'I never resigned' - Molefe

Embattled Eskom CEO Brian Molefe was considered to be on "unpaid leave" after his initial resignation from the power utility in November last year‚ according to court papers filed on Monday.

Deputy minister robbed at gunpoint

Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Thabang Makwetla was hijacked by gunmen who made off with his car‚ cellphone and money.

Deputy minister's hijacking 'strange': police guard

Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Thabang Makwetla was hijacked by gunmen outside a clinic in Johannesburg on Sunday evening.

Top crime-buster Piet Byleveld's family told there's nothing more doctors can do for him

Doctors monitoring critically ill ace detective Piet Byleveld are said to have told his family that there is nothing more they can do for him.

Sideshow drama as Sascoc discusses sexual harassment allegations against CEO

A panel is to investigate the sexual harassment claims against SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) CEO Tubby Reddy by a female employee.

Parliament's presiding officers to discuss Makhosi Khoza death threats

Parliament's presiding officers‚ Baleka Mbete and Thandi Modise‚ will meet to discuss the death threats against ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza.

WATCH: Pastor's bizarre 'phone call with God'

Just when you think you have seen it all‚ a Zimbabwean pastor has filmed himself having a telephone conversation “directly with God”.

‘It feels like he took my heart out of my chest’ - Gabriela Alban's mother takes stand against Diego Novella

“It feels like he took my heart out of my chest and chopped it up. I feel just enough to be able to love my husband and my family‚ but most of me is gone."

Residents go on rampage in Toekomsrus

Residents of Toekomsrus in Randfontein west on Johannesburg’s West Rand went on a rampage on Monday morning‚ barricading roads and burning tires demanding basic services‚ police said.

Mandla Hlatshwayo's 'DJ set' tombstone cost R70,000 to make

Mandla Hlatshwayo's 'DJ set' tombstone was inspired by the way the late radio jock lived his life.

Unicef condemns recent spate of violence against women and children in SA

Unicef on Monday added its voice in condemning the recent spate of violence against women and children in SA.

Vicky Momberg says she sincerely apologised to police officer she swore at

Vicky Momberg said her apology to one of the complainants and the public was coming from her "heart". Momberg is facing four counts of crimen injuria in the Randburg Magistrate's Court.

Francois Pienaar is more African than Beyoncé, says AKA on the superstar's baby shower

In a string of spicy tweets rapper AKA has slammed Beyonce's African-themed baby shower, which has fans across the globe in a frenzy.

Investigating officer's absence delays bail application for alleged sex pest teacher

A Durban teacher - accused of sending nude images and sexually suggestive messages to a 14-year-old pupil - will have to spend two more days behind bars until his formal bid for bail.

WATCH: ‘I see criminals on the balls’ - SAPS detective talks crime overload

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Six men arrested for hijacking in Nyanga

Police in Nyanga in the Western Cape arr4ested six men on Sunday in connection with three hijacking incidents.

Newlands to host All Blacks but…

The venue for the Springbok versus All Black Rugby Championship Test scheduled for Cape Town is still undecided as SA Rugby waits for Newlands to produce a ‘safety certificate’.

Bust-up as Black Business Council quits Busa

The Black Business Council (BBC) has ended its relationship with Business Unity SA (Busa).

Giuricich Coastal Projects fined R900‚000 for cover pricing

The Competition Tribunal has imposed an administrative penalty of R900‚000 on Giuricich Coastal Projects for cover pricing in 2008 while tendering for the Mondi Reel Handling Project.

KZN wildlife auction nets more than R8-million

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife auctioned more than 1‚000 wild animals on Monday‚ injecting just over R8 million into the cash-strapped conservation agency’s depleted coffers.

Another big day looms for Springbok coach Allister Coetzee

Tuesday marks another big day for Springbok coach Allister Coetzee when he names his first squad of the season for the June series against France.

Protesting Makause residents angry over ‘unfulfilled promises’ over service delivery

Hundreds of Makause residents‚ in Primrose‚ Ekurhuleni‚ east of Johannesburg‚ took to the streets on Monday morning to voice their dissatisfaction over “unfulfilled promises” on basic service delivery.

Tragic end for Japanese diver after filming marine creatures on KZN north coast

An investigation is underway after an internationally-renowned professional Japanese diver died while filming a documentary on coelacanths and leatherback turtles in the Sodwana Bay section of iSimangaliso Wetland Park in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

“Whether I’m concerned or not is not going to help" - Malesela

The looming threat of relegation should not burden or encumber Chippa United’s preparations for their potential relegation decider away against Free State Stars on Saturday‚ says coach Dan Malesela.

South Sudan president announces unilateral ceasefire, prisoner release

The president of war-ravaged South Sudan declared a unilateral ceasefire on Monday and promised to release political prisoners, but with no sign of a political deal with rebels it was not clear whether a truce would take hold.

Protesting parents and pupils force school shutdown over 18 fired teachers

Protesting parents and pupils at an Umlazi high school‚ south of Durban‚ brought classes to standstill on Monday.

Khune and Furman expected to be backbone of Baxter's new Bafana

New Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter is to name “warriors” in his first squad with Itumeleng Khune and Dean Furman the backbone of his selection for the match against Nigeria next month.

Zuckerberg: not running for office, but wants 'to learn'

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg says he is not running for public office but is making a series of public appearances "to learn about people's hopes and challenges."

The quickest, easiest way to make amazing sweet & savoury scones

Classic scone recipes involve rubbing the butter into the flour, which is a bit messy and time-consuming. These recipes use oil instead making whipping up a batch of fresh scones much quicker and easier.

Italy's giving away free castles to boost tourism

A piece of Italian history can be yours - if you promise to do your bit for tourism, writes Elizabeth Sleith
Whole deep-fried fish with ginger & shiitake sauce

Whole deep-fried fish with ginger & shiitake sauce

A quick supper dish for fans of bold Asian flavours