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Fire fighters continue to work courageously in numerous hotspots.
Firefighters continue to work courageously in numerous hotspots. ( )

Rain brings relief to Cape fire crews

The keenly anticipated rain that has been predicted for Cape Town has finally started to come down.

ANC eThekwini to reconvene conference
Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:14
It is alleged that the suspects held a woman at gun point at the corner of Napier and Barry Hertzog.
Police probe Parktown hijacking incident
Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:10
The DA is demanding a referendum on e-tolls.
DA protests against e-tolls
Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:07
ANC eThekwini to reconvene conference
Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:14
It is alleged that the suspects held a woman at gun point at the corner of Napier and Barry Hertzog.
Police probe Parktown hijacking incident
Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:10
The DA is demanding a referendum on e-tolls.
DA protests against e-tolls
Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:07

South Africa

Fire fighters continue to work courageously in numerous hotspots.
Rain brings relief to Cape fire crews

Wednesday 4 March 2015 12:45

The keenly anticipated rain that has been predicted for Cape Town has finally started to come down.

Africa

 Judges of the Appeal Court resigned when Dr. Kananelo Mosito was appointed the President of the Court of Appeal.
Lesotho court dismisses King Letsie III, Thabane case

Wednesday 4 March 2015 07:00

The Lesotho Constitutional court has dismissed a case in which the Attorney General was suing the King and Prime Minister for appointing the President of the court of Appeal Dr. Kananelo Mosito.

World

More than 30 killed in coal mine blast in Ukraine

Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:02

A blast at a coal mine in the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk killed more than 30 people, a local official said on Wednesday.

Politics

ANC eThekwini to reconvene conference

Wednesday 4 March 2015 11:14

The African National Congress (ANC)'s newly-elected eThekwini regional leadership says it accepts the decision of the party's national leadership to reconvene the elective conference.

Business

Cosatu welcomes ruling against Khulubuse Zuma

Wednesday 4 March 2015 07:05

Cosatu and its affiliate the NUM have welcomed the dismissal of an urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of more than R1.5 billion against Aurora set aside.

Science

Artist's impression of the Scholz's binary star, a small red star with a brown dwarf companion (at right), as it visited the outskirts of the solar system just 70 000 years ago.
Astronomers spot closest star to ever pass earth

Wednesday 4 March 2015 07:45

Astronomers have detected the closest star to ever pass through the earth, other than the Sun.

Lifestyle

 Saba Mbixane succumbed to injuries he sustained during a motorcycle accident last week.
Umhlobo Wenene FM presenter to be remembered

Wednesday 4 March 2015 09:35

The Eastern Cape government has arranged a memorial service for the late Umhlobo Wenene FM veteran traditional music presenter, Saba Mbixane on Wednesday at 12 pm.

Sport

Wits trump Sundowns in tight encounter

Wednesday 4 March 2015 06:30

Sibusiso Vilakazi's 77th minute strike secured Wits a 1-0 victory over Mamelodi Sundowns at the Bidvest Stadium on Tuesday evening.

Opinion

SA’s middle class in a ‘tight financial squeeze’

Wednesday 4 March 2015 10:55

South Africa’s middle class say they feel short-changed as debt mounts.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2015 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January – 8 February.

State of the Nation Address

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 12 February 2015 at 19h00. The theme for 2015 is '20 years of a democratic parliament'.

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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