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ANC Youth League vindicates Julius Malema – EFF

The ANC Youth League’s statement that it is financially sound was welcomed by the EFF on Thursday because it vindicated party leader Julius Malema, it said. more ...

Cabinet tries to calm pension fears

Government gave assurances on Thursday that proposed pension reforms will not see the state take over pension funds or prevent workers making withdrawals when they change jobs....  more ...
ANCYL presidential race gains steam
The build-up to the elective conference of the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) is gaining momentum as several candidates are standing as presidential hopefuls.... more ...
Alleged biker shooter wants road rage case wrapped up
A motorist accused of shooting dead a motorcyclist in an alleged road rage incident asked the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Thursday to wrap up the case against him.... more ...
KZN bouncer sentenced in murder case
KwaZulu-Natal bouncer Prosecutor Mthembu has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment following the death of a patron.... more ...
Break-in again at Pta Interpol building
Offices used by the Hawks and Interpol in Pretoria have again been broken into, police said on Thursday.... more ...

Striking Generations cast fired

The producers of South Africa's most popular soapie Generations has terminated the contracts of the show's striking cast members.... more ...

Generations: Life goes on(line) after cast fired

On SABC1’s Generations website the firing of 16 cast members seems to have passed many fans by. ... more ...

Authorities investigate KZN gang-rape video

Police and the KwaZulu-Natal community safety department are investigating a video of an alleged gang-rape of a high school girl after a matric dance, the department said on Wednesday.... more ...

Why Generations actors were axed – Mfundi Vundla (audio)

As the news broke that 16 actors from popular local soapie Generations had been fired, the show's executive producer Mfundi Vundla took to radio to explain the decision. Listen to what he had to say.... more ...

Fired Generations actors stick to their guns

The 16 actors who went on strike from popular local soapie Generations refuse to back down even after producers announced they had been fired.... more ...

Blade Nzimande in bid to cut racism

Educational institutions must nurture tolerance, racial integration, and human dignity, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said on Thursday. more ...

Cosatu condemns dismissal of Generations actors

Cosatu on Thursday condemned the dismissal of 16 actors from SABC soapie Generations, and urged workers and employers to return to the negotiating table. more ...

Africa’s middle class shrinks a little

The middle class in Africa may be smaller than previously indicated, a new report suggests....  more ...
Amcu will not buy Amplats mines
Amcu treasurer Jimmy Gama on Wednesday told MPs the union had no plans to buy two mines Amplats is selling off, while the rival NUM said it remained opposed to such a move.... more ...
HP revenue inches up after years of decline
Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday reported that its quarterly revenue rose for the first time in three years, nudged by improved computer sales everywhere except Russia and China.... more ...
Tshediso Matona is the right person for the job – BBC
Newly-appointed Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona is the right person for the job, the Black Business Council (BBC) said on Wednesday.... more ...
Argentina says will pay all creditors in Buenos Aires
Argentina said Wednesday it will pay all its creditors in Buenos Aires, seeking to circumvent a US court order barring it from repaying the debt it restructured after its 2001 default.... more ...

Parents of US journalist Foley praise their ‘fearless’ son

Friends, relatives and colleagues have paid tribute to American journalist James Foley, executed by Islamic State jihadists, with his parents praising their "fearless" son....  more ...
Israeli strikes kill 15 on day 45 of Gaza war
Three senior Hamas commanders and four children were among at least 15 Palestinians killed in Gaza Thursday as Israel stepped up air strikes on day 45 of the bloody conflict.... more ...
Thai army chief named prime minister
Thailand's junta-picked national assembly on Thursday chose coup leader General Prayut Chan-O-Cha as prime minister in a one-horse race that entrenched the military's hold on power.... more ...
Rescuers comb through aftermath of Japan landslide
About 3,000 rescuers combed through the wreckage of homes engulfed by landslides in western Japan on Thursday in the slim hope of finding survivors, a day after a wall of mud claimed at least 39 lives.... more ...
Russia shuts four McDonald’s as food war flips to burgers
Russian authorities shuttered four Moscow McDonald's due to alleged sanitary violations Wednesday, including a restaurant that once symbolised reviving Soviet-US ties, as tensions sizzled over Ukraine.... more ...

Wits finally coming right – Gavin Hunt

Gavin Hunt hailed Wits' 1-0 win over Maritzburg United on Wednesday as the team's best performance of the season, as the Clever Boys look to finally be playing to their potential with a new-look squad....  more ...
South Africa rest AB de Villiers, Zimbabwe win toss
South Africa rested captain AB de Villiers and handed debuts to top-order batsman Rilee Rossouw and left-arm seamer Mthokozisi Shezi for Thursday’s third and final one-day international against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo.... more ...
SA contribute 12 for Continental Cup
Twelve South African athletes have been selected to represent Africa at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco next month, Athletics SA (ASA) said on Wednesday.... more ...
SA u19s suffer fourth loss
The bad news continued for the South African under-19s as they suffered their fourth consecutive loss, when they were beaten by six wickets by their England counterpart at Leicester on Wednesday.... more ...
NWest scare Southern Gauteng
Defending champions Southern Gauteng overcame a spirited North West to run out 3-2 victors at the South Africa Women's Interprovincial Hockey Tournament (IPT) in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday.... more ...

Generations’ Xoli Zondi: Standing in solidarity

Xoli Zondi may not be involved in the Generations strike, but she supports the actors who have been dismissed since the strike started last week Monday....  more ...
Cosatu condemns dismissal of Generations actors
Cosatu on Thursday condemned the dismissal of 16 actors from SABC soapie Generations, and urged workers and employers to return to the negotiating table.... more ...
The Lo Down: SA fashion’s dynamic duo
Attend any high profile fashion or lifestyle event and you’ll be sure to see them.... more ...
Tablets: Competing with Jobs’ lot
The tablet market may have cooled down, but that hasn't stopped Samsung and Sony from heating up their challenge to the iPad Air. ... more ...
Generations: Life goes on(line) after cast fired
On SABC1’s Generations website the firing of 16 cast members seems to have passed many fans by. ... more ...