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Nceba Dywili died in a hail of bullets.
Nceba Dywili died in a hail of bullets. ( )

ANC candidate councillor gunned down in PE

An African National Congress (ANC) candidate councillor for Ward four in the Walmer Township in Port Elizabeth has been gunned down on Tuesday night.

The municipality says disaster management teams are monitoring water levels.
Flooding keeps Durban beaches closed
Wednesday 27 July 2016 09:00
 Former President Bill Clinton speaks on the second night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
My wife is a natural leader: Bill Clinton
Wednesday 27 July 2016 07:36

South Africa

The government opens a state of the art boarding school, the biggest of the five boarding schools built for farm pupils.
Mpumalanga govt on drive to improve school's infrastructure

Wednesday 27 July 2016 09:01

MEC for the Department of Education in the Mpumalanga, Reginah Mhaule says the government assisted in closing six farm schools to build better structures for communities.


The economy was likely to expand by 6.3% in 2017/18, rising to 7% over the medium term, the Treasury said.
Kenya eyes lower spending in 2017/18 fiscal year

Wednesday 27 July 2016 15:04

Kenya expects public spending to fall to 27.7% of gross domestic product in the year to June 2018 from 30.6% in the current fiscal year, the Treasury said on Wednesday.


'ASEAN omission of arbitration case not a Chinese victory'

Wednesday 27 July 2016 09:21

The Philippines "vigorously pushed" for the inclusion of comment on an arbitration ruling in a joint statement from Southeast Asian countries.


 Marius Fransman launched the application on Wednesday morning.
Court orders ANC to hand over report to Fransman

Wednesday 27 July 2016 14:14

The Western Cape High Court has ordered the ANC's Integrity Committee to hand over its report on sexual harassment allegations to the lawyers of Marius Fransman by midday on Wednesday.


The roof of Phumulani shopping mall centre was blown off and several vehicles and an adjoining filling station were damaged.
Tornado ravaged Tembisa mall still closed for business

Wednesday 27 July 2016 06:21

It is unclear when the Phumulani shopping mall in Tembisa on the East Rand will open for business again after a tornado caused severe damage to its structure.


The municipality says disaster management teams are monitoring water levels.
Flooding keeps Durban beaches closed

Wednesday 27 July 2016 09:00

The eThekwini Municipality has closed down north and south beaches in Durban due to high seas and storm damage.


 The "I am not my skin" campaign seeks to highlight the fight against the killing and mutilation of people with albinism.
Joburg march to highlight plight of people with albinism

Wednesday 27 July 2016 07:30

Hundreds of people are expected to gather in Braamfontein, Johannesburg on Wednesday for an albinism awareness march.


Kagiso Rabada smashes SA record for six

Wednesday 27 July 2016 07:05

Kagiso Rabada has made history after he became the first player to win six individual awards at the Cricket South Africa Awards.


Professor Susan Booysen
Race influences voting, although trend declining:  Expert

Wednesday 27 July 2016 14:09

The local government elections are cross-over events between localised issues and the big narrative.

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

International Aids Conference

The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years.

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states met 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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