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The Public Protector found that the President unduly benefited from security upgrades.
The Public Protector found that the President unduly benefited from security upgrades. ( )

Opposition parties threaten court action over Nkandla

The DA, ACDP and FF+ do not rule out the possibility of resorting to the courts if the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is not included among the witnesses before the Ad Hoc Committee on Nkandla.

Mandela Bay fest marred with controversy
Friday 31 July 2015 20:06
Mandela Bay fest marred with controversy
Friday 31 July 2015 20:06
Highlights of the week's technology stories.
Highlights of the week's technology stories.

South Africa

The SA Post Office is said to owe almost R245m to more than 2 000 suppliers, and is in arrears of over six months
Post Office "saviour" gets extended term in office

Saturday 1 August 2015 06:43

The man tasked with turning around the beleaguered Sapo, Simo Lushaba, has been given another extended term by government.

Africa

Ramaphosa revises SADC's mission in Lesotho

Friday 31 July 2015 18:46

SADC Facilitator Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has rearranged his itinerary in Maseru to revise the terms of reference for the SADC Commission of Inquiry established to probe Lesotho's security.

World

Palestine toddler burnt to death in West Bank

Friday 31 July 2015 17:00

A sleeping toddler was burned to death when suspected Jewish assailants set fire to two Palestinian homes in a West Bank village early on Friday.

Politics

The Public Protector found that the President unduly benefited from security upgrades.
Opposition parties threaten court action over Nkandla

Saturday 1 August 2015 06:36

The DA, ACDP and FF+ do not rule out the possibility of resorting to the courts if the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is not included among the witnesses before the Ad Hoc Committee on Nkandla.

Business

Employers in the Gold sector say this is the best offer they could give to their workers.
Gold mine sector puts final offer forward

Friday 31 July 2015 18:15

Employers in the gold sector have put a new and final offer on the table.

Science

KwaZulu-Natal farmers say smart planting techniques has helped them to grow their vegetables.
KZN farmers reaping benefits of smart planting techniques

Friday 31 July 2015 20:36

Small scale subsistence farmers in drought-stricken KwaZulu-Natal are reaping big rewards. Smart planting techniques are being used to boost yields.

Lifestyle

Mandela Bay fest marred with controversy

Friday 31 July 2015 20:06

The inaugural Nelson Mandela Bay Cultural Festival, scheduled for the weekend in Port Elizabeth, is embroiled in controversy about non-payment of artists.

Sport

Amazulu were relegated in the last season.
AmaZulu set to contest First division

Friday 31 July 2015 17:09

AmaZulu have resigned themselves to playing in the National First Division next season.

Opinion

Yahya Jammeh, president of Gambia, addresses the United Nations in September 2014. The dictator is notorious for human rights violations.
Why Gambia is not ideal to host Africa’s human rights watchdog

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:06

When one thinks of human rights in Africa, The Gambia might spring to mind as an example of a country with a domestic record of grave violations.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on June 16 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

Science & Tech Wrap

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

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