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Traffic officials are concerned by the number of road fatalities this festive season.
Traffic officials are concerned by the number of road fatalities this festive season. ( )

More than 200 people die on SA roads  

More than 200 people have died on the country's roads since the 1st of December.

The West Indies started their first innings in the morning, in reply to South Africa's mammoth 552 for five declared.
Proteas patience rewarded after lunch
Friday 19 December 2014 16:31
The West Indies started their first innings in the morning, in reply to South Africa's mammoth 552 for five declared.
Proteas patience rewarded after lunch
Friday 19 December 2014 16:31
Some of the farmers urged government to increase its support towards small scale farming.
MDA gives farming tools to small scale farmers
Friday 19 December 2014 15:31

South Africa

Land claims look to ensure long-term economic benefits

Friday 19 December 2014 18:06

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform says land restitution claims will now be geared to ensuring that residents reap long-term economic benefits from the development of their land.

Africa

Tribal chief of Mali's Tuaregs dies amid stalled peace talks

Friday 19 December 2014 12:32

The chief of the most powerful Tuareg tribe in northern Mali died on Thursday, signalling a change of leadership as Tuareg separatists are locked in peace talks with the government.

World

Eight children killed in Australia in reported mass stabbing

Friday 19 December 2014 09:54

Eight children have been killed and a woman injured, police said on Friday, during what several media outlets reported was a mass stabbing in Australia's tropical northern city of Cairns.

Politics

IFP leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, was speaking at a media briefing in Durban.
IFP doors open for members who left: Buthelezi

Friday 19 December 2014 14:32

IFP leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, says the doors of his party remain open for former members who left the party to join the National Freedom Party, including senior NFP leaders.

Business

Copper firms on supply outlook worries, oil price rise

Friday 19 December 2014 11:37

Copper futures edged higher on Friday on the possibility of a supply disruption in Africa and higher oil prices.

Science

Disgraced Japan researcher fails to replicate stem cell

Friday 19 December 2014 06:47

Japanese researcher has failed to replicate results hailed as a potential breakthrough in stem-cell treatment.

Lifestyle

The Sun Star is made of wiring from fencing which previously surrounded Robben Island.
Signal Hill Star sparks debate in art world

Friday 19 December 2014 16:53

A new structure on Cape Town's Signal Hill has sparked debate about art in public spaces.

Sport

The West Indies started their first innings in the morning, in reply to South Africa's mammoth 552 for five declared.
Proteas patience rewarded after lunch

Friday 19 December 2014 16:31

West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels passed 3 000 runs in Test cricket after lunch on day three of the first Test against South Africa in Centurion on Friday.

Opinion

'South Africans have lost confidence in SARS'

Friday 19 December 2014 12:40

Labour analyst Michael Bagraim says the citizens of the country have lost confidence in the South African Revenue Service due to incompetency in the tax system.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Reconciliation Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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