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State Security Agency Analyst Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been recommended by the committee.
State Security Agency Analyst Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been recommended by the committee. ( )

Committee to finalise report on nomination of Public Protector

Parliament's Adhoc Committee for the Appointment of the Public Protector will finalise its report on the nomination of the Public Protector position on Tuesday.

SITA argues that proper procedures were not adhered to when several multi-million rand tenders were awarded to Gijima.
SITA looks to court to stop Gijima contract
Tuesday 30 August 2016 06:55

South Africa

 Dilma Rousseff is facing charges of alleged fiscal mismanagement.
Impeachment trial against Rousseff is justified: Expert

Tuesday 30 August 2016 10:33

International expert, Tom Wheeler says an impeachment trial against suspended Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff is justified.

Africa

For more than three months, brigades aligned with Libya's UN-backed government have been battling to oust Islamic State from Sirte.
Libyan forces say Islamic State beaten back in Sirte

Tuesday 30 August 2016 06:50

Libyan forces said they captured a residential neighbourhood in central Sirte from Islamic State on Monday, leaving just one district of the city still occupied by the militants.

World

The White House had pledged to admit at least 10 000 displaced Syrians during the current fiscal year.
US to meet target of admitting 10 000 Syrian refugees

Tuesday 30 August 2016 07:17

The Obama administration will meet its goal of admitting 10 000 Syrian refugees this fiscal year a month ahead of schedule.

Politics

State Security Agency Analyst Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been recommended by the committee.
Committee to finalise report on nomination of Public Protector

Tuesday 30 August 2016 08:26

Parliament's Adhoc Committee for the Appointment of the Public Protector will finalise its report on the nomination of the Public Protector position on Tuesday.

Business

 The Guptas announced on Saturday that they will sell all their South African business interests.
Guptas' relocation will be better for SA: Maimane

Tuesday 30 August 2016 10:30

DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane has demanded a progress report from the Public Protector into the Gupta family’s allegations of state capture.

Science

Fall from a tree may have caused death of 'Lucy' the famed fossil

Monday 29 August 2016 21:04

Lucy, one of the best known ancestors of humans to ever roam the earth, may have died after a fall from a tree, University of Texas researchers said on Monday.

Lifestyle

Mark David Chapman, an obsessed fan of the musician and his former group the Beatles, was convicted of shooting John Lennon.
John Lennon's killer denied parole for 9th time

Tuesday 30 August 2016 08:51

The man who shot and killed John Lennon in New York City nearly 36 years ago has again failed to persuade a state parole board to release him.

Sport

Mashaba eager to win game against Mauritania

Monday 29 August 2016 16:19

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says they will not take their final match against Mauritania in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier lightly, despite it being a match of no consequence.

Opinion

President Jacob Zuma is accused of using the Hawks to target his finance minister, Pravin Gordhan.
SA finance minister is vindicating the law by ignoring police unit

Tuesday 30 August 2016 06:41

In South Africa the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks) have been circling finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

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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