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Senzo Meyiwa funeral – Live report

Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s funeral service is underway at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. Follow live reports of the proceedings here.  more ...

UPDATE: Police give details on suspect in Meyiwa murder case

Gauteng police have released more details regarding a suspect that was arrested in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s murder....  more ...
Mbulaeni Mulaudzi has been laid to rest
Former world champion and Olympic silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was laid to rest at his home village of Muduluni in Limpopo on Saturday.... more ...
LIVE VIDEO FEED: Senzo Meyiwa funeral
Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s funeral service is underway at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. Watch the live broadcast here.... more ...
Domestic worker wanted for abandoning children, theft
A domestic worker is wanted for questioning in connection with theft and abandoning children who were in her care in Midrand.... more ...
Woman punched in face in road rage incident
A woman was allegedly punched in the face in what appears to be a road rage incident in Benoni, on the East Rand this week.... more ...

Durban remembers Senzo Meyiwa

Fans of slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa came out in droves to attend his memorial service in Durban on Friday afternoon.... more ...

Senzo Meyiwa murder suspect appears in court

While both national and provincial police maintain that no arrests were made at Beit Bridge on the border with Zimbabwe in connection with Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa's murder, the National Prosecuting Authority confirmed that a suspect had been arrested and appeared in court today.... more ...

UPDATE: Police give details on suspect in Meyiwa murder case

Gauteng police have released more details regarding a suspect that was arrested in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s murder.... more ...

Kelly Khumalo now welcome at Meyiwa’s funeral

Kelly Khumalo is welcome after all at the funeral of her boyfriend Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa.... more ...

Kelly’s baby can claim from Senzo’s will – expert

Senzo Meyiwa's baby daughter with Kelly Khumalo will be entitled to a part of his estate. ... more ...

Senzo Meyiwa’s body leaves stadium

The mortal remains of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa left the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday for Heroes Acre cemetery in Chesterville, where he will be buried. more ...

Senzo Meyiwa slaying must open gun debate – Jeff Radebe

The slaying of South African soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa should open a national discussion on the availability of weapons in the country, said Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe. more ...

Absa cuts retail staff

Like people, companies tend to bloat in the middle – and trimming down to become leaner organisations means cutting the fat....  more ...
China manufacturing growth slows in October: govt
Chinese manufacturing growth slowed in October, the government said on Saturday, as the world's second-largest economy expands at its weakest pace in five years.... more ...
Post Office sitting on mail ‘mountain’
There is a "mountain" of undelivered mail at the SA Post Office (Sapo), MPs heard on Friday.... more ...
Vodacom reverses software glitch
Vodacom has reversed a software glitch that led to some subscribers' phone numbers being leaked, it said on Friday.... more ...
SA cities were designed to exclude – Parks Tau
Cities in South Africa were designed to exclude and segregate, posing a challenge to town planning and bringing citizens closer to urban amenities, Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau said on Friday.... more ...

Boko Haram says kidnapped schoolgirls ‘married off’

Boko Haram has claimed the 219 schoolgirls it kidnapped in Nigeria earlier this year have converted to Islam and been married off, according to a new video obtained by AFP on Friday....  more ...
Canada’s new human rights museum shares oral histories
A new museum in Canada's western prairies has amassed a unique collection of personal stories from genocide survivors, human rights defenders and others, and wants to share them.... more ...
Greek Orthodox Church bans religious rites at cremations
The Greek Orthodox Church says it will not provide religious rites for those who choose cremation, saying it disrespects the human body.... more ...
Mike Tyson says he was sexually abused as a child
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was sexually abused when he was seven years old by a stranger on the street, he told US radio.... more ...
Tens of thousands demand ‘immediate’ resignation of Burkina leader
Tens of thousands of protesters in Burkina Faso demanded on Friday the "immediate" resignation of President Blaise Compaore, as the opposition urged followers to keep up the pressure after a day of unrest that saw parliament set ablaze.... more ...

Lions look to Gayle force

The Highveld Lions are optimistic that West Indian superstar Chris Gayle can make up for one of their greatest shortcomings last season when they get their Ram Slam T20 campaign underway against the Dolphins at the Wanderers on Sunday evening....  more ...
Titans’ depth will be tested
The Titans face a brutal assessment of their strength in depth when they begin their Ram Slam T20 campaign against the Cape Cobras at the Wanderers on Sunday afternoon.... more ...
CAF meet over Ebola-clouded Cup of Nations
When and where the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations will be staged should be resolved within days amid pleas from hosts Morocco to postpone the tournament over the Ebola epidemic.... more ...
Emperors Palace Charity Mile: Laird could end up on top
When the draw is made for the R600,000 Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile last Wednesday, I asked TV presenter Neil Andrews, who has been a regular celebrity at this race for a number of years, if he had yet represented a winning charity. ... more ...
Proteas on a mission Down Under
The Proteas' T20 squad began their preparations on Friday for the upcoming three-match T20 International (T20I) series against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). ... more ...

The rise of a fashion house

With the fashion industry described as being cutthroat and competitive, Zimbabwean-born designer Intisaar Umerji (nee Mukadam) believes perseverance and confidence remains key to a successful career in the business.  more ...
Top of the Pops
In life you get two types of people, those who are self-seeking and those who are self-sacrificing, with the latter being the rarer of the two. ... more ...
Australia confident of Antarctic marine reserve in 2015
Australia said on Saturday it was confident its plans for a marine reserve to protect biodiversity in East Antarctica would succeed next year, after international talks in Hobart failed to agree on the measure.... more ...
Is “raw” chocolate the new sushi?
“Want to taste? Come on! It’s a bit like the sushi of chocolate,” calls out raw chocolate maker Frederic Marr, beckoning the curious to his stall at Paris’s annual chocolate extravaganza, the Salon du Chocolat.... more ...
The Lo Down: A beauty tip for better skin
Do you exfoliate regularly? No? Then it’s time to start. In order to help your skin look, and feel, its best, it’s important to incorporate a critical cleansing step into your daily routine: exfoliation.... more ...