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In a rare nod to a sitting US president, Castro praised President Obama for agreeing to the prisoner exchange and pushing for a new relationship with Cuba. ( )

Cuba's Castro hails new era of "living together" with US

Cuban President Raul Castro hailed a landmark exchange of prisoners with the US and praised President Obama as the two countries agreed to normalize relations after more than 5 decades of hostility.

Fuel price bonanza for January: AA
Thursday 18 December 2014 07:15
Gauteng police on drive to curb taxi wars
Thursday 18 December 2014 06:58
Gauteng police on drive to curb taxi wars
Thursday 18 December 2014 06:58
NHI to be implemented in Limpopo
Thursday 18 December 2014 06:46
Swallows, Pirates share spoils
Thursday 18 December 2014 06:41
Former SABC chair vows to fight on
Thursday 18 December 2014 06:36

South Africa

Gauteng police on drive to curb taxi wars

Thursday 18 December 2014 06:58

The South African Police will be deploying extra officers at several taxi ranks in Gauteng in efforts to deter episodes of taxi violence.

Africa

‘Donors, WHO responded too slowly to Ebola outbreak’

Thursday 18 December 2014 06:49

The WHO and the nations that fund it failed to respond quickly and effectively to the deadly West Africa Ebola outbreak despite repeated warnings by aid agencies, a UK parliamentary committee said.

World

Cuba's Castro hails new era of "living together" with US

Thursday 18 December 2014 06:37

Cuban President Raul Castro hailed a landmark exchange of prisoners with the US and praised President Obama as the two countries agreed to normalize relations after more than 5 decades of hostility.

Politics

AfriForum to lay charges against Malema

Wednesday 17 December 2014 12:52

Civil Rights organisation AfriForum says Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema's call to his supporters to occupy land countrywide constitutes criminality.

Business

Fuel price bonanza for January: AA

Thursday 18 December 2014 07:15

International oil prices have dropped steeply and motorists are set for a fuel bonanza in the new year, the Automobile Association said on Wednesday.

Science

U.S. slaps hefty duties on solar goods from China, Taiwan

Wednesday 17 December 2014 06:16

The United States confirmed steep import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan on Tuesday in a decision that may inflame trade tensions between the two countries.

Lifestyle

Hollywood slams Sony, movie theaters for canceling 'The Interview'

Thursday 18 December 2014 06:39

Hollywood filmmakers and actors voiced outrage on Wednesday after Sony Pictures pulled the release of North Korea parody "The Interview".

Sport

Swallows, Pirates share spoils

Thursday 18 December 2014 06:41

A second half Lehlohonolo Majoro strike rescued a point for Orlando Pirates in their 1-1 Premiership draw against Moroka Swallows at the Dobsonville Stadium on Wednesday night.

Opinion

Did Mars have life? NASA rover finds methane, organic chemicals

Wednesday 17 December 2014 07:10

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover finds methane in the Martian atmosphere and organic chemicals in the red planet's soil.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Reconciliation Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

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.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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