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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Cape Town pastor has been arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old member of his congregation.
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‚ Andile Dlamini has drawn major criticism on social media‚ after he arrived at Sfiso Ncwane’s funeral in his trademark money suit.
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.
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.
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.
Struggle veteran Beata Lipman‚ who wrote out the orginal 1955 Freedom Charter‚ has died. She was in her late 80s.
President Jacob Zuma has signed proclamations authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate certain matters in respect of the affairs of two district municipalities and a provincial department.
An investigative report released by the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has highlighted the need to break down barriers preventing women from flourishing in the judiciary.
The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has paid over half a million rand to motorists who made claims for damage of their vehicles caused by potholes.
President Jacob Zuma’s decision to accept a recommendation that top public officials receive no salary increase this year shows that “those that govern us do not exist in a golden bubble”‚ the South African Reward Association (SARA) said.
Twitter users have been in a frenzy with speculation over what would be the outcome if EFF leader Julius Malema were to become president of the country.
The Young Communist League (YCL) has called for its chairperson‚ Yershen Pillay‚ to head the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA)‚ saying he is the only competent leader among the shortlisted candidates.
Congress of South African Trade Unions leader S'dumo Dlamini‚ a known ally of President Jacob Zuma‚ on Friday outlined the qualities he wants the next leader of the African National Congress to have when Zuma's term of office as party leader comes to an end in 2017.
Public universities have not sufficiently transformed in the past 20 years and discrimination remains prevalent‚ particularly on the ground of race‚ gender‚ disability‚ and socio-economic class.
It’s all systems go for the homecoming umgidi ceremony of fluent Xhosa-speaking teenager Chad Baling, 18, after he successfully underwent the ancient Xhosa ulwaluko initiation rite to manhood.
Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board member Krish Naidoo on Friday told Parliament’s ad hoc committee conducting an inquiry into the public service broadcaster about governance gaps which allowed decisions to be made without input from the board.