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China and France say tie-up in emerging economies 'win-win'

China and France's plan to team up on projects in Africa and Asia is a win-win deal that will "serve the interests of all", Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang said Wednesday.

Gautrain improves mobile connectivity

Commuters with smartphones are now able to surf online and make calls from Gautrain’s underground stations.

Failure to address king’s comments on foreign nationals disappointing

The Hate Crimes Working Group is disappointed by the decision of Parliament’s ad hoc joint committee on probing violence against foreign nationals not to address King Goodwill Zwelithini regarding his comments earlier this year about foreign nationals.

Greek PM maintains referendum, calls on people to vote 'No'

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said his country would still hold a referendum on the terms of its bailout, urging people to vote 'No' in order to win a better deal.

Chumani Maxwele hits back through the courts

University of Cape Town student Chumani Maxwele – who faces a disciplinary hearing for allegedly racially abusing a lecturer – has launched a counter salvo against the same lecturer‚ accusing her of racism.

Parliament and provincial legislature members graduate at Wits

Fifty-seven MPs and MPLs will graduate from the South African Legislative Sector’s Capacity Building Programme at a University of the Witwatersrand graduation ceremony.

Elukwatini supermarket robber arrested

Police arrested a 49-year-old man during a business robbery at Shoprite Supermarket in Elukwatini‚ the South African Police Service (SAPS) said.

Chiefs boss on Khune, Masango latest: 'We're done'

Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung has revealed that the club "is not discussing anything" and is "done" with goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune and and winger Mandla Masango.

Sandton homeless man gets over 1000 replies in hunt for job - video

A homeless 22-year-old seeking a job has just received over 1000 replies and job offers on Facebook and a variety of other social media platforms.

Lesotho warning to SA

South Africa has just days to bring Lesotho's deadly political bloodshed to an end or risk it spilling over the borders.

The squeeze tightens

South Africans are starting to feel the full effects of load-shedding and the rising petrol price.

Cape scientist creates perfect miniature world

A technological breakthrough in Cape Town has seen engineers come up with a tiny ecosystem that breeds fish, grows vegetables, and uses and saves solar energy.

Sylvester the lion might get a new home

A decision is yet to be made about Sylvester the lion's future after he was returned to the Karoo National Park, following a dramatic recapture in the nearby Nuweveld mountains.

Chris Burkard's crusade against the mundane: gallery

'Anything worth pursuing is going to require us to suffer,' says surf photographer Chris Burkard, as he explains hi obsession with the coldest, most isolated beaches on earth. This is his 'personal crusade against the mundane'. Pictures by Chris Burkard/Massif.

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Nishikori withdraws from Wimbledon with calf injury

Japan's fifth seed Kei Nishikori pulled out of Wimbledon on Wednesday after a calf injury prevented him from playing his second round clash.

'Anyone who says I'm corrupt without evidence should be put in prison,' says Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has insisted he is not guilty of corruption despite the ongoing investigations into world football's governing body.

Bulls’ Marais goes with a mostly youthful Currie Cup squad

With the winds of change having swept through the Blue Bulls Currie Cup coaching team‚ expect some fresh breezes on the playing field too.

Chiefs boss on Khune, Masango latest: 'We're done'

Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung has revealed that the club "is not discussing anything" and is "done" with goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune and and winger Mandla Masango.

Bok centre cannot hold

Initially, Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer was trying to fill the gaping void left by Jaque Fourie at outside centre, but now his midfield problems have gone septic following a hospital ward's worth of injuries.

New Audi A4: lighter and customisable

German automaker Audi has unveiled the latest generation of the A4. The family sedan, now more fuel efficient and chock full of the latest technologies, will be available for purchase before the end of the year.

Mom-and-pop corner pharmacies fighting back

Your local mom-and-pop pharmacy, already struggling to compete with the big retail chains, now also has medical aid schemes to contend with.

Ethiopian Airlines touches down at Cape Town International

Inaugural flight of largest airline in Africa into Western Cape boosts provincial government’s drive to attract more direct flights

Rob Davies looks into platinum special economic zones

Platinum-based special economic zones — one in Limpopo and one in North West — under investigation, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies

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This nine second clip posted to YouTube shows a young man attempting to perform a long jump across a subway track. Oops! He misses it just by a fraction and body-slams into the concrete platform. Posted to YouTube by Lei Gong.

Cost of living gets more expensive from tomorrow

From tomorrow‚ July 1‚ eTolls are a reality‚ municipal water & lights bills will go up and petrol will cost an extra 40 plus cents a litre.

AmaZulu 'close' to buying MP Black Aces PSL status

Relegated Durban club AmaZulu are in the process of buying the Premier Soccer League (PSL) status of Mpumalanga Black Aces, according to a report on Tuesday

ANCYL are ‘lustful Uncle Toms seeking self-enrichment’‚ says KZN EFF

The KwaZulu-Natal branch of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Tuesday launched an insult-laden attack on the provincial African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL).

Weekend blackouts

The energy regulator's blunt refusal to grant Eskom a tariff increase will hit South Africans hard, especially at weekends.