Rave rape boyfriend protected girlfriend's reputation by not testifying, court hears

2 minutes ago

A man found guilty of raping his girlfriend at a rave in Paarl chose not to testify because he "cared too much" about her and didn’t want the details of what happened to her to end up in the media, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Campaigning for critical election opens in crisis-wracked DRC

16 minutes ago

After two years of setbacks, broken promises and delays, the Democratic Republic of Congo has effectively opened the starting gates for a crucial election that could alleviate - or perhaps worsen - the decades-long crisis gripping the vast

Blocks found in Egypt bear name of famed pharaoh's builder

16 minutes ago

Egypt says archaeologists digging in Cairo have found two blocks of limestone with inscriptions belonging to an engineer who worked for Ramses II, one of the longest ruling pharaohs in antiquity

Antibiotics and IBS – cure or culprit?

19 minutes ago

Antibiotics can have an effect on one's gut flora, but will this aggravate IBS symptoms?

Grade 11 pupil arrested for allegedly killing Grade 1 pupil after fallout with the child's older sister

30 minutes ago

A North West high school pupil has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a Grade one pupil to death in Makapanstad.

#StateCaptureInquiry: Former DG claims he was told he would get a 'Gupta minister'

37 minutes ago

Former National Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile has told the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture that when Nhlanhla Nene was removed as finance minister in 2015, he was told that he was going to get a "Gupta minister".

How Kia became cool, Build-up to the Saldanha drags - Top motoring stories of the day

48 minutes ago

Take a look at how Kia became a force to be reckoned with in the motoring industry plus all of the other cool top motoring stories of the day.

SA enjoy golden start to the 2018 Lifesaving World Champs

49 minutes ago

South Africa have enjoyed a golden start to the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships in Adelaide, Australia.

Tuilagi gets last chance to prove fitness for England

2018-11-21 17:37

Manu Tuilagi has one last training session to prove his fitness for England's final autumn Test against Australia at Twickenham.

Mali's central region facing unprecedented violence: Report

2018-11-21 17:30

Mali's central region facing unprecedented violence amid tensions over extremism, report says


Balule Game Reserve, Transnet meet to discuss animals killed by trains after death of elephant bull

3 minutes ago

The Balule Private Game Reserve in Limpopo and Transnet Freight Rail have resolved to meet to find a way to reduce the number of animals killed by a Transnet train which passes through the reserve.

US airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabaab kills 7 extremists

16 minutes ago

The US military says it has carried out an airstrike in central Somalia targeting al-Shabaab that killed seven extremists.

Bargain hunters eye Saudi debt amid Khashoggi and oil pain

18 minutes ago

As if the fallout over the killing of columnist Jamal Khashoggi wasn’t enough, oil’s decline has helped make Saudi bonds the worst performers among Gulf peers in the second half of this year. But all this panic has created buying opportunities.

Cape Town may be the only place in SA to have no load-shedding this year – if things don’t get too bad

28 minutes ago

Eskom last week warned that load-shedding can occur until 2019 due to “operational challenges”. But Cape Town is a special case, as long as consumption doesn't need to be cut too much.

Tribunal approves Sibanye-Stillwater, Lonmin merger with conditions

30 minutes ago

The Competition Tribunal has approved the merger between Sibanye Gold - trading as Sibanye-Stillwater - and Lonmin with conditions.

Cassper blown away by fan's impressive sand art

48 minutes ago

One fan expressed his admiration for Cassper through art – creating a giant replica of Moses Mabhida stadium with a lion next to it in honour of the star's upcoming show.

Morkel, Zondo turn up the 'Heat' to down Spartans

49 minutes ago

Kyle Abbott starred for the Durban Heat as they won their first game of the Mzansi Super League in a rain-affected game in Durban.

80 MyCiTi bus drivers fired over Cape Town 'wildcat' strike

2018-11-21 17:46

Eighty drivers who worked for Cape Town's MyCiTi bus service have been fired for misconduct and desertion since the "wildcat" strike that started in October, says one of the route operators Kidrogen.

Taxi driver Mido Macia's family reaches out of court settlement with government

2018-11-21 17:36

The family of Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia has reached an out of court settlement with the police minister, following his brutal death in February 2013.

S Sudan woos investors as peace deal revives oil industry

2018-11-21 17:30

South Sudan has said that the country's latest peace deal had helped revive its war-battered oil sector, with an increase of 20 000 barrels per day in the past two months.

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