SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.
Last Sunday morning, six women died when the steel step railing collapsed following a stampede. ( )

Social Justice Coalition calls for closure of a Khayelitsha tavern

The Social Justice Coalition says it's calling for the permanent closure of the Khayelitsha tavern where eight young girls died last weekend.

Tributes continue to pour in for Masondo
Monday 6 July 2015 07:44
SA rand weakens as Greece crisis dampen
Instability in Lesotho, the DRC and Madagascar are among the challenges that SADC has had to deal with.
"No" supporters shout slogans and wave Greek national flags during celebrations after a referendum in Athens, Greece.
Instability in Lesotho, the DRC and Madagascar are among the challenges that SADC has had to deal with.

South Africa

Madibeng municipality residents provided with drinking water

Monday 6 July 2015 09:28

Significant progress has been made to ensure that residents of Majakaneng and Letlhabile in the Madibeng local municipality in the North West are provided with drinking water.


President Zuma says South Africa will support forum's proposal to become a regional legislative body when it comes before the SADC Summit next month.
SADC needs to establish a regional parliament: Zuma

Monday 6 July 2015 06:11

President Jacob Zuma says SADC needs to establish a regional parliament to allow for people's participation in tackling challenges that the region is facing.


Tropical storm shuts Manila schools, floods northern Philippine towns

Monday 6 July 2015 09:17

All shipping was ordered to remain in harbour and some flights were cancelled in the northern Philippines, while schools were closed in the capital, Manila, on Monday due to flooding and landslides.


Letlapa Mphahlele claims victory as PAC president

Sunday 5 July 2015 16:55

Letlapa Mphahlele has been re-elected as the Pan Africanist Congress president during the party's two day elective conference held in Bloemfontein.


SA rand weakens as Greece fears dampen risk appetite

Monday 6 July 2015 09:23

South Africa's rand weakened on Monday as the euro zone crisis deepened after Greek voters rejected terms of a rescue package.


Land speed record challenger replica in Kimberley

Sunday 5 July 2015 19:31

Speed junkies will get a foretaste of the supersonic car that will attempt to break the land speed record in the Northern Cape next year.


Prince William and his wife Kate, Princess Charlotte, was christened on Sunday at the St Mary Magdalene Church.
Well-wishers cheer as Princess Charlotte is christened

Monday 6 July 2015 08:24

Britain's Princess Charlotte, the baby of Prince William and his wife Kate, was christened on Sunday as crowds gathered to witness the family's first public outing together since her birth in May.


United States midfielder Carli Lloyd (10) and United States goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) celebrate with an American flag after defeating Japan in the final of the FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup.
Hat-trick hero Lloyd dreams big and wins World Cup

Monday 6 July 2015 06:09

The American captain Carli Lloyd fired a sensational hat-trick in a 5-2 rout of Japan on Sunday then said she had dreamed of scoring four.


South Africans not saving enough

Monday 6 July 2015 09:11

The Department of Treasury introduced Tax Free Savings Accounts earlier this year to build household savings and to encourage investment.

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'.


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.

Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site,