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.

Tshwane metro challenges DA to prove destruction of 600 graves in Pretoria East

Tshwane metropolitan municipality has berated Democratic Alliance's Lex Middelberg for “callously” stirring up emotions to “score cheap political points” by claiming that the metro has desecrated 600 graves in Pretoria East Cemetery.

Kriel, Serfontein unite in Bulls' midfield

Springbok midfielders Jesse Kriel and Jan Serfontein will combine for the first time as a centre pairing on Saturday when the Bulls play the Lions in a Super Rugby warm-up match in Polokwane.

The modern man's guide to buying Valentine’s Day lingerie

Here’s how to survive a trip to the lingerie store without making any cringe-worthy gestures about sizes to sale assistants – and come home with a gift your partner will actually/really love/wear

Report on probe into alleged xenophobic remarks by Zulu king being finalised

The South African Human Rights Commission says it is finalising its report on its investigation into complaints lodged against Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini for alleged xenophobic remarks made at a moral regeneration event in Pongola‚ northern KwaZulu-Natal‚ in March last year.

England soccer star Adam Johnson admits one count of sexual activity with child

England international Adam Johnson pleaded guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child, but denied two other charges, when he appeared at Bradford Crown Court on Wednesday.

From Gazankulu to the Pretoria High Court Chambers - how a rural girl became top legal mind

Forty years ago, Gandlanani in the former homeland of Gazankulu was a village where girl children were not schooled, married off at thirteen and subjected to extreme poverty.

'Come fix my toilet and I will vote for you' woman tells ANC in Cape Town

A sea of yellow descended on Adriaanse Estate in Elsies River on Wednesday morning as ANC members, led by national executive committee member Jane Manganye, took part in a door-to-door campaign to spark interest in the State of the Nation Address.

DJ Donald Sebolai's mother 'shattered' by son's murder conviction

The mother of murder-convicted Jozi FM DJ, Donald Sebolai, told the court on Wednesday she was shattered by her son's actions.