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EFF is medicine to SA crisis – Julius Malema

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is the solution to the problems facing South Africa, party leader Julius Malema said on Saturday. more ...

Taegrin Morris laid to rest

A funeral service fit for a hero was given to Taegrin Morris this morning at W. J Clement stadium in Reigar Park, Boksburg. ...  more ...
Parties welcome Mashaba’s Bafana appointment
The appointment of Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba as the new head coach of Bafana Bafana on Saturday, was welcomed by political parties.... more ...
ANC lekgotla agrees to avoid rushed legislation
The ANC wants to re-assess the passing of rushed legislation which may lead to it being deemed unconstitutional or excluding certain sectors of society,... more ...
R50 000 reward for Lenasia shooter
Gauteng police on Saturday offered a R50,000 reward for information about a Lenasia man linked to the murder of another man earlier this month.... more ...
Road closures for Joburg Walk the Talk
A number of roads in and around Emmarentia in northern Johannesburg will be closed to traffic on Sunday for the annual Discovery 702 Walk the Talk.... more ...

Hopes for a goal-laden Carling Black Label Cup

Kaizer Chiefs hope the Carling Black Label Cup will produce a high-scoring match at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.... more ...

Orlando Pirates looking for ‘hungry talent’

Orlando Pirates buying policy will change from looking at acquiring ready-made players to finding unknown but hungry talent, the club’s chairman Irvin Khoza revealed.... more ...

EFF threatens to ‘remove’ Israeli ambassador

If the Israeli ambassador to SA does not leave the country, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will remove him.... more ...

Mashaba new Bafana coach

South African coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba will be the next Bafana Bafana coach, it was announced on Saturday afternoon.... more ...

Teko Modise slams theft allegations

The Mamelodi Sundowns star Teko Modise’s management has rubbished claims the player is facing charges of theft. ... more ...

Bowls delivers SA’s first gold medal

South Africa bagged their first gold of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday when Herman Scholtz and Gyndolene Nel outplayed the host nation 14-10 in the para mixed pairs visually impaired competition. more ...

AmaWheelaBoys take series lead against French

The South African senior men’s wheelchair basketball team claimed their second Test victory over the French All Stars team within 24 hours, as they triumphed 62-58 in the Sasol All Star Series, played at the Mandeville Sports Club in Johannesburg on Saturday. more ...

R1.4bn Gauteng contract claims seized

Over R1 billion in contract claims upon the Gauteng health department has been seized, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Friday....  more ...
Lenders up pressure on Cyprus to call in bad loans
International lenders put new pressure on Cyprus politicians Friday to agree delayed legislation on foreclosure procedures for bad loans in the latest review of compliance over a multi-billion debt bailout.... more ...
Top 1% control a third of China’s wealth – report
The top one percent of households in Communist-ruled China control more than one third of the country's wealth, while the bottom 25 percent control just one percent, official media said, citing an academic report.... more ...
Two injured after mine blast
Two Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlats) employees were injured in an explosion at its Styldrift excavation project in North West, the company said on Friday.... more ...
Icasa to review tv, radio content
The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) is reviewing the country's content regulations for television and radio, it said on Friday.... more ...

Nigeria on red alert after first Ebola death

Nigeria was on alert against the possible spread of Ebola on Saturday, a day after the first confirmed death from the virus in Lagos, Africa's biggest city and the country's financial capital....  more ...
Gazans dig dead from rubble in scenes of war devastation
Not a stone is left standing at the Najjar family home in southern Gaza. Yesterday it was a three-storey building, today medics dug 22 bodies of out the crater where it once stood.... more ...
Norway partially closes Bergen airspace over terror alert
Norway closed part of the airspace over its second city Bergen and tightened border checks on Saturday, police said, two days after the country upped security following a terror alert.... more ...
US evacuates embassy in Libya amid fierce clashes
The United States Saturday evacuated all its staff from its embassy in Libya due to the fierce fighting in the capital, US officials said.... more ...
Experts begin ‘difficult’ Air Algerie crash probe
Investigators were due on the site of the Air Algerie plane disaster in Mali Saturday to try and determine why the jetliner came down with such force that it completely disintegrated.... more ...

Mashaba honoured by Bafana coach job

South African coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba says he is honoured and humbled to have been appointed head coach of Bafana Bafana for a second time in his career....  more ...
Bowls delivers SA’s first gold medal
South Africa bagged their first gold of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday when Herman Scholtz and Gyndolene Nel outplayed the host nation 14-10 in the para mixed pairs visually impaired competition.... more ...
AmaWheelaBoys take series lead against French
The South African senior men's wheelchair basketball team claimed their second Test victory over the French All Stars team within 24 hours, as they triumphed 62-58 in the Sasol All Star Series, played at the Mandeville Sports Club in Johannesburg on Saturday.... more ...
Pirates sail to Carling Cup victory against Chiefs
Orlando Pirates were crowned Carling Black Label Cup champions after they defeated staunch rivals Kaizer Chiefs 6-5 on penalties after the match ended goalless at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.... more ...
‘Perfect plan’ earns SA silver in mixed team triathlon
"It couldn't have gone better to plan," said an overjoyed Richard Murray who earned South Africa their third silver medal in the mixed team triathlon at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday. ... more ...

Bonang, SABC kiss and make-up

Bonang Matheba and the SABC seemed to have kissed and made-up after their very public split last month....  more ...
Rebecca Malope invites fans behind the scenes
Meeting Rebecca Malope or "Sis' Ribs" as she is affectionately known, is like spending time with your favorite aunt. ... more ...
Teko Modise slams theft allegations
The Mamelodi Sundowns star Teko Modise’s management has rubbished claims the player is facing charges of theft. ... more ...
Fifty Shades of Grey teaser trailer released
United International Pictures (UIP) today released its first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated movie Fifty Shades of Grey.... more ...
Take a #CakeBossSelfie and you could meet Buddy
Think you're the next 'Cake Boss' in training? Well Buddy Valastro and The Citizen team are going to put you to the test with a #CakeBossSelfie.... more ...