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Without financial literacy ‘rewards of financial access can’t be realised’‚ study finds

As they lack in financial literacy‚ a large part of the SA “populace might have to depend on hearsay or friends and family for such skills”.

JSE opens higher as hawkish Fed concerns fade

The JSE opened higher on Tuesday as concern about imminent US rate hikes eased‚ boosting property and banking stocks.

England coach Sam Allardyce open to selecting foreign-born players

England manager Sam Allardyce is keen to leave the door open for foreign-born players to enter the national team set-up and has told British media he would have no problem picking a player who qualified only through residency.

Nepal bans Indian police couple for faking Everest climb

Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on an Indian couple who faked photographs purporting to show them at the top of Mount Everest, an official said Tuesday.

Conte wants Chelsea to learn from last year's experience

Chelsea went on to finish a lowly 10th last season after their title defence went up in smoke but they have won all three league games so far this term to be level on points with leaders Manchester City, behind only on goal difference.

Mexico police chief fired over execution allegations

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto fired federal police chief Enrique Galindo on Monday over allegations police summarily executed at least 22 suspected members of a drugs cartel and killed eight others during a protest.

David Guetta is heading to SA for Ultra Music Festival 2017

Get your dancing shoes on! International house music maestro David Guetta is heading to South Africa.

Developers start crowdfunding campaign to find homes for evicted Woodstock families

The developers who want to evict 23 families from Woodstock in Cape Town have given R50 000 to a crowdfunding initiative to help them find affordable homes in the area.

Bangladesh upholds Islamist tycoon's death sentence

A wealthy tycoon who was a chief financier for Bangladesh's largest Islamist party could be executed in days after losing his final appeal Tuesday against a death sentence from a controversial war crimes tribunal.

Thailand's first halal hotel hopes to help boost Muslim arrivals

Predominately Buddhist Thailand has opened its first halal hotel as hopes to attract more Muslim visitors and boost one of the few bright spots in its economy.

Italy rescues 6,500 migrants from Mediterranean

Some 6,500 migrants were saved off the Libyan coast in 40 separate rescue missions on Monday, the Italian coast guard said on Twitter, in one of the largest influxes of refugees in a single day so far this year.

Do more for South Sudan refugees, says a top UN official

The international community must respond to the refugee crisis caused by fighting in South Sudan in the same way it responded to the crisis in Europe, the UN refugee chief said in Uganda on Monday.

Seasoned Situ carries the flag to Paralympics

Medals are like water off a duck's back for Zanele Situ.

‘White learners complained they are being taught k**** music’: Education MEC outlines the issues and actions

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said that a resolution has been reached and all hostilities at the Pretoria High School for Girls will cease.

OPINION: Why the stalemate over Gordhan suits Zuma’s long-term strategy

There is a wonderful term in chess that describes a situation in which one is forced to move‚ and whatever move made‚ makes one’s position weaker.

Eastern Cape ANC branches make 'Zuma-must-go' call

ANC branches in Buffalo City and Nelson Mandela Bay became the first party structures in Eastern Cape to call for President Jacob Zuma's removal after the party's disastrous local government election results.

Facebook ‘unfriends’ pro-Pravin Gordhan group for growing ‘too fast’

Facebook has shut down growing support on the social network for embattled Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

DA Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba to sell Pikitup

As you step out of the lift at the Johannesburg mayor's office, two happy faces greet you from the facing wall: portraits of President Jacob Zuma and his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, both grinning naughtily like elderly schoolboys.

Has the DA in Gauteng softened its stance on e-tolls?

The Democratic Alliance in Gauteng appears to have taken a softer stance against e-tolls since it assumed power in two metros.

Converting tweets into feet: can Zimbabwe’s social media activism oust Robert Mugabe?

Protests against the rule of Zimbabwe’s ageing president, Robert Mugabe, have become commonplace in recent months. In one of the latest incidents on August 24, police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse a “Mugabe Must Go” protest in the capital Harare.

