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Mining faces several challenges: Oliphant

South Africa's mining industry faces a number of challenges that require determined and systematic resolution, Deputy Mineral Resources Minister Godfrey Oliphant said on Thursday.

Zuma vows to take action on Nigeria church tragedy

President Jacob Zuma on Thursday vowed his government would do everything it can to help the families of 67 South Africans believed to have been killed in last week's church collapse in Nigeria.

First IFP office damaged by fire, now KZN DA office burnt out

The Democratic Alliance offices within the KwaZulu-Natal legislature have been gutted by a fire, the party said on Thursday.

Local government exists to serve the people: Zuma

Local government needs to go back to basics, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.

Cyril holds onto his Big Mac

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is holding on to his shareholding and directorship in McDonalds SA, a meat abattoir, a sports car maker and a property firm, only resigning from holdings in industries directly regulated by government, such as mining.

Hot topics

Mbete ignores EFF court threat

Economic Freedom Fighters MPs have to wait another day to know if National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete will back down on her threat to dock their salaries.

EFF gives Mbete till Monday to rethink suspension plan of party's MPs

The Economic Freedom Fighters is prepared to give Speaker Baleka Mbete until Monday to respond to its ultimatum that she halt plans to suspend the party's MPs from the National Assembly.

Not clear if EFF staged sit-in at Kokstad municipal office

People in Economic Freedom Fighters attire staged a sit-in at the offices of the Kokstad Greater Municipality's municipal manager on Monday.

Senior ANC member leaked my Nkandla letter to Zuma says Madonsela

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Monday claimed a senior ANC member leaked her letter to President Jacob Zuma to the media.

ANC concedes Gauteng's black middle rejected it at the polls

The ANC has admitted that it almost lost South Africa's richest province, Gauteng, because the black middle class rejected the party in this year's general elections.

Susan Shabangu demands apology for 'liar' comment

Women Minister Susan Shabangu wants an apology from broadcaster eNCA for reporting that she called Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa a liar, her office said on Saturday.

South Africa bans entry for non-citizens from Ebola affected countries

Cabinet has issued an immediate travel ban for non-South Africans from countries affected by the Ebola virus outbreak, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Thursday.

EFF MPs refuse to leave after being ordered out of parliament

Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters stood their ground and refused to leave the National Assembly after being ordered to do so by Speaker Baleka Mbete on Thursday.

Zuma has responded to all Nkandla reports says presidency

President Jacob Zuma has responded to all reports regarding the security upgrades at his Nkandla private home, the presidency said on Saturday.

Local government

Water restored in joburg, except Hursthill

Water has been restored in all areas of Johannesburg, except those supplied by the Hurst hill reservoir, Johannesburg Water said on Wednesday.

Joburg without water

Large parts of the City of Joburg are still without water following a power cut from last night which disrupted water supply in various areas of the city.

Support for councillors to increase

Gauteng Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs will, over the next 30 days, review the role, responsibilities and support for ward councillors to enable them to work better.

Edenvale still without power

Power supply will not be restored to Edenvale, on the East Rand, until Wednesday evening, Eskom said.