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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 ...

Metro cop’s robbery charges dropped

The state has withdrawn charges against one of the two Tshwane Metro police officials arrested in connection with alleged threats to a toddler before robbing her mother. ...  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 ...
North West speaker not informed about Babuile
North West legislature Speaker Susan Dantjie was not informed about the developments in the murder case against EFF chief whip Papiki Babuile, her spokesman said on Wednesday. ... more ...
R100 for sex – Joburg prostitute
A Johannesburg sex worker has revealed she earns between R3 000 and R4 000 a month.... 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 ...
Cap land ownership – ANC
The ANC has called for a limit on land ownership, general secretary Gwede Mantashe said on Wednesday.... more ...
No arrests in Stellenbosch family murder
No arrests have been made following the killing of a family in their private golf estate home in Stellenbosch, Western Cape police said on Wednesday.... more ...
Blue light driver jailed for 5 years
Blue light driver Joseph Motsamai Semitjie was sentenced to five years in jail by the Krugersdorp Magistrates' Court on Wednesday after "destroying" teenager Thomas Ferreira's life.... more ...

UPDATE: Find your load shedding schedules here

Want to know when your suburb will experience load shedding. Find out more with the following load shedding schedules.... 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 ...

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 ...

Zondo replacement up to Ukhozi FM

The decision to replace sacked pastor Sithembiso Zondo’s slot on Ukhozi FM would be entirely up to the station’s management, the SABC said.... 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 ...

Main Greek bank stocks slump by a quarter

The shares of Greece’s four main banks lost more than a quarter of their value on Wednesday as the Athens stock market took fright after the government pushed its demand for debt relief. 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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Apple reports record quarterly profit of $18 bn  
Apple reported Tuesday that its quarterly profit had soared to a record high of $18 billion on the back of unprecedented iPhone sales.... 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 ...
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 ...
Street artists spruce up Spanish port
When the Spanish city of Malaga wanted to clean up its sleazy portside district, it called in the painters - big international names in the street art movement.... more ...

Luis Figo announces bid for FIFA presidency

Former Portugal and Real Madrid winger Luis Figo announced on Wednesday that he is to challenge incumbent Sepp Blatter in this year's FIFA presidential election....  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 ...
Windies win toss, bowl first
After a two-and-a-half hour delay for rain, the West Indies won the toss and chose to bowl first in the fifth One Day International in Centurion 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...