Two guilty of stabbing, robbing Dali Mpofu

Two men were convicted of assaulting prominent human rights lawyer Dali Mpofu by the East London Regional Court on Wednesday.

Woman shoots husband after he blowtorches gate open

Attempted murder charges were withdrawn against a Free State pharmacist who allegedly shot her husband after mistaking him for an intruder.

Big penis, big problem in a marriage: study

A study into marital infidelity has found that longer penises are linked to wives cheating on their spouses.

Zuma labels booers 'empty vessels who make the most noise'

President Jacob Zuma has labelled people who boo at him "empty vessels who make the most noise."

Woman chopped to death as KZN election violence continues

KwaZulu-Natal has yet to pass the "acid test" of holding an election without politically-motivated deaths, premier Senzo Mchunu said on Wednesday.

Shortage of cancer drugs halts treatment at Joburg hospital

A shortage of a key chemotherapy drugs at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital has halted treatment for certain cancer patients, a Gauteng official said on Wednesday.

DA to offer small Gauteng businesses R1 rent

Small, innovative businesses will pay R1 for rent under the DA in Gauteng, premier candidate Mmusi Maimane said.

Zille, Malema dismiss coalition rumours

The DA and the EFF on Wednesday denied reports of a possible coalition between them after the May 7 elections.

Ailing SANDF needs urgent resurrection: defence minister

The decline of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) needs to be urgently turned around, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Wednesday.

Afrikaners want economic freedom: EFF

Afrikaners, including some farmers, also believe in economic freedom, according to a white Economic Freedom Fighters communications and media strategist.

I am not imposing any 60-40 onto anybody: Mbalula

A 60-40 quota favouring black players would not be imposed on anybody, Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula said in Pretoria on Wednesday after meeting three minority groups.

FNB disciplinary process under way over Steve bomb tweet

Disciplinary processes were under way following an offensive tweet sent from an FNB account, the bank said on Wednesday.

65% of Gauteng youth don't have jobs: Maimane

Sixty-five percent of young people in Gauteng will not find jobs after finishing school, DA Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane said.

SANDF needs more money: minister

The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) needs a bigger budget, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Wednesday.

Provinces want more Sanral: Dipuo Peters

Provinces have asked Sanral to take over certain roads as they recognised their own limitations and challenges, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said in Pretoria.

Man arrested for axe attack on gardener he caught in bed with wife

A Bulawayo man was arrested for assaulting his gardener with an axe after catching him in bed with his wife.

Train jumps tracks in Congo, at least 30 dead

Officials in Congo say a freight train has derailed in the country's southeast, killing at least 30 people.

Uys, Fransman walk out on Scopa, accuse it of 'political agenda'

The Western Cape public accounts committee (Scopa) has a political agenda and is misusing government structures, former health MEC Pierre Uys said.

Communication key to economy, so cut call costs: Carrim

"Clearly, the costs have to come down. It's not just in the interests of the poor and disadvantaged but the economy as a whole," Carrim said in a statement following a meeting with the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa).

Brazil passes 'Internet bill of rights' after NSA snoops on president

Brazil's Congress passed comprehensive legislation on Internet privacy in what some have likened to a web-user's bill of rights, after stunning revelations its own president was targeted by US cyber-snooping.

Climate change makes Everest even more dangerous

Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest.
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