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Seventy dead in Nigeria building collapse

The death toll in the building collapse that occurred at the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Nigeria stood at 70. more ...

Generations fight has producer in a lather

The creator and producer of hit soap Generations, Mfundi Vundla, is standing his ground and is rewriting the entire show after he fired 16 principal actors who were on strike....  more ...
Former ANCYL leader in court for Boy Mamabolo shooting
Former ANCYL official Jacob Lebogo, accused of shooting current youth league leader Boy Mamabolo and three others, was expected to apply for bail in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court on Thursday.... more ...
EFF undermining Parliament – ANC
The Economic Freedom Fighters were committed to undermining Parliament through chaotic conduct, the ANC said on Wednesday.... more ...
Man spotted with knife in shoulder (video)
An Mpumalanga man was left with huge knife handle protruding from his shoulder after being stabbed during a failed robbery attempt this morning.... more ...
Cyril Ramaphosa declares R76m; rest confidential
The 2014 Register of Members' Interests, tabled at Parliament on Wednesday, reveals Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is a very wealthy politician.... more ...

Nigerian church building collapse was not the first (video)

A building collapse at The Synagogue Church of All Nations (Scoan) in Nigeria, which killed 67 South Africans, was not the first, according to information on the church's website.... more ...

Prophet claims ‘small plane’ caused Nigerian church collapse (video)

Nigerian preacher TB Joshua has linked the collapse of his church building to a small plane that was seen flying overhead shortly before the building fell.... more ...

Malema kicked out of Parly for Ramaphosa comment

EFF leader Julius Malema and his Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu were ordered to leave the National Assembly on Wednesday after accusing Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of "murdering" 34 Marikana mineworkers. ... more ...

TB Joshua prophecies: hit and miss? (video)

The Synagogue Church Of All Nations' Prophet TB Joshua has apparently correctly foreseen a number of international disasters.... more ...

Generations fight has producer in a lather

The creator and producer of hit soap Generations, Mfundi Vundla, is standing his ground and is rewriting the entire show after he fired 16 principal actors who were on strike.... more ...

Eskom ‘overstating financial woes’

Eskom is being disingenuous by pegging its revenue shortfall at R225 billion – an overstatement of 100% – a grouping of its biggest industrial customers that consume about 45% of its output has claimed....  more ...
EBRD bank slashes outlook for Russian economy
Russia's economy will contract next year as a result of the crisis with Ukraine, the EBRD development bank forecast on Thursday after slashing its prediction for growth.... more ...
Business not embracing tranformation – Cosatu
Private companies are not doing enough for social transformation, Cosatu said on Wednesday.... more ...
De Beers warns diamonds aren’t forever
The De Beers diamond cartel warned Tuesday that global production will decline from 2020, a trend that could spell pricier bling for consumers.... more ...
Kate O’Regan steps down as ASA president
Former Constitutional Court Judge Kate O'Regan has stepped down as Advertising Standards Authority of SA president, the ASA said on Wednesday.... more ...

Obama: Ebola crisis ‘spiraling out of control’

President Barack Obama issued a global call to action to fight West Africa's Ebola epidemic on Tuesday, warning the deadly outbreak was unprecedented and "spiraling out of control," threatening hundreds of thousands of people....  more ...
‘Nessie’ leaves Scots wondering as monster vote looms
As Scots prepare to vote for or against independence, the Loch Ness monster's thoughts remain typically shrouded in mystery and there are fears he may have already made up his mind.... more ...
Iran slams US as ‘obsessed’ with sanctions as talks resume
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday accused Washington of being "obsessed" with sanctions as a new round of high-stakes bilateral nuclear negotiations opened in New York.... more ...
Shooting, blast at college in Nigeria’s Kano
Gunshots and an explosion hit a college in the north Nigerian city of Kano on Wednesday and multiple casualties were feared, witnesses said.... more ...
China’s Xi makes maiden India visit, seeking to reset ties
India's new prime minister rolled out the red carpet for Xi Jinping in his home town on Wednesday, as the Chinese president began a maiden visit with both sides seeking to reset the relationship between Asia's rival superpowers.... more ...

Chiefs weigh up attack v defence against Buccaneers

Stuart Baxter says Kaizer Chiefs will have to overcome the difficult balancing act of eliminating Orlando Pirates' attacking threat, while at the same time providing a threat on goal of their own in Saturday's MTN8 final....  more ...
Hartley continues to make history
After winning South Africa's first medal in an Olympic event at the Canoe World Sprint Championships in Moscow in August, kayaker Bridgitte Hartley believes the best is yet to come.... more ...
Van der Burgh has a need for speed
In attempting to expand his repertoire, Cameron van der Burgh's performances in his specialist 50m and 100m events were negatively affected, the Olympic gold medallist admitted on Wednesday.... more ...
Pace set for title defence in Spain
Lee-Anne Pace of South Africa will launch her title defence in the Tenerife Open de Espana Femenino on the Tenerife Island on Thursday.... more ...
Vermezovic on the other side as MTN8 title awaits
Three years after his hopes of an MTN8 trophy were dashed while in charge of Kaizer Chiefs, Vladimir Vermezovic finds himself on the opposite side of the fence and at the helm of the very team which snatched victory at the FNB Stadium.... more ...

Strictly Come Dancing: crowning the king and queen

Leandie du Randt remembers the first dance of her life as if it were yesterday.  more ...
Maggie Benedict back on Generations
Maggie Benedict's fans were more than a little excited when the actress appeared on Generations last night.... more ...
Trailer released for Kebble killers’ ‘tell-all’ documentary
The self-confessed killers of mining magnate Kebble are expected to give first-hand accounts on the murder in a documentary to be released later this year.... more ...
Microsoft’s message to SA ahead of Xbox One launch
Ahead of the Xbox One's arrival in South Africa, Graeme Boyd of Microsoft has sent a message welcoming local fans to the Xbox family. ... more ...
Idols SA: Learning from the best
The top 11 contestants on the tenth season of Idols SA have finally been revealed. And by the look of things, this year's winner is going to be young and energetic with a unique take on music.... more ...