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Thuli Madonsela calls for end to mudslinging

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Thursday called for an end to the mudslinging between her office and the ANC. more ...

New procedure for Ebola high risk areas – SAA

Passengers wishing to travel between South Africa and the Ebola high-risk areas in West Africa must request permission from the health department, SA Airways (SAA) said on Thursday....  more ...
Zebras on the loose near Pretoria
The NSPCA was searching for two zebras near Hammanskraal, Pretoria on Thursday. more ...
ANC welcomes EFF court bid over Parliament suspension
The ANC Chief Whip's office on Thursday welcomed the decision of the Economic Freedom Fighters MPs to challenge their looming suspension from Parliament in court.... more ...
Cyril Ramaphosa meets Boere-Afrikaner Volksraad
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa met representatives of the Boer-Afrikaner Volksraad at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Thursday, the Presidency said.... more ...
Call to relax SA’s new immigration regulations
The City of Cape Town will continue lobbying home affairs to relax new immigration regulations, the head of the city's investment directorate Tim Harris said on Thursday.... more ...

WCape highway toll project secrecy bid dismissed

Applications to keep certain court documents on the N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway project secret were dismissed by the Western Cape High Court on Thursday.... more ...

Let Thuli Madonsela do her work – Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Reverend Mpho Tutu on Thursday appealed for Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to be left alone to do her work.... more ...

Blow by blow: Orlando Pirates vs Mamelodi Sundowns

The reigning PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns take on MTN 8 Final contenders Orlando Pirates at the Loftus Stadium tonight.... more ...

ANC welcomes EFF court bid over Parliament suspension

The ANC Chief Whip's office on Thursday welcomed the decision of the Economic Freedom Fighters MPs to challenge their looming suspension from Parliament in court.... more ...

PSL to announce MTN8 final venue this week

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) will announce the venue and kick-off time for the final of the MTN8 later this week, communications officer Luxolo September said. ... more ...

Absa will cover earthquake damage

Absa will cover claims for damages caused by the recent earthquake in the North West, the bank said on Thursday....  more ...
WCape highway toll project secrecy bid dismissed
Applications to keep certain court documents on the N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway project secret were dismissed by the Western Cape High Court on Thursday.... more ...
E-toll consultation flawed – Black Business Council
The consultations prior to the introduction of e-tolling were flawed, the Black Business Council (BBC) said on Thursday.... more ...
US 2nd quarter growth estimate raised to 4.2 percent
The US Commerce Department raised its estimate for US economic growth to 4.2 percent Thursday, confirming the solid rebound from the first quarter's steep contraction.... more ...
Producer price index increases by 0.5 percent
The producer price index (PPI) for final manufactured goods increased by 0.5 percent from June to July, Statistics SA said on Thursday. ... more ...

IS executes ‘dozens’ of Syria troops in new atrocity

Islamic State jihadists have executed "dozens" of fleeing Syrian soldiers, a monitor said Thursday, the latest in a string of brutal abuses alarming Western powers who fear a global spread of the terror....  more ...
Pakistan army chief intervenes in political crisis
Pakistan's army chief was named mediator Thursday in a fortnight-long political crisis, fuelling speculation that the military could use the protests against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to re-assert its dominance over the civilian government.... more ...
Russian defence ministry denies sending troops into Ukraine
Russia's defence ministry on Thursday denied US and Kiev claims of its troops' direct involvement in the escalating fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Kremlin insurgents in the separatist east.... more ...
India begins work to turn Orwell’s birthplace into museum
India on Thursday began work to restore the dilapidated house where "Animal Farm" and "1984" author George Orwell was born and turn it into a museum.... more ...
UN confirms 43 UN peacekeepers seized in Syrian Golan
The United Nations confirmed that an armed group captured 43 UN peacekeepers on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights on Thursday, saying it was doing everything to secure their release.... more ...

Springboks replace unfit Alberts with Whiteley

Warren Whiteley replaced fellow loose forward Willem Alberts Thursday in the South Africa squad for Rugby Championship Tests in Australia and New Zealand during September....  more ...
Banyana gears up for Tanzania match
The SA Women's national team, Banyana Banyana, is gearing up for Sunday's international friendly against Tanzania.... more ...
5 SA boats in A-Finals at World Rowing Champs
Five South African crews will be competing for silverware in the A-finals of their different boat classes at the World Rowing Championships in the Netherlands over the weekend.... more ...
AB de Villiers ranked best in Boucher’s book
AB de Villiers is the best batsman in the world at the moment, former teammate Mark Boucher said in Pretoria on Thursday.... more ...
Ronaldo named European Player of the Year
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo was on Thursday named European Footballer of the Year, the Portuguese striker topping the journalists' poll ahead of Manuel Neuer and Arjen Robben.... more ...

Pitt, Jolie ‘married Saturday in France’

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, one of Hollywood's most famous and powerful supercouples, were married Saturday in France, People magazine reported....  more ...
The Lo Down: Tips from the first lady of fitness
Stacey Holland is a TV presenter best known for her role as co-anchor on etv’s Breakfast Show: Sunrise.... more ...
Apple to unveil ‘iWatch’ on September 9: report
Apple will unveil an "iWatch" in September with the maker of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumored foray into wearable computing, technology news website Re/code said Wednesday.... more ...
Generations saga paints empty future
Firing of actors by employers paints an empty future for students who are pursuing drama after matric, the deputy minister of higher education and training said on Tuesday.... more ...
Talking Hair and Art at the Wits Art Museum
Braided or boldly beautiful, coiffed or curled, natural or neon – hair can take on many different forms.... more ...