Growing number of whites concerned about inter-racial trust

Six out of 10 black people in Gauteng think that blacks and whites will never trust each other – an improvement on three years ago. However‚ concern has grown among whites.

Local celebs defend Rivers Church pastor

Local celebrities, including Tumisho Masha, Lloyd Cele and Lorna Maseko have come out to defend the pastor of a Sandton church who made headlines in an apparent "racist" sermon.

Jail for men in ‘racist’ attack on petrol attendant

Two men who assaulted a petrol pump attendant in an alleged “racist” fit‚ when he told them that unleaded petrol at a Tzaneen station had run out‚ have been jailed for their crime.

Ntsiki says Cassper’s Sway interview made her embarrassed to be South African

Outspoken activist and musician Ntsiki Mazwai has taken to her blog and social media platforms to criticise Cassper Nyovest for his comments on Sway In The Morning last week, saying that it left her embarrassed to be a South African.

Listen: 'Sensitive hearts' took my words out of context, says Rivers Church pastor

Rivers Church pastor Andre Olivier said his sermon was taken out of context after a social media storm erupted over claims he said black people have abandonment issues.

EU 'strong enough' to survive Brexit: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that the EU could survive a Brexit and warned Britain the union would not tolerate "cherry-picking' in upcoming negotiations on their future relations.

Presidency warns of scams asking for help to foot Zuma’s Nkandla bill

Scammers were apparently quick off the mark following National Treasury’s determination that President Jacob Zuma should pay back R7.8-million for the non-security upgrades to his private home in Nkandla.

Tourism MEC to visit ‘racist’ KZN guest house owner, vows 'stern action'

KwaZulu-Natal Tourism MEC Sihle Zikalala will visit the Sodwana Bay Guest House on Wednesday to take “stern action” against its “racist” owner.

Teacher filmed beating matric learners suspended with immediate effect

“The teacher from Tokotoko High School in Nongoma whose video of her beating learners went viral has been suspended with immediate effect‚” the Department of Basic Education - @DBE_SA - tweeted on Tuesday.

From inside his cell: Jub Jub rubbishes Kelly's abuse claims

Convicted killer Molemo 'Jub Jub' Maarohanye has denied claims of abuse levelled against him by his ex-girlfriend Kelly Khumalo during a gripping MTV Base Africa exposé on Friday.

Teen attacked by Kruger hyena undergoes extensive facial reconstructive surgery

The 15-year-old who was attacked by a hyena at Kruger National Park is a “loving and considerate young man”‚ his family says.

Just who is going to replace Tbo Touch? This is what we know

As news of the radio presenter's resignation continues to send shockwaves around SA, the big question is who will be replacing Tbo Touch?

Matthews being used to turn SABC into a laughing stock: ANC

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) reported on Tuesday that the African National Congress (ANC) believes Jimi Matthews has allowed himself to be “used by those who…want to undermine the integrity of the public broadcaster”.

Who will bankroll Number One now the Nkandla bill has arrived?

As South Africans react to the news that Jacob Zuma will have to pay back R7.8m for the upgrades at his Nkandla home, a question on many people’s minds is who will bankroll the president.

‘Relative peace and calm have returned to all areas of Tshwane’: Government

Government gave itself a pat on the back for “restoring peace and calm to the various communities in and around Tshwane”.

SABC’s Matthews was Motsoeneng’s willing enforcer-in-chief: FJT

Rather than as a “hero”‚ Jimi Matthews “will go down in history as a very weak CEO who took orders from a subordinate – the COO”‚ the Forum of Journalists for Transformation (FJT) said on Monday.

Proof! Chris Brown is a fan of DJ Bongz' Gwara Gwara

DJ Bongz is trying to get Chris Brown to do the Gwara Gwara dance when the US R&B star performs in Durban this weekend.

Errors cost Proteas plenty in triseries decider against West Indies

South Africans still agonising over their team’s failure to reach the triseries final in Bridgetown on Sunday will be fixated on two events in the match that sealed that fate - SA’s loss to West Indies on Friday.

PAC hails Matthews’ resignation from SABC as an ‘iconic decision’

Jimi Matthews’ resignation as acting group CEO of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) was an “iconic decision” that puts him alongside “patriotic citizens” like Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas and his boss Pravin Gordhan.

Omega-3s cut fatal heart attack risk 10 percent: study

Consuming foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, sardines and anchovies, can reduce risk of a deadly heart attack by 10 percent, a study said.

Actor Brandon Auret chides Hlaudi Motsoeneng - labels him a 'clown'

Brandon Auret has come out strongly against SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng in response to a report which claims that Hlaudi has ordered that no negative coverage of President Jacob Zuma should be aired.

Fire started by patient contained at Durban's Addington Hospital

Staff at Durban's Addington Hospital extinguished a small fire that broke out on the 12th floor of the building on Tuesday.

German star Podolski critical of 'stupid' expanded Euro 2016 format

Germany forward Lukas Podolski has criticised the new 24-team format for the European Championship, labelling it 'stupid' as it created a great deal of confusion among the players.

Spooks ‘watching’ SABC staff‚ Cope claims

Journalists’ phones had been tapped and intelligence operatives had visited the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) offices‚ the Congress of the People (Cope) claimed on Tuesday.

ANC in KZN puts forward ‘best of the best’ as mayoral candidates

The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal is confident that the women and men put forward as mayoral candidates in the province can lead them to a decisive victory.

Court decision shifts abortion battle to state bans

The battle over abortion was expected to shift to measures focusing on the fetus in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision striking down a Texas law enacted in the name of maternal health.

EgyptAir black box flight recorder 'has been repaired'

One of the two black box flight recorders from the EgyptAir plane that plunged into the Mediterranean last month has been repaired, Egypt's investigation commission said, prompting hopes it could provide clues on why the aircraft went down.

Justin Timberlake responds to backlash over controversial BET Awards tweet: I feel misunderstood

Justin Timberlake found himself in hot water after his tweet in support of Jesse Williams drew criticism from some Twitter users.

US calls on Zambia to re-open newspaper

The United States on Monday urged the Zambian authorities to reopen the country's largest independent newspaper, which was shut last week allegedly over unpaid tax.

Former captain Alan Shearer keen for England role despite previous FA snub

Alan Shearer is eager to be involved in the England set-up, saying his international experience would prove vital to the side after manager Roy Hodgson quit in the wake of the country's humiliating Euro 2016 exit to Iceland on Monday.

Tracking device leads cops to alleged pizza delivery robbers

A tracking device fitted to a delivery scooter led to the arrest of eight people by Muizenberg police officers‚ a statement said on Tuesday.