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Zambia acting president calls for calm

Zambia's temporary leader says security forces will not tolerate any violence or other illegal activity as the country mourns President Michael Sata, who died after a long illness.

Zuma comments setting a precedent for lawlessness: protector

The public protector has warned President Jacob Zuma in a letter that his remarks over her role could lead to "lawlessness" and set a dangerous precedent.
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Homophobic MP urges Russia to ban gay Apple boss, won't give up iPhone

An outspoken Russian lawmaker behind a controversial anti-gay law on Friday called for Apple boss Tim Cook to be banned from entering the country after he became the first CEO of a major US company to reveal he is gay.

Nigeria president Johathan intervenes to help FA avoid lengthy FIFA ban

The Nigeria Football Federation says it has avoided a long-term ban by FIFA after in-fighting over the leadership of the football body was ended through intervention by the country's president.

Joint memorial for Mbulaeni, Meyiwa & Mwelase

A joint memorial service for Olympic silver medalist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa and boxer Phindile Mwelase, was held at Standard Bank Arena on October 30, 2014.

Watch: Father and son Mech Warrior suit for Halloween 2014

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Post office struggling to pay staff, deal with 'mountain' of mail

There is a "mountain" of undelivered mail at the SA Post Office (Sapo), MPs heard on Friday.

Meyiwa murder suspect appears nabbed, court postpones matter until November 11

A 25 year old suspect has briefly appeared before the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Friday in relation to the murder of Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa.

Senzo's body arrives in Durban, Meyiwa memorial underway

A few thousand people gathered outside the Durban City Hall on Friday where a memorial service for slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa was due to be held.

Gallery: Fans weep for fallen heroes Meyiwa, Mwelase, Mbulaeni at memorial

South African athletes, national soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa, female professional boxer Phindile Mwelase and Olympic silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi were remembered yesterday with a memorial service. Fans came in droves to show their love for the country's fallen sports stars.

'I beg you: Stop the begging'

Next time you see a beggar at an intersection do not give him or her money. Actually, do not give them anything, even if they are children asking for a school donation.

Magnum getting up cool and personal in Jozi

Personalisation is the way to go. Coca-Cola did it with names on cans and now Magnum celebrates its 25th anniversary by letting you craft your own ice cream.

Justice for sale

A Gauteng magistrate has allegedly been caught red-handed taking a bribe to stop the extradition of a witness in Radovan Krejcir's criminal trial.

Zim's Mujuru faces a fall from Grace

Zimbabwe's state media accused Vice-President Joice Mujuru of extortion and abuse of office yesterday in what observers say is a stepped-up campaign to derail her plans to succeed the ageing Robert Mugabe as president.

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Meyiwa murder suspect nabbed, court postpones matter until November 11

A 25 year old suspect has briefly appeared before the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Friday in relation to the murder of Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa.

Senzo's body arrives in Durban, Meyiwa memorial underway

A few thousand people gathered outside the Durban City Hall on Friday where a memorial service for slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa was due to be held.

Lara apologises for 1998 tour disaster, says Madiba should have written earlier

West Indian cricketer Brian Lara extended a belated apology to the South African public for the 1998/99 tour debacle and his team's weak performances in the ensuing Test series.

Nigeria president Johathan intervenes to help FA avoid lengthy FIFA ban

The Nigeria Football Federation says it has avoided a long-term ban by FIFA after in-fighting over the leadership of the football body was ended through intervention by the country's president.

FIFA sorry for Crimea video blunder

FIFA has apologised for an embarrassing diplomatic faux-pas when its video launching the 2018 World Cup logo portrayed the Crimean peninsula as part of Russia.

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PPC calls shareholder meeting to consider removal of board

SA’s biggest cement maker will hold shareholders’ meeting to consider removal of entire board after getting request from investors representing 10% of company

Harmony shuts Kusasalethu mine to remove illegal miners

Gold miner halts output at Kusasalethu mine for two weeks to try to remove illegal miners who have been trespassing and are believed to be starting fires

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PSL, NFD fixtures postponed to allow fans to attend Meyiwa's funeral

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Parents are going to have to dig deep to keep their children at South Africa's top private schools next year, with basic fees for boarders soaring to as much as R200,000 a year.

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A call by DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane in the National Assembly for a special debate on the president failing to appear to answer a full session of oral questions has been dismissed as posturing.

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A CCTV video of a robbery in Gauteng has gone viral. It is unclear exactly where the incident happened, but some have suggested it was in the Killarney, Oaklands area.

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