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Preparations ahead of the State of the Nation Address are well underway ( )

Parties hope for peaceful SONA amid EFF threat

Some political parties in Parliament are hoping for a State of the Nation Address that will be free of interruptions when President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation on Thursday.

Johannesburg's Market Theatre celebrated its 40 years of existence with a full scope of theatre programming.
Market theatre still going strong, 40 years on
Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:45
Burundi’s turmoil caused growth to shrink by an estimated 7.2 %.
Burundi economy seen growing 3.5 % in 2016
Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:44
Johannesburg's Market Theatre celebrated its 40 years of existence with a full scope of theatre programming.
Market theatre still going strong, 40 years on
Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:45
Burundi’s turmoil caused growth to shrink by an estimated 7.2 %.
Burundi economy seen growing 3.5 % in 2016
Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:44
On Tuesday President Jacob Zuma met with the country's top business leaders in Cape Town.
SA business welcomes Zuma's move on economy
Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:10
Thuli Madonsela’s report demonstrated how President Zuma and family unduly benefitted from non-security upgrades.
Thuli Madonsela’s report demonstrated how President Zuma and family unduly benefitted from non-security upgrades.

South Africa

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Wednesday 10 February 2016 05:12

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Africa

Burundi’s turmoil caused growth to shrink by an estimated 7.2 %.
Burundi economy seen growing 3.5 % in 2016

Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:44

Burundi's economy should expand by 3.5 % in 2016, the finance ministry said on Tuesday.

World

UN chief urges shared responsibility against global challenges

Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:20

Today’s complex challenges cross borders and surpass the capacity of any single country or institution to cope.

Politics

Parties hope for peaceful SONA amid EFF threat

Wednesday 10 February 2016 07:45

Some political parties in Parliament are hoping for a State of the Nation Address that will be free of interruptions when President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation on Thursday.

Business

On Tuesday President Jacob Zuma met with the country's top business leaders in Cape Town.
SA business welcomes Zuma's move on economy

Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:10

Business has welcomed government's commitment to implement new measures to improve cooperation.

Science

More than half of the municipalities in the Limpopo province are providing water not suitable for human consumption.
Limpopo water not suitable for human consumption: Report

Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:30

Thousands of people in Limpopo are drinking water which is not suitable for human consumption. That is according to a report by Blue Drop Certification Programme, a body developed in 2008.

Lifestyle

Johannesburg's Market Theatre celebrated its 40 years of existence with a full scope of theatre programming.
Market theatre still going strong, 40 years on

Wednesday 10 February 2016 06:45

Established within weeks of the 1976 Soweto Uprising, the Market Theatre came to symbolise the struggle for freedom during the apartheid era.

Sport

Ajax Cape Town still to decide on CAF participation

Wednesday 10 February 2016 05:48

Ajax Cape Town is yet to decide whether they will honour their first round CAF Confederation Cup match against Sagrade Esperanca of Angola.

Opinion

Support for SA's democracy has decreased: Survey

Tuesday 9 February 2016 20:54

More than 60% of South Africans would give up the right to vote if a government can deliver basic services like water, healthcare, housing and security.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma will deliver the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) will hold its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states will meet from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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