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What a drag! Traffic cops step in to halt Cape Town street race

Traffic cops stopped 200 vehicles staging an illegal drag race along a public road‚ the City of Cape Town said on Monday.

Mix 93.8 FM rapped over knuckles for ‘provocative’ report

Johannesburg community radio station Mix 93.8 FM will now try to steer clear of airing controversial news‚ after the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) rapped it over the knuckles for one its reports.

Blue Bulls suffer injury blow to Kirsten

In addition to their 19-26 defeat to the Sharks at the weekend‚ the Blue Bulls have been dealt a further blow following the loss of flanker Jannes Kirsten.

SA steams towards victory over New Zealand in second test at Centurion

Volunteer opener Quinton de Kock helped himself to his second half-century of the match as SA continued their dominance of the second test against New Zealand at Centurion on Monday.

DASO applauds Pretoria Girls High School for speaking up

The Democratic Alliance Student Organisation has commended black schoolgirls at Pretoria Girls High School for raising their grievances peacefully and standing up for their rights.

Mashaba tells Mosimane to follow protocol for request to rest Downs players to be entertained

Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim ‘‘Shakes” Mashaba was far from impressed on Monday after Pitso Mosimane used a public forum to appeal for Mamelodi Sundowns players to be excused from national team duty in the coming days.

Dominant SA tighten the screws on New Zealand in the second test at Centurion

Dale Steyn and Kagiso Rabada shared six wickets as SA continued their dominance of the second test against New Zealand at Centurion on Monday.

New Ekurhuleni mayor faces first protest

The mayor of Ekurhuleni Mzwandile Masina is facing a protest from a group of disgruntled young people whose contracts under the Expanded Public Works Programme will be terminated in November.

COSAS gives Gauteng Education Department ultimatum on Pretoria Girls High saga

The Congress of South African Students (Cosas) has given the Gauteng Department of Education 14 days to respond to the grievances of pupils at Pretoria Girls High School or face trial examinations being disrupted.

Speedy expresses his disapproval of South Africans while gushing over Americans

Singer Speedy has, once again, opened up about his love for Americans, because he believes "they acknowledge and appreciate their legends," as opposed to South Africans, who only "pretend to care" about their legends once they have passed on.
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Buoyant Mashaba pleased after Rantie joins Turkish side Genclerbirligi

Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim ‘‘Shakes” Mashaba has breathed a huge sigh of relief after striker Tokelo Rantie moved from English club AFC Bournemouth to Turkish side Genclerbirligi at the weekend.

Gordhan has fired political equivalent of bazooka at Molefe‚ says DA

The Democratic Alliance says it welcomes the fact that Minister of Finance Pravin Gordan has taken the fight to Eskom CEO Brian Molefe‚ accusing him of failing to cooperate and undermining a review of coal contracts concluded between Eskom and Tegeta Exploration & Resources that is being conducted by National Treasury.

Eskom is shocked at Treasury’s accusation of lack of co-operation

In what has become a escalating public spat between the Treasury and Eskom‚ the parastatal has expressed shock at the Treasury’s accusation that it has not been co-operating with the review of coal contracts‚ insisting that it has.

Msimanga interrupts busy schedule to hear pupils grievances

Newly-elected Tshwane executive mayor Solly Msimanga had to adjust his busy schedule to hear the grievances of Pretoria Girls High School pupils first hand.

AKA urges parents to join Pretoria Girls High fight: 'I'd be at that school f***ing sh*t up right now'

Rapper AKA has called on parents of pupils at Pretoria High School for Girls to get behind their daughters and fight the alleged "racism" at the school.

Converting tweets into feet: can Zimbabwe’s social media activism oust Robert Mugabe?

Protests against the rule of Zimbabwe’s ageing president, Robert Mugabe, have become commonplace in recent months. In one of the latest incidents on August 24, police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse a “Mugabe Must Go” protest in the capital Harare.

'Downward spiral' for SA if Gordhan is axed

Replacing Pravin Gordhan as finance minister with someone who is not seen to be committed to curbing spending, reforming state-owned companies and providing a platform for growth may condemn South Africa to junk status, economists have warned.

KZN sex-tape teacher warned pupils 'to be wary of boys'

He was a soft-spoken, entertaining and pious man who prayed at his school's assemblies, liked gospel music, regularly taught Bible studies to his pupils and colleagues, and often posted religious statements on his Facebook page. He even counselled teenage pupils on morality.

What's that in your mouth? Traceability the key to fighting food fraud

Within hours of the International Union of Science and Technology's World Congress ending in Dublin last week, news broke of yet another UK horse meat scandal.

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Mosimane appeals to Mashaba to excuse Sundowns players from Bafana Bafana duty

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane took the unusual step of a public forum to call for some of his club’s Premier Soccer League assignments to be postponed and for his players to be left out of the national team to prepare for their upcoming African Champions League semifinal.

Tefu Mashamaite continues to find the back of the net in Sweden

Former Kaizer Chiefs defender Tefu Mashamaite was on target again in Sweden as he scored in Hacken’s 3-1 home win over Östersund on Sunday.

Kuwait police seize sports offices as power struggle boils

Kuwaiti authorities ordered police to seize the Gulf state's football association and Olympic committee offices, in the latest round of a sporting power struggle.
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Bafana Bafana star Anele Ngcongca lets lip about joining Mamelodi Sundowns

Anele Ngcongca has been quoted in the Belgian media as saying he has signed a four-year contract with Mamelodi Sundowns.

Former colleagues set for intriguing reunions after MTN8 semifinal draw

There will be reunions for some of the coaches when the MTN8 semifinals are played next month after Chippa United were drawn against league champions Mamelodi Sundowns and new boys Cape Town City were paired against Bidvest Wits.

Brussels crime lab attacked to 'destroy evidence'

Attackers rammed a car through the gates of Belgium's national crime laboratory on Monday in Brussels and then started a fire in what officials said may have been an attempt to destroy evidence.

Eskom executives blocking Gupta coal probe says Treasury

Executives at Eskom have resisted attempts to investigate coal contracts entered into by the state-owned power utility and Tegeta Exploration & Resources Ltd, a company controlled by the Gupta family, South Africa's Treasury said on Monday.

The 2017 Range Rover is the most powerful and hi-tech in history

The Range Rover is already renowned for its off-road capabilities and benchmark setting levels of luxury but with its latest refresh, Land Rover's flagship SUV is about to make a name for itself in terms of semi-autonomous driving and connected car technology, too.

An ombud’s guide to dealing with high-maintenance complainants

There has been a steady increase in unreasonable conduct on the part of people complaining to the Ombudsman for Long Term Insurance‚ fuelled by what Ron McLaren describes as “anger‚ frustration and an exaggerated sense of entitlement”.

Mandatory audit firm rotation to be implemented

Audit firm rotation will address issues of independence, and mandatory tendering or joint audits, and enhanced quality will contribute to public and investor protection

Fix your skin, black woman. Then you can belong

There’s a multimillion-rand industry whose entire raison d’être is hinged on discolouring black women, writes Xolisa Phillip

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