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UKZN students living in fear as arrests made

Students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal say they are living in fear as police and private security guards made arrests on the institution's Pietermaritzburg campus on Friday night and Saturday morning.

Now conceivable ANC can be removed in 2019‚ says DA

While prior to the recent local elections it was unthinkable that the ANC could be removed from national government as early as 2019‚ it is now conceivable‚ says Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane.
Climate activist group Reclaim the Power lie on the ground during a protest against airport expansion plans at Heathrow Airport in London.

Protesters hold ‘die-in’ at Heathrow against airport expansion

More than a hundred people demonstrated at London's Heathrow Airport on Saturday, including dozens who took part in a "die-in" at one terminal, just weeks before Prime Minister Theresa May's government is due to decide where to build a new runway.
SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng. File photo.

‘We will not relent until Hlaudi is removed’‚ DA warns

The Democratic Alliance says it will not rest until Hlaudi Motsoeneng is stripped of his position at the SABC and the country can start rebuilding a public broadcaster that honours the constitutional imperatives on which it is founded by operating in the public interest.

Erdogan says Turkey in ‘endgame’ over EU membership

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned that Turkey had reached the "end of the game" over its decades-long EU membership bid, saying it was time for Brussels once and for all to make clear if it wanted Ankara as a member.
Models present creations by Singapore-born designer Andrew GN as part of his Spring/Summer 2017 women's ready-to-wear collection show during Fashion Week in Paris.

Five top trends at Paris fashion week

With Paris women's fashion week coming to a climax over the weekend, we pick out five of the big trends so far in the spring-summer collections:

Trump ready to drag Bill Clinton sex scandals into US campaign

Donald Trump indicated in a new interview that he’s ready to drag ex-president Bill Clinton’s sex scandals into the White House campaign, after Democrats lashed out at the billionaire’s Twitter rant against a pro-Hillary ex-Miss Universe.

LOL! Watch how J'Something disciplines his dogs

J'Something probably loves his pooches as much as he does his music. But can he be a tough guy when needed?

‘I was glad I wear glasses or the Synod would have seen the tears’, says Makgoba

Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba says he is “pained” by the Anglican Church of Southern Africa’s decision to reject a proposal to allow “prayers of blessing” to be offered to people in same-sex civil unions.

DA looking at party’s overall ‘diversification’

The Democratic Alliance is focusing on the overall diversification of the party‚ a primary strategic objective ahead of the 2019 general elections‚ DA leader Mmusi Maimane says.

SNAPS! Check out Kagiso Modupe’s baecation

Kagiso Modupe took time out of his busy schedule to celebrate with his Mrs. Not only did he post snaps from their vaycay, he also paid tribute to bae.

VW to pay US suppliers $1.2bn over Dieselgate

German auto giant Volkswagen has agreed to pay US suppliers some $1.2bn to settle claims emanating from the "Dieselgate" pollution scandal, the firm and suppliers said late Friday.
Quinton de Kock during the 1st Momentum ODI Series match between South Africa and Australia at SuperSport Park in Pretoria on Friday.

De Kock’s 178 will echo around Wanderers

Almost 40km separates Centurion from the Wanderers‚ but the echo of Quinton de Kock’s magnificent innings at the former on Friday will resound around the latter on Sunday.

Europe’s richest man buys $550m Madrid skyscraper

Amancio Ortega, Europe’s richest man and founder of global fashion group and Zara owner Inditex, has bought one of Madrid’s most famous skyscrapers for €490m($551m) through his property investment arm, a source said.

Table Mountain cableway strikers accept increases of up to 13.5%

Strikers at the Table Mountain cableway will be back at work on Monday after a pay deal ended their stoppage.

Looking good! Bassie is well on her way to recovery

It's been a long recovery time for Basetsana Kumalo after she broke her ankle in March, but the media mogul is totes getting stronger.

HOT! Lorna Maseko shows off her bikini body

There's no doubt that Top Billing presenter Lorna Maseko has always had a banging body.

Erdogan slams US Congress over Saudi 9/11 law

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned Saturday a US Congress vote to override Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, saying he expected the move to be reversed as soon as possible.

Six injured in blaze in block of flats in Hillbrow

Six people‚ among them four children‚ were injured on Saturday afternoon when a fire broke out in a block of flats on Claim Street in Hillbrow‚ Johannesburg.
Medics inspect the damage outside a field hospital after an airstrike in the rebel-held al-Maadi neighbourhood of Aleppo.

Aleppo hospital hit as Syria army presses assault

The largest hospital in rebel-held east Aleppo was bombed on Saturday for the second time in days as Syrian government forces pressed a Russian-backed offensive to retake the entire city.

Seven killed in Soshanguve accident

Seven people were killed when a minibus collided with a bakkie on the Soutpans road near Soshanguve on early on Saturday.
Police Chief Jeff Davis speaks as police release video showing the the death of Alfred Olango, who was shot by El Cajon police on Tuesday.

Police release videos of officer shooting California man

Authorities on Friday released two videos of police shooting an unarmed black man dead in El Cajon, California, but the grainy footage, much of it without sound, was not likely to pacify community outrage over the incident.

Zidane not worried by careless Real displays

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is not worried by his team's performances following three successive draws but knows they have a lot of work to do to return to winning ways.

Nigeria central bank governor’s wife kidnapped, released

The wife of Nigeria's central bank governor was kidnapped and held for some 24 hours, police and security sources said on Saturday, in the latest high-profile abduction in the country's south.

Wits and Sundowns coaches hoping for a high-scoring clash

Both coaches are hoping for an end-to-end‚ high-scoring‚ exciting MTN8 final between Bidvest Wits and Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday‚ though both warn it might also be tight and tactical.

Mother and son shot by neighbour during alleged altercation

A mother and her son were shot‚ apparently by a neighbour‚ during an alleged altercation in Olivedale north-west of Johannesburg on Friday evening‚ paramedics said.

Nigeria spends $2.4bn to drag country out of recession

Nigeria has spent 720.5 billion naira ($2.4bn) on capital expenditure this year to help drag Africa's biggest economy out of recession, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday.

South Korean president urges North Koreans to defect

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye called on North Koreans to abandon their country Saturday and defect, just a day after a soldier walked across the heavily fortified border into the South.

Former England manager Allardyce could face ban, says FA

Sam Allardyce could be banned from football following the revelations that brought his reign as England manager to an abrupt end, Football Association (FA) chief executive Martin Glenn said Saturday.

Threat from extremist groups to southeast Asia growing, says Singapore defense chief

 The threat that violent extremist groups pose to Southeast Asia is growing each year as they become more organized and focused in their aims, Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said on Friday.

Hawks swoop on man suspected of murdering Cape Town metro cop

A 27-year-old will appear in court on Monday accused of murdering a City of Cape Town metro cop.