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Research by Oxfam indicates that more and more people are living under the poverty line. ( )

More than half of South Africa’s population live below poverty line

A report released by Oxfam has revealed that half of South Africa's population live below the national poverty line and more than 10% live in extreme poverty.

PG Group dismisses liquidation reports
Saturday 1 August 2015 14:58
Kermit Erasmus has been withdrawn from today's game due to a hamstring injury(SABC)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)
Kermit Erasmus has been withdrawn from today's game due to a hamstring injury(SABC)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)

South Africa

More than half of South Africa’s population lives below poverty line

Saturday 1 August 2015 16:45

A report released by Oxfam has revealed that half of South Africa's population live below the national poverty line and more than 10% live in extreme poverty.

Africa

Gift of the Givers making progress over the release McGown

Saturday 1 August 2015 15:57

A Malian investment consultant who volunteered to help secure the release of hostage Stephen McGown says he has obtained reliable news that the South African is “alive and in good condition”.

World

Dozens of Clinton emails censored for security reasons

Saturday 1 August 2015 14:35

Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton's private, unsecure home server contain national security information are now deemed too sensitive to make public.

Politics

Ses'khona calls for ‘discipline’ ahead of Lili’s bail application

Saturday 1 August 2015 16:51

Ses’khona People’s Rights Movement secretary general Loyiso Nkohla has called for discipline in the days leading up to leader Andile Lili’s court appearance on Wednesday.

Business

PG Group dismisses liquidation reports

Saturday 1 August 2015 14:58

The Platinum Group dismissed reports that it has been placed in liquidation.

Science

Naledi Pandor has launched National Science Week at the North West University's Mahikeng Campus.
Pandor praises strides made by women in science

Saturday 1 August 2015 14:09

On this first day of Women's Month, Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor, has applauded strides made by young women in the fields of science and technology.

Lifestyle

Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral expected to draw large crowds

Saturday 1 August 2015 15:12

Scores of onlookers are expected to gather on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston.

Sport

SA gears up for Soweto derby

Saturday 1 August 2015 15:14

The stage is set for the first Soweto derby of the season and Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates will meet at the FNB Stadium in the fifth ever Carling Black label Cup on Saturday afternoon.

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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