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Black pupils at Pretoria Girls High school say they have faced racial abuse on a daily basis. ( )

Classes set to resume at Pretoria school

Classes are expected to be back to normal Tuesday at Pretoria High School for Girls.

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
The workers are demanding to be paid R12 500 per month.  
Sasol general workers down tools over salaries
Tuesday 30 August 2016 06:32
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
The workers are demanding to be paid R12 500 per month.  
Sasol general workers down tools over salaries
Tuesday 30 August 2016 06:32

South Africa

About 12 cases of both sexual relationships and sexual assault case since June this year were looked at.
12 KZN teachers fired over sexual relations with learners

Tuesday 30 August 2016 06:05

Twelve  teachers from various schools across KwaZulu-Natal have been dismissed after being found guilty of having sexual relations or sexually assaulting pupils.

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

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

The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) is taking its fight against IT company Gijima to the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.

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

Gene Wilder died at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, from complications of Alzheimer's disease, the family said in a statement.
Gene Wilder, star of "Willy Wonka," "Blazing Saddles," dies

Tuesday 30 August 2016 07:26

Gene Wilder, whose wild curls and startling blue eyes died on Monday at the age of 83.

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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