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Relatives of slain Marikana miners want report released

Relatives of slain Marikana miners have asked Judge Ian Farlam to release his report into the massacre. more ...

Loud music ‘killer’ awaits medical observation

While the man accused of killing 19-year-old Peter Robertson for allegedly playing music too loudly two years ago awaits a bed at the Sterkfontein Psychiatric Hospital for mental observation, the young man's family are waiting for justice to be served. ...  more ...

Zuma to know his fate on Nkandla today

President Jacob Zuma will know today whether he has to pay back a portion of public money spent on his Nkandla security upgrades project. more ...

Burry Stander’s killer gets job offer

The taxi driver convicted of culpable homicide following the death of cyclist Burry Stander in a crash outside Port Shepstone two years ago has been offered a senior position in the taxi business. more ...

Kaizer Chiefs to speak on Khune, Mashamaite contracts

Kaizer Chiefs will to hold a press conference this week to clear up speculation surrounding the futures of Itumeleng Khune and Tefu Mashamaite.... more ...

Elite SA troops stuck in Uganda

An entire battalion of South Africa's crack 121 Battalion are stuck in Entebbe, Uganda, after their flight was refused permission to land in South Africa.... more ...

EFF interrupts Zuma in National Assembly again

MPs from the Economic Freedom Fighters protested silently but visibly as President Jacob Zuma tabled his budget vote in the National Assembly on Tuesday.... more ...

Missing Ipeleng Moholane found dead in Midrand

Condolences continue to spread on social media after the discovery of missing student Ipeleng Moholane’s dead body on Monday.... more ...

Find your load shedding schedules here

Want to know when your suburb will experience load shedding? Find out your schedule here. ... more ...

Indian hospitals overwhelmed as heatwave deaths near 1,500

Hospitals in India were struggling Thursday to cope with an influx of victims of a blistering heatwave that has claimed nearly 1,500 lives in just over a week. more ...

G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden

Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven wealthiest nations gathered in Dresden Thursday to discuss the global economy and tax evasion, but the Greek crisis was also high on everyone’s minds. more ...

Business talks energy saving, carbon tax

Business owners in KwaZulu-Natal, and across South Africa, believed they have a role to play in saving energy and coming up with ways to secure energy for future generations....  more ...
Debt-holders support African Bank restructuring proposal
The proposal to restructure the African Bank has gained the support of debt-holders. ... more ...
Standard Bank expenses rising higher than income
Standard Bank Group said on Thursday that it had grown income satisfactorily in the first four months of the year despite challenging economic conditions in several of its markets, especially Nigeria.... more ...
Esor restructuring complete as losses narrow
Esor Limited on Thursday said restructuring of the group had been completed as it reported a reduction in losses to R99,9 million for the year to February, from R216 million the year before.... more ...
Slight increase in black SAns attending universities – Stats SA
The number of black South Africans attending universities only grew marginally in a 12-year period from 2002 to 2014 as millions drop off the education sector grid after matric, Statistics South Africa revealed on Wednesday.... more ...

FIFA sponsors pile pressure on Blatter ahead of AGM vote

Sponsors piled pressure on FIFA leader Sepp Blatter to clean up world football as two major corruption scandals overshadowed the start of a congress Thursday at which he will seek a new term....  more ...
U-20 World Cup to open under FIFA graft cloud
The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA will not overshadow the Under-20 World Cup when it kicks off this weekend in New Zealand, organisers said Thursday.... more ...
Global study finds early treatment is effective against HIV
Early antiretroviral treatment after diagnosis of HIV infection significantly reduces the likelihood of getting AIDS or other serious illnesses, according to results from a large international clinical trial.... more ...
UK’s Cameron meets EU leaders on referendum reform push
Prime Minister David Cameron starts a whirlwind two-day tour of European capitals including Paris and Berlin Thursday in a push to secure EU reforms before a referendum on whether Britain should leave.... more ...
Dozens may have come in contact with anthrax: US military
As many as 22 people in South Korea and four US lab workers may have been exposed to anthrax after the American military accidentally shipped out at least one live sample, officials said.... more ...

Mashaba at odds to explain Cosafa failure

Shakes Mashaba was at odds to explain Bafana Bafana’s performance in the Cosafa Cup where they finished without scoring a goal in 180 minutes. The side lost to Botswana and Malawi in penalties with the ancient-old problem of struggling to score a contributing factor. ...  more ...
Crunch time for Brumbies, Bulls and Crusaders in Super Rugby
The ACT Brumbies, Northern Bulls and Canterbury Crusaders face Super Rugby crunch games this weekend as the below strength NSW Waratahs embark on a crucial tour to South Africa.... more ...
Brazil leader, soccer bosses back FIFA graft probe
Brazil's Football Confederation (CBF) and the country's president said Wednesday they backed a corruption probe into FIFA, as one of seven people detained, Jose Maria Marin, was sidelined as CBF number two.... more ...
Mayweather looms over Khan-Algieri match-up
Britain's former world champion Amir Khan is aiming to punch his ticket to a bout with Floyd Mayweather on Friday with a victory over Chris Algieri in a non-title welterweight fight.... more ...
Cosmos and Leopards share spoils
Jomo Cosmos and Black Leopards played to a 0-0 draw in a promotion/relegation play-off match played at the Vaal University of Technology Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.... more ...

Obama offered lobola for his daughter

A Kenyan lawyer has offered US president Barack Obama 50 cows and other assorted livestock in exchange for his 16-year old daughter Malia's hand in marriage, a report said Tuesday....  more ...
65-year-old’s quadruplets face health risks
Doctors at a Berlin clinic said on Wednesday quadruplets, whose very premature births to a 65-year-old German mother have captured headlines and stirred debate, face big health risks.... more ...
All new Toyota Hilux debuts
One of the world's best-known and best-loved nameplates, Hilux, first hit dealerships in 1968, selling over 16 million units in more than 180 countries. ... more ...
Minnie, Jessica and Lalla to play celeb netball
Some of our favourite female stars will be challenging themselves to a game of netball.... more ...
WATCH: Schwarzenegger eyes Sandton
You read right, famed bodybuilder, actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger is coming to Sandton.... more ...