Cosas member threatens to kill white people coming out of race-row school

A happy first day back at school for many was marred by a bloody and violent protest outside Afrikaans-medium school Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging, which left parents and pupils traumatised.

Economic Freedom Fighters members and members of the Congress of SA Students protested against a High Court in Pretoria ruling which set aside a Gauteng education department decision to admit 55 English-speaking pupils into the school just two day before school began.

Cosas member threatens to kill white people coming out of race-row school

Cosas member threatens to kill white people coming out of race-row school

A happy first day back at school for many was marred by a bloody and violent protest outside Afrikaans-medium school Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging, which left parents and pupils traumatised.

Ramaphosa talks tough against corruption, state capture ahead of WEF

Ramaphosa talks tough against corruption, state capture ahead of WEF

Dealing with corruption would restore investor confidence in the country and attract back investment, says Ramaphosa.
Zimbabwe elections in ‘4 to 5’ months: president

Zimbabwe elections in ‘4 to 5’ months: president

Zimbabwe will hold elections in four to five months, the country’s new president has said, pointing to an earlier date than expected following the ousting of long-time ruler Robert Mugabe.
Open letter to Malema about H&M protest

Open letter to Malema about H&M protest

OPINION: You will never be a great man, you will never lead a nation.
‘Honest’ Faf wants answers on under-fire Centurion pitch

‘Honest’ Faf wants answers on under-fire Centurion pitch

Throughout the second Test against India, various members of the Proteas express concern over the uncharacteristic surface.
Saru president’s controversial Sascoc stance explained

Saru president’s controversial Sascoc stance explained

Mark Alexander, a Sascoc board member, abstained from a vote against Tubby Reddy and co as the power struggle continues.
Man arrested in Siam Lee murder case

Man arrested in Siam Lee murder case

A pistol was also recovered by police following the arrest.

Qarabag table an offer for Billiat – report

Mamelodi Sundowns have reportedly received an offer from Azerbaijan Premier League outfit Qarabag FK for the services of wantaway midfielder Khama Billiat.

VIDEO: Fort Klapperkop sculpture disappears

The intriguing steel sculpture, Preservator, was reported on in 2016, after it appeared out of the blue at the nature reserve.

Numsa calls for DRC’s Kabila to go

Numsa has taken a strong and decisive stand on repression in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

INFOGRAPHIC: Sharp rise in dumped PTA babies

New BeginningZ has urged young mothers to visit the NGO with their babies in order to get the necessary help.

Books to encourage the learning of African languages

Molteno Institute for Language and Literacy has introduced a book series that will encourage children to learn to read in African languages.

Resumption of Cape Town Prasa service marred by train derailment

The train derailed just after 04:00 between the Netreg Station and the Heideveld Station.

Lions’ Springboks put on ice for Bulls warm-up

Coach Swys de Bruin is concerned over the workload of most of his stars and rather wants to take a measured approach to conditioning.

Toyota Gazoo on form but Peugeot hold their grip at Dakar

Dutchman Bernard ten Brinke memorably wins a stage for Giniel de Villiers’ team but SA’s hero lags behind.

lifestyle

The perfect gym-free weight loss workout

Here’s a perfect weight loss exercise routine for anyone who wants to lose weight, no equipment required.

Tips on how to travel solo this year

‘The Solo Travel Handbook’ by Lonely Planet is written for the brave, independent traveller looking to book their first solo trip.

Recipe: Toasted cheesy ciabatta with fillet carpaccio and pesto salad

This classic Italian dish makes for an elegant summer lunch.

Your guide to Mexican hot spots in Jozi

Here are three fully-fledged Mexican restaurants you can try in Joburg.

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Qarabag table an offer for Billiat – report

Mamelodi Sundowns have reportedly received an offer from Azerbaijan Premier League outfit Qarabag FK for the services of wantaway midfielder Khama Billiat.

Abraw hopes to save AmaZulu from the axe

New AmaZulu striker Camaldine Abraw has pledged to do his best to help Usuthu avoid relegation this season.

Sirino tipped to replace Billiat at Sundowns

Pitso Mosimane believes that South America has talent in abundance as he has roped in Bolivian midfielder Gaston Sirino.

Sundowns set to lose two super stars

Mamelodi Sundowns president Patrice Motsepe has said that the club are set to lose two of their biggest players in the current transfer window.

sport

Lions’ Springboks put on ice for Bulls warm-up

Coach Swys de Bruin is concerned over the workload of most of his stars and rather wants to take a measured approach to conditioning.

‘Honest’ Faf wants answers on under-fire Centurion pitch

Throughout the second Test against India, various members of the Proteas express concern over the uncharacteristic surface.

Toyota Gazoo on form but Peugeot hold their grip at Dakar

Dutchman Bernard ten Brinke memorably wins a stage for Giniel de Villiers’ team but SA’s hero lags behind.

Saru president’s controversial Sascoc stance explained

Mark Alexander, a Sascoc board member, abstained from a vote against Tubby Reddy and co as the power struggle continues.

business

Steinhoff says Naidoo resigns from supervisory board to focus on subsidiary

Naidoo’s position will be filled by a new independent director in due course.

‘Till debt do us part

South Africa is the only country in the world that allows for home loans to be placed under debt review.

SA house prices may show signs of recovery in 2018

Prices might begin to track inflation after two years of negative growth.

Massmart says 2017 sales increase 2.7 percent to R93.7 billion

Massmart owns brands such as Game, Makro, Builder’s Warehouse and CBW.

world

MPs approve landmark Brexit bill

British MPs gave the green light on Wednesday to a landmark Brexit bill after weeks of debate and a damaging government defeat, but the legislation now faces a battle in the upper chamber.

World’s fifth largest diamond discovered in Lesotho

A diamond thought to be the fifth largest of gem quality ever found has been discovered in Lesotho, miner Gem Diamonds said Monday, and could be worth as much as $40 million.

Ailing Nigerian Shiite leader makes rare public appearance

A prominent pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim cleric, who has been held in custody for more than two years in Nigeria, on Saturday made a rare public appearance to counter rumours that he had died.

Syria regime takes on two rebel bastions

Regime forces upped the pressure on two of the last rebel bastions in Syria on Monday, pounding the Eastern Ghouta enclave near Damascus and the northern province of Idlib.

opinion

Esidimeni tragedy simply shameful

The person who must ultimately carry the can for the whole mess is former health MEC Qedani Mahlangu.

Cricket’s future certainly bright

Ngidi has been a steady performer since making his first-class debut against Border two years ago.

‘One gatvol Mama’ wonders why Panyaza Lesufi is not fixing township schooling system

‘You are about black this, black that, but fight for future generations to be taught by our oppressors in their foreign languages and thus perpetuating this destruction of black identity.’

Mid-Week Reflections: DA Joburg has no carte blanche to handpick service providers

The City’s reasons for failing to disclose details of its forensic investigations include the excuse that addressing these questions slows down service delivery and their inability to track the costs of these investigations.
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