Makhura meets metro mayors

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has just held his first one-on-one meeting with the province's metro mayors after the August local government elections.
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Restaurant group lays charges over Panarottis 'porn' game

A joint Panarottis and Spur outlet have laid charges against the company that supplied it with a game console for its kids' play area carrying an 'adult' game.

ANC wants inquiry into SABC board, says Hlaudi's new job ‘the last straw’

The appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng as the new executive of corporate affairs at the SABC was the "last straw that broke the camel's back"‚ the African National Congress in Parliament said on Wednesday. The ANC is now calling for a Parliamentary inquiry into the broadcaster's board.

WATCH: Shots fired as students arrested at Rhodes

Video footage of South African Police Services officers shooting during student protest action at Rhodes University emerged on social media on Wednesday.

Faith based organisations back fees must fall campaign

The Methodist Church of Southern Africa is among the latest group of religious leaders who have called on the private sector and government to consider making education accessible and affordable to students.

Trollip cracks the whip over city tenders

Every municipal contract which seeks to duplicate the work of staff who are already paid by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality to do the job will be thoroughly scrutinised‚ says Mayor Athol Trollip.

SARS spy-unit trio get paid R8.5m in restraint-of-trade agreements

The South African Revenue Service paid R8.5 million in restraint-of-trade settlements to three former executives who left during the furore over the so-called "rogue" spy unit.

Probe into deaths of 36 psychiaric patients has begun: Health Ombud

Health Ombudsman Prof Malegapuru Makgoba says he has begun investigations into the deaths of 36 psychiatric patients who died after being transferred from Life Healthcare Esidimeni into the care of NGOs earlier this year.

Samkelo Ndlovu involved in alleged racist incident

Outspoken Rhythm City actress Samkelo Ndlovu has been left fuming over an alleged racist incident.
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Uber launches food delivery app UberEats in Joburg

Global ride-hailing service Uber is branching into the food business in South Africa with the local launch on Thursday of its food delivery platform‚ UberEats.

Your guide to the literature inspiring SA’s student 'revolution'

South Africa’s university student revolt has given new life to radical authors of previous generations as they draw on their ideas to fight fees and demand a “free‚ decolonised education”.

Who is Paul Ngobeni - the 'private citizen' in Hlaudi's corner?

Paul Ngobeni‚ a “private citizen” who made an appearance at the media briefing by the SABC on Tuesday to announce the redeployment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng‚ has been in the public spotlight since he returned from the United States in 2007.

Ocean Basket grilled over angelfish posing as hake

South Africa’s popular Ocean Basket seafood chain has apologised and vowed to take corrective action after complaints about fishy ingredients on its children’s menu.

Parents‚ these games are kid friendly

It may be difficult to keep an eye on your gaming child all the time – between the multiple digital devices they use for play. TMG Digital asked some experts for their tips for keeping your young ones safe while having fun.

Minnie rubbishes Fikile Mbalula 'R800K' song rumours

TV personality Minnie Dlamini has poured cold water on rumours that Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula approached Emtee to compose a song about her for a whopping R800K.
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Stones and batons fly at UJ as students clash with security

University of Johannesburg students clashed with security staff at the institution's main Auckland Park and Doornfontein campuses on Wednesday.
Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela briefs the media ahead of Absa Premier League clash against Free State Stars. Picture credits: Gallo Images

Komphela admits win against Free State Stars could be crucial for Kaizer Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela says Wednesday night's Premier Soccer League match against Free State Stars at the James Motlatsi Stadium in Orkney is a crucial one for his side as they aim for a morale-boosting three wins in a row.

Richards Bay water now safe to drink‚ says municipality

Barely 24 hours after causing an uproar with news that its water was contaminated by manganese‚ the City of uMhlathuze in Richards Bay said on Wednesday afternoon that its tap water was now safe to drink.

No more trade in endangered pangolins, UN meeting decides

The United Nations on Wednesday banned global trade in highly endangered pangolins, a scaly animal with the dubious distinction of being the world's most poached mammal.

Spitting-mad Cobras head to CCMA

The standoff between Cobras players and their coach‚ Paul Adams‚ leapt the boundary on Wednesday when the SA Cricketers’ Association (Saca) took the matter to the Commission for Conciliation‚ Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA).

Blue Mbombo sets the internet on flames with topless picture

Reality TV star Blue Mbombo has turned up the heat to a whole new level when she posed topless for a photoshoot.

'Why does this government expect their people to suffer in silence?' asks Simphiwe Dana

Following violent protests at the University of Limpopo on Tuesday evening, singer and activist Simphiwe Dana has pleaded with the government to heed the calls of the students, showing concern over reports of chaos on campuses.

Damian de Allende straight back into WP team

Discarded Bok centre Damian de Allende was on Wednesday thrust straight back into the Western Province starting XV for their Currie Cup match against Boland at Newlands on Friday.

Amber Rose paid more than R108m to speak about sex

Amber Rose is more than R108 million richer, after landing a massive deal which will see her travelling the world to speak about sex and relationships.

ANN7 apologises for 'gross negligence' over Glebelands Hostel report

Broadcaster‚ Africa News Network 7 (ANN7)‚ has apologised after it found itself in hot water with the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) for conduct it conceded amounted to gross negligence.
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AB InBev cheers SABMiller takeover in 'Megabrew' deal

Belgian-Brazilian brewer AB InBev savoured its status as the global leader in the beer industry after investors approved Wednesday its buyout of British rival SABMiller.

Nyaniso's battles with ‘blackness’: I felt unacceptable and not good enough

Actor Nyaniso Dzedze has had his fair share of battles coming to terms with his identity as a black man. Struggles, he says, once left him wishing he could afford surgery to change his skin complexion, in order to be accepted.

The question Proteas fans don't want to ask: what would AB do?

What would AB de Villiers do? It’s a question South Africans will hope doesn’t come up too often in the next two months.

‘A desperate Springbok team is dangerous,’ says Wallabies skills coach Byrne

“Desperation” is both a blessing and a curse for the Springboks ahead of their Rugby Championship clash with Australia‚ says Wallabies skills coach Mick Byrne.

Table Mountain cableway open despite strike

Table Mountain cableway continued to operate on Wednesday despite strike action by over a 100 workers demanding higher wages.

Sundowns' Vilakazi predicts war to end all wars against old side Wits in MTN8 final

Sibusiso Vilakazi knows exactly how hungry Bidvest Wits are for a trophy.