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NCID conducts Ebola test on SA man

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) will conduct an Ebola test on a South African man, it said on Thursday. more ...

Nkandla draft report says Madonsela’s findings not binding

A draft report by the parliamentary committee on the Nkandla controversy has absolved President Jacob Zuma and concluded that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's findings against him on misspending on his private home were not binding....  more ...
Keenan Mokwena released after admitting guilt
A man accused of pointing a firearm that led to the crossfire shooting that left three-year-old Luke Tibbetts dead has been released after admitting guilt and paying a fine, Gauteng police said on Friday.... more ...
Kelly’s baby can claim from Senzo’s will – expert
Senzo Meyiwa's baby daughter with Kelly Khumalo will be entitled to a part of his estate. ... more ...
Two SA soldiers wounded in ambush in Sudan
Two SA National Defence Force soldiers deployed as part of a UN/African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan have been wounded in an ambush near their base, the SANDF said on Thursday. ... more ...
No planning approval for deadly collapse building, Lagos inquest told
A guesthouse that collapsed at the Lagos megachurch of one of Nigeria's most popular preachers, killing 116, did not have planning approval, a building inspector said on Thursday.... more ...

Kelly Khumalo now welcome at Meyiwa’s funeral

Kelly Khumalo is welcome after all at the funeral of her boyfriend Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa.... more ...

Kelly and Senzo: Asinne song a bad omen? (video)

A few days before the death of the soccer legend Senzo Meyiwa, Kelly Khumalo performed her song Asinne on Robert Marawa's Thursday Night Live show during the star's last sport interview.... more ...

Khumalo still has Senzo’s cars

Slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s cars were on Thursday still parked at the Mulbarton townhouse he shared with his partner, Kelly Khumalo, for the last few months.... more ...

LIVE VIDEO FEED: Memorial service of Meyiwa, Mulaudzi and Mwelase

Watch the live feed of the memorial service at the Standard Bank Arena by the SA Football Association to pay tribute to Bafana goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa, female professional boxer Phindile Mwelase and Olympic silver medalist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi.... more ...

Kelly’s baby can claim from Senzo’s will – expert

Senzo Meyiwa's baby daughter with Kelly Khumalo will be entitled to a part of his estate. ... more ...

Magistrate in court for alleged bribe

A Gauteng magistrate who allegedly took a bribe to stop the extradition of a witness in Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir’s trial has appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court. more ...

Australia set to pay polluters to cut emissions

Australia is set to approve measures giving polluters financial incentives to reduce emissions blamed for climate change, in a move critics described as ineffective environmental policy. more ...

How to save tax free

National Treasury is set on levying a penalty of 40% on contributions in excess of the annual limit of R30 000 individuals would be allowed to invest in tax-free savings accounts from March 1 next year....  more ...
EU resumes financial aid to Zimbabwe
The European Union will resume development and finance cooperation with Zimbabwe this weekend when part of the sanctions imposed on President Robert Mugabe's government over rights abuses expire, its envoy to Harare announced Thursday.... more ...
Japan’s huge pension fund set for major investment shift: reports
Japan will announce Friday that its public pension fund -- the world's biggest -- will double the amount of equities it holds in its investment portfolio, reports said, as it seeks out higher returns to cope with an ageing population.... more ...
SA’s financial system is sound – SA Reserve Bank
The South African financial system remains sound, according to the SA Reserve Bank's (SARB's) Financial Stability Review released yesterday.... more ...
Leaving alliance will divide unions – Blade Nzimande
Unions that leave the tripartite alliance will become divided, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande said on Thursday.... more ...

Zuma congratulates Ian Khama on re-election as president

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Ian Khama on his re-election as President of Botswana, the international relations department said on Thursday....  more ...
Mugabe defends wife’s nomination to party leadership
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe Thursday defended his wife's nomination to lead the powerful women's wing of the ruling ZANU-PF, as the campaign to succeed him intensifies ahead of a crucial party congress.... more ...
China web users laud Apple boss for coming out
Apple chief Tim Cook's announcement of his homosexuality was the top topic on Chinese Internet forums Friday, with many users lauding him as a hero -- and some joking about his declaration.... more ...
Myanmar president opens unprecedented talks with Suu Kyi, army
Myanmar President Thein Sein opened unprecedented talks with army top brass and political rivals including Aung San Suu Kyi in the capital Naypyidaw on Friday ahead of crucial elections next year.... more ...
British press fights ‘Big Brother’ after sources outed
Britain's security services are set to clash with parliament and the country's powerful press over revelations that police secretly used a controversial law to identify journalists' sources, triggering a wider debate about media freedom in the digital age.... more ...

Bafana to play in Senzo’s hometown

Danny Jordaan has confirmed that Bafana Bafana’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan on November 15 will now be played at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, in honour of the late Senzo Meyiwa....  more ...
Battle for dominance at Origins
Erik van Rooyen led the field with his six-under-par 66 in the second round at the Origins of Golf in Knysna on Thursday.... more ...
Anthony’s Knicks ruin James’ homecoming
Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points as the New York Knicks spoiled the Ohio return of LeBron James with a 95-90 win in the Cleveland Cavaliers' season opener on Thursday night.... more ...
Hamilton seeks to divert attention from F1’s problems
World championship leader Lewis Hamilton will bid to divert attention from Formula One's looming financial crisis by seeking his fifth consecutive race win at this weekend's United States Grand Prix.... more ...
Titans look to draw on Sammy
The Titans will be looking to draw on the experience of Darren Sammy as they prepare to mount a charge during this year's Ram Slam T20 campaign.... more ...

The Goliath’s giant love affair

The AWEdnesday comedy platform, founded by the Goliath and Goliath comedy collective, celebrated its third anniversary this week with a theatre show at the Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City....  more ...
Court sides with Gaye family on ‘Blurred Lines’ feud
The family of Marvin Gaye has won a round in a court battle over allegations that last year's blockbuster hit song "Blurred Lines" ripped off the late Motown legend's work.... more ...
Dylan to release new album in 2015
Rock legend Bob Dylan will release a new album in 2015, he has confirmed, after he unexpectedly put out a cover of a Frank Sinatra song.... more ...
Suge Knight arrested in row over photographer’s camera
Notorious rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams were arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing a camera from a photographer, authorities said.... more ...
‘Big Bang Theory’ actress Cuoco gets Hollywood star
"The Big Bang Theory" actress Kaley Cuoco was joined by fellow cast members from the hit TV sitcom as she received a star on Hollywood's storied Walk of Fame.... more ...