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ANC sold out Selebi – Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema has accused the ANC of selling out former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi in exchange for what he called a white murderer. more ...

Peak pricing pilot ‘very promising’ – Eskom

Early results from a pilot project, whereby customers are charged higher rates for power on selected peak demand days, were "very promising", Eskom said on Tuesday. ...  more ...
885 schools get mobile libraries
All nine provinces of South Africa now offer a mobile library service to schools without libraries of their own, and the substantial operating costs of this service have been trimmed, thanks to Bridgestone's ongoing tyre sponsorship of the fleet. ... more ...
Soni not in isolation  
Special Investigating Unit (SIU) head Vas Soni’s resignation had to be seen against the background of who had burnt their fingers when  investigating high level corruption, said Johan Burger of the governance, crime and justice division of the Institute for Security Studies. ... more ...
KwaZulu-Natal’s mystery R61m hospital bus tender
A tender for four mobile clinics in KwaZulu-Natal will end up costing taxpayers a "crazy" R61 million -- and only two of the units have been delivered. ... more ...
Women wanted for raping a man
Police are searching for three women who allegedly raped a 21-year-old man at gunpoint in Diepsloot, northern Johannesburg.... more ...
Video: One killed in truck crash
Investigations are under way after the emergence of video footage showing the aftermath of the head-on collision between a truck and a motor vehicle on the Old Middelburg Road in Witbank, Mpumalanga, this morning.... more ...
Zondo replacement up to Ukhozi FM
The decision to replace sacked pastor Sithembiso Zondo’s slot on Ukhozi FM would be entirely up to the station’s management, the SABC said.... more ...
Axe death teen’s trial in camera
Negative internet comments about a teenager who hacked four of his relatives to death with an axe resulted in the trial continuing behind closed doors in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.... more ...
Helping Mahori’s family not admission of guilt – MEC
Helping the family of a teenager shot dead, allegedly by a Somali shopowner, is not compensation from government, Gauteng community safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane said in Soweto on Tuesday.... 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 ...

Zondo replacement up to Ukhozi FM

The decision to replace sacked pastor Sithembiso Zondo’s slot on Ukhozi FM would be entirely up to the station’s management, the SABC said.... more ...

ANC sold out Selebi – Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema has accused the ANC of selling out former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi in exchange for what he called a white murderer.... more ...

VIDEO: Pastor Zondo’s alleged response

There is still no official response from Pastor Sthembiso Zondo or his church since the emergence of a video showing him in the nude.... more ...

Blow by blow: Bafana Bafana vs Ghana

Bafana Bafana will look to book a spot in the quarterfinals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations when they face second place Ghana at the Estadio de Mongomo. ... more ...

Ghana and Algeria keep title dream alive

A late diving header by Andre Ayew took Ghana through to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday alongside favourites Algeria in a dramatic denouement to Group C. more ...

Ivanovic sinks Liverpool as Chelsea reach final

Branislav Ivanovic’s extra-time header sent Chelsea into the League Cup final at Liverpool’s expense as the London club edged a breathless semi-final second leg 1-0 on Tuesday. more ...

Property market strengthening

The property market appears to be strengthening after a "lull" in the residential sector in the first half of 2014, First National Bank said on Tuesday. ...  more ...
Zuma signs four acts
President Jacob Zuma has signed four acts into law, the presidency said on Tuesday.... more ...
UK economy grows by 2.6% in 2014, 0.5% in Q4
Britain's economy grew by 2.6 percent last year in the fastest annual pace since 2007, but slowed more sharply than expected in the fourth quarter, official data showed Tuesday.... more ...
Irish carrier Aer Lingus accepts takeover bid from IAG
Irish carrier Aer Lingus said Tuesday it was "willing to recommend" a takeover approach worth 1.35 billion euros ($1.51 billion) from International Airlines Group, parent of British Airways and Iberia.... more ...
New board for PPC
Portland Pretoria Cement's (PPC) board has been newly constituted following the company's annual general meeting in Sandton this week.... more ...

Millions in northeast US buckle down for monster snowstorm

Tens of millions of Americans along the northeast coast buckled down Tuesday for another day of a monstrous snowstorm that has shut down New York and other major cities....  more ...
Gunmen assault Tripoli hotel popular with foreigners
Militants from the Islamic State group in Libya claimed an assault on a Tripoli hotel popular with foreigners on Tuesday, setting off a car bomb that left at least one dead.... more ...
Argentina to disband intelligence service after prosecutor death
President Cristina Kirchner said that she will disband Argentina's intelligence service after a prosecutor was found dead just hours before he was to make explosive allegations against her.... more ...
Scientologists slam Sundance movie
The Church of Scientology has lashed out at a film about the controversial group at the Sundance Film Festival, calling it false and based on "obsessive, disgruntled former Church members."... more ...
South Korea blocks North bid for right of arrest in joint zone
South Korea said on Tuesday it had blocked a North Korean bid for the right to detain South Korean businessmen working in the Kaesong joint industrial zone in the event of a dispute.... more ...

Five Ghana vs South Africa facts

MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea, Jan 26, 2015 (AFP) - Five facts on the Africa Cup of Nations Group C match between Ghana and South Africa in Mongomo Tuesday:...  more ...
Bafana slip out of the Afcon
South Africa slipped out of the Africa Cup of Nations as they again lost a lead, going down 2-1 to Ghana at the Estadio Do Mongomo, who in turn progressed to the quarterfinals.... more ...
Blow by blow: Bafana Bafana vs Ghana
Bafana Bafana will look to book a spot in the quarterfinals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations when they face second place Ghana at the Estadio de Mongomo. ... more ...
Stormers lose two Bok midfielders
The Stormers suffered two big setbacks ahead of their Super Rugby warm-up clash against the Cheetahs at Newlands on Friday night. ... more ...
Springbok Sevens change two for NZ and USA
Chris Dry and Justin Geduld have returned to the Springbok Sevens squad and will travel with the Blitzboks for the next two HSBC Sevens World Series tournaments in New Zealand and the United States.... more ...

Natalie Chapman’s call to action

Everybody has a gift, a God given talent that they can use to get ahead in life.  more ...
Make way for parodies
Regardless of our backgrounds or circumstances there is no denying the fact that people love music, and there is nothing more rewarding that taking a song you love and making it your own. Enter the parody...... more ...
Sundance flick exposes ‘Wild West’ of teen porn
The grim world of teen porn, in which thousands of 18- and 19-year-old girls have sex on camera for money, is exposed in a disturbing documentary premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.... more ...
‘Selma’ director and star to pair for Katrina movie
Ava DuVernay, the director of the Martin Luther King historical movie "Selma", is set to again team up with the film's star David Oyelowo for a new project about Hurricane Katrina.... 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 ...