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President Jacob Zuma visited the state-owned company in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. ( )

SAA will never be sold: Zuma  

President Jacob Zuma says government will never sell South African Airways (SAA).

Muhammadu Buhari has launched a massive anti-corruption drive to recover looted state funds stashed in foreign banks.
Sihle Zikalala says the formation of BRICS was a game-changer by these major emerging economies from the cobweb of international money lending financial institutions.
Muhammadu Buhari has launched a massive anti-corruption drive to recover looted state funds stashed in foreign banks.
Sihle Zikalala says the formation of BRICS was a game-changer by these major emerging economies from the cobweb of international money lending financial institutions.

South Africa

Only one of the 23 North West Municipalities adheres to health and safety regulations stipulated by the Labor Department.
Only one NW municipalities complies with health, safety regulations

Friday 6 May 2016 18:14

The Department of Labour in the North West province says there is only one local municipality out of the 23 municipalities in the entire province that is complying with health and safety regulations.

Africa

Nigerian soldiers hold up a Boko Haram flag that they had seized in the recently retaken town of Damasak, Nigeria.
US seeks to approve attack aircraft for Nigeria in Boko Haram fight

Friday 6 May 2016 14:12

The US is seeking to approve a sale of as many as 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to Nigeria to aid its battle against Boko Haram.

World

Members of the communist-affiliated PAME union shout slogans during a 48-hour general strike against tax and pension reforms in Athens, Greece.
Greeks strike as new tax, pension reforms loom

Friday 6 May 2016 14:56

Greeks started a 48-hour nationwide strike on Friday in anger at tax and pension reforms pursued by the indebted nation to qualify for more of a multi-billion euro bailout it signed up to last year.

Politics

President Jacob Zuma has assured citizens that there will be no load shedding in the near future.
There will be no load shedding, Zuma assures SA

Friday 6 May 2016 16:32

President Jacob Zuma has assured the nation that after meeting Eskom officials and inspecting its generation control centre there will no load shedding in the country.

Business

The central bank says the country's financial system continues to be challenged by uncertainty in the global markets as well as a deteriorating domestic economic outlook.
Maize imports could increase SA’s current account deficit

Friday 6 May 2016 18:10

This week the South African Reserve Bank warned that imports of maize as a result of the drought could increase the country's current account deficit.

Science

Three new dwarf planets, which may increase the search for life beyond Earth have been discovered in the solar system.
Discovery of more planets on the cards: Scientist

Friday 6 May 2016 12:13

Quantum biology researcher, Dr. Adriana Marais says there may be many more planets which may support liquid water on their surfaces than we thought

Lifestyle

LTA announces changes in their constitution

Friday 6 May 2016 08:18

Chairperson of the Limpopo Tourism Agency, Andrew Dipela says they have a singular mandate of destination marketing and making Limpopo a preferred tourism destination.

Sport

The Brazilians have extended their own record of six previous league medals.
Sundowns become first team in the Premiership to win seven titles

Friday 6 May 2016 14:40

Mamelodi Sundowns have become the first team in Absa Premiership history to win the title seven times after clinching the 2015/16 prize on Wednesday.

Opinion

vorians attend a memorial service for the late Congolese singer Papa Wemba in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Papa Wemba: strong, but ambiguous bonds, with his motherland

Thursday 5 May 2016 09:28

“The Kasaï Nightingale” was on stage, a flamboyantly dressed stage animal as always, when he collapsed from a sudden illness.

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma will deliver 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) will hold its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states will meet 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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