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Lonmin says it is focussing on restarting production after the five-month Amcu strike
Lonmin says it is focussing on restarting production after the five-month Amcu strike ( )

Lonmin plays down retrenchment speculations

Platinum producer Lonmin says it has not decided to retrench any of its 35 000 employees just yet.

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DA's Mmusi Maine has told President Jacob Zuma that to lead is to take one's cues from Parliament
Lead or step down: Maimane to Zuma
Wednesday 23 July 2014 20:11
DA's Mmusi Maine has told President Jacob Zuma that to lead is to take one's cues from Parliament
Lead or step down: Maimane to Zuma
Wednesday 23 July 2014 20:11

South Africa

Whistle-blower Patricia De Lille is scheduled to take the stand on Thursday morning.
Patricia De Lille to testify at Arms Deal Commission

Wednesday 23 July 2014 19:26

The second phase of the multi-billion rand arms deal starts on Thursday morning.

Africa

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for either blast.
Bombs in north Nigeria's Kaduna kill at least 82

Wednesday 23 July 2014 17:36

Two bomb blasts in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna killed at least 82 people on Wednesday, officials said, in attacks that bore the hallmarks of violent Islamist group Boko Haram.

World

The TransAsia Airways plane, crashed near the runway with 54 passengers and four crew on board.
TransAsia Airways plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, killing 47

Wednesday 23 July 2014 17:05

A domestic TransAsia Airways plane crashed on landing on an island off the west coast of Taiwan after a typhoon-hit on Wednesday, killing 47 people.

Politics

DA's Mmusi Maine has told President Jacob Zuma that to lead is to take one's cues from Parliament
Lead or step down: Maimane to Zuma

Wednesday 23 July 2014 20:11

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane on Wednesday challenged President Jacob Zuma to provide stronger leadership or step down.

Business

Lonmin says it is focussing on restarting production after the five-month Amcu strike
Lonmin plays down retrenchment speculations

Wednesday 23 July 2014 19:32

Platinum producer Lonmin says it has not decided to retrench any of its 35 000 employees just yet.

Science

Across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, 632 people have died from Ebola, according to the latest WHO data
Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts virus

Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:27

The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the president's office said.

Lifestyle

Kirk Whalum, Stoddart set to blow away SA fans

Wednesday 23 July 2014 10:30

Grammy Award winner Kirk Whalum returns to South Africa with fellow artist John Stoddart.

Sport

FIFA President Sepp Blatter
FIFA to support Sierra Leone match-fixing probe

Wednesday 23 July 2014 20:03

FIFA is supporting a Sierra Leone Football Association investigation into claims that players tried to fix a World Cup qualifying match in 2008.

Opinion

Entrepreneur & motivational speaker Billy Selekane.
Opinion: In business; should you follow your passion or the money?

Wednesday 23 July 2014 11:52

We speak to Entrepreneur & motivational speaker Billy Selekane on the whether to follow your passion in life or to find something that will bring you more money when pursuing a career or business.

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 Youth Day and Youth Month.

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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