Don’t dump us over Zuma – Makhura’s voter plea

The Gauteng premier, who is understood to be opposed to Zuma, is hoping voters will see past the scandal-wracked president.

With the latest polls suggesting the ANC may lose control of many of the key metros in Gauteng, the provincial premier, David Makhura, has issued an earnest plea to voters not to abandon the party.

Don’t dump us over Zuma – Makhura’s voter plea

Don’t dump us over Zuma – Makhura’s voter plea

The Gauteng premier, who is understood to be opposed to Zuma, is hoping voters will see past the scandal-wracked president.

ANC will keep Marius Fransman after all

ANC will keep Marius Fransman after all

It was reported the ANC’s integrity commission wanted Fransman to relinquish all elected positions and not be eligible for election to any ANC structure for two years after allegations of sexual abuse.
It’s data, not endless SMS bundles, that we use

It’s data, not endless SMS bundles, that we use

Telkom realised we need data and not endless SMS bundles that service providers heap on customers.
Someone won R87m Powerball – and may not know

Someone won R87m Powerball – and may not know

It is the third-highest lottery win in SA history, and it still hasn’t been claimed by the winner from Limpopo.
Zuma calls DA the ‘offspring of the National Party’

Zuma calls DA the ‘offspring of the National Party’

At the ANC’s Eastern Cape Siyanqoba rally in PE, Zuma continued with his race-based campaign against whites.
Zuma spends R10m of taxpayer money evading justice – DA

Zuma spends R10m of taxpayer money evading justice – DA

This included advocate’s fees of R4,795,000 and cost orders of R1,200,000, the DA said.
Vote EFF to ’empower’ the ANC, Malema tells Cliff

Vote EFF to ’empower’ the ANC, Malema tells Cliff

The EFF leader told Gareth Cliff the ANC must do badly enough in elections to have an excuse to give Zuma the boot.

Veldfire smoke over highway leads to fatal pileup

One man died after poor visibility caused by veldfire smoke led to collisions involving several vehicles, including two trucks.

Kabul in mourning after deadliest attack in 15 years

Kabul was plunged into mourning Sunday after the deadliest attack for 15 years killed 80 people and left hundreds maimed, reigniting concern that the Islamic State group was seeking to expand its foothold in Afghanistan.

Man found dead on Pietermaritzburg pavement

Paramedics found the apparent murder victim lying on the pavement on the side of the road.

Three dead, six injured in N Cape car crash

The patients were treated and transported to the Kuruman Hospital for further treatment.

Pearl Thusi ‘bought her own engagement ring’

A tabloid report suggests there’s a bit of controversy that Robert Marawa hasn’t actually proposed to his alleged girlfriend.

Going Green: The Jozi real food revolution

Each week Marie-Lais scouts another urban reach, tasting and testing alternative aspects to pique our curiosity about places and people we might have had no idea about. This week she has a taste of the revolution.

Munich gunman ‘obsessed’ with mass killings

The teenager who shot dead nine people in a gun rampage in Munich was “obsessed” with mass killers like Norwegian rightwing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and had no links to the Islamic State group, police said Saturday.

21 injured in three separate KZN crashes

There was carnage on KZN roads.

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Pearl Thusi ‘bought her own engagement ring’

A tabloid report suggests there’s a bit of controversy that Robert Marawa hasn’t actually proposed to his alleged girlfriend.

Shout out to singer Donald from Terrence Howard

Even Empire’s Terrence Howard can’t wait for Donald’s Red MIC Xperience.

Dineo snubs ‘matric dance dress’ girl, Lerato Kganyago steps in

Whether the generosity from celebs is genuine or a PR stunt remains to be seen.

‘Lights Out’ puts a face to our fears

Spooky: the movie is another great addition to the horror genre.

sport

Vilakazi to Sundowns finally announced

Bidvest Wits have confirmed that Sibusiso Vilakazi has joined Mamelodi Sundowns.

Chiefs blow Stormers away

The Cape Town home team had no answer to a far superior defensive effort from the visiting Kiwis, who racked up eight tries to three.

Lions through to Super Rugby semis

Ellis Park was a cauldron of joy in sending the most successful team in Super Rugby packing back to New Zealand.

Six Pirates players out of Champion Cup

Orlando Pirates have confirmed the names of six players who have been placed on the transfer-list ahead of the 2016 Carling Black Label Champion Cup sold-out fixture against Kaizer Chiefs at FNB Stadium on July 30.

business

Bank hacks raise fears for financial sector

A series of spectacular cyber attacks against banks, resulting in the theft of tens of millions of dollars, has heightened fears for an industry becoming an increasingly attractive target for hackers.

Preparing for Brexit: UK faces monumental task

While British politicians have spent the month since the EU referendum in a whirl of resignations, recriminations and political backstabbings, civil servants have been quietly beginning the mammoth task of implementing Brexit.

IMF boss Lagarde to stand trial over $400 mn Tapie payout

IMF chief Christine Lagarde was ordered Friday to stand trial in France over a massive state payout to a colourful tycoon when she was French economy minister, dealing a setback to her stellar career.

Eskom’s stand against private power

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has repeatedly said renewables are inefficient and too expensive.

world

Kabul in mourning after deadliest attack in 15 years

Kabul was plunged into mourning Sunday after the deadliest attack for 15 years killed 80 people and left hundreds maimed, reigniting concern that the Islamic State group was seeking to expand its foothold in Afghanistan.

Munich gunman ‘obsessed’ with mass killings

The teenager who shot dead nine people in a gun rampage in Munich was “obsessed” with mass killers like Norwegian rightwing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and had no links to the Islamic State group, police said Saturday.

Munich mall shooting: what we know

Nine people were shot dead and 16 wounded at a Munich shopping mall on Friday by a German-Iranian teenager who later committed suicide, investigators say.

Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire: report

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, the New York Times reported.

opinion

Hlaudi calling all the shots

We all know how this one ended.

A very Gupta supper

An iconic photograph gets a cartoonist’s spin.

The republic of the Eastern Cape

Each week Dustin Jordan, who is currently living abroad, talks about his travel experiences. This week he brings home the Great Migration.

Drug underworld in sport a worry

The most frightening spectre of drug use in rugby is the one raised by the man who heads the campaign for drug-free sport in this country.

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