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Malema claims to know who is bankrolling Zuma

Economic Freedom Fighter Commander-in-Chief Julius Malema has claimed to have first-hand knowledge of who has been bankrolling President Jacob Zuma. more ...

EFF calls for adequate services in refugee camps

The Economic Freedom Fighters has been visiting the camps established in Ethekwini following the xenophobic violence that struck the city in the past few weeks....  more ...
Five killed in Gauteng accident
Five people died and one was injured when two vehicles collided head-on on Sunday morning on the N14, Gauteng, paramedics said.... more ...
SA sends rescue team to Nepal after deadly earthquake
The Gift of the Givers said on Sunday a highly qualified team of 40 medical and search and rescue personnel, was preparing to go and assist in Nepal after the deadly earthquake.... more ...
SA pupils survive Nepal quake
A group of South African school pupils from Pretoria were in Nepal when the fatal earthquake hit the country, and they all survived.... more ...
Russian hackers read Obama emails: report
Emails to and from President Barack Obama were read by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House's unclassified computer system, according to The New York Times.... more ...
Over two tonnes of cocaine seized off Scotland
Nine men have been charged with drug trafficking after the British coastguard seized more than two tonnes of cocaine off the east coast of Scotland, French and British officials said on Sunday.... more ...
Stormers edge thriller at Newlands
The DHL Stormers had their scrum and their valiant captain, Duane Vermeulen, to thank for their nail biting 15-13 victory over the Vodacom Bulls in an epic Super Rugby local derby at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday night.... more ...
Lions hold out the Cheetahs
The Lions took yet another climb up the Super Rugby ladder with a pulsating 34-29 win over the Cheetahs at Ellis Park on Saturday night, but the game was balanced on a knife edge right up to the final whistle.... more ...
WCape traffic cops eye drunk drivers
At least eight drivers were arrested for drunk driving in the Western Cape since the start of the long weekend, provincial traffic chief Kenny Africa said on Saturday.... more ...

Missing Pretoria teen found with man

A missing Centurion teenager was found in Vanderbijlpark in the company of a man who has since been arrested.... more ...

Teen girls lured by older men for sex

KwaZulu-Natal police and the Montclair victim support centre (VSC) have issued an alert to parents, as young girls are being targeted by older men for sex.... more ...

Meet the Big Brother Mzansi 2 housemates (gallery)

Meet the Big Brother Mzansi: Double Trouble housemates who are guaranteed to entertain audiences. ... more ...

Immigrants to Zuma: SA is our last hope

Several representatives of immigrants on Friday requested President Jacob Zuma to intervene in efforts to regularise their stay and be integrated in the diverse South African community.... more ...

Ajax reach Nedbank Cup final

Tashreeq Morris’ netted an injury-time winner as Ajax Cape Town beat SuperSport United 2-1 on Saturday evening at Athlone Stadium to reach the 2015 Nedbank Cup final.... more ...

Over 30 000 jobs lost in SA mines

Over 30 000 jobs have been lost in South African mines between 2012 and 2014, the National Union of Mineworkers said on Friday. ...  more ...
VW patriarch and board chairman resigns
Volkswagen patriarch Ferdinand Piech has resigned as head of the German auto giant's supervisory board, the company announced Saturday, in the wake of his bitter power struggle with the VW chief executive.... more ...
Starbucks ‘gives away’ drinks after US system outage
There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but fear not because there was free coffee supposedly going at Starbucks in North America after a major computer glitch.... more ...
‘Map spam’ puts Google in awkward place
Google was re-evaluating its user-edited online map system Friday after the latest embarrassing incident -- an image of an Android mascot urinating on an Apple logo.... more ...
Apple Watch begins global launch — quietly
The Apple Watch made its global debut on Friday in a launch aimed at making the California giant the overnight leader in wearable technology.... more ...

Nepal earthquake: Live Report

09:25 GMT - Crowded hospitals - Oxfam Australia chief executive Helen Szoke tells AFP of overstretched hospitals, with medics treating patients in hastily erected tents, and staff forced to flee from buildings for fear of further collapses after the aftershocks....  more ...
Indonesia defiant as UN leads condemnation of looming executions
Indonesia on Sunday signalled it was determined to push ahead with the execution of eight foreign drug convicts, despite a growing wave of global condemnation led by United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon.... more ...
Violence mars Baltimore protest over police custody death
Protesters rampaged through downtown Baltimore as the city's biggest demonstration yet over the death of a young African-American man in police custody turned violent.... more ...
New book shows Spain’s royals no longer untouchable
A new tell-all book that details what led to Spanish king Juan Carlos giving up the throne would never have been published just a few years ago in a Spain still deferential to the royal family, experts said.... more ...
Europe’s police crack massive horsemeat trafficking ring
Police from seven European countries detained 26 people in a crackdown on a horsemeat trafficking ring two years after a tainted meat scandal that rocked the continent, the EU's judicial agency Eurojust said Saturday.... more ...

Two Springbok training squads named

The national selectors have named two squads of 44 players each – including 19 uncapped and a number of currently injured players – for the Springboks’ first two training camps of the season, in Johannesburg and Cape Town....  more ...
Giant-killer Nel claims WP Amateur glory
Unheralded Andre Nel capped his giant-killing run with victory in the Western Province Amateur Championship at Rondebosch Golf Club on Saturday.... more ...
Stormers edge thriller at Newlands
The DHL Stormers had their scrum and their valiant captain, Duane Vermeulen, to thank for their nail biting 15-13 victory over the Vodacom Bulls in an epic Super Rugby local derby at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday night.... more ...
Blow by blow: Ajax vs SuperSport
Ajax Cape Town welcome SuperSport United at the Athlone Stadium. Ajax and United are in the semi finals for the Nedbank Cup. Matsatsantsa a Pitori are vying for their second cup this season. ... more ...
Lions hold out the Cheetahs
The Lions took yet another climb up the Super Rugby ladder with a pulsating 34-29 win over the Cheetahs at Ellis Park on Saturday night, but the game was balanced on a knife edge right up to the final whistle.... more ...

French Toast movie review

Afrikaans romcoms are all the rage at the moment and they seem to turn into money spinners no matter what they are about, who is in them or whether the story is convincing or not....  more ...
Polo GTI is superior engineering
Volkswagen have introduced a new version of the Polo GTI sporting a 1.8 litre TSI engine and delivering 141kW. ... more ...
Legend McCoy’s box office appeal not enough in final ride
Riding legend Tony (AP) McCoy bowed out for the final time on Saturday finishing third on Box Office at Sandown Park.... more ...
US Olympic hero Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender
US Olympic champion turned reality TV star Bruce Jenner came out as transgender, saying: "For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman."... more ...
French Toast movie review
Afrikaans romcoms are all the rage at the moment and they seem to turn into money spinners no matter what they are about, who is in them or whether the story is convincing or not.... more ...