SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.
Deputy prosecutions head Nomgcobo Jiba ( )

DA gives Zuma 24 hours for Jiba decision

The DA has given President Jacob Zuma until Tuesday to decide if he will appoint a commission of inquiry into deputy prosecutions head Nomgcobo Jiba's fitness to hold office, or go to court.

Turning passions into profits
Monday 31 August 2015 16:53
Turning passions into profits
Monday 31 August 2015 16:53

South Africa

The majority of South African women still find themselves at the losing end of the South African economy.
Top business women are losing out as much as cleaners

Monday 31 August 2015 16:47

A recent report released by the Department of Women on the Status of Women shows that top business women face as many, albeit different, challenges as cleaners in South Africa’s economy.

Africa

 Emmerson Mnangagwa could be "subtly" positioning himself as sole successor to Mugabe.
Zim Vice President Mnangagwa 'playing his cards well'

Monday 31 August 2015 15:42

Zimbabwe's vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa could be "subtly" positioning himself as the sole successor to President Robert Mugabe.

World

Afghan police investigate gas poisoning at girls' school

Monday 31 August 2015 16:02

More than 100 girls were taken to hospital from their school in western Afghanistan on Monday after breathing in toxic gas, officials said.

Politics

DA gives Zuma 24 hours for Jiba decision

Monday 31 August 2015 16:11

The DA has given President Jacob Zuma until Tuesday to decide if he will appoint a commission of inquiry into deputy prosecutions head Nomgcobo Jiba's fitness to hold office, or go to court.

Business

South Africa sits on close to 80 % of the world’s known reserves of platinum.
South Africa seals mining jobs deal, proposes platinum plan

Monday 31 August 2015 15:49

South Africa's mining industry, unions and the government signed a broad plan on Monday to stem wave of job losses triggered by falling commodity prices and soaring costs.

Science

A grabber  is able to disrupt network connection in an area thus preventing communication among people.
Hawks probe use of surveillance machines in crime

Monday 31 August 2015 10:35

South Africa is battling a huge security threat with high-technology spy gadgets which have found themselves in the wrong hands.

Lifestyle

Turning passions into profits

Monday 31 August 2015 16:53

The efforts of young, ambitious and passion driven women continue to be recognised and celebrated in South Africa.

Sport

FF Plus takes rugby squad grievance to British high commissioner

Monday 31 August 2015 16:11

The Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) says government's interference in the selection of the national rugby team has a negative impact on individual players.

Opinion

'ANA's court bid on Boks stands no chance'

Monday 31 August 2015 12:35

The SABC’s Deputy Sports Editor, Janet Whitton, says she doesn’t believe the Agency for New Agenda (ANA)’s urgent court application against the Springboks will succeed.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Women's Day on 9 August 2015 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

Oscar Pistorius Trial

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

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site, www.sabcnews.mobi