We didn't hire her because she's Zuma's daughter: ministry

President Jacob Zuma's daughter Thuthukile was appointed chief of staff at the department of telecommunications and postal services after consideration of her "capacity" for the position, the department said on Friday.

Hawks investigating government official for corruption involving R1.6 billion

The Hawks on Friday confirmed they are investigating a government official for corruption involving R1.6 billion.

Metro cops investigate Telkom boss in fake number plate scam

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko is under investigation after being implicated in an alleged car licence cloning case, the City of Johannesburg said on Friday.

907 SA cops charged with aiding escapes, 516 found guilty but only 30 fired

More than 900 police officers were charged over the past three years for helping with an escape, but only 30 of them have been fired, according to Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko.

One in five South African police detectives are women: minister

South Africa has 23,682 fully-trained detectives, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko said on Friday.

Welcome to the Hlaudi Motsoeneng stadium

A stadium in Bluegumbosch, QwaQwa, in the Free State, will be renamed after SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, according to a report.

Queiroz wants four times more than Igesund to coach Bafana

Salary demands could be a stumbling block to former Real Madrid manager Carlos Queiroz rejoining South Africa for a second spell as national coach.

NSPCA lays criminal charges against Modise over cannibal pig farm

Criminal charges against National Council Of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise are to be laid on Friday following allegations of neglect of animals on her North West farm, the NSPCA said.

I'm the sweetest guy: Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema says he is the "sweetest" and "coolest" guy and not a monster as portrayed by some.

Man goes to hospital for circumcision, sues after amputation

A man from Alabama has sued a hospital after they mistakenly amputated his penis instead of giving him a circumcision.

Mourinho contemplating Drogba return to Chelsea

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho revealed on Friday that he is considering a move to bring former striker Didier Drogba back to the club after he was released by Galatasaray.

Northern Cape rapist gets life for raping five-year-old

A man has been jailed for life for raping a five-year-old girl, Northern Cape police said on Friday.

Hopes for a goal-laden Carling Black Label Cup

Kaizer Chiefs hope the Carling Black Label Cup will produce a high-scoring match at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.

McDonald's Japan not loving Chinese chicken after scandal

McDonald's said that its restaurants in Japan had stopped selling products made with chicken from China, in a marked widening of a scandal that saw expired meat sold to fast food giants.

Van der Burgh off to good start

Cameron van der Burgh comfortably started his campaign in the pool on the second day of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, where the South African team is expected to win three more medals.

Swazi court jails editor, lawyer for criticising government

Swaziland's High Court jailed a magazine editor and a human rights lawyer for two years for contempt of court over articles critical of the government and judiciary.

Liberian with Ebola-like symptoms dies in Nigeria: official

A Liberian man hospitalised in Lagos with Ebola-like symptoms has died, an official said Friday, without confirming the virus was the cause of his death.

Motsoeneng not the kind of person who should be honoured: DA

The DA on Friday said it will oppose the renaming of a stadium in QwaQwa, Free State, after SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Malaysian cyclist warned over 'Save Gaza' gloves at Commonwealth Games

A Malaysian cyclist was warned Friday he risked being thrown out of the Commonwealth Games if he repeated wearing gloves bearing the message "Save Gaza".

South Africa 98-3 at stumps on day two against Sri Lanka

Hashim Amla faced a stern test of character in his first series as captain after South Africa lost three key wickets against a determined Sri Lankan bowling attack in the second Test Friday.

Copper cable thieves jailed for 12 years

Three men have been sentenced to 12 years in jail each by the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court for stealing copper cables, KwaZulu-Natal police said.
Live Traffic
Other News
More Times LIVE
Back to top ^