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Jacob Zuma and  Xi Jingping will focus on new initiatives to strengthen trade and investment co-operation.
Zuma to hold bilateral talks with Xi Jingping

Wednesday 2 December 2015 07:33

President Jacob Zuma will on Wednesday host his Chinese counterpart Xi Jingping who will embark on a one-day state.


The cause of the fire is unknown.
Dozens of shacks gutted by fire in Denver

Wednesday 2 December 2015 06:16

More than 250 shacks have been destroyed in a fire and 527 people displaced in the Denver informal settlement in Johannesburg.


Decision on Pistorius conviction to be announced on Thursday

Tuesday 1 December 2015 21:46

The Supreme Court of Appeal will announce on Thursday if it will overturn Oscar Pistorius’s conviction of culpable homicide.


President Kundapur Vanman says the bank will soon commence with recruitment.
BRICS bank plans to deliver quality services speedily

Tuesday 1 December 2015 21:45

The BRICS New Development Bank President Kundapur Vanman Kamath says the institution will act with speed without compromising quality.


Almost 200 000 uncollected smart ID cards gathering dust

Tuesday 1 December 2015 21:42

Almost 200 000 newly issued smart ID cards are gathering dust at Home Affairs offices around the country.


Sound city management at the core of urban transition

Tuesday 1 December 2015 19:16

The effective management of cities is a crucial step for Africa in its efforts towards overcoming urban transition challenges.


 Challenges facing Africa are part of the discussions at the Africities Summit.
Leaders at Africities Summit call for Africa’s development

Tuesday 1 December 2015 18:15

African cities and local government organisations will call on parties at the COP 21 Climate Change Summit in Paris to create an environment for the continent's local governments to access resources.


Johannesburg streets are littered with rubbish as a result of the strike.
Samwu to intensify Pikitup strike

Tuesday 1 December 2015 15:44

Samwu says it will intensify its strike at waste management company, Pikitup.


Banele Sindani was shot once in the abdomen in a burglary at his home in Ruimsig.
Former ASA CEO Banele Sindani murdered

Tuesday 1 December 2015 11:21

Former Athletics South Africa CEO and Secretary General of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee boss, Banele Sindani, has been killed in Johannesburg.


IEC vows to honour court ruling

Monday 30 November 2015 22:30

The IEC has committed itself to implement the orders of the Constitutional Court without delay.


African leaders urged to respect human rights

Monday 30 November 2015 21:45

The South African government has urged African leaders to respect human rights.


Fractures in Cosatu seem to be widening

Monday 30 November 2015 20:54

Fractures in Cosatu seem to be widening as public Workers' union, Sasawu, says it may have to review its affiliation to the federation.


Activists say gender equality needs to be enhanced for women empowerment.
Women’s role in leadership takes centre stage at Africities Summit

Monday 30 November 2015 20:40

Calls for recognising the role of women in local government spheres was high on the agenda in a robust debate during a women’s networking session at the Africities Summit.


Gauteng horror taxi crash victims to be identified

Monday 30 November 2015 14:00

Gauteng police are waiting for the families of those who died in a crash involving a taxi and a truck in Westonaria, West of Johannesburg, to identify the bodies.


RTMC probes Joburg fiery crash

Monday 30 November 2015 07:45

The Road Traffic Management Corporation says it is probing the cause of a crash which claimed 19 lives on the R28 between Gauteng's West Rand and Vereeniging Sunday.


Power partially restored after Gautrain train lines damaged

Monday 30 November 2015 07:11

The Gautrain Management Agency says power has been restored to one of the two lines between Pretoria and Hatfield.


Forum aims to speed up media transformation

Monday 30 November 2015 06:45

The quest to fast track media transformation and diversity has been bolstered with the launch of the Forum of Journalists for Transformation.


SAHRC said in a statement it had completed its preliminary investigation on Goodwill Zwelithini
SAHRC to hand over preliminary findings into King Zwelithini

Monday 30 November 2015 06:45

The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will on Monday serve its preliminary report on king Goodwill Zwelithini regarding its investigation into alleged xenophobic statements.


Africa must invest in urban development: Jeff Radebe

Monday 30 November 2015 06:05

The Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, says African local governments need to invest in proper urban planning and management systems in all urban areas.


COPE eyes coalition ahead of LGE 2016

Sunday 29 November 2015 21:43

As political parties swing into a campaigns mode for 2016's local government elections, Congress of the People (COPE) has opened its doors for coalitions.


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