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Top Billing's Mhere dies in crash

Police are investigating two cases of culpable homicide after Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere and a friend were killed in a car accident in Johannesburg early yesterday.

Probe ordered into deadly new Bangladesh factory fire, 13 killed

Bangladesh Sunday ordered an enquiry into a plastics factory fire which killed 13 workers, the latest in a series of accidents that have highlighted appalling conditions in the country's workplaces.

Abusive cop allegedly forced reporter to delete pictures of protest outside Woolworths store at Trade Route Mall

A Radio Islam reporter was allegedly forced by police officers to delete pictures taken at a protest outside a Woolworths store at Trade Route Mall in Lenasia on Saturday, Crime Line head Yusuf Abramjee said.
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The daughter of late singer Whitney Houston was pulled unconscious from her bathtub Saturday at her Georgia home, in an eerie echo of her mother's tragic death three years ago.

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The Soweto teacher accused of raping two of his pupils may have had an affair with the mother of one of his alleged victims, the Protea Magistrate's Court heardon Friday.

ANC leader in 'votes for cash' scandal

Marius Fransman, the leader of the ANC in the Western Cape, has been implicated in an embarrassing, and failed, "votes for cash" scandal.

Japan outraged as IS claims beheading of Kenji Goto

The Islamic State group claimed in a video that it had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, drawing international condemnation and outrage from a visibly upset Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who denounced it as a "heinous and despicable" act.

Cato Manor: A trail of bodies and a ton of lies

A journalist once found by a court to be responsible for ‘cowardly acts of terror’ is trying his best to discredit the Sunday Times investigations team. Normally we ignore such small fry, but we believe our readers deserve to know the full story. Stephan Hofstatter, Mzilikazi wa Afrika and Rob Rose separate fact from fiction

Wave of discontent over pool on the rocks

The widely opposed tidal pool proposed for Umhlanga Rocks, north of Durban, is one decision away from becoming a reality.

Cops scour CCTV tape for Winelands murder clues

Police are examining CCTV footage recorded at the upmarket De Zalze Golf Estate, in Stellenbosch, following the brutal triple murder there earlier this week.

Learn to live with potholes

Johannesburg has admitted that it has no immediate fix for the blight of potholed roads despite increasing its projected expenditure on roads infrastructure by 250%.

Girl, 11 tells of great escape

Eleven-year-old Jamie de Wet screamed in terror, crying for her mother.

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Khune is not leaving, for now: agent

It seems those rumours about Kaizer Chiefs captain Itumeleng Khune moving to another team are not true.

Chelsea's Costa gets three-game ban

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been banned for three matches with immediate effect after being found guilty of a violent conduct charge, the Football Association announced Friday.

Watch: Proteas pay a surprise visit to an eleven-year-old fan

Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn, spend a day with eleven-year-old Kieron Adams of Southfield in the Cape. Watch Kieron's dream day with his heroes discussing life and cricket.

Ferrari unveil 2015 Formula One car

Ferrari Friday unveiled their car for the 2015 Formula One season in a video presentation on the team's website.

Agent confirms Paul Pogba will leave Juventus

France midfielder Paul Pogba will leave Serie A champions Juventus within the next two years, according to his agent.

No pimping your ride in Helen Zille's 'nanny state'

A dozen cars, spruced up as part of the pimp-my-ride sub-culture, were parked near the N1 City mall in Goodwood, Cape Town, many of which could be in breach of a city crackdown, which critics say is proof that premier Helen Zille is building a "nanny state".

Elephant: Shot, stuffed and shipped

How to deal with ‘frenemies’ at work

Despite benefits of ambivalent relationships in the workplace, there is more to be gained from having as many positive ones as possible

Water usage identified as important way to ease electricity crisis

Report comes as SA searches for quick fixes to address a crisis arising from breakdowns in Eskom’s ageing and poorly maintained fleet

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South Africans helping fight Boko Haram should be arrested: Defence Minister

The South Africans going to help the Nigerian army against terror group Boko Haram should be arrested on their return, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said, according to a media report.

Watch: Whistling at your mom advert goes viral

Earlier this month this video surfaced purportedly showing people unwittingly sexually harassing their own mothers on the streets of Lima. A lot of people took it at face value, but actually it was actually entirely staged by actors.