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 KwaZulu Natal, the Eastern Cape and the eastern Free State experienced snowfall on Sunday afternoon.
KwaZulu Natal, the Eastern Cape and the eastern Free State experienced snowfall on Sunday afternoon. ( )

Motorists cautioned amid bad weather

South Africans should brace themselves for severe thunderstorms and localised flooding which the South African Weather Service has forecast.

Portia "Pankie" Sizani is accused of defrauding the Eastern Cape Education Department out of more than R1.2 million by processing several fraudulent applications for Grade R teaching posts.
Portia Sizani back in court for fraud
Tuesday 26 July 2016 06:26
Portia "Pankie" Sizani is accused of defrauding the Eastern Cape Education Department out of more than R1.2 million by processing several fraudulent applications for Grade R teaching posts.
Portia Sizani back in court for fraud
Tuesday 26 July 2016 06:26

South Africa

Portia "Pankie" Sizani is accused of defrauding the Eastern Cape Education Department out of more than R1.2 million by processing several fraudulent applications for Grade R teaching posts.
Portia Sizani back in court for fraud

Tuesday 26 July 2016 06:26

Earlier this year Portia Sizani was found not guilty on five of the 15 counts of money laundering against her. She still has 16 counts of fraud and 10 counts of money laundering.

Africa

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar (R) and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir exchange signed peace agreement documents in Addis Ababa.
South Sudan's president replaces his rival Machar as deputy

Tuesday 26 July 2016 05:58

The move by President Salva Kiir to replace rival Riek Machar from vice presidency could undermine a peace deal agreed on last year.

World

 It took the appearance by Michelle Obama to rally the troops behind the presumptive nominee.
Democratic Party rolls out big names for opening night

Tuesday 26 July 2016 07:11

The Democratic Party has rolled out some of their big names on the opening night of a gathering that will formally nominate Hillary Clinton and her running mate for the Presidency.

Politics

On Monday, the DA national spokesperson Phumzile van Damme and mayoral candidate Athol Trollip embarked on a campaign in Zwide township.
DA describes campaign in Mandela metro as successful

Tuesday 26 July 2016 06:45

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has described its election campaign in the Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape as successful.

Business

South Africa’s economy isn’t growing. Solutions are within its grasp.
South Africa can expect zero growth. Its problems are homemade

Tuesday 26 July 2016 07:11

South Africa’s Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has forecast zero percent growth for 2016, 1.5% in 2017 and 1.7% in 2018. This spells disaster for the country, particularly the unemployed.

Science

 KwaZulu Natal, the Eastern Cape and the eastern Free State experienced snowfall on Sunday afternoon.
Motorists cautioned amid bad weather

Tuesday 26 July 2016 08:20

South Africans should brace themselves for severe thunderstorms and localised flooding which the South African Weather Service has forecast.

Lifestyle

A view of one of the dioramas contained inside iron boxes as part of the "S.A.C.R.E.D" installation by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei during a media preview at the cathedral in Cuenca, Spain, July 21, 2016.
Ai Weiwei back in jail in new show

Tuesday 26 July 2016 06:58

Visitors to the exhibition in Spain have to peer through peep-holes in the stark, gray boxes to see the 3D scenes, which show Ai Weiwei watched by two uniformed guards.

Sport

African athletes have been performing consistently well ahead of the Olympic Games.
African athletes expected to shine at Olympics

Monday 25 July 2016 21:18

Athletes from African countries have been performing consistently well and some predict that Africans might even bring back the most gold medals this year.

Opinion

Your vote is not insignificant in the bigger scheme of things. It matters.
Despairing about elections? This is why your vote matters

Monday 25 July 2016 17:57

It seems that no matter who you vote for, a politician gets elected. Given that outcome, how can we make sure that the person we elect has the character and abilities to do the job properly?

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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