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President Barack Obama confirmed the historic news after months of high-level negotiations between Washington and Havana.
President Barack Obama confirmed the historic news after months of high-level negotiations between Washington and Havana. ( )

US- Cuba to re-open embassies in respective capitals

It is official. The United States and Cuba will re-establish diplomatic ties and re-open embassies in respective capitals for the first time in 54 years.

The 19 year old mother and one month old baby were re-united after the baby was abducted a month ago.
Mother and one-month old baby re-united
Thursday 2 July 2015 06:11
Vavi praises striking MTN workers
Thursday 2 July 2015 05:57
The 19 year old mother and one month old baby were re-united after the baby was abducted a month ago.
Mother and one-month old baby re-united
Thursday 2 July 2015 06:11
Vavi praises striking MTN workers
Thursday 2 July 2015 05:57
 Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
Greece's Tsipras digs in against bailout
Thursday 2 July 2015 05:53
The leaders of the ANC, SACP and Cosatu concluded their five summits in Pretoria
ANC, SACP and Cosatu conclude 5 summits
Thursday 2 July 2015 05:47
Autopax to operate uninterrupted: Vadi
Thursday 2 July 2015 05:27

South Africa

The 19 year old mother and one month old baby were re-united after the baby was abducted a month ago.
Mother and one-month old baby re-united

Thursday 2 July 2015 06:11

A one-month-old baby has been re-united with his mother after a suspected syndicate allegedly operating in the KwaZulu-Natal north coast, abducted him last month.

Africa

Lesotho situation in hands of heads of state: Ramaphosa

Wednesday 1 July 2015 21:02

Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, says Lesotho's volatile political situation is now in the hands of regional heads of state, this after he concluded his visit to the mountain kingdom.

World

President Barack Obama confirmed the historic news after months of high-level negotiations between Washington and Havana.
US- Cuba to re-open embassies in respective capitals

Thursday 2 July 2015 05:29

It is official. The United States and Cuba will re-establish diplomatic ties and re-open embassies in respective capitals for the first time in 54 years.

Politics

The leaders of the ANC, SACP and Cosatu concluded their five summits in Pretoria
ANC, SACP and Cosatu conclude 5 summits

Thursday 2 July 2015 05:47

The negative judgements against government and the meddling of judiciary in the country's politics came under scrutiny at the summit of the tripartite alliance.

Business

Vavi praises striking MTN workers

Thursday 2 July 2015 05:57

Expelled Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has praised MTN call centre agents for remaining firm in their wage demands.

Science

Heat wave exacts a deadly toll on Pakistan’s frail and elderly

Wednesday 1 July 2015 17:13

A simmering heat wave that first surfaced in Pakistan on June 20 has finally ended with temperatures cooling off, giving relief to millions of Pakistanis.

Lifestyle

National Arts Festival opens in Grahamstown

Wednesday 1 July 2015 18:05

All eyes will be on the National Arts Festival which opens in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday night.

Sport

Serena wastes no time putting Babos behind her

Thursday 2 July 2015 06:07

Top seed Serena Williams had to wait to get on Centre Court but then wasted no time in sweeping aside big-serving Hungarian Timea Babos 6-4 6-1 inside an hour on Wednesday.

Opinion

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
The real reason Greek PM Alexis Tsipras wants a referendum on debt dea

Wednesday 1 July 2015 17:01

As the government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras closes banks and imposes capital controls, Greece is closer than ever to the euro exit door, writes Marco Vicenzino.

Youth Day 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on 16 June 2015; marking 39 years since the 1975 uprising. Read the latest news, profiles of young inspirational South Africans, opinions and view multimedia.

June 2015 has been declaired Youth month in SA, themed 'Youth Moving South Africa Forward'.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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