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Analysts are pessimistic Minister Pravin Gordan will agree to a doubling of defence expenditure.
Analysts are pessimistic Minister Pravin Gordan will agree to a doubling of defence expenditure. ( )

Govt may trim international commitments: Analyst

Implications of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) failing to achieve its cash-injection request may leave government with little option but to scale down its commitments.

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Ambassador reflects on SA's Apartheid at UN
Thursday 24 April 2014 07:35
Ambassador reflects on SA's Apartheid at UN
Thursday 24 April 2014 07:35
Political parties have been urged to cooperate with the police during investigations.
Investigators probe KZN political killings
Thursday 24 April 2014 06:39

South Africa

Analysts are pessimistic Minister Pravin Gordan will agree to a doubling of defence expenditure.
Govt may trim international commitments: Analyst

Thursday 24 April 2014 09:04

Implications of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) failing to achieve its cash-injection request may leave government with little option but to scale down its commitments.

Africa

Billions needed to upgrade Egypt's power grid

Wednesday 23 April 2014 16:52

Energy officials say a lack of reforms to the wasteful fuel subsidy system is keeping away private investors who could finance modernisation and boost gas output.

World

South Sudan has the responsibility to protect civilians

Thursday 24 April 2014 08:20

The UN has reminded the government of South Sudan that it has the primary responsibility to protect its civilians

Politics

Is it lawful for your party to give you free food or t-shirts?
Elections 2014: Is your party breaking the rules?

Thursday 24 April 2014 08:23

Did your political party break election rules, or the law, when they offered you a free t-shirt , free food or a free concert at their election campaign?

Business

Platinum producers have put a new wage package on the table, it includes hikes in benefits and allowances which would increase the remuneration of striking miners to R12 500 over the next five years.
Amcu, employees still locked in wage talks

Wednesday 23 April 2014 20:30

Initial hopes of a breakthrough in the talks to end the three months long strike in the platinum sector mines are fading.

Science

New ICT centre opened in Kimberley

Wednesday 23 April 2014 14:50

Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the new ICT centre for teachers in Kimberley, Northern Cape, is a milestone for the department.

Lifestyle

A man uses an umbrella to block the snow at ski-resort Afriski in Lesotho
Snow falls in Eastern Cape and Lesotho

Wednesday 23 April 2014 19:09

Winter isn’t coming, it is already here with snowfalls on Wednesday in Lesotho and the Eastern Cape.  

Sport

Kaizer Chiefs-Bidvest Wits’ Wednesday's result kept the chase for Premiership honours on course.
Chiefs suffer major title blow

Thursday 24 April 2014 05:32

Mamelodi Sundowns moved a step closer to claiming the Premiership title as Kaizer Chiefs were held to a goalless draw against Bidvest Wits in Johannesburg on Wednesday evening.

Opinion

Ambassador reflects on SA's Apartheid at UN

Thursday 24 April 2014 07:35

South Africa’s transition to democracy in 1994 also ushered in the official readmission of the country to international fora.

2014 General Elections

South Africans will go to the polls for the country's fifth democratic general elections in 2014. Previous national and provincial elections were held in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

National Days 2014

The theme for Human Rights Day 2014 is celebrating 20 years of changing lives through Human Rights.

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

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