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The Public Protector found that the President unduly benefited from security upgrades.
The Public Protector found that the President unduly benefited from security upgrades. ( )

Opposition parties threaten court action over Nkandla

The DA, ACDP and FF+ do not rule out the possibility of resorting to the courts if the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is not included among the witnesses before the Ad Hoc Committee on Nkandla.

Kermit Erasmus has been withdrawn from today's game due to a hamstring injury
Erasmus to miss Soweto derby owing to injury
Saturday 1 August 2015 07:00
Kermit Erasmus has been withdrawn from today's game due to a hamstring injury
Erasmus to miss Soweto derby owing to injury
Saturday 1 August 2015 07:00
Mandela Bay fest marred with controversy
Friday 31 July 2015 20:06
Highlights of the week's technology stories.
Highlights of the week's technology stories.

South Africa

The SA Post Office is said to owe almost R245m to more than 2 000 suppliers, and is in arrears of over six months
Post Office "saviour" gets extended term in office

Saturday 1 August 2015 06:43

The man tasked with turning around the beleaguered Sapo, Simo Lushaba, has been given another extended term by government.

Africa

Ramaphosa revises SADC's mission in Lesotho

Friday 31 July 2015 18:46

SADC Facilitator Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has rearranged his itinerary in Maseru to revise the terms of reference for the SADC Commission of Inquiry established to probe Lesotho's security.

World

Taliban militants' new leader, Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour.
Walkout at Taliban leadership meeting raises specter of split

Saturday 1 August 2015 08:11

At the Taliban meeting this week several senior figures in the movement, including the son and brother of late leader Mullah Omar, walked out in protest.

Politics

The Public Protector found that the President unduly benefited from security upgrades.
Opposition parties threaten court action over Nkandla

Saturday 1 August 2015 06:36

The DA, ACDP and FF+ do not rule out the possibility of resorting to the courts if the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is not included among the witnesses before the Ad Hoc Committee on Nkandla.

Business

Youth urges provincial government to inject funds into their projects

Saturday 1 August 2015 06:43

The youth in the North West have urged the provincial government particularly the department of Rural, environment and agricultural development to inject more funds in their agricultural projects.

Science

Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor.
Pandor to launch Science Week

Saturday 1 August 2015 07:17

Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor will launch National Science Week at North-West University's Mafikeng Campus on Saturday.

Lifestyle

Mandela Bay fest marred with controversy

Friday 31 July 2015 20:06

The inaugural Nelson Mandela Bay Cultural Festival, scheduled for the weekend in Port Elizabeth, is embroiled in controversy about non-payment of artists.

Sport

Rio pledges cleaner waters for Olympics next year

Saturday 1 August 2015 07:20

Efforts to improve the water quality for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics are ongoing, Games organisers said on Saturday.

Opinion

Yahya Jammeh, president of Gambia, addresses the United Nations in September 2014. The dictator is notorious for human rights violations.
Why Gambia is not ideal to host Africa’s human rights watchdog

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:06

When one thinks of human rights in Africa, The Gambia might spring to mind as an example of a country with a domestic record of grave violations.

National Days 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on June 16 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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