July 20, 2017

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MiWay claims derogatory email doing rounds on social media is fake

Insurer MiWay says a derogatory email supposedly sent by a MiWay employee circulating on social media is fake.

Interest rates are cut - first time in 16 months

The South African Reserve Bank surprised markets with an interest rate cut on Thursday.

Zille finally has a date with an agitated ANC

The ANC’s long-awaited motion of no-confidence in DA Premier Helen Zille will be debated in the Western Cape provincial legislature next Thursday.

Gigaba is like 'Father Christmas' for Guptas: Maimane

Opposition leader Mmusi Maimane is continuing to capitalise on the wave of scandals sweeping the ruling ANC‚ using every opportunity to bolster the DA’s prospects in the 2019 general elections.

Mines plan to go to court against Zwane if he does not retract planned new moratorium

The Chamber of Mines is sending a written request to Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane over his intention to impose a moratorium on mining rights‚ which was published in the Government Gazette on Wednesday.

Appointment of Nkandla contractor was ‘hush hush‚ rush rush’

A contractor which banked millions in state funding to upgrade the homestead of President Jacob was so hurriedly appointed that two key Department of Public Works bid committees sat on the same day‚ a process which usually stretches over weeks.

OPINION: Finding perfect mate can be like navigating minefield

They say the best of hook-ups and marriages are as a result of people who have met each other through close and reliable associates.

Brickz rape victim is in therapy confirms family relative

Emotions ran high among relatives of convicted rapist and kwaito artist‚ Sipho Charles Ndlovu‚ popularly known as Brickz‚ outside the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court on Thursday during sentencing proceedings.

Urgent court bid by property company to halt BLF from invading its development

Property development company Cosmopolitan Projects Johannesburg has filed an urgent application to interdict Black First Land First (BLF) members from invading or illegally building on the company’s property.

Inspirational Reneilwe Letsholonyane eyeing a return to Bafana Bafana

Veteran SuperSport United midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane has strongly dismissed suggestions that he is too old to play for Bafana Bafana again.

Pregnant Limpopo schoolgirl shot dead

A 19-year-old pregnant schoolgirl was gunned down in Xikundu village in Malumelela‚ Limpopo‚ police said on Thursday.

There is no threat against Makhosi Khoza's daughter, says Mbalula

There is no threat to ANC MP Makhosi Khoza's daughter, this is according to Police Minister Fikile Mbalula.

I feel guilty being jealous of girlfriend's pets

I have been going out with my girlfriend for a year now.

Name change allows NMU to ‘reflect international character’

The renaming of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University to Nelson Mandela University provides the opportunity to reposition itself on a global scale‚ says Chancellor Santie Botha.

OPINION: Transformation is hampered by useless rent seekers posing as change agents

Public discourse about economic transformation has become palpable.

WATCH LIVE: Ray Phiri remembered at hometown memorial service

Friends‚ family and fans have gathered at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit as music veteran Ray Phiri’s life is celebrated.

Western Cape coloured community not happy with ANC

The coloured community in Western Cape feel neglected by the ANC and are saying the party is not their home.

Here's how taxman will come after South African expats

If you have a good job overseas‚ living in a country where the tax rate is 25%‚ but your salary falls into South Africa’s 45% tax bracket‚ the taxman now wants to come after you to collect the difference of 20%.

'I held her hand when she took her last breath' - Doctor Khumalo’s tears for late daughter

Doctor Khumalo has opened up about the death of his daughter Theonada in a heart-wrenching tribute.

'Lies, fraud' lead to Aguma's downfall

SABC group acting CEO James Aguma's departure has left the SABC without a permanent chief executive, chief financial officer and chief operating officer.

Proteas can pounce as cracks widen for England

Mind the mental gap between England and South Africa in a test series that is threatening to veer off the rails for the home side.

Age just a number for 34-year-old Modise

New Cape Town City acquisition Teko Modise has urged football followers to judge him on performance rather than his age.

Whose sting will hurt the most?

Their rematch next Friday night will be organised by female boxing promoter Promise Moyo

Gelant feels London champs a hurdle too far

After veteran long jumper Khotso Mokoena gave up onqualifying for next month's IAAF World Championships, SA 5000m record holder Elroy Gelant is another high-profile athlete to have given up hope of making it to London with the qualification deadline looming large.

Letsholonyane has high hopes for young Mokoena

If what his SuperSport United teammate Reneilwe "Yeye" Letsholonyane says about him is anything to go by, Teboho Mokoena has a bright future ahead of him.

