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Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela has confirmed that she has indeed requested a meeting with the President. ( )

Public Protector denies bias probe

Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, has denied that her office disproportionately investigates and exposes the African National Congress (ANC), as opposed to other political parties.

Small Business Development Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu.
Diepsloot business hub aims to create jobs
Friday 29 August 2014 12:55
Small Business Development Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu.
Diepsloot business hub aims to create jobs
Friday 29 August 2014 12:55
Madonsela has warned that the country is off track.
Madonsela defends move on Nkandla issue
Friday 29 August 2014 12:00
Nokia MD-12 speaker isn’t cheap (for a portable speaker).
Nokia MD-12 speaker punches above its weight
Friday 29 August 2014 11:55
Provincial weather forecaster says not much rain is expected over the weekend
Provincial weather forecaster says not much rain is expected over the weekend

South Africa

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry is dealing with events that lead to the death of mineworkers in 2012.
Marikana miners were aggressive: Security Manager

Friday 29 August 2014 12:36

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry has heard that a group of Lonmin miners, who were striking on the 10th of August 2012 in Marikana, were aggressive.

Africa

World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director General Bruce Aylward speaks during a press briefing on WHO's strategy to combat Ebola, at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva August 28, 2014.
Ebola outbreak could infect 20 000 people: WHO

Friday 29 August 2014 05:53

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa could infect over 20,000 people and spread to more countries, the U.N. health agency said on Thursday.

World

 Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says the conference with ambassadors is aimed at  ensuring economic transformation.
'SA has good cooperation with international countries'

Friday 29 August 2014 11:30

Department of International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says South Africa has good cooperation with international countries.

Politics

Madonsela has warned that the country is off track.
Madonsela defends move on Nkandla issue

Friday 29 August 2014 12:00

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says she would have done nothing differently as public protector and that she can't stop people from perpetuating lies.

Business

Small Business Development Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu.
Diepsloot business hub aims to create jobs

Friday 29 August 2014 12:55

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says her department will ensure that it creates an enabling environment for small businesses to thrive.

Science

Nokia MD-12 speaker isn’t cheap (for a portable speaker).
Nokia MD-12 speaker punches above its weight

Friday 29 August 2014 11:55

So we got hold of Nokia’s MD-12 portable wireless speaker and here’s what we think of it:

Lifestyle

Mohlamme was well known for his role as Markus in the 1989 Afrikaans film, 'n Pot vol Winter.
Veteran actor and playwright Boikie Mohlamme dies

Friday 29 August 2014 10:43

Veteran actor, playwright and doyen of Soweto theatre, Boikie Mohlamme, has died of heart failure. He was 84.

Sport

Daryl Impey is the first South African to wear a yellow jersey at the “Tour De France”.
SA cyclist Impey cleared of doping

Friday 29 August 2014 11:20

South African SASADaryl Impey has been cleared of doping.  In February his A and B samples tested positive for the burning substance after the South African Championships.

Opinion

Don’t blame media for ANC, Madonsela spat: Tsedu

Friday 29 August 2014 09:05

The media has not interfered nor created any drama in the recent spat between the office of the Public Protector and the African National Congress.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Women’s Day.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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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