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Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa was responding to questions in Parliament.
Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa was responding to questions in Parliament. ( )

Signal jamming sub judice: Ramaphosa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused of hiding behind the sub judice rule on Wednesday when he declined to answer a question in Parliament on signal jamming.

Cosatu CEC to decide on Vavi’s fate
Wednesday 4 March 2015 20:37
Cosatu CEC to decide on Vavi’s fate
Wednesday 4 March 2015 20:37
At 1520 GMT the rand was trading 0.75% weaker at R11.85 to the dollar, its weakest level since February 12.
Rand falls to three week-low on economy woes
Wednesday 4 March 2015 20:19

South Africa

The boys, aged between 14 and 18, will be charged in terms of the Sexual Offences Act 32 of 2008.
Jan Kempdorp pupils to appear in court for rape

Wednesday 4 March 2015 20:35

Four Jan Kempdorp pupils, who allegedly sexually abused a boy during an initiation ritual at an agricultural school in the Northern Cape, will appear in court tomorrow on charges of rape.

Africa

Lesotho oppositions form coalition

Wednesday 4 March 2015 17:08

Former Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili and deputy Prime Minister, Mothetjwa Metsing have signed an agreement to form a coalition with five other parties.

World

U.S. Justice dept finds racial bias in Ferguson police practices

Wednesday 4 March 2015 20:08

The U.S. Justice Department has concluded that the Ferguson, Missouri, police department routinely engages in racially biased practices.

Politics

Cosatu CEC to decide on Vavi’s fate

Wednesday 4 March 2015 20:37

Cosatu’s CEC is expected to announce its decision about the future of Secretary General, Zwelinzima Vavi, who is facing his second suspension.

Business

At 1520 GMT the rand was trading 0.75% weaker at R11.85 to the dollar, its weakest level since February 12.
Rand falls to three week-low on economy woes

Wednesday 4 March 2015 20:19

South Africa's rand hit a three-week low on Wednesday.

Science

Slash sugar intake to fight obesity, tooth decay - WHO

Wednesday 4 March 2015 19:59

Adults and children must cut the amount of sugar they consume by as much as half in North America and Western Europe and even more in other areas to lower risk of obesity and tooth decay

Lifestyle

Gwede Mantashe paid tribute to Mbixane's many talents and emphasised that he was also a successful small farmer.
Youth must emalute late DJ Saba Mbixane: Mantashe

Wednesday 4 March 2015 20:41

ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe says the youth should emulate the late Umhlobo Wenene FM DJ Saba Mbixane in loving their culture and agriculture.

Sport

This was Australia's second highest score in One Day cricket after the 434 against South Africa in 2006.
Aussies on a rampage against Afghanistan

Wednesday 4 March 2015 18:14

Australia posted the highest total in Cricket World Cup history as they amassed 417 for six in their Pool A match against Afghanistan in Perth.

Opinion

SA’s middle class in a ‘tight financial squeeze’

Wednesday 4 March 2015 10:55

South Africa’s middle class say they feel short-changed as debt mounts.

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.

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