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Tomorrow’s news today: EFF, Prasa and Mandela Day

The Economic Freedom Fighters said yesterday (Mon) they were preparing to take parliament to the Constitutional Court in a bid to make President Jacob Zuma pay back some of the money spent on the security upgrades at his Nkandla home. more ...

Sanral denies motorist was prevented from renewing licence

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has scorned claims by Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) that a motorist was allegedly prevented from renewing his licence disk due to an outstanding e-toll debt....  more ...

Khune and Masango reconsidering Chiefs departure?

Mandla Masango and Itumeleng Khune were given a chance to think about their futures by Kaizer Chiefs and revert to the club's football manager Bobby Motaung once they had an idea of the direction they wanted to take regarding a stay at the club.... more ...

What the glitterati wore at the July (gallery)

The Vodacom Duran July has always been the watering hole for gazelle like celebs in the month of July, and the 119th race was no different.... more ...

Khune hints at Chiefs stay

Itumeleng Khune's contract with Kaizer Chiefs expired in June and he is currently a free agent. This means he is free to join any club of his choice as the 2015/2016 season looms.... more ...

Joburg woman cut off in `road rage incident`

An eBlockwatch member has been cut off by a male driver in an apparent road rage incident along Woodmead Drive in Johannesburg yesterday.... more ...

Man refused licence disc for unpaid e-tolls

A Pretoria resident is fuming after he was not allowed to renew his licence disc on account of an unpaid e-toll bill.... more ...

Austria files EU complaint against UK nuclear plant

Austria said on Monday it has filed a legal challenge at the European Court of Justice against EU-approved state subsidies for a new nuclear power plant in Britain. more ...

ECB discusses Greek bank funding after ‘No’ vote

All eyes turned to the European Central Bank Monday as it organised a conference call to decide whether to maintain a key financial lifeline to Greek banks in the wake of Greece’s historic referendum. more ...

PEU may be allowed tender for meter deal

The City of Tshwane will on Wednesday brief interested parties about the future of its failed smart metering project, which has cost rate payers close to R1 billion since October 2013....  more ...
Samwu firm on double-digit increase
The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) hoped proposals put forward by the SA Local Government Association (Salga) following recent wage negotiations would have real gains for its members.... more ...
Durban July visitors spend R250m in city
Restaurant owners, players in the hospitality sector and hawkers are smiling all the way to the bank after more than 70 000 revellers descended on the coastal City of Durban for Saturday's Vodacom July horse racing event, and splashed a whopping R250 million on alcohol, food and accommodation.... more ...
Eurozone in tailspin after Greece votes ‘No’ to austerity
European leaders were on Monday scrambling for a response to a resounding "No" from Greek voters in a referendum on austerity which could send the country crashing out of the eurozone.... more ...
World Bank removes critical section from China report
The World Bank has removed a sharply critical portion from a recently released report on China's economy that called for reform of its financial system, saying the section had not been adequately reviewed and that its wording was inappropriate.... more ...

Egypt looks set to approve disputed anti-terror law

Rattled by attacks on its soldiers and the assassination of the top prosecutor, Egypt is set to pass sweeping legislation critics say grants police impunity, censors media and further restricts freedoms....  more ...
Iran talks drama enters knife-edge final act
Marathon Iran nuclear talks entered the final stretch Monday with foreign ministers seeking to overcome the last few hurdles blocking a historic accord, even as an Iranian official warned they could fail to meet another deadline.... more ...
More than a million expected at pope’s Ecuador mass
More than a million faithful -- some of whom travelled for hours and spent the night outdoors -- gathered Monday for the first open-air mass of Pope Francis's three-nation trip to South America.... more ...
Roaring success: lions return to Rwanda, with rhinos next?
Groggy on their paws after waking from tranquillizers, lions have returned to Rwanda for the first time since the endangered animal was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide.... more ...
Germany dismisses Greece bid for new bailout after ‘No’ vote
Germany on Monday dismissed Greece's bid to clinch a quick new debt deal after the country delivered a resounding 'No' to more austerity, appearing little moved by the surprise resignation of the Greek finance minister.... more ...

Saru pays tribute to Piet Malan

The South African Rugby Union (Saru) paid tribute to Piet Malan who died on Sunday....  more ...
Cycling: Tour stopped as yellow jersey Cancellara crashes
Tour de France organisers stopped the race just over 100km into the third stage on Monday after leader Fabian Cancellara was caught up in a massive crash.... more ...
Keys and Vandeweghe through to Wimbledon quarter-finals
Madison Keys and Coco Vandeweghe made it through to the Wimbledon women’s quarter-finals for the first time on Monday as Serena Williams won the latest instalment of her rivalry with sister Venus as the world number one eased into the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a 6-4, 6-3 victory on Monday.... more ...
Thompson and Smith beaten in final
South Africa’s world champion rowers, James Thompson and John Smith, lost in the final of the Henley Regatta’s Double Sculls Challenge Cup on Sunday.... more ...
Qhubeka in the mix
MTN-Qhubeka start Monday’s third stage of the Tour de France in 10th position in the team standings after Sunday’s gruelling time in the wind and rain from Utrecht to Zelande.... more ...

Religious Our Perfect Wedding an absolute hit (gallery)

As usual, Our Perfect Wedding was trending on Sunday night. We take a look at what made this wedding perfect, or not. ...  more ...
Hammersdale residents remember David Masondo
A humble man who never allowed fame to go into his head: this is how Hammersdale residents described David Masondo, their highly esteemed neighbour.... more ...
New dance craze ‘Cava’ rocks Soshanguve
There is a new sex dance known as Cava that has emerged, with the latest show taking place in Soshanguve township, north of Pretoria.... more ...
Rodriguez coming back to SA
Big Concerts confirmed that the legendary Rodriguez will be returning to South Africa in January/ February 2016.... more ...
Condolences pour in for David Masondo
President Jacob Zuma has expressed words of condolences on the passing of Mbhaqanga music icon, David Masondo, the lead singer of Soul Brothers.... more ...