South Africa

Rain causes havoc as flash floods hit Potch, Gauteng on alert

2019-12-08 16:21

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a flood warning for parts of Gauteng due to persistent rain that has brought traffic on the N12 between Potchefstroom and Klerksdorp to a standstill.

South Africa

Mayoral musical chairs: The tumultuous week that was in three SA metros

2019-12-08 15:13

The cliché that a week is a long time in politics has been proven true once again – this time in three of South Africa's biggest metros. This past week saw coalition governments fall in Johannesburg, Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay.

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LIVE | Aston Villa v Leicester City

2019-12-08 15:43

LIVE coverage of the English Premiership encounter between Aston Villa and Leicester City from Villa Park.


Namibia vows to change 'status-quo' of white-farm ownership

2019-12-08 14:26

Farmers wishing to sell their business must first offer it to the state, which parcels it into smaller plots and redistributes to 'previously disadvantaged Namibians' - but President Hage Geingob has been prompted to call for a more muscular approach.

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Local retailer democratises makeup

Saying to trendy SA women, "lalela! Umuhle".

These are the most dangerous Christmas toys

Here's what you need to know before you go toy shopping.

Bugatti's 1103kW 'Chiron Noire'

Bugatti's 'Chiron Noire' special edition is not of this world.

10 local alcohol-free drinks to sip this summer

Driving home after a party? Pregnant? Or just not in the mood to drink beer or wine?


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