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.

Proving they are worthy title contenders, as Ellis Park almost erupted on Saturday night, the Lions outplayed the seven-time champions Crusaders 42-25 to book their place in the Super Rugby semifinals next weekend, crucially also at home.

Lions through to Super Rugby semis

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.

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.
Midvaal remains a no-go area amid protest action

Midvaal remains a no-go area amid protest action

A police nyala ferrying Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Malobane Nkosi was petrol bombed on Friday.
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.
Mbeki supports us, he’s just … quite busy – ANC

Mbeki supports us, he’s just … quite busy – ANC

It is therefore ‘mischievous’ to suggest that comrade Mbeki is not keen to campaign for the ANC, the party said.
Old Ndlozi rape allegation gets revived

Old Ndlozi rape allegation gets revived

Suggestions that the EFF spokesperson ‘raped and murdered’ someone suddenly had a second wind on Friday on social media.

80 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protest

Islamic State jihadists claimed responsibility for twin explosions Saturday that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and wounding 231 others in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since 2001.

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.

Van Niekerk and Situ named SA flag-bearers in Rio

The Rio Olympics will start on August 5 while the Paralympics are set to start on September 7.

Foetus found under bed in Sandton

The foetus that was found was apparently found wrapped in a towel under a bed.

Corruption affecting good governance – Buthelezi

Mangosuthu Buthelezi IFP supporters at the Makhado Showground in Limpopo.

Centurion cyclist recovers after crash in Italy

‘I was told he was unconscious for close to 30 minutes.’

VIDEO: Armed robbery caught on CCTV

The attackers are seen demanding cash after forcing store customers to the ground.

your life

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.

‘Twee Grade van Moord’: Nice theme, pity about the script

This film addresses the prickly issue of euthanasia, a subject that immediately creates controversy.

sport

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.

‘Battered Sharks were tactically naive’ says coach Gold

The Sharks were thumped 41-0 by the Hurricanes on Saturday.

business

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.

UK economy suffers ‘dramatic deterioration’ from Brexit vote

Britain’s economy was battered by the Brexit vote last month and faced a “dramatic deterioration” in activity as orders dried up and business investments were canned, key data showed Friday.

world

80 dead as IS claims twin blasts during Kabul protest

Islamic State jihadists claimed responsibility for twin explosions Saturday that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 80 people and wounding 231 others in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since 2001.

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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