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Zwelinzima Vavi is no longer Cosatu’s general-secretary.
Zwelinzima Vavi is no longer Cosatu’s general-secretary. ( )

Cosatu fired Vavi for gross misconduct

Cosatu says it fired its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi for gross misconduct and for failure to perform his duties including boycotting the Central Executive Committee (CEC) meetings.  

The musician and actor died last week at the Kopano Hospital in Vereeniging.
Kwaito star Senyaka to be remembered
Tuesday 31 March 2015 12:10
The musician and actor died last week at the Kopano Hospital in Vereeniging.
Kwaito star Senyaka to be remembered
Tuesday 31 March 2015 12:10
The man was sentenced for the crimes committed on February 14 last year.
Man jailed for 22 years for farm attack
Tuesday 31 March 2015 11:40
Thandi Maqubela was convicted of the June 2009 murder of her husband.
18 years for Thandi Maqubela
Tuesday 31 March 2015 11:07
Chabane truck driver gets bail
Tuesday 31 March 2015 10:30

South Africa

The man was sentenced for the crimes committed on February 14 last year.
Man jailed for 22 years for farm attack

Tuesday 31 March 2015 11:40

A man has been sentenced to 22 years in jail by the Ladysmith Regional Court for raping and robbing a woman on her farm near Elandslaagte, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Tuesday.

Africa

Nigerians seem to have put faith in Muhammadu Buhari as a born-again democrat intent on cleaning up Nigeria's corrupt politics
Nigeria's Buhari closes in on historic election victory

Tuesday 31 March 2015 14:23

Nigerian opposition contender, Muhammadu Buhari, an ex-general who first won power three decades ago in a military coup, closed in on a historic election victory on Tuesday.

World

Canadian Parliament backs air strikes on Islamic State in Syria

Tuesday 31 March 2015 07:20

Canadian legislators on Monday voted to back the government's plans to bomb Islamic State positions in Syria, a move that opposition parties say threatens to drag Canada into a long war.

Politics

Zwelinzima Vavi is no longer Cosatu’s general-secretary.
Cosatu fired Vavi for gross misconduct

Tuesday 31 March 2015 14:08

Cosatu says it fired its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi for gross misconduct and for failure to perform his duties including boycotting the Central Executive Committee (CEC) meetings.  

Business

Government says mining companies must retain the 26% black ownership ratio.
Ramatlhodi asks courts to decide on black ownership rule

Tuesday 31 March 2015 14:20

South African minister of Mineral Resources, Ngoako Ramatlhodi, said on Tuesday there was "no consensus" with the industry over a mandated target of 26% black ownership.

Science

Beijing to limit motorists on heavily polluted days

Tuesday 31 March 2015 06:55

Beijing has introduced measures to limit the number of motorists on heavily polluted days.

Lifestyle

The musician and actor died last week at the Kopano Hospital in Vereeniging.
Kwaito star Senyaka to be remembered

Tuesday 31 March 2015 12:10

The memorial service of kwaito star, Senyaka Kekana, will be held at the Baseline Club in Newtown, Johannesburg, on Tuesday afternoon.

Sport

ANC calls for speedy transformation in cricket

Tuesday 31 March 2015 08:01

The African National Congress (ANC) has bemoaned the slow pace of transformation in the South African cricket.

Opinion

Wrongfully accussed, left in limbo: Justice project

Tuesday 31 March 2015 12:00

It is unclear how many people have been wrongfully accused in South Africa.

Collins Chabane

Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane was killed in an accident on Sunday, March 15, 2015

Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane was killed in an accident on Sunday, March 15, 2015

National Days 2015

Commemorating Human Rights Day on March 21 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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