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Manchester derby is 'game of the season', says United's Herrera

Manchester United's match against Manchester City in the Premier League on Thursday is "the game of the season" and will play a decisive role in both teams' chances of finishing in the top four, midfielder Ander Herrera has said.

Bus-truck crash in Kenya kills at least 26

At least 26 people were killed and many others injured in a head-on crash between a bus and a truck on the highway between Nairobi and Kenya's second city Mombasa, police said Tuesday.

Jozi reunited: Da L.E.S & Ishmael planning a mega comeback

Da L.E.S and Ishmael who formed one part 'Muthaland crunk pioneers' Jozi are making a comeback and their upcoming single is apparently pure flames.

Four-goal Newcastle United romp back to Premier League

Newcastle United sparked a noisy promotion party by beating 10-man Preston North End 4-1 at a packed St James' Park on Monday to ensure a return to the Premier League at the first attempt.

Your pretty gel pedi could lead to an ugly fungal infection

Pedicured toenails may come at a cost - and it is not pretty at all. Johannesburg podiatrist Megan Maddocks says a recent spate of fungal infections among her patients has raised concern about the safety of pedicures and manicures.

US extradites ex-intel chief back to Colombia

US immigration officials said Monday that the former head of Colombia's defunct DAS intelligence service has been extradited to his home country to face charges of psychologically torturing a journalist.

South Korea tourist numbers plummet in China boycott

South Korea's tourist industry has been hammered by China's boycott over the deployment of US missile defence system, with visitor numbers from the Asian giant plummeting 40 percent in March, statistics showed.

Taxi driver killed in suspected hit

A driver of a Randburg Taxi Association patrol car was gunned down and killed in Braamfontein on Monday‚ police said.

Wildlife petting industry under scrutiny in wake of recent attacks

Multiple attacks in March and April have prompted conservation groups and the head of South African Tourism to seriously re-evaluate the “wildlife petting” industry.

Nkandla hearing resumes

Sibusiso Chonco‚ the first of 10 public works officials to face disciplinary action over the R246-million upgrade to President Jacob Zuma’s homestead‚ has appeared before a hearing.

Taxis sick of blood-sucking animal called Uber

Gauteng meter taxi drivers have distanced themselves from a message on social media threatening violence against Uber drivers.

Trump's first 100 days: a chaotic discovery of power

From the resounding setbacks in Congress to the stunning policy flip-flops, Donald Trump has certainly been confronted with a steep learning curve in his opening months at the White House.

Tshwane metro police chief’s future to be discussed at special council sitting

Tshwane metro police chief Steven Ngobeni's conduct will come under scrutiny at a special council committee meeting on Tuesday.

Ntlemeza to fight Mbalula’s instruction barring him from work

Axed Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza plans to challenge police minister Fikile Mbalula’s instruction that he should not return to work.

Gloves are off: Ramaphosa realises he will have to fight to lead South Africa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the gloves off in the contest to become the nation’s next leader, delivering a scathing speech criticising “the rot” and widespread patronage plaguing the ruling African National Congress.

White people in South Africa still hold the lion’s share of all forms of capital

The role of “white monopoly capital” in post-apartheid South Africa has been in the news lately. In the South African context, it can be understood as the white population’s extensive control over the country’s economy.
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Serena Williams hits back at 'racist' comments about her unborn baby

Tennis star Serena Williams has lambasted comments made about her unborn child allegedly by former world number one Ilie Nastase, labelling his remarks 'racist'.

'I cried when it hit me people could be so kind': Patrons secretly pay cash-strapped couple's bill

Amy and Mark Barnard saved R1000 during their first year of marriage to treat themselves to a special anniversary supper at The Chef's Table in Umhlanga‚ north of Durban.

Family ties: Zuma's grand plan to retain power

President Jacob Zuma may maintain his political clout well after he relinquishes office if his ex-wife and mother of four of his children, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, succeeds him.

Mbalula's response to a defiant Berning Ntlemeza - in 10 quotes

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula had no shortage of things to say after former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza pitched up for work on Monday.

The Big Read: Wake up! SA has been gutted

One by one the institutions of our democracy have been perverted. Thank God for the courts, writes Justice Malala

Manchester derby is 'game of the season', says United's Herrera

Manchester United's match against Manchester City in the Premier League on Thursday is "the game of the season" and will play a decisive role in both teams' chances of finishing in the top four, midfielder Ander Herrera has said.

Pirates draw Arrows‚ Supersport to face Chippa in Nedbank Cup semifinals

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced that the Nedbank Cup final will be played at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on June 24.

Four-goal Newcastle United romp back to Premier League

Newcastle United sparked a noisy promotion party by beating 10-man Preston North End 4-1 at a packed St James' Park on Monday to ensure a return to the Premier League at the first attempt.

Tete's head in the clouds after title in the sky

After a weekend drenched in tears following the death of his former trainer Nick Durandt, Zolani Tete became the dual world champion while on a flight from the UK to South Africa.

Maria's return stokes the fires

Not much fazes Roberta Vinci after 16 years as a professional. But the maelstrom swirling around her opening match in Stuttgart against Maria Sharapova will test even the Italian's vast experience.

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Prepare to fork out more millions for Nkandla upgrades

The government is gearing up to lavish more taxpayer funds on President Jacob Zuma's controversial Nkandla homestead, which has already been upgraded at a cost to the country of R246-million.

Eskom-linked firm ‘donated’ R1.7m to ANC birthday bash

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Cries of dying kids haunt cop at Bronkhorstspruit crash

The screams of dying children trapped in a flaming minibus taxi will haunt Sergeant David Mbonani forever.

Mbalula has power to bar Ntlemeza from entering Hawks HQ on Monday: DA

Police minister Fikile Mbalula has the power to bar axed former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza from entering the Hawks HQ from Monday – regardless of the fact that Ntlemeza is appealing against his sacking‚ the Democratic Alliance says.

Photographer documents SA's youth carving out their own anti-born-free identities

For just over a decade Soweto-born photographer Musa N Nxumalo has been documenting the social lives of black youth in Johannesburg.
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