Emotions run high as Hong Kong residents snap up final edition of Apple Daily

24 June 2021, 8:35 AM
Hong Kong residents rushed in the early hours of Thursday to snap up copies of the final edition of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, forced to end a 26-year run after getting embroiled in a national security crackdown.
South Africans urged to give blood and save lives 25 December 2017, 7:16 AM

The South African National Blood Service says the best Christmas gift one can give is blood.

Buffalo City Metro tightens beach security measures 24 December 2017, 6:22 PM

The Eastern Cape's Buffalo City Metro has raised safety measures in and around East London's beaches as tourists flock into the area.

KZN beefs up beach security 24 December 2017, 3:23 PM

eThekwini Metro police officers have been deployed in large numbers at Durban's busy beaches.

Cape beachgoers urged to “tag” children 24 December 2017, 10:00 AM

The City of Cape Town has launched an 'identity kitz' programme as part of an initiative to find missing children on beaches all along the coastline.

Johannesburg reopens public pools 24 December 2017, 8:25 AM

The City of Joburg has announced the reopening of most swimming pools that were closed due to a chemical shortage.

SACC urges leaders to meet Khoisan activists 24 December 2017, 7:52 AM

The South African Council of Churches has urged national leaders to meet members of the Khoisan Mass Movement who are on hunger strike.

Mariah Carey back to Times Square for New Year’s 23 December 2017, 7:34 PM

Mariah Carey must have made a New Year's resolution to ensure a better sound system. The pop diva confirmed that she will return to Times Square in New York to ring in 2018, a year after she was humiliated by technical issues at the annual televised ball-drop.

Magashule spreads Christmas cheer 23 December 2017, 6:55 PM

Free State Premier and newly elected ANC secretary-general, Ace Magashule, has brought an early Christmas for the community of Matjhabeng in Welkom.

C Town officials confiscate alcohol, dagga 23 December 2017, 3:00 PM

More than 3 700 litres of alcohol have been confiscated in Cape Town since the start of this month. Alcohol is usually seized at beaches and other public places where it is illegal.

Zuma urges youth to play chess 23 December 2017, 10:54 AM

President Jacob Zuma has called on the youth of South Africa to start playing chess in order to protect themselves from social ills.

Sylvester Stallone ‘categorically disputes’ claim of 1990s sexual assault 23 December 2017, 10:52 AM

Actor Sylvester Stallone on Thursday denied an accusation that he raped a woman in the 1990s and said the allegation was "completely fabricated."

Afro Punk Festival to hit Jozi streets 23 December 2017, 10:38 AM

Constitution Hill will be littered with music lover and art lovers alike, when Afro Punk Festival which originated in Brooklyn hits the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa. The Festival which is a haven for self-expression, art and taking pride in black culture without prejudice, will be making its debut on the African continent in South […]

Khloe Kardashian announces pregnancy 23 December 2017, 8:13 AM

Reality star Khloe Kardashian, the younger sister of Kim Kardashian, is expecting her first child.

N1 to Polokwane carrying heavy traffic volumes 23 December 2017, 8:12 AM

The N1 between Pretoria and Polokwane continues to carry heavy traffic volumes as holiday makers are rushing to various destinations in Limpopo for the Christmas holidays.

Night market in Vilakazi Street showcases local talent 22 December 2017, 5:28 PM

Vilakazi Street in Soweto is a abuzz with revellers attending the last of the 2017 Night market. The Night market is held every last Thursday of December and the last one never disappointed. Soweto’s most famous street now catching on to the world trend of street markets with entertainment. The street has been home to […]

Durban Botanic Garden inaugurates its Festive Trail of Lights 22 December 2017, 3:54 PM

As part of embracing the season of giving, the Durban Botanic Garden's inaugural Festive Trail of Lights is giving visitors the chance to explore the "magically" festive environment after dark, while supporting a range of charities at the same time.

Meryl Streep’s brand under threat over Weinstein denial 22 December 2017, 9:44 AM

She started the year leading the chorus of opprobrium against President Donald Trump but 12 months on Meryl Streep, multiple Oscar-winner and doyenne of the liberal Hollywood elite, has become a target herself.

Petition to remove Matt Damon in “Oceans 8” movie reaches goal 22 December 2017, 7:40 AM

An online petition demanding the dumping of Oscar-winner Matt Damon's cameo in 2018 heist movie "Ocean's 8" has nearly reached its goal of 17 000 signatures.

C Town Street parade expected to be big in numbers 21 December 2017, 9:17 PM

Organisers say the Tweede Nuwe Jaar parade or the Klopse, will exceed all expectations.

SABC Foundation donates food parcels in Free State 21 December 2017, 6:23 PM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Foundation has handed over food parcels to 150 poverty stricken families for the Christmas season in Wepener, Free State.

Animals at NZGSA get Xmas pampering 21 December 2017, 3:06 PM

Animals at the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa in Pretoria, woke up to delectable meals this morning. In the spirit of Christmas, the Zoo is spoiling the creatures with edible Christmas gifts.

Businesses boom as shoppers flock to malls ahead for shopping 21 December 2017, 1:22 PM

Packed parking lots, long snaking queues and jubilant shoppers are features at this time of the year at shopping malls across Gauteng. Malls across the province are abuzz with activity as shoppers rush to get their hands on their Christmas goodies.

Jane Fonda turns 80 on December 21 21 December 2017, 10:50 AM

Two-time Oscar-winning actress, political activist and fitness guru Jane Fonda turns 80 on December 21.

Seven former child actors accuse producer Goddard of sexual abuse 21 December 2017, 8:55 AM

Seven former child actors say they were sexually abused by prominent Hollywood producer Gary Goddard during the 1970s, adding weight to accusations made earlier by the actor Anthony Edwards.

Khloe Kardashian confirms pregnancy 21 December 2017, 7:16 AM

Khloe Kardashian has finally confirmed her pregnancy with an Instagram post.

Christmas fever engulfs Port Elizabeth 20 December 2017, 8:29 PM

The Christmas fever has hit many homes across the country, with some residents going all out to decorate their houses in celebration of this period.

ANCYL age limit 20 December 2017, 4:45 PM

The 54th ANC National Elective Conference committee on Organisational Renewal recommends to the ANC Youth League that the maximum age for a member must be cut to ensure they can relate to the youth. The current cut-off age is 35 years old.

More initiates die in E Cape 20 December 2017, 4:06 PM

The deaths of initiates in the Eastern Cape have risen to 15 since the start of this summer initiation season in the province.

Book inspired by Knysna fires launched 20 December 2017, 12:52 PM

A collection of stories, pictures and accounts of what transpired during the devastating Knysna Fires in June this year has been compiled into a book.

Pauw not concerned about SARS case against him 20 December 2017, 6:55 AM

Investigative Journalist, Jacque Pauw, says he's not concerned about the decision of the South Revenue Service to open a case against him.