SABC News - South Africa


Rights of foreign nationals must be protected: Gigaba

Friday 24 February 2017 13:30

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says the rights of foreign nationals must be protected.


Temperature rises at anti-immigration march

Friday 24 February 2017 12:15

Marchers from Attridgeville who have been marching through the Pretoria CBD are now trying to confront foreign nationals near the Marabastad Home Affairs.


Eskom, Eastern Cape Govt partner on science initiative

Friday 24 February 2017 12:00

Eskom and the Eastern Cape Provincial Government will be on boarding the Nuclear Power Plants Build (Thyspunt) and Science Enhancement Initiatives.


Labour Department injects millions for skills programme

Friday 24 February 2017 09:00

The Department of Labour on Friday will launch a R17-million programme for the Compensation Fund (CF) in partnership with the Saica.


Police ready for anti- illegal immigrants marchers

Friday 24 February 2017 08:01

Members of the SAPS and the Tshwane Metro Police are already stationed near the Marabastad Home Affairs offices ahead of the anti-foreigners March.


Murder accused hunter seeks bail

Friday 24 February 2017 07:45

Hunter Stephan Hepburn will Friday morning know his fate regarding the bail application he has made in the Modimolle Magistrate's Court in Limpopo.


Ad Hoc Committee’s DA, ANC disagree over Muthambi

Friday 24 February 2017 07:22

DA &ANC in Parliament's Ad Hoc Committee probing the affairs of the SABC could not agree on a proposed recommendation for the Public Protector to probe Muthambi.


Violence erupts in Atteridgeville

Friday 24 February 2017 07:11

The organisers of planned march against illegal immigrants in Pretoria have denounced xenophobic attacks and looting.


KZN remains on high flood alert

Friday 24 February 2017 06:03

Disaster management teams in KwaZulu-Natal will remain on high alert.


Fitch Ratings says Budget 2017 maintains fiscal stance

Thursday 23 February 2017 21:10

Fitch Ratings said on Thursday that South Africa’s 2017/18 budget broadly maintained fiscal settings and macro economic forecasts, and clarified revenue measures promised last year.


Student leadership at some universities has labelled it insulting and are now not ruling out a return to the streets.
Fees Must Fall activists not impressed with Gordhan’s extra R5bn

Thursday 23 February 2017 20:03

Higher education and training received an extra R5 billion to help student funding over the medium term.


Protestors vandalised equipment, stole customer phones and I-Pads at MTN's head office in Nigeria.
Nigerian protesters vandalise MTN head office in Abuja

Thursday 23 February 2017 18:01

Nigerian protesters attacked and vandalised the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja on Thursday.


Movement demands sustainable jobs for graduates

Thursday 23 February 2017 12:45

Members of the Eastern Cape based #HireAGraduate Movement have expressed concern over what they term, the government's failure to come up with plans to create sustainable jobs.


SA's Special Olympics team ready for World Winter Games

Thursday 23 February 2017 12:15

SA’s Special Olympics team will embark on their journey to the World winter games next month.


Govt should deliver excellence: Gordhan

Thursday 23 February 2017 08:28

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says government needs to focus on the delivery of excellence to ordinary South Africans.


Marikana activist and co-accused back in court

Thursday 23 February 2017 05:42

The trial of a Marikana based activist, Napoleon Webster, and five others is expected to resume on Thursday in Rustenburg in the North West.


SABC Inquiry pushes for final recommendations

Thursday 23 February 2017 05:24

The Ad hoc Committee probing the affairs of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is in the penultimate stages of its work.


Infantino in SA for FIFA summit

Wednesday 22 February 2017 21:32

FIFA’s president Gianni Infantino is in the country to hold an unprecedented summit at the South African Football Association (SAFA) headquarters.


The planned march comes after a spate of looting foreign-owned spaza shops in Pretoria west.
‘Anti-illegal immigrants march’ in Tshwane given the go ahead

Wednesday 22 February 2017 19:02

A group called Mamelodi Concerned Residents has been given permission to march against illegal immigrants on Friday.


Environmentalistbrought the nuclear case before the high court challenging governments procurement process which they say was signed in secret with Russia.
Environmentalists challenge SA nuclear deal

Wednesday 22 February 2017 17:34

Lawyers representing environmentalist group, Earthlife Africa, are challenging in court South Africa's controversial nuclear energy deal.


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