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Rhino poachers increasingly target KwaZulu-Natal

South Africa is losing three rhinos a day to poachers‚ despite law enforcement in the Kruger National Park reducing the losses there.

Amajita sink Cameroon in their opening match of the 2017 CAF U20 Africa Cup of Nations

Rising star Luther Singh scored a sensational hattrick against Cameroon to give the SA under-20 side a dream start to the Caf under-20 Africa Cup of Nations at Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola‚ Zambia‚ on Monday night.

Exodus of SA players to overseas clubs continues as Reinach joins English side

The exodus of South African players to overseas clubs shows no sign of stopping after Northampton Saints announced Cobus Reinach as a new recruit.

30% pass rate just not good enough‚ expert tells education indaba

A debate on the validity of the National Senior Certificate and what needs to be done to help matrics to get better opportunities after school took center stage at a seminar in Pretoria on Monday.

Idols contestants forget lyrics during theatre week

Idols hopefuls were given a tongue lashing from the judges for forgetting their lyrics during auditions for Idols season 13.

JSE slips in broad-based losses as market is unsure about Trump policy delivery

The JSE closed weaker on Monday in lacklustre trade‚ as early-morning gains among resources fizzled out in later trade on rand strength.

Hugging makes you healthy‚ for real

Every human being needs four hugs a day to merely survive‚ eight hugs to maintain strong emotional levels and 12 hugs a day to become a better person‚ according to research cited by Bonitas Medical Fund.
Superbug Danger

UN seeks new drugs against 12 supergerms

The UN's health agency urged the world on Monday to create new drugs to tackle 12 killer superbugs which are resistant to antibiotics and threaten an explosion of incurable disease.

Cape farm belonging to Ponzi scheme accused snapped up for a mere R12m

A farm belonging to investment fund manager Cobus Kellermann‚ who is accused of instigating a R200-million global Ponzi scheme‚ has been snapped up for a song.

Decision on Gauteng water restrictions expected on Friday

Gauteng residents will find out on Friday whether they’ll be able to water their lawns and fill swimming pools freely.

Popular Cape Town seafood eatery all at sea after getting its marching orders

Panama Jacks - best known for serving delicious seafood dishes for almost three decades - has become an institution in Cape Town.

New faces in Springbok training camp

Allister Coetzee on Monday named new faces such as Stormers flyhalf Jean-Luc du Plessis and Lions hooker Akker van der Merwe in a Springbok training squad for a camp next week.

All eyes on the skies as ODI series heads back to Hamilton

If South Africa’s players feel like they’ve been shot in this movie before when they take to Seddon Park on Wednesday to play New Zealand in the fourth one-day international‚ that’s because they have been.

Pity about Brian Molefe's stench of corruption that just won’t go away

If the president were to argue some day that Brian Motswagole Molefe was the most qualified and experienced politician to be appointed the country's finance minister, he would not be lying.

IN PICTURES: Blood and chaos as 'hostel dwellers' loot Jeppestown

Police are on high alert after “hostel dwellers” looted shops in Johannesburg on Sunday night.

Gauteng to lift water curbs as Western Cape is still under drought lash

While the Western Cape has about 124 days of water left‚ Gauteng will lift its water restrictions on Monday.

IN PICTURES: Lit or lame? All the fashion from the Metro FM Awards

From Kelly Khumalo to Mshoza here’s how your fave celebs brought their fashion game to Durban at this year's Metro FM Awards.

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Amajita sink Cameroon in their opening match of the 2017 CAF U20 Africa Cup of Nations

Rising star Luther Singh scored a sensational hattrick against Cameroon to give the SA under-20 side a dream start to the Caf under-20 Africa Cup of Nations at Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola‚ Zambia‚ on Monday night.

Jonevret asks for more time to make Pirates great again

Kjell Jonevret has the look of a man who can bring a breath of fresh air to Orlando Pirates‚ a team that desperately needs to learn to breathe easily again.
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SA Rugby confirm Coetzee will stay on as Springbok coach

As reported over a month ago‚ Springbok coach Allister Coetzee will remain in his post after a laborious review of the 2016 season was finally concluded on Monday.

Malesela concerned with his players' character ahead of Sundowns test

Dan Malesela is worried about the character of his players ahead of Tuesday’s match against champions Mamelodi Sundowns after twice letting the lead slip in their last game against Lamontville Golden Arrows.

PSL prepares to wrap security blanket around Soweto Derby after crowd trouble at Loftus

Premier Soccer League (PSL) officials are taking no chances and unprecedented security measures will be in place at FNB stadium when Kaizer Chiefs host rivals Orlando Pirates in the Soweto Derby on Saturday afternoon.

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Zuma delays decision on NPA’s Jiba and Mrwebi’s fitness to hold office

President Jacob Zuma has decided not to suspend or institute an inquiry into deputy National Prosecuting Authority head Nomgcobo Jiba and commercial crimes unit head Lawrence Mrwebi's fitness to hold office.

Outrage over school letter threatening to bar pupils with foreign parents

A letter informing "all foreign parents" that their children would not be allowed onto school premises on Monday if they could not prove their documentation was in order‚ has sparked fury after being circulated on social media.

READ IN FULL: 'My relationship with Gordhan has not been cordial' - Tom Moyane

The icy relationship between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and South African Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane has been confirmed by Moyane himself at a public news conference and statement on Friday - to the point that he asked President Jacob Zuma to appoint a mediator.

Maimane lays criminal charges over Sudan's Al-Bashir

Mmusi Maimane‚ leader of the Democratic Alliance‚ on Friday laid criminal charges at the Cape Town Central Police Station against several members of Cabinet‚ the SAPS‚ Hawks‚ the National Prosecuting Authority and senior government officials "for their unconstitutional actions in allowing warlord‚ Omar al-Bashir‚ to flee the country".

136 arrested in connection with anti-immigrant violence

Acting police commissioner Lt-General Khomotso Phahlane on Friday noted with concern that despite pleas for peace‚ acts of violence‚ damage to property‚ stoning of police members and looting were reported during the course of this morning's anti-immigrant march.

Pretoria West residents plan self-defence groups and patrols against xenophobic violence

Residents and community groups concerned about the threat of xenophobic violence and looting in Pretoria West are meeting this evening to form watch patrols and self-defence groups.

'Where is that corrupt bastard?' - Molefe receives frosty welcome from opposition MPs

"Where is that corrupt bastard?" That's how newly appointed MP Brian Molefe was received by opposition MPs as he made his first appearance in the National Assembly yesterday as a backbencher.

Moyane demands respect from Gordhan

SA Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane has asked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan for "cordiality and respect" as the relationship between the Treasury and revenue collection arm becomes increasingly frosty.

21-year-old preacher nabbed on rape charges

A 21-year-old preacher has been arrested on allegations that he had sex with young boys.

Western Cape youngsters riding high on Robben Island

When Musfiekah Butler started cycling as a sport she never dreamed that someday she would ride freely on the island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned.