• Zuma to lead SA team to US-Africa summit

    Zuma to lead SA team to US-Africa summit

    President Jacob Zuma will lead a South African delegation to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit taking place in Washington in August. The summit will seek to build on the closer ties that were forged during US President Barack Obama's three-county African tour last year.

  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange

    African pension fund giant relists on JSE

    Africa's biggest retirement fund administrator, Alexander Forbes, on Thursday became the 11th company to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange this year. The company listed with a market capitalisation of around R10.9-billion, putting it into the top 25% of firms listed on the bourse.

  • Govt moves on social service delivery

    South Africa considers compulsory pre-schooling

    The government plans to conduct a review of the relevent legislation that could make it compulsory for all South African children to receive at least two years of pre-school education, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

  • Major shake-up for SA's health system

    South Africa's 2030 plan to 'turn the tide on Aids'

    South Africa is set to make major increases in the scale of an already massive HIV/Aids treatment and prevention programme as the country pushes to meet ambitious new targets for turning the tide on HIV/Aids by 2030.

  • Banyana Banyana

    Women's World Cup places up for grabs in Windhoek

    Banyana Banyana will face Cameroon in their opening match of the 2014 Caf African Women's Championship in Windhoek, Namibia on 12 October. A top-three finish in the tournament would secure South Africa's first ever qualification for the Fifa Women's World Cup.

  • Richard Murray

    Team SA's Commonwealth Games medal hunt begins

    South Africa begins its medals hunt at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday, with Richard Murray the country's first serious medal contender in the individual triathlon taking place at Strathcylde Park in the afternoon.

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Stars of the American Ballet supports The Rhino Orphanage

South Africa, home to the world's first Rhino Orphanage, aims to play a major part in the battle to protect the species. The orphanage rescues and rehabilitates the youngest victims of the illegal trade in rhino horn.

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