Motsepe, Ramaphosa "sold their black skin" to become rich: Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema told students at his address to the Oxford Union in the United Kingdom that: South Africa would never follow Zimbabwe's bloody land redistribution method; billionaires Patrice Motsepe and Cyril Ramaphosa "sold their black skin" to become rich; and that he would "never" agree to be in a coalition government with President Jacob Zuma's ANC.

'I love you daddy' singer Ricardo Groenewald dies at 43

Former child star Ricardo Groenewald passed away on Wednesday night at the age of 43.

Khoisan: It's our land and we want it back

A group claiming to represent the Khoisan has called for reparations from the British and Dutch governments for their roles in dispossessing them of their land.

Bomb adds noise to Pirates' preparations for Tunisia CAF final

A state of emergency declared on Wednesday in Tunisia following a bomb blast in the capital Tunis has added security concerns to Orlando Pirates' second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup final in Sousse on Sunday.

Noakes trial gets nasty

The heat was turned up at the misconduct hearing of high-fat low-carb advocate Tim Noakes yesterday as an expert witness for the Health Professions Council of SA, Esté Vorster, was grilled by Noakes's lawyer.

A bark, but no bite

"My hands are tied, there is not much I can do," Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu said when he presented his report on the finances of provincial and national government departments yesterday.

Oliphant: Unions have abandoned the workers

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant yesterday said union leaders were not doing their jobs - as many workers nowadays tried to settle disputes on their own, and lost, because they had no union support.

Foot on Gauteng infrastructure pedal

The Gauteng department of infrastructure development has spent R1.9-billion on some of its key private- public partnership projects, MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza said yesterday.

Women benefit more from Aids drugs

The roll-out of ARVs has dramatically increased life expectancy in women.

Rhodes staff call for rethink on budget

Concerned Rhodes University staff members have sent out a campus-wide open letter to senior management calling for more budget transparency and transformation.

'They downed us without warning'

Russia yesterday accused Turkey of a "planned provocation" when its jets downed a Russian warplane near the Syrian border.

Poster girl for Islamic State 'killed for trying to escape'

An Austrian teenager who became a poster girl for Islamic State has reportedly been beaten to death by the group after she was caught trying to flee Syria.

Judge lifts ban on domestic rhino horn trade

A moratorium on the domestic trade in rhino horns was reportedly lifted by a judge on Thursday morning.

Three cops amongst alleged rhino poaching kingpins behind bars

A Hawks-led operation led to the arrest of 12 suspects‚ including three police officers‚ for alleged rhino poaching.

'Spineless coward' Pep Guardiola 'not a man,' says ex-Barcelona star Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has stoked his feud with former manager at Barcelona, Pep Guardiola, labelling the Spaniard as "not a man".

Our favourite advertising fails of 2015 - the list

Here are the five worst adverts of 2015.

Commission wants to ‘declare war on those impinging on the Lottery’

The National Lotteries Commission (NLC) wants “teeth” to ensure “true protection of the mandated monopoly”.

Will Adele's "25" become the UK's fastest selling album ever?

Adele's "25" could be set to become the fastest selling album ever in the UK.

2016 schoolbooks destroyed in suspected arson attack

Four classrooms were gutted in a suspected arson attack at Bayview Primary School in Helenvale.

Will Smith considers political career

Hollywood star Will Smith has revealed he is considering a move into politics.

From ad to worse: the retail duds that make SA cringe

A "humping" dog, a foul-mouthed comedian and "mannequin slaves" all have one thing in common - they are epic fails.