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Mcebo Dlamini slams ‘white supremacy’

Wits Student Representative Council (SRC) president Mcebo Dlamini, who maintains he still loves Hitler, says he was removed from office because of “a weak man who is pressured by the Zionists”. more ...

17-year-old taxi driver crashes into Kempton Park house

No report has been made to police after a 17-year-old taxi driver allegedly crashed into a house on Lydia Road in Kempton Park today....  more ...
SPCA tracking bloodied dog transporters
The Sandton SPCA and police are scurrying to track down alleged animal abusers after images of dogs harnessed with wire through their mouths while being transported on the back of a bakkie went viral on Tuesday afternoon.... more ...
Manhunt for KZN armed robbers underway
A manhunt is under way for the suspects who allegedly robbed two men after they withdrew money from a bank in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal earlier this morning.... more ...
Load shedding expected during peak period
There will be no load shedding for most of today, as there is currently enough electricity generating capacity to meet demand, Eskom said in a statement.... more ...
Human rights violation of ‘never-ending’ stench (gallery)
The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has pledged to investigate the Merafong local municipality on the West Rand after residents complained about sewage that spills into their homes.... more ...
‘We’re grabbing all Eldos land’ (video)
Angry residents of Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, yesterday marked off areas where they said they would build their own houses, because the government had failed them.... more ...
Parks Tau delivers his State of the City Address
The address to be made by executive mayor Parks Tau will be preceded by a wreath laying ceremony in honour and remembrance of Johannesburg metro police and emergency services officials who lost their lives in the line of duty.... more ...
Vavi vows not to return to ‘tamed dog’
Former Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi has ruled out the possibility of going back to the troubled labour federation, saying it would be against what he stands for.... more ...
Celebrating Ali Mazrui
In an event organised by the University of Johannesburg and The Citizen, the life and work of Professor Ali Mazrui was celebrated on Tuesday night.... more ...

Graeme Smith’s estranged wife opens up

Morgan Deane, estranged wife of former South African cricket captain Graeme Smith, opened up to Irish newspaper the Irish Mirror about the next step in her life. ... more ...

Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter in demand

Uncertainty remains as to whether Stuart Baxter will still be at Kaizer Chiefs next season.... more ...

Cops hunt killer detective

Police are hunting a Springs detective constable after gruesome murders came to light on Monday. ... more ...

Benni McCarthy robbed – report

Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy was robbed at gunpoint in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg on Tuesday, according to the website kickoff.com. ... more ...

Van Breda docket sent back to police

The murder docket on the Van Breda family attack has been sent back to the police as the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has requested further investigation.... more ...

SA Post Office may cut 5000 jobs

A plan for a turnaround of the South African Post Office (SAPO) – including the proposed shedding of more than 5 000 jobs – was presented to the Portfolio Committee of Telecommunications and Postal Services on Tuesday, SAPO said....  more ...
Datatec’s Logicalis unit buys UK consultancy Trovus
Information and technology group Datatec said on Wednesday its subsidiary Logicalis Group has acquired UK business intelligence consultancy Trovus, which would contribute to growing its annuity revenue streams, for an undisclosed sum.... more ...
Oil prices at 2015 highs
Oil prices extended gains in Asia to trade at 2015 highs Wednesday as fresh tensions in oil producer Libya raised concerns about a supply disruption in the Middle East, analysts said.... more ...
Business Confidence Index rises but gloom persists
The Business Confidence Index rose by 0,8 points in April to 89,9, but gloom persists as the South African Chamber of Commerce (SACCI) and Industry warned of a range of factors negatively affecting business sentiment.... more ...
Final ultimatums for striking Medupi employees
The striking employees belonging to contractors on the Medupi Power Station Project have not heeded the call to return to work since the unprotected industrial action that took place on March 25, despite a court interdict as well as ultimatums issued in this regard, according to Eskom.... more ...

Germanwings co-pilot ‘practised descent on previous flight’

The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alps after "rehearsing" the descent on an earlier flight, French investigators said on Wednesday....  more ...
Over 38 million people ‘internally displaced by conflicts’
Conflicts and violence in places like Syria and Ukraine have displaced a record 38 million people inside their own countries, equivalent to the total populations of New York, London and Beijing, a watchdog group said Wednesday.... more ...
Four sentenced to death over mob killing of Afghan woman
Four Afghan men were sentenced to death Wednesday for the savage lynching of a woman falsely accused of blasphemy, a landmark judgement in a nation where female victims often have little legal recourse.... more ...
UK politicians in final pitch for power before election
Britain's political leaders launched their last day of campaigning on Wednesday for the most unpredictable election in living memory which could yield no clear winner and weeks of haggling over the next government.... more ...
Bangladesh uses ‘sacred Arabic’ to stop peeing in public
For years authorities in Bangladesh have battled to stop men urinating in public, with signs in the local Bengali language failing to halt the seemingly endless number of offenders.... more ...

Jordaan condemns attack on Benni

South African Football Association (Safa) president Dr Danny Jordaan has condemned the robbery attack on Benni McCarthy....  more ...
Big names to turn out at SA Open Athletics championships
A host of big names will turn out at the SA Open athletics championships in Potchefstroom starting on Friday.... more ...
Cavaliers seeking redemption
The Boland Cavaliers will be looking to redeem themselves against the Border Bulldogs in East London on Saturday, after going down 44-10 to the EP Kings in the Vodacom Cup competition this past weekend.... more ...
Coetzee going for laid-back approach
Fresh off playing in the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championships last week, highest-ranked player in the field George Coetzee will be adopting a laid-back approach, ahead of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open starting on Thursday.... more ...
There is just no stopping Gorlei
Cara Gorlei added to her trophy hall in what has so far been a breakout season for the Western Province golfer when she defeated Gauteng’s Natasha Carlsson 6 & 4 to claim the ProShop Gauteng Championship Match Play title on Tuesday.... more ...

Afternoon Express trio disappoints

When Three Talk With Noeleen ended a few weeks ago, SABC 3 promised viewers an entertaining lifestyle show with a difference. ...  more ...
Nyovest gives R100 000 to xeno victims
Multi-award winning hip-hop artist Cassper Nyovest, pictured, has donated the proceeds of his international concert in Zimbabwe to the victims of recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa – as he had promised. ... more ...
Gangs of Ballet to support OneRepublic on SA tour
Big Concerts confirmed today that Gangs of Ballet will support OneRepublic on their South African tour.... more ...
Benni McCarthy robbed – report
Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy was robbed at gunpoint in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg on Tuesday, according to the website kickoff.com. ... more ...
Graeme Smith’s estranged wife opens up
Morgan Deane, estranged wife of former South African cricket captain Graeme Smith, opened up to Irish newspaper the Irish Mirror about the next step in her life. ... more ...