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Nkandla project manager won’t be ‘fall guy’

The public works department’s Nkandla project manager is determined that he will not take the fall for somebody else’s transgression. more ...

Mbalula, Malema twar ‘embarrassing’ – SA Twitter users

Twitter continued to buzz this morning following a twar (Twitter war) between Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula and Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema....  more ...
Military “accidentally discharged” Brakpan mortar – police
Police have confirmed that the mortar projectile, which seriously injured a Brakpan woman when it crashed through the roof of her house, was fired by the military.... more ...
Investigators probing latest Moloto horror crash
Independent forensic investigators had been instructed to examine the scene of a bus crash, after one person died and 42 others were injured on the notorious R573 Moloto Road yesterday.... more ...
Robbers prefer R10 over iPhone
Four gun toting robbers who held up a man and his daughter in Durban refused an iPhone but instead took her handbag containing a paltry R10.... more ...
Support Hong Kong protests – Tutu foundation
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has called on all who believe in democracy to support the people of Hong Kong in their protests, his foundation said on Wednesday. ... more ...

Generations: gone but not forgotten?

The removal of Generations from the SABC1 schedule on Wednesday creates an interesting space to fill, given that, unlike a show like Egoli, which aired its final episode in 2010, Generations has a planned comeback deadline in December.... more ...

Striking Generations cast fired

The producers of South Africa's most popular soapie Generations has terminated the contracts of the show's striking cast members.... more ...

Julius Malema trial postponed to August 2015

The trial of Julius Malema and his co-accused was postponed by the Polokwane High Court on Tuesday.... more ...

MEC takes a swipe at TB Joshua, Pastor Daniel

Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza on Sunday criticised a local pastor and Nigerian pastor TB Joshua, while warning of "harmful religious practices". ... more ...

Three SOEs miss reports deadline

Three state-owned enterprises (SOEs) failed to table their integrated reports to Parliament on time, Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown's office said on Tuesday.... more ...

This Week on Zabalaza

Here’s what to expect this week on Zabalaza, Mzansi Magic’s first-ever Lokshin Soap. more ...

Vermeulen given time as du Plessis gets start

Springbok number eight Duane Vermeulen will be given as much time as possible to recover from injury, while Bismarck du Plessis will start Saturday’s final round Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. more ...

Transformation still a long way to go – Mildred Oliphant

There was still a long way to go to transform South Africa and this would require everyone working together, Labour Minister Mildred Olifant said on Tuesday....  more ...
Crisis-hit France eyes gradual deficit reduction
France's finance minister on Wednesday forecast that the country's budget deficit would scrape below the European Union ceiling by 2017, as he unveiled his annual budget.... more ...
SA ranked 80th in AgeWatch Index
South Africa has been ranked 80th out of 96 countries in the Global AgeWatch Index this year, HelpAge International said on Wednesday.... more ...
Alibaba and Wanda face off: online and offline
China's former richest man Wang Jianlin once bet Alibaba founder Jack Ma 100 million yuan ($16.3 million) that online purchases in the country would not eclipse bricks-and-mortar buys in the next decade.... more ...
Three SOEs miss reports deadline
Three state-owned enterprises (SOEs) failed to table their integrated reports to Parliament on time, Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown's office said on Tuesday.... more ...

Hong Kong protesters gear up for biggest demonstration yet

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters chanted and booed outside a ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of Communist China Wednesday, with crowds expected to reach their biggest yet as the city starts a two-day public holiday....  more ...
Backed by strikes, Kurds battle to defend key Syria town
Kurdish fighters backed by US-led coalition air strikes were locked in a fierce battle Wednesday to prevent a key Syrian border town from falling into the hands of jihadists.... more ...
‘All Serbs’ on trial at war crimes court, says Karadzic
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on Wednesday said "all Serbs" were on trial as he began his closing statement to the Yugoslav war crimes court, where he is charged with some of the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II.... more ...
Cyril Ramaphosa Lesotho visit continues
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is continuing his visit to Lesotho on Wednesday, his office said.... more ...
Twin suicide attacks on army buses in Kabul kill 7
Two Taliban suicide bombers hit army buses in Kabul Wednesday, killing at least seven people in a coordinated attack, officials said, a day after the new Afghan government signed a deal for US troops to stay in the country.... more ...

The Currie Cup Best XV (week 8)

This week's XV contains none of the usual suspects from our previous teams, which makes for a refreshing change of pace....  more ...
Vermeulen given time as du Plessis gets start
Springbok number eight Duane Vermeulen will be given as much time as possible to recover from injury, while Bismarck du Plessis will start Saturday's final round Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.... more ...
Coetsee backs Knights’ depth
The Knights will be without two key middle-order batsmen when they take on the Lions in their domestic four-day match starting in Potchefstroom on Thursday.... more ...
Global can climb over the top
Two promising four-year-olds Global Destiny and Capel Top look set to dominate the finish of Race 8, a MR 80 Handicap over 1600m at Durbanville today and the Anthony Andrews-ridden Global Destiny is taken to finish on top.... more ...
UEFA Champions League highlights (video)
In case you missed it, here is last night's action from the UEFA Champions League.... more ...

Generations: gone but not forgotten?

The removal of Generations from the SABC1 schedule on Wednesday creates an interesting space to fill, given that, unlike a show like Egoli, which aired its final episode in 2010, Generations has a planned comeback deadline in December....  more ...
New One Direction single available
In just four years on the scene, One Direction have had a record-breaking run of hit singles and sold over 46 million records.... more ...
Samsung rejects claims of Galaxy Note defect
Samsung on Wednesday rejected claims that its new oversized smartphone had a defect, after some customers posted pictures of a gap between the frame and display panel.... more ...
New privacy battle looms after moves by Apple, Google
A new battle is brewing over privacy for mobile devices, after moves by Google and Apple to toughen the encryption of their mobile devices sparked complaints from law enforcement.... more ...
Worldwide support for Brett Bailey after London show cancelled
A group of South African and international theatre producers and arts administrators have released a statement in support of South African artist Brett Bailey after his Exhibit B  installation was closed at The Barbican in London by activists who accused him of racism.... more ...