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Zuma told to toe the legal line

Either follow the law or the law will follow you. This is the stern warning to the government from former national director of public prosecutions advocate Vusi Pikoli.

Pistorius parole zero hour

The parole review board will meet on September 18 to consider whether to release Oscar Pistorius on correctional supervision.

EFF calls for Habib's removal

The Economic Freedom Fighters have vowed to campaign for the removal of Wits vice-chancellor Adam Habib, whom it accuses of prejudice.

We'll be back, folks, vows anchor

Staff at a television station in Virginia, US, yesterday observed a moment of silence for two co-workers shot dead the day before during a live broadcast.

Boundary battle rages

The DA is to take the Municipal Demarcation Board to court over the way it is redefining the boundaries of councils.

Settlements' unsettling failures

The Gauteng department of human settlements had virtually no good news for the provincial legislature portfolio committee that oversees its work when it reported to the committee in Tshwane yesterday.

Mogul sex complaint

Criminal charges of sexual assault have been laid against businessman Sidney Frankel, a Johannesburg lawyer said yesterday.

In his element in the ocean and saving lives

Saving lives is all Robin Fortuin has known.

Usain, Justin, Anaso

Eastern Cape prospect Anaso Jobodwana, who has orbited the greats of world sprinting since the 2012 Olympics, touched down last night on planet podium as he powered to a share of third place in the 200m at the Bird's Nest in Beijing - behind Jamaican legend Usain Bolt and America's Justin Gatlin.

Tokyo Sexwale still considering bid to run for FIFA's top job

South African businessman and former human settlements minister Tokyo Sexwale said on Thursday he was still considering if he should run for the presidency of Fifa.

Khune's plea to fans: Give Khompela a chance

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune says the club's supporters should give coach Steve Komphela the same respect they would a European coach as he urged followers to exercise patience.

Brilliant athletes bring relief from economic despair

Where would we be without sport? Yesterday, Anaso Jobodwana held his own, securing a bronze medal in the men's 200m final, behind only the favourites, Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin. Jobodwana broke the South African record with a time of 19.87secs.

The Big Read: Listen up, old South Africa

Luister might be the most important insertion into university transformation debates for a very long time to come. The 34-minute video-documentary tells of 32 black students' experiences of race relations on and around campuses in Stellenbosch.

Soccer future hits parked school bus

A bitter row erupted in local sport over the past week. It was revealed in the local media that the SA Football Association was not amused by revelations that there were serious disparities in the allocation of funds for the Varsity Cup rugby and football competitions.
Investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China

Not ready to join lemmings yet

You need steel nerves to resist the emotional pull of a full-blown financial panic.

VW to invest R4.5bn in SA

Volkswagen wants to be the world's biggest vehicle manufacturer by 2018 and part of its strategy for global domination includes a R4.5-billion investment in South Africa over the next 18 months.

Woolies boasts boost in profit

Woolworths, South Africa's biggest retailer by market capitalisation, reported a 20.5% rise in full-year profit, boosted by sales at the Australian department store chain it bought last year and defying a tepid economy at home.

Lonmin taking a beating

Lonmin , the worst performer on the London Stock Exchange All-Share Index this year, is still losing money at spot platinum-group metals prices even as it cuts spending and closes unprofitable operations.

Unathi made to eat humble pie

It has been a rough week for Unathi Msengana. After her Twitter outburst, the radio and television personality was suspended from MetroFM's breakfast show.

ABBA piano to make money, money, money

The piano that featured on many of ABBA's greatest hits is going under the hammer next month in London, auctioneers Sotheby's said yesterday.

It's a date - cheating site gets TV show

Every scandal deserves a television show, and online cheating website Ashley Madison is no different.

How to eat healthily on a tight budget

For the next three years researchers will be looking at what is on the plates of poor South Africans. What they learn will help improve the national diet.

Brand it like Beckham

Not content with squeaking into the world's ears with his anodyne thoughts on fatherhood, fashion, whisky and the Olympic ideal, David Beckham has now appeared in a new "advert-film", Outlaws.

Tesla's 'insane' electric rocket

This score is kind of insane. But Tesla Motors' all-wheel-drive version of its battery-powered ModelS, the P85D, earned 103 out of a possible 100 in an evaluation by Consumer Reports magazine.

Series review: In reality, Cait is a drag

Caitlyn Jenner is the most famous transgender woman in the world. Her Vanity Fair cover story catapulted her, inadvertently or not, into the unenviable position of global transgender affairs ambassador, and, judging from her reality show, I am Cait, it is a responsibility she takes seriously.

Rising stars: The Frown get down to finding a groove

I'm famous in The Frown lore for being the first person to have told lead singer Eve Rakow that I didn't like her music.