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EFF threatens to ‘remove’ Israeli ambassador

If the Israeli ambassador to SA does not leave the country, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will remove him. more ...

SA delegations depart for Gaza

Two delegations appointed by President Jacob Zuma will depart for the Middle East on Friday, the international relations department said. ...  more ...
Parliament passes Appropriation Bill amid opposition protest
Parliament on Friday passed the Appropriation Bill and the budgets for 38 government departments amid protest from opposition parties that accumulated borrowing, set to reach R2 trillion in three years, would saddle future generations with an unfair debt burden.... more ...
Allow us to grieve says MH17 victim Dalziel’s family
The family of a South African pilot killed when a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in the Ukraine appealed for their privacy to respected on Friday. ... more ...
Mpuma rapist jailed for 20 years
A man who raped two girls and robbed their aunt was jailed for in effect 20 years by the Boschfontein Regional Court in Mpumalanga on Friday. ... more ...
Clive Derby-Lewis not linked to extortion case – dept
Convicted killer Clive Derby-Lewis is not linked to a case in which another prisoner tried to extort money from the mother of one of the so-called Waterkloof Four, the correctional services department said on Friday.... more ...

Numsa wary of wage offer amendment

Trade union Numsa on Thursday expressed fears that an amendment by employers to the new wage offer will result in retrenchments or restructuring in the next three years.... more ...

Memorial service held for Taegrin Morris

A memorial service was held in Boksburg on Thursday evening for the four-year-old boy who was dragged to death by hijackers.... more ...

Orlando Pirates looking for ‘hungry talent’

Orlando Pirates buying policy will change from looking at acquiring ready-made players to finding unknown but hungry talent, the club’s chairman Irvin Khoza revealed.... more ...

Kyalami race track sold for R205 million

The historic Kyalami race track may remain as a beacon of the motor industry as it was bought by Porsche South Africa for R205 million on Thursday afternoon.... more ...

Ministry defends Thuthukile Zuma’s appointment

President Jacob Zuma's daughter Thuthukile was appointed chief of staff at the department of telecommunications and postal services after consideration of her "capacity" for the position, the department said on Friday.... more ...

Dean has a winning Gold Cup ticket

Only the handicapper can beat Hot Ticket! That’s the view of trainer Dean Kannemeyer ahead of Saturday’s eLan Property Group Gold Cup over 3200m at Greyville.  more ...

Tik worth R19.5m seized at OR Tambo

Drugs with an estimated street value of R19.5 million were seized at O R Tambo international airport in Johannesburg on Friday, the SA Revenue Service said.  more ...

R1.4bn Gauteng contract claims seized

Over R1 billion in contract claims upon the Gauteng health department has been seized, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Friday....  more ...
Two injured after mine blast
Two Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlats) employees were injured in an explosion at its Styldrift excavation project in North West, the company said on Friday.... more ...
Icasa to review tv, radio content
The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) is reviewing the country's content regulations for television and radio, it said on Friday.... more ...
Local firms hold own among global champs
If you invested in any of the top seven companies on a global list for total shareholder returns (TSR) you could have doubled your money every year from 2009 to 2013.... more ...
Anglo American’s profit drops 10%
Anglo American's underlying operating profit fell 10 percent in the six months to June, according to interim results released on Friday.... more ...

No survivors on Algeria flight, black box found: France

No one survived the crash of an Air Algerie flight over Mali, French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday, adding that the plane's black box flight recorder had been found....  more ...
Zimbabwe police quiz minister over detained editor
Police in Zimbabwe have taken the unusual step of summoning the country's information minister for questioning in the case of a state newspaper editor charged with subversion.... more ...
McDonald’s Japan halts sales, imports of chicken from China after scandal
McDonald's Japan said Friday it would stop importing chicken from China while its restaurants would stop selling the meat, following a food safety scandal that saw expired meat sold to fast food giants.... more ...
Gunmen kill 15 civilians travelling in central Afghanistan
Suspected Taliban gunmen stopped two vehicles in central Afghanistan and shot dead 15 passengers at the side of the road, officials said Friday, in the latest attack to highlight the growing civilian toll from violence.... more ...
Ukraine president says no need to ditch government after PM quits
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked parliament to pass a vote of confidence in the government on Friday after the shock resignation of premier Arseniy Yatsenyuk piled political uncertainty onto the crisis wracking the country.... more ...

Baxter wary of derby line-up

Stuart Baxter says the Carling Black Label Cup is a massive challenge given that as a coach, he is not in charge of his Kaizer Chiefs line-up or system....  more ...
Dean has a winning Gold Cup ticket
Only the handicapper can beat Hot Ticket! That’s the view of trainer Dean Kannemeyer ahead of Saturday’s eLan Property Group Gold Cup over 3200m at Greyville. ... more ...
Anderson in disastrous return
Top South African tennis player Kevin Anderson made a disastrous return to the ATP circuit when he was knocked out in his first game at the Atlanta Open by unfancied Thiemo de Bakker on Friday. ... more ...
Minnie strongly in Currie Cup frame
There is still room for experienced former captain and flank Derick Minnie in the Lions starting line-up. Very much so.... more ...
Australia target new gold medal drive at Commonwealth Games
Swimming and cycling dominate the action on the second day of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow with Scotland and Australia looking for more gold in the pool and Australia and England the powerhouses on the track... more ...

Bonang, SABC kiss and make-up

Bonang Matheba and the SABC seemed to have kissed and made-up after their very public split last month....  more ...
Teko Modise slams theft allegations
The Mamelodi Sundowns star Teko Modise’s management has rubbished claims the player is facing charges of theft. ... more ...
Fifty Shades of Grey teaser trailer released
United International Pictures (UIP) today released its first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated movie Fifty Shades of Grey.... more ...
Take a #CakeBossSelfie and you could meet Buddy
Think you're the next 'Cake Boss' in training? Well Buddy Valastro and The Citizen team are going to put you to the test with a #CakeBossSelfie.... more ...
The Lo Down: Hair tips and trends
Master stylist and partner at two Carlton Hair salons in Johannesburg, David Gillson is an expert in all things hair and travels the world to attend hair trend and style workshops.... more ...