President Robert Mugabe says the "good times are coming" for Zimbabweans even as he lamented civil servants' low pay and revealed he earns about US12,000 (about R142,000) a month, it was reported on Friday.
The military chief and several top commanders of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Nusra Front have been reported killed in northwestern Syria, where the jihadist militia has been making major gains in recent months.
Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Pravin Gordhan lambasted opposition parties for suggesting that the ANC is calling for demarcation of some municipalities for political reasons, adding that "anyone who thinks so is talking absolute nonsense."
Former South African great Shaun Pollock Friday predicted the Proteas would win a first World Cup by beating Australia in the final, helping to make-up for his own personal setbacks against the four-time champions.
Zolani Tete, the IBF junior bantamweight champion, is hoping to give himself an early birthday present when he steps into a UK boxing ring to make a maiden title defence against Paul Butler at Liverpool's Echo Arena tonight.
From the indie band that brought you melodically spelt out words, obtusely offbeat drums, and an oriental string instrument, comes another album that seems to be about everyday occurrences in the trio’s flat.
We see it now: Last June I took Clicks to task about its misleading sale signs after a consumer complained that he’d decided to buy an electric blanket based on the shelf sign bearing the words: "Save 30%, All electric under blankets".
Venice is beautiful at any time of year but going in winter has some added allure, writes Anthony Horowitz. He recommends where to stay, which restaurants visit and what to do while you're visiting in this Italian city