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Tomorrow’s news today: Durban July, Tutu and e-tolling

It was a celebration of love and joy in Cape Town as Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah renewed their wedding vows on their 60th wedding anniversary.  more ...

Joburg police officer ‘rapes’ detainee in holding cell

A Linden police officer has been arrested for allegedly raping a 25-year-old detainee at the Linden Police Station in Johannesburg....  more ...

Woman gives birth at police station

A baby boy named Letlhogonolo was born at Tarlton Police Station’s client service centre near Krugersdorp, on the West Rand, on Thursday. more ...

VIDEO: Woman rescued from illegal mineshaft

Dramatic video footage has emerged showing the combined efforts of the police’s Search and Rescue Unit, Fire and Rescue and ER24 paramedics saving a woman who fell down an illegal mineshaft near White River, in Mpumalanga, on Wednesday. more ...

Spiderman returns to Kaizer Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the appointment of Brian Baloyi as assistant goalkeeper coach at the club. ... more ...

The ‘one man, one wife policy’ a joke – EFF

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said on Wednesday it has not introduced a policy prohibiting its members and leaders from having more than one marital spouse.... more ...

DJ Fresh hells over ‘love child’ story

DJ Fresh is ready to drag Sunday Sun and Daily Sun to the South African Press Council.... more ...

VIDEO: 1000 offers for homeless job seeker Joseph Phukube

Joseph Phukube, a homeless man who took to the streets of Johannesburg with his matric certificate with the hope of finding a job, has received more than 1 000 replies and job offers after images of him went viral on social media.... more ...

Mbalula hits hard on Maimane

Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula, also dubbed the "Razzmatazz", took to Twitter to lash on DA leader Mmusi Maimane.... more ...

US job creation solid in June, but data shows weaknesses

The US economy churned out a solid 223,000 net new jobs in June, the Labor Department said Thursday, but wages remained flat, underscoring continued weaknesses in the economy. more ...

Cyprus stages play for peace at reopened landmark

Cyprus’s Othello Tower, named after the ill-fated Shakespearean hero, reopened Thursday after a facelift with a performance of the tragedy that organisers hope will spread unity among long-divided communities. more ...

Tax return threshold now R350 000

Yesterday marked the official launch of the 2015 tax season with the welcome news the threshold for submitting tax returns has increased to R350 000 from R250 000....  more ...
Record number of returns submitted on day 1 of tax season
A record number of South Africans submitted their income tax returns on day one of tax season, the country’s revenue service said on Thursday.... more ...
Wage negotiations between SAMWU and SALGA underway
The national office bearers of South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) resumed conciliatory talks with the national leadership of SALGA over wage increases on Thursday.... more ...
Curro Holdings shrugs off racism claims to R1b revenue
Private education provider Curro Holdings shrugged off racism claims at one of its schools to report a 37% increase in learner numbers to 28 737 as an increasing number of middle-class parents dig deep to provide quality education for their children.... more ...
Putco issues Gauteng a court ticket
Following its cancellation of services in parts of the province, bus operator Putco has dragged the Gauteng Transport Department to court.... more ...

Afghan court overturns death sentences in mob killing of woman

An Afghan appeal court has overturned death sentences given to four men for the brutal mob killing in March of a woman falsely accused of blasphemy in Kabul, a judge said Thursday....  more ...
Stakes rise in Greece’s bailout referendum
Greece's government and international creditors raised the stakes Thursday over a weekend referendum that could decide the nearly insolvent EU country's political and financial future.... more ...
Tunisia arrests eight with ‘direct links’ to beach massacre
Tunisia has arrested eight people in connection with last week's jihadist massacre at a seaside resort, as the remains of more slain Britons were flown home Thursday.... more ...
US seeks extradition of FIFA 7 in Switzerland
The United States has demanded the extradition of seven FIFA officials detained in May setting off what could become a prolonged legal battle over the handling of the major corruption case.... more ...
At least 38 dead as Philippine ferry capsizes
A ferry loaded with nearly 200 people capsized off a central Philippine port on Thursday, officials said, killing at least 38 people in the latest of the country's long string of maritime tragedies.... more ...

Mashamaite trains in New York

Tefu Mashamaite is on trial at Major League Soccer side New York City, according to reports in the US....  more ...
White still not right at Wimbledon
Wimbledon's famously strict dress code, which requires competitors to appear head-to-toe in white playing gear, has come under renewed fire for being "ridiculous" and "excessive".... more ...
All of us want to start for the Springboks – Schalk Burger
Experienced 75-Test Springbok flanker Schalk Burger, 32, said on Thursday at the conclusion of the national training camp in Sunninghill the competition for World Cup places will be extremely fierce this year.... more ...
SA tees off AU Foundation Fundraising Drive
South Africa teed off its support of the African Union’s vision to become a truly financially independent organisation when it hosted the first AU Summit Presidential Golf Day last month at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club.... more ...
Boxing wants more women’s fight at Olympics
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) wants to see more women fighting at the Olympic Games, its president Wu Ching-Kuo said.... more ...

Jukebox Thursday: The most misheard lyrics

Growing up, I loved singing and I would literally sing my favourite songs word for word....  more ...
Desmond, Leah Tutu celebrate 60 years of marriage
Celebrations around Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah’s more than 60-year love story took place on Thursday at St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town. ... more ...
Zola to host new reality show Utatakho
Musician, poet, actor and presenter Bonginkosi Dlamini ‘Zola’ is the host of a new 13 part series called Utatakho, which will focus on resolving issues of paternity using DNA testing.... more ...
A peak into the Alfa Giulia
Giulia, the top-of-the-range model sporting the legendary Quadrifoglio badge, was recently unveiled to the world at the Alfa Romeo Museum in Arese, near Milan.... more ...
Dineo Moeketsi is moving on and up
Dineo Moeketsi's star just keeps rising. Just two months ago she announced she would be joining e.tv's Ekse Zwakala. ... more ...