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08/17/2018 04:01 AM | Huge contest expected in Durban - Kolisi
Siya Kolisi and his Springbok team are energised, excited and ready for Saturday's Rugby Championship opening match against Argentina.

08/17/2018 03:17 AM | Jonas, Mentor and Treasury top dog first up at state capture inquiry
Some of the witnesses who are expected to testify at the upcoming Commission of Inquiry into State Capture have been revealed.

08/17/2018 03:06 AM | Weather Update: Cold weekend ahead for SA
Cold weather is expected across the country while isolated rain is expected across the eastern parts of South Africa on Saturday.

08/17/2018 02:48 AM | Soweto cash-in-transit heist: Court hears that accused is related to axed ANC employee
One of the Dobsonville cash-in-transit heist accused is a family member of former ANC employee Errol Velile Present, who is also his co-accused.

08/17/2018 02:47 AM | Low risk of load shedding over the weekend, but be prepared anyway - Eskom
Eskom said in a statement on Friday evening that there is a low probability of rotational load shedding for the weekend.

08/17/2018 02:04 AM | Mark Andrews hands out Bok jersey
Former Springbok forward Mark Andrews was given the honour of handing out the side's match-day jerseys ahead of their clash against Argentina.

08/17/2018 02:00 AM | #News24 ICYMI: SARS group executive appointed as new NSFAS administrator; ‘Did it just happen?’ – Survivor SA winner; and Kriel out in the Springbok cold, but only for now
Police watchdog probes cops over missing fisherman, Aretha Franklin's music rising on charts following her death, and SARS group executive appointed as new NSFAS administrator.

08/17/2018 01:32 AM | Newlywed raises R1.9 million to save his life after terminal diagnosis
A young man is desperately trying to raise R1.8 million to save his own life after receiving a diagnosed of incurable cancer.

08/17/2018 01:04 AM | Man, 104, dies without his land being rightfully transferred to him
A land rights NGO says the family of centenarian Zabalaza Mshengu is devastated that he has died without getting official confirmation that the piece of land is rightfully his.

08/17/2018 12:58 AM | Police officer uses Taser on woman, 87
A US police chief has defended the use of a Taser on an 87-year-old grandmother cutting dandelions near her home in the southern state of Georgia.

08/17/2018 12:58 AM | Golden Lions confirm new Currie Cup coach
Ivan van Rooyen has been appointed as head coach of the Golden Lions Currie Cup team and the Performance Excellence Manager of Lions Rugby Company.

08/17/2018 12:47 AM | Mooinooi murders: Alleged mastermind’s son, 2 others go free
All charges against three of the accused in the Mooinooi rape and murder case of same-sex North West couple Joey and Anisha van Niekerk have been withdrawn.

08/17/2018 12:24 AM | Mom discovered ‘dead’ baby was still alive at funeral
The mother of a seven-month-old baby declared dead at a hospital in Villanueva, Honduras, has realised her little girl was still alive during the infant’s funeral.

08/17/2018 12:18 AM | 'Full of rubbish and filthy' - Former home of Mandela's first wife left to ruin
The windows and doors are broken. So is the ceiling, and rubbish is scattered all over the rooms and yard.

08/17/2018 12:08 AM | Cele wants more female police officers to handle rape cases
Minister of Police Bheki Cele says he wants more female officers to deal with rape cases.

08/16/2018 11:52 PM | Estina trial adjourned, magistrate set to decide on lengthy postponement
The eight accused in the Estina dairy farm matter will have to wait to find out whether the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court will deny or grant the State’s request to postpone the matter by another three to five months.

08/16/2018 11:06 PM | Kings Park could be less than half full for Boks
Kings Park in Durban could be less than half full for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and Argentina.

08/16/2018 10:57 PM | Mark Minnie's suicide 'too much of a coincidence' - alleged Bird Island victim fears for his life
Mr X, one of the alleged victims of an apartheid-era paedophile ring, which reportedly included government ministers, says he is living in fear for his life.

08/16/2018 10:17 PM | Steyn: Cricket fans should cut AB some slack
Dale Steyn says South Africans should respect AB de Villiers’ decision to retire from international cricket.

08/16/2018 09:33 PM | Zondo turns down DA request to cross-examine witnesses at state capture inquiry
The chairperson of the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, has turned down the DA's application to access witnesses and directly participate in the proceedings.