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Analysts are pessimistic Minister Pravin Gordan will agree to a doubling of defence expenditure.
Analysts are pessimistic Minister Pravin Gordan will agree to a doubling of defence expenditure. ( )

Govt may trim international commitments: Analyst

Implications of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) failing to achieve its cash-injection request may leave government with little option but to scale down its commitments.

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Eastern Cape floods cause havoc
Thursday 24 April 2014 11:32
Eastern Cape floods cause havoc
Thursday 24 April 2014 11:32
The delivery of the ballot papers inside and outside the country is said to be already under way.
IEC foreign observers to land in South Africa
Thursday 24 April 2014 10:25
To save football you can’t listen to noise: Petersen
SA's Apartheid at UN
To save football you can’t listen to noise: Petersen
SA's Apartheid at UN

South Africa

Eastern Cape floods cause havoc

Thursday 24 April 2014 11:32

A number of roads have been closed in different parts of the Eastern Cape due to heavy rains lashing in the province.

Africa

Billions needed to upgrade Egypt's power grid

Wednesday 23 April 2014 16:52

Energy officials say a lack of reforms to the wasteful fuel subsidy system is keeping away private investors who could finance modernisation and boost gas output.

World

South Sudan has the responsibility to protect civilians

Thursday 24 April 2014 08:20

The UN has reminded the government of South Sudan that it has the primary responsibility to protect its civilians

Politics

The delivery of the ballot papers inside and outside the country is said to be already under way.
IEC foreign observers to land in South Africa

Thursday 24 April 2014 10:25

The first foreign observers are expected to start arriving in South Africa on Thursday for the May 7 elections.

Business

Employers are only willing to offer a total package of R12 500 by July 2017.
Talks to end wage strike continue

Thursday 24 April 2014 09:58

High-level talks to end the three-month-old wage strike in the platinum sector will continue on Thursday at an undisclosed location.

Science

New ICT centre opened in Kimberley

Wednesday 23 April 2014 14:50

Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the new ICT centre for teachers in Kimberley, Northern Cape, is a milestone for the department.

Lifestyle

Olympic Medallist Chad le Clos publishes first book

Thursday 24 April 2014 10:56

A book was written with Myan Subrayan to motivate young sportsman and share the journey of what it takes to win an Olympic gold medal

Sport

Kaizer Chiefs-Bidvest Wits’ Wednesday's result kept the chase for Premiership honours on course.
Chiefs suffer major title blow

Thursday 24 April 2014 05:32

Mamelodi Sundowns moved a step closer to claiming the Premiership title as Kaizer Chiefs were held to a goalless draw against Bidvest Wits in Johannesburg on Wednesday evening.

Opinion

Ambassador reflects on SA's Apartheid at UN

Thursday 24 April 2014 07:35

South Africa’s transition to democracy in 1994 also ushered in the official readmission of the country to international fora.

2014 General Elections

South Africans will go to the polls for the country's fifth democratic general elections in 2014. Previous national and provincial elections were held in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

National Days 2014

The theme for Human Rights Day 2014 is celebrating 20 years of changing lives through Human Rights.

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.

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