‘Propaganda much?’ – SABC’s protest footage decision panned on Twitter

The decision by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to no longer show “footage of people burning public institutions” trended on Twitter on Friday morning.

SABC’s cutting protest footage part of its mandate ‘to educate citizens’

That “continuing to promote” violent service delivery protests “might encourage other communities to do the same” is the reason the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will no longer show “footage of people burning public institutions”.

Jayde Panayiotou's diary of her private hell

Jayde Panayiotou was trapped in her own private hell in the months leading up to her murder.

Bare-buttocked striker loses her job

A pharmacy clerk at a Waterfall City hospital in Midrand lost her fight at the CCMA to get her job back after she was dismissed for pulling down her pants and exposing her naked bottom.

No love lost in Parys

Norma Jubeba is waiting for news today. She will be sitting in her room on a floor that smells of urine, waiting for her daughters to tell her what happened in court. She would have gone herself, but her legs can no longer carry her.

Harsher jail sentences for cable thieves on the cards

It's going to be a lot harder to maintain a career as a copper thief from next week when legislation comes into effect that lays down jail terms longer than those served by murderers.

Lala ngoxolo, Professor, we'll never forget you

Former Bafana Bafana coach Ted Dumitru died yesterday after collapsing following a heart attack at the Eastgate shopping mall.

‘Please Call Me’ man may lose 50% of Vodacom payout

Vodacom has confirmed that it has received a request for the delay in payment of Nkosana Makate‚ who invented Please Call Me‚ as the funders of his legal bid had a prior agreement with him.

Fitch: High minimum wage will cost SA

Ratings agency Fitch has warned the ANC to avoid introducing populist measures such as a minimum wage in the run-up to local elections, while Cosatu has threatened to strike over the government's slow implementation of the proposed policy.

Maile to 'prioritise jobs'

Gauteng Economic Development MEC Lebogang Maile is expected to shed more light on projects the province is embarking on to boost employment opportunities.

Oil on troubled waters

The JSE surged to its highest level this year as Brent crude's climb above $50 a barrel for the first time in six months boosted the outlook for commodity-producing countries.

Mozambique 'set to default on its debt'

Mozambique was yesterday about to default on its debt as talks about rescheduling a loan from Russia's VTB Bank PJSC to a state-owned company faltered, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Safety app for social media groups

A Cape Town developer has set his mind to solving the problem of safety in community social media groups.

Favour: new face of migrant tragedy

A baby girl who survived a shipwreck that killed her parents and captured the heart of an Italian doctor has become the new face of the country's migrant drama.

She ain't heavy, she's my baby girl

A mother in India has given birth to a 6.8kg baby girl, believed to be the heaviest female infant born.

Kittens, gateway to terrorism

Islamic State is using the internet cat craze to lure potential jihadists and spread messages of hate online, the US's top terrorism prosecutor has warned.

Trouser snake wrestles with python

A Thai man encountered a nasty shock while sitting in the toilet - a python slithered up the sewer pipes and clamped its jaws on the head of his penis.

Tinkler's final chance to turn Orlando Pirates' season around with Cup glory

It might seem like SuperSport United coach Stuart Baxter has the edge in the Nedbank Cup final, given the silverware he has amassed in his career.

Will the real AB de Villiers please stand up?

If you've tuned in to the coverage of the Indian Premier League these past seven weeks and not seen AB de Villiers putting some hapless attack to the sword, don't go buying any lottery tickets.

Movie Review: Mrs Right Guy gets it wrong

What package does the modern day "Mr Right" come wrapped in? Is he an advertising executive concealed in a suit and with a rakish air?

Bulls could shine in both tournaments

Our rugby pool this week features three games in the Super rugby competition and two in the Currie Cup.