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Pretoria road rage being investigated (video)

An assault case has been opened following another alleged road rage incident in Pretoria, Gauteng police said on Friday. more ...

NSPCA considers charging giraffe driver

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) is considering laying charges against the driver transporting the giraffe that died in Gauteng on Thursday....  more ...
Attempts to calm panic among South Africans over Ebola
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has sought to quell panic over the deadly viral hemmoragic outbreak which has caused 730 deaths in West Africa.... more ...
Protector assessing complaint on Zuma’s daughter
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's office is assessing a complaint about the appointment of President Jacob Zuma's daughter to a top post in the telecommunications and postal services department, a spokeswoman said on Friday.... more ...
Petrol thieves hit Mpumalanga filling station (video)
Incidents of motorists filling their vehicles with petrol and speeding off continue to be reported with another suspected fuel increase looming.... more ...
Oscar Pistorius’s house sold
Oscar Pistorius's Silver Woods Estate, Pretoria, house has been sold. more ...

Giraffe hits head on bridge, dies

The surviving giraffe of a pair transported in an open truck along the N1 freeway on Thursday, are "doing well".... more ...

Pretoria road rage being investigated (video)

An assault case has been opened following another alleged road rage incident in Pretoria, Gauteng police said on Friday.... more ...

Kaizer Chiefs to give visitors a hard time

Kaizer Chiefs will try to ensure that clubs who play them on their home ground this season are in for a difficult time, captain Itumeleng Khune said on Thursday.... more ...

Thabo Qalinge joins Orlando Pirates

After much speculation about his move, Mpumalanga Black Aces have sold enterprising winger Thabo Qalinge to Orlando Pirates. ... more ...

Giraffe dies from head injury

A giraffe died after it hit its head while being transported on a truck on the N1 in Centurion on Thursday, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) said.... more ...

Lonmin guard told cops to disperse miners

Lonmin mine security told police officers at Marikana to disperse a group of protesting miners gathered on August 10, 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Friday. more ...

Iberia turnaround lifts IAG airlines group

International Airlines Group announced on Friday increases to quarterly profit thanks to improvement at its Spanish carrier Iberia, while its other main operator British Airways landed a solid performance. more ...

Further power hikes ‘unaffordable’

Electricity prices have increased by 350% since 2007 and hikes under consideration by authorities will be unaffordable, says Dennis Dykes, chief economist at Nedbank....  more ...
Competition Commission approves three large mergers
The Competition Commission on Friday announced it had approved three separate large mergers involving the telecoms, chemical, and property sectors.... more ...
ArcelorMittal SA eyes big projects
Steel maker ArcelorMittal South Africa is pinning its hopes for an end to tough trading conditions on infrastructure development projects, both local and across the sub-continent.... more ...
SA at root of US, Africa trade – Rob Davies
South Africa has been at the centre of exploring trade opportunities between the United States and Africa, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Thursday.... more ...
Gambling board grants Sun International licence relocation
The Gauteng Gambling Board has granted the relocation of Sun International's Morula Casino and Hotel gambling licence to Menlyn Maine, near Pretoria, the hotel group said on Thursday.... more ...

Robert Mugabe worried at divisions threatening his ruling party

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Thursday complained that factionalism that forced him into a compromise government with his rivals five years ago was now threatening to tear his party apart....  more ...
72-hour Gaza truce goes into effect
A 72-hour truce agreed by Israel and Gaza militants started Friday at 0500 GMT, with diplomats hoping it will pave the way for a longer-term halt to hostilities.... more ...
Google says ‘forgetting’ isn’t easy, as requests mount
Google told European officials that forgetting isn't easy, especially when details are few and guidelines are murky regarding when personal privacy trumps public interest.... more ...
Kerry to test waters with India’s Modi
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time on Friday, hoping to break the ice with a leader once shunned by Washington.... more ...
Powerful Taiwan gas explosions kill 20, injure 270
Gas leaks triggered a series of powerful explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, killing at least 20 people and injuring up to 270, officials said Friday, warning that the toll is expected to rise.... more ...

Kaizer Chiefs to give visitors a hard time

Kaizer Chiefs will try to ensure that clubs who play them on their home ground this season are in for a difficult time, captain Itumeleng Khune said on Thursday....  more ...
Vermezovic wary of tricky SuperSport
Orlando Pirates are hoping to right the wrongs of last season and will start with an MTN8 quarter-final clash against tricky SuperSport United in Soweto on Saturday. ... more ...
Sundowns return to MTN8 tournament
Having missed out on MTN8 participation in 2013, Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says his team is looking forward to returning to the first cup tournament of the season. ... more ...
Western Province sign Kenyan speedster
Powerhouse Kenyan wing William Ambaka Ndayara will join Western Province ahead of the Currie Cup competition.... more ...
Horne, van Rooyen share Origins of Golf lead
He closed with a flurry of four birdies at the St Francis Links on Thursday, and that was good enough to give Erik van Rooyen a share of the second-round lead of the R600,000 Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament.... more ...

Thando Thabethe is searching for the next master of spin

They are two of the most prominent club DJs in the country and she is a radio host who has been dubbed "a rising star". ...  more ...
Brickz wants rape case dropped
Kwaito musician Sipho Charles Ndlovu, accused of raping a 17-year-old girl, wants the case withdrawn, the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court heard on Friday.... more ...
Lorde tasked with ‘Hunger Games’ soundtrack
Pop sensation Lorde is pulling together the music for the next installment of "The Hunger Games," due out in November, the film's producer Lionsgate announced Thursday.... more ...
The Lo Down: Thinking about going natural?
Johannesburg-based lifestyle blogger, Wisaal Anderson, made the decision to ‘go natural’ with her hair just under three years ago and is now well-known in the South African beauty world for her insights on kinky, curly textured hair.... more ...
Penny Lebyane opens up to Khanyi Mbau
Khanyi Mbau is a very busy woman these days.  more ...