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Toxic water threat

Water supply to millions of South Africans could be under threat if the proposed development of a coal mine near a Rand Water pump station in the Vaal goes ahead.

SABC boss in 'cynical ploy'

Angry MPs have lashed out at SABC chairman Ellen Tshabalala after she successfully interdicted them from making her answer to allegations that she lied about her academic qualifications.

Birth control HIV risk?

Does the commonly used progesterone contraceptive injection increase the risk of a woman contracting HIV?

Sugar gets a caning

The amount of hidden sugar in processed food is slowly killing us.

'Wongies' retired by payday lender

Unsecured lending is not the easiest thing to sell in South Africa.

Return of bodies delayed

The identification of South Africans who died in the Nigerian church disaster has started, but the government is unable to say when they will be repatriated, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said yesterday.

Carr adds steel to Province defence

Most of the players in tomorrow's Currie Cup final were not born when Western Province and the Lions last met in a final nearly 30 years ago, but the stakes remain the same.

De Sa fires up Ajax

The Urban Warriors are in second place on the Absa Premiership standings and have booked themselves a Telkom Knockout quarterfinal meeting with Pirates, who will host the clash at Orlando Stadium tomorrow.

It's high time the state kicked youths out of the house

If you are under the age of 40, you will not qualify to get a free house from the state, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said this week.

The Big Read: Try pride before a fail

There is a reason Vrygrond is unsighted from the well-tarred M5 motorway that rolls past the picturesque Marina da Gama on the other side of the road towards the white sands of Muizenberg Beach.

Why pay taxes to thieves?

The government admits we lose R30-billion a year to corruption, but our finance minister wants to increase taxes on an already overtaxed middle class to raise R27-billion over the next two years.

Golding axed over a R24m share purchase

Hosken Consolidated Investments executive chairman Marcel Golding has been suspended over the purchase of R24-million worth of shares in Ellies Holdings, allegedly without authorisation, according to court documents.

Brown dispenses tough love to struggling SAA

South African Airways is technically insolvent, but Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is determined to save it.

MTN guns for 250k customers

MTN says it will gain a quarter of a million customers more than it previously expected.

Pope puts his neck on the block

The honeymoon period seems to be over for Pope Francis.

Nailbiter: Intricate game of spycraft

Philip Seymour Hoffman isn't playing the title character in A Most Wanted Man, but there's absolutely no doubt about who we most want to see, most want dominating the film, and most want back. Of the various projects left unreleased when he died - with the next two Hunger Games sequels still to come - this is clearly the fillet.

Avengers on Jozi mean streets

It did't feel like it when motorists were clashing with traffic officers and blocked streets were causing bedlam in downtown Johannesburg, but a trailer for the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron suggests the chaos of disruption during the filming was all worthwhile.

Comedian resorts to Oscar toilet humour

British funny man Jimmy Carr isn't about to let go of the events of February 14 last year at Oscar Pistorius's Silver Lakes home.

The Jobs only iBale can do

Oscar winner Christian Bale, best known for his star turn in the blockbuster Batman film franchise, will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic.