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Springbok and Bulls prop Lizo Gqoboka says he is about two weeks away from full recovery from an Achilles injury that saw him miss his team’s impressive Super Fan win over the Sharks last weekend.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:53 am
A woman from the lowest rung of India's caste system died in hospital on Tuesday weeks after authorities said she was raped by a group of men, triggering protests and opposition criticism over what it said was a failure to protect women.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:50 am
Hundreds of contract workers at Eskom on Tuesday embarked on a protest action in a bid to be in-sourced by the power utility.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:33 am
The wife of a Limpopo pastor who was convicted of two counts of rape wants her husband to spend the rest of his life in jail.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:28 am
Not even a steep bounce in both the rand/US dollar exchange rate and international oil prices could take the shine off the good news, which is that all grades of fuel will be cheaper in October
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:28 am
Mamelodi Sundowns talisman Themba Zwane has pipped his captain and teammate Hlompho Kekana to the inaugural SA Football Journalists’ Association (Safja) men’s footballer of the year award.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:27 am
Former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and his co-accused Mthombeni Mthunzi have been sentenced to five years in jail each in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:09 am
The SA Weather Service has warned that disruptive snowfalls are expected over high lying areas of the Western Cape, Northern Cape and Eastern Cape from Thursday.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:06 am
An armed gang dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE) walked into a hospital in Kimberley in the Northern Cape and shot a patient dead in his bed.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 9:23 am
A truck driver who opened a case of crimen injuria against his former employer for calling him a K-word in December says he is still waiting for the justice system to take its course.  Michael Makola, 49, from GaSekgopo village outside Modjadjiskloof in Limpopo,  who worked as a long-distance truck driver for Yankee Trading Pty Ltd for almost two years, said he opened a case against his employer Duncan Hawthorne at Modjadjiskloof police station after he called him a K-word during their teleph...
Posted: September 29, 2020, 9:14 am
Willem Breytenbach, who allegedly sexually abused and raped boys as young as 12 from 1983 to 2019, appeared in the Cape Town regional court on Tuesday.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 9:09 am
The global death toll from Covid-19 rose past 1 million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, a bleak milestone in a pandemic that has devastated the global economy, overloaded health systems and changed the way people live.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 9:05 am
A truck driver has died in what paramedics described as a freak accident in Pinetown, west of Durban, on Monday night.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 9:03 am
The police watchdog has taken over the investigation into the death of former Durban University of Technology SRC leader Phumlani Sithole.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:49 am
I hope that this article serves as a mirror of reflection, a provocation to face ourselves and tap into the dark, unpleasant parts of our lives that will help us forge forward as better people and better parents.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:40 am
Another government official in Mpumalanga has been arrested on charges of rape.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:36 am
Herman Mashaba's run for political office has hit a snag after the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) yesterday rejected the registration of his political party ActionSA.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:29 am
South African top wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso “KG” Montjane will make her long awaited return to competition at the French Open after a seven-month lay-off due to Covid-19.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:16 am
Residents from Lakeview informal settlement, southern Johannesburg have called on MEC Lebogang Maile to come and speak to them about his plans to evict people who have invaded land illegally.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:03 am
Undoing internalised racism is one of the most pressing challenges for black South Africans since apartheid ended in 1994, yet it is often neglected.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:00 am
Bidvest Wits CEO Alan Fainman has confirmed that they have managed to pay all their former players’ salaries yesterday.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:54 am
Zimbabwean twin brothers Kevin and Elvis Moyo have parted ways with Port Elizabeth-based Premiership side Chippa United.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:54 am
New Mamelodi Sundowns signing Gift Motupa is grateful for Pitso Mosimane’s advice when he joined the club.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:41 am
Orlando Pirates have released images of their bold new home and away kits‚ which strikingly replace the Soweto giants’ traditional logo with a retro skull and crossbones emblem.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:39 am
Former Zimbabwean national team coach Norman Mapeza is expected to be announced and unveiled as the new head coach of Tshakuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) later this week.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:36 am
Active Covid-19 cases have shot up by 6% in Gauteng since the lockdown regulations were dropped to level 1, an increase "noted with concern" by the provincial health department.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:36 am
As they  wait for the outcome of their appeal against a transfer ban, Kaizer Chiefs have decided to call their target Sifiso Hlanti to come and train with them.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:33 am
Eskom cut power to parts of four provinces early on Tuesday in a bid to ease the burden  on overloaded networks.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:29 am
Club chairmen Farook Kadodia and John Comitis are excited with DStv being the new title sponsor of the Premier Soccer League's premium competition. The league announced last week that DStv has replaced banking firm Absa as the title sponsor of the PSL. Even though the value of the sponsorship was not revealed, it will be decided when the PSL national executive committee (NEC) meets today.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:29 am
The body of a four-year-old girl was discovered with multiple stab wounds in KwaMashu, north of Durban, on Friday.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:26 am
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