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South Sudan's president Salva Kiir signs a peace agreement in the capital Juba.
South Sudan's president Salva Kiir signs a peace agreement in the capital Juba. ( )

Security Council ready to implement South Sudan peace deal

The United Nations Security Council has expressed its readiness to consider appropriate measures to ensure the full implementation of the peace agreement in South Sudan.

McBride could be back in office "tomorrow"
Saturday 29 August 2015 06:57
McBride could be back in office "tomorrow"
Saturday 29 August 2015 06:57
Santam sees profit rise 12% to R1.1 billion
Saturday 29 August 2015 06:39
IPU chair outlines leaders' roles in SDGs
Friday 28 August 2015 20:32

South Africa

Students at Rhodes University continue their protest against racism

Saturday 29 August 2015 06:31

The Black Student Movement (BSM) at Rhodes University in the Eastern Cape are continuing with their sit in at the council chambers, protesting about the failure of transformation in the university.

Africa

Chad, along with Nigeria, is leading the 8 700-strong regional military task force against Boko Haram
Chad sentences 10 Boko Haram members to death: Sources

Saturday 29 August 2015 06:55

Chad, a leading country in a military task force against Boko Haram, has sentenced 10 members of the Islamist militants to death on terrorism charges, the chief prosecutor said on Friday.

World

 A coffin is rolled onto a truck at a customs building with refrigeration facilities in the village of Nickelsdorf, Austria.
Libyan drownings, truck of corpses drive up migrant toll

Saturday 29 August 2015 06:46

Austria said 71 refugees were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 105 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe.

Politics

McBride could be back in office "tomorrow"

Saturday 29 August 2015 06:57

Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride could be back in his office "tomorrow", without ever answering to the grave charges of misconduct against him.

Business

Santam sees profit rise 12% to R1.1 billion

Saturday 29 August 2015 06:39

Short-term insurer Santam saw its profits rise by 12% from R953 million to R1.1 billion and declared an interim dividend of 288 cents, up 10% from a year ago, in its interim results to June.

Science

 President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans to save water.  
Zuma launches “War on Leaks” project

Friday 28 August 2015 12:45

President Jacob Zuma says government is committed to fighting water leakages in the country.

Lifestyle

Concourt to deliberate reinstatement of fired lesbian church minister

Friday 28 August 2015 19:45

The Constitutional Court will deliberate on whether or not to give a lesbian Church Minister her job back.

Sport

Anaso Jobodwana won bronze in a strong field where Jamaica's Usain Bolt won gold and America’s Justin Gatlin clinching silver
Jobodwana gets praise from home

Saturday 29 August 2015 06:38

The Eastern Cape ANC leadership has lauded the recent achievement by athlete, Anaso Jobodwana, who won a bronze medal at the IAAF championships in Beijing on Thursday.

Opinion

SABC Group executive news and current affairs, Jimi Matthews.
All news demands informed context: Jimi Matthews

Friday 28 August 2015 09:46

In common with our counterparts abroad, South Africa are battling with declining viewers and listeners, writes Jimi Matthews.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Women's Day on 9 August 2015 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

Oscar Pistorius Trial

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

Marikana

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

Science & Tech Wrap

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

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