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Gareth Cliff to sue M-Net for unfair dismissal & defamation

Sources close to Gareth Cliff on Monday confirmed to The Juice that the ex-Idols judge is indeed suing M-Net for unfair dismissal

AB devastated after series loss

At lunch on day three of the third Test against England in Johannesburg on Saturday the Proteas would have fancied their chances..

NSRI appeals to public not to set off Chinese lanterns

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) again appealed to the public not to set off Chinese lanterns, following yet another …

South Africa’s budget will inspire confidence, Gordhan says

South Africa needs to make tough decisions about how it runs its finances and next month’s budget will inspire confidence in a …

Students escalate no-fees campaign

Student leaders continue to pile the pressure on Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and have threatened to disrupt …

SA’s poor face rising food prices as drought intensifies

The South African media have been full of stories about the current drought that has gripped many parts of the northern and …

Surviving Rivonia trialists to be honoured

Three of the remaining Rivonia trialists – Ahmed Kathrada‚ Andrew Mlangeni and Denis Goldberg – are to receive the freedom of the

Former South African cricketer faces jail for match fixing

South African cricket authorities, Cricket South Africa (CSA) during December last year, had charged an unnamed “intermediary” …

No free education, no elections say students

The fight for free higher education is is now represented by new Twitter hashtags, #FMF2016 and #FeesMustFallReloaded …

Drought-stricken areas runneth over thanks to water drive

A water drive that started as a modest plea on Facebook has grown into a nationwide campaign co-ordinated by ordinary people on ..

Showers bring relief to farmers

Cooling showers drifted over Aliwal North and Burgersdorp areas yesterday, bringing temporary relief to farmers and residents …

More tourists, despite new rules

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has celebrated increased tourist figures for the festive season, despite stricter visa laws…

Ballon d’Or ‘is in Africa’s dreams’

Can Africa produce another world player of the year? Former Bafana Bafana captain Lucas Radebe believes it is possible …

Rand improves amid a ‘vicious pass the parcel’

While the rand improved the most compared to other emerging market currencies on Wednesday, it is still the worst performer this..

Oscar’s hopes run thin

Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius yesterday made a last-ditch attempt to overturn his murder conviction for fatally shooting …

Mbete agrees to Zuma no confidence debate

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has agreed to a Democratic Alliance request to schedule a motion of no confidence in …

Students protest demanding free higher education

Scores of students from Wits University’s main campus in Braamfontein have begun protesting at Senate House …

Ramaphosa urges calm in the face of falling rand

The rand’s drop to as low as R17.99 is no reason to panic insists the deputy president, who is confident South Africa will recover

Back to school mania in full swing

Be afraid. Be very afraid. It is back to school week and the last minute rush for stationery and uniforms is in full swing …

SARU lays out criteria for new Bok coach

The new Springbok coach will be headhunted by the South African Rugby Union (SARU) who opted not to advertise the position …

Heavy rainfall, thundershowers & hot, humid weather expected

The South African Weather Service says heavy rainfall is possible over the eastern parts of the Free State and the western parts..

Sanral bursary holder achieves top matric

JANUARY, 2016: Theresa Brummer (18) has made her mark as one of Port Elizabeth’s exceptional young achievers, ready to make an i

50 litres of water is not enough, says Senekal residents

Residents of Tambo informal settlement in Senekal in the Free State start queuing for water from 03:00 every morning …

Disciplinary process against eNCA’s Andrew Barnes underway

A disciplinary process has begun against senior eNews Channel Africa (eNCA)’s news anchor Andrew Barnes, who was taken off air …

Netflix SA has only 678 titles compared to 14 156 globally

Netflix expanded to South Africa as well as a further 129 other countries simultaneously on Wednesday night but its …

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