Police union calls for urgent national summit on cop killings

It is clear that criminals have no respect for human life, let alone the government, Sapu says, and the police minister has to act with speed.

The South African Policing Union (SAPU) has called on Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to convene a national summit on police killings as a matter of extreme urgency.

Police union calls for urgent national summit on cop killings

Police union calls for urgent national summit on cop killings

It is clear that criminals have no respect for human life, let alone the government, Sapu says, and the police minister has to act with speed.

ANC welcomes budget for ‘the people’

ANC welcomes budget for ‘the people’

It says the increase in VAT, which has drawn the ire of some opposition parties and unions, would be offset by instruments in place to protect the poor.
Sensational Klaasen powers Proteas to important win

Sensational Klaasen powers Proteas to important win

South Africa’s new wicketkeeper-batter feasts on India’s bowling attack to square up the T20 series and set up a thrilling finale.
Killers drank Marikana man’s blood, court hears

Killers drank Marikana man’s blood, court hears

They dipped their fingers in his blood, some scooped it with their hand and drank it, a witness told the North West High Court.
BCCSA rules in SABC’s favour on ‘Black Monday’ coverage

BCCSA rules in SABC’s favour on ‘Black Monday’ coverage

The BCCSA ruled that the visuals were contextualised and Ferreira’s complaint of strong language was subjective.
VAT hike angers opposition parties, unions

VAT hike angers opposition parties, unions

Unions say some positives in the budget were overshadowed by poor South Africans paying for the damage done during Zuma’s tenure.
Mining industry welcomes budget’s tone and commitments

Mining industry welcomes budget’s tone and commitments

Ramaphosa’s intervention to restore dialogue on mining policy raised hope that a solution would be found to unlock growth and transformation.

Sundowns stutter against Free State Stars

Free State Stars showed why they’re amongst the title contenders when they fought back to claim a 1-1 league draw away to Mamelodi Sundowns at the Loftus Versveld on Wednesday night.

250 students in Eastern Cape hospitalised for food poisoning

The students presented symptoms which included stomach cramps, vomiting and headaches, and they are treated as a mass casualty.

Missing Eastern Cape police dog Olive found unharmed

Olive was spotted underneath a low cliff by members of a police and K9 search party, who managed to free her.

Late-running trains attacked in Pretoria

Two drivers were attacked by commuters and windows shattered as boulders blocked the rails.

Red Cross wants access to treat Syria enclave wounded

The Red Cross demanded access Wednesday to a rebel-held enclave near Damascus where Syrian jets have been raining bombs in a four-day blitz that has killed more than 300 civilians.

WATCH: ANC MP pays tribute to Ramaphosa in ‘broken’ Venda

The ANC MP made an effort to speak to the president in Venda, but her pronunciation has drawn much amusement on social media.

Twitter reacts to Gigaba quoting Kendrick Lamar, candy crush jokes in budget speech

People have spoken out against the 1% VAT increase, raising concerns on how it will affect the poor.

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lifestyle

Emotional eating is a habit that can start in childhood

New research has revealed how like adults, children can also engage in emotional eating which influences their food choices.

Recipe: Roasted mascarpone and mushroom stuffed pork fillet

This impressive stuffed pork fillet is a great choice for Sunday lunch.

Neon hair: the latest catwalk beauty trend

Fashion month may have only just begun, but one very colorful beauty trend is already emerging for Fall/Winter 2018.

The 5 best walkable cities around the world

Take in the minimalist beauty of Scandinavian design by strolling through the streets of Helsinki.

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Sundowns stutter against Free State Stars

Free State Stars showed why they’re amongst the title contenders when they fought back to claim a 1-1 league draw away to Mamelodi Sundowns at the Loftus Versveld on Wednesday night.

Wits scrape through in Caf Champions league

Bidvest Wits held on doggedly in Mauritius on Wednesday afternoon to record a 2-1 aggregate victory over Pamplemousses and book their place in the 2018 Caf Champions League first round.

Pirates release Nigerian goalkeeper

Emmanuel Daniel, is now back home in Nigeria after Orlando Pirates terminated his contract.

Want-away Billiat promises to give best for Sundowns

Khama Billiat, who is set to leave Mamelodi Sundowns at the end of the season, has promised to give 100 percent to the club.

sport

Sensational Klaasen powers Proteas to important win

South Africa’s new wicketkeeper-batter feasts on India’s bowling attack to square up the T20 series and set up a thrilling finale.

Tighthead props more than slow fatties

I pity props. I really do.

Bulls might have to rethink their No 7 jersey

The position hasn’t delivered particularly satisfactory results in the pre-season for Super Rugby and it might mean a new approach.

How Hacjivah the ‘achiever’ made his mark in seconds

The 20-year-old Lions loose forward provided one of the highlights of the opening round of Super Rugby with a superb cameo.

business

S.Africa hikes sales tax in ‘tough’ post-Zuma budget

South Africans were hit by the first sales tax increase since apartheid when the country’s finance minister delivered a tough budget on Wednesday, dampening optimism spurred by the country’s new reformist president.

Here are some of the Guptas’ flashy assets that could be seized and sold

Outa says the family loved their flashy playthings, but their cars were registered to pay e-tolls.

Gigaba says no to nuclear for SA right now

Gigaba was referring to remarks made by then-Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the World Economic Forum last month.

Ratings downgrade could slash SA’s growth prospects

The budget review cautioned that should Moody’s move to downgrade the country to sub-investment status, this would slash the National Treasury’s growth forecast for the current year by half.

world

Red Cross wants access to treat Syria enclave wounded

The Red Cross demanded access Wednesday to a rebel-held enclave near Damascus where Syrian jets have been raining bombs in a four-day blitz that has killed more than 300 civilians.

‘I inherited a broke country’, says new Liberian president

Liberia’s new President George Weah on Tuesday pledged to fight corruption as he spoke about conditions in his “broke country” on the first day of an official visit to Paris.

Zimbabwe bids farewell to opposition hero Tsvangirai

Thousands of Zimbabweans gathered Tuesday to bid a final farewell to opposition veteran Morgan Tsvangirai who was one of Africa’s most admired politicians and lived to see the fall of his political nemesis Robert Mugabe.

Garbage collapse leaves at least 17 dead in Maputo

The collapse happened at around 3 am in the impoverished Hulene neighbourhood, which is around 10 km from the centre of Maputo.

opinion

Writing’s on wall for the fallen

The nearest to social mingling is the exchange of photographs.

No compensation is unconstitutional

The reality is that Lekota’s was the voice of reason in the midst of the euphoria after Ramaphosa’s announcement about land redistribution.

These are the ministers Eric ‘Cyril’ Naki would pick

Eric Naki tries his hand at considering who he’d pick in his ‘new dawn’ dream team if he were the new president.

Budget test for the ANC’s ‘new dawn’

The document tabled in parliament today is an ANC budget – and the ANC in its current form is incapable of uttering or applying sound monetary and fiscal policies.
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