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Chaos and conflict as Baby Jamie is laid to rest (video)

The funeral of Jamie Faith Naidoo (Baby Jamie), who was allegedly killed by her grandmother last week, was marred by conflict and chaos this morning. more ...

Armed robber pretends to be a customer after robbery (video)

CCTV footage has emerged showing one of two cell phone shop robbers following a robbery at a Cell C cellular shop in Norwood Mall, Johannesburg....  more ...
No ‘policy’ to ban Dalai Lama – government
South Africa has no policy barring the Dalai Lama from entering the country, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said on Thursday.... more ...
Plans to commemorate Madiba’s death
The commemoration of the first anniversary of the death of former president Nelson Mandela will start with a wreath laying ceremony at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on December 5, government said on Thursday.... more ...
Hofmeyr’s ‘apartheid’ tweet did not offend blacks, court hears
A tweet by Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr that black people were the architects of apartheid did not offend blacks, the Randburg Magistrate's Court heard on Thursday.... more ...
ANC welcomes Mogoeng Mogoeng’s concerns
The ANC on Thursday welcomed the concerns raised by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng on problems facing the judiciary.... more ...
Protest at Cape Town home affairs
Police were monitoring a protest at the Customs House building on the Foreshore in Cape Town on Thursday morning, police said.... more ...
Wouter Basson petition ‘insignificant’ – lawyer
The majority of doctors had refused to sign a petition calling for embattled Cape Town cardiologist Wouter Basson to be struck off the list of medical practitioners, an HPCSA sentencing hearing heard on Thursday.... more ...
Man arrested after attempted rape at Pretoria school grounds
A 21-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly trying to rape a young woman looking for a job as a nanny in Pretoria, police said.... more ...

Chaos and conflict as Baby Jamie is laid to rest (video)

The funeral of Jamie Faith Naidoo (Baby Jamie), who was allegedly killed by her grandmother last week, was marred by conflict and chaos this morning.... more ...

Thembi Seete scores top role

Thembi Seete has landed the role of her dreams. more ...

Toddler allegedly killed by grandma to be buried today

The funeral service of Jamie Faith Naidoo, the two-year-old allegedly murdered by her granny, is expected to take place at the Havenside Community Hall in Chatsworth, south of Durban, on Tuesday.... more ...

UPDATE: Slain toddler Baby Jamie was allegedly raped

The alleged killers of Jamie Faith Naidoo, also known as Baby Jamie, have been remanded in police custody following their brief appearance in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court on Monday.... more ...

Shocking toddler assault goes viral (video)

A shocking video of a housekeeper assaulting a toddler in Uganda has gone viral, prompting anger from social media users.... more ...

Zim economic growth ‘suppressed’

Zimbabwe’s economy is to register only slight growth of 3.2 percent in 2015, the finance minister said on Thursday as he presented the country’s budget in a speech to parliament.  more ...

Mpumalanga man jailed for slashing ex-lover

An Mpumalanga man found guilty of attacking the mother of his three children with a slasher, leaving her paralysed, has been handed a seven-year imprisonment sentence.  more ...

Zimbabwe gets US4.1 billion budget

Zimbabwe's finance minister Patrick Chinamasa announced on Thursday a US4.1 billion budget for 2015, but admitted most of the funds will go towards paying wages for civil servants. ...  more ...
Month-on-month PPI changes
The producer price index (PPI) for final manufactured goods from September 2014 to October 2014 has increased by 0.3 percent, Statistics SA said on Thursday.... more ...
Copper theft increases in October
Losses to copper theft increased marginally to R13.2 million in October, up from R13m the previous month, according to the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (Sacci) Copper Theft Barometer.... more ...
High ash emissions not due to lack of maintenance – Eskom
High ash emissions from the Lethabo power station in the Vaal Triangle due to conveyer belt failure was not caused by a lack of maintenance, Eskom said on Thursday.... more ...
Cosatu wants labour laws enforced
The Congress of SA Trade Union (Cosatu) in the North West has called on government to enforce all labour laws.... more ...

E-cigarettes contain 10 times amount of carcinogens: Japan

E-cigarettes contain 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents as regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking....  more ...
Blast hits British embassy vehicle in Kabul: embassy
A British embassy vehicle was hit by a blast in Kabul on Thursday, causing some injuries, an embassy spokesman told AFP.... more ...
Thai elections may be delayed until 2016: junta
Thailand's junta said Thursday elections in the military-ruled kingdom would likely be delayed until 2016, days after military officials ruled out lifting martial law any time soon.... more ...
Protesters block Acapulco highway over 43 missing
Protesters fuming over the presumed slaughter of 43 students blocked the highway linking Mexico City and Acapulco on Wednesday to mark two months since the disappearance rocking the government.... more ...
AfriForum: Dirco representative ‘abused’ forum
A South African government representative allegedly verbally attacked AfriForum at the United Nations Human Rights Commission Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, the organisation said on Wednesday.... more ...

Shakes remains confident amid chaos

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba on Thursday expressed confidence in the team he will field in Sunday's Nelson Mandela Challenge against an equally depleted Ivory Coast side....  more ...
Bok coach awaits De Allende explosion
While it was a great setback for Springbok rugby to lose the experience of retired centre Jaque Fourie, someone like Damian de Allende was ready to make the step up.... more ...
Pumas coach gets Japanese offer
Talismanic Pumas coach Jimmy Stonehouse is mulling an offer from Japanese club Toshiba Brave Lupus to become their head coach. Stonehouse has until next Friday to make a decision, but has said he “doesn’t know what he’s going to do”.... more ...
Igesund not surprised by Supersport rejuvenation
Gordon Igesund says his SuperSport United team have too many quality players not to challenge for trophies this season.... more ...
England drop Farrell, recall Twelvetrees for Australia
England dropped Andy Farrell to the bench and recalled specialist centre Billy Twelvetrees to midfield on Thursday in a bid to finish a disappointing November campaign with victory against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday.... more ...

Ray Phiri opens up on music, retirement and his legacy

He has been in the South African music industry for decades, earning himself a Grammy Award and the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver from the president to recognise his contribution to the struggle against apartheid....  more ...
The Lo Down: SA Style Awards 2014
Celebrating its 19th year, the SA Style Awards was held this past weekend in the new fashion court at Hyde Park Corner with an impressive red carpet event followed by a dinner at the Southern Sun Hyde Park Hotel.... more ...
Troye Sivan is growing up on screen
Troye Sivan has grown up on screen with his character John Milton in the popular Spud movies, based on the bestselling novels by John van de Ruit.... more ...
Mazda CX-3 coming to SA
Mazda Motor Corporation revealed the new Mazda CX-3 to the world at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. ... more ...
Gauteng Sansui Summer Cup 2014: Girls vs Girls
Glamour, drama, thrills and high stakes - the Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup at Johannesburg’s Turffontein Racecourse on Saturday, 29th of November has it all!... more ...