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Incumbent Sepp Blatter is standing for re-election to the FIFA presidency.
Incumbent Sepp Blatter is standing for re-election to the FIFA presidency. ( )

Bribery confirmed in 2010 FIFA World Cup bid

Reports allege Jack Warner, former Trinidad and Tobago FIFA Executive, is alleged to have received cash bribes from a South Africa bid committee member.

Samwu is demanding an 11% wage increase but Salga is only offering 5%.
Salga ready to smoke peace pipe with Samwu  
Wednesday 27 May 2015 20:44
Samwu is demanding an 11% wage increase but Salga is only offering 5%.
Salga ready to smoke peace pipe with Samwu  
Wednesday 27 May 2015 20:44
The release of the report into Nkandla will be made tomorrow
Nkandla briefing postponed
Wednesday 27 May 2015 20:15

South Africa

Samwu is demanding an 11% wage increase but Salga is only offering 5%.
Salga ready to smoke peace pipe with Samwu  

Wednesday 27 May 2015 20:44

Salga says it is confident that the bargaining council will reach an agreement that is in the interest of both Salga and Samwu.

Africa

Since taking office last year, Madagascar president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, has been under pressure over his handling of the economy and public services.
Madagascar president challenges impeachment vote count

Wednesday 27 May 2015 15:21

Madagascar's President Hery Rajaonarimampianina challenged an impeachment vote against him in parliament, where critics say he dragged religion into politics and failed to deliver on promises.

World

EU sets up quota scheme for countries accepting asylum seekers

Wednesday 27 May 2015 20:01

The EU has announced it will pay countries in its northern areas € 6 000 per person to accept asylum seekers who arrive in Southern European countries from across the Mediterranean Sea.

Politics

Spirited President Jacob Zuma was speaking in his response to the debate on the budget speech for the presidency.
Opposition parties are obsessed with Nkandla, Marikana: Zuma

Wednesday 27 May 2015 16:20

President Jacob Zuma has accused the opposition of disregarding due processes that have to take place by demanding the release of the highly-anticipated Marikana report.

Business

More houses have access to electricity: Stats SA

Wednesday 27 May 2015 20:00

The number of South African households that are connected to the main electricity supply has increased from 77% in 2002 to 86% last year.

Science

A solar powered lab was unveiled in Mapetla High School in Soweto.
Soweto school turns renewable sources into solar power

Wednesday 27 May 2015 20:48

A Soweto school is tapping into renewable sources of energy to bridge the digital divide and mitigate load shedding.

Lifestyle

Hot local talent gunning for Performing Arts championship glory

Wednesday 27 May 2015 17:28

South African performers are ready to head to Hollywood to compete at the annual World Championships of Performing Arts.

Sport

Incumbent Sepp Blatter is standing for re-election to the FIFA presidency.
Bribery confirmed in 2010 FIFA World Cup bid

Wednesday 27 May 2015 20:36

Reports allege Jack Warner, former Trinidad and Tobago FIFA Executive, is alleged to have received cash bribes from a South Africa bid committee member.

Opinion

AfDB to help Africa reach its “promised land”

Tuesday 26 May 2015 15:09

No other institution is better suited than the AfDB to give Africa the needed boost to reach the promised land, writes Cristina Duarte.

DA Federal Congress

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its 6th Federal Congress on 9-10 May 2015 at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Nelson Mandela Bay.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 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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