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Heavy duty trucks collide on N12 in Alberton (video)

Two heavy-duty trucks were involved in a crash on the N12 highway in Alberton this morning, causing a traffic pile-up. more ...

EFF to hear judgement before Christmas

The Western Cape High Court will deliver judgment next week on the EFF's quest for an urgent interdict against sanctions implemented by Parliament against 20 of its MPs....  more ...
Crowds gather to welcome home Miss World Rolene Strauss
South African's from all walks of life gathered at the OR Tambo Airport on Saturday, to welcome home Miss World Rolene Strauss.... more ...
Unhygienic meat transportation raises concern in KZN
KwaZulu-Natal consumers have raised concern over the exposure to a potential health risk after a storage van was seen unhygienically transporting unpackaged meat to a local supermarket.... more ...
Second of rearrested Waterkloof four granted parole
Convicted killer Frikkie du Preez, one of the so-called "Waterkloof four", was released on parole on Friday, correctional services said.... more ...
SA woman arrested after disturbance on Canada flight
A South African woman has been arrested after she caused a disturbance on an Air Canada flight and forced the plane to be diverted to the Halifax airport.... more ...
Pretoria mob attacks alleged robber
Pretoria police came to the rescue of an alleged robber when community members took turns beating the man on Friday morning.... more ...
Soweto stabbing case back in court
After claims that the man arrested in connection with the stabbing of a Soweto family had been released, he appeared in the Protea Magistrate's Court on Friday.... more ...
Minister to consider Eugene de Kock parole recommendation
Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha will consider a recommendation by a correctional services council on whether apartheid-era assassin Eugene de Kock should be granted parole.... more ...
Axe murderer Joseph Ntshongwana gets 5 life sentences
Former Blue Bulls player and convicted axe murderer Phindile Joseph Ntshongwana was sentenced to five terms of life imprisonment in the Durban High Court on Friday.... more ...

‘Bad attitude’ keeps Khune out of goal

Kaizer Chiefs are not fielding a fit-again Itumeleng Khune because the club are not happy with their number one goalkeeper's attitude.... more ...

Azania Mosaka leaves Power FM

Another radio host has left Power FM following a number of presenters who have left the talk radio station.... more ...

Heavy duty trucks collide on N12 in Alberton (video)

Two heavy-duty trucks were involved in a crash on the N12 highway in Alberton this morning, causing a traffic pile-up.... more ...

SA woman arrested after disturbance on Canada flight

A South African woman has been arrested after she caused a disturbance on an Air Canada flight and forced the plane to be diverted to the Halifax airport.... more ...

Welcome Miss SA, Rolene Strauss (Gallery)

A radiant Rolene Strauss has been crowned Miss South Africa 2014 at a glittering ceremony held at the Sun City Superbowl. ... more ...

ConCourt rules on insolvency appeal

All employees, including household staff, must be informed if their bosses are declared insolvent, the Constitutional Court ruled on Friday....  more ...
Japan’s Idemitsu oil eyes $4 bn buyout
Japan's second-largest oil distributor Idemitsu Kosan is planning to acquire its smaller rival Shell Sekiyu in a deal worth an estimated $4.18 billion, a report said Saturday.... more ...
FCA recalls 3.3 mn autos worldwide for Takata airbags
FCA US, formerly Chrysler, announced Friday it will recall 3.3 million older-model autos worldwide due to concerns about faulty Takata airbags.... more ...
Zuma enacts public administration act
President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the Public Administration Management Act, which bans civil servants doing business with the state, the presidency said on Friday.... more ...
Oil price creating volatility – economist
The low oil price should be a positive for the rand and South Africa, but in the short-term was creating substantial global financial market volatility and negatively affecting the rand, an economist said on Friday.... more ...

Vatican lit up by Christmas hope and love

The Christmas lights went on at the Vatican Friday, sending out what Pope Francis described as a message of "light, hope and love" at the end of an extraordinary year for the Catholic Church....  more ...
Turkey court issues warrant for Erdogan foe Gulen
An Istanbul court issued an arrest warrant for US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen who President Recep Tayyip Erdogan regards as his top enemy, in a controversial case that has strained ties with the EU.... more ...
Attack could cost Sony half a billion dollars: experts
The devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures could see the Hollywood studio lose hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and incur massive recovery costs, experts say.... more ...
Israeli air planes strike in Gaza Strip after rocket: witnesses
Israeli air planes struck targets in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses said early Saturday, hours after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave hit the Jewish state.... more ...
Mother arrested over deaths of eight children at Australian property: police
The mother of most of the eight children reportedly found stabbed to death in a house in the Australian city of Cairns has been arrested for murder, police said Saturday.... more ...

5 ‘what just happened’ sporting moments in 2014

The Citizen unpacks the top 'what just happened' sporting moments of 2014.  more ...
Bayern claim new league records in Mainz win
Bayern Munich claimed two Bundesliga records on Friday as Bastian Schweinsteiger and Arjen Robben scored in their 2-1 comeback win at Mainz which left them 14 points clear.... more ...
First venues ready next summer: Rio mayor
The first venues for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics will be completed by August or September next year, the city's mayor promised on Friday during a site visit.... more ...
Phelps gets suspended sentence for DUI
Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps was given a one-year suspended sentence and 18 months probation after his arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding, a judge said Friday.... more ...
SA v West Indies, day 3
South Africa had to dig deep into their stores of reserve players and patience, but they still ended the third day of the first Sunfoil Test against the West Indies in firm control at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.... more ...

Azania Mosaka leaves Power FM

Another radio host has left Power FM following a number of presenters who have left the talk radio station....  more ...
Soweto Gospel Choir entertains crowd at Miss World welcoming
The Soweto Gospel Choir entertained dozens of people gathered at OR Tambo International Airport on Saturday to welcome home Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss.... more ...
European films dominate for foreign language Oscar
Six European, two Latin American and one African film have made the shortlist for the foreign language Oscar, announced in Los Angeles Friday.... more ...
This little boy is ‘exasperated’ by his mom’s news (video)
Watch and find out why little Trey is so exasperated by his moms' big news. more ...
2014 SA Hip Hop Awards winners (video)
The South African Hip Hop Awards 2014 were held last night at The Lyric Theatre last night.... more ...