SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.
Traffic officials are concerned by the number of road fatalities this festive season.
Traffic officials are concerned by the number of road fatalities this festive season. ( )

More than 200 people die on SA roads  

More than 200 people have died on the country's roads since the 1st of December.

North Korea hit Sony: FBI
Friday 19 December 2014 19:43
North Korea hit Sony: FBI
Friday 19 December 2014 19:43
Last of Waterkloof four released on parole
Friday 19 December 2014 18:16

South Africa

A gun used by the police officer has also been recovered.
KZN Police officer shoots dead four year old step-son

Friday 19 December 2014 20:05

Two people have been killed and two girls aged 12 and13 have sustained gunshot wounds during a shooting at Edubeni in Melmoth in northern Kwazulu Natal.


UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, is in Africa on a tour aimed to raise the profile of the efforts to fight Ebola.
UN chief, visiting Ebola region, urges respect for health rules

Friday 19 December 2014 18:23

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged local communities to strictly follow health regulations in the face of signs that traditional funerals are still spreading the disease.


North Korea hit Sony: FBI

Friday 19 December 2014 19:43

The U.S. government on Friday blamed North Korea for a devastating cyberattack against Sony Pictures.


IFP leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, was speaking at a media briefing in Durban.
IFP doors open for members who left: Buthelezi

Friday 19 December 2014 14:32

IFP leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, says the doors of his party remain open for former members who left the party to join the National Freedom Party, including senior NFP leaders.


BlackBerry’s hardware sales have been weaker than expected.  
BlackBerry third quarter revenue falls more than expected

Friday 19 December 2014 18:11

BlackBerry Ltd on Friday reported a bigger-than-expected drop in third-quarter revenue.


Disgraced Japan researcher fails to replicate stem cell

Friday 19 December 2014 06:47

Japanese researcher has failed to replicate results hailed as a potential breakthrough in stem-cell treatment.


President Zuma is a patron of 'Moves for Life' and an advocate of the importance of chess in education.
Zuma kicks off annual Chess Tournament in Nkandla

Friday 19 December 2014 19:29

President Jacob Zuma has called on communities to take up the game of chess as their hobby and extra-mural activity.


The West Indies started their first innings in the morning, in reply to South Africa's mammoth 552 for five declared.
Proteas patience rewarded after lunch

Friday 19 December 2014 16:31

West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels passed 3 000 runs in Test cricket after lunch on day three of the first Test against South Africa in Centurion on Friday.


'South Africans have lost confidence in SARS'

Friday 19 December 2014 12:40

Labour analyst Michael Bagraim says the citizens of the country have lost confidence in the South African Revenue Service due to incompetency in the tax system.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Reconciliation 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.

Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site,