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Launch of Andre Malangeni's Documentary

Muthambi: Everything’s fine at SABC and Hlaudi’s a hero

The "crisis" at the SABC is nothing more than an invention of the subversive media, and the corporation's COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, is to be hailed as a great "revolutionary", says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

'He's the devil': De Lille gives Zuma horns

Western Cape DA leader Patricia de Lille says President Jacob Zuma is "possessed of the devil".

ConCourt freezes 100,000 land claims

Over 100000 land claims were frozen by the Constitutional Court when it struck down the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act on Thursday.

Navy pair arrested for weapons burglary

Two navy officers are allegedly behind the theft of military weapons, including hand grenades and heavy-calibre machine guns, from Simon's Town naval base.
A new large-scale study has revealed what researchers believe to be the maximum time an individual can sit each day before it starts to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Working in the office is as bad as smoking

Office work is the new smoking, helping to kill millions of people because of increased physical inactivity, a new study has found.
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Donkey dung could save your electricity bill

Want to cut your energy bill? There's an ass for that.

Home Affairs ID rescue plan

The Department of Home Affairs has come to the rescue of hundreds of voters who lost their identity documents during the recent wet and rainy weather conditions across the country.

Political parties yabba dabba doo for votes

From rap songs and "swagged out" regalia to embracing the latest dance craze known as dabbing, South Africa's political parties have been showing the youth that they aren't past it ahead of next week's local government elections.

Ready to pounce

THE Lions have become accustomed to being without their regular captain but it has rendered them anything but rudderless.

Transfer list players needed kick up the rear

Kaizer Chiefs' three transfer-listed players are yet to receive offers from rival clubs and they are showing "positive signs" that just might prolong their stay at the club, says Amakhosi football manager Bobby Motaung.
Cricket - 2015 Cricket World Cup - South Africa - Squad announcement - V&A Waterfront - Cape Town

Saca not told about quota talks

South African cricket lovers who found out unexpectedly that race quotas would now be mandatory at national level are in good company - the SA Cricketers' Association (Saca) was also in the dark.

Matrics on board for Rio

Matric pupil Gift Leotlela, the youngest athlete in the South African Olympic team, says his fourth place in the 100m at the recent world junior championships inspired him to silver in the 200m.

Armoury break-in a sad commentary on state of military

South Africans woke up to the disturbing news on Wednesday that military weapons - including heavy machine-guns, hand grenades, explosives, R1 assault rifles and Uzi sub-machine guns - had been stolen from the Simon's Town Naval Base armoury.

The Big Read: We need to talk about Tommy

There's a kid in my neighbourhood I've been worrying about for a while. I moved here four years ago and he was about 13 then, a skinny kid living in a small flat above the mattress shop.

Hillary, Theresa, me (and hubby)

From Hillary Clinton to Theresa May and Christine Lagarde, the world is seeing more high-profile female leaders in government and big business.

Strike threat to petrol, diesel supplies

Energy industry workers will strike indefinitely from today over pay - a stoppage that will hit the oil refineries of Shell, BP, Chevron and Sasol.

Recession off for now

South Africa will avoid a recession this year with a recovery in areas like mining and manufacturing likely to lift growth in the last three quarters, the Reserve Bank said yesterday.
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Freshly solo: Zolani rocks the boat

After a hiatus from the music scene, Freshlyground's Zolani Mahola is flirting with the idea of going solo. The Afro-pop group's lead singer has been involved in a number of solo projects and said pursuing a solo career was an option.

Baby, you can drive my 1956 Princess

Two cars are closely associated with John Lennon: the blue Ferrari 330 GT that was his idea of a sensible first car and the Rolls Royce Phantom V he decorated to look as if it belonged to the king of the gypsies.

Series: A jewel in th e rough

Any TV drama remotely concerned with Britain's imperial adventure in India invites comparison with the superlative The Jewel in the Crown, the 1984 Granada miniseries based on Paul Scott's magnificent Raj Quartet novels.

JM Coetzee in Man Booker form again

The book that might win South African author JM Coetzee his third Man Booker Prize is to be released in late September.

Cancer ravaged our earliest ancestors

Two individuals with the same disease - but separated by 1.7 million years.

Pack a full wallet if you're going to glamorous Hobie Beach

A day out at Port Elizabeth's Hobie Beach will cost you more than at any other South African beach.

Hint of kasi: Gauteng jumps on brand wagon

Design has no borders, according to Gauteng Tourism. The agency recently launched an initiative to connect local designers with people from other African countries.