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Truckers who killed – SA not alone (video)

With road carnage related to trucks in the spotlight following the horrific N12 accident, The Citizen looked at international cases where truck drivers were sentenced following crashes that resulted in fatalities. more ...

Another truck crash on the N12

A truck pulling a trailer lost control and hit a house next to the N12 near the Kliprivier off-ramp, south of Johannesburg, on Wednesday, metro police said.... more ...
Oscar Pistorius cried himself to sleep on first day in prison
The Correctional Services department on Thursday declined to comment on a report that convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius wept himself to sleep on his first day in prison.... more ...
SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala heads to court
SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala has approached the Western Cape High Court to stop a parliamentary process intent on suspending her.... more ...
Thuli Madonsela can help to repatriate bodies in Nigeria
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has said she can intervene if families of the victims who died in the Nigerian church disaster need further assistance.... more ...
Woman saves daughter (6) from kidnapper
A Polokwane woman has saved her six-year-old daughter from an attempted kidnapping after seeing the child being led down a road by an unknown man.... more ...

Confusing Diwali celebration date corrected

The erroneous date to celebrate Diwali (or Deepavali) issued by the SA Maha Sabha has caused confusion amongst the Hindu community.... more ...

Truckers who killed – SA not alone (video)

With road carnage related to trucks in the spotlight following the horrific N12 accident, The Citizen looked at international cases where truck drivers were sentenced following crashes that resulted in fatalities.... more ...

Another truck crash on the N12

A truck pulling a trailer lost control and hit a house next to the N12 near the Kliprivier off-ramp, south of Johannesburg, on Wednesday, metro police said.... more ...

Blow by blow: Kaizer Chiefs vs Swallows

Soweto Giants Kaizer Chiefs host cross town rivals Moroka Swallows at the FNB Stadium. Amakhosi looking to extend their unbeaten run tonight, while Fani Madida's Birds look for a win after five matches. ... more ...

Lindiwe Sisulu’s housing stance outrages youth

Statements made by Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu that people younger than 40 will not get a free house has angered and shock the National Freedom Party Youth Movement (NFPYM).... more ...

Tesco chairman resigns over profits fiasco: company

The chairman of Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco will resign after the supermarket group was found to have overstated profits by £263 million ($422 million, 334 million euros), it announced on Thursday. more ...

Williams a ‘talented’ mercenary, says ex-Blacks coach

Former All Blacks coach Laurie Mains on Thursday labelled code-hopping rugby star Sonny Bill Williams a mercenary, albeit a supremely talented one. more ...

Abil loans under fire

Documents in Business' possession suggest African Bank issued two loans to the same customer despite her having a volatile income and being already indebted....  more ...
Government needs to lead for economy to grow
The South African government needs to start leading the country and taking tough decisions for the economy to grow, South Africa's first black chartered accountant said on Tuesday.... more ...
Mini-budget: Job creation remains a priority
The employment tax incentive, introduced at the beginning of this year and widely criticised by labour unions, appears to have improved job prospects for young workers, according to Treasury. ... more ...
Mini-budget: Economic growth expected to slow to 1.4%
South Africa’s economic growth is expected to slow down significantly to 1.4% this year. ... more ...
Mini-budget in a nutshell
Below are some of the key figures and proposals from Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s mini-budget, tabled in parliament on Wednesday.... more ...

Canada parliament locked down after soldier shot

Canadian police backed by armored vehicles surrounded parliament in Ottawa on Wednesday after a soldier was shot while guarding a nearby monument....  more ...
Nine hurt as car rams pedestrians in Jerusalem ‘terror attack’
Israeli police shot and wounded the driver of a car who rammed a group of pedestrians in Jerusalem Wednesday, injuring nine, in a suspected "terror attack."... more ...
India’s forgotten widows defy taboos to celebrate Diwali
As the early autumn sun begins to set on the Yamuna river, hundreds of Indian women swathed in white and carrying traditional earthenware lamps file through winding streets to the edge of the holy waters.... more ...
Two die in Sierra Leone riot sparked by Ebola tests
Two people died in a riot in Sierra Leone sparked when health workers struggling to contain the Ebola epidemic tried to take a blood sample from an elderly woman, doctors told AFP on Wednesday.... more ...
N. Korea says Kim Jong-Un freed US detainee at Obama’s request
North Korea said Wednesday that "criminal" US detainee Jeffrey Fowle was freed on the orders of leader Kim Jong-Un following "repeated requests" from President Barack Obama.... more ...

Blow by blow: Kaizer Chiefs vs Swallows

Soweto Giants Kaizer Chiefs host cross town rivals Moroka Swallows at the FNB Stadium. Amakhosi looking to extend their unbeaten run tonight, while Fani Madida's Birds look for a win after five matches. ...  more ...
Chiefs held by plucky Swallows
Moroka Swallows surprisingly ended Kaizer Chiefs’ winning streak yesterday, holding Amakhosi to a 1-1 draw in an Absa Premiership match at FNB Stadium.... more ...
Comrades general manager resigns
The Comrades Marathon general manager, Chris Bruwer, will be moving on after only one year at the helm of the race, and seven months before the 90th running of the ultra-marathon.... more ...
5 points about the Currie Cup Final
In search of their first victory in a home final at Newlands since 2001, Western Province will have to tame a rampant Golden Lions side on Saturday.... more ...
Killua Castle, Tommy Gun The Citizen’s Charity Mile hopefuls
The field of 16 runners for this year's Emperors Palace Charity Mile, already matched up with their respective celebrities and charitable organisation's, found out which gate they'll jump from on November 1 at the barrier draw on Wednesday.... more ...

Joey Rasdien debuts fresh material

Joey Rasdien is performing his new show, The Here After, at the 1 200-seater Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City for one night only on November 15....  more ...
Jenny Crwys-Williams bids farewell to radio 702
After 22 years with 702, Jenny Crwys-Williams has made the decision to leave her popular afternoon show and move on to what she hopes will allow her more time in the day to do the things she most enjoys.... more ...
Big-name collaborations on new Rebecca Malope album
Rebecca Malope has pulled out all the stops for her 35th album. more ...
Nothing ‘bold’ about YOU magazine bald issue
An outrage over celebrities 'digitally' shaving their heads in support of breast cancer in You magazine's latest issue, has resulted in members of the public labelling the publication insensitive.... more ...
LNN is about more than just laughs
'Late Night News With Loyiso Gola is the first South African television show to do satire and really get it right."... more ...