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10/21/2017 08:10 AM | Nzimande: Zuma is a desperate man
Blade Nzimande describes his axing from the higher education ministry as a deliberate move by the president to credit others for possible no-fee hikes.

10/21/2017 07:41 AM | Sharks beat Blue Bulls, host Currie Cup final
The Sharks will host the 2017 Currie Cup final after they beat the Blue Bulls in their semi-final clash at Lings Park in Durban.

10/21/2017 06:39 AM | Two men taken in for questioning for murder of Manenberg girl
Western Cape police have taken in two men for questioning in connection with the murder of a 10-year-old girl in Manenberg, Western Cape.

10/21/2017 06:13 AM | Two children killed outside Waterfall Mall in Rustenburg
Two children, believed to be brothers, were killed after they were knocked down on the N4, close to Waterfall Mall in Rustenburg.

10/21/2017 05:45 AM | 7 bodies recovered from collapsed mine
Pakistani official says rescue workers have recovered the bodies of seven mine workers who were buried under a landslide in the country's southwest.

10/21/2017 05:01 AM | Freedom Under Law accuses Dlamini of 'insincerity and contempt'
Freedom Under Law has accused Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini of "insincerity" and showing contempt for social grant recipients and the Constitutional Court.

10/21/2017 04:39 AM | MAP: Severe thunderstorm headed for Gauteng, motorists warned of flooding
The South African Weather Service has warned of severe thunderstorms that could lead to possible road flooding in Gauteng on Saturday evening.

10/21/2017 04:10 AM | Mbalula opens new police station in Lusikisiki
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has officially opened a new police station in Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape.

10/21/2017 03:36 AM | Tanzania suspends NGO for 'promotion' of gay marriage
The Tanzanian government says it has suspended an NGO it accused of promoting gay marriage in contravention of local "customs, traditions and laws".

10/21/2017 03:11 AM | 5 living ex-presidents to attend Texas hurricane relief concert
All five living former US presidents will be attending a concert in Austin, Texas, raising money for hurricane relief efforts.

10/21/2017 02:19 AM | Nearly 3 500 cops carrying guns without proper qualifications - police ministry
There are more than 3 000 police officers in the country, who have been equipped with a firearm, but who have not passed training declaring them competent to handle them, the police ministry says.

10/21/2017 01:55 AM | Bellville trains terminated due to protest action
Metrorail has terminated trains travelling from Cape Town to Bellville via Lavistown due to protest action.

10/21/2017 01:52 AM | SA Weather warns of severe thunderstorms, hail, strong winds
The South African Weather Service has warned of severe thunderstorms, hail, strong winds and heavy downpours in the Free State.

10/21/2017 01:45 AM | Man with knife attacks 8 people in Munich; arrest made
A man with a knife attacked eight people in Munich on Saturday and then fled, police said. A suspect has been arrested.

10/21/2017 01:40 AM | Decision to appoint Mugabe as a WHO goodwill ambassador 'is deeply disappointing, wrong'
Shock and condemnation is continuing after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organisation by the agency's first African leader.

10/21/2017 01:39 AM | As it happened: Chiefs 0-0 Pirates
Recap all the action from the Absa Premiership Soweto derby clash between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.

10/21/2017 01:12 AM | DA Gauteng provincial congress results
The Democratic Alliance in Gauteng held its Provincial Congress for the Johannesburg and Tshwane regions.

10/21/2017 12:15 AM | Sexual abuse can only be blamed on men - Phosa
ANC presidential candidate Dr Mathews Phosa has said South Africa’s rape culture emanates from one point - men, and that it is a monumental task to fix the men that perpetuate sexual abuse.

10/21/2017 12:15 AM | Newtown Junction Mall clothing store robbed
A clothing store has been robbed at the Newtown Junction Mall.

10/20/2017 11:21 PM | Courageous Wallabies stun All Blacks
Australia withstood a furious late charge to upset New Zealand in a pulsating Bledisloe Cup match, piercing a fresh hole in the world champions' aura of invincibility.