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Tuks, Menlyn suicides worries depression group

A total of 23 suicides occurred daily in South Africa, with more than 230 attempted suicides reported every day. more ...

Gang rapists refused bail

Two men who were allegedly part of a group which gang raped a woman and then claimed she was a prostitute who had offered them sex in exchange for transport, have been refused bail....  more ...
Witkoppen shootout leaves driver in hopital
Police are investigating a shootout and high speed chase between police and a suspected stolen vehicle on Witkoppen Road, Fourways on Thursday morning.... more ...
NPA probe into Jackie Selebi case
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is conducting an internal probe into the prosecution of convicted former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi.... more ...
Sanral chairwoman resigns with immediate effect
The chairwoman of Sanral, Tembakazi Mnyaka, has resigned with immediate effect, the transport ministry said on Thursday.... more ...
Taxi drivers face off with Durban Metro police
The person shot during a stand-off between Durban Metro police and taxi drivers in Pinetown was not a police officer.... more ...

Woman strips naked at Nelson Mandela statue in Sandton

A woman caused a commotion when she stripped naked and caressed the statue of former president Nelson Mandela in Sandton.... more ...

Pretoria University confirms suicide on campus

Investigations are underway following a suicide incident at the University of Pretoria (UP) in Hatfield, Pretoria this morning.... more ...

Thabo Qalinge joins Orlando Pirates

After much speculation about his move, Mpumalanga Black Aces have sold enterprising winger Thabo Qalinge to Orlando Pirates. ... more ...

Tuks, Menlyn suicides worries depression group

A total of 23 suicides occurred daily in South Africa, with more than 230 attempted suicides reported every day.... more ...

Security guard allegedly jumps to death at Menlyn mall

No foul play is suspected in the alleged suicide of an on-duty security guard at Menlyn Shopping Centre in Pretoria.... more ...

Makwezela to make her debut in World Cup opener

Centre Benele Makwezela will make her debut for the Springbok Women in the team’s opening match at the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup against Australia on Friday.  more ...

Krejcir court breaks for parties to study papers

The murder trial of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and five-co accused adjourned briefly on Thursday following a State request to bring an application for admission of bail records of some of the accused. more ...

Tax-free accounts on the way

Investors will be allowed to open multiple tax-free savings accounts under the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, which proposes the introduction of such accounts from March 1 next year....  more ...
NUM signs wage agreement signed with Kumba
The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a three-year wage deal with Kumba Iron Ore which includes an increase of 18 percent for the lowest paid worker, the union said on Thursday.... more ...
BNP Paribas posts 4.3-bln-euro quarterly loss after US fine 
BNP Paribas on Thursday posted a net quarterly loss of 4.3 billion euros ($5.75 billion), as a record fine for violating US economic sanctions sent it into the red for the first time since 2008.... more ...
Millions in illegal products destroyed
Over 264,283 inspections were conducted between 2008 and 2013 resulting in illegal products worth R438 million being destroyed, the department of trade and industry said on Wednesday.... more ...
Samsung posts 19.6% fall in Q2 net profit
Samsung Electronics on Thursday said its second-quarter net profit plunged nearly 20 percent from a year ago to 6.25 trillion won ($6.1 billion).... more ...

Robert Mugabe’s wife joins fray over Zimbabwe succession

The surprise nomination of President Robert Mugabe's wife to head the ruling party's powerful women's wing has injected new intrigue into the fight to succeed the 90-year-old strongman....  more ...
Ukraine military announces day-long halt to offensive in east
Ukraine's military on Thursday announced a day-long pause to its brutal offensive to oust pro-Russian rebels in the east, following a plea from the UN for a truce to allow a stalled probe into the downing of Malaysian flight MH17 to go ahead.... more ...
Rescuers battle rains after India landslide, 150 feared dead
Rescue workers dug through deep mud and debris on Thursday in search of victims of a major landslide in western India that buried homes, with the death toll expected to reach 150.... more ...
George W. Bush writes bio of his US president dad
Former US president George W. Bush has written a "personal biography" of his presidential father, said Crown publishers Wednesday, which announced it will release the book in November.... more ...
US House of Representatives votes to sue Obama
The Republican-led House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly overstepping his powers, a move swiftly denounced by his Democratic allies as a cynical election-year stunt.... more ...

Makola sets his targets

If there is one player who must have been tortured by Orlando Pirates' campaign last season, it is Mpho Makola, above. ...  more ...
Coetzee cautious about Etzebeth
Caution will have to be exercised before Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth returns to the national fold.... more ...
Young Guns firing as sun sets on Clairwood
There may be the odd tear shed when Saturday’s race meeting at Clairwood comes to a close as it will signify the end of racing at the course. ... more ...
Deon Stegmann to lead Vodacom Blue Bulls
Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke on Wednesday confirmed Deon Stegmann's captaincy for his team's upcoming Currie Cup campaign and named a strong 26 man squad for Friday's warm-up match against the Pumas in Nelspruit.... more ...
Swimmers do South Africa proud
By the close of the sixth day of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Tuesday, the swimmers had produced a dozen of the 26 medals earned by Team SA, with Chad le Clos amassing a record equalling seven.... more ...

Thando Thabethe is searching for the next master of spin

They are two of the most prominent club DJs in the country and she is a radio host who has been dubbed "a rising star". ...  more ...
Penny Lebyane opens up to Khanyi Mbau
Khanyi Mbau is a very busy woman these days.  more ...
Spoek Mathambo: composing the Future Sounds of Mzansi
According to a report from the International Music Summit, South Africa is responsible for the largest consumption of electronic music worldwide.... more ...
Soapie Watch: This week on Muvhango
Here’s what to expect this week on SABC 2's popular soapie Muvhango. more ...
WATCH: First trailer for Ridley Scott’s Halo: Nightfall
Director Ridley Scott is producing the live-action series Halo: Nightfall. more ...