Juju: Cops see red

Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters party wreaked havoc in the Johannesburg city centre yesterday when they stormed the Gauteng legislature, demanding that their representatives be allowed back into the house.

Taegrin suspect 'cleared'

The family of the man who appeared in an identification parade related to the death of Taegrin Morris, who was dragged alongside a car for kilometres after a hijacking, says he has been cleared.

Get a trade, says Blade

The government is to place greater emphasis on vocational and technical training after school, and less on purely academic education, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande said yesterday.

Rhino plan under wraps

South African National Parks has no plan to relocate rhinos from the Kruger National Park to a secret location.

Metals strike 'nearing end'

The metalworkers' strike, which has already dealt an economy on the verge of a recession a devastating blow, might be over by Monday.

Council: Vandals break most of the lights we fix

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille said vandalism and illegal electricity connections were the main reasons for much of Khayelitsha being in darkness at night.

Hair today, gone tomorrow

The principal of Wordsworth High School in Benoni, on the East Rand, has been dismissed after being found guilty of misconduct following alleged racist comments she made at a school assembly.

Anni's family welcomes denial of parole

The family of murdered honeymooner Anni Dewani is relieved that the man convicted of killing her will remain behind bars.

US Airways to resume Tel Aviv flights

US Airways plans to resume its direct flights from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv on Thursday after a temporary ban from federal authorities on flights to Israel amid an intensifying conflict with the Palestinians.

Under the knife in 3D

Wearing darkened glasses to help him see three-dimensional images, specialist surgeon Dr Francois Schutte could be mistaken for a movie watcher - but he is performing surgery.

Watch: Homeland season 4 premiere shot in Cape Town

Claire Danes, who plays CIA agent Carrie Mathison in the TV series 'Homeland', on set at St George's Cathedral in Cape Town, where a funeral scene was shot.

FIFA's Blatter raises alarm over Gaza crisis

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter on Tuesday raised the alarm about the spiralling Gaza crisis as he held talks with the head of the Palestinian Football Association.

South Korea, Japan resume 'comfort women' talks

South Korea and Japan resumed suspended high-level talks in Seoul about the sensitive issue of wartime sex slaves, despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties.

Obama administration looks to satisfy religious groups on Obamacare

The Obama administration is developing a method for religious organizations opposed to contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act to opt out of providing the coverage in their health plans without filling out a form.

Racehorse owned by Britain's Queen fails dope test

A racehorse owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II that won the prestigious Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned substance morphine.

Pretoria cop dismissed for assaulting, swearing at man during questioning

A Pretoria police constable has been dismissed from the SA Police Service for assaulting a man and swearing at him during questioning, Gauteng police said.

Man charged in America with child abuse in Kenya

A man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that assists neglected children.

Britain still exporting arms to Russia: MPs

Britain is still exporting arms and military equipment to Russia, according to a parliamentary report released Wednesday just hours after Prime Minister David Cameron rapped France for selling weapons to Moscow.

South Korean police slammed over ferry tycoon's body

South Korea's police force was pilloried as doltish and incompetent after announcing that a body found six weeks ago was that of a fugitive tycoon at the heart of a months-long manhunt.

Here come babies with 3 parents

The world's first "three-parent" babies could be born next year now that the British government has given the green light to the new in vitro fertilisation (IVF) technique.

Lonmin exec to give evidence at Marikana commission

Lonmin executive Michael da Costa is expected to give evidence at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria on Wednesday.
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