Man sets himself alight at Montecasino

A man poured petrol over himself in what is believed to be a grisly suicide at the popular casino centre.

Group Communications for Tsogo Sun Priya Naidoo has released a formal statement regarding the man who set himself alight inside the casino, Fourways Review reports.

Man sets himself alight at Montecasino

Man sets himself alight at Montecasino

A man poured petrol over himself in what is believed to be a grisly suicide at the popular casino centre.

The end of Mugabe is at hand

The end of Mugabe is at hand

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe may be ‘facing his Waterloo’ after his most loyal supporters, the veterans of the liberation war, abandoned him.
Update: KZN drive-by shooting linked to taxi violence

Update: KZN drive-by shooting linked to taxi violence

Three people were killed and one injured when a vehicle was shot at in an ongoing taxi turf war.
ANC, stop blaming apartheid! – Malema

ANC, stop blaming apartheid! – Malema

The EFF leader pointed out that ‘no white man’ could be blamed for the fact that there was poor service delivery to the people.
‘Puppet’ Maimane hits back at Zuma

‘Puppet’ Maimane hits back at Zuma

The man Zuma called a ‘puppet of whites’, wants to win Nelson Mandela Bay because Madiba stood ‘for unity and the rule of law’.
Malema pans ‘domkop’ FS premier, ’empty head’ Zuma

Malema pans ‘domkop’ FS premier, ’empty head’ Zuma

Malema, at one of the EFF’s last mobilising rallies before August 13, describes Free State premier Ace Magashule as a ‘domkop’ who has done nothing to improve the living conditions of people.
Don’t dump us over Zuma – Makhura’s voter plea

Don’t dump us over Zuma – Makhura’s voter plea

The Gauteng premier, who is understood to be opposed to Zuma, is hoping voters will see past the scandal-wracked president.

Munich gunman ‘planned shooting for a year’

The teenager who shot dead nine people at a Munich shopping mall spent a year planning the rampage but selected his victims at random, officials said Sunday, as police arrested a 16-year-old Afghan friend of the gunman in connection with the attack.

Idols SA: Will it be ‘Wash Me Ne-ne’ or ‘Bless My Sweating’?

The battle for the wooden mic seems to be getting tougher; Ayanda and Petrick refuse to let Mbishop take the title so early in the competition.  

Kabul in mourning after deadliest attack in 15 years

Kabul was plunged into mourning Sunday after its deadliest attack for 15 years killed 80 people and left hundreds maimed, reigniting concern that the Islamic State group was seeking to expand its foothold in Afghanistan.

Racist Zuma no different to Verwoerd – Maimane

The DA leader has slammed the ANC president for his race-based campaign asking black voters to unite against whites.

Drivers ‘risking dangerous roads’ to touch KZN snow

Nottingham Road was congested on Sunday as people reportedly abandoned their cars to go snow watching. Drivers have been urged to show caution with sleet falling.

Dagga worth R1m seized in E Cape

The dagga, with an estimated street value of R1 million, was found at 5am packed in a house with no occupants at the time of the raid.

Kick-off time update: Super Rugby semi-finals

After the completion of the four quarter-finals the composition of the Super Rugby semi-finals has been confirmed.

Convicted paedophile ‘advertises tutoring on Gumtree’

A man who was twice jailed for the indecent assault of boys is said to be ‘taunting society by hiding in the open’.

your life

Idols SA: Will it be ‘Wash Me Ne-ne’ or ‘Bless My Sweating’?

The battle for the wooden mic seems to be getting tougher; Ayanda and Petrick refuse to let Mbishop take the title so early in the competition.  

Pearl Thusi ‘bought her own engagement ring’

A tabloid report suggests there’s a bit of controversy that Robert Marawa hasn’t actually proposed to his alleged girlfriend.

Shout out to singer Donald from Terrence Howard

Even Empire’s Terrence Howard can’t wait for Donald’s Red MIC Xperience.

Dineo snubs ‘matric dance dress’ girl, Lerato Kganyago steps in

Whether the generosity from celebs is genuine or a PR stunt remains to be seen.

sport

Froome wins third Tour de France, seals place amongst greats

Britain’s Chris Froome won his third Tour de France on Sunday to confirm his status as one of the all-time greats on the world’s most gruelling race.

Safety at risk after Rosberg decision: Hamilton

Stewards at the Hungarian Grand Prix sent the wrong message about yellow warning flags abuse by failing to penalise Nico Rosberg, his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton said after winning Sunday’s race.

SA qualify for Under-20 Afcon

The SA Under-20 team qualified for the 20th Edition of the under-20 Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-0 (5-0 on aggregate) win over Lesotho in the second leg played at Dr Petrus Molemela Stadium on Saturday.

Vilakazi to Sundowns finally announced

Bidvest Wits have confirmed that Sibusiso Vilakazi has joined Mamelodi Sundowns.

business

Bank hacks raise fears for financial sector

A series of spectacular cyber attacks against banks, resulting in the theft of tens of millions of dollars, has heightened fears for an industry becoming an increasingly attractive target for hackers.

UK warns of Brexit ‘shadow’ on world economy

Britain’s finance minister warned Brexit would cast a “shadow” over the world economy but said he was eyeing a free trade deal with China in interviews with the BBC and Sky News on Sunday.

It’s data, not endless SMS bundles, that we use

Telkom realised we need data and not endless SMS bundles that service providers heap on customers.

Preparing for Brexit: UK faces monumental task

While British politicians have spent the month since the EU referendum in a whirl of resignations, recriminations and political backstabbings, civil servants have been quietly beginning the mammoth task of implementing Brexit.

world

Munich gunman ‘planned shooting for a year’

The teenager who shot dead nine people at a Munich shopping mall spent a year planning the rampage but selected his victims at random, officials said Sunday, as police arrested a 16-year-old Afghan friend of the gunman in connection with the attack.

Kabul in mourning after deadliest attack in 15 years

Kabul was plunged into mourning Sunday after its deadliest attack for 15 years killed 80 people and left hundreds maimed, reigniting concern that the Islamic State group was seeking to expand its foothold in Afghanistan.

Munich gunman ‘obsessed’ with mass killings

The teenager who shot dead nine people in a gun rampage in Munich was “obsessed” with mass killers like Norwegian rightwing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and had no links to the Islamic State group, police said Saturday.

Munich mall shooting: what we know

Nine people were shot dead and 16 wounded at a Munich shopping mall on Friday by a German-Iranian teenager who later committed suicide, investigators say.

opinion

Hlaudi calling all the shots

We all know how this one ended.

A very Gupta supper

An iconic photograph gets a cartoonist’s spin.

The republic of the Eastern Cape

Each week Dustin Jordan, who is currently living abroad, talks about his travel experiences. This week he brings home the Great Migration.

Drug underworld in sport a worry

The most frightening spectre of drug use in rugby is the one raised by the man who heads the campaign for drug-free sport in this country.

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