Tim Noakes in tears

Banting diet champion Tim Noakes broke down in tears yesterday as he gave evidence at the "humiliating" Health Professions' Council of SA inquiry into his alleged misconduct.

Sexy Boy spends big

The reputed leader of the Sexy Boys and other gangsters watched yesterday as exotic cars previously owned by Cape Town businessman Mark Lifman were sold at a SARS auction.

Hope wavers in the silence

It's been more than a day since rescue workers at the Lily Gold Mine in Mpumalanga have heard any sign of life from three miners trapped underground.

District Six remains homeless

Gary Ludwig was the laughing stock of his family when he took up then president Nelson Mandela's call to apply for a home in District Six.

ANC brass fail to show up for Cape residents

Just two days into the ANC's latest campaign to woo voters in the Western Cape, several key leaders have failed to turn up for their door-to-door campaigns, leaving residents frustrated.

Wobbly Zuma walks tightrope at address

Warning signs are all over the road, now it's up to President Jacob Zuma to drive South Africa out of trouble and onto the path to recovery.

'Where is my baby's grave?'

For Ernestina Simelane it's now or never.

I could have saved Dolly, admits DJ Donald

Former radio personality Donald Sebolai has accepted that if he had only "applied his mind" and taken his girlfriend to hospital, she might still be alive.

Court blow for DA over Jiba affidavit

Deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba has won a minor victory in her battle to stave off suspension.

SABC employee loses case

The SABC and its controversial chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng have been vindicated following a High Court action by a senior employee who challenged disciplinary action against him.

Sanral sics collectors on motorists

The latest tactic adopted by the SA Roads Agency of appointing a debt collection agency to "hound" people for payment of e-toll debts could backfire on it, Justice Project South Africa warned yesterday.

Suicide bombers slaughter 60

Two women suicide bombers have killed more than 60 people at a camp for people displaced by an insurgency of jihadist Boko Haram group in the northeastern Nigerian town of Dikwa.

DA berated for grave dig

The City of Tshwane has berated the DA's Lex Middelberg for "callously" stirring up emotions to "score cheap political points" by claiming the municipality has desecrated 600 graves in Pretoria East Cemetery.

Mpumalanga man in court after DNA links him to 14 rapes

A 26-year-old man accused of raping 14 women in Mpumalanga will appear in the Mapulaneng Magistrate's Court in Bushbuckridge on Thursday.

Lego arm for disabled kids wins digital innovation prize - video

A prosthetic arm made of Lego that disabled children can customise to their own needs won the grand prize at the Netexplo forum for digital technology in Paris.

Australia mulls helping orphans of Islamic State couple

Australia said it will "carefully consider" if it can help the orphans of an Islamic State fighter and their Sydney-born mother, who both reportedly died in Syria, warning the children could pose a threat later in life.

Under fire Zuma to address nation

Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation Thursday against a background of concerted efforts in the courts, parliament and on the streets to throw him out of office.

Why stock markets are getting whacked

It has been a rough week for investors. Losses on stock markets worldwide have sparked talk of a global downturn.

Turmoil redraws tourism landscape

The world's tourism map is being redrawn as holiday-makers switch preferences prompted by terror attacks, epidemics and migrant crises.

Sugar-drink giants targeting developing nations

As soft drinks companies' profits and popularity fall in America and Europe, they are expanding in the developing world by copying the techniques of tobacco companies.

KZN poaching operation smashed

A joint security operation between the Rhino-6 Task Team and Nyathi anti-poaching unit has successfully disrupted an illegal wildlife-poaching operation in northern Zululand.