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South Africa's President Jacob Zuma answers questions at Parliament in Cape Town, March 17, 2016.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma answers questions at Parliament in Cape Town, March 17, 2016. ( )

Zuma scolds lawmakers over boycott of speech

South African President Jacob Zuma told lawmakers on Thursday to halt their "theater and antics" after most opposition parties boycotted his speech.

The Pretoria club made their intentions clear when they went 20 matches unbeaten in all competitions.
Mosimane crowned PSL coach of the month
Thursday 5 May 2016 21:28
The Pretoria club made their intentions clear when they went 20 matches unbeaten in all competitions.
Mosimane crowned PSL coach of the month
Thursday 5 May 2016 21:28
Business rescue practitioner at the mine Rob Deveraux says the mine is still engaging with shareholders and the private sector to get funding.
Lily mine workers embark on salary protest
Thursday 5 May 2016 20:56

South Africa

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Africa

Uganda has banned the media from giving live coverage of protests planned for the swearing-in ceremony of President Yoweri Museveni next week.
Uganda bans live media coverage of opposition protests

Thursday 5 May 2016 20:33

Information Minister in Uganda told journalists that broadcasters giving live coverage of the protests would risk getting their licences revoked.

World

MSF to pull out of UN World Humanitarian Summit

Thursday 5 May 2016 21:42

Doctors Without Borders or Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has announced it is pulling out of the landmark UN World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, later this month.

Politics

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.
Operation Hlasela compromised fair-play during 2011 elections

Thursday 5 May 2016 20:05

Public Protector has recommended that the Free State Provincial government and the Department of Social Development develop and circulate policies that separate their programmes from those of the ANC.

Business

VW's Thomas Schaefer says black women are more stable as employees in the autmotive industry.
Car manufacturers to comply with BEE for benefits: Davies

Thursday 5 May 2016 21:18

Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies says vehicle manufacturing companies will have to meet specific black empowerment requirements in order to receive benefits from government.

Science

WADA says the Bloemfontein laboratory must address all non-conformities identified by an External Quality Assessment Scheme program first
World Anti-Doping Agency suspends Bloemfontein doping lab

Thursday 5 May 2016 17:32

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the South African Doping Control Laboratory in Bloemfontein until 30 September 2016.

Lifestyle

Papa Wemba collapsed and died on stage while performing at a music festival in Ivory Coast on April 24.
Congo bids last farewell to music legend Papa Wemba

Thursday 5 May 2016 16:36

Sixty seven-year-old Wemba, born Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba in Lubefu collapsed and died on stage while performing at a music festival in Ivory Coast on April 24.

Sport

Andy Murray will face Czech Thomas Berdych in the quarter-final.
Andy Murray through to Madrid Masters quarter-finals

Thursday 5 May 2016 21:41

The world number two recorded a comfortable victory over Giles Simon of France 6-4 and 6-2.

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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