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EFF slams ANC’s silence in Matome’s death

The ANC refused to give even a single comment on Matome Hlabioa’s death just because he left the party to join the EFF, EFF commander-in-chief Julius Malema said. more ...

Stage 1 load shedding from 5pm today

Eskom will implement stage 1 load shedding from 17:00 until 22:00 this evening  more ...

SA has a fat problem

An expert has reckoned South Africa has a fat problem. Professor Hans de Ridder of the School of Biokinetics Recreation and Sports Science in the North-West University (NWU) says almost 70% of the women in the country are overweight. more ...

Live report: Zambia vs Ghana

This time we bring you the action live at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium where Zambia takes on Ghana in the Cosafa Cup plate semifinal match. more ...

Kaizer Chiefs to speak on Khune, Mashamaite contracts

Kaizer Chiefs will to hold a press conference this week to clear up speculation surrounding the futures of Itumeleng Khune and Tefu Mashamaite.... more ...

Elite SA troops stuck in Uganda

An entire battalion of South Africa's crack 121 Battalion are stuck in Entebbe, Uganda, after their flight was refused permission to land in South Africa.... more ...

EFF interrupts Zuma in National Assembly again

MPs from the Economic Freedom Fighters protested silently but visibly as President Jacob Zuma tabled his budget vote in the National Assembly on Tuesday.... more ...

Missing Ipeleng Moholane found dead in Midrand

Condolences continue to spread on social media after the discovery of missing student Ipeleng Moholane’s dead body on Monday.... more ...

Find your load shedding schedules here

Want to know when your suburb will experience load shedding? Find out your schedule here. ... more ...

IS kills 20 men in ruins of Syria’s Palmyra: monitor

The Islamic State jihadist group shot dead at least 20 men in the ruins of Syria’s ancient city Palmyra on Wednesday, accusing them of fighting for the government, a monitor said. more ...

Experts from Greece and creditors ‘drafting loan deal’

Technical experts representing Greece and its creditors are to start drafting Wednesday a long-awaited agreement that would release much needed bailout loans for the struggling eurozone country, a Greek government source said. more ...

How the Joburg budget will affect you

The City of Johannesburg’s finances are healthy, MMC for Finance Geoffrey Makhubo said on Tuesday....  more ...
Massmart sales rising
South African discount and warehouse retailer Massmart, owner of the Game and Makro stores, said on Wednesday that comparable sales had grown 7.4 percent in the first 20 weeks of 2015 thanks to the group gaining market share in a country where consumer spending is restrained and competition among stores intense.... more ...
Is the equity market still undervalued?
Balance sheet values and current price to book value ratios may suggest that listed companies are under-valued. ... more ...
Pension funds change investment focus
Regulatory changes and lower expected returns from traditional asset classes could prompt local pension funds to chase alternative assets in their search for yield.... more ...
Municipal salary and wage talks collapsing – union
The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) fears that the third round of salary and wage negotiations with SALGA is collapsing, the union said in a statement, on Tuesday.... more ...

Twitter clamps down on troll of trolls, sends strong message

Twitter made a strong statement in its approach to trolls and abusive speech in the suspension of gotnews.com founder Chuck Johnson....  more ...
EU asks member states to admit 40,000 asylum seekers
The EU on Wednesday asked its member states to admit 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea landing in Italy and Greece, which have been overstretched by an influx of migrants.... more ...
Singapore Airlines plane loses power mid-flight
A Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus plane carrying 194 people temporarily lost power to both engines on a recent flight to Shanghai, SIA confirmed Wednesday after a flight tracker said the plane had to descend 13,000 feet (3.96 kilometres) before normal operation was restored.... more ...
Fair elections ‘impossible’ – Burundi opposition
Burundi's main opposition parties said Wednesday that the holding of free and fair elections next week was "impossible" and that the result should not be recognised if they take place.... more ...

Live report: Zambia vs Ghana

This time we bring you the action live at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium where Zambia takes on Ghana in the Cosafa Cup plate semifinal match....  more ...
Top FIFA officials detained in corruption raids
Swiss police detained several FIFA leaders in a dawn raid Wednesday as part of a twin corruption inquiry that rocked world football's governing body two days before its leader Sepp Blatter seeks a new term.... more ...
Mashaba dangles carrot ahead of Malawi clash
Shakes Mashaba still believes that they can get “two or three” players from those who are doing Bafana Bafana duty in the Cosafa Cup to graduate them to the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers. ... more ...
Sri Lanka sacks officials over sex scandal
Sri Lankan cricket's governing body on Wednesday announced the sacking of three officials after allegations that members of the women's national team were asked to perform sexual favours to keep their places.... more ...
Live report: Cosmos vs Leopards
Hello and welcome to the Vaal University of Technology Stadium where struggling Jomo Cosmos host Black Leopards in the PSL promotion/relegation play-off match.... more ...

Obama offered lobola for his daughter

A Kenyan lawyer has offered US president Barack Obama 50 cows and other assorted livestock in exchange for his 16-year old daughter Malia's hand in marriage, a report said Tuesday....  more ...
All new Toyota Hilux debuts
One of the world's best-known and best-loved nameplates, Hilux, first hit dealerships in 1968, selling over 16 million units in more than 180 countries. ... more ...
Minnie, Jessica and Lalla to play celeb netball
Some of our favourite female stars will be challenging themselves to a game of netball.... more ...
WATCH: Schwarzenegger eyes Sandton
You read right, famed bodybuilder, actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger is coming to Sandton.... more ...
Loyiso Gola hits the big time down under
Emmy-nominated comedian and producer, Loyiso Gola is well on his way to superstardom. ... more ...