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'Incredible heroism'

Speared through the chest, a South African woman refused medical attention until she had helped free her critically injured friend from beneath the rubble of the collapsed Synagogue Church of all Nations, in Lagos, Nigeria.

Ready, take aim, fire ...

Municipalities are set to become hotbeds of tension between managers and staff.

Switching on to all things tech

The flourishing middle class is expected to delve deep into its pockets over the next four years to spend big on internet access, pay television, dates at the cinema and video games.

If the shoe doesn't fit

It is a debate that has raged in sporting circles for quite some time: Is it better for athletes to go bare?

Lindela no health spa

Foreigners held at this country's only repatriation centre are detained for illegal lengths of time, can wait 17 hours between meals and do not get adequate healthcare, according to an investigation by the SA Human Rights Commission.
Gill Marcus

Rand dips as Marcus calls it quits

Gill Marcus will quit as Reserve Bank governor in November, she announced yesterday.

SA 'in a hurry' to acquire more military equipment

From multibillion-dollar aircraft and drones to advanced avionics suites, munitions, simulators, armoured vehicles and artillery - the African Aerospace and Defence show pulled out all the stops this week.

Clinical Chiefs have to counter Bucs' brilliance

Bloemfontein Celtic coach Ernst Middendorp is uniquely positioned to assess the qualities of Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs ahead of tomorrow's MTN8 final at Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban, having faced both this season.

Scott parts ways with caddie

Adam Scott said he had parted ways with Steve Williams, the caddie who helped him become Australia's first Masters champion and pushed him to golf's top ranking.

Hook baited for Sharks

They have every reason to feel bullish about their prospects, having won their last two matches, whereas their opponents are without a win in three weeks.

Ebola - the world reacts at last after an uncertain start

The world is at last waking up to the growing danger of the spread in West Africa of the worst Ebola outbreak in recorded history.

The Big Read: Simple is the way to answer

Dolus eventualis is now a solid entry into everyday speech in South Africa. It is like the phrase "substantially free and fair", offered to us by a famous jurist in the wake of our nervously performed first democratic elections.

Why the Boks get lost in space

If ever one wanted a snapshot of what often undermines South African rugby, the Bulls' Super 15 game against the Lions at Ellis Park in May was it.

Rand dips as Marcus quits

After five years at the helm, Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus is stepping down.

'Growth and green energy can co-exist'

All countries, irrespective of their income, can achieve economic growth while increasing their use of renewable energy sources, a recent study claims.

Word 'bio' has a wider scope, says perfume company

Judgment has been reserved in the trademark tiff between Bio Oil manufacturer Union Swiss and cosmetics company Bio Lotion over the use of the term "bio".

What's the big idea?

What was the moment when you knew you had a concept for 'Dumb Ways to Die'?

Take a bet

Alistair King, chief of the King James Group, chooses his three favourite newspaper ads for The Loerie Awards

No ifs or butts, Minaj show is off

Nicki Minaj's anaconda don't, her anaconda don't, and her anaconda won't be rocking the inaugural TribeOne Dinokeng Festival, cancelled yesterday apparently because of disappointing ticket sales and poor planning.

New Jozi film is all about the women

Even in a stuffy makeshift warehouse, with sweltering heat beating down, Terry Pheto never looked flustered.

Rooney 'destroyer of cellphones'

In his new autobiography #2Sides, former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand talks about Wayne Rooney's tantrums on the training ground, describing him as "a very angry young man".