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Black Coffee and Cassper Nyovest in the running for Best African Act at the 2016 MTV EMAs

Top local acts Cassper Nyovest and Black Coffee have been nominated for the Best African Act at the 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs).

Eskom electricity theft ad too extreme for kids

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) has ordered Eskom to withdraw a television advertisement that depicts a screaming‚ severely burnt man after trying the steal electricity.

Lucky escape for 15 children as driver forgets to engage handbrake

Fifteen children were injured on Tuesday afternoon after a bakkie transporting them veered out of control off the R56 in Shepstone Farm near Thornville in KwaZulu-Natal. Fortunately‚ their injuries were classified by paramedics as minor to moderate.

Mark Alexander to be next SA Rugby president

Current SA Rugby deputy president Mark Alexander is set to succeed Oregan Hoskins as president of the organisation next month.

31 state properties to be sold at auction in October: Gauteng premier

Thirty one properties owned by the Gauteng government‚ including the premier’s official residence‚ will be sold at auction next month‚ Gauteng Premier David Makhura announced on Tuesday.

Ali Bongo sworn in as Gabon president after disputed win

Ali Bongo was sworn in as Gabon's president after the country's top court controversially validated his fiercely contested election win, taking his family's reign over the oil-rich country into a fifth decade.

Thomas Gumede returns as the host of Mzansi Magic's Love Back season 4

Great news Love Back fans! The Mzansi Magic hit reality show is returning to the small screen with a new host, for a new season.

Table Mountain cableway hit by pay strike

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company (TMACC) will reduce its hours of operation due to expected strike action by staff from Wednesday.

Kagiso Modupe pays special tribute to bae

Actor Kagiso Modupe is a romantic, y'all. If you thought he wasn't about special public announcement for bae, then think again.

Worker who died in #FeesMustFall protest is Soweto's Celumusa Ntuli

A worker who died after inhaling fumes from fire extinguishers released by student protesters at the University of the Witwatersrand has been named.

Lil Wayne plays a not-so-lil part in a same-sex wedding while behind bars

Lil Wayne opens up about marrying two fellow male inmates while he was behind bars in his hotly-anticipated memoir.

WATCH: DUT students who threatened to ‘moer’ cops and guards dispersed with stun grenades

In groups of a dozen at a time‚ protesting Durban University of Technology students barrelled out of the security gate at the ML Sultan Campus to hurl rocks‚ stones and pieces of bricks at police on Tuesday morning.

MEC Pemmy Majodina orders a maskandi artist to withdraw a song which accuses her of corruption

Eastern Cape Arts and Culture MEC, Pemmy Majodina, has reportedly given an order to veteran maskandi artist Mzwanele Jackson Ntoyakhe - widely known as Khethabahle - to "delete" a controversial song levelling strong corruption accusations against her.

DA‚ media 'destabilising' SABC‚ says board chair

The chairperson of the SABC board‚ Professor Mbulaheni Maguvhe‚ has accused some members of society and the Democratic Alliance of destabilising the public broadcaster with their interference.

Gwede Mantashe tries to allay investor fears

The ANC's losses at the polls during the local government elections were not due to service delivery issues but a "trust deficit" which should be addressed by "any changes" in the party's leadership at next year's elective conference‚ says the party's secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

SABC and Motsoeneng not off the hook yet‚ says Thuli Madonsela

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng's appointment to his old gig at the public broadcaster would be scrutinised by her office.

Nzimande puts R600-million price tag on fees protests, blames 'anti-ANC agenda'

The cost of destruction to property as a result of student unrest has reached R600 million‚ says Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande.

SpaceX CEO Musk to present 'mind blowing' Mars plan

SpaceX chief Elon Musk is set Tuesday to unveil his ambitious plan to build a human colony on Mars after sending a manned spacecraft to the Red Planet within a decade.

Trump's sniffles a social media sensation

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stole the social media spotlight during a US presidential debate on Monday night - this time for what Twitter users branded a #Trumpsniffle.

Cyber hackers release info on Cameron van der Burgh

The South African Institute for Drug-free Sport yesterday said it was dismayed at the release of various international athletes' confidential medical information by the cyber hackers, Fancy Bears.

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It’s harder to win for Kaizer Chiefs because of who we are: Komphela

Kaizer Chiefs’ coach Steve Komphela is unsure yet if his team’s back-to-back wins – gained in unconvincing fashion – represent a turnaround of some sort yet‚ after a stuttering start to the season.

Ertugral wants to avoid making any more apologies when Orlando Pirates meet Platinum Stars

Two teams who have had recent wake-up calls go head to head when a Platinum Stars side who relish taking on the big three clubs meet Orlando Pirates in Tuesday night’s Premier Soccer League match at Orlando Stadium.

Speight admits return of Bok pivot duo has rattled the Wallabies’ nerves

The return of Springbok pivot Pat Lambie and fullback Willie le Roux to the South African side is keeping the Wallabies on their toes‚ conceded Australian winger Henry Speight on Tuesday.

'It's rubbish, I'm still Golden Arrows coach,' says Clinton Larsen

Clinton Larsen is very much alive and kicking as the coach of Lamontville Golden Arrows‚ he says‚ and has no idea where reports might have emerged to the contrary.

Mark Alexander to be next SA Rugby president

Current SA Rugby deputy president Mark Alexander is set to succeed Oregan Hoskins as president of the organisation next month.

Grain crop estimates rise steadily

The agriculture department’s crop estimates committee has made a slight upward adjustment to SA’s maize and wheat harvest forecast for 2016

Busa supports extension of employment tax incentive but not R20m cap

The organisation says that limiting the benefit in this way will undermine the scheme's effectiveness in promoting youth employment

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