I am a miracle worker, says Hlaudi

‘There is only one Hlaudi. I have my own brain,’ says a defiant Motsoeneng.

Controversial SABC employee Hlaudi Motsoeneng on Tuesday lashed out at his critics after the public broadcaster appointed him back to group executive of corporate affairs position, promising to make his new position “very interesting”.

I am a miracle worker, says Hlaudi

I am a miracle worker, says Hlaudi

‘There is only one Hlaudi. I have my own brain,’ says a defiant Motsoeneng.

Berning Ntlemeza ‘a man with tax troubles’ – report

Berning Ntlemeza ‘a man with tax troubles’ – report

The head of SA’s most powerful policing unit reportedly failed to pay all his taxes.
ANC is going to make Hlaudi president – Ndlozi

ANC is going to make Hlaudi president – Ndlozi

Like DA’s Phumzile van Damme, it seems the EFF spokesperson had hoped for the SABC to sack its former COO.
Confusion reigns over SA’s RFP for nuclear

Confusion reigns over SA’s RFP for nuclear

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says she isn’t sure government would be able to proceed with proposals for its nuclear energy build programme immediately this week.
Live report: NMMU ready to cancel all its classes for 2016

Live report: NMMU ready to cancel all its classes for 2016

Protesting students from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University have just under two weeks to get their act together and go back to classes.
VIDEO: ANC members aggressive amid alleged assault of DA, EFF councillors

VIDEO: ANC members aggressive amid alleged assault of DA, EFF councillors

According to Tshwane EFF chairperson Benjamin Disoloane, the ANC collected a mob to disrupt the sitting of the meeting at the Council Chambers.
Premier Makhura’s government mansion to be sold

Premier Makhura’s government mansion to be sold

In the Gauteng legislature on Tuesday‚ Makhura announced his executive committee told the provincial infrastructure department to sell all houses owned by the Gauteng government‚ including the premier’s residence.

Update: Modelling agency boss should be acquitted on all charges – defence

In its closing arguments the defence said the alleged rape victim had only said she had been raped because she was under 16 and not because it was against her will.

Law enforcement key in fighting illegal wildlife trade

Solving illegal wildlife trade is not a simple enforcement issue but also an educational process and a social issue, delegates attending the high-level Forum heard.

Letsoaka facing the axe at Celtic

Bloemfontein Celtic coach Serame Letsoaka is said to have been given a few more games to prove his worth or face a possible axing from the club.

UPDATE: Police rescue kidnapped child

Police could not disclose information on the events leading to the child’s rescue

Sex shacks erected in Pretoria open field

Clients were reportedly seen going in and out of the shacks for ‘R30 rounds’.

Police jailed for stealing dagga and copper

The three men were each sentenced to five years for copper theft and six months for possession of marijuana.

MDC-T puts weight behind bond notes legal challenges

The MDC has supported a constitutional court challenge against the introduction of the bond notes in Zimbabwe, to be heard this Wednesday.

Modelling agency boss is a liar and contradicted himself – state

State prosecutors argued that De Villiers used his agency to have access to his victims, some of whom have accused him of rape, sexual assault and fraud.

your life

Bonang likes ‘trashy’ guys – Ntsiki Mazwai

Poet Ntsiki Mazwai has questioned the kind of men the TV and radio personality has dated.

WATCH: Hilarious spoof of Babes Wodumo interview

We couldn’t stop cracking at this remake of Babes Wodumo’s interview with Drum, where Thenjiwe takes a shot at one of SA’s beloved stars!

AKA’s road manager opens assault case against Black Coffee

AKA’s camp has opened another chapter in the Black Coffee-Letshwene drama that began on Saturday.

How Zahara keeps her Afro on fleek

Have you been struggling to maintain your natural hair? Perhaps Zahara’s hair regimen will help you.

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Eymael worried about his leaky defence

Polokwane City coach Luc Eymael says he is concerned with his side’s poor defence.

Letsoaka facing the axe at Celtic

Bloemfontein Celtic coach Serame Letsoaka is said to have been given a few more games to prove his worth or face a possible axing from the club.

Malajila plays down Sundowns rematch

Bidvest Wits striker Cuthbert Malajila says he has nothing to prove as he prepares to face his former side Mamelodi Sundowns in Saturday’s MTN8 final at Mbombela Stadium.

Arrows deny Larsen sacking

Golden Arrows have denied that they parted ways with coach Clinton Larsen.

sport

SA looking to govern run rate better

Against Ireland in Benoni last weekend, South Africa scored just 51 runs in the 10 overs between the 30th and 40th overs, going from 187 for one to 238 for three.

Van der Burgh cleared to take banned substance – Fancy Bears

The former 100m breaststroke world record holder was among the latest group of athletes listed on the Fancy Bears website at the weekend.

Boks resume their preparations

The Springboks received a clean bill of health of Monday in Fourways as they started their preparations for the Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Loftus on Saturday.

Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

One of the big three names from golfing heritage, ‘The King’, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus’ rival, passed on on Sunday.

business

Prasa owes suppliers and service providers R796m

The Passenger Rail Service of SA (Prasa) owes Transnet and muncipalities some R796 million on accounts that have been outstanding for more than 30 days, and is not sure when it will be able to settle.

Government under-funding partly to blame for lower varsity rankings, not protests

UCT’s Deputy VC: In real terms, the amount universities receive in state subsidy as a proportion of their total income has declined from 49% in 2000 to 40% in 2012.

Mobile money big with South Africans, says FNB

The bank said it was seeing a steady upsurge in total eWallet cash withdrawals.

Capitec points to client growth as it lifts earnings by 19%

The total number of Capitec branches is now 751, with 280 of them open seven days a week.

world

Bombings kill at least 17 in Baghdad – officials

Bombings targeting shopping areas in Shiite districts of the Iraqi capital on Tuesday killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 50, security and medical officials said.

Saudi petition seeks ‘full’ rights for women

Saudi Arabia has some of the world’s tightest restrictions on women, and is the only country where they are not allowed to drive.

12 Afghan troops killed while sleeping in ‘insider attack’

The incident occurred just after midnight on the outskirts of Kunduz city, which was briefly captured by the Taliban last year in a blow to Afghan forces.

Turkey dismisses 87 spy agency staff over failed coup

Turkey has dismissed 87 staff from its spy agency over alleged links to the failed July 15 coup which sought to oust the government, state media reported on Tuesday.

opinion

Life’s too short to wait for ‘special occasions’

Life is way too short to save things for special occasions, and quite frankly, you can never know if you will get to that ‘special occasion’.

December 2015 ANC’s ‘al-Nakba’

Zuma recanted … This was classic corporate feudalism as the financial sector went on to choose who could or could not be Treasury chief.

Wasteland awaits academic SA

The destruction of universities’ assets is a self-defeating device that will inevitably rebound negatively.

A dog by any other name …

When you mistake your dogs’ names for your kids’ and your kids’ for your dogs’.

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