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The drop in petrol prices comes at a time when consumers are facing increasing food and electricity prices as well as interest rate hikes.
The drop in petrol prices comes at a time when consumers are facing increasing food and electricity prices as well as interest rate hikes. ( )

Drop in petrol price only a slight relief: Economist

Economists say a significant drop in the price of fuel will not bring significant relief to indebted South Africans.

Women call for gender transformation in SANDF
Friday 28 August 2015 15:57
Emzini Wezinsizwa actor dies
Friday 28 August 2015 15:21
Women call for gender transformation in SANDF
Friday 28 August 2015 15:57
Emzini Wezinsizwa actor dies
Friday 28 August 2015 15:21
 President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans to save water.  
Zuma launches “War on Leaks” project
Friday 28 August 2015 12:45

South Africa

Women call for gender transformation in SANDF

Friday 28 August 2015 15:57

The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the South African National Defence Force needs to overcome the country's legacy of gender discrimination.

Africa

 Boko Haram is an Islamic extremist group based in north-eastern Nigeria, also active in Chad, Niger and northern Cameroon.
Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill three in Niger

Friday 28 August 2015 06:53

Suspected Nigerian Boko Haram militants raided a village in southern Niger, killing three people including a soldier, security sources in the West African nation said on Thursday.

World

Despite record surplus, Germany ignores calls to spend more

Friday 28 August 2015 15:20

Germany posted a record-breaking 21 billion euro surplus in the first half of 2015 but has turned a deaf ear to criticism from home and abroad that it should cut taxes or raise public spending.

Politics

Minister Suzan Shabangu says South Africa needs more campaigns to rally men to be active citizens in our society.
Men’s charter will alleviate women, child abuse: Shabangu

Friday 28 August 2015 14:37

Minister of Women in the Presidency, Susan Shabangu, has applauded the launch of the Men's charter.

Business

The drop in petrol prices comes at a time when consumers are facing increasing food and electricity prices as well as interest rate hikes.
Drop in petrol price only a slight relief: Economist

Friday 28 August 2015 16:25

Economists say a significant drop in the price of fuel will not bring significant relief to indebted South Africans.

Science

 President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans to save water.  
Zuma launches “War on Leaks” project

Friday 28 August 2015 12:45

President Jacob Zuma says government is committed to fighting water leakages in the country.

Lifestyle

Emzini Wezinsizwa actor dies

Friday 28 August 2015 15:21

Popular local actor Rolland Bantubonke Mqwebu of comedy sitcom "Emzini Wezinsizwa" fame, has died of a heart attack at the Ethekwini Hospital in Durban.

Sport

The Africa T20 Cup aims to give exposure to young and upcoming cricketers.
Africa T20 Cup aims to unearth fresh talent

Friday 28 August 2015 07:00

South Africa will host the first Africa T20 Cup as a curtain raiser to the domestic season.

Opinion

SABC Group executive news and current affairs, Jimi Matthews.
All news demands informed context: Jimi Matthews

Friday 28 August 2015 09:46

In common with our counterparts abroad, South Africa are battling with declining viewers and listeners, writes Jimi Matthews.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Women's Day on 9 August 2015 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

Oscar Pistorius Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the trial of Oscar Pistorius.

Marikana

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

Science & Tech Wrap

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

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