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IN PICTURES: Behind the seams of the new Miss SA's pageant wardrobe

Winning Miss SA 2017 must have been a dream come true for Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters in more ways than one.

Woman's teeth knocked out in brutal farm robbery

A brutal livestock robbery led to a farm worker's front teeth being punched out.

WATCH: Escalator accident injures 18 in China

Two technicians have been arrested following an escalator incident that injured 18 shoppers in the Mong Kok mall in Hong Kong.

Wake up & smell (the world's strongest) coffee in Cape Town

Wake up and smell the coffee – it’s the strongest in the world and it comes from the Mother City.

Zuma's Gordhan move a party power play‚ says IRR

The SA Institute for Race Relations has described President Jacob Zuma's instruction to the finance minister and his deputy to cancel their overseas trip as a power play by faction of the ruling party.

Injuries could force Da Gama to shuffle his deck ahead of Angola encounter

Injuries to four key players have left Bafana Bafana caretaker coach Owen da Gama with plenty to think about ahead of Tuesday night’s friendly international against Angola.

30 awesome eco-friendly spots where you can get your green on

Seven eco-activists map a route to their favourite eco-friendly spaces including eateries, nurseries and more

Solik murder suspect a habitual criminal‚ say police sources

The man arrested by the Nottingham Road police and the K9 task team over the weekend in connection with the Solik murders is a habitual criminal with previous convictions.

WATCH: The lady in the yellow dress gets Rebbecca Malope to 'open' for her at Hlaudi concert

When the lady in the yellow dress rolled into town for Hlaudi Motsoeneng's homecoming party, even gospel legend Rebecca Malope was relegated to supporting act status.

Activists occupy two Cape Town buildings to press home affordable housing demand

Both of the buildings currently being occupied by civil society group Reclaim the City‚ could be ready to use for housing within a month‚ activists there said.

Caster Semenya slays the ramp at fashion show

Star athlete Caster Semenya traded in her running clothes for an outfit a little more glamorous at the Dressed To Give fashion show held in Johannesburg on Sunday night.

Mantashe ducks questions about Gordhan recall

ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe skirted around the controversy surrounding finance minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas after President Jacob Zuma recalled them from an international investor tour without any explanation.

Lungisa resigns ANC regional chair post after NEC cracks whip

The embattled ANC Regional Chairperson in Nelson Mandela Bay‚ Andile Lungisa‚ has resigned from his position with immediate effect.

Gupta-owned company questions State Attorney's authority to act on behalf of Gordhan

In a new twist in the tussle between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Gupta-controlled companies‚ Sahara Computers has launched an application disputing the authority of the State Attorney to act for the minister.

Zuma orders Gordhan to return from 'unauthorised' UK roadshow, cancels Jonas US trip

Treasury officials confirmed to Business Day that preparations were being made for the possible cancellation of the US leg of the tour.

Ayanda Thabethe's ready to own her throne on Top Billing

Model and TV personality Ayanda Thabethe is ready to slay and live out one of her childhood dreams as the newest addition to the Top Billing family.

Dlamini 'can't be touched'

President Jacob Zuma's willingness to act against incompetent or corrupt ministers is entwined with the ANC's succession battle.

New loo is water-wise and flush with praise

Say bye-bye to pit latrines and hello to the latest village toilet, the Lali Loo, which even has President Jacob Zuma excited.

Tongue-tied and despairing: Joburg man urgently needs surgical solution

Johannesburg resident Warren Bonn will visit a vascular surgeon tomorrow in search of a specialist who is able to remove a rare blood vessel growth from his tongue.

"I'll even compete to play at left-back if Bafana need me" - goalkeeper Darren Keet

Until the current generation of Bafana Bafana players win something‚ it would be difficult to call them the greatest national team ever assembled‚ goalkeeper Darren Keet said on Monday.

Injuries could force Da Gama to shuffle his deck ahead of Angola encounter

Injuries to four key players have left Bafana Bafana caretaker coach Owen da Gama with plenty to think about ahead of Tuesday night’s friendly international against Angola.

Faf axed from Springbok training group

Lions scrumhalf Faf de Klerk appears to be the highest profile casualty of coach Allister Coetzee’s second season at the helm of the Springboks after he was omitted from a training squad named on Monday.
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The 10 bad boys of Bafana Bafana

Bafana Bafana have had some great talents down the years‚ but also a number of players who have never lived up to their full potential for various reasons.

Delron Buckley opens up about his spat with Steve Komphela

Delron Buckley has given insight into the feud he had with Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela three years ago.

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

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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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WATCH: 'I wouldn’t protest again‚ I lost too much' - Sharpeville massacre survivors speak

Corpses scattered across a police station precinct‚ the brutal beatings of injured survivors and pregnant women running for cover.