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Nkandla reports found no fault in Zuma

President Jacob Zuma on Sunday said all three reports conducted on security upgrades at his Nkandla homestead found no fault in him. more ...

Robert Mugabe fires more cabinet ministers

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Sunday fired another two cabinet ministers and five deputy ministers in what appears to be an ongoing purge of ruling party officials sympathetic to former vice president Joice Mujuru....  more ...
Man dies after jumping from Yeoville building
A man died after jumping off a building in Yeoville, Johannesburg, on Monday morning, the third such incident in the CBD this month, emergency management services said.... more ...
Gwede Mantashe ‘concerned’ over disruptions at SARS
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has expressed concern over disruptions at the SA Revenue Service (Sars).... more ...
Ten-month-old baby bitten by snake
A ten-month-old baby is in hospital after being bitten by a Mozambican spitting cobra.... more ...
Mall robberies rise in 2014 – 5 cases (video)
This year alone, the country faced an increasing onslaught of mall robberies. more ...
Zuma in good health
President Jacob Zuma on Sunday admitted that his health took a knock after the national elections in May but he had since recovered.... more ...
Bodies of women dumped
The decomposing bodies of five women have been discovered close to the Century City and Akasia train stations in Cape Town over the last ten months, mayor Patricia de Lille said on Sunday.... more ...
Kidnapped ‘drug baron’ rescued
Mozambique police have rescued a wealthy businessman branded a "drug baron" by the US government who was kidnapped in Maputo more than a month ago, state media said Sunday.... more ...
4 arrested at Woolies protest
Four people were arrested during an anti-Woolworths protest in Claremont Cape Town police said on Sunday.... more ...

Joyous Celebration loses Lihle Mbanjwa

Acclaimed gospel group  Joyous Celebration is mourning the loss of a member. more ...

Fix the Khune problem, Safa

It is a really sad situation Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana find themselves in. more ...

Cyril Ramaphosa travels commercial for family holiday

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a commercial flight for his family holiday in Havana.... more ...

Senzo Meyiwa’s death overshadows strong year for SA soccer

While the murder of national soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa overshadowed events on the field, Bafana Bafana finished on a high after starting the year at rock bottom.... more ...

Robert Mugabe fires more cabinet ministers

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Sunday fired another two cabinet ministers and five deputy ministers in what appears to be an ongoing purge of ruling party officials sympathetic to former vice president Joice Mujuru.... more ...

Nene will not let SARS be derailed

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will not allow the events of recent months to "derail" the SA Revenue Service, and will do everything within his power to ensure Sars remains a model public institution....  more ...
South Korea trims 2015 growth forecast, vows to spur consumption
South Korea on Monday trimmed its economic growth forecast for 2015 to 3.8 percent from 4.0 percent as it vowed to continue expansionary policies aimed at spurring domestic consumption.... more ...
China’s Xiaomi raises more than $1 bn in funding: report
China's top smartphone seller Xiaomi Corp. is raising more than $1 billion in a fresh round of funding, a move which would raise its valuation above $45 billion, a report said Sunday.... more ...
NIA partnered with SARS rogue unity: Report
An allegedly rogue intelligence unit of the SA Revenue Service was approved at the highest level of government and established in partnership with the National Intelligence Agency, the Sunday Independent reported.... more ...
Rand buoyant on new JSE record
The rand is consolidating recent gains against the dollar as positive sentiment towards emerging markets continues to favour local assets that recorded record turnover this week.... more ...

China promises medical care for HIV-positive boy: state media

Beijing has pledged to provide medical treatment and a living allowance for an HIV-positive 8-year-old boy who was last week threatened with expulsion from his village, state media reported Monday....  more ...
Driver ploughs into crowd in France’s second ‘Allahu Akbar’ attack
A driver shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is greatest") ploughed into pedestrians in eastern France Sunday, injuring 11 of them, just a day after a man yelling the same words was killed in an attack on police officers.... more ...
US-Cuba thaw could spell end for island’s iconic cars
Cuba's iconic stock of refurbished vintage American sedans from the 1950s may be facing their last trips to the garage soon, following the historic thawing of ties between Havana and Washington.... more ...
Pakistan hangs four more militants after school attack
Pakistan on Sunday executed four more militants after ending a six-year old moratorium on the death penality following a Taliban school attack that killed 149 people, officials said.... more ...
US to review NKorea terror status after Sony hack: Obama
The United States is mulling whether or not to place North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism President Barack Obama said Sunday following the communist nation's alleged cyber attack on Sony Pictures.... more ...

Dale Steyn poised to pass Makhaya Ntini

Fresh off a six wicket haul against the West Indies in the first Test in Centurion on Saturday, Proteas fast-bowler Dale Steyn is poised to overtake Makhaya Ntini as the second-highest wicket-taker, in Tests, for South Africa....  more ...
Exhilarating run for dominant Kaizer Chiefs
Kaizer Chiefs go into the end-of-year break with a 15 point advantage over their nearest rival, Mamelodi Sundowns, at the top of the Premiership standings.... more ...
Gordon Igesund relieved to take a break
Welcoming the lengthy mid-season break, head coach Gordon Igesund breathed a sigh of relief as his SuperSport United outfit picked up a crucial victory in their final match of the year on Sunday.... more ...
SA rowing celebrate stellar year
The year 2014 will go down as an annus mirabilis - a year of miracles - for South African rowing as national coach Roger Barrow and his dedicated charges reached unprecedented heights.... more ...
Majola cricket week – SA Schools and SA Colts
The culmination of the Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Cricket week each year is the announcement of the SA Schools and SA Colts teams. ... more ...

‘I’m still the barefoot girl who climbs trees’ – Rolene Strauss

Miss World Rolene Strauss wants to have dinner with President Jacob Zuma, is fed up with corny pick-up lines, and would not mind being a superhero....  more ...
In Spanish city saved by museum, Guggenheim digs in
Locals in Bilbao say an art museum helped save their Spanish city from decline. Now they are glad to know their saviour, the Guggenheim, will be staying for some time.... more ...
Madonna speaks of ‘crazy times’ after songs leaked
Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon called "crazy times."... more ...
Fantasy epic ‘The Hobbit’ casts spell on box office
Tolkien epic "The Hobbit" weaved its magic at the North American box office this weekend, signaling a farewell to the blockbuster fantasy franchise, industry estimates showed Sunday.... more ...
Elton John to wed David Furnish after 21 years together
British pop legend Elton John will marry long-time partner David Furnish on Sunday, the ninth anniversary of their civil partnership, with a ceremony in Windsor, home of the castle beloved by Queen Elizabeth II.... more ...