SAA flight prevented from leaving Harare airport

The aircraft was grounded allegedly due to non-compliance with the South African civil aviation regulations.

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi will meet all aviation entities of the transport department to discuss the grounding of an Air Zimbabwe aircraft which was unable to take off on Friday.

SAA flight prevented from leaving Harare airport

SAA flight prevented from leaving Harare airport

The aircraft was grounded allegedly due to non-compliance with the South African civil aviation regulations.

Spain hunts suspect over Barcelona carnage

Spain hunts suspect over Barcelona carnage

Spanish police on Saturday hunted for a Moroccan man suspected of carrying out one of two terror attacks that killed 14 people, injured 120 more and plunged the country into shock and grief.
Composed Springboks outgun gritty Pumas

Composed Springboks outgun gritty Pumas

A rampaging loose trio, led by Siya Kolisi, lay the platform for an ideal start to the Rugby Championship for Allister Coetzee’s troops.
As it happened: Springboks v Argentina

As it happened: Springboks v Argentina

Allister Coetzee’s Springboks began their Rugby Championship campaign in PE ideally. Relive all the action here.
Zuma’s ‘astute leadership’ will take SADC forward – Mswati

Zuma’s ‘astute leadership’ will take SADC forward – Mswati

Mswati appealed to regional leaders, most of whom were at the Pretoria summit, to support Zuma during the 12 months rotational tenure.
Currie Cup: Cheetahs win a thrilling farce at Loftus

Currie Cup: Cheetahs win a thrilling farce at Loftus

In a game that was an embarrassing showcase of poor skills, the defending champions snatch a victory over the Blue Bulls.
Lesotho PM announces he’s tying the knot again at #SADCSummit

Lesotho PM announces he’s tying the knot again at #SADCSummit

He said the identity of his bride was “an official secret until the delegates come to the stadium and look.

Pirates get off to a winning start

Orlando Pirates got their league season campaign off to a winning start under new coach Milutin Sredojevic, as they beat Chippa United 1-0 at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday evening.

WATCH: Thuli Madonsela and Lindiwe Mazibuko strut their stuff at fashion week

The former Public Protector and ex-DA Parliamentary leader walked the runaway in support of feminism at Merceds-Benz Fashion Week in Joburg.

Grace Mugabe absent from S.Africa summit as assault claim lingers

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe failed to appear Saturday at a summit in South Africa attended by her husband, an event overshadowed by her effort to obtain diplomatic immunity over assault allegations.

Man arrested with firearms, explosives, and ammunition in Cape Town

The circumstances surrounding the seizure, which was regarded as a significant success.

Security guard wounded in Durban armed robbery

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene and found the man lying inside the shop.

Komphela preferred other players – Mthembu

Former Kaizer Chiefs striker Siphelele ‘Shaka Zulu’ Mthembu said his frustrating time at the Soweto giants has grown him both as a player and a man.

AmaZulu edge Free State Stars

AmaZulu got their return to top flight football off to a winning start as they beat Free State Stars 1-0 in an Absa Premiership match played at the King Zwelithini Stadium, near Durban on Saturday afternoon.

Baroka and Polokwane share the spoils

Polokwane City and Baroka FC were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw in their opening Premiership match of the season at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday.

lifestyle

Get to know SA’s lesser known wines

The popular Unlock the Unusuals Wine Festival is back to showcase South Africa’s lesser known varietals in the only focused platform in Gauteng of these wines.

‘Star Wars’ Obi Wan spin-off in the works: US media

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Stephen Daldry is in early talks to direct a “Star Wars” spin-off about Jedi master Obi Wan Kenobi, US media reported on Thursday.

Why a few drops of water make whisky taste better

Ignore the snobs, because most experts agree: a few drops of water enhance the taste of whiskies, from well-rounded blends to peat bombs redolent of smoke, tobacco and leather.

Who’s avoiding sex, and why

More women than men avoid sex, but the reasons for both genders vary.

phakaaathi

Pirates get off to a winning start

Orlando Pirates got their league season campaign off to a winning start under new coach Milutin Sredojevic, as they beat Chippa United 1-0 at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday evening.

Komphela preferred other players – Mthembu

Former Kaizer Chiefs striker Siphelele ‘Shaka Zulu’ Mthembu said his frustrating time at the Soweto giants has grown him both as a player and a man.

AmaZulu edge Free State Stars

AmaZulu got their return to top flight football off to a winning start as they beat Free State Stars 1-0 in an Absa Premiership match played at the King Zwelithini Stadium, near Durban on Saturday afternoon.

Baroka and Polokwane share the spoils

Polokwane City and Baroka FC were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw in their opening Premiership match of the season at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday.

sport

Composed Springboks outgun gritty Pumas

A rampaging loose trio, led by Siya Kolisi, lay the platform for an ideal start to the Rugby Championship for Allister Coetzee’s troops.

As it happened: Springboks v Argentina

Allister Coetzee’s Springboks began their Rugby Championship campaign in PE ideally. Relive all the action here.

Currie Cup: Cheetahs win a thrilling farce at Loftus

In a game that was an embarrassing showcase of poor skills, the defending champions snatch a victory over the Blue Bulls.

All Blacks hit highs in record win over Wallabies

Following a surprise series draw with the British and Irish Lions, the world champions look their old galloping self in Sydney.

business

The most important healthcare company on the planet

How the digital revolution is changing medicine.

Local currency, Mining Charter hurts gold miners

Harmony and Gold Fields report financial results, Sibanye provides trading update.

China gets tough on long, odd company names

“Beijing Afraid of Wife Technology” and “What You Looking at Technology” are among the kind of company names that will become a thing of the past under new Chinese government rules.

world

Thousands join anti-racism march in Boston

Thousands of anti-racism demonstrators flooded the streets of Boston Saturday, dwarfing a gathering of white nationalists in the city, triggering scuffles with police but avoiding the serious violence that marred a similar event a week earlier in Virginia.

Moroccan asylum seeker ‘targeted women’ in Finland terror stabbing

Finnish police said Saturday that a Moroccan asylum seeker deliberately targeted women in a stabbing spree that left two dead and is being investigated as the country’s first terror attack.

Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

Japan on Saturday launched the third satellite in its effort to build a homegrown geolocation system aimed at improving the accuracy of car navigation systems and smartphone maps to mere centimetres.

Widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate reappears in video

The widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo has resurfaced in an online video, weeks after her friends raised concerns about her fate at the hands of the authorities.

opinion

Cerebos: Let it snow, let it snow…

The country’s top-selling salt brand apparently thinks it’s time it reminded people about how much a part of their lives it has become.

Boks will want to bury 2016 bogey

Today will go a long way to convince the country’s die-hard supporters.

Khoza punished for her patriotism

She has been trying to prevent government coffers from being looted.

Leaders ignoring the rule of law has become the rule

One still has to believe that the power of democracy will triumph, but in times like this, it’s hard.
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