SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.
The Rand has fallen more than 7% against the dollar this year
The Rand has fallen more than 7% against the dollar this year ( )

Reserve Bank should keep policy focus on inflation: Kganyago

South Africa's central bank has little policy room to boost demand in the economy and should keep its focus on taming inflation, Deputy Governor Lesetja Kganyago said on Tuesday.

Eastern Cape Education MEC, Mandla Makhuphula, says no teacher will lose their job
No extra teachers for E Cape schools: Department
Tuesday 30 September 2014 19:50
Banyana Banyana will play against Cameroon in their African Women's Championships opening game.
Banyana upbeat despite group of death
Tuesday 30 September 2014 19:27
Eastern Cape Education MEC, Mandla Makhuphula, says no teacher will lose their job
No extra teachers for E Cape schools: Department
Tuesday 30 September 2014 19:50
Banyana Banyana will play against Cameroon in their African Women's Championships opening game.
Banyana upbeat despite group of death
Tuesday 30 September 2014 19:27
Maimane has described as illegitimate the current composition of the Ad Hoc Committee
Ad Hoc Committee illegitimate: Maimane
Tuesday 30 September 2014 18:29
ANC MP Mathole Motshekga says Thuli Madonsela had not expressly found that President Jacob Zuma violated the Executive Members' Ethics Code.
ANC MP Mathole Motshekga says Thuli Madonsela had not expressly found that President Jacob Zuma violated the Executive Members' Ethics Code.

South Africa

Eastern Cape Education MEC, Mandla Makhuphula, says no teacher will lose their job
No extra teachers for E Cape schools: Department

Tuesday 30 September 2014 19:50

The Eastern Cape Education Department says additional teachers in the province will not be employed in the next academic year, but will instead be moved from schools with a surplus to areas in need.

Africa

Africa Mercy will not be visiting West Africa because of the Ebola crisis in the region.
Ebola derails plans for largest floating hospital to visit W Africa

Tuesday 30 September 2014 15:42

The Ebola crisis which has claimed over 3000 lives in West Africa has derailed the plans of the world's largest floating hospital, Africa Mercy, to visit the region.

World

Members of the Kurdish security forces stand guard against Islamic State militants behind sandbags on the Mullah Abdullah bridge in southern Kirkuk.
US strikes help Iraq Kurds, army advances against Islamic State

Tuesday 30 September 2014 18:42

Iraqi Kurdish forces captured a strategic border crossing and several villages from Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq on Tuesday

Politics

The EFF MP's face misconduct charges following disruptions during President Jacob Zuma's oral reply.
EFF’s urgent interdict set aside by W Cape High Court

Tuesday 30 September 2014 18:51

The Powers and Privileges Committee has welcomed the Western Cape High Court judgment against EFF leader Julius Malema and 19 other MP's.

Business

The Rand has fallen more than 7% against the dollar this year
Reserve Bank should keep policy focus on inflation: Kganyago

Tuesday 30 September 2014 19:29

South Africa's central bank has little policy room to boost demand in the economy and should keep its focus on taming inflation, Deputy Governor Lesetja Kganyago said on Tuesday.

Science

the weekly SABC Digital News Tech Wrap
SABC Digital News Tech Wrap, 23 September 2014

Tuesday 30 September 2014 16:58

A glance at this week's technology news in South Africa and the world.

Lifestyle

Generations will be off air for 2 months for revamp.
Mixed reactions to Generations going off-air

Tuesday 30 September 2014 19:09

There has been mixed reactions on social media of popular local soap Generations going off air

Sport

Banyana Banyana will play against Cameroon in their African Women's Championships opening game.
Banyana upbeat despite group of death

Tuesday 30 September 2014 19:27

Banyana Banyana will not be intimidated by the size of their West African opponents, but will instead play to its strengths at the African Women's championships in Namibia.

Opinion

'Irregular expenditure does not mean fraud'

Tuesday 30 September 2014 11:44

Public Works Minister, Thulas Nxesi made the announcement on Monday that irregular expenditure of billions of rands by his department was shocking.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site, www.sabcnews.mobi