We didn't hire her because she's Zuma's daughter: ministry

President Jacob Zuma's daughter Thuthukile was appointed chief of staff at the department of telecommunications and postal services after consideration of her "capacity" for the position, the department said on Friday.

Hawks investigating government official for corruption involving R1.6 billion

The Hawks on Friday confirmed they are investigating a government official for corruption involving R1.6 billion.

Metro cops investigate Telkom boss in fake number plate scam

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko is under investigation after being implicated in an alleged car licence cloning case, the City of Johannesburg said on Friday.

Queiroz wants four times more than Igesund to coach Bafana

Salary demands could be a stumbling block to former Real Madrid manager Carlos Queiroz rejoining South Africa for a second spell as national coach.

NSPCA lays criminal charges against Modise over cannibal pig farm

Criminal charges against National Council Of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise are to be laid on Friday following allegations of neglect of animals on her North West farm, the NSPCA said.

I'm the sweetest guy: Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema says he is the "sweetest" and "coolest" guy and not a monster as portrayed by some.

Unrepentant minister shields Motsoeneng

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she has filed an affidavit opposing the DA court bid to reverse the SABC board's decision to appoint Hlaudi Motsoeneng permanently as chief operations officer.

The final goodbyes for Taegrin, the charmer

Taegrin Morris was a charmer who grabbed everyone's attention every time he walked into his classroom.

Malaria vaccine opens a 'new door for science'

Many lives may soon be saved thanks to the world's first malaria vaccine, which could be approved for use in the near future.

Take care, said 'campus killer'

The man suspected of being the University of Venda serial killer and rapist was very protective of women and warned those with whom he shared a rented house "never go out at night because people are getting killed" in Thohoyandou, Limpopo.

Man goes to hospital for circumcision, sues after amputation

A man from Alabama has sued a hospital after they mistakenly amputated his penis instead of giving him a circumcision.

Motsoeneng not the kind of person who should be honoured: DA

The DA on Friday said it will oppose the renaming of a stadium in QwaQwa, Free State, after SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Malaysian cyclist warned over 'Save Gaza' gloves at Commonwealth Games

A Malaysian cyclist was warned Friday he risked being thrown out of the Commonwealth Games if he repeated wearing gloves bearing the message "Save Gaza".

907 SA cops charged with aiding escapes, 516 found guilty but only 30 fired

More than 900 police officers were charged over the past three years for helping with an escape, but only 30 of them have been fired, according to Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko.

Mourinho contemplating Drogba return to Chelsea

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho revealed on Friday that he is considering a move to bring former striker Didier Drogba back to the club after he was released by Galatasaray.

South Africa 98-3 at stumps on day two against Sri Lanka

Hashim Amla faced a stern test of character in his first series as captain after South Africa lost three key wickets against a determined Sri Lankan bowling attack in the second Test Friday.

Copper cable thieves jailed for 12 years

Three men have been sentenced to 12 years in jail each by the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court for stealing copper cables, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

EU reaches preliminary deal on Russia economic sanctions

European Union ambassadors reached a preliminary agreement on Friday to push ahead with hard-hitting economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis but details remained to be worked out, diplomats said.

Israeli team's soccer match in Austria moved over security concerns

A soccer match to be played on Saturday by Maccabi Haifa and Paderborn will be moved due to security concerns after a violent anti-Israel protest disrupted the Israeli team's last game in Austria.

Israel soldier killed in Gaza, losses at 33: army

An Israeli soldier was killed in Gaza on Friday, taking the army's losses in the 18-day operation against Islamist foe Hamas to 33, a statement said.

One in five South African police detectives are women: minister

South Africa has 23,682 fully-trained detectives, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko said on Friday.
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