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Pirates sink Chiefs in the Black Label Cup

Tendai Ndoro made up for his shaky start in Orlando Pirates colours by scoring the winning penalty which saw the side beat Kaizer Chiefs 4-3 in the shootout after the match ended 1-1. Ndoro had four good chances in the match but failed to make any of them count, failing to even pass to a teammate let alone test the keeper. more ...

Desmond Tutu to remain in hospital for observation

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu underwent "a small investigative procedure" on Friday night to "determine the status of an infection". ...  more ...

‘Axed’ SABC presenter seeks legal advice

SABC Ndebele weather anchor Lebo Dlamini is seeking legal advice to ascertain why her contract with the broadcaster was not renewed.... more ...

EFF items burnt over Malema’s ‘dictatorship’

Enraged Economic Freedom Fighters in Limpopo yesterday allegedly burnt party paraphernalia in a protest against what they called 'dictatorship' of their leader Julius Malema.... more ...

Facelift for Joburg CBD

The Johannesburg central business district will get a major facelift when various infrastructure development projects are rolled out in the current financial year.... more ...

NBA stars gather for first game in Africa

Basketball stars including Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers and Luol Deng of Miami Heat warmed up Friday for the NBA’s first game in Africa, as the sport looks to expand into the continent.... more ...

Lorgat’s contract extended until 2019

The Board of Directors of Cricket South Africa (CSA) today confirmed the extension of the contract of CSA Chief Executive, Haroon Lorgat, until 31 July, 2019.... more ...

Pacific trade talks fail to clinch TPP deal

Delegates negotiating a vast Pacific free-trade agreement have failed to reach a final deal after several days of intense talks in Hawaii, dealing a setback to US President Barack Obama. more ...

Kerry in Egypt on first leg of Mideast tour

US Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Egypt on Saturday to relaunch a strategic partnership with Washington’s longtime ally, at the start of a regional mini-tour, a correspondent said. more ...

Platinum Group Services denies alleged liquidation

Platinum Group Services has denied media reports that the company was placed under liquidation....  more ...
EU opens anti-trust probe into FedEx/TNT Express tie-up
The EU on Friday opened an anti-trust probe into FedEx's 4.4 billion euro ($4.8 billion) deal to buy Dutch rival TNT Express, a key tie-up for the e-commerce delivery business.... more ...
Mining company gets hefty fine for water pollution
South African National Parks (SANParks) welcomed the sentencing of Bosveld Phosphates (PTY) Ltd to a fine of about R1.4 million and a suspended sentence of R1.1 million on Thursday, July 30, for water spillage at the Ga-Selati River in 2014.... more ...
Stellar Capital completes restructuring to reach NAV of R534m
Stellar Capital continued its restructuring from an operating company to an investment holding company as it achieved Net asset value (NAV) of R534 million in the six months to the end of May. The interim results were released on Friday.... more ...
Edcon appoints Brookes as CEO
Retail group Edcon has appointed Bernard Brookes as chief executive, taking over from Jürgen Schreiber who announced in June that he will not renew his contract.... more ...

North Iraq urges PKK to leave as Turkish strike toll mounts

Turkey has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets in northern Iraq, official media claimed Saturday, as regional Iraqi authorities said it was time the rebels pulled out with concerns growing over civilian casualties....  more ...
Migrant bids to reach Britain fall as security tightened
French police said Saturday around 300 migrants in Calais attempted to reach Britain via the Channel Tunnel overnight, a significant drop from previous nights after security in Calais was beefed up.... more ...
Wing part arrives at French lab for probe into MH370 link
A piece of Boeing 777 wreckage washed up on an Indian Ocean island and suspected to belong to missing flight MH370 arrived Saturday at a French laboratory for analysis.... more ...
New Taliban leader urges unity in ranks in first audio message
New Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour called for unity in the movement Saturday in his first audio message since becoming head of the group that faces deepening splits following the death of longtime chief Mullah Omar.... more ...
Exiled Yemen PM, officials in Aden to lead restoration
Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah flew to the devastated port of Aden from Saudi exile Saturday, two weeks after loyalist forces ousted Shiite rebels from the city, an airport source said.... more ...

Komphela: Chiefs going up

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela believes that the tone has been set by the club in the Carling Black Label Cup, with the only place they can go after it being up....  more ...
Win tickets for MTN8 clash between Wits and United
Bidvest Wits will face SuperSport United in the quarter-final of the MTN8 on Tuesday night (4 August 2015). ... more ...
Tinkler has injuries headache
Orlando Pirates’ hectic schedule is starting to catch up with them. more ...
Pakistan win a T20 thriller against Sri Lanka
Shahid Afridi and Anwar Ali played key roles as Pakistan ended a successful tour of Sri Lanka with a thrilling one-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 international in Colombo on Saturday.... more ...
Nadal sets up Fognini rematch in Hamburg final
Top seed Rafael Nadal won through to the final of the claycourt tournament in Hamburg on Saturday with a comfortable 6-1, 6-2 semi-final win against Andreas Seppi of Italy.... more ...

‘Rose Garden’ country singer Lynn Anderson dead at 67

Grammy-winning country legend Lynn Anderson, who sprang to international stardom with her 1970s hit "Rose Garden," has died at the age of 67, news reports said Saturday....  more ...
Tonight on Our Perfect Wedding
In tonight's episode of Our Perfect Wedding, we meet Glenda and William. more ...
Clegg’s impi against TB
South African musician and anthropologist Johnny Clegg aims to raise R1 million to help fight tuberculosis at a concert where he will perform alongside some of the country's most revered musicians.... more ...
That Sugar Film (trailer)
It would be interesting to see whether the sale of chocolates and sweets will be influenced by this film during its run, because it warns you in no uncertain terms that anything related to sugar is bad for you.... more ...
Windows 10 entices millions in first day
Some 14 million people installed the Windows 10 operating system in the first 24 hours following its release, Microsoft said, calling the response "overwhelmingly positive."... more ...