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Mbulaeni Mulaudzi dies in car crash

Olympic silver medalist long distance runner Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died in a car accident, Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula’s office confirmed on Friday. more ...

Suspects arrested after Laudium video goes viral (graphic)

Police have arrested the three suspects who were caught on video assaulting a 22-year-old Durban man in Laudium, Centurion....  more ...
Pupil shot dead in Emalahleni
An Mpumalanga boy was shot dead by a fellow pupil at the Mabande Secondary School in Emalahleni, the provincial education department said on Friday.... more ...
TB Joshua donates money to Nigeria building collapse victims
A R50 000 donation would be paid towards funeral expenses of each family of the victims of the church building collapse in Nigeria, the Synagogue Church of All Nations said on Friday.... more ...
Man robbed of R1.3m at KZN mall – police
A case of armed robbery is being investigated by KwaZulu-Natal police after a businessman was held at gunpoint and robbed of R1.3 million at a mall in Amanzimtoti.... more ...
Two arrested for Kagiso robbery
Two men suspected to have been behind an armed robbery were arrested in Kagiso, west of Johannesburg, on Friday, police said. ... more ...

Oscar Pistorius ‘cried himself to sleep’ on first day in prison

The Correctional Services department on Thursday declined to comment on a report that convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius wept himself to sleep on his first day in prison.... more ...

“Celebrity” Oscar doing well in prison

Kgosi Mampuri II prison's newest "celebrity" inmate is seemingly doing very well with warders looking after the well-behaved Oscar Pistorius. ... more ...

SABC acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng ‘suspended’

The Western Cape High Court has ordered the suspension of SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng – with full pay.... more ...

AfriForum to lay charges against Julius Malema (video)

Criminal charges will be laid against EFF leader Julius Malema for allegedly assaulting a Limpopo man, AfriForum deputy chief executive Ernst Roets said on Thursday.... more ...

Oscar verdict appeal not ruled out yet

The strongest indication yet the state may appeal the conviction of Oscar Pistorius for culpable homicide came on Friday from Wits University Professor James Grant. ... more ...

British Grand Prix greats pay tribute to Brabham

Some of British Formula One’s greatest names including Jackie Stewart and John Surtees gathered at the Silverstone circuit in central England on Friday to pay tribute to Jack Brabham. more ...

Supra Mahumapelo wants research on service delivery

Academics must conduct applied research to help government respond meaningfully to communities’ service delivery needs, North West premier Supra Mahumapelo said on Friday. more ...

Early Christmas for Transnet pensioners

Retired Transnet employees belonging to the company's two defined benefit funds are due to receive two bonuses totalling R253 million, administrators say....  more ...
Numsa still a part of Cosatu – Irvin Jim
Cosatu did not vote on Numsa being expelled from the trade union federation. more ...
Half of workforce drowning in debt
More than 9 million South Africans – half the national labour force – are battling with over-indebtedness and many are taking out more credit to pay off debt, thereby digging themselves deeper into penury, Stats SA says.... more ...
Cabinet approves SAA appointments
Two people have been appointed to the SA Airways board and six resignations accepted, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Thursday.... more ...
Eskom injection positive – Moody’s
Government's announcement of the package of solutions to support electricity utility Eskom was positive, rating agency Moody's said on Thursday.... more ...

The desperate struggle of Pakistan’s polio ‘martyrs’

Nadia Khan treasures two photos of her sister Sumbal: one showing her bright-eyed and smiling, the other blank-faced in death after she was gunned down by militants, a "martyr" in Pakistan's desperate fight against polio....  more ...
Australian doctors transplant ‘dead’ hearts in surgical breakthrough
Australian surgeons said Friday they have used hearts that had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first that could change the way organs are donated.... more ...
US tobacco giant Reynolds bans smoking in its offices
The second largest tobacco producer in the United States, Reynolds American said Thursday it will ban smoking in all indoor office spaces, bowing to smoke-free social norms.... more ...
First Ebola case hits New York: report
A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for the deadly virus Thursday, US news reports said.... more ...
British police pay £425,000 to mother of spy’s child
British police are to pay compensation to woman who had a child with a man she did not know was an undercover agent, the Guardian and BBC reported.... more ...

Why the Proteas won ODI series

It was a case of mission accomplished for the Proteas as they wrapped up the series with a 72-run win in the second one-day international (ODI) against New Zealand at the Bay Oval on Friday....  more ...
Telkom Knockout Fever
It’s the Telkom Knockout quarterfinals this weekend. Here is a brief look at all four exciting encounters.... more ...
Gold in dreamland at Sharks
New director of rugby Gary Gold said in Durban on Friday that leading the Sharks was beyond his wildest dreams.... more ...
Athletics needs fresh ideas: Meyer
Athletics events in South Africa are in need of an urgent shot in the arm if the country is to catch up with world standards, former long-distance runner Elana Meyer said on Friday.... more ...
Budler, Liebenberg in fights of their lives
WBA and IBO strawweight champion Hekkie Budler and unbeaten WBC silver light-heavyweight champion Ryno Liebenberg will be involved in crucial, career-shaping bouts on Rodney Berman's Golden Gloves promotion in Monte Carlo on Saturday night.... more ...

Connie Ferguson returns to Generations

Generations producer Mfundi Vundla placed himself in a professional pickle when he fired 16 core members of his soap opera's cast, thereby depriving his storylines of some major characters....  more ...
New dimension for X Factor SA fans
Great news for X Factor SA fans is that iTunes will be making all the songs performed by contestants during the live gala shows on SABC1 available for download, starting this week.... more ...
The Lo Down: Make your own face masks
For those who don’t have the time (or money!) to escape to a spa for a monthly facial or skin treatment, a homemade face mask is your next best option.... more ...
Joey Rasdien debuts fresh material
Joey Rasdien is performing his new show, The Here After, at the 1 200-seater Lyric Theatre at Gold Reef City for one night only on November 15.... more ...
Jenny Crwys-Williams bids farewell to radio 702
After 22 years with 702, Jenny Crwys-Williams has made the decision to leave her popular afternoon show and move on to what she hopes will allow her more time in the day to do the things she most enjoys.... more ...