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Watch as motorcyclist smashes car mirror (video)

A motorcyclist was caught on video driving recklessly at high speed, smashing a car’s side mirror in what appeared to be a race with other vehicles along the N1 North over the weekend. more ...

Porsche driver’s road rage video sparks outrage

Video footage of a man allegedly assaulting a driver in northern Johannesburg during a suspected road rage incident has sparked outrage, with an electronic manhunt launched for those involved. ...  more ...
EFF MPs lack respect – ANC chief whip
The ANC has resolved to be patient with firebrand members of the Economic Freedom Party who ignore parliamentary rules instead of trading insults with them, ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani said on Monday.... more ...
Hlongwa corruption allegations taken to ANC integrity committee
Allegations of corruption involving ANC Gauteng Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa have been referred to the party's integrity committee, the ruling party in the province said on Monday.... more ...
Soweto power tower collapses
An electricity tower has collapsed in Soweto, leading Eskom to implement rotational power cuts in some areas, the power producer said.... more ...
Skukuza Airport open for business
It hardly seems credible that it now only takes 45 minutes to fly from Johannesburg to the Kruger National Park.... more ...

King Zwelithini marries sixth wife (gallery)

Zulu monarch King Goodwill Zwelithini has married his sixth wife in Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal.... more ...

Numsa takes metal strike wage offer to members

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) is consulting its members on the wage offer in the metal sector, the union said on Sunday.... more ...

Numsa strike in metal sector over

The indefinite strike in the metals and engineering sector led by Numsa has been called off, the union's general secretary Irvin Jim announced in Johannesburg on Monday afternoon.... more ...

Zuma wishes Muslims Eid Mubarak

President Jacob Zuma wished the Muslim community Eid Mubarak on Sunday. more ...

Julius Malema arrives for EFF’s anniversary rally

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema arrived at Thokoza Park in Soweto, south of Johannesburg on Saturday to loud cheers from the crowd.... more ...

Rebels claim Kiev now controls part of MH17 site

Ukraine’s army on Monday seized control of part of the vast site where Malaysian airliner MH17 crashed, insurgents said, as the United Nations announced the downing of the plane could constitute a war crime. more ...

Wimbledon semis run angers and motivates Raonic

Reaching his first Grand Slam semi-final earlier this month at Wimbledon left seventh-ranked Milos Raonic disappointed in his effort and more motivated to capture his first major title. more ...

Metal sector strike over

The strike in the metals and engineering sector ended on Monday, after both the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) and Solidarity accepted a wage offer....  more ...
ANC welcomes ban on doing business with state
The ANC on Monday came out in support of a ban on public representatives, including Cabinet ministers, doing business with the state enshrined in the revised code of ethical conduct for MPs.... more ...
Solidarity accepts metal wage offer
Solidarity would accept the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of SA's (Seifsa) offer of a three-year salary agreement, the union said on Monday.... more ...
SA urges extension of AGOA – Rob Davies
The renewal of the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act (Agoa) would be beneficial to both South Africa and the United States, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Monday.... more ...
Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 bn
The arbitration court in The Hague has ordered Russia to pay shareholders of Yukos $50 billion in compensation over its seizure of the one-time oil giant, main shareholder GML Ltd said in London on Monday.... more ...

8 children among 10 dead as rockets hit Gaza refugee camp

At least eight children were among 10 people killed at a Gaza City refugee camp, medics said, with witnesses saying several missiles were fired from an F16....  more ...
Pilots of Air Algerie jet asked to turn back: France
France said Monday the pilots of the Air Algerie passenger plane that crashed in Mali, killing all 118 people on board, had asked to turn back in a new development to a complex probe into the tragedy.... more ...
Huge oil depot blaze puts Tripoli under threat
Libya was expected to call in firefighting planes Monday to douse a huge blaze sparked by clashes near Tripoli's airport, as foreigners were urged to quit the increasingly lawless country.... more ...
Koala survives terrifying ride clinging to car
Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive Monday after surviving a terrifying 88-kilometre (54.5-mile) ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.... more ...
Pacific summit to urge action on climate change
Pacific island leaders will renew calls for meaningful action on climate change at a regional summit opening in Palau on Tuesday, amid fears rising seas will swamp their low-lying nations.... more ...

We need to help Mashaba says Baxter

Stuart Baxter, the former Bafana Bafana coach, and candidate for the Safa technical director post, has called on for togetherness to ensure that Shakes Mashaba's tenure as national team coach is a success....  more ...
England 358-3 against India
England, after winning the toss, were 358 for three against India at lunch on the second day of the third Test at Southampton on Monday.... more ...
Bowls gold for SA in Glasgow Commonwealth Games
South Africa took the first gold medal on the fifth day of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Monday when they defeated Northern Ireland 19-10 in the men's lawn bowls triples final.... more ...
To the tote we go with Topostwego
Although proving a bit of a disappointment to his supporters on Saturday in the Grade 1 Premiers Champion Stakes Afrikaburn is still a decent horse and when a formline whereby Topostwego only finished 3.30 lengths behind is clearly to be taken note of at Flamingo Park today.... more ...
SA tennis stalwart De Voest retires
Long-time South African tennis stalwart Rik De Voest on Monday announced his retirement from tournament tennis after 16 years on the ATP circuit. ... more ...

Isidingo’s headaches

It seems the folks at Endemol, the producers of Isidingo, are throwing everything but the kitchen sink at the programme in an attempt to restore money-making ratings to the show....  more ...
WATCH: First trailer for Ridley Scott’s Halo: Nightfall
Director Ridley Scott is producing the live-action series Halo: Nightfall. more ...
Teko Modise slams theft allegations
The Mamelodi Sundowns star Teko Modise’s management has rubbished claims the player is facing charges of theft. ... more ...
Bonang, SABC kiss and make-up
Bonang Matheba and the SABC seemed to have kissed and made-up after their very public split last month.... more ...
Take a #CakeBossSelfie and you could meet Buddy
Think you're the next 'Cake Boss' in training? Well Buddy Valastro and The Citizen team are going to put you to the test with a #CakeBossSelfie.... more ...