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Government is assisting those left destitute.
Government is assisting those left destitute. ( )

KZN floods death toll rises

The death toll in the floods that hit KwaZulu-Natal in the past 24 hours has risen to seven.

The illegal miners operate mainly on the surface.
Mpumalanga illegal coal miners cashing in
Wednesday 27 July 2016 15:51
Minister Nhleko says 25 incidents have been investigated by the commission.
Seven arrests over political killings: Nhleko
Wednesday 27 July 2016 15:41

South Africa

Government is assisting those left destitute.
KZN floods death toll rises

Wednesday 27 July 2016 19:03

The death toll in the floods that hit KwaZulu-Natal in the past 24 hours has risen to seven.


Zimbabwe hopes the programme will help them reduce maize import and increase food security.
Zimbabwe introduces special programme to increase maize production

Wednesday 27 July 2016 15:21

Zimbabwe is battling to overcome widespread drought that has affected four million Zimbabweans.


'ASEAN omission of arbitration case not a Chinese victory'

Wednesday 27 July 2016 09:21

The Philippines "vigorously pushed" for the inclusion of comment on an arbitration ruling in a joint statement from Southeast Asian countries.


Former DA leader, Helen Zille, addressed a youth rally at the Westbourne Oval in Port Elizabeth.
DA rounds up countrywide electioneering campaign

Wednesday 27 July 2016 17:45

With just under a week to go, the DA is rounding up its electioneering across the country.


About 80 % of the claims are for homes and buildings and most of these are in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
Recent weather damages to cost insurers billions

Wednesday 27 July 2016 18:39

It is estimated that the damages caused during storms on Tuesday will cost the insurance industry up to R2 billion in claims.


The municipality says disaster management teams are monitoring water levels.
Flooding keeps Durban beaches closed

Wednesday 27 July 2016 09:00

The eThekwini Municipality has closed down north and south beaches in Durban due to high seas and storm damage.


 The "I am not my skin" campaign seeks to highlight the fight against the killing and mutilation of people with albinism.
Joburg march to highlight plight of people with albinism

Wednesday 27 July 2016 07:30

Hundreds of people are expected to gather in Braamfontein, Johannesburg on Wednesday for an albinism awareness march.


Many expect the match to set a new tone for both clubs, after making wholesale changes during the off-season.
Chiefs aim to end Pirates’ Carling Black Label supremacy

Wednesday 27 July 2016 18:32

Kaizer Chiefs players are aiming to end the domination of bitter rivals Orlando Pirates in the annual Carling Black Label Champions Cup.


Demise of Turkey as a democracy looms larger than ever

Wednesday 27 July 2016 15:00

Turkey is on a downward spiral to failed state, writes Abbey Makoe.

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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