Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada and Proudly South African have joined the throngs of people mourning the passing of former President Nelson Mandela.
6 Dec 2013 13:50
Zelda la Grange, Nelson Mandela's former private secretary, said the late former President inspired people to forgive, reconcile, care, be selfless, tolerant, and maintain dignity no matter what the circumstances.
6 Dec 2013 13:21
South African Football Association (Safa) President Danny Jordaan has added his voice to the global chorus of condolences to the family of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
6 Dec 2013 12:10
Former President Nelson Mandela's body has been taken to 1 Military Hospital in Pretoria.
6 Dec 2013 11:41
Last week the South African Mathematics Foundation (SAMF), which acts as the national office for mathematics in SA, released an informal report on the mathematics textbooks available to support the implementation of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) in the Foundation Phase (FP).
6 Dec 2013 10:49
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has released the Annual National Assessment (ANA) results, which show that while there is still room for improvement, some progress is being made in improving learner aptitude in literacy and numeracy in the lower grades.
5 Dec 2013 12:14
The City of Johannesburg can continue to advertise itself as a "world class African city", following a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority this week.
5 Dec 2013 12:01
Almost half of South Africa's 20.29m credit-active consumers are struggling to meet their debt repayments‚ National Credit Regulator (NCR) figures showed‚ reflecting the negative effect of high debt levels and a rising cost of living.
By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 5 Dec 2013 11:50
Minister of Communications, Yunus Carrim, and Deputy Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, will host a media briefing on Friday, 6 December 2013, to talk about digital migration, broadband and the National ICT Policy Review following Cabinet's decisions on these issues on 4 December.
5 Dec 2013 11:48
NEWSWATCH: The ANC insists Thuli Madonsela leaked the provisional Nkandla report to the media, reports Mail & Guardian. She insists she didn't.
By Rod Baker 5 Dec 2013 09:08
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Monday moved to stop the leaking of provisional investigation reports to the media.
4 Dec 2013 10:58
GABORONE: Africa could lose 20% of its elephant population in a decade if current poaching levels are not slowed, animal conservation groups warned.
4 Dec 2013 10:08
The editor of the Informer community newspaper in the Eastern Cape did not appear in court on trespassing charges as he was scheduled to do yesterday.
4 Dec 2013 09:22
The Knysna municipality in the Western Cape has received a clean audit, municipal manager Lauren Waring said.
4 Dec 2013 08:52
The road leading to the Nkandla village where President Jacob Zuma has his residence cost R290m to build‚ Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said in a written reply to a parliamentary question on Tuesday, 3 December.
By Linda Ensor 4 Dec 2013 08:29
The unbearable lightness of Yunus Carrim as he seeks to limit the damage from the Special Investigative Unit report on endemic SABC corruption.
By Ed Herbst 4 Dec 2013 08:09
The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma last week and once the commencement date is proclaimed‚ companies will have a year to become fully compliant with the Act or face criminal sanctions and civil damages.
By Amanda Visser 4 Dec 2013 06:48
Lieutenant Tumelo Ntwagae faces the daily threat of coming face to face with men armed with high calibre rifles, machine guns, axes and deadly, sharp knives.
3 Dec 2013 09:37
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters is on public protector Thuli Madonsela's radar for alleged improper conduct involving a tussle over R500m in traffic fines and licence renewal fees.
By Sipho Masombuka 3 Dec 2013 09:33
Clerics in Gauteng said on Monday, 2 December, that they refuse to purchase e-tags or pay tolls for improvements to Gauteng freeways and they have called on their congregations and all Gauteng residents to do the same.
By Khulekani Magubane 3 Dec 2013 09:15
When Telkom chairman Jabu Mabuza criticised President Jacob Zuma at the World Economic Forum in Davos‚ Switzerland a year ago‚ a turning point was reached on the National Development Plan (NDP).
3 Dec 2013 08:04
The Presidency has announced that Thembekile Kimi Makwetu has been appointed Auditor General with effect from 1 December 2013.
2 Dec 2013 09:54
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says government will over the next year strive to medically circumcise one million men through its Medical Male Circumcision (MMC) campaign.
By Gabi Khumalo 2 Dec 2013 09:46
In a landmark case on affirmative action‚ the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) struck down the use of racial quotas in determining job appointments‚ finding that it was unfair to attempt to achieve employment equity through the rigid application of a numerical formula.
By Carol Paton 2 Dec 2013 06:39
The Department of Health has rubbished reports that several health facilities have run out of anti-retrovirals (ARVs) or have allowed stocks to diminish.
2 Dec 2013 06:20
The cost of private health care needs to be reduced to help the National Health Insurance scheme work, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said in Johannesburg on Thursday (28 November).
29 Nov 2013 10:00
South Africa is one of 18 countries that comply with the global standards on the transparency for exchange of tax information, according to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan
29 Nov 2013 09:46
The Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, has expressed disdain at the latest reports of heinous acts of sexual violence against children.
29 Nov 2013 09:35
The Road Accident Fund will commission a study next year to determine the possible effects of the government's drive to shift freight from road to rail and to increase the use of rail as a means of mass transportation, chief executive Eugene Watson told a research colloquium organised by the fund.
29 Nov 2013 09:19
An agreement between the South African Government and People's Republic of China in committing to fight the illegal exploitation of wildlife crime has yielded positive results, with the return of poached rhino horn and elephant ivory back to South Africa.
28 Nov 2013 10:56
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