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The South African weather service has issued strong weather warnings for the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.
The South African weather service has issued strong weather warnings for the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. ( )

Heavy rains, winds and flooding in Western Cape, KZN

About 10 000 people in Philippi and Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats have been affected by heavy rains and wind that have been lashing the Cape Peninsula since last night.

Late Gugu  Zulu's memorial service was held on Tuesday at the Kyalami race track in Centurion, Pretoria.
Gugu Zulu has left a permanent void: family
Tuesday 26 July 2016 17:21
Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa bows out
Tuesday 26 July 2016 16:43
Late Gugu  Zulu's memorial service was held on Tuesday at the Kyalami race track in Centurion, Pretoria.
Gugu Zulu has left a permanent void: family
Tuesday 26 July 2016 17:21
Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa bows out
Tuesday 26 July 2016 16:43
New twist in Thulsie twins' bail hearing
Tuesday 26 July 2016 14:48

South Africa

The trio face charges for human-trafficking, as well charges for being in the country illegally.
Malawian nationals accused of human trafficking remanded in custody

Tuesday 26 July 2016 17:51

Three Malawian nationals have been remanded in police custody by the Rustenburg Magistrate Court, in the North West, after they were arrested ferrying at least 57 Malawian children in a truck.

Africa

Suicide bombers kill seven at peacekeeping base in Somalia

Tuesday 26 July 2016 14:16

Suicide bombers killed at least seven people as they tried to blast their way into the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Somalia's capital on Tuesday, police said.

World

Priest killed in French church before police shoot dead hostage-takers

Tuesday 26 July 2016 13:56

Two attackers killed a priest with a blade and seriously wounded another hostage in a church in northern France on Tuesday before being shot dead by French police.

Politics

Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa bows out

Tuesday 26 July 2016 16:43

Outgoing Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa on Tuesday bid farewell to the residents of South Africa’s capital city, saying he has done his best.

Business

‘Fitch downgrade of SA domestic debt a risk to sovereign rating ‘

Tuesday 26 July 2016 12:27

Fitch's downgrade of South Africa's local debt to just one step above speculative grade could push the country's sovereign rating into "junk" territory, the Treasury said on Tuesday.

Science

 KwaZulu Natal, the Eastern Cape and the eastern Free State experienced snowfall on Sunday afternoon.
Motorists cautioned amid bad weather

Tuesday 26 July 2016 08:20

South Africans should brace themselves for severe thunderstorms and localised flooding which the South African Weather Service has forecast.

Lifestyle

Wednesday's Lotto jackpot is meanwhile estimated R30 million.
R87 million Powerball Jackpot prize yet to be claimed

Tuesday 26 July 2016 15:15

No one has come forward to claim last Friday's R87 million Powerball Jackpot prize.

Sport

Late Gugu  Zulu's memorial service was held on Tuesday at the Kyalami race track in Centurion, Pretoria.
Gugu Zulu has left a permanent void: family

Tuesday 26 July 2016 17:21

The families of the late race track driver Gugu Zulu say his death has left a void that will never close.  

Opinion

Your vote is not insignificant in the bigger scheme of things. It matters.
Despairing about elections? This is why your vote matters

Monday 25 July 2016 17:57

It seems that no matter who you vote for, a politician gets elected. Given that outcome, how can we make sure that the person we elect has the character and abilities to do the job properly?

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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