DA the offspring of the National Party: Zuma

I am going to crush them and there is no speaker of parliament here to call me to order‚ President Jacob Zuma told thousands of ANC supporters in Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape on Saturday.

Lions ease past Crusaders to earn Super Rugby semifinal berth

The Lions have elevated their status as firm candidates for the 2016 Super Rugby title.

The protest against itself the SABC screened but didn’t know about…

The SABC unwittingly screened a protest on Friday – but had no idea that it was doing so and that the protest taking place right under chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s nose was by the public broadcaster’s own news staff.

20 dead, 160 wounded as blast rips through Kabul protest

A powerful explosion on Saturday ripped through crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras in Kabul who had gathered to protest over a power line, killing at least 20 people and leaving 160 others wounded, officials said.

Watch thief smash car window and make off with stolen goods in less than 30 seconds

A Cape Town CCTV camera captures a thief breaking into a car parked on a busy road in broad daylight.


Zuma has spent R10 million of taxpayers’ money evading justice‚ DA charges

South African taxpayers have footed almost R10 million in legal fees for President Jacob Zuma and his “exorbitant” legal counsel to evade justice‚ the Democratic Alliance charged on Saturday.

Munich gunman 'obsessed' with mass killings, had links to Breivik

The lone teenager who shot dead nine people in a gun rampage in Munich was "obsessed" with mass killers such as Norwegian rightwing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and had no links to the Islamic State group, police said Saturday.

'Lone' Munich shooter kills nine, commits suicide

A teenage German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree at a busy Munich shopping centre and then committed suicide had likely acted alone, German police said Saturday.

Five alleged rhino poachers arrested

Five suspected rhino poachers arrested on Thursday during the police’s Operation Rhino are to appear in the KwaMbonambi Magistrate’s Court on charges of possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition‚ trespassing and illegal hunting.

Heavy rain in China kills at least 87, millions evacuated

Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced 16 million from their homes, state media reported on Saturday.

Can the Sharks and the Stormers upset the Super Rugby odds?

Saturday represents a huge moment in South African rugby as the Stormers and Sharks try to overcome the odds to reach the Super Rugby semi-finals against the Chiefs and the Hurricanes respectively.

Colour is power for brightly-dressed Queen

They may look garish for some but Queen Elizabeth II's brightly-coloured outfits are a power dressing tool that allow her to make an impression, according to a new exhibition opening on Saturday.

Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire: report

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, according to a report.

Screen grab shows special forces police officers standing guard following shooting rampage at shopping mall in Munich

WATCH: Chilling moment Munich gunman opens fire

An video posted on social media appears to show a gunman opening fire at people at a Munich shopping centre on Friday.

Munich police investigating whether shooter among dead

Police on Friday evening were investigating whether one of the suspects in the Munich shopping centre shootings was among the death.

'Acute terror' situation in Munich as gunmen still at large

At least eight people have been killed in a shooting rampage in a Munich shopping centre on Friday that police described as a suspected terror attack, and three gunmen are still at large.

Thai cops charge 8-year-old girls under junta law

Two eight-year-old girls have been charged under a draconian Thai junta law for tearing down voter lists for an upcoming referendum, police said Saturday, as authorities go to increasingly bizarre lengths to muzzle dissent.

Former Argentina leader slams corruption probes as political plot

Facing corruption probes that threaten to land her behind bars, former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez described her growing legal troubles as part of a "persecution" of progressive Latin American leaders that has boosted the right in the region.

Doctor allegedly duped into signing false death certificate found dead in pool

An East London doctor allegedly duped into signing a death certificate which aided a former ANC leader to fake his own death‚ has been found dead in his swimming pool.

South Africa begins bid for a place in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India

South Africa’s quest for a place at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India next September begins in earnest when they take on Seychelles in their opening match of the regional COSAFA Championships in Mauritius on Saturday.

UCT under fire for ban on Prophet Mohammed journalist

The University of Cape Town is at the centre of a row over freedom of speech after barring a Danish journalist from campus because his magazine published a series of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed in 2005.

South Africa on the verge of qualifying for another continental tournament

South Africa can book another continental finals appearance if they can hold their nerve in the second leg of their 2017 African Under-20 Championship qualifier at home to Lesotho on Saturday.

Can Hyundai beat Mercedes and BMW at their own game?

When the 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 goes on sale this fall it will do so as a car with more passenger space than a Mercedes E Class, more horsepower than a Cadillac CTS and with a raft of active safety systems as standard that even Volvo S90 drivers are offered as optional extras.

2015 Telkom Knockout, Last 16:  Mamelodi Sundowns v Chippa United

Confident Dolly makes bold prediction ahead of Rio Olympic Games

Keagan Dolly has thrown caution to the wind and maintains that coach Owen da Gama's SA under-23 charges have enough talent in their ranks to exit the group stages of the men's football tournament at the Rio Oympic Games next month.

Researchers successfully block colon cancer tumor growth

Researchers in the USA have discovered that reducing the amount of the L-glutamine amino acid in the body can block the growth of colorectal cancer tumors in mice. The first clinical trials on humans are due to begin this summer.

Lions drawing inspiration from Whiteley magic ahead of Crusaders showdown

The Lions are drawing strength from captain Warren Whiteley's timely return from injury as they build up to Saturday's crucial Super Rugby quarterfinal against the Crusaders.

Explorer of outer frontier detects faint sound of galaxy radio halo

A radio halo in a galaxy cluster has been discovered by a researcher at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit.

Brain stimulation could curb food cravings, study finds

A Canadian study has found that brain stimulation may curb food cravings. In fact, the consumption of junk food products, such as sodas, cookies and cakes, could be reduced in particular.

SABC journalists to learn their fate next week

The four journalists dismissed by the SABC at the beginning of this week will find out on either Monday (July 25) or Tuesday whether their dismissals will be set aside and they are allowed to return to work.

Solar plant powers up Upington airport

A solar power plant‚ which will provide the energy needs of the Northern Cape’s Upington airport‚ was officially opened on Friday.

Media strategist guru Gordon Patterson shot dead

Respected media strategist Gordon Patterson has been shot dead.