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President, Jacob Zuma and Riah Phiyega.
President, Jacob Zuma and Riah Phiyega. ( )

Zuma receives Phiyega’s response to Marikana findings

President Jacob Zuma will study the response of National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega's regarding the Farlam Commission findings.

Kermit Erasmus has been withdrawn from today's game due to a hamstring injury
Erasmus to miss Soweto derby owing to injury
Saturday 1 August 2015 07:00
Kermit Erasmus has been withdrawn from today's game due to a hamstring injury(SABC)
National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega has condemned police killings.(SABC)
The Public Protector found that the President unduly benefited from security upgrades.(SABC)
Kermit Erasmus has been withdrawn from today's game due to a hamstring injury(SABC)
National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega has condemned police killings.(SABC)
The Public Protector found that the President unduly benefited from security upgrades.(SABC)

South Africa

Four officers were killed across the country this week and 53 since the beginning of the year
SAPS determined to secure harsh sentences for police killers

Saturday 1 August 2015 10:57

National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, says the SAPS is prioritising investigations into police killings to ensure sentences handed down serve as deterrents.

Africa

A member of the French Red Cross disinfects the area around a motionless person suspected of carrying the Ebola virus as a crowd gathers in Forecariah.
Vaccine success holds hope for end to deadly scourge of Ebola

Saturday 1 August 2015 08:39

The world is on the verge of being able to protect humans against Ebola, the World Health Organization said on Friday, as a trial in Guinea found a vaccine to have been 100% effective.

World

Malaysia is "almost certain" that the debris found on the Reunion island is from a Boeing 777
Airplane debris arrives in France for Malaysia crash investigation

Saturday 1 August 2015 08:37

An Air France flight said to be carrying plane debris that washed up on the Reunion island and may belong to vanished Boeing 777 has arrived in Paris for investigators to study its origins.

Politics

President, Jacob Zuma and Riah Phiyega.
Zuma receives Phiyega’s response to Marikana findings

Saturday 1 August 2015 12:50

President Jacob Zuma will study the response of National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega's regarding the Farlam Commission findings.

Business

Youth urges provincial government to inject funds into their projects

Saturday 1 August 2015 06:43

The youth in the North West have urged the provincial government particularly the department of Rural, environment and agricultural development to inject more funds in their agricultural projects.

Science

Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor.
Pandor to launch Science Week

Saturday 1 August 2015 07:17

Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor will launch National Science Week at North-West University's Mafikeng Campus on Saturday.

Lifestyle

The SA Book Fair is placing a larger focus on children this year.
SA Book Fair underway in Newtown

Saturday 1 August 2015 11:19

The South African Book Fair is currently underway in Newtown, Johannesburg, for the first time ever.

Sport

Rio pledges cleaner waters for Olympics next year

Saturday 1 August 2015 07:20

Efforts to improve the water quality for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics are ongoing, Games organisers said on Saturday.

Opinion

The debate over Cecil the lion should be about conservation.

Saturday 1 August 2015 10:00

Much of the attention generated by the demise of Cecil the lion appears related to the fact that he was a member of a charismatic species, that his species is threatened and the nature of his death.

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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