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Three floors were destroyed by the blaze that started just after 4pm.   ( )

Probe into Joburg building fire underway

An investigation has been launched into a fire that broke out at an abandoned building in the Johannesburg CBD on Tuesday night.

Manhunt for Benni McCathy robbers
Wednesday 6 May 2015 06:10
Manhunt for Benni McCathy robbers
Wednesday 6 May 2015 06:10
The more than 200 foreign nationals who had confronted municipal officials in their attempts to close down the Isipingo shelter, will be moved to the Chatsworth shelter on Wednesday.
Displaced foreigners agree to relocate
Wednesday 6 May 2015 06:00
Post Office to cut 5 000 jobs
Wednesday 6 May 2015 05:47
Mayweather open to rematch with Pacquiao
Wednesday 6 May 2015 05:16

South Africa

The more than 200 foreign nationals who had confronted municipal officials in their attempts to close down the Isipingo shelter, will be moved to the Chatsworth shelter on Wednesday.
Displaced foreigners agree to relocate

Wednesday 6 May 2015 06:00

Displaced foreign nationals who are housed at the Isipingo temporary shelter have agreed to be moved to the Chatsworth centre, which is the last remaining camp in Durban.

Africa

 The two peacekeepers were attacked in the village of Kikiki.
Two Tanzanian UN peacekeepers killed in DRC ambush

Wednesday 6 May 2015 06:46

Two UN peacekeepers from Tanzania were killed, 13 wounded and four were missing in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday.

World

An interim deal between Iran and world powers over Iran's disputed nuclear program was reached last month.
US aims to make Iran nuclear deal immune to Russian, Chinese veto

Wednesday 6 May 2015 06:16

Washington wants to be certain that any nuclear deal between Iran and major powers includes the possibility of restoring UN sanctions.

Politics

About six political parties are contesting the bi-elections in Mtubatuba municipality in KwaZulu-Natal.
Six political parties to contest Mtubatuba municipality by-elections

Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:42

The stakes are high in the embattled Mtubatuba municipality on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast ahead of Wednesday's strongly contested by-elections in the area.

Business

Post Office to cut 5 000 jobs

Wednesday 6 May 2015 05:47

A plan for a turnaround of SAPO including the proposed shedding of more than 5,000 jobs was presented to the Portfolio Committee of Telecommunications and Postal Services on Tuesday.

Science

Western Cape agriculture on tech front

Tuesday 5 May 2015 15:22

The Western Cape is making huge strides with the use of modern technology and science in the agricultural sector.

Lifestyle

A 38 meter long oil painting depicting the life of Nelson Mandela continues to receive reviews.
Mandela’s painting receives rave reviews

Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:28

The painting captures some of the most historical and memorable moments of Nelson Mandela.

Sport

Manhunt for Benni McCathy robbers

Wednesday 6 May 2015 06:10

Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for three men who robbed Former Bafana Bafana player, Benni McCarthy.

Opinion

Zwelithini's lice comment deflects attention

Tuesday 5 May 2015 10:51

Alexander O'Riordan writes that if civil society plays its role, South Africa’s royal families might have more to lose from perpetuating xenophobic violence than they acknowledge.

Marikana

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

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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