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Sadiq Khan replaces Boris Johnson, who has run the city of 8.6 million people for eight years. ( )

Labour's Khan becomes first Muslim mayor of London

Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver, became London's first Muslim mayor on Friday.

Muhammadu Buhari has launched a massive anti-corruption drive to recover looted state funds stashed in foreign banks.
Muhammadu Buhari has launched a massive anti-corruption drive to recover looted state funds stashed in foreign banks.

South Africa

The circumstances that land people on the streets vary but many are affected by substance abuse.
Joburg homeless to receive assistance from Gauteng govt

Friday 6 May 2016 21:20

The Gauteng government has embarked on an intervention to assist street dwellers which includes rehabilitation, accommodation and documentation.

Africa

The Pan African Parliament (PAP) calls for more decisive action from the AU in Burundi.
African Union must do more to resolve Burundi crisis- PAP

Friday 6 May 2016 20:03

The Pan African Parliament has called on the African Union to do more to resolve the Burundi crisis.

World

Labour's Khan becomes first Muslim mayor of London

Friday 6 May 2016 21:29

Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver, became London's first Muslim mayor on Friday.

Politics

Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, released two of reports into the alleged conflation between the ANC and the state in Operation Hlasela.
Opposition parties welcome Public Protector’s Operation Hlasela report

Friday 6 May 2016 20:38

Opposition parties in the Free State have welcomed the Public Protector's report on Operation Hlasela, but the ANC wants government to take it under review.

Business

KZN sets sights on exporting to Qatar

Friday 6 May 2016 21:17

KwaZulu-Natal is aiming to start exporting to the Gulf state Qatar, after Qatar Airlines started flying directly to Durban at the end of last year.

Science

A round up of science news making headlines
Scientists grow human embryo outside of mother, and other science news

Friday 6 May 2016 20:19

Scientists have for the first time  grown human embryos outside of the mother for almost two full weeks into development.

Lifestyle

UKZN students launch new sanitary towel initiative

Friday 6 May 2016 21:34

Students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College campus have launched a Paducation initiative.  

Sport

Murray, Nishikori advance to Madrid semi-finals

Friday 6 May 2016 20:15

Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori secured their places in the last four with wins over Tomas Berdych and Nick Kyrgios, respectively.

Opinion

Havana is the capital city of Cuba and the largest city in the Caribbean.
“Cuba libre” and democracy: contested meanings and questions

Friday 6 May 2016 19:16

The relationship between South Africa and Cuba – much like South Africa’s relationship with Palestine or Libya – is a romance of love, ideology and revolution.

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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