Kenya overtakes SA as biggest investor in African countries

2 minutes ago

Kenya has overtaken South Africa as the biggest investor in African countries, after investing in 36 projects in other parts of the continent last year, compared to South Africa’s 33.

Malawi's 'hyena' pleads guilty to sex crimes

9 minutes ago

A convicted sex offender from Malawi's Nsanje district has pleaded guilty to sex crimes perpetrated against scores of young girls and women in the area.

Experts confront multiple explanations for surge of killings

27 minutes ago

The series of mass killings across the globe poses a challenge for experts trying to analyse them without lapsing into faulty generalisations.

Schoolbook ‘justifies rape’

28 minutes ago

A Garde 10 textbook exercise indicating that a young girl’s behaviour led to her rape has outraged gender equality and anti-rape organisations across the country.

Don't vote for powerless small parties - Zuma

52 minutes ago

President Jacob Zuma has warned a group of North West residents not to vote for small parties that “can’t do anything” with their votes.

Killer gets swift justice

57 minutes ago

In a case of swift justice, a man who admitted he raped and stabbed a woman to death in the city centre after she changed her mind about going home with him was jailed for 20 years on Thursday.

Lions coach has faith in son

59 minutes ago

Lions coach Johan Ackermann is confident that his son, Ruan, will be able to fill Warren Whiteley’s boots against the Highlanders.

Melania Trump's website vanishes after credentials questioned

2016-07-29 10:57

Just over a week after she blazed into controversy for plagiarising Michelle Obama, the website of Donald Trump's third wife Melania has mysteriously vanished following questions about her university education.

We cannot fight railway crime alone – Prasa

2016-07-29 10:44

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA says it cannot fight increasing violent crime at South Africa’s train stations on its own.

People of Bojanala will vote 90% ANC - Zuma

President Jacob Zuma was in Maboloka on Thursday as part of the ANC election campaign in the Bojanala region of the North-West Province. In this interview he sizes up the local support, while also weighing in on the elusive Cape Town metro. Watch.

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German GP: Rosberg on top in first practice

7 minutes ago

An in-form Nico Rosberg dominated the first practice session ahead of the German Grand Prix, clocking the fastest lap ahead of Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton.

All fisheries dept vessels finally back at sea

16 minutes ago

It took nearly four years, but all six fisheries department vessels are back at sea, patrolling and researching.

Prepaids win court battle

28 minutes ago

ALL indigent households in Msunduzi now qualify for free basic electricity, including residents with prepaid meters, in terms of an agreement reached at the city’s high court on Thursday.

UK home loan approvals fall on Brexit jitters

36 minutes ago

UK home loan approvals have fallen to their lowest level in more than a year as nervousness gripped the housing market before the referendum on EU membership.

Copesville woman electrocuted after stepping on live wire

57 minutes ago

A woman was electrocuted in Copesville on Thursday while walking near a bank near the suburb’s police station.

Faith leaders asked to pray for peace after the elections

57 minutes ago

Pray that candidates contesting local government elections accept the results of the August 3 polls, asked Independent Electoral Commission provincial electoral officer Mawethu Mosery on Thursday of Pietermaritzburg’s faith leaders.

HEADLINES: Campaign tail, petrol strike and a singing sensation

The tail-end of political campaigning has shaken up South Africa's metros this week, ahead of the August 3 municipal elections, while the country grapples with the latest strike in the petroleum sector. Erin Bates brings you the latest news headlines. Watch.

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Testing confirms new, rarely seen whale in Pacific Ocean

2016-07-29 10:55

Research published this week says genetic tests have confirmed that a mysterious, unnamed species of beaked whale only rarely seen alive by Japanese fishermen roams the northern Pacific Ocean.

Malema - EFF can 'shake' 104-year-old ANC

2016-07-29 10:41

EFF leader Julius Malema feels his party has already garnered enough support to “shake” the ANC.

#PetrolStrike: Here's how SA motorists can save fuel and avoid being stranded

2016-07-29 10:20

Motorists should brace themselves for possible empty fuel stations across South Africa as a major strike delays deliveries of fuel. Here's how motorists can save fuel and avoid being stranded.

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