Woman tells Malema he has no authority to talk about land, he isn't Khoisan

A woman attending a Cape Chamber of Commerce debate challenged EFF leader Julius Malema over his statements about land saying he did not have authority over the issue.

Kwazulu-Natal stepfather sentenced to life after mother catches him naked with daughter

The Pietermaritzburg Regional Court has sentenced a 45-year-old man to life imprisonment for raping his 13-year-old stepdaughter.

Zimbabwe suffers drought, Grace Mugabe hands out raincoats

Zimbabwe is in the grip of devastating drought, but that hasn't stopped Grace Mugabe from donating hundreds of raincoats to villagers, it was reported from a rally in northern Zimbabwe.

EFF wants 'mixed economy'

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is not proposing the shutdown of "private capital"‚ but is pushing for a “mixed economy” with the state taking the lead‚ EFF leader Julius Malema said.
An ambulance leaves the Lily mine near Barberton

Goldfields' Lily mine suffers another collapse

There were reports on Saturday of another collapse at the Lily Mine in Louisville, outside Barberton where three mine workers have been trapped underground for more than week.

Who drove through the red light? Ramaphosa bodyguard injured in Cape Town crash

A member of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's protection unit was injured in a crash at a Cape Town intersection, police said on Saturday.

Bakkie bursts into flame on N12, woman critical after leaping from blaze

A woman is in a critical condition after she jumped out of a moving vehicle which started burning on the N12 near the mining town of Fochville on Friday, paramedics said.

Limiting foreign land ownership will see foreigners investing elsewhere: AfriBusiness

The current landownership plan envisaged by President Jacob Zuma in his State of the Nation Address will see foreign investors fleeing the country with their funds to find better investment opportunities elsewhere‚ rights group AfriBusiness warned on Saturday.

Oregon officials want federal government, occupiers to pay for Malheur standoff

The cost of the six-week standoff in rural Oregon that ended peacefully on Thursday will likely cost millions of dollars, with local and state agencies looking to the federal government - and the arrested occupiers - to shoulder the bulk of the bills.
Andy Naude and Ian Spilby in search of treasures on Camps Bay beach

Treasure hunters strike it rich on SA's beaches

In the summer, a small but fervent subculture appears on our beaches. Its headphoned members wear Bermuda shorts and baseball caps, and wield machines with dinner-plate sized coils at the bottom.

Parkview cops accused of taking woman for four hour joy ride in quest for bribe

Parkview Police have been accused of locking up a Zimbabwean national in their police van and demanding a R200 bribe to let her go.

Postage stamp-sized art: why we're so taken with all things tiny

The World Federation of Miniaturists will be exhibiting tiny artworks in Johannesburg this month. Leigh-Anne Hunter spoke to some of the makers of small-scale paintings to find out why small is beautiful

It has got to a stage where they want to kill my son Bellarmine: Grace Mugabe

Grace Mugabe claims soldiers and top Zanu-PF officials angling for power wanted to kill her youngest child, but not everyone believes her.

Loser! Jerk! Insults fly on Republican campaign trail

For months Republican U.S. presidential candidates traded insults such as "dummy," "jerk" and "loser."

If Zuma wants to save money he should slash cabinet: Cope

The call by President Zuma to have one capital is a red herring‚ the Congress of the People (COPE) believes.

FIFA candidate Salman says FIFA to stay in Zurich - interview

FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa plans to keep the world soccer body's headquarters in Zurich and retain the name "FIFA" if he wins the race for the game's top job later this month.
South Africa's Chris Morris plays a shot during the fourth One Day International cricket match against England

Massive game for Chris Morris: De Villiers

Chris Morris has struggled to get into the Proteas side in this ODI series, but after Friday night he will surely be one of the first names on the team sheet for Sunday's series finale in Cape Town. 

Fire ravages Cape informal settlement, 600 displaced

A fire at the Masiphumelele informal settlement has destroyed 150 structures leaving 600 people displaced, the City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Service said.
Nkurunziza greets journalists at a beginning of a news conference in Bujumbura

Two ruling party loyalists 'executed' in Burundi

Two people loyal to the ruling party in troubled Burundi were "executed" overnight in the centre of the country, a local official and witnesses said Saturday.

Death toll at collapsed building in Taiwanese city reaches 114 as rescue efforts end

The death toll at a building that collapsed from a strong earthquake in southern Taiwan reached 114 as rescue efforts came to an end on Saturday, a week after the temblor hit.

Eskom to distribute another 10-million energy-saving bulbs

Eskom will be distributing a further 10-million energy-saving lamps in all nine provinces up to end of March 2017.