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Stage 2 load shedding this weekend – Eskom

The Eskom Media Desk has announced that there will be rotational stage 2 load shedding this weekend to “augment water & diesel reserves.” more ...

Trolls target Dewani judge

Western Province Deputy Judge President Jeanette Traverso is being slammed by people from around the globe for her handling of Shrien Dewani’s murder trial....  more ...
Joburg mother admits to selling daughter as sex slave
A Johannesburg mother has been arrested after admitting to selling her 16-year-old daughter as a sex slave.... more ...
Boy in a coma after attack by bullies (video)
Video footage of a boy who ended up in a coma after he was allegedly punched by a group of bullies continues to circulate online.... more ...
Drug lab worth millions busted in Pretoria (multimedia)
Three men and a woman were arrested this morning when Tshwane metro police discovered a drug laboratory and drugs valued between R1 million and R3 million in Onderstepoort, Pretoria. ... more ...
No date for ANCYL elective conference
A firm date has not been set yet for the ANCYL's national elective conference, national task team (NTT) co-ordinator Magasela Mzobe said on Friday. ... more ...
Murder suspected in Chatsworth pet shop ‘suicide’
The body of an employee at a shop in Chatsworth Centre, KwaZulu-Natal was found hanging in the staff toilet.... more ...
UPDATE: Acid attack suspect arrested – police
The man who allegedly poured battery acid over his girlfriend has been arrested, Gauteng police confirmed.... more ...
Petrol price to drop next week
The price of all grades of petrol will drop by 69 cents a litre next week, the energy department said. ... more ...
Koch in court, Hofmeyr tweets on
While political commentator puppet Chester Missing and his handler Conrad Koch were fighting a gag order sought by Steve Hofmeyr on Thursday, the Afrikaans singer took to Twitter with yet another highly controversial tweet.... more ...

Chaos and conflict as Baby Jamie is laid to rest (video)

The funeral of Jamie Faith Naidoo (Baby Jamie), who was allegedly killed by her grandmother last week, was marred by conflict and chaos this morning.... more ...

Baby Jamie laid to rest in Chatsworth (gallery)

Community members from Chatsworth and surrounding areas gathered earlier today at the Havenside Community Hall for the funeral service of slain toddler, Jamie Faith Naidoo... more ...

UPDATE: Find your load shedding schedules here

Want to know when your suburb will experience load shedding. Find out more with the following load shedding schedules.... more ...

Chester Missing gets ‘klapped’ after court case (video)

The Randburg Magistrates' Court was not satisfied that Steve Hofmeyr should be afforded protection in terms of the harassment act. ... more ...

Thembi Seete scores top role

Thembi Seete has landed the role of her dreams. more ...

Trade deficit grows – Sars

South Africa recorded a R21 billion trade deficit for October, the SA Revenue Service (Sars) said on Friday. ...  more ...
Oil collapses to four-year low on OPEC decision
Global oil prices plunged Friday to yet another four-year low after the OPEC oil producing cartel decided to maintain crude output in an oversupplied market, dealers said.... more ...
Eurozone inflation falls to 0.3 percent, unemployment steady
Inflation in the eurozone slowed to 0.3 percent in November from 0.4 percent the previous month, while unemployment remained steady, official EU data showed on Friday, fuelling fears of deflation.... more ...
Lacklustre Japan data paints gloomy picture for Abenomics
Japan released a string of lacklustre economic data Friday with inflation hitting its lowest level for more than a year, dealing another blow to Tokyo's attempts to conquer years of falling prices and tepid growth.... more ...
Argentina charges HSBC with aiding tax evasion
Argentina's tax agency has charged British bank HSBC with helping more than 4,000 Argentines to commit tax evasion by stashing money in secret Swiss accounts, officials said.... more ...

France eyes two-year deadline for Mideast peace

France's foreign minister Friday urged the international community to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict within two years, as the French parliament debated whether to recognise a Palestinian state....  more ...
Britan’s Cameron urges migrant curbs, warns on EU exit
Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday promised tough curbs on welfare for EU migrants to counter a surge in arrivals and warned failure to get his way could be a deal-breaker for Britain staying in Europe.... more ...
Pope arrives in Ankara to begin three-day Turkey visit
Pope Francis on Friday arrived in Ankara to begin his first visit to Turkey, in a challenging three-day trip aimed at building bridges with Islam and supporting the embattled Christian minorities of the Middle East, state television pictures showed.... more ...
Bad weather delays Japan asteroid probe lift off
Bad weather will delay the launch of a Japanese space probe on a six-year mission to mine a distant asteroid, just weeks after a European spacecraft's historic landing on a comet captivated the world.... more ...
China activists stand trial in dissent crackdown: lawyer
Two prominent Chinese political activists went on trial Friday for helping to organise small-scale protests against censorship, their lawyer said, the latest prosecution in a deepening government crackdown on dissent.... more ...

Boks tighten up lineouts

The Springbok lineout struggles last weekend have been identified – it all comes down to the so-called "golden ball", according to their forward coach Johann van Graan....  more ...
Boks seek one more effort in 2014
Springbok captain Jean de Villiers said on Friday in Cardiff it won’t be difficult to motivate themselves for their last Test of the year for Saturday's match against Wales.... more ...
SA team announced for swimming world champs
Swimming South Africa named a 17-member national team on Friday for next week's World Short-Course Championships in Doha, spearheaded by Olympic champions Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh.... more ...
SA franchise players pay tribute to Hughes
Players from the six franchise teams involved in Friday's Ram Slam T20 Challenge matches will pay tribute to Australian cricketer, Phillip Hughes by wearing black armbands.... more ...
Huge outpouring of grief for Australian cricketer Hughes
Flags flew at half-mast and thousands of fans and players paid tribute Friday as Australia and the world cricket community united in an outpouring of grief for the tragic death of batsman Phillip Hughes.... more ...

Ray Phiri opens up on music, retirement and his legacy

He has been in the South African music industry for decades, earning himself a Grammy Award and the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver from the president to recognise his contribution to the struggle against apartheid....  more ...
Stuff to do before the Kings of Chaos concert
Concert-goers travelling to Sun City for the Kings of Chaos concerts on the November 29 and 30 can look forward to a host of activities while they are there.... more ...
Cape Town Motorrad concept store a world first
BMW Motorrad’s first concept store has launched in South Africa offering a “premium lifestyle and retail experience for motorcycle customers and enthusiasts”.... more ...
Stefano – Music is in his blood
'I don't want to be the world's next best DJ; I just want to get people dancing and see girls shaking their tail feathers," says Mika Stefano. ... more ...
British detective writer P. D. James dies aged 94: publisher
British detective writer P. D. James, who was best known for her mystery series featuring policeman and poet Adam Dalgliesh, died on Thursday at the age of 94.... more ...