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IFP MP Mario Ambrosini died at his home on Saturday following a 16 month long battle with cancer
IFP MP Mario Ambrosini died at his home on Saturday following a 16 month long battle with cancer. ( )

Police open inquest docket into Ambrosini’s death

Police have confirmed opening an inquest docket into the death of Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) MP Mario Ambrosini.

Police investigating Glebelands hostel clashes
Wednesday 20 August 2014 20:34
Police investigating Glebelands hostel clashes
Wednesday 20 August 2014 20:34
The Cup has been showcased around the world visiting 15 countries in 12 months.
Webb Ellis Cup touches down in Cape Town
Wednesday 20 August 2014 20:14

South Africa

Police investigating Glebelands hostel clashes

Wednesday 20 August 2014 20:34

Durban police are investigating clashes that have left 14 people dead at Umlazi's Glebelands hostel in the past four months.

Africa

There were no inWitnesses said protests started after security forces blocked roads to the neighbourhood early on Wednesday.
Liberian police fire teargas to disperse protest over Ebola quarantine

Wednesday 20 August 2014 15:52

Police in the Liberian capital Monrovia fired teargas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd agitating to leave a neighbourhood placed under quarantine because of the Ebola virus, witnesses s

World

Sweden warns of rising immigration costs as election nears

Wednesday 20 August 2014 20:03

Sweden will not "shut the door" on record numbers of asylum seekers but they pose a growing financial burden.

Politics

 Mmusi Maimane says he will personally serve on a parliamentary ad hoc committee to be established to mull President Jacob Zuma's response to the Nkandla controversy.
Maimane in Nkandla ad hoc committee

Wednesday 20 August 2014 20:48

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says he will personally serve on a parliamentary ad hoc committee to be established to mull President Jacob Zuma's response to the Nkandla controversy.

Business

SAMDA wants the government to take action against mining companies that fail to comply with the 2014 transformation and empowerment targets.
Govt urged to impose strict laws on mining companies: SAMDA

Wednesday 20 August 2014 20:44

Government must demand remedial action against mining companies that fail to comply with the 2014 transformation and empowerment targets of the Mining Charter.

Science

The Ebola virus has killed more than 1 200 people in West Africa so far.
Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa

Wednesday 20 August 2014 18:36

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who had planned trips to Africa this year.

Lifestyle

Maths and science are increasingly critical to career success

Wednesday 20 August 2014 19:04

For those trained in law, social sciences and the arts, I have some bad news: the best days may be over because the future belongs to scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

Sport

The Cup has been showcased around the world visiting 15 countries in 12 months.
Webb Ellis Cup touches down in Cape Town

Wednesday 20 August 2014 20:14

The William Webb Ellis Cup has arrived in Cape Town for the fifth leg of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.

Opinion

Concern over South African’s cashing in their retirement funds

Wednesday 20 August 2014 09:44

Reports that govt is going to nationalise pension funds through the proposed retirement reforms, which will come into effect next year, have led to some employees cashing in their retirement funds

2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. Catch some of the highlights of the tournament here.

Rivonia Trial Anniversary

The Rivonia Trial, during which ten leaders of the ANC were tried for 221 acts of sabotage, took place between 1963 and 1964. The trialists were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Jhb.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Women’s Day.

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

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