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Moshoeu: ‘A workaholic who loved soccer’

John “Shoes” Moshoeu was yesterday described as a professional who took his soccer career seriously.  more ...

John Shoes Moshoeu: ‘The eagle has fallen’ (video)

Mourners have started arriving at the Grace Bible church in Soweto to pay tribute to one of South Africa's most gifted players, John Shoes Moshoeu. ...  more ...
Wedding band could lead to Panayiotou’s killers
Eastern Cape police on Friday released photographs of an engagement ring and wedding band taken from slain Port Elizabeth teacher Jayde Panayiotou.... more ...
Zuma says no judicial inquiry into SARS for now
President Jacob Zuma on Friday ruled out appointing a judicial commission on inquiry into the turmoil at the South African Revenue Service. ... more ...
Attend to unemployment and crime – township residents
Residents of Alexandra on Friday called on government to address rampant unemployment and crime that has gripped the township. ... more ...
Former Hawks captain arrested for alleged heist
A former captain of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) has been arrested for allegedly being involved in the Mpumalanga Standard Bank, Barclays (First National Bank) and Volkskas (SBV) heist of R107 million.... more ...
Radebe – I looked up to Shoes
Former Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs skipper Lucas Radebe lamented that John ‘Shoes’ Moshoeu has “gone too soon” at his memorial service in Soweto on Friday.... more ...
Mpumalanga free of xenophobic attacks
Mpumalanga has been free of the violence while parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng have been rocked by xenophobic attacks.... more ...
West Rand office park bomb threat defused
Everything is back to normal at the Clearwater Office Park in Roodepoort, on the West Rand after a bomb scare this morning.... more ...
Intention to poach will incur serious consequences
MBOMBELA - The Nelspruit Regional Court has passed another sentence that sends a firm message to poachers: even the intention to poach will lead to serious consequences. ... more ...

Failed break-in caught on camera

Video footage shows a group of men struggling to open the gate of a home in Zwartkop, near Centurion during a failed home burglary.... more ...

WATCH: Passenger describes the Metro Bus crash

At least 65 people were injured, 5 in critical condition, with 3 people still trapped in one of the buses which collided head-on in Jan Smuts Avenue this morning.... more ...

This man taught Zuma English

Meet Mark Shinners, a former political prisoner who taught President Jacob Zuma junior certificate (JC) English while they were incarcerated on Robben Island. ... more ...

Bacela praises Kaizer Chiefs defenders

Orlando Pirates’ striker Lennox Bacela believes it is Kaizer Chiefs’ strong defence that has won them this season’s Absa Premiership title.... more ...

John Shoes Moshoeu: ‘The eagle has fallen’ (video)

Mourners have started arriving at the Grace Bible church in Soweto to pay tribute to one of South Africa's most gifted players, John Shoes Moshoeu. ... more ...

Europe pushes Greece in bogged down debt talks

European ministers heaped pressure on Greece to speed up negotiations to unblock critically needed bailout funds and avert a dangerous default, showing frustration after months of bogged down talks. more ...

Armenia marks emotional centenary of Ottoman massacres

The leaders of France and Russia joined ceremonies marking the centenary of the massacre of some 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman forces, a hugely emotional event that remains a diplomatic minefield. more ...

Over 30 000 jobs lost in SA mines

Over 30 000 jobs have been lost in South African mines between 2012 and 2014, the National Union of Mineworkers said on Friday. ...  more ...
Apple Watch begins global launch — quietly
The Apple Watch made its global debut on Friday in a launch aimed at making the California giant the overnight leader in wearable technology.... more ...
HSBC considers moving HQ out of UK amid bank clampdown
Global bank HSBC said Friday it had launched a review on whether to remain headquartered in Britain as the country increases regulation and taxation of the sector.... more ...
Comcast, Time Warner Cable drop $45 bn mega-merger plan
Comcast and Time Warner Cable announced Friday they had scrapped their mega-merger plans, amid opposition from US antitrust regulators to the tie-up of the cable and broadband Internet giants.... more ...
Pioneer targets healthy food
Hot on the heels of its acquisition of Nigeria's Butterfield Bakeries, Pioneer Foods has acquired half of FutureLife – a food company best known for its range of healthy cereals – for an undisclosed sum.... more ...

Armenian Church makes saints of 1.5 million genocide victims

The Armenian Church on Thursday conferred sainthood on some 1.5 million Armenians massacred by Ottoman forces a century ago, as tensions raged over Turkey's refusal to recognise the killings as genocide....  more ...
Europe pushes Greece in bogged down debt talks
European ministers heaped pressure on Greece to speed up negotiations to unblock critically needed bailout funds and avert a dangerous default, showing frustration after months of bogged down talks.... more ...
Armenia marks emotional centenary of Ottoman massacres
The leaders of France and Russia on Friday joined ceremonies marking the centenary of the massacre of some 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman forces, a hugely emotional event that remains a diplomatic minefield.... more ...
Betting hots up on Britain’s royal baby
Punters are placing all manner of wacky bets on Britain's royal baby, chancing their cash on everything from the name of the new prince or princess to who gets their congratulations tweet in first.... more ...
Malaria vaccine offers partial protection: final results
The world's most advanced malaria candidate vaccine offers young children partial protection that wanes with time, but could shield millions against the deadly parasite, its developers said Friday.... more ...

Kankowski ruled out of Sharks tour

Bok number eight Ryan Kankowski was ruled out of the Sharks’ squad on the eve of their departure for their tour to New Zealand and Australia. ...  more ...
Blow by blow: Pirates vs AmaTuks
Orlando Pirates take on the University of Pretoria at the Orlando Stadium. AmaTuks were humbled by Chiefs at the Tuks Stadium by a superb Siphiwe Tshabalala free kick in their last PSL match. While the Buccaneers will like to collect maximum points as they look to finish second on the league table. ... more ...
Radebe – I looked up to Shoes
Former Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs skipper Lucas Radebe lamented that John ‘Shoes’ Moshoeu has “gone too soon” at his memorial service in Soweto on Friday.... more ...
Wallaby Cooper signs for Toulon
Australia fly-half Quade Cooper has signed a two-year contract to play for French champions Toulon, the club announced on its website Friday.... more ...
Lions flank Warwick Tecklenburg opens up
We spoke to flank Warwick Tecklenburg who has been one of the team’s most consistent performers and is performing a key role in the Lions’ sporadic rise lately with his high work rate. ... more ...

Maceo Parker: The sax machine

Maceo Parker is a master of the sexiest sounding instrument on Earth, the saxophone. ...  more ...
Stylish Ford B-Max coming to SA
The new Ford B-Max, which is scheduled for launch in South Africa in the third quarter of this year, features a unique design, superb fuel economy and unrivalled small car technology, making it among the most advanced compact cars on the market.... more ...
The Avengers: Age of Ultron movie review
New Avengers flick promises big budget and big action more ...
Fashion houses await birth of a tiny style heavyweight
Whether wrapped in pink or blue, the new baby of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, will have the power to influence trends across the globe as the latest addition to a powerful fashion dynasty.... more ...
Ben Affleck ‘embarrassed’ over slave-owning ancestors
Hollywood star Ben Affleck says he was "embarrassed" upon learning he had slaveholding ancestors and regrets asking US television producers to censor that fact from a program about his family's past.... more ...