Car rentals‚ airline tickets: former top cops in the dock over alleged lavish lifestyle

Despite princely donations from a wealthy businessman‚ former Western Cape police commissioner‚ Arno Lamoer‚ and some of his brigadiers allegedly still lived beyond their means.

Zapiro‚ King David High School named as 'targets' of the Thulsie twins

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro was allegedly one of the planned targets of terror-accused twin brothers Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie.

‘Shoot to kill’ if you are attacked: Mbalula tells police

Police minister Fikile Mbalula has told police to “shoot to kill” if they come under fire from criminals.

Ntlemeza may be right to insist on returning to work

Berning Ntlemeza‚ who has been instructed by Police Minister Fikile Mbalula not to report for duty as head of the Hawks‚ might be correct in insisting on doing so.

Ntsiki Mazwai left 'defeated' after thieves 'stole her weed'

Ntsiki Mazwai was left fuming after thieves broke into her car and made off with her stash of "weed".

Spanish doctor who allegedly killed his twins must remain in Pollsmoor hospital section

A bid by a Spanish doctor‚ accused of murdering his twins‚ for a single cell at Pollsmoor prison has been thwarted.

Acceleration of transformation and revival of school sport among new Sport Minister's top priorities

Newly appointed Sports Minister Thembelani "Thulas" Nxesi has named the acceleration of transformation and revival of school sport among his top priorities.

Gloves are off: Ramaphosa realises he will have to fight to lead South Africa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the gloves off in the contest to become the nation’s next leader, delivering a scathing speech criticising “the rot” and widespread patronage plaguing the ruling African National Congress.

School applications made easier in Gauteng

Online applications for Gauteng learners in grades 1 and 8 look set to be easier‚ with a number of upgrades made to the previously problematic system.

Murder accused Van Breda goes home

The Cape Town High Court has moved to De Zalze Winelands Golf Estate in the picturesque town of Stellenbosch.

The war is over! Robert Marawa and Fikile Mbalula have made peace

Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula and sports presenter Robert Marawa have finally buried the hatchet after weeks of public spats.

Here’s your chance to DJ with Black Coffee in Ibiza

DJ Black Coffee is giving one local fan the opportunity to perform with him in one of the party capitals of the world, Ibiza.

Serena Williams hits back at 'racist' comments about her unborn baby

Tennis star Serena Williams has lambasted comments made about her unborn child allegedly by former world number one Ilie Nastase, labelling his remarks 'racist'.

White people in South Africa still hold the lion’s share of all forms of capital

The role of “white monopoly capital” in post-apartheid South Africa has been in the news lately. In the South African context, it can be understood as the white population’s extensive control over the country’s economy.

'Keep up the fight‚' veteran activist and poet Serote tells protesters

Professor Mongane Wally Serote‚ the liberation struggle poet and ANC stalwart‚ says that South Africans should continue to protest and demand respect from the government.

Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live

A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday, the latest example of the social network's live-streaming function being used to broadcast grisly crimes.
Gooey St Louis: a new take on baked cheese cake

Gooey St Louis: a new take on baked cheese cake

The baker who first made this butter cake is said to have done so by accident. Three cheers for happy mishaps!

Brace yourself for an emotional PSL roller coaster ride on Super Tuesday

Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns‚ while focusing on beating Ajax Cape Town‚ will have an eye on the clash between Cape Town City and Kaizer Chiefs in a big night of fixtures in the Absa Premiership on Tuesday.

Boxing dealt another blow after former Boxing SA CEO's passing

Boxing SA chairperson Muditambi Ravele was at a loss for words after the passing of former chief executive Bongani Khumalo a few days ago.

Up your hair game with inspiration from trend-setting local celebs

These South African insta-crushes have been killing their hair game lately. Here are five ideas to steal for your next hairdo

Spurs won't stop believing, says goalkeeper Lloris

Hugo Lloris insists Tottenham still believe they can win the Premier League despite the shattering blow of their FA Cup semi-final defeat against title rivals Chelsea.

The next Kentridge? 6 local artists you should invest in now

We chat to three experts working in the art world to find out who they’re putting their money on when it comes to the next generation of South African artists

The death of 90% will be a 'sad day we cannot celebrate,' says Florence Masebe

Veteran actress and activist Florence Masebe has hit back at the SABC interim board’s plan to potentially reverse the 90% local content quota, warning that it would have a disastrous effect on the local music industry.

Sono confident of leading Cosmos to PSL promotion despite facing difficult odds

Jomo Sono continues to pronounce confidently on the promotion chances of his club back to the top-flight even if Cosmos find themselves down in 11th place in the National First Division standings‚ going into Wednesday’s key match against Black Leopards.

Arkansas stages first double execution in US in 17 years

The southern state of Arkansas, rushing to execute several inmates before a lethal drug expires next week, put to death two inmates late Monday, the first double execution in the United States in 17 years.

Quinton de Kock in line for top Cricket South Africa Awards

Quinton de Kock's stellar 2016/17 season could be handsomely rewarded at next month's Cricket South Africa awards.
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Johnny Clegg announces retirement with final SA and world tour

After almost four decades in the music industry, iconic singer Johnny Clegg will be retiring to focus on writing his autobiography and to spend time with his family.

Maria Sharapova rags-to-riches journey resumes in Stuttgart

From the shadow of Chernobyl's nuclear wasteland to international super-stardom and from penniless arrival in the United States, without a word of English, to a fortune of $200 million.

Man arrested after rifle found hidden behind fridge

A Port Elizabeth man has been arrested after police found a modified hunting rifle hidden behind his fridge.

Manchester derby is 'game of the season', says United's Herrera

Manchester United's match against Manchester City in the Premier League on Thursday is "the game of the season" and will play a decisive role in both teams' chances of finishing in the top four, midfielder Ander Herrera has said.

Where do you fit in when your child is raised by their grandparents?

Grandparents have always been the cornerstone of African families. Historically, many have even helped raise us or our children, and today, despite political and economic changes, distant parenting is still in practice. We explore the effect this has on parent-child dynamics.