SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.
South African Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Clayson Monyela, addressing reporters on the Lesotho 'coup' on Saturday.
South African Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Clayson Monyela, addressing reporters on the Lesotho 'coup' on Saturday. ( )

SA condemns 'coup' in Lesotho

South Africa says Lesotho's army appears to have staged a coup d'état, adding that an unconstitutional change of government would not be tolerated by the region.

A Free Syrian Army soldier collects a copy of the Koran from the floor of mosque after a shell slammed into the building in Aleppo, Syria in 2012.
Crossing paths with James Foley in Syria’s war
Saturday 30 August 2014 14:54
The Deputy President said South Africans have always had a vision for their future and the current blueprint now lies with the NDP.
The Deputy President said South Africans have always had a vision for their future and the current blueprint now lies with the NDP.

South Africa

Govt to increase ARV distribution: Motsoaledi

Saturday 30 August 2014 13:09

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says South Africa intends to increase its anti-retroviral (ARV) coverage from the current 2.4 million to 4.6 million people over the next twenty-four months.

Africa

South Africa has condemned the apparent coup in Lesotho on Saturday.
LCD rejects claims that it was behind Lesotho coup

Saturday 30 August 2014 16:56

The Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) has rejected claims that it was behind the military coup in Lesotho.

World

Algerian officials have reported that a Ukrainian cargo plane has crashed in Algeria's far south on Saturday.
Ukrainian cargo plane with 7 on board crashes in Algeria: Official

Saturday 30 August 2014 16:44

A Ukrainian cargo plane with seven people on board crashed in Algeria's far south on Saturday.

Politics

Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille.
De Lille cautions EFF on taking Parly to court

Saturday 30 August 2014 14:21

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has cautioned the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) not to be too hasty to take Parliament to court.

Business

Economist Dawie Roodt anticipates the petrol price to stay steady for the next couple of months.
Another big petrol price drop or hike unlikely: Economists

Saturday 30 August 2014 15:08

Economists say another big petrol price drop or hike for the rest of the year is unlikely.

Science

Joanne is now estimated to have eight teeth, enough to help her chew fruits and vegetables such as her favourites, kale and grapes.
Baby gorilla making her own tracks

Saturday 30 August 2014 07:24

Joanne is now estimated to have eight teeth, enough to help her chew fruits and vegetables such as her favourites, kale and grapes.

Lifestyle

An annual wedding fun run in the Southern Cape sees brides and brides-to-be swapping stilettos for running shoes.
Couples kick up their heels in annual wedding run

Saturday 30 August 2014 14:54

Couples from various parts of the Southern Cape have taken part in the annual wedding run on Saturday.

Sport

Coach Carlo Ancelotti says Cristiano Ronaldo will sit out Real Madrid's trip to Real Sociedad on Sunday.
Recovering Ronaldo rested for Real's clash with Sociedad

Saturday 30 August 2014 14:43

Cristiano Ronaldo will be rested for Real Madrid's trip to Real Sociedad on Sunday to allow him to recover fully from injuries, Coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Saturday.

Opinion

A Free Syrian Army soldier collects a copy of the Koran from the floor of mosque after a shell slammed into the building in Aleppo, Syria in 2012.
Crossing paths with James Foley in Syria’s war

Saturday 30 August 2014 14:54

Independent journalists reporting in war zones depend on their instincts and luck, writes James Palmer.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Women’s Day.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site, www.sabcnews.mobi