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Three SA children among survivors of SCOAN disaster

Three South African children were among those who survived the building collapse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Nigeria, government said on Sunday. more ...

TB Joshua to visit South Africa, meet SCOAN collapse survivors

Nigerian preacher TB Joshua on Sunday said he would travel to South Africa in the coming weeks to meet families and survivors of a building collapse at his church that killed scores....  more ...
Zuma arrives in US for United Nations meeting
President Jacob Zuma on Sunday arrived in the United States, where he would attend the United Nations general assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York, the presidency said.... more ...
ANC undermining Constitution – Maimane
The ANC wanting Parliament to protect President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa undermines the chamber and the Constitution, the DA said on Sunday.... more ...
Western Cape to release monthly crime stats
Crime statistics for the Western Cape will be released on a monthly basis, the province's community safety MEC Dan Plato said on Sunday.... more ...
Matric examination preparations complete – Motshekga
Preparations for the national senior certificate 2014 examinations in all nine provinces have been completed, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Sunday.... more ...

TB Joshua to visit South Africa, meet SCOAN collapse survivors

Nigerian preacher TB Joshua on Sunday said he would travel to South Africa in the coming weeks to meet families and survivors of a building collapse at his church that killed scores.... more ...

Nigerian president vows to investigate SCOAN collapse

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan visited the collapsed guesthouse at a mega-church in the economic capital of Lagos on Saturday, vowing to investigate the cause of the tragedy which left at least 86 dead.... more ...

Meet the Big Brother Africa Hotshots housemates (videos)

Big Brother Africa Hotshots has started to slowly reveal the housemates who will be taking part in the latest edition of the popular reality show.... more ...

Three SA children among survivors of SCOAN disaster

Three South African children were among those who survived the building collapse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Nigeria, government said on Sunday.... more ...

Ruthless rhino poaching syndicate rounded up by Hawks (video)

The alleged kingpin of one of South Africa's biggest and most violent rhino poaching syndicates, accused of obtaining 84 rhino horns via illegal means, was arrested on Friday morning in front of the Pretoria North Magistrate’s Court.... more ...

G20 finance chiefs confident growth goals achievable

Finance chiefs from G20 nations wrap up a two-day summit on Sunday confident that boosting their combined growth by at least an extra 1.8 percent is achievable, and even better if sufficient reforms are made....  more ...
Hawkers important to the economy – MEC Lebogang Maile
Informal traders are a vital part of the provincial and national economy, Gauteng economic development MEC Lebogang Maile said on Sunday.... more ...
Retail robberies up 30 percent – CGCSA
Retail robberies increased by almost a third in a year, the Consumer Goods Council of SA (CGCSA) said on Friday. ... more ...
Drugmaker GSK fined $490 mn in China graft probe: Xinhua
A Chinese court on Friday fined British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline 3.0 billion yuan ($490 million) following a nearly year-long bribery probe, state media said.... more ...
Microsoft axes 2,100 as job cuts continue
Microsoft on Thursday said that it axed 2,100 jobs in a second round of cuts which were announced earlier this year.... more ...

Having a bawl: Japan’s sumo wrestlers grapple with cry-babies

Japanese parents watched with glee on Sunday as sumo wrestlers tried to reduce their babies to tears, in a centuries-old ritual believed to bring good health to bawling infants....  more ...
70 000 Syrian Kurds flee into Turkey in 24 hours: UN
As many as 70,000 Syrian Kurds have poured into Turkey since Friday fleeing an offensive by Islamic State jihadists in northeastern Syria, the UN's refugee agency said Sunday.... more ...
Lesotho still battling to resolve crisis
A police officer killed in Lesotho's August 30 abortive coup was laid to rest Saturday.... more ...
NATO warns on Ukraine truce as fighters set to pull back
Ukrainian forces and pro-Kremlin militias were due Sunday to pull back under a new peace plan, but NATO's top military commander warned that there was a ceasefire "in name only" on the ground.... more ...
Kenya marks anniversary of Westgate mall attack
Kenya on Sunday marks a year since Somali Islamist gunmen attacked Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall, with anniversary commemorations including the unveiling of a memorial stone and candlelight vigil.... more ...

Leicester rally stuns Manchester United

Leicester City came from 3-1 down to beat Manchester United 5-3 in a thrilling Premier League clash on Sunday....  more ...
Allister Coetzee grounded after Western Province victory
Western Province coach Allister Coetzee is not getting carried away after his side's 36-12 bonus-point win over Griquas on Saturday at Newlands.... more ...
Carlos Spencer rues Eastern Province Kings errorneous nature
Eastern Province Kings coach Carlos Spencer identified repeated mistakes as the underlying reason for his team's failure to break a run of defeats in the Currie Cup this season.... more ...
Troubled swimming great Hackett back in training, but not for Rio
Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett is back training but says it is not a prelude to making a full comeback for the 2016 Rio Olympics, a report said on Sunday.... more ...
Sharks beat Bulls in Pretoria
The Sharks kept their Currie Cup hopes alive by overcoming the Blue Bulls 26-15 at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday.... more ...

Hi-tech theatre revives Poland’s Shakespearean ghosts

The curtain has gone up on a Shakespearean playhouse with an ultra-modern twist in Poland's port city of Gdansk, built on the very spot where four centuries ago English actors performed masterpieces by the Great Bard, albeit on a more humble stage....  more ...
21 Icons featuring Kitty Phetla (video)
Don’t miss Award-winning ballerina, choreographer and model Kitty Phetla talking with filmmaker and photographer Adrian Steirn about her journey from Soweto onto the world’s stages, and performing one of the most iconic roles – The Dying Swan – for former president Nelson Mandela.... more ...
Tonight on Our Perfect Wedding
Catch Our Perfect Wedding with Phumeza tonight at 19:00. more ...
South Africa sets ‘Nutcracker’ in the Kalahari Desert
It's danced to Tchaikovsky's famous melody, but it's not your traditional Christmas Nutcracker: the Joburg Ballet has set it in the Kalahari desert among ancient Bushmen paintings.... more ...
Diner en Blanc event abandoned due to hail and lightning
The 2014 Diner en Blanc Johannesburg event was abandoned after a hailstorm, accompanied by lightning, swept through Braamfontein, where revellers were gathered.... more ...