I am one of the best hip-hop artists to come out of SA‚ says K.O

Rapper K.O claims that he is one of the greatest hip-hop artists to come out of the country and will to deliver on his promise with music that will feed fan’s thirst for fresh and unique sounds.

WATCH: Musicians thank‚ honour Phiri at memorial

A small group of musicians gathered at Bassline in Newtown‚ Johannesburg‚ on Wednesday to send off veteran musician Ray Phiri.

Sascoc CEO Tubby Reddy suspended

SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) CEO Tubby Reddy has been suspended by the board.

How Krejcir allegedly tried to make another escape attempt

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir was hurriedly moved to the country’s most secure prison last month as authorities uncovered yet another audacious escape plot – this one involving “SAPS items” left for him in a court holding cell.

Mosebenzi Zwane ups ante with proposal that would freeze mining transactions

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane upped the ante in the fight with the Chamber of Mines over the controversial third iteration of the Mining Charter.

WATCH: Red Ants evict illegal squatters from building in Jhb CBD

A number of illegal squatters have been evicted from the Fattis Mansions on Harrison Street near Bank City in Johannesburg CBD.

Aguma not completely off the hook‚ says SABC

Although the SABC has accepted former acting CEO James Aguma’s resignation‚ he is not completely off the hook.

Despite several judgments‚ battle between Tasima and transport department continues

After close to 20 court judgments‚ there seems to be no end in sight in the long-running battle between Tasima and the department of transport.

Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng looking forward to returning to South Africa

Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng says he is looking forward to returning to South Africa to represent Team Africa against Team World in the highly anticipated NBA Africa Game 2017 next month.

Win tickets to Kings and Queens of Comedy

Are you ready for a night filled with laughter?

Sassa appoints acting CEO

The SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) has appointed an acting CEO‚ a spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Contract to build Zuma's Nkandla homestead awarded unfairly: SIU

The process used to appoint a contractor to undertake mammoth upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s private Nkandla homestead was not fair‚ not transparent‚ not equitable and not cost effective‚ the Special Investigating Unit said on Wednesday.

'I preach on certain Sundays' - actress Phindile Gwala

After announcing her surprise exit from popular SABC 2 soapie Muvhango‚ actress Phindile Gwala has revealed her interest in preaching.

End of terror for Eldorado Park’s serial rapist

A man who preyed on young boys in the Noordgesig area near Eldorado Park‚ south of Johannesburg‚ will most likely spend a long time behind bars.

SABC's Aguma resigns with immediate effect

Suspended acting SABC chief executive James Aguma has resigned with immediate effect‚ his lawyer said on Wednesday.

EFF student gives Mandela a stinking present

While politicians across the country were painting clinics and giving to the poor, president of the EFF Student Command Peter Keetse chose to take rats - some dead, some alive - and place them at the feet of Nelson Mandela's statue in Sandton, a stone's throw away from Alexandra township.

NPA let Duduzane Zuma off the hook after car crash

The National Prosecuting Authority quietly let President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma off the hook eight months after a magistrate ruled he was responsible for the death of a young woman in a car crash.

Even the 'racist' and 'backward' want to claim Madiba as their own‚ Zuma tells KZN supporters

Nelson Mandela fought hard against those who portrayed him as a “better black“‚ President Jacob Zuma told ANC supporters in northern KwaZulu-Natal last night.

Letshego Zulu conquers Kilimanjaro for Gugu

Exactly one year after racing car driver Gugu Zulu died while trying to climb Mount Kilimanjaro‚ his wife Letshego Zulu conquered the grueling trek up the mountain in his honour.

Dancing Dlamini dodges questions over Sassa CEO

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has refused to answer questions around the resignation of the chief executive of the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa).

WATCH: Madiba's still magic as Elders march in Cape Town

As South Africa remembered the legacy Nelson Mandela left for the country on Tuesday‚ six of the world’s most respected leaders celebrated the legacy he left to the world.

Kaizer Chiefs offside with Bvuma: Safpu

The SA Football Players Union (Safpu) has accused glamour club Kaizer Chiefs of dragging their feet in offering goalkeeper Bruce Bvuma a new contract.

Farm owner ordered to apologise for using k-word

The Thabazimbi Equality Court has reaffirmed that the use of the K-word as a racial slur is unlawful and that those who use it will be held to account.

Arthur and Cici to appear in court on separate assault charges

Record label owner Arthur Mafokate and singer Cici (Busisiwe Twala) are due in court just days after each other as both will appear as accused and complainant on charges of assault.

Ekurhuleni cops office bound because of bullet shortages

An alleged shortage of bullets has resulted in some Ekurhuleni police officers being confined to their police station‚ unable to carry out duties outside the office as their guns have been confiscated.

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