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First series win for Proteas under new captain Hashim Amla
First series win for Proteas under new captain Hashim Amla. ( )

South Africa secure draw to reclaim top test ranking

South Africa reclaimed top spot in cricket's test rankings after grimly hanging on for a draw in the second and final test against Sri Lanka on Monday to win the series 1-0.

SA wants Agoa extended: Davies
Monday 28 July 2014 15:07
Limpopo ANC saddened by journalist's death
Monday 28 July 2014 14:52
SA wants Agoa extended: Davies
Monday 28 July 2014 15:07
Limpopo ANC saddened by journalist's death
Monday 28 July 2014 14:52

South Africa

Police still searching for missing boys in Free State

Monday 28 July 2014 15:23

Police and the community of Refengkgotso outside Deneysville in the northern Free State are still searching for two seven-year old boys who disappeared on Saturday.

Africa

Kenya seeks 60 bln shilling loan to raise power connections

Monday 28 July 2014 11:20

Kenya will borrow 60 billion shilling ($684.54 million) from the African Development Bank (AfDB), to help more than double electricity connections to 70% of the population in five years.

World

Tyson to sell Mexican, Brazilian poultry businesses to JBS

Monday 28 July 2014 14:59

Tyson Foods Inc., the biggest US meat processor, said it would sell its Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses to JBS SA, the world's No. 1 meat producer for $575 million.

Politics

Limpopo ANC saddened by journalist's death

Monday 28 July 2014 14:52

Sowetan photojournalist Elijar Mushiana will be remembered for his dedication and commitment to his work, the African National Congress in Limpopo said on Monday.

Business

SA wants Agoa extended: Davies

Monday 28 July 2014 15:07

South Africa will urge an extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act at the United States-Africa leaders' summit, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Monday.

Science

New TB treatment drug gets mixed reaction

Monday 28 July 2014 07:18

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) head of Pulmonology division, Professor Keertan Dheda, says he is less optimistic about the cocktail of new drug resistance TB.

Lifestyle

Muslims will celebrate Eid on Monday following the sighting of the moon after Ramadan.
SA muslims prepare for Eid

Sunday 27 July 2014 19:50

Thousands of Muslims gathered around the country on Sunday evening, for the first sighting of the moon, that will indicate Eid-ul-Fitr, which heralds the end of the holy month of Ramadan.  

Sport

First series win for Proteas under new captain Hashim Amla
South Africa secure draw to reclaim top test ranking

Monday 28 July 2014 15:36

South Africa reclaimed top spot in cricket's test rankings after grimly hanging on for a draw in the second and final test against Sri Lanka on Monday to win the series 1-0.

Opinion

How the Seriti Commission is failing

Monday 28 July 2014 12:19

The author looks at how the approach by the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the Arms Deal is undermining the public’s right to know.

2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. Catch some of the highlights of the tournament here.

Rivonia Trial Anniversary

The Rivonia Trial, during which ten leaders of the ANC were tried for 221 acts of sabotage, took place between 1963 and 1964. The trialists were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Jhb.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Youth Day and Youth Month.

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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