‘Touched By An Angel’ actress dies at 86

22 November 2017, 8:12 AM
Actress and gospel singer Della Reese, best known for her role in the “Touched By An Angel” television series, has died at the age of 86 at her home in California, her family said on Monday.
Motorists warned to avoid N3 highway in Alex 19 June 2018, 8:16 AM

Motorists have been warned to avoid the on-ramp to N3 highway in Alexandra north of Johannesburg to a protest action.

As outrage grows over children, White House defends immigration policy 19 June 2018, 8:07 AM

The Trump administration on Monday defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border as furor grew over the separation of immigrant parents and children, including video of youngsters sitting in concrete-floored cages.

‘Black Panther’ star honors real-life hero at MTV awards 19 June 2018, 7:56 AM

Landmark blockbuster "Black Panther" and nostalgic horror sensation "Stranger Things" shared the spoils Monday with a real-life hero at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.

Truck drivers blockade N4 19 June 2018, 7:08 AM

Long distance truck drivers have blocked the N4 between Mbombela and Komatipoort in Mpumalanga.

Liberty to be quizzed by regulator over cyber attack 19 June 2018, 7:02 AM

Insurer Liberty Holdings faced questions from South Africa's Information Regulator on Monday, a day after the company said it had become the victim of a cyber-attack.

Fishermen benefit from sardine run 19 June 2018, 6:28 AM

Fishermen have netted 350 baskets of sardines at Pennington on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast as the sardine run continues.

China accuses Trump of ‘blackmail’ after new tariffs threat 19 June 2018, 6:20 AM

Beijing on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of "blackmail" and warned it would retaliate in kind after the US president threatened to impose fresh tariffs on Chinese goods, pushing the world's two biggest economies closer to a trade war.

AIC threatens to pull out of coalition with ANC 19 June 2018, 6:18 AM

The African Independent Congress has threatened to pull out of its coalition with African National Congress if the governing party in the Eastern Cape continues to undermine the conditions of this agreement.

North Korea’s Kim visiting China Tuesday and Wednesday: state media 19 June 2018, 5:45 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China on Tuesday and Wednesday, state broadcaster CCTV said, a week after his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump.

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.

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.

ANC challenges under spotlight at NEC meeting 18 June 2018, 6:28 PM

A myriad of challenges facing the ANC will come under the spotlight as the party tries to reclaim its authority amid upheavals within various structures.

Disadvantaged Pietermaritzburg learners receive uniforms 18 June 2018, 6:03 PM

Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Barbara Thomson, has handed over school uniforms to 240 learners from disadvantaged families at Edendale in Pietermaritzburg.

3-Head of VW’s Audi arrested in Germany over diesel scandal 18 June 2018, 4:33 PM

Volkswagen was holding crisis talks on Monday to find a stand-in boss for its Audi brand, a source familiar with the discussions said, after German authorities arrested Audi CEO Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions test cheating.

Preview: Belgium expecting tough test against debutants Panama 18 June 2018, 4:18 PM

Belgium striker Dries Mertens conceded that Iceland's surprise draw with Argentina had served as a World Cup warning to his side as they prepared to face another small debutant team Panama on Monday.

BRICS summit to draft economic resolutions 18 June 2018, 4:16 PM

The Brics business council summit taking place outside Mokopane in Limpopo, is expected to draft economic resolutions for the advancement of business, to be adopted by all five member states

William Mpembe’s case postponed 18 June 2018, 4:04 PM

The murder case against former North West Deputy Police Commissioner William Mpembe and eight other police officials have been postponed to September 14 by the North West High Court, sitting in Mogwase.

Limpopo government concerned about illegal initiation schools 18 June 2018, 3:01 PM

Limpopo government has issued a stern warning to operators of illegal initiations schools.

Share price reacts negatively to Liberty attack 18 June 2018, 2:18 PM

Shares in financial services group Liberty have fallen 5% on Monday morning. This after the company was hit by a data breach resulting in hackers attacking their computers and demanding cash.

Audi boss arrested in diesel probe 18 June 2018, 12:51 PM

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler has been arrested in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "diesel gate" emissions cheating scandal, German prosecutors said Monday.

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Kulula.com Airline investigates alleged racism 18 June 2018, 12:46 PM

Domestic airline Kulula.com is investigating a case of racism in which a passenger is alleged to have to refer to a pilot using the k-word.

Kimberley mine to retrench 150 miners 18 June 2018, 12:32 PM

The NUM in Kimberley has condemned the imminent retrenchments of about 150 Kimberley Ekapa Mining Joint Venture (KEM-JV) workers

NUM seeks to postpone wage negotiations 18 June 2018, 12:08 PM

NUM is reportedly seeking a postponement in wage talks with state-run power utility Eskom on Tuesday until next week.

Sardines in nets
Shoals of Sardines hit KwaZulu-Natal beach 18 June 2018, 11:49 AM

Shoals of sardines have hit KwaZulu-Natal south coast beaches between Pennington and Sezela on Monday morning.

ANC NEC set to discuss problems within provincial structures 18 June 2018, 11:38 AM

The ANC's National Executive Committee is due to meet on Tuesday in Irene outside Pretoria to discuss the problems besetting its provincial structures.

Another downpour hits Cape Town 18 June 2018, 10:01 AM

The Cape Town Weather Office says isolated showers can be expected throughout the day into Tuesday.

Former SARS employees to appear in court 18 June 2018, 9:24 AM

Three former SARS employees are expected to appear in Pretoria regional court today for on charges of corruption and the contravention of the RICA Act.

US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations 18 June 2018, 9:04 AM

Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the "evil" separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea to end the deeply controversial practice.

Junior Springboks return home with bronze medal 18 June 2018, 8:46 AM

The Junior Springboks will return home with the bronze medal from the World Rugby Under 20 Championships in France.

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.