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No need for strike violence – Zuma

There was no need for violence during a strike, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday, as the pay dispute in the metals industry continued. more ...

New anti-e-toll campaign launched

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) on Thursday announced a new campaign to fight e-tolling in Gauteng....  more ...
New Pinetown crash leaves 20 injured
Memories of the horrific Pinetown crash which resulted in the deaths of 24 people resurfaced this week after a truck and a taxi collided at the exact same spot at the bottom of Fields Hill.... more ...
E-toll review panel announced
A panel of 15 people will assess the socio-economic impact of e-tolls in Gauteng, premier David Makhura said on Thursday.... more ...
KZN church, court torched in ‘body parts’ furore
Furious community members have torched a church, houses and most recently a magistrate’s court in revolt over the discovery of body parts and skeletons in the area.... more ...
Hlaudi Motsoeneng cleared of all wrongdoing – Muthambi
Hlaudi Motsoeneng was cleared of all wrongdoing by a legal firm before being permanently appointed as the public broadcaster's new chief operations officer, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi said on Thursday.... more ...

‘Killer’ DJ ‘stressed and depressed’ in jail says mom

Arrested Jozi FM DJ Donald Sebolai’s mother vowed to support her son when he appears in court on Thursday. ... more ...

Big boost as duo are back with Kaizer Chiefs

Stuart Baxter's hopes of having a full-strength Kaizer Chiefs squad ahead of the PSL season received a boost as Siboniso Gaxa and George Maluleka joined Amakhosi for their pre-season training.... more ...

New visa rules spark outcry

Strict new South African immigration laws have sparked confusion and panic among foreign residents in this "Gateway to Africa" and forced 250,000 Zimbabweans to decide whether to return home.... more ...

Numsa meets on metals talks

Numsa was meeting on Wednesday afternoon to discuss negotiations in the metals and engineering industries, the union said.... more ...

Numsa to decide way forward

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) will decide on its next steps soon, as the metals and engineering sector strike moved into its seventh day on Tuesday.... more ...

FState health MEC staying – Ace Magashule

Free State premier Ace Magashule will not heed calls to suspend or fire the province’s health MEC Benny Malakoane, following reports of disarray in his department. more ...

DA concerned over Eugene de Kock parole decision

The Democratic Alliance on Thursday raised concerns about the process and fairness of the decision to turn down the parole application of apartheid-era assassin Eugene de Kock. more ...

Interband operations suspended

Waspa's suspension of wireless application services provider Interband suggests it has taken note of cramming, the unsavoury act of tacking an unrequested service fee to a phone bill....  more ...
R1 Man getting in touch with his money
In a fascinating experiment that runs during savings month, Sanlam is introducing South Africa to the One Rand Man. ... more ...
IMF likely to cut SA growth forecast – official
A senior IMF official has hinted that the international lender is likely to cut South Africa's economic growth forecast when it releases a global outlook later this month, media reported Thursday.... more ...
SIU to probe KwaZulu-Natal treasury
President Jacob Zuma has authorised the Special Investigating Unit to investigate irregular expenditure by the KwaZulu-Natal provincial treasury, his office said on Thursday.... more ...
Cabinet welcomes Coega truck plant
A new R600 million truck assembly plant to be built at Coega in the Eastern Cape will attract investment and generate jobs in the region, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi said on Thursday.... more ...

Flooding, havoc in Japan as Typhoon Neoguri batters mainland

Typhoon Neoguri slammed into the Japanese mainland Thursday bringing widespread flooding, ripping trees from their roots and leaving houses half-buried under mud, as tens of thousands were urged to seek shelter....  more ...
Ukrainian armoured vehicles mass south of Donetsk: AFP
Ukrainian forces have massed tanks and armoured vehicles around 20 kilometres (12 miles) south of the rebel-held city of Donetsk, AFP journalists said Thursday.... more ...
No water, no power, no food but Slavyansk has peace
The people of Slavyansk would dearly love to believe Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko who promised "everything is going to be fixed up" during a lightning visit to the former bastion of pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday.... more ...
Kiev promises ‘restraint’ as army nears rebels in Donetsk
Rebel strongholds in eastern Ukraine braced for more fighting on Thursday as Western leaders piled pressure on Kiev to strike a truce with pro-Russian separatists.... more ...
Obama tells C. Americans not to send kids over border
US President Barack Obama warned parents in Central America not to send their children alone on the perilous journey through Mexico to illegally cross the US border.... more ...

Lefa Tsutsulupa calls for heart at Birds

Moroka Swallows veteran, Lefa Tsutsulupa, has called on the club to look for loyal players, as they can't match the financial muscle of other clubs in the Premier League.... more ...
Kamanga relishes first crack at belt
The stock of rising junior-welterweight prospect Paul Kamanga could soar higher should he tick all the boxes in a tricky assignment next week.... more ...
Neymar to join Brazil for third place play-off
Brazil's injured striker Neymar will attend Saturday's third place play-off when the battered World Cup hosts take on the Netherlands.... more ...
Stormers chase fifth win
Defeat against the Sharks at Newlands this weekend would be "very disappointing", according to Stormers coach Allister Coetzee.... more ...
Bismarck, Jannie return in strong Sharks XV
Springbok pair Patrick Lambie and Beast Mtawarira both failed late fitness tests and are excluded from the Sharks team to face the Stormers in Cape Town on Saturday. ... more ...

Durban July fashion missed the mark

Fashion is often hit or miss – a bold choice could either see you heralded as a trendsetter or labelled a fashion fail....  more ...
‘Game of Thrones’ crowned top Emmy nominee
Megahit TV fantasy series "Game of Thrones" topped nominations announced Thursday for the Primetime Emmy awards, television's version of the Oscars.... more ...
The Lo Down: Healthy, handsome skin
Beauty for the boys? Although a relatively new market in South Africa, experts predict that cosmetics for men will be the next big thing in beauty products.... more ...
Weight loss even in high carbohydrate diet – study
A person can lose weight irrespective of whether their diet consisted of high or low carbohydrates, according to the results of a study released this week... more ...
Zonke, Arno Carstens announced as X Factor SA judges
Zonke, Carstens and Oskido have been announced as judges and mentors on The X Factor South Africa.... more ...