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NUM says the safety of miners still needs to be improved. ( )

‘Some mining companies still prioritise profit over safety’

The National Union of Mine Workers (NUM) says the country's mining sector is still far lagging behind in implementing the required health and safety measures.

South Africa

Kgalema Motlanthe and FW De Klerk say many of the strides made since 1994 are being slowly eroded through a lack of stability.
Motlanthe, De Klerk highlight threats to SA's democracy

Friday 22 May 2015 08:05

Former Presidents, Kgalema Motlanthe and FW de Klerk, have named the instability at senior levels of state institutions as one of the greatest threats to South Africa's democracy.


Nokwe hit the ground running when she arrived in Mauritius to sort out the issues plaguing the South African community.
SA High Commissioner on a charm offensive in Mauritius

Friday 22 May 2015 10:00

Dr Nomyuyo Nokwe hit the ground running when she arrived in Mauritius and with the Board of Investment, ironed out issues that were plaguing the South African community.


Trevor Manuel to serve on UN high level panel

Friday 22 May 2015 08:30

Former Cabinet Minister Trevor Manuel will serve on a High Level Panel appointed by the United Nation Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to examine humanitarian financing challenges.


Danny Jordaan ready for challenges ahead

Friday 22 May 2015 06:30

In a few hours time, SAFA President Danny Jordaan will be sworn-in as an African National Congress (ANC) proportional representative councillor in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.


Tough road ahead for over-indebted consumers

Friday 22 May 2015 09:45

Economists expect interest rates to peak to between 11% and 12% during the current rate tightening cycle.


Pandor says that her dream is to have independence to manufacture vaccines in South Africa.
Science seen as key to reducing socio economic challenges

Friday 22 May 2015 08:45

South African Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, speaking on Morning Live, says the department is trying to show that science and innovation can help build a future.


Ahmed Kathrada looking forward to screening.
Docci portrays life and times of Ahmed Kathrada

Friday 22 May 2015 09:30

Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada's much-anticipated documentary "A man for all seasons" takes to the Soweto big screen on Friday evening.


The Rio 2016 Games will get under way on August the 5th.
Rio Olympic organisers up the ante

Thursday 21 May 2015 19:20

Organisers in the host city of the 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeriro, are upping the ante in the build-up to the global sports spectacular.


E-toll dispensation will lead to cloning: Outa

Thursday 21 May 2015 11:15

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) says government’s new e-toll dispensation is going to create more headaches.

DA Federal Congress

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its 6th Federal Congress on 9-10 May 2015 at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Nelson Mandela Bay.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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