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SA catamaran crew missing

A South African catamaran crew on a voyage to Thailand have not been heard from in a month and a half, concerned family members said on Monday. more ...

SARS airport drug busts total R16 million

OR Tambo International Airport was something of a "drug den" over the weekend as is evident with SARS' Customs team seizing narcotics worth R16 million....  more ...
Top Gear festival moving to Johannesburg
The annual Top Gear festival that was due to be held in Durban will now be held in Johannesburg, event organisers announced on Monday.... more ...
Firefighters to work through the night
Firefighters will work through the night to ensure the fire which broke out in Muizenberg remained contained, the City of Cape Town said on Monday.... more ...
KZN businessman on trial for murder
Businessman Rajivee Soni, 33, who thought former close friend Dr Bhavish Sewran was having an affair with his wife, hired hitmen to kill the doctor, the High Court in Pietermaritzburg heard on Monday.... more ...
Engineer never said anything was wrong: Singh
The design engineer of the collapsed Tongaat Mall never raised any concerns during its construction, the commission of inquiry investigating the collapse heard on Monday.... more ...
Energy cluster expands on Gauteng SOPA
Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Lebogang Maile, yesterday called on various stakeholders within the private sector to help in creating decent job opportunities and to foster greater economic inclusion.... more ...
Khulubuse’s Aurora delaying paying workers – Cosatu
The directors of Aurora Empowerment Systems are trying to renege on their responsibility to pay workers at the Pamodzi gold mines, the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) said at the High Court in Pretoria on Monday. ... more ...
Trial of Westbury shooter postponed
The trial of Lindrey Khakhu, 22, accused of shooting dead Westbury toddler Luke Tibbets, was postponed in the High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge, on Monday. ... more ...
Five corridors funnel growth: Unpacking GP SOPA
From regeneration to diversification, maximisation of resources is the aim. Five corridors will be used in reconfiguring the Gauteng city region’s space and economy. ... more ...

Cassper Nyovest wins big at the Metro FM Awards

Last night was the 14th annual Metro FM Awards more ...

Malema supporters take over EFF in KZN

Several Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members, who were among the founding leaders of the party in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), have been ousted from their positions following a hastily convened provincial elective assembly where they were replaced by supporters of party leader Julius Malema amid accusations of vote rigging and flouting of processes. ... more ...

‘Rat skull’ found in Woolies mushrooms

In the latest Woolworths blunder, a customer has discovered what appeared to be the skull of a rat in a packet of sliced mushrooms.... more ...

Girl, 14, critical after bike hit-and-run accident (video)

Video footage showing an apparent hit and run accident in Lyttelton Manor, Centurion has surfaced.... more ...

Two killed in William Nicol crash

Two men died and three others were injured after two cars collided on William Nicol drive in Johannesburg on Monday morning, paramedics said.... more ...

Armani whips up a storm with rakish skirt-trousers combo

King of fashion Giorgio Armani closed a whirlwind fashion week in Milan on Monday with an autumn/winter 2015 collection starring a new skirt-trousers combo which had all in a tizz. more ...

Poland Senate speaker says Russia denies him entry for Nemtsov funeral

Poland’s Senate speaker Bogdan Borusewicz said Monday that Russia had denied him entry for the funeral of outspoken opposition activist Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down in central Moscow on Friday. more ...

Bill Gates still world’s richest man, Forbes says

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates kept his spot as the world's richest man, a rank he has held for 16 of the past 21 years, Forbes magazine said Monday....  more ...
Nasdaq tops 5,000 for the first time in 15 years
The Nasdaq Composite Index bolted above 5,000 for the first time in 15 years Monday, recovering nearly all the ground since the massive dot-com crash of 2000.... more ...
Hewlett-Packard buys networking firm Aruba for $2.7 bn
US computer giant Hewlett-Packard said Monday it was buying mobile networking group Aruba Networks for some $2.7 billion.... more ...
BIHL reports marginal profit rise
Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL), a subsidiary of South Africa's Sanlam group, has reported a marginal rise in profit for 2014, the company announced on Monday.... more ...
Eurozone prices, jobs firm but deflation threat remains
The eurozone's fall in consumer prices eased while jobless figures fell slightly Monday, but the modest improvements were not enough to reduce fears of a deflationary spiral.... more ...

Thousands throng funeral for Turkish author Yasar Kemal

Thousands of mourners, including a Nobel laureate and a former president, turned out for the funeral Monday of Turkish literary giant Yasar Kemal in Istanbul....  more ...
Smog film goes viral in China with 155 mn views
An online documentary on China's notorious smog has become a viral sensation with more than 155 million views just one day after it was released, state media said Monday.... more ...
N. Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and vowed "merciless" retaliation Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational.... more ...
Ice age emperor penguins hit hard by the cold : study
Antarctica's Ross Sea has been a rare safe haven for emperor penguins for thousands of years, even when temperatures were too harsh for their liking, a study released Monday suggests.... more ...
Rio’s 450th birthday bash is a piece of cake
Rio de Janeiro showed Sunday that partying really is a piece of cake, as residents tucked into a monster birthday confection to mark the Brazilian city's 450th anniversary.... more ...

Durban presents bid for ‘Compact’ games

Durban's bid committee says the city aims to host the "most compact" edition of the Commonwealth Games in 2022, centred around the Moses Mabhida Stadium....  more ...
Pillans takes 10 but bad light frustrates Dolphins
Mathew Pillans came away with his maiden 10-wicket haul in first-class cricket but the Sunfoil Dolphins were thwarted in their attempt to force a result against the Chevrolet Knights in the Sunfoil Series encounter at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead. ... more ...
Spurs will learn from Wembley woe vows Kane
Harry Kane has promised Tottenham will use the pain of the League Cup final defeat against Chelsea to fuel their challenge for future trophies.... more ...
Lions name touring squad
Lions head coach Johan Ackermann on Sunday announced the 27-player squad for their Australasian tour commencing this week. ... more ...
Now we look like professionals: Larsen
Bloemfontein Celtic coach Clinton Larsen says his team were playing like true professionals after the 2-0 Premier League win over a struggling Platinum Stars at the Free State Stadium on Sunday afternoon.... more ...

Kelly Khumalo: Love like this

Singer Kelly Khumalo's love life has been media fodder for years now it seems.  more ...
AKA: The Saga continues..
AKA's hit with hip hop producer Anatii called The Saga is currently number 1 on SA itunes.... more ...
‘Focus’ snatches US box office gold
Sexy con-artist flick "Focus" stole the top spot at North American box offices this weekend, vaulting over hit bondage film "Fifty Shades of Grey," industry estimates showed Sunday.... more ...
Cassper Nyovest wins big at the Metro FM Awards
Last night was the 14th annual Metro FM Awards more ...
Police recover pearl gown stolen from Lupita Nyong’o
A $150,000 pearl-encrusted dress stolen from the hotel room of Kenyan star Lupita Nyong'o has been found, Los Angeles police said.... more ...