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Popcru says they are now seeking a mandate from their members to embark on a general strike. ( )

Cosatu affiliates want salaries of senior government officials cut

Public service unions belonging to Cosatu have challenged the government to cut the salaries of high ranking state officials instead of attacking union demands.

Eleven wards were contested.
DA, ANC retain wards in by-elections
Thursday 2 April 2015 08:55
Eleven wards were contested.
DA, ANC retain wards in by-elections
Thursday 2 April 2015 08:55
Gunmen storm Kenyan college campus
Thursday 2 April 2015 08:09
Motorists have been urged to make road safety their priority in order to reduce road carnage.
Heavy traffic volumes in Limpopo
Thursday 2 April 2015 07:34

South Africa

Professor Pitika Ntuli.
Xenophic attacks stem from self loathing: Ntuli

Thursday 2 April 2015 08:29

Professor Pitika Ntuli says a lot of the xenophobic attacks that happen in South Africa stem from self loathing.

Africa

Gunmen storm Kenyan college campus

Thursday 2 April 2015 08:09

Masked gunmen stormed a college campus in northeastern Kenya on Thursday, setting off explosions and exchanging gunfire with security forces for several hours.

World

  Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (wearing glasses) told reporters it was the major powers who must budge, not Tehran.
Iran deal: close but elusive

Thursday 2 April 2015 08:15

Major powers and Iran stretched marathon talks on Tehran's nuclear program into a second day past their deadline.

Politics

Eleven wards were contested.
DA, ANC retain wards in by-elections

Thursday 2 April 2015 08:55

The African National Congress and the Democratic Alliance retained contested wards through by-elections held in seven provinces.

Business

Group Executive for Commercial Enterprises Nomsa Philiso.
"Commercial enterprises is the cornerstone of the SABC"

Thursday 2 April 2015 08:45

Incoming General Executive of Commercial Enterprise Nomsa Philiso says the SABC has come a long way in the last five years.

Science

The researchers played the two song types to sexually mature females, finding they preferred spending time next to speakers playing the complex song.
Rodent romance: male mice use 'love songs' to woo their women

Thursday 2 April 2015 08:29

"Some people want to fill the world with silly love songs. And what's wrong with that? I'd like to know," Paul McCartney sings in his 1976 song "Silly Love Songs." Mice might agree.

Lifestyle

Senyaka to be laid to rest

Thursday 2 April 2015 07:15

Legendary musician and actor Thula 'Senyaka' Kekana will be laid to rest Thursday morning.

Sport

South Africa breaks records at the Physically Disabled Championships

Thursday 2 April 2015 08:25

Three new African records were set on the third day of the National Championships for the Physically Disabled in Johannesburg.

Opinion

Sacked Congress of the South African Trade Unions General-Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.
The rise and fall of Vavi

Wednesday 1 April 2015 20:49

SABC Deputy Political Editor Mahlatse Gallens looks back at implosion of the federation that once commanded support from more than two million workers.

Collins Chabane

Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane was killed in an accident on Sunday, March 15, 2015

Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane was killed in an accident on Sunday, March 15, 2015

National Days 2015

Commemorating Human Rights Day on March 21 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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