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4 arrested at Woolies protest

Four people were arrested during an anti-Woolworths protest in Claremont Cape Town police said on Sunday. more ...

Julius Malema orders land occupation

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has ordered his followers to occupy land....  more ...
Bodies of women dumped
The decomposing bodies of five women have been discovered close to the Century City and Akasia train stations in Cape Town over the last ten months, mayor Patricia de Lille said on Sunday.... more ...
Kidnapped ‘drug baron’ rescued
Mozambique police have rescued a wealthy businessman branded a "drug baron" by the US government who was kidnapped in Maputo more than a month ago, state media said Sunday.... more ...
13 killed on KZN roads this weekend
Thirteen people were killed in road accidents in KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend, paramedics said on Sunday. ... more ...
Nene will not let SARS be derailed
Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will not allow the events of recent months to "derail" the SA Revenue Service, and will do everything within his power to ensure Sars remains a model public institution.... more ...
Charges dropped after JMPD officer shoots dead taxi driver
Charges against the metro police officer who was arrested for shooting dead a taxi driver in Naledi, Soweto, have been dropped, Johannesburg metro police said on Sunday.... more ...
Cyril Ramaphosa travels commercial for family holiday
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a commercial flight for his family holiday in Havana.... more ...
ANC secures Cape Town Stadium for 103rd birthday event
The ANC has paid over R2.2 million to secure the Cape Town Stadium as a venue for its 103rd birthday event.... more ...
Senzo Meyiwa’s death overshadows strong year for SA soccer
While the murder of national soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa overshadowed events on the field, Bafana Bafana finished on a high after starting the year at rock bottom.... more ...

Cyril Ramaphosa travels commercial for family holiday

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a commercial flight for his family holiday in Havana.... more ...

Joyous Celebration loses Lihle Mbanjwa

Acclaimed gospel group ¬†Joyous Celebration is mourning the loss of a member. more ...

Senzo Meyiwa’s death overshadows strong year for SA soccer

While the murder of national soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa overshadowed events on the field, Bafana Bafana finished on a high after starting the year at rock bottom.... more ...

Fix the Khune problem, Safa

It is a really sad situation Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana find themselves in. more ...

Welcome Miss SA, Rolene Strauss (Gallery)

A radiant Rolene Strauss has been crowned Miss South Africa 2014 at a glittering ceremony held at the Sun City Superbowl. ... more ...

Driver ploughs into crowd in France’s second ‘Allahu Akbar’ attack

A driver shouting “Allahu Akbar” (“God is greatest”) ploughed into pedestrians in eastern France Sunday, injuring 11 of them, just a day after a man yelling the same words was killed in an attack on police officers. more ...

Bloodied Skrtel earns Liverpool point

A bloodied and bandaged Martin Skrtel headed home a last-gasp 97th-minute equaliser to earn Liverpool a 2-2 draw against Arsenal in the Premier League at Anfield on Sunday. more ...

Rand buoyant on new JSE record

The rand is consolidating recent gains against the dollar as positive sentiment towards emerging markets continues to favour local assets that recorded record turnover this week....  more ...
China’s Xiaomi raises more than $1 bn in funding: report
China's top smartphone seller Xiaomi Corp. is raising more than $1 billion in a fresh round of funding, a move which would raise its valuation above $45 billion, a report said Sunday.... more ...
‘Irresponsible’ non-OPEC output behind oil price plunge: UAE
"Irresponsible" levels of output by producers from outside the OPEC oil cartel is among the main causes of the slump in prices, the United Arab Emirates energy minister charged Sunday.... more ...
For Russia’s economy, the worst is yet to come
Deep recession, skyrocketing prices and a fragile banking system: although the ruble seems to have stabilised after its abysmal drop this past week, Russia still faces the heavy consequences of the turbulence.... more ...
SARS’ Pillay faces suspension again
The SA Revenue Service (Sars) deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay faced suspension again, a day after he was reinstated, the Sunday Times reported.... more ...

Muhammad Ali hospitalized with ‘mild’ pneumonia

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who has suffered from Parkinson's Disease for three decades, was in stable condition after being hospitalized with a "mild" case of pneumonia, his spokesman said late Saturday....  more ...
Driver ploughs into crowd in France’s second ‘Allahu Akbar’ attack
A driver shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is greatest") ploughed into pedestrians in eastern France Sunday, injuring 11 of them, just a day after a man yelling the same words was killed in an attack on police officers.... more ...
US-Cuba thaw could spell end for island’s iconic cars
Cuba's iconic stock of refurbished vintage American sedans from the 1950s may be facing their last trips to the garage soon, following the historic thawing of ties between Havana and Washington.... more ...
Pakistan hangs four more militants after school attack
Pakistan on Sunday executed four more militants after ending a six-year old moratorium on the death penality following a Taliban school attack that killed 149 people, officials said.... more ...
US to review NKorea terror status after Sony hack: Obama
The United States is mulling whether or not to place North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism President Barack Obama said Sunday following the communist nation's alleged cyber attack on Sony Pictures.... more ...

Oupa Manyisa is tired

Eric Tinkler admits that Oupa Manyisa is tired but he plays the Orlando Pirates captain because of the weight his name carries....  more ...
Gerrans breaks collarbone, out of Tour Down Under
Australian cycling star Simon Gerrans has broken a collarbone in a training accident and will not defend his Tour Down Under title, his team Orica GreenEdge said Monday.... more ...
Wayne Smith rejoins All Blacks for World Cup defence
Former All Blacks coach Wayne Smith is to rejoin the World champion side to bolster their bid to become the first team to win back-to-back World Cups.... more ...
Berlin club swaps floodlit football for candle-lit carols
The stadium's terraces are packed to capacity with the crowd singing loudly, but there's no match on -- floodlit football has been replaced with carols by candlelight.... more ...
Afridi to quit one-dayers after World Cup
Dashing Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi announced Sunday he would retire from one-day cricket after next year's World Cup but continue to play Twenty20 until 2016.... more ...

Be yourself – Miss World Rolene Strauss

Young girls and women need to be themselves and not try to emulate anyone, Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss said on Saturday....  more ...
Madonna speaks of ‘crazy times’ after songs leaked
Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon called "crazy times."... more ...
Fantasy epic ‘The Hobbit’ casts spell on box office
Tolkien epic "The Hobbit" weaved its magic at the North American box office this weekend, signaling a farewell to the blockbuster fantasy franchise, industry estimates showed Sunday.... more ...
Elton John to wed David Furnish after 21 years together
British pop legend Elton John will marry long-time partner David Furnish on Sunday, the ninth anniversary of their civil partnership, with a ceremony in Windsor, home of the castle beloved by Queen Elizabeth II.... more ...
Even the French turning queasy over force-fed foie gras
Almost one out of every two French people now favour banning the force-feeding of geese and ducks to produce the national delicacy, foie gras, a survey showed.... more ...