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Florida park burn victim not identified

The man found with his hands bound in the boot of a burnt car in Florida Park, Johannesburg, has not yet been identified, Gauteng police said on Tuesday. more ...

Suspected oil slick off Amanzimtoti beach

A suspected oil slick of about 50m width is being carefully monitored off Amanzimtoti’s main beach by tourism and environmental bodies in KwaZulu-Natal....  more ...
Act gives president too much power: Shuttleworth
The Currency and Exchanges Act gives the president too much power, having been passed prior to the advent of the Constitution, the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg heard on Tuesday.... more ...
JRA to minimise impact of SAMWU members’ protests
Following the second day of strikes by the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA)’s employees affiliated to the South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU), the Union has communicated its intention to hand over a memorandum to Management this Friday, 6 March 2015.... more ...
Epidemic is not over – Ebola report
African leaders today joined representatives of the AU, UN, ECOWAS and EU at an EU High Level Conference on Ebola in Brussels to look at how efforts to curb the spread of the virus can be maintained, as well as plan to rebuild the three West African nations whose economies have been shattered by the outbreak.... more ...
120 rhinos poached in 2015 already
Less than three months into 2015, more than 120 rhino have already been poached in the Kruger National Park (KNP).... more ...
Copper theft nipped in the bud
Cable theft is estimated to cost the South African economy about R5 billion a year. It was declared a high-priority crime at a recent conference in Midrand.... more ...
Khulubuse Zuma loses Aurora court bid
An urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of over R1.5 billion against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside, was dismissed in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.... more ...
R3.4m land claim payout for Limpopo family
A family from Khujwana Village, near Tzaneen, Limpopo were given R3.4 million as compensation for lost rights to land after they were dispossessed of their land during apartheid.... more ...
Four Malema moments
Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema has attracted a lot of media attention during his political career for either his language when addressing crowds or his behaviour in private settings. ... more ...

Malema supporters take over EFF in KZN

Several Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members, who were among the founding leaders of the party in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), have been ousted from their positions following a hastily convened provincial elective assembly where they were replaced by supporters of party leader Julius Malema amid accusations of vote rigging and flouting of processes. ... more ...

‘Rat skull’ found in Woolies mushrooms

In the latest Woolworths blunder, a customer has discovered what appeared to be the skull of a rat in a packet of sliced mushrooms.... more ...

Petrol price increases incoming

South Africans will pay 96 cents per litre more for petrol from Wednesday, the 4th of March. ... more ...

EFF wishes Malema happy birthday

The EFF has wished its leader Julius Malema a "revolutionary" happy birthday as he turns 34 today. ... more ...

Kelly Khumalo: Love like this

Singer Kelly Khumalo's love life has been media fodder for years now it seems. more ...

3,600 people evacuated as Chile volcano erupts

A volcano in southern Chile erupted early Tuesday, spewing fiery plumes of lava into the night sky and forcing the evacuation of some 3,600 people in nearby towns. more ...

Agang SA withdraws motion

Agang SA withdrew a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma during a sitting of the National Assembly on Tuesday. more ...

SARB responsible for repaying Shuttleworth exit levy

The SARB was responsible for repaying the exit levy imposed on billionaire entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth when he took his capital out of South Africa, the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg heard on Tuesday....  more ...
Botswana economy to grow 4.9 percent
Botswana's economy is forecast to grow by 4.9 percent this year, its central bank said on Tuesday.... more ...
SA food shortages loom as farmers age
South Africa is facing the prospect of looming food shortages in the next 10 years as the country struggles to attract new talent to its ageing crop of commercial farmers, according to professional services company Deloitte.... more ...
Sacci Business Confidence Index up
Sacci's Business Confidence Index (BCI) rose by 3.5 index points to 92.8 in February from 89.3 in January, it said on Tuesday.... more ...
Nasdaq tops 5,000 for the first time in 15 years
The Nasdaq Composite Index bolted above 5,000 for the first time in 15 years Monday, recovering nearly all the ground since the massive dot-com crash of 2000.... more ...

Grace Mugabe chocolate, ice-cream venture

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is to start making chocolate and ice-cream at her state-of-the-art dairy this month, the Herald newspaper reported on Tuesday. ...  more ...
Smog film goes viral in China with 155 mn views
An online documentary on China's notorious smog has become a viral sensation with more than 155 million views just one day after it was released, state media said Monday.... more ...
N. Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and vowed "merciless" retaliation Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational.... more ...
Ice age emperor penguins hit hard by the cold : study
Antarctica's Ross Sea has been a rare safe haven for emperor penguins for thousands of years, even when temperatures were too harsh for their liking, a study released Monday suggests.... more ...
Rio’s 450th birthday bash is a piece of cake
Rio de Janeiro showed Sunday that partying really is a piece of cake, as residents tucked into a monster birthday confection to mark the Brazilian city's 450th anniversary.... more ...

Deysel out but Alberts back

Storming Cell C Sharks loose forward Jean Deysel will be unavailable for four-to-six weeks after injuring his ankle, but the fabulous news for the KwaZulu-Natal team is that Springbok regular Willem Alberts is back to full fitness and ready for action again....  more ...
Shakes to invite Amajimbos to Bafana Camp
Shakes Mashaba say he will invite members of the Amajimbos squad that reached the final of the Caf African Under-17 Championship to train with Bafana Bafana ahead of their friendly match at the end of March.... more ...
Alonso to miss season-opening Australian F1 GP
Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will miss the opening race of the 2015 season in Australia after suffering concussion in a crash in testing on February 22, his Mclaren team confirmed on Tuesday.... more ...
Proteas romp to victory
For the second time in as many matches the Proteas managed to post in excess of 400 runs as they overwhelmed the Ireland bowling attack en route to a 201-run victory at the Manuka Oval in Canberra on Tuesday.... more ...
Gould sets sight on league and cup double
Morgan Gould is setting his sights on a Kaizer Chiefs league and cup double this season.... more ...

Generations in Ashes

Last night was the debut episode of eTV's new prime time telenovela Ashes to Ashes....  more ...
Kelly Khumalo: Love like this
Singer Kelly Khumalo's love life has been media fodder for years now it seems. more ...
AKA: The Saga continues..
AKA's hit with hip hop producer Anatii called The Saga is currently number 1 on SA itunes.... more ...
‘Focus’ snatches US box office gold
Sexy con-artist flick "Focus" stole the top spot at North American box offices this weekend, vaulting over hit bondage film "Fifty Shades of Grey," industry estimates showed Sunday.... more ...
Cassper Nyovest wins big at the Metro FM Awards
Last night was the 14th annual Metro FM Awards more ...