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More than 300 arrested for xenophobic violence – Gigaba

Despite an outbreak of xenophobic violence and looting, government insists its intelligence services remain competent enough to detect and counter violence before it flares. more ...

DA calls for Parly inquiry in Proteas’ World Cup team selection

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Sunday said it had written to the chairperson of the Portfolio Committee for Sport and Recreation requesting a Parliamentry inquiry into allegations of political inteference in the Proteas’ team selection for their Cricket World Cup semi-final against New Zealand....  more ...
LIMUSA president dies in car accident
The president of the new Congress of South African Trade Unions affiliate, the Liberated Metalworkers Union of SA (LIMUSA), Sifiso Maphumulo, was killed in a car accident on the N3 near Estcourt in KwaZulu-Natal, the union said on Sunday.... more ...
Weedkiller likely cause of Nigeria ‘mystery disease': WHO
Pesticide poisoning was the likely cause of the mysterious deaths of at least 18 people in a southwestern Nigerian town earlier this week, the World Health Organization said Sunday.... more ...
Zuma seeks to reassure foreigners as violence spreads
President Jacob Zuma pleaded with foreigners to stay in South Africa as he cancelled a state visit to Indonesia to deal with a wave of deadly xenophobic violence at home.... more ...
Eskom continues with loadshedding
Eskom implementing stage one rolling blackouts on Sunday. more ...
Zimbabwean man stabbed, robbed at shelter in Cape Town
A 30-year-old Zimbabwean man was allegedly attacked by a South African at a shelter in Somerset West, having been stabbed in the head and hand, confirmed police on Saturday.... more ...
Woman dies after petrol explodes inside her home
A woman burnt to death inside her house in Zazulwana village near Butterworth in the Eastern Cape, police said on Saturday.... more ...
Zuma fails to calm foreigners during refugee camp visit
“We just want to go home”. That was the overwhelming response from foreign nationals to President Jacob Zuma’s visit to a refugee camp in Chatsworth, just south of Durban on Saturday.... more ...
Newly elected DA WCape leadership endorses Maimane
The entire newly elected Democratic Alliance leadership in the Western Cape on Saturday gave its endorsement to Mmusi Maimane’s candidacy for national leader of South Africa’s biggest opposition party.... more ...

Meet the Big Brother Mzansi 2 housemates (gallery)

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

Foreigners must go home – King Zwelithini

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has called for the deportation of foreign nationals living in the country, saying it was unacceptable locals were being made to compete with people from other countries for the few economic opportunities available. ... more ...

Zuma fails to calm foreigners during refugee camp visit

“We just want to go home”. That was the overwhelming response from foreign nationals to President Jacob Zuma’s visit to a refugee camp in Chatsworth, just south of Durban on Saturday.... more ...

Mercedes-Benz fetes GLE Coupe production

Mercedes-Benz recently celebrated production of its first customer-ready all-new GLE Coupe.... more ...

Find your load shedding schedules here

Want to know when your suburb will experience load shedding? Find out your schedule here. ... more ...

Xenophobic attacks could impact investor confidence – BUSA

Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) on Sunday expressed concern that the violence against foreign nationals could have a damaging effect on investor sentiment....  more ...
China cuts bank reserve ratio requirement as growth slows
China's central bank announced Sunday it would cut the level of funds that commercial banks must hold in reserve by one percentage point, the second such move this year to boost lending.... more ...
ETFs ‘perfect’ for tax-free saving
Investors should refrain from using a tax-free savings account with the aim of withdrawing money after only a few years as the real benefit of compounding will occur in the very long term.... more ...
Explosion rocks Sapref pipeline in Durban
A key pipeline carrying fuel along the Durban coastline exploded late on Friday night, leaving several people injured and rocking homes and forcing the evacuation of areas like Merebank.... more ...
Kevin Wakeford new Armscor CEO
Former South African Chamber of Commerce boss Kevin Wakeford has been appointed as the new CEO of state arms procurement company Armscor, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Friday. ... more ...

IS shows purported executions in Libya of Ethiopia Christians

The Islamic State jihadist group on Sunday released a video purportedly showing the executions of some 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya....  more ...
Clashes, Saudi-led air strikes kill 44 in Yemen
Clashes between rebels and pro-government forces in Yemen and Saudi-led air strikes killed 44 people, medics and local sources said Sunday, as Riyadh pledged to cover a UN humanitarian aid appeal.... more ...
700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck
As many as 700 migrants were feared drowned Sunday after their packed boat capsized off Libya in what was described as the deadliest such disaster to date in the Mediterranean.... more ...
Ben Affleck asked for slave-owning ancestor story to be cut
Hollywood megastar Ben Affleck, also known for his support of liberal causes, asked documentary makers to censor their discovery that one of his ancestors owned slaves, according to a leaked email.... more ...
Finland goes to the polls, change of government expected
Finns began voting on Sunday in legislative elections expected to oust the left-right government after a campaign that has focused heavily on how to lift Finland out of a three-year economic slump.... more ...

Blow by blow: Celtic vs Maritzburg

Hello and welcome to the Kaizer Sebothelo Stadium where Bloemfontein Celtic take on Maritzburg United in Absa Premiership match....  more ...
It was a special performance – Ludeke
Bulls coach Frans Ludeke paid tribute to his troops following their 17-10 Super Rugby win over the Sharks, at Kings Park, in Durban, on Saturday.... more ...
D’Avray happy with a point
Chippa United caretaker coach Mich D'Avray said he was happy with his side's performance after a goalless draw with Bidvest Wits at Bidvest Stadium on Saturday evening.... more ...
Kvitova takes Czechs past France to Fed Cup final
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova sent holders the Czech Republic into their fourth Fed Cup final in five years after breezing past France's Caroline Garcia in straight sets here on Sunday.... more ...
Right-handed turn to suit St Tropez at Greyville
Many visiting runners are having their warm-up runs for bigger events in KwaZulu-Natal later in the season and that is the case in Race 6 at Greyville today. ... more ...

Currying flavour

Think lip-smacking authentic South African Indian-inspired dishes made with the finest KwaZulu-Natal produce....  more ...
The Longest Ride movie review
If you're a pushover for love stories, then a trimestral dose of Nicholas Sparks is essential. ... more ...
Run All Night review (trailer)
Those of you who are suffering from film noir withdrawal symptoms, this one could be described as film noir light. ... more ...
Mercedes-Benz fetes GLE Coupe production
Mercedes-Benz recently celebrated production of its first customer-ready all-new GLE Coupe.... more ...
Freshlyground brings the fire
They made headlines last year when they were deported from Zimbabwe.  more ...