Bomb blast survivor loses all in shack fire

A teacher who survived a bomb explosion that wiped out her family in 2011 has lost everything in a fire that gutted her shack in Phomolong informal settlement, in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria.

Tooth fairy's denture venture

The tooth fairy exists - and he can be found on a pavement.

SA prisons flout Mandela standard

South Africa’s critical role in securing the adoption of major prison reform at the United Nations places the violations currently place in our own jails under the spotlight.

Reduced e-toll fees likely to be rejected: Ipsos

When Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa announced reduced e-toll tariffs last week‚ he said a review panel “found that there’s general acceptance of the user-pay principle”.

Die Stem ‘a direct assault on African Unity’: EFF

In celebration of African unity‚ the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) called for “the eradication of Die Stem from the South African national anthem” and curbs to Swaziland’s parasitic monarchy.

Porn linked to child abuse

Porn addicts are at high risk of sexually abusing children, including their own.

Pharma firms get blame for shortages

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has admitted that his department is facing medicine shortages, which he blamed on cynical business practices and cuts in global supply.

The Itumeleng Khune conundrum

"No, no, no," protested Dr Irvin Khoza profusely. "I am not going there."

MTN and striking workers fail to connect on wage demands

Striking workers rejected MTN's compromise offer of an 8% annual bonus, double its original offer.

Trevor Noah asks Twitter 'which one of us died?'

Trevor Noah has questioned claims made by his grandmother that his cousin had died‚ adding to the many tragedies which have beset his family.

Organisers bay for blood of no-show soapie actor

Former Generations actor and singer Anga "Naakmusiq" Makubalo has been accused of owing promoters more than R50,000 after he failed to pitch for three events at which he was booked to perform last month.

Power Report: Apps bringing light to Eskom's gloom

One of the most frustrating aspects of load-shedding - and there are many - is not knowing when it is going to strike.

NGO says only 20% of medicine shortages are supply issues

While the health minister tried to blame supplier shortages for the reported “stockouts” of essential drugs‚ the Stop Stock Outs Project (SSP) said “only 20% of reported cases are found to be caused by manufacturing issues”.
File photo of Josh Duggar speaking at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames Iowa

Reality TV star allegedly molests sisters, judge orders police report destroyed

A judge appointed by former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee ordered the destruction of the police report against Josh Duggar after reports of him molesting his sisters came to light.

Cape Flats abuse centre launches anonymous postcard campaign

To explore the rationale behind violence‚ the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children’s “I Deserve It” campaign tasked 600 Grade 10 learners to motivate the circumstances that would warrant domestic violence.

Kendall Jenner 'snubbed by Hollywood film-makers'

US model Kendall Jenner was reportedly snubbed by movie producers at the Cannes Film Festival.

Walking tall and falling short: high-heeled shoe injuries on the rise

High-heeled-shoe-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012, according to a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the US.

Monaco will make Hamilton stronger, says Hakkinen

Lewis Hamilton can turn Monaco misery into a Canadian celebration because every setback makes you stronger, according to retired double world champion Mika Hakkinen.

50 degrees Celsius heatwave kills more than 430 in India

More than 430 people have died in two Indian states from a days-long heatwave that has seen temperatures nudging 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit), officials said Monday.

'Dheepan' wins top award at Cannes Film Festival

The Jacques Audiard-directed 'Dheepan' has claimed the top prize at the 68th Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or.

Cosmos keep themselves in race for promotion

Jomo Cosmos kept themselves in the race for promotion and made things a lot more interesting in the end of season play offs on Sunday with an emphatic 4-1 win over a dismal Moroka Swallows side.
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