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Beyoncé's father teaching superstar course

Beyoncé's father is teaching a course about how to become a superstar like his international megastar daughter, called 'The Entertainment Industry: How Do I Get In?'.

How much the iPhone 6s will cost in SA

Pricing for the Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in South Africa has been revealed by official distributor the iStore.

Public Protector's findings on Hlaudi are binding - for now

The Constitutional Court will have the final say on whether Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s findings are binding.

Plumber killed in suspected Pretoria road rage incident

A man was shot and killed in Danville, west of Pretoria, on Friday in what is believed to be a road rage incident.

Islamic State makes closest advance to Aleppo, Iranian killed

Islamic State fighters have seized Syrian villages on the outskirts of Aleppo from rival insurgent fighters, a monitoring group said on Friday, despite Russian air strikes that Moscow says have targeted the militant group.

Wave of stabbings shake Israel and West Bank

A fresh wave of stabbings shook Israel and the West Bank on Friday, including a suspected revenge attack by a Jewish suspect that wounded two Palestinians and two Arab Israelis.

Family mourns Nigerian pilgrim who fled Boko Haram but died in Hajj crush

Three years after his family fled their northeastern Nigerian home to escape threats from Boko Haram militants, Mudasir Gambo must have thought his luck had changed when he won a ticket to attend the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

No league of kingmakers in the ANC: Zuma

African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma on Friday denied there was any structure or league in the ruling party holding a "kingmakers" status.

SABC instructs lawyers to lodge ConCourt appeal over Motsoeneng

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Friday said it will take the Supreme Court of Appeal’s (SCA) ruling on its COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng to the Constitutional Court.

Madonsela vindicated

Never mind the courts. Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's findings are still not binding. This is the view of the ANC, which yesterday insisted - contrary to a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling - that it still considered Madonsela's findings mere recommendations not equal in stature to court judgments.

Cancer risk slashed

South African scientists have discovered quickly how to detect the presence of the human papilloma virus in women, which puts them at risk of cervical cancer.

Home truths on crime in Cape

Socio-economic deprivation is contributing to high crime in the Western Cape, says community safety MEC Dan Plato.

'Fraudsters' netted in SARS sting

In a boardroom at the SARS head office in Pretoria eight impatient company directors, accompanied by bodyguards, demanded a R250-million payout from the taxman.

Princess of migrants

Dubbed "the princess of migrants", a Nigerian baby born on the Italian ship that rescued her mother in the Mediterranean has become a symbol of hope for those braving the perilous crossing in search of a new life.

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Boks won’t bite back over false Frans Malherbe claims

The Springboks will not seek an apology from Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper after it made a flimsy claim that prop Frans Malherbe had bitten an opponent based on a single photograph.

'Zoo lion' Kei Nishikori mauls Cilic in Tokyo

Defending champion Kei Nishikori survived a war of attrition against Croatia's Marin Cilic to reach the Japan Open semi-finals on Friday, winning a cliffhanger 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Orlando Pirates likely to stick with Orlando Stadium for Confed Cup final

Orlando Pirates will not formally decide on where they are to stage the first leg of the African Confederation Cup until an internal club meeting next week‚ but administrative manager Floyd Mbele says there are unlikely to deviate from a winning recipe.

'Infectious' Klopp promises 'full throttle' football at Anfield

Liverpool's new manager Juergen Klopp promised to bring "full throttle" football with a "big heart" to Anfield in his first comments since the German was unveiled as the Merseyside's club new manager on Thursday night.

Teboho Mohoje not too bummed by World Cup exclusion

Tempting as it is‚ but it would have been far too easy to point an accusing finger at his list of injuries to explain his Rugby World Cup omission.

Islamic State makes closest advance to Aleppo, Iranian killed

Islamic State fighters have seized Syrian villages on the outskirts of Aleppo from rival insurgent fighters, a monitoring group said on Friday, despite Russian air strikes that Moscow says have targeted the militant group.

Porsche turbocharges ahead with new 911 models

November's LA auto show will be playing host to three new all-wheel drive Porches with all-new engines and better performance and economy figures.

Brics in danger of collapsing as members fail to cohere

Brics states appear divided on key contemporary issues: global governance, international financial instability and climate change, write Rosaline Daniel and Kudrat Virk

Consumers win as food retailers push price cuts

Latest survey shows most retailers see broad-based slowdown in volume growth and marked deterioration in profitability levels as competition intensifies

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Hailing a judgment by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ordering the suspension of SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng as a victory for the party‚ the Democratic Alliance said on Thursday the ruling had serious ramifications for President Jacob Zuma.

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