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Riah Phiyega was given until Friday to submit reasons to President Jacob Zuma as to why she should not face an inquiry over the Marikana killings
Riah Phiyega was given until Friday to submit reasons to President Jacob Zuma as to why she should not face an inquiry over the Marikana killings ( )

Phiyega gets backing from provincial commissioners

SA’s nine provincial police commissioners have come out strongly in support of National Commissioner Riah Phiyega, saying they are concerned about the “unfair and negative” attitude towards her.

Julius Malema and his co-accused will be tried for corruption Monday.
Malema corruption charges to resume
Sunday 2 August 2015 09:43
Wage talks between the Chamber of Mines and unions started in June with rivals Amcu and NUM
Amcu to take final wage offer to members
Sunday 2 August 2015 08:21
Julius Malema and his co-accused will be tried for corruption Monday.
Malema corruption charges to resume
Sunday 2 August 2015 09:43
Wage talks between the Chamber of Mines and unions started in June with rivals Amcu and NUM
Amcu to take final wage offer to members
Sunday 2 August 2015 08:21
Chris Ngcobo resigned after he was placed on special leave in October 2013.
Ngcobo investigation continues
Sunday 2 August 2015 06:46
Tokyo Sexwale is said to be in the process of consulting to apply for FIFA presidency.

South Africa

Riah Phiyega was given until Friday to submit reasons to President Jacob Zuma as to why she should not face an inquiry over the Marikana killings
Phiyega gets backing from provincial commissioners

Sunday 2 August 2015 10:39

SA’s nine provincial police commissioners have come out strongly in support of National Commissioner Riah Phiyega, saying they are concerned about the “unfair and negative” attitude towards her.

Africa

Egypt says militant leader killed in shootout - army statement

Saturday 1 August 2015 19:27

Egyptian armed forces killed a leading member of the country's Islamic State affiliate in a shootout outside his North Sinai home, the army spokesman said in a statement on Saturday.

World

Merkel to run for 4th term in 2017 - Der Spiegel

Saturday 1 August 2015 20:14

Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has governed Germany since 2005, has decided to run for a fourth term and has started planning her 2017 re-election campaign.

Politics

Julius Malema and his co-accused will be tried for corruption Monday.
Malema corruption charges to resume

Sunday 2 August 2015 09:43

There will be strict security in and around the Jack Botes hall and Polokwane High Court in Polokwane ahead of the corruption trial against Economic Freedom Fighter leader - Julius Malema.

Business

Wage talks between the Chamber of Mines and unions started in June with rivals Amcu and NUM
Amcu to take final wage offer to members

Sunday 2 August 2015 08:21

Amcu will take a final wage offer in the gold mining industry to its members for discussion.

Science

Full body MRI unveiled in Groote Schuur Hospital

Saturday 1 August 2015 20:32

In a first for the continent, a full body Magnetic Resonance Imaging scanner (MRI) dedicated exclusively to research has been unveiled at Cape Town's Groote Schuur Hospital.

Lifestyle

Wildlife authorities impose restrictions after lion’s death

Sunday 2 August 2015 06:41

Zimbabwe's wildlife authorities have announced restrictions on hunting around the country's biggest game reserve following the killing of a much-loved lion by a US dentist.

Sport

World athletics under doping cloud

Sunday 2 August 2015 10:51

The World Anti-Doping Agency on Sunday said it was alarmed by the size and extent of "wild" doping allegations after IAAF test data leaked to news organisations showed hundreds of suspect samples from

Opinion

The debate over Cecil the lion should be about conservation.

Saturday 1 August 2015 10:00

Much of the attention generated by the demise of Cecil the lion appears related to the fact that he was a member of a charismatic species, that his species is threatened and the nature of his death.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on June 16 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

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”.

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