While SONA's focus is on broad issues, it is cold comfort for water-less Giyani, Metsimaholo, Polokwane, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
EFF leader Julius Malema followed President Cyril Ramaphosa's cue on Thursday, offering an apology to the first citizen and South Africa over domestic abuse claims that surfaced in Parliament and admitting he should have known better.
Speaking to News24, the family's legal representative, Ian Levitt, said the report was incomplete and had had no input from the 13-year-old's family.
The Labour Court has dismissed an urgent application by Numsa and the SA Cabin Crew Association, as the unions seek to stop SAA and its business rescue practitioners from cutting jobs at SAA.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has denied allegations of interference made by the Public Servants Association.
In what could be considered as a warning to the fightback campaign against his reforms, President Cyril Ramaphosa warns that "those who continue to steal from the people" will face the full might of the law.
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President Cyril Ramaphosa apologises to both Julius Malema and South Africa for "the political back-and-forth of domestic abuse claims" in Parliament which "trivialised" a national crisis.
The smell of death is palpable at the scene where the decomposing body of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk was found, the Worcester Standard reports.
The Department of Correctional Services is investigating apparent prison Facebook posts by two of the people sentenced for the murder and rape of Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her fellow student, Cheslin Marsh.
Ethiopia's government has assumed custody of a priceless 18th-century crown that a former refugee had kept hidden in his apartment in the Netherlands for two decades.
British police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing at a mosque in central London.
David Warner joined Australia's charm offensive ahead of the first Twenty20 international against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium.
Adcock voluntarily suspended sales of BronCleer, one of the codeine-containing cough syrups that was widely available without prescription.
86 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy have been added to Eskom’s grid via Scatec Solar’s Sirius solar park outside Upington.
Loyiso Gola is proof that hard work pays off.
An unknown number of suspects have managed to steal at least six laptops containing information which was due to be presented at the Zondo commission.
The Emoji Kitchen can be used to make 800 possible combinations, and Google says it hopes to add more emoji eventually.
The Atacama in northern Chile is the driest desert in the world, and may be the oldest, but lithium mining may be slowly killing the region's ability to sustain life.
It is in the crucial moments of shame, which punctuated the ceremony and the proceedings of the SONA and its subsequent debate, that the true state of our nation was revealed, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.
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There is nothing like cute animals acting like humans to get us giggling.
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This faithful man was selling all his avocados for R50 so that he could get something for his family.
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One dog year is equal to seven human years, right? Researchers say there may be a better way to calculate your dog's age.
There have been a lot of amazing supercars produced over the years - cars that possess immense performance and capability. Here are five of the best of them.
We have an employment crisis and it doesn't seem to be due to a shortage of qualified candidates.
From extending its operational hours during peak periods to launching new partnership branches with SA's main banks - the DHAs digital portal eHomeAffairs is easing the application admin.
"In all matters concerning a child, an approach which is conducive to conciliation and problem-solving should be followed."
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