Zuma launches challenge to State of Capture report

It is not for the Public Protector to straddle into the terrain of the executive‚ President Jacob Zuma said on Friday in his application to review and set aside the State of Capture report.

Chippa sink stuttering Kaizer Chiefs, Komphela under pressure

Chippa United came from a goal down to beat Kaizer Chiefs 3-1 in Port Elizabeth on Saturday evening and heap more pressure on beleaguered Steve Komphela as his club continued their horror slump.

‘When you discover you’re riding a dead horse‚ dismount’ SANCO advises Maguvhe

The South African National Civic Organisation(SANCO) on Saturday expressed the hope that the parliamentary probe into the SABC board’s will now be expedited and the board dissolved.

S&P decision shows South Africans working together can achieve remarkable outcomes: Treasury

S&P Global Ratings’ decision to hold South Africa’s foreign currency sovereign credit rating at BBB- demonstrates that South Africans working together can achieve remarkable outcomes‚ the National Treasury says.

Rings and things … other ways to prevent HIV are on the cards

The rate of HIV infection remains greater than the number of people initiating treatment.

Ithuba launches new daily draw game

National lottery operator Ithuba will be launching a new daily draw game‚ Pick 3‚ on Sunday.

Gaxa loses DRC case for compensation from Kaizer Chiefs

Former Kaizer Chiefs right-back Siboniso Gaxa‚ who joined Bidvest Wits this week‚ has lost his case for compensation from Amakhosi‚ according to a statement on the club’s website.

WATCH: Nasty C blasts the lines as a kid

There's no doubt that Nasty C is one talented kid.

As pressure mounts on Jacob Zuma, he blames an old enemy: Western intelligence agencies

President Jacob Zuma has had his back to the wall. The National Executive of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) met at a hotel in Pretoria over the weekend of November 26-27.

Pitso looking for Sundowns to pull the trigger against FS Stars

Pitso Mosimane will ask his players to give their fans a good send-off to try to get their minds on Free State Stars and off the Fifa Club World Cup in Saturday’s last match before Mamelodi Sundowns’ departure for Japan.

Penny Penny and his fam clearly planned their outfits together

Penny Penny is not only the master of epic throwbacks, he also gives us a look into his family life very now and then.

Can South Africans be friends across ‘racial’ boundaries? Yes and no.

Now that the season of realpolitik is upon us in South Africa and the rainbow nation myth is receding we must ask ourselves whether we still need a framework of reconciliation that presupposes friendship across the races as an important and useful barometer of the health of the nation.

Leading African academics quiz Bill Gates on HIV/AIDS and the role of philanthropy

Philanthropist Bill Gates is the founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Zuma’s refusal to quit puts South Africa’s economy on an even weaker footing

South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma is in deep water.

Trump upends US foreign policy with Taiwan call

US President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of foreign policy to speak with the president of Taiwan, prompting Beijing Saturday to accuse Taipei of a ploy but saying the move would not affect US-China ties.

Report: Teachers at Pretoria girls’ school victimised black pupils over hair

An investigative report has confirmed that teachers at the Pretoria High School for Girls violated the dignity of black pupils by instructing black school pupils to straighten their hair‚ ordered disciplinary action be taken against them and made racist comments.

Pirates stutter to second successive draw as Highlands snatch late equaliser

Orlando Pirates wasted a golden opportunity to make ground on the early Absa Premiership pace setters with a second successive draw.

Blitzboks give SA rugby much-needed boost with win in Dubai

After a months of depressing results for SA Rugby the Blitzboks gave the sport a boost by winning their fifth Dubai Sevens title on Saturday.

Sundowns bounce back to winning ways with FS Stars thrashing

Mamelodi Sundowns blasted off for Japan in emphatic style, and Free State Stars providing the cannon fodder as the Brazilians ran out 4-1 winners at Loftus Versfeld.

Ajax continue revival with win over blunt Arrows

Nathan Paulse returned from six weeks on the sidelines to net a late winner for Ajax Cape Town as their revival continued with a 1-0 victory over Lamontville Golden Arrows in a desperately poor Absa Premiership clash at the Athlone Stadium on Saturday.

Ruthless Chelsea fight back to sink Manchester City

Chelsea came from behind to secure a dramatic 3-1 win at Manchester City and forge clear at the top of the Premier League as their top-of-the-table clash ended in a mass brawl and two City players were sent off on Saturday.

League title may be out of Manchester United's reach, says Mourinho

Manchester United might have left themselves too much ground to make up in the Premier League title race as they trail leaders Chelsea by 11 points after 13 games, according to their manager Jose Mourinho.

Durban mother shot dead in home

A 40-year-old mother was shot dead on Saturday in Durban‚ allegedly by a relative.

Gabon delays parliamentary poll citing lack of funds

Gabon's parliamentary elections, which had been due to take place this month, have been postponed for up to seven months, the interior ministry said, citing a lack of funds.

Media silence across Italy on eve of crunch referendum

With campaigning over, media silence was imposed across Italy on Saturday on the eve of a constitutional referendum seen as crucial to the future of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

First plane arrives with bodies of Brazil footballers killed in crash

The first of two Brazilian air force planes carrying the remains of a football team killed in a plane crash arrived Saturday in the city of Chapeco in southern Brazil.

Cape Flats car-chase quartet arrested after late-night gunfight in a dead-end street

A high-speed chase through the Cape Flats ended in a gunfight after a car rammed pursuing traffic cops.
President Zuma answers questions at Parliament in Cape Town

Zuma congratulates ‘Team SA’ for maintaining sovereign rating status

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated government‚ business‚ labour and all South Africans after three major credit rating agencies kept South Africa’s sovereign debt credit rating status above junk status.

Three Burundi army officers held over assassination attempt

Three Burundi army officers have been arrested for suspected involvement in a failed bid to assassinate a top advisor to the president, according to police and security sources.

Halt settlement vote until Trump takes office: Lieberman

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman says a parliamentary vote to legalise Jewish settler homes in the West Bank should be put on hold until Donald Trump becomes US president.

Pearl Thusi to Robert: You're my calm in every storm

Goodbyes are never easy.