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Where is Eugene de Kock?

Speculation was rife on Sunday as various newspapers carried reports about where recently paroled former apartheid assassin Eugene De Kock might be. more ...

Simba accident details and charges

The driver of a vehicle that crashed into that of television presenter Simbarashe "Simba" Mhere would be charged with culpable homicide, Johannesburg metro police said on Saturday....  more ...
African Bank boss Sokutu dies
Controversial former head of risk at African Bank, Tami Sokutu, has died at his home in Cape Town at the age of 53 after a short illness, the Sunday Times reported.... more ...
Mbeki questions Selebi investigation: report
Former president Thabo Mbeki publicly questioned the National Prosecuting Authority's investigation of former police commissioner Jackie Selebi... more ...
Stellenbosch attack victim stable
Marli van Breda, who survived an attack on her family in Stellenbosch, during which her parents and a brother were killed, is in a stable condition in hospital, the family said on Sunday.... more ...
Lightning kills 6 in KZN
Three people died after being hit by lightning near Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday, paramedics said. Another three were killed in Colenso. ... more ...
Hong Kong protesters to return
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters will rally on Hong Kong's streets Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than two months.... more ...
Celebs mourn Simba, leave J&B Met
Celebrities were out in their numbers at this year’s J&B Met.  Most were hosted at the luxurious J&B VVIP marquee where the flowed freely. But the mood changed instantly when news of Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere’s death broke on social networks. ... more ...
Rubber bullets fly in Diepsloot
Police fired rubber bullets at a group of protesters in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg following an attempted land grab in the area on Saturday.... more ...
8 killed in Joburg accident
Eight people were killed when the bakkie they were travelling in rolled on the N3 near the Marlboro onramp, Johannesburg metro police said on Saturday.... more ...

Simba accident details and charges

The driver of a vehicle that crashed into that of television presenter Simbarashe "Simba" Mhere would be charged with culpable homicide, Johannesburg metro police said on Saturday.... more ...

Confirmed: Simba Mhere has passed away

Owen of Owen S Management told The Citizen that the news of his passing came as such a shock. ... more ...

Celebs mourn Simba, leave J&B Met

Celebrities were out in their numbers at this year’s J&B Met.  Most were hosted at the luxurious J&B VVIP marquee where the flowed freely. But the mood changed instantly when news of Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere’s death broke on social networks. ... more ...

Remembering Simba Mhere

Radio reports say a polo collided Simba Mhere's car, killing him and a friend instantly. A man believed to be his father survived. We look at some of the highlights in his career.... more ...

Live Report: Tunisia vs Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea and Tunisia battle for a spot in the semifinal of the Africa Cup of Nations. ... more ...

Get ready for biometric banking

A once futuristic concept is making its way into our everyday banking.  more ...
SOCs must stand on own legs – Nene
Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene made it very clear on Friday that state-owned companies (SOCs) have to stand on their own legs financially and government won’t use taxes or loans to bail them out.... more ...
Alibaba’s Ma meets top China regulator after fakes row
Alibaba founder Jack Ma has met with the head of a powerful Chinese regulator, days after authorities accused the e-commerce giant of allowing "illegal" actions on its multi-billion-dollar online shopping platform.... more ...
Panasonic closes TV plant in China, to sell Mexican factory: report
Panasonic has closed its last remaining TV manufacturing factory in China and is to sell its plant in Mexico as part of a restructuring plan aimed at stemming losses, a newspaper said Saturday.... more ...
Increased mining and lower inflation
Namibia will see a 5.7 percent economic growth this year, low inflation and higher mining output coupled with foreign investment, a local investment group said Friday. ... more ...

US recalls two million cars again over airbag defect

US transport authorities have recalled more than two million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles for a second time over faulty airbags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running....  more ...
Japan condemns ‘despicable’ IS hostage beheading claim
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday denounced as "heinous and despicable" the apparent beheading of a second Japanese hostage by the Islamic State group, as global leaders denounced the jihadists.... more ...
Boko Haram launches new assault on key Nigeria city Maiduguri
Boko Haram fighters on Sunday stormed the northeast Nigeria city of Maiduguri, sparking an hours-long battle with troops for control of the strategically crucial Borno state capital, witnesses said.... more ...
Indonesia resumes search for AirAsia crash victims
Indonesian rescuers on Sunday resumed their search for 86 victims still missing from the AirAsia plane that crashed on December 28 with 162 people on board, an official said.... more ...
EU, US look for ‘fresh start’ in trade talks
US negotiators travel to EU headquarters in Brussels Monday to jumpstart talks on the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, which after nearly two years remain bogged down by public opposition.... more ...

Australia beat England in cricket ODI

A career-best performance by much-maligned all-rounder Glenn Maxwell inspired Australia to a crushing win over England in the one-day international tri-series final at the WACA Ground on Sunday....  more ...
Djokovic wins first set against Murray in Open final
World number one Novak Djokovic won the opening set in a tiebreaker over Britain's Andy Murray in the Australian Open final on Sunday.... more ...
Djokovic bids to remain unbeaten in Aussie final
Novak Djokovic attempts Sunday to keep his formidable record intact in the Australian Open final, while Andy Murray is bidding to end a tormenting run of three losses in the Melbourne decider.... more ...
Live Report: Tunisia vs Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea and Tunisia battle for a spot in the semifinal of the Africa Cup of Nations. ... more ...
Bulls thump Saracens
The Bulls have comprehensively beaten Saracens 39-26 at Allianz Park on Saturday evening, effectively ending the losing run of both the Sharks and Western Province on the outskirts of London.... more ...

Cancer movie wins top prize at Sundance

"Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," a moving drama about a teenager who befriends a classmate with cancer, won the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival Saturday....  more ...
Timberlake and Biel are expecting
American singer and actor Justin Timberlake took to Instagram on his 34th birthday to announce that he and his wife, actress Jessica Biel, are expecting their first child.... more ...
Bobbi Kristina Brown found unconscious
The daughter of late singer Whitney Houston was pulled unconscious from her bathtub Saturday at her Georgia home, in an eerie echo of her mother's tragic death three years ago.... more ...
Remembering Simba Mhere
Radio reports say a polo collided Simba Mhere's car, killing him and a friend instantly. A man believed to be his father survived. We look at some of the highlights in his career.... more ...
New book lifts lid on court of Britain’s Prince Charles
A new biography of Britain's Prince Charles reveals how his inner circle is riven with backstabbing and infighting, according to extracts published by The Times newspaper Saturday.... more ...