It should be frowned upon for a minister or proxy to call a CEO of a state entity enquiring about opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
More sun than clouds. Cool.
Quique Setien may want a different Barcelona but he needed the same old Lionel Messi on Sunday as the Argentinian gave his new coach a winning start.
The first Clasico stalemate in 17 years means Barcelona will finish 2019 top of La Liga if they beat Alaves despite an underwhelming opening half of the season.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi will not make the trip to Italy for the Champions League game against Inter Milan, the Spanish club has confirmed.
Australia will face Lionel Messi and Argentina in next year's Copa America after being drawn alongside the tournament co-hosts.
Five-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo opted to skip the ceremony in Paris to attend the Serie A awards.
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema continues his fine scoring form as he heads the La Liga scoring charts with Lionel Messi in second place.
The biggest names in world football will descend on Paris for the 2019 Ballon d'Or ceremony, with Lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe tipped to leave with the honours.
Lionel Messi scored a late penalty as Argentina drew 2-2 with Uruguay in a friendly held in Israel Monday, with the Jewish state considering the match a victory.
Lionel Messi struck on his return to international duty Friday following a three-month ban as Argentina defeated fierce rivals Brazil 1-0 in a friendly in Riyadh.
Barcelona came unstuck in Spain despite another Lionel Messi goal while Bayern Munich's patience finally ran out with coach Niko Kovac.
Lionel Messi said Barcelona were guilty of playing like children on Thursday after Atletico Madrid staged a thrilling comeback to beat the Catalans.
Lionel Messi's absence for Barcelona will not make them less able to stop Inter Milan qualifying for the Champions League last 16, Ernesto Valverde insisted.
Lionel Messi's delivered a La Liga record 35th hat-trick as Barcelona kept pace with Real Madrid in just some of the action in European football this weekend.
While fans in Africa reacted with indignation after Sadio Mane finished fourth in the Ballon d'Or voting took a slightly more balanced view.
Lionel Messi has won a record sixth men's Ballon d'Or award at a ceremony in Paris, beating Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane to take the honours.
Lionel Messi delivered a major boost to Barcelona's La Liga title hopes by scoring a late winner with a moment of brilliance in a victory at Atletico Madrid.
Lionel Messi marked his 700th game for Barcelona by scoring his 613th goal as the Catalans beat Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League last 16.
Lionel Messi and his Argentina teammates arrived in Israel Sunday ahead of a friendly match against Uruguay.
Lionel Messi delivered an incredible dead-ball hat-trick on Saturday to steer Barcelona to a 4-1 victory over Celta Vigo and ease the pressure on his coach Ernesto Valverde.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi was called up by Argentina for friendly games against Brazil and Uruguay next month.
Cape Townemerge R580 000.00 - R620 000.00 Per Year
Cape TownemergeR560.00 - R580.00 Per Hour
Cape Town Southern Suburbs1st Contact T/A Sable International
Apartments / Flats
R 985 000
Apartments / Flats
R 12 000
R 1 195 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.