Citizen

Rhino poaching – the question which can’t be answered

Billions of Rands, highly trained special forces, bi-lateral agreements between nations, an together with international spotlight focused on anti-poaching efforts and still, nearly three rhino are poached a day. Why? more ...

Wage talks: Amcu’s Joseph Mathunjwa’s x-factor

A few years ago, few had heard of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) or its leader Joseph Mathunjwa....  more ...
Ten held for stolen goods in KZN
Ten people have been arrested in Northdale, Pietermaritzburg, for possession of cosmetic products allegedly stolen from a truck, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday. ... more ...
KZN pensioner wounded in PMB shooting
A 66-year-old woman has been wounded in a shooting at her Pietermaritzburg home, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said on Saturday.... more ...
Man killed in FState accident
A man was killed and another was injured when a bakkie and truck collided on the N8 outside Bloemfontein, Free State, on Saturday, paramedics said.... more ...
Agang SA to announce disciplinary ruling
Agang SA would announce next week what disciplinary measures it intended to take against two of its MPs who it accused of bringing the party into disrepute, the party's national executive council (NEC) said on Friday.... more ...

Israeli attack on Gaza strip ‘barbaric’ – ANC

The African National Congress on Thursday described the Israeli military's attacks on the Gaza strip as "barbaric".... more ...

SIU only given access to Nkandla last week

The Special Investigating Unit's report on upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead has been delayed in part because investigators only gained access to the property last Thursday, more than six months after the probe was launched.... more ...

The real Wolf of Wall Street

'The greatest teachers are those who made mistakes and learnt from them," says Jordan Belfort. ... more ...

Numsa mulls wage offer

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) was consulting members on the revised offer from the metal and engineering employers, the union said on Friday.... more ...

Arrests made in shocking Pta child kidnapping case (video)

Two suspects linked to an attempted kidnapping of twins at a Pretoria shopping centre have been arrested.... more ...

Davenport among five inducted into Hall of Fame

Former world number one Lindsay Davenport and coaching legend Nick Bollettieri were among five people inducted Saturday into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. more ...

Brazil ring changes for third-place encounter

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari makes six changes to his starting line-up for Saturday’s World Cup third-place play-off against the Netherlands at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia. more ...

Millennials at your table

Whether you consider them entitled, brilliant, shamelessly self-aggrandising or just plain misunderstood, there is no doubt that the Millennials or Generation Y (those born between 1982 to around 2003) – is one of the most scrutinised and hotly debated generations of modern times. ...  more ...
BRICS to launch bank, tighten Latin America ties
The BRICS group of emerging powers will launch its own development bank at a summit next week, using its growing influence to establish a counterweight to Western-dominated financial organizations.... more ...
Numsa is an example to follow – Zwelinzima Vavi
Numsa's current labour strike should serve as an example to other unions, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Friday.... more ...
Citibank warns of ‘junk status’ perils
South Africa could lose its spot in Citigroup's World Government Bond Index (WGBI) if its credit rating is downgraded below investment grade, Citi South Africa has warned.... more ...
Sars warned not to bully taxpayers
A court has criticised the taxman for its bullying tactics.  more ...

Hamas media war targets Israelis and Palestinians

The music video opens with Palestinian Hamas fighters in fatigues building, transporting and then firing rockets at Israel -- but the triumphant lyrics are being sung in Hebrew, not Arabic....  more ...
Ukrainians flee rebel bastion fearing reprisal assault
Panicked Ukrainians flooded highways and packed trains leading out of the main remaining rebel stronghold on Saturday fearing a reprisal assault by government forces after they lost 30 servicemen to defiant militants.... more ...
Putin in Cuba, Nicaragua to rekindle Latin America ties
President Vladimir Putin made a surprise stop in Nicaragua after visiting Russia's Cold War ally Cuba, part of a tour to increase Moscow's influence in Latin America amid frayed ties with the West.... more ...
Apple iPhone ‘threat to national security’: Chinese media
Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has accused US technology giant Apple of threatening national security through its iPhone's ability to track and time-stamp a user's location.... more ...
Israel vows no let-up, Hamas defiant, as Gaza toll tops 120
Israel pounded Gaza for a fifth day Saturday as it vowed no let-up in its air campaign to halt rocket attacks by militants which has killed more than 120 Palestinians.... more ...

Jake White foresees a major battle

Sharks coach Jake White has admitted they have a major battle on their hands at Newlands today as the Stormers are a team in ominous form.... more ...
Expect Piere to parade with Copper Parade
Jockey Piere Strydom has an unusual relationship with Copper Parade. He only rides him in Grade 1 races.... more ...
Brazil, Netherlands seek to ease bruised pride
A humiliated Brazil and downhearted Netherlands challenge for third place at the World Cup on Saturday in a match that will be quickly forgotten by teams already busy looking to the future.... more ...
Time running out for Tiger at majors
Tiger Woods enters next week's British Open at Royal Liverpool needing a victory to keep pace with Jack Nicklaus in major wins while his injury-ravaged body tries to turn back the clock.... more ...
Lock Willemse grabs two tries in big Bulls win
Lock Paul Willemse scored two tries as Northern Bulls triumphed 40-7 against Melbourne Rebels Friday in the final Super 15 match of the season for both teams.... more ...

Boity, Fassie and Somizi team up for new reality TV show

Boity Thulo, Bongani Fassie and Somizi Mhlongo are an unlikely team.  more ...
Lalla Hirayama’s new challenge
There's something about Lalla Hirayama that makes you love and hate her all at the same time.... more ...
Pet allergy elegy
A small percentage of people are so allergic to certain pets that ownership becomes a health issue.... more ...
Harry Potter actor died from ‘heat stroke’
British actor David Legeno, who appeared as a werewolf in the Harry Potter films, may have died from heat stroke, authorities have said.... more ...
Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Half of the viewer's time while watching this movie is spent on being dazzled by the special effects, and the make-up and the performance of Andy Serkis as the leader of the apes. ... more ...