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President Jacob Zuma has confirmed that he has assigned three cabinet ministers to provide support to the families of the trapped miners. ( )

Zuma comforts families of trapped miners

President Jacob Zuma has sent a message of hope to the families of three trapped miners at the Lily Mine in Barberton, Mpumalanga.

SACP General-Secretary Blade Nzimande.
Nzimande calls for unity in tripartite alliance
Saturday 13 February 2016 22:02
Netcare911 paramedics were alerted by residents about their findings.
Newborn found alive in pit toilet
Saturday 13 February 2016 21:46
 The lightning bolt struck a tree in an open field in kwaMachi, near Harding, KwaZulu-Natal.
KZN churchgoers killed in lightning strike
Saturday 13 February 2016 21:30
SACP General-Secretary Blade Nzimande.
Nzimande calls for unity in tripartite alliance
Saturday 13 February 2016 22:02
Netcare911 paramedics were alerted by residents about their findings.
Newborn found alive in pit toilet
Saturday 13 February 2016 21:46
 The lightning bolt struck a tree in an open field in kwaMachi, near Harding, KwaZulu-Natal.
KZN churchgoers killed in lightning strike
Saturday 13 February 2016 21:30
Sixteen-year-old Lizel Molefe was allegedly kidnapped in Lombardy East on Tuesday morning.
Missing Joburg teen found
Saturday 13 February 2016 21:21
Minister Malusi Gigaba has urged bursary recipients to commit themselves to their studies.
Gigaba awards top 2015 student with bursaries
Saturday 13 February 2016 20:05
Cosmos beat Free State Stars 1-0.
Cosmos out of trouble after beating FS Stars
Saturday 13 February 2016 19:50

South Africa

Members of the media gathered in Cape Town for the IEC meeting.
IEC briefs Sanef on election readiness

Saturday 13 February 2016 21:56

The Electoral Commission says the delay in the work of the Demarcation Board has had an impact in the preparations for Local Government Elections.

Africa

A woman gets off a truck with pictures of National Resistance Movement party candidate Yoweri Museveni in Masindi.
Ugandans gearing up for elections

Saturday 13 February 2016 19:24

The clock is ticking fast towards the 18 February general elections.

World

People inpect the damage after airstrikes by  pro-Syrian government forces in the rebel held town of  Dael.
Russia casts doubt on Syria ceasefire deal as army gains ground

Saturday 13 February 2016 19:19

Russia said on Saturday a cease fire deal for Syria agreed by major powers was more likely to fail than succeed

Politics

SACP General-Secretary Blade Nzimande.
Nzimande calls for unity in tripartite alliance

Saturday 13 February 2016 22:02

SACP General-Secretary Blade Nzimande has called for unity among organisations within the ANC led tripartite alliance in honour of the late party and ANC intellectual, Jabulani Nxumalo.

Business

Investors are pleading with Ntinga Health Financial Services to give them their money back.
Investors left penniless after Ntinga Financial Services disappears

Saturday 13 February 2016 15:11

Hundreds of investors from around the country have been left penniless after investment company Ntinga Health Financial Services disappeared with millions of rands.

Science

 The lightning bolt struck a tree in an open field in kwaMachi, near Harding, KwaZulu-Natal.
KZN churchgoers killed in lightning strike

Saturday 13 February 2016 21:30

Three churchgoers were killed on Saturday and 38 others were injured when a bolt of lightning struck a tree in an open field in KwaMachi, near Harding.

Lifestyle

Thobeka Madiba-Zuma says  people have been receptive of their cancer awareness drive.  
Early detection key to ending cancer scourge

Saturday 13 February 2016 18:56

South Africa's First Lady Tobeka Madiba-Zuma has encouraged all South Africans to go for screening as early as possible to avoid the quick spread of cancer.

Sport

Cosmos beat Free State Stars 1-0.
Cosmos out of trouble after beating FS Stars

Saturday 13 February 2016 19:50

Jomo Cosmos have eased their relegation woes after a 1-nil win over Free State Stars at Olen Park Stadium.

Opinion

The state of South Africa’s economic belt-tightening

Saturday 13 February 2016 20:25

The 2016 State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2016 will go down in history as perhaps the country’s most-watched since the dawn of democracy in 1994, writes Ronesh Dhawraj.

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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