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The warning comes after Statistics South Africa released its Africa poverty trends report for the period from 2006 to 2015. ( )

Tough times loom, poverty to deepen

British charity Oxfam has warned that South Africa's efforts to alleviate poverty will fail because government's policies do not put enough focus on job creation.

Parliament happy with SABC interim board
Tuesday 22 August 2017 20:10
Veteran journalist Zola Ntutu was found dead at his apartment in Kennilworth south of Johannesburg on Sunday.(Facebook )
Bheki Cele says the party’s leadership in KZN is unable to act decisively.(SABC)
Derek Hanekom has been given 10 days to explain why he should not be removed as Chairperson of the National Disciplinary Committee. (SABC)
Veteran journalist Zola Ntutu was found dead at his apartment in Kennilworth south of Johannesburg on Sunday.(Facebook )
Bheki Cele says the party’s leadership in KZN is unable to act decisively.(SABC)
Derek Hanekom has been given 10 days to explain why he should not be removed as Chairperson of the National Disciplinary Committee. (SABC)

South Africa

The Centre accommodates and provides counselling to scores of abused women and children annually
City of Cape Town donates 50 beds to Saartjie Baartman Centre

Tuesday 22 August 2017 20:45

The City of Cape Town has handed over beds to the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Abused Women and Children in Manenberg.

Africa

On eve of vote, Angola's Lourenco denies he'd be puppet president

Tuesday 22 August 2017 19:08

João Lourenço, Angola's ruling party candidate for president, said on Tuesday he would not be hamstrung by his powerful predecessor if he wins election.

World

Venezuela's top prosecutor has left Colombia for Brazil

Tuesday 22 August 2017 20:04

Venezuela's top prosecutor Luisa Ortega, who fled the socialist country last week, has left Colombia for Brazil, Colombia's migration agency said on Tuesday.

Politics

Mbeki Foundation to host 2017 African leadership Forum

Tuesday 22 August 2017 19:21

Former African Presidents will meet under-one umbrella to discuss the state of the continent.

Business

Tough times loom, poverty to deepen

Tuesday 22 August 2017 22:41

British charity Oxfam has warned that South Africa's efforts to alleviate poverty will fail because government's policies do not put enough focus on job creation.

Science

Sandstorm engulfs parts of Gauteng, Mpumalanga, F. State

Tuesday 22 August 2017 20:39

The Weather Service has warned that dusty conditions will persist until later on Tuesday night.

Lifestyle

The Kwa-Zulu Natal Society of Arts in Durban is launching its Park Contemporary Gallery a collection of work by local artists that's affordable for a range of art lovers.
Work by local KZN artists on display in Contemporary Gallery

Tuesday 22 August 2017 18:39

A Durban art gallery is putting its local and emerging talent front and centre in an exciting and accessible way.

Sport

The Sharks take on Western Province in Cape Town on Saturday.
Sharks look to raise their game against Western Cape

Tuesday 22 August 2017 19:05

The seventh week of Currie Cup action beckons and the Sharks are looking to raise their game this weekend.

Opinion

Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe was granted dimplomatic immunity after assaulting a young woman
Mugabe: why diplomatic immunity isn’t always an ‘out of jail' ticket

Tuesday 22 August 2017 09:18

Grace Mugabe, the wife of President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, is accused of assaulting a young woman while on a visit to South Africa.

SABC Editorial Policy

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is embarking on a review process of its 2004 Editorial Policies, which were developed through a consultation process with the public at large.

Albert Luthuli 50 years later

50th death anniversary of Chief Albert Luthuli

WEF on Africa 2017

The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa takes place in Durban, South Africa on 3 - 5 May 2017. Get the latest news about the event.

The WEF focuses on economic issues affecting Africa.

Womens Day 2017

This year marks 61 years since about 20 000 women from all walks of life marched to the Union Buildings to protest against the unjust pass laws that restricted their freedom of movement.

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