparing a "constitutional coup d'etat"

World

 Armed RCMP officers head towards the Langevin Block on Parliament Hill following a shooting incident in Ottawa.
Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stuns Canada's capital

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:53

A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking.

Politics

Cosatu leadership is expected to continue with discussions on whether Numsa should remain in the federation.
Cosatu to resume discussions on Numsa expulsion

Thursday 23 October 2014 05:39

Cosatu CEC is on Thursday expected to resume its discussions on whether it should expel Numsa.

Business

Nhlanhla Nene delivered his speech on Wednesday.
Business, industry welcomes mid-term budget

Thursday 23 October 2014 05:49

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's maiden Mid-term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament has been widely welcomed by business and industry.

Science

EU nations threaten to block green energy rules at summit talks

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:07

EU leaders face hours of haggling as they seek to agree on a new decade of climate and energy policy at talks beginning on Thursday, with nations from Poland to Portugal threatening to block a deal.

Lifestyle

HIV/Aids remains Africa’s biggest killer: Survey

Thursday 23 October 2014 05:32

Despite recent fears about the spread of Ebola in West Africa, HIV/AIDS remains the biggest killer of Africans on the continent.

Sport

Banyana Banyana lost 2-1 to Nigeria on Wednesday.
Banyana still has a chance of qualifying for World Cup

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:27

Banyana Banyana's chances of qualifying for the Women's World Cup in Canada in 2015 hang in the balance.

Opinion

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius sentence is good: Attorney

Wednesday 22 October 2014 09:49

Attorney at Marks Attorneys, Ulrich Roux, says Oscar Pistorius's sentence is good in terms of a conviction of culpable homicide.

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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