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DA still mulling court action on ‘acting’ SABC COO Hlaudi

The Democratic Alliance (DA) expects to know later this week precisely what kind of legal action it should take against the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and its former chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng.
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‘Please help me to study’ – a fearful student’s ‘heart-breaking’ plea to Wits’ VC

University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor Professor Adam Habib has shared a “heart-breaking” plea for help from a student who is too afraid to stand up to protesters but is desperate to study.

'Bonus for what?' - Loyiso Gola tells Hlaudi Motsoeneng to 'F*ck off'

Amidst reports that Hlaudi Motsoeneng received a secret R10-million bonus from the SABC, comedian Loyiso Gola has taken to social media to tell the controversial former SABC COO to "f*ck off".
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EFF Gauteng secretary arrested on assault charges

The Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) Gauteng secretary Malesela Ledwaba has been arrested by Vereeniging police for an alleged assault and house breaking.

People actually did this: Video prank dupes iPhone 7 owners into drilling own headphone jack

A YouTube prank that claimed to show people how to add an earphone jack to the iPhone 7 has caused serious sorrow for some Apple users.

Group wants justice for teen whose relatives 'made family dog attack her'

An organisation that fights for the rights of children‚ wants to see justice done in the case of a teenager whose relatives allegedly set a family dog on her last month.

Multiple stabbings and alleged 'bouncer brutality' leaves Sounds Like Summer partygoers in hospital

Several people have been left severely injured during a violent brawl between and stabbing at the Sounds Like Summer Music Festival over the weekend.

AKA blasts 'ignorant, distasteful and immature' Black Coffee

AKA's camp has come out guns blazing in their pursuit of DJ Black Coffee, after the DJ slapped AKA's road manager at an event over the weekend.

NUM backs Ramaphosa for ANC president

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) wants Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), it said on Monday.

In Pictures: Baleka Mbete weds her beau

Baleka Mbete tied the knot with her "Ben10" - Bloemfontein businessman Nape Khomo - in a traditional ceremony in Mqanduli, Eastern Cape, where the bride's parents were laid to rest.

Academic operations disrupted by protests at DUT and UKZN

Durban University of Technology (DUT) students led by their student representative council (SRC) president Zama Mncube left the Steve Biko campus on Monday morning and proceeded to the ML Sultan campus to pull out those who were writing tests.

Auditor-general finds disposal of strategic fuel stocks illegal

The secret sale of SA’s strategic fuel stockpile in December 2015 was illegal because it did not have the permission of the finance minister and fetched only R3.9bn and not the R5bn that has been claimed‚ the auditor-general said in notes to his 2015-16 report on the Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF).

BAT fights claims of spying and bribery

British American Tobacco (BAT) has moved to tackle allegations that it was involved in spying on competitors and bribing tax and law enforcement officials‚ commissioning an independent probe and ceasing all its activities in South Africa to combat the illicit tobacco trade pending the outcome of the investigation.

Town in limbo as EFF infighting stalls council

The man holding the Nquthu council to ransom is not in Nquthu.

WATCH: Somizi was once so broke he 'would have tapped a girl’

Money problems can lead desperate people to doing crazy things - and it could have even caused Somizi to sleep with a woman.
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At 50, Botswana discovers diamonds are not forever

When David Magang opened Botswana's first domestic law firm shortly after independence in 1966, he and his country were starting from scratch.

We won't allow one person's actions to overshadow this, says AKA on his GQ cover

As the October issue of GQ South Africa hit shelves on Monday, AKA - who's on the cover - has revealed that he won't let anyone ruin this moment for him, following a much talked about altercation between DJ Black Coffee and his road manager this past weekend.
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ANC members warned about ‘divisive commentary’ ahead of NEC meeting to get feedback on factionalism

The African National Congress (ANC) on Monday discouraged its members from making “preemptive‚ opportunistic and divisive public commentary on the expected deliberations” about its national executive committee (NEC) meeting next weekend.

Emtee dismisses 'weed' rumours - Again!

Roll Up rapper Emtee has once again come out to pour cold water on rumours that he smokes illegal substances such as weed.

The Parlotones lashes out at SA Embassy's 'disrespect and unwillingness', after passport robbery

SA pop group The Parlotones are spitting mad after they visited the SA Embassy in Germany to report their passports as stolen and were greeted with only "disrespect and unwillingness".

Taiwan attacks Hong Kong over string of visa denials

Taiwan lashed out at Hong Kong Monday, saying the city had recently denied visas to several Beijing-sceptic Taiwanese politicians as the island's relations with China worsen.

Carlyle to buy South Africa's promotional products supplier

Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP said it will buy a majority stake in South African promotional products and clothing maker Amrod and plans to expand the business in other markets.

Vehicles torched at University of Zululand

Several vehicles belonging to the University of Zululand were set alight on the KwaDlangezwa campus on Sunday night.

Classes disrupted at UJ

Classes were disrupted at the University of Johannesburg's (UJ's) Soweto campus on Wednesday when angry protesters stormed into lecture rooms and forced fellow students to leave.

Ntsiki Mazwai left disappointed by #PearlThusiDay - calls for Ma Winnie Mandela Day instead

A slew of Twitter users have declared today as #PearlThusiDay as the local actress will be making her much-anticipated debut on the acclaimed US TV series Quantico tonight in South Africa.

‘Chances of success in any appeal by Jiba and Mrwebi are very slim’: law expert

It is unlikely that Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi would be granted leave to appeal a court ruling that struck their names from the roll of advocates.
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Ex-IMF boss Rato on trial over bankers' luxury sprees

Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato went on trial Monday accused of overseeing a "corrupt system" that helped him and other executives misuse funds when he was the boss of two of Spain's top banks.

‘Pitso’s done wonderful work‚’ says Motsepe‚ ‘but nobody remembers No2’

Mamelodi Sundowns owner Patrice Motsepe has warned that the job for his club in the African Champions League is still far from done.

Drug lord Guzman 'serene' ahead of extradition ruling

A Mexican judge could rule on Monday whether Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman can be extradited to the United States, but the drug kingpin's lawyers vow to appeal if he loses.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's speech at his party's convention this week horrified commentators.

Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by US immigration officers

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump picked up the endorsement on Monday of the union representing 5,000 federal immigration officers, a boost of support for his immigration policy ahead of his first debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton.
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Disgruntled Ronaldo eyes more records at Dortmund

Disgruntled Cristiano Ronaldo could make more Champions League history on Tuesday as his Real Madrid side look to end their losing streak at high-flying Borussia Dortmund.