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Lesotho looks to hold on to peace after early elections

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said Lesotho should form a government promptly after weekend polls and push ahead with constitutional.

Executive Director of UNWOMEN, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
Executive Director of UNWOMEN, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

South Africa

Becker sues correctional services for R2.5 million

Friday 6 March 2015 13:24

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has noted a report that one of the Waterkloof four, Christoff Becker, is suing him and three other officials for R2.5 million, his office said on Friday.

Africa

Lesotho looks to hold on to peace after early elections

Friday 6 March 2015 13:36

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said Lesotho should form a government promptly after weekend polls and push ahead with constitutional.

World

Executive Director of UNWOMEN, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
Mlambo-Ngcuka calls on countries to ensure laws protect women

Friday 6 March 2015 07:28

The United Nations (UN) official driving the global women’s agenda has called on countries to ensure that laws enacted to protect women and girls are enforceable with strict consequences.

Politics

"Only the workers can change Cosatu"

Friday 6 March 2015 09:31

Benchmark foundation's Hassen Lorgat says the issues that are affecting Cosatu now can be changed by the members and the ordinary shop stewards.

Business

Eskom faces a funding crunch as it races to bring new power plants online to stave off an electricity crisis.
Eskom may sell assets to raise cash: CEO

Friday 6 March 2015 05:36

SA's cash-strapped power utility Eskom may sell some of its assets to raise capital as it scrambles to light up Africa's most advanced economy.

Science

Science Wrap March 6

Friday 6 March 2015 10:15

This week on the science wrap we look at the discovery of the 2.8-million-year-old jawbone fossil that pushes back the dawn of humankind by about half a million years.

Lifestyle

Oprah Winfrey prevails in 'Own Your Power' lawsuit

Friday 6 March 2015 10:48

Oprah Winfrey has prevailed in a trademark lawsuit challenging her use of the phrase "Own Your Power" in her namesake magazine, on TV, on websites and in social media accounts.

Sport

AB is the Neo of the cricketing world - Steyn

Friday 6 March 2015 07:09

South Africa captain AB de Villiers' batting blitzkriegs in the last two months have been so good that even his own team mates are in awe of them, fast bowler Dale Steyn said on Friday.

Opinion

SA visits South America and the Carribean

Friday 6 March 2015 13:50

Deputy Minister of Dirco, Luwellyn Landers embarked on state-level visits to the Republic of Chile, the Republic of Colombia and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2015 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January – 8 February.

State of the Nation Address

President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 12 February 2015 at 19h00. The theme for 2015 is '20 years of a democratic parliament'.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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