Parliament approves Zuma's Vuma Mashinini IEC appointment

The National Assembly on Tuesday approved the appointment of Vuma Mashinini to serve on the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC), despite objections from opposition parties.

Mbalula says FIFA 'inefficient' on match-fixing claims

The South African sports minister has accused FIFA of being "very inefficient" in match-fixing investigations.

Private investigator solves case in 48 hours after years of SAPS bungling

Sometimes desperate families turn to private investigators to help them solve the murders of their loved ones once they realise police are unable to crack it.

Khulubuse Zuma bid to have Aurora claims set aside dismissed with costs

An urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of over R1.5 billion against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside, was dismissed in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.

SA cyclist called a k****r during a race in Boksburg

Luthando Kaka, South Africa’s first black cyclist to race abroad professionally and to lead a cycling club, was called the k-word during a race in Boksburg last month.

South Africa projected to be third most miserable economy

South Africa is projected to be the third most miserable economy to live and work in this year.

Origins of AIDS virus strains traced to gorillas

Two of four strains of the virus that can cause AIDS come from gorillas in southwestern Cameroon, an international team of scientists reported in studies published in the United States.

Nigeria's Boko Haram releases beheading video echoing Islamic State

Nigeria's Islamist sect Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing techniques reminiscent of footage from Islamic State.

Kelly Khumalo tells her side on violent altercation with herbalist beau

Petite singer, Kelly Khumalo has voiced her side of the story about the violent altercation between herself and Durban based herbalist, Bhaka Nzama.

Penis sizes around the world: researchers provide the long and short of it

What is an "average" size for a penis? The enduring question now has a scientific answer.

Increase in negligence pay outs: department

Claims lodged against the Gauteng health department due to medical negligence were increasing, the department said on Tuesday.

Iran nuclear deal threat to Israel survival warns Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the US Congress Tuesday that an international deal on Iran's nuclear programme could threaten the survival of his nation.

Judgement reserved in Shuttleworth case

The Constitutional Court on Tuesday reserved judgment in the SARB's application for leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in favour of billionaire entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth.

Aurora must pay workers: NUM

Khulubuse Zuma and his business partners at Aurora must pay mineworkers all money owed to them, the National Union of Mineworkers said on Tuesday.

Agang withdraws motion on Zuma

Agang SA deputy president Andries Tlouamma on Tuesday blindsided the National Assembly by withdrawing his motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

Foreign-owned shops looted in Limpopo

Foreigners in Ga-Sekgopo, east of Polokwane in Limpopo, have abandoned their shops after protesting villagers allegedly looted them during violence in the area.

Horses in hijack drama

A photograph posted on Facebook helped end the search for two thoroughbred horses that were in a truck that was hijacked on the N1 south, near the William Nicol Drive off-ramp.

Frankly, I don't care what happens at Cosatu CEC: Vavi

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi on Tuesday said he did not regret boycotting the trade union federation's central executive committee (CEC) meeting this week, despite rumours he could face suspension again.

Indian state bans beef, introduces jail time for possession

India's western state of Maharashtra has introduced a ban on beef so strict that even possession could land you in jail for five years, media reports and the chief minister said Tuesday.

Joice Mujuru rejects Mugabe claims of bare-breasted witchcraft rituals

Zimbabwe's ousted vice president Joice Mujuru on Tuesday accused President Robert Mugabe of making "sexually lewd" claims about her at his birthday party at the weekend.

Reports of racism, discrimination rise higher in English football

Reports of discrimination in English professional and amateur football have increased, anti-discrimination group Kick It Out revealed on Tuesday.
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