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Fifty unions held a worker's summit in Boksburg on Gauteng's East Rand on Saturday.
Fifty unions held a worker's summit in Boksburg on Gauteng's East Rand on Saturday. ( )

Unionists call for new labour union

Over 2000 trade unionists have called for the formation of a new trade union federation to rival Cosatu.

The mine collapsed in February, and three workers remain trapped underground.
Lilly Mine workers still waiting to be paid
Saturday 30 April 2016 19:38
The mine collapsed in February, and three workers remain trapped underground.
Lilly Mine workers still waiting to be paid
Saturday 30 April 2016 19:38
Young people say the inter-generational dialogue about Freedom is important.
Born Frees embrace inter-generational dialogue
Saturday 30 April 2016 19:24
The mountainous farming community of Barkley East and Elliot has been struggling as a result of the drought but the snow has brought early relief.
EC farmers welcome snow season
Saturday 30 April 2016 18:57

South Africa

Young people say the inter-generational dialogue about Freedom is important.
Born Frees embrace inter-generational dialogue

Saturday 30 April 2016 19:24

Young people in Pretoria have warmly welcomed the inter-generational dialogue about Freedom organised by heritage site Freedom Park at its venue in Pretoria on Saturday.

Africa

President Uhuru Kenyatta visited the site of Friday night's disaster and ordered the arrest of the owners of the building.
Rescuers search rubble of Nairobi building, at least 12 dead

Saturday 30 April 2016 17:20

Rescue workers raced on Saturday to save more residents from the rubble of a six-storey building in Nairobi after it collapsed overnight following heavy rain.

World

At least five people were killed in Aleppo early on Saturday in the latest round of air strikes, which were believed to have been carried out by Syrian government warplanes
Air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo, death toll climbs

Saturday 30 April 2016 14:29

Nearly 30 air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Saturday.

Politics

Fifty unions held a worker's summit in Boksburg on Gauteng's East Rand on Saturday.
Unionists call for new labour union

Saturday 30 April 2016 21:43

Over 2000 trade unionists have called for the formation of a new trade union federation to rival Cosatu.

Business

Earlier on Saturday, the SACAA said it had suspended SA Express’s AOC for failing to comply with the applicable civil aviation regulations.
Public enterprises DG to lead talks on SA Express with SACAA

Saturday 30 April 2016 21:40

The Public Enterprises Department’s Director General will lead talks with the SA Civil Aviation Authority on the suspension of SA Express’s Air Operator Certificate.

Science

105 tonnes of ivory, from about 8 000 animals was destroyed, the biggest ever incineration of its kind.
Kenya burns vast piles of elephant tusks as it seeks ban on trade

Saturday 30 April 2016 21:37

Kenya's president set fire to thousands of elephant tusks and rhino horns on Saturday.

Lifestyle

Archbishop Buti Thlagale says people want leaders to account to them on integrity, compliance, corruption, fraud and honesty.
Archbishop Thlagale says moral fibre of SA leaders is being tested

Saturday 30 April 2016 19:08

The leader of the Catholic Church in Johannesburg, Archbishop Buti Thlagale, says the country is reclaiming its moral high ground by questioning those in leadership.

Sport

The Reds destroyed the Cheetahs’ scrum before Curtis Browning picked up the ball and fell over the line.
Reds skin the Cheetahs in Brisbane

Saturday 30 April 2016 15:32

The Reds beat the Cheetahs 30-17 in an error-strewn Super Rugby match at the Suncorp Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Opinion

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma will deliver 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) will hold its 'January 8' celebrations and 104th anniversary in Rustenburg, North West on 9 January 2016

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states will meet 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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