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Almost 700 die on SA roads over April: RTMC

Monday 27 April 2015 18:10

Nearly 700 people have died on South Africa's roads over the course of April, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said on Monday.


Gauteng pays the best salaries: Survey

Monday 27 April 2015 14:13

Salaries in Gauteng are on average still the best in South Africa, according to the latest salary review by Career Junction.


South Africans gather for 21 years of freedom

Monday 27 April 2015 06:30

South Africans come together on 27 April to celebrate Freedom Day and 21 years of democracy.


Twenty-one, and still growing up

Sunday 26 April 2015 13:35

As South Africa approaches Freedom Day on 21 April, Ronesh Dhawraj assesses how far the country has come in terms of transformation in key areas over the past 21 years.


The Western Cape has been driving expansion into Africa in certain sectors for the past few years.
W Cape delegation off to Angola to bolster relations

Sunday 26 April 2015 12:37

Meetings between the Angolan government and a delegation from the Western Cape, including Premier Helen Zille, are expected to bolster growing links to the local oil and gas sector.


Struggle veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Xenophobia has no place in SA: Madikizela-Mandela

Sunday 26 April 2015 06:42

Struggle veteran, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, says she hopes the recent xenophobic attacks that claimed seven lives were the last to be witnessed in South Africa.


Foreign national survives mutilation after xenophobic attack

Friday 24 April 2015 21:06

This week Special Assignment uncovered Vincent's story of survival amid a wave of violence against foreign nationals that has cost the lives of seven people.


We are dealing with the xenophobic problem: Zuma

Friday 24 April 2015 20:45

President Jacob Zuma says organisations that represent foreign nationals will link up with a committee set up to deal with the xenophobic attacks.


Xenophobia will cause ‘incredible’ damage to economy

Friday 24 April 2015 18:28

The South African economic and tourism industries will suffer a major blow following recent violence against foreign nationals, said Protea Group founder and chair Otto Stehlik.


South Africa's rand edges higher on weak U.S. data

Friday 24 April 2015 18:16

South Africa's rand was a touch firmer against the dollar on Friday, propped up, as it has been for most of the week, by soft U.S. economic data


Zuma responds to Mia Couto' open letter

Friday 24 April 2015 16:32

President Jacob Zuma replies to Mia Coutto's open letter on the xenophobic attacks happening in the country.


SAA CEO Monwabise Kalawe is out of his job.
Suspended SAA CEO resigns

Friday 24 April 2015 09:14

Suspended South African Airways (SAA) CEO Monwabise Kalawe has resigned with immediate effect.


Cosatu President Sdumo Dlamini says government should avoid a catastrophe and give public servants a double digit hike.
Cosatu resolute on 10% wage hike for public servants

Friday 24 April 2015 09:04

The Congress of South African Trade Unions' (Cosatu) Sdumo Dlamini says the national marches to government should be taken seriously.


President Jacob Zuma has announced Vuma Mashinini appointment as IEC Commissioner.
Vuma Mashinini appointed IEC commissioner

Friday 24 April 2015 06:13

The Presidency has confirmed that President Jacob Zuma has officially appointed Vuma Mashinini as a commissioner to the Independent Electoral Commission.


Businesses pledge to help solve the problem of xenophobia

Thursday 23 April 2015 21:04

A clear and factual message about what South Africa stands for needs to be sent to the world.


‘It’s our responsibility to heal the wounds of the past’:Mlambo-Ngcuka

Thursday 23 April 2015 20:57

Former Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka believes South Africa’s coming of age as a democracy allows it an opportunity for deep introspection about the values it wants to embrace.


Vaccines can help address global DR-TB epidemic: Experts

Thursday 23 April 2015 20:55

With a rapidly growing epidemic of Drug Resistant TB, the need for an effective TB vaccine has become increasingly urgent than ever before.


SA has highest number of migrants in Zimbabwe: Report

Thursday 23 April 2015 19:02

A report by the Zimbabwean government has revealed that South Africans constitute the largest number of all migrants living and working in Zimbabwe.


Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding from 5pm on Thursday

Thursday 23 April 2015 17:00

South Africa’s power utility, Eskom has announced that it will implement stage 1 load shedding from 5pm on Thursday and that this was expected to continue until 10pm.


SA Parliament allows MPs to focus on combating xenophobic attacks

Thursday 23 April 2015 15:13

Political parties have agreed to postpone Parliament’s work programme to allow MP’s to focus on curbing the xenophobic violence that spread across some areas in South Africa.  


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