Mandela would vote for DA - Herman Mashaba

Democratic Alliance mayoral candidate for Johannesburg Herman Mashaba says former ANC president Nelson Mandela would vote for the DA were he still alive.

Lions keep it simple for their one shot at glory

The Lions have kept things simple and not changed anything in their build-up for their season-defining Super Rugby semifinal match against the Highlanders on Saturday afternoon (3pm).

US urges UN to back African force for South Sudan

The United States urged the UN Security Council on Friday to back a regional force for South Sudan to shore up UN peacekeepers unable to cope with the violence.

Katsvairo and Chirambadare tipped to make big impact for Chiefs

Willard Katsande has tipped countrymen Mitchell Katsvairo and Edmore Chirambadare to make a big impact at Kaizer Chiefs.

WATCH: Nomzamo gets down to AKA's music

Actress Nomzamo Mbatha has given us a quick glance at her dance skills.

DA hoping to paint Dobsonville stadium blue

The Democratic Alliance (DA) hopes to paint Dobsonville stadium blue on Saturday as the party holds its final rally ahead of the August 3 local government elections.

Behind the scenes on Vuyo Dabula's new film

Vuyo Dabula will soon be gracing the local box office as a cowboy called Tau in his new film, Five Fingers of Marseille.

Watch: Zille says Kunene's naked DA painting is just free speech

Premier of the Western Cape says an artist's right to expression must be protected no matter who is offended. Zille was responding to Kenny Kunene's newest art purchase - a satirical painting that appears to show the DA's Mmusi Maimane, Helen Zille and James Selfe in all their naked glory.
President Jacob Zuma demonstrating the party’s new election meme

It is not our song: ANC has no beef track

The African National Congress has distanced itself from a new struggle song‚ "Azania"‚ which warns the leaders of opposition parties not to stand in the ANC’s way.

Euphonik: I want to have a big family with like 6 or 7 kids

He might be one of the busiest men in Mzansi but DJ Euphonik has revealed that he plans to one day settle down and have a big family.

Tutu: What do we do to turn back the tide of hatred‚ corruption and destruction?

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu took the world to task on Friday‚ saying that the global village is needlessly lurching from one attack of indiscriminate violence to the next.
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EFF dumps ‘whites must be hacked and killed’ candidate

Economic Freedom Front Tshwane ward councillor candidate‚ Thabo Mabotja‚ is “on his own” because the EFF disapproved of his racist Facebook call.

Investigator describes Thulsie terror attack plan

Police believe that terror accused twin Tony-Lee Thulsie was planning a terror attack on South African soil and was in regular contact with people linked to Islamic State‚ using the pseudonym Simba.

‘I thought I was in another world’ says R87m Powerball winner

The 45-year-old winner of the weekend’s R87-million Powerball jackpot says he prayed every time before he played the lottery.

Don’t panic‚ stick to your refilling routine‚ says petrol association

The SA Petroleum Industry Association (Saipa) has advised motorists to keep to their normal refuelling patterns despite some filling stations having already running out of petrol.

Shocking photos of 'terror twins' with 'guns, explosives' revealed in court

Photographs lifted from digital devices belonging to terror accused twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie contain literature on bomb-making - and the brothers posing with what looks like a rifle‚ bomb belt and detonator.
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Dolly gets in sync as SA U-23s thrash Brazil cops

The South African men’s Olympic team defeated the Brasilia Police Department 4-0 in a practice match played in Brasilia on Friday.

Evidence of drunk driving in Western Cape only a breath away

Breathalysers will soon become the only evidence needed to convict Western Cape drivers charged with drinking while being behind the wheel.

Lights go on for the poor as Eskom‚ municipality settle in court

Poor households in KwaZulu-Natal's Msunduzi local municipality using prepaid electricity meters will now get free basic electricity.

Third person held for Simon’s Town naval base robbery

A third suspect has been arrested for allegedly stealing weapons‚ ammunition and hand grenades from the country’s biggest naval base at Simon’s Town.

82 Ekurhuleni pupils treated for possible food poisoning

Eighty-two pupils from Tholulwazi Secondary School in Ekurhuleni were treated at Pholosong Hospital on Friday morning for suspected food poisoning.

EFF councillor in North West dies on campaign trail

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) councillor candidate Dorothea Sekoto died suddenly‚ the party said on Friday. She was 67.

Kim Engelbrecht joins regional judging panel for Miss SA 2017

Actress Kim Engelbrecht has just been announced as one of the judges at the Western Cape Miss South Africa 2017 regional castings, taking place on Saturday, July 30, at the Grand West Casino and Entertainment World in Goodwood, Cape Town.

Election ballot papers stolen in Soweto

Boxes containing ballot papers for next week’s election were stolen last night at Dobsonville in Soweto‚ the Electoral Commission said on Friday.

Please come to FNB Stadium early‚ metro police urge soccer fans

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department has urged soccer fans attending the Soweto derby at FNB Stadium tomorrow to arrive early and to use public transport to reduce congestion.

Don't panic, Nigerian governor says, as bank shake-out looms

Breaking the central bankers' taboo on use of the 'p-word', Nigeria's Godwin Emefiele is urging people not to panic about the banking system, saying he is on top of any trouble resulting from the worst crisis in Africa's biggest economy for decades.

Who is setting Kenya's schools on fire?

Dozens of secondary schools across Kenya have been deliberately set on fire, but as the authorities struggle to pinpoint why, fractious relations between pupils, teachers and a controversial education minister offer clues.

11 killed and 30,000 left homeless in Niger floods

Eleven people have died in flooding in Niger and 30,000 left homeless after vast swathes of the country - including arid desert locations - were deluged with heavy rain, the UN said Friday.

Apocalypse nope – life on Earth survives magnetic 'doomsday'

An earthquake caused by “a magnetic polar flip” that was to end life on Earth has failed to materialise.

SABC 2's upcoming drama series on the hunt for fresh talent

SABC 2 and Sothar Pictures are on the hunt for both seasoned and aspiring actors for an upcoming drama series, which is set to air from February next year.

Rhino horn skewers Cape Town man with a four-year jail sentence

A man who had a rhino horn worth R150 000 in his Cape Town home faces four years in jail.