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Traffic officials say rain often leads to increased car crashes.
Traffic officials say rain often leads to increased car crashes. ( )

Motorists urged to be cautious on wet weekend

The Road Traffic Management Corporation says high traffic volumes continue on the country's roads, as rainy weather persists across much of South Africa.

The Kolong, Manthe and Manokwane villages are inaccessible.
Floods wreak havoc in North West
Saturday 27 December 2014 20:09
With the ceremony underway Malema kisses the bride and is officially a married man.
Malema ties the knot
Saturday 27 December 2014 19:36
The Kolong, Manthe and Manokwane villages are inaccessible.
Floods wreak havoc in North West
Saturday 27 December 2014 20:09
With the ceremony underway Malema kisses the bride and is officially a married man.
Malema ties the knot
Saturday 27 December 2014 19:36
Drivers are also warned to avoid crossing overflowing bridges as their cars could be washed away.
Heavy rainstorms, hail warning issued
Saturday 27 December 2014 19:24
Rain brought an end to proceedings.
Rain disrupts cricket in PE
Saturday 27 December 2014 19:11

South Africa

The Kolong, Manthe and Manokwane villages are inaccessible.
Floods wreak havoc in North West

Saturday 27 December 2014 20:09

Families in Sefikile village in the North West are destitute after a storm destroyed their homes.

Africa

A coffin containing the body of a migrant who died, is carried off a navy ship at the Sicilian harbour of Empedocle.
Some 1,250 migrants rescued in Mediterranean over Christmas

Saturday 27 December 2014 19:18

Nearly 1,250 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean over the Christmas period and five bodies have been recovered, Italian officials said on Friday.

World

An aerial view of flooded streets of the National Park in Kuala Tahan in Pahang, Malaysia.
160 000 Malaysians displaced by worst-ever floods

Saturday 27 December 2014 19:47

The number of people evacuated due to Malaysia's worst-ever floods jumped to more than 160 000 on Saturday.

Politics

Mzimela’s death a tragic loss: Family

Friday 26 December 2014 20:07

The family of the late iNkosi Mpiyezintombi Mzimela says his death is a tragic loss to the entire eMazimeleni clan, which he has helped to develop.

Business

It was not immediately clear why Rundheersing Bheenick was sacked and there was no clear front runner to replace him at the bank.
New Mauritius government sacks long-serving central bank governor

Saturday 27 December 2014 14:31

Mauritius central bank governor on Saturday said he had been sacked by the Indian Ocean island's new government after seven years in charge of the bank, but hinted that he may appeal the move.

Science

CEO of ER24 Andrew Boden with the baby rhino whose life was saved after his mother was killed by poachers.
Baby Thor the rhino in recovery

Saturday 27 December 2014 14:11

According to Petronel Nieuwoudt, the founder of Care for Wild Africa, the eight-month old rhino, named Thor, has made a complete recovery.

Lifestyle

With the ceremony underway Malema kisses the bride and is officially a married man.
Malema ties the knot

Saturday 27 December 2014 19:36

Security was tight at EFF leader Julius Malema's home in Seshego, Limpopo, ahead of his wedding to long-time sweetheart Mantoua Matlala.

Sport

Spain forward, Fernando Torres, has been struggling with his form for a while.
Madrid close to sealing Fernando Torres deal

Saturday 27 December 2014 19:21

Atletico Madrid are close to tying up a deal for Spain forward Fernando Torres to return to his boyhood club on loan from Chelsea, assistant coach German Burgos said on Saturday.

Opinion

Social media has given people a platform to engage
Social media has an impact on news:Bird

Tuesday 23 December 2014 10:48

The landscape of news has changed as social media is being utilised to generate content for news

2014 Year in Review

Looking back at all the stories that made the headlines and caught your eye in 2014. As well as looking into 2015.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

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.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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