‘Forgotten’ Ennerdale residents blockade suburb

Residents vowed to boycott the upcoming local government elections if their demands were not met.

Residents of Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg, were shouting in Afrikaans “bring more tyres” amid a protest over the lack of service delivery in the area yesterday. The tyres were burnt on roads as residents claimed government had forgotten about them.

‘Forgotten’ Ennerdale residents blockade suburb

‘Forgotten’ Ennerdale residents blockade suburb

Residents vowed to boycott the upcoming local government elections if their demands were not met.

SABC bans broadcast of protests

SABC bans broadcast of protests

Images of protests and the destruction of property will no longer be shown by the SABC.
EFF MPL Mashego held for ‘interfering’

EFF MPL Mashego held for ‘interfering’

She intervened when metro officer confiscated food from street traders.
Cites comes to Joburg

Cites comes to Joburg

Rhino, elephant poaching will be among 175 items on agenda.

Hijackers steal tablets worth R900 000, put victims in boot

Two deliverymen emerged unharmed from a trip in the boot of the hijackers’ Ford Focus.

Mamelodi man shoots himself in bathroom

The elderly man’s family told cops he had used his own firearm to kill himself.

Absolute wealth corrupts absolutely

Moneyed individuals are increasingly loath to follow the Biblical exhortation to render unto Caesar what is Caesar’s.

Sylvester finally free to stay

The lion first escaped from the Karoo National Park in June last year and evaded capture for more than three weeks.

your life

Twitter lashes out at DJ Zinhle for being ‘spicy’

Euphonik’s #NONKE T-shirt was not such a bad idea until DJ Zinhle bought it, according to Twitter.

Take your soccer skills to the next level

To participate in the talent search, all hopefuls will need to showcase their soccer skills by uploading their videos on vodacomnxtlvl.co.za.

Should Zahara get help?

When you’re famous, you may need a helping hand when it comes to social media.

Assisting your in-laws to get along

When you don’t agree with their suggestions, be respectful and let them know that you and your spouse will discuss it.

Zakes Bantwini turns 35 years young!

Celebrations abound for the ‘Clap your hands’ hit-maker.

Star Wars filming brings crowds to Irish beauty spot

The plot for the next Star Wars film is guarded more closely than the Death Star but one thing is certain, it will feature plenty of Irish mist and rain.

Johnny Depp’s wife files for divorce

Johnny Depp’s wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage to the Hollywood star, celebrity news media reported.

Kanye West sued by Hungarian over song sample

A Hungarian artist is seeking more than $2.5 million from Kanye West, saying the rap superstar’s track “New Slaves” sampled his music without permission or royalties.

sport

Gatlin, Farah lead elite field at Prefontaine

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is returning to competition at the Prefontaine after missing three meets with a foot injury.

Mourinho agrees to become Man United manager — reports

Jose Mourinho has agreed to become the new manager of Manchester United, according to British media reports on Thursday.

Cantona accuses Deschamps of racial discrimination

Former France international Eric Cantona on Thursday accused coach Didier Deschamps of racial discrimination in his choice of players for Euro 2016, claiming he snubbed Karim Benzema and Hatem Ben Arfa because of their “north African origins”.

Tributes pour in for the late Dumitru

Tributes are pouring in for former Bafana Bafana, Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates coach Ted Dumitru who passed away today (Thursday) at the age of 76.

Teammate praises Pirates bound Kutumela

Baroka FC knew from the beginning of the season that Thabiso Kutumela would be leaving for Orlando Pirates.

Former Chiefs and Bafana coach Dumitru dies

Former Kaizer Chiefs, Mamelodi Sundowns and Bafana Bafana coach Ted Dumitru passed away on Thursday after suffering a massive heart attack, South African Football Association technical director Neil Tovey has confirmed.

Buchanan to Chiefs a done deal

Midfielder Keagan Buchanan has completed his move to Kaizer Chiefs on a free transfer, Phakaaathi understands.

Meyer starts for Cheetahs

The Toyota Cheetahs will be taking on the DHL Stormers in a Vodacom Super Rugby match on Saturday, 28 May 2016 at Newlands in Cape Town.

business

Conte Magazine – art handbook

The aim is to get bigger and better and be the platform for anybody looking for African creatives – Charmaine Ngobeni and Amanda Sibiya.

Coronation still (just) SA’s biggest fund manager

For the last few years Coronation Fund Managers has been steadily growing its position in the local collective investment schemes industry.

Do I need to file a tax return?

Piet Nel, head of the School of Applied Tax at the SA Institute of Tax Professionals, answers a reader’s questions about when to submit a tax return.

SA pensions on the up

Bankserv data reflects a spike in lump-sum payments.

Six rules for financial stability

Anton Prinsloo from PSG in Silverlakes, Pretoria, advises a young reader who is caring for her parents and two siblings on her financial future.

Ascendis Health turns to Europe

The company delivers on its promises to diversify earnings to offshore markets through two acquisitions.

How fraudsters exploited Standard Bank in Japan

How credit card information is exploited and what you can do to protect your details.

Sarb hits Capitec, Deutsche Bank with R25million fine

Fines linked to weaknesses in detecting money laundering and terrorism financing.

world

Trump lays claim to Republican presidential nomination

White House hopeful Donald Trump claimed victory in the Republican nomination race, while shrugging off criticism from the man he aims to replace, President Barack Obama, who blasted the billionaire’s ignorance and arrogant attitude.

Over 100 feared dead in new migrant boat tragedies in Mediterranean

Over 100 migrants were feared dead Thursday after two crowded boats capsized off Libya in separate incidents, with one of the tragedies captured on video that shows dramatic rescues and desperate final moments.

Uganda bombing mastermind and six accomplices found guilty

The Ugandan ringleader of a 2010 bombing by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab that killed 76 people in Kampala was found guilty along with six accomplices on Thursday of masterminding one of the region’s worst attacks in decades.

Up to 30 dead in shipwreck off Libya: EU naval force

Up to 30 people are feared dead after a shipwreck off Libya, while about 50 migrants have been rescued from the waves, the EU’s naval force said Thursday.

Obama says world leaders ‘rattled’ by Trump

Obama is coming to the end of this second term and hopes to pass the mantle to fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Egyptian military kills 85 militants in Sinai

The firepower of naval and infantry forces resulted in the destruction of 50 houses and 10 cars, as well as the arrest of three suspects.

Star Wars filming brings crowds to Irish beauty spot

The plot for the next Star Wars film is guarded more closely than the Death Star but one thing is certain, it will feature plenty of Irish mist and rain.

Obama says G7 Hiroshima trip to honour ‘all’ war dead

Barack Obama’s historic visit to Hiroshima this week “will honour all those who were lost in World War II” the US president said Wednesday, hours after arriving in Japan for a Group of Seven summit.

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