April 18



April 17

  • World's Media Chiefs Press African Leaders on Freedoms

    allAfrica

    Editors and publishers from across the world have singled out the governments of Egypt, Ethiopia, South Africa and Swaziland for threatening free expression and media freedom. Read more »

  • Defence Witness Contradicts Pistorius

    SAPA

    A defence witness on Thursday contradicted the evidence of murder-accused Oscar Pistorius. Read more »

  • Ruling Party Faces Defections

    VOA

    As South Africa's powerful ruling party hits 20 years in power, it is bleeding loyalists - including big-name supporters who helped the party back when it was banned and seeking to... Read more »

  • Mugabe, Mbeki Meeting Raises Eyebrows

    SW Radio

    A meeting between Robert Mugabe and former South African President Thabo Mbeki in Harare this week has raised eyebrows, with questions being asked about the purpose of his visit. Read more »

  • Moh Dediouf, Eyrkah Badu Wow Cape Town Jazz Festival

    VOA

    Among the more than 30,000 jazz enthusiasts who filled Cape Town's International Conference Centre for two nights of live music from around the world, South Africa's minister of... Read more »

  • South Africa a to Face England Lions in 2015

    SA Info

    Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday announced a reciprocal agreement in terms of which the England Lions will tour South Africa in... Read more »

  • Cyclist to Rack Up the Kms to Help the Elderly

    SA Info

    The aQuellé Tour Durban, one of KwaZulu-Natal's and South Africa's premier road cycling races, is a tough enough challenge for the average participant, but for David... Read more »

  • Forensics Expert Differs From Pistorius On Magazine Rack

    VOA

    A defense forensics expert in the trial of South African runner Oscar Pistorius has testified he thinks a magazine rack was in a different location than where Pistorius cited... Read more »

  • Vocational Learning With Swiss Precision

    SAnews.gov.za

    A partnership between South Africa and Switzerland will give Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college students the sought-after experience they need to do... Read more »

  • Pistorius Trial - Week Six, Day Four [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    It's the 25th day of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, but also the last day that court will be in session for roughly two weeks. As of Friday, court will be in recess until Monday... Read more »

  • Five Sports Stars to Receive National Awards

    SA Info

    Five South African sports stars were on Wednesday named by the Presidency among the list of people who will be honoured with National Awards on Freedom Day, Sunday, 27 April, in an... Read more »

  • South Africa to Honour Its Freedom Heroes

    SA Info

    Struggle stalwarts Ruth First, Dawid Kruiper and Frances Baard, top athletes Caster Semenya, Lucas Sithole and Cameron van der Burg, as well as business executives Raymond Ackerman... Read more »

  • Cape Town to Play Host to 'Cheeky' New Arts Festival

    SA Info

    Cape Town is to host to a new performing arts festival that will be modelled on some of the world's most popular fringe festivals, Tony Lankester, the chief executive of the... Read more »

  • First Students Graduate From Rural Youth Corps

    SA Info

    Six thousand young people graduated from the four-year National Rural Youth Corps (Narysec) programme at Thaba Nchu College of Education in the Free State on Tuesday. Read more »

  • Task Team On Allegations Against Bafana Bafana Head Coach

    SAFA

    The Emergency Committee of the South African Football Association met today (17 April 2014) to consider a report of the Task Team comprising Messrs N Arendse (SC), Mr Xolile... Read more »

  • SA Banks Are Being Sued (again) [press release]

    New Economic Rights Alliance

    NewERA's Advocate Douglas Shaw is suing the SA banks again Scott. Yay! Read more »

  • Local Athletes Aim for Comrades in SA

    CAJ News

    BOUYED by impressive performances by local runners in the just-ended London Marathon, Kenyans have set their sights on this weekend's Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon scheduled for... Read more »

  • Westphalia Crush Amajimbos

    SAFA

    Amajimbos lost 3-0 to a German select side Westphalia in their second match of the Four Nations tournament in Swakopmund, Namibia on Thursday. Read more »

  • IPI Members Call for Court Review of South African Bill, Adopt Other Resolutions

    IFEX

    Leading global journalists are urging South African President Jacob Zuma to send controversial legislation to the Constitutional Court for review amid concerns that the bill could... Read more »

  • Mandela's 'Speech From the Dock' - 50 Years On

    SA Info

    The Nelson Mandela Foundation has released a rare photograph of Nelson Mandela to mark the 50th anniversary of his famous Rivonia Trial speech, in which he declared that he was... Read more »

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