All political parties contesting the April 14 election have been allocated a free political advertisement and party election broadcast (PEB) on the SABC's radio stations. The parties will be given 132 PEB slots from March 9 to April 10, each one for a two-minute recorded message.
Nine percent of companies included in a new survey showed that HIV/Aids has already had a significant adverse impact on their business, the South African Business Coalition on HIV/Aids announced on Wednesday. Forty-three percent envisaged a significant negative impact over the next five years.
Former death-row inmate Robert McBride said on Tuesday there is no aspect of his past that he is ashamed of. He was officially introduced as the new chief of Ekurhuleni Metro Police, an appointment that has drawn criticism from the Democratic Alliance and the Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union.
Thabang Paul Khumalo, who has escaped four times from custody, was arrested in Sebokeng south of Johannesburg on Thursday. Police spotted and followed his vehicle to a garage near Orange Farm, where their attempts to shot him resulted in shots being fired.
Dressed in sombre black, Albertina Sisulu sat still and quiet on Saturday, watching as her children, President Thabo Mbeki and a host of other dignitaries sprinkled soil into the grave of her husband of almost 60 years, African National Congress veteran Walter Sisulu.
The Eastern Cape government scoffed on Thursday at a report alleging widespread corruption in the province, claiming the findings by Public Service Accountability Monitor were ''malicious and irresponsible''.
South Africa is the focus of the new generation of African journalists whose perceptions include recognition that it is the nation whose people could lead economic growth for the African continent to concerns about crime levels and policies for combating HIV/Aids.