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Four former EFF MPs to fight on

The legal battle by the four former MPs of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to nullify the outcomes of its national elective conference is far from over. more ...
Phakaaathi Breakfast

Load shedding is still far from over

The opening of Medupi power station’s unit six yesterday did not mean load shedding will become a thing of the past, Eskom said yesterday....  more ...

Roleder handshake snub a ‘misunderstanding’

Following the finals of the 100m hurdles in Beijing yesterday, a video began circulating on social media that has left many Jamaicans disgruntled.... more ...

Violent Vuwani tense after ‘total shut down’

The situation in the violence-hit area of Vuwani in Limpopo remained tense on Monday morning in the wake of protest action by local residents who are objecting to the Municipal Demarcation Board's (MDB) decision to merge some parts of their area and Malamulele to form a new municipality.... more ...

Ringo’s son lashed for Idols SA performance

He may be the son of legendary musician Ringo Madlingozi, but Phila Madlingozi wasn't spared the harsh criticism that comes with being a contestant on Idols SA. ... more ...

Komphela not taking credit for Chiefs win

Steve Komphela was keen not to take too much of the credit after guiding Kaizer Chiefs into a cup final at his first attempt as the new Amakhosi coach.... more ...

United to legalise sex work

The call for decriminalising sex workers in South Africa has been strengthened with a newly formed coalition, which aims to put an end to horrifying situations being faced on a daily basis because of non-regulation. ... more ...

Obama tries to strike a balance in Alaska

Barack Obama arrives in Alaska on Monday for a trip aimed at highlighting the pace of climate change – but not everyone in this oil-rich state is welcoming the US president with open arms. more ...

Bangkok bomb hunt narrows, police flag new suspects

The hunt for those behind the Bangkok shrine blast narrowed Monday as police revealed they have two new suspects after more bomb-making paraphernalia was found in a suburban apartment. more ...

Load shedding is still far from over

The opening of Medupi power station’s unit six yesterday did not mean load shedding will become a thing of the past, Eskom said yesterday....  more ...
Falling margin in Australia drags WBHO down
Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) lifted revenue from continuing operations in the year to June by 15 percent to R29.5 billion but saw a 23 percent decline in operating profit, primarily due to the significantly lower margin in its Australian business.... more ...
Bidvest sticks to its formula as it weathers the weather
Bidvest Group reaffirmed confidence in its decentralised business model as it turned in what it described as very credible trading results in challenging market conditions for the year to June.... more ...
Medupi to cost R105 billion – Eskom
Construction of Medupi power station at Lephalale in Limpopo , expected to be completed in 2019, will cost at least R105 billion, Eskom’s head of group capital said on Sunday.... more ...
One fatality at Medupi: Eskom CEO
A minute of silence was observed at the official unveiling of Medupi power station’s unit six on Sunday, for an employee who died during construction at the site in 2010.... more ...

IS destroys part of famed Palmyra temple: monitor, activists

The Islamic State jihadist group has blown up parts of the Temple of Bel in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, a monitor and activists said....  more ...
Bangkok bomb hunt narrows, police flag new suspects
The hunt for those behind the Bangkok shrine blast narrowed Monday as police revealed they have two new suspects after more bomb-making paraphernalia was found in a suburban apartment.... more ...
EU officials meet in Calais as Europe splinters over migration
The French prime minister was set to meet EU officials in the refugee pinch point of Calais on Monday as increasingly urgent efforts to deal with migration into Europe exposed divisions across the continent.... more ...
ICC trial of Congolese ‘Terminator’ warlord to start
Former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, nicknamed "The Terminator", goes on trial before the International Criminal Court Wednesday, accused of war crimes including the rape of child soldiers by his own rebel army.... more ...
‘A Sinner in Mecca’ documents gay Muslim pilgrimage
The confession of a Pakistani murderer. Overzealous religious police. An Arab angered after his pregnant wife was molested in the holiest site known to Islam.... more ...

Komphela not taking credit for Chiefs win

Steve Komphela was keen not to take too much of the credit after guiding Kaizer Chiefs into a cup final at his first attempt as the new Amakhosi coach....  more ...
India lead Sri Lanka by 345 runs in final Test
India were 234-8 in their second innings at tea on the fourth day of the final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Monday, an overall lead of 345 runs.... more ...
Five top performers who lit up Beijing world champs
The world athletics championships in Beijing have come to a close, but they've left us with some truly memorable performances. We catalog some of the best that we saw in the nine days of athletics action... more ...
Nigeria crowned 2015 AfroBasket champions
Nigeria beat Angola 74-65 in the Final of 2015 AfroBasket in Rades, Tunisia on Sunday to claim their first-ever continental championship.... more ...
Meyer names Brüssow, Coetzee as standbys
Heinrich Brüssow and Marcell Coetzee are the only players Heyneke Meyer has named as standbys for the Springboks’ 2015 World Cup campaign starting mid-September in England and Wales.... more ...

Ringo’s son lashed for Idols SA performance

He may be the son of legendary musician Ringo Madlingozi, but Phila Madlingozi wasn't spared the harsh criticism that comes with being a contestant on Idols SA. ...  more ...
Maps speaks about Tell Me Sweet Something
The film industry in South Africa is booming. more ...
Taylor Swift queen of MTV awards, Kanye eyes presidency
Taylor Swift was crowned queen of the MTV Video Music Awards as rapper Kanye West announced an improbable run for president in 2020 and Miley Cyrus released her new album for free.... more ...
Mumford and Sons heading to SA
As arguably the most requested live artists in the world today, British rock band Mumford and Sons will arrive in South Africa in early 2016, it was announced on Monday morning.... more ...
Legendary horror director Wes Craven dead at 76
Wes Craven, a master of cinematic horror whose legendary directorial credits include "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream", died Sunday aged 76, his family said.... more ...