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Power cuts continue over weekend

Power cuts would continue across the country on Saturday, Eskom said. more ...

Dynamo visits South Africa (video)

In an exclusive video, the the Magician Impossible star, Dynamo,illusions for The Citizen. The British magician is currently in South Africa promoting the fourth and final season his television show. ...  more ...
Tripartite alliance lacks common vision – Zille (video)
DA leader Helen Zille said on Saturday said the ANC was taking more interest in the voter support of its alliance partners, while limiting their participation in policy matters. ... more ...
Eastern Cape gears up for December holiday season
Road safety plans are in place ahead of the festive season, the Eastern Cape transport department said on Saturday.... more ...
Guptas to list uranium mine on JSE
The Gupta family intend listing a uranium mine on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange to raise R800 million.... more ...
Weekend accidents
All the traffic accidents from the weekend. more ...
Nigerian building collapse DNA samples difficult to match
Genetic testing to identify the remains of 84 South Africans killed in the Nigerian building collapse was extremely difficult.... more ...
Maimane warns ANC over 2016 polls
DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has called on the ANC to brace itself for a tough electoral battle in preparation for the 2016 local government elections. ... more ...
Twitter not really free-for-all – Legal expert
Watch your words when posting on social media because it could have a devastating backlash, legal experts have warned. ... more ...
Candidates for IEC commissioner submitted
The names of eight candidates for the post of IEC commissioner have been submitted to the parliament, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said on Friday.... more ...

UPDATE: Find your load shedding schedules here

Want to know when your suburb will experience load shedding. Find out more with the following load shedding schedules.... more ...

Power cuts will last all weekend – Eskom

Power cuts are scheduled to take place throughout the weekend, Eskom said on Friday afternoon. ... more ...

Load shedding to start at 9am today – Eskom

Eskom declared an emergency on Thursday morning and warned that power cuts would start at 9am.... more ...

UPDATE: Granny to appear in court for toddler’s murder

A 55-year-old woman is expected to appear in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court on Monday for the murder of her two-year-old granddaughter.... more ...

Boksburg taxi shooting claimed father-to-be

Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi on Friday condemned the killing of taxi operators and commuters after five people were killed in an alleged taxi violence incident in Windmill Park, Boksburg, on Thursday. This included Stanley Madonsela whose girlfriend Boitumelo Molefe is five months pregnant with the couple's first child. ... more ...

Bank fills funding gap in affordable housing

South Africa's housing backlog of 2.1 million homes was rising despite generous government subsidies and creative banking initiatives, warned Nolwazi Nzama, head of affordable housing at Standard Bank....  more ...
TV startup Aereo in bankruptcy after US court defeat
Television startup Aereo, which lost a US Supreme Court test of its system to bypass cable with tiny, personalised antennas, announced Friday it was filing for bankruptcy protection.... more ...
China central bank cuts interest rates in surprise move
China's central bank on Friday unexpectedly cut benchmark interest rates for the first time in more than two years, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second-largest economy.... more ...
HSBC says Swiss unit charged in Paris with money-laundering
HSBC Private Bank, the Swiss subsidiary of British banking group HSBC, said Friday it has been charged in Paris with money-laundering.... more ...
Inflation increased ‘more rapidly’ – survey
Inflation over the past year increased "more rapidly" compared to the previous five years, according to a survey released on Friday. ... more ...

Shebab Islamists claim responsibility for deadly Kenya bus attack

Somalia's Shebab Islamists on Saturday claimed responsibility for a deadly bus attack in neighbouring Kenya in which gunmen slaughtered 28 non-Muslim passengers....  more ...
Moscow accuses West of seeking Russia ‘regime change’
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday accused the West of seeking to force a regime change in Russia through sanctions over the Ukraine conflict.... more ...
Battling Ebola: the worst of humanitarian missions
An invisible, murderous enemy that puts caregivers in almost unbearable working conditions, Ebola is a gruelling test for even the most experienced humanitarian.... more ...
Obama extends US combat role in Afghanistan – report
Barack Obama has extended the combat role for US troops in Afghanistan for another year, in a classified order he signed in recent weeks, the New York Times reported Friday.... more ...
New setback for Cosby as Vegas show cancelled
Embattled US comic Bill Cosby suffered a new setback Friday as a live performance in Las Vegas was cancelled, just days after the plug was pulled on two TV projects.... more ...

Springboks vs Italy – Live Twitter report

The Springboks play their third Test in the current European tour against Italy in Padova today. The Boks have never played at this venue before. Follow live updates of the game here. ...  more ...
Live Report: Chiefs vs Sundowns
Table topping Kaizer Chiefs take on defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns. Masandawana are going into the match looking to close a massive 12 point gap between them and Chiefs. While Amakhosi want to extend their unbeaten run to 11 games.... more ...
Local athletes shine in memory of Madiba
South African athletes fittingly dominated most of the events at the Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day in Pretoria on Saturday.... more ...
Rosberg leads Hamilton in final Abu Dhabi practice
Nico Rosberg posted the fasted time ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton in the third and final free practice Saturday for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.... more ...
Virgin’s Sam Bird wins in Malaysia Formula E race
Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird put up a superb performance Saturday to clinch victory in the Formula E on the Putrajaya street circuit in Malaysia despite a raging Lucas Di Grassi hot on the Englishman's heels.... more ...

Kelly’s back after Senzo tragedy (video)

Kelly Khumalo is starting to find her feet after Senzo Meyiwa’s death, performing on Live Amp and taking to Instagram to thank her supporters....  more ...
Mixed reactions over SA’s Hottest MCs list
K.O is South Africa’s 'hottest MC' according to a controversial Top 10 list by MTV Base.... more ...
Celebs tight lipped on J&B Met outfits
Last night The Zone@Rosebank was turned into a street of desire, where art, celebs, boozy cocktails and fashion mixed together to weave the perfect launch for the 2015 J&B Met, South Africa's oldest horse race.... more ...
AMG compact-performance-car day
Mercedes-Benz SA decided it would be a great idea to head off to the Red Star Raceway just outside Delmas and let us motoring journalists have some fun with their 45 range of compact performance cars and the tight and tricky 4km circuit.... more ...
The Lo Down: A reason to smile
If you think that orthodontic braces are just limited to your teenage years: think again.... more ...