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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is attending in his capacity as SADC's Facilitator on Lesotho.
Zuma, Ramaphosa to attend SADC double troika summit in Botswana

Sunday 26 June 2016 21:55

Both President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Gaborone in Botswana to attend the extra-ordinary summit of the SADC.


SAFA president Danny Jordaan.
SAFA president Jordaan heaps praise on Bafana

Sunday 26 June 2016 17:51

SAFA president Danny Jordaan has lauded the young Bafana Bafana squad that won the 2016 Edition of the COSAFA Cup in Namibia on Saturday.


Springboks Fly-half, Elton Jantjies.
SA hang on to win 19-13 and clinch Ireland series

Saturday 25 June 2016 21:20

Elton Jantjies kicked South Africa to a 19-13 win over Ireland in the third and final test.


Recent racist incidents have the Human Rights Commission outraged.
SAHRC calls on SA to be more tolerant

Saturday 25 June 2016 20:37

Following another week in which racially charged incidents have grabbed the headlines, the Human Rights Commission has again called on South Africans to be more tolerant.


The Junior Boks lost to Argentina for a second time in the tournament.
Baby boks finish fourth at World Rugby Under 20 championships

Saturday 25 June 2016 18:51

The Junior Springboks finished fourth at the World Rugby Under 20 championships in England.


The withdrawal follows a letter by BDS South Africa to Professor Mohamed Adhikari requesting him to withdraw from the INoGS conference.
South Africans withdraw from genocide conference in Israel

Saturday 25 June 2016 12:55

A prominent South African academic and a renowned human rights organisation have confirmed they will not be attending the International Network of Genocide Scholars.


Many of the international categories in the BET Awards include Best International Act from Africa.
SA artists to make history on BET music awards

Saturday 25 June 2016 07:35

South African artists have the opportunity to make history on Saturday when the winners in the international categories of the BET Awards are to be announced.


Financial institutions must be prepared for worst case scenario

Friday 24 June 2016 21:19

Law and Policy analyst at Afri-Business, Armand Greyling, says that financial institutions should always be prepared for the worst case scenario.


Trade links between SA, Britain will remain strong: Gordhan

Friday 24 June 2016 21:12

South Africa's strong trade relations with the United Kingdom may help ease the effects of Britain's exit from the European Union (EU).


ANC Secretary-General, Gwede Mantashe says the decision to leave the EU is not a wise move.
SA political parties concerned by Brexit

Friday 24 June 2016 20:44

Several political parties have expressed concern about trade relations following Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.


Mantashe, Mbete give disgruntled communities an ear

Friday 24 June 2016 19:23

Both ANC National Chairperson Baleka Mbete and the party's Secretary General Gwede Mantashe heard concerns of residents in two different provinces on Friday.


Global markets plunge due to Brexit outcome

Friday 24 June 2016 19:08

Global markets plunged as they reacted to the UK's decision to leave the European Union (EU).


Economists say South African households, especially the poor, are feeling the pinch of high food prices as prices for staple foods remain high with agricultural supplies keep prices under pressure.
Food price pinch felt deeply by the poor: Economists

Friday 24 June 2016 18:24

The severe drought that hit South African farmers continues to have a negative effect and surging food prices are forcing families to cut back on meat and vegetables.


Treasury, SARB in talks with financial institutions on Brexit vote

Friday 24 June 2016 18:04

Government says the Treasury and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) are in talks with financial institutions on the possible implications of the Brexit vote on the South African economy.  


 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was speaking in Pietermaritzburg during the launch of a national HIV prevention campaign for young women.
HIV infections amongst females worrying: Ramaphosa

Friday 24 June 2016 17:07

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says that the rate of HIV infections amongst girls and young women in South Africa is a worrying factor.


Film and Television pioneer, Ben Nomoyi was laid to rest in Port Elizabeth on Friday.
Mourners hail Nomoyi at his funeral

Friday 24 June 2016 16:52

Film and Television pioneer, Ben Nomoyi has been described as an informative man, who was always eager to share his knowledge of the film industry.


Mdluli's case postponed

Friday 24 June 2016 15:19

Richard Mdluli, and co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi has been postponed in the high court sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court in Ekurhuleni


SA’s financial system sound and able to deal with impact of Brexit

Friday 24 June 2016 14:50

South Africa’s financial system was resilient and would be able to deal with any shocks arising from Britain’s exit from the European Union, President Jacob Zuma’s office said on Friday.


Violent footage damages SA’s image to potential investors: SABC

Friday 24 June 2016 14:38

SABC laewyers have told ICASA that broadcasting of visuals of violent protests damages the image of the country to potential foreign investors.


Analysts say Great Britain's possible exit from the EU could have a detrimental effect on a landmark wine export agreement between South Africa and the EU.
Agri exports could be negatively affected by BREXIT

Thursday 23 June 2016 21:18

There are fears that a decision by Britain to leave the EU, may have a negative effect on South Africa's agricultural sector.


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