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Students have been protesting for free education.
Students have been protesting for free education. ( )

Wits to decide on Sunday whether campuses will reopen

Wits University students will know on Sunday if campuses will reopen.

A fire-fighter participating in the Toughest Fire Fighter Alive competition.
Firefighters put to the test at a competition
Saturday 1 October 2016 20:28
The win over Australia will bring some relief to the Boks.
The win over Australia will bring some relief to the Boks.

South Africa

Students have been protesting for free education.
Wits to decide on Sunday whether campuses will reopen

Saturday 1 October 2016 22:04

Wits University students will know on Sunday if campuses will reopen.

Africa

Lack of capital is the single biggest problem for farmers wanting to invest in renewable energy farming technology.
Energy experts urge Kenyan banks to help fund agri-business

Saturday 1 October 2016 21:37

Energy experts meeting in Nairobi have asked banks in Kenya and Africa in general to open up capital for funding agri-business.

World

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) shakes hands with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.
Japan, India to sign nuclear cooperation deal in November: Report

Saturday 1 October 2016 12:27

Japan and India are likely to sign a civil nuclear cooperation pact during a visit to Japan by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in mid-November, the Mainichi newspaper reported on Saturday.

Politics

Political parties, universities to meet in bid to solve fees crisis

Saturday 1 October 2016 18:06

The DA, EFF, UDM, ACDP, FF Plus and Agang have all confirmed that they will attend the meeting with vice chancellors which will be held in Johannesburg.

Business

Young people are producing coffe using the Motlopi tree in the North West.
N West youth seeks assistance to become coffee producers

Saturday 1 October 2016 21:24

Business-minded youth have turned to producing coffee in the far flung area of Tseoge village, near Morokweng, on the outskirts of Vryburg in the North West.

Science

The gruelling 2 000 kilometre endurance challenge will see solar energy car take each other on for the first prize.
Eleven teams to battle in the final leg of 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge

Saturday 1 October 2016 20:54

At least eleven teams will battle it out in the final leg of the 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge in Cape Town.

Lifestyle

Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu van Furth believes that the Anglican Church will fully accept same-sex unions one day.
Tutu van Furth hopeful for same-sex unions in Anglican Church

Saturday 1 October 2016 20:36

Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu van Furth says she strongly believes that the Anglican Church will fully accept same-sex civil unions one day.

Sport

Sundowns were left at their Wits end, lose 3-0 in MTN8 final

Saturday 1 October 2016 21:14

Bidvest Wits are the 2016-17 MTN8 champions after a 3-0 victory over Mamelodi Sundowns in the final of the competition at the Mbombela Stadium on Saturday.

Opinion

Clashes between student protesters and armed security (whether public or private), as seen in the recent use of public order policing.
Should the law be a tool of justice or violence?

Saturday 1 October 2016 19:51

What is needed to enable South Africa’s universities to proceed with the academic year?

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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