Sun, 22 September, 2019

Lone Surviving Suspect In Isipingo Shootout Due In Court

Police say the man who was part of a group of suspected robbers in KwaZulu-Natal will appear in court next week on charges of attempted robbery and attempted murder.

City Power Warns Cable Thieves

City Power has warned residents not to tamper with electricity. This comes after the body of a suspected cable thief has been found at the Westfield substation in Modderfontein on Saturday.

Ramaphosa Pays Glowing Tribute To Hlongwa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has delivered the eulogy at the funeral service of former mineral resources and energy deputy minister Bavelile Hlongwa where he’s paid a glowing tribute to her.

CT Demonstrators Brave Rain To March Against Femicide

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Cape Town on Saturday to unite against femicide and the abuse of women and children.This follows the rape and murders of multiple...

DUT Stabbing Victim Sandile Ndlovu Dies In Hospital

Durban University of Technology (DUT) student Sandile Ndlovu, who was stabbed on campus almost two weeks ago, has died. He died in hospital on Saturday morning.Ndlovu was...

Funeral Of Deputy Minister Hlongwa To Take Place Today

Hundreds of people are expected to gather at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Center in Durban for the funeral service of energy and mineral resources deputy minister Bavelile Hlongwa.

13 Lives Lost On SA Roads In Under 24 Hours

Two accidents have claimed the lives of 13 people on the country's roads in less than 24 hours.Nine people died in Cape Town in the early hours...

Maditla’s Family To Still Support Her

The family of a Mpumalanga woman who has been sentenced to life in prison for poisoning her children said they were devastated.The High Court in Middelburg sentenced...

CT Marchers Demand Urgent Action On Climate Crisis

Demonstrators have taken to the streets to highlight the global climate crisis.Several protests will be held across the country on Friday as part of the Global Climate Strike.

Ndlovu Youth Choir Arrive Home To Loud Cheers

Scores of people gathered at the OR Tambo International Airport to welcome the Ndlovu Youth Choir back home.The group, from Moutse in Limpopo, returned on Friday after...

Something To Ponder

Something To PonderWhich Way Now For The South African Child?When the current generation of parents and grandparents were young, discipline started in the home, then the community,...

Weekly News Brief

HEADLINE NEWS THIS WEEKPresident Cyril Ramaphosa formally apologised to Nigeria for xenophobic attacks on its citizens in South Africa. He said the ugly incidents did not represent the...
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Something To Ponder

Something To PonderWhich Way Now For The South African Child?When the current generation of parents and grandparents were young, discipline started...

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Barcelona’s Poor Start Continues With Surprise Defeat

Barcelona threw on their stars of the present and the future on Saturday but neither Lionel Messi nor Ansu Fati could save them from a dismal 2-0 defeat away at Granada.

Guardiola Salutes ‘Ruthless’ Man City After Eight-Goal Blitz

Pep Guardiola saluted Manchester City's "ruthless" streak after they romped to a club record 8-0 Premier League demolition of hapless Watford on Saturday.Guardiola was delighted that his team...

Stellenbosch Still Winless In The PSL

Stellenbosch FC shared the points with Black Leopards after 2-2 draw in their Absa Premiership clash at Athlone Stadium on Saturday.Both sides started the game on the...

Man City Hit Eight In Watford Demolition

Manchester City powered to their record Premier League win as the champions scored five times in the first half of an incredible 8-0 thrashing of Watford, while Leicester enjoyed a VAR-assisted 2-1...

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc On Pole For Singapore Grand Prix

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc secured pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday as he looks to claim a stunning hat-trick of wins after triumphs in Belgium and Italy.

Wet Roads & Poor Visibility Factors In More Than 27% Of Fatal Accidents

The start of the rainy season is a welcome relief from the winter dry spell but it also means more car accidents on our roads. Dialdirect is urging motorists to be vigilant.RTMC report data shows that in 2018, poor visibility and wet or slippery road surfaces contributed to a total of 27.1% of the 10 564 fatal crashes on South African roads, with environmental factors being the second leading cause...

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The Lion Trade: The Secret Threat Faced By The Tourism Industry

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South African Heritage Highlights In One Easy Destination At Vergelegen

September is the month when we celebrate South Africa’s heritage, and an enjoyable way to savour the very best of local history and culture is to visit 319-year old Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West. Rambling over 3000 hectares between the Helderberg and Hottentots Holland mountains, within easy reach of Cape Town, Vergelegen offers superb food and wine, extensive gardens, ancient trees, gracious architecture and fine art.The estate was named the best winery in...

Study Says Overweight People More Likely To Have Overweight Dogs

Overweight people are more likely to have overweight dogs, partly because they are more likely to feed them treats, Danish researchers said Wednesday.The study by the University of Copenhagen lends credence to the saying "like owner, like dog", the scientists wrote in the journal Preventive Veterinary Medicine."The prevalence of heavy or obese dogs is more than twice as large among overweight or obese owners (35%)...

Earth To Warm More Quickly, New Climate Models Show

Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth's surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those used in current UN projections, scientists said Tuesday.By 2100, average temperatures could rise 6.5 to 7.0 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels if carbon emissions continue unabated, separate models from two leading research centres in France showed.That...

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Ireland Demolish Hapless Scotland

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Italy Down Brave Namibia

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WATCH LIVE: Zondo Inquiry Keeps Focus On Law Enforcement

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A Unique Farm Experience For The Whole Family At The Groot Plaasproe

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Officials Discuss Egypt’s Participation In Russia–Africa Economic Forum And Summit

Advisor to the Russian President Anton Kobyakov met with Egyptian Ambassador to Russia Ihab Nasr in Moscow to discuss an Egyptian delegation’s participation in the Russia–Africa Economic Forum and Summit, which will...

South African Boxing Champ Gives Young Combat-Sports Talent A Global Opportunity

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UJ Coach Wants Ruthless Approach At Varsity Football

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