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SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande was addressing a news conference in Kempton Park in the East Rand.
SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande was addressing a news conference in Kempton Park in the East Rand. ( )

SACP adds to call for urgent ANC conference

Pressure is mounting on the ANC to elect new leaders after the SACP and South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) joined the ANC Youth League in asking for an urgent conference.

Police have arrested 87 people in connection with last week’s violent protests.
Soldiers, police reportedly join Zim protests
Sunday 28 August 2016 15:22
Merkel's popularity dropped in Germany
Sunday 28 August 2016 13:09
Police have arrested 87 people in connection with last week’s violent protests.
Soldiers, police reportedly join Zim protests
Sunday 28 August 2016 15:22
Merkel's popularity dropped in Germany
Sunday 28 August 2016 13:09
Alebachew wins 42km Mandela Marathon
Sunday 28 August 2016 11:42
Kenyatta meets Zuma and Mugabe at TICAD
Sunday 28 August 2016 11:11
The influential family says no charges have ever been laid against them, rubbishing reports they have any interest in politics.
At least 22 people have been treated for the H1N1 strain in the Southern Cape Town.
Marius Fransman was suspended early in 2016 after he was accused of sexual assault.
The influential family says no charges have ever been laid against them, rubbishing reports they have any interest in politics.
At least 22 people have been treated for the H1N1 strain in the Southern Cape Town.
Marius Fransman was suspended early in 2016 after he was accused of sexual assault.

South Africa

EC police make several arrests during Operation Vulindlela

Sunday 28 August 2016 12:16

Police in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape have arrested five more suspects for various crimes as part of Operation Vulindlela.

Africa

Police have arrested 87 people in connection with last week’s violent protests.
Soldiers, police reportedly join Zim protests

Sunday 28 August 2016 15:22

Zimbabwe seems on the verge of a revolt by uniformed forces amid reports that some unpaid rank and file members have joined mass protests demanding the resignation of President Robert Mugabe.

World

Merkel's popularity dropped in Germany

Sunday 28 August 2016 13:09

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's domestic popularity has declined, a poll showed on Sunday, with 50 percent of Germans against her serving a fourth term in office after a federal election next year.

Politics

SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande was addressing a news conference in Kempton Park in the East Rand.
SACP adds to call for urgent ANC conference

Sunday 28 August 2016 15:40

Pressure is mounting on the ANC to elect new leaders after the SACP and South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) joined the ANC Youth League in asking for an urgent conference.

Business

NPA denies reports of charges against Pravin Gordhan

Sunday 28 August 2016 13:31

The National Prosecuting Authority has denied reports that it may charge Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan with graft this week.

Science

W Cape health authorities manage to contain swine flu outbreak

Sunday 28 August 2016 06:19

Health authorities in the Western Cape have managed to contain a swine flu outbreak in George and doctors say there's no need for panic.

Lifestyle

Belongings and the iconic 'Rumble in the Jungle' belt of late boxing champion Muhammad Ali are displayed for auction at Heritage Auctions house in Manhattan, U.S.A.
Muhammad Ali auction items seen fetching heavyweight prices

Sunday 28 August 2016 15:10

Muhammad Ali's 1974 WBC heavyweight championship boxing belt and a handwritten letter about his conversion to Islam are among items that will hit the auction.

Sport

Alebachew wins 42km Mandela Marathon

Sunday 28 August 2016 11:42

Selam Abere Alebachew of Ethiopia has just won the women's 42-kilometre Nelson Mandela Marathon at Piertermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) midlands.

Opinion

There are many cities and countries that have instituted a sugar tax
South Africans have a sweet tooth so shouldn’t say no to a sugar tax

Saturday 27 August 2016 08:22

Debates on a proposed tax for sugar sweetened beverages in South Africa have reached fever pitch with the local food and beverage industry .

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

International Aids Conference

The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years.

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states met 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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