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I feel for Jayde’s parents – June Steenkamp

Port Elizabeth residents are once again emotionally battling following the gruesome murder of yet another woman within the close-knit community. more ...

Sbu: the man behind the mic (VIDEO)

DJ Sbu's progression from running a spaza shop in a township to becoming an influential presenter and businessman has made him a household name. But the past few months have been challenging to say the least. He opens up to us...  more ...

Lions move into (tempory) top spot on the SA Conference

The Lions made a late charge for a possible playoff spot when they mauled the Cheetahs 40-17 in a brilliant bonus point-win in Bloemfontein on Saturday night in an impressive performance to score a record eight win in the franchise’s history. more ...

President Zuma pays tribute to freedom fighter Mompati at funeral in Vryburg

South African President Jacob Zuma on Saturday paid tribute to anti-apartheid veteran Ruth Mompati, hailing her as “icon of our struggle and a distinguished South African and patriot”. more ...

Cape Town N2 crash victim Thabang Sidloyi dies (video)

The man seen flung from a BMW convertible in video footage filmed in Cape Town has been identified as Thabang Sidloyi.... more ...

Baxter expects Kaizer Chiefs player exodus

Stuart Baxter expects a large player turnover at Kaizer Chiefs ahead of next season.... more ...

Find your load shedding schedules here

Want to know when your suburb will experience load shedding? Find out your schedule here. ... more ...

ANC jailbird gets salary while in jail

A crime-prone ANC official from the Maquassi Hills Municipality in the North West continues to be paid his R10 000-a-month salary even though he is in jail.... more ...

EFF faction won’t back Malema

Some Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) members have defied an order of their national leadership to support party leader Julius Malema in his court battle against the South African Revenue Service(Sars), it emerged yesterday.... more ...

Bank of Japan holds fire on stimulus after upbeat GDP data

The Bank of Japan on Friday held off launching more stimulus as its chief said the world's number-three economy was on the upswing, days after data showed stronger-than-expected growth in the first quarter....  more ...
Richemont boost sales in spite of profit dip
Richemont saw sales grow by 4% to 10.4 billion Euros – by 1 % at constant exchange rates – for the year to March, but profit for the year was down by 35 % to euro 1.3 billion, primarily due to mark-to-market losses on cash.... more ...
HP sells stake in China unit for $2.3 billion
Hewlett-Packard announced Thursday it was selling a 51 percent stake in its China-based server business, creating a joint venture with Tsinghua Holdings that will be a sector leader in China.... more ...
Clamping down on SA’s big tax dodgers
There is considerable scope to collect more revenue by addressing tax leakage due to transfer pricing.... more ...
Africa loses US$50 billion annually to illicit financial outflows
Africa loses US$50 billion a year due to illicit financial outflows from the continent, former South African president and chairman of the African Union High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows, Thabo Mbeki said on Thursday.... more ...

Ireland says big ‘Yes’ to gay marriage in world first

Ireland on Saturday became the first country in the world to approve gay marriage by referendum with an overwhelming 62 percent "Yes" vote, further denting the once all-powerful Irish Catholic Church....  more ...
Myanmar to deport migrants as UN chief urges further rescues
A group of migrants recently rescued by Myanmar will be deported to Bangladesh, officials confirmed Saturday, as the United Nations chief called on regional nations to prioritise saving the lives of those still stranded at sea.... more ...
Irish set to say ‘Yes’ to gay marriage in world first
Ireland looked set on Saturday to become the first country in the world to approve gay marriage by popular vote as crowds cheered in the streets of Dublin in anticipation of the spectacular setback for the once all-powerful Catholic Church.... more ...
Senate blocks bill that would end US bulk data dragnet
The US Senate rejected legislation early on Saturday aimed at reforming NSA intelligence gathering, a blow to President Barack Obama and others who support ending the bulk collection of Americans' telephone records.... more ...
California beach town cleans up after pipeline rupture
A small army of clean-up workers toiled Friday to scoop up crude oil deposits from a picturesque California beach, three days after a pipeline rupture unleashed thousands of gallons into the ocean.... more ...

Bafana beat Malawi 2-1 in warm-up match

Bafana Bafana wrapped up their preparations for the Cosafa Cup in fine style with a 2-1 win over Malawi in a practice match at the Mogwase Stadium on Friday....  more ...
Williamson ton puts New Zealand on top against England
Kane Williamson starred for New Zealand as they outplayed England on the third day of the first Test at Lord's on Saturday.... more ...
Molinari and An tied for PGA Championship lead
Italy's Francesco Molinari and South Korean Byeong-hun An share the lead going into Sunday's final round of the European PGA Championship at Wentworth.... more ...
Blow by blow: Barcelona vs Deportivo
La Liga champions, FC Barcelona, will end their league campaign with a clash against Deportivo La Carouna at the Camp Nou.... more ...
Hamilton delighted to secure maiden Monaco pole
Lewis Hamilton realised one of his greatest dreams Saturday when he claimed his maiden Monaco Grand Prix pole position and, in the process, ended Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg's ambitions of a top spot hat-trick in the Mediterranean principality.... more ...

Nonhle, Tumisho, Zoe, and The Fergusons make news

Celebrities have been dominating the interwebs over the last few weeks. Here's what you might have missed....  more ...
Cannes race wide open on awards eve
The competition for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival wrapped up Saturday with a clutch of favourites jockeying for one of global cinema's most coveted prizes.... more ...
Wild card Australia seeks upset at Eurovision pop fest
Australian singer Guy Sebastian will try to beat the Europeans at their own game in Vienna on Saturday night in the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, the uproarious pop extravaganza.... more ...
German woman, 65 and mother of 13, has quadruplets
A 65-year-old German woman, who already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday.... more ...
Fassbender, Cotillard in ‘Macbeth’ close Cannes race
A version of "Macbeth" starring a "dream team" of Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard closed the Cannes Film Festival's competition on Saturday, with many critics swooning for the visceral blood-and-betrayal movie.... more ...