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Nigeria building collapse body saga buried

After months of agony and uncertainty the family of Patricia Mkhulisi, who died in the Nigerian church collapse last year, were convinced they had been given a stranger’s body, but yesterday a pathologist’s report confirmed the remains were hers. more ...

Gauteng’s top five smash and grab hotspots

Pretoria Central is not a place to leave valuable items on the front seat of your car....  more ...
Home Affairs extends working hours
New operating hours have been implemented by the Department of Home Affairs in bid to improve client service delivery, but the public are not yet jumping for joy at the prospect.... more ...
VIDEO: Attempted heist in Cape Town
Video footage of a shootout between guards and a suspected robber was taken during an attempted cash heist at Cape Town Station.... more ...
Waterkloof 4’s Becker plans to sue minister
Christoff Becker, one of the so-called Waterkloof Four, is suing the correctional services minister for R2.5 million in damages for his alleged unlawful arrest and detention.... more ...
Policewoman, 42, shot dead by boyfriend, 21
A case of murder and an inquest docket have been opened after a police officer was shot dead by her boyfriend in Kinross, Mpumalanga.... more ...
Zephany Nurse’s alleged kidnapper granted bail
A woman who allegedly kidnapped a newborn baby at Groote Schuur hospital 17-years ago was released on bail of R5000 on Friday.... more ...
Pretoria man shot during a robbery
Police are investigating a case of murder after a man was shot and killed in his home in an upmarket security estate in the east of Pretoria.... more ...
Medium to high risk of load shedding today
Eskom announced early this morning on social media that the likelihood of load shedding today is "medium to high" due to the system being "constrained and vulnerable".... more ...
CTown fire under control
The fire which broke out in the South Peninsula last weekend is under control, Cape Town Disaster Risk Management said on Friday.... 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 ...

Kelly did not assault me, says ‘Bhaka’

Durban herbalist Zamokwakhe "Bhaka" Nzama yesterday claimed he had been misquoted regarding last weekend's events in a Durban hotel room, in which his new girlfriend, the controversial singer Kelly Khumalo, allegedly assaulted him after the herbalist rebuffed demands to dump his common law wife for the singer.... more ...

Zephany Nurse’s alleged kidnapper in court

A woman who allegedly stole a newborn baby at Groote Schuur Hospital 18 years ago is expected to appear in the Cape Town District Court on Friday.... more ...

Pretoria man shot during a robbery

Police are investigating a case of murder after a man was shot and killed in his home in an upmarket security estate in the east of Pretoria.... more ...

Violations on camera are inadmissible – Metro police

Metro police warned that traffic violations captured by motorists on video or photographs were inadmissible and thus not considered a criminal offence, unless a uniformed officer witnessed the violation.... more ...

Chevron opposes Cape diesel terminal

Oil company Chevron is mobilising opposition to a new petroleum storage facility in Cape Town harbour it said may lead to the closure of its refinery in the city and jeopardise the country's fuel security....  more ...
BP announces $12 bn investment in Egypt gas fields
UK-based energy giant BP on Friday announced a total investment of $12 billion (11 billion euros) in developing gas fields in Egypt, calling it a "vote of confidence" in the country.... more ...
Cosatu, NUM allegations distorted – Zuma
Khulubuse Zuma claims allegations levelled against him by trade unions distort the findings a 2013 inquiry into the affairs of Pamodzi Gold.... more ...
MTN turns corner
MTN South Africa showed "clear evidence" of a "successful turnaround" in the second half of 2014, despite the operation reporting a 3.9% decline in revenue and a sharp decline in operating margins, the mobile operator said yesterday.... more ...
Amazon sets up shop in China on Alibaba platform
US online retail giant Amazon has set up shop on the business-to-consumer platform of Alibaba as it seeks a greater presence in the massive Chinese market.... more ...

Good times are coming – Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe says the "good times are coming" for Zimbabweans even as he lamented civil servants' low pay and revealed he earns about US12,000 (about R142,000) a month, it was reported on Friday....  more ...
Got a phone charger? No, just a wireless pad on a desk
"Got a phone charger you can lend me? No, I need the new type.... Oh, forget it."... more ...
Nemtsov’s girlfriend says she has been threatened: Ukraine
The Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov, who was with him when he was shot dead outside the Kremlin, has told police she has received death threats, Ukrainian prosecutors said on Friday.... more ...
S. Korea police probing US envoy attacker’s links with North
South Korean police said Friday they were investigating any possible links the man behind a shocking knife attack on the US ambassador to Seoul may have had with North Korea.... more ...
Men more narcissistic than women: study
Men tend to be more narcissistic than women and as a result are more likely to exploit others, a US study said Thursday after analysing three decades of data from more than 475,000 people.... more ...

Strike force – Derby Duel

Siphelele Mthembu’s name appeared on the scoresheet alongside side that of Siphiwe Tshabalala in Kaizer Chiefs' 2-0 win over Orlando Pirates in December’s first round Soweto Derby. ...  more ...
Mashaba quiet on Khune recall
Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba was cagey on whether he would call up Itumeleng Khune for South Africa’s friendly against Nigeria on March 29.... more ...
Roach slams reports of ‘armed guards’ at Pacquiao gym
Freddie Roach denied media reports published Friday that he had ordered armed guards to protect Manny Pacquiao at his Hollywood gym.... more ...
Charles Lytton a confident choice
Runners from the Justin Snaith yard failed to perform in last week’s Listed Ladies Pendant but it would come as a major shock should Charles Lytton not produce a scintillating performance in today’s Listed Ibhayi Stakes for three-year-olds over 1400m on the turf track at Fairview.... more ...
Bafana face Super Eagles again
Bafana Bafana will play Nigeria in a friendly international at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on March 29, the South African Football Association confirmed on Friday.... more ...

Paledi Segapo’s fashion meets football

What's the biggest rule when it comes to dressing for a soccer match? Go big or go home....  more ...
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel review
This is the second chapter in the lively escapades of a group of elderly expats enjoying their twilight years in India – and it conjures up the same spirit and joie de vivre John Madden's original embraced.... more ...
A move into a new future
Following a press conference held at the new Ferrari premises in Bryanston – which includes state of the art showroom and workshop facilities – the official dealer of Ferrari in South Africa has officially announced Viglietti Motors will henceforth be known as Scuderia SA (Pty) Ltd, with branches identified as Scuderia Johannesburg, Scuderia Cape Town and Scuderia Durban.... more ...
Harrison Ford badly hurt in LA plane crash
"Indiana Jones" star Harrison Ford was critically injured Thursday when his small plane crash-landed on a golf course outside Los Angeles, media reports and officials said.... more ...
Free silly stock photos from Vince Vaughn
Vince Vaughan and his co-stars have come up with a hilarious way of promoting their new movie - re-posing corny stock images.... more ...