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'Team Zuma' for Nkandla battle

The ANC has deployed some of its most trusted and senior MPs to defend President Jacob Zuma before a parliamentary committee set up to study his response to the public protector's report on his Nkandla homestead.

Pressure on Vavi to toe line

The May 7 general election has put Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi in a perilous situation and he is feeling the heat.

'Give back my dead son'

Adelaide Dlamini, 85, has lost all six of her children but it is the death of her fourth, Velaphi, that cuts deepest into her heart.

Countrywide crackdown on druglords

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa is taking on druglords in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng, Eastern Cape and Western Cape.

School book fiasco - new court appeal

The government's failure to provide textbooks for hundreds of Limpopo pupils has violated their right to a basic education, the Pretoria High Court heard yesterday.

World's highest toyi-toyi

The Nepalese government agreed yesterday to compensation for Mount Everest Sherpas after the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest mountain killed at least 13 guides.
File photo of Dominique Strauss-Kahn smiling as he departs a hearing at the New York State Supreme Courthouse in New York

DSK's wife was last to know

Anne Sinclair, the former wife of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has insisted she "didn't know" the disgraced IMF chief regularly took part in extramarital sex parties at home and abroad.

Red Devils are in need of Pepping-up

Manchester United will be checking on the availability of Pep Guardiola before turning to their list of more realistic targets.

Chiefs title run gets put on hold again

Yet another Kaizer Chiefs fixture has been postponed following confirmation from Caf that Amakhosi will play their Confederations Cup return leg play-off match against Asec Mimosas on Sunday.

Cloud hovers over Stormers

The Stormers' injury curse continued with the news that wing Sailosi Tagicakibau will miss Saturday's clash against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

SA really does have good stories to tell - despite Zuma

Yes we have a good story to tell. As the countdown to Freedom Day begins, it should be a reminder of the road we have travelled

Readers Views: Schools too often out for Dept of Chaotic Learning

We had a week's school holiday from March 31 to April 4.

Don't touch me on my culture

Chinese people and the Voortrekker Monument. It's not an association you'd usually make and yet, by all accounts, Chinese tourists are flocking there.

Economy's last round

Middle-class South Africans are becoming stingier in bars as economic strain gnaws at their purchasing power.

Platinum shares firm after offer

While mining executives and trade unions slugged it out in the boardroom in a bid to end the three-month-long platinum strike, investors helped themselves to the companies' shares.

Inside scoop on the Samas

The 20th SA Music Awards on Monday will feature an impressive line-up of performers - and it is becoming apparent that the tone will be "dancier" than at last year's ceremony.

Will it be curtains for Evita?

South Africa's favourite auntie, Tannie Evita, is coming back soon, sweeties.

Homes of stone rise in Cape

Cape Town has been battling a housing backlog, but an idea to use the area's abundant sandstone to build homes is paying dividends.

OK, now's a good time to panic

Holidaymakers were "traumatised" last week when a pilot told them that a technical problem could have led them to "a quick, watery grave".

Frizz-free hair carries a price

Seven hair-straightening products sold in South Africa have been found to have high and dangerous concentrations of formaldehyde, which can cause cancer, pregnancy complications and spontaneous abortion.

Gongs for heroic gran, Semenya and Glover

An heroic granny, the man responsible for the Cape Town jazz festival, Hollywood actor Danny Glover, businessman Raymond Ackerman and top sportsmen and women will be awarded presidential honours this week.

Digital Life: The robots are coming

British inventor James Dyson tells Pearl Boshomane how he aime to transform households by an invasion of robots

What Jamie Oliver faced trying to get these kids to eat greens

It is more than four years since Jamie Oliver embarked on one of his most audacious challenges by taking his Food Revolution series to the most unhealthy city in the US - Huntington, West Virginia - and trying to convince its children to eat their greens.

Tech Bytes: 23 April 2014

A local travel book has been turned into a location-aware audio app.