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Pierre Korkie family will use donations for a ‘fresh start’

The R1.7 million that was raised to help kidnap victim Pierre Korkie and his family after his expected release in Yemen, will now assist his widow and children start afresh, a family spokesman said on Saturday. more ...

Heavy duty trucks collide on N12 in Alberton (video)

Two heavy-duty trucks were involved in a crash on the N12 highway in Alberton this morning, causing a traffic pile-up....  more ...
Body of missing man found
The body of a 20-year-old man that went missing while swimming in Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape, was found on Saturday, the national sea rescue institute said.... more ...
118 left homeless after Cape Town fire
A total of 118 people have been left homeless after 30 shacks burned down in various parts of Cape Town, the City's Disaster Operations Centre said on Saturday.... more ...
Dagga worth R80,000 confiscated
A stash of dagga, with a street value of R80,000, has been found in a deserted shack at Skiet, an informal settlement in Butterworth, Eastern Cape Police said on Saturday.... more ...
Four arrested for bank robbery
A bank robbery in Lusikisiki was revealed to be an apparent inside job, when two bank clerks, along with two other accomplices, were arrested for the crime, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.... more ...
Walk this road with me – Miss World Rolene Strauss
Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss on Saturday called on South Africans to support her through her tenure.... more ...
Row over possible baby elephant move
Zimbabwean authorities have maintained that they abide by international treaties when sending live animals abroad, following controversy over the possible export of baby elephants to China or the United Arab Emirates, state media reported on Saturday.... more ...
Unhygienic meat transportation raises concern in KZN
KwaZulu-Natal consumers have raised concern over the exposure to a potential health risk after a storage van was seen unhygienically transporting unpackaged meat to a local supermarket.... more ...
EFF to hear judgement before Christmas
The Western Cape High Court will deliver judgment next week on the EFF's quest for an urgent interdict against sanctions implemented by Parliament against 20 of its MPs.... more ...

‘Bad attitude’ keeps Khune out of goal

Kaizer Chiefs are not fielding a fit-again Itumeleng Khune because the club are not happy with their number one goalkeeper's attitude.... more ...

Welcome Miss SA, Rolene Strauss (Gallery)

A radiant Rolene Strauss has been crowned Miss South Africa 2014 at a glittering ceremony held at the Sun City Superbowl. ... more ...

No leads on Senzo Meyiwa case

Although the police have confirmed that there is no solid lead to make an arrest in the murder case of Bafana Bafana Captain Senzo Meyiwa, they are hoping for an immediate arrest, Gauteng Police Commissioner Lieutenant-General Lesetja Mothiba said on Thursday. ... more ...

SA woman arrested after disturbance on Canada flight

A South African woman has been arrested after she caused a disturbance on an Air Canada flight and forced the plane to be diverted to the Halifax airport.... more ...

Azania Mosaka leaves Power FM

Another radio host has left Power FM following a number of presenters who have left the talk radio station.... more ...

RAF payout criteria is sexist – judge

A High Court judge has criticised criteria used to determine Road Accident Fund (RAF) payout amounts for widows....  more ...
Japan’s Idemitsu oil eyes $4 bn buyout
Japan's second-largest oil distributor Idemitsu Kosan is planning to acquire its smaller rival Shell Sekiyu in a deal worth an estimated $4.18 billion, a report said Saturday.... more ...
Zuma enacts public administration act
President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the Public Administration Management Act, which bans civil servants doing business with the state, the presidency said on Friday.... more ...
Oil price creating volatility – economist
The low oil price should be a positive for the rand and South Africa, but in the short-term was creating substantial global financial market volatility and negatively affecting the rand, an economist said on Friday.... more ...
ConCourt rules on insolvency appeal
All employees, including household staff, must be informed if their bosses are declared insolvent, the Constitutional Court ruled on Friday.... more ...

Pakistan slammed for resuming executions after school massacre

Rights groups Saturday condemned Pakistan's decision to hang two convicted militants in its first executions for six years, as leaders vowed decisive action in the wake of a Taliban school massacre that left 149 people dead....  more ...
Four Afghan Guantanamo detainees repatriated, says Pentagon
Four detainees held at the Guantanamo Bay US military prison have been repatriated to Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Saturday.... more ...
Franciscan Order in ‘grave’ financial trouble after massive fraud
The Franciscan Order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi, who advocated a life of poverty, is in deep financial trouble following the discovery of massive fraud and is appealing for help.... more ...
Russia brands new sanctions roadblock to Ukraine peace
Russia accused the West on Saturday of fuelling unrest in Ukraine by adopting anti-Kremlin sanctions that further erode the prospects of peace talks to end the separatist war.... more ...
Seven dead as Pakistan hits militant hideouts
Seven people including a policeman and paramilitary soldier were killed in two separate incidents when Pakistani security forces hit militant hideouts in the restive northwest Saturday morning, officials said.... more ...

Dale Steyn delivers hammer blow as Proteas crush Windies

A devastating spell of fast bowling from Dale Steyn where he took six wickets from 7.3 overs spurred South Africa on to an innings and 220 run victory over the West Indies before lunch, on day four of the first Test in Centurion on Saturday....  more ...
Conditions favour Act Of War
I am on my way to Cape Town today to ride Harry’s Son in the Grand Parade Cape Guineas. ... more ...
Guardiola’s delight as Bayern claim more records
Even perfectionist Pep Guardiola could not fail to be impressed with Bayern Munich's spectacular performance in the first half of the Bundesliga season to finish 2014 with more league records.... more ...
Quinton de Kock ruled out of Test series
Proteas wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has been ruled out of the remainder of the Test series against the West Indies due to a left ankle injury, Cricket SA confirmed on Saturday.... more ...
Kemar Roach in doubt for PE test
West Indies bowler Kemar Roach may miss the Boxing Day Test in Port Elizabeth with a right ankle injury, which is more serious than originally anticipated.... more ...

Be yourself – Miss World Rolene Strauss

Young girls and women need to be themselves and not try to emulate anyone, Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss said on Saturday....  more ...
European films dominate for foreign language Oscar
Six European, two Latin American and one African film have made the shortlist for the foreign language Oscar, announced in Los Angeles Friday.... more ...
This little boy is ‘exasperated’ by his mom’s news (video)
Watch and find out why little Trey is so exasperated by his moms' big news. more ...
Azania Mosaka leaves Power FM
Another radio host has left Power FM following a number of presenters who have left the talk radio station.... more ...
2014 SA Hip Hop Awards winners (video)
The South African Hip Hop Awards 2014 were held last night at The Lyric Theatre last night.... more ...