Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN 19 June 2018, 8:12 AM

A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday.

Unions, Eskom to resume wage talks 19 June 2018, 5:49 AM

Wage talks between Eskom and unions are due to resume on Tuesday in Woodmead, north of Johannesburg. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), NUMSA and Solidarity are expected to take part.

Kane double gives England victory over Tunisia 18 June 2018, 10:06 PM

A stoppage-time header from two-goal Harry Kane gave England a 2-1 win over Tunisia in their opening World Cup Group G match on Monday.

South Africa marks 105 years since Natives Land Act 18 June 2018, 9:42 PM

Tuesday marks 105 years when the 1913 Natives Land Act was enacted three years after the establishment of the then Union of South Africa.

UN concerned about migrant policy 18 June 2018, 8:22 PM

The United Nation’s top human rights official has called on the United States Administration of President Donald Trump to end the policy of forcibly removing children from their migrant parents who cross the southern border irregularly via Mexico.

Lukaku double as Belgium outclass brave Panama 18 June 2018, 7:23 PM

Belgium's creativity and power proved too much for World Cup debutants Panama as the Group G favourites overcame the heroics of goalkeeper Jaime Penedo and a massed defence to run out 3-0 winners on Monday.

Preview: Tunisia fear England’s “most dangerous weapon” Alli 18 June 2018, 6:47 PM

Tunisia will be pushing for an upset in their opening game of the Soccer World Cup on Monday, said coach Nabil Maaloul.

Mbeki defends Mandela’s legacy 18 June 2018, 5:23 PM

Former President, Thabo Mbeki he has called on South Africans to move away from the "notion" that Nelson Mandela sold-out the country.

Sweden bury World Cup opening jinx to beat South Korea 18 June 2018, 4:31 PM

Skipper Andreas Granqvist coolly converted a 65th minute penalty awarded after video review to hand Sweden a 1-0 victory over South Korea in a scrappy Group F encounter at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Monday.

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Preview: We’re not favourites but anything can happen – Panama coach 18 June 2018, 3:51 PM

World Cup debutants Panama played down expectations on Sunday, with coach Hernan Gomez admitting they are definitely not favourites to beat Belgium in their opening game.

Caster Semenya
Caster Semenya challenges testosterone levels ruling 18 June 2018, 3:18 PM

South African athletics' golden girl, Caster Semenya, is challenging the I-double-A-F's rule change on testosterone levels in the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Kathrada Foundation responds to Malema “racist” comments 18 June 2018, 1:03 PM

The Kathrada Foundation has approached EFF leader Julius Malema to engage with them about his most recent anti-Indian comments where he claimed that the majority of Indians are racist.

SA to utilise seat at UNSC for brokering peace 18 June 2018, 10:20 AM

Minister of International Relations and Corporations, Lindiwe Sisulu says South Africa is committed to using the UN Security Council seat to broker peace across the world, including the Middle East.

Mourinho expects top nations to recover from slow starts 18 June 2018, 10:08 AM

Jose Mourinho lauded an "amazing day for football" after heavyweights Germany and Brazil failed to win their opening World Cup fixtures on Sunday but the Manchester United manager expects them both to rebound from sluggish starts.

Numsa says it hopes for positive outcome in Eskom’s renewed negotiations 18 June 2018, 8:27 AM

Power utility Eskom says it will resume wage negotiations with the unions on Tuesday.

Three dead as strong quake shakes Japan’s Osaka 18 June 2018, 8:17 AM

A powerful quake rocked Japan's second city of Osaka on Monday, killing three people including a nine-year-old girl and injuring scores of others, according to an official tally.

Liberty CEO David Munro
Customers’ information, finances secure – Liberty 18 June 2018, 5:57 AM

Panic stricken Liberty customers have been reassured that there personal information and funds are safe.

Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland in Group E opener 17 June 2018, 10:37 PM

A second-half header from Steven Zuber cancelled out a sensational early goal from Philippe Coutinho as Switzerland and Brazil drew 1-1 in a tight Group E World Cup opener on Sunday.

Preview: Ambitious ‘golden’ Belgians eye flying start vs Panama 17 June 2018, 9:15 PM

Belgium see far beyond Monday's World Cup opener against debutants Panama but need a solid win to settle nerves and rack up goal difference as a "golden generation" of club greats seek finally to deliver as a team.

4th International Yoga Day marked in Durban 17 June 2018, 9:10 PM

Hundreds of people from all walks of life gathered at Durban's beachfront to mark the 4th International Yoga Day.

Preview: Sweden v South Korea Factbox 17 June 2018, 9:00 PM

Sweden play South Korea in a Group F match in Nizhny Novgorod on Monday.

Preview: Belgium v Panama Factbox 17 June 2018, 8:56 PM

Belgium play Panama in a Group G match in Sochi on Monday.

Preview: Sweden seek to shake off Zlatan shadow, South Korea look to Son 17 June 2018, 8:48 PM

He did not play in the qualifiers nor come out of retirement for the World Cup, yet Sweden are still looking to step out of the shadow of Zlatan Ibrahimovic when they face South Korea at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Monday.

SACP in N West urges youth to defend state resources 17 June 2018, 8:47 PM

South African Communist Party North West Chair, Smuts Matshe has urged young people to defend state resources that could be used to benefit those in need.

Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener 17 June 2018, 7:10 PM

Germany were stunned 1-0 by Mexico in the opening game of their World Cup defence on Sunday as Hirving Lozano finished off a sharp counter-attack that exposed the ragged defending that the four-times winners had displayed in their warm-up games.

SA committed to use UNSC seat to broker world peace 17 June 2018, 5:50 PM

South Africa is committed to using the United Nations Security Council seat to broker peace across the world, including the Middle East.

Red Cross urges EU states to follow Spain and show migrant ‘solidarity’ 17 June 2018, 4:23 PM

The head of the Red Cross urged European Union member states Sunday to follow Spain's example of welcoming a rejected migrant ship and "put into practice" the humanitarian values promoted by the bloc.

Bemba can return to DR Congo ‘if he wants’:Govt 17 June 2018, 4:15 PM

Former Democratic Republic of Congo vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba "can return" home if he wants to, following his acquittal on appeal of war crimes, Kinshasa said Sunday.

Liberty Group hacked 17 June 2018, 4:14 PM

Liberty Group, whose products include accident cover, life insurance, funeral benefits and income protection, has been hacked.

Preview: Brazil v Switzerland Factbox 17 June 2018, 3:23 PM

Five-times World Cup winners and tournament favourites Brazil play Switzerland in a Group E match on Sunday. Where: Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don Capacity: 45,000 When: Sunday June 17, 2100 local (1800 GMT/1400 ET) Key stats: – Brazil are the narrow favourites to lift the trophy for what would be a record-extending sixth time. They are targeting […]