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The crisis in the world's youngest country was sparked in mid-December last year.
The crisis in the world's youngest country was sparked in mid-December last year. ( )

Ramaphosa confident of breakthrough in South Sudan

President Jacob Zuma's envoy to South Sudan, Cyril Ramaphosa, says he is confident of a breakthrough in negotiations aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the political crisis in the country.

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The accident happened at around 7am and all five died at the scene.
Five die in F State crash
Monday 21 April 2014 13:40
Police arrested a Malawian national who was caretaker at the guesthouse.
Man arrested for Free State attacks
Monday 21 April 2014 12:03
The accident happened at around 7am and all five died at the scene.
Five die in F State crash
Monday 21 April 2014 13:40
Police arrested a Malawian national who was caretaker at the guesthouse.
Man arrested for Free State attacks
Monday 21 April 2014 12:03
Political parties are preparing for the national elections on May 7.
Political parties campaign in KZN
Monday 21 April 2014 11:44
Nkosikhulile Nyembezi.(SABC)
Nkosikhulile Nyembezi.(SABC)

South Africa

The accident happened at around 7am and all five died at the scene.
Five die in F State crash

Monday 21 April 2014 13:40

Five people, including a child, were killed in a head-on collision on the N1 outside Ventersburg on Monday, the Free State transport department said.

Africa

The crisis in the world's youngest country was sparked in mid-December last year.
Ramaphosa confident of breakthrough in South Sudan

Monday 21 April 2014 11:46

President Jacob Zuma's envoy to South Sudan, Cyril Ramaphosa, says he is confident of a breakthrough in negotiations aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the political crisis in the country.

World

Israel has dismissed security claims against it, calling it an attempt to inflate a "micro-incident"
UN peace envoy criticizes Israeli Easter security in Jerusalem

Monday 21 April 2014 11:44

Israeli police refused to let the UN's peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in the Jerusalem.

Politics

Paulsen predicted that the EFF will get at least 22 seats in the provincial Parliament
EFF will consider coalition with other parties

Monday 21 April 2014 12:10

The EFF says it will consider coalitions with other parties only if they support its vision for land expropriation without compensation and the nationalisation of mines.

Business

Fawu weighs up legal options over ABI job cuts

Sunday 20 April 2014 06:41

Fawu says it's weighing its legal options regarding the planned job cuts at SABMiller's ABI soft-drinks bottling unit in South Africa.

Science

The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

Sunday 20 April 2014 08:34

The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea.

Lifestyle

Last day for Diamonds and Dorings music festival

Sunday 20 April 2014 19:39

More than 10 000 people are expected to turnout on the last of the two day 13th annual Diamonds and Dorings music festival.

Sport

Boston Marathon to feature second-largest field in race history

Monday 21 April 2014 09:03

Some 36,000 athletes, including Kenyan and Ethiopian runners who are consistently ranked among the world's fastest, will run in the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday

Opinion

Dixon stepped outside field of expertise: Forensic expert

Friday 18 April 2014 09:10

Forensic Scientist, Doctor David Klatzow says the defence's second expert witness in the Oscar Pistorius trial, Roger Dixon, has stepped outside his field of expertise.

2014 General Elections

South Africans will go to the polls for the country's fifth democratic general elections in 2014. Previous national and provincial elections were held in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Budget speech 2014

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will present the National Budget to Parliament on 26 February 2014.

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

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