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The commission, chaired by retired judge Ian Farlam, is investigating the deaths of 44 people in Marikana in August 2012. ( )

No reason to apologise: Striker

There is no need to apologise to the families of Lonmin workers killed at Marikana in August 2012, one of the strike's leaders told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday.

Calm restored in Mhlumayo
Wednesday 27 August 2014 12:09
Calm restored in Mhlumayo
Wednesday 27 August 2014 12:09
Separation of powers not breached: Nhleko
Wednesday 27 August 2014 10:34
Maswanganyi murder trial resumes
Wednesday 27 August 2014 10:33
The SA Weather Service says temperatures are expected to drop by tomorrow morning
'Another cold front before Spring'
Wednesday 27 August 2014 09:47

South Africa

No reason to apologise: Striker

Wednesday 27 August 2014 14:15

There is no need to apologise to the families of Lonmin workers killed at Marikana in August 2012, one of the strike's leaders told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday.

Africa

The US is concerned that air strikes against Libyan could worsen crisis in Arab countries.  
Libyan raids could herald bolder Arab action as US wavers

Wednesday 27 August 2014 06:53

Air strikes against Libyan Islamist militants that US officials had said were staged by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates could mark an escalation of a regional struggle

World

Putin says up to Ukraine to clinch ceasefire

Wednesday 27 August 2014 06:53

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko had discussed the need for a swift end to bloodshed in Ukraine.

Politics

The ANC in Limpopo says it will no longer comment on the council seats issues.
Limpopo municipality consulting lawyers on council seats

Wednesday 27 August 2014 11:54

The Mogalakwena Municipality in Limpopo says it is still consulting lawyers on whether it can declare the council's 23 seats vacant.

Business

Deputy Director-General at Statistics South Africa, Joe De Beer
'Recent economic growth not enough to sustain jobs'

Wednesday 27 August 2014 08:10

Deputy Director-General at Statistics South Africa, Joe De Beer, says the recent growth shown by the economy is not enough to sustain jobs.

Science

WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola

Wednesday 27 August 2014 10:49

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola.

Lifestyle

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has been nominated for the category South African of the Year at the SATY awards.
Who will be the South African of the year?

Wednesday 27 August 2014 10:35

The public voting for the South African of the Year (SATY) awards closed on Wednesday with over 500 000 public votes. Winners will be announced on the 6th September.

Sport

For the third time this season Lerato Chabangu was the difference as he bagged the deciding goal for Swallows against City
Chabangu brace seals it for Swallows

Wednesday 27 August 2014 05:51

The sight of Lerato Chabangu scoring the winning goal for Moroka Swallows is becoming all too familiar as the midfielder's brace guided his team to a 3-2 victory over Polokwane City.

Opinion

 According to psychologists children suffer from depression as a result of their environment.
People more aware of mental issues affecting children: Psychiatrist

Wednesday 27 August 2014 11:00

Psychiatrist and author Dr Brendan Belsham says that there is a growing awareness on mental issues affecting children in South Africa.

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.

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