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Court prohibits EFF’s land grabs

The Ekurhuleni metro has obtained an urgent interdict to stop the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) from occupying vacant land and farms earmarked for RDP housing. more ...

SACP appears more radical

After scoring a major victory by having almost its entire leadership joining President Jacob Zuma's administration, the South African Communist Party (SACP) is set to make a key demand....  more ...

New dance craze ‘Cava’ rocks Soshanguve

There is a new sex dance known as Cava that has emerged, with the latest show taking place in Soshanguve township, north of Pretoria.... more ...

Khune and Masango reconsidering Chiefs departure?

Mandla Masango and Itumeleng Khune were given a chance to think about their futures by Kaizer Chiefs and revert to the club's football manager Bobby Motaung once they had an idea of the direction they wanted to take regarding a stay at the club.... more ...

What is in Mgosi this week?

Kaizer Chiefs are in advanced talks with two of their out of contract players. Both of them made the trip to Mauritius over the weekend, and are now set for a return to Naturena after they were originally asked to leave.... more ...

Tomorrow’s news today: EFF, Prasa and Mandela Day

The Economic Freedom Fighters said yesterday (Mon) they were preparing to take parliament to the Constitutional Court in a bid to make President Jacob Zuma pay back some of the money spent on the security upgrades at his Nkandla home.... more ...

Khune hints at Chiefs stay

Itumeleng Khune's contract with Kaizer Chiefs expired in June and he is currently a free agent. This means he is free to join any club of his choice as the 2015/2016 season looms.... more ...

Gold mine wage talks set to continue

The third round of wage negotiations in the gold mining sector wil continue on Tuesday in Boksburg on the East Rand, gold producing companies said. more ...

‘Can’t take risk’ of Greece leaving euro: French PM

France can’t take the risk of Greece leaving the eurozone, which would have an effect across the globe, the prime minister said on Tuesday, adding that the basis for a deal with Athens was there. more ...

BEE turns off US firms

Broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) is the biggest concern for American companies operating in South Africa, particularly when it comes to ownership, according to Carol O'Brien, executive director at the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham)....  more ...
Gold mine wage talks set to continue
The third round of wage negotiations in the gold mining sector wil continue on Tuesday in Boksburg on the East Rand, gold producing companies said.... more ...
HSBC fires staff for mock Islamic State execution video
British bank HSBC fired six staff after they filmed a mock Islamic State-style execution video during a team-building day out and posted footage online, a spokesman confirmed on Tuesday.... more ...
Eurozone leaders to hold emergency summit on Greece
Eurozone leaders will hold an emergency summit in Brussels Tuesday to discuss the fallout from Greek voters' defiant "No" to further austerity measures, with the country's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras set to unveil new proposals for talks.... more ...
PEU may be allowed tender for meter deal
The City of Tshwane will on Wednesday brief interested parties about the future of its failed smart metering project, which has cost rate payers close to R1 billion since October 2013.... more ...

Suspected Shebab gunmen kill 14 in northern Kenya attack

At least 14 people were killed and 11 wounded on Tuesday when gunmen attacked a northern Kenyan village, close to the border with war-torn Somalia, officials and Red Cross said....  more ...
UK remembers 2005 London bombings under shadow of Tunisia
Britain will on Tuesday mark 10 years since the London bombings with a minute's silence for the 52 victims, less than a fortnight after an attack in Tunisia highlighted the ongoing Islamist threat.... more ...
Iran talks set to miss second deadline in Vienna
World powers were set Tuesday to miss yet another deadline to nail down an elusive nuclear deal ending a 13-year standoff with Iran, despite hours of difficult top-level negotiations.... more ...
Cosby admits drugging woman for sex
Embattled US comedian Bill Cosby admitted having drugged at least one woman with Quaaludes to have sex with her, court documents show.... more ...
Carnage in Nigeria’s Jos ups pressure on Buhari
At least 44 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in the central Nigerian city of Jos, the emergency services said on Monday, after a wave of mass casualty attacks blamed on Boko Haram militants.... more ...

Three midfielders poised to return to action

Jean de Villiers’ dramatic recovery has improved the chances of the Springbok midfielder clocking up much-needed playing time ahead of the start of the Rugby World Cup in September....  more ...
Mayweather stripped of WBO welterweight belt
Floyd Mayweather was stripped by the World Boxing Organization of the welterweight world title he won by beating Manny Pacquiao two months ago.... more ...
Cycling: Tour stopped as yellow jersey Cancellara crashes
Tour de France organisers stopped the race just over 100km into the third stage on Monday after leader Fabian Cancellara was caught up in a massive crash.... more ...
Keys and Vandeweghe through to Wimbledon quarter-finals
Madison Keys and Coco Vandeweghe made it through to the Wimbledon women’s quarter-finals for the first time on Monday as Serena Williams won the latest instalment of her rivalry with sister Venus as the world number one eased into the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a 6-4, 6-3 victory on Monday.... more ...
Saru pays tribute to Piet Malan
The South African Rugby Union (Saru) paid tribute to Piet Malan who died on Sunday.... more ...

New dance craze ‘Cava’ rocks Soshanguve

There is a new sex dance known as Cava that has emerged, with the latest show taking place in Soshanguve township, north of Pretoria....  more ...
J’Something launches What’s for Dinner show
New ‘celebrity chef’, J’Something, is teaming up with some of SA’s supermoms and celebrities to look at some of the common situations women are faced with in the kitchen on a daily basis.... more ...
Joe Mafela wins at the Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards
Popular Chicken Licken jingle "It's good, good, good, it's good it's nice" greeted Joe Mafela, stalwart of quirky TV adverting, when he received his lifetime achievement award at the Savanna Comics' Choice Awards media bash last week.... more ...
Rodriguez coming back to SA
Big Concerts confirmed that the legendary Rodriguez will be returning to South Africa in January/ February 2016.... more ...
Religious Our Perfect Wedding an absolute hit (gallery)
As usual, Our Perfect Wedding was trending on Sunday night. We take a look at what made this wedding perfect, or not. ... more ...