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ANC Chief Whip in Parliament, Stone Sizane.
ANC calls for changes to party funding model

Tuesday 29 July 2014 09:05

African National Congress (ANC) chief whip in Parliament, Stone Sizane, says the current political party funding model is disadvantaging the performance of Parliamentarians.


United States President, Barack Obama.
US to provide entrepreneurship support to young Africans

Tuesday 29 July 2014 05:42

US President Barack Obama has announced the creation of four regional leadership centres in sub Saharan Africa that will provide entrepreneurship support services to young Africans .


Rand firms after end to metals strike

Tuesday 29 July 2014 05:15

Numsa said it’s over 200 000 striking members had accepted a wage offer to end a four-week stoppage in the metals sector.    


The airport has been officially opened after being closed for 12 years.
KNP launches new airport

Monday 28 July 2014 19:32

The Kruger National Park has launched the newly refurbished Skukuza airport.


Police find bodies of missing boys in Free State

Monday 28 July 2014 17:25

Police have found the bodies of two Deneysville boys who went missing on Saturday.


Police still searching for missing boys in Free State

Monday 28 July 2014 15:23

Police and the community of Refengkgotso outside Deneysville in the northern Free State are still searching for two seven-year old boys who disappeared on Saturday.


The SA lawn bowlers beat team Northern Ireland 19-10.
SA lawn bowlers clinch gold at Commonwealth

Monday 28 July 2014 14:35

South Africa's lawn bowlers have won their third gold medal after triumphing in the final of the men's triple.


Sri Lanka's Hashim Amla
Amla stands firm as Sri Lanka chase victory

Monday 28 July 2014 12:43

New skipper Hashim Amla is once again proving to be a thorn in Sri Lanka's side.


Injury almost ruined my race to gold: Le Clos

Sunday 27 July 2014 06:59

An ankle injury nearly prevented Olympic champion Chad le Clos from successfully defending his 200 metres butterfly title at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday, the swimmer told Reuters.


Perera strikes twice to put Sri Lanka in command

Saturday 26 July 2014 09:16

Off-spinner Dilruwan Perera struck twice in one over to dent South Africa's hopes of getting close to Sri Lanka's first innings total.


'EFF has chartered new territory':Malema

Friday 25 July 2014 11:30

South Africa’s fledgling political party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will be celebrating it’s first anniversary on Saturday.


Traffic officers have confirmed that at least 7 people died on the scene.
Seven killed in Mpumalanga accident

Friday 25 July 2014 11:10

At least seven people have been killed in an accident on the R40 road near Plaston between White River and KaBokweni in Mpumalanga on Friday morning.


Numsa accept wage offer, rejects conditions

Friday 25 July 2014 10:48

Numsa will continue a three-week strike after its regional branches accepted a wage offer from employers but rejected conditions relating to future pay negotiations.


Cuban Ambassador to South Africa Fernandez De Cossio maintains his country owes much gratitude to Africa
Cubans are indebted to Africa: Ambassador De Cossio

Friday 25 July 2014 09:05

Cuban Ambassador to South Africa, Fernandez De Cossio says the history between the African National Congress (ANC) and Cuba goes back to the beginning of the Cuban revolution.


SA bags second medal

Friday 25 July 2014 08:20

Siyabulela Mabulu won bronze in judo on Thursday evening, beating India's Manjeet Nandal in the 66kg division, to earn South Africa its second medal of the games.


The auction, which lasted only around one minute and 50 seconds, fetched the highest price for a single lot in South African history.
Porsche SA buys Kyalami for R205m

Thursday 24 July 2014 16:54

The liquidated Kyalami race circuit was bought by Porsche South Africa at an auction for R205 million in Johannesburg on Thursday.


Resurgent rand slips back against the dollar  

Thursday 24 July 2014 09:58

South Africa's rand edged weaker against the dollar on Thursday after climbing to a two-month high the previous session, propelled by inflation data that came in below market forecasts.


HIV/ AIDS research is on-going: Motsoaledi

Thursday 24 July 2014 08:04

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says research into HIV/ AIDS is on-going around the world.


Spin-heavy Sri Lanka win toss, bat first in second test

Thursday 24 July 2014 06:34

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and decided to bat first in the second and final test against South Africa on Thursday.


The “Buy Back SA” campaign will encourage South Africans to buy locally produced products and support the local service industry.
Proudly South Africa launches “Buy Back SA” campaign

Wednesday 23 July 2014 18:35

The Proudly South African movement has launched the "Buy Back SA" campaign in Bloemfontein.


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