Kill thy neighbour: Alex attack brings home SA's shame

The brutality of South Africans turning on their neighbours was brought home yesterday morning as people stood by while a Mozambican man was stalked, stabbed and killed as he lay in township filth, pleading for his life.

How many more have to die before we talk about why: iLIVE

South Africa is in the grip of yet another xenophobic spasm. From photographs and TV footage it appears these brutal acts of violence against foreigners have been carried out exclusively by black South Africans.

Family in the dark over Big Brother contestant

The family of a Big Brother Mzansi contestant who may have been sexually assaulted by a fellow housemate say they have been prevented from speaking to her by the show’s owners.

Soccer clash to boost harmony and king Zwelithini

Bafana Bafana will play a match against another African team in Durban to try to help end the scourge of xenophobia in KwaZulu-Natal.
Outgoing DA leader Helen Zille and the party’s parliamentary leader, Mmusi Maimane, at a 2014 election rally in Johannesburg.

Maimane facing the challenge of weighty expectations for future success :iLIVE

Next year’s local government poll, and articulating a credible message for it, is the test Helen Zille’s successor will have to pass — and time is limited, writes Tony Leon.

Zuma cancels Indonesia trip due to xenophobic violence

President Jacob Zuma has cancelled his visit to Indonesia in order to attend to matters at home relating to the attacks on foreign nationals.

HIV breakthrough 'imminent', says Medicine Nobel Laureate

Nobel Laureate Francoise Barre-Sinoussi‚ who co-discovered the virus that causes Aids‚ believes it is possible that one day people will live with HIV‚ without taking medicine and yet remain healthy and un-infectious.

Human Rights Commission wants King Goodwill to clarify comments

The South African Human Rights Commission (HRC) wants King Goodwill Zwelithini to confirm that the xenophobic attacks are "not being undertaken in his name or by his direction”.

Maimane to run for DA leader

Mmusi Maimane has accepted nomination to stand as the Democratic Alliance leader, ending days of speculation on who was going to succeed outgoing Helen Zille.

Proteas coach clarifies his comments of political interference in team selection

In a bizarre u-turn on Saturday, Proteas High Performance Coach, Mike Horn, claims his comments were taken out of context and that he is not aware of any political interference in the selection of the team for the World Cup semi-final match against New Zealand.
A masked demonstrator leaves a Starbucks coffee shop in central London

The cost of companies' efforts to avoid paying tax

Shifting profits to low-tax jurisdictions not only erodes South Africa's tax base, it erodes the base for paying living wages to employees - as well as the base for creating value for black economic empowerment partners.

Owen Da Gama fingered for U-23s’ exit

South Africa Under-23 head coach Owen Da Gama is set to be hauled over the coals, with even his future potentially discussed, when he meets SA Football Association CEO Dennis Mumble this week.

Elephant crushes big-game hunter

A young bull elephant killed professional hunter Ian Gibson early on Wednesday as he tracked a lion for an American client in a rugged part of northeastern Zimbabwe.
The Asian Awards 2015

Zayn Malik says he has always been a 'Lover boy'

Former One Direction star Zayn Malik says he has always been a ''lover boy'' since the age of 10 after learning how to charm the ladies from Bollywood movie 'Bombay'.
Absa Premiership: Bidvest Wits v Chippa United

Chilli Boys hold Students as Birds fail to fly — yet again

Tough conditions and even tougher opponents made it difficult for Bidvest Wits to earn the home Absa Premiership victory they would have hoped for against a game Chippa United.

South Africa vows crackdown against anti-immigrant attacks

South Africa on Sunday vowed to hunt down those behind a wave of attacks targeting immigrants, saying 307 people had been arrested over violence that has left at least seven people dead.

Social spending key to lifting national income levels: World Bank head

Middle-income economies must increase social spending if they wish to reach the income level of developed countries and end extreme poverty, the president of the World Bank said in an interview published on Sunday.
HIGH RES PLS REPLACE! Solar powered traffic lights at the intersection of Montague Gift and Blackbird Avenue in Cape Town. Picture: Bruce Sutherland , City of Cape Town.

Catch a movie during power cuts

Tired of missing your favourite TV show because of power cuts? Now you can go to the cinema instead.

Refinery investigates explosion

South Africa’s largest crudeoil refinery, Sapref, has launched an investigation into what triggered the explosion of one of its fuel lines south of Durban on Friday night.

Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in one of the worst disasters seen in the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said on Sunday.

President of new metalworkers union dies in car accident

The president of Cosatu affiliate the Liberated Metalworkers Union of SA (Limusa), Sifiso Maphumulo, died in a car accident in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday, according to reports.
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