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Cricket South Africa has terminated the employment of Kugandrie Govender, who held a variety of roles within the governing body including acting CEO.
Author: James Richardson
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:39 am
Google celebrates the Turkan Human, which was the most complete early human skeleton discovered in 1984, on Sunday with its entertaining doodles.
Author: Corne van Zyl
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:30 am
The Starting XIs for the Carling Black Label Cup have been confirmed, check out the Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs lineups.
Author: James Richardson
Posted: August 1, 2021, 9:07 am
The Western Cape Education Department have strongly condemned 'wanton vandalism' and burglaries that took place during school holidays.
Author: Dan Meyer
Posted: August 1, 2021, 8:37 am
Kaizer Chiefs and Nike have officially unveiled their new home and away kits for the upcoming DStv Premiership season.
Author: James Richardson
Posted: August 1, 2021, 8:30 am
249 rhinos have been poached in SA since the start of 2021, and it is increasing. Most of the killings happened at the Kruger National Park.
Author: Corne van Zyl
Posted: August 1, 2021, 8:30 am
Former President Jacob Zuma's daughter has hit back at Naomi Campbell after the model penned an open letter to Zuma on the recent unrest.
Author: Nokwanda Ncwane
Posted: August 1, 2021, 7:16 am
The EFF's Julius Malema had many people talking after criticising Netcare Milpark Hospital following Shona Ferguson's death.
Author: Marilynn Manuel
Posted: August 1, 2021, 7:06 am
A 14-year-old Labrador was rescued from a drainpipe after being trapped it in for about nine hours. This dramatic rescue happened in Joburg.
Author: Corne van Zyl
Posted: August 1, 2021, 7:00 am
Lizzo says she knows she's big, but not that big as she addresses wild rumour she killed a fan by stage diving. Watch the video here.
Author: Alicia Naidoo
Posted: August 1, 2021, 6:29 am
Constable Simon Ngakaemang Ntsekeletsa (50) and Sergeant Mojalefa Horatius Molete (42) were brutally murdered last week. Their bodies were found in the back of a burnt police vehicle.
Author: Corne van Zyl
Posted: August 1, 2021, 6:20 am
Police found the body of a 23-year-old woman with stab wounds on Saturday in Adelaide. Her 21-year-old boyfriend was later arrested.
Author: Corne van Zyl
Posted: August 1, 2021, 6:00 am
What an entertaining month we have in store.
Author: SA TV and Soapies
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:42 am
Muvhango is full of twists and exciting drama this month.
Author: SA TV and Soapies
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:36 am
This month is dramatic in Rhythm City.
Author: SA TV and Soapies
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:30 am
This is an exciting month in DiepCity.
Author: SA TV and Soapies
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:24 am
This month is going to be intense in Scandal.
Author: SA TV and Soapies
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:18 am
Uzalo continues its fine form this month.
Author: SA TV and Soapies
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:12 am
Are you ready for another rollercoaster ride this month?
Author: SA TV and Soapies
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:06 am
Are you ready to be entertained this month?
Author: SA TV and Soapies
Posted: August 1, 2021, 5:00 am
Gavin Hunt's Chippa United have let another player go while extending the contract of another player by two years.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: August 1, 2021, 4:01 am
Connie Ferguson says the death of her husband Shona, feels like a horrible nightmare that she can’t wake up from
Author: Thabo Baloyi
Posted: August 1, 2021, 3:30 am
Wondering what the day has in store for your star sign? Here's a quick glance at horoscopes and more for today - completely free!
Author: TSA Daily Horoscope
Posted: July 31, 2021, 11:00 pm
This forecast is designed to be a quick overview of what lies in store.
Author: South African Weather Service
Posted: July 31, 2021, 11:00 pm
South Africa scored 21 unanswered second half points and beat the British & Irish Lions to level the series ahead of next weekend's final Test.
