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State loses leave to appeal Pistorius's sentence

Judge Thokozile Masipa has dismissed with costs the State's application to appeal Oscar Pistorius's sentence in the High Court in Pretoria.

Although headline inflation currently stands at 6.0%, on the upper end of the central bank's target range of between 3 to 6%, the bank expected it to remain above the target until the middle of 2017.
Rate hiking cycle not over yet: Reserve Bank
Friday 26 August 2016 12:24
Although headline inflation currently stands at 6.0%, on the upper end of the central bank's target range of between 3 to 6%, the bank expected it to remain above the target until the middle of 2017.
Rate hiking cycle not over yet: Reserve Bank
Friday 26 August 2016 12:24
In March, Nersa approved a tariff increase of 9.4% that Eskom had requested.
Nersa to appeal Eskom judgment
Friday 26 August 2016 12:00
The Western Cape Department of Education proposes to have intervention facilities for learners with serious behavioural problems.
W Cape proposes amendments to Education Act
Friday 26 August 2016 12:00

South Africa

Police maintain strong presence in Delft

Friday 26 August 2016 12:21

Police are maintaining a strong presence in Delft on the Cape Flats following a number of shooting incidents over the past two days.

Africa

'Millions of children are the innocent victims of Boko Haram violence'

Friday 26 August 2016 11:24

Violence by militant group Boko Haram, in Africa’s Lake Chad basin, has left millions of children displaced or trapped in areas where it is hard for aid and help to reach them, according to UNICEF.

World

Hillary Clinton has been criticized for using an unauthorized private email system while she was secretary of state from 2009 to 2013.
Judge sets D-Day for release of Clinton emails on 2012 Libya attack

Friday 26 August 2016 06:05

A US judge ordered the State Department on Thursday to release by September 13 any emails it finds between Hillary Clinton and the White House from the week of the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya.

Politics

Netshitenzhe says the problems in the ANC have led to a loss of public confidence in the party and the state.
Netshitenzhe reprimands ANC for not resolving problems

Friday 26 August 2016 07:13

African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee member Joel Netshitenzhe has admonished the ANC for not acting fast enough to resolve problems in the party.

Business

Although headline inflation currently stands at 6.0%, on the upper end of the central bank's target range of between 3 to 6%, the bank expected it to remain above the target until the middle of 2017.
Rate hiking cycle not over yet: Reserve Bank

Friday 26 August 2016 12:24

South Africa's rate hiking cycle is not yet over as inflation remained elevated, the South African Reserve Bank's (SARB) Deputy Governor, Daniel Mminele said on Friday.

Science

Apple fixes security flaw after UAE dissident's iPhone targeted

Friday 26 August 2016 12:37

Apple Inc issued a patch on Thursday to fix a dangerous security flaw in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent UAE dissident's phone had been targeted.

Lifestyle

Tourism seen as crucial to SA’s economy

Friday 26 August 2016 08:28

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says tourism remains a very important contributor to SA’s economy.

Sport

Boks need to control the game for longer periods: Coetzee

Friday 26 August 2016 12:00

Springbok head coach Allister Coetzee has no illusions about the task ahead in Salta, where the Pumas will hope to exploit vulnerabilities the Boks themselves are cognisant of.

Opinion

New move against Gordhan suggests SA’s laws are under threat

Friday 26 August 2016 07:16

Hawks, this week summoned the country’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to appear at its offices to receive a warning statement.

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

International Aids Conference

The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years.

Moving from MDG to SDG

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

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