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Faith says Hlaudi is simply the best for SABC

Hlaudi Motsoeneng is still the best man to run the SABC, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi - and she has gone back to court to prove it.

Oscar Pistorius's shot at redemption

"I don't want to go back to jail. I don't want to have to waste my life sitting there."

No retreat on new Tshwane mayor

The ANC in Gauteng has drawn a full election campaign schedule for its Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza.

Boko Haram 'not likely' to have nabbed SA man

More people are kidnapped in Nigeria than anywhere else, according to Institute of Security Studies researcher Martin Ewi.

President Jacob Zuma racking up the air miles

The flames of protest were still flickering in Tshwane when President Jacob Zuma did a duck to his safe place in KwaZulu-Natal yesterday.

Line-drawing puts services on hold

The frequent redrawing of municipal boundaries is disrupting service-delivery projects, said Deputy Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Andries Nel, yesterday.

Nkohla goes from poo to 'true blue'

Loyiso Nkohla stood before hundreds of Ses'khona People's Rights Movement members in Cape Town three months ago and proclaimed that black DA members were "black Boers" who should be chased out of townships.

Bloodbath at Betty's Bay

A leopard walked through a village in broad daylight and crossed a main road before killing 33 endangered African penguins in less than 15 minutes.

Coastal towns face major threat

Cape St Francis and St Francis Bay are two of many popular holiday spots that face major threats to their tourism industry because of climate change.

'JZ will not elude court', claims confident DA

The DA is confident that the Pretoria High Court will stand by an April judgment to set aside the 2009 decision to discontinue President Jacob Zuma's prosecution on corruption charges.

Boks back Lions heroes

Two of the Lions stars who last week helped turn the Springboks from a stuttering team into a slick, winning one have been rewarded with starting places in tomorrow's deciding Test match against Ireland in Port Elizabeth.

Young Bafana guns shoot for Botswana

So many questions. And, slowly, perhaps some answers.

SA's Rio relay team hits a speed wobble

World 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk tonight faces the impossible task of resuscitating South Africa's dream of an Olympic relay medal.

Hat-trick hero inspires Proteas

The Kensington Oval in Barbados holds a special place in Charl Langeveldt's heart. It was there that he took South Africa's first ODI hat-trick.

Elections cannot be free and fair under these conditions

The most fiercely contested elections in our history are seven weeks away and hopes that they will be free, fair and peaceful are beginning to look increasingly unrealistic.

The Big Read: Trump this for beating the SA blues

When you're out of the country and your heart sinks with each fresh news item from back home, the very best strategy to feel better is to think about Donald Trump.

Dad deprivation is ruining boys

One of the world's most respected campaigners on men's issues believes "dad deprivation" is directly causing what he's termed "the boy crisis" - and unless society urgently intervenes, we will be in danger of writing off a generation of men.

Banks' secret plan if UK Brexits

The UK's biggest banks have drawn up a secret list of demands for politicians if the country chooses to leave the EU, calling for a bonfire of red tape, open borders and a publicity drive to bolster the UK's status as a financial centre outside the EU.

More flak for new MTN boss

The Public Investment Corporation has joined the criticism of Rob Shuter's appointment as CEO of MTN, saying it would have preferred a black boss for the network operator.

Time travel: San through the hourglass

"This documentary made itself," says filmmaker Davison Mudzingwa of Lost Tongues, his 75-minute exploration into a Khomani San woman's battle to save her 25000-year-old N/uu language.

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"How long we got left?" winces a not-well-looking Hank Williams (Tom Hiddleston) from the sofa of a dimly lit Nashville recording studio in a scene towards the end of I Saw the Light.

Series: War and peace be upon you

No one does the dressing-up stuff quite like the BBC. Period.

App to rate your smile

How do you know if you've got that winning smile?

Nose job: Smells are tech's final frontier

Phones or watches may be smart enough to detect sound, light, motion, touch, direction, acceleration and even the weather, but they can't smell.

Vinyl's had its day

After announcing it would be making a second season under new show runners, HBO has backtracked and decided that there will be no second season of Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger's 1970s music industry show Vinyl.