South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers parade on the streets near the Union Buildings.
Budget cuts at the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) could result in a lack of proper training for those who should be equipped to protect the country, the SA army chief has warned.General Lindile Yam was speaking at a media briefing in Thaba Tshwane on Thursday, where he warned: "There is a danger coming and it seems like no one is seeing it."He stopped reading his prepared speech and warned the nation about the...
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Cop Arrested For Rape 14 Year Old Girl

A Warrant Officer from the Public Order Policing (POPS) based in Potchefstroom has been accused...
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SA’s Legendary Open Water Sea Swimmer Theodore Yach Died

South Africa’s most renowned open water sea swimmer, Theodore Yach of Cape Town, passed away...
The chair of the Sars inquiry, judge Robert Nugent.

Judge Nugent Speaks Out About SARS Interim Report

Judge Robert Nugent, who is heading a commission of inquiry into tax administration and governance...
Staff and visitors waiting outside the Cape Town Civic Centre on Thursday morning when a group of firefighters managed to obtain access to the building.

Unhappy Firefighters Cause Temporary Lock Down Of CT Civic Center

Pandemonium broke out at the Cape Town Civic Center on Thursday morning when a group...
Retired Judge Robert Nugent.

Sars E-filing System Not On Verge Of Collapsing

Retired Judge Robert Nugent has clarified that South African Revenue Services (Sars) e-filing system is not on...
Floyd Shivambu

#VBSBankHeist: Parliament’s Ethics Commission To Investigate Shivambu

Parliament's joint ethics committee is to investigate EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu's possible conflict of...

Court Case Of Two Men Who Killed Coligny Teen Postponed

MAHIKENG - The case of two men who murdered Matlhomola Moshoeu (16) in Coligny, North West...

Soap Actor Rapulana Seiphemo In Court For Tax Evasion Charges

JOHANNESBURG: Actor Rapulana Seiphemo,  popularly known as Tau Mogale in the local soapie Generations: The...

Protests in Cape Town Lead To Road Closures

CAPE TOWN: Motorists in Atlantis, around 40km north of Cape Town, have been advised to...
the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge in early morning.
China has finally announced the opening ceremony for the world's longest sea bridge, which will connect Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland, but critics hit back Thursday over the secrecy surrounding the project.Construction started in 2009 on the 55-kilometre (34-mile) crossing, which includes a snaking road bridge and underwater tunnel, linking Hong Kong's Lantau island to the southern mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai and the gambling enclave of Macau, across the waters of the...
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HIV Prevention Drugs Proven Effective In Reduction Of New Infections

An HIV-prevention drug pill, dubbed PrEP, dramatically reduced new infections in a large group of high-risk gay men, Australian researchers report.Although HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis...
Security camera image of the student shooting who shot 19 people at a school in Kerch, Russia.

Student Kills 19 In Russian School

An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoody covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and opened fire...
Mark Zuckerberg.

At Facebook, Public Funds Join Push To Remove Zuckerberg As Chairman

Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following several...
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May Seeks To Reassure EU Leaders On Brexit Deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May assured EU leaders in Brussels on Wednesday that she can still reach a Brexit deal, avoiding a showdown over...
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Self-lubricating Latex Condoms Get Thumbs-up In Scientific Study

A perpetually unctuous, self-lubricating latex developed by a team of scientists in Boston could boost the use of condoms, they reported Wednesday in the...
ZIKA in Africa

Zika In Africa – Rare Birth Defect On The Rise In Angola

Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control.Born...
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The Youngest Pioneer in Ethiopia's Fast Emerging Tech SceneAt 19-years-old, Betelhem Dessie is sometimes referred to as 'Sheba Valley'. Dessie is coordinating a number of nationwide programs run by robotics lab iCog, the Addis...
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Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel.

Government Getting Ready For SA Investment Conference

Confirmed attendees for next week's South Africa Investment Conference - government's attempt to unlock investment to grow the local economy and create jobs -...
South African Rand bank notes and coins

South Africans Not The Only Ones Suffering From Economic Slump

South Africans aren’t the only ones struggling through the country’s economic slump.The fortunes of Lesotho, Namibia, and Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, are beholden...
Former SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane listens during his hearing in Sandton Johannesburg.

Nugent: Recommendation To Remove Moyane Is Final

Retired Judge Robert Nugent has told the commission on Thursday morning that his recommendation that South African Revenue Service Commissioner Tom Moyane be removed...
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At Facebook, Public Funds Join Push To Remove Zuckerberg As Chairman

Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following several...
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Facebook Makes Reality TV Its New Weapon For Web Supremacy

Facebook said Wednesday it was reviving the pioneering MTV reality show The Real World as its secret weapon to lure viewers away from YouTube.The social media...

New Finance Minister Mboweni to Stick Close to Feb Budget

South Africa’s new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will stick closely next week to previous budget forecasts for the coming two fiscal years, with only...

