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Illegal miner found dead

2014-10-20 05:00

The body of an illegal miner who was trapped underground in Selby, near Booysens has been retrieved, Johannesburg emergency services say.

Welcome to Joziwood

2014-10-19 18:36

Cape Town might hog all the headlines and attract A-list Hollywood glitterati to swan around its scenic filming locations, but Joburg is quietly and emphatically staking its claim as SA’s true film capital.

9 arrested for cable theft

2014-10-19 18:01

City Power observers have arrested nine people for alleged cable theft near the Meadowlands hostel in Soweto.

Coach praises Lions bench

2014-10-19 15:00

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes the impact his substitutes resulted in their semi-final victory over the Sharks.

Sad day for cricket: Walter

2014-10-19 13:39

Following the calling off of their One Day Cup match against the Knights, Titans coach Rob Walter said it was a sad day for cricket.

Bucs' persistence delights VV

2014-10-19 11:45

Vladimir Vermezovic hailed Orlando Pirates for showing persistence in snatching a win against an ultra-defensive Free State Stars.

Eat dairy products 'with caution' - Noakes

2014-10-19 08:59
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Professor Tim Noakes has changed the status of dairy products from "all-you-can-eat" to eat "with caution" after dieters complained that they weren't losing weight quickly enough.

Klate gives Bucs the points

2014-10-18 22:26

A Daine Klate goal has handed Orlando Pirates victory over Free State Stars in a PSL match at Orlando Stadium.

Fichardt takes Glendower lead

2014-10-18 18:40

Darren Fichardt has fired a second round seven under par 65 to claim the lead in the BMG Classic at Glendower Golf Club.

Lions roar into Currie Cup final

2014-10-18 16:46
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The Golden Lions have roared into the Currie Cup final after a dominant semi-final victory over the Sharks at Ellis Park.

RAF assists families after Alberton crash

2014-10-18 13:07

The Road Accident Fund has begun assisting the families of those affected by a multi-vehicle pile-up on the N12 near Alberton in Gauteng, which left four people dead.

Motorists gather for e-tolls drive-slow

2014-10-18 11:20

Bikers, taxi drivers and Cosatu members have gathered in Johannesburg ahead of a drive-slow to the SA National Roads Agency Limited offices in Pretoria.

Lions rule in the Bullring

2014-10-18 08:01

The Highveld Lions have eased to victory over the Titans in their One Day Cup match at the Wanderers.

Fight climate change, says Jacob Zuma

2014-10-17 22:34
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All South Africans should play an active role in the global fight against climate change, President Jacob Zuma says.

Taxi owner nabbed for murder

2014-10-17 14:53

A taxi owner has been arrested in Tsakane, near Carnival City, for kidnapping and killing his girlfriend.

Here it is! Your handy weekend party guide!

2014-10-17 14:29

It’s the weekend!!! Yes, we are as thrilled as you are that Friday is finally here after a very long week!

Madonsela to be honoured with integrity award

2014-10-17 13:16
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is set to be honoured with Transparency International’s “Person of Integrity Award for 2014”.

Sónar Cape Town boosts international line-up!

2014-10-17 10:14

Two more international producers and another local talent have been added to the line-up for Sónar Cape Town 2014.

US muscle in huge Jozi classic-car show

2014-10-17 08:44

'Our show is all about muscle. Muscle cars, V8 pick-ups...' says Paulo Calisto, organiser of the next 2014 Classic Car Show at the Johannesburg Expo Centre in December.

Springs speedsters stopped

2014-10-16 21:47

Nine people have been arrested for speeding in Springs, Ekurhuleni metro police say.

SAFA coy on AFCON decision

2014-10-16 19:02

SAFA have said that no decision has been taken as to whether South Africa will host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

N12 pileup: Truck driver's lawyers withdraw

2014-10-16 18:26

Lawyers for the driver of the truck that ploughed into almost 50 cars on the N12 East near Alberton, killing four, have withdrawn from the case.

3 kids killed in shack fire

2014-10-16 17:23

Three children have died when their shack caught alight in Kagiso, on the West Rand.

N12 truck driver appears

2014-10-16 15:24

The truck driver who allegedly caused a multi-car pile-up on the N12 East near Alberton has appeared briefly in court.

 

Arms inquiry continues

2014-10-20 06:02

The Seriti Commission of Inquiry public hearing into alleged corruption in the multi-billion rand arms procurement deal resumes in Pretoria.

