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Police seize looted goods

Following a looting spree in Langlaagte which left two people dead on Sunday night, police conducted an operation during which shacks in the Johannesburg informal settlement were searched and goods seized, albeit at the anger of residents.  more ...

SAA cancels US flights

South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled some of its flights to New York as a result of the snow storm that has brought JFK to a standstill. ...  more ...
Pastor Zondo’s troubles continue
Pastor Zondo publically apologised to his congregation on Sunday after a video of him walking around naked surfaced and went viral last week.... more ...
Mother arrested for negligence
A woman has been arrested after neighbours reported her to the police for allegedly locking her four-year-old daughter in a house every day in Alberton, on the East Rand.... more ...
Phiyega pays her last respects
National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega has visited the family of the late Jackie Selebi this afternoon at his home in Waterkooof Ridge.... more ...
SIU head Vas Soni resigns
Head of the Special Investigating Unit, Vas Soni, has resigned, the organisation said on Monday.... more ...
Eskom moves to stage two
Power utility Eskom has moved its power cuts from stage one to two, it announced on Twitter on Monday. ... more ...
Nkandla architect’s case postponed
The SIU's civil claim against Nkandla architect Minenhle Makhanya was postponed in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Monday, SABC news reported. ... more ...
Soweto lootings ‘hate crimes’ – Jewish board
The recent attacks on foreign shop owners in Gauteng are shameful and outrageous, the SA Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) said on Monday. ... more ...
SANDF unaware of soldiers in Nigeria
The SA National Defence Force on Monday said it was unaware of former South African soldiers being deployed to Nigeria to help destroy terrorist group Boko Haram. ... more ...

Malema’s Golf GTI ‘wrongfully’ bought

Economic Freedom Fighters members are claiming that a grey Golf GTI was "wrongfully" bought for leader Julius Malema using party money.... more ...

VIDEO: Pastor Zondo’s alleged response

There is still no official response from Pastor Sthembiso Zondo or his church since the emergence of a video showing him in the nude.... more ...

UPDATE: Find your load shedding schedules here

Want to know when your suburb will experience load shedding. Find out more with the following load shedding schedules.... more ...

Pastor Zondo video investigated

Ukhozi FM will launch an investigation after a video allegedly showing well-known motivational speaker and religious leader Pastor Sthembiso Zondo in the nude went viral yesterday.... more ...

Two athletes arrested for theft at Benoni marathon

Two men, including veteran athlete Never Mathiye, were arrested on Sunday for allegedly selling stolen race numbers and race t-shirts at the annual Johnson Crane Marathon in Benoni. ... more ...

Euro rattled by Greek election result

The euro slumped to an 11-year low against the dollar Monday after anti-austerity party Syriza won the Greek election, sparking fears the country could end up exiting the eurozone. more ...

Greek anti-austerity coalition takes power after bombshell vote

Alexis Tsipras was sworn in Monday as Greek prime minister at the helm of an anti-austerity coalition after an election win that has sent shockwaves through Europe. more ...

Euro hits 11-year low on Greece fears, equities muted

The euro sank to an 11-year low Monday but Asian equities largely recovered from early losses after an anti-austerity party won Greece's election, throwing its international bailout into doubt and raising fears it could leave the eurozone....  more ...
MPRDA Bill ‘unconstitutional’
The controversial Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill was sent back because it did not pass constitutional muster, President Jacob Zuma's office said on Monday.... more ...
The cost of Eskom’s three power station headaches
Six billion wasted and years lost fixing three damaged power stations. more ...
Aer Lingus says considering improved bid from IAG
Aer Lingus is examining a higher takeover offer worth 1.35 billion euros ($1.51 billion) from International Airlines Group, parent of British Airways and Iberia, it said Monday.... more ...
Outlook for the car market
That's the view of various market leaders whose comments come in the wake of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa's (NAAMSA) report stating there was a 0.9% decline in new car sales in 2014.... more ...

Kurds expel Islamic State group from Syria’s Kobane

Kurdish fighters have expelled Islamic State group militants from inside the Syrian border town of Kobane, a monitor said Monday, dealing a key symbolic blow to the jihadists' ambitions....  more ...
US northeast braces for monster snowstorm
The US northeast braced for a monster winter storm Monday, with residents snapping up supplies ahead of what New York City's mayor warned could be a blizzard "the likes of which we've never seen before."... more ...
Nearly 500 miners trapped in east Ukraine: ministry
Nearly 500 coal miners in Ukraine's war-torn east were trapped on Monday after their pit lost power when a shell hit a regional electric substation.... more ...
Australia PM in ‘time warp’ as British royal knighted
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott marked his country's national day Monday by honouring Britain's Prince Philip with a knighthood, sparking criticism from the opposition of being in a "time warp".... more ...
‘Lizard Squad’ hackers target Malaysia Airlines website
The Malaysia Airlines website was commandeered on Monday by hackers who referenced the Islamic State jihadists and claimed to be from the "Lizard Squad", a group known for previous denial-of-service attacks.... more ...

Proteas not complacent: de Villiers

Proteas' captain AB de Villiers has described the South African cricket team's loss against the West Indies in Port Elizabeth as a "painful affair"....  more ...
Blow by blow: Cape Verde Islands vs Zambia
Cape Verde and Zambia lock horns in the last match of Group B. Zambia need a win to keep their hopes of qualifying for the next round alive, Cape Verde may only need a point to advance to the next stage.... more ...
SA hockey women put six past Chile
South Africa women's hockey team showed determination when they beat Chile with 6-0 in the third Test at Hartleyvale in Cape Town on Monday.... more ...
Bulls’ Maku ruled out for season
The Bulls will be without Springbok hooker Bandise Maku for the Super Rugby season after he tore his pectoral muscle in Saturday's opening friendly match against the  Cheetahs in Polokwane.... more ...
Poaching of young SA talent worries Roux
The growing trend of other countries poaching South African rugby players at a young age was a worrying one, SA Rugby Union (Saru) chief executive Jurie Roux said in Pretoria on Monday.... more ...

Strict rules at Da L.E.S’ all white party (gallery)

What happens when a rapper throws an exclusive pool party in the Northern suburbs of Johannesburg? ...  more ...
Colombia’s Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe title
Colombia's Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe Sunday, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world's top beauty pageant in Florida.... more ...
‘Birdman’ soars to victory at Screen Actors Guild Awards
Dark comedy "Birdman" boosted its Oscars hopes Sunday after landing the top prize at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards, a barometer of likely success at the all-important Academy Awards.... more ...
‘Birdman’ wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars
Dark comedy "Birdman" took home best movie at the Producers Guild Awards Saturday, boosting its status ahead of the much-anticipated Oscars next month.... more ...
Rihanna goes acoustic with Paul McCartney
Rihanna, who has topped the charts with a pop-driven R&B sound, has unveiled a new acoustic song in a collaboration with Beatles legend Paul McCartney.... more ...