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The Citizen is a Gauteng-based daily, national newspaper, distributed Monday to Friday, with its core circulation in Gauteng (82%). Saturday Citizen appears on Saturdays.

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Gwebinkundla Qonde said Blade Nzimande encouraged him to violate processes regarding laptop procurement for NSFAS students. 
Author: Nica
Posted: August 1, 2021, 11:43 am
Simbine will return to the track at 2.50pm on Sunday as he targets the SA team's fourth medal of the Tokyo Games.
Author: Wesley Botton
Posted: August 1, 2021, 11:18 am
I have been busy fending off the advances of literally dozens of attractive young women on Facebook. Of course, it's all nonsense.
Author: Nica
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:46 am
Officials at a Jakarta zoo are now looking into how the tigers became infected with Covid-19.
Author: Nica
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:34 am
It was an incident-packed second Test, with several players waiting to hear if any further action will be taken against them.
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:24 am
While attending to an accident involving an off-duty officer, a suspected drunk driver crashed into them, killing two TMPD employees.
Author: Nica
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:23 am
Chiefs and Nike launch new home and away kits.
Author: Jonty Mark
Posted: August 1, 2021, 10:14 am
From businesses to sport teams, the passing of Van Zyl due to Covid-19 complications came as a shock to all who knew and worked with him.
Author: Nica
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:57 am
This is the second batch of vaccines to arrive in Nigeria, after four million doses were delivered in March under the Covax scheme.
Author: Nica
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:34 am
Christiaan Bezuidenhout finished in a tie for 16th place in the men's golf tournament.
Author: Wesley Botton
Posted: August 1, 2021, 8:59 am
Applications for Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners will for the first time be introduced using a phased approach.
Author: Nica
Posted: August 1, 2021, 8:29 am
With the long major trophy drought still something that pains Kaizer Chiefs fans, head coach Stuart Baxter promises that they will do everything they can to make sure they get the club where it needs to be. ALSO READ: Zinnbauer aware of demand for more trophies at Pirates Baxter doesn’t really want to make promises […]
Author: Jonty Mark
Posted: August 1, 2021, 7:43 am
The YouTube upload features a host claiming that lockdowns have failed, and criticises state authorities for extending stay-at-home orders. 
Author: Nica
Posted: August 1, 2021, 7:32 am
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber said his team could get better.
Author: Wesley Botton
Posted: August 1, 2021, 6:51 am
Good mental health is paramount for longevity in any athlete’s career, so take not of these four things all aspiring athletes need. 
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: August 1, 2021, 6:45 am
Jabu Zuma called Campbell's opinions 'unsolicited' and 'deluded', and proceeded to break down her father's struggles in South Africa.
Author: Nica
Posted: August 1, 2021, 6:36 am
The Tax Act Act creates a fiction whereby a person who ceases residency is treated as having disposed of their assets at market value, triggering a tax liability.
Author: Nica
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:32 am
"You and I were joined at the hip, now I feel completely off-balance, incomplete, without my other half! My soulmate," wrote Connie Ferguson.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:15 am
Here’s your morning news update: an easy-to-read selection of our . Stay up to date with The Citizen – More News, Your Way.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: August 1, 2021, 3:00 am
Acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane received the first batch of donated vaccines on behalf of the government at OR Tambo Airport.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:38 pm
The Boks scored two tries and kept the touring Lions pointless in a dominant second half.
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:56 pm
Tonight's Daily Lotto Jackpot is R500 000! Here are your winning Daily Lotto results for Saturday, 31 July, brought to you by The Citizen.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:47 pm
The SAMA27 red carpet featured looks from Manu Worldstar, Nadia Nakai, Bucy Radebe, Sun-El Musician and many more.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:42 pm
An estimated R3 million jackpot is up for grabs. Here are your Lotto and Lotto Plus results brought to you by The Citizen.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:02 pm
The Springboks went into the game desperate to level the series after going down 22-17 in the first Test.
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:14 pm
The DA’s Alf Lees expressed shock at Public Enterprises' decision to push for subsidiary funding after deciding to "wind up" Mango.
Author: Hein Kaiser
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:45 pm
As the first season of the much-loved SA's remake of Ugly Betty 'uBettina Wethu' comes to an end producers have confirmed a second season.
Author: Reitumetse Makwea
Posted: July 31, 2021, 4:40 pm
Boris and Carrie Johnson's son Wilfred was born in April last year, shortly after his father left intensive care treatment for coronavirus.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: July 31, 2021, 4:22 pm
DiepCity actress Sonia Mbele shows us how to wear the latest Athleisure trend with effortless yet stylish fashion sense.
Author: Thami Kwazi
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:47 pm
The added capacity of prison guards comes after Lamola welcomed 158 magistrates after 418 candidates were shortlisted and interviewed.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:28 pm
The Champions Cup was won by 5-1 shot Jet Dark, trained by newly crowned champion trainer Justin Snaith and ridden by S’Manga Khumalo.
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:09 pm
Brazil will play Mexico in the other semifinal.
Author: Jonty Mark
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:06 pm
Meanwhile, long jumper Ruswahl Samaai admitted he was gutted after crashing out in the qualifying round of his specialist event.
Author: Wesley Botton
Posted: July 31, 2021, 2:40 pm
Climate goals are dictated by the Paris Agreement - a legally binding international treaty on climate change adopted by 196 countries.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: July 31, 2021, 2:28 pm
Naomi Campbell, who had a close relationship with Nelson Mandela, implored Zuma to "act responsibly" and appear at the commission.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: July 31, 2021, 1:59 pm
Only Florence Griffith-Joyner, the 1988 Olympic champion who remains the world record holder with a best 10.49, has ever run faster.
