[WATCH] Solving the acid mine drainage problem
Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane says acid mine drainage is a major problem that could have disastrous effects if it’s not addressed. She launched an AMD purification plant in Germiston, which will soon produce safe drinking water.
[WATCH] Robert McBride: Police Minister acted unconstitutionally
Judgment has been reserved in the case against suspended Ipid head Robert McBride. The case dealt with his suspension as well as Ipid’s independence. McBride told the media the Police Minister has acted unconstitutionally numerous times.
[WATCH] UJ students blame security for R100ml fire
Students at UJ’s Kingsway campus are blaming private security for setting a building alight in the early hours of Monday morning. VC Mpho Lepatle has condemned the arson attack and called on students to bring her proof security is responsible.
#WEFAfrica2016: Ramaphosa says SA’s come a long way since 1994
WATCH: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says SA has come a long way since 1994 in addressing an infrastructure imbalance that largely benefitted the white population.
[WATCH] The challenges of doing business in Africa
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was joined by world leaders in business to discuss the challenges facing African economies at the World Economic Forum in Kigali, Rwanda.
Rwanda: A painful past, but a bright future
Rwandan president Paul Kagame says the country may have lost its past, but it's currently regaining its future.
'African Leadership University to tackle African issues'
Graca Machel has been appointed the Chancellor of the newly-formed African Leadership University. Speaking at the WEF Africa conference, she said they’re building a university that tackles African challenges in an African way.
Rwanda rising: An African success story
Rwanda is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and this year its hosting the World Economic Forum Africa conference where business leaders from across the globe will gather to discuss how to improve African economies.
Helicopter vs Gautrain: The race is on
If you were travelling on the Gautrain between Pretoria and centurion on Tuesday morning, you may have noticed a helicopter hovering up above – well, it wasn’t merely hovering but actually racing the high-speed locomotive.
Kenya to burn 105 tonnes of seized ivory
Towers of ivory will be torched at the Nairobi National Park in Kenya in what will be the largest ivory burn ever.
Zuma: Our freedom was not free
President Jacob Zuma addressed thousands of supporters at Giyani Stadium in Limpopo during the Freedom Day commemorative event.
As SA marks Freedom Day, what has changed in Polokwane?
How much has changed for communities in and around Polokwane since the advent of democracy more than two decades ago?
Rape culture on campus - Wits students add their voices
Following days of protests at Rhodes University around the publication of a list of alleged rapists, students at Wits University have also spoken out.
Fight for free pads at Wits is #WorthBleedingFor
Worth bleeding for - that’s the social media hashtag Wits students are using to spread awareness around the lack of free sanitary pads on campus.
Emotional moments as families identify ANC bus crash victims
Families of 10 ANC bus crash victims arrived at the Germiston mortuary to identify their remains.
ANC launches its manifesto
The ANC launched its election manifesto at a packed Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in PE. Party President Jacob Zuma told supporters to vote for the ANC because it’s the only organisation that is capable of improving the lives of South Africans.
Cyril Ramaphosa insists the people love the ANC
ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa conducted a walkabout at the Green Acres Mall in Port Elizabeth, he told journalists that everyone was happy to see him, but EWN spoke to one woman who voiced her displeasure.
Mantashe critical of Chief Justice's public lectures
ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has launched a thinly veiled criticism of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's recent public speaking engagement at GIBBS. Last week Mogoeng delivered a lecture on ethical leadership.