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Ramaphosa concludes Lesotho visit

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his visit to Lesotho where he observed the country’s general elections as the Southern African Development Community (SADC) facilitator, his office said on Sunday. more ...

Numsa allies will not participate in Cosatu

Eight affiliates of the Congress of SA Trade Unions have pledged not to participate in the federation's meetings until the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) is reinstated....  more ...
8 year old breaks silence about rape
A man has been arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Zazela village in Ngqamakhwe, in the Eastern Cape, police said on Sunday.... more ...
Icons relatives backs Israel boycott
The children and relatives of anti-apartheid stalwarts, veterans and icons have come out in support of the 11th Israel Apartheid Week (IAW), they said on Sunday.... more ...
Khayelitsha community hall torched
The OR Tambo community hall in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, has been torched, the City of Cape Town said on Sunday.... more ...
Zuma welcomes Kotane and Marks home
Struggle icons Moses Kotane and JB Marks were on Sunday given a heroes' welcome by President Jacob Zuma during a ceremony for the repatriation of their remains from Russia.... more ...
Five arrested at perlemoen drying facility
Five people have been arrested during a raid on a perlemoen drying facility at house in Kuilsriver, Cape Town, the Hawks said on Sunday.... more ...
Merc driver arrested after clocking 216km/h
A Mercedes Benz-driver who clocked a blazing speed of 216km/h on the R24 on the way to OR Tambo International Airport yesterday morning, was one of seven speedsters arrested by the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD).... more ...
‘Crooked’ cops back in court
Three former members of the Secunda flying squad will find the roles reversed when they appear in court in connection with corruption and drug-dealing charges next week, the Hawks said on Sunday.... more ...
Two arrested for Limpopo cop killing
Two men have been arrested in Thohoyandou, Limpopo, for allegedly stabbing to death an off duty police officer, the Hawks said on Sunday.... more ...

Cassper Nyovest wins big at the Metro FM Awards

Last night was the 14th annual Metro FM Awards more ...

Umhlobo Wenene DJ Saba Mbixane dies

Radio presenter and traditional singer Saba Mbixane, who has died, played an important role in promoting agriculture, Eastern Cape rural development MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane said on Friday.... more ...

Numsa allies will not participate in Cosatu

Eight affiliates of the Congress of SA Trade Unions have pledged not to participate in the federation's meetings until the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) is reinstated.... more ...

Kill the Messenger movie review

Some films dare to portray journalists, lucky enough not to have their cellphone systems jammed, as heroes and superstars, especially upon exposing government corruption. ... more ...

Favourite Minnie looks ahead of Metro FM Awards

Minnie Dlamini will be wearing a Micheal Costello gown for the Metro FM Awards. more ...

Japanese firm behind Ebola drug says tests offer ‘hope’

The Japanese company behind an experimental Ebola treatment says it offers new hope for thousands of people infected with the deadly virus in west Africa, but acknowledged it is “not a miracle drug”. more ...

League Cup win at Wembley leaves Mourinho feeling ‘like a kid’

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he felt “like a kid” after claiming the first trophy of his second Stamford Bridge tenure with a League Cup final victory over Tottenham Hotspur. more ...

China manufacturing shrinks again in February: govt

China's manufacturing activity contracted for the second straight month in February, the government said on Sunday, a day after the central bank announced an interest rate cut to help stem a slump in the world's second-largest economy....  more ...
India’s budget shuns big-bang reforms, say experts
The Indian government's budget was praised on Sunday as balancing the need to boost business and help the poor, but some experts were disappointed at a lack of big-bang reforms to Asia's third largest economy.... more ...
Billionaire French industrialist Martin Bouygues dies at 62
Billionaire French industrialist Martin Bouygues died on Saturday at the age of 62, a mayor in the northwestern Orne region, where he had a home, said.... more ...
Implats looks to the future
Almost a year after the landmark platinum belt strike, Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats) is still fashioning its recovery.... more ...
Stanlib loses R13.7bn
Liberty Holdings said its asset manager Stanlib saw net withdrawals of R13.7 billion from its money market funds in the year to December 31 after the African Bank failure hit sentiment.... more ...

Opposition party adamant about leader’s retirement

Namibia's main opposition party will not accommodate the sudden mind change of their president who now wants to cling to power, despite announcing his retirement a fortnight ago....  more ...
Memorial rally in Moscow for slain Russian opposition leader
Supporters of Boris Nemtsov were preparing to march through Moscow Sunday afternoon in an outpouring of anger and grief at the brutal murder of the opposition leader and fervent critic of Vladimir Putin, who has vowed to bring the killers to justice.... more ...
Slum girl to silver screen: Uganda’s chess prodigy
Phiona Mutesi happened upon chess as a famished nine-year-old foraging for food in the sprawling and impoverished slums of the Ugandan capital.... more ...
China’s wild panda population up nearly 17 percent
China's population of wild giant pandas jumped nearly 17 percent over a decade -- state media reported, citing an official survey -- with conservation measures credited as being behind the increase.... more ...
International football board pushes back video technology trials
The use of video replays to assist match officials will not be trialled for at least another year, football's rule-making body the International FA Board (IFAB) announced on Saturday.... more ...

All the bids, all the way

Most of the races on the Flamingo Park card today look tricky and competitive but not Race 6 a Pinnacle Stakes over 1600m, thanks to All The Bids....  more ...
Andy Sullivan, the sole master of golf
Andy Sullivan is the sole master of golf in Johannesburg after the Englishman added the Joburg Open title on Sunday to his victory seven weeks ago in the South African Open at Glendower.... more ...
AmaZulu wallop SuperSport United
AmaZulu registered their second win of the current season against an on form Supersport United at the Lucas Moripe Stadium. ... more ...
Henderson, Coutinho hit Man City’s title bid
Spectacular long-range strikes by midfielders Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho earned Liverpool a 2-1 victory over Manchester City on Sunday that seriously compromised the Premier League champions' title defence.... more ...
Blow by blow: SuperSport United vs AmaZulu
SuperSport United will look to collect more points in the Absa Premiership when they host AmaZulu. SuperSport United host AmaZulu at the Lucas Moripe Stadium. Struggling AmaZulu are in search of their second win this season as they remain rooted to the bottom of the league table. ... more ...

Cassper Nyovest wins big at the Metro FM Awards

Last night was the 14th annual Metro FM Awards  more ...
Police recover pearl gown stolen from movie star Nyong’o
A $150,000 pearl-encrusted dress stolen from the hotel room of Kenyan star Lupita Nyong'o has been found, Los Angeles police said.... more ...
Mortdecai movie review (trailer)
Johnny Depp's ego is so big in this excruciatingly embarrassing comedy, there is no place for a story, other actors or even a director on set.... more ...
The great dress debate
Americans were all a twitter about the colour of a dress. We investigate.  more ...
Umhlobo Wenene DJ Saba Mbixane dies
Radio presenter and traditional singer Saba Mbixane, who has died, played an important role in promoting agriculture, Eastern Cape rural development MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane said on Friday.... more ...