SABC backtracks on seven fired journos

Solidarity’s urgent court action to hold the broadcaster in contempt of court has had the desired result.

The SABC has indicated it will reinstate, with immediate effect, seven of its formerly fired journalists, and drop an appeal against a Labour Court ruling.

SABC backtracks on seven fired journos

SABC backtracks on seven fired journos

Solidarity’s urgent court action to hold the broadcaster in contempt of court has had the desired result.

Pirates ‘coked-up’ player could get two-year ban

Pirates ‘coked-up’ player could get two-year ban

If he fails in his bid to challenge a positive test for cocaine, one Buccaneer will be at sea for quite some time.
Taxi hitmen could be behind KZN killings – Nhleko

Taxi hitmen could be behind KZN killings – Nhleko

In KwaZulu-Natal, a total of 25 cases were being investigated, said Nhleko.
R87m Powerball jackpot ‘winner’ comes forward

R87m Powerball jackpot ‘winner’ comes forward

The R87 million prize was the biggest jackpot since Ithuba took over the National Lottery in June last year.
Van Damme slams ‘coward’ Mbalula and AKA

Van Damme slams ‘coward’ Mbalula and AKA

The DA spokesperson says she’s not afraid of the minister’s ‘smack talk’, when he implied that she was acting like an Afrikaner.
Man ‘fakes death’ for R3.6m life insurance payout

Man ‘fakes death’ for R3.6m life insurance payout

One of two women accused of fraud after trying to cash in a life insurance policy is reportedly linked to siblings arrested in a Krugersdorp triple-murder case.
Warm welcome for Malema at Winnie Mandela settlement

Warm welcome for Malema at Winnie Mandela settlement

The EFF leader visited the area following a tornado that destroyed homes on Tuesday.

Petrol workers’ strike starts tomorrow

Petrol pumps are not expected to run dry.

Woman shot dead, friend tied up in house robbery

The friend attempted to run up the stairs to the second floor of the house but was caught by the robbers.

Homeless man freezes to death at Norkem Mall

Only a day before his death he asked for a Bible as his had been stolen.

KZN motorists asked to beware sinkhole on N2

Motorists travelling on the N2 near the Adams Road offramp in KwaZulu-Natal are asked to drive with caution.

R2K stages sit-in protest at SABC over Labour Court appeal

On Tuesday, the Labour Court ordered the SABC to reinstate Krivani Pillay, Suna Venter, Foeta Krige and Jacques Steenkamp.

UPDATE: George mayor resigns

‘The timing of Standers’s resignation is obviously suspicious.’

Pirates player tests positive for cocaine – reports

An Orlando Pirates player has failed a doping test after testing positive for cocaine, according to reports.

Man found in possession of a murder weapon

The deceased was shot six times while repairing a broken fridge in Khula Village.

your life

When wine meets sport

Held annually at Steenberg Vineyards, the trail run takes runners on a 5km or 10km loop to run, jog or walk in the great outdoors.

WATCH: This white guy got moves for days

Deodat Kritzinger walked to the dance-off as if he had already lost the battle, but what followed was out of this world.

Kagiso Lediga movie at cinemas soon

‘Wonder Boy for President’ showcases music by Durban band Thee Legacy.

My biggest mistake was dating a Kim Kardashian – Euphonik

The DJ says though he is tired of having to explain himself, he cannot erase that part of his life as it’s part of his history.

sport

Our off-season is in December – Pitso

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says he is worried his players have been playing a lot of football without rest, but has revealed the Brazilians will have recess in December.

Pirates ‘coked-up’ player could get two-year ban

If he fails in his bid to challenge a positive test for cocaine, one Buccaneer will be at sea for quite some time.

Pirates player tests positive for cocaine – reports

An Orlando Pirates player has failed a doping test after testing positive for cocaine, according to reports.

Seniors have a big role at Chiefs – Katsande

Willard Katsande believes the senior players at Kaizer Chiefs will have to carry the team while showing the youngsters the ropes.

business

Zambia economy jittery as polls draw closer – Central Bank

The central bank chief said Zambia should diversify its exports to improve the subdued economic operating environment.

Outa urges Gordhan to bring back former SAA talent

Duvenhage listed former chief financial officer Wolf Meyer, former acting CEO Nico Bezuidenhout, suspended group treasurer Cynthia Stimpel and Sylvain Bosc.

How does Telkom FreeMe stack up to FNB Connect?

It’s not as cut and dry as you’d think.

Gordhan confident SA will avoid recession

The finance minister calls on business to commit to and invest in SA.

world

Massive IS bomb attack kills 44 in Syrian Kurdish city

A massive bomb blast claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 44 people and wounded dozens on Wednesday in the Kurdish-majority Syrian city of Qamishli.

Obama steps up to bat for ex-rival Clinton

President Barack Obama steps onto the Democratic convention stage Wednesday to champion former political foe Hillary Clinton, defend his own legacy and bury Donald Trump’s chances of reaching the White House.

Japan knife attacker grins before cameras after killing spree

A Japanese man who admitted murdering 19 people at a centre for the mentally disabled grinned at news cameras Wednesday before being questioned about the country’s worst killing spree in decades.

One of France church attackers was charged for terror link: probe source

One of the two attackers who stormed a church in France and slit a priest’s throat on Tuesday had been charged with terror links and held before being freed on bail, a source close to the investigation said.

opinion

Snakes & leaders gamble

In this board game analogy, Zuma is the symbolic snake who can take the party down.

Krejcir shows how easily corruption comes

The details around Krejcir’s prison escape attempt once again shine a light on corrupt officials.

Shameless squandering at SABC must stop

The crisis bedevilling the public broadcaster is a waste of taxpayers’ and television licence money.

Mbeki’s quiet campaigning diplomacy

This week’s ghost cartoon is a comment on the fact that former president Thabo Mbeki is yet to publicly utter the words ‘vote ANC’.

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