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E-toll service ‘very poor’ – survey

A survey of road users revealed that 80 percent found the e-toll administration service “very poor”, the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) said on Tuesday. more ...

Generations: gone but not forgotten?

The removal of Generations from the SABC1 schedule on Wednesday creates an interesting space to fill, given that, unlike a show like Egoli, which aired its final episode in 2010, Generations has a planned comeback deadline in December....  more ...
Some Gauteng areas still without water
Gauteng residents in areas still experiencing water disruptions were urged to contact Rand Water's hotline, the utility said on Tuesday.... more ...
Suspicious parcel found at Sandton Gautrain station
Gautrain's Sandton, Johannesburg, operation was disrupted on Tuesday when a suspicious parcel was found, its operator said.... more ...
Sparks expected to fly at ANC conference this weekend
Sparks are expected to fly at the Gauteng ANC conference this weekend when the organisation will elect a new leadership.... more ...
Julius Malema says he’s ready to stand trial
EFF leader Julius Malema is ready to stand trial, he told hundreds of supporters in Polokwane flowing the postponement of his court case on Tuesday.... more ...

MEC takes a swipe at TB Joshua, Pastor Daniel

Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza on Sunday criticised a local pastor and Nigerian pastor TB Joshua, while warning of "harmful religious practices". ... more ...

Generations: gone but not forgotten?

The removal of Generations from the SABC1 schedule on Wednesday creates an interesting space to fill, given that, unlike a show like Egoli, which aired its final episode in 2010, Generations has a planned comeback deadline in December.... more ...

E-toll opponents slam retrenchments

The company responsible for running the controversial e-tolling system in Gauteng "couldn't care less" about employees affected by its decision to retrench.... more ...

Post Office strike hits direct marketers hard

Direct marketing companies that rely heavily on the Post Office for deliveries are seriously impacted by the on-going Post Office strike, says Allastair Tempest, chief operating officer of the Direct Marketing Association of South Africa.... 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 ...

TAC not facing closure

The Treatment Action Campaign is not facing imminent closure, but will have to make “tough decisions” if it does not get more funding, it said on Tuesday. more ...

IFP concerned about Khuma quake victims

The Inkatha Freedom Party on Tuesday expressed concern about residents of Khuma, in the North West, whose homes have not been repaired following the earthquake in August. more ...

Public Works’ irregular spending probe welcome

The SA Property Owners Association (SAPOA) on Tuesday welcomed Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi's announcement of a probe into the department's irregular expenditure....  more ...
Three SOEs miss reports dealine
Three state-owned enterprises (SOEs) failed to table their integrated reports to Parliament on time, Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown's office said on Tuesday.... more ...
Transnet and BHB Billiton sign R24bn coal transport contract
Transport parastatal Transnet and coal mining company BHP Billiton on Tuesday signed a 10-year R24 billion coal transporting contract.... more ...
Thuli Madonsela finds against NEF CEO
The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) CEO must pay "sorry money" to a woman it withdrew a grant from, a report by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has found.... more ...
eBay agrees to split PayPal into separate company
US online auction giant eBay Tuesday acceded to shareholders' demands for a split and agreed to make its highly profitable PayPal subsidiary into an independent company from next year.... more ...

Thousands of Ebola orphans shunned by relatives: UNICEF

Thousands of children who have lost parents to the west African Ebola epidemic risk are being shunned by frightened and suspicious relatives, the UN children's fund said on Tuesday....  more ...
EU keeps Russia sanctions over Ukraine in place
The European Union decided Tuesday to keep a tough package of sanctions against Russia in place, saying that the peace plan in Ukraine was not yet fully implemented.... more ...
Afghanistan and US sign long-delayed troop pact
Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a deal to allow some US troops to stay in the country next year, signalling that new President Ashraf Ghani intends to mend frayed ties with Washington.... more ...
Next-generation Airbus A350 plane gets EU green light
EU authorities gave the green light Tuesday for Airbus's new long-haul A350 plane to enter service, opening the way for delivery of the next-generation aircraft to first client Qatar Airways.... more ...
Wildlife numbers halved over past four decades: WWF
Wildlife numbers have plunged by more than half in just 40 years as Earth's human population has nearly doubled, a survey of over 3,000 vertebrate species revealed on Tuesday.... more ...

The Currie Cup Best XV (week 8)

This week's XV contains none of the usual suspects from our previous teams, which makes for a refreshing change of pace....  more ...
New challenge faces tour pros at Vodacom Origins of Golf
The fifth leg of the Vodacom Origins of Golf presented by Samsung tees off at Vaal de Grace tomorrow with the field of Sunshine Tour professionals looking to tame a new beast.... more ...
No White distraction for Sharks
Sharks' assistant coach Brad MacLeod-Henderson says he had no problem with former director of rugby Jake White after the ex-Springbok head coach quit the Durban franchise on Monday.... more ...
Kings banking on team commitment against Griquas
Despite being short-handed due to a spate of injuries, Eastern Province Kings coach Carlos Spencer hopes his inexperienced side's commitment will pull them through in the Currie Cup encounter against Griquas on Saturday.... more ...
Burger aims to make impact against All Blacks
Four years since his last appearance against the All Blacks, Springbok flanker Schalk Burger will once again be looking to make an impact when the two archrivals face off at the Ellis Park Stadium on Saturday.... more ...

Fans speak out in anticipation of Generations’ last episode

The contingency plan the SABC had in place to deal with the lack of new Generations episodes will come into full effect tomorrow – when the show is pulled off the air. ...  more ...
Worldwide support for Brett Bailey after London show cancelled
A group of South African and international theatre producers and arts administrators have released a statement in support of South African artist Brett Bailey after his Exhibit B  installation was closed at The Barbican in London by activists who accused him of racism.... more ...
Fashion event to fight malaria
You can expect an exciting evening of classic cars, fine cuisine, entertainment and fashion at the Pretoria Country Club on Friday night.... more ...
Idols SA’s Bongi Silinda is destined for greatness
She used to be a backing vocalist for artists such as the legendary Vusi Mahlasela, Swazi Dlamini and Tshepo Mngoma. But Bongi Silinda has always dreamed of being more than the "girl at the back".... more ...
Phillip Phillips to support The Script on SA tour
Singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips - so good they named him twice - will be touring with The Script in February next year as the Irish trio punt their new collection, No Sound Without Silence.... more ...