SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.
Shrien Dewani faces charges of murder, kidnapping, robbery with aggravating circumstances, conspiracy and obstructing the administration of justice.
Shrien Dewani faces charges of murder, kidnapping, robbery with aggravating circumstances, conspiracy and obstructing the administration of justice. ( )

NPA file papers in Dewani case

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Friday filed papers in the Western Cape High Court to oppose an application to have charges against British murder accused, Shrien Dewani, dropped.

Kenyan police clash with youth
Friday 21 November 2014 16:27
Kenyan police clash with youth
Friday 21 November 2014 16:27
 Mandela Sports and Culture Day is aimed at commemorating SA’s first black president.
All systems go for Mandela Sports, Culture day
Friday 21 November 2014 16:05

South Africa

Shrien Dewani faces charges of murder, kidnapping, robbery with aggravating circumstances, conspiracy and obstructing the administration of justice.
NPA file papers in Dewani case

Friday 21 November 2014 17:15

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Friday filed papers in the Western Cape High Court to oppose an application to have charges against British murder accused, Shrien Dewani, dropped.

Africa

It is the first time Tanzania’s government has released data on the rape and kidnapping of girls.
Tanzania sees surge in girls reporting rape and kidnapping

Friday 21 November 2014 16:41

A surge in reports of rape, torture and kidnapping of girls in Tanzania shows that the introduction of specialist units in police stations is giving survivors confidence to report these crimes.

World

European Medicines Agency said patients could take the drug orally.
Europe gives green light to AbbVie hepatitis C drugs

Friday 21 November 2014 16:07

European regulators recommended approval for two drugs made by AbbVie to treat hepatitis C, both of which belong to a new generation of medicines that have proved effective in treating a condition

Politics

A joint sitting debate on violence against women and children is taking place in parliament on Friday.
'You are a disgrace', deputy speaker tells MPs

Friday 21 November 2014 16:29

"You are a disgrace", National Assembly Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli told MPs on Friday, after shouting broke out across the House.

Business

Eskom says load shedding will continue until 8 pm.
Eskom starts 'load shedding'

Friday 21 November 2014 14:29

Eskom started with scheduled blackouts on Friday afternoon, the power utility said.

Science

New stargazing shrimp discovered in False Bay

Friday 21 November 2014 14:39

A tiny new shrimp, called the “stargazer mysid” by divers because of its eyes’ apparent permanent upward gaze, has been found in the extensively sampled waters of False Bay, Cape Peninsula.

Lifestyle

Mike Nichols passed away at his home of cardiac arrest.
Mike Nichols, award-winning American director, dies at 83

Friday 21 November 2014 06:43

Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of influential films, died on Wednesday at age 83.

Sport

 Mandela Sports and Culture Day is aimed at commemorating SA’s first black president.
All systems go for Mandela Sports, Culture day

Friday 21 November 2014 16:05

Over 25 000 people will participate in the Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day on Saturday.

Opinion

 Jacob Zuma says given our experiences, the campaign against racism in sport finds a natural home in South Africa
President Jacob Zuma's address at the Global Watch Summit

Friday 21 November 2014 10:23

President Jacob Zuma says this year we are celebrating 20 years of democracy and 20 years since we defeated apartheid.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

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.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site, www.sabcnews.mobi