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You’ll thank us for new rule – Home Affairs

The Department of Home Affairs has appealed to the public not to view the new immigration regulations requiring all children under the age of 18 to travel with an unabridged birth certificate as a burden, but rather as a safety precaution. more ...

EFF still embroiled in labour disputes

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is embroiled in yet another labour dispute, this time involving party staff members from various provinces....  more ...

Teachers slam ‘language trade’

The introduction of Mandarin as an additional language from January 2016 in selected schools across SA could be seen as a form of colonisation by China in exchange for electronic gadgets distributed to schools, the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) said. more ...

Police hot on heels of last Groenpunt escapee

Only one inmate remains on the run following his escape, along with six others, from the Groenpunt Correctional Centre in Vereeniging. 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 ...

Houston submerged as wild weather kills at least 28 in US, Mexico

Torrential rain left much of central Texas swamped after savage weather killed at least 28 people in the United States and Mexico, and Houston’s mayor warned more deadly flooding could be in store. more ...

Vegas police deny probe into B.B. King poison claims

B.B. King’s estate dismissed as “baseless” claims by the late music icon’s daughters that he was poisoned, as police said they were not investigating the charges. more ...

Municipal salary and wage talks collapsing – union

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) fears that the third round of salary and wage negotiations with SALGA is collapsing, the union said in a statement, on Tuesday....  more ...
Rustenburg set for R683m convention centre
An International Convention Centre (ICC), estimated to cost R683 million, will be built in Rustenburg in the North West, executive mayor Mpho Khunou said on Tuesday.... more ...
SABC board members removal ‘unlawful’
A legal opinion presented to Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications on Tuesday faults Communications Minister Faith Muthambi for allowing the SABC board to remove three of its members in recent months.... more ...
SA unemployment up to 26.4%
The South African unemployment rate edged slightly upwards from 24,3% in the last quarter of last year to 26, 4% in the first quarter of this year, as the numbers of the unemployed rose faster than new jobs created, the Quarterly Labour Force Survey released on Tuesday by Stats SA, revealed.... more ...
MTN apologises to customers
Africa’s biggest mobile service provider MTN on Tuesday apologised to its customers on the lapse in service following the strike by its employees.... more ...

India heatwave kills 800 as capital’s roads melt

At least 800 people have died in a major heatwave that has swept across India, melting roads in New Delhi as temperatures neared 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit)....  more ...
Washington Post reporter on trial in Iran for spying
Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian went on trial behind closed doors in Iran Tuesday on charges of spying, in a case that has clouded a rapprochement with the United States.... more ...
Iraq forces in Anbar push, stir over operation codename
Iraqi forces launched a broad operation on Tuesday to tighten the noose on jihadists controlling Anbar, but Shiite militias gave it a name that risked raising sectarian tensions.... more ...
Kenya hunt Shebab attackers after Garissa ambush
Kenyan police said Tuesday they were engaged in a major security operation against Shebab militants after an ambush close to the scene of last month's university massacre in Garissa left one officer dead.... more ...
Fire at China nursing home kills 38
A fire at a nursing home in central China left at least 38 people dead, officials said Tuesday, with bodies burned beyond recognition and wheelchairs reduced to charred frames.... more ...

Chiefs to reveal all on Tuesday

Kaizer Chiefs are expected to make an announcement on Tuesday next week on the futures of goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune, captain Tefu Mashamaite and coach Stuart Baxter, as speculation continues that none will be at Naturena next season....  more ...
Tense talks on Israel expulsion vote at FIFA
FIFA leaders on Tuesday stepped up efforts to head off a vote called by Palestine to expel Israel from football's world body claiming unfair treatment of its players.... more ...
Shakes is clearly losing it
Shakes Mashaba is on the warpath. Bafana Bafana were embarrassed in the Cosafa Cup quarterfinal by Botswana on Sunday afternoon, and Mashaba took the time afterwards to have a pop at Ajax Cape Town and their coach Roger de Sa.... more ...
Motupa set to join Orlando Pirates
Gift Motupa will soon join Phumelele Bhengu in a move from the National First Division (NFD) to top-flight football. ... more ...
Matuka joins Bloemfontein Celtic
Bloemfontein Celtic have announced the signing of Maritzburg United left-back Thabang Matuka on a three-year contract. ... more ...

Nazi reality TV show

In a remote mountainside village, a frightened Czech family struggles under the privations of Nazi occupation, with food rationed and Gestapo spies everywhere, as German soldiers patrol the streets....  more ...
Overweight teens run bowel cancer risk
Teenagers who are very overweight may run double the risk of developing colorectal cancer when they reach middle age, according to research published Monday.... more ...
Audi A1 gets a small makeover
Audi is not known for getting all daring or controversial when it comes to their midlife cycle product improvements and the new A1 and A1 Sportback are no exceptions.... more ...
10 best songs for Africa Day
On this day in 1963, the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), presently known as the Africa Union (AU), was founded. ... more ...
Grow your furniture from trees
Deep in the English countryside, there's a bizarre sight: rows of trees being grown into upside-down chairs, slowly taking shape over years of careful nurturing.... more ...