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Tanking economy can only get worse

Manufactures might have saved South Africa from slipping into a recession, but it is merely the gloss on a tanking economy dragged down by poor government policies and falling commodity prices.

Parliament shuts door

Police have been given express authority to draw a ring of steel around parliament after striking Nehawu members caused suspension of its business yesterday.

Switcheroo in KZN

The newly elected KwaZulu-Natal leadership of the ANC lost no time before flexing its muscles with the announcement yesterday that its chairman, Sihle Zikalala, will be "deployed" to the provincial legislature.

Good old Margate still the holiday treat

If you are looking for some fun in the sun this festive season head down to Margate.

Death test a heartbeat away

It's enough to make your heart beat a little faster, this new study that suggests that your heartbeat rate when you are at rest can be used as a "death test" - a predictor of your chances of keeling over in the next two decades.

Solar powers heart of winery

The carbon footprint of your next glass of wine could soon be trimmed after a major South African wine manufacturer unveiled a project to reduce its annual carbon emissions by 1200 tons of carbon dioxide.

Kohli on the swipe early on

Good thing Virat Kohli and Dale Steyn are mates because the Saffer could easily have thought the skipper was dissing him yesterday.

Lizo's move to the Bulls a 'pure rugby decision'

Prop Lizo Gqoboka, described as a "diamond" by Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais, says his decision to leave the Kings had nothing to do with the union's financial fiasco.

Pirates on the back foot ahead of final

Etoile du Sahel might have the advantage but you cannot write Orlando Pirates off, said Buccaneers coach Eric Tinkler yesterday as the two teams intensified their preparations for the CAF Confederation Cup second leg final.

SA has no special dispensation from terrorist attacks

Setbacks on the battlefields of Iraq and Syria, where Islamic State is trying to establish a caliphate governed by strict sharia law, might have spurred the jihadists to change strategy and focus on soft targets in Europe and elsewhere.

The Big Read: Terror already at large in SA

Two years ago, the killing started in earnest.

Eskom sees the light

Eskom's CEO has promised a winter free of load-shedding if his plans don't get derailed.

Finance minister 'concerned' by leadership crisis at SAA

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene is "concerned" that senior management changes at South African Airways are hampering the carrier's efforts to become financially stable and has asked for a briefing from the board.

China sends in the clones

The world's largest animal cloning factory is under construction in China, with plans to churn out dogs, horses and up to a million beef cattle a year.

Somewhere Else: Sun, fun and near death

What do you get when you mix a yacht, a dog called Zowie and an island? Lots of fun, yapping and a near-drowning.

On the up and up: Unleash your inner monkey

There's more monkey in kids than we realise.

Emmy winner misses SABC cut

Rehad Desai's documentary on the Marikana strike and massacre, Miners Shot Down, won yet another prestigious award yesterday, in New York - the International Emmy for best documentary feature film.

Braxton's lung power a concern for Joburg fest

American singer Tamar Braxton is yet to confirm whether she will be performing at the first BET Experience Africa festival next month.

Adele on fast track with '25'

British songbird Adele is headed for a world record and her album sales show no signs of slowing down.