The life expectancy goals of 70 by 2030 as set out in the National Development Plan are achievable at the current rate of projections. Statistician General Pali Lehohla made this statement on Thursday as he presented the mid-year population estimates for 2016.
Burundi could scrap presidential term limits from its constitution after a commission set up to hear public views on governance said most citizens wanted no curbs on the number of times the head of state may seek re-election.
Former foreign affairs director-general Sipho Pityana tore into President Zuma at Reverend Makhenkesi Stofile’s funeral on Thursday, saying if the president had been there he would have pleaded with him to resign.
Steve Komphela admits his coaching seat at Kaizer Chiefs is getting warmer ahead of the MTN8 quarterfinal away at Cape Town City on Friday‚ but says he will not alter the way he wants his team to play.
Blitzbok star Werner Kok has been thrust straight into the Western Province starting line-up for this Saturday’s Currie Cup match against the EP Kings in Port Elizabeth. Kok‚ who won a bronze medal at the recent Rio Olympics‚ has never played a senior fifteens game.
South African athletes bagged 10 medals at the Rio Olympics‚ a record-equalling number‚ two of which were gold medals won by Caster Semenya and Wayde van Niekerk. But how much is an Olympic medal actually worth?
When Anga Makubalo is not lighting up our TV screens with his roles on Isidingo and Z'bondiwe, he is making summer hits like Call Out under his stage name NaakMusiq. Where does he get the time to do all that?
A nutritious version of “Nutella” has earned six Stellenbosch University food science students second place in the International Union of Food Science and Technology’s (IUFoST) Food Science Students Fighting Hunger product development competition.
A truck is stuck on a road crack after a powerful earthquake in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan March 11, 2011. A massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, causing many injuries, fires and a ten-metre (33-ft) tsunami along parts of the country's coastline. There were several strong aftershocks and a warning of a 10-metre tsunami following the quake, which also caused buildings to shake violently in the capital Tokyo. A tsunami warning has been issued for the entire Pacific basin except for the mainland United States and Canada following a huge earthquake that hit Japan on Friday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. REUTERS/KYODO (JAPAN - - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN. YES Image by: KYODO