The African National Congress(ANC) in Limpopo has admitted there were serious transgressions committed by party officials, including at municipalities in the VBS collapse and looting.
Every budget presents us with new challenges and fresh hopes, writes Bonang Mohale of BLSA.
Three United Nations (UN) agencies have called for an end to virginity testing globally, a common practice in South Africa and about 20 other countries.
Steinhoff said on Wednesday investors who are suing the crisis-hit firm had agreed to suspend litigation until next year, allowing the retailer time to focus on its recovery.
Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control.
The African National Congress (ANC) in Limpopo says there are serious transgressions committed by party officials, including the municipal level, in the VBS collapse and looting.
Five years ago, a group of university students in Spain's Basque Country decided they wanted to shake up a sector -- any sector -- but preferably one to do with food or drink.
Phillip Schutte and Pieter Doorewaard have been found guilty of murdering 15-year-old Matlhomola Mosweu in Coligny on 20 April last year by the North West High Court in Mahikeng.
South Africa’s new finance minister Tito Mboweni will stick closely next week to previous budget forecasts for the coming two fiscal years, with only slight slippages.
Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson on Tuesday recalled an era of sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll as he added a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to his list of accomplishments.
The National Council Against Smoking says it wants tax on cigarettes increased by 70% to reduce tobacco consumption and increase tax revenue.
The National African Farmers' Union is calling for the nationalisation of land to replace expropriation without compensation.
Retired Judge Albie Sachs will be the keynote speaker at an event at the SABC in Cape Town, remembering Black Wednesday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it would convene an emergency committee to decide whether Congo's Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency of international concern as confirmed cases and deaths from the virus spiralled.
Prince Harry and his expectant wife Meghan visited a drought-stricken region of Australia Wednesday, bringing a rare and welcome rainstorm with them.
Oil prices extended gains into a fourth session on Wednesday, buoyed as industry data showed a surprise decline in U.S. crude inventories and as geopolitical tensions over the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist stoked supply worries. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 15 cents,or 0.2 percent, at $72.07 a barrel by 0255 GMT […]
Despite progress in reducing extreme poverty, nearly half the world’s population lives on less than $5.50 a day, with a rising share of the poor in wealthier economies, the World Bank said Wednesday. In a twice-yearly report, the bank took a broader look at poverty to see where countries were lagging, even though the share […]
John Terry is keen to follow former England team mates Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard into management but says he will need a few years to learn the ropes after accepting a coaching role at Aston Villa. The former Chelsea and England skipper called time on his playing career earlier this month and has been […]
A rocket was fired on Israel from the Gaza strip early Wednesday, the Israeli army and police said, causing damage in a southern city. It is one of the first projectiles fired in recent weeks from the Palestinian territory under Israel’s blockade and comes at a time of renewed tensions between Israel and Palestinian armed […]
South Africa is commemorating black Wednesday the day in October 1977 when then Minister of Justice Jimmy Kruger ordered the arrest of editors and banned The World, Weekend World and the church publication Pro Veritate, journalists around the world continue to be attacked and killed on the job.
State witness, Cheryl Zondi, who claims she was under the control controversial Nigerian pastor, Timothy Omotoso, since she was 14 years old, has told the Port Elizabeth High Court that she was raped and sexually abused multiple times during her visits to the mission house in Durban.
SARS inquiry Commission Chair, retired Judge Robert Nugent has recommended that President Cyril Ramaphosa should fire suspended SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane with immediate effect, in order to set the organisation on a firm path of recovery.
Rating agency Moody's says the successful implementation of structural reforms along with the reduction in government debt could lead to an upgrade in the country's sovereign rating.
Madagascar won a place at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament for the first time when they triumphed 1-0 at home over Equatorial Guinea in Group A Tuesday.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has strongly defended the role of the Treasury and the South African Reserve Bank in the VBS Mutual Bank's saga.
The Limpopo Health Department has revealed that 36 learners aged between ten and 19 at one of the secondary schools in the Mulenzhe area outside Thohoyandou are pregnant.
South African supermarket chain Pick n Pay Stores on Tuesday said half-year profit before tax jumped 19.1 percent as price cuts attracted more shoppers to its stores.
A potent combination of hunger, climate change and man-made conflicts are creating a "perfect storm", the head of the United Nation's food arm warned Tuesday in a call to action on World Food Day.
Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader Julius Malema says the party has scrutinised his Deputy Floyd Shivambu's bank statement and no money from VBS Mutual Bank or Sgameka was located.
Usain Bolt, 32, has been on trial with A-League club the Central Coast Mariners since arriving in Australia in August in his bid to pursue a boyhood dream of becoming a footballer.