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The South African Medical Association says safer working conditions are necessary for the profession.
The South African Medical Association says safer working conditions are necessary for the profession. ( )

SA doctors working in dangerous conditions: SAMA

The South African Medical Association says South African doctors are working in increasingly dangerous conditions.

Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages
Saturday 23 August 2014 16:04
Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages
Saturday 23 August 2014 16:04
The Gauteng Marathon will take place in September.
Kemboi abandons Gauteng marathon plans
Saturday 23 August 2014 15:09
Anglican Bishop Russell laid to rest
Saturday 23 August 2014 14:57

South Africa

Crimes against children, women still a problem: Phiyega  

Saturday 23 August 2014 17:04

National Police Commissioner Riyah Phiyega says crimes perpetuated against children, women and the elderly remain a problem in the country.

Africa

The latest Ebola epidemic has claimed the lives of almost 1500 people.
Philippines recalls peacekeepers from Liberia over Ebola threat

Saturday 23 August 2014 12:20

The Philippines on Saturday ordered 115 troops to return home from peace-keeping operations in Liberia, spurred by a worsening Ebola epidemic in West Africa

World

Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

Saturday 23 August 2014 16:04

Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt fire and resume ceasefire talks.

Politics

Anglican Bishop Russell laid to rest

Saturday 23 August 2014 14:57

Hundreds of mourners have paid their final respects to the late retired Anglican Bishop of Grahamstown, David Russell at the St George's Cathedral in Cape Town.

Business

French economy minister says austerity measures sapping growth

Saturday 23 August 2014 14:49

Austerity measures being pursued by France and elsewhere in the euro zone are quashing growth, French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg was quoted saying on Saturday.

Science

Ntokoza from MNS informal settlement, which is just outside eMalahleni plays in the coal littered dirt.
Exhibition highlights impact of coal pollution

Saturday 23 August 2014 10:15

Environmental group Greenpeace launched a photographic exhibition showcasing the impact coal fired stations have on their nearby communities.

Lifestyle

Nontando Ngidi says curves are African women's greatest assets.
C-Square to showcase 'curvaceous' clothing line

Saturday 23 August 2014 10:25

Clothing company C-Square aims to celebrate the African woman's body through the establishment of a clothing line called “The Curvaceous African Woman”.

Sport

The Gauteng Marathon will take place in September.
Kemboi abandons Gauteng marathon plans

Saturday 23 August 2014 15:09

Shadrack Kemboi of Kenya will not return for next month's Gauteng Marathon, according to his manager, after he was allegedly poorly treated following his impressive victory in last year's race.

Opinion

The striatum acts as hub for multisensory integration

Saturday 23 August 2014 14:32

A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden provides insight on how the brain processes external input such as touch, vision or sound.

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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