WATCH: Zuma tells Mbete to get ‘house in order’

President Jacob Zuma has called the behaviour of MPs in Parliament an embarrassment and called on Speaker Baleka Mbete to "get your house in order".

Destruction of schools ‘suspicious’‚ says Zuma

President Jacob Zuma on Thursday condemned in the strongest possible terms the destruction of 17 schools this week during protests over municipal demarcations.

ANC reshuffles parliamentary committee chairpersons

The ANC in Parliament has reshuffled the chairs of some of its key portfolio committees.

ANC councillor admits he evicted kids from crèche to make way for his office

An ANC ward councillor has admitted to evicting children from a township crèche in Mpumalanga because he wanted to use the facility as his office.

Cellphone shop worker wins R31.6-million Powerball jackpot

A shop assistant who is pregnant with her second child has her heart set on buying a home - and a "big car" - after becoming an instant multi-millionaire.

What the Presidency’s R500 million budget is spent on

The Presidency was allocated R499.7 million in this year's budget‚ up from a revised R448.3 million last year.

Will Zuma explain R45 million legal bill for taxpayers?

President Jacob Zuma is expected to reply to opposition criticism on Thursday afternoon‚ on issues including the massive R45 million the Presidency has spent on legal fees in the last six years defending court action in the Constitutional Court‚ the Supreme Court of Appeal and various High Courts across the country.

DJ Sbu decreases Mofaya price ‘strictly’ for foreigners by almost half

Businessman and media personality Sbusiso Leope‚ popularly known as DJ Sbu‚ has announced that he will reduce the price of his energy drink for foreign store owners as a way of saying thank you to them for their support.

WATCH: Manamela gifts Malema a water gun

Deputy Minister Buti Manamela poked fun at absent Economic Freedom Fighters' leader Julius Malema in Parliament on Wednesday, offering him a water gun to help 'overthrow the government'.

Opposition parties to boycott Zuma’s reply in Parliament

Eight opposition parties in Parliament announced on Thursday that they would boycott the sitting of the National Assembly on Thursday afternoon which is to hear President Jacob Zuma reply to Wednesday’s raucous debate of his budget vote.

Disgruntled ANC members say party is at a 'crossroads'

More than 300 disgruntled ANC members in the Dr WB Rubusana region of the Buffalo City Metro (BCM) in the Eastern Cape gathered at the Mdantsane Indoor Sport Centre on Thursday for a cadres forum.

DJ Fresh defends Euphonik over ‘Nonke’ comment

DJ Fresh has come out in defence of comments made by DJ Euphonik recently‚ saying he knew that the explicit remarks were addressed to Twitter trolls and not the whole of South Africa.

Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane proves he's not a man of empty promises

“I am going to fight for the league. I want it back and I know I will get it.”

Councillors’ attendance at teen soccer tournament given ‘junket’ status

eThekwini municipality's decision to send two councillors to Germany to accompany the city's under-15 girl soccer team for a week-long tournament has come under fire.

IN PICTURES: Sundowns owner Patrice Motsepe celebrates winning PSL title with fans

Mamelodi Sundowns were crowned Absa Premiership Champions on Wednesday evening after a 3-0 win over University of Pretoria at the Tuks Stadium.

Liverpool keeper Mignolet hopes Anfield roar can inspire another comeback

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is optimistic that the Anfield crowd can inspire another Europa League fightback when they host Spanish side Villarreal in the second leg of their semi-final on Thursday.

News articles should be original to be eligible for copyright

The high court in Johannesburg on Thursday held that the Copyright Act provided that literary works‚ including news articles‚ are eligible for copyright if they are original.

Woman rescued six days after Kenya building collapse

A woman was pulled alive Thursday from the rubble of a building that collapsed when heavy rains hit Kenya's capital Nairobi six days ago, an AFP reporter on the scene said.

Chester Missing ruffles feathers over Ntokozo Qwabe waitress saga

Controversial puppeteer Chester Missing has received major backlash on social media site Twitter after posting comments regarding the Ntokozo Qwabe waitress incident.

Zille calls off Sea Point school sale in victory for housing activists

Activists fighting the sale of a Cape Town school celebrated on Thursday when Western Cape Premier Helen Zille agreed to halt it.

Murder and rape accused claims he was dating one of his alleged victims

An alleged murderer and rapist claimed on Thursday that he was dating one of his alleged victims.