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Hunt contradicts early-season statements‚ says Wits don't have squad as good as other sides

Gavin Hunt has claimed that Bidvest Wits do not have the squad that “other teams have”‚ contradicting early-season comments about having far more depth in his 2016-17 group.

National Orders bestowed on those who excel

People who have helped advance democracy‚ excelled in various endeavours and improved the lives of South Africans are being recognised through the National Orders awards.

Afrikaans more black than white

The language of Afrikaans remains a contested issue in South Africa.
South African Airways Acting Chief Executive Officer Nico Bezuidenhout Demonstrates Airliner Catering Stripping Operation

SAA’s cabin crew apply to change court date

The cabin crew of South African Airways wants the matter regarding their food allowances to be heard sooner than scheduled.

National minimum wage could hurt small firms and rural workers

South Africa will formally adopt a national minimum wage of R20.00 per hour on Worker’s Day next year.

Phahlane 'fix-it squad' warned off by Ipid

A team of cops formed by acting national police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane - some of its members are suspected of being involved in assassinations, kidnapping and torture - is of concern to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid), which is intensifying its investigations into the beleaguered general.

WATCH: This fan FREAK OUT when meeting Bonang

Her squad sure loves her and they are a dedicated lot.

Sundowns‚ SuperSport and Platinum in the Caf group stages – all you possibly need to know

South Africa’s three clubs competing in the Caf Champions League and Confederation Cup group stages now know their fate after the draw for the expanded four-pool format was made this week.

Advocate’s the best, bar none

Lawyers operate from courtrooms or offices, but “Advocate ” — as he calls himself — advises his clients from behind bars.

Husband in the dark about ’attorney’s’ double life

When career con artist Michayla Mentoor wanted to rent her neighbour’s Cape Town home, he said “God” had warned him against it.

Court errors foil justice

A convict who has fought farcical circumstances for almost four years for the right to appeal against his rape conviction hopes to hear today if his persistence will pay off.
The scene where two female suicide bombers blew themselves up on Wednesday, at a mobile phone market is cordoned off in the northern Nigerian city of Kano

Suicide bomber kills five troops in NE Nigeria

At least five soldiers were killed and another 40 injured when a Boko Haram jihadist rammed an explosives-laden pick-up truck into a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, security sources told AFP on Friday.

IN FULL: The alleged 'coup plot' hit list

A man has been arrested for seeking funding of an alleged coup plot targeting South African government leaders, including the president of the country.

Is freedom from racism possible?

South Africa can rid itself of racism but eliminating it would require a concerted effort‚ guests heard at a panel discussion at the Apartheid Museum on Freedom Day.

PAC stalwart Kgosana remembered as a ‘great revolutionary’

Gauteng Premier David Makhura said the picture of Philip Ata Kgosana leading a march in Cape Town in 1960 “will forever be etched in our minds”.

State recommends ‘coup plotter’ undergo mental evaluation

The office of the district public prosecutor has recommended that Elvis Ramosebudi‚ the man accused of plotting a coup by mass assassination‚ should undergo mental evaluation.

PhD at 23 but big test is yet to come — driving licence

A 23-year-old North West University student has become one of the youngest on the continent to achieve PhD. But getting there was not easy for Musawenkhosi Sourambe.

Security provided for opposition leaders at Pretoria rally as death threats 'common'

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said political party leaders were provided with security at Thursday’s Freedom Movement rally in Pretoria as death threats were common.

Zackie Achmat calls for united front to oust Zuma

“Jacob Zuma must go‚ Helen Zille must go. Our job is to organise.”

WATCH: Mandela’s granddaughter urges the people to call the government to order

Struggle icon Nelson Mandela’s eldest granddaughter‚ Ndileka Mandela‚ has called on South Africans not to forget how far they have come and to stand together to ensure peace and prosperity in the country.

Stormers slump to another record loss as season imploded

For a second week in a row the Stormers conceded a record score against a team from New Zealand as they plummeted to a third successive Super Rugby defeat.

Sundowns‚ SuperSport and Platinum in the Caf group stages – all you possibly need to know

South Africa’s three clubs competing in the Caf Champions League and Confederation Cup group stages now know their fate after the draw for the expanded four-pool format was made this week.

Jonevret compares Pirates to Wits: ‘Of course‚ you have to be honest‚ Orlando Pirates is not a top team right now’

Kjell Jonevret has said again that Orlando Pirates have problems in their squad in key areas‚ comparing his side’s depth to that of Absa Premiership second-placed title challengers Bidvest Wits.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is the first South African coach to claim the continent’s top honour. Picture credits: Gallo Images

Resurgent champions Sundowns prepare to wrestle top spot from leaders City

Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns can go to the top of the Absa Premiership for the first time this season should they beat Lamontville Golden Arrows at Princess Magogo Stadium on Friday night.

“I think Baroka deserved to win and they were the better team" - Pirates coach Jonevret

Orlando Pirates coach Kjell Jonevret said he felt sorry for the fans of his team at Orlando Stadium for a snatched 1-1 draw against Baroka FC on Wednesday night that he conceded Bucs deserved to lose.

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'I will fight to ensure my children are not slaves to Russia or Dubai' - Pityana

Save SA convenor Sipho Pityana vowed on Thursday to ensure his children were not slaves to Russia or Dubai.

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Don't be surprised if South African actress Terry Pheto pops up in a Hollywood blockbuster later this year.

Hawks arrest 'coup plotter' planning to assassinate prominent South Africans

The Hawks arrested a “coup plotter” on Wednesday who was allegedly planning to assassinate 19 people including members of the cabinet‚ state owned entities and prominent South Africans.
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SAA’S flight schedule back to normal after industrial action

South African Airways (SAA) said on Thursday its flight schedule had returned to normal after industrial action from cabin crew was brought to an end by a court interdict on Wednesday.
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