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Cosatu says it's been raising the issue of unsafe trains for the past five years
Cosatu says it's been raising the issue of unsafe trains for the past five years. ( )

Cosatu threatens strike actions over unsafe trains

Cosatu says it will embark on a strike action in the Western Cape in August if its Section 77 Application against various stakeholders is not dealt with urgently.

Proteas finish Day one on high note
Thursday 30 July 2015 15:28
Chester Missing has been found after he went lost while connecting flight from France.
Chester Missing no longer missing
Thursday 30 July 2015 14:41
Proteas finish Day one on high note
Thursday 30 July 2015 15:28
Chester Missing has been found after he went lost while connecting flight from France.
Chester Missing no longer missing
Thursday 30 July 2015 14:41
Operation fiela targets Joburg CBD
Thursday 30 July 2015 12:44
E Cape police probe Mthatha school murder
Thursday 30 July 2015 12:23

South Africa

DJ Donald Sebolai is accused of murdering his girlfriend Dolly Tshabalala.
Forensic analyst testifies in Jozi FM DJ murder trial

Thursday 30 July 2015 15:02

Captain Phineas Masetla says DNA samples that matched murder accused DJ Donald Sebolai and that of his late girlfriend Dolly Tshabalala were found on their clothes after the murder.

Africa

Nigeria, Cameroon vow closer cooperation against Boko Haram

Thursday 30 July 2015 14:53

The leaders of Nigeria and Cameroon pledged on Thursday to improve the exchange of intelligence and security cooperation .

World

Nepal landslide kills 15 people

Thursday 30 July 2015 08:39

A landslide triggered by torrential rain killed 15 people in western Nepal.

Politics

EFF rejects Parly Rules Committee report

Thursday 30 July 2015 12:50

The EFF has told Parliament that it is opposed to the Rules Committee report.

Business

EMPS released a report showing that 12% of the people they have screened have a criminal record.
‘Employers mustn’t discriminate against people with criminal records’

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:33

Screening company, Employers Mutual Protection Services (EMPS) CEO Kirsten Halcrow, has called on employers not to discriminate against job seekers with criminal records.

Science

Microsoft launches Windows 10

Thursday 30 July 2015 08:45

Microsoft Corp launched Windows 10 in 190 countries on Wednesday. The South African launch took place in at the Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown, Johannesburg.

Lifestyle

Chester Missing has been found after he went lost while connecting flight from France.
Chester Missing no longer missing

Thursday 30 July 2015 14:41

Puppet and political commentator Chester Missing has been found after he went missing on Wednesday while connecting flight from France.

Sport

Proteas finish Day one on high note

Thursday 30 July 2015 15:28

Dale Steyn led from the front from first ball to last to help negate at least some of Bangladesh’s advantage of having won the toss and opting to bat on the first day of the series.

Opinion

Yahya Jammeh, president of Gambia, addresses the United Nations in September 2014. The dictator is notorious for human rights violations.
Why Gambia is not ideal to host Africa’s human rights watchdog

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:06

When one thinks of human rights in Africa, The Gambia might spring to mind as an example of a country with a domestic record of grave violations.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on June 16 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

Science & Tech Wrap

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

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