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Fuel price hike next week

The price of petrol, diesel, paraffin and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will increase next week, the energy department said on Friday. more ...

8 men injured in Randburg wall collapse

Several men were seriously injured after a wall collapsed onto scaffolding in Boskruin, Randburg on Saturday morning....  more ...
Thembelihle quiet overnight: SAPS
The mood in Thembelihle on Saturday morning was quiet, following a week of chaos and unrest, Gauteng police said.... more ...
Two arrested for explosives in Khayelitsha
Two men allegedly found in possession of explosives were arrested in Khayelitsha on Friday, said Cape Town police.... more ...
Two injured in Irene plane crash
Two people were injured when a light aircraft crashed near Nellmapius Road in Irene, south of Pretoria on Friday night, paramedics said.... more ...
Tributes pour in for Leonard Nimoy, aka Mr Spock
President Barack Obama joined Leonard Nimoy's co-stars from "Star Trek" to bid adieu to the actor who died Friday aged 83 after making his name as "Mr Spock."... more ...
Mthethwa shocked at Mbixane’s death
Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa expressed shock on Friday at the death of radio presenter and traditional singer, Saba Mbixane. ... more ...
EFF asks Zuma about Nkandla, NPA
The EFF will ask President Jacob Zuma about the impact of his own legal woes on the criminal justice system when he appears in the National Assembly next month, according to an order paper released on Friday. ... more ...
IEC commissioner resigns
IEC commissioner Raenette Taljaard has resigned, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday. ... more ...
Greenpeace takes energy minister to court
Greenpeace has filed papers in the High Court in Pretoria to try and compel Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to update the country's nuclear liability regulations, it said on Friday.... more ...

Malema is ANC’s role model

Judging by the extent to which the ANC has been rattled by the emergence of Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), one gets the feeling the ruling party has absolutely no clue how to deal with the apparent threat Juju and his bunch of self-styled revolutionaries pose to it's support.... more ...

Pistorius to stop murder charge acquittal appeal

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has initiated a legal bid through his lawyers to stop prosecutors from appealing his acquittal on a murder charge relating to the fatal shooting of his model girlfriend Reeva SteenKamp.... more ...

Girl, 14, critical after bike hit-and-run accident (video)

Video footage showing an apparent hit and run accident in Lyttelton Manor, Centurion has surfaced.... more ...

Umhlobo Wenene DJ Saba Mbixane dies

Radio presenter and traditional singer Saba Mbixane, who has died, played an important role in promoting agriculture, Eastern Cape rural development MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane said on Friday.... more ...

Bobe welcomes Kaizer Chiefs draw

Mongezi Bobe is pleased that National First Division side Black Leopards are going to face PSL side Kaizer Chiefs in the last 16 round of the Nedbank Cup.... more ...

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov’s murder ‘meticulously planned’

The murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was carefully planned, investigators said Saturday, pointing to details of the weapon used and the killers’ knowledge of his movements. more ...

KZN rapist jailed for 16 years

A 35-year-old man has been handed a 16 year jail term for the rape of a 13-year-old girl, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday. more ...

Implats looks to the future

Almost a year after the landmark platinum belt strike, Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats) is still fashioning its recovery....  more ...
German MPs set to unblock Greek aid in parliament vote
German lawmakers are expected Friday to approve Greece's hard-won bailout extension in a parliament vote despite scepticism, removing the last hurdle for keeping crucial international aid flowing to Athens.... more ...
Lloyds Banking Group returns to profit
Lloyds Banking Group has posted its first annual profit since a 2008 bailout by the British government, edging it closer to a return to full private ownership, results showed Friday.... more ...
Growthpoint gets the green light on Acucap Properties
The Competition Commission has given the green light on Growthpoint Properties' takeover of Acucap Properties, putting the long-anticipated deal to bed.... more ...
Majuba water outage proceeding well – dept
The planned Majuba tie-in and maintenance outage on the bulk water pipeline supplying Kriel in Emalahleni Local Municipality was under way and proceeding according to plan, the water and sanitation department said on Thursday.... more ...

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov’s murder ‘meticulously planned’

The murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was carefully planned, investigators said Saturday, pointing to details of the weapon used and the killers' knowledge of his movements....  more ...
India unveils budget under pressure to deliver reforms
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's right-wing government will unveil its first full budget on Saturday, a day after announcing the time was ripe for long-awaited reforms to kickstart the economy.... more ...
Ukraine conflict at ‘crossroads’ as troop deaths shake truce
International monitors said the conflict in Ukraine was at a "crossroads" as further losses among government forces rattled a two-week-old truce just as it seemed to be gaining traction.... more ...
US Congress averts homeland security shutdown
In a last-gasp move, feuding US lawmakers avoided a Department of Homeland Security shutdown, but funded the agency only until March 6, forcing Congress to revisit the issue next week.... more ...
Madonna reveals whiplash injuries after stage fall (video)
Pop icon Madonna claimed she was left with whiplash following her on-stage tumble at the Brit Awards and said that she will not be wearing the offending Armani cape at future shows.... more ...

UAE dismissed for 102 by India at World Cup

India were on course for a third win in three World Cup matches when they bowled out the amateurs of the UAE for just 102 in their Pool B match at the WACA on Saturday....  more ...
Australia must play swing better – Clarke
Australia captain Michael Clarke said his side had to bat better against swing bowling if they were to win the World Cup after a top-order collapse ultimately proved decisive in a dramatic one-wicket defeat by New Zealand.... more ...
Williamson, Boult delighted to be last men standing for Black Caps
New Zealand's last pair of Kane Williamson and Trent Boult said their edge-of-the-seat, one-wicket World Cup triumph over Australia on Saturday will live in the memory for a long time.... more ...
Cheetahs edge Blues in thriller
The fireworks were almost put on hold in Bloemfontein on Friday night - and even the Harley Davidsons didn’t quite make so much noise as usual in strong windy conditions.... more ...
Di Maria vows to fire United to top four finish
Angel di Maria has promised to make up for his spluttering start at Manchester United by firing his side into the Champions League.... more ...

Hear Me Move movie review (trailer)

Its fun to watch a locally produced movie that almost gets you off your chair cheering....  more ...
Noel Gallagher looks to the future with ‘Chasing Yesterday’
Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher is putting his past behind him, releasing a new solo album, ruling out a reunion with his brother Liam and even being nice about one-time arch-rivals Blur.... more ...
Police recover pearl gown stolen from movie star Nyong’o
A $150,000 pearl-encrusted dress stolen from the hotel room of Kenyan star Lupita Nyong'o has been found, Los Angeles police said.... more ...
From westerns to sci-fi: Leonard Nimoy’s varied career
Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday at the age of 83, will be remembered best for playing Mr Spock in the film and TV versions of "Star Trek."... more ...
Mortdecai movie review (trailer)
Johnny Depp's ego is so big in this excruciatingly embarrassing comedy, there is no place for a story, other actors or even a director on set.... more ...