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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was addressing the National Council of Provinces on Wednesday ( )

Progress made in improving state owned enterprises: Ramaphosa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says notable progress has been made to turn-around the fortunes of state-owned enterprises.

Crackdown fuels migration crisis within Africa
Wednesday 2 September 2015 19:05
SAA is on a cost saving exercise that will see the national carrier acquiring new Airbus A330’s.(REUTERS)
North West government is losing billions of rands to salaries paid to non-existent employees.(SABC)
SAA is on a cost saving exercise that will see the national carrier acquiring new Airbus A330’s.(REUTERS)
North West government is losing billions of rands to salaries paid to non-existent employees.(SABC)

South Africa

Lodge owner clueless on human-trafficking activity

Wednesday 2 September 2015 20:45

The defence in a human trafficking and racketeering case underway in the Durban Regional Court maintains the owner of the lodge did not know about their activities.

Africa

Crackdown fuels migration crisis within Africa

Wednesday 2 September 2015 19:05

The plight of African migrants struggling to reach Europe, alongside thousands fleeing violence in the Middle East, has stirred international alarm this year

World

NCOP Chair urges public education for better running of states

Wednesday 2 September 2015 20:53

National Council of Provinces Chairperson, Thandi Modise, called on world legislators to encourage public education to ensure that the peoples they represent have a say in the running of their states.

Politics

EFF command nails North West university SRC elections

Wednesday 2 September 2015 20:41

The Economic Freedom Fighters students command has taken control in a fiercely contested election of the North West University Student Representative council

Business

Cereal war reaches climax

Wednesday 2 September 2015 17:51

The Competition Commission Tribunal into Kellogg's South Africa's bid to stop Futurelife and Pioneer Foods merger will hear closing arguments on Friday.

Science

Pharmaceutical sector faces shortage of professionals

Wednesday 2 September 2015 17:56

The shortage of pharmacists remains the biggest challenge facing the pharmacy sector in South Africa today.

Lifestyle

Heritage Month carnival set to be a spectacular extravaganza

Wednesday 2 September 2015 20:48

As the Gauteng province prepares to host its annual carnival in September, the Department of Arts and Culture says it will be hosting several heritage events across the country.

Sport

2022 Commonwealth Games an African affair

Wednesday 2 September 2015 21:01

Brands South Africa and Kenya - bodies charged with marketing the two countries have welcomed the selection of Durban as the host city of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Opinion

Crunch-time: is 2015 really the year of the woman?

Wednesday 2 September 2015 14:17

Certain moments in time act as rallying points for particular issues. For gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s participation, 2015 is one of those points, writes Romi Sigsworth.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Women's Day on 9 August 2015 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

Oscar Pistorius Trial

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

Marikana

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

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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