Beitbridge border post shut down by protest action

A group of South African traders staged a 5-hour blockade at the Beitbridge border on Friday following a clampdown on trade with South African businesses by the Zimbabwean authorities.
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State fuel authority heads resign over Chevron bid

The Acting CEO of the Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) Sibusiso Gamede and the chairman of the Central Energy Fund (CEF) Xolani Mkhwanazi resigned with immediate effect following the debacle over the unauthorised bid for Chevron SA‚ which is up for sale.

Pietermaritzburg’s taps dry up for a week - but may run tomorrow

Residents of Pietermaritzburg have lived without water for the past week.

WATCH: 'We'll do what we think is right for the nation' - Hlaudi on SABC protest

Hlaudi Motsoeneng insists that the public broadcaster would do what it believed was right for the nation, even as groups gathered to protest the SABC COO's controversial policy decisions which they believe have led to a crisis at the organisation.

‘Soldiers die like this‚ so we had to adjust’

“We received and buried the bones; when we found out it wasn’t the right ones‚ it was trauma all over again‚” said Punkies Mavuso-Masuku‚ the niece of Selby Mavuso.

Ajax put in offer to purchase Tuks winger Thabo Mosadi

Ajax Cape Town have put in an offer to sign 25-year-old Thabo Mosadi from the University of Pretoria‚ coach Roger de Sa said on Friday.

Motor industry, Numsa deadlocked in wage talks

Wage talks between South Africa's main manufacturing union and employers in the auto component sector hit a deadlock on Friday, raising fears of labour unrest potentially affecting car makers such as Ford , Volkswagen and Toyota.

Tesla driver killed on 'autopilot' mode, US probe opened

Tesla said Thursday a driver was killed while using its "autopilot" self-driving mechanism on its Model S electric car, leading to a US federal safety investigation.

'Elevated' black middle class ignore racism, says bishop

It is easy for the black middle class to turn a blind eye to racism because they are “elevated” and have better opportunities.

Free State Stars warns Pirates, Sundowns that Lucky Mohomi ‘won't come cheap’

Free State Stars have confirmed continuing interest in Lucky Mohomi but the club’s general manager‚ Rantsi Mokoena‚ has warned potential suitors that the midfielder will not come cheap.

Malusi Gigaba's wife has no time for those who hate on her 'Mrs Gigabytes' outfits

The controversial wife of Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba recently posted photos of herself in garments emblazoned with the name Mrs Gigabytes.

MEC probes 'Islamophobic' letter from Christian school

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi wants the board of a Christian school to take “decisive action” against the author of a newsletter sent to parents that demeans Muslims.

How MTN sliced billions off its Nigerian telecoms fine

Telecoms firm MTN hired former US Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. Five months later, it struck a deal to pay less than half of that.

Japan thrashing will build U23 Olympic team’s mental strength, says Da Gama

The South African Under-23 team need to be mentally much stronger‚ and coach Owen da Gama hopes their tough trip to Japan to suffer a 4-1 friendly defeat helps improve that aspect of his team.

Tiny bird’s wings trapped in amber 99 million years ago

Back when dinosaurs walked the earth‚ a tiny bird fought a different danger - sticky resin that covered its wings‚ trapping it for millions of years.

US attorney general to accept FBI findings in Clinton email probe

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch will accept the recommendations of career prosecutors and investigators on whether or not to bring charges against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over her email use, a Justice Department official said on Friday.

Taxman prowls Pretoria streets as tax season opens

The taxman took to the busy streets of Pretoria’s central business district on Friday to mark the opening of the tax season.

No amnesty for student loan repayments

The Department of Higher Education and Training says there is no amnesty or suspension of loan repayments to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

There’s nothing Old about Trafford for Proteas as Test venues announced

It would be no surprise if more South Africans in the post-isolation era had been to watch football at Old Trafford than to play a test at the cricket ground of the same name.

‘We still don’t know the whole truth about Sizwe’s death’

The family of Sizwe Kondile‚ the uMkhonto we Sizwe cadre who was killed by the apartheid government’s security police‚ said the symbolic burial merely closed one chapter and the family still wanted answers.

Burial of apartheid victim brings peace to grandson

The grandson of Johannes Sweet Sambo‚ who was killed by the apartheid government’s security police‚ said the symbolic burial of his grandfather had brought him peace‚ but not all family members felt the same way.

Spotify hits out at Apple after updated app for iPhones rejected

Spotify confirmed that it has complained to Apple Inc after the U.S. tech giant rejected an updated app for the Swedish music streaming service on iPhones.

Mental health care pioneer awarded SA’s ‘science Oscar’

South Africa's 'science Oscar'‚ the TW Kambule Award‚ has gone to Crick Lund‚ a pioneer in mental health care.

WATCH: A glimpse into new local film Sy Klink Soos Lente

The official trailer for a new local film, Sy Klink Soos Lente, has been released - and if it's anything to go by, viewers are in for treat.

Reason drops Molly Cyrus as a birthday gift to his fans

Yesterday was Reason's birthday, and in celebration, he dropped a new track for his fans, taken from his upcoming album.

Bulls brace for bloody Super Rugby battle in Buenos Aires

The Bulls are bracing themselves for a tough battle with the “ill-disciplined” Jaguares in Buenos Aires on Saturday night.

Muvhango star Mona Monyane and actor Khulu Skenjana are thrilled to become parents

Mona Monyane and her beau, Khulu Skenjana, are expecting their first child together - and it seems they couldn't be happier.

Jean-Luc du Plessis can make Stormers flyhalf position his own

Flyhalf Jean-Luc du Plessis has a chance to ensure that the No 10 jersey remains his for the foreseeable future when the Stormers take on the Rebels in Melbourne on Saturday.

Kay Sibiya and Nay Maps want to be your Matric farewell date

No this is not a joke! Hunky Uzalo actors Kay Sibiya and Nay Maps are offering to be a fan's Matric farewell date.

EasyJet demands EU flights certificate after Brexit

British no-frills airline EasyJet announced Friday it has applied for an air operator certificate from the European Union to continue flying throughout the bloc after Brexit.

These kitties are hungry for fish - Lions motivated for Sharks match

The Lions lack no motivation in maintaining the momentum they have gained in Super Rugby as they look to be headed straight for a playoff berth.