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Numsa denounces ANC attacks on Thuli Madonsela

Numsa on Friday said it condemned the ANC’s attacks on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. more ...

Julius Malema urges Speaker to withdraw EFF MPs suspension notice

EFF leader Julius Malema warned National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete in a letter on Friday that unless she withdrew plans to suspend him from Parliament by Sunday noon, he would launch a court challenge....  more ...
Petrol price to drop by 67 cents
The price of all grades of petrol will drop by 67 cents a litre next week, the energy department said on Friday.... more ...
Pupil shot during school ‘riot’
A Tshelenkosi Secondary School pupil has been shot and wounded during an alleged riot at the school in Shakaville in KwaDukuza, KwaZulu-Natal.... more ...
No Ebola cases in SA – health dept
There are no Ebola cases reported or confirmed in South Africa, the health department said on Friday.... more ...
Emergency services on alert for snow
All emergency services, law enforcement agencies, rescue services and disaster management teams have been placed on alert to assist with adverse weather conditions or snow this weekend.... more ...

Gautrain stations closed due to power outages

Gautrain passengers were left frustrated on Friday morning when various stations were shut down due to a power failure.... more ...

Julius Malema urges Speaker to withdraw EFF MPs suspension notice

EFF leader Julius Malema warned National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete in a letter on Friday that unless she withdrew plans to suspend him from Parliament by Sunday noon, he would launch a court challenge.... more ...

Emergency services on alert for snow

All emergency services, law enforcement agencies, rescue services and disaster management teams have been placed on alert to assist with adverse weather conditions or snow this weekend.... more ...

Canned lion hunting ‘is legitimate’

Set aside the emotion and reconsider canned lion hunting, government has asked. more ...

ANC welcomes EFF court bid over Parliament suspension

The ANC Chief Whip's office on Thursday welcomed the decision of the Economic Freedom Fighters MPs to challenge their looming suspension from Parliament in court.... more ...

Gung-ho rebels impose tough rule of newly-taken Ukraine city

Camouflaged rebel Alexander hung a sign on the wall of a busy supermarket Friday laying down the harsh new laws now governing the town of Novoazovsk after fighting drove out Ukrainian forces. more ...

Tablet sales slow as PCs find footing

Tablets won’t eclipse personal computers as fast as once thought, according to studies by market tracker International Data Corporation (IDC). more ...

Trade unions have failed the workers – Zwelinzima Vavi

Trade unions in South Africa are not meeting workers' needs, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Friday....  more ...
SAB revives Fransen Street brewery
SA Breweries (SAB) has revived the Fransen Street brewery to launch a speciality beer brand, the company said on Friday.... more ...
R6.8 billion trade deficit in July
South Africa recorded a trade deficit of R6.88 billion in July, according to data released on Friday.... more ...
MTN and Solidarity to meet over layoffs
Cellphone network service MTN and trade union Solidarity would meet over the company's plans to retrench managerial staff in South Africa, Solidarity said on Friday.... more ...
Household credit growth slows
The year-on-year growth in the total value of R1395.5 billion in outstanding credit balances within the South African household sector slowed to 4.1 percent at the end of July, Absa said on Friday.... more ...

Senegal reports first case of Ebola: health ministry

Senegal confirmed its first case of Ebola on Friday, as the country's health minister announced that a young Guinean had tested positive for the deadly virus....  more ...
UK terror threat raised to ‘severe’, attack ‘highly likely’
British Home Secretary Theresa May said Friday the country's terror threat risk level was being raised to "severe", meaning an attack is "highly likely".... more ...
UK, French police search for 5-year-old with brain tumour
British police said they were working with their French counterparts on Friday to find a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who was taken away from hospital by his parents.... more ...
Turkey unveils new cabinet of Erdogan allies
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved a new cabinet stacked with loyal allies just a day after he moved from premier to head of state, with former Europe minister Mevlut Cavusoglu promoted to foreign minister.... more ...
Iceland raises volcano alert to red after eruption
Iceland raised its aviation alert over the nation's largest volcano to red on Friday, after the Bardarbunga peak began erupting overnight.... more ...

Wits Sink Swallows

Bidvest Wits comfortably beat Moroka Swallows in an Absa Premiership encounter yesterday, Getaneh Kebede’s double helping them to a 3-0 win....  more ...
Fighting Chilli Boys settle for draw
Thabiso Nkoana denied Chippa United a stunning victory, netting a late equaliser for high-flying Ajax Cape Town in Port Elizabeth on Friday evening.... more ...
Blow by blow: Moroka Swallows vs Bidvest Wits
Gauteng sides Moroka Swallows and Bidvest Wits go up against each other at the Bidvest Stadium in the fifth round of the Absa Premiership. The Cleaver Boys are looking for their third win this season, while the Dube Birds hope for a move to second place on the log.... more ...
All systems go for EFC 33
The weigh-in for the 33rd edition of the Extreme Fighting Championship proved to be a relatively straight-forward affair with each of the 22 fighters on the card making weight on Friday afternoon.... more ...
South Africa beat Zimbabwe in ODI clash
Prosper Utseya became just the second Zimbabwean to take a hat-trick in a one-day international, but South Africa still pulled off a 61-run victory in Friday’s triangular series clash in Harare.... more ...

Generations viewership suffering as standoff drags on?

The stand-off between the national broadcaster and the 16 Generations actors fired by production company MMSV was still no closer to being resolved on Friday....  more ...
Lewis Pugh becomes first person to swim the Seven Seas
Renowned endurance swimmer and United Nation’s Environment Programme (UNEP)’s Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh has become the first person to swim the Seven Seas.... more ...
Meet the top 12 for MasterChef SA season 3
It's time to meet the 12 MasterChef South Africa contestants who will be battling for the title in the third season of the popular cooking show.... more ...
SA thriller ‘Hard To Get’ keeps the pulse
It all started with iNumber Number, when South Africa proved it could make a slick, smooth, satisfying thriller that attracted enough attention to get a Hollywood offer.... more ...
‘The one with the free coffee’ – Central Perk hits NY (video)
It's been 20 years since "Friends" took the world by storm. And to celebrate, New Yorkers can indulge their love of comedy and coffee in their very own Central Perk.... more ...