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CTown fire spreads, 8 homes damaged (gallery)

Eight homes were damaged and 300 people evacuated as firefighters battle in Muizenberg where a fire broke out over the weekend, Cape Town Disaster Risk Management said on Wednesday. more ...

Marli van Breda on the mend

Marli van Breda, the young survivor of the Van Zalze axe murders, knows that her parents and oldest brother "are in heaven"....  more ...
Smoker son loses out on inheritance
The son of a Pretoria businessman was left out of his father's will because he refused to quit smoking, The Star reported on Wednesday. ... more ...
Alleged satanic pastor gets bail
The grandparents of a nine-year-old boy, his uncle, and a pastor were granted bail after a suspected satanic ritual that led to the boy's alleged rape and molestation.... more ...
Parly approves Vuma Mashinini IEC appointment
The National Assembly on Tuesday approved the appointment of Vuma Mashinini to serve on the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC), despite objections from opposition parties.... more ...
Tibbetts murder accused’s trial continues
The trial of a man accused of shooting three-year-old Luke Tibbetts is expected to continue in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge on Wednesday.... more ...
Agang SA withdraws motion on Zuma
Agang SA withdrew a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma during a sitting of the National Assembly on Tuesday.... more ...
Foreign-owned shops looted in Limpopo
Foreigners in Ga-Sekgopo, east of Polokwane in Limpopo, have abandoned their shops after protesting villagers allegedly looted them during violence in the area.... more ...
120 rhinos poached in 2015 already
Less than three months into 2015, more than 120 rhino have already been poached in the Kruger National Park (KNP).... more ...
Florida Park burn victim not identified
The man found with his hands bound in the boot of a burnt car in Florida Park, Johannesburg, has not yet been identified, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.... more ...

‘Rat skull’ found in Woolies mushrooms

In the latest Woolworths blunder, a customer has discovered what appeared to be the skull of a rat in a packet of sliced mushrooms.... more ...

120 rhinos poached in 2015 already

Less than three months into 2015, more than 120 rhino have already been poached in the Kruger National Park (KNP).... more ...

Kelly Khumalo: Love like this

Singer Kelly Khumalo's love life has been media fodder for years now it seems. more ...

Generations in Ashes

Last night was the debut episode of eTV's new prime time telenovela Ashes to Ashes.... more ...

Four Malema moments

Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema has attracted a lot of media attention during his political career for either his language when addressing crowds or his behaviour in private settings. ... more ...

Areva nuclear group announces 4.8 bn euro loss

French nuclear group Areva on Wednesday confirmed record net losses in 2014 of 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 billion) after it was forced to absorb costs linked to project delays. more ...

Greeks bearing grudges rip up Brussels diplomatic rulebook

Strapped for cash and under pressure to deliver on reforms, Greece’s new radical government has ruffled feathers in Brussels by not respecting the diplomatic niceties of the negotiating table. more ...

SA, Canada sign mining agreement

South Africa has signed a memorandum of understanding with Canada on co-operation in mining and mineral development, the mineral resources department said on Tuesday....  more ...
Harrismith church planning interest free loans
A Harrismith church wants to start offering interest free loans to the indebted to save them from the clutches of money, Beeld reported on Wednesday. ... more ...
British government sells stake in Eurostar
The British government has reached an agreement to sell its entire stake in the Eurostar train service between London, Brussels and Paris, the treasury said in a statement on Wednesday.... more ...
ING says to end stake in former insurance arm Voya
Leading Dutch bank ING on Tuesday said it will sell 45.6 million shares in the Voya group, ending its stake in its former US-based insurance arm.... more ...
Judgment reserved in Shuttleworth case
The Constitutional Court on Tuesday reserved judgment in the SARB's application for leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in favour of billionaire entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth.... more ...

India bans broadcast of gang-rapist documentary

An Indian court has banned the country's media from broadcasting a documentary in which one of the men who gang-raped and murdered a New Delhi student is shown blaming the victim, police said Wednesday....  more ...
US billionaire says WWII Japanese ship found in Philippines
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he has found the Japanese Navy's biggest warship at the bottom of the sea in the Philippines, 70 years after US forces sank it.... more ...
France braces for ticking off over smacking children
A top European rights body was expected to scold France on Wednesday for failing to completely ban the smacking of children, in a ruling likely to reignite debate over the controversial topic.... more ...
Hundreds of starving koalas killed in Australia
Close to 700 koalas have been killed off by authorities in southeastern Australia because overpopulation led to the animals starving, an official said Wednesday, sparking claims of mismanagement.... more ...
West vow ‘strong’ response if major Ukraine truce violation
Western leaders have called for a "strong reaction" from the international community to any major violation of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as they seek to further pressure Russia over the conflict.... more ...

Majoro available for selection

Lethal Orlando Pirates striker Lehlohonolo Majoro is back for selection after he serving his suspension....  more ...
Lions team against Blues
Lions head coach Johan Ackermann opted for consistency, making two changes to the starting line-up against the Blues for their Super Rugby encounter in Auckland on Saturday.... more ...
Record rise may never sink in, says teen golf star Ko
Teenage sensation Lydia Ko said her record rise to world number one still hadn't sunk in and may never do as she heads into this week's HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore.... more ...
Swim star Phelps could be reinstated for worlds: report
Michael Phelps, the 18-time Olympic swim champion who agreed not to compete at this year's World Championships, could be reinstated for the meet by USA Swimming, ESPN reported.... more ...
Wits trump Sundowns in tight encounter
Sibusiso Vilakazi's 77th minute strike secured Wits a 1-0 victory over Sundowns at the Bidvest Stadium on Tuesday evening.... more ...

Generations in Ashes

Last night was the debut episode of eTV's new prime time telenovela Ashes to Ashes....  more ...
Four Malema moments
Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema has attracted a lot of media attention during his political career for either his language when addressing crowds or his behaviour in private settings. ... more ...
New Suzuki DL-650XT V-Storm is more versatile
Suzuki South Africa has added a new 650XT derivative to its popular and proven V-Strom adventure motorcycle range.... more ...
Top Gear festival moving to Johannesburg
The annual Top Gear festival that was due to be held in Durban will now be held in Johannesburg, event organisers announced on Monday.... more ...
Kelly Khumalo: Love like this
Singer Kelly Khumalo's love life has been media fodder for years now it seems. more ...