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Cecil the Lion’s cubs likely to be killed

The future of Cecil the Lion’s cubs remains uncertain after he was killed. more ...

Teen’s throat ‘cut by plastic in bread’

A 17-year-old Sandton teenager will miss her matric dance tonight because she is recovering from a throat injury which her family claims was caused by a broken plastic bottle cap in the Woolworths bread she ate....  more ...

Kaizer Chiefs confirm Khune’s return

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that the club has reached an agreement in principle with Itumeleng Khune and that the Bafana Bafana goalkeeper will return to the club. more ...

Open Sesame to more graft

South Africa is a land awash with pressing issues and socioeconomic problems that could keep any government’s hands full. more ...

Open Sesame to more graft

South Africa is a land awash with pressing issues and socioeconomic problems that could keep any government's hands full.... more ...

Vaal sand to be replaced by turf

Phumelela is to replace the problematic sand track at the Vaal with a turf surface in what is strategically the first step towards the installation of a synthetic racing surface in Johannesburg.... more ...

Nkandla furore just gets hotter

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has confirmed that the appointment of Nkandla architect Minenhle Makhanya was "irregular".... more ...

‘No medical help’ for Macia after cop van dragging

The Mozambican taxi driver who was dragged behind a police van was crying, bleeding and could not stand by himself when he was brought to the Daveyton police station, yet received no medical help, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard yesterday.... more ...

Gruesome details emerge in DJ Donald murder trial

Dolly Tshabalala's post mortem painted a gruesome picture of how she was allegedly stabbed to death by her boyfriend and former Jozi FM DJ, Donald Sebolai, with both kidneys wounded while the cause of death was a penetrative wound to her right thigh causing her to bleed out.... more ...

British PM’s ‘swarm’ of migrants comment sparks outrage

Prime Minister David Cameron faced heavy criticism Thursday for saying a “swarm” of migrants was trying to come to Britain as authorities in France struggle to stop them crossing the Channel. more ...

OPEC chief says oil cartel ‘not ready’ to cut production   

OPEC Secretary-General Abdullah El-Badri said on Thursday the oil producers’ cartel is not planning to cut production despite the fall in crude prices over recent months and concerns about the possible addition of Iranian oil in the market. more ...

Vital pension reforms aiming at finalisation

National Treasury is hopeful vital regulations to harmonise the taxation of contributions to pension funds, retirement annuities and provident funds will take effect next year as consultations with stakeholders continue....  more ...
SA unemployment rate decreases slightly
While Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) results for the second quarter of 2015 indicate a decrease in the unemployment rate in the country, there has been a decrease in an economically active population.... more ...
Royal Dutch Shell to cut 6,500 jobs on oil price slump
Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday said it plans to reduce its headcount by 6,500 this year owing to sliding oil prices and as it looks to complete a mega takeover.... more ...
No respite for battered rand
It's been a different kind of crash for the rand over the past four years.  more ...
Melrose Arch pays off
In 1992, when the Mineworkers Pension Fund unveiled a master plan to transform the Melrose Arch office park precinct into a mixed-use development, many scoffed at the plans as too ambitious.... more ...

Zimbabwe hunter given bail over death of Cecil the lion

A professional hunter was granted bail on charges of "failing to prevent an illegal hunt" after he organised the expedition on which an American dentist killed Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the lion....  more ...
China artist Ai Weiwei says Britain restricted his visa
Britain has denied Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa and restricted him to a three-week trip because he did not declare a "criminal conviction" in his application, he cited an embassy official as saying Thursday.... more ...
Investigators scramble to analyse wreckage for MH370 link
Investigators scrambled Thursday to study plane wreckage that washed up on a tiny Indian Ocean island, fuelling hopes that one of aviation's greatest enigmas could finally be solved: the mystery of missing flight MH370.... more ...
Egypt court postpones Al-Jazeera retrial verdict
An Egyptian court postponed Thursday its verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood, in a case that has sparked a global outcry.... more ...
Afghan Taliban say ‘unaware’ of peace talks, no comment on Mullah Omar
The Taliban on Thursday distanced itself from peace talks that had been expected this week with the Afghan government, while making no comment on Kabul's reported death of their leader Mullah Omar.... more ...

Kaizer Chiefs confirm Khune’s return

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that the club has reached an agreement in principle with Itumeleng Khune and that the Bafana Bafana goalkeeper will return to the club....  more ...
Khune reportedly signs new Chiefs contract
Unconfirmed reports say Itumeleng Khune will play for Kaizer Chiefs during the 2015/16 Premiership season after signing a new contract with Amakhosi.... more ...
Unsung hero of cricket’s great all-rounders
They had this hilarious show on Indian television called School Quiz Olympiad, hosted by cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle.... more ...
Lee-Anne Pace confident ahead of British Women’s Open
As soon as she banked a tie for 22nd in the Meijer LPGA Classic in Michigan on Sunday, South Africa’s top export Lee-Anne Pace took the first flight to Scotland to join compatriots Nicole Garcia, Ashleigh Simon and Paula Reto in this week’s Ricoh British Women’s Open at the Trump Turnberry Resort.... more ...
Khumalo will add value to the club – Igesund
SuperSport United coach Gordon Igesund believes the role of defender Bongani Khumalo will be to mentor the team's youngsters.... more ...

Eugene Khoza is never ready

Eugene Khoza continues to do what he does best – comedy.  more ...
Atandwa, Sizwe, Sbu and Rolene make news
Here is what you might have missed in the world of celebs and all things glitz and gossip.... more ...
Land Rover hosts Landy festival in Gauteng
This year marks 12 months of celebrations for Land Rover’s most iconic model, the Defender.... more ...
The Usual Suspect is creative storytelling
The Usual Suspect, a photographic exhibition by Siphosihle Mkhwanazi, now showing at the Market Photo Workshop, is the perfect example of overcoming the odds.... more ...
The Ford Kuga is the ideal medium-size SUV
If you are fortunate enough to be in the market for a medium-size SUV like the Ford Kuga or Kia Sportage, among others, there is a lot to consider.... more ...