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Minister Muthambi tells MPs to back off

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi told ANC MPs not to interfere in her department’s affairs after they told her to show leadership. more ...

N12 crash driver back in court

The driver of the truck that ploughed into more than 40 cars on the N12 near Alberton east of Johannesburg last week will appear in court today for a formal bail hearing.... more ...
Unknown when SA bodies will be returned after Nigeria collapse
There was still no news on when the bodies of more than 80 South Africans killed in a building collapse in Nigeria will come home, a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday.... more ...
Three arrested not linked to Jackson Mthembu shooting – police
Three men arrested in Limpopo could not be linked to an armed robbery in which ANC MP Jackson Mthembu was shot and wounded, Mpumalanga police said on Wednesday.... more ...
Two more military projectiles found near Pretoria school
Two more military projectiles and one mortar were found near Pretoria West High School on Tuesday morning, police said.... more ...
Diwali ‘bang fireworks prohibited’ – SA Hindu Maha Sabha
Given that the exact date to celebrate Diwali has been corrected, the SA Hindu Maha Sabha issued the Diwali fireworks guidelines, urging celebrators to be safe.... more ...

Confusing Diwali celebration date corrected

The erroneous date to celebrate Diwali (or Deepavali) issued by the SA Maha Sabha has caused confusion amongst the Hindu community.... more ...

N12 crash driver back in court

The driver of the truck that ploughed into more than 40 cars on the N12 near Alberton east of Johannesburg last week will appear in court today for a formal bail hearing.... more ...

Man held for murdering his wife

A man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his wife to death in Swaneville near Krugersdorp on Tuesday morning, Gauteng police said.... more ...

Oscar Pistorius sent to jail for 5 years (gallery)

Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment, for culpable homicide, and a further 3 year term (suspended for five years) for firing a gun in public, Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled on Tuesday in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. ... more ...

#ThingsLongerThanOscarsSentence tops Twitter trends

Twitter continues to buzz following the five-year sentence handed down to Oscar Pistorius in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, with the top trending topic being: #ThingsLongerThanOscarsSentence.... more ...

Shaky Japanese economy hit by growing trade deficit

Japan’s shaky economy was dealt another blow Wednesday, as official data showed a widening September trade deficit that puts the world’s number-three economy on track to log a record annual shortfall. more ...

Malaysians shocked by reports badminton star Lee failed dope test

Malaysians expressed shock and disbelief Wednesday after reports claimed national icon and badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei had failed a drugs test. more ...

Make financial savviness your foundation

Establishing a sound financial footing in a business is critical to its long-term success and growth, but it is also a daunting challenge even visionary entrepreneurs are hesitant to tackle head-on....  more ...
NUM signs De Beers wage agreement
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has signed a three-year wage agreement with De Beers after tough negotiations, the union said on Tuesday. ... more ...
Nhlanhla Nene needs to get tough in first budget
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has little room to manoeuvre in his maiden mid-term budget speech and may have to get tough on state-owned entities and civil servants in a way that will earn him little political popularity, observers predicted.... more ...
Cambist staff face retrenchment
Cambist investment platform's parent company, OneLaw, is cutting staff through a rightsizing exercise and is looking at new revenue streams due to a decline in the number of garnishment orders, or emolument attachment orders (EAOs), in the market.... more ...
No problems with DTI – Zulu
There have been no problems between the department of trade and industry (dti) and the new small business development department as it establishes itself, Minister Lindiwe Zulu said on Tuesday. ... more ...

Two cured in US, Spain, as Ebola crisis widens

A US photojournalist joined a Spanish nurse in being declared free of Ebola on Tuesday, as the United States tightened restrictions on travelers from the West African countries at the epicenter of the outbreak....  more ...
Washington Post ‘Watergate’ editor dead at 93
Legendary former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw reporting on the Watergate scandal that brought down US president Richard Nixon, died Tuesday. He was 93.... more ...
No end in sight for Hong Kong protests after talks
Hong Kong student leaders Wednesday said they may not take part in further talks with the government after accusing city authorities of failing to make any meaningful offers to end weeks of mass rallies.... more ...
Canada raises ‘terrorism’ alert after soldier killed
Canada has raised its national "terrorism" alert, officials said, after a soldier run over by a suspected jihadist died in hospital.... more ...
Syria Kurds weather IS assault and await reinforcements
Kurdish defenders of the strategic Syrian border town of Kobane awaited reinforcements Wednesday after weathering another onslaught by Islamic State jihadists.... more ...

Aces stun Pirates to climb league table

Mpumalanga Black Aces soared seven places up the Premiership standings on Tuesday night, stretching their unbeaten league run to six straight matches with a stunning 2-1 victory over Orlando Pirates in Nelspruit....  more ...
Igesund: ‘You will see the same football’
Why fix if it is not broken? This the question SuperSport United Gordon Igesund asked ahead of their league clash against Maritzburg United later this evening at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.... more ...
Classy Catkin to excel
Act Of War is being talked about as one of the best three-year-old colts in the country, so to have a horse who can finish within a length of a potential champion at level weights has to be an exciting prospect for any owner.... more ...
Magnificent seven for Bayern as goals rain down
Bayern Munich produced a stunning display to demolish Roma 7-1 on Tuesday but they were not the biggest winners on the most prolific evening in Champions League history.... more ...
Sharks season no failure: Brad
Sharks coach Brad Macleod-Henderson says despite not winning a trophy this season, the overall outlook was still positive for the Durban franchise.... more ...

LNN is about more than just laughs

'Late Night News With Loyiso Gola is the first South African television show to do satire and really get it right."...  more ...
David Meulen embarks on a solo career
'I don't have many memories of my life before music," says David Meulen. more ...
New medicine to combat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
A new drug will be made available to people who suffer from multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, a pharmaceutical company said on Monday. ... more ...
The Lo Down: It’s all in the eyelashes
After a few seasons of beauty focus on nail art, I am pleased to report the latest beauty trend is shifting upwards: to the eyes. ... more ...
Rhythm City revival
Rhythm City is trying hard to win back the viewers it lost earlier this year. more ...