DA files papers with ConCourt opposing ICC pull-out

The government's decision to withdraw its membership of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is both unconstitutional and a breach of the Bill of Rights‚ the Democratic Alliance (DA) has argued in papers filed with the Constitutional Court on Monday.
Abrahams speaks during a media briefing in Pretoria

NPA's Shaun Abrahams challenged to come clean about Luthuli House meeting

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams has been challenged to produce the minutes of his behind-closed-doors meeting with three cabinet ministers and President Jacob Zuma.

Transport union calls for probe into deadly Tembisa train crash

The SA Transport & Allied Workers' Union (Satawu) has added its voice to a list of organisations condemning the Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) about its alleged reluctance to improve safety in trains.

Cop tried to ‘calm’ crying car rental company owner in Jayde case

The woman who rented out the car allegedly used in Jayde Panayiotou’s kidnapping and murder became emotional when she realised what had happened.

Varsity protest leader arrested‚ cars torched in Cape Town

Protesters‚ including University of Cape Town Fees Must Fall leader Athabile Nonxuba‚ were arrested after clashes with police in the Cape Town suburb of Woodstock on Monday.

We warned Prasa: PAC reacts to deadly Tembisa train crash

The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) said it warned the Passenger Rail Association of South Africa (Prasa) last year that an accident like the one that killed one person and left more than 240 injured on Monday was inevitable should it fail to upgrade its rail and signalling infrastructure.

'Cowards do not get married' says Julius Malema

Economic Freedom Front leader Julius Malema reckons only brave men should step forward to claim a wife.

Wits SRC leader Shaeera Kalla remains in hospital - #FMF leader

Former University of Witwatersrand student representative council president Shaeera Kalla is still being treated in hospital because she has swelling on her spine‚ according to fellow student activist Fasiha Hassan.

Babes Wodumo set to launch anti-drug campaign amid Mercedes allegations

Babes Wodumo is set to launch an anti-drug campaign after being plagued with allegations that her latest track, entitled Mercedes, makes reference to a 'killer drug' with the same name in KZN.

Wits students postpone march to ConCourt

Students at the University of Witwatersrand have made a U-turn on their plan to embark on a march to the Constitutional Court to call for free education and demand an end to police brutality.

Samkelo lashes out at 'homophobic' fans: It just makes me sad

When Samkelo attended the wedding of two of her close friends this past weekend, the last thing she expected was a lecture on the evils of homosexuality.

One dead‚ up to 100 injured in Tembisa train collision

One person has died and as many as 100 may have been injured on Monday afternoon after two passenger trains collided on the Thembisa line near Kaalfontein‚ east of Johannesburg.

Court hears how Patrick Wisani's lover died

A lover of former Johannesburg-based ANCYL leader Patrick Wisani died a tragic death‚ a court heard on Monday.

Introduce structural reforms in medium-term budget‚ DA urges Gordhan

The DA in Parliament on Monday challenged Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan to introduce structural reforms to assist the economy during Wednesday’s medium term budget policy statement‚ including getting a private equity partner for the embattled SAA.

October’s top 10 shots in the Sunday Times Wilderness Photograph of the Year competition

The very last individuals of some of Planet Earth’s rarest and most endangered species feature in astonishing images photographed by our readers this month.

Hired experts back claims St. Jude heart devices can be hacked

Short-selling firm Muddy Waters said in a legal filing on Monday that outside cyber security experts it hired have validated its claims that St. Jude Medical Inc cardiac implants are vulnerable to potentially life-threatening cyber attacks.

Ninth century library goes digital to reach wider audience

A ninth century library in Morocco, widely believed to be the oldest in the world, is going digital to make its ancient treasures available to a wider audience.

Moscow nanny admits beheading disabled child

A Moscow nanny on Monday pleaded guilty to murdering the four-year-old disabled child in her charge after brandishing the child's severed head on the street.

Phat Joe's wedding to take place on a 'magical' island

Just weeks after a jaw-dropping proposal, which had everyone green with envy - Phat Joe and his fiancée have revealed that they plan on having an island wedding.

Qoboshiyana replaces Prince as selector

Lux Qoboshiyana will replace Ashwell Prince as a national selector‚ a Cricket SA (CSA) release said on Monday.

Quicks hold the key in Australia

The colour of the ball and the hours of play can change as much as they like.

Academics‚ students arrested at UKZN Maritzburg

Two University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) academic staff members were arrested along with six students at the university’s Pietermaritzburg campus on Monday for “holding an illegal gathering” thus violating a court interdict.

Denise Zimba lashes out at the industry: 'Can't stand and watch the bullsh**'

Denise Zimba has a bone to pick with the entertainment industry.
Female traveler taking a photo with a smartphone.

Love a free night at an Italian B&B? Here's how to get one

Tourists are offering up everything from a string of pearls to a Nintendo 3DS system, French cooking classes and photography sessions in exchange for a free night's stay at an Italian bed and breakfast as part of a week-long program launching next month.

De Sa dropped Petersen to avoid horror injury flashbacks

Ajax Cape Town dropped goalkeeper Brandon Petersen ahead of their weekend Telkom Knockout tie to avoid any flashbacks he might have to the horror injury that nearly ended his career.

Spoornet serial rape accused pleads guilty

An alleged Tembisa serial rapist accused of luring women into open fields with the promise of employment at Spoornet pleaded guilty on Monday to raping five women.

Zamalek coach makes about-turn and will not resign after defeat to Sundowns

Alexandria‚ Egypt - Zamalek coach Moamen Soliman said he will not resign following his side’s 3-1 aggregate defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns in the Caf Champions League final.

Gauteng ANC suspends Bopape for ‘behaviour unbecoming of a member’

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng has taken a decision to suspend MPL and former sports MEC Molebatsi Bopape.

Brace yourselves! The Stikeez are back!

And you thought it was over‚ right? Wrong! Your kids are going to be harassing you very soon after Pick n' Pay announced the return of Stikeez.

HHP is going through a lot at the moment, says Cassper Nyovest

HHP may have had a hand in discovering and developing Cassper Nyovest into the mega artist he is today. But the pair don't speak and Cassper is concerned.

Sundowns players to share R20 million after Motsepe gives them the entire Champions League winnings

The R20 million prize money for winning the Caf Champions League will be divided amongst Mamelodi Sundowns’ players‚ the club’s president Patrice Motsepe said after his side lifted the trophy at Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria‚ Egypt on Sunday night.