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1985: The year it all started

In the coming weeks we will take you back, year by year, through our history and the history of this country and continent. So much has changed since 1985. So much more needs to change.

Quiet contemplation this Easter

From church services over WhatsApp to eating with family and listening to chilled music over Instagram, South Africa is going to have a very different long weekend, grounded in sharing and caring

Reserve Bank leaves rates unchanged

The South African Reserve Bank left its repo rate steady at 7% on Tuesday, as expected.

Subpoenas slammed after World Cup storm has declined to reveal how it will respond to subpoenas after airing interviews with criminals planning to target the World Cup.

Nyanda defends appointment of new SABC boss

The SABC's interim board was well within its rights to appoint Solly Mokoetle as CEO, the office of Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda said.

Cabinet supports Simelane

Cabinet on Thursday took a swipe at "unfortunate" media reports criticising the appointment of the new National Director of Public Prosecutions.

IslamicFinance honours role of Muslim businesses

The fourth annual IslamicFinance Business Awards were held on October 30.

Simon Mann freed on humanitarian grounds

Simon Mann, who was sentenced to 34 years in prison in Equatorial Guinea in 2008 for plotting a coup, has been granted a presidential pardon.

Zuma looks to Ngcobo as new chief justice

President Jacob Zuma has nominated Constitutional Court Judge Sandile Ngcobo to replace Chief Justice Pius Langa.

NGOs in SA press for charges over Israel’s Gaza offensive

Two NGOs want about 70 individuals with SA links prosecuted for involvement in alleged war crimes committed by Israel during the Gaza offensive.

Cosatu: Reserve Bank ‘doesn’t care a damn’

The Congress of South African Trade Unions voiced anger on Thursday over a surprise central bank decision to keep interest rates on hold.

Eskom granted a 31,3% tariff increase

SA's power regulator on Thursday granted Eskom a 31,3% tariff rise for the 2009-10 financial year, falling just short of the firm's request for 34%.

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