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 1:24 pm
Shona Ferguson's daughters took to their respective social media accounts to share some thoughts in the hours following his death.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: July 31, 2021, 12:52 pm
CSA said they viewed the finalisation of this disciplinary matter as critical towards the stabilisation of the commercial business unit.
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 12:47 pm
Following a week of controversy and plenty of discussion and debate, the Boks and Lions face off in the second Test in Cape Town.
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 11:17 am
'I know this, normally when you get a title then the fans want more,' said the Pirates head coach.
Author: Jonty Mark
Posted: July 31, 2021, 11:11 am
Walk-ins will be accepted in Joburg, Tshwane, Sedibeng and Ekurhuleni this weekend, regardless of whether they are registered on the EVDS or not. 
Author: Nica
Posted: July 31, 2021, 10:45 am
68 out of 72 homesteads within the 1.5km x 22km mining area oppose the mine, but some community members support it, leading to bitter fights.
Author: Nica
Posted: July 31, 2021, 10:17 am
It's the right time for Italian motorcycling legend to park his bike, says former local motorcycle racing star.
Author: Charl Bosch
Posted: July 31, 2021, 10:00 am
Pollution in the Zandvlei Estuary, Zeekoevlei, and Rietvlei has reached dangerous levels, leaving sports clubs in the lurch.
Author: Nica
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:30 am
"You're going to have to take yourself physically and mentally to a new place."
Author: Wesley Botton
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:19 am
Two crew members died after the MT Mercer Street tanker was attacked in the northern Indian Ocean, in what appeared to be a drone strike.
Author: Nica
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:03 am
Horse racing is almost defined by its secret, inscrutable nature, and the Gold Cup is close to that fathomless heart.
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:52 am
The country currently has a recovery rate of 90.7%, with Gauteng making up the vast majority of new cases and deaths.
Author: Nica
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:36 am
The morning action at the Olympic Stadium was overshadowed by Okagbare's failed doping test.
Author: Wesley Botton
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:24 am
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Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:06 am
South Africans have been celebrating with new swimming star Tatjana Schoenmaker.
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:41 am
In true Mzansi fashion, Tatjana Schoenmaker’s celebrations didn’t stop at the pool after wining the 200m breaststroke title. 
Author: Nica
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:39 am
Van Niekerk has run only five 400m races since he won his second world title in London in 2017.
Author: Wesley Botton
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:37 am
"My coach and I are feeling confident enough now that we want to go and fight for a podium finish."
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:18 am
First detected in India, the Delta variant has now reached 132 countries and territories.
Author: Nica
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:32 am
If he doesn't make it to Paris and podium, he already holds the unique distinction of being the only South African to have earned four Olympic medals.
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:30 am
CVT transmission really hampers this otherwise superb all-new compact SUV offering from Kia.
Author: Charl Bosch
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:25 am
There will be mega TAB pools locally as well. The Pick 6 starts with a R5 million carryover and should soar past the R15 million mark now that TABs are open again.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:21 am
The cases were confirmed in jackal in June, and earlier this week, a rabies case was also confirmed in a honey badger in the area.
Author: Nica
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:15 am
Though he holds a useful personal best of 19.95 in the 200m event, Simbine has concentrated on the 100m over the past few seasons and he has been rewarded for the decision to focus most of his attention on a single distance.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:01 am
One must ask whether Erasmus has scored a major hit in the ongoing psychological war between himself and Warren Gatland?
Author: Jacques van der Westhuyzen
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:00 am
July saw oil price increases, which, along with a weaker Rand, has pushed fuel prices up significantly for August.
Author: Nica
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:44 am
'I’m sure all the messages were good, but I only had so many days to focus on my racing and I have the rest of the year to reply to everyone and say thanks,' she says.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:40 am
I’m turning over a new chapter: I’m curling up with Atwood. Because every love story is a potential grief story…
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:20 am
After all, there’s money to be made and ultimately the extra costs will be carried by the taxpayer and the consumer.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:01 am
Video clips and whinges won’t save the Boks today. They need to show the Lions why this one country is better than their four.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 4:40 am
Make your Soccer 10 picks!
Author: Jonty Mark
Posted: July 31, 2021, 4:22 am
Tatjana, and the rest of Team SA, effectively performed on the proverbial smell of an oil rag … and many paid out of their own pockets to just be at the Games.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 4:20 am
An embarrassing tweet lauds Trade and Industry Minister Ibrahim Patel ‘at work’.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 4:01 am
Psoriasis is not contagious, just immensely uncomfortable for the individual who suffers from it. It is also vastly different from eczema.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:40 am
Here’s your morning news update: an easy-to-read selection of our top stories. Stay up to date with The Citizen – More News, Your Way.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:20 am
Access Chapter 2, a human rights organisation working with the LGBTQI community, welcomed yesterday’s ruling.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:01 am
Mthethwa, who has been working at the airline for four years, said he was looking for another job. He said the problem was that shareholders were not speaking to them.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 2:40 am
While Zikalala declared a state of disaster in KZN, Gauteng premier David Makhura has ruled out following suit.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: July 31, 2021, 2:20 am
'I can promise every Chiefs player and supporter that I am a player who gives my best and nothing less,' said the new Amakhosi midfielder.
Author: Jonty Mark
Posted: July 31, 2021, 2:01 am
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