Mandela and Obama, became the first black presidents of their respective countries yet met only once, however they spoke often by phone while Obama was US president.
The education department released a statement advising parents, pupils and teachers to use their discretion and assess whether it's safe to go to school.
Cosatu has provided wheelchairs to the elderly and those with physical disabilities in Mpumalanga on Monday.
It's all systems go for former US President Barack Obama to deliver the Nelson Mandela lecture in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
Police minister Bheki Cele would have liked to see those who kill police officers given a special trial by the courts.
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has unreservedly apologised to the public after the Social Security Agency failed to make payments to some beneficiaries of social grants.
The case against five men accused of brutally murdering two people in Tshepisong west of Johannesburg last year has been postponed in the high court in Johannesburg.
Police say two suspected rhino poachers were killed in a shootout with a police anti-poaching team at Loskop Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga at the weekend.
The assault charges of media owner and chairperson of MSG Afrika, Given Mkhari have been withdrawn.
The number of people killed in a vehicle that overturned on the R81 at Ga-Makgoba outside Polokwane in Limpopo on Saturday, has risen to seven.
Hundreds of residents in Kimberley are expected to assemble outside the Galeshewe Magistrate's Court demanding the release of over a hundred people who were arrested since Thursday.
Police Minister, Bheki Cele will on Monday attend the appearance of four suspects in the Germiston Magistrate's Court who allegedly shot and killed a police officer.
A man accused of raping and assaulting a lesbian teenager in Potchefstroom in the North West is on Monday expected to make a formal bail application in the local magistrate's court.
Eastern Cape police are investigating a case of business robbery after three armed men allegedly used explosives to open a safe at a petrol station at Uitenhage.
A mass march to two magistrate's courts in Kimberley is expected on Monday, with residents demanding the release of close to 150 people arrested for public violence.
The City of Cape Town has started its R57 million housing project.
The South African Weather Service says the cold front that has been experienced in most parts of KwaZulu-Natal, has now moved to North-Eastern parts of the country.
South Africa’s sacrifice and heroism during the World War One battle of Delville Wood in France have been commemorated at the annual memorial at Burgers Park in Park.
Croatia will hope that their fierce desperation to accomplish the greatest sporting achievement in the nation's short life will enable them to lift their battered bodies for one, last assault on France in Sunday's World Cup final.
Farm dwellers and workers remain the most vulnerable people in the country.
Limpopo police have opened a case of culpable homicide after six people were killed when the vehicle in which they were travelling overturned in Ga-Makgoba village outside Polokwane on Saturday.
A 33-year old police constable working at Brits Police Station in the North West has been arrested for robbery in Limpopo province.
Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu says progress has been made in changing the South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) cards, as the South African Post Office has now taken over the grant payment service.
There has been sporadic looting of businesses and shops in Kimberley yet again.
Some residents of Hermanus, in the Overstrand Municipality, say they feel as if they are being held hostage by a group of people who only want to damage to the town.
Only a small group of VBS depositors is queuing outside the Nedbank game centre in Thohoyandou in Limpopo.
A South African delegation led by UN ambassador Jerry Matjila has rung the closing bell of the Nasdaq Stock Market in New York in honour of the late former president Nelson Mandela's centenary birthday celebrations around the world.
Social Development minister, Suzan Shabangu says progress has been made in changing Sassa cards. She has made a plea to social grant beneficiaries to change their cards before the end of September. Shabangu says beneficiaries, who still use Cash Paymaster Service cards, will encounter problems with their payments by the end of September. The minister […]
Media Monitoring Africa has welcomed an out-of-court settlement, that will allow some parts of the SABC’s Inquiry into editorial interference to be open to the public and media. The SABC, Media Monitoring Africa, S.O.S Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and the Commission of Inquiry have settled out of court. In terms of the agreement, written and […]
Justice Minister, Michael Masutha, says former President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma, should not have been shackled during his appearance in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court.