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Legislature lays criminal charges against EFF

The Gauteng legislature has laid criminal charges against members of the Economic Freedom Fighters, the legislature said on Wednesday. more ...

ANC welcomes special Israel envoy announcement

The ANC on Wednesday welcomed President Jacob Zuma's announcement that South Africa would send a special envoy to Israel and Palestine....  more ...
SABC 2 fined R10,000 for explicit footage
SABC 2 was fined R10,000 for broadcasting explicit footage on a recap of a soap opera without a warning, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA said on Wednesday.... more ...
Afrikaners to hold talks for own state
Members of an Afrikaner group who call themselves the Boer-Afrikaner Volksraad view forthcoming talks with the government as a step closer to their "right for self-determination for our own people in a peaceful way".... more ...
Taegrin’s killers still not arrested – cops
Arrests have yet to be made in connection with the hijacking which led to the death of a four-year-old boy in Reiger Park, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.... more ...
Gauteng hotline heats up
The Gauteng provincial government had to deal with 19 789 service delivery-related complaints during the 2013/14 financial year through the premier's hotline.... more ...

Numsa condemns Seifsa’s ‘hasty’ decision

Numsa on Wednesday bemoaned Seifsa's "hasty" decision to make public a proposed wage offer to try to end the strike in the metals sector.... more ...

Family identifies Reiger Park hijacker

Relatives of a four-year-old Reiger Park boy killed in a hijacking have identified one of the alleged assailants.... more ...

SABC 2 fined R10,000 for explicit footage

SABC 2 was fined R10,000 for broadcasting explicit footage on a recap of a soap opera without a warning, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA said on Wednesday.... more ...

More of the same, but not for Chiefs – Majoro

Around this time last year, Lehlohonolo Majoro sent the FNB Stadium into a state of pandemonium when he netted the only goal of the game to hand Kaizer Chiefs their first Carling Black Label Cup title in three attempts.... more ...

Stun grenades thrown inside Gauteng Legislature (video)

Police fired teargas and rubber bullets to disperse defiant members of the Economic Freedom Fighters at the Gauteng legislature in Johannesburg on Tuesday evening.... more ...

Feed probe after Queen’s Gold Cup winner fails drug test

A horse-feed firm launched an investigation on Wednesday into the failed drugs test of Estimate, the Gold Cup winner owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. more ...

Nigerian ‘suicide blasts’ kill at least 25

Two blasts rocked northern Nigeria’s Kaduna city on Wednesday, killing at least 25 people, in what appeared to be a double bomb attack by Boko Haram Islamists. more ...

Numsa condemns Seifsa’s ‘hasty’ decision

Numsa on Wednesday bemoaned Seifsa's "hasty" decision to make public a proposed wage offer to try to end the strike in the metals sector....  more ...
House price growth slowdown predicted
A slowdown in the growth of house prices in certain segments of the property market appears likely, a recent FNB Estate Agent Survey found.... more ...
Boeing posts strong second quarter profit, raises outlook
US aerospace and defense giant Boeing reported Wednesday strong second-quarter earnings lifted by higher commercial aircraft deliveries and raised its profit outlook for the full year.... more ...
Spain shows best growth for six years: central bank
The Spanish economy grew at its strongest rate for six years in the second quarter of the year, expanding by 0.5 percent from the previous three months, the central bank said on Wednesday.... more ...
Transnet pensions debacle
Transnet expected some of its elderly pensioners to survive on just R1 a month, yet saw fit to spend hundreds of thousands of rands on legal costs to prevent them from going to court to protect their rights, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.... more ...

More than 40 dead in Taiwan plane crash – officials

More than 40 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with local television reporting the flight had smashed into two houses after an aborted landing....  more ...
‘Suicide bomber’ in Nigeria’s Kaduna city kills at least 25 – police
Two blasts rocked northern Nigeria's Kaduna city on Wednesday, killing at least 25 people, in what appeared to be a double bomb attack by Boko Haram Islamists.... more ...
Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down over rebel-held territory
Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, a Ukrainian military spokesman told AFP.... more ...
Defying flight ban, Kerry lands in Israel on truce mission
Washington's top diplomat flew into Tel Aviv Wednesday, defying a US flight ban, to try to broker an end to violence in Gaza, which has killed hundreds and hobbled Israel's main airport.... more ...
Top airlines cancel Israel flights after Gaza rocket strike
Major US, European and Canadian airlines cancelled flights to and from Israel after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airport in Tel Aviv.... more ...

New Bafana coach won’t be present – Jordaan

The new Bafana Bafana coach will not be in attendance when the SA Football Association makes the announcement on Saturday, Safa president Danny Jordaan said on Wednesday. ...  more ...
SA swimmers have eye on Rio
South Africa's elite swimmers will be targeting the Rio Olympics, two years down the line, as they lead the medal charge at the Commonwealth Games starting in Glasgow today.... more ...
Cheetahs spring skipper surprise
Having arrived on the Cheetahs Super Rugby scene relatively late, flanker Torsten van Jaarsveld suddenly finds himself as the new skipper in this year's Currie Cup competition.... more ...
Daine Klate hopes for demanding Bafana boss
While Orlando Pirates winger Daine Klate joins his fellow team-mates in taking their first steps towards a successful new season, the SA Football Association (Safa) will be taking a similarly significant step towards preparing for a new era. ... more ...
Chiefs’ Jambo retires from football
A knee injury has forced Kaizer Chiefs' Jimmy Jambo, 26, to retire from football. ... more ...

Celebrating fresh local fashion with Craig Port

Nothing made the girls from Sex and the City squeal more than New York Fashion Week. In South Africa we are lucky enough to have three events to wear our Manolos to – Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg, Africa and Cape Town....  more ...
Peaches Geldof death ‘drug-related’
Peaches Geldof, daughter of Live Aid founder Bob Geldof, was a heroin addict who died from a drug overdose, a coroner ruled on Wednesday.... more ...
The Lumineers are coming to SA
US folk rock group, The Lumineers are coming to South Africa in December. more ...
1950s elegance celebrated in Paris fashion exhibit
Cinched at the waist, with soft rounded shoulders and a swirling skirt, Christian Dior's famous "Bonbon" dress today appears the epitome of modesty and restraint.... more ...
Popstars One Direction to release film
Hit boy band One Direction is to release a concert film to be screened in cinemas around the world, the group said on Tuesday.... more ...