SABC Building
DA, UDM disagree on dissolution of SABC board 10 December 2018, 8:52 AM

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) in Parliament are on the opposite sides on whether the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board should be dissolved to appoint an interim one.

Desmond Tutu
Tutu honoured for role in TRC 10 December 2018, 5:59 AM

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been honoured for the important role he played in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission process.

Nqabayomzi Kwankwa
Load shedding may undermine Ramaphosa’s investment efforts: Kwankwa 10 December 2018, 5:37 AM

UDM Chief Whip and Member of Parliament's Public Enterprises Portfolio Committee Nqabayomzi Kwankwa has warned that Eskom's current load shedding has the potential to undermine President Cyril Ramphosa's investment efforts.

Paarl Rocks records fourth win after beating Jozi Stars 9 December 2018, 8:34 PM

The Paarl Rocks recorded their fourth win in nine matches beating the Jozi Stars by six wickets in the Inaugural Mzansi Super League match in Johannesburg.

Female and male dancers
Annual Riel Dance competition celebrates Khoi-San cultures 9 December 2018, 8:07 PM

This year's 12th Riel Dance competition which took place at the Taal monument in Paarl in the Boland did not disappoint.

A wheelchair
Women with disabilities at higher risk of being victimised 9 December 2018, 7:53 PM

A report released by the Hlanganisa Institute and the Joint Gender Fund, highlights the vulnerable state that women with disabilities are confronted with daily.

Tokyo Sexwale and other runners
Thousands participate in annual Mandela Remembrance Walk 9 December 2018, 7:12 PM

The Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu centenary celebrations culminated in a Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run in Pretoria on Sunday.

Three people standing in court
Omotoso’s trial to resume on Monday 9 December 2018, 7:01 PM

The trial of the charismatic Nigerian pastor, Timothy Omotoso, and his co-accused Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho, is expected to resume in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Monday.

An image of Joseph Kabila
Kabila to stay in politics, sets sights on presidency in future 9 December 2018, 6:04 PM

The long-delayed elections will mark Congo's first democratic transfer of power and an end to Kabila's rule that began in 2001 after the assassination of his father.

prince Azenathi Dalindyebo
AbaThembu clan in KZN calls for Dalindyebo’s release 9 December 2018, 5:43 PM

There have been fresh calls from the KwaZulu-Natal AbaThembu clan for the AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo to be released from prison.

Former SABC interim board accused of violating regulations 9 December 2018, 5:10 PM

Former SABC employee who headed Supply Chain management has accused the broadcaster's interim board of flouting regulations and processes in awarding a security tender.

Three men in a car next to a machine gun
Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Nigeria attack 9 December 2018, 3:30 PM

Two soldiers were killed when suspected Boko Haram fighters loyal to factional leader Abubakar Shekau attacked a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources told AFP on Sunday.

Louis oosthuizen playing golf
Oosthuizen ends 33 month winless run by lifting SA Open trophy 9 December 2018, 3:18 PM

Louis Oosthuizen ended a 33-month winless run by lifting the South African Open trophy for the first time Sunday after a six-shot victory at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg. 

Metro police officer and a road safety bus.
South Africans urged to be vigilant during the festive season 9 December 2018, 12:43 PM

As the festive season kicks into high gear, the South African Police Service is urging people to be vigilant of their homes, vehicles and personal belongings.

Eskom
There will be no loadshedding on Sunday: Eskom  9 December 2018, 11:01 AM

Eskom says there will be no loadshedding on Sunday as it has recovered sufficient levels and some generating units have returned to service.

Michelle Bachelet in South Africa
US decision to pull out of the UNHRC regrettable 9 December 2018, 10:36 AM

Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, who wrapped up her visit to South Africa this weekend says the decision of the United States to pull out of the United Nation Human Rights Commission was regrettable. 

Mangosuthu Buthelezi speaking at the Indian Consulate in Durban
Land expropriation could lead to further racial divisions: Buthelezi 9 December 2018, 9:16 AM

Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has expressed concern that the moves in Parliament toward land expropriation without compensation will open old wounds and work against social cohesion in South Africa.

Ndileka Mandela, Tokyo Sexwale, Minister Ntsiki Sisulu and Premier David Makhura.
Thousands take to Pretoria streets in remembrance of Mandela 9 December 2018, 9:03 AM

An estimated 30 000 South Africans and international participants are running and walking through the streets of the Pretoria CBD to celebrate Nelson Mandela's legacy. 

David Luiz of Chelsea celebrates after scoring.
Chelsea hands Manchester City first defeat 9 December 2018, 7:33 AM

Chelsea inflicted champions Manchester City's first Premier League defeat of the season with a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge that allowed Liverpool to go top of the table on Saturday.

SABC Building
SABC disciplinary process for sexual harassment cases gets underway 9 December 2018, 7:22 AM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation says internal disciplinary hearings of employees implicated in alleged sexual harassment will begin, once the process of suspending them is complete.

A view of the Place de la Republique
 France’s ‘yellow vests’ clash with police in Paris 9 December 2018, 6:49 AM

Anti-government protesters faced off with French riot police in Paris on Saturday, hurling projectiles, torching cars and vandalising shops and restaurants in a fourth weekend of unrest that has shaken President Emmanuel Macron's authority.

Amajita players on the field
Amajita get ready for semi-finals 8 December 2018, 9:56 PM

South Africa have established themselves as another dominant side in the COSAFA under-20 tournament.

Jonathan Thekiso
More SABC employees to be suspended over sexual harassment allegations 8 December 2018, 9:25 PM

The SABC is set to suspend more employees on Monday over sexual harassment allegations at the public broadcaster.

A woman crying
Life Esidimeni families demand compensation 8 December 2018, 9:01 PM

A group of family members whose loved ones were part of the Life Esidimeni tragedy are demanding compensation from the Gauteng Premier's Office.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane
Maimane says power crisis is Ramaphosa’s responsibility 8 December 2018, 7:56 PM

DA leader, Mmusi Maimane, says South Africans are headed for a Black Christmas.

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Road Accident Fund launches walk-in centre in PE 8 December 2018, 7:50 PM

The Road Accident Fund has launched its sixth walk-in centre in Port Elizabeth which is part of a drive to expand services to accident victims.

Zwelinzima Vavi sitting
Vavi weighs in on public office bearers’ salary increment 8 December 2018, 7:05 PM

Saftu General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, says President Cyril Ramaphosa must be congratulated for the no salary increase to certain public office bearer.

Gideon Sam speaking to SABC
SASCOC executive members probe Zulman Inquiry report 8 December 2018, 6:35 PM

The executive members of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee, SASCOC, have already begun punching holes in the recommendations of the Zulman Inquiry into the affairs of the umbrella sport body.

Blade Nzimande
Nzimande slams lack of transformation in aviation 8 December 2018, 5:13 PM

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has made a call to airline companies to focus on transforming their entities as to benefit disadvantaged rural communities.

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SABC and PSL reach agreement for live broadcasts 8 December 2018, 3:52 PM

The SABC will broadcast the PSL matches on its radio stations and television channel, SABC 1, following efforts by the two parties to reach a solution.