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EFF assault claim ‘laughable and desperate’ – ANC

A claim that the ANC bussed a group to Parliament to assault EFF MPs was “laughable and desperate”, the governing party’s Chief Whip Stone Sizani said on Wednesday. more ...

‘Madonsela’ sings a parody of ‘Wrecking Ball’ (video)

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela could give US singer Miley Cyrus a run for her money with her own version of the popstar's "Wrecking Ball"....  more ...
Soweto men confess to burying victim in cemetery – police
Three men accused of murder were arrested in Dobsonville on Wednesday, Soweto police said.... more ...
Supreme Court reserves judgment on adultery law
Judgment was reserved in the Supreme Court of Appeal on Wednesday on whether adultery should be retained in South African law as a wrongful and blameworthy act causing harm in relationships.... more ...
‘No point’ in questioning Marikana witness
A lawyer for the SA Police Service on Wednesday abandoned his cross-examination of Xolani Nzuza, one of the strike leaders when mineworkers were shot dead in Marikana in 2012.... more ...
Driver pleads guilty after crash kills 5 children
A man accused of killing five children when his bakkie plunged into a sludge dam pleaded guilty in the Greytown Regional Court on Wednesday to five counts of culpable homicide.... more ...

Blow by blow: Orlando Pirates vs Mamelodi Sundowns

The reigning PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns take on MTN 8 Final contenders Orlando Pirates at the Loftus Stadium tonight.... more ...

Pirates grab victory over Sundowns

Orlando Pirates romped to a 3-0 victory over Mamelodi Sundowns in their Premiership clash at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Wednesday night.... more ...

PSL to announce MTN8 final venue this week

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) will announce the venue and kick-off time for the final of the MTN8 later this week, communications officer Luxolo September said. ... more ...

There is hope for fired Generations actors – Nathi Mthethwa

The SABC and axed Generations actors will find a common solution leading to the actors returning to work, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Monday.... more ...

Lerato Chabangu scores a hat-trick of winners for Swallows

Lerato Chabangu, who scored the winning goal for Moroka Swallows for the third time this season, showered praise on his teammates in Dobsonville on Tuesday.... more ...

Pay back millions, Aurora managers told

The former managers of Aurora Empowerment Systems and some of their family and friends have been ordered to repay over R15 million to the company's liquidators....  more ...
Household sector weakening – FNB
The household sector has continued to deteriorate, despite slight economic improvement in the second quarter of 2014, FNB said on Wednesday.... more ...
MyCiTi bus service is CTown’s biggest BEE project – De Lille
The MyCiTi bus service is Cape Town's biggest black economic empowerment (BEE) project, mayor Patricia de Lille said on Wednesday.... more ...
France’s economic malaise: A sense of deja-vu?
When Francois Hollande's inaugural parade was drenched in rain and his plane hit by lightning on the same day, some jokingly wondered whether this was a divine warning of things to come.... more ...
Australia’s Westfield boosts investment in global stores
Australian shopping centre giant Westfield Corp. on Wednesday reported a 5.3 percent increase in first-half operating income and said it was progressing with an US$11.6 billion investment in global projects.... more ...

Ebola zone countries isolated as airlines stop flights

The three nations at the centre of the west African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated on Wednesday as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone....  more ...
‘France needs you’: PM professes love for business
France's Socialist Prime Minister declared his love for companies and ally Germany Wednesday in a speech that earned him rapturous applause from the country's business elite following a damaging political crisis.... more ...
Namibia rocked as ‘struggle kid’ killed in clash with police
A young woman was shot dead in Namibia on Wednesday in clashes between police and the children of fallen independence fighters, a rare incidence of political violence in the country.... more ...
UN released $1.5m to help DR Congo fight Ebola
The United Nations on Wednesday allocated $1.5 million (1.1 million euros) to help the Democratic Republic of Congo fight Ebola, just days after the country confirmed its first cases this year.... more ...
Iraq forces mass in bid to break jihadist siege of Turkmen town
Iraq was massing forces Wednesday for an operation to break a two-month jihadist siege of the Shiite Turkmen town of Amerli, amid growing fears for residents short of food and water.... more ...

Pirates grab victory over Sundowns

Orlando Pirates romped to a 3-0 victory over Mamelodi Sundowns in their Premiership clash at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Wednesday night....  more ...
Ten-man Arsenal edge through, Napoli blown away by Bilbao
A goal by Chilean star Alexis Sanchez saw Arsenal scrape into the Champions League group stages on Wednesday as they beat a plucky Turkish outfit Besiktas 1-0 in their play-off second leg clash for a 1-0 aggregate victory.... more ...
Celtic overpower Amazulu
First-half goals from Lerato Lamola and Frank Mhango set Bloemfontein Celtic on their way to a first win of the Premiership season as they eased AmaZulu 2-0 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Wednesday.... more ...
Stars edge unlucky Tuks
A lone header from Robert Sankara was enough for Free State Stars, as they earned their first points on the road this season, edging the University of Pretoria 1-0 in a Premiership clash at the Tuks Stadium on Wednesday night.... more ...
Toffees sign Eto’o on a 2-year deal
English Premier League Club Everton signed former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o on a 2 year deal. Eto'o scored 12 goals in 35 matches for the Blues (Chelsea) last season.... more ...

Steve Hofmeyr to include ‘Die Stem’ on new album

Singer Steve Hofmeyr plans to include a section of "Die Stem" on his latest album due for release in September....  more ...
Apple to unveil ‘iWatch’ on September 9: report
Apple will unveil an "iWatch" in September with the maker of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumored foray into wearable computing, technology news website Re/code said Wednesday.... more ...
Generations saga paints empty future
Firing of actors by employers paints an empty future for students who are pursuing drama after matric, the deputy minister of higher education and training said on Tuesday.... more ...
Talking Hair and Art at the Wits Art Museum
Braided or boldly beautiful, coiffed or curled, natural or neon – hair can take on many different forms.... more ...
All the top 66th Primetime Emmy winners
Here are the winners in the main categories at the 66th Primetime Emmys show, announced Monday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles:... more ...