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Pope Francis will also visit the Central African Republic.
Pope Francis will also visit the Central African Republic. ( )

Pope Francis arrives in Uganda on Friday

Pope Francis will arrive in Uganda on Friday in the second leg of his visit to east Africa.

16 days of activism: The plight of forsaken infants
Thursday 26 November 2015 23:20

South Africa

Ahmed Kathrada is being hailed as leading by example to this day.
Kathrada awarded Freedom of the City of Cape Town

Friday 27 November 2015 05:59

The Freedom of the City of Cape Town has been conferred upon struggle icon and stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in the City Hall in Cape Town on Thursday night.


Zimbabwe is lagging behind in regional investment.
Zim’s optimistic indigenisation laws will attract investors

Friday 27 November 2015 06:26

Zimbabwe will soon gazette a new framework for its indigenisation laws.


 Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his French counterpart Francois Hollande during a news conference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.
Hollande, Putin agree to work more closely to combat Islamic State

Friday 27 November 2015 06:44

France and Russia will exchange intelligence on Islamic State to improve the effectiveness of their aerial bombing campaigns in Syria, French President Francois Hollande said.


Cosatu Congress ends on a high note

Thursday 26 November 2015 23:29

Cosatu's 12th Congress closed on Thursday, with federation president Sdumo Dlamini telling delegates that a firm foundation for unity has been laid and it is up to them to continue building.


 Striking Nehawu workers have disrupted parliamentary proceedings this week.
Nehawu hopeful for a solution to parliamentary strike

Friday 27 November 2015 06:12

Nehawu Chairperson in Parliament S'thembiso Tembe says he is confident that a deal will soon be reached between Parliament and the union to end the on-going strike by parliamentary staff.


In South Africa the breed of preference for low level dog fights is the American Pitbull Terrier but other breeds such as Bull Terriers and the Chinese Shar-Pei are also used.
Dog fights plague the townships of South Africa

Thursday 26 November 2015 17:51

Recently the community of Tshepisong in Kagiso on the West Rand of Johannesburg decided to stand up against dog fighters and the violence which it incites.


Judgment on rhino horn trade welcomed

Thursday 26 November 2015 18:44

Wildlife groups have welcomed a High Court ruling, lifting a six year ban on rhino horn trade in the country.


Cape Cobras season decimated by injuries

Thursday 26 November 2015 22:25

Ram Slam T20 defending champions, the Cape Cobras season has been decimated by injuries.


Putin's "realpolitik" aims to make Russia indispensable

Wednesday 25 November 2015 17:07

By intervening in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has broken Russia's relative isolation and is making it the "indispensable nation" in conflicts in Syria, writes Paul Taylor.

National Days 2015

South Africa will celebrate Heritage Day on 24 September. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

ANC NGC 2015

All the latest news, opinions and multimedia about the 2015 ANC National General Council (NGC).

he NGC is a mid-term review of the policies and implementation of decisions passed at the ANC's 2012 National Conference in Manguang.

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states will meet from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

Science & Tech Wrap

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

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