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Six in hospital after suspected bomb explodes in Cape Flats

Police are investigating a suspected bomb explosion in the Cape Flats that injured six youths between the ages of 15 and 20.

SA’s third quarter growth slower than expected

SA’s economy grew at a slower pace than expected in the third quarter — by a seasonally adjusted and annualised 0.2% — after a 3.3% acceleration in the second quarter.

David Bowie says Aldrin nearly ready to go home

Former US astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, expects to be discharged from a New Zealand hospital soon, thanks to the Starman's namesake David Bowie.

Holders Man United host Reading, Man City visit West Ham in FA Cup

Manchester United will begin their FA Cup defence at home to a Reading side managed by their former defender Jaap Stam, while their local rivals Manchester City visit West Ham United in the third round after the draw was made on Monday.

Zero growth in both state and corporate investment spend

There was no growth in expenditure made by private sector and state-owned enterprises on corporate social investment (CSI)‚ a report revealed on Tuesday.

Man’s leg partially amputated in truck crash near Bloemfontein

A man’s leg was partially amputated when two trucks collided on the N1 South‚ past the Glen offramp in the direction of Bloemfontein‚ in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Trucks collide on N12 outside Fochville

Johannesburg-bound traffic was delayed on Tuesday morning following the collision of two trucks on the busy N12 outside Fochville.

Two bathers missing in False Bay: NSRI

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) reported that two men had gone missing in the surf in two separate drowning incidents in False Bay on Monday.

Manchester City, Chelsea charged with failing to control players

Manchester City and Chelsea have been charged with failing to control their players during Saturday's Premier League match, the FA said on Monday.

Blatter loses his appeal over ban

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against his six-year ban from football.

Aguero out for four games

Sergio Aguero's four-match suspension has been confirmed by the Football Association following his dismissal in Manchester City's loss to Chelsea at the weekend.

'Idiot' FB scammers terrorise Lerato K

Popular radio and TV personality Lerato Kganyago is fuming after discovering a fake Facebook account using her name to swindle "rewards" out of her fans.

Jordy finally beats Hawaiian bogey

In the heaviest qualification event of the year, South Africa's Jordy Smith won the Vans World Cup on Sunday, his first-ever win in Hawaii.

Overseas-based strikers hit the target

Two overseas-based strikers not considered for recent Bafana Bafana squads have hit form in Europe in recent weeks, bringing into stark reality the scoring troubles of the national side.

WATCH: Inside the unused Premier’s mansion that’s going under the hammer

It’ll cost you at least R9-million to buy it‚ and at least 12 staff to maintain it.

We can’t ignore fault lines in the Congress movement: Ramaphosa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the keynote address at the Nelson Mandela Memorial Dialogue‚ at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg on Monday night.
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What costs more: Using your own car or taking an Uber?

App-based services like Uber and its competitors in the sedan taxi industry can be more economical than owning your own car‚ number crunchers say. Your saving could amount to R14‚000 a year.

My last interview with gospel sensation Sfiso Ncwane

The name Sfiso Ncwane means different things to different people. He was a husband, a father, a friend, a colleague and an icon.

Gospel singer Sfiso Ncwane has died

It has been confirmed that gospel singer Sfiso Ncwane died on Monday morning in Johannesburg.

Hout Bay race row intensifies

Angry social media observers are not all buying claims that a “drunk” at a bar was responsible for the racist rant that has landed a Cape Town resident in trouble.

Sfiso Ncwane died in his wife's arms, says family

As the nation grapples to come terms with the death of gospel star Sfiso Ncwane, it has emerged that his wife, Ayanda was by his side until the end.

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Keeping the Guptas banked was too 'risky' for FirstRand

FirstRand has revealed for the first time that the Guptas' bank accounts were closed over suspicions that they were used to launder money.

Chiefs ask angry fans to stay calm

Kaizer Chiefs have pleaded with their irate supporters to calm down as the pressure mounts on beleaguered head coach Steve Komphela.

Manchester City, Chelsea charged with failing to control players

Manchester City and Chelsea have been charged with failing to control their players during Saturday's Premier League match, the FA said on Monday.

Winning Blitzboks show up the big boys

The Blitzboks arrived back in Cape Town as Dubai champions, thanks mainly to their impressive defence and breakdown work, which has only served to underline how far behind the Springboks are in the same disciplines.

Holders Man United host Reading, Man City visit West Ham in FA Cup

Manchester United will begin their FA Cup defence at home to a Reading side managed by their former defender Jaap Stam, while their local rivals Manchester City visit West Ham United in the third round after the draw was made on Monday.

Blatter loses his appeal over ban

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against his six-year ban from football.

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