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Money pours in for Durban July

Overnight star Legal Eagle looks tough to beat on form in today’s R3.5-million Vodacom Durban July at Greyville, but that is not deterring punters from backing most of his rivals. more ...

Mamelodi wants army

The community of Mamelodi, rocked by a spate of violence over commuter transport, has called on Gauteng's Premier David Makhura to bring in the army. ...  more ...

Woman gives birth alone in toilet

A woman has given birth to a breech baby in a toilet while alone at home in Dersley, on the East Rand. more ...

UPDATE: Police launch manhunt after Oriental Plaza shooting

Police are looking for an armed suspect after his accomplice was shot and killed and an SBV guard shot and wounded during an attempted cash-in-transit robbery at an FNB bank in Oriental Plaza, Fordsburg, in Johannesburg earlier today. more ...

Khune hints at Chiefs stay

Itumeleng Khune's contract with Kaizer Chiefs expired in June and he is currently a free agent. This means he is free to join any club of his choice as the 2015/2016 season looms.... more ...

Parker praises new Kaizer Chiefs coach

Bernard Parker says Steve Komphela has won the hearts of the Kaizer Chiefs players. ... more ...

EFF wants civil war – SACP

The Economic Freedom Fighters wants a civil war, says SA Communist Party's (SACP) second deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila.... more ...

I am definitely not retracting my comment: ‘homophobic’ Pae

UCT SRC acting president Zizipho Pae says she will "definitely not" retract a "homophobic" comment made on Facebook..... more ...

Spiderman returns to Kaizer Chiefs

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

Overloading eyed in Philippine ferry capsize: official

Overloading of cargo and passengers might have been to blame for a Philippine ferry disaster which left dozens dead, an official said Saturday, and a government investigation is now underway. more ...

Tongan king crowned in traditional ceremony

Tupou VI was formally crowned King of Tonga on Saturday before thousands of people including heads of state and dignitaries from around the world, capping a week steeped in traditional rites. more ...

27 Boxes opens in Melville (gallery)

When rumours first emerged two years ago that Melville's derelict Faan Smit Park in Johannesburg would be transformed into a retail centre constructed from shipping containers, residents raised objections to stall the development....  more ...
Michael Bohm joins Tawana board
Tawana Resources, which last month received approvals for exploration work at its Mofe Creek iron ore project in Liberia, announced on Friday it had appointed Michael Bohm as an independent non-executive director as of August 1.... more ...
Townships beating the ‘burbs
The affordable housing market, which many property developers shied away from for many years, is amassing strong interest on the back of insatiable demand for low-cost housing solutions.... more ...
Will bankers like you?
Although funding sources are plentiful and there's enough capital sloshing about for start-up businesses, getting cold cash all boils down to two questions: "Are you financeable and is your idea financeable"?... 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 ...

Female suicide bomber kills 12 in Nigeria mosque: witnesses

A young female suicide bomber killed 12 worshippers when she blew herself up in a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a witness and a vigilante aiding the military against Boko Haram said Friday....  more ...
Defiant PM rejects Grexit fears as he rallies ‘No’ vote
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras got a rock-star welcome at an Athens rally on Friday as he sought to revive support for a "No" vote in a referendum called to strengthen his hand in talks with international creditors.... more ...
Mourners hold minute’s silence at Tunisia beach attack resort
Mourners held a minute's silence at Tunisian beach resort Friday in tribute to the 38 victims of the country's worst-ever jihadist attack, an AFP journalist said.... more ...
Anguish as search for survivors in Philippine ferry ends
Anguished families wept over the bodies of dead relatives as the search for survivors from the Philippines' latest ferry disaster ended Friday with 45 confirmed deaths, officials said.... more ...
EU condemns massacre of Nigerian Muslims
The European Union (EU) on Friday condemned the massacre of muslims in Nigeria by terrorist group Boko Haram.... more ...

Khune hints at Chiefs stay

Itumeleng Khune's contract with Kaizer Chiefs expired in June and he is currently a free agent. This means he is free to join any club of his choice as the 2015/2016 season looms....  more ...
Proteas cruise to 8-wicket win in T20 warm-up
The Oxigen Proteas made light work of a Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) XI with an eight-wicket win (with 48 balls to spare) in their T20 warm-up match in Fatullah on Friday. ... more ...
Khune and Masango reconsidering Chiefs departure?
Mandla Masango and Itumeleng Khune were given a chance to think about their futures by Kaizer Chiefs and revert to the club's football manager Bobby Motaung once they had an idea of the direction they wanted to take regarding a stay at the club.... more ...
No Eagles move for Siyabonga Nkosi
Royal Eagles have dismissed reports linking former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Siyabonga Nkosi with a move to the club.... more ...
Slumping Nadal facing career endgame
Rafael Nadal insists his career which has yielded 14 Grand Slam titles and $73 million is not finished, but evidence was mounting Friday that the Spaniard has reached the end of the road.... more ...

Reality Check bites Chomee

When Chomee was first offered a role on e.tv's Reality Check, her answer was "no". ...  more ...
Magic Mike XXL movie review (trailer)
Women are going to drool over this one, while the men will find it a shambling, directionless exercise. I found it tedious.... more ...
AKA’s rant starts a Twitter trend
A new trend comes up everyday on Twitter. Friday morning was no different as #TweetLikeAKA trended.... more ...
Road safety tips for the Durban July
As has been the case over the years, various highways are expected to get busy this weekend as all roads will lead to the Durban July horse raising event on Saturday.... more ...
New Mini Clubman breaks cover
The new generation of the Mini model family continues to grow. With the new Mini Clubman, it now conquers the premium compact segment, too. ... more ...