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Power cuts continue over weekend

Power cuts would continue across the country on Saturday, Eskom said. more ...

Dynamo visits South Africa (video)

In an exclusive video, the the Magician Impossible star, Dynamo,illusions for The Citizen. The British magician is currently in South Africa promoting the fourth and final season his television show. ...  more ...
Tripartite alliance lacks common vision – Zille (video)
DA leader Helen Zille said on Saturday said the ANC was taking more interest in the voter support of its alliance partners, while limiting their participation in policy matters. ... more ...
Eastern Cape gears up for December holiday season
Road safety plans are in place ahead of the festive season, the Eastern Cape transport department said on Saturday.... more ...
Guptas to list uranium mine on JSE
The Gupta family intend listing a uranium mine on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange to raise R800 million.... more ...
Weekend accidents
All the traffic accidents from the weekend. more ...
Nigerian building collapse DNA samples difficult to match
Genetic testing to identify the remains of 84 South Africans killed in the Nigerian building collapse was extremely difficult.... more ...
Maimane warns ANC over 2016 polls
DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has called on the ANC to brace itself for a tough electoral battle in preparation for the 2016 local government elections. ... more ...
Twitter not really free-for-all – Legal expert
Watch your words when posting on social media because it could have a devastating backlash, legal experts have warned. ... more ...
Candidates for IEC commissioner submitted
The names of eight candidates for the post of IEC commissioner have been submitted to the parliament, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said on Friday.... more ...

UPDATE: Find your load shedding schedules here

Want to know when your suburb will experience load shedding. Find out more with the following load shedding schedules.... more ...

Kelly’s back after Senzo tragedy (video)

Kelly Khumalo is starting to find her feet after Senzo Meyiwa’s death, performing on Live Amp and taking to Instagram to thank her supporters.... more ...

UPDATE: Granny to appear in court for toddler’s murder

A 55-year-old woman is expected to appear in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court on Monday for the murder of her two-year-old granddaughter.... more ...

Granny questioned after ‘abused’ toddler dies

The grandmother of a two-year-old girl has been taken in for questioning by police after the toddler was found dead on Thursday morning in Havenside, south of Durban.... more ...

Montecasino balloon breaks free (video)

The Montecasino balloon has broken loose over Fourways. more ...

Flooding fears mount in snowed-in area of New York state

Record-breaking snowfall that buried towns near Buffalo, New York, and killed at least 14 people posed a major flooding threat with temperatures forecast to rise. more ...

Brazil slams media ‘manipulation’ on Petrobras scandal

Brazilian authorities Saturday blasted a news magazine for media “manipulation” as the government of President Dilma Rousseff battles an escalating kickbacks scandal at state-owned oil giant Petrobras. more ...

Bank fills funding gap in affordable housing

South Africa's housing backlog of 2.1 million homes was rising despite generous government subsidies and creative banking initiatives, warned Nolwazi Nzama, head of affordable housing at Standard Bank....  more ...
TV startup Aereo in bankruptcy after US court defeat
Television startup Aereo, which lost a US Supreme Court test of its system to bypass cable with tiny, personalised antennas, announced Friday it was filing for bankruptcy protection.... more ...
China central bank cuts interest rates in surprise move
China's central bank on Friday unexpectedly cut benchmark interest rates for the first time in more than two years, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second-largest economy.... more ...
HSBC says Swiss unit charged in Paris with money-laundering
HSBC Private Bank, the Swiss subsidiary of British banking group HSBC, said Friday it has been charged in Paris with money-laundering.... more ...
Inflation increased ‘more rapidly’ – survey
Inflation over the past year increased "more rapidly" compared to the previous five years, according to a survey released on Friday. ... more ...

Shebab Islamists claim responsibility for deadly Kenya bus attack

Somalia's Shebab Islamists on Saturday claimed responsibility for a deadly bus attack in neighbouring Kenya in which gunmen slaughtered 28 non-Muslim passengers....  more ...
Still ‘no significant progress’ in Iran talks: European source
World powers and Iran have still made "no significant progress" in negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme, a European source said Saturday.... more ...
FARC to free Colombian general, others next week: president
FARC guerrillas who captured a Colombian general and four other people will release the prisoners next week, president Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday.... more ...
Bahrain election overshadowed by opposition boycott
Bahrain went to the polls Saturday for its first legislative elections since a failed pro-democracy uprising in 2011, with the opposition boycotting the vote in the tiny Gulf monarchy.... more ...
Moscow accuses West of seeking Russia ‘regime change’
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday accused the West of seeking to force a regime change in Russia through sanctions over the Ukraine conflict.... more ...

Boks struggle to unconvincing win over determined Italy

The Springboks laboured to a grinding 22-6 win over Italy in Padova on Saturday. But, they won’t be over the moon with their unconvincing display against a highly committed Azzurri side....  more ...
Doutie powers Wits to Stars win
Sameehg Doutie stole the show with an assist and goal as Wits trumped Free State Stars 2-0 in the Premiership at the Bidvest Stadium on Saturday.... more ...
Blow by blow: Ajax vs Maritzburg Utd
Ajax Cape Town face Maritzburg United at the Cape Town Stadium.  more ...
Bakkies Botha retires from international rugby
Springbok lock and Rugby World Cup winner Bakkies Botha has announced his retirement from international rugby.... more ...
Local athletes shine in memory of Madiba
South African athletes fittingly dominated most of the events at the Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day in Pretoria on Saturday.... more ...

Kelly’s back after Senzo tragedy (video)

Kelly Khumalo is starting to find her feet after Senzo Meyiwa’s death, performing on Live Amp and taking to Instagram to thank her supporters....  more ...
Keeping the samba drum beating in Ireland’s ‘Little Brazil’
In a gym in a sleepy town in the west of Ireland, Jobert Marinho is training hard to hone the martial arts skills of his native Brazil, hoping to win a major national title for his local club.... more ...
Mixed reactions over SA’s Hottest MCs list
K.O is South Africa’s 'hottest MC' according to a controversial Top 10 list by MTV Base.... more ...
Celebs tight lipped on J&B Met outfits
Last night The Zone@Rosebank was turned into a street of desire, where art, celebs, boozy cocktails and fashion mixed together to weave the perfect launch for the 2015 J&B Met, South Africa's oldest horse race.... more ...
AMG compact-performance-car day
Mercedes-Benz SA decided it would be a great idea to head off to the Red Star Raceway just outside Delmas and let us motoring journalists have some fun with their 45 range of compact performance cars and the tight and tricky 4km circuit.... more ...