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There will be no load shedding tomorrow – Eskom

State power utility Eskom said on Sunday that it was working hard to restore its power supply systems to normal to avoid further load shedding on Monday. more ...

Rules flouted in prison for Oscar’s birthday

The correctional services department has denied that paralypian Oscar Pistorius was receiving special treatment at the Kgosi Mampuru prison in Pretoria, but said recent claims would be investigated....  more ...
Couple convicted for trafficking girls
The sentence meted out to a couple convicted of trafficking Mozambican girls was welcomed by the DA on Sunday.... more ...
Zuma to launch 16 Days of Activism campaign
President Jacob Zuma will, next week, launch the 16 days of activism campaign against violence targeted at women and children, the Presidency said on Sunday.... more ...
No clarity on whether Senzo Meyiwa was 30 or 27
Neither Safa nor the home club of slain Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa were able to provide clarity on a Sunday Sun report that he had lied about his age.... more ...
R2K want key points revealed
The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) and the SA History Archive (SAHA) will on Monday argue for the police to reveal South Africa's National Key Points in the High Court in Johannesburg.... more ...
Cabinet costs the taxpayer R4,4m a day – report
It costs taxpayers at least R4.4 million a day to keep President Jacob Zuma's executive running.... more ...
NxGen GT-R now the fastest car in SA (video)
The mission: become the fastest full going road car over the 1km mark. The date: 22 November 2014. The venue: ODI Raceway. The car: NxGen Alpha 16 Nissan GT-R 35... ... more ...
Nkandla fence falling apart – report
Less than two years after it was erected, the multi million rand high-security perimeter fence around President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home is falling apart... more ...
Bakkies Botha retires from international rugby
Springbok lock and Rugby World Cup winner Bakkies Botha has announced his retirement from international rugby.... more ...

UPDATE: Find your load shedding schedules here

Want to know when your suburb will experience load shedding. Find out more with the following load shedding schedules.... more ...

Load shedding to start at 9am today – Eskom

Eskom declared an emergency on Thursday morning and warned that power cuts would start at 9am.... more ...

Kelly’s back after Senzo tragedy (video)

Kelly Khumalo is starting to find her feet after Senzo Meyiwa’s death, performing on Live Amp and taking to Instagram to thank her supporters.... more ...

UPDATE: Granny to appear in court for toddler’s murder

A 55-year-old woman is expected to appear in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court on Monday for the murder of her two-year-old granddaughter.... more ...

Eskom starts power cuts across SA on Sunday

People in Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, and Cape Town have to contend with power cuts on Sunday because Eskom lost 1800MW. ... more ...

SAA acting CEO has no degree – report

SA Airways acting chief executive Nico Bezuidenhout is the latest in a series of high-profile executives and politicians who have been exposed for overstating their qualifications....  more ...
Brazil slams media ‘manipulation’ on Petrobras scandal
Brazilian authorities Saturday blasted a news magazine for media "manipulation" as the government of President Dilma Rousseff battles an escalating kickbacks scandal at state-owned oil giant Petrobras.... more ...
TV startup Aereo in bankruptcy after US court defeat
Television startup Aereo, which lost a US Supreme Court test of its system to bypass cable with tiny, personalised antennas, announced Friday it was filing for bankruptcy protection.... more ...
China central bank cuts interest rates in surprise move
China's central bank on Friday unexpectedly cut benchmark interest rates for the first time in more than two years, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second-largest economy.... more ...
HSBC says Swiss unit charged in Paris with money-laundering
HSBC Private Bank, the Swiss subsidiary of British banking group HSBC, said Friday it has been charged in Paris with money-laundering.... more ...

Strong Japan quake leaves 39 injured, hits popular ski resort

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake in central Japan left 39 people injured, seven seriously, and wrecked homes in a popular ski resort, the government said Sunday....  more ...
German finance minister wants EU to have budget veto powers
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Sunday the European economic and monetary affairs commissioner should have veto powers over national budgets that breach eurozone criteria.... more ...
Iran open to extending nuclear talks up to one year: Iranian source
Iran is open to having nuclear talks with world powers extended by up to a year if no real progress towards an agreement is achieved later Sunday, an Iranian source told AFP.... more ...
South Korean export muscle sapped by weak yen
As Japan slips into recession, South Korea is keeping an increasingly wary eye on its export rival's free-falling currency, which is honing a lasting competitive edge over Korean products in a number of key markets.... more ...
Albania opens Hoxha’s top secret Cold War nuclear bunker to public
The massive, top secret Cold War nuclear bunker of former Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha was opened to the public on Saturday, decades after it was built by the paranoid communist regime fearing an attack by the West that never came.... more ...

Australia beat South Africa, win ODI series 4-1

James Faulkner hit a boundary to give Australia a two-wicket victory with five balls to spare in a tense finish to the fifth one-day international against South Africa in Sydney on Sunday....  more ...
Live Report: SuperSport United vs Pirates
SuperSport United host Orlando Pirates at the Peter Mokaba Stadium. Matsatsantsa recorded a 2 - 0 victory over the Buccaneers in a Telkom Knockout semi-final match. Pirates have lost two of their last league matches, while United has moved up to eight on the Absa Premiership table.... more ...
City eye Chiefs scalp
Polokwane City coach Kosta Papic says the team was made to sweat for their 2-1 victory against Mpumalanga Black Aces on Saturday.... more ...
Gasquet in line for Federer showdown
Richard Gasquet was primed to replace Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for France in the crucial opening reverse singles against Switzerland's Roger Federer in the Davis Cup final on Sunday.... more ...
Kohli ready for challenge of leading India against Aussies
Indian star Virat Kohli said Sunday he was ready for the in-your-face pressure in store for his Test captaincy debut against Australia in next month's opening Gabba Test.... more ...

Kelly’s back after Senzo tragedy (video)

Kelly Khumalo is starting to find her feet after Senzo Meyiwa’s death, performing on Live Amp and taking to Instagram to thank her supporters....  more ...
Tiny Australian town rocks to AC/DC’s new album
Thousands of AC/DC fans Sunday flocked to a small, rural Australian town for the launch of the group's first new album in six years -- and also their first without founding member Malcolm Young, who is suffering from dementia.... more ...
Keeping the samba drum beating in Ireland’s ‘Little Brazil’
In a gym in a sleepy town in the west of Ireland, Jobert Marinho is training hard to hone the martial arts skills of his native Brazil, hoping to win a major national title for his local club.... more ...
Dynamo visits South Africa (video)
In an exclusive video, the the Magician Impossible star, Dynamo,illusions for The Citizen. The British magician is currently in South Africa promoting the fourth and final season his television show. ... more ...
Mixed reactions over SA’s Hottest MCs list
K.O is South Africa’s 'hottest MC' according to a controversial Top 10 list by MTV Base.... more ...