Uber deploying security to 'hotspots' to deal with taxi intimidation in SA

Ride-hailing service Uber said its drivers had faced intimidation in South Africa following a protest last week by members of metered taxi associations who say the online app competes unfairly for business.

Lesotho general told of death plot

When Mamphanya Mahao arrived at her bullet-riddled home on the outskirts of Lesotho's capital, Maseru, at the weekend she was greeted by a small group of women.

Prasa derails claims that Spanish trains too tall

Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) boss Lucky Montana has rubbished a report claiming that the rail agency bought trains which were too tall to run in South Africa.

Mamelodi taxi association threatens violence if more vehicles impounded

The Mamelodi Amalgamated Taxi Association has warned authorities that impounding its vehicles could result in more violence according to a report.

Bafana legend involved in multi-million tender fraud

Deceased Bafana Bafana midfield maestro John “Shoes” Moshoeu allegedly used an unregistered company to secure government tenders worth millions of rands.

Funding of king warrants debate

The continued existence of the monarchy and its funding by the state has been debated in many nations for many years.

Poo protestors cry foul over costs of defending themselves

Former Cape Town ANC councillor Loyiso Nkohla is known for his razor-sharp tongue and for being hauled before court to explain his use of human excrement during protests.

Nhleko's 'lies and low-cost bioscope' won't stop demands Zuma 'pay back the money': EFF

Police minister Nathi Nhleko has committed “his office and the police ministry to pathological lies and the defence of corruption”‚ the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said on Monday.

Soul Brothers' lead singer David Masondo passes away

Legendary music group Soul Brothers has lost its lead singer, David Masondo.

Jimmy Tau hands over R200,000 lobolo for wealthy girlfriend

Former soccer player, Jimmy Tau is said to have paid R200,000 for lobola to the wealthy family of his girlfriend, according to a report.

Rapper AKA responds after assaulting fan on stage at Durban July - pictures

Exclusive images of rapper AKA assaulting a fan in full view of party goers at the Durban July have caused outrage.

Germany dismisses Greece bid for new bailout after 'No' vote

Germany dismissed Greece's bid to clinch a quick new debt deal after the country delivered a resounding 'No' to more austerity, appearing little moved by the surprise resignation of the Greek finance minister.

Necsa dismisses R1 trillion cost claims for new nuclear build programme

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has refuted reports that the country’s nuclear new build programme will cost around R1 trillion‚ saying that by international comparison it is inconceivable that it could cost that much.

Corruption case against Richard Mdluli scrapped - for now

The fraud and corruption case against suspended former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and two other senior police officers has been struck off the roll but they may not be off the hook.

Gauteng police bust fake cops, seize equipment‚ uniforms and weapons

Police in Gauteng believe they have made a breakthrough in uncovering criminal gangs posing as members of law enforcement agencies after several articles of uniform and firearms including R5 rifles were seized in various recent raids.

Nine of Kevin Hart's funniest clips to mark his 36th birthday

Funnyman Kevin Hart is 36 today. To celebrate we look at some of our favourite clips from the comedian. This is why we love him. Enjoy.

CEO of MTN resigns for personal reasons

The chief executive of MTN's South African unit has resigned, citing personal reasons, an internal statement by Africa's largest mobile operator showed on Monday.

Greece to extend bank holiday for at least a few more days: bankers

Greece's government plans to extend the closure of banks beyond Monday by at least a few more days, four banking sources said ahead of a meeting between bankers and the finance minister later on Monday.

MP tells anti-gay rally: Obama should not push gay agenda in Kenya

Dozens of Kenyans rallied in Nairobi on Monday against homosexuality and a lawmaker said U.S. President Barack Obama should not push a pro-gay agenda when he visits the country later this month.

Watch: The latest Steve Jobs biopic trailer is captivating and dramatic

The latest trailer for the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic by Aaron Sorkin starring Michael Fassbender is here - and it's a lot more intense and insightful than the original teaser we got a few months back.

Military to guard Tour de France rail crossings

French soldiers will guard every train crossing on the route on the Tour de France to stop riders going under the barrier, the government said Monday.
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