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Fitch is expected to publish a review of the country's debt rating on June 3.
Fitch is expected to publish a review of the country's debt rating on June 3. ( )

Fitch warns SA of "quick fixes" in run up to local elections

South African authorities should avoid populist measures such as introducing a minimum wage in the run up to local elections in August.

The Romanian-born coach collapsed in a Johannesburg mall.
Former Bafana coach Ted Dumitru dies
Thursday 26 May 2016 15:05

South Africa

SASSA has agreed to withdraw their Constitutional Court appeal.
SASSA to withdraw ConCourt appeal against Lion of Africa Assurance

Thursday 26 May 2016 15:38

SASSA has agreed to withdraw a Constitutional Court appeal against an interim interdict preventing them from banning new applications for funeral policies to be deducted from child support grants.

Africa

President Robert Mugabe says those who want him to step down are just jealous of his popularity.
Mugabe not stepping down anytime soon

Thursday 26 May 2016 13:03

Tens of thousands of people have marched through the streets of Zimbabwe's capital in support of President Mugabe.

World

Leaders from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States make up the G7.
Japan's Abe points to 2008 crisis as G7 leaders debate global risk

Thursday 26 May 2016 14:30

G7 leaders voiced concern about emerging economies at a summit in Japan as a comparison to the 2008 global financial crisis was made.

Politics

 Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba.
Gigaba answers DA on voters missing address records

Thursday 26 May 2016 14:42

The Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba has responded to the Democratic Alliance question about the missing address records of millions of voters.

Business

Fitch is expected to publish a review of the country's debt rating on June 3.
Fitch warns SA of "quick fixes" in run up to local elections

Thursday 26 May 2016 14:52

South African authorities should avoid populist measures such as introducing a minimum wage in the run up to local elections in August.

Science

Qedani Mahlangu has been tabling her department's budget for the 2016 and 2017 financial year in the Gauteng Legislature.
Gauteng sets aside R1.2 billion for health

Thursday 26 May 2016 12:18

The Gauteng Health Department will spend R1.2 billion towards ensuring that patients needing urgent medical attention are attended to on time.

Lifestyle

Primary school learners have written over 100 books in Sesotho about their life experiences.
Free State book writing project nurtures young writers

Thursday 26 May 2016 15:31

A project by the Free State Education Department which aims to discover young writers has yielded more than 100 story books in Sesotho by young school children.

Sport

Timea Bacsinszky reacts during her match against  Eugenie Bouchard at the French Open second round on Thursday.
Bacsinszky stops Bouchard to reach French Open third round

Thursday 26 May 2016 15:48

Swiss eighth seed Timea Bacsinszky recovered from a shaky start and survived a nervy finish to beat Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 6-4 6-4 in the French Open second round on Thursday.

Opinion

Human trafficking has been categorized as a modern form of slavery.
Modern Day Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean

Thursday 26 May 2016 07:07

Servitude or slavery has been a pervasive problem in the world throughout history and even though it was officially eliminated in the nineteenth century, it still exists today.

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.

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) held its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

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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