Taxis bully Uber

War has been declared on online taxi service Uber, with metered taxi operators intimidating drivers and passengers and threatening to slow traffic nationally in protest.

Mdluli case struck off the roll

Former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli has earned R4-million while on suspension in the past three years.

Loco report 'racist lies'

Reports that the Passenger Rail Agency of SA spent R600-million on locomotives that cannot be used because they exceed height restrictions have been countered by the head of the agency, Lucky Montana.

TAC puts lab on the slab

The Treatment Action Campaign and the minister of health are at loggerheads again.

Back pain overtakes HIV, TB and diabetes

Back pain is the second-biggest cause of South Africans losing productive years of their lives, second only to HIV.

Cops nab thugs with police gear

Police in Gauteng said they are on the verge of ending the reign of terror of criminals who pose as cops after seizing police-issue uniforms and firearms, including R5 rifles, in recent raids.

Obama told to drop gay talk

Barack Obama has been warned by senior Kenyan politicians not to raise the issue of homosexuality when he visits his ancestral homeland later this month.

Nuclear power: Who'll foot the bill?

Russia is being touted as the likely winner of contracts worth up to $100-billion to build South African nuclear power plants - but how the country will foot the bill is still a mystery.

Bid to stop the hunt

Five years ago Rosie Kunneke gave up a job in financial management, traded in her Mini Cooper and took to the sea to help stop the slaughter of marine animals.

Poor sleep makes life a nightmare

Bad sleeping habits could make you more impulsive, potentially leading to risky behaviour in your work and personal life, according to a new study.

Warhead prank backfires

A Disney World performer was killed as he launched a firework from the top of his head to celebrate US Independence Day.

Itumeleng Khune calm over career

Free agent Itumeleng Khune vowed yesterday to find a club before the new season kicks off next month.

Resorts secretly records and sells unsuspecting couples' sex tapes

An ex employee of a Bulawayo lodge has exposed several lodges in and around Bulawayo that install hidden cameras to record unsuspecting clients making love in the rooms.

SA's Kevin Anderson gives king Djokovic a mighty scare

Holder and top seed Novak Djokovic suffered an almighty scare against South African giant Kevin Anderson before bad light halted play with the score tied at two sets all in their fourth round match in Wimbledon last night.

Suspected Shebab kill 14 in northern Kenya attack

At least 14 people were killed and 11 wounded when gunmen attacked a northern Kenyan village, close to the border with war-torn Somalia, officials and Red Cross said.

Japan reactor refuelled for restart, despite opposition

Atomic fuel was being loaded into a reactor in southern Japan as its operator prepared to restart operations despite widespread public opposition to the technology.

Kanye West takes on dad duties

Hip-hop star Kanye West looked after one of Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian's kids following their reported split.

Thai military court releases 14 student protesters

A Thai military court released 14 students held for almost two weeks for holding anti-coup protests in defiance of a ban on public gatherings, but the charges against them have not been dropped.

Fairy is a screaming groinful

Attempts by police to arrest a festive Johannesburg milliner, for alleged drunk driving at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown on Friday night, could have been lifted from a scene at the Mad Hatter's tea party after she allegedly kicked a policeman in the groin as she resisted arrest, refused to have her blood drawn and provided false information.

SACP: Lack of popular activism threatens ANC rule

The SA Communist Party is no longer active in communities, according to a report seen by The Times as the party prepares for its special congress in Soweto tomorrow.

Aboriginal recognition on way in Australia

Australia moved closer to recognising Aboriginal people in its constitution yesterday after talks with indigenous leaders, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.
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