Author: AFP
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:39 pm
South Africa's trio of men's 100m entrants have all reached the semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: July 31, 2021, 8:23 pm
It was a day to forget for South Africa's two men's long jumpers in qualifying at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:58 pm
Kaizer Chiefs legend Abel Shongwe feels the signing of Cole Alexander as a replacement for Willard Katsande is a short-term solution to their problems.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:55 pm
Four suspects aged between 31 and 41 were arrested by police and charged with hijacking and house robbery in Daveyton on Saturday.
Author: Corne van Zyl
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:18 pm
Indulge in this traditional cake. It is not only fun to bake but even more fun to eat!
Author: Irene Muller
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:45 pm
Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter says it was important for veteran goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune to be granted a contract extension at the Soweto giants despite his recent struggles.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:43 pm
Bulls director of rugby Jake White said Duane Vermeulen's rehabilitation is going really well, but his return is still a few weeks away.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:25 pm
Spice up breakfast with this palatable tomato and biltong jam recipe. It is utterly delicious.
Author: Irene Muller
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:20 pm
The Springboks outplayed the British and Irish Lions in the second half to claim a 27-9 win and level the series in Cape Town.
Author: James Richardson
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:17 pm
The Springboks bounced back from last weekend's defeat in the opening Test against the British & Irish Lions to win the second clash at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:12 pm
SARS’ Customs Response Unit seized illicit cigarettes worth millions from Cape Town traders during raids on Thursday, 29 July.
Author: Storm Simpson
Posted: July 31, 2021, 6:03 pm
Percy Tau has scored his first goal for Brighton and Hove Albion and it was a strike full of South African flavour to send a pre-season message.
Author: James Richardson
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:33 pm
The NICD has said on Saturday a further 334 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 72 013 to date.
Author: Corne van Zyl
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:33 pm
From being born in Soweto to her first famous role, here are five things we know about Nefisa Mkhabela, who plays 'Ona' on 'House of Zwide'.
Author: Alicia Naidoo
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:32 pm
Treat the family to this lip-smackingly delicious Sunday meal.
Author: Xoliswa Ndoyiya
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:10 pm
Today’s DAILY LOTTO jackpot is estimated at R400,000! The Daily Lotto is a lottery game that guarantees a jackpot for every draw.
Author: Lotto Results
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:03 pm
The first consignment of the 5.6 million vaccine doses the US donated to SA arrived at O.R. Tambo on Saturday. The rest is expected to arrive soon.
Author: Storm Simpson
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:00 pm
Could tonight be your lucky night? Over R5.8 million is on the line. It's the winning Lotto, Lotto Plus 1 and Lotto Plus 2 numbers for 31 July 2021.
Author: Lotto Results
Posted: July 31, 2021, 5:00 pm
From 'Muvhango' to 'Kings of Jo'Burg', the late Shona Ferguson had many memorable roles in South African television. Here is a look.
Author: Alicia Naidoo
Posted: July 31, 2021, 4:05 pm
Springboks vs British and Irish Lions: The second Test of the series promising yet more intrigue after a busy week leading up to the match.
Author: James Richardson
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:55 pm
The four men and one minor that allegedly murdered two police officers were remanded in custody until 5 August when they will make a formal bail application.
Author: Storm Simpson
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:51 pm
Duduzile Zuma is at it again! It looks like Naomi Campbell's criticism of Zuma in her open letter did not sit well with Duduzile.
Author: Nokwanda Ncwane
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:47 pm
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton secured the 101st pole position of his career on Saturday as he went quickest in qualifying for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.
Author: James Richardson
Posted: July 31, 2021, 3:46 pm
SIU investigators, with the assistance of the Hawks, raided the offices of the Ratlou Local Municipality in the North West.
Author: Corne van Zyl
Posted: July 31, 2021, 2:58 pm
Griquas scored four tries and received five yellow cards in a Currie Cup match against the Sharks that most certainly wasn't for the purists.
Author: James Richardson
Posted: July 31, 2021, 2:36 pm
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