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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's National Treasury department is familiar with SAA and what is required to stabilise the airline's financial position
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's National Treasury department is familiar with SAA and what is required to stabilise the airline's financial position ( )

Nene meets SAA board

As government faces threats of disruptions from the opposition leading up to the 2015 State- of-the-Nation Address, President Jacob Zuma has again dismissed the possibility of further chaos in Parly.

KZN Emergency Medical Services were on the scene to attend to the victims.
Four killed in KZN accident
Monday 22 December 2014 16:18
All systems go for Lesotho elections: Ramaphosa
Monday 22 December 2014 16:16

South Africa

Nigerian preacher TB Joshua has invited the families of the deceased to come and spend time out there at the synagogue with the other church members for Christmas.
TB Joshua invites victims' families to Lagos for Christmas

Monday 22 December 2014 18:48

Nigerian preacher TB Joshua is flying the families of the victims of his church's collapse to Lagos to spend Christmas and the new year with him, the Synagogue Church of All Nations said on Monday.

Africa

A total of 85 South Africans died when a church building collapsed in Nigeria in September.
Nigeria collapse victims’ families still awaiting closure

Monday 22 December 2014 18:25

Relatives of the 11 South Africans whose remains are yet to be repatriated from Nigeria are still awaiting closure.

World

The windows of a Lindt cafe taped up during a 16-hour hostage crisis in Sydney.
Court orders partner of Sydney hostage-taker jailed

Monday 22 December 2014 10:46

An Australian court on Monday ordered bail revoked for the partner of a self-styled Sheikh who last week stormed a Sydney cafe at gunpoint.

Politics

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's National Treasury department is familiar with SAA and what is required to stabilise the airline's financial position
Nene meets SAA board

Monday 22 December 2014 17:59

As government faces threats of disruptions from the opposition leading up to the 2015 State- of-the-Nation Address, President Jacob Zuma has again dismissed the possibility of further chaos in Parly.

Business

South Africa's rand edged weaker against the U.S. dollar on Monday
SA's rand weaker vs dollar, risk aversion set to wane

Monday 22 December 2014 14:20

Rand edged weaker against the U.S. dollar on Monday following a week of volatile trade dominated by global events

Science

Scientists develop robotic arms controlled by thoughts

Monday 22 December 2014 09:36

The Johns Hopkins University scientists develop robotic arms controlled by thoughts and tested on the first patient.

Lifestyle

SA Blood service appeals for blood donations

Monday 22 December 2014 19:02

The South African National Blood Services (SANBS) is appealing for more blood donations over the festive period.

Sport

Egypt to allow limited number of fans at league matches

Monday 22 December 2014 12:55

Egyptian authorities will partially lift a ban on supporters at domestic stadiums, ending three years of league football being played in empty arenas

Opinion

Young Cuban-American groups emerge as Obama allies

Monday 22 December 2014 12:32

For a handful of Cuban-Americans, President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy wasn't much of a shocker, writes David Adams.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Reconciliation Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

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.

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