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Vavi criticises ‘nice’ Cosatu

Former Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi has spoken out against what he called the domestication of the trade union federation, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and SA Revenue Services (Sars). more ...

Van Breda docket sent back to police

The murder docket on the Van Breda family attack has been sent back to the police as the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has requested further investigation....  more ...
Boy arrested for ‘stabbing’ schoolmate to death with scissors
A 19-year-old pupil from a Midrand school was arrested in Ivory Park yesterday after he allegedly stabbed and killed another pupil, 18, with a pair of scissors.... more ...
Graeme Smith’s estranged wife opens up
Morgan Deane, estranged wife of former South African cricket captain Graeme Smith, opened up to Irish newspaper the Irish Mirror about the next step in her life. ... more ...
Eight prison officials die in accident
A horror accident on the N2 highway near Swellendam in the Western Cape on Monday has claimed the lives of eight Correctional Services officials and left four more seriously injured.... more ...
Refugees out in the cold
Foreigners living in a temporary shelter at Isipingo Beach, south of Durban, following last month's xenophobic attacks have put up their own shacks after the eThekwini municipality removed the tents they were living in.... more ...
Mpumalanga teen ‘raped’ after beauty pageant
A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl after a beauty pageant in the Naas area of Mpumalanga.... more ...
Parents seek closure after daughter’s death at school
The parents of six-year-old Chené Pretorius are still distraught after the Grade 1 pupil was crushed by a sliding gate at an aftercare centre near Germiston, on the East Rand last month.... more ...
Randfontein boy, 5, attacked by dog
A five-year-old boy, Benjamin Fleischer, is recovering in hospital after he was allegedly attacked by a dog in Kocksvlei, Randfontein, in Gauteng.... more ...
Would-be criminal shot in the face, 4 arrested
A suspect has been shot and wounded during a struggle with a traffic officer on the R21, near the Olifantsfontein Road off-ramp near Midrand.... more ...

VIDEO: Elderly woman hijacked in the Western Cape

A video has emerged showing the hijacking of an elderly woman in the Clear View area of Somerset West, in the Western Cape.... more ...

Emmanuel Sithole alleged killers seeking plea bargain

The men pictured moments before Mozambique national Emmanuel Sithole was stabbed and killed in Alexandra last month, yesterday asked to enter into a plea agreement.... more ...

Manhunt launched after murder of Celia da Costa

Police have launched a manhunt after the murder of Celia da Costa, owner of popular Johannesburg restaurant Rodizio Brazilian Restaurant.... more ...

Kay and Pumba evicted from Big Brother Mzansi

After spending 41 days in the Big Brother Mzansi: Double Trouble house, Kay and Pumba were evicted from the game after receiving the least viewer votes this week.... more ...

Mcebo Dlamini dismissed as Wits SRC president

Controversial Wits SRC president Mcebo Dlamini has been dismissed from his role as president or a member of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) after he was found guilty of misconduct.... more ...

St Lucia armed robbers remain at large

Four armed suspects are still at large after they allegedly stormed into the Maputaland Guest House in St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal earlier today. more ...

Greece pushes for deal as EU slashes outlook

Greece’s growth outlook was slashed by Brussels Tuesday after months of fruitless debt talks, as ministers toured European capitals to push for a bailout deal that will save Athens from bankruptcy. more ...

Comair challenges govt bailout of SAA

Some of the country's top legal minds gathered in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday for Comair's legal challenge against government's bailouts of state carrier South African Airways....  more ...
HSBC bank Q1 net profit edges higher
Scandal-hit global bank HSBC said Tuesday that net profits climbed by almost one percent in the first quarter, aided by a "strong" performance at its investment banking division.... more ...
Glencore copper falls 9% in Q1
Glencore, the global diversified natural resource company, on Tuesday reported copper production in the first quarter down 9% to 350,700 tonnes, reflecting grade reductions.... more ...
Rhodes Food Group earnings per share up by 114-119%
South African convenience foods producer Rhodes Food Group said on Tuesday it expects normalised headline earnings per share to rise 114-119 percent over the first six months of the year.... more ...
Petrol prices to possibly change by few cents – AA
South Africans can expect fuel prices to remain near their current levels in May, with changes of only a few cents per litre.... more ...

‘Boulders size of vans’ hit Nepal trekking village after quake

A trekker stranded for days in quake-hit Nepal has said he watched boulders the size of minivans smash buildings in a popular tourist area devastated by a massive avalanche, living to tell the tale using skills learnt from US reality TV show "Survivor"....  more ...
Jimmy Greaves faces ‘long, slow recovery’ – wife
Former Tottenham Hotspur and England striker Jimmy Greaves faces a "long, slow" recovery after suffering a severe stroke, his wife Irene said in a statement released on Tuesday.... more ...
Nepal relief effort intensifies as toll rises to 7 557
Nepalese authorities said on Tuesday that a vast army of emergency workers was finally managing to deliver aid to stranded survivors of a massive earthquake as the death toll from the disaster rose to 7,557.... more ...
Koala ‘Blinky Bill’ saunters into Australian hospital
An inquisitive koala nicknamed "Blinky Bill" has sauntered into the emergency department of an Australian hospital, exploring the waiting room for several minutes before wandering back out.... more ...
Around 40 migrants drown in sinking off Italy: NGO
Around 40 migrants died when an inflatable boat carrying more than 100 people sank off the coast of Italy, Save the Children quoted survivors as saying on Tuesday.... more ...

Sundowns’ Mbatha to go out on loan

Lindokuhle Mbatha is likely to be loaned out by Mamelodi Sundowns at the end of the season. ...  more ...
Battle for second heats up
With entry into next season’s Caf champions league on the line for finishing in second place in the Premiership, Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates will battle it out to claim the runner’s up spot in the league.... more ...
Pirates drawn against AS Kaloum in Confed Cup
Orlando Pirates will travel to Guinea in the Caf Confederation Cup play-offs where they will face AS Kaloum for a place in the tournament’s group stage.... more ...
Lauda says Hamilton drives like an ‘extra-terrestrial’
Formula One legend Niki Lauda said Tuesday that current world champion Lewis Hamilton is driving like an "extra-terrestrial".... more ...
Relegation battle goes down to the wire
With two games left in the season, the fight to stay in the Absa Premiership for the three bottom teams will be the focus ahead of Wednesday night’s eight league fixtures.... more ...

Graeme Smith’s estranged wife opens up

Morgan Deane, estranged wife of former South African cricket captain Graeme Smith, opened up to Irish newspaper the Irish Mirror about the next step in her life. ...  more ...
Is there a new girl in Andile Ncube’s life?
After the controversial rumours about TV personality Andile Ncube's infidelity that led to his fiancée Ayanda Thabethe leaving him, it looks like the sport presenter has already moved on.... more ...
Britain welcomes naming of baby Princess Charlotte
Britain's newspapers lauded the choice of Charlotte Elizabeth Diana as the name of the new baby of Prince William and his wife Kate as a tribute to family on Tuesday.... more ...
‘Avengers’ sequel nets 2nd biggest US box office debut
Superhero sequel "Avengers: Age of Ultron" scored the second biggest North American box office opening of all-time but failed to eclipse the record set by its 2012 predecessor, industry data showed Monday.... more ...
#StarWarsDay dominates Twitter trends
The Force is strong in Twitter users across the globe who has managed to keep #StarWarsDay as the top trend on the social network today.... more ...