Top EFF man to appear in court on assault‚ kidnap charges

EFF Gauteng secretary and newly appointed member of the provincial legislature Malesela Ledwaba will appear in the Vereeniging Magistrate's court on Tuesday.

Winnie celebrates 80th birthday in Soweto

Struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela Mandela celebrated her birthday in characteristic style with thousands of ANC Women's League members in Orlando West‚ Soweto on Monday.

UCT scraps graduation ceremonies‚ shuts up shop for rest of week

Protest action and the disruption of lectures have forced the University of Cape Town to cancel its graduation ceremonies for 2016.

South Africa has new spy boss

Arthur Fraser is the new Director General and Accounting Officer of the State Security Agency (SSA). His appointment was announced on Monday by State Security Minister David Mahlobo.

Top academic begs colleagues to help end crisis at Unizul

A University of Zululand academic has written an open letter to her colleagues appealing to them to stand together to resolve an ongoing strike crisis on campus.

Twitter roasts Unathi Msengana over her beaded wig

Twitter wasted little time hitting the roast button when Unathi Msengana debuted, on Sunday evening, her Cleopatra-inspired beaded braids wig on Idols SA.
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Futuregrowth lifts ban on Land Bank's debt - but not Eskom, Transnet

Fixed-income asset manager Futuregrowth has lifted a suspension on buying the bonds of state-run Land Bank subject to amendments, it said on Monday.

People actually did this: Video prank dupes iPhone 7 owners into drilling own headphone jack

A YouTube prank that claimed to show people how to add an earphone jack to the iPhone 7 has caused serious sorrow for some Apple users.

'Bonus for what?' - Loyiso Gola tells Hlaudi Motsoeneng to 'F*ck off'

Amidst reports that Hlaudi Motsoeneng received a secret R10-million bonus from the SABC, comedian Loyiso Gola has taken to social media to tell the controversial former SABC COO to "f*ck off".

Sundowns see dollar signs

Mamelodi Sundowns could be in for a massive financial windfall in the next month with millions in prize money lying in wait if they keep up their successful ways.
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‘Please help me to study’ – a fearful student’s ‘heart-breaking’ plea to Wits’ VC

University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor Professor Adam Habib has shared a “heart-breaking” plea for help from a student who is too afraid to stand up to protesters but is desperate to study.
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DA still mulling court action on ‘acting’ SABC COO Hlaudi

The Democratic Alliance (DA) expects to know later this week precisely what kind of legal action it should take against the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and its former chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

In Pictures: Baleka Mbete weds her beau

Baleka Mbete tied the knot with her "Ben10" - Bloemfontein businessman Nape Khomo - in a traditional ceremony in Mqanduli, Eastern Cape, where the bride's parents were laid to rest.

Multiple stabbings and alleged 'bouncer brutality' leaves Sounds Like Summer partygoers in hospital

Several people have been left severely injured during a violent brawl between and stabbing at the Sounds Like Summer Music Festival over the weekend.
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EFF Gauteng secretary arrested on assault charges

The Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) Gauteng secretary Malesela Ledwaba has been arrested by Vereeniging police for an alleged assault and house breaking.

Tinkler looks for improvement from City ahead of Highlands Park clash

Cape Town City might be up among the early season frontrunners but there is still much to be fixed in the team’s play‚ says coach Eric Tinkler‚ even after winning their derby clash at the weekend.

Policewoman among five nabbed for stealing clothes‚ cellphones in Limpopo

Five people‚ including a policewoman‚ were arrested in Limpopo on Sunday for breaking into a shop and stealing clothes and cellphones.

Tearful Winnie humbled by support

Stalwart Winnie Madikizela Mandela was reduced to tears by the supporters who attended her birthday celebration held at Orlando West garden in Soweto on Monday.

Hackers bare Olympic swimmer Van der Burgh's medical info online

South African Olympic medallist Cameron van der Burgh has had his medical information posted online by cyber hackers‚ Fancy Bears.

'The mother who sacrificed everything for us' - Celebs celebrate Ma Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's birthday

As the nation stream onto social media to wish political activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela a happy birthday, some of Mzansi's biggest stars have taken to their own Twitter and Instagram pages to pay tribute to the "mother of the nation".

Boity: 'My range definitely isn't just for skinny women'

TV personality, actress and fashionista Boity Thulo celebrated the official launch of her range of clothing in collaboration with Sissyboy recently.

History at Loftus backs the Boks against Wallabies

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has had very little to cheer this season but he couldn’t have asked for a better venue to face the Wallabies than Pretoria’s Loftus Versfeld.
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Coetzee rubbishes Bok coaching SOS reports

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee on Monday denied claims that he sent out an SOS call to SA Rugby (Saru) to bolster his coaching team.

Dramatic finish in sight as Currie Cup approaches semis

The Sharks and the Golden Lions are headed into a showdown for the fourth Currie Cup semi-final place unless something dramatic happens to Western Province at Newlands on Friday.

Cape Town tops the country in manufacturing

The City of Cape Town topped the country in the income produced by the manufacturing sector ahead of Ekurhuleni and Johannesburg.

DJ Arch Jnr sets his sights on Guinness World Record

Four-year-old DJ Arch Junior will be vying to break a Guinness World Record as the "youngest club DJ".

JSE retreats as world markets weaken

The JSE was down sharply at midday on Monday in line with world markets as investors entered the last stretch of a poor month for local equities.
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At 50, Botswana discovers diamonds are not forever

When David Magang opened Botswana's first domestic law firm shortly after independence in 1966, he and his country were starting from scratch.

Clinton, Trump neck and neck heading into first debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump prepared to square off Monday in their first presidential debate -- a keenly awaited clash that comes as they sit nearly neck and neck in the polls.

We won't allow one person's actions to overshadow this, says AKA on his GQ cover

As the October issue of GQ South Africa hit shelves on Monday, AKA - who's on the cover - has revealed that he won't let anyone ruin this moment for him, following a much talked about altercation between DJ Black Coffee and his road manager this past weekend.

Auditor-general finds disposal of strategic fuel stocks illegal

The secret sale of SA’s strategic fuel stockpile in December 2015 was illegal because it did not have the permission of the finance minister and fetched only R3.9bn and not the R5bn that has been claimed‚ the auditor-general said in notes to his 2015-16 report on the Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF).