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 The business community says Jacob Zuma’s SONA speech was subdued.
The business community says President Zuma’s SONA speech was subdued. ( )

Business awaits clarity on govt’s economic direction

The business community says it is waiting for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech to get clarity on what direction government is taking on the economy.

Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce
Saturday 13 February 2016 08:00
Lily Gold Mine staff members  went missing on Friday last week when the container in which they working collapsed into a shaft.
Rescue operations at Lily Gold Mine slow down
Saturday 13 February 2016 07:45
Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce
Saturday 13 February 2016 08:00
Lily Gold Mine staff members  went missing on Friday last week when the container in which they working collapsed into a shaft.
Rescue operations at Lily Gold Mine slow down
Saturday 13 February 2016 07:45
ICC rules in favour of Kenyan vice president
Saturday 13 February 2016 07:30
The complex, multi-sided civil war in Syria, raging since 2011.
Pause in Syria fighting will be a test: UN
Saturday 13 February 2016 07:00
President Jacob Zuma suggested at the post-SONA breakfast in Cape Town that such sentiments are xenophobic.(SABC)
President Jacob Zuma suggested at the post-SONA breakfast in Cape Town that such sentiments are xenophobic.(SABC)

South Africa

Lily Gold Mine staff members  went missing on Friday last week when the container in which they working collapsed into a shaft.
Rescue operations at Lily Gold Mine slow down

Saturday 13 February 2016 07:45

Rescue operations at the Lily Gold Mine near Barberton in Mpumalanga are reported to have slowed down as teams search for three missing members of staff.

Africa

ICC rules in favour of Kenyan vice president

Saturday 13 February 2016 07:30

The International Criminal Court in the Hague has ruled that out of court evidence is not admissible in the case against Kenyan vice president William Ruto.

World

Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce

Saturday 13 February 2016 08:00

The complex, multi-sided civil war in Syria, raging since 2011, has drawn in most regional and global powers, producing the world's worst humanitarian emergency.

Politics

N Cape ANCYL marches against racism and unemployment

Friday 12 February 2016 19:26

Members of the African National Congress’s Youth League in the Northern Cape marched against racism and high unemployment figures in the province.

Business

 The business community says Jacob Zuma’s SONA speech was subdued.
Business awaits clarity on govt’s economic direction

Saturday 13 February 2016 06:25

The business community says it is waiting for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget speech to get clarity on what direction government is taking on the economy.

Science

More athletes concerned about Zika before Rio Olympic test event

Saturday 13 February 2016 07:20

International athletes set to compete in an Olympic diving test event in Rio de Janeiro next week have asked about risks linked to the Zika virus

Lifestyle

The students painted their faces purple as part of a Stellar space party at their residence.
Stellenbosch University calls for constructive dialogue

Saturday 13 February 2016 07:48

Stellenbosch University has stressed the importance of constructive dialogue on campus.

Sport

The all-rounder, batting at number eight, bludgeoned his way to 62 off 38 balls to help South Africa reach their target of 263.
Morris magic helps Proteas level series

Saturday 13 February 2016 06:16

A swashbuckling half-century by Chris Morris hauled South Africa back from the brink of defeat as they scraped past England by one wicket on Friday.

Opinion

Zuma hasn’t grasped the scale of the crisis facing universities

Friday 12 February 2016 15:40

Many South Africans hoped that President Jacob Zuma would use his 2016 State of the Nation Address to discuss what’s become known as the #FeesMustFall movement.

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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