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Big shake-ups at Gagasi FM

Gagasi FM is following radio tradition and has announced line-up changes that will be in effect from June 1.
Chi Chia-wei, 59, a gay rights activist, one of the petitioners who has brought the case to the constitutional court, poses after an interview in Taipei

Taiwan's gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

Taiwan's giant step towards allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn't over in a region where gay sex remains illegal in some countries.

Hlaudi fails in bid to stop his SABC disciplinary hearing

Hlaudi Motsoeneng's case in the Labour Court was dismissed on Wednesday afternoon with him being ordered to pay the costs.
Light illuminates Mount Everest during sunset in Solukhumbu district also known as the Everest region

Saray's third Everest attempt blown off course

Saray Khumalo is determined to become the first black African woman to reach the top of Mount Everest, after her two previous attempts failed.

Siv Ngesi uses boxing to raise funds for sanitary pads

TV personality Siv Ngesi is passionate about using the platform he has to make a meaningful difference to those in need.
 U.S. President Donald Trump walks with King Philippe of Belgium at the Palace in Brussels

Trump meets wary NATO and EU in 'hellhole' Brussels

Donald Trump meets NATO and EU leaders on Thursday in the city he once derided as a "hellhole", with nervous allies hoping for a strong show of commitment from the US president.

I am content, says Bonang

B has moved on from Metro FM and will be hosting a reality cooking show. As she prepares to have her schedule busier than ever, Bonang says she is very content.
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F1 drivers are worried about new kerbs at Monaco

Top drivers set to race in this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix yesterday expressed fears that new kerbs around the swimming pool complex section of the demanding city course could be dangerous.

Baxter's salary is 'no one's business'

New Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter is either earning the same or less than his predecessor, Shakes Mashaba, SA Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan has intimated.

Retailers urged to follow Woolworths’ lead and remove sweets from checkout points

The health department has urged retailers to follow Woolworths' lead and remove sweet treats from their checkout points‚ saying consumers need all the help they can get to make healthier food choices.
South Africa batsman Andile Phehlukwayo is bowled by Adil Rashid as Jos Buttler celebrates during the 1st Royal London One Day International match between England and South Aafrica at Headingley on May 24, 2017 in Leeds, England.

South Africa outbatted, outbowled, outfielder by England

Cape Town - It needed something special from South Africa’s batsmen after their bowlers blew their chances to win the first one-day international against England at Headingley in Leeds on Wednesday.

Swashbuckling Sundowns overcome great odds to win in Kinshasa

Mamelodi Sundowns put behind them the fatigue of a long season‚ a bevy of injuries‚ the disappointment of losing their local league crown last week and a hostile crowd to come away from Kinshasa on Wednesday with one of their best wins ever – a 3-1 success in the group phase of the African Champions League at the imposing Stade des Martyrs over AS Vita Club.

IFP tipped as victors in Nquthu by-election in KZN

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) claimed early successes in Nquthu‚ with reports of a landslide victory in a number of voting districts after by-elections at the dissolved northern KwaZulu-Natal municipality.
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Medicines nightmare: Delayed approval of life-saving drugs could cost lives

The sick are paying inflated prices for treatments and are being denied access to new drugs because approval for their use in this country is being held up in a regulatory backlog that amounts to a bureaucratic disaster.

Net1 boss Serge Belamant to retire early in wake of social grants controversy

Net1 UEPS Technologies Inc.’s founder, Serge Belamant, will retire early after a storm of controversy over a contract it holds to distribute billions of dollars of welfare payments to 17 million people.

'Call the Guptas to Parliament'

Exasperated ANC MPs are threatening to call the Gupta family to parliament as they lose patience in investigating the family's influence in procurement deals with state-owned companies.

‘We are becoming more brutal than animals’: Thuli Madonsela

Thuli Madonsela took a moment to reflect on the brutality of the world we live in during an alumni networking event at Wits University.

Alleged Karabo killer Sandile Mantsoe court media blackout nothing new, says NPA

The National Prosecuting Authority on Wednesday downplayed the media being barred from recording and publishing anything on Sandile Mantsoe's bail application‚ saying it was nothing new.

Do not buy Ford: forensic expert assisting Kuga fire victim's family

An independent forensic investigator assisting the family of Reshall Jimmy‚ who burned to death in his Ford Kuga‚ has urged South Africans to stop buying Ford vehicles due to the “appalling” manner in which the company has allegedly handled the incident.

#UthandoNeSthembu: So... who is Musa Mseleku’s favourite wife?

While proud polygamist Musa Mseleku loves all four of his wives equally and for the different qualities they have, his first wife will always hold an 'extra special' place in his heart.

Swashbuckling Sundowns overcome great odds to win in Kinshasa

Mamelodi Sundowns put behind them the fatigue of a long season‚ a bevy of injuries‚ the disappointment of losing their local league crown last week and a hostile crowd to come away from Kinshasa on Wednesday with one of their best wins ever – a 3-1 success in the group phase of the African Champions League at the imposing Stade des Martyrs over AS Vita Club.

SA’s hopes of progressing to knockout stages of FIFA Under-20 World Cup dealt severe blow

South Africa’s hopes of progressing to the knockout stages of the Fifa U20 World Cup were dealt a blow after losing 2-0 to Italy in their second Group D match in Suwon‚ South Korea on Wednesday.

Naas Botha doesn't feel Johann van Graan is ready to become next Bulls head coach

Former Springbok flyhalf and Bulls legend Naas Botha doesn't feel that Johann van Graan is ready to become the next Bulls head coach.

Jordaan claims Baxter is either earning same or less than Mashaba's R583,333 monthly salary

South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan has disputed reports that the new Bafana Bafana coach‚ Stuart Baxter‚ will be earning R1 million a month.

Malcolm Marx yet to commit his immediate future to South African rugby

He is in a position to cement his place in the Springbok starting line-up‚ but Malcolm Marx is yet to commit his immediate future to South African rugby.

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