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Satanism not to blame for murder – Judge

A teenage boy who blamed the devil and dagga for hacking to death his mother, grandmother, 5-year-old brother and baby sister, was yesterday sentenced to 20 years effective imprisonment. more ...

KFC staff member ‘sharpens knives on pavement’ (VIDEO)

Fried chicken outlet KFC has landed in hot water again after a video emerged of a staff member allegedly sharpening knives on a pavement outside a branch in Umhlanga, Durban....  more ...

Migrant calls for unity ahead of Africa Day

As Africa Day approaches, a Tanzanian hawker living in South Africa, has called on the continent’s citizens to unite, in the aftermath of Xenophobic attacks. more ...

Panayioutou’s double life aired in court

In a bid to keep murder accused Christopher Panayiotou in prison until his trial begins, the state presented a narrative alleging that Panayiotou hired a hitman to shoot his wife on whom he had cheated for years after his messy double life and rumoured debt finally caught up with him. more ...

ANC jailbird gets salary while in jail

A crime-prone ANC official from the Maquassi Hills Municipality in the North West continues to be paid his R10 000-a-month salary even though he is in jail.... more ...

EFF faction won’t back Malema

Some Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) members have defied an order of their national leadership to support party leader Julius Malema in his court battle against the South African Revenue Service(Sars), it emerged yesterday.... more ...

Baxter expects Kaizer Chiefs player exodus

Stuart Baxter expects a large player turnover at Kaizer Chiefs ahead of next season.... more ...

VIDEO: Resident opens fire on would-be robbers

CCTV footage has surfaced showing a man firing shots at three alleged would-be robbers in Johannesburg.... more ...

Mashamaite gives Kaizer Chiefs award to Mathoho!

Tefu Mashamaite has given his Kaizer Chiefs Player of the Season Award to Eric Mathoho! ... more ...

Fed’s Yellen expects rate hike ‘some point this year’

Janet Yellen said Friday she expects the Federal Reserve to begin raising interest rates “at some point this year,” saying delaying the long-awaited move risks the economy overheating. more ...

IS suicide bomber in deadly strike on Saudi Shiite mosque

An Islamic State group suicide bomber attacked a Shiite mosque in Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia on Friday, killing and wounding several people in an assault that threatens to fan sectarian tensions. more ...

Bank of Japan holds fire on stimulus after upbeat GDP data

The Bank of Japan on Friday held off launching more stimulus as its chief said the world's number-three economy was on the upswing, days after data showed stronger-than-expected growth in the first quarter....  more ...
Richemont boost sales in spite of profit dip
Richemont saw sales grow by 4% to 10.4 billion Euros – by 1 % at constant exchange rates – for the year to March, but profit for the year was down by 35 % to euro 1.3 billion, primarily due to mark-to-market losses on cash.... more ...
HP sells stake in China unit for $2.3 billion
Hewlett-Packard announced Thursday it was selling a 51 percent stake in its China-based server business, creating a joint venture with Tsinghua Holdings that will be a sector leader in China.... more ...
Clamping down on SA’s big tax dodgers
There is considerable scope to collect more revenue by addressing tax leakage due to transfer pricing.... more ...
Africa loses US$50 billion annually to illicit financial outflows
Africa loses US$50 billion a year due to illicit financial outflows from the continent, former South African president and chairman of the African Union High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows, Thabo Mbeki said on Thursday.... more ...

Ireland votes in historic referendum on gay marriage

Ireland took to the polls on Friday to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legal, in a referendum that has exposed sharp divisions between communities in this traditionally Catholic nation....  more ...
IS suicide bomber in deadly strike on Saudi Shiite mosque
An Islamic State group suicide bomber attacked a Shiite mosque in Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia on Friday, killing and wounding several people in an assault that threatens to fan sectarian tensions.... more ...
IS tightens grip on Iraq-Syria border in jihadist surge
The Islamic State group consolidated its control of the Iraq-Syria border Friday after capturing an Iraqi provincial capital and a famed Syrian heritage site in an offensive that has forced a review of US strategy.... more ...
Colombia’s FARC rebels suspend unilateral ceasefire over air strike
Colombia's FARC guerrillas said Friday they are suspending their six-month-old unilateral ceasefire over a government air strike that killed 26 rebels.... more ...
Merkel says more work needed on Greek loan talks
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said more work is needed on marathon loan talks with Greece but analysts argue that both sides know there is no alternative to a deal.... more ...

Mashamaite welcomes Mathoho’s potential move

Tefu Mashamaite believes Eric Mathoho's potential move to Europe is coming at the right time for his 25-year-old central defensive partner....  more ...
SuperSport confirm Wome and Bhengu signings
SuperSport United have confirmed that forward Dove Wome, who was on-loan at the club from Mamelodi Sundowns, has signed a new three-year permanent deal. ... more ...
Banyana optimistic ahead of Olympic qualifier
Banyana Banyana midfielder Amanda Dlamini says the team is confident about their chances when they take on Gabon in their Olympic qualifier first-leg match at Stade Augustin Monedan, on Saturday.... more ...
Sharks snatch first win Down Under
The Sharks ground out their first win on tour, beating the Reds in their Super Rugby match at Suncorp Stadium, in Brisbane, on Friday.... more ...
Bianchi condition remains ‘stagnant’ says father
A year after seeing him enjoy the happiest weekend of his Formula One career, Philippe Bianchi on Friday revealed that his son Jules’ neurological condition was "stagnant" and his family were prepared to face his death.... more ...

Nonhle, Tumisho, Zoe, and The Fergusons make news

Celebrities have been dominating the interwebs over the last few weeks. Here's what you might have missed....  more ...
Dogs domesticated over 27,000 years ago: study
Man's best friend may have been his companion for far longer than believed, scientists have reported, publishing an analysis that dates domesticated dogs to more than 27,000 years ago.... more ...
All-new Ford Figo on its way
The all-new Ford Figo is destined to be a compact car champion by offering unprecedented levels of style, feature-rich smart technologies and high levels of safety, while retaining the Figo's established reputation for superb fuel efficiency and overall value.... more ...
Cannes films divide critics ahead of awards weekend
As the Cannes Film Festival bears down on its weekend awards ceremony, a look at the movies seen so far and their reviews reveal deep divisions among the critics.... more ...
The Yellow Jackets, Dee Alexander to wow at Joy of Jazz
Some of the world’s top jazz exponents will gather in Johannesburg in September for the annual Standard Bank Joy of Jazz event, and these include Marcus Miller, The Yellow Jackets, Peabo Bryson, Larry Carlton and Dee Alexander.... more ...