Citizen

Heavy traffic expected on Sunday and Monday

Heavy traffic was expected on South Africa’s major road routes and at border posts as people who had travelled for the Easter weekend began returning home, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said on Sunday. more ...

D-Day to legalise dagga in SA

Puffs of smoke plumed out into the air, a distinctive aroma not far behind, as visitors enjoyed the laid back, jovial atmosphere at a fundraiser held in support of the “Dagga Couple” – regular smokers determined to challenge laws restricting recreational and medicinal use of the plant in South African society.  more ...

Insurance love notes

Every year around June I receive a love note from the insurance company.  more ...

Vote buying spells desperation

Widespread abuse of state resources to boost the ANC’s election campaign is a clear indicator of how desperate the ruling party has become to stay in power.  more ...

Bank phishing at record levels

Internet banking fraud perpetrated via cellphones was at its highest to-date level in 2013, a Banking ombudsman report warns. more ...

Gunbattle in eastern Ukraine kills four

Three pro-Russian militants and one attacker were killed in a gunbattle near the volatile eastern Ukrainian town of Slavyansk early Sunday, a local leader told journalists. more ...

Disappointed Gavin Hunt rues missed chances

Despite extending their unbeaten run to six successive Premiership encounters, Bidvest Wits boss Gavin Hunt was left reeling after his side failed to put away their chances and were handed a serious blow to any chance of finishing runners-up in the league. more ...

Fresh characters for Isidingo

It’s no secret that the goings-on over at Horizon Deep do not necessarily capture the nation’s imagination as they once did. The community on SABC3′s Isidingo has lost some of its struggle lustre of late. The proliferation of other soapies has suggested that Isidingo is lacking when it comes to remaining in tune with what today’s viewers demand.  more ...