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On Wednesday Maguvhe walked out of the Ad-Hoc Committee and on Thursday he failed to turn up to give testimony. ( )

Maguvhe's conduct in Parliament must be probed: ANC

The African National Congress (ANC) says it will urge Parliament to look into the legal ramifications of SABC Board Chairperson Mbulaheni Maguvhe's conduct.

Grade nine leaners that passed with a 20% mark in maths will not be allowed to take up maths in grade 10 but can take up maths literacy. Learners need at least 30% to take up maths in grade 10.
The poor will bear brunt of low maths pass rate
Thursday 8 December 2016 20:49
Child abuse on the rise - Clinic
Thursday 8 December 2016 20:18
UFS to increase fees by 8%
Thursday 8 December 2016 20:13

South Africa

Grade nine leaners that passed with a 20% mark in maths will not be allowed to take up maths in grade 10 but can take up maths literacy. Learners need at least 30% to take up maths in grade 10.
The poor will bear brunt of low maths pass rate

Thursday 8 December 2016 20:49

The National Association of School Governing Bodies (NASGB) says poor communities and schools are the ones who will bear the brunt of the decision to lower the maths pass mark.

Africa

Cameroon police shoot dead 4 protesters in anglophone region

Thursday 8 December 2016 21:20

Police in Cameroon shot dead four anti-government demonstrators in one of the Central African nation's minority anglophone regions on Thursday.

World

ICC to discuss South Africa's failure to arrest Sudan's Bashir

Thursday 8 December 2016 21:16

ICC judges asked South Africa on Thursday to send representatives to a hearing next year to determine whether it had breached its obligation to arrest President Omar Al Bashir.

Politics

Maguvhe's conduct in Parliament must be probed: ANC

Thursday 8 December 2016 21:39

The African National Congress (ANC) says it will urge Parliament to look into the legal ramifications of SABC Board Chairperson Mbulaheni Maguvhe's conduct.

Business

SA's economy still taking strain

Thursday 8 December 2016 19:51

Mining and manufacturing production have contracted, confirming the economy is still taking strain.

Science

There is a 60% dropout rate in the countries universities.
Absence of listening blamed for student dropout: Maoto

Thursday 8 December 2016 20:58

University of Limpopo’s Dr Satsope Maoto says absence of a listening ear from the lectures is one of the reasons university student dropout.

Lifestyle

Johnny Depp, Will Smith, George Clooney on 'overpaid' Forbes list

Thursday 8 December 2016 21:37

Johnny Depp and Will Smith topped a list of Hollywood's most overpaid actors, an illustration that star power does not always bring in dollars at the movie box-office.

Sport

FIFA bans former soccer officials over South African friendly matches

Thursday 8 December 2016 17:03

FIFA has banned former Safa head Kirsten Nematandani and two other officials over violations related to friendly matches played in 2010.

Opinion

UK Prime Minister Theresa May can’t rely on her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and others in the Commonwealth for unfettered trade support.
The UK won’t easily find post-Brexit trade partners in Commonwealth

Thursday 8 December 2016 07:12

Since the so-called Brexit, there has been a resurgence in the importance of the Commonwealth to the UK.

MTBPS

Minister Pravin Gordhan delivers his Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement on the 26th October 2016.

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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