ANC in Gauteng calls on Ramaphosa to scrap e-tolls 17 February 2019, 10:56 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to scrap the e-toll system in the province. 

Kusal Perera
Sri Lankan sensation Perera hailed for Test-winning heroics 17 February 2019, 10:53 AM

Kusal Perera became a national hero in Sri Lanka on Sunday after scoring an unbeaten 153 to guide his country to a sensational first Test victory in South Africa.

Illegal mining.
The number of bodies retrieved from Zim mine rises to 24 17 February 2019, 9:28 AM

The bodies of 24 illegal miners have now been recovered from a gold mine in Zimbabwe that was flooded following heavy rains. Authorities say at least 70 people were trapped when the disaster struck on Tuesday night.

Bantu Holomisa
ANC lost touch with its voters: Holomisa 17 February 2019, 9:03 AM

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) has called on voters to kick the African National Congress (ANC) out of power, as the party can no longer be trusted.

More than 530 wanted suspects arrested in Gauteng 17 February 2019, 8:21 AM

More than 530 suspects who featured on the police's wanted list have been successfully traced and arrested during raids on Thursday and Friday.

Empire star Jussie Smollett.
Chicago police seek follow-up interview with ‘Empire’ actor 17 February 2019, 7:22 AM

Chicago police have shifted the direction of their investigation into actor Jussie Smollett’s report of a hate-crime assault and are seeking to interview him again, after releasing two men detained for questioning in the probe, a police spokesman said on Saturday.

Blizzard in China.
Authorities offer relief as blizzards continue to ravage China 17 February 2019, 7:05 AM

Authorities offer relief to help local herdsmen as blizzards continue to ravage Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province.

Lionel Messi celebrates after penalty.
Messi penalty lifts Barca as Griezmann eclipses Torres 17 February 2019, 6:50 AM

 Lionel Messi scored a penalty and missed another as La Liga leaders Barcelona ground out an unconvincing 1-0 win over Real Valladolid, while Antoine Griezmann surpassed Fernando Torres with his 130th goal for Atletico Madrid.

Former president of Mozambique Armando Guebuza.
Mozambique’s ex-president’s son arrested in graft case 17 February 2019, 6:45 AM

The son of Mozambique's former president Armando Guebuza was arrested on Saturday in a legal crackdown on suspects linked to a $2-billion government debt scandal, local media and judiciary sources said.

Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May
May to speak to every EU leader to break Brexit deadlock 17 February 2019, 6:29 AM

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday vowed to speak to every EU member state leader "over the coming days", as she wrote to Conservative MPs to appeal for unity over Brexit.

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.
DA expects SABC loan guarantee in budget speech 17 February 2019, 6:21 AM

The DA says it expects Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to announce a loan guarantee for the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in his budget speech on Wednesday.

“Forensic investigation into VBS looting at an advanced stage” 16 February 2019, 9:11 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the forensic investigation into the VBS looting is at an advanced stage.

Reverend Kenneth Meshoe
ACDP launches election manifesto, promises Godly government 16 February 2019, 8:37 PM

The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) has launched its 2019 election manifesto in Kuils River near Cape Town.

SA commemorates Battle of Delville Wood 16 February 2019, 8:29 PM

A French delegation visit South Africa to commemorate the battle of Dellville Wood during the First World War, where more than 3 000 South African soldiers died between 15 to 19 July when they captured and held the wood against German artillery.

Maskandi musician on quest to fill up Moses Mabhida 16 February 2019, 8:18 PM

Popular Maskandi musician Khuzani Mpungose is on a quest to fill up Moses Mabhida Stadium on March 30th in Durban.

Ducks and water birds in the dam
Brackenfell residents join forces to refill dam 16 February 2019, 7:47 PM

Concerned Cape Town residents have mobilised to refill a dried-up dam in Brackenfell to benefit local bird species.

Patricia de Lille
GOOD Party launches “Aunty Pat for Premier Campaign” 16 February 2019, 7:26 PM

Patricia de Lille has promised to do more Good for the Western Cape as she launched her "Aunty Pat for Premier Campaign" in Wesbank near Delft outside Cape Town.

Dr Esther Mahlangu
Art lovers gather for Cape Town Art Fair 16 February 2019, 6:26 PM

Some latest works by leading local artists are on display at the seventh edition of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair.

Andy Birkett and Christie Mackenzie
Pre-race favourites win FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon 16 February 2019, 5:49 PM

Pre-race favourites Andy Birkett and Christie Mackenzie are the winners of this year's FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon.

Sri Lanka record their first victory in 2019 16 February 2019, 5:27 PM

Sri Lanka's cricket team has recorded their first victory since October 2018 with a dramatic one wicket win over South Africa.

Emiliano Sala memorial
Sala laid to rest in home village 16 February 2019, 3:45 PM

The funeral of Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala took place in his home village in Argentina on Saturday, three weeks after he was killed in a plane crash.

Bruno Ganz
Bruno Ganz, who played Hitler in ‘Downfall’, dies aged 77 16 February 2019, 3:16 PM

Bruno Ganz, the Swiss actor who portrayed Adolf Hitler in Oscar-nominated film "Downfall" and the kindly grandfather in "Heidi", died of cancer at his home in Zurich on Saturday, aged 77, his agent said.

NASA mulls buying new rides to space from Russia 16 February 2019, 3:14 PM

NASA said on Friday it was weighing an option to buy two additional astronaut seats aboard a Russian rocket as a contingency plan against further delays in the launch systems being developed by Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Boeing Co.

Prince Charles and wife Camilla.
Prince Charles to make first royal visit to Cuba 16 February 2019, 10:24 AM

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will become the first members of the royal family to make an official visit to Communist-run Cuba in March, in a trip intended to underscore a growing bilateral relationship.

Factory in Illinois.
Five killed as gunman opens fire after being fired 16 February 2019, 9:10 AM

Authorities in the US state of Illinois say the gunman, who opened fire at a factory, did so shortly after receiving notice of termination from his job there.

Incan Tomb
Archaeologists discover Incan tomb in Peru 16 February 2019, 8:56 AM

Peruvian archaeologists discovered an Incan tomb in the north of the country where an elite member of the pre-Columbian empire was buried, one of the investigators announced Friday.

ANC flag.
ANC veteran, Bonisile Norushe to be laid to rest on Saturday 16 February 2019, 8:10 AM

The late ANC stalwart and trade unionist, Bonisile Norushe, will be laid to rest at his Keiskammahoek home in the Eastern Cape on Saturday.

Colin Kaepernick
Kneeling protester Kaepernick agrees to confidential NFL settlement 16 February 2019, 7:18 AM

Colin Kaepernick, whose kneeling protests sparked a firestorm of controversy, has reached a settlement with the NFL over his collusion grievance against the league, his attorneys said on Friday.

Nigeria polling station.
Logistical problems force Nigeria election delay 16 February 2019, 6:56 AM

Nigeria's electoral watchdog on Saturday postponed presidential and parliamentary elections for one week, just hours before polls were due to open.

A funeral procession
Growing trend of luxury funerals in SA 15 February 2019, 9:40 PM

The funeral industry says there's a growing trend of special requests for luxury funerals.