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Despite initial assertions by regional health officials that the virus had been contained in its early stages, Ebola case numbers and deaths have ballooned in recent months ( )

WHO warns of "shadow zones" and unreported Ebola cases

Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" where medics cannot go mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought.

Rand wobbles on mixed US Fed comments
Saturday 23 August 2014 07:04
An investigation shows that African Bank granted more than 650 loans in a KwaZulu-Natal branch.
African Bank granted 670 reckless loans: NCR
Saturday 23 August 2014 06:33
Jozini residents want water tanks
Friday 22 August 2014 19:58
Rand wobbles on mixed US Fed comments
Saturday 23 August 2014 07:04
An investigation shows that African Bank granted more than 650 loans in a KwaZulu-Natal branch.
African Bank granted 670 reckless loans: NCR
Saturday 23 August 2014 06:33
Jozini residents want water tanks
Friday 22 August 2014 19:58
Medals elude SA at the Youth Olympics
Friday 22 August 2014 19:34

South Africa

President Jacob Zuma.
DA, Zuma lawyers reach agreement over spy tapes

Friday 22 August 2014 20:03

The Democratic Alliance says it has finally reached an agreement with President Jacob Zuma's legal team on the drawn-out spy tape saga.

Africa

During the proceedings Botswana High Court has ruled in favour of the two inmates
Botswana ordered to provide ARV’s to foreign inmates

Friday 22 August 2014 19:27

Botswana has been ordered to provide ARV's to foreign inmates. This was the judgment of the Botswana High Court.

World

Trucks of a Russian convoy carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine, drive in the direction of the Ukrainian border near the town of Donetsk, in Russia's Rostov Region
EU condemns Russia entering Ukraine

Friday 22 August 2014 16:47

Russia's decision to send a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine without Kiev's consent or an escort of international observers is a clear violation of Ukraine's border.

Politics

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete ordered the red overall-clad MPs out because they were "not serious" about proceedings.
EFF actions brought Parliament into disrepute: Govt

Friday 22 August 2014 15:50

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)'s disruption of proceedings in the National Assembly on Thursday was tantamount to bringing Parliament into disrepute, Government said in a statement on Friday.

Business

Rand wobbles on mixed US Fed comments

Saturday 23 August 2014 07:04

The rand fluctuated against the dollar before closing flat on Friday.

Science

WHO warns of "shadow zones" and unreported Ebola cases

Saturday 23 August 2014 06:34

Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" where medics cannot go mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought.

Lifestyle

Generation actors were fired this week following a pay dispute.
Generations on-air despite protest: SABC

Friday 22 August 2014 14:43

The SABC has assured television viewers that Generations will remain on their television screens.

Sport

Medals elude SA at the Youth Olympics

Friday 22 August 2014 19:34

Medals continued to elude team South Africa on day 6 of the Youth Olympics in Ninjang, China.

Opinion

Recent violent strikes could be the result of SA Labour laws

Thursday 21 August 2014 11:20

The National Employers' Association of SA says labour laws contribute to the prolonged and violent strikes experienced in various industries recently.

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 Women’s Day.

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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