Judge Thokozile Masipa looks on during the resentencing hearing of Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius ,for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at Pretoria High Court,

Judge Masipa dismisses state's request to appeal Oscar's sentence

Judge Thokozile Masipa dismissed with costs the state’s application to appeal the six-year sentence imposed on Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Friday.

'Rev Stofile cried and cried bitterly about ANC in his last days' - Pityana explains attack on Zuma

It was Reverend Makhenkesi Stofile’s tears in his “last days” over the crisis facing the African National Congress (ANC) that prompted Sipho Pityana’s scathing comments about the organisation and its leader‚ Jacob Zuma.
Football - 2015 Telkom Knockout Last 16 - Platinum Stars v Kaizer Chiefs - Moruleng Stadium

'Statistics are like a bikini' - 5 outrageous Steve Komphela quotes

Few can match the talkative Steve Komphela behind a microphone‚ and it’s no surprise that he hosted his own talk show in Turkey in 1993 — in Turkish‚ of all things.

LISTEN: Zuma laughed off Gareth Cliff's 'raping the government' comments - spokesman

President Jacob Zuma may have been the victim of a scathing attack by radio host Gareth Cliff this week, but according to his spokesperson, the president laughed off the criticism.

Booty game! Who has the most luscious of all?

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State prosecuter Gerrie Nel addresses the court during Oscar Pistorius' bail hearing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

Oscar's 6-year sentence 'shockingly lenient' - Nel

The sentence of six years imposed on Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was shockingly lenient and over-emphasised his personal circumstances.

State’s case against Oscar has been exhausted: Roux

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was being sent like a ping pong ball between courts and the state’s application for leave to appeal against the five-year sentence should be dismissed with costs.

People in ‘sex video’ with teacher are registered learners: KZN education MEC insists

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education on Thursday sought to rebuff “media reports…that the accused in the sexual video case denies that the people he is seen with in the video are learners”.

Former Generations actress Lusanda Mbane gets a new home on e.tv's Scandal!

Actress Lusanda Mbane has become the latest big name to join the cast of e.tv's popular soapie Scandal!

Steven Pienaar urges patience with David Moyes at Sunderland

David Moyes is the right man, who can help Sunderland shrug off their negative mindset but it may not happen overnight, according to midfielder Steven Pienaar.

SAPS warns of bogus ads for police traineeships

The only place “authentic” information about vacancies in the South African Police Service (SAPS) can be found is on its official website.

Zuma shows nothing but disdain for the constitution: Sipho Pityana

President Jacob Zuma was roasted yesterday and his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, tore a strip off the Hawks for their bull-in-a-china-shop handling of the Pravin Gordhan case.
Herman Mashaba a business man who is DA member running for the Johannesburg Mayoral candidate at his home in Athol.

Trade-offs for Mashaba's Jozi cabinet

At least two opposition parties in coalition with the DA in Johannesburg look set to feature in mayor Herman Mashaba's cabinet.

SAA in liquidation danger‚ says director

Yakhe Kwinana‚ the former head of South African Airways’ (SAA’s) audit and risk committee who resigned earlier this week‚ says she feared the damage to her reputation‚ as the possibility of the liquidation or business rescue of SAA came into sharp focus at the end of July.

Loyiso Bala's wife, Jennifer, left 'stunned' after near-tragic experience

Jennifer Bala, on Wednesday evening, revealed that she was left "stunned" after almost running over a teenage girl driving through a green light.

Muvhango's Mona Monyane is loving motherhood

Muvhango actress Mona Monyane is completely smitten with her newborn baby girl and is loving every moment of motherhood.

DA wants finance committee to convene early to put SAA under business rescue

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for the next meeting of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance with South African Airways (SAA) to be brought forward in an effort to stave off the “increasingly certain” liquidation of the embattled airline.

Urgent medicine recall in South Africa

Scores of patients with urinary problems are unknowingly taking blood pressure-lowering tablets following a dangerous pill swap blunder.

Water restrictions still in place as ‘back of the drought is not yet broken’

Though dam levels across the country are steady‚ with some rising slightly‚ strict water restrictions must remain in place.

Boks crying out for big performance from key players in Salta

The Springboks are crying out for commanding performances from key players when they take on Argentina in the second round of the Rugby Championship in Salta on Saturday.

UEFA announce changes to Champions League from 2018/19 season

The top four European leagues will each have four guaranteed places in the Champions League group stage from 2018/19 under changes announced by European soccer body UEFA on Friday.

Hunt fires sobering warning at Pirates ahead of explosive MTN8 quarterfinal

Bidvest Wits have the look of a team that means business this season and they appear to be carrying enough guns to challenge on all fronts.

Clinton, Trump clash over who is best for US minorities

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of fueling America's "radical fringe" with racist rhetoric, even as her Republican rival sought to soften his image with an appeal to minorities.

No hope for SA universities: Jansen

Outgoing University of the Free State vice chancellor‚ Professor Jonathan Jansen‚ said this with disconcerting confidence at a luncheon he hosted at the Cape Town Club to discuss current events on Wednesday‚ prior to his departure for the United States.

US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel

A US Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian fast-attack craft that approached two US ships, a Pentagon spokesman said on Thursday, in the most serious of a number of incidents in the Gulf area this week.

Three die in crossbow attack in Toronto, suspect in custody: police

Three people were killed in an attack involving a crossbow in Toronto's East End on Thursday and a man was taken into custody, a police spokesman said.

If you need some brain fuel after mental exertion, try exercising not eating, suggests new study

If you've had a hard day at the office new US research suggests that exercise after completing your day's work could actually help to curb rather than increase your appetite.

Ertugral expects an 'even better' Manyisa at Orlando Pirates this season

Tendai Ndoro scored the hat trick‚ but it was the return of little midfield maestro Oupa Manyisa for Orlando Pirates that was as instrumental in their 3-1 Premier League victory against Golden Arrows on Wednesday night.

Zimbabwean government warns ‘foreign-sponsored agents’ involved in mega demonstration in Harare

Zimbabwean opposition parties vowed to go ahead with a massive demonstration in favour of electoral reforms in the country’s capital on Friday despite government warning they would face the full might of the law.

Number of South Africans on the rise

South Africa now has 55,908,900 people, Statistics SA has calculated.

Rohde hires top team, including Oscar's pathologist

The private pathologist hand-picked by Oscar Pistorius's defence team to bolster his case has been contracted by Jason Rohde, who is accused of his wife's murder.