Cyril Ramaphosa takes commercial flight to Cuba for holiday

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a commercial flight for his family holiday in Havana, Cuba, according to a report.

So Many Questions: Julius Malema on land occupation

Newly re-elected president of the Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema has ordered his followers to occupy land and mines. Chris Barron asked him . . .

ANC secures Cape Town stadium for R2.2 million

The ANC has paid over R2.2 million to secure the Cape Town Stadium as a venue for its 103rd birthday event, according to a report.

SA couple who stabbed each other 'left SA over crime'

A custody battle over their two young children may have been behind the stabbing deaths of a South African couple, Angelique and Cornelius Billings, living in Ireland.

'I'm still the barefoot girl who climbs trees': Miss World Rolene Strauss

Miss World Rolene Strauss wants to have dinner with President Jacob Zuma, is fed up with corny pick-up lines, and would not mind being a superhero.

Zuma and energy minister at odds over nuclear adviser

The man behind President Jacob Zuma's nuclear project is a favourite for a senior government post.

Mother of swapped baby yearns for her own child

A mother whose newborn daughter was swapped with a baby boy in a hospital mix-up three years ago now wants her biological child returned.

Tax u-turns on cards after probe into SARS rogue unit

Tax settlements worth billions of rands risk being reversed as an independent investigation into a rogue spy unit rocked the South African Revenue Service this week.

Talk of deal with SAA shot down by Etihad

Air routes are one of the first things that Etihad Airways CEO James Hogan aims to fix in the struggling airlines his company has been buying stakes in.

SARS boss Ivan Pillay faces chop again

Tax official Ivan Pillay has been handed a suspension notice, a day after he won a court bid on Thursday to be reinstated.

Carmol 'Ponzi scheme' mastermind may have dashed to Dubai

One of South Africa's largest alleged Ponzi schemes appears to have collapsed after the Reserve Bank launched an investigation into Carmol Distributors, the petroleum company that offered investors spectacular annual returns of 96%.

Mozambique rescue kidnapped 'drug baron'

Mozambique police have rescued a wealthy businessman branded a "drug baron" by the US government who was kidnapped in Maputo more than a month ago, state media said Sunday.

Four arrested at Woolworths protest

Four people were arrested during an anti-Woolworths protest in Claremont Cape Town police said on Sunday.

Russia makes Facebook block page of Putin's top critic

Russian authorities convinced Facebook to shut off a page inviting people to attend a rally in support of an opposition politician, drawing ire from Internet users Sunday.

Thirteen die on KZN roads

Thirteen people were killed in road accidents in KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend, paramedics said on Sunday.

Sars rogue unit partnered with National Intelligence Agency

An allegedly rogue intelligence unit of the SA Revenue Service was approved at the highest level of government and established in partnership with the National Intelligence Agency, according to a report.
People, hoping to cross into Egypt, wait with their relatives at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip

Egypt allows in travellers from Gaza for first time since October

Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday for incoming passengers from the Gaza Strip for the first time in almost two months, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said.
North Korean leader Kim gives field guidance at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill in this undated photo released by KCNA in Pyongyang

US dismisses N. Korea hacking probe offer, seeks China's help

The United States has dismissed a call by North Korea for a joint investigation into the hacking of Sony Pictures and wants China to help block cyber attacks from Pyongyang.

Financial crisis board game a hit with bankers

There will be no Christmas break from market mayhem for London's financial elite if sales of a board game based on a banking collapse are anything to go by.

Presidency rejects Sunday Times report on nuclear adviser

A Sunday newspaper has totally disregarded the Presidency's response to questions on an energy department official the paper identified as a nuclear adviser to President Jacob Zuma. the Presidency said on Sunday.
Police block off the scene of a shooting where a gunman killed two NYPD officers in New York

Gunman kills two New York police officers in Brooklyn

A gunman with an apparent grudge "assassinated" two uniformed New York police officers in a cold-blooded attack on their patrol car that followed weeks of outrage over police killings of unarmed black men.
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