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Preparations ahead of the State of the Nation Address are well underway ( )

Parties hope for peaceful SONA amid EFF threat

Some political parties in Parliament are hoping for a State of the Nation Address that will be free of interruptions when President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation on Thursday.

Former Jozi-Fm DJ sentencing resumes
Wednesday 10 February 2016 09:00
The number of hungry people in Zimbabwe has climbed to 3 million, cattle are dying and crops are failing as a result of the El Nino drought.
Zimbabwe seeks billions to tackle famine
Wednesday 10 February 2016 08:45
OUTA it has received numerous complaints from the public about a new round of threatening messages informing them to pay e-toll fines.
Outa warns SMS demands for e-toll payments illegal
Wednesday 10 February 2016 08:35
Former Jozi-Fm DJ sentencing resumes
Wednesday 10 February 2016 09:00
The number of hungry people in Zimbabwe has climbed to 3 million, cattle are dying and crops are failing as a result of the El Nino drought.
Zimbabwe seeks billions to tackle famine
Wednesday 10 February 2016 08:45
OUTA it has received numerous complaints from the public about a new round of threatening messages informing them to pay e-toll fines.
Outa warns SMS demands for e-toll payments illegal
Wednesday 10 February 2016 08:35
Johannesburg's Market Theatre celebrated its 40 years of existence with a full scope of theatre programming.
Market theatre still going strong, 40 years on
Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:45
Burundi’s turmoil caused growth to shrink by an estimated 7.2 %.
Burundi economy seen growing 3.5 % in 2016
Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:44
Thuli Madonsela’s report demonstrated how President Zuma and family unduly benefitted from non-security upgrades.
Thuli Madonsela’s report demonstrated how President Zuma and family unduly benefitted from non-security upgrades.

South Africa

Former Jozi-Fm DJ sentencing resumes

Wednesday 10 February 2016 09:00

Last year, the former Jozi-Fm DJ, Donald Sebolai was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend Dolly Tshabalala in Soweto in 2014.

Africa

SADC inquiry recommendations not binding: Lesotho PM

Wednesday 10 February 2016 10:15

Lesotho Prime Minister, Pakalitha Mosisili, says recommendations of the Southern African Development Community Commission of Inquiry are not binding orders.

World

UN chief urges shared responsibility against global challenges

Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:20

Today’s complex challenges cross borders and surpass the capacity of any single country or institution to cope.

Politics

Parties hope for peaceful SONA amid EFF threat

Wednesday 10 February 2016 07:45

Some political parties in Parliament are hoping for a State of the Nation Address that will be free of interruptions when President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation on Thursday.

Business

OUTA it has received numerous complaints from the public about a new round of threatening messages informing them to pay e-toll fines.
Outa warns SMS demands for e-toll payments illegal

Wednesday 10 February 2016 08:35

Outa has warned that threatening SMS demands for outstanding e-tolls may be illegal.

Science

More than half of the municipalities in the Limpopo province are providing water not suitable for human consumption.
Limpopo water not suitable for human consumption: Report

Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:30

Thousands of people in Limpopo are drinking water which is not suitable for human consumption. That is according to a report by Blue Drop Certification Programme, a body developed in 2008.

Lifestyle

Chief Xolile Ndevu stated that Mandla Mandela has a right to marry whoever he wants.
Contralesa distances itself from 'Chief Mandela allegations'

Wednesday 10 February 2016 10:11

Congress of Traditional Leaders (Contralesa) provincial secretary Chief Xolile Ndevu refuted claims that the organisation is not welcoming Mandla Mandela’s decision to marry a Muslim woman.

Sport

Ajax Cape Town still to decide on CAF participation

Wednesday 10 February 2016 05:48

Ajax Cape Town is yet to decide whether they will honour their first round CAF Confederation Cup match against Sagrade Esperanca of Angola.

Opinion

Support for SA's democracy has decreased: Survey

Tuesday 9 February 2016 20:54

More than 60% of South Africans would give up the right to vote if a government can deliver basic services like water, healthcare, housing and security.

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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