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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his maiden budget speech on Wednesday in which he is expected to try to alleviate concerns about South Africa's economy. ( )

SA stocks mark time ahead of budget speech

South African stocks treaded water on Monday ahead of a budget speech later in the week, even as investors continued to hammer Johannesburg-listed bullion producers such as Anglo Gold Ashanti.

Alcoholic rooibos drinks soon available
Monday 20 October 2014 19:25
Alcoholic rooibos drinks soon available
Monday 20 October 2014 19:25
Paedophiles target young children online
Monday 20 October 2014 18:58
The ANC has wish Jackson Mthembu a full and speedy recovery.
The ANC has wish Jackson Mthembu a full and speedy recovery.

South Africa

SA pushes for uni-visa to curb illegal migration

Monday 20 October 2014 19:42

South Africa is still pushing for a uni-visa to curb illegal migration to the region.


Nigeria declared Ebola-free after containing virus

Monday 20 October 2014 15:19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Nigeria free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after six weeks with no new cases.


Gone in 30 seconds

Monday 20 October 2014 08:31

Surveillance video shows that after a gas station staff finished refuelling a black sedan and the driver left for the cashier desk, the man walked round to the vehicle and quickly drove it away.


Regina Mohlomi questioned on EFF chaos in parly

Monday 20 October 2014 19:11

The National Assembly's Sergeant at Arms faced pressing questions about the role she played on the day chaos erupted in the National Assembly during President Jacob Zuma's oral reply session.


Tougher policies needed to transform industries

Monday 20 October 2014 19:27

Some businesses have called on Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, to ring-fence certain of the government's projects in order to fast-track the radical economic transformation.


A health worker takes off his protective suit after having it sprayed with chlorine disinfectant in Monrovia, Liberia
Medics combatting Ebola on front line in Liberia

Monday 20 October 2014 13:42

More than 600 medics from East Africa have been sent to support hospitals in Ebola-affected areas this week, after the African Union made a plea for its members to send more medical staff.


Alcoholic rooibos drinks soon available

Monday 20 October 2014 19:25

Fans of rooibos and honeybush tea can anticipate more bite with their antioxidants as the local fynbos plants are now being used to make alcoholic beverages.


The Global Watch Summit will take place at the Emeror's Palace on 20 November.
SA to host Global Watch Summit

Monday 20 October 2014 17:21

South Africa will stake its claim against racism and discrimination in sport when it plays host to the Global Watch Summit in November.


Difficult to predict Masipa’s sentencing judgement: Expert

Monday 20 October 2014 08:42

Attorney Marius du Toit of Du toit Attorney’s says it will be difficult to tell what sentence Judge Thokozile Masipa will hand down on former international icon, Oscar Pistorius.

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.

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Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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