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Over 2000 people fighting the Cape Town fire

More than 2000 people are helping to quell the fire in Muizenberg that broke out over the weekend, the environmental affairs department said on Wednesday. more ...

Suspect chased by metro police drops dead in mall

A suspected drug peddler dropped dead in Northgate Mall after being pursued by Johannesburg metro police on Wednesday night....  more ...
Tibbetts shooter trial continues
The trial of Lindrey Khakhu, 22, accused of shooting dead Westbury toddler Luke Tibbetts continues in the High Court, sitting in Palm Ridge, on Thursday.... more ...
DA to challenge use of police in Parly
The DA on Thursday will challenge legislation allowing for the arrest or removal of people who create a disturbance in the National Assembly.... more ...
UPDATE: Intimidation case opened against ‘drunk man’
A case of intimidation has been opened after a man allegedly threatened his neighbour with a knife in Sandton, in the north of Johannesburg.... more ...
VIDEO: Joburg police officer refuses to open case
Video footage shows officers from Douglasdale Police Station in Johannesburg allegedly refusing to let a resident open a case against an officer who refused to identify himself.... more ...
Three in court for stealing cooking ingredients
Three men are set to reappear in the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrates’ Court in Gauteng after allegedly stealing cooking ingredients.... more ...
650 deaths on roads in February
Over 650 people died on South Africa's roads in February, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said on Wednesday.... more ...
Ramaphosa remains mum on SONA signal jamming
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused of hiding behind the sub judice rule on Wednesday when he declined to answer a question in Parliament on signal jamming during last month's state-of-the-nation address.... more ...
Cosatu ‘shocked’ by ANC confrence decision
Cosatu in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday reacted with shock at the ANC provincial leadership's decision to nullify the party's eThekwini regional conference.... more ...

Generations in Ashes

Last night was the debut episode of eTV's new prime time telenovela Ashes to Ashes.... more ...

120 rhinos poached in 2015 already

Less than three months into 2015, more than 120 rhino have already been poached in the Kruger National Park (KNP).... more ...

‘Rat skull’ found in Woolies mushrooms

In the latest Woolworths blunder, a customer has discovered what appeared to be the skull of a rat in a packet of sliced mushrooms.... more ...

VIDEO: Joburg police officer refuses to open case

Video footage shows officers from Douglasdale Police Station in Johannesburg allegedly refusing to let a resident open a case against an officer who refused to identify himself.... more ...

Four Malema moments

Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema has attracted a lot of media attention during his political career for either his language when addressing crowds or his behaviour in private settings. ... more ...

Australia floats prisoner swap to save Indonesia pair

Australia on Thursday proposed a prisoner swap with Indonesia in an 11th-hour bid to save two drug smugglers facing execution, while voicing “deep concern” about Jakarta’s international reputation if they are killed. more ...

No pain, no possible gain

Continuing our theme from yesterday – that you learn more from your mistakes than your successes – two more trading veterans share moments of hard-won clarity. more ...

No pain, no possible gain

Continuing our theme from yesterday – that you learn more from your mistakes than your successes – two more trading veterans share moments of hard-won clarity....  more ...
GDF Suez in 2.5-bn-euro bond issue, including rare zero-coupon bond
French energy giant GDF Suez said it sold four tranches of debt Wednesday for a total value of 2.5 billion euros ($2.7 billion), including a rare zero-coupon bond.... more ...
ING exits US insurer Voya with $2 billion share sale
ING, the Netherlands' largest bank, announced Wednesday it has sold its remaining stake in US insurance company Voya for $2 million (1.8 billion euros), closing out its US activities in the sector.... more ...
MEC tables R95.3 billion for economic growth
Gauteng MEC for Finance Barbara Creecy has tabled a R95.3 billion Budget for 2015/16 that seeks to expand economic growth through industrialisation and economic empowerment of township entrepreneurs.... more ...
Ex-Absa man heads to Abil
Louis von Zeuner, former deputy group chief executive of Absa, has been appointed chairperson designate to African Bank Investment Limited's (Abil) "Good Bank".... more ...

US ambassador attacked in Seoul

The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was slashed on his face and arm by a blade-wielding assailant shouting anti-war slogans in an attack in Seoul Thursday, police and television reports said....  more ...
When wives take ill, divorce could be on horizon: study
Marriages are more likely to end in divorce if the wife takes seriously ill, a US study has found.... more ...
Concern grows for civilians as noose tightens around Tikrit
Concern mounted Wednesday over the fate of civilians in Tikrit where Iraqi forces were trying to trap Islamic State group jihadists on the third day of a huge offensive to retake the city.... more ...
Jawbone fossil in Ethiopia sheds light on human origins
A piece of jawbone with teeth attached, uncovered in Ethiopia, is the earliest known fossil of the genus Homo, to which humans belong, researchers said Wednesday.... more ...
Blast, clashes kill dozens at intel HQ in Syria’s Aleppo
Dozens were killed Wednesday when Syrian rebels set off a powerful tunnel explosion targeting an intelligence headquarters in Aleppo and clashed with regime forces, a monitor said.... more ...

Masango wins it for Kaizer Chiefs

Mandla Masango’s first half strike was enough to give Kaizer Chiefs their first Absa Premiership win of the year against Ajax Cape Town at FNB Stadium on Wednesday evening....  more ...
N. Korea reopens marathon to foreigners after Ebola ban lifted
North Korea has reversed a ban on foreigners taking part in its annual Pyongyang marathon, after lifting strict travel restrictions aimed at keeping out the Ebola virus, specialist tour groups said Thursday.... more ...
Coetzer hits Scotland’s first World Cup century
Opening batsman Kyle Coetzer became the first Scottish player to make a World Cup century on Thursday in the game against Bangladesh.... more ...
Stars hold Bucs ahead of Soweto derby
Orlando Pirates lost momentum in the build-up to this weekend's Soweto Derby, settling for a 1-1 draw in their Premiership fixture against Free State Stars in Phuthaditjhaba on Wednesday night.... more ...
Blow by blow: Kaizer Chiefs vs Ajax Cape Town
Tonight we bring you the action live at FNB Stadium where Kaizer Chiefs are taking on Ajax Cape Town in what promises to be an intriguing encounter.... more ...

Johnny Apple gets the gig of a lifetime

One Direction must be the biggest name in the world at the moment.  more ...
New Mazda 2 aims to reconquer market
'We are a challenger brand and also one that is easy to do business with.  more ...
Four Malema moments
Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema has attracted a lot of media attention during his political career for either his language when addressing crowds or his behaviour in private settings. ... more ...
Generations in Ashes
Last night was the debut episode of eTV's new prime time telenovela Ashes to Ashes.... more ...
New Suzuki DL-650XT V-Storm is more versatile
Suzuki South Africa has added a new 650XT derivative to its popular and proven V-Strom adventure motorcycle range.... more ...