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Fashion steals the limelight at Durban July (gallery)

By 2pm, the hot Durban heat was the perfect companion for the scorching fashion at the 119th Vodacom Durban July. more ...

From juice bar to Durban July

Months of hard work will culminate in two minutes of nerve-wracking tension for racehorse trainer Sean Tarry, who sends five of his charges into battle in the blue riband of South African horseracing today, the Vodacom Durban July at Greyville....  more ...

Joburg woman cut off in `road rage incident`

An eBlockwatch member has been cut off by a male driver in an apparent road rage incident along Woodmead Drive in Johannesburg yesterday. more ...

Fashionistas, fillies and financiers in fine form for Durban July

The air around Durban was crackling with excitement on Saturday morning. It felt like all of Johannesburg and at least half of Cape Town had descended on the deliciously balmy but kind of sleepy town for the Vodacom Durban July, “Africa’s greatest horse race”. more ...

Khune hints at Chiefs stay

Itumeleng Khune's contract with Kaizer Chiefs expired in June and he is currently a free agent. This means he is free to join any club of his choice as the 2015/2016 season looms.... more ...

Man refused licence disc for unpaid e-tolls

A Pretoria resident is fuming after he was not allowed to renew his licence disc on account of an unpaid e-toll bill.... more ...

Pull the other one, Mr Mantashe

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe's threat that the ruling ANC would take serious action against party members who use dirty cash from private companies to fight for positions in the party in exchange for lucrative tenders is just hot air.... more ...

Money pours in for Durban July

Overnight star Legal Eagle looks tough to beat on form in today's R3.5-million Vodacom Durban July at Greyville, but that is not deterring punters from backing most of his rivals.... more ...

Khune and Masango reconsidering Chiefs departure?

Mandla Masango and Itumeleng Khune were given a chance to think about their futures by Kaizer Chiefs and revert to the club's football manager Bobby Motaung once they had an idea of the direction they wanted to take regarding a stay at the club.... more ...

Tunisia declares state of emergency after beach attack

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday declared a state of emergency following last week’s jihadist beach massacre in which 38 foreign tourists were killed, his office said. more ...

Split Greece teeters on the brink before referendum

Greece hurtled Saturday towards a make-or-break bailout referendum which could determine its financial future and even its place in the eurozone, as polls showed the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ camps neck and neck. more ...

Make ‘retirement’ your best years

So you're fully retirement-compliant – your investment portfolio is properly diversified, you've taken full advantage of tax-free savings, you have a little aside for risk opportunities, and of course your spouse has met your advisors....  more ...
Michael Bohm joins Tawana board
Tawana Resources, which last month received approvals for exploration work at its Mofe Creek iron ore project in Liberia, announced on Friday it had appointed Michael Bohm as an independent non-executive director as of August 1.... more ...
Townships beating the ‘burbs
The affordable housing market, which many property developers shied away from for many years, is amassing strong interest on the back of insatiable demand for low-cost housing solutions.... more ...
Will bankers like you?
Although funding sources are plentiful and there's enough capital sloshing about for start-up businesses, getting cold cash all boils down to two questions: "Are you financeable and is your idea financeable"?... more ...
Tax return threshold now R350 000
Yesterday marked the official launch of the 2015 tax season with the welcome news the threshold for submitting tax returns has increased to R350 000 from R250 000.... more ...

Female suicide bomber kills 12 in Nigeria mosque: witnesses

A young female suicide bomber killed 12 worshippers when she blew herself up in a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a witness and a vigilante aiding the military against Boko Haram said Friday....  more ...
Defiant PM rejects Grexit fears as he rallies ‘No’ vote
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras got a rock-star welcome at an Athens rally on Friday as he sought to revive support for a "No" vote in a referendum called to strengthen his hand in talks with international creditors.... more ...
Mourners hold minute’s silence at Tunisia beach attack resort
Mourners held a minute's silence at Tunisian beach resort Friday in tribute to the 38 victims of the country's worst-ever jihadist attack, an AFP journalist said.... more ...
Anguish as search for survivors in Philippine ferry ends
Anguished families wept over the bodies of dead relatives as the search for survivors from the Philippines' latest ferry disaster ended Friday with 45 confirmed deaths, officials said.... more ...
EU condemns massacre of Nigerian Muslims
The European Union (EU) on Friday condemned the massacre of muslims in Nigeria by terrorist group Boko Haram.... more ...

Nonyane handed Bafana start

Left back Lehlohonolo Nonyane will start for Bafana Bafana as they take on Mauritius on Sunday in the second leg of their 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier at Stade Anjalay. ...  more ...
Van Zyl and Burmeister in pursuit in Europe
South Africa’s Jaco van Zyl finished within striking distance at the halfway mark of the Open de France on the European Tour on Friday, while compatriot Dean Burmeister is looking to follow compatriot and close friend Jake Roos to a podium finish in the AEGEAN Airlines Challenge Tour at Hartl Resort in Germany this weekend.... more ...
Proteas cruise to 8-wicket win in T20 warm-up
The Oxigen Proteas made light work of a Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) XI with an eight-wicket win (with 48 balls to spare) in their T20 warm-up match in Fatullah on Friday. ... more ...
Khune and Masango reconsidering Chiefs departure?
Mandla Masango and Itumeleng Khune were given a chance to think about their futures by Kaizer Chiefs and revert to the club's football manager Bobby Motaung once they had an idea of the direction they wanted to take regarding a stay at the club.... more ...
No Eagles move for Siyabonga Nkosi
Royal Eagles have dismissed reports linking former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Siyabonga Nkosi with a move to the club.... more ...

Reality Check bites Chomee

When Chomee was first offered a role on e.tv's Reality Check, her answer was "no". ...  more ...
Winning with the BMW M4
As I said last month, I was going to take my long-term BMW M4 out and do some performance events that are perfectly suited to the nature of this Bavarian beast. ... more ...
Magic Mike XXL movie review (trailer)
Women are going to drool over this one, while the men will find it a shambling, directionless exercise. I found it tedious.... more ...
AKA’s rant starts a Twitter trend
A new trend comes up everyday on Twitter. Friday morning was no different as #TweetLikeAKA trended.... more ...
Road safety tips for the Durban July
As has been the case over the years, various highways are expected to get busy this weekend as all roads will lead to the Durban July horse raising event on Saturday.... more ...