Cable thieves try to bribe cops with R30 000

2014-10-19 21:12

Five people have been arrested in connection with cable theft in Robertville, Florida, after trying to bribe the arresting officers, Gauteng police say.

Only Zuma must pay Nkandla money - DA

2014-10-19 18:02
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The DA has demanded that President Jacob Zuma pay back the money spent on his Nkandla homestead and nobody else.

Bremner wins BMG Classic

2014-10-19 17:31

It took a superb hole-out from a greenside bunker on the 18th for Merrick Bremner to win the BMG Classic at Glendower Golf Club.

Sisulu to establish housing ombudsman

2014-10-19 14:34

A housing ombudsman would be established to monitor policies and address issues in the housing sector, the department of human settlements says.

IEC gets legal help to recoup R2m

2014-10-19 12:42

The IEC has approached lawyers to help determine how to recoup money used for the legal battles of its former chairperson Pansy Tlakula.

ANC leaders can’t hold 2 positions - Mantashe

2014-10-19 10:56

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has written to provinces to remind them that party members who serve on higher structures are not allowed to contest for positions lower on the rung.

5 held for cable theft

2014-10-19 07:14

Five men have been arrested after they were caught with copper cables weighing over 505kg at a scrapyard in Robertville, Florida, Gauteng.

Five arrested for stolen copper cables

2014-10-18 20:30

Police could not confirm reports that five arrested copper cable thieves were allegedly those responsible for the recent water crisis in Gauteng.

Aces send Birds crashing

2014-10-18 17:41

Goals from Abia Nale, Kwabena Adusei and Eddie Ngalo have handed Black Aces a narrow win over Moroka Swallows.

Cheers and jeers for e-toll protest convoy

2014-10-18 16:30

Motorists travelling along the M1 hooted and cheered as a Cosatu-led convoy protest against e-tolls made its way across the highway.

E-toll drive-slow gets moving

2014-10-18 13:07

A convoy, led by Cosatu members, have started making their way from Johannesburg to the SA National Roads Agency Limited offices in Pretoria in protest against the e-toll system.

One killed, 14 injured in Golden Highway crash

2014-10-18 10:19

One person has been killed and 14 others were injured in a collision involving two cars and a minibus taxi on the Golden Highway in Vanderbijlpark.

Police nab man for Irene Mall robbery

2014-10-18 07:00

Gauteng police say a man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a Telkom store at the Irene Mall.

Court demands explanation from police minister

2014-10-17 14:53

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has ordered the police minister and national commissioner to appear in court for failing to adhere to a previous order.

Media Freedom Day deserves more: Editor

2014-10-17 14:53

Media Freedom Day deserves more than just a passing mention and should not be forgotten, says veteran editor Thami Mazwai.

Eskom powers up Sere wind farm

2014-10-17 13:42

Eskom says it had plugged its wind farm into the national grid, the first major step in a drive to reduce heavy reliance on coal to power Africa's most advanced economy.

Fans say WP v Lions final

2014-10-17 11:41

WP will host the Golden Lions in the final of the 2014 Absa Currie Cup - if Sport24's readers are to be believed...

Rivonia trialist Kathrada on 25 years of freedom

2014-10-17 09:26

Ahmed Kathrada, one of the two surviving ANC prisoners who was released in 1989, recalls the excitement of his release and reveals why he is still fighting for others’ freedom.

Alberton crash truck driver a repeat offender

2014-10-16 21:47
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The driver of the truck that ploughed into almost 50 vehicles on the N12 East near Alberton was a repeat offender, the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court has heard.

2014 a historic year for SA - Zuma

2014-10-16 20:37
132 comments

President Jacob Zuma says 2014 has been a historic year in the socio-economic and political journey of South Africa's young democracy.

New image for Natalspruit Hospital

2014-10-16 18:26

The Old Natalspruit Hospital in Katlehong could become a substance abuse rehabilitation facility, the Gauteng health department says.

Govt must prioritise fighting hunger - study

2014-10-16 17:23

Oxfam's economic justice campaign manager, Rashmi Mistry, says the government must prioritise alleviating hunger.

Alberton driver has previous convictions

2014-10-16 15:54

The man arrested after the multiple-vehicle fatal crash on the N12 East near Alberton on the East Rand has previous convictions, the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court has been told.

Joburg fire extinguished

2014-10-16 14:35

It has taken firefighters six hours to extinguish a fire that swept through a factory in Johannesburg, the city's emergency services say.

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