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Clearwater Mall robbery backfires

The second armed robbery in as many months at Clearwater Mall in Johannesburg yesterday turned into a bloodbath when police shot dead two gun-toting robbers and wounded four others. more ...
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Durban to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Durban, as expected, was announced as the host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday, winning its lone bid to become the first African city to be awarded the quadrennial showpiece....  more ...

DA motion to impeach Zuma fails

The DA’s motion to set up a committee to consider impeaching President Jacob Zuma was voted down in the National Assembly on Tuesday. more ...

More than 50% of SA kids’ dads are absent

Trends in birth statistics paint a bleak picture for National Development Plan (NDP) goals regarding children, as more than half the country’s children have absent fathers.  more ...

More than 50% of SA kids’ dads are absent

Trends in birth statistics paint a bleak picture for National Development Plan (NDP) goals regarding children, as more than half the country’s children have absent fathers. ... more ...

Ramaphosa to unveil plan for state entities

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will today provide an update to parliament on government’s efforts to improve the efficiency of key state-owned enterprises (SOE).... more ...

No support for KZN’s ANC leadership from Youth League

The ANC’s provincial leadership in KwaZulu-Natal has been given the thumbs down, with the party’s youth wing on Tuesday calling for its elective conference to be held before the end of the year.... more ...

DA condemns ‘EFF thuggery’

After footage emerged earlier today showing a violent altercation in Elsenberg College in Stellenbosch, the Democratic Alliance (DA) has condemned what they call ‘thuggish’ behaviour by the ‘EFF-aligned’ students. ... more ...

Chiefs to play three home games in Cape Town

Defending Absa Premiership champions Kaizer Chiefs have announced that they will play three of their home games at Cape Town Stadium.... more ...

South Africa’s 12 top priorities

Three years have passed since the National Development Plan’s (NDP) launch, yet the majority of South Africans still seem unaware of what it contains....  more ...
Africa-Japan Business Investment Forum gets going
The first ever Africa-Japan Business Investment Forum taking place in Addis Ababa currently.... more ...
Law to be amended to regulate Uber
Law changes were on the cards to cater for new internet based ride-sharing services like Uber, Parliament’s portfolio committee on transport heard on Tuesday.... more ...
How SA could create 3.4 million jobs by 2030
The creation of a globally competitive advanced manufacturing hub, improving infrastructure productivity, harnessing natural gas and service exports and improving processed agricultural exports were some of the measures proposed to help South Africa add R1 trillion to its GDP and create 3,4 million jobs by 2030, the target year of realising the major goals of the National Development Plan (NDP).... more ...
Gauteng incurs over R5b in irregular expenditure
Lack of adherence to supply chain management rules has seen the Gauteng provincial government incurring over R5 billion in irregular and wasteful expenditure, according to the Auditor General report released by premier David Makhura on Tuesday.... more ...

Europe in new migrant standoff as figures show scale of crisis

Hundreds of migrants were left stranded outside Budapest's main railway station after being barred from travelling to Germany by police, as new figures highlighted the massive scale of Europe's refugee crisis....  more ...
Worst fears confirmed as famed Palmyra temple flattened
Satellite images show the main temple in Syria's Palmyra has been flattened, confirming the worst fears for the ancient ruins held by the Islamic State group.... more ...
Tokyo Olympic committee scraps scandal-hit logo
Tokyo's 2020 Olympics organisers on Tuesday scrapped the event's scandal-hit logo in the latest mishap for the Games after a costs furore forced plans for a $2 billion new national stadium to be torn up.... more ...
Ukraine on edge after clashes as third policeman dies
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko defended on Tuesday controversial legislation giving more autonomy to pro-Russian rebels that sparked deadly street battles in Kiev.... more ...
Thailand arrests second foreigner over Bangkok bomb
A foreign man described as a "main suspect" in the deadly Bangkok bombing was arrested Tuesday, with Thai police calling him an important figure in the network that staged the attack.... more ...

Durban to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Durban, as expected, was announced as the host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday, winning its lone bid to become the first African city to be awarded the quadrennial showpiece....  more ...
Delpech holds the keys to Scottsville
Top KwaZulu-Natal jockey Anthony Delpech looks the man to be with at Scottsville today with four carded rides.... more ...
Action-packed third day at hockey nationals
After three rounds of exciting hockey at the SA Men’s Interprovincial Tournament at Tuks Astro in Pretoria, the log leaders in Pools A and Pool B following Wednesday’s fare are South Africa U21 and Tuffy Western Province respectively.... more ...
Vast improvement in Springbok injury situation
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer on Tuesday applauded the work done by the national team’s medical, strength and conditioning staff to get the squad fit and ready for the Rugby World Cup.... more ...
Taylor, Pretorius in pursuit at Eagle Canyon
Edenvale’s Dylan Docherty knows he will have to hold his nerve for a maiden victory with fellow amateur Louis Taylor and pro Danie Pretorius breathing down his neck in IGT Tour’s BDGA Academy Classic at Eagle Canyon Country Club.... more ...

Hilton Arts Festival: A feast for the senses

Much as the National Theatre Live cinema season allows theatre lovers to enjoy the best of London theatre from the comfort of a local cinema, the Hilton Arts Festival enables theatre lovers to see the best in national drama and theatre....  more ...
More than 50% of SA kids’ dads are absent
Trends in birth statistics paint a bleak picture for National Development Plan (NDP) goals regarding children, as more than half the country’s children have absent fathers. ... more ...
Kevin Hart’s ‘What Now’ tour comes to South Africa
Actor and star of  television hit series, "Real Husbands of Hollywood”, Kevin Hart, is set to perform in Mzansi... more ...
The Road, Please Step In cause Twitter frenzy
On Monday night Mzansi Magic premiered two shows being the much awaited The Road and Please Step In.... more ...
Bigg Dogg beaten up after EFF claim
"Soldier Bigg Dogg", the musician who is demanding R2m from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for allegedly using his songs to prop up leader Julius Malema, was beaten up and his assailants stole the master copy of his new CD.... more ...