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Air Algerie wreck found in Mali: Burkina Faso army

The wreck of an Air Algerie plane that went missing early Thursday with 116 people on board has been found in Mali near the Burkina Faso border, said a coordinator for the crisis unit in Ouagadougou. more ...

Burn e-toll bills – Cosatu

Motorists in Gauteng must continue to use the highways without paying the e-toll bills, the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Thursday....  more ...
Supra Mahumapelo supports Thuli Madonsela probe
North West premier Supra Mahumapelo on Thursday pledged his support for an investigation into corruption involving a development account.... more ...
SA to send two special envoys to Palestine
Two special envoys will head for war-torn Palestine, President Jacob Zuma told MPs on Wednesday.... more ...
Patricia de Lille denies disclosing source
Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille on Thursday denied disclosing to the media the source of a dossier alleging corruption in the multi-billion rand arms deal.... more ...
Detective shot dead in Pretoria
A police detective was shot dead while arresting two suspected fraudsters in Sinoville, Pretoria, on Thursday morning, Gauteng police said.... more ...

Kyalami race track sold for R205 million

The historic Kyalami race track may remain as a beacon of the motor industry as it was bought by Porsche South Africa for R205 million on Thursday afternoon.... more ...

Numsa wary of wage offer amendment

Trade union Numsa on Thursday expressed fears that an amendment by employers to the new wage offer will result in retrenchments or restructuring in the next three years.... more ...

Numsa condemns Seifsa’s ‘hasty’ decision

Numsa on Wednesday bemoaned Seifsa's "hasty" decision to make public a proposed wage offer to try to end the strike in the metals sector.... more ...

Generations star defends pregnant Katlego

Katlego Danke's fellow Generations star has cleared the air over rumours the pregnant star had become 'difficult' to work with.... more ...

Orlando Pirates looking for ‘hungry talent’

Orlando Pirates buying policy will change from looking at acquiring ready-made players to finding unknown but hungry talent, the club’s chairman Irvin Khoza revealed.... more ...

Amazon loss widens despite climbing sales

Internet retail titan Amazon on Thursday reported a money-losing quarter despite impressive growth in sales. more ...

Rosberg, Hamilton in delicate balancing act

Nico Rosberg on Thursday addressed the delicate balancing act he and Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton face in fighting their duel for the drivers’ title but at the same time racing for the same employer. more ...

Anti-frackers come out guns blazing

Treasure the Karoo Action Group (TKAG) has launched a determined assault on what it sees as government's unstoppable momentum towards fracking for shale gas in the Karoo....  more ...
Recalls slam GM earnings, Europe drives Ford higher
General Motors is crying and Ford is laughing: The top US automakers posted wildly different earnings Thursday, the first hurt by recalls, the second lifted by new cash from Europe.... more ...
Brics Bank is a forward step for SA – Zuma
The establishment of the Brics bloc's New Development Bank is a forward step for South Africa and the continent, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.... more ...
Zuma appoints Financial and Fiscal Commission members
President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appointed three members to the Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC), the presidency said.... more ...
Don’t fear minimum wage – Cyril Ramaphosa
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday warned against "angst" over the proposed introduction of a national minimum wage.... more ...

UN staff killed in attack on UN-run school in Gaza: Ban

An attack on a UN-run school in Gaza on Thursday has claimed lives among the UN staff, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said....  more ...
US airlines, others resume flights to Israel
American, Russian and some European carriers resumed flights to Israel Thursday after a two-day freeze amid fears that rocket fire from Gaza was endangering commercial air traffic into Tel Aviv.... more ...
Despair grips east Ukraine residents as siege tightens
Frightened residents of the east Ukraine city of Donetsk filed into a humanitarian aid centre on Thursday to collect clothes, food and medicine as others fled the city amid fierce fighting on the outskirts.... more ...
‘Evidence’ Moscow firing from Russia on Ukraine troops: US
The United States has evidence that Russian troops are firing artillery from inside Russia on Ukrainian military positions, a US official alleged Thursday.... more ...
European court condemns Poland for hosting secret CIA prisons
Europe's top human rights court condemned Poland on Thursday for hosting secret CIA prisons on its territory, saying Warsaw knowingly abetted unlawful imprisonment and torture of Guantanamo-bound detainees.... more ...

Richard Murray delighted with SA’s first medal

Richard Murray won South Africa's first medal of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday when he finished third in the men's triathlon to claim bronze behind England's Brownlee brothers....  more ...
Hamilton relaxed about his future
Lewis Hamilton was relaxed and philosophical on Thursday amid reports that his Mercedes team have considered approaching four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel to join them.... more ...
Massa disappointed at standard of stewards
Felipe Massa on Thursday expressed his disappointment with the current standard of stewarding in Formula One after rookie Kevin Magnussen was cleared of all blame in their collision at the German Grand Prix last weekend.... more ...
Edward Manqele may be leaving Sundowns
Mamelodi Sundowns want-away striker Edward Manqele is on the verge of leaving the club.... more ...
Reports of Juan’s selection exaggerated
SA Rugby yesterday refuted claims that veteran and World Cup-winner Juan Smith is a shoo-in for Springbok selection when the Rugby Championship starts next month.... more ...

Restaurant aims to make jazz accessible

Just when Georgie Porgie and Kenny Makhenzo had put the matter of their spilled Scotch to rest after hearing about the migration of the Joy Of Jazz Festival to Johannesburg, Bra Gibb told them of further developments in the north....  more ...
Fifty Shades of Grey teaser trailer released
United International Pictures (UIP) today released its first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated movie Fifty Shades of Grey.... more ...
Take a #CakeBossSelfie and you could meet Buddy
Think you're the next 'Cake Boss' in training? Well Buddy Valastro and The Citizen team are going to put you to the test with a #CakeBossSelfie.... more ...
The Lo Down: Hair tips and trends
Master stylist and partner at two Carlton Hair salons in Johannesburg, David Gillson is an expert in all things hair and travels the world to attend hair trend and style workshops.... more ...
Sniffing out a partner at a London pheromone party
In a bar in trendy east London, dozens of people mill about, sniffing from plastic bags. But there are no drugs inside -- just slightly smelly T-shirts.... more ...