State bus service AutoPax will continue in Mamelodi

AutoPax will continue its bus service in strife-torn Mamelodi‚ where taxi operators have disrupted services and commuters have been killed‚ Gauteng provincial leaders said Friday.

Radical parties seize Greek vote to push eurosceptic agenda

Eurosceptic parties at the extreme left and right of the political spectrum are exploiting the Greek referendum set for Sunday to bash the euro currency and advance their own agendas.

Kim Kardashian: 'I'm a feminist'

Kim Kardashian thinks she's a feminist, although she doesn't like giving herself a ''label''.

SA sex workers lag when it comes to sexual needs of disabled clients

Touching Base is an Australian organisation that trains sex workers on how to manage sexual needs of disabled clients.

Human skeleton found in a Potchefstroom maize silo

North West police have opened a case of an inquest after bones of a human skeleton were found in the silo containing maize at King Food in Potchefstroom last month.

Mahao: 'It was a classic hit'

Slain Lesotho General Maaparankoe Mahao's body might be sent to South Africa for an autopsy because the kingdom's government now believes that he was killed in a military operation that went wrong.

'Kick out political police'

A leading researcher believes that the police should be depoliticised to ensure that tragedies such as the Marikana massacre never happen again.

Antibiotic epidemic

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has joined six counterparts in promising to reduce the misuse of antibiotics as the world faces a future in which 10 million people could die annually due to infections resistant to available antibiotics.

African kids smile at last

More than 200 cleft palate and lip surgeries in just one week - that's the brief for Operation Smile South Africa.

‘We want a black African Tour de France winner in the next 10 years’

When MTN Qhubeka line up in Utrecht on Saturday for the grand depart of this year’s Tour de France, it will represent a landmark moment in the history of cycling; the first African team to compete in the 112-year history of the world’s greatest bike race.

FIFA's Webb charged in Cayman Island's corruption case

Suspended FIFA vice-president and CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb, already facing charges in soccer's global bribery scandal, has now been charged in a healthcare fraud case in his native Cayman Islands, local media reported on Friday.

France's Hollande says ready to hold new summit on Boko Haram

French President Francois Hollande said on Friday he is ready to organise a new summit of nations fighting Boko Haram, a militant group that has suffered defeats in recent months in its campaign to forge an Islamist state in northeastern Nigeria.

Malnutrition brings a terrible disease to children in Niger

Mourdja's nose has been eaten away, like one lip and part of her upper gum, leaving the 13-year-old girl atrociously disfigured by noma, a disease that thrives on malnutrition.

US on alert for terror threat on July 4 holiday

The United States is ramping up security across the country and urging people to stay alert over the Independence Day holiday weekend over fears of a terrorist threat.

4.5 magnitude quake rattles Nicaragua's Pacific coast

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake rattled cities along Nicaragua's Pacific coast late Friday, seismologists said, with no reports of injuries or damage.

Tsipras dismisses Europe's warnings to Greece on vote

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rejected European warnings that Greeks will be deciding on their future in the euro zone in a referendum on Sunday, saying negotiations would continue for a better deal with international creditors after the vote.

UN declares Burundi elections not free or credible

Elections in Burundi that were wracked by violence and boycotted by the opposition were not free or credible, United Nations observers said Thursday, a day after clashes left six dead in the capital.

SUV goes for a swim in Roosevelt Park, Johannesburg

Four-wheel drive vehicles can go almost anywhere‚ but a swimming pool is not one of them – as a driver found out in Roosevelt Park‚ Johannesburg‚ Friday.

EFF lays murder charges against Ramaphosa, Mthethwa, Phiyega, Mbombo, Lonmin

The EFF have officially laid a criminal complaint against Cyril Ramaphosa, Nathi Mthethwa, Rhia Phiyega, Zukiswa Mbombo, and Lonmin for their alleged role in the Marikana massacre.

Meditating Portuguese actor mistaken for terrorist on Paris plane

A Portuguese actor humming a prayer as he meditated to a sacred Tibetan text onboard a plane awaiting takeoff from Paris was mistaken for a terrorist by alarmed passengers and taken off the flight by police.

Africans ready to beautify Tour de France landscape

When five African cyclists stood on a podium in Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum in front of Rembrandt's masterpiece The Night Watch this week Douglas Ryder probably pinched himself.
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