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SONA 2016: what President Zuma needs to tell SA

Wednesday 10 February 2016 11:28

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma will give his 2016 State of the Nation Address on February 11 to outline key government business for the year ahead.


Support for SA's democracy has decreased: Survey

Tuesday 9 February 2016 20:54

More than 60% of South Africans would give up the right to vote if a government can deliver basic services like water, healthcare, housing and security.


Stocks slide as resources wilt, rand strengthens

Tuesday 9 February 2016 18:58

South African stocks ended in the red for the second consecutive day on Tuesday.


This day in history: De Klerk announces the release of Mandela

Tuesday 9 February 2016 17:06

This week marks 26 years since the release of President Nelson Mandela from prison.


AMCU threatens to strike at Sibanye Gold over wage deal

Tuesday 9 February 2016 16:53

AMCU said on Tuesday it would serve Sibanye Gold with a notice to strike because the bullion producer failed to sign a wage agreement with the worker's group.


Zuma not genuine: Floyd Shivambu

Tuesday 9 February 2016 10:05

Economic Freedom Fighter’s Deputy President, Floyd Shivambu says they know that that President Jacob Zuma’s offer to pay back the money is not a genuine offer.


Veterinary Association seeks to improve lives of pets

Tuesday 9 February 2016 09:45

South African Veterinary Association says educating communities about primary health care is extremely important to achieve proper care for their pets.


Project aims to bring people closer to Joburg City

Tuesday 9 February 2016 09:18

Executive Mayor of Johannesburg Parks Tau says they are working on bringing people closer to the City of Johannesburg with the Corridors Of Freedom project.


Rand slides, stocks snap three days of gains

Monday 8 February 2016 18:42

South Africa's rand weakened on Monday, extending Friday's sell-off as investors shed risky assets on persistent concern over the pace of global growth.


Pikoli mum on Mbeki’s latest letter

Monday 8 February 2016 17:20

Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Vusi Pikoli says he will not respond to former President Thabo Mbeki's letter.


The provider of non-asset backed loans, said headline earnings per shares (EPS) would likely be up 27% at most.
Capitec Bank says full-year profit may jump 27%

Monday 8 February 2016 12:05

Capitec Bank flagged a rise in annual profit of up to 27% on Monday, surpassing market expectations and sending its shares higher.


Call to exclude Guptas not an attack on journalists: Ndlozi

Sunday 7 February 2016 13:17

The EFF says the call for the exclusion of Gupta-owned media houses from EFF events, is not an attack on journalists who work for the specified organisations.


Govt seeks ways to prevent economy decline: Ramaphosa

Sunday 7 February 2016 06:47

African National Congress Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is seeking ways to prevent the economy from declining.


Tokyo Sexwale says the continent needs a person who understands what ails football in Africa and he is that man.
Sexwale confident of FIFA win despite CAF snub

Saturday 6 February 2016 17:42

African Businessman Tokyo Sexwale says he is pushing on with the race to be Football World Governing body FIFA's next president.


Proteas looking forward to taking on England

Saturday 6 February 2016 11:10

The Proteas will be looking to level matters when they take on England in the second One Day International match at St Georges Park in Port Elizabeth.


Malema sings different 'Gupta media' tune

Friday 5 February 2016 19:38

EFF leader Julius Malema has emphasised he has no personal vendetta against Gupta media journalists in their private capacities.


Researchers found that basic foods such as cooking oil, margarine, maize meal and flour have gone up by above 15%.
Food prices likely to rise even further in 2016: Study

Friday 5 February 2016 17:37

The National Agricultural Marketing Council predicts that food prices are likely to rise even further in the next coming months.


80 miners rescued after an underground shaft collapse

Friday 5 February 2016 12:44

Around 80 miners have so far been rescued after this morning's underground shaft collapse at Vantage Goldfields' Lilly Mine near Barberton in Mpumalanga.


SA Idols season 12 in full swing

Friday 5 February 2016 12:28

Idols South Africa season 12 is in full swing! Scores of singing hopefuls from KwaZulu-Natal descended on Durban's Playhouse to audition.


Gordhan’s ‘Eskom stake proposal’ irks union

Friday 5 February 2016 11:00

The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) says Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan's alleged proposal that a 49% stake of Eskom should be sold to private shareholders, is a terrible idea.


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