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Rare honour for Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala

It’s very rare for South African musicians to be honoured while they are still alive.

Final farewell for Joe Mafela

Hundreds of mourners have arrived at the UJ Soweto Campus to say their final goodbyes to veteran actor Joe Mafela.

Mourners gather for Kathrada funeral

Dignitaries have started to fill a large marquee erected on the grounds of the Westpark Cemetery‚ where the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada is to take place.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores homecoming goal but Sweden wreck the party

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his Madeira homecoming with an early strike but Sweden wrecked the party by hitting back from two down to win 3-2 with a last-gasp own goal in a friendly on Tuesday.

WATCH: Joe Mafela's casket arrives

There was singing and dancing as the casket carrying the body of actor Joe Mafela arrived at the UJ Soweto Campus on Wednesday morning.

Are female designers better equipped to dress women than men?

The creative process is a gender bender and that's just fine, writes Emma Jordan

Neymar stars as Brazil become first team to qualify for World Cup

Neymar shrugged off some rough tackling and a missed penalty to score a brilliant solo goal as he led Brazil to a 3-0 win over Paraguay which booked their place at the 2018 World Cup finals on Tuesday.

Audiences clamour for home-brewed films

Local is doing lekker business at the box office, where South Africans are lapping up films made in Mzansi.

Soggy series win for SA in New Zealand

South Africa came away with a 1-0 series win by way of their emphatic eight-wicket victory in three days in the second test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.

Five die in KZN shoot-out‚ policeman wounded

Police were on the scene of a mass shooting in Hilton‚ at the foot of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands‚ early on Wednesday.

Interview: Jidenna is not half black or half white - he twice everything

Nigerian-born American singing sensation Theodore Mobisson, popularly known as Jidenna, hopes to inspire African pride and bring people together through his music.

'Aussies not my friends'

Indian skipper Virat Kohli said he no longer considered Australian cricketers his friends after winning a tense Test series marked by bad blood in Dharamsala yesterday.

Aw! Pro just paid the sweetest tribute to Liesl Laurie

News that ProVerb and former Miss SA Liesl Laurie are an item is nothing new. It may have taken them forever to admit that they're a couple, but damn are they serving some serious relationship goals.

My friends worry about me in winter - says the lady in the yellow dress

The lady in the yellow dress is no doubt associated with revealing clothes. She recently shared that she receives numerous calls every winter from concerned friends due to her lack of "full" clothes.

Analysis: Why Zuma is moving on Gordhan now

You will not understand President Jacob Zuma’s actions unless you accept the somewhat depressing reality that South Africa now inhabits.

Don't like the colonialist legacy? Then dump your fancy cars‚ says defiant Zille

After taking flak for 12 days about her tweets on colonialism‚ a defiant Helen Zille refused to back down in the Western Cape legislature on Tuesday.

Carlos Queiroz's Iran close in on World Cup, China teeter on the brink

Iran took a significant step towards qualifying for next year's World Cup finals with a 1-0 win over China on Tuesday that pushed Marcello Lippi's team closer to the brink of elimination.

Soggy series win for SA in New Zealand

South Africa came away with a 1-0 series win by way of their emphatic eight-wicket victory in three days in the second test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.

Neymar stars as Brazil become first team to qualify for World Cup

Neymar shrugged off some rough tackling and a missed penalty to score a brilliant solo goal as he led Brazil to a 3-0 win over Paraguay which booked their place at the 2018 World Cup finals on Tuesday.

'Aussies not my friends'

Indian skipper Virat Kohli said he no longer considered Australian cricketers his friends after winning a tense Test series marked by bad blood in Dharamsala yesterday.

Bolivia beat Messi-less Argentina 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

Argentina, weakened by the last-minute suspension of Lionel Messi, had their chances of reaching next year's World Cup finals dealt a blow on Tuesday when they were beaten 2-0 by a spirited Bolivia side in La Paz.
U.S. President Donald Trump pauses during his remarks at a rally at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee

US trashes green laws

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order yesterday to undo a slew of Obama-era climate-change regulations that his administration says is hobbling oil drillers and coal miners, a move environmental groups have vowed to take to court.

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WATCH: ANCYL protesters push through boom gates at KZN mall

ANC Youth League protesters pushed through boom gates at the Ballito Junction shopping mall to demand that local youth be employed there.

Durban factory blaze 'up there with the biggest' fires in South African history

The massive Durban south factory fire continued to rage on Saturday morning, keeping Durban blanketed by a thick black cloud of smoke.

Cynthia Shange's brutally honest speech at Joe Mafela memorial: We are not happy

Veteran actress Cynthia Shange took to the podium at Joe Mafela's memorial to pay tribute to a man who she has known for 43 years. She didn't waste the opportunity and publicly denounced the entertainment and acting business in South Africa.

Joe Mafela's family says Grace Bible Church wanted to charge R89k for memorial service

The family of the late Joe Mafela has been forced to seek an alternative venue after the Grace Bible Churc wanted to charge them R89,000 for the actor's memorial service.

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The Silo Hotel at the V&A Waterfront is Cape Town Style at it's best, writes Andrea Nagel

WATCH: ‘I’m terrified’ - Man brings axe to fight over parking space

The man swings his axe threateningly into a security gate. Behind the gate‚ the woman screams in terror. (WARNING: Explicit Language).

Home Affairs confident of resolving 'Dutchman' Kamohelo Mokotjo debacle

South Africa’s department of Home Affairs are confident that they can solve the eligibility issue surrounding Kamohelo Mokotjo to enable him to play for Bafana Bafana against Guinea-Bissau on Saturday‚ a spokesman told Times Media Digital on Wednesday.

Herman Mashaba launches Johannesburg traffic congestion hotline

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