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Warm weather on the way for SA

Wednesday 23 August 2017 07:28

The South African Weather Services says temperatures across the country are expected to warm up later in the day.


. Women also fill 44% of skilled posts, which includes managers, professionals and technicians but the figure hasn’t shifted much over the years.
Private sector lagging behind in empowering women

Tuesday 22 August 2017 20:30

The private sector in South Africa is lagging behind government when it comes to empowering women.


SANEF welcomes appeals panel decision on hate speech case  

Tuesday 22 August 2017 17:20

Sanef has welcomed this week’s ruling by the Appeals Panel of the Press Council of SA which served to uphold the values of the constitution when it comes to media freedom and hate speech.


Dr Pali Lahohla, statistician General at Stats SA, says poverty levels in South Africa are increasing.
Poverty levels in SA on the increase

Tuesday 22 August 2017 13:51

A new poverty report released by Statistics South Africa on Tuesday shows that poverty levels decreased since 2006 but increased in 2011.


Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe was granted dimplomatic immunity after assaulting a young woman
Mugabe: why diplomatic immunity isn’t always an ‘out of jail' ticket

Tuesday 22 August 2017 09:18

Grace Mugabe, the wife of President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, is accused of assaulting a young woman while on a visit to South Africa.


After an 8-year-long moratorium, rhino breeders are now more than ready to make back all they have invested in breeding rhinos and possibly flooding the market with legitimate horns.
SA's first-ever rhino horn auction kicks off

Monday 21 August 2017 21:37

South Africa's first-ever online auction of rhino horn kicked off at midday on Monday after the Department of Environmental Affairs finally granted the world's biggest private rhino breeder a permit.


Earlier in Ausgust, a pupil in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Inanda was arrested after a video of him beating a female learner up went viral on social media.
'Trauma, violence exposure underlie pupils' violent behaviour'

Monday 21 August 2017 20:57

An educational psychologist says the violence displayed by young people at school can be attributed to trauma and violence modelled to them in their homes and communities.


South African court grants rhino rancher permission to auction horns

Sunday 20 August 2017 20:39

A court on Sunday ordered the government to allow the owner of the world's biggest private rhino herd to hold an online sale of rhino horn.


SADC bids farewell to Dos Santos, Ian Khama

Sunday 20 August 2017 20:23

The 37th ordinary SADC summit of heads of state and government in Pretoria on Sunday bid farewell to two outgoing regional leaders.


AfriForum to challenge Mugabe's immunity

Sunday 20 August 2017 19:07

AfriForum says it will launch a judicial review of the government's decision to grant Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity for an assault charge in South Africa.


Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe: Reports

Sunday 20 August 2017 07:42

A Zimbabwean state radio is reporting that President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace have returned home from South Africa.


The Boks outscored the Pumas four tries to two, with five pointers from Courtnall Skosan, Raymond Rhule, Siya Kolisi and Peter Steph Du Toit.
Boks beat Argentina 37-15

Saturday 19 August 2017 20:53

South Africa opened their Rugby Championship account with a very convincing 37-15 win over Argentina in Port Elizabeth.


Eight flights that were scheduled to operate between South Africa and Zimbabwe have been cancelled.
SAA cancels all flights to Zimbabwe

Saturday 19 August 2017 17:47

The South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it has cancelled all flights to Zimbabwe for Saturday.


Despite her removal as Committee chairperson, Khoza still remains an ANC MP in the National Assembly.
Opposition parties condemn ANC's decision to axe Khoza

Saturday 19 August 2017 09:15

(DA) and the United Democratic Movement (UDM) say the ANC is setting a dangerous precedent by removing committee chairpersons who do not toe the party line.


 A senior government source said there was "no way" Grace Mugabe, 52, would be arrested because of the diplomatic fallout that would ensue.
SA plans to grant Mugabe immunity, source claims

Friday 18 August 2017 16:36

South Africa is planning to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe.


Eight years ago, Jon Qwelane sparked outrage when he wrote a column titled: "Call me names, gay is not okay."
Jon Qwelane ordered to apologise to LGBTI community

Friday 18 August 2017 15:10

Journalist Jon Qwelane will have to publicly apologise to the LGBTI community.


'Grace Mugabe unlikely to serve jail time'

Friday 18 August 2017 11:14

Zimbabwean First Lady, Grace Mugabe is expected to rely on diplomatic immunity to prevent her from being prosecuted in South Africa.


Men who had to take responsibility for younger siblings growing up were not concerned about conforming to dominant ideas about manhood
Research pokes holes in the idea that men don’t look after their kids

Friday 18 August 2017 08:33

South Africa has one of the highest rates of absent fathers in sub-Saharan Africa


Makhosi Khoza says she is not trusted because she follows her moral conscience.
Makhosi Khoza remains defiant, lashes out at ANC

Thursday 17 August 2017 21:25

Makhosi Khoza is adamant that she will continue to serve the people of South Africa as an ANC Member of Parliament.


Uzair Cassiem replaces Jean-Luc du Preez who was moved to back of the scrum for the match against France after the late withdrawal of Captain Warren Whiteley.
Allister Coetzee opts for Uzair Cassiem

Thursday 17 August 2017 16:15

Springbok Coach Allister Coetzee has opted for the Cheetahs' Uzair Cassiem at eighth man for South Africa's opening Rugby Championship match against Argentina in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.


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