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Labour tenants still in limbo as government ignores court order

It has been 14 years since about 19 000 labour tenants applied for rights to the land they live on and now, government has failed to comply with a court order to explain how they will deal with the unprocessed claims.

Brazil World Cup stadiums up for sale following cash flow problems

Brazil's World Cup stadium in Natal is up for sale as the company that owns it is suffering from cash flow problems following a corruption scandal.

Grannies are setting the tone for the new gray hair trend

Vintage never goes out of style, and it seems the latest way for a woman to make a fashion statement is with silver gray hair.

Gunmen storm Kenyan college campus, students trapped

Masked gunmen stormed a college campus in northeastern Kenya, setting off explosions and exchanging gunfire with security forces for several hours, and could have taken hostages after killing two guards, police and media reports said.
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US senators urge FIFA to take 2018 World Cup away from Russia

A group of US senators has written to the international soccer association FIFA, urging it to consider removing Russia as host of the 2018 FIFA World Cup because of its role in the Ukraine crisis and occupation of Crimea.

Heartfelt letter thanking pilot goes viral

In the wake of the Germanwings crash and a particularly dark year in commercial aviation, a passenger’s heartfelt handwritten letter thanking her pilots has gone viral after being posted on Twitter.

Tax hounds bring Nene a bonus revenue of R7.4bn

After wringing billions out of executives and employees that receive a part of their compensation in shares, the South African Revenue Service managed to collect more than expected in a very tough year.

PSL coaches apply for UIF

It is staggering to think that, of the 16 coaches who started the current Premier Soccer League campaign, only five remain, as trigger-happy bosses pull the plug.

Noah laughs his way onto top-earners' list

South African comedian Trevor Noah will be smiling all the way to the bank as the new host of The Daily Show if the pay of his predecessor, Jon Stewart, is anything to go by.

Clarke wins dating game

A new dating for one of South Africa's most famous fossils has demolished claims that East Africa is the birthplace of humanity.

Spy plot: 'Mbeki's hand exposed'

An explosive affidavit filed by the National Prosecuting Authority has revealed the alleged use of private British spies and the direct involvement of former president Thabo Mbeki in the planned downfall of President Jacob Zuma.

Instagram endangers rhinos

Posting your rhino pictures from your game reserve getaway on social media might be inadvertently giving poachers directions to their next kill.

Zulu king: Attacks on foreigners not my fault

Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini has distanced himself from attacks on foreigners in Durban over the past two days, saying they were the work of opportunists.

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Brazil World Cup stadiums up for sale following cash flow problems

Brazil's World Cup stadium in Natal is up for sale as the company that owns it is suffering from cash flow problems following a corruption scandal.

US senators urge FIFA to take 2018 World Cup away from Russia

A group of US senators has written to the international soccer association FIFA, urging it to consider removing Russia as host of the 2018 FIFA World Cup because of its role in the Ukraine crisis and occupation of Crimea.

PSL coaches apply for UIF

It is staggering to think that, of the 16 coaches who started the current Premier Soccer League campaign, only five remain, as trigger-happy bosses pull the plug.

Sundowns hoping for 'a fair game' in DRC

Alje Schut yesterday gave a positive spin to Mamelodi Sundowns' worrisome slender lead over TP Mazembe ahead of their CAF Champions League first round clash in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, on Sunday.

This cricket's just 'batty'

Restoring the balance between bat and ball, regulating bat thickness, easing fielding restrictions and reverting to one white ball per innings - all this would improve the one-day game.

Gunmen storm Kenyan college campus, students trapped

Masked gunmen stormed a college campus in northeastern Kenya, setting off explosions and exchanging gunfire with security forces for several hours, and could have taken hostages after killing two guards, police and media reports said.

State tears at itself

A local government shutdown is expected in the next few weeks as municipalities flex their muscles, demanding that they be paid money owed them by state departments.

Porsche Spyder looks to snare enthusiasts in its web

A new, lightweight yet incredibly potent, stripped back version of the Porsche Boxster has been revealed ahead of the New York Auto Show.

Elephant: Shot, stuffed and shipped

Well-run local retailers catch investors’ eye

SA is seen as a better investment destination than emerging-market countries such as Russia, Brazil and Greece

Tender flaws in spotlight at first open sitting

Gauteng government’s first open tender hearings get off to a tense start

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