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2016 Comrades winner Charne Bosman crosses the line

Charne Bosman won the race known as the down run, from Pietermaritzburg to Durban in a time of 6:26,10.

Comrades Marathon 2016 winner David Gatebe
Comrades Marathon 2016 winner David Gatebe

South Africa

Three shebeens were closed down at the KwaMashu hostel and liquor, dagga, as well as a number of dangerous weapons were seized.
KwaMashu and Glebelands hostels raided again

Sunday 29 May 2016 12:19

South African Police Service (SAPS) officers from various different units have arrested several people and confiscated drugs and illegal alcohol in KwaMashu and Umlazi Glebelands hostels in Durban.

Africa

With the new commitment, Germany’s total support to the AU since the inception of bilateral co-operation in 2004 exceeds EUR500 million.
Germany supports AU with additional EUR55 million

Saturday 28 May 2016 19:00

The German government has pledged an additional EUR55.5 million in support of AU programmes and joint strategic initiatives over a two-year period.

World

A spokesperson for Norway's AIBN said it was too early to say what caused the April 29 crash.
Airbus Helicopters denies gearbox may have caused Norway crash

Saturday 28 May 2016 19:49

Airbus Helicopters has acted to allay concerns over the safety of its Super Puma aircraft.

Politics

SACP says there is no room for instability in KwaZulu-Natal with the local government elections around the corner.
SACP in KZN concerned about Mchunu’s resignation

Sunday 29 May 2016 10:59

The South African Communist Party says it did feel side-lined by the ANC, upon its decision to relinquish the position of former KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu.

Business

The central bank said it would shift to a more flexible exchange rate policy to stop Africa's biggest economy.
Nigerian president says government "resolved" to keep naira steady

Sunday 29 May 2016 12:47

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday the government had resolved to keep the naira’s exchange rate steady while supporting the central bank’s decision.

Science

World’s environment minister’s attended the conference, adopted far-reaching resolutions on issues such as marine litter, the illegal trade in wildlife.
Global Environment Assembly agrees to 25 landmark resolutions

Sunday 29 May 2016 11:14

The world’s environment ministers gathered at the second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) in Kenya.

Lifestyle

Graig James says the Polo tournament will bring style and elegancy.
Polo tournament to bring excitement to fans

Sunday 29 May 2016 10:45

Graig James South African Polo Association says the level of the tournament is to bring excitement to those who love sport and entertainment.

Sport

2016 Comrades winner Charne Bosman crosses the line

Sunday 29 May 2016 12:08

Charne Bosman won the race known as the down run, from Pietermaritzburg to Durban in a time of 6:26,10.

Opinion

Threat to close Dadaab camp plays on international refugee fears

Friday 27 May 2016 07:53

The Kenyan government says that it plans to close Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp.

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.

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) held its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

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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