World leaders are “quite close” to reaching a deal to fight climate change when they meet in Paris from Monday, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis, Europe’s first Green party head of state, said, adding any deal should be legally binding.
At least two people were found dead and thousands of people lost their homes in a devastating fire that raced through an informal settlement near Fish Hoek, Cape Town, early on Sunday morning.
Paramedics are on the scene of a major accident on the R28 towards Vereeniging, with multiple casualties and several critically injured.
Moscow on Saturday slapped economic sanctions on Turkey in the latest tit-for-tat move over the downing of a Russian warplane, as Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was “saddened” by the jet incident.
The International Criminal Court staved off a veiled African-led threat to quit the world’s only permanent war crimes court, but experts say that has come at the expense of justice for the victims of mass atrocities.
Masses of people joined a worldwide wave of marches on Saturday demanding leaders craft a pact to avert a climate catastrophe when they gather in a still-shaken Paris.
A man has been arrested outside a festival venue in Bronkhorstspruit after drugs were allegedly found in his car, Gauteng police say.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s eyes froze shut when he was caught in a ‘brutal’ windstorm.
Pope Francis headed Sunday to conflict-ridden Central African Republic, the most dangerous destination of his three-nation Africa tour, after euphoric celebrations in his honour in Uganda and Kenya.
Being Telkom CEO can be a tough job, but earning over R10 million per year helps to ease the stress.
The Agricultural Research Council, one of South Africa’s key weapons in the fight against the current drought, has seen its net surplus decline by 300% during 2014/2015.
A 26-year-old female Chinese national who was nabbed for trying to bribe a SA Reserve Bank official with R5.2 million has been remanded in custody till December 4 when she will appear in court again to verify her status as well as for a formal…
At least two people have been found dead and thousands of people have lost their homes in a devastating fire in Cape Town.
A woman who fell three storeys through a glass window in Durban is in a critical condition in hospital, paramedics say.
The Presidential Handbook does nothing more than hand President Jacob Zuma’s cronies a blank cheque, the Democratic Alliance Shadow Minister in the Presidency said on Saturday.
Computers have always been good at doing fast calculations, but adapting to the emotional state of the person using the computer – now there is a grand challenge! The field is called affective computing, and soon it will be an important factor in the way people and computers communicate with each other. The computer will interpret your body language to[…]
The Presidential Handbook gives President Jacob Zuma a blank cheque, while minimising accountability, the DA said.
The presidents of Africa’s two biggest economies plan to meet this week to discuss MTN’s $5.2bn fine in Nigeria, reported the Sunday Times.
The Mandela family has lashed out after EFF leader Julius Malema said Nelson Mandela “sold out” the Freedom Charter.
Rescuers are still searching for a fisherman lost at sea near Gordon’s Bay after a fishing boat capsized. One man drowned and three others were rescued.
Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir’s two houses have been auctioned off for a total of R17-million, it was reported.
It is not a great environment for consumers going forward and another rate hike can be expected, according to economist Sanisha Packirisamy of MMI.
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has claimed that Muslims around the world were “going wild” to cheer the September 11, 2001 attacks.
All outsourced staff employed at the University of the Western Cape will receive a monthly allowance from December, while eligible students will get debt relief, the university says.
Local comedy collective Comedy On A Roll will be wrapping up their 2015 run of Comedy On A River in style at the Slug & Lettuce, Observatory.
Seven children have escaped with minor injuries when the vehicle they were travelling in overturned in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal.
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa wants to return the Afro 4000 trains, which are unsuitable for local conditions, and get its money back for the order
The Presidential Handbook does nothing more than hand President Jacob Zuma’s cronies a blank cheque, the DA’s shadow minister in the Presidency says.
Despite warnings from the ANC, the labour federation cautiously endorses Cyril Ramaphosa for president in 2017.
South Africa’s voters have the power to force politicians to act on irregular, unauthorised and wasteful expenditure “via the ballot box”, Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has said.
President Jacob Zuma and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari are expected to meet in Johannesburg to discuss MTN’s R74 billion fine
Rail parastatal Prasa launched a dramatic court action this week to recover from one of South Africa’s biggest ever tender debacles involving billions of rands.
If you were to choose a South African team to go into Africa on a mission impossible, you would not think twice – it would be Orlando Pirates.
Deputy Defence minister Kebby Maphatsoe has made startling claims of plans to overthrow the government that involve a terrorist attack on the Gautrain.
‘Solidarity’ too often masks a culture of sexual coercion and assault by male activists.
The Twitteratti world was abuzz on Saturday night after a sighting of what is believed to be an Unidentified Flying Object above Cape Town.
A North Korean attempt to test a submarine-launched ballistic missile has apparently failed, as debris was spotted floating in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean Yonhap news agency reported citing government circles.
The Randburg police are investigating a case of armed robbery after a group of men robbed customers at a bottle store on Saturday night.
A two month old baby has been found abandoned next to a railway line in Cullinan, East of Pretoria.
US President Barack Obama has denounced America’s epidemic of gun violence after yet another deadly shooting, saying “enough is enough”.