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Lily Gold Mine has been closed after the collapse on Friday. ( )

Spare a thought for families of trapped miners: Zuma

Jacob Zuma has called on South Africans to spare a thought for the families of the three missing member of staff of the Lily Gold Mine near Barberton in Mpumalanga.

The Sophiatown dwellings were demolished and replaced by new houses that constituted the western Johannesburg suburb of Triomf.
Looking back to Sophiatown removals
Tuesday 9 February 2016 09:10
Five deaf murder accused back in court
Tuesday 9 February 2016 07:00
The Sophiatown dwellings were demolished and replaced by new houses that constituted the western Johannesburg suburb of Triomf.
Looking back to Sophiatown removals
Tuesday 9 February 2016 09:10
Five deaf murder accused back in court
Tuesday 9 February 2016 07:00
President Zuma will be addressing a joint sitting of Parliament on Thursday evening.
President Zuma will be addressing a joint sitting of Parliament on Thursday evening.

South Africa

Five deaf murder accused back in court

Tuesday 9 February 2016 07:00

Five deaf learners from Efata School for the Deaf and Blind in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape are expected to be back at the Mthatha Magistrate's Court for a formal bail hearing Tuesday morning.

Africa

According to the United Nations Children’s Fund, at least 200 million women and girls alive today have undergone female genital mutilation.
UN pushes for an end to female genital mutilation

Tuesday 9 February 2016 08:15

The United Nations Secretary General has launched an event on mobilizing the global community to end female genital mutilation by 2030.

World

John Kasich 63 has the support of about 12 to 14 % of New Hampshire’s voters in recent polls.
Potential New Hampshire spoiler Kasich could pose threat to Rubio

Tuesday 9 February 2016 06:15

United States Republican presidential candidate John Kasich is polling in the low single digits nationally but may be poised to play the role of spoiler.

Politics

Dumisani Ntsebeza says it's evident that the earlier decision not to prosecute those responsible for Simelane's murder was politically-motivated.
Decision to prosecute three apartheid era police welcomed

Tuesday 9 February 2016 09:05

Former Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) investigative head Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza has welcomed the National Prosecuting Authority's decision to prosecute apartheid era police.

Business

Mineral Resources department told delegates at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town that government has prioritized the processing of the bill to ensure necessary policy certainty.
Mining experts question government's commitment to MPRD bill

Tuesday 9 February 2016 06:15

Some mining experts have questioned government's commitment to fast-track the finalisation of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Bill.

Science

WHO still cautious against travelling to Zika infected regions

Tuesday 9 February 2016 06:21

The World Health Organisation and leading health institutions in the United States are remaining cautious in warning people against travelling to Zika infected regions.

Lifestyle

The Sophiatown dwellings were demolished and replaced by new houses that constituted the western Johannesburg suburb of Triomf.
Looking back to Sophiatown removals

Tuesday 9 February 2016 09:10

The 61st anniversary of the Sophiatown removals is being commemorated on Monday.

Sport

Things are not especially rosy in the batting department either.
Proteas under pressure to win remaining ODI’s

Monday 8 February 2016 21:55

South African cricket seems to be in a state of crisis.

Opinion

The folly of forced virginity testing

Thursday 4 February 2016 06:15

Violating the rights of women and girls will not stop HIV and AIDS, writes Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma will deliver the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) will hold its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states will meet from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

Science & Tech Wrap

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

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