Citizen

Vavi sacked by Cosatu

Just hours after The Citizen reported that Cosatu would axe Zwelinzima Vavi’s for, among other things impropriety in the sale of its headquarters, the union federation on Monday unanimously voted to sack its embattled general secretary. more ...

Zuma to get Marikana report Tuesday

The long awaited report about what led to the grusome killings during the 2012 Marikana labour unrest, will be on President Jacob Zuma’s desk on Tuesday, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry said yesterday....  more ...
Bill threatens trade
If President Jacob Zuma signs the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill into law in its current form, nearly 50 international trade treaties would be broken. And that’s not all.... more ...
Metro FM dumps DJ Sbu, hires Moflava and Lerato Kganyago
Metro FM is changing things up – in a big way. The radio station has announced that former YFM presenter Moflava (Moeiti Tsiki) will be joining the radio station along with Lerato Kganyago and Pearl Modiadie... more ...
R400k offered for Gauteng cop killers
Gauteng police have offered a R400 000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of suspects involved in the shootings of police officers over the last week.... more ...
NFP senior leaders question “lazy leaders” statement
The mystery over National Freedom Party (NFP) leader Zanele KaMagwaza-Msibi’s health deepened after some party members had questioned the authenticity of a recent media statement issued on her behalf.... more ...
Pongola petrol station attack victim speaks out
One of the victims in the alleged Pongola petrol station attack has spoken out about the incident.... more ...
Two of four armed suspects arrested after business robbery
Two of four armed robbery suspects are still on the run after a business robbery in Montana, Pretoria.... more ...
Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart (video)
South African comedian Trevor Noah will be taking over from Jon Stewart as the host of the satirical news programme, The Daily Show.... more ...
Discarded foetuses discovered in Alex
Police investigations are under way after two discarded foetuses were discovered in Alexandra, in the north of Johannesburg on the same day.... more ...

Meet the Big Brother Mzansi 2 housemates (gallery)

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

Metro FM dumps DJ Sbu, hires Moflava and Lerato Kganyago

Metro FM is changing things up – in a big way. The radio station has announced that former YFM presenter Moflava (Moeiti Tsiki) will be joining the radio station along with Lerato Kganyago and Pearl Modiadie... more ...

3 cops shot during Joburg highway shoot-out

A section of the N3 south in Modderfontein has been blocked off completely after three SA police service officers were shot at by unknown suspects, the Johannesburg metro police department said on Sunday.... more ...

Baby born with the number “12” on forehead

When Hanru van Niekerk was born on November 11, 2014, he came with his own numeral surprise.... more ...

Lebo and Ex win R100 000 in Big Brother Mzansi house

Big Brother Mzansi: Double Trouble launched on the 22nd of March and the past seven days have definitely lived up to the shows’ reputation.... more ...

Close race between Jonathan and Buhari in tense Nigerian elections

Opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari had a slender lead over President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria’s knife-edge general election on Monday with just over half of all states declared. more ...

Tsipras seeks ‘honest compromise’ as Greece wrangles with creditors

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday said he wanted an “honest compromise” as the cash-strapped country wrangled with eurozone creditors over a new package of reforms needed to unlock vital bailout funds. more ...

Top five insurers earn R28.4bn in 2014

South Africa's top five long-term insurance companies recorded total earnings of R28.4 billion last year, according to the latest PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Insurance Industry Analysis survey....  more ...
UnitedHealth buys Catamaran for $12.8 bn
UnitedHealth Group said Monday it will acquire smaller rival Catamaran for $12.8 billion, in a move they said would give them more pricing power in the pharmacy benefits business.... more ...
Acsa to pay R2m for price fixing
The Airports Company SA (Acsa) has agreed to pay almost R2 million for fixing the prices of parking bays at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, the Competition Commission said on Monday.... more ...
Total sells Nigerian oil field stake for $569 mn
French oil giant Total said Monday that it has sold its stake in a Nigerian oil field to a local company for $569 million (523 million euros).... more ...
Anchor ends Contego deal
Allegations that Cobus Kellerman is involved in a massive Ponzi scheme have hit the local financial services industry hard, with JSE-listed Anchor Group terminating its agreement to purchase Contego Holdings.... more ...

Close race between Jonathan and Buhari in tense Nigerian elections

Opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari had a slender lead over President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria's knife-edge general election on Monday with just over half of all states declared....  more ...
Iran talks stretch into the night hours before deadline
Marathon talks aimed at curtailing Iran's nuclear programme stretched into the night Monday as negotiators grappled with the remaining "tricky issues" blocking a deal with a deadline just hours away.... more ...
Air raid kills scores at Yemen displaced camp
An air strike killed dozens of people at a camp for displaced people in northwest Yemen on Monday, aid workers said, as Arab warplanes bombard rebels around the country.... more ...
Another blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh
A Bangladeshi blogger was hacked to death in Dhaka on Monday, the second such attack on a critic of religious fundamentalism in the mainly Muslim country in less than two months.... more ...
Hunt resumes for Alps plane crash DNA, black box
Investigators sifting through the wreckage of the doomed Germanwings plane in the French Alps were forced Monday to resume the hunt on foot as bad weather hampered helicopter flights.... more ...

International Cricket Council names World Cup XI

New Zealand may have been thrashed by Australia in the World Cup final but they dominate the International Cricket Council's team of the tournament released Monday with Brendon McCullum named captain....  more ...
White pens Montpellier deal as Galthie talks break down
South African coach Jake White on Monday signed a pre-contract to extend his stay with Top 14 side Montpellier as talks at an employment tribunal between the club and former coach Fabien Galthie aimed at resolving financial issues between the two parties broke down.... more ...
Tiger Woods out of golf world top 100
Former number one Tiger Woods has dropped out of the world top 100 for the first time in his career as he continues his battle against injuries and loss of form.... more ...
What’s in Mgosi this week?
Here is what you will find in your Mgosi inside Phakaaathi on Tuesday, a dazzling 12 page soccer supplement free with your copy of the Citizen.... more ...
Rooney says England have regained fear factor
England have regained the fear factor following a run of "aggressive" wins since the World Cup last summer, skipper Wayne Rooney has said.... more ...

Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart (video)

South African comedian Trevor Noah will be taking over from Jon Stewart as the host of the satirical news programme, The Daily Show....  more ...
Metro FM dumps DJ Sbu, hires Moflava and Lerato Kganyago
Metro FM is changing things up – in a big way. The radio station has announced that former YFM presenter Moflava (Moeiti Tsiki) will be joining the radio station along with Lerato Kganyago and Pearl Modiadie... more ...
Lebo and Ex win R100 000 in Big Brother Mzansi house
Big Brother Mzansi: Double Trouble launched on the 22nd of March and the past seven days have definitely lived up to the shows’ reputation.... more ...
Kruger Park anticipates Easter frenzy
Holidaymakers who have not yet made bookings at Kruger National Park (KNP) for the Easter weekend may find it nearly impossible to find themselves a spot, as all the main rest camps, luxury lodges, bush lodges, bush camps have been fully booked for this period. ... more ...
Royalty Soapie Awards honours legends (gallery)
Muvhango's Cynthia Shange and 7de Laan creator Danie Odendaal received Lifetime Achievement awards at the Royalty Soapie Awards – two worthy winners who have each produced many "firsts" in the industry.... more ...