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SA tones down response to Nigeria recalling diplomats

Government on Tuesday distanced itself from a scathing statement issued by international relations spokesman Clayton Monyela following the recall of Nigerian diplomats from Pretoria. more ...

Dlamini’s Hitler comment ‘racist and offensive’

Wits vice-chancellor and principal, Adam Habib, labelled Wits SRC president Mcebo Dlamini's comments on Adolf Hitler as "racist and offensive in the extreme"....  more ...
Aid reaches quake-hit Nepal villagers as death toll passes 5,000
Hungry and desperate villagers rushed towards relief helicopters in remote areas of Nepal Tuesday, begging to be airlifted to safety, four days after a monster earthquake killed more than 5,000 people.... more ...
Shoddy work by investigators blamed for suspect’s acquittal
The mother of the 16-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and killed, has expressed disappointment at the justice system after the alleged suspect was acquitted of all charges.... more ...
Troops flood Baltimore as Obama questions police tactics
National Guard troops deployed to head off further rioting in Baltimore on Tuesday as President Barack Obama warned that recent incidents "raise troubling questions" about the policing of black communities.... more ...
Solutions to SA poaching lies abroad
WHITE RIVER - Poaching in South Africa is just a symptom and no matter how much money you spend to stop the poaching, nothing will change, unless you address the cause and that is in Mozambique and in the Far East and that is where the solution lies.... more ...
Grade 1 pupil assaulted
Investigations are underway after a Grade 1 pupil sustained various injuries during an alleged assault at Merryhill Primary School in Chatsworth, KwaZulu-Natal.... more ...
Security guard shot in the head during robbery
A security guard has been shot three times  during a robbery in Maxwell Street in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal today.... more ...
No evidence of “third force” behind attacks on foreigners – SAPS
There’s been no evidence of a “third force” being behind attacks on foreign nationals, a senior South African Police Service (SAPS) official told MPs on Tuesday. ... more ...
No arrests in Jayde Panayiotou murder case
Investigations following the murder of Uitenhage teacher Jayde Panayiotou are still continuing, as no arrests have yet been made.... more ...

Zuma: Why are other Africans not in their countries

Other African nations were responsible for the influx of foreign nationals to South Africa and their criticism of the government over the recent wave of deadly xenophobic unrest was misplaced, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday.... more ...

Dineo Ranaka’s ‘open letter’ to SAns on xenophobia

The feisty business woman and reality TV star took to Instagram to express herself over the recent xenophobic attacks happening in parts of the country.... more ...

Police and army lock Hillbrow down

More than 100 police members, Home Affairs officials, and South African National Defence Force members have locked central Hillbrow down. ... more ...

Malema claims to know who is bankrolling Zuma

Economic Freedom Fighter Commander-in-Chief Julius Malema has claimed to have first-hand knowledge of who has been bankrolling President Jacob Zuma.... more ...

50 foreign nationals arrested in JHB

Police assisted by soldiers over the weekend arrested 50 illegal immigrants in Johannesburg, police spokesman Lungelo Dlamini said on Monday.... more ...

Messi, Suarez, Neymar hit century mark

Barcelona’s star front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar reached 100 goals in all competitions for the season after all three were on target for the Catalans in the first-half against Getafe on Tuesday. more ...

Let them eat cake! UK royal watchers get pastries

Prince William and his pregnant wife Kate sent pastries on Tuesday to a camp of royal watchers waiting outside a London hospital for the birth of their second child. more ...

Former chief justice to chair SARS disciplinary processes

Former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo would chair the disciplinary processes against SA Revenue Service deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay and head of strategic planning Peter Richer, an advisory board said on Tuesday....  more ...
Deutsche Bank co-CEO in dock on false testimony charges
Deutsche Bank co-CEO Juergen Fitschen and four other defendants went on trial on Tuesday accused of giving false testimony in a long-running legal battle with the defunct Kirch media group.... more ...
JP Morgan reduces its shareholding in Capitec
JP Morgan has reduced its shareholding in Capitec from 6,23% to 4,96%, Capitec announced to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on Tuesday.... more ...
SARS rogue unit ‘harmed public confidence’
The SA Revenue Service rogue unit has harmed the public’s confidence in the revenue collector, an advisory board said on Tuesday. ... more ...
Apple profit soars on iPhone, China sales
Apple on Monday reported a sharp rise in its quarterly profit, lifted by robust sales of its iPhones and a jump in revenue from China.... more ...

Aid reaches quake-hit Nepal villagers as death toll passes 5,000

Hungry and desperate villagers rushed towards relief helicopters in remote areas of Nepal Tuesday, begging to be airlifted to safety, four days after a monster earthquake killed more than 5,000 people....  more ...
Troops flood Baltimore as Obama questions police tactics
National Guard troops deployed to head off further rioting in Baltimore on Tuesday as President Barack Obama warned that recent incidents "raise troubling questions" about the policing of black communities.... more ...
Baltimore deploys National Guard as riots erupt
Thousands of police and National Guard troopers were ordered to back up beleaguered officers in Baltimore on Tuesday after riots triggered by anger over the death of a black man in police custody.... more ...
US, Japan widen defense ties in historic sea change
The United States and Japan unveiled new rules for defense cooperation in a historic move that will give Japanese forces a wider global role amid concerns over China's rising sway.... more ...
Russian stores pull Holocaust graphic novel ahead of WWII anniversary
Russian bookstores were hastily removing an award-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust from their shelves on Monday, reportedly because its cover shows a Nazi swastika.... more ...

Blow by blow: Tuks vs Moroka Swallows

Hello and welcome to the Tuks Stadium where University of Pretoria take on struggling Moroka Swallows in Absa Premiership match....  more ...
PSL charges Clayton Daniels with assault
The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has charged SuperSport United defender Clayton Daniels with assault, misbehaviour and unsporting behavior.... more ...
Soweto giants in tussle over Alexander
Cole Alexander has attracted interest from both Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs after good performances in midfield for Polokwane City.... more ...
Chiefs not taking Downs game lightly
Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter has dismissed thoughts that his side will approach their clash against Mamelodi Sundowns casually.... more ...
Indonesia gears up for executions as families wail in grief
Indonesia made final preparations Tuesday to execute eight foreigners by firing squad, as family members wailed in grief during last visits to their loved ones and ambulances carrying white coffins arrived at the drug convicts' prison.... more ...

Jay Z says Tidal streaming to stay ‘for long haul’

Rap mogul Jay Z has defended his Tidal streaming service as viable and a boon to artists after a much-criticized start to the revamped company....  more ...
Twisted twin tale
I pity the poor distributor who has to publicise this film, as it has literally nothing going for it, except perhaps Jake Gyllenhaal.... more ...
Musicians sue US film studios for outsourcing
A musicians union has filed a lawsuit against Hollywood studios for outsourcing scores for films including the blockbuster "Interstellar."... more ...
Elvis’s planes staying put at Graceland
Elvis Presley's two personal jets are staying at Graceland, his estate said Monday, ending months of jitters among his legion of fans that they were about to be sold off.... more ...
Polo GTI is superior engineering
Volkswagen have introduced a new version of the Polo GTI sporting a 1.8 litre TSI engine and delivering 141kW. ... more ...