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Why Nersa said no to Eskom

Energy regulator Nersa yesterday sent power utility Eskom back to the drawing board as it rejected the hastily drafted application for a “selective reopener” of the current tariff determination that would have resulted in a 25.3% increase. more ...

Marikana not ‘political tool’

Ahead of local government elections next year, Marikana – where 34 mine workers were shot dead by police – is likely to be turned into a political playground by political parties to woo voters....  more ...

Home Affairs ordered to grant birth certificate

A desperate Randburg couple had to launch urgent court proceedings to get an unabridged birth certificate for their minor daughter so they can leave on an overseas holiday tomorrow. more ...

Two die in 80-vehicle pile-up in Witbank

There was chaos on the N4 highway and N12 highway in Witbank, Mpumalanga, yesterday morning, after more than 80 vehicles crashed due to heavy mist, killing two people. more ...

‘Mr Zuma, your time is up’ video goes viral

Two days before the national elections, a hip hop music video calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down is doing the rounds on social media.... more ...

Mandla Masango’s return to Kaizer Chiefs is certain

Mandla Masango’s return to Kaizer Chiefs is certain. Sources close to the club say the player will be making a return to the club as he has not managed to move to another cub. “Yes, he will be coming back,” a source said.... more ...

Chiefs still chasing Cole Alexander

While Polokwane City remain confident Cole Alexander will still be there next season, Kaizer Chiefs remain intent on signing him.... more ...

Putco cancels bus services in Gauteng

The Public Utility Transport Corporation (Putco) which runs the Putco bus service on Monday announced plans to cancel its services.... more ...

VIDEO: Two die in Witbank multiple vehicle crashes

Chaos occurred on the N4 Highway and N12 Highway in Witbank, Mpumalanga, this morning, after more than 65 vehicles crashed due to heavy mist, killing two people.... more ...

Gold mine wage talks enter second round

The second round of wage negotiations in the gold sector are set to resume in Boksburg on the East Rand of Johannesburg on Monday....  more ...
Asia markets rebound, Shanghai surges after 10% swing
Asian markets rebounded Tuesday after the previous day's rout fuelled by concerns about Greece's future in the eurozone while Shanghai surged at the end of a volatile day that saw wild swings.... more ...
EU leaders urge Greeks to vote ‘yes’ to stay in euro as default nears
European leaders Monday pleaded with Greek voters to back hotly disputed bailout proposals in a crunch referendum or face leaving the euro as bank closures left many in Greece scrambling to find cash.... more ...
Shanghai stocks plunge, Hong Kong hit by Greek woes
Chinese shares plummeted more than seven percent on Friday on concerns they are overvalued and margin traders closed positions, while Hong Kong was also dented by concerns over Greece's stalled debt reform talks.... more ...
Apple Watch lands in competitive S. Korea market
Apple's first smartwatch landed in South Korea, one of the world's most competitive markets Friday, drawing a good response from fans, but analysts cast doubt on its long-term success there, citing a tough challenge from local brands.... more ...

Tunisia to boost security, arm tourist police after attack

Tunisia said it would arm tourism police and deploy hundreds of reinforcements as authorities moved to boost security after a jihadist gunned down 38 people at a seaside resort in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group....  more ...
Taliban ambush kills 11 Afghan soldiers: officials
At least 11 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan, officials said Monday, as troops face their first fighting season without NATO combat support.... more ...
Dalai Lama urges happiness and peace at Glastonbury
The Dalai Lama made his first appearance at Glastonbury, spending an hour in the rain addressing festival-goers on how the world could be a happier place.... more ...
One decapitated in ‘terrorist’ attack on France gas factory
A suspected Islamist pinned the severed head of his boss to the gates of a US-owned gas factory in France Friday in what President Francois Hollande called a "terrorist" attack.... more ...
Greece creditors offer five-month bailout extension
Greece's international creditors on Friday offered Athens a five-month, 12-billion-euro ($13.4-billion) extension of its bailout programme but said it must seal a deal this weekend to avoid an IMF default next week.... more ...

Chiefs and Celtic lawyers meet over Abraw

Kaizer Chiefs insist they have "nothing to discuss" with Bloemfontein Celtic over the transfer of Camaldine Abraw, with lawyers from both clubs set to sit down at a conciliation hearing at the Premier Soccer League's offices this afternoon. ...  more ...
Pirates can go all the way – Ngobe
Orlando Pirates' fine start in the Caf Confederation Cup group stages has cemented their status as one of the favourites.... more ...
Motaung lauds Tovey appointment
Kaizer Chiefs supremo Kaizer Motaung has weighed in support and tips newly-appointed Safa Technical Director Neil Tovey to succeed.... more ...
Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate
Sri Lanka have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday.... more ...
Heyneke: ‘I thought I was going to get a medal’
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer does not want to be teasing the South African public, but he couldn’t help but joke about the often unrealistic selection expectations he is under when the national squad gathered in Johannesburg on Monday.... more ...

Trey Songz coming to SA for women’s month

International superstar and Billboard chart topping artist Trey Songz is set to return to South Africa. ...  more ...
Our Perfect Wedding gets a new host
Ayanda Mpama is the new host of Our Perfect Wedding.  more ...
New Isidingo actor not interested in fame
He may be one of our country’s most popular actors, but Aubrey Poo says he has never wanted to be famous. ... more ...
Our Perfect Wedding: Bride, groom’s brother ‘kill it’ under the blanket
We mostly remember last week's episode of Our Perfect Wedding for the mini cooper food warmers, the remote controlled ice bucket and the absent family. This is what we will remember this week's episode for.... more ...
VIDEO: Kendrick Lamar’s BET Awards performance
Rapper Kendrick Lamar gave an electrifying performance during last night’s BET Awards ceremony which was held at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. ... more ...