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Zapiro 'a target for terror twins'

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, also known as Zapiro, was allegedly on the hit list of terror-accused twin brothers Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie, whose reading included articles such as "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom".

Great times for scientist mom: South African HIV researcher on Time’s 100 influential people list

The "great people are coming". Paediatrician and medical research scientist Dr Glenda Gray's late father would have nodded knowingly at this phrase after Gray was chosen as one of Time magazine's top 100 most influential people in the world.

Northern Cape find opens new chapter

Fossils accidentally found in South Africa are probably the oldest fungi ever found by a margin of 1.2billion years, rewriting the evolutionary story of these organisms that are neither flora nor fauna, according to researchers.

Shoot to kill: 'We will meet fire with fire', warns Mbalula

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has sent a strong warning to criminals, saying the police "will meet fire with fire".

Twin killer accused demands single cell

A Spanish doctor accused of murdering his three-year-old twins lost a court bid yesterday to secure a single cell at Pollsmoor Prison in Cape Town.

First PhD in isiXhosa lauded

Hleze Kunju has been hailed for breaking barriers in academia after becoming the first person at Rhodes University in the Eastern Cape to write a PhD in his mother tongue.

New Sports Minister Nxesi commits to R4.6bn Olympic training centre

The new Minister of Sport and Recreation‚ Thulas Nxesi‚ has revealed that his department has committed to funding for the establishment of a R4.6 billion National Training and Olympic Preparatory Centre (NTC) to be based in Bloemfontein.

Quinton de Kock in line for top Cricket South Africa Awards

Quinton de Kock's stellar 2016/17 season could be handsomely rewarded at next month's Cricket South Africa awards.

New names for SA in England ODI squad

South Africa’s team know about David Willey‚ but they will go in cold against Mark Wood and Jake Ball in their one-day series in England in June.

Sharapova's welcome back is all about the money

When Maria Sharapova steps back onto the tennis court in Stuttgart, Germany, today, there will be applause, but for all the wrong reasons.

The Big Read: In search of the city's soul

We need better tools to measure the quality of life in African streets, writes Lesley Lokko

Consumers ought to have a serious beef with product labels

Do burger patties which contain just 36% beef deserve to be called beef patties?

Rand strengthens on French election results

The rand broke through the critical R13-to-the-dollar level yesterday thanks to a softer greenback and stronger global equities markets following a market-friendly result in the first round of the French presidential elections.

Do yourself a power of good: Learn 'happiness skills'

Teaching "happiness skills" to men with HIV gives them greater control over the virus and reduces antidepressant use, a new study shows.

WATCH: World's first underwater band makes magical sounds

Talk about fluid tunes: Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an underwater concerto with instruments specially adapted to resonate in a silent world.

Specialist food mags carve out a niche by serving up the bonkers & the sublime

Hip, sophisticated and fun, a new wave of printed foodzines are bucking the digital publishing trend, writes Jono Cane

Head to this Joburg eatery when a craving for confectionary-style carbs strikes

Andrea Burgener discovers it's best to leave room for dessert when dining at Glenda's in Joburg

How to survive a road trip with an infant

Matthew Savides reveals what he learnt after taking his first holiday with his baby daughter, Alice
Spinach & blueberry salad with light curry dressing

Spinach & blueberry salad with light curry dressing

This unusual salad is as colourful as it is tasty