SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.
Gauetng Premier David Makhura says that South African civil society has to mobilise and work together to fully ahieve the South Africa that was fought for. ( )

Gauteng premier urges more effort to realise freedom

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the fundamental basis to any freedom is democracy and to achieve a fully democratic country, South Africa needs to mobilise the society as a whole.  

The designs combine different fabrics and bring the two worlds together, elegance with a touch of African.
Africa inspires global fashion trends
Monday 27 April 2015 09:45

South Africa

Gauteng premier urges more effort to realise freedom

Monday 27 April 2015 11:05

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the fundamental basis to any freedom is democracy and to achieve a fully democratic country, South Africa needs to mobilise the society as a whole.  

Africa

SADC summit likely to discuss xenophobic attacks

Sunday 26 April 2015 18:39

The SADC summit in Harare this week will likely tackle the xenophobic attacks in South Africa, a government official was quoted as saying on Sunday.

World

It is Nepal's worst quake since 1934 when 8500 people died.
Nepal quake death toll now rises to 3218

Monday 27 April 2015 07:15

About 3218 people have now been killed in the 7.9 magnitude quake, which hit Nepal on Saturday.

Politics

The DA has released its nomination list with 21 candidates who will contest leadership position
DA leadership race puts spotlight on gender balance

Monday 27 April 2015 11:20

Democratic Alliance executive federal chairperson James Selfe says the party's gender representation in leadership positions should be viewed holistically instead of focussing on a gender balance.

Business

North West aims for 6% economic growth target

Monday 27 April 2015 11:58

The National Skydiving Championships which are currently underway in Rustenburg are said to be able to assist in achieving economic growth in the N West province.

Science

Role of IPPs in alleviating South Africa's energy shortages re-emphasised with the establishment of another wind farm in the Eastern Cape.
Wind farm project to boost E Cape economy

Monday 27 April 2015 06:42

The role of independent power producers (IPPs) in alleviating South Africa's energy shortages has been re-emphasised with the establishment of another wind farm in the Eastern Cape.

Lifestyle

The designs combine different fabrics and bring the two worlds together, elegance with a touch of African.
Africa inspires global fashion trends

Monday 27 April 2015 09:45

If fashion is anything to go by, then right now it is Africa’s time. The African continent is inspiring trends across the globe with African prints.

Sport

Neil Tovey tearfully remembers ‘Shoes’

Monday 27 April 2015 12:15

Neil Tovey has called on soccer administrators and government to make sure that soccer heroes are not only celebrated when they're dead.

Opinion

Twenty-one, and still growing up

Sunday 26 April 2015 13:35

As South Africa approaches Freedom Day on 21 April, Ronesh Dhawraj assesses how far the country has come in terms of transformation in key areas over the past 21 years.

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.

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