EFF to stay in red overalls or go nude: report

The EFF would go nude in the National Assembly if they were to be barred from wearing their red overalls, gumboots and maid uniforms, according to a record.

Scammed for love

Knowing things were too good to be true did not stop a Durban mother of five from being conned out of almost R700,000 by a cyber lover.

Foreign traders have an edge

Foreign business owners thriving in the townships say their South African counterparts have a lot to learn.

Most of SA won't spare a dime for JZ

If president Jacob Zuma lost his credit card and needed to borrow R100 for petrol, he may have a hard time of it.

Fix is in for online gaming

Casinos are betting on sarcasm to dissuade South Africans from online gambling as they attempt to protect their share of a R16.5-billion industry.

SAA chief in the spotlight

The DA yesterday asked parliament's portfolio committee on Public Enterprises to summon South African Airways acting CEO Nico Bezuidenhout to explain the discrepancies in his CV.

Biologics' sickening cost

How much does a life cost?

Boko assault on big city

Nigerian troops yesterday fought pitched battles with Islamist terror group Boko Haram in Maiduguri - a day after President Goodluck Jonathan visited the northeastern city.

India's Modi back in US's good books

In a glow of bonhomie, US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi worked on a series of agreements at a summit meeting yesterday that both sides hope will establish an enduring partnership.

Japan slams IS murder

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe yesterday branded the murder of a Japanese hostage by Islamic State terrorists as "outrageous and unforgivable" and demanded the release of a second captive .

New Zealander on verge of conquering world

A New Zealander is trying to become the first person to visit all 247 of the world's countries and territories. He has 15 to go.

Spaza shop torched in Alexandra

A spaza shop was torched in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg in the early hours of Monday morning, Gauteng police said.

Japanese hostage killing Abe's fault: China paper

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to blame for the death of a hostage at the hands of the Islamic State group, an editorial in Chinese state media said Monday.

Suspected looters killed in Langlaagte

Two suspected looters have been shot and killed in Langlaagte, south of Johannesburg, police said on Monday.

Hackers target Malaysia Airlines, threaten data dump

The Malaysia Airlines website was commandeered Monday by hackers who referenced Islamic State jihadists and claimed to be from the "Lizard Squad", a group known for previous denial-of-service attacks.

Miss Colombia is crowned Miss Universe for 2015

A 22-year-old business student and model from Barranquilla, Colombia, was named Miss Universe on Sunday at the annual beauty pageant, beating out 87 other contestants from around the globe.

Quick jab might cool off hot flushes

An anaesthetic injection near a nerve bundle in the neck might bring women relief from hot flushes, according to a recent study in the US.

Gwede Mantashe says ANC lekgotla will result in action on top priorities

There will be action and not just talk culminating from the ANC's January lekgotla, party general secretary Gwede Mantashe said on Sunday.

More arrested in Soweto looting spree

The number of people arrested in connection with looting of foreign owned shops in Soweto has risen to 178, national police said on Sunday.

15 Sunday speedsters arrested in Johannesburg

A 20-year-old motorcyclist was arrested after being caught clocking 195kph on the N12 in the south of Johannesburg on Sunday, Ekurhuleni metro police said.
Children study by the light coming in through the entrance of the room during a power shortage at their house on Margalla Hills in Islamabad

Power back after rebel attack plunges 80% of Pakistan into darkness

An apparent rebel attack on a key power line plunged around 80% of Pakistan into darkness on Sunday, the latest reminder of the country's crippling energy crisis.
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