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South African President Jacob Zuma.
South African President Jacob Zuma. ( )

Protector assessing complaint on Zuma’s daughter

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's office is assessing a complaint about the appointment of President Jacob Zuma's daughter to a top post in the telecommunications and postal services department.

Head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Mxolisi Nxasana.
Zuma considers suspending NPA head
Friday 1 August 2014 14:34
Banyana Banyana has been drawn in group B together with Algeria, Cameroon, and Ghana for the African Women's Championships.
Banyana step up AWC preparations
Friday 1 August 2014 14:12
Head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Mxolisi Nxasana.
Zuma considers suspending NPA head
Friday 1 August 2014 14:34
Banyana Banyana has been drawn in group B together with Algeria, Cameroon, and Ghana for the African Women's Championships.
Banyana step up AWC preparations
Friday 1 August 2014 14:12
Ten people have been arrested in connection with an arson incident in Letsitele, outside Tzaneen in Limpopo.
Women march half-naked over arson incident
Friday 1 August 2014 12:34

South Africa

Head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Mxolisi Nxasana.
Zuma considers suspending NPA head

Friday 1 August 2014 14:34

President Jacob Zuma has notified National Prosecution Authority (NPA) head Mxolisi Nxasana that he is considering suspending him, the presidency said on Friday.

Africa

Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu.
Tutu calls for an end to South Sudan crisis

Friday 1 August 2014 10:05

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says the people of South Sudan have been through hell.

World

Truce crumbles as 40 killed in Gaza

Friday 1 August 2014 12:33

A Gaza ceasefire crumbled only hours after it began on Friday, with at least 40 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling, and Israel accusing militants of violating the US- and UN-brokered truce.

Politics

NFP leader, Zanele Magwaza-Msibi.
NFP leader quizzed over stolen money

Friday 1 August 2014 07:30

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal says police should probe how the NFP leader Zanele Magwaza-Msibi came to have about R 500 000 in cash in her house.

Business

Ugandan shilling gains after court strikes down anti-homosexuality law

Friday 1 August 2014 14:50

The Ugandan shilling gained on Friday against the dollar after the country's constitutional court struck down an anti-homosexuality law that punishes gay sex with long jail sentences, traders said.

Science

'SA won't treat foreigners with Ebola': NICD

Friday 1 August 2014 13:46

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says South Africa will not treat foreigners who contract the deadly Ebola virus.

Lifestyle

Exotic food that was brought into the studio from the SA Chef’s Training and Innovation Academy.
Exotic cuisine: One man's trash is another's delicacy

Friday 1 August 2014 12:00

They say “one person’s delight is another one’s disgust.” While some exotic cuisines may appear weird, if not utterly disgusting they are often delicacies in certain parts of the world.

Sport

Banyana Banyana has been drawn in group B together with Algeria, Cameroon, and Ghana for the African Women's Championships.
Banyana step up AWC preparations

Friday 1 August 2014 14:12

The South African women's national team went into camp in Johannesburg on Thursday, two months before the African Women's Championships (AWC) kick-off in Namibia.

Opinion

 IGD Senior Researcher, Lesley Masters.
SA’s Foreign Policy Budget 2014: Something Old, Something New

Thursday 31 July 2014 09:01

A focus on a ‘second transition’ could divert much needed attention from implementation, writes Lesley Masters.

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 Youth Day and Youth Month.

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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