The South African president's office sent out a press release on Wednesday announcing new cabinet appointments for positions that do not exist, making April Fools of some local media.
Graciously conceding defeat is not something candidates in African elections have traditionally been very good at.
Turkish authorities rounded up over 30 suspected members of the radical leftist group behind a bloody hostage standoff that left a top Istanbul prosecutor dead and shocked the country.
Patric Craven has resigned from Cosatu following the firing of general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.
George Lebese’s assault case has been postponed again in the Pretoria Magistrates Court on Monday.
Lions head coach Johan Ackermann made three changes when he named his 23-man side to face the Vodacom Bulls in Saturday’s local Vodacom Super Rugby derby match against the Bulls.
Civil rights group AfriForum is preparing to report Cricket South Africa to the International Cricket Council regarding the Proteas race quota debacle at the World Cup in Australasia.
Former number one Tiger Woods has dropped out of the world top 100 for the first time in his career as he continues his battle against injuries and loss of form.
Serena Williams withdrew before the start of her BNP Paribas Open semi-final on Friday due to a knee problem, cutting short her return to the event following a 14-year boycott.
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton is ready to sign a new contract that, according to reports, could net him more than $40-million a year.
Muhammad Ali has shunned his compatriot Floyd Mayweather to support Manny Pacquiao in the long-awaited superfight on May 2, with his daughter hinting that Ali is less than impressed with Mayweather's lifestyle out of the ring.
The root of many arguments, memory is affected by mood and emotions.
We need to ask whether enterprises are being fostered at academic bodies, writes S’onqoba Maseko
A journey through music celebrating our rich heritage, but it's not déjà vu, writes Gwen Ansell
Cynthia Lennon, the British first wife of The Beatles' songwriter John Lennon, has died aged 75, the couple's son Julian said Wednesday.
Paris Hilton is set to take up a Las Vegas DJ residency and revealed she believes DJing is the right profession for her because she is such a lover of parties.
One Direction will lose a £10 million bonus because of Zayn Malik's departure.
The competition starts at 6am on Sunday, February 22, 2015, and ends at 10pm on Monday, March 2, 2015. The winner will be notified telephonically on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
Men who are hoping for offspring may need to eat more organic fruit.
People over 65 who drink diet cold drinks every day tend to expand their waistlines by much more than people who prefer other beverages.
The search is on for the best-tasting homemade chilli sauce in SA. So stir up some heat in the kitchen, bottle your best and you could win tablewide fame and hot prizes
It’s illegal for a supplier in the food chain to remove or alter a date mark, be it a best-before or a sell-by date, for obvious reasons.
Here are the winning shots and other top contenders from the March entries in the Sunday Times Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition.
A new, lightweight yet incredibly potent, stripped back version of the Porsche Boxster has been revealed ahead of the New York Auto Show.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorised imposing economic sanctions on US and foreign hackers, allowing the government to block the assets of persons involved in cyber attacks on US targets.
Carl Pistorius, brother of Paralympian hero and convicted killer Oscar Pistorius, will be charged in connection with a car accident in which he was seriously injured.
Europe yesterday prepared to draft even tougher sanctions against Russia over Ukraine as former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned of the danger of an increasingly isolated Kremlin fighting back.
The ANC should be worried by the EFF winning 10 percent of the votes in Gauteng in the general election, the EFF's Dali Mpofu said on Thursday.
Shrien Dewani, the British businessman acquitted of murdering his wife, Anni, on their honeymoon in South Africa, might face further questions, this time from a coroner in the UK, it has emerged.
In October, the Sunday Times Extra broke the story of a convicted drug dealer serving out a sentence that required him to sweep, clean and dust Chatsworth police station.
Sadtu members at ground level, especially those in the Eastern Cape, should wake up and smell the coffee.
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