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Eskom spent R8.5m to suspend load-shedding for the memorial service of King Goodwill Zwelithini in March, according to public enterprise minister Pravin Gordhan.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:10 am
A fundraising group run by former President Donald Trump raised $62m (R905m) in the first half of the year but only spent $3m (R43m), with the biggest chunk of money going to a pro-Trump research center and more than $65,000 (R949,260) to Trump's own hotels, according to federal records published on Saturday.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:56 am
Police in China said they have detained a 30-year-old Canadian man surnamed Wu on suspicion of committing rape, with state media identifying him as Chinese-born pop singer Kris Wu.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:54 am
“I keep asking God why? Why Lord? Please help me understand.” Connie Ferguson penned a heartfelt letter after Shona's death.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:34 am
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern issued a sombre state apology on Sunday to the Pacific community for racially targeted immigration raids in the 1970s that resulted in deportations and prosecutions.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:22 am
SA-born golfer Rory Sabbatini won an Olympic silver medal at the Tokyo Games on Sunday — for his newly adopted country of Slovakia.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:15 am
The mastermind behind a 2019 attack that killed 40 Indian paramilitary troops has been killed in a shootout with security forces, Indian police in Kashmir said on Saturday.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:02 am
Kaizer Chiefs have unveiled their new jersey ahead of the coming domestic premiership season.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 8:36 am
Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is on Sunday announcing the launch of online applications for grades 1 and 8 for the 2022 academic year.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 7:54 am
Defending champion Wayde van Niekerk admitted he had nerves after he ran a less-than-perfect race in the 400m heats at the Tokyo Games on Sunday.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 7:14 am
Dung beetles from a North West game farm have provided the first evidence that city lights leave nocturnal animals in the dark.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 6:59 am
A teacher has been fired after a disciplinary hearing was told he made his wife and a schoolgirl pregnant simultaneously.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 6:57 am
Ghana's first openly transgender musician has released a song to boost the morale of the West African nation's LGBT+ community as it faces a crackdown by authorities and a rise in homophobic persecution.
Posted: August 1, 2021, 6:56 am
The Springboks capped a week in which we ruefully had to remind ourselves this series required a 12-year wait, by delivering a performance in which their energy and drive got their point well across.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:29 pm
A finding in the disciplinary committee (DC) hearing against Royal AM for failing to honour their promotion-relegation playoff fixtures is set to be handed down on Wednesday‚ August 11.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:53 pm
Percy Tau scored a trademark stunning first goal for Brighton & Hove Albion in their 3-1 pre-season friendly against Luton Town at Kenilworth Road on Saturday.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:06 pm
Percy Tau scored a trademark stunning first goal for Brighton & Hove Albion in their 3-1 pre-season friendly against Luton Town at Kenilworth Road on Saturday.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:06 pm
World number 12 Belinda Bencic dug deep to overpower the Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova 7-5 2-6 6-3 on Saturday and win the Tokyo Games women's singles title, becoming the first Swiss woman to earn an Olympic tennis gold.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:59 pm
Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah blazed to 100 metres gold on Saturday, becoming the fastest woman alive as she denied compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce a third Olympic title.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:30 pm
Seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas, who handed Mercedes a front-row lockout in Saturday’s qualifying for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 2:56 pm
Groups of participants who collected donated winter clothing put tickets on the items, hung them on trees and walked away, leaving them for people in need.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 2:01 pm
President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Olympic gold medallist Tatjana Schoenmaker and her coach Rocco Meiring on “smashing the world record” at the Tokyo Games.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 1:56 pm
President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Olympic gold medallist Tatjana Schoenmaker and her coach Rocco Meiring on “smashing the world record” at the Tokyo Games.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 1:56 pm
A Cape Town harbour worker frantically tried to warn a truck driver about a crane falling on his cab, public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan has revealed.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 1:49 pm
A retirement village's refusal to refund residents when they left was part of a well-organised scheme to confuse vulnerable older people, a lawyer has told the Johannesburg high court.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 1:20 pm
Haitian police on Friday outlined fresh accusations against a former Supreme Court judge over her links to the assassination of President Jovenel Moise earlier this month.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 1:10 pm
Counterfeit cigarettes valued at R6m have been seized by SA Revenue Service officials in a raid on numerous traders in Cape Town.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 12:37 pm
The Special Investigating Unit has denied that it did not give the son of health minister Zweli Mkhize, Dedani, a chance to clear his name in the controversial Digital Vibes saga.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 12:32 pm
Akani Simbine led a three-pronged SA sprint attack on the 100m heats at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday‚ with the trio all advancing to Sunday’s semifinals.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 11:46 am
Orlando Pirates’ midfield stalwart Ben Motshwari has said new assistant-coach Mandla Ncikazi is a father figure whose presence in the Bucs camp has lifted the players’ confidence.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 11:39 am
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