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Zuma shows nothing but disdain for the constitution: Sipho Pityana

President Jacob Zuma was roasted yesterday and his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, tore a strip off the Hawks for their bull-in-a-china-shop handling of the Pravin Gordhan case.
Herman Mashaba a business man who is DA member running for the Johannesburg Mayoral candidate at his home in Athol.

Trade-offs in Mashaba's Jozi cabinet

At least two opposition parties in coalition with the DA in Johannesburg look set to feature in mayor Herman Mashaba's cabinet.

'We must deal with factionalism'

The ANC in Limpopo intends to investigate how factionalism in the party affected the outcome of the local government elections in the province.

Townships paying up for crime

Township crime means residents have to pay more for many services, or even do without them.

'Outlook grim for varsities'

There is no hope for South Africa's universities.

Number of South Africans on the rise

South Africa now has 55,908,900 people, Statistics SA has calculated.

ConCourt criticises state for tardiness

The Constitutional Court has warned the government and the legislature not to waste time in amending laws found to be unconstitutional.

Traingate: Corbyn rails at Branson

Richard Branson has been labelled a "tax exile" who is "laughing all the way to the bank" by Jeremy Corbyn's campaign manager, while the Labour leader threatened Branson with renationalisation of the railways.

Oligarchs, diamonds, princes

South African black diamonds, Russian oligarchs and Saudi princes are among those vying for the Kirstenbosch Crown Jewels.

'Flying bum' crashes on test flight

The world's longest aircraft, the Airlander 10 airship, has crash-landed after a test flight in Bedfordshire, England, its British manufacturer Hybrid Air Vehicles said yesterday.

Online game that can bring peace to warring world

Where can peace-builders hone their skill to bring peace to conflict-ridden countries without real-life consequences? Online.

The skinny on a sugar tax

The Department of Health has supported a proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, saying "taxes are an excellent mediator of consumer behaviour".

Ndoro does the trick

Orlando Pirates proved that pre-season form can sometimes be deceiving as they romped to a 3-1 win over Lamontville Golden Arrows, courtesy of Tendai Ndoro's hat-trick in their Absa Premiership match last night.

Koch to prop up Boks in the battle

Tighthead prop Vincent Koch replaces injured Julian Redelinghuys in the only change to the South Africa team for the Rugby Championship second-round Test against Argentina in Salta on Saturday.

Lewis: This season has been my biggest test

Lewis Hamilton says winning the world championship this year would mean more than his previous three titles, because a litany of mechanical problems and his intense rivalry with Nico Rosberg have turned this season into his biggest challenge.

Swagger to Cavaliers

The mere fact that the Boland Cavaliers are travelling to Ellis Park to face the Golden Lions in a Currie Cup clash tomorrow is a measure of success in itself.

SA deserves better handling of Pravin Gordhan affair

Be vigilant! This is the code we should all subscribe to as we deal with politicians and public officials behaving badly.

The Big Read: Gender's not just Adam and Eve

If she kept losing, there would be no fuss. But Caster Semenya was winning, and winning big, and so the questions started all over again.

Public unprotected

In South Africa's twisted version of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tony Stark (Iron Man) - a rich, spoilt billionaire with a fabulous house - is played by President Jacob Zuma.

Inflation settles but rand trips up rate cut

Headline inflation has settled near the upper end of the Reserve Bank's target band of 3%-6% but the bank's monetary policy will remain flexible, governor Lesetja Kganyago said yesterday.

UK economy rises to the occasion

The UK economy is responding well to Brexit. Early indications show exports are rising, construction companies are landing big contracts and even housing sales are relatively resilient.

Prints charming: Bounty in the Rich Factory

Rina Chunga is the latest local designer creating waves with clothing made using African print.

Resurrection man: Activism is back in fashion

South Africans might think that standing ovations after fashion shows are an obligatory and polite gesture. However, when people rose out of their chairs after Lukhanyo Mdingi's collection at South African Menswear Week in Cape Town, they did so with real gusto.

Baggy is in eye of the beholder

If swimmer Roland Schoeman were serious about being involved in the design of the next Olympic team's gear, he would have to fork out R25-million. This is according to SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee president Gideon Sam.

Green style: I scream, you scream, we all scream for I Scream

Cape Town entrepreneur Zaid Philander is changing the design world one bag at a time with his über-stylish eco-friendly design company, I Scream & Red.

Here's looking at you, Babes

She might not be the ideal quiz night team member but Babes Wodumo is a breath of fresh air in an entertainment industry often ruled by hot air.

'Umlilo' joins 'Ashes to Ashes' on the scrapheap

Call the pallbearers - e.tv is to bury yet another one of its popular shows next month.

The Rock rakes in the biggest bucks

Dwayne Johnson, also known as The Rock, has been named as the highest-earning actor of 2016.