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Disabled man's sex-life furore

A Johannesburg father claims that his dignity has been impaired by a well-known sexologist saying that his masturbating of his disabled son was "incestuous".

Lesotho military option

As the possibility of military intervention by Southern African Development Community nations to restore stability to Lesotho is being increasingly considered, South African Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has been despatched to Harare, Zimbabwe, to brief the community's peace and security troika.

Cape in asteroid tsunami zone

Cape Town's coastline could be hit by a major tsunami if an asteroid risk map just released has it right.

SA could slip on Greece

Economists yesterday warned that the fallout from the Greek debt crisis was likely to hurt South Africa.

V&A in cruise control

The V&A Waterfront's multimillion-rand investment in the development of a dedicated cruise liner terminal is a major boost for the Western Cape's tourism sector, says economic opportunities MEC Alan Winde.

Islamic State attacks in Egypt kill 50

Islamic State militants launched a wide-scale coordinated assault on military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai yesterday in which 50 people were killed, the largest attack yet in the insurgency-hit province, security sources said.

High stakes for Aces

Many players will face uncertain futures should the proposed sale of the Black Aces PSL franchise to relegated AmaZulu go through.

England pick Test rookie

Uncapped Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil Rashid and Middlesex fast bowler Steven Finn were both called into a 13-man England squad announced yesterday for next week's first Ashes Test against Australia in Cardiff.

Goose that lays the golden eggs is being starved to death

Something has got to give. Electricity tariffs are up, so are those for water. And those pesky e-toll bills are not going to go away any time soon.

The Big Read: When African solutions fail

If the "African solutions for African problems" mantra is to have any real meaning, South Africa will have to stop playing Mr Nice Guy.

Enough tyranny, for Pete's sake

Recovering from a cataract operation, I was confined to a dreary routine of riding a stationary bike.

Vodacom sold less 10%

The government sold its stake in Vodacom at a R2.8-billion discount to raise funds to shore up Eskom.

Blackouts scaring chicken farmers

South African chicken producers will ask the government to help them guarantee electricity supply to the nation's biggest abattoirs as cuts harm the birds' welfare and create health risks.

Status update: The future of Facebook is telepathy

Facebook users will one day be able to send messages and posts telepathically, according to the platform's founder, Mark Zuckerberg.

Centre Stage: When ladies go a-courting

It doesn't take much to upset the wardrobe department at Wimbledon.

On a roll: Moss gets under stone for French ad campaign

Kate Moss and Lara Stone have been united in the name of advertising for a stint as the new campaign stars of French fashion house Balenciaga.

Apple pipes in the music

The music streaming pool just got bigger with Apple Music adding its name to the list.

Channing Tatum to swap the six-pack for a beer belly

Known for his toned torso and abs, Hollywood actor Channing Tatum says he will no longer be keeping up his intense workout regime and instead champion the latest trend - a "dad bod".

Nyong'o takes on tusk task

Kenyan-Mexican actress Lupita Nyong'o, who won an Oscar for the film 12 Years a Slave, has become a global elephant ambassador with international conservation organisation WildAid.