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Shoot out in Bedford Centre (video)

Three men and a woman were shot and wounded in Bedfordview, east of Johannesburg, this afternoon. more ...

I wasn’t an apartheid government spy – Mabuza

Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza said on Thursday that he has never killed anyone and that all allegations against him come from people who hate him. ...  more ...
Ramokgopa salutes ‘distinguished’ Selebi
A large hall at the Tshwane Events Centre in Pretoria was almost full on Thursday evening as family members and ANC supporters commemorated the life of former police chief Jackie Selebi. ... more ...
Calls for answers on bus tender
Calls were made on Thursday for the KwaZulu-Natal health department and the province's health MEC to answer questions over a R61 million mobile hospital tender. ... more ...
UPDATE: Bedford shooting suspects being treated (video)
The two suspects arrested following an attempted armed robbery in Bedfordview today are being treated under police guard.... more ...
De Kock parole announcement Friday
One of the apartheid regime's most notorious killers, former Vlakplaas commander Eugene de Kock, will find out on Friday whether he will get the parole he has been seeking. ... more ...
Public Protector’s report on Mandela funeral funds expected
Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela will shortly release her reports on the controversial landing of the Gupta jet at Waterkloof Air Force base and the Nelson Mandela funeral funds.... more ...
Father held for raping daughter
A 64-year-old man from Betania, near Izotsha, in KwaZulu-Natal appeared in the Ramsgate Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping his 11-year-old daughter.... more ...
23 children injured in taxi crash
Twenty-three schoolchildren were left injured after the taxi they were travelling in collided with a bus on the Mangosuthu Highway, in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, on Thursday morning.... more ...
5FM DJ Sol Phenduka suspended
5FM suspended DJ Sol Phenduka following comments he made about the van Breda family who were hacked to death in Stellenbosch. ... more ...

SABC admits Generations is not doing well

The SABC on Wednesday admitted for the first time that its local soapie, Generations the Legacy, has made a bad showing in the market since its re-launch almost two months ago... more ...

NPA reneges on Carl Pistorius’ prosecution

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has reneged on charging Carl Pistorius, brother of convicted Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, for reckless and negligent driving following a head-on collision in August last year.... more ...

Shoot out in Bedford Centre (video)

Three men and a woman were shot and wounded in Bedfordview, east of Johannesburg, this afternoon.... more ...

Granddad denies granddaughter’s rape

A chronically ill pensioner accused of raping his 16-year-old granddaughter has told a Mpumalanga court that he was framed. ... more ...

Pastor Zondo’s troubles continue

Pastor Zondo publicly apologised to his congregation on Sunday after a video of him walking around naked surfaced and went viral last week.... more ...

Sarb keeps rates unchanged

 The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) has kept the repo rate at 5.75%, amidst a lower near-term inflation outlook off the back of falling oil prices globally....  more ...
Oil prices approach six-year low on high inventories
New York oil prices tumbled close to six-year lows on Thursday, as record-high US crude inventories deepened worries over the global supply glut.... more ...
Long strike days are numbered
Prolonged strikes like last year's five-month platinum mines industrial action could be avoided in future, with authorities now empowered to intervene and break deadlocks in the public interest.... more ...
German jobless rate drops to lowest since fall of Berlin Wall
German unemployment fell in January to the lowest level since the country was reunited in 1990, official data showed Thursday.... more ...
Month-on-month PPI decreases
The producer price index (PPI) for final manufactured goods from November 2014 to December 2014 has decreased by 0.2 percent, Statistics SA said on Thursday.... more ...

Malaysia declares MH370 an accident, passengers dead

Malaysia on Thursday formally declared missing flight MH370 to be an "accident" and its passengers and crew presumed dead, a step that opens the door for compensation payments but is likely to hit distraught relatives hard....  more ...
Thousands of live cats from China seized in Vietnam
Thousands of live cats destined "for consumption" have been seized in Hanoi after being smuggled from China, police said Thursday, but their fate still hangs in the balance.... more ...
AirAsia co-pilot at controls when plane crashed
The French co-pilot was at the controls of an AirAsia plane when it crashed into the sea last month after flying through an area of towering clouds, killing all 162 people on board, investigators said Thursday.... more ...
Top comics festival honours Charlie Hebdo in France
One of the world's leading comics festival was set to open in France on Thursday under tight security as it dedicated this year's event to the murdered cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo.... more ...
Greek government to hold first talks with EU leaders
Greece's radical new government is to hold its first talks with a foreign dignitary on Thursday, hosting the head of the European parliament a day after announcing moves to roll back austerity measures.... more ...

Jali’s plea to supporters

Andile Jali has called on supporters not to "kill" Bafana Bafana after they were knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday night....  more ...
Bafana Bafana miss flight
Bafana Bafana’s attempt to get home from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations was stifled on Wednesday, as the charter plane they thought they were taking from Mongomo to Libreville never turned up.... more ...
Legislate scratched from Met
Time ran out for Justin Snaith, who had been battling against the clock to get Equus Horse Of The Year Legislate well in time for Saturday’s R2.5-million J&B Met.... more ...
Proteas happy with favourites tag: Domingo
Following South Africa's comprehensive 4-1 series win against the West Indies in One Day Internationals, Proteas coach Russell Domingo says his team were comfortable being labelled favourites ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup next month.... more ...
Rossouw comfortable in Proteas set up
Following his second century in the One Day International series against the West Indies, Rilee Rossouw says he feels like belongs in the Proteas team.... more ...

Thuso Mbedu is truly blessed

Though new to the industry, Thuso Mbedu is no stranger.  more ...
US entertainer Joel Grey comes out as gay
Oscar-winning American entertainer Joel Grey, best known for his star turn in the 1972 big-screen version of the musical "Cabaret", came out as gay.... more ...
Baby Fresh on the way
It seems 2015 is going to be a great year for DJ Fresh (Thato Sikwane) and his wife, Thabiso Sikwane.... more ...
Selfies spreading head lice
While the "selfie" craze makes waves around the world, experts warn physical contact in group photos may lead to an increase in the spread of head lice.... more ...
Twitter reacts to Bafana’s Afcon exit
Bafana Bafana's exit from the Afcon tournament was met with disappointment and memes on social media by fans... more ...