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Suspect arrested in Senzo Meyiwa murder case

While both national and provincial police maintain that no arrests were made at Beit Bridge on the border with Zimbabwe in connection with Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s murder, the National Prosecuting Authority confirmed that a suspect had been arrested and appeared in court today. more ...

Petrol price to drop

The price of petrol will drop by 45 cents a litre next week, the energy department said on Friday....  more ...
N3 South re-opens after Van Reenen’s Pass crash
The N3 was reopened to traffic on Friday afternoon after two accidents closed Van Reenen's Pass for most of the day, the N3 Toll Concession said.... more ...
Free transport to sport stars funerals
All the sports fans who want to attend three separate funerals this weekend will be able to do so free thanks to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).... more ...
Halloween dominates SA social media (video)
Trending topics related to Halloween continue to dominate social media, with #ScaryStoriesIn5Words and Happy Halloween being top trends in the country on Twitter.... more ...
Caged humans tickle lion’s tummy at Chile Zoo (gallery)
Dare ya, double dare ya, to tickle a lion’s belly. Or touch his menacing claws. A zoo in Chile gives thrill seekers a chance to do just that, albeit while comfy and snug in the safety of a cage mounted on a safari truck.... more ...

Kelly Khumalo now welcome at Meyiwa’s funeral

Kelly Khumalo is welcome after all at the funeral of her boyfriend Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa.... 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 ...

Khumalo still has Senzo’s cars

Slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s cars were on Thursday still parked at the Mulbarton townhouse he shared with his partner, Kelly Khumalo, for the last few months.... 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 ...

Kelly’s baby can claim from Senzo’s will – expert

Senzo Meyiwa's baby daughter with Kelly Khumalo will be entitled to a part of his estate. ... more ...

Zuma extends arms Seriti Commission of Inquiry deadline

President Jacob Zuma has extended the deadline for the Seriti Commission of Inquiry’s public hearings into alleged corruption in the multi-billion-rand arms procurement deal, his office said on Friday. more ...

SA a water-scarce country – Zuma

South Africa is a water-scarce country with it being a problem in many communities, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday. more ...

Equities require a 10-year plan

Walter Aylett, founding fund manager at Aylett Fund Managers, believes the tendency to expect the future to be like the past is prevalent among many investors, and it's distorting our view of how markets really work....  more ...
Post Office sitting on mail ‘mountain’
There is a "mountain" of undelivered mail at the SA Post Office (Sapo), MPs heard on Friday.... more ...
Vodacom reverses software glitch
Vodacom has reversed a software glitch that led to some subscribers' phone numbers being leaked, it said on Friday.... more ...
SA cities were designed to exclude – Parks Tau
Cities in South Africa were designed to exclude and segregate, posing a challenge to town planning and bringing citizens closer to urban amenities, Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau said on Friday.... more ...
Mugabe to set up commission to probe factions dividing party
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will set up a commission to probe allegations of factionalism threatening to divide his ZANU-PF party ahead of an elective congress in December, the party spokesperson said Friday.... more ...

Hong Kong activists mull taking protest to Beijing

Hong Kong's democracy protesters are considering travelling to Beijing to directly petition Communist authorities as the Chinese capital hosts US President Barack Obama and other world leaders at an upcoming summit....  more ...
Tens of thousands demand ‘immediate’ resignation of Burkina leader
Tens of thousands of protesters in Burkina Faso demanded on Friday the "immediate" resignation of President Blaise Compaore, as the opposition urged followers to keep up the pressure after a day of unrest that saw parliament set ablaze.... more ...
FIFA sorry for Crimea video blunder
FIFA has apologised for an embarrassing diplomatic faux-pas when its video launching the 2018 World Cup logo portrayed the Crimean peninsula as part of Russia.... more ...
Foreign jihadists flock to Iraq, Syria on ‘unprecedented scale': UN
Jihadists from more than 80 countries have flocked to fight in Iraq and Syria on an "unprecedented scale", according to extracts of a UN report published by Britain's Guardian newspaper on Friday.... more ...
Philippines’ rare dwarf buffalo charges against extinction
The population of the Philippines' dwarf buffalo, one of the world's rarest animals, has grown to its largest since efforts to save them from extinction began, conservationists said Friday.... more ...

Warriors need Rusty for opener

The Warriors are hoping that fast bowler Rusty Theron will return to fitness in time to lead their attack in the Ram Slam T20 season opener against the Knights at the Wanderers on Sunday morning....  more ...
Emperors Palace Charity Mile: Laird could end up on top
When the draw is made for the R600,000 Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile last Wednesday, I asked TV presenter Neil Andrews, who has been a regular celebrity at this race for a number of years, if he had yet represented a winning charity. ... more ...
Lara apologises for 1998 tour disaster
West Indian cricketer Brian Lara extended a belated apology to the South African public for the 1998/99 tour debacle and his team's weak performances in the ensuing Test series.... more ...
Kotze can’t wait for Fast5 Series
Elize Kotze, coach of the Spar Fast5 netball team, is excited about leading the team to the World Fast5 Series in Auckland, New Zealand, on November 8 and 9.... more ...
Serero fitness boost for Bafana
Bafana Bafana received a boost today as midfielder Thulani Serero was included in Ajax Amsterdam’s squad for Saturday’s Eredivisie game against FC Dordrecht.... more ...

Kenneth Nkosi and Tats Nkonzo want to pay your bills

Comedians Kenneth Nkosi and Tats Nkonzo have teamed up for a new show called Give Me That Bill Mzansi. ...  more ...
Is “raw” chocolate the new sushi?
“Want to taste? Come on! It’s a bit like the sushi of chocolate,” calls out raw chocolate maker Frederic Marr, beckoning the curious to his stall at Paris’s annual chocolate extravaganza, the Salon du Chocolat.... more ...
The Lo Down: A beauty tip for better skin
Do you exfoliate regularly? No? Then it’s time to start. In order to help your skin look, and feel, its best, it’s important to incorporate a critical cleansing step into your daily routine: exfoliation.... more ...
Court sides with Gaye family on ‘Blurred Lines’ feud
The family of Marvin Gaye has won a round in a court battle over allegations that last year's blockbuster hit song "Blurred Lines" ripped off the late Motown legend's work.... more ...
Dylan to release new album in 2015
Rock legend Bob Dylan will release a new album in 2015, he has confirmed, after he unexpectedly put out a cover of a Frank Sinatra song.... more ...