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Health officials are scrambling to avoid the nightmare scenario
Health officials are scrambling to avoid the nightmare scenario ( )

Sierra Leone declares emergency as Ebola death toll hits 729

Sierra Leone declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims on Thursday

Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi asserts that all Gauteng Grade 11 learners will be enrolled for driver’s licences from next year.
Gauteng MEC to transform education department
Thursday 31 July 2014 17:02
Lwandle residents were evicted in June.
My shelter was demolished: Student
Thursday 31 July 2014 13:57
ANC Secretary Sihle Zikalala says KwaZulu-Natal has too many tolls.
Celebrating the Record label that was a thorn in the side of the apartheid government.(Courtesy of Shifty Records, archived at SAHA)
ANC Secretary Sihle Zikalala says KwaZulu-Natal has too many tolls.
Celebrating the Record label that was a thorn in the side of the apartheid government.(Courtesy of Shifty Records, archived at SAHA)

South Africa

Radovan Krejcir's trial will continue on Monday when the sixth witness is expected to take the stand.
Krejcir's co-accused blames police for forcing him to make statement

Thursday 31 July 2014 19:26

Czech Fugitive Radovan Krejcir's co-accused has fingered police in forcing him to make a statement after his arrest.

Africa

Health officials are scrambling to avoid the nightmare scenario
Sierra Leone declares emergency as Ebola death toll hits 729

Thursday 31 July 2014 18:58

Sierra Leone declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims on Thursday

World

The UN has called for more humanitarian pauses to enable it to reach those in need.
Israel soon responsible for displaced Palestinians in Gaza - UN

Thursday 31 July 2014 20:17

The United Nations Security Council says that Israel would be required under international law to take responsibility for helping Palestinians civilians in any further large-scale displacements.

Politics

Julius Malema was ordered to leave a joint parliamentary sitting last month.
Retired judge must preside over debate: Malema

Thursday 31 July 2014 16:39

A retired judge should be appointed to chair parliamentary debates, Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) leader Julius Malema suggested on Thursday.

Business

Cosatu threatened to close down companies that were participating in the lock-out
Neasa sticks to its guns over lock-out

Thursday 31 July 2014 11:10

The National Employers Association of South Africa (Neasa) is adamant that its members' decision to engage in a lock-out of workers that participated in the recent metal industry strike will stand.

Science

Minister stresses significance of science and technology

Thursday 31 July 2014 09:25

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says it is her vision to see young people getting involved in science and technology projects.

Lifestyle

Celebrating the Record label that was a thorn in the side of the apartheid government.
Celebrating South Africa’s anti-establishment record label

Thursday 31 July 2014 13:05

Shifty September is a Heritage Month tribute to the Shifty Records, a South African anti-apartheid record label which was founded during the dark beginnings of the turbulent 1980s.

Sport

Free State Stars will open the season with a tough fixture against Kaizer Chiefs at the Charles Mopeli Stadium on 9 August.
Free State Stars coach upbeat ahead of new season

Thursday 31 July 2014 18:07

Free State Stars new coach, Tom Saintfiet, has stressed that he is not just at the club for a quick fix, but for the long-haul.

Opinion

 IGD Senior Researcher, Lesley Masters.
SA’s Foreign Policy Budget 2014: Something Old, Something New

Thursday 31 July 2014 09:01

A focus on a ‘second transition’ could divert much needed attention from implementation, writes Lesley Masters.

2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. Catch some of the highlights of the tournament here.

Rivonia Trial Anniversary

The Rivonia Trial, during which ten leaders of the ANC were tried for 221 acts of sabotage, took place between 1963 and 1964. The trialists were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Jhb.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Youth Day and Youth Month.

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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