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, published by Tiso Blackstar Group in Johannesburg, is the website of the Sowetan, the English-language South African daily newspaper that started in 1981 as a liberation struggle publication and which serves a proudly South African readership who have earned the right to be in the know and on the move.



Zambia has been allocated 8.7 million doses of the 270 million Covid-19 vaccines secured this month by the AU, and this may rise to 25 million doses by December 2021, the Zambian mission at the AU said on Sunday.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 3:07 pm
An unusual red level 10 warning has been issued by the SA Weather Service for eastern parts of Limpopo and Mpumalanga for Sunday into Monday.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 1:50 pm
The University of the Free State says it is in the process of preparing a clinical trial protocol to determine the efficacy of Ivermectin in the fight against Covid-19.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 1:15 pm
Eulogy by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the official funeral of minister Jackson Mphikwa Mthembu, Emalahleni, Mpumalanga
Posted: January 24, 2021, 1:12 pm
Britain has detected 77 cases of the SA variant of Covid-19, the health minister said on Sunday, also urging people to strictly follow lockdown rules as the best precaution against Britain's own potentially more deadly variant.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 12:54 pm
World Cup winning US midfielder Megan Rapinoe said she would be "devastated" if this year's Tokyo Olympic Games are cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 12:00 pm
As the ANC embarks on a journey of rebuilding and renewal, President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday called on men and women to lead with “honour, integrity, principle and conviction”, just as the late minister in the presidency Jackson Mthembu did.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 11:43 am
Did you know that none of the extras you have added to your car when you buy it new will be taken into account by a motor dealership when you trade in or sell the car?
Posted: January 24, 2021, 11:40 am
KwaZulu-Natal police are relieved that a child rapist did not evade a jail term, due to his youth.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 11:29 am
The death of minister in the presidency Jackson Mthembu has reminded South Africans that we have more in common than we would like to believe, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 10:39 am
The nurse who treated the late minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu has detailed how doctors tried to resuscitate him in his very last moments and the very friendly patient he was to her.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 10:31 am
Experienced batsman Faf du Plessis says South Africa must master the unfamiliar conditions and home captain Babar Azam when they play their first test in Pakistan since 2007 in the opening match of a two-game series that starts in Karachi on Tuesday.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 10:10 am
Former captain Nasser Hussain has questioned England's decision to rest Jonny Bairstow for the first two tests against India next month, saying the batsman's spin proficiency was particularly needed at the start of the "iconic series".
Posted: January 24, 2021, 9:57 am
Captain Joe Root scored his second century in succession to keep England afloat on a difficult, turning wicket as they reached 181 for four in their first innings at lunch on day three of the second and final test against Sri Lanka in Galle.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 9:55 am
The president of São Paulo football club condemned a violent assault on their team bus on Saturday in what appeared to be a reaction to the club’s recent run of poor form.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 9:53 am
"You’ve left us with the greatest gift ever, each other. We promise that your love will continue holding us together."
Posted: January 24, 2021, 9:53 am
When the wife of late minister in the presidency Jackson Mthembu saw President Cyril Ramaphosa, who was waiting for her outside of the Roman Catholic Church, she wept.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 8:31 am
Conor McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 8:09 am
Footage showed the first miner to be rescued, a black blindfold across his eyes, being lifted out of a mine shaft in the morning.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 7:51 am
The funeral of the late minister in the presidency, Jackson Mthembu will be held in his hometown in Mpumalanga on Sunday.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 7:33 am
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said there are no action heroes after four of his cabinet ministers succumbed to Covid-19 within a week.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 6:50 am
Looks like sis' Pearl is serious about adding that singer title to her already long bio...
Posted: January 24, 2021, 6:48 am
Kaizer Chiefs kept their purple patch intact‚ their 0-0 draw against Stellenbosch FC at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch on Saturday stretching Amakhosi’s unbeaten run in the DStv Premiership to four straight matches.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 5:31 pm
In Western Province's last match at Newlands‚ Sharks flyhalf Curwin Bosch almost churlishly announced himself as the wrecking ball to the hosts’ hopes of reaching the Currie Cup final.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 5:21 pm
Orlando Pirates put together a more disciplined‚ effective performance to notch a second win from their last six matches‚ clinically if unspectacularly dispatching of Maritzburg United 1-0 in Saturday's DStv Premiership match-up.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 5:13 pm
A labour dispute between an internal audit manager of an electrical appliances company and his employer has dragged the name of mineral resources minister Gwede Mantanshe's foundation into the saga.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 4:11 pm
Swallows FC’s dream start to 2020-21 knows no bounds, on Saturday in oppressive heat at Lucas Moripe Stadium even recsuing a dramatic last-gasp 1-1 draw from jaws of defeat against trophy machines Mamelodi Sundowns.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 3:22 pm
Legendary jazz music maestro and activist Jonas Gwangwa has died.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 2:51 pm
Legendary jazz music maestro and activist Jonas Gwangwa has died.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 2:51 pm
In the end, the Bulls did enough to squeeze out a good outcome from an uninspiring performance.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 2:38 pm

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