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Zuma not involved in Motsoeneng appointment

President Jacob Zuma had nothing to do with the appointment of SABC chief operations officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the presidency said on Saturday. more ...

Worker tells of last days on Modise’s farm

The last farmworker to abandon National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise's farm said his family was forced to leave because they faced starvation....  more ...
Wage talks: Amcu’s Joseph Mathunjwa’s x-factor
A few years ago, few had heard of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) or its leader Joseph Mathunjwa.... more ...
Rhino poaching – the question which can’t be answered
Billions of Rands, highly trained special forces, bi-lateral agreements between nations, an together with international spotlight focused on anti-poaching efforts and still, nearly three rhino are poached a day. Why?... more ...
Fifth body found in Soweto building collapse
A fifth body has been recovered in Soweto where a building collapsed last month, Gauteng police said on Saturday. ... more ...
More bones found on KZN pastor’s property
More bones have been discovered in the yard of a Pongola pastor who was earlier arrested following the discovery of a dismembered corpse of a four-year-old boy at his church, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Friday.... more ...

Israeli attack on Gaza strip ‘barbaric’ – ANC

The African National Congress on Thursday described the Israeli military's attacks on the Gaza strip as "barbaric".... more ...

SIU only given access to Nkandla last week

The Special Investigating Unit's report on upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead has been delayed in part because investigators only gained access to the property last Thursday, more than six months after the probe was launched.... more ...

The real Wolf of Wall Street

'The greatest teachers are those who made mistakes and learnt from them," says Jordan Belfort. ... more ...

Arrests made in shocking Pta child kidnapping case (video)

Two suspects linked to an attempted kidnapping of twins at a Pretoria shopping centre have been arrested.... more ...

Numsa mulls wage offer

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) was consulting members on the revised offer from the metal and engineering employers, the union said on Friday.... more ...

James to sign only two-year deal with Cavs: report

LeBron James will sign only a two-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers to maximize his future salary once new television contracts push NBA payroll limits higher, ESPN reported Saturday. more ...

More misery for Brazil as Dutch take third place

Brazil’s traumatic World Cup ended with more pain on Saturday as they lost 3-0 to a superior Netherlands side in the third-place play-off at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia. more ...

Millennials at your table

Whether you consider them entitled, brilliant, shamelessly self-aggrandising or just plain misunderstood, there is no doubt that the Millennials or Generation Y (those born between 1982 to around 2003) – is one of the most scrutinised and hotly debated generations of modern times. ...  more ...
BRICS to launch bank, tighten Latin America ties
The BRICS group of emerging powers will launch its own development bank at a summit next week, using its growing influence to establish a counterweight to Western-dominated financial organizations.... more ...
Numsa is an example to follow – Zwelinzima Vavi
Numsa's current labour strike should serve as an example to other unions, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Friday.... more ...
Citibank warns of ‘junk status’ perils
South Africa could lose its spot in Citigroup's World Government Bond Index (WGBI) if its credit rating is downgraded below investment grade, Citi South Africa has warned.... more ...
Sars warned not to bully taxpayers
A court has criticised the taxman for its bullying tactics.  more ...

Israel, Hamas defy truce calls on Gaza bloodiest day

The world implored Israel and Hamas to end hostilities Saturday, but the violence escalated with the toll in Israeli strikes rising to 151 and Gaza militants firing more rocket salvos....  more ...
Afghan presidential rivals reach deal on disputed vote audit
Afghanistan's two presidential rivals agreed Saturday to an audit of every vote cast in last month's disputed election to try to end a bitter standoff that raised fears of violence and ethnic unrest.... more ...
Merkel laments breakdown of trust in US spy row
Chancellor Angela Merkel lamented on Saturday the breakdown in trust between Germany and the United States amid a spying row that saw the CIA chief in Berlin expelled from the country.... more ...
World Cup ticket executive will be exonerated
FIFA said Saturday it was confident a World Cup ticketing services executive accused by Brazilian authorities of illegally selling match passes would be exonerated.... more ...
Horror as Gaza handicapped care facility bombed
Twenty-year-old Palestinian Sally Saqr lies in a hospital bed in Gaza's Shifa hospital with burns that have turned her cheeks an angry pink beneath her ventilation tube.... more ...

Lions finally discover try-scoring touch

The Lions, who had scored only 23 tries in 15 previous Super 15 matches this season, ran in eight to humiliate the Cheetahs 60-25 in Johannesburg on Saturday.... more ...
Victorious Sharks have to settle for third
Long-time leaders the Sharks had to settle for third place on the Super 15 league standings despite a clinical 34-10 away win over the Stormers Saturday.... more ...
Record-breaking Marquez clinches German MotoGP pole
World champion Marc Marquez will start his bid for a perfect nine out of nine wins this season in pole position after a record-setting qualifying performance on Saturday.... more ...
Proteas beat Sri Lanka in third ODI, take series
South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 82 runs to win the third and final one-day international in Hambantota on Saturday, taking the series 2-1.... more ...
Expect Piere to parade with Copper Parade
Jockey Piere Strydom has an unusual relationship with Copper Parade. He only rides him in Grade 1 races.... more ...

Boity, Fassie and Somizi team up for new reality TV show

Boity Thulo, Bongani Fassie and Somizi Mhlongo are an unlikely team.  more ...
Lalla Hirayama’s new challenge
There's something about Lalla Hirayama that makes you love and hate her all at the same time.... more ...
Pet allergy elegy
A small percentage of people are so allergic to certain pets that ownership becomes a health issue.... more ...
Harry Potter actor died from ‘heat stroke’
British actor David Legeno, who appeared as a werewolf in the Harry Potter films, may have died from heat stroke, authorities have said.... more ...
Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Half of the viewer's time while watching this movie is spent on being dazzled by the special effects, and the make-up and the performance of Andy Serkis as the leader of the apes. ... more ...