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Apartheid violence left SA ‘psychologically sick’ – Zuma

South Africans are psychologically “sick” as a result of the violence inflicted upon the majority of the country’s people during the apartheid era, President Jacob Zuma said in his Freedom Day address on Monday. more ...

Police and army lock Hillbrow down

More than 100 police members, Home Affairs officials, and South African National Defence Force members have locked central Hillbrow down. ...  more ...
Social media ‘stresses women out’
If your news feed is making you feel anxious, guilty, envious or stressed, you're not alone – especially if you are a woman, a recent survey has shown.... more ...
Engagement on xenophobic violence and looting of shops
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs will tomorrow host a meeting with Ministers of Home Affairs, Small Business Development as well as police at the Old Assembly Chamber.... more ...
Three arrested, 20 firearms recovered in Kranskop 
Three people, including a municipal official were arrested when Kranskop members assisted by National Intervention Unit raided houses at KwaMxosa and Mabomvini area for illegal firearms.... more ...
Xenophobic attacks have stopped: Makhura
The wave of xenophobic violence that claimed seven lives in recent weeks has been brought to a halt, Gauteng Premier David Makhura claimed in a Freedom Day address at the Union Buildings on Monday.... more ...
Identikit of Panayiotou murder suspect released
Police have released an identikit of one of the men believed to be involved in the murder of 28-year-old Uitenhage teacher Jayde Panayiotou.... more ...
Technicians continue to repair transformer damage in Thokoza
Work to repair damages to two transformers at an electricity substation in Alrode, Alberton continues today.... more ...
Attacks on Chapter 9s ‘undermine democracy’
Attacks on Chapter 9 institutions in South Africa undermine our hard-won democracy, including the role of bodies such as the public protector's office, says SA Human Rights Commission chairperson and previous public protector, Lawrence Mushwana.... more ...
Crowd gathers at Union Buildings for Freedom Day address
A large crowd filed into the Union Buildings in Pretoria, and gathered on the lawn for the annual Freedom Day commemorations on Monday morning.... more ...

Nigerian govt recalls SA ambassador, SA govt responds

The government has termed Nigeria’s decision to recall its ambassador to Pretoria “regrettable” and suggested it was exploiting the xenophobic attacks in South Africa for an ulterior motive. ... more ...

Malema claims to know who is bankrolling Zuma

Economic Freedom Fighter Commander-in-Chief Julius Malema has claimed to have first-hand knowledge of who has been bankrolling President Jacob Zuma.... more ...

Police and army lock Hillbrow down

More than 100 police members, Home Affairs officials, and South African National Defence Force members have locked central Hillbrow down. ... more ...

Teen girls lured by older men for sex

KwaZulu-Natal police and the Montclair victim support centre (VSC) have issued an alert to parents, as young girls are being targeted by older men for sex.... more ...

Dineo Ranaka’s ‘open letter’ to SAns on xenophobia

The feisty business woman and reality TV star took to Instagram to express herself over the recent xenophobic attacks happening in parts of the country.... more ...

Asian stocks largely higher after Wall Street hits record

Shanghai led several Asian stock markets higher Monday as traders bet on fresh economy-boosting measures in China, while another record-breaking close on Wall Street also supported regional markets....  more ...
VW patriarch and board chairman resigns
Volkswagen patriarch Ferdinand Piech has resigned as head of the German auto giant's supervisory board, the company announced Saturday, in the wake of his bitter power struggle with the VW chief executive.... more ...
Starbucks ‘gives away’ drinks after US system outage
There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but fear not because there was free coffee supposedly going at Starbucks in North America after a major computer glitch.... more ...
‘Map spam’ puts Google in awkward place
Google was re-evaluating its user-edited online map system Friday after the latest embarrassing incident -- an image of an Android mascot urinating on an Apple logo.... more ...
Apple Watch begins global launch — quietly
The Apple Watch made its global debut on Friday in a launch aimed at making the California giant the overnight leader in wearable technology.... more ...

Halt Indonesia drug executions until graft claims probed: Australia

Australia urged Indonesia Monday to delay the execution of two men for drug offences until a corruption probe into their case is complete, after a report that judges sought tens of thousands of dollars in bribes....  more ...
Indonesia defiant as UN leads condemnation of looming executions
Indonesia on Sunday signalled it was determined to push ahead with the execution of eight foreign drug convicts, despite a growing wave of global condemnation led by United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon.... more ...
Finding their roots: Babylift children return to Vietnam
In the chaotic last days of the Vietnam War, the US airlifted thousands of children out of Saigon. Forty years later, many Operation Babylift survivors have returned, looking for answers from a family or country they never knew.... more ...
Scared to stay inside, Nepal quake victims treated in car park
Nepalese doctors set up makeshift operating theatres in a hospital car park Sunday as they worked round the clock to treat the wounded from a monster quake that has also left morgues overflowing with bodies.... more ...
Violence mars Baltimore protest over police custody death
Protesters rampaged through downtown Baltimore as the city's biggest demonstration yet over the death of a young African-American man in police custody turned violent.... more ...

Two Springbok training squads named

The national selectors have named two squads on Sunday of 44 players each – including 19 uncapped and a number of currently injured players – for the Springboks’ first two training camps of the season, in Johannesburg and Cape Town....  more ...
Clinical Sundowns book place in Cup final
A clinical Mamelodi Sundowns edged a hardworking Vasco da Game 1-0 in their Nedbank Cup semi-final at Lucas Moripe Stadium, in Atteridgeville, on Sunday.... more ...
Murray ends fourth on home soil
South African Richard Murray settled for fourth place on Sunday, after pushing the pace throughout the 10km run leg, in the elite men's race at the World Triathlon Series event in Cape Town.... more ...
Blow by blow: Sundowns vs Vasco Da Gama
Mamelodi Sundowns welcome Vasco Da Gama at the Lucas Moripe Stadium. Both teams are playing for a spot in the finals of the Nedbank Cup. Ajax Cape Town will play in the final after they eliminated Supersport United in their 2-1 victory on Saturday night. ... more ...
Vermeulen shows he’s smart enough to lead the Boks
Duane Vermeulen underlined his claims as the next Springbok captain when he single-handedly snuffed out the Bulls’ attempt to snatch a last-gasp victory against the victorious Stormers in front of 46 000 spectators at Newlands on Saturday.... more ...

Jay Z says Tidal streaming to stay ‘for long haul’

Rap mogul Jay Z has defended his Tidal streaming service as viable and a boon to artists after a much-criticized start to the revamped company....  more ...
Polo GTI is superior engineering
Volkswagen have introduced a new version of the Polo GTI sporting a 1.8 litre TSI engine and delivering 141kW. ... more ...
Legend McCoy’s box office appeal not enough in final ride
Riding legend Tony (AP) McCoy bowed out for the final time on Saturday finishing third on Box Office at Sandown Park.... more ...
US Olympic hero Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender
US Olympic champion turned reality TV star Bruce Jenner came out as transgender, saying: "For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman."... more ...
French Toast movie review
Afrikaans romcoms are all the rage at the moment and they seem to turn into money spinners no matter what they are about, who is in them or whether the story is convincing or not.... more ...