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Only essential services for Malamulele

Only essential services will run in Malamulele next week, Limpopo police said on Sunday. more ...

Where is Eugene de Kock?

Speculation was rife on Sunday as various newspapers carried reports about where recently paroled former apartheid assassin Eugene De Kock might be....  more ...
Quiet after Diepsloot protests
Police were on Sunday continuing to monitor the situation in Diepsloot north of Johannesburg following an attempted land grab in the area.... more ...
ANC denies Fransman scandal
A report that ANC Western Cape chairman Marius Fransman has been implicated in a "votes for cash" scandal is a fabricated allegation, the party in the province said on Sunday.... more ...
Presidency asks SA to tweet
The presidency on Sunday called on South Africans to have their say about what should be included in President Jacob Zuma's state-of-the-nation address (Sona) scheduled for later this month.... more ...
6 cops arrested
Six police officers, from three different provinces, have been arrested for various crimes, the Hawks said on Sunday.... more ...
No new Parly rules yet
It is highly unlikely that new parliamentary rules aimed at preventing Economic Freedom Fighters MPs from interrupting President Jacob Zuma during next week's state-of-the-nation address will be introduced in time.... more ...
African Bank boss Sokutu dies
Controversial former head of risk at African Bank, Tami Sokutu, has died at his home in Cape Town at the age of 53 after a short illness, the Sunday Times reported.... more ...
Mbeki questions Selebi investigation: report
Former president Thabo Mbeki publicly questioned the National Prosecuting Authority's investigation of former police commissioner Jackie Selebi... more ...
Stellenbosch attack victim stable
Marli van Breda, who survived an attack on her family in Stellenbosch, during which her parents and a brother were killed, is in a stable condition in hospital, the family said on Sunday.... more ...

Blow by blow: Cote d’Ivoire vs Algeria

Cote d'Ivoire and Algeria battle for a spot in the semifinal of the Africa Cup of Nations.... more ...

Simba accident details and charges

The driver of a vehicle that crashed into that of television presenter Simbarashe "Simba" Mhere would be charged with culpable homicide, Johannesburg metro police said on Saturday.... more ...

Celebs mourn Simba, leave J&B Met

Celebrities were out in their numbers at this year’s J&B Met.  Most were hosted at the luxurious J&B VVIP marquee where the flowed freely. But the mood changed instantly when news of Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere’s death broke on social networks. ... more ...

Remembering Simba Mhere

Radio reports say a polo collided Simba Mhere's car, killing him and a friend instantly. A man believed to be his father survived. We look at some of the highlights in his career.... more ...

Confirmed: Simba Mhere has passed away

Owen of Owen S Management told The Citizen that the news of his passing came as such a shock. ... more ...

Get ready for biometric banking

A once futuristic concept is making its way into our everyday banking.  more ...
SOCs must stand on own legs – Nene
Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene made it very clear on Friday that state-owned companies (SOCs) have to stand on their own legs financially and government won’t use taxes or loans to bail them out.... more ...
Alibaba’s Ma meets top China regulator after fakes row
Alibaba founder Jack Ma has met with the head of a powerful Chinese regulator, days after authorities accused the e-commerce giant of allowing "illegal" actions on its multi-billion-dollar online shopping platform.... more ...
Panasonic closes TV plant in China, to sell Mexican factory: report
Panasonic has closed its last remaining TV manufacturing factory in China and is to sell its plant in Mexico as part of a restructuring plan aimed at stemming losses, a newspaper said Saturday.... more ...
Increased mining and lower inflation
Namibia will see a 5.7 percent economic growth this year, low inflation and higher mining output coupled with foreign investment, a local investment group said Friday. ... more ...

US recalls two million cars again over airbag defect

US transport authorities have recalled more than two million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles for a second time over faulty airbags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running....  more ...
Egypt orders deportation of Australian reporter
Egypt has decided to deport jailed Australian reporter Peter Greste to his home country, a senior interior ministry official told AFP on Sunday.... more ...
British mosques hold open day after Paris attacks
Some 20 mosques in Britain were opening their doors to the public Sunday in an unprecedented gesture of reassurance following last month's Islamist attacks in Paris.... more ...
Japan condemns IS hostage beheading
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday denounced as "heinous and despicable" the apparent beheading of a second Japanese hostage by the Islamic State group, as global leaders denounced the jihadists.... more ...
Boko Haram launches new assault
Boko Haram fighters on Sunday stormed the northeast Nigeria city of Maiduguri, sparking an hours-long battle with troops for control of the strategically crucial Borno state capital, witnesses said.... more ...

Australia beat England in cricket ODI

A career-best performance by much-maligned all-rounder Glenn Maxwell inspired Australia to a crushing win over England in the one-day international tri-series final at the WACA Ground on Sunday....  more ...
Blow by blow: Cote d’Ivoire vs Algeria
Cote d'Ivoire and Algeria battle for a spot in the semifinal of the Africa Cup of Nations.... more ...
Ghana into semi-finals with Atsu at double
Christian Atsu scored twice as Ghana beat Guinea 3-0 in Malabo on Sunday to ease into their fifth successive Africa Cup of Nations semi-final.... more ...
Titans thrill crowd, beat Lions
An impressive performance by the Unlimited Titans pacemen saw them to a thrilling 12-run win on the Duckworth/Lewis Method over the bizhub Highveld Lions in their Momentum One-Day Cup match at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on Sunday.... more ...
McIlroy wins again in Dubai Desert Classic
World number one Rory McIlroy matched the lowest winning score in the history of the Dubai Desert Classic, winning the tournament for the second time in his career Sunday with a final-round two-under par 70.... more ...

Cancer movie wins top prize at Sundance

"Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," a moving drama about a teenager who befriends a classmate with cancer, won the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival Saturday....  more ...
This taxi life
This one’s for the taxi commuters and for those who aren’t, here’s a little insight into life inside a taxi.... more ...
Timberlake and Biel are expecting
American singer and actor Justin Timberlake took to Instagram on his 34th birthday to announce that he and his wife, actress Jessica Biel, are expecting their first child.... more ...
Bobbi Kristina Brown found unconscious
The daughter of late singer Whitney Houston was pulled unconscious from her bathtub Saturday at her Georgia home, in an eerie echo of her mother's tragic death three years ago.... more ...
Remembering Simba Mhere
Radio reports say a polo collided Simba Mhere's car, killing him and a friend instantly. A man believed to be his father survived. We look at some of the highlights in his career.... more ...