WATCH: 'I’m going to die in Africa!' Listen to this child's commentary as lion charges car in Kruger Park

An upset daughter gives her parents a piece of her mind after a lion charges the family's car in the Kruger National Park.

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Western Province rope in New Zealand coach

Western Province are tapping in to the attacking expertise of Blues specialist skills coach Paul Feeney.

Mosimane appeals to Mashaba to excuse Sundowns players from Bafana Bafana duty

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane took the unusual step of a public forum to call for some of his club’s Premier Soccer League assignments to be postponed and for his players to be left out of the national team to prepare for their upcoming African Champions League semifinal.

England coach Sam Allardyce open to selecting foreign-born players

England manager Sam Allardyce is keen to leave the door open for foreign-born players to enter the national team set-up and has told British media he would have no problem picking a player who qualified only through residency.

Foxes relish rubbing shoulders with Euro rivals

Leicester's defence of the English Premier League title is up and running but on Saturday it was impossible to escape the glamour and glitz of the Champions League.

Not if, but when, for SA

Sometime today South Africa will dull the disappointment of last season's campaign by winning the second Test at Centurion and with it their series against New Zealand.

The 2017 Range Rover is the most powerful and hi-tech in history

The Range Rover is already renowned for its off-road capabilities and benchmark setting levels of luxury but with its latest refresh, Land Rover's flagship SUV is about to make a name for itself in terms of semi-autonomous driving and connected car technology, too.

An ombud’s guide to dealing with high-maintenance complainants

There has been a steady increase in unreasonable conduct on the part of people complaining to the Ombudsman for Long Term Insurance‚ fuelled by what Ron McLaren describes as “anger‚ frustration and an exaggerated sense of entitlement”.

Steel industry body seeks relief from harmful tariffs

The National Employers’ Association of SA objects to the tariffs and the new pricing model

Prasa circumvented its chief financial officer

Acting Prasa CEO exposes the scale of the rot under former CEO Lucky Montana

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Pretoria Girls High School is facing a furious backlash after allegedly instructing black school pupils to straighten their hair.

Pretoria Girls High protest about more than just black girls’ hair‚ says pupil’s guardian

A parent at Pretoria Girls High School says the issue at the school is not just about hair‚ but about “plain racism”.

Penny Lebyane sells furniture to pay off debt - Reports

Penny Lebyane reportedly had to part ways with some of her furniture recently, after it was sold off at an auction in the Randburg Sheriff's office to repay a debt of R65 830.

Thuli fears being Hawks's next target

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says the battle between the Hawks and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has made her wonder whether she is next.

'Can we be BLACK in peace?' - Celebs join #StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh fight

Some of the country's most famous faces have added their voices to the calls of outrage at Pretoria High School for Girls, defending black students' rights to wear their hair naturally in the classroom.

WATCH: 'I’m going to die in Africa!' Listen to this child's commentary as lion charges car in Kruger Park

An upset daughter gives her parents a piece of her mind after a lion charges the family's car in the Kruger National Park.

WATCH: Black Motion's Thabo and girlfriend serve relationship goals in this dance-off

So, it's hardly any secret that Black Motion's Thabo Mabongwane can burn a hole into any dance floor. But, did you know his girlfriend, Rakgadi Koetle, also boasts some spellbinding dance skills?

‘Everybody needs to calm down over Gordhan’: Duarte attacks ‘dangerous’ talk by SACP

African National Congress (ANC) deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte has called on all South Africans to remain calm in the wake of the battle between the Hawks and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Women fondling each other and booze: Cassper's new music video is here

Cassper Nyovest has released the music video for his song Monate So, and boy, has it got fans hot under the collar.

KZN sex video teacher arrested‚ due in court on Monday

The teacher in the KwaZulu-Natal high school sex video has been arrested and will appear in court on Monday morning.