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Pansy Tlakula resigns as IEC chair

IEC chairwoman Pansy Tlakula has resigned, she announced on Tuesday.  more ...

Sanral not presenting to e-toll panel

The SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will not make representations to the advisory panel on e-tolls and their socio-economic impact, it said on Tuesday. ...  more ...
Police will act when attacked – Riah Phiyega
Police will not hesitate to act when they are being attacked or when property is being destroyed, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega said on Tuesday.... more ...
Tlakula’s resignation end ‘tumultuous time’ says IEC
Pansy Tlakula's resignation as chairwoman of the Electoral Commission signalled the end of a "particularly challenging and tumultuous period", the IEC said on Tuesday. ... more ...
Woods confronted over Arms Deal graft claims
Former Scopa chairman Gavin Woods does not have evidence implicating politicians in corruption in the arms procurement deal, the Seriti Commission of Inquiry heard on Tuesday. ... more ...
Tukkies ‘blackface’ disciplinary ongoing
An investigation into the conduct of two students who were photographed in domestic worker outfits and smeared with black paint is still ongoing, the University of Pretoria said on Tuesday. ... more ...

PSL Transfer News

It was a busy transfer window for PSL teams with all 16 teams making additions to their squads.... more ...

Baleka Mbete cautions EFF, Floyd Shivambu objects

Speaker Baleka Mbete on Tuesday warned the EFF she would not tolerate "anarchy" in Parliament, but was promptly challenged by party Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu, who accused her of bias.... more ...

Renate Barnard disappointed by ConCourt ruling

Former Lt-Col Renate Barnard said on Tuesday she was disappointed that the Constitutional Court ruled in favour of the SA Police Service (SAPS) in her affirmative action case. ... more ...

University of Pretoria confirms alleged suicide on campus

Investigations are underway following a suspected suicide at the University of Pretoria on Monday morning.... more ...

Tlakula was a threat to democracy: EFF

The EFF on Tuesday welcomed IEC chairwoman Pansy Tlakula's resignation and said her departure was in the interests of democracy.... more ...

SA more dependent on diesel, petrol imports

South Africa is becoming more and more dependent on imported petrol and diesel, MPs heard on Tuesday....  more ...
ANA, Lufthansa announce cargo business tie-up
Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Lufthansa of Germany on Wednesday announced an air cargo tie up as they look to fight off intense competition from budget airlines on passenger routes.... more ...
French finance minister hints at cut in 2015 savings target
France's Finance Minister Michel Sapin on Tuesday hinted that the country's much-vaunted aim to cut 21 billion euros ($28 billion) in public spending next year could be in jeopardy due to low inflation.... more ...
DA wants to see Eskom Koeberg billion rand tender
The DA on Tuesday demanded access to all documents relating to Eskom's awarding of a R4 billion tender to replace steam generators at the Koeberg nuclear power plant.... more ...
Medical Schemes industry needs growth – CMS
The South African medical schemes industry is stable but growth is worrying, the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) said on Tuesday. ... more ...

World ‘losing the battle’ to contain Ebola

International medical agency Medecins sans Frontieres said Tuesday the world was "losing the battle" to contain Ebola and called for a global biological disaster response to get aid and personnel to west Africa....  more ...
Japan PM names five women to new cabinet
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe named five women to his new cabinet on Wednesday, matching the highest ever number of female members of the executive.... more ...
Economic growth kills minority languages: study
Economic prosperity is the worst enemy of minority languages, said researchers Wednesday who listed parts of Australia and North America as "hotspots" for extinction risk.... more ...
2.8 bln risk ill health from home air pollution
Nearly three billion people risk ill health and early death merely from breathing the air in their homes that is polluted by fires made for cooking and heating, researchers said.... more ...
Second US reporter murdered as Iraq forces advance
The so-called "Islamic State" has murdered a second American reporter, releasing another propaganda video Tuesday showing a masked militant with a British accent cutting the throat of a US captive.... more ...

Faf du Plessis cashes in on purple patch

Proteas' batsman Faf du Plessis has expressed his desire to cash in on his current purple patch with the national ODI squad in Zimbabwe....  more ...
Bafana Bafana final squad for Sudan named
Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba and his technical team have named the final 24-man team to travel to Sudan on Wednesday.... more ...
Springboks make six changes for Australia Test
South Africa on Wednesday overhauled their team for the clash against Australia this weekend, making six changes for a game in which Bryan Habana will reach the 100 Test milestone.... more ...
Time to ride the Internet Jet
Internet Jet has all the right credentials to win Race 7 at Kenilworth today, a merit rated 82 Handicap over 1800m for fillies and mares. ... more ...
PSL Transfer News
It was a busy transfer window for PSL teams with all 16 teams making additions to their squads.... more ...

Moneoa writing her own script

R&B singer Moshesh "Moneoa" Sowazi is well known for her hits Isibanxha and More Than You. ...  more ...
Assassin’s Creed Unity’s South African release delayed
Ubisoft has announced that its new title Assassin’s Creed Unity will only be hitting the shelves a little later.... more ...
Accordion player Ollie Viljoen dies
Accordion player Ollie Viljoen died at the age of 75 on Sunday. more ...
Googling yourself hurts, says Miley Cyrus
Pop diva Miley Cyrus has opened up to Australian television about her life, saying Googling yourself is bad for your brain and Elvis was a "twerker".... more ...
Apparent Hollywood hack attack nabs stars’ nude pix
Nude photos purportedly showing many top stars, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and pop star Rihanna, bounced around social media, in an apparent massive hacking leak, US media reported.... more ...