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The army has called for calm and reiterated its support for ongoing mediation to find a solution to Lesotho's crisis. ( )

Lesotho army denies attack on Mphaka's home

The Lesotho Defence Force has denied that Tuesday night shootings in Khubetsoana near Maseru were an attack on the home of the Government Secretary, Moahloli Mphaka.

Police officers stand as protesters block the entrance to Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying offices in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong leader plays waiting game
Thursday 2 October 2014 06:23

South Africa

Cable theft causes Gautrain delays in Snake Valley

Thursday 2 October 2014 08:20

There were delays in the Gautrain train service between Hatfield and Park stations on Thursday morning due to cable theft.

Africa

 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to hold a press briefing regarding the political and security impasse in Lesotho.
Ramaphosa to make major announcement concerning Lesotho impasse

Thursday 2 October 2014 06:14

SADC facilitator and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to make a major announcement in the political and security impasse in Lesotho on Thursday.

World

US nears solution for safe disposal of Ebola waste

Thursday 2 October 2014 06:41

The United States is days away from settling the critical question of how hospitals should handle and dispose of medical waste from Ebola patients.

Politics

Lesotho army denies attack on Mphaka's home

Thursday 2 October 2014 08:04

The Lesotho Defence Force has denied that Tuesday night shootings in Khubetsoana near Maseru were an attack on the home of the Government Secretary, Moahloli Mphaka.

Business

Eighty years after its creation, SAA is battling with an ageing fleet and a weak national currency
SAA needs more State financial backing

Thursday 2 October 2014 05:33

South African Airways is again seeking government support, two years after it was granted R5 billion in loan guarantees.

Science

The Nooitgedacht dam has been exposed to an aggressive alien invasive plant known as the water hyacinth.
Molewa launches Weedbuster Programme

Thursday 2 October 2014 09:24

Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa says the Weedbuster Awareness Programme is important in saving water.

Lifestyle

Solar cars competition takes off in Pretoria

Wednesday 1 October 2014 19:52

The 2014 Sasol Solar challenge is currently underway in the country with local teams competing against international teams from the Netherlands, Turkey and Cyprus among others.

Sport

Kurtley Beale of Australia's Wallabies kicks a penalty goal during their Rugby Championship match against the New Zealand's All Blacks in Sydney.
Under probe, Wallaby Beale dumped for Argentina test

Thursday 2 October 2014 08:22

Utility back Kurtley Beale has been dumped for the Wallabies' final Rugby Championship match against Argentina after an in-flight row with a member of team management

Opinion

'Economy restructuring needed to reduce poverty'

Wednesday 1 October 2014 11:00

Senior Researcher within the Humanity Faculty at MISTRA, Leslie Dikeni says it is structural problems within societies that creates poverty.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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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