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President Zuma to host 2016 Africa Day celebrations

President Jacob Zuma will host the 2016 Africa Day celebration on 25 May at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, which is the culmination of the celebration of Africa month in May.

Residents are protesting against the area being included in a newly demarcated municipality.
Another school up in smoke in Vuwani
Tuesday 24 May 2016 21:10
EFF leader, Julius Malema has called on claimants to choose land over money.
Malema on a campaign trail in Mpumalanga
Tuesday 24 May 2016 21:04

South Africa

Blade Nzimande is attending meetings with North American universities and foundations in the US.
Nzimande links university violence to political agenda

Tuesday 24 May 2016 21:52

The Higher Education Minister says fringe element for protests and violence on university campuses could be linked to a broader political agenda.

Africa

The league say they have organized the march for Africa day to celebrate President Mugabe’s contribution to the continent and the country.
March in support of President Mugabe scheduled for Africa Day

Tuesday 24 May 2016 21:36

At least 100 000 people are expected to turn out in a March in support of Zimbabwe's veteran leader Robert Mugabe.

World

International efforts are under way to end a conflict that has contributed to the worst tensions between Moscow and the West since the Cold War.
Surge in eastern fighting kills seven Ukrainian soldiers

Tuesday 24 May 2016 15:12

A ceasefire signed in February 2015 has failed to quell all fighting in Ukraine's separatist eastern territory, with each side accusing the other of violations.

Politics

The rules will be put in place to avoid chaos like that which unfolded when the EFF was forcefully removed from the National Assembly.
Parliament adopts new rules to strengthen security

Tuesday 24 May 2016 21:25

The National Assembly Rules Committee has adopted new rules which will among others; strengthen security in parliament and crackdown on errant MPs.

Business

Joburg residents will be paying more for power.
Another electricity tariff increase for Joburg residents

Tuesday 24 May 2016 21:35

Johannesburg residents can brace themselves for a 7% electricity tariff starting from July this year.

Science

Fourteen rhino have been killed in the province during the past five months, which equals the number of killings during the whole of last year.
Rhinos dehorned at private game park in a bid to curb poaching

Tuesday 24 May 2016 20:14

The Eastern Cape is experiencing the worst year on record so far regarding rhino poaching.

Lifestyle

Africa day is observed as a holiday in six African countries.
Africa Day to promote indigenous culture and identity

Tuesday 24 May 2016 21:16

As Africans across the continent prepare to celebrate Africa Day people from across the continent are calling for the promotion of indigenous culture and identity.

Sport

The top four teams in the country will face off in the semifinals and finals of the Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League competition.
All set for Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League

Tuesday 24 May 2016 20:59

Africa's largest semi-professional Netball league is heading for an exciting climax in Durban this weekend.

Opinion

Municipal money is the people’s

Tuesday 24 May 2016 13:36

“We pay our municipal taxes and bills but we never get anything in return. This government is corrupt”. Sound familiar?

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.

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) held its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

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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