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Chester Missing / Steve Hofmeyr court room showdown

Political commentator Chester Missing has especially borrowed clothes from long-time friend Pinocchio as his handler Conrad Koch prepares to fight an interim protection order against them in the Randburg Magistrates’ Court on Thursday. more ...

EFF disciplinary report to be debated

A report which is likely to result in the suspension of Economic Freedom Fighters MPs from Parliament will be up for debate in the National Assembly today....  more ...
Shock as Phillip Hughes dies from head injuries (video)
Australian batsman Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a rare head injury after a sickening on-field blow in one of the highest-profile sporting fatalities since the death of Formula One great Ayrton Senna.... more ...
Auditor General was unaware about Nkandla spending
Evidence of large-scale misappropriation in the Nkandla construction project was hidden from the auditor general (AG).... more ...
Cell C banner changed
The banner slamming cellphone network provider Cell C has been changed. more ...
Zuma: ANC shaken, in trouble
President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday admitted that the ANC had been shaken and was in trouble.... more ...
Rea Vaya buses set to ‘go green’
Rea Vaya buses on the Phase 1C network between central Johannesburg, Sandton and Alexandra will in future be powered by natural gas.... more ...
Namibia prepares for Africa’s first e-vote
Namibia will vote in Africa's first electronic ballot Friday, a general election that will usher in a new president and quotas to put more women in government.... more ...
Sandton dragged woman case: suspect granted bail
The man involved in an apparent hit and run incident that resulted in a schoolteacher being dragged along under a bakkie, has been granted bail.... more ...
Police await Baby Jamie’s postmortem results
Police have confirmed that they are still awaiting Baby Jamie's postmortem results, while final preparations are underway for the murdered toddler’s funeral. ... more ...

Toddler allegedly killed by grandma to be buried today

The funeral service of Jamie Faith Naidoo, the two-year-old allegedly murdered by her granny, is expected to take place at the Havenside Community Hall in Chatsworth, south of Durban, on Tuesday.... more ...

Shocking toddler assault goes viral (video)

A shocking video of a housekeeper assaulting a toddler in Uganda has gone viral, prompting anger from social media users.... more ...

Chester Missing, Steve Hofmeyr in court today

Comedian and ventriloquist Conrad Koch will on Thursday oppose Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr's interim protection order against him in the Randburg Magistrate's Court. ... more ...

Kelly Khumalo breaks her silence (video)

After much speculation about what the afro-soul singer Kelly Khumalo could be going through during the loss of her boyfriend, slain Bafana Bafan captain Senzo Meyiwa, she decided to break the silence.... more ...

UPDATE: Slain toddler Baby Jamie was allegedly raped

The alleged killers of Jamie Faith Naidoo, also known as Baby Jamie, have been remanded in police custody following their brief appearance in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court on Monday.... more ...

DA majority in Western Cape by-elections

The Democratic Alliance retained three of four wards in the Western Cape by-elections, the Electoral Commission of SA’s (IEC) regional office said on Thursday. more ...

Municipal by-elections results in

The African National Congress won 26 of 31 municipal wards in by-elections this week, according to results on the Electoral Commission of SA’s (IEC) website. more ...

Making it big with small caps

I have learnt several investing lessons in the small caps space and I thought I'd share them, keeping it as brief as possible....  more ...
OPEC set for pivotal decision on oil output amount
The OPEC oil producers cartel meets in Vienna on Thursday for a pivotal decision on whether to reduce the amount of oil it produces, faced with a global supply glut that has massively depressed crude prices.... more ...
Medupi delays confirmed
A further delay in the synchronisation of Medupi's Unit 6 with the national grid is on the cards, a briefing by Eskom's Medupi project manager, Roman Crookes, and the head of capital projects, Dan Morakane, has revealed.... more ...
HelloPeter sold to consortium
Consumer advocacy website HelloPeter.com has been sold for an undisclosed amount, it announced on Wednesday. ... more ...
US consumer spending picks up
US consumer spending rose slightly in October after stalling in September, while personal income growth remained marginal, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.... more ...

Ebola vaccine promising in first human trials: NIH

Researchers say they're a step closer to developing an Ebola vaccine, with a Phase 1 trial showing promising results, but it will be months at the earliest before it can be used in the field....  more ...
Blast hits British embassy vehicle in Kabul: embassy
A British embassy vehicle was hit by a blast in Kabul on Thursday, causing some injuries, an embassy spokesman told AFP.... more ...
Thai elections may be delayed until 2016: junta
Thailand's junta said Thursday elections in the military-ruled kingdom would likely be delayed until 2016, days after military officials ruled out lifting martial law any time soon.... more ...
Protesters block Acapulco highway over 43 missing
Protesters fuming over the presumed slaughter of 43 students blocked the highway linking Mexico City and Acapulco on Wednesday to mark two months since the disappearance rocking the government.... more ...
AfriForum: Dirco representative ‘abused’ forum
A South African government representative allegedly verbally attacked AfriForum at the United Nations Human Rights Commission Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, the organisation said on Wednesday.... more ...

Meyer’s hand forced to make 8 Boks changes

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer’s hand was forced as he made a total of eight changes (five changes to his starting lineup and three more on the bench) for the final Test of their year-end tour against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday....  more ...
Phillip Hughes dies from injuries: Cricket Australia
Australian batsman Phillip Hughes died Thursday from his injuries after being hit on the head by a bouncer in a domestic game this week, never regaining consciousness.... more ...
Katongo double sinks Aces
Wits University accounted for Black Aces and improved three positions to third place in the Premiership race with a clinical 2-1 victory at Mbombela Stadium on Wednesday night.... more ...
Nomvethe double grabs win for Birds
Siyabonga Nomvethe struck twice in the final nine minutes to help struggling Moroka Swallows snatch a late 2-1 Premiership victory over Maritzburg United at Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday.... more ...
Ludeke encouraged by settled Bulls squad
A settled core of experience players should translate into improved performances in 2015, Bulls coach Frans Ludeke said on Wednesday.... more ...

Gail Mabalane launches two ‘babies’

Gail Mabalane is excited about her first child with kwaito star Kabelo Mabalane. The actress looked gorgeous at the launch of her skincare range called Body Language in Sandton recently....  more ...
Troye Sivan is growing up on screen
Troye Sivan has grown up on screen with his character John Milton in the popular Spud movies, based on the bestselling novels by John van de Ruit.... more ...
Mazda CX-3 coming to SA
Mazda Motor Corporation revealed the new Mazda CX-3 to the world at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. ... more ...
Gauteng Sansui Summer Cup 2014: Girls vs Girls
Glamour, drama, thrills and high stakes - the Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup at Johannesburg’s Turffontein Racecourse on Saturday, 29th of November has it all!... more ...
One Direction dethrones Swift to top US music charts
One Direction has dethroned Taylor Swift to top US album sales charts, but the British boy band's debut was far less spectacular, figures showed.... more ...