Schools' R81m victory in court

The Eastern Cape basic education department has been ordered to pay R81-million to 90 schools that hired and paid teachers when it failed to do so.

Global rhino syndicate bust

Sixteen people in the Czech Republic have been charged with being part of an international trafficking syndicate that allegedly moved rhino horn from South Africa to Vietnam.

King's purse-holder takes him to CCMA

Clashes over who would foot the bill for King Goodwill Zwelithini's military regalia, wedding and other expenses have become public, with the former chief executive of the KwaZulu-Natal Royal Household Trust revealing the pressure he says he came under to sign off the spending.

Inside the school of terror

The full devastation of the Taliban attack on a Pakistan school in which 148 people - almost all of them children - were massacred is laid bare in photographs made public yesterday.

Nuclear power deal 'will ruin SA'

The government's vaunted nuclear power deal, designed to save the country from its energy crisis, will bankrupt it, critics say.

Tshabalala's troubles far from over

SABC board chairman Ellen Tshabalala, who has resigned after being found guilty by parliament of lying about her qualifications, might be charged with perjury.

Police question seven men over Cape massacre

Seven men have been detained for questioning about the murder of the six men who were found in a field last week in Joostenbergvlakte, Kraaifontein, near Cape Town.

New weapon to fight rape

Communities of bacteria that live on pubic hair could one day help investigators find rapists.

Teens go on tuk-tuk trek for Aids charity

Instead of having to save enough money to enter a tuk-tuk competition in India, seven matric pupils will explore South Africa on the motorised rickshaws - and charity will benefit.

Obama mistaken for waiter

As national protests over the death of unarmed black men by white police officers pushed race relations to the top of the headlines, President Barack Obama revealed his own experiences of racism, including being mistaken for a waiter and a parking valet.

Charlene is 'crazy in love' with babes

Princess Charlene of Monaco says being a new mom is "magical" - but sobering.

Zille's the woman league is seeking

The ANC Women's League has reportedly said it is time for South Africa to have a woman president.

Islamists kill 32, kidnap scores in Nigeria: officials, witness

Boko Haram militants killed 32 people and kidnapped scores of others in an attack on the village of Gumsuri in the restive northeast, local officials and a witness said.

Pakistan intensifies anti-Taliban offensive after school massacre

Pakistani forces have intensified their offensive against Islamist militants, killing 57 rebels in fresh airstrikes and moving ground troops deep into their strongholds, the military said.

Autism risk linked to particulate air pollution

Children whose mothers were exposed to high levels of fine particulate pollution in late pregnancy have up to twice the risk of developing autism as children of mothers breathing cleaner air, scientists at Harvard School of Public Health reported.

US man convicted in German student's death

A man who shot and killed a German exchange student caught trespassing in his garage was convicted of deliberate homicide in a case that attracted attention as a test of "stand your ground" laws in the US that govern the use of deadly force against attackers.

Traffic fines for 16 years after ID stolen

For more than a decade, a Cape Town man has struggled to prove that he is the real Jafta Williams.

Link with a South Africa move is an insult, they can't afford me: Joseph Yobo

Nigerian international Joseph Yobo's representative has rubbished reports the veteran forward is set for a move to South Africa.

54 Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for refusing to fight

A court martial in Nigeria sentenced 54 soldiers to death Wednesday for refusing to fight the Boko Haram radical Islamist group, a media report said.

Cameroonian footballer Ebosse 'killed by dressing room beating, not projectile'

The death of Cameroonian footballer Albert Ebosse in Algeria in August was caused by a brutal post-match beating, not an object thrown by angry fans as initially claimed, a new autopsy has found.

Former City employee to be sentenced for illegal sale of government land

A former City of Johannesburg employee is expected to be sentenced on Thursday at the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court for his involvement in the illegal sale of state land in Lenasia.
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