Tutu on the mend‚ says daughter

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has responded well to the first 48 hours of treatment for a recurring infection‚ his daughter‚ Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe‚ said on Friday.
Tiger named Laziz stands in its enclosure before it is taken out of Gaza by Four Paws International, at a zoo in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip

WATCH: Tiger rescued from 'world's worst zoo' finds new home in South Africa

Three days after leaving behind a cramped and dingy cage at the Khan Yunis zoo in Gaza, Laziz the tiger has found a new home in South Africa.

President Zuma's R7‚8m Nkandla payback deadline looms

President Jacob Zuma has until September 29 to pay the R7‚8m that the Treasury had determined that he pay as a percentage of costs for the non-security upgrades at his Nkandla home.

'It was pretty full down there': Firemen rescue man stuck down toilet over lost phone

Firemen in Norway came to the rescue Friday of a man who climbed into an outdoor public toilet to retrieve a friend's cell phone, after he got stuck in the tank.

‘Football crazy’ Pitso Mosimane makes Sundowns almost unbeatable‚ Gould admits

Mamelodi Sundowns have become almost unbeatable under Pitso Mosimane‚ SuperSport United centreback Morgan Gould admitted ahead of his side’s MTN8 quarterfinal against the Brazilians.

Rescuers rush to aid of whale trapped in fishing rope off the Cape coast

It had all the elements of an old-school adventure movie. Grizzled mariners armed with razor-sharp tools‚ adrenaline coursing through their veins‚ pursued a whale in a flotilla of mismatched boats.
Opposition party supporters clash with police in Harare, Zimbabwe

Tear gas as Zimbabwe police beat anti-Mugabe marchers

Riots erupted in Zimbabwe's capital Harare Friday after police fired tear gas and beat protesters who responded by throwing stones in the latest of a string of tense demonstrations.

Rohde denied bail as probe into wife's death intensifies

Murder accused Jason Rohde – whose wife was found dead at a wine estate – was denied bail by the Stellenbosch Magistrates' Court on Friday.

Handcuffs‚ not medals for SA man in Brazil cocaine bust

While Olympic athletes headed home with their medals‚ a South African man was presented with a pair of handcuffs this week by narcotics police in Sao Paolo‚ Brazil.

ANC stays mum on Gordhan-Hawks spat

The African National Congress (ANC) refuses to be drawn into the spat between finance minister Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks.

France's top court suspends burkini ban

France's highest administrative court on Friday suspended a controversial ban on the burkini by a French Riviera town after it was challenged by rights groups.

ANC could take action over Prasa boss’s bribes claims

The African National Congress (ANC) on Friday moved quickly to deny allegations that it was implicated in bribes involving the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).

Ndlozi takes a break from politics to hit the books

The People's Bae is taking a break. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) announced on Friday that national spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi “will be on study leave effective immediately‚ till 1 November 2016”.

Mashaba names Joburg top team

City of Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba on Friday assured residents of areas under his administration that the team of councillors he has selected to serve in his executive were professionals with integrity.

50 schoolkids hurt as bus rolls down embankment in KZN

At least 50 pupils were injured after a school-bus rolled down an embankment in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday.

'Hurt' K.O clears the air on Kid X departure

Co-founder of Cashtime Life, K.O, issued a lengthy statement on Friday addressing the recent departure of one of the label's biggest artists last week.

The night run: how Zimbabwean traders are dodging suffocating import restrictions

On June 17‚ Zimbabwe’s authorities imposed restrictions on imports of foreign dental fillings‚ kitchen sinks‚ baby formulae‚ pencils and much more. Cross border vendors‚ dependent on this trade to survive‚ have become desperate.
Football - 2015 Telkom Knockout Last 16 - Platinum Stars v Kaizer Chiefs - Moruleng Stadium

'Statistics are like a bikini' - 5 outrageous Steve Komphela quotes

Few can match the talkative Steve Komphela behind a microphone‚ and it’s no surprise that he hosted his own talk show in Turkey in 1993 — in Turkish‚ of all things.

Tshwane's Msimanga rewards DA’s opposition partners with mayoral committee posts

New Tshwane executive mayor Solly Msimanga has announced his mayoral council‚ which includes members of opposition parties which supported his party in claiming the city from the African National Congress (ANC).

Kaizer Chiefs cannot afford to test their fans’ patience much more

After a rare trophyless season in their previous campaign‚ Kaizer Chiefs have an immediate opportunity to make amends when they kick off in the 2016 MTN8 with a quarterfinal at Cape Town City on Friday night.

'Praying that my RED jacket doesn't trend' - Arthur pokes fun at Twitter

Arthur Mafokate is obviously in better spirits following his Twitter fiasco on Monday, even cracking a joke about trending again.

Hawks' treatment of Gordhan 'unacceptable arrogance': De Klerk

Former President FW de Klerk has weighed in on the furore surrounding finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

Babes Wodumo's camp hits back at Pravin comment: 'People expect you to know everyone'

Wololo hitmaker Babes Wodumo's management has hit back at criticism over her allegedly not knowing who Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is.

Platinum Stars can’t do any more to get noticed‚ but Cavin Johnson’s not bothered by it

Platinum Stars finished third in the Premier Soccer League last season having fought relegation the previous year‚ and were barely noticed for it.

MTN sponsors Cassper's #FillUpOrlandoStadium, refuses to say how much

MTN on Friday confirmed that it is the main sponsor for Cassper Nyovest's #FillUpOrlandoStadium, but has refused to say exactly how much it is contributing towards the show.

We will get into buses to go pray at the SABC for three days, says Pastor Mboro

The feud between controversial religious leader Pastor Mboro and SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng is showing no sign of simmering down.

Why traffic jams are bad for your health

It’s official‚ cough. Sitting in traffic jams is bad for your health.

Another unpredictable pitch dogs predictions on Proteas’s second test in Centurion

Wayne Parnell? Kyle Abbott or Chris Morris? Or both‚ and not Dane Piedt?

Team Joburg ready tackle joblessness‚ corruption: Mashaba

Newly elected mayor of the City of Joburg Herman Mashaba is mindful of the daunting task that lies ahead.

Trevor Noah shades Zuma and Malema: There are politicians that are uncontrollable

Trevor Noah has spoken out about the state of South African politics, saying that people have been put in power who are uncontrollable.

Aid access in Syria 'unacceptable': UN

Humanitarian access to Syria's besieged areas is "wholly unacceptable", the UN said Friday as it announced that just one aid convoy had completed deliveries this month.