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Scam artists target Kelly Khumalo

The father of her child was brutally murdered, she is being reviled by social media trolls and now, to add insult to injury, R&B singer Kelly Khumalo’s cellphone number was cloned. more ...

LIVE VIDEO FEED: Memorial service of Meyiwa, Mulaudzi and Mwelase

Watch the live feed of the memorial service at the Standard Bank Arena by the SA Football Association to pay tribute to Bafana goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa, female professional boxer Phindile Mwelase and Olympic silver medalist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi....  more ...
Live Twitter Feed: Memorial service of Meyiwa, Mulaudzi and Mwelase
Follow live updates from the Standard Bank Arena where the SA Football Association will to pay tribute to Bafana goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa, female professional boxer Phindile Mwelase and Olympic silver medalist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi. ... more ...
No update on Nigeria church collapse DNA
There has been no update on the DNA analysis of the 116 victims of the church building collapse in Nigeria, government said on Thursday. ... more ...
UPDATE: Two arrested in N1 highway police shooting drama
Two men have been arrested near the Buccleuch interchange in Midrand following a shoot-out with police on Thursday morning.... more ...
Screening reveals Ellen Tshabalala has no degree – DA
A background screening process commissioned by the DA has provided more proof that SABC chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala does not have a degree, the party said on Thursday.... more ...

Kelly Khumalo not welcome at Meyiwa’s funeral

Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa's family have barred his girlfriend and mother of his child, Kelly Khumalo, from attending his funeral in Durban.... more ...

Meyiwa – I lied to wife and girlfriend

Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa has opened up about the cat fight that landed girlfriend Kelly Khumalo in jail, and admitted that he never told the singer that he is married.... more ...

Kelly Khumalo spills the beans on her and Senzo’s relationship

Singer, Kelly Khumalo has been making headlines with her controversial relationship with Orlando Pirates goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa, and she recently opened up about their relationship.... more ...

Julius Malema’s anger is justifiable – La Grange

The anger displayed by Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema is justifiable, Nelson Mandela's former private secretary Zelda la Grange said on Wednesday. ... more ...

Kelly and Senzo: Asinne song a bad omen? (video)

A few days before the death of the soccer legend Senzo Meyiwa, Kelly Khumalo performed her song Asinne on Robert Marawa's Thursday Night Live show during the star's last sport interview.... more ...

Rampaging Burkina protesters set parliament ablaze

Angry demonstrators in Burkina Faso went on the rampage on Thursday in protest at plans to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year rule, setting parliament on fire and wreaking havoc across the capital. more ...

Armed robbers attack woman in Joburg (video)

CCTV footage showing a woman being brutally attacked by two armed robbers in Johannesburg has gone viral. more ...

What do fund managers know that you don’t?

Since Clyde Rossouw took over management of the Investec Opportunity Fund in 2003 it has grown from R700 million in assets under management to more than R37 billion and he is now one of South Africa's longest-serving managers of a multi-asset fund....  more ...
Shell posts mixed third-quarter earnings
Royal Dutch Shell posted mixed third-quarter earnings on Thursday, as it weathered sliding oil prices but was buoyed by improved capital efficiency and strong project delivery.... more ...
Vodacom subscriber details given out
Vodacom has allegedly been providing its subscribers' numbers to businesses and marketing companies.... more ...
Samsung posts 48.8% drop in Q3 net profit 
Samsung Electronics said Thursday its third-quarter net profit plunged nearly 50 percent from a year ago to 4.22 trillion won ($4 billion).... more ...
Fed decides to end quantitative easing stimulus program
The Federal Reserve decided Wednesday to end its quantitative easing stimulus program, after six years of pumping money into the economy via asset purchases to shore up growth.... more ...

Israel police kill Palestinian after attack on hardliner

Israeli police Thursday shot dead a Palestinian suspected of an assassination attempt on a hardline campaigner for Jewish prayer rights at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound....  more ...
Iraqi peshmerga groups link up in Turkey border town: AFP
Two groups of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters set to join the fight for Kobane linked up Thursday in a Turkish border town but have yet to cross the border into Syria, an AFP photographer reported.... more ...
EU, Ukraine must agree gas debt deal for talks to restart: Gazprom
Gazprom on Thursday said that the EU and Ukraine must agree a deal for Kiev to pay off its gas debts to Russia before talks on restarting deliveries to the strife-torn nation can restart.... more ...
Taiwan tycoon faces more charges in food safety scandal
Taiwanese tycoon Wei Ying-chung was slapped with nearly 140 fraud charges on Thursday over his alleged role in Taiwan's latest food safety scare, prosecutors said.... more ...
Fewer Chinese couples want second child than expected: media
Far fewer Chinese couples applied to have a second child than expected after a relaxation of the country's "one child" policy, state-run media reported Thursday, highlighting the ageing nation's demographic challenges.... more ...

BREAKING NEWS: All Absa Premiership fixtures postponed

University of Pretoria coach Steve Barker has informed Phakaaathi that all Absa Premiership fixtures for this weekend will be postponed, in memory of the Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa....  more ...
Our best is still to come – Van Wyk
Despite wining the title last season the best is yet to come for the Dolphins, according to captain Morné van Wyk ahead of his side's opening domestic T20 challenge game against the Lions at the Wanderers on Sunday. ... more ...
Cricket Australia ‘never in better health’
Cricket Australia on Thursday reported a strong financial position ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand early next year.... more ...
Hodgson to lead Wallabies in tour opener
New Australia coach Michael Cheika named back-rower Matt Hodgson as his first captain on Thursday in the Wallabies' opening tour match against the Barbarians in London.... more ...
TKO semifinal dates, venues announced
The Premier Soccer League has confirmed the 2014/15 Telkom Knockout (TKO) semi-final dates, venues and kick-off times.... more ...

Kamini Pather is living her dream

Success is a combination of skill, motivation and taking action, according to the winner of last year's season of MasterChef SA, Kamini Pather....  more ...
Suge Knight arrested in row over photographer’s camera
Notorious rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams were arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing a camera from a photographer, authorities said.... more ...
‘Big Bang Theory’ actress Cuoco gets Hollywood star
"The Big Bang Theory" actress Kaley Cuoco was joined by fellow cast members from the hit TV sitcom as she received a star on Hollywood's storied Walk of Fame.... more ...
Hello Kitty at 40, giving adults a ‘licence to play’
As a Japanese schoolgirl in the 1970s, Kazumi Kaminaga had never seen something as cute as Hello Kitty when she first laid eyes on the moon-faced, mouthless character in a shop.... more ...
Marvel unveils huge slate of new superhero films
Marvel on Tuesday unveiled plans for nine new superhero movies through 2019, expanding a universe anchored on blockbuster franchises including "The Avengers" and "Captain America."... more ...