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Baby Jamie laid to rest in Chatsworth (gallery)

Community members from Chatsworth and surrounding areas gathered earlier today at the Havenside Community Hall for the funeral service of slain toddler, Jamie Faith Naidoo more ...

Roodt takes swing at Chester after court loss

The Randburg Magistrates' Court was not satisfied that Steve Hofmeyr should be afforded protection in terms of the harassment act. ...  more ...
PetroSA chairman’s appointment rescinded
The appointment of PetroSA director and chairman Tshepo Kgadima has been rescinded, the parastatal said on Thursday. ... more ...
Power cuts expected over the weekend
Power cuts are expected over the weekend as electricity supply remained constrained, Eskom said on Thursday. ... more ...
Hofmeyr loses against Chester Missing (video)
The Randburg Magistrates' Court was not satisfied that Steve Hofmeyr should be afforded protection in terms of the harassment act. ... more ...
Makhura to receive e-toll report on Sunday
Gauteng premier David Makhura will receive a report from the e-toll review advisory panel on November 30, the provincial government said on Thursday. ... more ...
Armed robber pretends to be a customer after robbery (video)
CCTV footage has emerged showing one of two cell phone shop robbers following a robbery at a Cell C cellular shop in Norwood Mall, Johannesburg.... more ...
No ‘policy’ to ban Dalai Lama – government
South Africa has no policy barring the Dalai Lama from entering the country, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said on Thursday.... more ...
Plans to commemorate Madiba’s death
The commemoration of the first anniversary of the death of former president Nelson Mandela will start with a wreath laying ceremony at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on December 5, government said on Thursday.... more ...

Chaos and conflict as Baby Jamie is laid to rest (video)

The funeral of Jamie Faith Naidoo (Baby Jamie), who was allegedly killed by her grandmother last week, was marred by conflict and chaos this morning.... more ...

Thembi Seete scores top role

Thembi Seete has landed the role of her dreams. more ...

Toddler allegedly killed by grandma to be buried today

The funeral service of Jamie Faith Naidoo, the two-year-old allegedly murdered by her granny, is expected to take place at the Havenside Community Hall in Chatsworth, south of Durban, on Tuesday.... more ...

UPDATE: Slain toddler Baby Jamie was allegedly raped

The alleged killers of Jamie Faith Naidoo, also known as Baby Jamie, have been remanded in police custody following their brief appearance in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court on Monday.... more ...

Shocking toddler assault goes viral (video)

A shocking video of a housekeeper assaulting a toddler in Uganda has gone viral, prompting anger from social media users.... more ...

Hunger-striking inmates die of poisoning in Venezuela

As many as 25 Venezuelan hunger striking inmates have died, a rights group said Thursday, after they drank what prison authorities said was a cocktail of prescription drugs and grain alcohol. more ...

Mexico leader plans to dissolve local police forces

Mexico’s president announced plans Thursday to replace the country’s corruption-plagued municipal police officers with state-wide forces, amid a crisis over the role of gang-linked police in the presumed massacre of 43 students. more ...

Zimbabwe gets US4.1 billion budget

Zimbabwe's finance minister Patrick Chinamasa announced on Thursday a US4.1 billion budget for 2015, but admitted most of the funds will go towards paying wages for civil servants. ...  more ...
Dissident unions want Sidumo Dlamini to resign
Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) president Sidumo Dlamini must resign, unions sympathetic to the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) said on Thursday. ... more ...
Month-on-month PPI changes
The producer price index (PPI) for final manufactured goods from September 2014 to October 2014 has increased by 0.3 percent, Statistics SA said on Thursday.... more ...
Copper theft increases in October
Losses to copper theft increased marginally to R13.2 million in October, up from R13m the previous month, according to the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (Sacci) Copper Theft Barometer.... more ...
High ash emissions not due to lack of maintenance – Eskom
High ash emissions from the Lethabo power station in the Vaal Triangle due to conveyer belt failure was not caused by a lack of maintenance, Eskom said on Thursday.... more ...

E-cigarettes contain 10 times amount of carcinogens: Japan

E-cigarettes contain 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents as regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking....  more ...
Pele in ‘special care’ as condition worsens – hospital
Brazil great Pele, 74, was on Thursday taken into a special care unit in a Sao Paulo hospital after his health worsened, three days after being admitted with a urinary infection, the hospital confirmed.... more ...
British detective writer P. D. James dies aged 94: publisher
British detective writer P. D. James, who was best known for her mystery series featuring policeman and poet Adam Dalgliesh, died on Thursday at the age of 94.... more ...
Sheep flock to Eiffel Tower as French farmers cry wolf
French farmers flocked to the Eiffel Tower on Thursday, sheep in tow, to express their frustration over increasing attacks by wolves which some say have been "overprotected" by the government.... more ...
Blast hits British embassy vehicle in Kabul: embassy
A British embassy vehicle was hit by a blast in Kabul on Thursday, causing some injuries, an embassy spokesman told AFP.... more ...

Six changes to Bafana squad

Bafana Bafana have made six changes thus far to their squad for Sunday’s Nelson Mandela Challenge against the Ivory Coast at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit....  more ...
Lifting Amazulu morale key: Barker
The biggest challenge over the next few weeks is to bring self-belief and confidence back to the AmaZulu squad, new coach Steve Barker said at his unveiling in Durban on Thursday.... more ...
Bok coach awaits De Allende explosion
While it was a great setback for Springbok rugby to lose the experience of retired centre Jaque Fourie, someone like Damian de Allende was ready to make the step up.... more ...
Pumas coach gets Japanese offer
Talismanic Pumas coach Jimmy Stonehouse is mulling an offer from Japanese club Toshiba Brave Lupus to become their head coach. Stonehouse has until next Friday to make a decision, but has said he “doesn’t know what he’s going to do”.... more ...
Igesund not surprised by Supersport rejuvenation
Gordon Igesund says his SuperSport United team have too many quality players not to challenge for trophies this season.... more ...

Ray Phiri opens up on music, retirement and his legacy

He has been in the South African music industry for decades, earning himself a Grammy Award and the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver from the president to recognise his contribution to the struggle against apartheid....  more ...
Stefano – Music is in his blood
'I don't want to be the world's next best DJ; I just want to get people dancing and see girls shaking their tail feathers," says Mika Stefano. ... more ...
The Lo Down: SA Style Awards 2014
Celebrating its 19th year, the SA Style Awards was held this past weekend in the new fashion court at Hyde Park Corner with an impressive red carpet event followed by a dinner at the Southern Sun Hyde Park Hotel.... more ...
Troye Sivan is growing up on screen
Troye Sivan has grown up on screen with his character John Milton in the popular Spud movies, based on the bestselling novels by John van de Ruit.... more ...
Mazda CX-3 coming to SA
Mazda Motor Corporation revealed the new Mazda CX-3 to the world at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. ... more ...