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EFF slams ANC’s silence in Matome’s death

The ANC refused to give even a single comment on Matome Hlabioa’s death just because he left the party to join the EFF, EFF commander-in-chief Julius Malema said. more ...

Marikana legal threat continues

Even though President Jacob Zuma told Parliament yesterday that he would release the Marikana report before the end of the next month, the legal threat to force him to release the findings of the Farlam Commission will continue....  more ...

Mac Maharaj undergoes surgery

Former Presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj, underwent a successful operation in Durban following his diagnosis of lung cancer, however, “complications” arose post operation. more ...

Mother allegedly hijacked outside Edenvale school

A mother was the victim of a hijacking outside her child’s nursery school in Eastleigh, on the East Rand, Edenvale police confirmed. more ...

Kaizer Chiefs to speak on Khune, Mashamaite contracts

Kaizer Chiefs will to hold a press conference this week to clear up speculation surrounding the futures of Itumeleng Khune and Tefu Mashamaite.... more ...

Elite SA troops stuck in Uganda

An entire battalion of South Africa's crack 121 Battalion are stuck in Entebbe, Uganda, after their flight was refused permission to land in South Africa.... more ...

EFF interrupts Zuma in National Assembly again

MPs from the Economic Freedom Fighters protested silently but visibly as President Jacob Zuma tabled his budget vote in the National Assembly on Tuesday.... more ...

Missing Ipeleng Moholane found dead in Midrand

Condolences continue to spread on social media after the discovery of missing student Ipeleng Moholane’s dead body on Monday.... more ...

Find your load shedding schedules here

Want to know when your suburb will experience load shedding? Find out your schedule here. ... more ...

How the Joburg budget will affect you

The City of Johannesburg’s finances are healthy, MMC for Finance Geoffrey Makhubo said on Tuesday....  more ...
Massmart sales rising
South African discount and warehouse retailer Massmart, owner of the Game and Makro stores, said on Wednesday that comparable sales had grown 7.4 percent in the first 20 weeks of 2015 thanks to the group gaining market share in a country where consumer spending is restrained and competition among stores intense.... more ...
Is the equity market still undervalued?
Balance sheet values and current price to book value ratios may suggest that listed companies are under-valued. ... more ...
Pension funds change investment focus
Regulatory changes and lower expected returns from traditional asset classes could prompt local pension funds to chase alternative assets in their search for yield.... more ...
Municipal salary and wage talks collapsing – union
The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) fears that the third round of salary and wage negotiations with SALGA is collapsing, the union said in a statement, on Tuesday.... more ...

UN targets zero hunger in a generation as numbers fall below 800 million

The number of hungry people around the world has dropped below 800 million for the first time since the UN started counting, the Food and Agriculture Organisation said in an annual report on Wednesday....  more ...
Fair elections ‘impossible’ – Burundi opposition
Burundi's main opposition parties said Wednesday that the holding of free and fair elections next week was "impossible" and that the result should not be recognised if they take place.... more ...
Philippine, Vietnam troops play sports on disputed island
Filipino and Vietnamese troops played football and tug-of-war on a disputed South China Sea island on Wednesday, officials said, closing ranks as their rival China ramps up construction of artificial islands.... more ...
German city evacuates 20,000 people to defuse WWII bomb
German authorities evacuated around 20,000 people from their homes in the western city of Cologne on Wednesday after a World War II bomb was unearthed during construction work.... more ...
More than four espressos a day can harm health: EU
Drinking the caffeine equivalent of more than four espressos a day is harmful to health, especially for minors and pregnant women, the EU food safety agency said on Wednesday.... more ...

ASA partially pays injured athlete

Athletics South Africa (ASA) faces a mountain of debt but the sports organisation's administrators remain confident they can dig their way out....  more ...
Blatter and Valcke not implicated in Fifa probe
FIFA president Sepp Blatter and its general secretary Jerome Valcke are not implicated in a corruption probe underway into the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, the organisation's spokesman said on Wednesday.... more ...
Cheetahs change three for the Stormers
The moment has arrived – Naka Drotske has announced his final team on Wednesday as head coach of the Cheetahs.... more ...
Swiss police raid FIFA HQ as top football officials held
Swiss police on Wednesday staged a dawn raid on a Zurich hotel and detained six top football officials as part of a US investigation into tens of millions of dollars of bribes, Swiss authorities and media reports said.... more ...
Tense talks on Israel expulsion vote at FIFA
FIFA leaders on Tuesday stepped up efforts to head off a vote called by Palestine to expel Israel from football's world body claiming unfair treatment of its players.... more ...

Obama offered lobola for his daughter

A Kenyan lawyer has offered US president Barack Obama 50 cows and other assorted livestock in exchange for his 16-year old daughter Malia's hand in marriage, a report said Tuesday....  more ...
WATCH: Schwarzenegger eyes Sandton
You read right, famed bodybuilder, actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger is coming to Sandton.... more ...
Loyiso Gola hits the big time down under
Emmy-nominated comedian and producer, Loyiso Gola is well on his way to superstardom. ... more ...
Depp amused by Oz ‘war on terrier’
Johnny Depp found the "war on terrier" storm over his pet dogs Pistol and Boo being turfed out of Australia "quite humorous", his friend Mick Doohan said Wednesday.... more ...
Kal Penn speaks about his new TV show
Whether he's a stoner or not, it is a good bet that Kal Penn's face is on a DVD cover in your collection if you are over the age of 20.... more ...