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Christian To Play In South African T20 League

Dan Christian, Samuel Badree and Jeevan Mendis headlined a modest list of international stars drafted...
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Former Bafana Skipper Kagisho Dikgacoi Suspended By Royal Eagles

National First Division outfit, Royal Eagles, have suspended former Bafana Bafana international, Kagisho Dikgacoi, from...
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IAAF Delays New Gender Rules Over Caster Semenya’s CAS Case

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Sarfraz Happy To Respond To Criticism With Innings Of 94

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said he was happy that he responded to pressure from all...
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Spain Dealt A ‘Slap Of Reality’ By Ruthless England

Luis Enrique had said he was ready for the criticism and it fired from all...
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Fakhar And Sarfraz Lead Pakistan Fightback After Lyon Strikes

Debutant opener Fakhar Zaman and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed missed hundreds by six runs each but...

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Australia’s cricketers have sometimes “tried too hard to be aggressive” as they sought to live...
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Umesh Flays Windies

India thumped West Indies by 10 wickets inside three days to complete a 2-0 series...
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Brainy Crows Trained To Pick Up Trash At Theme Park

A team of trained birds will really clean up at a French theme park, where they will collect and discard cigarette butts and other bits of trash.Six rooks — a type of bird in...
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SA Teen Wins Young Wildlife Photographer Of The Year

Sixteen-year-old South African Skye Meaker was this week named Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018 at a ceremony at the Natural History Museum, London, which runs the international competition.Skye won the award for his charming portrait...
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Why Do Book Pages Turn Yellow Over Time?

If you look at old newspaper clippings, aging paper documents and books that are past their prime, you'll notice that they likely have a yellow tinge. But why do old paper products turn this...
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David Beckham: Marriage Not Always Smooth Sailing

David Beckham has talked candidly about his relationship with his wife and fashion designer, Victoria.In an interview with Australian TV show The Project, Beckham was open about his relationship with Victoria, Daily Mail reports, admitting that his...
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Africa Breaking Into The International Film Industry Sheds A New Light On The Continent

The European Film Market's Jana Wolff says negative perceptions of Africa have changed as the continent's film industry continues to make inroads into the international market.Speaking at the Cape Town International Film Market and...
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Prosecution Admits To Making Mistake In Weinstein Case

The prosecution has admitted to a new embarrassing error in the Harvey Weinstein case, saying a police detective told one of the disgraced Hollywood producer's accusers to delete from her phone anything she wanted to keep...
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These are the 6 worst sins you can commit around a braai. Read our list and never be guilty of these braai faux pas again!The hostile takeover The host is always in charge of the braai unless...
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Imagine this: you’re framing a great picture of Machu Picchu, the Eiffel Tower or the Taj Mahal, the morning light is perfect, and you’re about to snap an image so good it could be...
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How To Set A Realistic Monthly Food Budget And...

We all know how expensive food has become. And for many it's often hard to make ends meet in our current economic climate. In the past few months I've learnt how to cut my...
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Travel To Kenya: Tourists Prefer Conservation To Luxury

The Masai Mara has fuelled African fantasies for years and without the shadow of a doubt, its wildebeest-spotted savannahs are the attractions of what a star-studded region as it became one of the wonders...
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It’s not often destinations like Poland, Tasmania and Nepal make it to the top of one’s overflowing bucket-list, but the team of travel experts at Trafalgar list them among the hottest non-mainstream destinations to...
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There’s A New Sphinx In Egypt

Some amazing archaeological finds involve daring adventures into hidden tombs. Others — as is the case with the discovery of a beautiful new sphinx in Egypt — simply involve a spot of drainage.The newly...
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Joburg Film Festival To Create Platforms For Engagement With Industry Leaders

Having announced the 2nd Annual JOBURG FILM FESTIVAL last week, the festival will be screening a large variety of top South African, African and international films, in addition...
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It’s Your Last Chance To Make The Most Of The 2018...

With the 2018 tax season drawing to a close, Wonga South Africa provides some helpful advice for tax payers who might qualify for a...
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TOKARA’s Flagship Red Strikes Double Gold At 6 Nations Challenge

TOKARA’s fastidious attention to Cabernet Sauvignon spanning nearly two decades, has brought rich rewards to this acclaimed Stellenbosch wine estate, with a Double Gold...
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Combatting Malnutrition Through Social Entrepreneurship

Malnutrition remains a serious issue in South Africa. A report by Stats SA found that the growth of a third of children in the Free State...
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Equra Health has installed advanced new radiation equipment at the Vaal Triangle Oncology Centre, bringing the latest world-class treatment to this renowned oncology facility. The...

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Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, says growing safari tourism is vital to sustain and develop South Africa’s game reserves, the conservation work they do and...
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