Springboks name Adriaan Strauss captain

‘Adriaan’s leadership qualities are impressive and well-established and he has the respect of his team mates on and off the field.’

Bulls Hooker Adriaan Strauss has been named the 57th Springbok captain for the upcoming series against Ireland, starting 11 June in Cape Town.

Springboks name Adriaan Strauss captain

Springboks name Adriaan Strauss captain

‘Adriaan’s leadership qualities are impressive and well-established and he has the respect of his team mates on and off the field.’

Billiat the big winner at PSL awards

Billiat the big winner at PSL awards

Mamelodi Sundowns forward Khama Billiat was the center of attention at the 2015/16 PSL Awards when he walked away with three main awards as the PSL honoured this season’s top achievers at Emperors Palace on Monday night.
Muthambi backs SABC protest footage ban

Muthambi backs SABC protest footage ban

‘The decision… was taken in the spirit of social cohesion and nation-building, not censorship.’
DA to take SABC to regulator over election ads

DA to take SABC to regulator over election ads

SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago claimed in an interview that the party needed to change its advertisements before they could be aired.

Black Aces confirm club sale

Mpumalanga Black Aces co-chairmen, Mario and George Morfou have confirmed the sale of the club to former Ajax Cape Town boss John Comitis.

Mother burns child, 2, for wetting couch

The incident was eerily similar to that of a five-year-old Free State girl who was allegedly killed for wetting herself.

Unisa Music Foundation brings major help to minors

The foundation is committed to, through music, bringing social change in the lives of South Africans who do not have access to it.

Mashaba names Bafana squad for Cosafa Cup

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has named his 20-man squad for the 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup in Namibia from June 11-25.

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Unisa Music Foundation brings major help to minors

The foundation is committed to, through music, bringing social change in the lives of South Africans who do not have access to it.

Mangi shares a shocking revelation this week on Scandal

Here’s what to expect this week on Scandal.

Is ‘Pravin Gordhan’ a blesser?

‘Pravin Gordhan’ has seemingly decided to join in the blesser-blessee trend that has taken Mzansi by storm.

Ntsiki Mazwai lays into ‘girl beater’ Euphonik

The poet and Euphonik’s beef started after his relationship with Bonang Matheba ended with accusations of domestic abuse.

‘X-Men’ sequel eclipses ‘Alice’

Superhero sequel “X-Men: Apocalypse” debuted as the top movie at North American box-offices this Memorial day weekend with ticket sales of $65 million, industry figures showed on Sunday.

Bredwyn van Wyk is stunning in stilettos

Lip- synching, energetic dancing wows co-host and coach Modiselle.

Johnny Depp ordered to stay away from wife over abuse claim

Sources say the couple’s marriage hit the rocks after just three months.

DJ Zinhle hits back at AKA

She threw some very sharp sarcastic barbs AKA’s way today.

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Mexico footballer Alan Pulido freed after fighting kidnapper

Mexican football player Alan Pulido was rescued after he untied himself, fought one of his kidnappers and took away his phone to call police hours after his abduction, authorities said Monday.

Billiat the big winner at PSL awards

Mamelodi Sundowns forward Khama Billiat was the center of attention at the 2015/16 PSL Awards when he walked away with three main awards as the PSL honoured this season’s top achievers at Emperors Palace on Monday night.

England win 2nd Test and series against Sri Lanka

England beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets on the fourth day of the second Test at the Riverside on Monday.

What’s in Mgosi in this week?

Here is what you will find in your Mgosi inside Phakaaathi, a 16-page soccer publication available as a stand-alone on Tuesdays.

Springboks name Adriaan Strauss captain

‘Adriaan’s leadership qualities are impressive and well-established and he has the respect of his team mates on and off the field.’

Black Aces confirm club sale

Mpumalanga Black Aces co-chairmen, Mario and George Morfou have confirmed the sale of the club to former Ajax Cape Town boss John Comitis.

Wolff praises ‘superb’ Hamilton, ‘gentleman’ Rosberg

Hamilton said it was his “best ever” win and the one that made him feel “in my heart, that I earned.”

Mashaba names Bafana squad for Cosafa Cup

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has named his 20-man squad for the 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup in Namibia from June 11-25.

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Marching against themselves

Who is it that supports a leadership who have led us to this diabolical state of affairs?

BRICS offers much, but China must be managed

SA needs to know when to compete with its BRICS peers and when to collaborate with them, says Kuseni Dlamini, non-executive chairman of Massmart.

Ins and outs of unit trust investing

Debating active versus passive management, entry levels and fees – Gary Booysen, portfolio manager, RandSwiss.

Tax questions vital in direct, offshore investments

Currency losses may be aggravated by certain tax consequences.

Moody’s revises SA banks downwards

‘Banks’ creditworthiness, profitability likely to come under pressure.’

State capture controversy affecting nuclear programme

In light of recent events in the country, pressure is being put on the government to halt the process.

Nuclear build: Eskom defends Areva contract

Eskom’s rebuttal to EE Publishers’ article.

Investec distances itself from Panama Paper links

Bank distances itself from former trust company’s Panama Paper links.

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Mexico footballer Alan Pulido freed after fighting kidnapper

Mexican football player Alan Pulido was rescued after he untied himself, fought one of his kidnappers and took away his phone to call police hours after his abduction, authorities said Monday.

Victims cheer Chad ex-dictator’s life sentence

A court in Senegal sentenced former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre to life in jail Monday for war crimes and crimes against humanity, an unprecedented conviction hailed as a blow to the impunity long enjoyed by repressive rulers.

Happy ending for abused Texas alligator

The captured alligator, who trashed a car in an attempt to escape, is very happy in his new forever home.

US zoo kills gorilla after boy falls into enclosure

“We’ve never had a situation like this.”

Polish grandpa heads from New York to Portugal… in a kayak

A Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September.

Five UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack: UN, police sources

At least five UN peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali by suspected militants, the UN and police sources said.

Victorious Real get hero’s welcome in Spanish capital

Thousands of Real Madrid fans piled into the streets of the Spanish capital and filled the club’s 80,000 capacity Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Sunday to welcome home their heroes after an historic 11th European Cup win.

Gang-rape internet video shocks Brazil

Brazilian police on Friday were investigating the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers boasted about it by posting an online video that has horrified the country.

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