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Mbulaheni Mulaudzi was the flag bearer for South Africa at the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics in Athens.
Mbulaheni Mulaudzi was the flag bearer for South Africa at the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics in Athens. ( )

Mulaudzi’s death sends shock waves across SA

Government says it will be forced to extend the deadline for eradicating mud and dilapidated schools due to community disruptions.

Chiefs and stars to clash for a fourth time
Saturday 25 October 2014 16:02
Chiefs and stars to clash for a fourth time
Saturday 25 October 2014 16:02
The pair was also handed a 15 year jail term for robbery.
Double life terms for elderly couples killers
Saturday 25 October 2014 15:42
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant was speaking at a domestic workers imbizo in Bloemfontein.
UIF benefits set to increase
Saturday 25 October 2014 15:35
South African’s heart diseases are caused by the high salt content in food.
South African’s heart diseases are caused by the high salt content in food.

South Africa

The robbery happened at a Hout Bay jewellery store on Friday afternoon.
Police continue Hout Bay robbers search

Saturday 25 October 2014 18:34

Police were still searching on Saturday for a gang that robbed a Hout Bay jewellery store.

Africa

 The three worst-hit countries of West Africa -- Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone -- account for the bulk of the world's worst Ebola outbreak, recording 4,912 deaths out of 10,114 cases,
Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads - WHO

Saturday 25 October 2014 14:15

The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries through Oct. 23, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday.

World

Dr Spencer is the 4th patient to be diagnosed with the virus in the United States.
New York officials aim to dispel fears of Ebola outbreak

Saturday 25 October 2014 18:21

New York City officials have sought to dispel fears of an Ebola outbreak in the metropolis after a doctor became the first patient there to be diagnosed with the virus.

Politics

The ANC wants to solve the issues in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.
ANC ramps its campaign for 2016 elections in Mandela Metro

Saturday 25 October 2014 18:32

The African National Congress (ANC) is ramping up its campaign for the local government elections in 2016.

Business

The protests are linked to continued calls to boycott Woolworths as it continued to trade with Israel following the deadly war in Gaza.
57 arrested for Woolies protest

Saturday 25 October 2014 16:27

A total of 57 people who had protested in a Woolworths store in Killarney Mall were arrested on Saturday, Johannesburg police said.

Science

Heart diseases kill 15% worldwide: Health expert

Saturday 25 October 2014 12:52

An Australian Public Health Nutritionist, Dr Elizabeth Dunford says 15% of all global deaths are due to heart diseases.

Lifestyle

In 1976, the queen was the first monarch to send an email, doing  so when the technology was in its infancy.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

Saturday 25 October 2014 15:24

Britain's Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday when she sent out her inaugural message on Twitter.

Sport

SuperSport United see off Wits, reach Telkom Knock-out semis

Saturday 25 October 2014 18:10

SuperSport United are through to the semi-final of the Telkom Knock-out competition.

Opinion

Nene spot-on about fiscal consolidation: Jamine

Saturday 25 October 2014 10:48

Economist Azar Jamine says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was “essentially spot on in saying fiscal consolidation can no longer be postponed.”

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

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.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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