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President Jacob Zuma conducted a door-to-door campaign before addressing a rally in Driekoppies in Mpumalanga.
President Jacob Zuma conducted a door-to-door campaign before addressing a rally in Driekoppies in Mpumalanga. ( )

Zuma warns against using "Nkandla" for electioneering

African National Congress President Jacob Zuma launched a scathing attack on political parties that use his private residence "Nkandla" for electioneering.

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Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu, addressed the media in Cape Town, on the theme "South Africa's 20 years of freedom".
I will not vote for the ANC: Tutu
Wednesday 23 April 2014 21:17
Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu, addressed the media in Cape Town, on the theme "South Africa's 20 years of freedom".
I will not vote for the ANC: Tutu
Wednesday 23 April 2014 21:17
All systems go: IEC
Wednesday 23 April 2014 20:39
A ruling on the court action over the textbooks that have not been delivered in some Limpopo schools is expected in less than two weeks' time.
Judgment reserved in Limpopo textbooks case
Wednesday 23 April 2014 19:15

South Africa

Helen Zille was jeered by the large crowd when she came out to receive the memorandum.
Zille given 10 days to respond to demand of better services

Wednesday 23 April 2014 20:59

Civil society movements have given Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, 10 days to respond to their demand for better services or face protests

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

In the absence of firm UN action, the Committee against Apartheid mobilized global publicity against the regime.
Former UN employee talks about his role in fight against SA apartheid

Wednesday 23 April 2014 20:50

The United Nations (UN) has often received plaudits for its role in the fight against Apartheid and the country’s subsequent transition to democratic rule in 1994.

Politics

President Jacob Zuma conducted a door-to-door campaign before addressing a rally in Driekoppies in Mpumalanga.
Zuma warns against using "Nkandla" for electioneering

Wednesday 23 April 2014 21:35

African National Congress President Jacob Zuma launched a scathing attack on political parties that use his private residence "Nkandla" for electioneering.

Business

Platinum producers have put a new wage package on the table, it includes hikes in benefits and allowances which would increase the remuneration of striking miners to R12 500 over the next five years.
Amcu, employees still locked in wage talks

Wednesday 23 April 2014 20:30

Initial hopes of a breakthrough in the talks to end the three months long strike in the platinum sector mines are fading.

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

A man uses an umbrella to block the snow at ski-resort Afriski in Lesotho
Snow falls in Eastern Cape and Lesotho

Wednesday 23 April 2014 19:09

Winter isn’t coming, it is already here with snowfalls on Wednesday in Lesotho and the Eastern Cape.  

Sport

Mbalula sticks to his guns on racial quotas in sport

Wednesday 23 April 2014 21:26

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has called for more discussion on quotas in sport.

Opinion

The ANC’s commitment to transparency in relation to party funding was articulated in its Polokwane resolutions.
Money, politics: a toxic mix that needs to be diluted in South Africa

Wednesday 23 April 2014 09:18

Judith February of the ISS asks who will lead the way in closing this gap in South Africa’s transparency regime when it comes to party funding.

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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