Angry Mthembu to take Sunday Times to ombudsman

The ANC’s chief whip has strongly denied that he or the party have any intentions of changing any parliament laws to protect Jacob Zuma.

African National Congress chief whip Jackson Mthembu on Sunday strongly denied he wants a new rule instituted in Parliament to protect President Jacob Zuma, and said he intends taking the Sunday Times newspaper to the press ombudsman for publishing a “blatantly untrue” report.

Angry Mthembu to take Sunday Times to ombudsman

Angry Mthembu to take Sunday Times to ombudsman

The ANC’s chief whip has strongly denied that he or the party have any intentions of changing any parliament laws to protect Jacob Zuma.

SA not world’s most corrupt country (yet)

SA not world’s most corrupt country (yet)

If you’ve heard someone telling you at dinner this week that SA is now the world’s most corrupt country, this is probably why.
Bavuma to the fore as SA start campaign with emphatic win

Bavuma to the fore as SA start campaign with emphatic win

Thanks to Bavuma, the Proteas eventually beat Ireland by 206 runs.
Julius Malema claps hands for Black Coffee

Julius Malema claps hands for Black Coffee

Not only did the CIC clap hands for the DJ, he also gave him a thumbs up and a fist bump. There’s clearly no love lost between Malema and AKA.
EFF accuses ANC of copycatting its party levy concept

EFF accuses ANC of copycatting its party levy concept

One ANC veteran says it would be a good idea to make ANC deployees surrender half their salaries to the ruling party.
Brad Binder makes history as Moto3 champion

Brad Binder makes history as Moto3 champion

South Africa’s Brad Binder climbed through the field to claim the Moto3 world title at the Aragon Grand Prix on Sunday.
DA to head to court over Hlaudi … again

DA to head to court over Hlaudi … again

The Democratic Alliance has instructed its legal team to take the SABC’s reappointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng as ‘acting’ chief operating officer back to court, the party said on Sunday.

54 injured in yet another KZN bus crash

The bus careened out of control and rolled about 10km from Umbumbulu, KZN.

WATCH: Man tries to take selfie with snake, gets bitten

The camera-shy snake had had enough of the flashlights, so it decided to ‘do an AKA’ and send a strong message to the man.

Kenyan Kabeberi appointed Greenpeace Africa executive director

Njeri Kabeberi has a long history in human rights activism.

Biker critically injured in Joburg crash

The biker crashed into a vehicle whose driver sustained moderate injuries.

Bonang sparks engagement rumours

The couple might be tying the knot sooner than we think.

DA Gauteng wants probe into R800m e-learning tender

The DA want to submit questions to Panyaza Lesufi to establish how this tender was awarded without competitive bidding.

Joburg man allegedly pushes girlfriend out of 14th floor window

They had allegedly had an argument before the woman was pushed out of the flat window.

Tenacity, adaptability lead to Bavuma’s first ODI ton

Bavuma opened the batting in a 50-over match for just the third time in his 70th game

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Bonang sparks engagement rumours

The couple might be tying the knot sooner than we think.

Julius Malema claps hands for Black Coffee

Not only did the CIC clap hands for the DJ, he also gave him a thumbs up and a fist bump. There’s clearly no love lost between Malema and AKA.

AKA’s road manager responds to being slapped

AKA’s road manager Tshiamo Letshwene took to Twitter to say he was fine after being slapped by Black Coffee on stage.

Kwesta ‘abandons’ drunken fan in Limpopo

One of Kwesta’s young groupies appeared to be left to fend for herself at a hotel the rapper and his band were booked into on Saturday night.

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Arrows beat Celtic at home

Bloemfontein Celtic were beaten 2-1 by Golden Arrows in an Absa Premiership clash at the Dr Molemela Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Blow by blow: Celtic vs Arrows

Bloemfontein Celtic will face Golden Arrows at the Dr. Molemela Stadium.

Sundowns books spot in CAF Champions League final

Mamelodi Sundowns are through to the final of the CAF Champions League after they defeated Zambian side Zesco United 2-0 in a semi-final, second leg tie at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday night. Sundowns led 1-0 at halftime.

Amakhosi continue revival with win over Maritzburg

Kaizer Chiefs made it two wins for the week after overcoming Maritzburg United 2-0 in their Premiership match at the FNB Stadium on Saturday evening.

sport

Bekele gets back to his brilliant best at Berlin Marathon

His winning time of 2:03:03 was an Ethiopian record and the second fastest time in history on a record-eligible course.

Van Dyk reaches podium at Berlin Marathon

Ernst van Dyk took second place in the men’s wheelchair race at the prestigious Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

Lions maul Kings 71-7

Two quick tries in the five minutes after the break ensured it was no longer a contest as the Lions raced to a 38-7 lead.

Pumas outplayed by on-fire Cheetahs

The game opened up in the second period of the half, with the Steval Pumas defence not able to withstand an onslaught of typical running rugby from the log leaders.

business

The high price of education and data in SA

Findings by the FinScope consumer survey suggest that black consumers are most heavily burdened.

It’s never too early to start saving

Three people were offered the chance to live their perfect life based on their current savings. None of them liked what they had ‘given themselves’.

BnP’s SAA work ‘clean’

The suspension of their licence does not mean that BnP cannot continue to operate.

Cyril is getting out of McDonald’s

The deputy president owns all McDonald’s assets in SA, but he has not been directly involved in running his businesses since 2014.

world

The US presidential debate: what you need to know

Monday’s US presidential debate, a combat of titans pitting the Democrat Hillary Clinton against the Republican Donald Trump, is sure to be a major moment in the campaign, with just six weeks left before the November 8 election.

Four dead in Washington state mall, gunman on the run

A manhunt was under way after a gunman killed at least four people and wounded one other late Friday during a shooting at a mall in the US state of Washington.

Italy PM vows to restore quake towns to former glory

The quake, which had a magnitude of 6.0 to 6.2, hit central Italy in the early hours of August 24.

Saudi-led raids kill 20 civilians in Yemen rebel port

The strikes were also reported by the rebel administration in the capital Sanaa, which said there were civilian casualties but gave no specific toll.

opinion

SA not world’s most corrupt country (yet)

If you’ve heard someone telling you at dinner this week that SA is now the world’s most corrupt country, this is probably why.

Burkini battles on beaches

Prime Minister Manuel Vallis describes the burkini as an Islamic ‘affirmation of political activism … aimed at subjugating women’.

Binder burns his way into history

Binder can wrap it up at tomorrow’s Aragon Grand Prix and become the first South African rider to win a Grand Prix title.

Sundowns ready for a new trophy

It should be a tense occasion at the Lucas Moripe Stadium, where the core of Brazilians supporters will no doubt be delighted to be singing ‘1-0 to the Sundowns’ at the final whistle.

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