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Zuma slams 'disruptive behaviour' in Parliament

President Jacob Zuma says disruptions in Parliament during joint sittings are becoming a worrying trend that needs to be addressed with a sense of urgency.

SA soccer teams embark on African adventure
Friday 12 February 2016 08:01
SA soccer teams embark on African adventure
Friday 12 February 2016 08:01
Prisoners make amnesty plea to President Zuma
Friday 12 February 2016 06:55
Mining companies believe that governments do not understand their current plight triggered by a slump in commodity prices.
Mining companies urged to be more transparent
Friday 12 February 2016 06:30

South Africa

Nkwinti admits to 'hiccups' on land redistribution process

Friday 12 February 2016 07:10

President Jacob Zuma announced that land claims now stand at 120 000 and said government has re-opened land claims for those who missed the 1998 deadline.

Africa

Supreme Court of Appeal to rule on al-Bashir matter

Friday 12 February 2016 07:30

Government's decision not to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will be heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Friday.

World

Diplomats fear that given developments on the ground, hope for resumption in peace talks appears slim in Syria.
UN expresses alarm at deteriorating situation in Syria

Friday 12 February 2016 08:00

On a fast deteriorating situation around Syria’s second city Aleppo, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed the utmost alarm, describing the situation as "grotesque".

Politics

Zuma slams 'disruptive behaviour' in Parliament

Friday 12 February 2016 08:55

President Jacob Zuma says disruptions in Parliament during joint sittings are becoming a worrying trend that needs to be addressed with a sense of urgency.

Business

Mining companies believe that governments do not understand their current plight triggered by a slump in commodity prices.
Mining companies urged to be more transparent

Friday 12 February 2016 06:30

The 2016 Mining Indaba experts have appealed to mining companies to be more transparent regarding the impact of the current commodity slump.

Science

Not enough said about drought at SONA: ACDP

Friday 12 February 2016 06:25

During SONA President Zuma mentioned that the drought had affected five provinces and that government is providing relief, however Steve Swart says this is just not good enough.

Lifestyle

Prisoners make amnesty plea to President Zuma

Friday 12 February 2016 06:55

Inmates at the Boksburg Correctional Services say they hope President Zuma will grant amnesty to prisoners that are serving hefty sentences.

Sport

SA soccer teams embark on African adventure

Friday 12 February 2016 08:01

Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns will compete in the Comores and Zimbabwe respectively in the CAF Champions League and Wits and Ajax will do duty in the CAF Confederations Cup.

Opinion

All eyes will be on President Jacob Zuma when he delivers the 2016 SONA.
Zuma' s SONA must calm the nerves of South Africans

Thursday 11 February 2016 06:13

Nkosikhulule Xhawulengweni Nyembezi’s expectations of SONA 2016.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma will deliver the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) will hold its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states will meet from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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