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Tshediso Matona was unceremoniously suspended from Eskom in March.
Tshediso Matona was unceremoniously suspended from Eskom in March. ( )

Matona appointed National Planning Commission Secretary

Cabinet announced on Friday it had appointed former Eskom Chief Executive Officer Tshediso Matona to the National Planning Commission (NPC).

The latest Syrian ceasefire, extended late on Friday, had collapsed by the morning
Ceasefire breaks down in three areas in Syria
Saturday 29 August 2015 11:33
The latest Syrian ceasefire, extended late on Friday, had collapsed by the morning
Ceasefire breaks down in three areas in Syria
Saturday 29 August 2015 11:33
Heritage month celebrations to get underway
Saturday 29 August 2015 08:09
McBride could be back in office "tomorrow"
Saturday 29 August 2015 06:57
South Sudan's president Salva Kiir signs a peace agreement in the capital Juba.
South Sudan's president Salva Kiir signs a peace agreement in the capital Juba.

South Africa

Power system stable, no load shedding anticipated

Saturday 29 August 2015 10:51

Load shedding is unlikely on Saturday, Eskom said.

Africa

Chad, along with Nigeria, is leading the 8 700-strong regional military task force against Boko Haram
Chad sentences 10 Boko Haram members to death: Sources

Saturday 29 August 2015 06:55

Chad, a leading country in a military task force against Boko Haram, has sentenced 10 members of the Islamist militants to death on terrorism charges, the chief prosecutor said on Friday.

World

The latest Syrian ceasefire, extended late on Friday, had collapsed by the morning
Ceasefire breaks down in three areas in Syria

Saturday 29 August 2015 11:33

A ceasefire in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border and two villages to the north has broken down after renewed shelling, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said.

Politics

Tshediso Matona was unceremoniously suspended from Eskom in March.
Matona appointed National Planning Commission Secretary

Saturday 29 August 2015 12:50

Cabinet announced on Friday it had appointed former Eskom Chief Executive Officer Tshediso Matona to the National Planning Commission (NPC).

Business

Unit six of the station is contributing 800 megawatts of power into the national grid.
Unions blame construction companies for Medupi delays

Saturday 29 August 2015 12:17

Some labour unions are blaming construction companies for delays in the completion of the Medupi project.

Science

 Black women are not well represented in academia and science.
Balancing family, research challenge women in science

Saturday 29 August 2015 10:48

Top women in science say the challenges they face are balancing work and family life as well as discrimination.

Lifestyle

Zuma pays tribute to actor Roland Mqwebu

Saturday 29 August 2015 10:57

President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to actor and entertainer Roland Mqwebu, who died on Friday following a long illness.

Sport

Anaso Jobodwana won bronze in a strong field where Jamaica's Usain Bolt won gold and America’s Justin Gatlin clinching silver
Jobodwana gets praise from home

Saturday 29 August 2015 06:38

The Eastern Cape ANC leadership has lauded the recent achievement by athlete, Anaso Jobodwana, who won a bronze medal at the IAAF championships in Beijing on Thursday.

Opinion

SABC Group executive news and current affairs, Jimi Matthews.
All news demands informed context: Jimi Matthews

Friday 28 August 2015 09:46

In common with our counterparts abroad, South Africa are battling with declining viewers and listeners, writes Jimi Matthews.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Women's Day on 9 August 2015 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

Oscar Pistorius Trial

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

Marikana

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

Science & Tech Wrap

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

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