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This May, #WeAreAfrica

A joint program by the ministries of Arts and Culture and Sport will address targeted attacks on African foreign nationals. more ...

Nigerian govt recalls SA ambassador, SA govt responds

The government has termed Nigeria’s decision to recall its ambassador to Pretoria “regrettable” and suggested it was exploiting the xenophobic attacks in South Africa for an ulterior motive. ...  more ...
Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,500
Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,500 and triggering new avalanches at Everest base camp, as mass cremations were held in the devastated capital Kathmandu.... more ...
438 arrested on JHB roads
A total of 438 motorists have been arrested for drunken driving at roadblocks around Johannesburg, metro police said on Sunday.... more ...
Murray ends fourth on home soil
South African Richard Murray settled for fourth place on Sunday, after pushing the pace throughout the 10km run leg, in the elite men's race at the World Triathlon Series event in Cape Town.... more ...
SA wrongfully portrayed as xenophobic – ANC
South Africans were due to mark freedom day amid violence that wrongly portrayed the nation as xenophobic, the African National Congress said in a statement on Sunday.... more ...
Blow by blow: Sundowns vs Vasco Da Gama
Mamelodi Sundowns welcome Vasco Da Gama at the Lucas Moripe Stadium. Both teams are playing for a spot in the finals of the Nedbank Cup. Ajax Cape Town will play in the final after they eliminated Supersport United in their 2-1 victory on Saturday night. ... more ...
Policewoman stabbed and robbed
A policewoman was stabbed and robbed off her service pistol in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said on Sunday.... more ...
Sarah Baartman’s grave defaced
A plaque at Sarah Baartman’s grave in Hankey has been defaced, Eastern Cape police said on Sunday.... more ...
Vermeulen shows he’s smart enough to lead the Boks
Duane Vermeulen underlined his claims as the next Springbok captain when he single-handedly snuffed out the Bulls’ attempt to snatch a last-gasp victory against the victorious Stormers in front of 46 000 spectators at Newlands on Saturday.... more ...

Nigerian govt recalls SA ambassador, SA govt responds

The government has termed Nigeria’s decision to recall its ambassador to Pretoria “regrettable” and suggested it was exploiting the xenophobic attacks in South Africa for an ulterior motive. ... more ...

Malema claims to know who is bankrolling Zuma

Economic Freedom Fighter Commander-in-Chief Julius Malema has claimed to have first-hand knowledge of who has been bankrolling President Jacob Zuma.... more ...

Meet the Big Brother Mzansi 2 housemates (gallery)

Meet the Big Brother Mzansi: Double Trouble housemates who are guaranteed to entertain audiences. ... more ...

Teen girls lured by older men for sex

KwaZulu-Natal police and the Montclair victim support centre (VSC) have issued an alert to parents, as young girls are being targeted by older men for sex.... more ...

Missing Pretoria teen found with man

A missing Centurion teenager was found in Vanderbijlpark in the company of a man who has since been arrested.... more ...

Over 30 000 jobs lost in SA mines

Over 30 000 jobs have been lost in South African mines between 2012 and 2014, the National Union of Mineworkers said on Friday. ...  more ...
VW patriarch and board chairman resigns
Volkswagen patriarch Ferdinand Piech has resigned as head of the German auto giant's supervisory board, the company announced Saturday, in the wake of his bitter power struggle with the VW chief executive.... more ...
Starbucks ‘gives away’ drinks after US system outage
There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but fear not because there was free coffee supposedly going at Starbucks in North America after a major computer glitch.... more ...
‘Map spam’ puts Google in awkward place
Google was re-evaluating its user-edited online map system Friday after the latest embarrassing incident -- an image of an Android mascot urinating on an Apple logo.... more ...
Apple Watch begins global launch — quietly
The Apple Watch made its global debut on Friday in a launch aimed at making the California giant the overnight leader in wearable technology.... more ...

Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,500

Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,500 and triggering new avalanches at Everest base camp, as mass cremations were held in the devastated capital Kathmandu....  more ...
Indonesia defiant as UN leads condemnation of looming executions
Indonesia on Sunday signalled it was determined to push ahead with the execution of eight foreign drug convicts, despite a growing wave of global condemnation led by United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon.... more ...
Finding their roots: Babylift children return to Vietnam
In the chaotic last days of the Vietnam War, the US airlifted thousands of children out of Saigon. Forty years later, many Operation Babylift survivors have returned, looking for answers from a family or country they never knew.... more ...
Scared to stay inside, Nepal quake victims treated in car park
Nepalese doctors set up makeshift operating theatres in a hospital car park Sunday as they worked round the clock to treat the wounded from a monster quake that has also left morgues overflowing with bodies.... more ...
Violence mars Baltimore protest over police custody death
Protesters rampaged through downtown Baltimore as the city's biggest demonstration yet over the death of a young African-American man in police custody turned violent.... more ...

Two Springbok training squads named

The national selectors have named two squads on Sunday of 44 players each – including 19 uncapped and a number of currently injured players – for the Springboks’ first two training camps of the season, in Johannesburg and Cape Town....  more ...
Clinical Sundowns book place in Cup final
A clinical Mamelodi Sundowns edged a hardworking Vasco da Game 1-0 in their Nedbank Cup semi-final at Lucas Moripe Stadium, in Atteridgeville, on Sunday.... more ...
Murray ends fourth on home soil
South African Richard Murray settled for fourth place on Sunday, after pushing the pace throughout the 10km run leg, in the elite men's race at the World Triathlon Series event in Cape Town.... more ...
Blow by blow: Sundowns vs Vasco Da Gama
Mamelodi Sundowns welcome Vasco Da Gama at the Lucas Moripe Stadium. Both teams are playing for a spot in the finals of the Nedbank Cup. Ajax Cape Town will play in the final after they eliminated Supersport United in their 2-1 victory on Saturday night. ... more ...
Vermeulen shows he’s smart enough to lead the Boks
Duane Vermeulen underlined his claims as the next Springbok captain when he single-handedly snuffed out the Bulls’ attempt to snatch a last-gasp victory against the victorious Stormers in front of 46 000 spectators at Newlands on Saturday.... more ...

French Toast movie review

Afrikaans romcoms are all the rage at the moment and they seem to turn into money spinners no matter what they are about, who is in them or whether the story is convincing or not....  more ...
Polo GTI is superior engineering
Volkswagen have introduced a new version of the Polo GTI sporting a 1.8 litre TSI engine and delivering 141kW. ... more ...
Legend McCoy’s box office appeal not enough in final ride
Riding legend Tony (AP) McCoy bowed out for the final time on Saturday finishing third on Box Office at Sandown Park.... more ...
US Olympic hero Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender
US Olympic champion turned reality TV star Bruce Jenner came out as transgender, saying: "For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman."... more ...
French Toast movie review
Afrikaans romcoms are all the rage at the moment and they seem to turn into money spinners no matter what they are about, who is in them or whether the story is convincing or not.... more ...