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Cape Town City down SuperSport to win Telkom Knockout final

When the year 2016 eventually comes to an end in 20 days time, hopefully it will carry over its capacity to surprise to the following year.

Blitzboks cruise into last eight in Cape Town

The Blitzboks continued where they left in Dubai last weekend by winning all three matches on day one of the Cape Town leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series yesterday to top Pool A.

Arsenal go top as West Ham drop into relegation zone

Arsenal shoved Chelsea off the top of the Premier League, if only for a day and by the slimmest of margins, after beating Stoke City 3-1 on Saturday while results elsewhere plunged troubled West Ham United into the drop zone.

Messi, Suarez finish off Osasuna to get Barca back on track

Barcelona put pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid by picking up their first win in four games as two second-half strikes from Lionel Messi and one from Luis Suarez secured a 3-0 win at struggling Osasuna on Saturday.

Watford beat Everton for the first time in nearly 30 years

Italy international Stefano Okaka scored either side of halftime to give Watford a 3-2 Premier League win over Everton on Saturday, their first victory over the Merseyside club in any competition since 1987.

Traditional marriage must return to the heart of humanity‚ says Cape Town Declaration

Cape Town’s name is attached to a worldwide campaign by conservatives to re-establish the traditional man-woman marriage as the bedrock of civilisation.

Unhappy sevens fans left stranded by unaccredited ticket seller

A group of 12 people‚ nine of whom flew in from foreign destinations‚ have not received tickets for the HSBC Cape Town Sevens tournament that they bought in July and will thus not be able to attend the matches.

Masutha fails to address ‘shambolic’ maintenance courts

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development Michael Masutha has yet to respond to a memorandum from the Democratic Alliance calling for increased funding to maintenance courts to ensure the efficient and compassionate handling of maintenance cases.

Pastor held ‘after telling 16-year-old congregation member to oil her body then raping her’

A Cape Town pastor has been arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old member of his congregation.

One person dead‚ another injured in armed robbery

A man was shot dead and a woman sustained minor stab wounds in an apparent armed robbery in Bryanston north of Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon.

Durban herbalist gets tongues wagging with ‘money suit’ at Sfiso Ncwane funeral

Durban herbalist‚ Andile Dlamini has drawn major criticism on social media‚ after he arrived at Sfiso Ncwane’s funeral in his trademark money suit.

Apps to keep kids thinking and learning even during school holidays

As the summer holidays draw near in many parts of the world, parents shouldn’t be surprised if kids choose to fill their days with technology.

A new meningitis screening test could help cut South Africa’s HIV/AIDS deathtoll

South Africa has launched the world’s largest national screening programme to detect cryptococcal meningitis – an AIDS-defining fungal opportunistic infection in patients living with HIV – sooner than it would have been picked up in the past.

Menzi Ngubane overcome with emotion at Sfiso Ncwane funeral

Popular actor Menzi Ngubane joined thousands of fans in paying their last respects to gospel star Sfiso Ncwane at a funeral service at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday morning.

Safa officials confirm R45 million loss at the mother body's 25th anniversary

South African Football Association (Safa) officials confirmed on Saturday that they had recorded a R45million loss in the financial year ended July 2016.

Use Chapter 9 institutions: Zuma urges South Africans

President Jacob Zuma on Saturday urged South Africans to use the Chapter 9 institutions to highlight any possible violations of their rights as stated in the Constitution.

WATCH: Mother beats child at a Joburg restaurant

A video showing a mother smacking her apparently disabled son at a restaurant in Fourways north of Johannesburg earlier this week is causing outrage on social media. Caxton Greater Joburg North

5 touching moments from Sfiso Ncwane's funeral

Friends‚ family‚ high-profile personalities and thousands of loving fans packed Moses Mabhida Stadium‚ Durban‚ on Saturday to pay their final respects to gospel star Sfiso Ncwane.

WATCH: PE road rage incident turns violent

What started off as an alleged road rage incident turned violent in Summerstand on Tuesday.

State moves to cut procurement costs by R25bn in two years

The government has started the process of renegotiating all contracts it has through the chief procurement officer in a bid to save money.

Prophets of Dettol and vomit raise religious commissioner's ire

Hot on the heels of the "prophet of Doom" are Prophet Phumzile Topi who is alleged to have made his congregants fall ill after giving them a liquid substance and Prophet Rufus Phala who offered his followers Dettol - shocking the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Cultural‚ Religious and Linguistic Communities.

WATCH: How we survive the critics - Tobeka Madida-Zuma defiant at Ncwane memorial

President Jacob Zuma's wife Tobeka Madida-Zuma told mourners at a packed eThekwini Community Church on Thursday that she "brushes off everything" that is said about her husband.

Cape Town City down SuperSport to win Telkom Knockout final

When the year 2016 eventually comes to an end in 20 days time, hopefully it will carry over its capacity to surprise to the following year.

Safa officials confirm R45 million loss at the mother body's 25th anniversary

South African Football Association (Safa) officials confirmed on Saturday that they had recorded a R45million loss in the financial year ended July 2016.

Blitzboks cruise into last eight in Cape Town

The Blitzboks continued where they left in Dubai last weekend by winning all three matches on day one of the Cape Town leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series yesterday to top Pool A.

‘I am not sure whether Kashima Antlers what they are up against,' says Teko Modise

Teko Modise says playing in the Fifa Club World Cup in Japan will rank among the greatest achievements of his storied football career.

Arsenal go top as West Ham drop into relegation zone

Arsenal shoved Chelsea off the top of the Premier League, if only for a day and by the slimmest of margins, after beating Stoke City 3-1 on Saturday while results elsewhere plunged troubled West Ham United into the drop zone.

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