NATO leaders to meet in London in December

6 February 2019, 3:39 PM
The leaders of NATO's 29 countries will gather in London in December for a special meeting to mark the alliance's 70th anniversary, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced Wednesday.
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Top Wuhan official says residents should avoid going out unless necessary 3 April 2020, 3:40 AM

The top official in Wuhan,the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic in China, warned residents to strengthen self-protection measures and avoid going out as Beijing preaches vigilance to avoid a resurgence of infections.

Payment of social grants went well : Minister Zulu 31 March 2020, 4:44 PM

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says payments of grants, notwithstanding a few glitches, went well across the country.

‘COVID-19 will be difficult to manage if it spreads to townships’ 31 March 2020, 9:43 AM

Alexandra residents defiant on day four of 21-day lockdown. The Gauteng Health Department has warned that the coronavirus will be difficult to fight if it spreads to the country’s townships. The department’s warning comes after five people were placed under quarantine in the densely-populated Alexandra township north of Johannesburg after being in close contact with […]

Netanyahu declares victory in Israeli election 3 March 2020, 4:49 AM

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared victory on Tuesday in Israel’s third election in less than a year, after television exit polls showed him just a seat short of a governing majority in parliament.

[Recorded earlier] Motsweding FM Hartzwater outside broadcast 28 February 2020, 6:07 PM

The Motsweding FM Current Affairs have an outside broadcast in Hartswater on Friday.

Mainland China reports 433 new coronavirus cases, 29 deaths on February 26 27 February 2020, 3:57 AM

Mainland China reported 433 new cases of coronavirus infections on February 26, the National Health Commission said on Thursday, up from 406 on the previous day.

United Airlines suspends 2020 guidance on coronavirus uncertainty 25 February 2020, 3:41 AM

United Airlines Inc on Monday withdrew its full-year 2020 guidance, citing heightened uncertainty over how the duration and spread of the coronavirus to other regions could impact overall air travel demand.

First Italian dies of coronavirus as outbreak flares in north 22 February 2020, 2:11 AM

An elderly man in the northern city of Padua has died after being infected with the coronavirus, becoming the first Italian victim of the disease, Health Minister Roberto Speranza said on Friday.

Results from Chinese drug trials for coronavirus due in weeks – Expert 13 February 2020, 1:31 AM

Chinese scientists are testing two antiviral drugs against the new coronavirus and preliminary clinical trial results are weeks away, the co-chair of a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting said on Wednesday.

Ten more virus infections on cruise ship in Japan 6 February 2020, 4:12 AM

Ten more people on a quarantined cruise liner in the port of Yokohama south of Tokyo have tested positive for coronavirus, the health ministry said on Thursday.

Twitter says state-backed actors may have accessed users’ phone numbers 4 February 2020, 4:37 AM

Twitter said on Monday that it had discovered attempts by possible state actors to access the phone numbers associated with user accounts, after a security researcher unearthed a flaw in the company’s “contacts upload” feature.

WATCH: Neil Aggett Inquest, Prema Naidoo testifies 31 January 2020, 9:42 AM

The inquest into the death of anti-apartheid activist Dr Neil Aggett continues with a new witness expected to testify at the High Court in Johannesburg.

Dr Maponya laid to rest 15 January 2020, 11:32 AM

A review of 2019 Parliament Sessions | 15 December 2019, 5:25 PM

Parliament has had another eventful session in 2019 following the May General Elections. Our reporter Bulelani Phillip looks at some of the highlights.

SACP’s congress to make determination on alliance 8 December 2019, 9:42 PM

The forthcoming South African Communist Party (SACP) Special National Congress will determine whether communists are ready to contest political power.

17th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture 22 November 2019, 3:08 PM

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng will on deliver the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on Saturday 23 November 2019 at the University of Johannesburg, Soweto. 

WATCH: State Capture Inquiry, 06 November 2019 6 November 2019, 10:14 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will hear The New Age related testimony from the former Director Generals of GCIS Themba Maseko and Jimmy Manyi.

Watch: Funeral of Deputy Minister Hlongwa 21 September 2019, 9:21 AM

The funeral of the Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy - Bavelile Hlongwa is taking place today.

Watch: BRICS Bank-Success and failures 20 September 2019, 5:31 PM

The BRICS New Development Bank has been in existence for 5 years now. To talk about its success and failures we are joined by its Vice President Leslie Maasdorp.

Motsoeneng to testify at State Capture Commission 10 September 2019, 10:25 AM

Former SABC COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng will be testifying at the State Capture Commission in Parktown, Johannesburg on Tuesday.

WATCH: The State Capture Inquiry 28 August 2019, 10:43 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture continues hearing former Free State Economic Development MEC Mxolisi Dukwana’s evidence on Wednesday morning in Parktown, Johannesburg.

Outgoing SABC COO Craig Van Rooyen
SABC will overcome challenges: Van Rooyen 13 August 2019, 6:13 AM

Outgoing acting SABC COO Craig Van Rooyen says he's confident that the public broadcaster will overcome its challenges.

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests 9 July 2019, 11:17 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government’s work on the bill had been a “total failure”. The bill, which would have allowed people in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China to face trial, sparked […]

VAR stealing headlines as women’s World Cup heads into knockout phase 21 June 2019, 7:15 PM

The real competition is only just beginning as the women's World Cup heads into the knockout phase with hosts France and holders the United States -- the two favourites -- on a collision course to meet in the quarter-finals.

Truck on fire.
Police urged to conduct swift and thorough investigations into recent truck attacks 3 June 2019, 7:26 AM

The Road Freight Bargaining Council has urged police to conduct swift and thorough investigations to ensure that those responsible for a series of recent truck attacks in KwaZulu-Natal are brought to book.

Elderly voter dies in Tshwane : IEC 8 May 2019, 1:01 PM

The South African Electoral Commission (IEC) Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Sy Mamabolo, says the Commission has received reports of an elderly voter who apparently died in a voting station on Wednesday in Elandspoort, Tshwane. At a press briefing held at the Results Operations Centre in Pretoria, the IEC expressed its condolences to the family.

DA wants Eskom’s power generation privatised 19 March 2019, 10:00 PM

The DA says it will combat loadshedding by privatising the power generating part of Eskom, freezing power station builds and embracing green power producers. DA Shadow Minister Natasha Mazzone says the ANC has broken Eskom to the extent that it is on the verge of actual collapse. Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan as well as […]

February 2019 SABC News Highlights 1 March 2019, 4:05 PM

Loadshedding came back suddenly, President Cyril Ramaphosa made a musical overture to the EFF in his State of the Nation address, and the country witnessed a resurrection or was it…? This is what happened in February 2019.  

SABC exclusive: Pres. Ramaphosa on AU, other issues 12 February 2019, 12:33 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks exclusively to the SABC in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he attended the African Union Summit.