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Zuma children in accident

Three of President Jacob Zuma’s children and a cousin are in hospital following an accident in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, the presidency said.  more ...

Prison escapees and bank robbers caught on camera

The South African Police Service (SAPS) and South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric), say they will be intensifying the fight against bank-related and cash-in-transit crimes....  more ...
Pretoria man finds chewed pen in KFC sandwich
A man allegedly found a chewed-up pen in his chicken and mayonnaise sandwich from a KFC outlet in Pretoria.... more ...
Eight held in Bekkersdal protest
Eight people were arrested for public violence during a protest in Bekkersdal on Friday, Gauteng police said. ... more ...
Judgment reserved in parly feed case
Judgment in an urgent interim application to enforce uninterrupted audio and a wide-angle shot of the parliamentary Chamber during disruptions was reserved by the Western Cape High Court on Friday. ... more ...
‘Uncaring’ hospital staff must move aside
Hospital staff unable to show compassion to patients at KwaZulu-Natal's provincial hospitals and clinics should leave and allow others to do the work, health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo said on Friday. ... more ...
Hijackers arrested in Rosebank after car crash
Three suspected hijackers have been arrested after crashing into a tree in Rosebank, Johannesburg today.... more ...
Man shot dead, suspects still at large
Cases of house robbery and murder have been opened after a man was shot and killed in his home in Woodhill Golf Estate, Pretoria in the early hours of this morning.... more ...
Home Affairs extends working hours
New operating hours have been implemented by the Department of Home Affairs in bid to improve client service delivery, but the public are not yet jumping for joy at the prospect.... more ...
VIDEO: Attempted heist in Cape Town
Video footage of a shootout between guards and a suspected robber was taken during an attempted cash heist at Cape Town Station.... more ...

Kelly did not assault me, says ‘Bhaka’

Durban herbalist Zamokwakhe "Bhaka" Nzama yesterday claimed he had been misquoted regarding last weekend's events in a Durban hotel room, in which his new girlfriend, the controversial singer Kelly Khumalo, allegedly assaulted him after the herbalist rebuffed demands to dump his common law wife for the singer.... more ...

‘Rat skull’ found in Woolies mushrooms

In the latest Woolworths blunder, a customer has discovered what appeared to be the skull of a rat in a packet of sliced mushrooms.... more ...

Pretoria man shot during a robbery

Police are investigating a case of murder after a man was shot and killed in his home in an upmarket security estate in the east of Pretoria.... more ...

Zephany Nurse’s alleged kidnapper in court

A woman who allegedly stole a newborn baby at Groote Schuur Hospital 18 years ago is expected to appear in the Cape Town District Court on Friday.... more ...

Generations in Ashes

Last night was the debut episode of eTV's new prime time telenovela Ashes to Ashes.... more ...

Toddler abandoned in Philippi mall

Western Cape police appealed for help on Friday in finding the parents of a two-year-old boy abandoned in a mall in Philippi East, Cape Town.  more ...

Uproar after Germany’s Eurovision hopeful bows out

The Eurovision Song Contest has had its fair share of controversy, but a shock move on live national TV by Germany’s entry to bow out even before the event sparked a media storm Friday. more ...

Chevron opposes Cape diesel terminal

Oil company Chevron is mobilising opposition to a new petroleum storage facility in Cape Town harbour it said may lead to the closure of its refinery in the city and jeopardise the country's fuel security....  more ...
BP announces $12 bn investment in Egypt gas fields
UK-based energy giant BP on Friday announced a total investment of $12 billion (11 billion euros) in developing gas fields in Egypt, calling it a "vote of confidence" in the country.... more ...
Cosatu, NUM allegations distorted – Zuma
Khulubuse Zuma claims allegations levelled against him by trade unions distort the findings a 2013 inquiry into the affairs of Pamodzi Gold.... more ...
MTN turns corner
MTN South Africa showed "clear evidence" of a "successful turnaround" in the second half of 2014, despite the operation reporting a 3.9% decline in revenue and a sharp decline in operating margins, the mobile operator said yesterday.... more ...
Amazon sets up shop in China on Alibaba platform
US online retail giant Amazon has set up shop on the business-to-consumer platform of Alibaba as it seeks a greater presence in the massive Chinese market.... more ...

Top Qaeda leader, commanders reported killed in Syria

The military chief and several top commanders of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Nusra Front have been reported killed in northwestern Syria, where the jihadist militia has been making major gains in recent months....  more ...
46,000 Twitter accounts linked to Islamic State: study
At least 46,000 Twitter accounts have been linked to supporters of the Islamic State in late 2014, a research report released in Washington showed.... more ...
Pakistan customs bag record haul of illegal turtle meat
Pakistani authorities are investigating after nearly two tonnes of freshwater turtle meat -- a record haul taken from more than 4,000 animals -- was seized from smugglers at Karachi port, officials said Friday.... more ...
Got a phone charger? No, just a wireless pad on a desk
"Got a phone charger you can lend me? No, I need the new type.... Oh, forget it."... more ...
Nemtsov’s girlfriend says she has been threatened: Ukraine
The Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov, who was with him when he was shot dead outside the Kremlin, has told police she has received death threats, Ukrainian prosecutors said on Friday.... more ...

Da Gama takes first bold step

The image conjured up in the mind of the ordinary citizen when thinking of the national Under-23s' side is the 2000 Sydney Olympics. ...  more ...
SA hockey team ‘amped’ for duel challenge
The SA men’s hockey team are amped for back-to-back Greenfields FIH World League Test matches at Hartleyvale in Cape Town over the weekend.... more ...
India survives West Indies scare
Defending champions India survived a scare to beat the West Indies by four wickets at Perth’s WACA Ground on Friday to remain unbeaten in the World Cup and so secure a place in the quarter-finals. ... more ...
Etzebeth to boost Stormers
The role of returning Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth will be a primary factor in deciding the outcome of the Super Rugby derby against the visiting Sharks in Cape Town on Saturday. ... more ...
Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead against Croatia
World number one Novak Djokovic got hosts Serbia off to a winning start in their Davis Cup World Group first round tie against Croatia on Friday.... more ...

Paledi Segapo’s fashion meets football

What's the biggest rule when it comes to dressing for a soccer match? Go big or go home....  more ...
Sonia Booth released from ICU and on the road to recovery
The Sowetan reported on Wednesday that Sonia Booth was in ICU as a precautionary measure for minor complications following a common procedure to remove fibroids. ... more ...
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel review
This is the second chapter in the lively escapades of a group of elderly expats enjoying their twilight years in India – and it conjures up the same spirit and joie de vivre John Madden's original embraced.... more ...
A move into a new future
Following a press conference held at the new Ferrari premises in Bryanston – which includes state of the art showroom and workshop facilities – the official dealer of Ferrari in South Africa has officially announced Viglietti Motors will henceforth be known as Scuderia SA (Pty) Ltd, with branches identified as Scuderia Johannesburg, Scuderia Cape Town and Scuderia Durban.... more ...
Harrison Ford badly hurt in LA plane crash
"Indiana Jones" star Harrison Ford was critically injured Thursday when his small plane crash-landed on a golf course outside Los Angeles, media reports and officials said.... more ...