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SABC must convince parliament it is in control to avoid inquiry

The SABC board may avoid a parliamentary inquiry depending on whether or not it can convince the Portfolio Committee on Communications that it is in control of the situation at the corporation.

Plans afoot afoot to rescue KZN St Mary's Hospital
Thursday 29 September 2016 20:38
Rand weakens on growth concerns, stocks rise
Thursday 29 September 2016 20:26
Plans afoot afoot to rescue KZN St Mary's Hospital
Thursday 29 September 2016 20:38
Rand weakens on growth concerns, stocks rise
Thursday 29 September 2016 20:26

South Africa

Plans afoot afoot to rescue KZN St Mary's Hospital

Thursday 29 September 2016 20:38

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health has announced plans to rescue the embattled St Mary's Hospital at Mariannhill near Pinetown in Durban.

Africa

Gabon President Bongo names new Prime Minister

Thursday 29 September 2016 15:12

Gabon President Ali Bongo promoted foreign minister Emmanuel Issoze Ngondet to the post of Prime Minister on Wednesday.

World

US weighs tougher response to Russia over Syria crisis: officials

Thursday 29 September 2016 20:19

Obama administration officials have begun considering tougher responses to the Russian-backed Syrian government assault on Aleppo, including military options.

Politics

SABC must convince parliament it is in control to avoid inquiry

Thursday 29 September 2016 19:55

The SABC board may avoid a parliamentary inquiry depending on whether or not it can convince the Portfolio Committee on Communications that it is in control of the situation at the corporation.

Business

Rand weakens on growth concerns, stocks rise

Thursday 29 September 2016 20:26

South Africa's rand weakened on Thursday.

Science

Study finds Zika infects neural cells related to skull formation

Thursday 29 September 2016 20:25

The Zika virus causing an epidemic in Brazil and spreading through the Americas can infect and alter cells in the human nervous system.

Lifestyle

Family still reeling from Soweto String Quartet member’s death

Thursday 29 September 2016 19:41

Family and friends of Soweto String Quartet member Reuben ‘Ompi’ Khemese are still reeling from his sudden death.

Sport

Three changes made to Boks' line-up against Wallabies

Thursday 29 September 2016 18:43

Rudy Paige will make his starting debut for the Springboks on Saturday at Loftus Versveld, in the teams penultimate Castle Larger Rugby Championship match against World Champions Australia.

Opinion

After successfully appealing against Judge Masipa’s initial verdict of guilt, culpable homicide, the NPA now seeks to appeal Oscar Pistorius’ sentence handed down to him of 6 years for murder.
Appealing for Justice: in the matter of Judiciary versus Legislature

Wednesday 28 September 2016 16:01

Just when Judge Thokozile Masipa had put the final lid on the Oscar Pistorius trial, no sooner did the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) insist on continuing.

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

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

International Aids Conference

The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years.

Moving from MDG to SDG

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

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