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Mass demonstration cancelled as Lesotho faces power vacuum

A mass demonstration in Lesotho planned for Monday has been cancelled after an apparent coup left the country leaderless and prompted regional powers to hold a crisis meeting. more ...

EFF gives Mbete until Monday to respond to ultimatum

The Economic Freedom Fighters is prepared to give Speaker Baleka Mbete until Monday to respond to its ultimatum that she halt plans to suspend the party's MPs from the National Assembly. ...  more ...
Criminal case opened against Metro officers for alleged assault
A criminal case has been opened up at the Edenvale police station against two Ekurhuleni metro police officers who allegedly shoved and punched a motorist and his wife, Gauteng police said on Monday.... more ...
Boksburg power restoration underway
Power in Boksburg CBD was on Sunday being restored to all areas that experienced outages over the past two days, the Ekurhuleni municipality said.... more ...
Warmer temperatures expected
Temperatures are expected to improve this week following an intense cold front, the SA Weather Service said on Monday.... more ...
Public servants must serve the public – Cyril Ramaphosa
South Africa wanted public servants who would truly serve the needs of its people, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.... more ...

Blow by blow: Kaizer Chiefs vs SuperSport United

Amakhosi (Kaizer Chiefs) host Matsatsantsa (SuperSport United) at the FNB Stadium. United are without a coach after Cavin Johnson was fired. ... more ...

Tonight on Our Perfect Wedding

Catch Our Perfect Wedding with Phumeza tonight at 19:00  more ...

Seriti inquiry’s second agenda

While media attention focuses on the Nkandla and "spy tape" sagas besetting President Jacob Zuma, the investigation into South Africa's biggest corruption scandal is unravelling. ... more ...

EFF gives Mbete until Monday to respond to ultimatum

The Economic Freedom Fighters is prepared to give Speaker Baleka Mbete until Monday to respond to its ultimatum that she halt plans to suspend the party's MPs from the National Assembly. ... more ...

Zwelinzima Vavi calls for action from Zuma – report

Cosatu's general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says President Jacob Zuma should adhere to the public protector's recommendations or challenge them in court, the Sunday Times reported.... more ...

Hatching a nest egg so it lasts

Question: I have a R150 000 lump sum I would like to invest so that it grows reasonably. Could you please give me some advice? I do not need to have access to the invested money immediately as it would be provision for my retirement. I have some other provision for retirement held in accounts in England and Jersey....  more ...
Employment growth in footwear sector
Employment in the footwear and leather sector has grown by five percent between 2012 and 2014, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies Sunday.... more ...
China manufacturing growth slows in August, surveys show
Growth in Chinese manufacturing activity slowed in August, two closely watched surveys showed Monday, losing momentum as a declining property sector and waning stimulus effects weigh on the world's second-largest economy.... more ...
Diplomats must support economy – Zuma
South African ambassadors and high commissioners across the world should support all initiatives that promote the country's economy, President Jacob Zuma said on Sunday. ... more ...
Booming electric car sales under fire in Norway
Ministers in Norway -- a major and rich oil-producing country -- are under increasing public pressure to reduce perks and tax breaks for booming electric car sales.... more ...

Health workers death toll mounts in W.Africa as Ebola spreads

Nigeria's health minister will hold an emergency meeting of state health commissioners on Monday as West Africa struggles to halt the deadly Ebola virus, amid growing concern at the toll among healthcare workers....  more ...
New village toilets a small step for poor Indian women
Decorated with marigolds and ribbons, 108 toilets unveiled in a tragedy-hit village are a small step in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push to end open-air defecation for impoverished Indian women.... more ...
New test fast-tracks diagnosis for malaria
A new invention can cheaply and accurately diagnose malaria infection in just a few minutes using only a droplet of blood, researchers have reported in the journal Nature Medicine.... more ...
Six dead in Paris suburb building explosion
Six people were killed when an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to rubble, emergency services said.... more ...
Scotland hosts World Haggis Eating championship
Competitors from around the world gathered in the rural Scottish village of Birnam this weekend for the World Haggis Eating Championship as part of the 150th anniversary Birnam Highland Games.... more ...

Sundowns back to winning ways

Cuthbert Malajila stole the show with a superb brace to steer Mamelodi Sundowns to a 2-0 victory over AmaZulu at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Sunday afternoon....  more ...
Tyronne White strikes, Smith reigns in Scottburgh MTB race
Tyronne White stole the show in the men's race in the Scottburgh MTB 42km marathon in the South Coast town on Sunday, while local mountain bike rider Hayley Smith defended her title when she walked away with the spoils in the ladies' race.... more ...
Aaron Phangiso looks to get more game time
Proteas' spinner Aaron Phangiso has placed his World Cup aspirations on one side to focus on his performances in the current triangular series also featuring Zimbabwe and Australia.... more ...
Banyana Banyana hammer Tanzania 6-1
The women's national team Banyana Banyana registered another victory ahead of the African Women's Championship tournament, beating Tanzania comprehensively 6-1 in an international friendly played at the old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Sunday evening.... more ...
Spies holds all the guns
Trainer Corne Spies has his yard in tip-top shape and his runners are clearly the ones to be relied on at Flamingo Park today.... more ...

Moneoa writing her own script

R&B singer Moshesh "Moneoa" Sowazi is well known for her hits Isibanxha and More Than You. ...  more ...
Googling yourself hurts, says Miley Cyrus
Pop diva Miley Cyrus has opened up to Australian television about her life, saying Googling yourself is bad for your brain and Elvis was a "twerker".... more ...
Al Pacino on performing with cats in Venice
Al Pacino may be one of the greatest actors of all time, but he confessed Saturday that he was helped in his latest films by performing alongside a cat and throwing his acting skills out of the window.... more ...
Russian train-surfers, extreme sport or social problem?
Since he was 10, Sasha has taken the train everyday between Moscow and his home in the suburbs. Only instead of sitting inside with the other passengers, he runs on its rooftop as the train hurtles along.... more ...
A tantalising retreat for Joburg residents
Anyone who lives in the concrete jungle that is Johannesburg will tell you that getting away from the city every now and then is a necessity.... more ...