All South Africa wants Zuma to say at Sona is 'I'm retiring': Accountability Now

All South Africans want to hear during President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address is "I am retiring", non-governmental organisation Accountability Now said on Wednesday.

International Pentecostal Holiness Church bishop Clayton Modise dies

The leader of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC) bishop Clayton Modise has died.

DA councillor bathes in sinkhole made by a burst pipe in his Secunda backyard

While portions of South Africa are faced with drought, a Democratic Alliance councillor has decried a 1.5m sinkhole filled with fresh water from a ruptured pipe along a road in Secunda, Mpumalanga.

JZ throws allies under the bus

The walls came crumbling down on President Jacob Zuma and senior ANC members in cabinet and parliament.

Contralesa blasts Mandla Mandela's Muslim wedding, saying that is not our custom

Eastern Cape traditional leaders want answers from Nelson Mandela’s grandson Nkosi Zwelivelile 'Mandla' Mandela about why he reportedly converted to Islam when he married a Muslim woman.

Free State woman found buried alive

A Free State woman, who was found buried alive in a shallow grave, is currently recovering in hospital, police said on Wednesday.

Durban radio jock gets death threats over 'insensitive' Facebook post

A veteran Durban radio producer has found himself in hot water over an insensitive Facebook post commenting on the death of two city cyclists at the weekend.

EFF has 25 reasons why #GUPTASMUSTGO

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Wednesday released the full list of the “25 reasons why the Guptas must leave or be made to leave the country immediately #Guptasmustgo”.

SA scientists in hidden galaxies discovery

Two South African astronomers are part of an international team that has made a ground-breaking discovery by peering through a radio telescope to discover galaxies beyond the Milky Way.

'I kind of gave up on Harvard' - Umlazi teen who won scholarship

A KwaZulu-Natal teenager, through persistence and perseverance, will be attending the prestigious Harvard University in the United States after being accepted on a full scholarship for 2016.

#FeesMustFall movement hits Bidvest Stadium as Kaizer Chiefs beat Wits

Bidvest Wits conspired to miss a string of excellent chances and allow Kaizer Chiefs an unlikely 1-0 Absa Premiership victory at Bidvest Stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday night.

Zuma must stop government 'scoring own-goals'

President Jacob Zuma yesterday sought to repair the government's relations with business, pledging to work more closely with companies that he described as the backbone of the economy.

Beyonce 'Formation' video imagery gets twitter abuzz #BoycottBeyonce

After Beyonce's performance at the Super Bowl this past weekend twitter has been abuzz with the #BoycottBeyonce handle.

Kannaland Municipality needs R12.7m to avoid Eskom cutoff

The Kannaland Municipality is urgently looking for R12.7 million to avoid getting cut off by Eskom later in February.

Planned ANC gathering not approved by City of Cape Town

The Western Cape ANC plans to march through Cape Town to celebrate the 26th anniversary of former president Nelson Mandela's release from prison, ahead of the State of the Nation address on Thursday.

Labour warns of scam using Minister Mildred Oliphant’s name

The Department of Labour has cautioned the public and stakeholders of a scam in which fraudsters are using the name of the Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant‚ requesting monies to be transferred electronically for “beneficiaries”.

Social labour plan commitment welcomed as a first for mining

A public commitment to publish its Social Labour Plan on the company’s website by Mark Cutifani‚ Chief Executive of Anglo American PLC‚ is a step in the right direction and more companies need to follow suit‚ says the Bench Marks Foundation.

SANRAL takes first steps to legal action: AA

The Automobile Association (AA) says it is sure that the South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) understands that it cannot threaten legal action against motorists unless it intends following through with court action.

Parliamentary committee to probe complaint against Knysna municipality

Parliament’s Select Committee on Petitions and Executive Undertakings says that after having listened to a petition of maladministration and financial irregularities against Knysna municipality it has resolved to investigate the matter further in order to arrive at a sound determination.

Perceptions of Zuma in media at all-time low after Nene axing

Perceptions of President Jacob Zuma in the media are at their lowest following a bizarre juggling act of three finance ministers in one week.

Pressure on Maine to retract threats and EFF monkey jibe

Pressure is mounting on ANC Youth League (ANCYL) president Collen Maine to retract his threats of a civil war and calling Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members monkeys.