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Tomorrow’s news today: EFF, Prasa and Mandela Day

The Economic Freedom Fighters said yesterday (Mon) they were preparing to take parliament to the Constitutional Court in a bid to make President Jacob Zuma pay back some of the money spent on the security upgrades at his Nkandla home. more ...

Sanral denies motorist was prevented from renewing licence

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has scorned claims by Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) that a motorist was allegedly prevented from renewing his licence disk due to an outstanding e-toll debt....  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 ...

What the glitterati wore at the July (gallery)

The Vodacom Duran July has always been the watering hole for gazelle like celebs in the month of July, and the 119th race was no different.... 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Carnage in Nigeria’s Jos ups pressure on Buhari

At least 44 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in the central Nigerian city of Jos, the emergency services said on Monday, after a wave of mass casualty attacks blamed on Boko Haram militants. more ...

Obama says US ‘intensifying’ anti-IS efforts in Syria

President Barack Obama said Monday the US-led coalition battling Islamic State jihadists was “intensifying” its campaign against the group’s base in Syria, but cautioned the fight would be long. more ...

PEU may be allowed tender for meter deal

The City of Tshwane will on Wednesday brief interested parties about the future of its failed smart metering project, which has cost rate payers close to R1 billion since October 2013....  more ...
Samwu firm on double-digit increase
The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) hoped proposals put forward by the SA Local Government Association (Salga) following recent wage negotiations would have real gains for its members.... more ...
Durban July visitors spend R250m in city
Restaurant owners, players in the hospitality sector and hawkers are smiling all the way to the bank after more than 70 000 revellers descended on the coastal City of Durban for Saturday's Vodacom July horse racing event, and splashed a whopping R250 million on alcohol, food and accommodation.... more ...
Eurozone in tailspin after Greece votes ‘No’ to austerity
European leaders were on Monday scrambling for a response to a resounding "No" from Greek voters in a referendum on austerity which could send the country crashing out of the eurozone.... more ...
World Bank removes critical section from China report
The World Bank has removed a sharply critical portion from a recently released report on China's economy that called for reform of its financial system, saying the section had not been adequately reviewed and that its wording was inappropriate.... more ...

Egypt looks set to approve disputed anti-terror law

Rattled by attacks on its soldiers and the assassination of the top prosecutor, Egypt is set to pass sweeping legislation critics say grants police impunity, censors media and further restricts freedoms....  more ...
Deadline in doubt in Iran talks final act
Marathon talks towards a historic nuclear deal between Iran and major powers went late into the night Monday with both sides saying on the eve of a deadline that yet more time might be needed.... more ...
Pope Francis celebrates Ecuador mass with huge crowd
Pope Francis celebrated an open-air mass with hundreds of thousands of faithful under scorching heat in Ecuador on Monday, calling for more help for families on his return to his home region.... more ...
Germany dismisses Greece bid for bailout after ‘No’ vote
Germany on Monday dismissed Greece's bid to swiftly seal a new debt deal after the country delivered a resounding 'No' to more austerity, appearing little moved by the surprise resignation of the Greek finance minister.... more ...
Roaring success: lions return to Rwanda, with rhinos next?
Groggy on their paws after waking from tranquillizers, lions have returned to Rwanda for the first time since the endangered animal was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide.... more ...

Saru pays tribute to Piet Malan

The South African Rugby Union (Saru) paid tribute to Piet Malan who died on Sunday....  more ...
Cycling: Tour stopped as yellow jersey Cancellara crashes
Tour de France organisers stopped the race just over 100km into the third stage on Monday after leader Fabian Cancellara was caught up in a massive crash.... more ...
Keys and Vandeweghe through to Wimbledon quarter-finals
Madison Keys and Coco Vandeweghe made it through to the Wimbledon women’s quarter-finals for the first time on Monday as Serena Williams won the latest instalment of her rivalry with sister Venus as the world number one eased into the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a 6-4, 6-3 victory on Monday.... more ...
Thompson and Smith beaten in final
South Africa’s world champion rowers, James Thompson and John Smith, lost in the final of the Henley Regatta’s Double Sculls Challenge Cup on Sunday.... more ...
Qhubeka in the mix
MTN-Qhubeka start Monday’s third stage of the Tour de France in 10th position in the team standings after Sunday’s gruelling time in the wind and rain from Utrecht to Zelande.... more ...

Religious Our Perfect Wedding an absolute hit (gallery)

As usual, Our Perfect Wedding was trending on Sunday night. We take a look at what made this wedding perfect, or not. ...  more ...
Hammersdale residents remember David Masondo
A humble man who never allowed fame to go into his head: this is how Hammersdale residents described David Masondo, their highly esteemed neighbour.... more ...
New dance craze ‘Cava’ rocks Soshanguve
There is a new sex dance known as Cava that has emerged, with the latest show taking place in Soshanguve township, north of Pretoria.... more ...
Rodriguez coming back to SA
Big Concerts confirmed that the legendary Rodriguez will be returning to South Africa in January/ February 2016.... more ...
Condolences pour in for David Masondo
President Jacob Zuma has expressed words of condolences on the passing of Mbhaqanga music icon, David Masondo, the lead singer of Soul Brothers.... more ...