I couldn't care less about America's candidates‚ International Relations Minister

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has expressed disinterest in the outcome of the US presidential race.

WATCH: Plane struck by lightning amid heavy rain at airport

An airliner at the Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport was hit by lightning amid heavy downpours on Monday.
A construction crane is seen overlooking the Michelangelo Towers in Sandton. economy

Sandton and Stellenbosch - EFF identifies land for redistribution

In its latest bid to lure voters ahead of the August 3 local government elections‚ the Economic Freedom Fighters said they have been eyeing areas to occupy without compensation.

913 schools in South Africa have no water

A handful of activists belonging to Equal Education‚ a lobby organisation‚ have picketed outside the Department of Basic Education in Pretoria.

Spaza shop owner uses DA posters to insulate his shack

A 26-year-old Mpumalanga youth is behind bars after illegally removing Democratic Alliance (DA) election campaigning posters with an intention of patching up his shack before cold winter season starts.

Mafikizolo's Theo opens up about gay rumours: It nearly broke me

It's been three years since Mafikizolo's Theo Kgosinkwe shut down rumours surrounding his sexuality, but he has once again revealed the pain that the rumours brought, and how it made him want to leave the industry.

Correctional services denies Jub Jub prison 'stabbing'

The Department of Correctional Services has poured cold water on swirling reports, which claim that convicted hip-hop artist Jub Jub was allegedly embroiled in a sparring match at Leeuwkop Prison last week, leaving him with stab wounds on his stomach and thighs.

WATCH: Hospital prevents father from being with sick child

Video footage has emerged of a father being physically assaulted by security guards at the Mamelodi Public Hospital‚ east of Pretoria‚ after he refused to adhere to the rule that only one person may be with a patient in casualty.

KwaZulu-Natal man who raped 14-year-old girl in front of her father sentenced to life

A KwaZulu-Natal man who raped a 14-year-old girl in front of her father‚ has been sentenced to life behind bars.

Limpopo's hospitals of despair and death

Patients in Limpopo hospitals are dying because of corruption, mismanagement and lack of basic resources, doctors say

Mama mamba! Snake lover survives black mamba bite, still in love with the slithering creatures

Amanda Bloem is a snake person – so much so that even after a venomous black mamba bite had her feeling stoned‚ with pins and needles in her face‚ she continues to live in a house with 23 snakes.

Joemat-Pettersson decision on oil stock sale ‘could paralyse the economy’

National Treasury and the Department of Energy are passing the buck on who decided that the sale or rotation of deteriorating strategic oil stocks at a much-criticised price could take place without agreement from Treasury.

Black Aces sold to former Ajax Cape Town owner John Comitis

Mpumalanga Black Aces has been sold to former Ajax Cape Town chairman John Comitis, according to a report on Monday.

WATCH: Singing South African firefighters touch down in Canada

300 South African firefighters have arrived in Canada in high spirits.

Sun, safaris and an ailing rand lure foreign tourists back to SA

South Africa's attraction for foreign tourists is showing signs of recovery, thanks in part to the weak rand, but the domestic tourism sector is in the doldrums.

Blood dripping from refuse bag leads to shocking find - a newborn baby's body in Kimberley

Kimberley Police are investigating a case of birth concealment after a newborn baby’s body was found in a refuse bag in the town.

Court hears application to strike Jiba and two other senior prosecutors from roll

A court application that could see three senior prosecutors‚ including deputy prosecutions head Nomgcobo Jiba‚ struck from the roll of advocates began on Monday.

Sibanye mine strike is called off

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said on Monday its members at Sibanye’s Kroondal mine had resolved to return to work.

5 Tips for surviving a potentially deadly snakebite

Waiting for an ambulance to reach you‚ running around in a panic and waiting for your symptoms to show before acting – these are all things you should NOT do when you have been the victim of a snakebite.

Big bill for cable theft sees Telkom increasing efforts to migrate customers to wireless technologies

Telkom is ramping up efforts to migrate customers to wireless and fibre technologies to tackle cable theft syndicates.

EFF officially complains to IEC about intimidation

The Economic Freedom Fighters has launched some 3‚900 branches across the country and will be contesting in all 278 municipalities in the upcoming local elections.