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Barbed wire has been erected around the Polokwane High Court ahead of the appearance of Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. ( )

Tight security ahead of Malema's court appearance

Tight security measures has been put in place ahead of the appearance of Economic Freedom Fighters leader, Julius Malema, at the High Court in Polokwane on Monday.

Thuli Madonsela found 17 months ago that president had benefited unduly from the upgrades .
Madonsela to clarify Nkandla report
Monday 3 August 2015 08:45
New parliament rules not to quash EFF: ANC
Monday 3 August 2015 08:27
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the AG to probe alleged financial mismanagement.
Transport Minister asks AG to probe Prasa
Monday 3 August 2015 06:49
Thuli Madonsela found 17 months ago that president had benefited unduly from the upgrades .
Madonsela to clarify Nkandla report
Monday 3 August 2015 08:45
New parliament rules not to quash EFF: ANC
Monday 3 August 2015 08:27
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the AG to probe alleged financial mismanagement.
Transport Minister asks AG to probe Prasa
Monday 3 August 2015 06:49

South Africa

 Desmond Tutu, has undergone an operation to determine the status of an infection.
Tutu to remain in hospital for a few more days

Monday 3 August 2015 06:42

Doctors treating Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu say they are satisfied with his progress. He underwent minor surgery and will remain in a Cape Town hospital for another few days.

Africa

Kerry says to seek more support for Libya peace plan

Sunday 2 August 2015 18:47

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday he would seek greater backing for a U.N. peace plan for Libya which has been spurned by some key players

World

Israel approves jailing Jewish militants without trial

Sunday 2 August 2015 20:33

Israel's security cabinet approved on Sunday the detention of citizens suspected of waging violence against Palestinians without trial.

Politics

Tight security ahead of Malema's court appearance

Monday 3 August 2015 10:15

Tight security measures has been put in place ahead of the appearance of Economic Freedom Fighters leader, Julius Malema, at the High Court in Polokwane on Monday.

Business

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the AG to probe alleged financial mismanagement.
Transport Minister asks AG to probe Prasa

Monday 3 August 2015 06:49

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the Auditor General (AG) to probe alleged financial mismanagement at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa).

Science

A call has been made to help the health industry to combat the medical aid fraud scourge
Concerns around medical aid fraud

Sunday 2 August 2015 11:40

It is estimated that at least 7% of medical aid claims are fraudulent and the figure might be as high as 15%, according to Dr Hleli Nhlapo, deputy chair of the HFMU of the BHF.

Lifestyle

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says her department is to recruit at least 44 000 people to teach adults basic literacy.
1.9 million South Africans to learn to read and write

Sunday 2 August 2015 20:29

The Department of Basic Education is looking to get the 1.9 million South Africans who cannot read nor write through the Mass Literacy Campaign, Kha Ri Gude programme.

Sport

Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

Monday 3 August 2015 08:56

FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday.

Opinion

Despite $7b to 'Power Africa,' why the continent is still in the dark

Sunday 2 August 2015 15:45

When President Barack Obama made his first presidential visit to Kenya over the weekend, he visited not just his ancestral home, but one of the target countries in his $7 billion signature foreign aid

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Women's Day on 9 August 2015 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

Science & Tech Wrap

Weekly highlights of the latest science and technology news. Watch video wraps.

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