Former ANC heavyweight Penuell Maduna in legal battle with ex-wife over multimillion-rand BEE deal

Former cabinet minister Penuell Maduna's bid to claim his share of the lucrative BEE gravy train has been derailed - by none other than his former wife.

Pastor Evan Mawarire says the '80s were 'a magical time ... the closest we have come to the Zimbabwe we wish for' Picture: MOELETSI MABE

WATCH: Activist priest Evan Mawarire - a man for Zim's new season

It may have been the biggest defence team yet assembled in a court. When Pastor Evan Mawarire was charged last week with inciting public violence - and then with subverting an elected government - his counsel was crowd-sourced.

NPA probes Willie Hofmeyr

Corruption buster and public protector hopeful Willie Hofmeyr is under investigation by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) for allegedly authorising the payment of almost R80-million to maintain strip clubs.

WATCH: Kilimanjaro not the death Gugu's family most feared

Gugu Zulu's father knew that every time his son got into a racing car, he was putting his life on the line.

Renewable power 'just raises Eskom's costs'

Public opinion may back an increasing proportion of renewable energy being plugged into South Africa's power grid, but Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says further independent renewable power production will be impractical and what he really needs is nuclear energy.

DA the offspring of the National Party: Zuma

I am going to crush them and there is no speaker of parliament here to call me to order‚ President Jacob Zuma told thousands of ANC supporters in Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape on Saturday.

Zoleka Mandela bravely shows results of chemotherapy

In May Zoleka Mandela confirmed that her battle with cancer was not yet over after discovering a lump on her breast.

The protest against itself the SABC screened but didn’t know about…

The SABC unwittingly screened a protest on Friday – but had no idea that it was doing so and that the protest taking place right under chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s nose was by the public broadcaster’s own news staff.

Lions ease past Crusaders to earn Super Rugby semifinal berth

The Lions have elevated their status as firm candidates for the 2016 Super Rugby title.

20 dead, 160 wounded as blast rips through Kabul protest

A powerful explosion on Saturday ripped through crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras in Kabul who had gathered to protest over a power line, killing at least 20 people and leaving 160 others wounded, officials said.

Summer bodies are made in winter: Check out Sbahle and Amanda owning the gym

Amanda du Pont and Sbahle Mpisane are making sure that winter doesn't get the best of them. And their bodies.

G20 nations warn of Brexit risk to global growth

Britain's vote to leave the European Union heightens risks for the world economy, finance chiefs from the G20 group of leading countries said Sunday.

Watch thief smash car window and make off with stolen goods in less than 30 seconds

A Cape Town CCTV camera captures a thief breaking into a car parked on a busy road in broad daylight.

It's family time for Black Coffee and his brood

Just a day after opening up about the pitfalls of fame, Black Coffee has got his down time with his family.
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Zuma has spent R10 million of taxpayers’ money evading justice‚ DA charges

South African taxpayers have footed almost R10 million in legal fees for President Jacob Zuma and his “exorbitant” legal counsel to evade justice‚ the Democratic Alliance charged on Saturday.

EJ Johnson talks 'getting real' on his new show EJNYC

EJ Johnson is opening up like never before. In his new series EJNYC, the 24-year-old fashionista is taking to the streets of New York City with his equally stylish entourage by his side as he pursues his passions.

'Lone' Munich shooter kills nine, commits suicide

A teenage German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree at a busy Munich shopping centre and then committed suicide had likely acted alone, German police said Saturday.

Five alleged rhino poachers arrested

Five suspected rhino poachers arrested on Thursday during the police’s Operation Rhino are to appear in the KwaMbonambi Magistrate’s Court on charges of possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition‚ trespassing and illegal hunting.

Don't go snow watching‚ authorities plead

It's almost a tradition for coastal residents of KwaZulu-Natal to head to the Midlands and Drakensberg when there are snowfalls - but authorities on Sunday begged for this tradition to be broken.

ANC of today a ‘collection of corrupt individuals’‚ says Maimane

What’s left of the ANC of today is a collection of corrupt individuals‚ fighting over the last scraps before the party finally implodes‚ says Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane.

The Lions now set their sights on the Super Rugby title holders

Cool heads and grounded feet are what the Lions need in the build up to one of their most important weeks in Super Rugby.

Police anti-crime clampdown in Mitchell’s Plain nets 618 suspects

A continuing anti-crime clampdown by members of the Mitchell’s Plain cluster region in the Western Cape has resulted in 618 suspects being arrested in the week from July 15 to July 21.

Absa Premiership: Bidvest Wits v Bloemfontein Celtic

Sundowns beat Chiefs to Sibusiso Vilakazi's signature

The long drawn out transfer saga of Sibusiso Vilakazi has finally come to an end after Bidvest Wits  confirmed on Sunday that the midfielder has joined Mamelodi Sundowns.

Olympic Committee faces historic call on Russia Rio ban

The International Olympic Committee held showdown talks Sunday on whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over state-run doping, an unprecedented decision that could spark the Olympic movement's worst crisis in decades.

Woman nabbed in R1.8m tik bust at Cape Town airport

A 27-year-old Zimbabwean woman was arrested at Cape Town international airport on Saturday morning after police found tik worth R1.8 million in her suitcase.

Iraqi security forces gather at the site where a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at the entrance to Kadhimiya, a mostly Shi'ite Muslim district in northwest Baghdad

IS suicide bomber kills at least 15 in Baghdad

A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 15 people in a Shiite area of northern Baghdad on Sunday, security and medical officials said.

A utility pole supporting wires for electricity distribution in Nairobi

Dangerous to use electricity structures for campaign posters‚ Eskom warns

Eskom has appealed to political parties to refrain from the dangerous practice of placing election campaign posters on electricity poles and mini-substations‚ warning that it could result in death or injury.

Stay off the road‚ KwaZulu-Natal motorists warned

As snow‚ sleet and rain feel throughout central KwaZulu-Natal‚ traffic and emergency services authorities warned motorists to stay off the road.

‘There is no confusion: I am the Western Cape ANC leader’ - Fransman

The question as to whether he’s in or out has evidently been answered by the man himself.

Democratic U.S. vice presidential candidate Kaine and Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Clinton join hands after she publicly introduced him as her vice presidential running-mate during a campaign rally in Miami

Clinton picks Tim Kaine, sturdy senator, for running mate

Hillary Clinton on Friday tapped Tim Kaine, a popular Spanish-speaking senator from the swing state of Virginia, to be her running mate in the White House showdown against Donald Trump.

Thai cops charge 8-year-old girls under junta law

Two eight-year-old girls have been charged under a draconian Thai junta law for tearing down voter lists for an upcoming referendum, police said Saturday, as authorities go to increasingly bizarre lengths to muzzle dissent.