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NPA reneges on Carl Pistorius’ prosecution

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has reneged on charging Carl Pistorius, brother of convicted Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, for reckless and negligent driving following a head-on collision in August last year. more ...

Cop crime report “tip of iceberg”

While National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega quibbles about a photograph of her being used on a report detailing the involvement of some of her members in serious and violent crime, the report itself appears to be only the tip of the iceberg. ...  more ...
Three life sentences set aside
The three life sentences of a Louis Trichardt man who had oral sex with his 10-year-old stepdaughter, took pornographic photos of her and exposed her to images of him and her mother having sex have been set aside on appeal. ... more ...
Petrol station robbers still at large
Police are still searching for two suspects who were captured by CCTV cameras carrying out an armed robbery at an Engen garage near Kempton Park.... more ...
Armed robbery at pizza outlet
Police are searching for three suspects after an armed robbery of a customer at Park View Shopping Centre near Woodlands in Pretoria on Wednesday.... more ...
Cop crime study flawed – SAPS
A study about police involvement in serious and violent crimes was based on flawed methodology, SA Police Service management said on Wednesday. ... more ...
Burglars ransack Benoni school
Learning at the Ashbury Private School in Benoni is expected to be disrupted for the next two weeks after robbers ransacked the premises on Tuesday night.... more ...
At least six children killed in PMB crash
At least six children were killed when a bakkie overturned on Edendale Road, Pietermaritzburg, on Wednesday, paramedics said. ... more ...
Protest violence increased by 90%
Although community protest action in South Africa has remained stable over the past five years, the level of violence that accompanied them has increased, according to Johan Burger, senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS). ... more ...
Pillay and Sars settle
The dispute between Sars and its deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay has been settled, the CCMA said on Wednesday. ... more ...

NPA reneges on Carl Pistorius’ prosecution

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has reneged on charging Carl Pistorius, brother of convicted Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, for reckless and negligent driving following a head-on collision in August last year.... more ...

SABC admits Generations is not doing well

The SABC on Wednesday admitted for the first time that its local soapie, Generations the Legacy, has made a bad showing in the market since its re-launch almost two months ago... more ...

Pastor Zondo’s troubles continue

Pastor Zondo publicly apologised to his congregation on Sunday after a video of him walking around naked surfaced and went viral last week.... more ...

ANC sold out Selebi – Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema has accused the ANC of selling out former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi in exchange for what he called a white murderer.... more ...

VIDEO: Pastor Zondo’s alleged response

There is still no official response from Pastor Sthembiso Zondo or his church since the emergence of a video showing him in the nude.... more ...

Pochettino calls for Spurs killer instinct

Mauricio Pochettino said he was proud of his Tottenham Hotspur players after they reached the League Cup final but challenged his players to learn to “kill games”. more ...

IS issues new threat to kill Jordanian pilot

The Islamic State group has used Japanese hostage Kenji Goto to relay a new threat to kill a Jordanian pilot, unless Amman hands over a female hostage, monitoring group SITE Intelligence said Thursday. more ...

Chamber tells Eskom to follow schedule

The sudden jump between different power cut stages is making it difficult for businesses to plan ahead, undermining productivity, the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Wednesday. ...  more ...
OneLaw slinks into liquidation
Cambist's former parent company OneLaw has formally entered into liquidation, with the Master of the High Court appointing Jacobus Petrus Fourie of Tutor Trust as the liquidator.... more ...
Greece will seek ‘fair, mutually beneficial’ EU deal: Tsipras
Greece will seek a "fair, mutually beneficial" deal with its EU creditors on renegotiating its multi-billion bailout and huge debt, newly-elected Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Monday.... more ...
Africa’s oil economies hit hard
South Africa is poised for a better-than-expected start to the year thanks to low oil prices, but not everybody is smiling... more ...
Swiss bank on safe haven label to become world’s data vault
Switzerland, facing an erosion of the banking secrecy laws that helped make it the world's banker, is now touting its reputation as a safe and stable haven to become a global data vault.... more ...

Israel strikes Lebanon after Hezbollah attack wounds soldiers

Israel struck targets in southern Lebanon on Wednesday after four Israelis were wounded in an attack on a military convoy claimed by the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah....  more ...
Kremlin confirms North Korea’s Kim to visit Moscow in May
The Kremlin on Wednesday confirmed that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will attend World War II ceremonies in Moscow in May, in what would be his first foreign trip since taking power in 2011.... more ...
Jordan offers to free militant in exchange for pilot held by IS
Jordan is willing to free an Iraqi female jihadist from prison in exchange for a Jordanian pilot held hostage by the Islamic State group, state television said Wednesday.... more ...
Syria opposition, Assad representatives meet in Moscow
Syrian opposition figures and representatives of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad began talks in Moscow Wednesday aimed at restarting long-stalled peace negotiations to end the country's brutal war.... more ...
Greek cabinet set for first meeting since poll upset
Greece's new radical left-led government prepared to meet Wednesday for the first time to hammer out a strategy for renegotiating the country's giant bailout, after storming to power on a promise to reject years of harsh austerity policies.... more ...

Gradel beauty takes Ivory Coast through

Max-Alain Gradel was the hero once again for the Ivory Coast on Wednesday as his thumping strike secured a 1-0 win against Cameroon and took the Elephants into the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals....  more ...
Blow by blow: Cameroon vs Cote d’Ivoire
Cote d'Ivoire needs a win to advance to the next round of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations when they face Cameroon. A win from The Indomitable Lions will secure a spot for them in the quarterfinals. ... more ...
Stegmann to captain Bulls against Saracens
Deon Stegmann will captain the Blue Bulls on Saturday when they take on Saracens in a friendly match near London, the Pretoria team said in a statement on Wednesday.... more ...
Bafana have no regrets – Bernard Parker
Bernard Parker says Bafana Bafana have “no regrets” despite being knocked out of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finals on Tuesday night.... more ...
Scheepers adds to SA fed cup firepower
Emboldened by the return of Chani Scheepers, coach Earl Grainger says the South African Fed Cup team will gain promotion to group one.... more ...

Baby Fresh on the way

It seems 2015 is going to be a great year for DJ Fresh (Thato Sikwane) and his wife, Thabiso Sikwane....  more ...
Selfies spreading head lice
While the "selfie" craze makes waves around the world, experts warn physical contact in group photos may lead to an increase in the spread of head lice.... more ...
Twitter reacts to Bafana’s Afcon exit
Bafana Bafana's exit from the Afcon tournament was met with disappointment and memes on social media by fans... more ...
Don’t miss the Your Lifestyle supplement
By now, all of the enthusiasm that you had when you made your New Year's resolutions is probably starting to wane.... more ...
Make way for parodies
Regardless of our backgrounds or circumstances there is no denying the fact that people love music, and there is nothing more rewarding that taking a song you love and making it your own. Enter the parody...... more ...