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Nathi Mthethwa willing to help generations

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Wednesday he is willing to help find a solution to the firing of some of the soap opera Generations’ actors. more ...

Eskom has new CEO

Tshediso Matona, head of the public enterprises department and former trade and industry director general, has been appointed Eskom's new CEO, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Wednesday....  more ...
Stone Sizani’s wife in court for fraud
ANC chief whip Stone Sizani's wife Portia Sizani appeared in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court on fraud and money laundering charges, City Press reported on Wednesday.... more ...
Zuma sends condolences to families of Alberton construction workers
President Jacob Zuma sent his condolences on Wednesday to the families of the seven people killed when a house collapsed on them in Alberton, south of Johannesburg.... more ...
Little co-operation over SABC report – lawyer
There has been little co-operative governance so far in resolving conflict over Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.... more ...
Robbery at Radovan Krejcir’s home
Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's Bedfordview, Johannesburg, home was broken into in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Gauteng police said.... more ...

Generations: Life goes on(line) after cast fired

On SABC1’s Generations website the firing of 16 cast members seems to have passed many fans by. ... more ...

Striking Generations cast fired

The producers of South Africa's most popular soapie Generations has terminated the contracts of the show's striking cast members.... more ...

Fired Generations actors stick to their guns

The 16 actors who went on strike from popular local soapie Generations refuse to back down even after producers announced they had been fired.... more ...

Why Generations actors were axed – Mfundi Vundla (audio)

As the news broke that 16 actors from popular local soapie Generations had been fired, the show's executive producer Mfundi Vundla took to radio to explain the decision. Listen to what he had to say.... more ...

Kaizer Chiefs look to continue home dominance

Kaizer Chiefs captain Itumeleng Khune says his team will once again look to build their Premiership campaign around a solid foundation at home. ... more ...

Celtic held by Maribor, Porto gain upper hand

Celtic were held to a 1-1 draw away to Maribor in the first leg of the Champions League play-offs on Wednesday, while Porto took control of their tie against Lille after securing a 1-0 victory in France. more ...

Magath under pressure as Fulham lose again

Fulham manager Felix Magath was under new pressure Wednesday after a 1-0 home defeat to Wolves, the Londoners’ third successive loss which left them one place off the foot of the Championship table. more ...

Tshediso Matona is the right person for the job – BBC

Newly-appointed Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona is the right person for the job, the Black Business Council (BBC) said on Wednesday....  more ...
Argentina says will pay all creditors in Buenos Aires
Argentina said Wednesday it will pay all its creditors in Buenos Aires, seeking to circumvent a US court order barring it from repaying the debt it restructured after its 2001 default.... more ...
Neasa continues lock-out
Some of the National Employers' Association of SA's (Neasa) members are continuing their lock-out of workers who participated in the recent metal industry strike, it said on Wednesday. ... more ...
Poor most affected by consumer price inflation – FNB
The poor would feel the effects of changes in consumer price inflation (CPI) more severely than others because of the higher weighting of food in their expenditure baskets, FNB said on Wednesday. ... more ...
Six percent inflation to stay – Nedbank
Inflation was expected to remain above the SA Reserve Bank's (SARB) six percent upper target range for the rest of the year, Nedbank said on Wednesday.... more ...

Images, video of beheaded journalist removed from Twitter

Twitter Wednesday removed from its service photos and video of the beheading of a US journalist that had been posted online by jihadists....  more ...
Ndulula scores from the penalty spot
Orlando Pirates are a goal down at half time following a silly mistake by defenders Mahamutsa and Sangweni.... more ...
Russia shuts four McDonald’s as food war flips to burgers
Russian authorities shuttered four Moscow McDonald's due to alleged sanitary violations Wednesday, including a restaurant that once symbolised reviving Soviet-US ties, as tensions sizzled over Ukraine.... more ...
US attorney general in Missouri after week of protest
US Attorney General Eric Holder traveled to St Louis, Missouri on Wednesday after the latest in a sting of violent protests over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.... more ...
Indonesian capital threatens to ban Uber car app
The Indonesian capital is threatening to shut down controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber due to licensing issues a week after it officially launched in the city, an official said Wednesday.... more ...

Sundowns sink Swallows

Mamelodi Sundowns picked up their first win of the season in Dobsonville on Wednesday evening, new signings Mame Niang and Kudakwashe Mahachi sealing a 2-0 win over Moroka Swallows....  more ...
Wits earn first home win
A scrappy first-half goal from Sthembiso Ngcobo was enough for Wits to edge Maritzburg United 1-0 in a Premiership clash in Johannesburg on Wednesday evening.... more ...
Amazulu, Pirates share the spoils
Orlando Pirates and AmaZulu's quest for a first victory in the season continued as they drew 1-1 in a Premiership match at the Orlando Stadium on Wednesday evening.... more ...
Free State Stars beat Supersport
Free State Stars came from behind to beat SuperSport United 3-2 in their Premiership match at the Charles Mopeli Stadium on Wednesday evening.... more ...
Bigger WP playbook allows Catrakilis to prove detractors wrong
Without a noose hanging around his neck, Demetri Catrakilis is acutely aware that he hasn't yet made the Western Province No 10 jersey in the Currie Cup his own yet.... more ...

Xoli Zondi: Standing in solidarity

Xoli Zondi may not be involved in the Generations strike, but she supports the actors who have been dismissed since the strike started last week Monday....  more ...
Supersport lead Stars at break
SuperSport United lead Free State Stars 2-0 at the half-time break in their Premiership match at the Charles Mopeli Stadium on Wednesday evening. ... more ...
Tablets: Competing with Jobs’ lot
The tablet market may have cooled down, but that hasn't stopped Samsung and Sony from heating up their challenge to the iPad Air. ... more ...
Generations: Life goes on(line) after cast fired
On SABC1’s Generations website the firing of 16 cast members seems to have passed many fans by. ... more ...
Some of the Best Ice Bucket Challenges (videos)
First we had the neknominations, now we have people tossing buckets of icy water over their heads in the latest internet craze. But don't worry, it's for charity.... more ...