Ciolek wins stage, leads in Germany
Gerald Ciolek won not only the third stage but also took over the lead at the
International Bayern Rundfahrt on Friday, giving South Africa's Team MTN-Qhubeka its
first yellow jersey of the cycling season.
Towards an African telescope network
South African scientists, with government backing, are working on a project to recycle disused telecommunications dishes spread out over a number of African countries in order to create an African-owned network of radio telescopes.
Pan-Africanism 'to unlock our future'
Debates by Africans from all walks of life are reaffirming pan-Africanism as a guide to action and the foundation for Africa's renaissance, African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma said on the eve of the AU's 50th anniversary celebrations.
SA 'will keep backing peace in Africa'
South Africa will continue with its engagements in support of peace and stability in Africa in order to help ensure the food security and survival of the people of the continent, says Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
Africa must learn from its past: Manuel
As a continent, Africa needs to pause and reflect on the history of the past 50 years and begin to develop lessons for the next 50 years, National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel said at the African Renaissance Conference in Durban on Thursday.
Wildcat strikes hurt the poor: Zuma
Trade union leaders should engage with their members to avert unnecessary labour action, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday, adding that illegal or "wildcat" strikes were no way to advance the interests of marginalised South Africans.