Injured South African opts to stay at TB Joshua's church

One of the 26 people injured in the Nigeria church building collapse has opted to stay in that country, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Monday.

South Africa says death toll in Nigerian building collapse rises to 115

The death toll from the Nigerian church collapse has now climbed to 115 people, with 84 of them South Africans, a South African minister said Monday, citing sources in Lagos.

'I survived on my urine', recounts church survivor

A South African mother recounts her five-day ordeal underneath the rubble of TB Joshua's collapsed church in Lagos, Nigeria.

Africans flocking to South Africa for bigger boobs, butts surgery

Women from other parts of Africa are turning to local plastic surgeons for Kim Kardashian breasts, Jennifer Lopez derrières and Jessica Alba washboard tummies.

Tokyo lives it up on R2m a month, says 'skint' Judy

Explosive affidavits filed in the High Court in Johannesburg say that Tokyo Sexwale's living expenses exceed R2-million a month.
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No comment from Zuma on SIU response

The presidency on Monday declined to comment on a press report that said, until he was served with a legal warning, President Jacob Zuma failed to respond to Special Investigating Unit questions on his Nkandla home.

Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown found at least 200 infected, 70 dead

Sierra Leone's controversial Ebola lockdown has uncovered some 150 new cases of the deadly virus in addition to around 70 bodies previously unaccounted for, according to the authorities, who said they may repeat the campaign.

Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup, says FIFA's Zwanziger

The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said on Monday.

South Africa in good hands under President Pandor

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor will be acting president on Monday and Tuesday, the presidency said.

Why South Africans choose Caesars when giving birth

The Times readers share their experiences as professionals explain the reasons behind the high rate of Caesarean-sections in our country
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Uganda president hit by Texas hotel snub over anti-gay law

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has been blocked from staying at a hotel in Texas due to a campaign by gay rights activists, his office said Monday.

Ugandan Chelsea fan dies as Frank Lampard scores Manchester City equaliser

An ardent Ugandan Chelsea fan allegedly died from cardiac arrest after the Blues’ legend Frank Lampard scored the equaliser for Manchester City on Sunday.

Ebola test drug out of supply worldwide

Doctors treating a Spanish priest who was repatriated from West Africa on Monday after being diagnosed with the Ebola virus said there were no samples of experimental drug ZMapp available in the world right now, and they were considering alternative treatments.
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Three abandon bail bid in Durban decapitation case

Three of the five people accused of decapitating a Durban prostitute abandoned their bail application in the Durban Regional Court on Monday.

Indian teenager burnt alive after harassment: police

An Indian teenager died after allegedly being set on fire during an attack by four men when she went outside to relieve herself in the country's east, police said Monday.

Mashaba to announce squad to face Congo on Thursday

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba is set to announce his squad to face Congo Brazzaville in back-to-back 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers on Thursday.

Egypt 'gay marriage' video detainees to face trial

Eight men arrested in Egypt for appearing in a "gay marriage" video that went viral on the Internet have been referred to trial for inciting debauchery, judicial sources said Monday.

Apple sells record 10 million new iPhones in first three days

Apple Inc said it sold a record 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new, larger phone models went on sale in 10 countries on Friday.

Van Gaal "worse than Moyes"

Manchester United’s spectacular 5-3 defeat at newcomers Leicester City set off a flood of criticism on Monday, with the British press branding manager Louis van Gaal as “worse than David Moyes.”

Thousands of Hong Kong students strike against dictatorial control

Thousands of students from two dozen schools in Hong Kong skipped classes Monday to protest "dictatorial" control by the Chinese central government over the territory's election rules.

CAF hands out two-year ban for Kabylie over Ebosse death

Algerian club JS Kabylie have been barred from African competitions for two years over the fatal assault on Cameroonian footballer Albert Ebosse.
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