Hlaudi gets R11m bonus and a lekker new job – reports

Reports in Sunday papers suggest life has never been better for the supposedly embattled former chief operating officer of the SABC, Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

"SABC insiders" the paper claims are close to the SABC board told tabloid Sunday World that Motsoeneng was on Friday appointed as the new group executive of corporate affairs.

Hlaudi gets R11m bonus and a lekker new job – reports

Hlaudi gets R11m bonus and a lekker new job – reports

Reports in Sunday papers suggest life has never been better for the supposedly embattled former chief operating officer of the SABC, Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

WATCH: Black Coffee slaps AKA’s manager

WATCH: Black Coffee slaps AKA’s manager

The DJ slapped Tshiamo Letshwene so hard that his cap went flying.
Let’s be practical about wildlife, says Zuma

Let’s be practical about wildlife, says Zuma

The SA government has told the world sustainable management of wildlife must trump matters of sentimentality when it comes to hunting.
Outrage against NGOs’ ‘criminal proposals’ at Cites Cop17

Outrage against NGOs’ ‘criminal proposals’ at Cites Cop17

A proposal to upgrade the protection status of lions has been met with contempt by the countries that house the animals.
Jacob Zuma’s brother wants him to ‘quit or risk assassination’

Jacob Zuma’s brother wants him to ‘quit or risk assassination’

The Zuma family have told reporters they now fear for the president’s life, amid his growing unpopularity, according to a Sunday report.
UWC chancellor Makgoba condemns destruction at universities

UWC chancellor Makgoba condemns destruction at universities

‘We need to respect students’ right to peacefully protest. We must also respect students’ right to peacefully continue the academic programme.’
eThekwini could go the way of Gauteng metros – Nzimande

eThekwini could go the way of Gauteng metros – Nzimande

Nzimande says the county’s trade unions had become weak, making it easy for ‘capitalists to do as they wish.’

ANCWL condemns violence against women by Uber drivers

The ANCWL will monitor the police investigation and the legal process against all alleged cases against Uber drivers.

Two injured as car bursts into flame on N12 in Joburg

ER24 paramedics and other services attended to the incident.

Youngster killed as taxi knocks him over in Pinetown

Upon assessment it was found that he sustained multiple severe injuries.

Man in hospital after seizure at sea off Shelly Beach

NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew were activated at 12.15pm following a request for assistance from the charter boat C-Freaks.

Lucky escape for woman trapped in Gauteng bakkie crash

The woman was treated and transported to Carletonville to hospital for further medical care.

Doctors’ conditions of service need to be addressed – Sama

The campaign was also a visible reminder that more doctors were needed to properly manage the workload.

Cellphone fraudsters arrested in KwaZulu-Natal

Police seized a number of fraudulent documents, including identity documents with different photos.

Tshwane lit with colour in celebration of Heritage Day

Gauteng MEC for sports, arts, culture and recreation Faith Mazibuko said the event brought together everyone from all corners of the world.

your life

Msaki: Music helps me sort through the joy and mess of life

‘I’m a musician, I’m an artist, I’m a person who uses layers and colours and sounds and words to navigate through the joy and mess of life.’

‘Women don’t like sex as much as dudes do’ and other myths

Why are we so preoccupied with getting our partner to completion rather than focusing on the back-scratching, lip-biting and hallelujah of blood warming under skins as we move together? Come on.

Mandoza died on his wife’s b’day, had promised her a gift money couldn’t buy

In his last moments, Mandoza did not forget his wife’s birthday.

Twitter slams Mzwakhe Mbuli for ‘ruining’ Mandoza’s funeral

Hlaudi Motsoeneng and the poet have been slammed for using Mandoza’s funeral to promote the SABC.

phakaaathi

Sundowns books spot in CAF Champions League final

Mamelodi Sundowns are through to the final of the CAF Champions League after they defeated Zambian side Zesco United 2-0 in a semi-final, second leg tie at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday night. Sundowns led 1-0 at halftime.

Amakhosi continue revival with win over Maritzburg

Kaizer Chiefs made it two wins for the week after overcoming Maritzburg United 2-0 in their Premiership match at the FNB Stadium on Saturday evening.

Baroka register first win

Newly-promoted Baroka FC recorded their first win in the Absa Premiership when they beat Platinum Stars 1-0 in a league fixture at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Blow by blow: Chiefs vs United

Kaizer Chiefs welcome Maritzburg United at the FNB Stadium.

sport

Lions maul Kings 71-7

Two quick tries in the five minutes after the break ensured it was no longer a contest as the Lions raced to a 38-7 lead.

Pumas outplayed by on-fire Cheetahs

The game opened up in the second period of the half, with the Steval Pumas defence not able to withstand an onslaught of typical running rugby from the log leaders.

Western Province eye semifinal spot

Griquas would continue to run proceedings, but a resolute DHL WP defence prevented the hosts from adding to their score.

Nkhasi outclasses quality field at Joburg race

In-form athlete Namakoe Nkhasi of Lesotho stunned a full-strength domestic field on Saturday to win the inaugural FNB Joburg 10k CityRun.

business

The high price of education and data in SA

Findings by the FinScope consumer survey suggest that black consumers are most heavily burdened.

It’s never too early to start saving

Three people were offered the chance to live their perfect life based on their current savings. None of them liked what they had ‘given themselves’.

BnP’s SAA work ‘clean’

The suspension of their licence does not mean that BnP cannot continue to operate.

Cyril is getting out of McDonald’s

The deputy president owns all McDonald’s assets in SA, but he has not been directly involved in running his businesses since 2014.

world

The US presidential debate: what you need to know

Monday’s US presidential debate, a combat of titans pitting the Democrat Hillary Clinton against the Republican Donald Trump, is sure to be a major moment in the campaign, with just six weeks left before the November 8 election.

Four dead in Washington state mall, gunman on the run

A manhunt was under way after a gunman killed at least four people and wounded one other late Friday during a shooting at a mall in the US state of Washington.

Italy PM vows to restore quake towns to former glory

The quake, which had a magnitude of 6.0 to 6.2, hit central Italy in the early hours of August 24.

Saudi-led raids kill 20 civilians in Yemen rebel port

The strikes were also reported by the rebel administration in the capital Sanaa, which said there were civilian casualties but gave no specific toll.

opinion

Burkini battles on beaches

Prime Minister Manuel Vallis describes the burkini as an Islamic ‘affirmation of political activism … aimed at subjugating women’.

Binder burns his way into history

Binder can wrap it up at tomorrow’s Aragon Grand Prix and become the first South African rider to win a Grand Prix title.

Sundowns ready for a new trophy

It should be a tense occasion at the Lucas Moripe Stadium, where the core of Brazilians supporters will no doubt be delighted to be singing ‘1-0 to the Sundowns’ at the final whistle.

Are Gwede and co about to quit the ANC en masse?

Talk in ANC circles reportedly indicates that ANC leaders frustrated with President Zuma may be about to abandon ship.

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