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Marikana incident must never repeat itself

The Marikana tragedy in which 44 people lost their lives must never repeat itself, Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Bavelile Hlongwa, said on Friday. “The message of...
President Ramaphosa and his Tanzanian counterpart President Magufuli in Dar es Salaam.

SA, Tanzania strengthen science cooperation

Pretoria - South Africa and Tanzania will sign a bilateral agreement in Tanzania on Friday that will provide the two African states with a framework for cooperation in science and technology. 

10 Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria released

Ten Turkish sailors kidnapped by suspected Niger Delta militants were released on Friday, Turkish state media reported, not providing any details about who had kidnapped the men or if a ransom had...

SA has no plans to approach IMF

While there is no need for South Africa to approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for financial assistance, there is a need for prudency given the state of the economy.

Tens of thousands protest against planned gold mine in Turkey

A peaceful but unusually large protest was held on the outskirts of the northwestern Turkish province of Canakkale, against a foreign-owned gold mine project, Reuters reported on...

July Hottest Month Ever Measured, 2019 Set to be Among Warmest Years

July was the hottest month across the globe ever measured, and 2019 is on track to be one of the warmest years, according to data released Monday...

Aluta continua for women emancipation

Public Service and Administration Deputy Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga says while great strides have been made in women empowerment, the struggle for the total emancipation of women is...

Parliament condemns attacks on police in Joburg CBD

Police Portfolio Committee Chairperson Tina Joemat-Pettersson has denounced the worrying acts of lawlessness in both the Cities of Tshwane and Johannesburg over the last week.

318 rhinos poached, 253 poachers arrested in first half of 2019

Speaking at an event to commemorate World Ranger Day 2019, Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, stated that a total of 318 rhinos were subject to poaching...

Kruger Park elephant tuberculosis saga continues

Three years later, veterinarians are still unable to wrap their finger around how an elephant died from tuberculosis at the Kruger National Park in 2016. Following...