Citizen

No guarantee Grace will succeed Mugabe

There is no guarantee Grace Mugabe will become Zimbabwe’s next president, says Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. more ...
Phakaaathi Breakfast

Ajax make Wits pay the penalty  

Ajax Cape Town will face Kaizer Chiefs in the MTN8 final on September 19, after the Urban Warriors pulled off a 1-0 away win at ten-man Bidvest Wits on Sunday. ...  more ...

The truth about transformation

Christophe Lamaitre is the only white man to run under 10 seconds over 100m. A son of Irish and Aboriginal parents has managed it and a Polish man back in the days when steroids were leaking out of the Iron Curtain supposedly did it – though his feat was never official. If every black man who has run sub-10s was listed it would take up this entire column. more ...

Rhino poaching continues unabated: Molewa

At least 749 rhino have been killed across South Africa this year as poaching figures continue to rise, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Sunday. more ...

Man City announce De Bruyne signing

Premier League leaders Manchester City on Sunday announced the signing of Belgium playmaker Kevin De Bruyne from German side Wolfsburg on a six-year contract.... more ...

Bayern sell Dante, sign Juve’s Coman on loan

Defending German league champions Bayern Munich confirmed on Sunday they had sold Brazil centre-back Dante to Wolfsburg and signed France under-21 winger Kingsley Coman on loan from Juventus.... more ...

Rhino poaching continues unabated: Molewa

At least 749 rhino have been killed across South Africa this year as poaching figures continue to rise, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Sunday.... more ...

Viljoen wins bronze, claims third medal for SA

Sunette Viljoen grabbed South Africa’s third medal of the IAAF World Championship with bronze in the women’s javelin, in Beijing, China, on Sunday.... more ...

German media and celebs rally for refugees after ugly protests

Germany may have witnessed violent anti-refugee protests this week -- but the message from the country's media and celebrities is a loud and determined welcome for people fleeing the horrors of war.... more ...

ICC trial of Congolese ‘Terminator’ warlord to start

Former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, nicknamed “The Terminator”, goes on trial before the International Criminal Court Wednesday, accused of war crimes including the rape of child soldiers by his own rebel army. more ...

Horror film legend Wes Craven dies at 76

Wes Craven, the director of iconic horror films such as “Scream” and the “Nightmare on Elm Street” series, died Sunday aged 76, his family said. more ...

Santam sees profit rise 12 % to R1.1 bn

Short-term insurer Santam saw its profits rise by 12 percent from R953 million to R1.1 billion and declared an interim dividend of 288 cents – up 10 percent from a year ago, in its interim results to June, released on Friday....  more ...
China scraps loan-to-deposit ratio cap: report
China on Saturday scrapped a two decade limit on the percentage of funds banks can lend out relative to deposits, state media reported.... more ...
Brazil tumbles into recession
Brazil has slipped into recession, the government said Friday, deepening the gloom in the world's seventh largest economy already battered by falling commodity prices, political crisis and a corruption scandal.... more ...
Global stocks mixed after torrid week
Global stock markets finished mixed on Friday at the end of a turbulent week driven by worries over China's slowing growth with some relief coming from data showing the strength of the US economy.... more ...
HCI appoints Mphande as chairperson
Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) announced on Friday that it had appointed long-serving director Velaphi Elias Mphande as chairperson.... more ...

Boeckmans in “induced coma” after Vuelta crash

Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans has been placed in an induced coma after being one of a number of riders badly injured in a crash-riden stage eight of Spain's Vuelta, his Lotto Soudal team confirmed....  more ...
Calls for action on migrant crisis after Austrian tragedy
Calls multiplied Sunday for Europe to finally get to grips with its ever-deadlier migrant crisis after Austria's horrific truck tragedy, as people continued to pour into Hungary from Serbia despite a newly completed razor-wire barrier.... more ...
Pressure on Malaysian PM mounts as ex-leader backs protests
Pressure mounted Sunday on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak as influential former leader Mahathir Mohamad threw his weight behind mass protests demanding the premier's ousting over a financial scandal.... more ...
Saudi-led coalition air raid kills 31 in Yemen: medics
A Saudi-led coalition air raid struck a factory in northern Yemen on Sunday killing 17 civilians and 14 Shiite Huthi rebels, medics and witnesses said.... more ...
Thai police say bomb suspect part of people smuggling gang
Thai police said Sunday a foreigner arrested in connection with the deadly Bangkok bombing was part of a people-smuggling gang who may have launched an attack in response to a crackdown on their trade.... more ...

Gaxa praises Chiefs effort

Siboniso Gaxa lauded Kaizer Chiefs’ team ethic after a 1-0 win over Bloemfontein Celtic earned them a place in the MTN8 final on Saturday night....  more ...
Valentino Rossi wins British MotoGP
Valentino Rossi of Italy moved to the top of the world championship standings with his fourth victory of the season when he triumphed in the British MotoGP at Silverstone on Sunday.... more ...
Bolt will leave ‘Ali-sized’ hole, says Coe
Usain Bolt has done for athletics what Muhammad Ali did for boxing, but the sport will survive when the sprint king eventually retires, according to new IAAF president Sebastian Coe.... more ...
Viljoen wins bronze, claims third medal for SA
Sunette Viljoen grabbed South Africa’s third medal of the IAAF World Championship with bronze in the women’s javelin, in Beijing, China, on Sunday.... more ...
Blow by blow: Chiefs vs Bloem Celtic
Kaizer Chiefs take on Bloemfontein Celtic at the FNB Stadium in a second leg encounter of the MTN8 semifinal.... more ...

Crossing borders, Netflix recreates Pablo Escobar’s world

It's a tall order to play the role of Pablo Escobar, the larger-than-life druglord who became the world's seventh-richest man with his shrewd, ruthless dominance of the international cocaine trade....  more ...
A Second Chance movie review
Academy award-winning director Susanne Bier has fashioned an affecting and disturbing family drama that goes right to the soul.... more ...
Silence of the Lambs director to get Venice award
Silence of the Lambs director Jonathan Demme is to be presented with the Visionary Talent award at the upcoming Venice Film Festival, organisers announced Friday.... more ...
S’fiso Ncwane ends Women’s Month in style
Gospel artist S'fiso Ncwane is ending off Women's Month in style with a dress, heels and make-up.... more ...
Schuks! Pay Back the Money review (trailer)
You either love Leon Schuster or you would rather have your toe nails pulled out live on television than watch any of his prank movies. ... more ...