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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says the current economic challenges require a collective approach. ( )

Citizenry at the heart of economic growth: Nene

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has called on all South Africans to play an active role in the growth of the country's economy.

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivered his Mid-term Budget speech on Wednesday in Parliament.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivered his Mid-term Budget speech on Wednesday in Parliament.

South Africa

Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to prison for five years for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
Correctional Services refuses to comment on reports of Oscar's crying

Thursday 23 October 2014 09:50

The Correctional Services Department on Thursday declined to comment on a report that convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius wept himself to sleep on his first day in prison.

Africa

 Burkino Faso President Blaise Compaore has publicly said he wants to stand for re-election.
Burkina Faso opposition rejects referendum plan, calls for protests

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:45

Opposition parties in Burkina Faso accused President Blaise Compaore on Wednesday of preparing a "constitutional coup d'etat"

World

 Armed RCMP officers head towards the Langevin Block on Parliament Hill following a shooting incident in Ottawa.
Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stuns Canada's capital

Thursday 23 October 2014 07:53

A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking.

Politics

Cosatu leadership is expected to continue with discussions on whether Numsa should remain in the federation.
Cosatu to resume discussions on Numsa expulsion

Thursday 23 October 2014 05:39

Cosatu CEC is on Thursday expected to resume its discussions on whether it should expel Numsa.

Business

Citizenry at the heart of economic growth: Nene

Thursday 23 October 2014 10:00

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has called on all South Africans to play an active role in the growth of the country's economy.

Science

Highlights of the latest technology stories.
SABC Digital News Tech Wrap, 23 October 2014

Thursday 23 October 2014 07:49

Highlights: Unprecedented social media reaction to Oscar Pistorius's sentencing, SA to launch a new number plate recognition technology and Mxit’s Ukufunda Virtual School to takes education online

Lifestyle

Forum to place SA film industry growth in spotlight

Thursday 23 October 2014 07:56

A forum discussion to further grow the South African film industry and the African industry will be held at Johannesburg's Atlas Studios on Thursday.

Sport

Oscar Pistorius had helped to "open doors" for South Africa in the international sporting scene.
End of the road for Oscar: Mbalula

Thursday 23 October 2014 09:23

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's sentence and conviction for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp marks the end of his world athletics career, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula.

Opinion

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius sentence is good: Attorney

Wednesday 22 October 2014 09:49

Attorney at Marks Attorneys, Ulrich Roux, says Oscar Pistorius's sentence is good in terms of a conviction of culpable homicide.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

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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