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Parly to probe possible EFF censure

Parliament is set to establish a committee to probe the conduct of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and a possible censure for the party’s members who disrupted proceedings in the National Assembly on Thursday. more ...

Elephant overturns car in Kruger Park

Three tourists escaped with only minor injuries after their vehicle was attacked by an elephant in the Kruger National Park on Thursday....  more ...
Zuma to appear in court over accident deaths
Duduzane Zuma, son of President Jacob Zuma is expected to appear in court on Friday for a formal inquest into a vehicle collision that killed Phumzile Dube in February.... more ...
Edu Dept ‘slow’ in eradicating mud schools
The National Department of Basic Education has underspent the School Infrastructure Backlog grant to eradicate mud schools, a report released by the South African Human Rights Commission revealed on Thursday.... more ...
Public takes to social media over EFF display in Parliament
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members have been lauded and condemned for their performance in the National Assembly on Thursday, by members of the public who took to twitter to share their thoughts.... more ...
SA issues travel ban to Ebola countries
South Africa has imposed a travel ban to and from the worst affected Ebola countries.... more ...

Striking Generations cast fired

The producers of South Africa's most popular soapie Generations has terminated the contracts of the show's striking cast members.... more ...

Generations: Life goes on(line) after cast fired

On SABC1’s Generations website the firing of 16 cast members seems to have passed many fans by. ... more ...

Authorities investigate KZN gang-rape video

Police and the KwaZulu-Natal community safety department are investigating a video of an alleged gang-rape of a high school girl after a matric dance, the department said on Wednesday.... more ...

Why Generations actors were axed – Mfundi Vundla (audio)

As the news broke that 16 actors from popular local soapie Generations had been fired, the show's executive producer Mfundi Vundla took to radio to explain the decision. Listen to what he had to say.... more ...

Fired Generations actors stick to their guns

The 16 actors who went on strike from popular local soapie Generations refuse to back down even after producers announced they had been fired.... more ...

R1.4Bn tugboat building project for Durban

South Africa is set to get nine tugboats, including the world's most powerful, over the next four years, and all will be built in Durban....  more ...
Complaint over Teazers’ ‘bipolar’ ad dismissed
The Advertising Standards Authority of SA has dismissed a complaint against a Teazers advertisement allegedly mocking people with bipolar disorder, the authority said on Thursday.... more ...
Eurozone economy still in timid recovery: survey
A timid economic recovery in the eurozone is still holding, a closely-watched survey showed on Thursday, but at a pace that promises only negligible growth for the year.... more ...
Amcu will not buy Amplats mines
Amcu treasurer Jimmy Gama on Wednesday told MPs the union had no plans to buy two mines Amplats is selling off, while the rival NUM said it remained opposed to such a move.... more ...
HP revenue inches up after years of decline
Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday reported that its quarterly revenue rose for the first time in three years, nudged by improved computer sales everywhere except Russia and China.... more ...

US missionaries beat Ebola as Liberia crisis worsens

Two American missionaries who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Liberia have left hospital after making a full recovery, doctors said on Thursday, as authorities in the west African nation struggled to deal with their dead....  more ...
Foley death underlines Western agony of ransom payment
To pay or not to pay? James Foley's beheading underscores the agonising dilemma governments face in hostage situations: paying a ransom that funds kidnappers and encourages more hostage-taking or refusing and risking the US journalist's fate.... more ...
India blocks release of Indira Gandhi assassination film
India's government on Thursday blocked the release of a controversial film on the assassination of former Indian premier Indira Gandhi after calls grew for it to be banned for glorifying her killers.... more ...
Russian aid trucks undergo Ukraine border checks
Ukraine said Thursday border guards had begun checking a Russian humanitarian aid convoy at the crossing in eastern Ukraine's restive Lugansk region.... more ...
Police fire tear gas as Indonesia court rules on poll challenge
Indonesian police used tear gas and water cannon Thursday to break up a rally by supporters of the ex-general who lost last month's presidential election, as a court was set to uphold his opponent's victory.... more ...

Wits finally coming right – Gavin Hunt

Gavin Hunt hailed Wits' 1-0 win over Maritzburg United on Wednesday as the team's best performance of the season, as the Clever Boys look to finally be playing to their potential with a new-look squad....  more ...
World-class field for Cape Town Marathon
Organisers of the Cape Town Marathon have announced the strongest ever field for a 42km race in South Africa, with more names still to be released. ... more ...
Tactical approach the same for Pirates – Vladimir Vermezovic
Despite faring better in cup matches than in the Premiership, Orlando Pirates coach Vladimir Vermezovic says there is no difference in the way he prepares his troops. ... more ...
South Africa rest AB de Villiers, Zimbabwe win toss
South Africa rested captain AB de Villiers and handed debuts to top-order batsman Rilee Rossouw and left-arm seamer Mthokozisi Shezi for Thursday’s third and final one-day international against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo.... more ...
Lions name team for WP clash
Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann named his 22-man side to take on Western Province at Newlands on Saturday. ... more ...

Generations’ Xoli Zondi: Standing in solidarity

Xoli Zondi may not be involved in the Generations strike, but she supports the actors who have been dismissed since the strike started last week Monday....  more ...
Cosatu condemns dismissal of Generations actors
Cosatu on Thursday condemned the dismissal of 16 actors from SABC soapie Generations, and urged workers and employers to return to the negotiating table.... more ...
The Lo Down: SA fashion’s dynamic duo
Attend any high profile fashion or lifestyle event and you’ll be sure to see them.... more ...
Tablets: Competing with Jobs’ lot
The tablet market may have cooled down, but that hasn't stopped Samsung and Sony from heating up their challenge to the iPad Air. ... more ...
Generations: Life goes on(line) after cast fired
On SABC1’s Generations website the firing of 16 cast members seems to have passed many fans by. ... more ...