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Zuma stands by JSE remarks

President Jacob Zuma on Sunday reiterated his previous assertion pinning black ownership of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange at three percent, the Presidency said. more ...

Khulubuse goes to court over Aurora claims

An urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of approximately R1.5 billion against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside, will be heard in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday...  more ...
‘Crooked’ cops back in court
Three former members of the Secunda flying squad will find the roles reversed when they appear in court in connection with corruption and drug-dealing charges next week, the Hawks said on Sunday.... more ...
Two arrested for Limpopo cop killing
Two men have been arrested in Thohoyandou, Limpopo, for allegedly stabbing to death an off duty police officer, the Hawks said on Sunday.... more ...
Inaction over R2m alleged Nedlac graft
The DA on Sunday demanded answers over the apparent inaction of Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant following a forensic audit report detailing alleged corruption by two former Nedlac executives.... more ...
DA wants answers over government ads
The Democratic Alliance on Sunday called for clarity in relation to reports that the communications ministry spent an unauthorised R1.6 million on newspaper advertisements.... more ...
SA spies removal denied
The State Security Agency (SSA) has denied that a charter jet was sent to "extract" at least four senior intelligence agents from their posts in Africa following the leaked so-called spy cables.... more ...
SAA chair framed
SA Airways (SAA) chairwoman Dudu Myeni was the victim of a fake offshore bank account hoax to get her fired.... more ...
Mugabe threatens safari take over
President Robert Mugabe threatened to take over local white-owned safari operations as he celebrated his 91st birthday in Victoria Falls on Saturday.... more ...
Teen shot dead in Inanda
A 15-year-old boy was shot dead during a stand-off with police following an illegal drag racing event in Durban on Saturday, police said.... more ...

Cassper Nyovest wins big at the Metro FM Awards

Last night was the 14th annual Metro FM Awards more ...

Favourite Minnie looks ahead of Metro FM Awards

Minnie Dlamini will be wearing a Micheal Costello gown for the Metro FM Awards. more ...

Umhlobo Wenene DJ Saba Mbixane dies

Radio presenter and traditional singer Saba Mbixane, who has died, played an important role in promoting agriculture, Eastern Cape rural development MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane said on Friday.... more ...

Pistorius to stop murder charge acquittal appeal

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has initiated a legal bid through his lawyers to stop prosecutors from appealing his acquittal on a murder charge relating to the fatal shooting of his model girlfriend Reeva SteenKamp.... more ...

Bobe welcomes Kaizer Chiefs draw

Mongezi Bobe is pleased that National First Division side Black Leopards are going to face PSL side Kaizer Chiefs in the last 16 round of the Nedbank Cup.... more ...

Rebels in Syria’s Aleppo reject UN temporary truce plan

Military and political opposition forces in Aleppo on Sunday rejected UN envoy Staffan de Mistura’s proposal of a temporary ceasefire in the northern Syrian city. more ...

At least 10,000 march in memory of slain Russian opposition figure Nemtsov

At least 10,000 people turned out Sunday in central Moscow to march in memory of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down in a high-profile assassination, AFP reporters said at the scene. more ...

China manufacturing shrinks again in February: govt

China's manufacturing activity contracted for the second straight month in February, the government said on Sunday, a day after the central bank announced an interest rate cut to help stem a slump in the world's second-largest economy....  more ...
India’s budget shuns big-bang reforms, say experts
The Indian government's budget was praised on Sunday as balancing the need to boost business and help the poor, but some experts were disappointed at a lack of big-bang reforms to Asia's third largest economy.... more ...
Billionaire French industrialist Martin Bouygues dies at 62
Billionaire French industrialist Martin Bouygues died on Saturday at the age of 62, a mayor in the northwestern Orne region, where he had a home, said.... more ...
Implats looks to the future
Almost a year after the landmark platinum belt strike, Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats) is still fashioning its recovery.... more ...
Stanlib loses R13.7bn
Liberty Holdings said its asset manager Stanlib saw net withdrawals of R13.7 billion from its money market funds in the year to December 31 after the African Bank failure hit sentiment.... more ...

Egypt court ruling threatens election timetable

Egypt's constitutional court ruled on Sunday that parts of the law organising parliamentary elections starting March 21 violate the charter, in a decision that may force a delay....  more ...
Memorial rally in Moscow for slain Russian opposition leader
Supporters of Boris Nemtsov were preparing to march through Moscow Sunday afternoon in an outpouring of anger and grief at the brutal murder of the opposition leader and fervent critic of Vladimir Putin, who has vowed to bring the killers to justice.... more ...
Slum girl to silver screen: Uganda’s chess prodigy
Phiona Mutesi happened upon chess as a famished nine-year-old foraging for food in the sprawling and impoverished slums of the Ugandan capital.... more ...
China’s wild panda population up nearly 17 percent
China's population of wild giant pandas jumped nearly 17 percent over a decade -- state media reported, citing an official survey -- with conservation measures credited as being behind the increase.... more ...
International football board pushes back video technology trials
The use of video replays to assist match officials will not be trialled for at least another year, football's rule-making body the International FA Board (IFAB) announced on Saturday.... more ...

Mokoka, Novela win SA 10km titles

Stephen Mokoka outsprinted a quality men's field on Saturday, successfully defending his national 10km title in Pretoria, while Lorraine Novela secured her maiden SA senior crown in the women's race. ...  more ...
Live Report: SuperSport United vs AmaZulu
SuperSport United will look to collect more points in the Absa Premiership when they host AmaZulu. SuperSport United host AmaZulu at the Lucas Moripe Stadium. Struggling AmaZulu are in search of their second win this season as they remain rooted to the bottom of the league table. ... more ...
Hong Kong runners battle boredom in city’s ultra marathon
Hundreds of runners competed in Hong Kong's first inner city ultra marathon on Sunday despite a repetitive two-kilometre course which has been criticised as simply too boring.... more ...
Lydia Ko cruises to New Zealand Open victory
World number one Lydia Ko cruised to her second New Zealand Open championship crown in three years on Sunday after surviving a slight wobble midway through her final round.... more ...
Federer stuns Djokovic in Dubai
Roger Federer scored the 84th title win of his career, kept his nose in front in his personal rivalry with Novak Djokovic, and equalled his best achievement at any tournament by winning the Dubai Open for the seventh time.... more ...

Cassper Nyovest wins big at the Metro FM Awards

Last night was the 14th annual Metro FM Awards  more ...
Police recover pearl gown stolen from movie star Nyong’o
A $150,000 pearl-encrusted dress stolen from the hotel room of Kenyan star Lupita Nyong'o has been found, Los Angeles police said.... more ...
Mortdecai movie review (trailer)
Johnny Depp's ego is so big in this excruciatingly embarrassing comedy, there is no place for a story, other actors or even a director on set.... more ...
The great dress debate
Americans were all a twitter about the colour of a dress. We investigate.  more ...
Umhlobo Wenene DJ Saba Mbixane dies
Radio presenter and traditional singer Saba Mbixane, who has died, played an important role in promoting agriculture, Eastern Cape rural development MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane said on Friday.... more ...