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Climate-addled jet streams boost drought, flood: study

Global warming amplifies severe droughts and floods by disrupting jet streams, the powerful high-altitude air currents that move west-to-east across the northern hemisphere, researchers said Monday.

US researchers develop rapid blood test for TB

US researchers on Monday said they have developed a fast blood test for tuberculosis that could speed diagnosis and treatment of the serious and sometimes fatal bacterial infection.

Elon Musk's new co could allow uploading, downloading thoughts: Wall Street Journal

Tesla Inc founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk has launched a company called Neuralink Corp through which computers could merge with human brains, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Which supermarket makes SA's most decadent peppermint-caramel dessert?

There's no denying South Africans have a real sweet spot for Peppermint Crisp pudding. To help you buy the best, we put peppermint-caramel desserts from three leading supermarkets to the taste test

Arrested men's link to Gauteng taxi rapes hinges on ID parade‚ MEC says

The Gauteng department of community safety is uncertain whether there is a syndicate operating in Gauteng‚ pouncing on unsuspecting female taxi commuters‚ robbing them and in some instances raping them.

Rand plunges as Zuma orders Gordhan to return from overseas investor trip

The rand reversed its strong early morning gains on Monday at midday following a report that President Jacob Zuma recalled Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from an investor trip to the UK and US.

Trump poised to roll back climate protections

US President Donald Trump will on Tuesday roll back a slew of environmental protections enacted by Barack Obama, in a bid to untether the fossil fuel industry.

Mantashe ducks questions about Gordhan recall

ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe skirted around the controversy surrounding finance minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas after President Jacob Zuma recalled them from an international investor tour without any explanation.

'Chicago' set to razzle-dazzle Durban audiences

It’s 6pm on a Thursday night and there are about 20 people sitting in a circle in the drama studio of Glenwood High School. It may be a small group but the rousing applause that follows Charon Williams-Ros’ rendition of 'When you’re good to Mama' is equal to that of a full house. 

Bafana hold dominant record against Tuesday night's opponents Angola

South Africa will go into Tuesday night’s friendly with Angola holding a dominant record against their opponents that has seen them taste defeat in just one of their previous 12 meetings.

Mayor‚ MEC to visit site of Durban factory blaze

MEC for economic development‚ tourism and environmental affairs Sihle Zikalala and eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede will on Tuesday visit the site of fire which has been burning since Friday.

Zuma wants Standard Bank's application in the Gupta case struck off the roll

President Jacob Zuma has found himself caught in the legal dispute between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Gupta-controlled companies.

WATCH: Workers discover 60 grenades‚ AK-47s in Randburg shop

Police in Gauteng recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition at a building in Randburg on Monday after receiving a tip-off from a contractor busy with alterations.

Malema wanted money from me‚ claims Minister Mokonyane

A "hurt" Water and Sanitation Minister and ANC NEC member‚ Nomvula Mokonyane‚ has launched a scathing attack on EFF leader Julius Malema‚ accusing him of calling her eight days in a row in December wanting money.

'Give us clarity‚' pleads business following Zuma's Gordhan bombshell

The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) has called on President Jacob Zuma to explain why he has called Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan back from an Invest SA roadshow and cancelled his deputy‚ Mcebisi Jonas' trip to the same event.

WATCH: Shocking video emerges of KZN community assaulting alleged rapist

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT - Shocking video footage has emerged of community members assaulting a suspected rapist on the back of a security vehicle in KwaZulu-Natal.

WATCH: The lady in the yellow dress gets Rebbecca Malope to 'open' for her at Hlaudi concert

When the lady in the yellow dress rolled into town for Hlaudi Motsoeneng's homecoming party, even gospel legend Rebecca Malope was relegated to supporting act status.

Dlamini 'can't be touched'

President Jacob Zuma's willingness to act against incompetent or corrupt ministers is entwined with the ANC's succession battle.

New loo is water-wise and flush with praise

Say bye-bye to pit latrines and hello to the latest village toilet, the Lali Loo, which even has President Jacob Zuma excited.

Bafana hold dominant record against Tuesday night's opponents Angola

South Africa will go into Tuesday night’s friendly with Angola holding a dominant record against their opponents that has seen them taste defeat in just one of their previous 12 meetings.
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Stormers lose four more players to injury ahead of Cheetahs clash

The Stormers will go into this weekend’s Super Rugby clash against the Cheetahs without wing Seabelo Senatla‚ prop Wilco Louw and flank Rynhardt Elstadt after suffering foot‚ sternum and ankle injuries respectively.

"I'll even compete to play at left-back if Bafana need me" - goalkeeper Darren Keet

Until the current generation of Bafana Bafana players win something‚ it would be difficult to call them the greatest national team ever assembled‚ goalkeeper Darren Keet said on Monday.

Injuries could force Da Gama to shuffle his deck ahead of Angola encounter

Injuries to four key players have left Bafana Bafana caretaker coach Owen da Gama with plenty to think about ahead of Tuesday night’s friendly international against Angola.

Faf axed from Springbok training group

Lions scrumhalf Faf de Klerk appears to be the highest profile casualty of coach Allister Coetzee’s second season at the helm of the Springboks after he was omitted from a training squad named on Monday.

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Pretoria man gets death threats after being mistaken for Spur bully

A Pretoria man says his life has been turned upside down after he was falsely identified as the man who aggressively grabbed a woman and threatened to assault her at a Spur restaurant in Johannesburg.

WATCH: ANCYL protesters push through boom gates at KZN mall

ANC Youth League protesters pushed through boom gates at the Ballito Junction shopping mall to demand that local youth be employed there.

Durban factory blaze 'up there with the biggest' fires in South African history

The massive Durban south factory fire continued to rage on Saturday morning, keeping Durban blanketed by a thick black cloud of smoke.

Cynthia Shange's brutally honest speech at Joe Mafela memorial: We are not happy

Veteran actress Cynthia Shange took to the podium at Joe Mafela's memorial to pay tribute to a man who she has known for 43 years. She didn't waste the opportunity and publicly denounced the entertainment and acting business in South Africa.

Joe Mafela's family says Grace Bible Church wanted to charge R89k for memorial service

The family of the late Joe Mafela has been forced to seek an alternative venue after the Grace Bible Churc wanted to charge them R89,000 for the actor's memorial service.

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WATCH: ‘I’m terrified’ - Man brings axe to fight over parking space

The man swings his axe threateningly into a security gate. Behind the gate‚ the woman screams in terror. (WARNING: Explicit Language).

Home Affairs confident of resolving 'Dutchman' Kamohelo Mokotjo debacle

South Africa’s department of Home Affairs are confident that they can solve the eligibility issue surrounding Kamohelo Mokotjo to enable him to play for Bafana Bafana against Guinea-Bissau on Saturday‚ a spokesman told Times Media Digital on Wednesday.

Herman Mashaba launches Johannesburg traffic congestion hotline

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