Stun grenades thrown in legislature

Stun grenades were thrown inside the foyer of the Gauteng legislature in Johannesburg on Tuesday where EFF leader Julius Malema and others were refusing to move.

South African men hard-up for sex - only get half world's average

South African men are having far less sex than their counterparts around the world, according to a survey released on Tuesday.

T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride

Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this.

Hospital ordered to pay R2 billion to 8000 women gynaecologist filmed

A gynaecologist used a tiny camera to take pictures and videos of his patients and now the hospital has to pay R2 billion to 8000 women.

11 parents of kidnapped Nigeria schoolgirls die, never to see their daughters again

About a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.

TALKING POINT: Should the State subsidise childcare for working moms?

A call for the government and employers to subsidise childcare facilities in the workplace is being greeted with enthusiasm, and scepticism, amongst readers of The Times.

Killer stalks campus

Four women - three of them students - have been killed at or near the University of Venda, in Thohoyandou, Limpopo, since the start of the year and the police are investigating the possibility that they were the victims of a serial killer.

Body dug up from back yard

For more than three months a woman's body lay decomposing in her back yard while her children thought she was at work.

SA producing too few PhDs: Pandor

South Africa is producing too few doctoral graduates, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor said.

Watch: PE pupil bullied by classmates while teacher does nothing

Bullying and violence in schools have come under the spotlight again after a video, taken in a classroom at Port Elizabeth’s Otto du Plessis High School in Algoa Park, shows a Grade 8 boy being manhandled and beaten by a group of classmates.

Hijack boy home after spotting mom on TV

"This is my mommy on TV."

Employers denounce strike violence

While workers' right to strike has been respected, there was no room for violence in the ongoing metal sector strike, employer organisations Seifsa and Neasa said on Thursday.

Support for automotive sector: Davies

Government will increase support to bolster the country's automotive and clothing and textile sectors over the next year, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Tuesday.

R699 matter to be heard in August

The hearing into the R699 car sales scheme has been set down for early August in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth, a lawyer representing consumers said on Tuesday.

Sanral investigated Lwandle residents

Sanral hired private investigators to determine the personal circumstances of residents before finalising an interdict to keep them off its land in Lwandle, Cape Town, its attorney said on Tuesday.

Madonsela investigating Mandela Funeral

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is investigating alleged corruption by Eastern Cape municipalities relating to former president Nelson Mandela's funeral, her office said on Tuesday.

Police fire stun grenades at EFF

Police fired a stun grenade at a group of EFF members trying to enter the Gauteng legislature building in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

Eight arrested after 85 bags of body parts found in Tanzania

Tanzanian police said that they had arrested eight people after 85 bags stuffed with human body parts including limbs, fingers and skulls were found dumped in a landfill.

Ntini opens new cricket Academy

Former Protea cricket legend Makhaya Ntini officially opened the Makhaya Ntini Academy in Mdantsane, outside East London, on Tuesday.
An Israeli tank manoeuvres in a field outside the Gaza Strip

Young communists compare Zionist rally to Nazis

The Young Communist League of SA (YCLSA) on Tuesday compared an Israel solidarity gathering to a Nazi rally.

ANC chief whip warns parliamentary rules will be enforced during budget

Parliamentary rules will be used to punish MPs making themselves guilty of offensive behaviour, ANC deputy chief whip Doris Dlakude warned on Tuesday.
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