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UPDATE: Police give details on suspect in Meyiwa murder case

Gauteng police have released more details regarding a suspect that was arrested in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s murder. more ...

Petrol price to drop

The price of petrol will drop by 45 cents a litre next week, the energy department said on Friday....  more ...
Domestic worker wanted for abandoning children, theft
A domestic worker is wanted for questioning in connection with theft and abandoning children who were in her care in Midrand.... more ...
Woman punched in face in road rage incident
A woman was allegedly punched in the face in what appears to be a road rage incident in Benoni, on the East Rand this week.... more ...
Man held for R4,5m worth of rhino horn
Two men were arrested at OR Tambo International Airport on Friday for possession of rhino horn worth an estimated R4.5 million, the SA Revenue Service said.... more ...
Durban remembers Senzo Meyiwa
Fans of slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa came out in droves to attend his memorial service in Durban on Friday afternoon.... more ...

Durban remembers Senzo Meyiwa

Fans of slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa came out in droves to attend his memorial service in Durban on Friday afternoon.... more ...

Senzo Meyiwa murder suspect appears in court

While both national and provincial police maintain that no arrests were made at Beit Bridge on the border with Zimbabwe in connection with Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa's murder, the National Prosecuting Authority confirmed that a suspect had been arrested and appeared in court today.... more ...

UPDATE: Police give details on suspect in Meyiwa murder case

Gauteng police have released more details regarding a suspect that was arrested in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s murder.... more ...

Kelly Khumalo now welcome at Meyiwa’s funeral

Kelly Khumalo is welcome after all at the funeral of her boyfriend Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa.... more ...

Meyiwa’s body arrives for Durban memorial

Police had closed off Anton Lembede Street in Durban to traffic outside the City Hall, with Ethekwini metro police and the SA Police Service creating a path allowing the vehicle with his body to pass.... more ...

Spain’s Fernandez sizzles at Skate Canada

Back-to-back European champion Javier Fernandez finished first in the men’s short programme at Skate Canada in a field that was minus Olympic silver medallist Patrick Chan. more ...

Barca target Clasico bounceback on Suarez’s home debut

Luis Suarez will make his competitive home debut as La Liga leaders Barcelona look to put the disappointment of their defeat to Real Madrid last weekend behind them against Celta Vigo on Saturday. more ...

Absa cuts retail staff

Like people, companies tend to bloat in the middle – and trimming down to become leaner organisations means cutting the fat....  more ...
Post Office sitting on mail ‘mountain’
There is a "mountain" of undelivered mail at the SA Post Office (Sapo), MPs heard on Friday.... more ...
Vodacom reverses software glitch
Vodacom has reversed a software glitch that led to some subscribers' phone numbers being leaked, it said on Friday.... more ...
SA cities were designed to exclude – Parks Tau
Cities in South Africa were designed to exclude and segregate, posing a challenge to town planning and bringing citizens closer to urban amenities, Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau said on Friday.... more ...
Mugabe to set up commission to probe factions dividing party
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will set up a commission to probe allegations of factionalism threatening to divide his ZANU-PF party ahead of an elective congress in December, the party spokesperson said Friday.... more ...

Hong Kong activists mull taking protest to Beijing

Hong Kong's democracy protesters are considering travelling to Beijing to directly petition Communist authorities as the Chinese capital hosts US President Barack Obama and other world leaders at an upcoming summit....  more ...
Tens of thousands demand ‘immediate’ resignation of Burkina leader
Tens of thousands of protesters in Burkina Faso demanded on Friday the "immediate" resignation of President Blaise Compaore, as the opposition urged followers to keep up the pressure after a day of unrest that saw parliament set ablaze.... more ...
FIFA sorry for Crimea video blunder
FIFA has apologised for an embarrassing diplomatic faux-pas when its video launching the 2018 World Cup logo portrayed the Crimean peninsula as part of Russia.... more ...
Foreign jihadists flock to Iraq, Syria on ‘unprecedented scale': UN
Jihadists from more than 80 countries have flocked to fight in Iraq and Syria on an "unprecedented scale", according to extracts of a UN report published by Britain's Guardian newspaper on Friday.... more ...
Philippines’ rare dwarf buffalo charges against extinction
The population of the Philippines' dwarf buffalo, one of the world's rarest animals, has grown to its largest since efforts to save them from extinction began, conservationists said Friday.... more ...

Boks put emphasis on fitness

One of the big secrets of the Springboks' recent successes, which included a memorable victory over the All Blacks, is their much-improved conditioning. ...  more ...
Emperors Palace Charity Mile: Laird could end up on top
When the draw is made for the R600,000 Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile last Wednesday, I asked TV presenter Neil Andrews, who has been a regular celebrity at this race for a number of years, if he had yet represented a winning charity. ... more ...
Proteas on a mission Down Under
The Proteas' T20 squad began their preparations on Friday for the upcoming three-match T20 International (T20I) series against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). ... more ...
Lara apologises for 1998 tour disaster
West Indian cricketer Brian Lara extended a belated apology to the South African public for the 1998/99 tour debacle and his team's weak performances in the ensuing Test series.... more ...
Kotze can’t wait for Fast5 Series
Elize Kotze, coach of the Spar Fast5 netball team, is excited about leading the team to the World Fast5 Series in Auckland, New Zealand, on November 8 and 9.... more ...

Kenneth Nkosi and Tats Nkonzo want to pay your bills

Comedians Kenneth Nkosi and Tats Nkonzo have teamed up for a new show called Give Me That Bill Mzansi. ...  more ...
Is “raw” chocolate the new sushi?
“Want to taste? Come on! It’s a bit like the sushi of chocolate,” calls out raw chocolate maker Frederic Marr, beckoning the curious to his stall at Paris’s annual chocolate extravaganza, the Salon du Chocolat.... more ...
The Lo Down: A beauty tip for better skin
Do you exfoliate regularly? No? Then it’s time to start. In order to help your skin look, and feel, its best, it’s important to incorporate a critical cleansing step into your daily routine: exfoliation.... more ...
Court sides with Gaye family on ‘Blurred Lines’ feud
The family of Marvin Gaye has won a round in a court battle over allegations that last year's blockbuster hit song "Blurred Lines" ripped off the late Motown legend's work.... more ...
Dylan to release new album in 2015
Rock legend Bob Dylan will release a new album in 2015, he has confirmed, after he unexpectedly put out a cover of a Frank Sinatra song.... more ...