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Zuma’s family ‘don’t use military choppers’

President Jacob Zuma’s family do not use military helicopters to travel between Durban and Nkandla, the presidency said on Sunday. more ...

3 cops shot during Joburg highway shoot-out

A section of the N3 south in Modderfontein has been blocked off completely after three SA police service officers were shot at by unknown suspects, the Johannesburg metro police department said on Sunday....  more ...
Only 80 remaining SPCA branches
Since the last financial year, five Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCAs) have been shut down countrywide because of the challenges faced by the non-profit organisation.... more ...
Alps plane crash DNA found as investigators battle terrain
Investigators picking through the wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed on a remote Alpine mountain said they had found DNA from more than half of the victims, as more details emerged concerning the doomed flight's last minutes.... more ...
Nigeria in tense vote count after second day of polling
Nigeria counted ballots in a closely fought general election Sunday after failures in controversial new technology pushed voting into a second day, with President Goodluck Jonathan facing a stiff challenge from ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari.... more ...
‘Be frank about possibility of national blackout’ – Maimane
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa must provide the country and Parliament with a comprehensive report on the state of Eskom, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday.... more ...
We don’t need these boardroom shenanigans – Vavi
Secretary General of Cosatu Zwelinzima Vavi has announced that he will not resign, and that he “will return full time being the organiser of a workers’ fight-back strategy as per the 11th National Congress resolutions”.... more ...
George Louca ‘dying of cancer’
Cypriot national George Louca was transferred to another prison hospital section after an urgent plea by the Cypriot high commission that "he was dying" ... more ...
Make or break for rhino
The “Boksburg Decision” will be one of the biggest influencers yet in the war on rhino poaching.... more ...
New streaming apps could boost citizen journalism
When three buildings collapsed and ignited a blaze in New York, a smartphone app brought the live video feed to anyone online wanting to watch.... more ...

Meet the Big Brother Mzansi 2 housemates (gallery)

Meet the Big Brother Mzansi: Double Trouble housemates who are guaranteed to entertain audiences. ... more ...

3 cops shot during Joburg highway shoot-out

A section of the N3 south in Modderfontein has been blocked off completely after three SA police service officers were shot at by unknown suspects, the Johannesburg metro police department said on Sunday.... more ...

Baby born with the number “12” on forehead

When Hanru van Niekerk was born on November 11, 2014, he came with his own numeral surprise.... more ...

Serero can’t sleep over Milan move

Thulani Serero says he does not want to think about the possibility of a move to AC Milan, because if he does he starts to “lose sleep.”... more ...

Cassper accuses Kanye West of ‘stealing’ Kwaito

Cassper Nyovest took to Twitter this week to voice his frustration about Kanye West stealing kwaito from South African artists. ... more ...

Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage. more ...

Alps plane crash DNA found as investigators battle terrain

Investigators picking through the wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed on a remote Alpine mountain said they had found DNA from more than half of the victims, as more details emerged concerning the doomed flight’s last minutes. more ...

Cosatu facing financial crisis – Vavi

The country's biggest trade union federation, Cosatu, is facing financial problems, its secretary general said on Sunday....  more ...
‘Minister after me': Eskom chairman
Eskom chairman Zola Tsotsi fingered Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown for orchestrating moves to remove him from the board.... more ...
Ruble bounce rare ray of sunshine for crisis-hit Russian economy
It's been a torrid time of late for the Russian economy as the fallout from Ukraine and tumbling oil prices have plunged the country into financial crisis.... more ...
Consumers need to tighten belts
With the petrol price to increase by R1.62 per litre on Wednesday, South Africans will need to watch their spending and tighten their budgets in the next few months, economists and experts warned.  ... more ...
Joburg Public Safety dept owed R132 million
DA shadow member of Mayoral Committee for Public Safety in Johannesburg, Michael Sun, has called on the department to get a working plan after a sum of R132 million in revenue had still not been collected.... more ...

Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage....  more ...
Alps plane crash DNA found as investigators battle terrain
Investigators picking through the wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed on a remote Alpine mountain said they had found DNA from more than half of the victims, as more details emerged concerning the doomed flight's last minutes.... more ...
Solar Impulse departs Myanmar for China
Solar Impulse 2 took off from Myanmar's second biggest city of Mandalay early Monday and headed for China's Chongqing, the fifth flight of a landmark journey to circumnavigate the globe powered solely by the sun.... more ...
Iran nuclear talks race towards deadline
Global powers were due to gather with Iran Monday, seeking to slot into place the last pieces of a complex puzzle to curtail Tehran's nuclear programme as diplomats said tentative agreement on some parts had been reached.... more ...
Air Canada plane crash lands at Halifax airport, 23 injured
Twenty-three people were injured when an Air Canada jet struck an antenna and crash landed as it attempted to touch down in heavy snow at Halifax airport early Sunday.... more ...

Clarke’s final flourish as Australia win fifth cricket World Cup

Michael Clarke hit 74 in his last one-day international to lead Australia to their fifth World Cup title with a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in a disappointing final on Sunday....  more ...
Zungu strikes late for Bafana
Bongani Zungu’s stoppage time strike rescued a 1-1 draw for Bafana Bafana against Nigeria at the Mbombela Stadium on Sunday.... more ...
Lions wrap up Sunfoil Series title
Hardus Viljoen took his fourth five-wicket haul of the competition as the bizhub Highveld Lions romped to an innings victory over the Chevrolet Warriors to lift the Sunfoil Series trophy in style at Bidvest Wanderers.... more ...
Vettel stuns Hamilton to win Malaysia Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel stunned Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday with an audacious Malaysian Grand Prix victory which set the Formula One season alight.... more ...
Amajimbos draw with Mali
Bidvest Wits academy striker Luvuyo Mkhatshana grabbed a late equaliser as the South African Under-17 side came back to draw 1-1 with Mali at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Sunday.... more ...

Bonang Matheba wins at the Kids Choice Awards

Congratulations to Bonang Matheba who Won Favourite South African Radio DJ at the Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards....  more ...
Nyong’o at home in East Africa for Disney production
After a film about a king of Scotland, Ugandans are getting excited over a new movie about a "queen", starring Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o.... more ...
The Lazarus Effect movie review
It starts off as a good idea but eventually plunges headlong into a morass of cheap thrills and hackneyed horror devices.... more ...
Isibaya wins big at the Royalty Soapie Awards
With an impressive seven awards – including the nights most prestigious award for Outstanding Soapie – Isibaya reigned at the 2015 Royalty Soapie Awards, held at the Durban ICC on Saturday night. ... more ...
New streaming apps could boost citizen journalism
When three buildings collapsed and ignited a blaze in New York, a smartphone app brought the live video feed to anyone online wanting to watch.... more ...