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Even with favourable credit laws for the SA consumer, they still remain heavily indebted. ( )

SA debt measures backfire

Only 21c in every rand is available to the average South African household to pay for living expenses.

A child goes missing every 5 hours
Sunday 24 May 2015 12:04

South Africa

Cape Town winning battle against teen pregnancy

Sunday 24 May 2015 14:14

The City of Cape Town said on Sunday it is winning the battle against teenage pregnancies and is focused on expanding its programme to reach more young people.

Africa

The Nigerian army has freed more than 700 women held by Boko Haram in recent weeks but the Chibok girls have not been among them.
Nigeria army kills Boko Haram militants, rescues 20 women and children

Sunday 24 May 2015 08:28

Nigeria's armed forces killed scores of Boko Haram militants and rescued 20 women and children as part of an operation in the Sambisa forest.

World

Mass graves and suspected human trafficking detention camps have been discovered by Malaysian police in towns and villages bordering Thailand.
Mass graves of suspected trafficking victims found in Malaysia

Sunday 24 May 2015 12:33

Mass graves and suspected human trafficking detention camps have been discovered by Malaysian police in towns and villages bordering Thailand, the country's home minister said on Sunday.

Politics

Zuma: Africa day about celebrating solidarity

Sunday 24 May 2015 12:59

President Jacob Zuma says Africa Day is about celebrating the solidarity and friendship African countries afforded South African during Apartheid.

Business

SA debt measures backfire

Sunday 24 May 2015 14:46

Only 21c in every rand is available to the average South African household to pay for living expenses.

Science

Agriculture dept still assessing ‘probable” carcinogenic herbicide

Sunday 24 May 2015 14:19

The Department of Agriculture is still determining whether a compound in commonly used pesticides, which has been found to “probably” cause cancer, will have to be regulated.

Lifestyle

Africa day aims to regenerate continent: Mthethwa

Sunday 24 May 2015 09:33

Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, says one on the reasons Africans should celebrate African Day is for ‘Africa to regenerate herself.’

Sport

Stormers beat  Rebels 31-15 at Newlands in Cape Town.
Stormers on top of Super Rugby standings after win

Sunday 24 May 2015 09:45

A 31-15 home victory for the Stormers over the Rebels at Newlands on Saturday took them back to the top of the South African conference in the Super Rugby standings.

Opinion

Hundreds of people have gathered at the University of Pretoria in Mamelodi to celebrate Africa Day.
Africa needs to be mentally decolonised: Ntuli

Sunday 24 May 2015 12:11

Monday marks Africa Day and several events have been taking place since Saturday leading to the day.

DA Federal Congress

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its 6th Federal Congress on 9-10 May 2015 at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Nelson Mandela Bay.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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