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The spy tapes formed the basis of the NPA's 2009 decision to drop corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma. ( )

D-day for agreement on "spy tapes"

Legal teams representing the Democratic Alliance and President Jacob Zuma have until Friday afternoon to reach an agreement on the drawn-out spy tape saga.

EFF has brought parly into disrepute: Fikeni
Friday 22 August 2014 10:48
EFF has brought parly into disrepute: Fikeni
Friday 22 August 2014 10:48
Comedian Robin Williams ashes scattered
Friday 22 August 2014 09:36
Number of SA schools on the decline: SAHRC
Friday 22 August 2014 09:06
Quake hits west of Orange Farm
Friday 22 August 2014 07:11

South Africa

No syndicate behind Pretoria office break-ins: Hawks

Friday 22 August 2014 11:32

Hawks spokesperson Paul Ramoloko says they do not feel there is a syndicate activity behind the break-ins at the building housing Interpol and the Hawks in Pretoria.


South Sudan rebels accept presence of Ugandan troops to keep peace

Friday 22 August 2014 10:31

South Sudan rebels have agreed to let Uganda maintain its forces on South Sudanese soil until a regional body deploys a peace keeping force.


Execution of U.S. journo reveals the changing business of war coverage

Friday 22 August 2014 10:20

The execution of journalist James Foley by Islamist militants marks the second time an American reporter has been beheaded by captors.


EFF has brought parly into disrepute: Fikeni

Friday 22 August 2014 10:48

Political Analyst, Prof. Somadoda Fikeni, says following events of the past and also what happened in parliament on Thursday, Parliament has without a doubt been brought into disrepute.


Business must reflect the composition of society: Mantashe

Friday 22 August 2014 06:26

ANC secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe says business must reflect a normal society in its composition.


No Ebola cases in SA: Motsoaledi

Friday 22 August 2014 06:42

Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi has reiterated that the country has no cases of Ebola.


Comedian Robin Williams ashes scattered

Friday 22 August 2014 09:36

Comedian Robin Williams ashes have been scattered in the San Francisco Bay following his suicide according to death certificate released by Marin County.


Phelps impresses in first international comeback race

Friday 22 August 2014 05:54

Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition on Friday, qualifying for the final of the 100 metres freestyle at the Pan Pacific championships at Australia's Gold Coast.


Recent violent strikes could be the result of SA Labour laws

Thursday 21 August 2014 11:20

The National Employers' Association of SA says labour laws contribute to the prolonged and violent strikes experienced in various industries recently.

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 Women’s Day.

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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