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Super rugby to get female touch when the Australian official runs touch in match

Australia’s top female referee‚ Amy Perrett‚ will run touch in the crucial match‚ becoming the first female official in the tournament's history‚ 21 years after the game went professional.

Representatives of various parties pay last respects to Matshoge

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana Mashabane and Deputy Minister for Agriculture Bheki Cele were among those who gathered in Polokwane on Wednesday to pay their respects to Limpopo agriculture MEC Joyce Matshoge.

Parliament slates illegal strike by Nehawu members

Parliament has expressed serious concern over what it referred to as an unauthorised‚ unprotected and illegal work stoppage by members of the National Education Health and Allied Workers union (Nehawu) on Wednesday.

Man United make 'improved offer' for Dortmund's Mkhitaryan

Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Borussia Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan after making an "improved offer" for the midfielder, the Bundesliga club's CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has said.

Set minimum wage at R8‚000: PACSA

A community organisation which monitors food prices and wage movements is proposing that the national minimum wage under discussion be set at R8‚000.

Huge helium find in Tanzania

A Tanzanian helium find has allayed fears of a global shortage of the precious gas.

Under-fire Proteas coach Russell Domingo vows not to quit

Russell Domingo remains South Africa’s senior men's cricket head coach‚ for now.

Algeria foils jihadist mall attack plot: report

Algerian security services foiled an attempt by Islamic State group-linked militants to attack a shopping mall in the eastern city of Setif, a government newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Pakistan deports 500 Afghan refugees before registration deadline expires

Pakistani police have arrested at least 500 Afghan refugees in a northwestern border province and deported them as a security risk, officials said on Wednesday, a day before the expiry of a refugee registration deadline.

Mosimane warns against overloading rising star Keagan Dolly

Keagan Dolly is a wanted man and Pitso Mosimane has warned against overworking the much sought after Mamelodi Sundowns star.

David Cameron says economic difficulty ahead, won't abandon fiscal rules

Prime Minister David Cameron warned on Wednesday that Britain faces troubled economic times after it voted last week to leave the European Union, but said the government would not abandon its rules on limiting public spending.

Popular herbalist Muzi Zulu set to manage Zahara's sisters gospel album release

Zahara has enlisted the services of a popular KwaZulu-Natal herbalist Muzi Zulu to boost the singing career of her three sisters.

Nigerian outfit Enyimba fancy team's chances against SA champions Mamelodi Sundowns

Enyimba players have been talking up their team’s chances ahead of the Nigerian club's African Champions League clash with Mamelodi Sundowns at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Wednesday night (7pm).

The man behind the SABC protest photo that went viral

This is a story about the man behind a photograph that has sparked a national campaign of protest against censorship by state radio and television broadcaster the SABC.

Watch: Andre Slade's bizarre explanation about 'why blacks and whites are different'

Watch Sodwana Bay Guest House owner Andre Slade and his partner Katerina Krizani explain why they believe whites are different from blacks, even as they insist they are not racist.

Will the ANC play like Bafana Bafana?

South Africa is fast approaching a political turning point – and there are three scenarios that the ruling African National Congress is set to take us‚ according to an analysis from the Institute for Security Studies.

Listen: Minister Nathi Mthethwa launches anti-racism song

Hot on the heels of a fresh racist row at the Rivers Church involving Pastor Andre Olivie, who allegedly made racist remarks during a sermon - Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has unveiled an anti-racism song today in an effort to foster social cohesion and nation building.
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South African woman tells of ‘chaos’ during attack at Turkish airport

A South African woman who was caught in the random shooting during the suicide attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport on Tuesday described the ordeal as chaotic and horrible.

Power Report: Paying dearly for mistakes at the petrol pump

Filling up with petrol is a chore for me, an inconvenient pit stop on the way to somewhere else.

The devil wears blue, only those in yellow should be trusted: Jessie Duarte

The devil wears blue and only those in yellow attire should be trusted, ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte told Cape Town residents during election campaigning yesterday.

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Fear rules Joburg, but Cape Town is murder capital

Joburgers are South Africa's most fearful citizens, even though people are more likely to be murdered in Cape Town or sexually assaulted in Mangaung.

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Sundowns brace for bruising Champions League battle against physical Enyimba

Mental strength will be key when Mamelodi Sundowns takes on a physical Enyimba side in an African Champions League match in Atteridgeville on Wednesday night, kickoff is at 19h30.

Under-fire Proteas coach Russell Domingo vows not to quit

Russell Domingo remains South Africa’s senior men's cricket head coach‚ for now.
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SA under-23 side given rude awakening by Olympic rivals Japan

South Africa’s Under-23 side got a bitter taste of what they can expect at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August after they were thumped 4-1 by hosts Japan in a friendly match played in Matsumoto on Wednesday.

PSL newcomers Cape Town City FC finally launched in the Mother City

Cape Town City FC will make their bow in the 2016/17 Premier Soccer League season after the new franchise out of the ashes of Mpumalanga Black Aces was launched on Wednesday.

South African Kevin Anderson gets death threats after Wimbledon first round defeat

South African tennis ace Kevin Anderson received death threats just days after he was elected to the ATP Player Council.
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Toyota recalling 3.3 million vehicles globally over defects

Toyota said on Wednesday it is recalling 3.37 million vehicles globally over a pair of defects, in the latest hit for a Japanese auto industry hit by fuel-efficiency scandals and an exploding airbag crisis.

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”.

Using muti to intimidate colleagues is a dismissible offence

If society views a perpetrator of witchcraft as a ‘bad person’‚ then an employer can too, and can remove them from their environment, Bargaining Council finds

Local consumers remain distrustful of online business

Internet retail sales in SA still lag far behind global standards as nervous shoppers prefer face-to-face transactions

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Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung has cracked open the door for the possible return of three high-profile players who are on the glamour club’s transfer list.

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Outrage continued to simmer on social media on Tuesday over a weekend sermon by the head pastor at Rivers Church which many observers interpreted as suggesting that black people were lazy.

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