SABC News - South Africa


FNB costumers were unable to make any purchases with their cards on Saturday.
FNB apologises for glitch

Saturday 28 November 2015 18:47

First National Bank has apologised for inconveniencing some of its clients on Saturday.


SA and Botswana tourism companies consider joint ventures

Saturday 28 November 2015 13:50

South African tourism companies are considering forming joint ventures with their counterparts in Botswana.


French President hopeful of COP 21 success

Saturday 28 November 2015 13:15

French President Francoise Hollande says he is hopeful that world leaders will have the political will to ensure that the UN Climate Change summit in Paris next week succeeds.


China-Africa summit: what to look for beyond the hype and hypocrisy

Saturday 28 November 2015 08:29

Beijing’s selection of South Africa to host the China-Africa heads of state summit may indicate Chinese President Xi Jinping’s personal commitment to the continent.


Stocks ended more than 1 % lower, with media and-commerce group Naspers among the biggest losers.
Rand weakens on US rate outlook

Friday 27 November 2015 20:54

The rand fell to its weakest in nearly two weeks against the dollar on Friday.


Hlaudi Motsoeneng has spent the last year or so in and out of court.
Communications Minister stands by Hlaudi

Friday 27 November 2015 20:07

The SABC and Communications Minister Faith Muthambi will appeal the Western Cape High Court's ruling to set aside Hlaudi Motsoeneng's appointment as the broadcaster's Chief Operations Officer.


 The DA is against Hlaudi Motsoeneng's appointment as SABC COO.
DA pleased with Hlaudi ruling

Friday 27 November 2015 14:04

The DA says it is happy with the ruling on SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng's appointment.


Krejcir mansions up for auction

Friday 27 November 2015 10:57

Convicted criminal Radovan Krejcir's multi-million-rand mansions in Bedfordview, east of Johannesburg, and on the banks of the Vaal River will be auctioned.


Student protesters must move beyond hashtags to real change

Friday 27 November 2015 08:24

Protest movements are manifestos of a sort.


Hafajee’s book puts racism under spotlight

Thursday 26 November 2015 11:53

Veteran journalist Ferial Hafajee says her new book seeks to awaken a debate on stereotypes that perpetuate racism in the country.


Ladysmith Black Mambazo still going strong, 55 years on

Thursday 26 November 2015 11:35

Ladysmith Black Mambazo is back in Johannesburg after a long absence to celebrate their 55th Anniversary.


61% of Cosatu affiliates shedding members

Wednesday 25 November 2015 15:56

According to the federation's 2015 organisational report, 61% of its affiliates have lost over 300 000 members since 2012.


Joburg residents face level two water restrictions

Wednesday 25 November 2015 14:35

Joburg residents are no longer allowed to top up their pools or wash their cars with hosepipes.


India lose both openers before lunch in third test

Wednesday 25 November 2015 09:20

India lost both their opening batsmen to reach 85 for two wickets at lunch on the first day of the third test against South Africa on Wednesday.


Salary increase for domestic workers

Wednesday 25 November 2015 09:10

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant recently announced that the domestic workers minimum wage will be increased as from the 1st December 2015-30th November 2016.


SA urged to take global threats, terrorism more seriously

Wednesday 25 November 2015 08:15

Dr Hisham Al Alawi has warned that South Africa, Iraq and Middle Eastern and North African countries need to take the issue of global threats and terrorism more seriously.


Why SA needs the US for its agricultural trade

Wednesday 25 November 2015 08:07

Relations between the US and South Africa have hit another low in a series of trade disputes that go as far back as 2003.


South African rand recovers as economy rebounds, stocks fall

Tuesday 24 November 2015 19:05

The South African rand firmed against the dollar on Tuesday after data showed the economy returned to growth in the third quarter


International Relations Spokesperson Clayson Monyela says the department's budget has decreased.
Diplomatic relations has economic spinoffs for SA:Monyela

Tuesday 24 November 2015 11:03

Department of International Relations Spokesperson Clayson Monyela says South Africa is benefiting economically from diplomatic relations it has with other countries.


Transnet raises $850 mln via syndicated loan for capex

Monday 23 November 2015 12:50

South African logistics group Transnet raised 12 billion rand through a syndicated loan to fund part of a spending plan on new trains, it said on Monday.


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