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Identikit of Panayiotou murder suspect released

Police have released an identikit of one of the men believed to be involved in the murder of 28-year-old Uitenhage teacher Jayde Panayiotou....  more ...

Deutsche Bank cuts Postbank loose in new restructuring

Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest lender, unveiled Monday details of a huge strategic shake-up in which it will rid itself of its Postbank unit and massively curb costs....  more ...

Technicians continue to repair transformer damage in Thokoza

Work to repair damages to two transformers at an electricity substation in Alrode, Alberton continues today....  more ...

Tens of thousands desperate for help in quake-hit Nepal

Tens of thousands of frightened Nepalese huddled in tent cities Monday, desperate for help after a quake that killed more than 3,500 people, as international rescue teams with sniffer dogs raced to find survivors buried in the rubble....  more ...

Malaysian badminton star Lee gets backdated doping ban

Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei Monday was cleared to resume his career and pursuit of Olympic gold when he received an eight-month, backdated ban for doping....  more ...

‘Intense shelling’ in flashpoint Ukraine village: OSCE

OSCE observers said Monday they have witnessed the most intense shelling in the flashpoint eastern Ukrainian village of Shyrokyne since fighting began there in mid-February, as well as movement of heavy weapons....  more ...

Attacks on Chapter 9s ‘undermine democracy’

Attacks on Chapter 9 institutions in South Africa undermine our hard-won democracy, including the role of bodies such as the public protector's office, says SA Human Rights Commission chairperson and previous public protector, Lawrence Mushwana....  more ...

Crowd gathers at Union Buildings for Freedom Day address

A large crowd filed into the Union Buildings in Pretoria, and gathered on the lawn for the annual Freedom Day commemorations on Monday morning....  more ...

Capgemini to buy IGATE in $4 billion US expansion push

French IT services and consulting company Capgemini said Monday it was buying New Jersey-based IGATE for $4 billion (3.7 billion euros), boosting its US-generated business to 30 percent of its total activity....  more ...

Pacquiao pleads for Indonesia to spare death row Filipina

World boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao took time out Monday from final preparations for his $400 million megafight with Floyd Mayweather to plead for the life of a Filipina on death row in Indonesia....  more ...

Asian stocks largely higher after Wall Street hits record

Shanghai led several Asian stock markets higher Monday as traders bet on fresh economy-boosting measures in China, while another record-breaking close on Wall Street also supported regional markets....  more ...

KZN’s new DA leader calls for unity after division

Newly-elected Democratic Alliance leader in KwaZulu-Natal, Zwakele Mncwango, yesterday extended an olive branch to those within the party opposed to his election, calling on his former opponents to put their energies into growing the organisation in the province....  more ...

Joburg Metro police arrest 468 drunken drivers

Johannesburg Metro police arrested 468 people in a weekend blitz on drinking and driving....  more ...

Police and army lock Hillbrow down

More than 100 police members, Home Affairs officials, and South African National Defence Force members have locked central Hillbrow down. ...  more ...