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Stats SA says the expanded definition of unemployment, which includes people who have stopped looking for work, also fell to 34.9% from 36.1%. ( )

South Africa’s unemployment rate drops

South Africa's unemployment rate has dropped from 26.4% to 25% in the second quarter of 2015, StatsSA said on Wednesday.

Black graduates still lag behind on jobs
Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:50
Health practitioners who have attended the BHF Southern African Conference says assisted suicide is against their ethics.
SA regulatory bodies against assisted suicide
Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:39
Black graduates still lag behind on jobs
Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:50
Health practitioners who have attended the BHF Southern African Conference says assisted suicide is against their ethics.
SA regulatory bodies against assisted suicide
Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:39
Chiefs take on Pirates in the Carling Cup on Saturday
Season's derby opener sends tongues wagging
Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:36
Shembe followers delaying court proceedings
Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:29

South Africa

Black graduates still lag behind on jobs

Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:50

For one employed black African graduate, there were five employed white graduates and four employed Indian graduates.

Africa

Ramaphosa to return to Lesotho for more peace efforts

Wednesday 29 July 2015 17:35

Deputy President and SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa will be in Lesotho on Thursday to facilitate peace and stability in that country.

World

New TSA chief aims to tighten US airline screening

Wednesday 29 July 2015 19:14

The Transportation Security Administration plans to retrain thousands of airport screeners to detect weapons better, scale back a pre-clearance program and more closely monitor security badges.

Politics

The EFF says it is not intimidated by the suspected break-in at Julius Malema office in Parliament.
EFF opens case after suspected break-in at Malema office

Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:11

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Parliament says it has opened a case with the police after a suspected break-in at the office of its leader, Julius Malema.

Business

South Africa’s unemployment rate drops

Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:13

South Africa's unemployment rate has dropped from 26.4% to 25% in the second quarter of 2015, StatsSA said on Wednesday.

Science

Health practitioners who have attended the BHF Southern African Conference says assisted suicide is against their ethics.
SA regulatory bodies against assisted suicide

Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:39

South Africa's regulatory bodies for medical practitioners have come out against the practice of assisted suicide, or active euthanasia, at a Cape Town Health conference.

Lifestyle

Popular Maskandi musician Mtshengiseni Gcwensa died on Monday morning after a long illness.
Maskandi legend to be buried on Sunday

Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:16

Popular maskandi musician Mtshengiseni Gcwensa will be laid to rest at Msinga in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands on Sunday.

Sport

Chiefs take on Pirates in the Carling Cup on Saturday
Season's derby opener sends tongues wagging

Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:36

The Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates clash in Saturday’s Carling Black Label Cup at the FNB stadium is the biggest talking point in local football at the moment.

Opinion

Why we need to tread carefully in drawing up HR rules for business

Wednesday 29 July 2015 09:46

Devising the rules for holding businesses responsible for the effects of their operations on human rights.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on June 16 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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