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CAF Champions League, Semi Final - 2nd Leg: Mamelodi Sundowns v Zesco United

Ever confident coach says Sundowns has big match bent for MTN8 final

Mamelodi Sundowns have shown they have an ever-improving big-match temperament‚ which can give them the advantage for Saturday’s MTN8 final against Bidvest Wits‚ Downs coach Pitso Mosimane proclaimed.

'Do they have a right to give us lectures anymore?' Ugandans furious over US police killing

The killing of Alfred Olango by police officers in the United States this week provoked shock and anger in the Ugandan town he left more than two decades ago to escape poverty and conflict.

KZN students weep as bail is denied

Some of University KwaZulu-Natal students burst into tears when their bail application was delayed in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court on Friday afternoon.
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JSE asked to cough up R1 billion for students

The Congress of South African Students marched to the JSE on Friday to voice their grievances over the cost of tertiary education and to ask for R1 billion.

Gavin Hunt: Maybe this time the Clever Boys will get the silver

Bidvest Wits just need to break through a ceiling and then the trophies will come‚ said coach Gavin Hunt ahead of Saturday’s MTN8 final against Mamelodi Sundowns at Nelspruit’s Mbombela Stadium.

Zulu king’s comment on foreigners ‘hurtful and harmful‚ but not hate speech’: SAHRC

King Goodwill Zwelithini was harshly criticised by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) for telling foreigners “to please go back to their countries” at the height of the wave of xenophobic violence last year.

Feud? What feud? AKA just joined Anatii's album tour

They may have been involved in one of the pettiest feuds in SA hip-hop last year, but it seems that AKA and Anatii have finally buried their beef deep enough to start working together again.

Thousands hold silent protest to keep UCT doors of learning open

Thousands of students and staff heeded a call to sit down for an hour and read in silence on the steps of the University of Cape Town (UCT) upper campus on Friday.

I don't live for f*cking idiots: Atandwa Kani lashes out at his haters

If you creeping on Atandwa Kani, we think it's best that you don't come out in these streets. The actor has been watching his critics and he's livid!

EU agrees to ratify Paris climate deal

EU environment ministers agreed Friday to fast-track the ratification of the landmark Paris agreement on climate change, despite the fact that some national parliaments have yet to approve the deal.

Sam Meyiwa says Kelly 'trapped' Senzo by falling pregnant

There is certainly no love lost between Kelly Khumalo and Sam Meyiwa - this we know. But things have just taken another nosedive as Sam backtracks from wanting to make peace to insisting that the songbird "trapped" his son.

100,000 people trapped in South Sudan town: UN

The United Nations warned Friday that around 100,000 people were trapped in the South Sudanese town of Yei, where they were facing serious shortages of food and medicine.

'Goodbye Rosetta': Crash-landing ends historic comet mission

Europe's pioneering Rosetta spacecraft dramatically concluded its 12-year odyssey Friday, crash-landing into the comet it orbited and probed for two years in a quest to demystify the Solar System's origins.

First Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly

Thai health authorities on Friday said microcephaly in two babies was caused by the Zika virus, in what is believed to be Southeast Asia's first confirmed cases linking the sickness and the birth defect.

Student union slams poll on reopening Wits‚ accuses Habib of avoiding student leaders

The South African Union of Students (SAUS) has accused the vice-chancellors of the universities of the Witwatersrand University Cape Town of avoiding meetings with student leaders.

‘Firepool Sweaty Nhleko hit with Twitter barbs over his warning to students

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko is going to find it hard to shake off his infamous reputation as the man who tried to convince the nation a swimming pool is a security feature.

Journo freed‚ six KZN students still being held

News24 journalist Kaveel Singh‚ who was arrested while covering student protests at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) on Friday afternoon‚ has been released without charge.

Ray Phiri under investigation after being involved in fatal accident

Police are currently investigating a case of culpable homicide after music veteran Ray Phiri was involved in an accident that left one pedestrian dead and another seriously injured.

80-year-old Winnie R83,000 poorer after theft from purse

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's R83 000 in birthday cash was snatched from her purse‚ just days after the 80th celebration.

Black Coffee 'regrets' klapping AKA's road manager- extends public apology to him

In a lengthy statement released on Friday morning DJ Black Coffee has publicly apologised to AKA's road manager Tshiamo Letshwene for planting a stinging slap on him last Sunday.

Trump fans urge total war against Clinton

It is 10 days to the next US presidential debate. And even some of Donald Trump's most ardent admirers agree: he must do better. They want him to focus more on policy and hit Hillary Clinton harder.

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CAF Champions League, Semi Final - 2nd Leg: Mamelodi Sundowns v Zesco United

Ever confident coach says Sundowns has big match bent for MTN8 final

Mamelodi Sundowns have shown they have an ever-improving big-match temperament‚ which can give them the advantage for Saturday’s MTN8 final against Bidvest Wits‚ Downs coach Pitso Mosimane proclaimed.

Mahoje says Boks need to shape up on discipline and defence to beat Aussies

Defence is one of the areas the Springboks will be hoping to sharpen up when they face the Wallabies at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday‚ flanker Oupa Mohoje has highlighted.

Pitso Mosimane meets his old nemesis Gavin Hunt going into MTN8 final

Two victories for Mamelodi Sundowns over Bidvest Wits last season‚ both home and away in the last league campaign‚ hands Pitso Mosimane the high ground as he again goes up against an old coaching nemesis in Saturday’s MTN8 final in Nelspruit.

Mighty battle ahead for Lions and Sharks

The Golden Lions' defence of their title could come to an end if they fail to beat the Sharks in the final round of Currie Cup pool tonight.

Popular Italian Solinas officially back at Free State Stars to replace Lavagne

Italian coach Giovanni Solinas has officially returned to Free State Stars‚ the Premier Soccer League club announced on their website on Friday.

Yes, data does cost more in SA than most other countries

In the race to provide citizens with the cheapest data deals SA is trailing far behind most of its Brics partners, local prices are on average 134% higher than in Russia

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Gauteng MEC for cooperative governance and traditional affairs Paul Mashatile has condemned the violence and chaos which took place in the Tshwane council meeting on Tuesday.