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Julius Malema says he’s ready for trial

EFF leader Julius Malema is ready to stand trial, he told hundreds of supporters in Polokwane flowing the postponement of his court case on Tuesday. more ...

E-toll opponents slam retrenchments

The company responsible for running the controversial e-tolling system in Gauteng "couldn't care less" about employees affected by its decision to retrench....  more ...
Road death victims robbed at accident scene
The families of two men who died in a KwaZulu-Natal car crash have expressed disgust upon learning that the victims had been robbed at the scene moments before their deaths.... more ...
City of Joburg to spend R2.5 million fighting rats
The City of Johannesburg has put aside R2.5 million to fight the scourge of rodents, the municipality said on Tuesday.... more ...
Crowd cheers as Malema gets on stage after postponed trial
A large crowd cheered as EFF leader Julius Malema walked onto a stage set up near the Polokwane High Court on Tuesday, after his corruption trial was postponed for almost a year.... more ...
42 injured, one dead on infamous Moloto Road
A man was killed and 42  people sustained various injuries in a bus accident on the infamous R573 Moloto Road this morning.... more ...

MEC takes a swipe at TB Joshua, Pastor Daniel

Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza on Sunday criticised a local pastor and Nigerian pastor TB Joshua, while warning of "harmful religious practices". ... more ...

E-toll opponents slam retrenchments

The company responsible for running the controversial e-tolling system in Gauteng "couldn't care less" about employees affected by its decision to retrench.... more ...

Post Office strike hits direct marketers hard

Direct marketing companies that rely heavily on the Post Office for deliveries are seriously impacted by the on-going Post Office strike, says Allastair Tempest, chief operating officer of the Direct Marketing Association of South Africa.... more ...

Striking Generations cast fired

The producers of South Africa's most popular soapie Generations has terminated the contracts of the show's striking cast members.... more ...

EFF MPs in court to give Julius Malema support

Economic Freedom Fighters MPs Floyd Shivambu and Mbuyiseni Ndlozi arrived at the Polokwane High Court on Tuesday ahead of their leader Julius Malema's court appearance.... more ...

Next-generation Airbus A350 plane gets EU green light

EU authorities gave the green light Tuesday for Airbus’s new long-haul A350 plane to enter service, opening the way for delivery of the next-generation aircraft to first client Qatar Airways. more ...

Bulls do homework for Pumas clash

With both teams chasing a semi-final berth, the Blue Bulls have done the necessary home work on the Pumas, coach Frans Ludeke said ahead of their do-or-die clash at the Mbombela Stadium on Friday. more ...

Abil takes care of its ‘seniors’

All senior unsecured debt holders of African Bank Investments Limited (Abil) will be offered "amended terms" and will be transferred to the "Good Bank" in the first quarter of next year, according to a Sens statement issued on Friday....  more ...
Rothschild Group appoints Trevor Manuel as senior adviser
Former finance minister Trevor Manuel has been appointed senior adviser to the Rothschild Group, the financial advisory services company said on Tuesday.... more ...
German retail sales climb in August
German retail sales, a closely watched measure of household confidence, increased in August, official data showed on Tuesday.... more ...
China clears way for Apple iPhone 6 sales
China has cleared the way for Apple to sell its latest iPhones in the key market by granting it a licence, the industry regulator said on Tuesday, after the US giant agreed to improve the security of users' personal details.... more ...
Ibrahim Index of African Governance: SA 4th
South Africa ranks fourth out of 52 countries in this year's Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), released on Monday. ... more ...

Kurd troops attack Iraq jihadists on three fronts

Kurdish troops launched offensives against the Islamic State jihadist group on three fronts in northern Iraq on Tuesday, senior officers told AFP....  more ...
Wildlife numbers halved over past four decades: WWF
Wildlife numbers have plunged by more than half in just 40 years as Earth's human population has nearly doubled, a survey of over 3,000 vertebrate species revealed on Tuesday.... more ...
Cyril Ramaphosa arrives in Lesotho
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Lesotho for further mediation to bring stability to the country, the presidency said on Tuesday.... more ...
New Interpol complex in Singapore to boost fight against cyber crime
A new Interpol centre to be opened in Singapore next year will strengthen global efforts to fight increasingly tech-savvy international criminals, officials said on Tuesday.... more ...
Secret lives: an evening in a Ugandan gay bar
Just as he attends church on Sunday morning, there's another sacred place Nick, a 23-year-old Kampala stylist, flocks to every Sunday night.... more ...

More heads on the PSL chopping block?

In the football coaching business, getting fired goes with the territory. It’s an inevitability as much as it is a possibility....  more ...
Bulls do homework for Pumas clash
With both teams chasing a semi-final berth, the Blue Bulls have done the necessary home work on the Pumas, coach Frans Ludeke said ahead of their do-or-die clash at the Mbombela Stadium on Friday.... more ...
With or without Duane, Boks are ready
Whether they are with Duane Vermeulen or without him, the Boks will perform against the All Blacks this weekend. "Whoever represent the Boks on that day is the best in their position," said Bok forward coach Johann van Graan earlier today.... more ...
Ruthless Lerena does the job
Heading into his clash for the WBC silver cruiserweight title, Kevin Lerena was a firm favourite to get the better of Gogita Gorgiladze and the 22-year-old duly obliged with a third round stoppage at Emperors Palace earlier this week.... more ...
Schalk exceptional, says Bok forward coach
Springbok forward coach Johann van Graan said this morning at the Bok hotel few players realise how exceptional Schalk Burger was in Cape Town against the Wallabies last weekend.... more ...

Idols SA’s Bongi Silinda is destined for greatness

She used to be a backing vocalist for artists such as the legendary Vusi Mahlasela, Swazi Dlamini and Tshepo Mngoma. But Bongi Silinda has always dreamed of being more than the "girl at the back"....  more ...
Fashion event to fight malaria
You can expect an exciting evening of classic cars, fine cuisine, entertainment and fashion at the Pretoria Country Club on Friday night.... more ...
Phillip Phillips to support The Script on SA tour
Singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips - so good they named him twice - will be touring with The Script in February next year as the Irish trio punt their new collection, No Sound Without Silence.... more ...
New SA film ‘Leading Lady’: international trailer
Watch the international trailer for South African film Leading Lady, which has 23 471 views to date.... more ...
Nailbiting Idols show sees Vincent V and Ivan going home
Cape Town truck driver Vincent Verhoog and former Centurion hairdresser Ivan Roux were sent home in a shock Idols SA Season 10 result show last night.... more ...