South Africa 1 November 2013

November 01 - A parliamentary committee has rejected a request from the Public Protector to intervene in the controversial lease deal involving the Independent Electoral Commission.

South Africa 31 October 2013

Cape Town, October 31 – Government is urgently looking at new strategies to stop unscrupulous moneylenders from fleecing the elderly of thousands of rands.

South Africa 31 October 2013

Cape Town, October 31 – What does a NASA rocket scientist, scary costumes and an iPhone have in common? Your clue: Halloween. This year South Africans are embracing technology that is simply out of this world.

South Africa 31 October 2013

Cape Town, October 31 – Western Cape authorities have pressed charges against one of the organisers of Wednesday's service delivery protest, which turned into a riot through the streets of Cape Town's CBD.

South Africa 31 October 2013

Durban, October 31 – Eskom’s Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme is one of the parastatal’s flagship projects. Once it comes online, the R8.9 billion scheme will help ease the country’s growing power demands.

Africa 31 October 2013

Belgium, October 31 – In the town of Tervuren, Belgium, The Royal Museum for Central Africa will be closing its doors for a while. It will be undergoing massive renovations and be given a chance to reassess its colonial past in Africa.

South Africa 31 October 2013

Durban, October 31 – The family of a grade-nine pupil, who was violently killed at Sizimele High School in KZN this week, are demanding answers about the last few moments of their child’s life.

South Africa 31 October 2013

October 31 – Police have defended their tactics in reacting to Wednesday's riot in the Cape Town CBD. More than 3,000 people marched to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's office demanding she accept their memorandum calling for better service delivery.

Sport 31 October 2013

Johannesburg, October 31 – Sports Headlines: Sharks parade the ABSA Currie Cup trophy in Durban whilst SA youth Tyron Mondi is to attend Bolton Wanderers International Academy.

Africa 31 October 2013

Somalia, October 31 – Diplomats say the United Nations Security Council is likely to boost the African Union force battling Somalia militia group Al-Shabaab. Britain is working on a plan to increase the number of troops by 4,000.