Fri Apr 18 20:15:07 SAST 2014

HAPPY EASTER TO OUR FELLOW 'BLOGGERS'

- and to those of you who do not celebrate Easter, 'happy long weekend'!   8 comments

Igesund accusers to be punished

Action is to be taken against those who accused Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund of trying to influence players to ask for excessive bonuses.   1 comments

Nkandla is a holy space: Mbete

Some of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's remarks about President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home amounted to interference, ANC national chairwoman Baleka Mbete said on Thursday.   86 comments

Gerrie Nel vs Barry Roux - Things you may not know about these two.

This is a comparison of things you may not know about Gerrie Nel and Barry Roux, soldiers of law. These advocates are battling it out in court in the Oscar Pistorius trial and have become reluctant celebrities as a result of television and radio coverage.   30 comments

Soweto: From bullets to BMWs

Sunday afternoon is showtime in Soweto, a time when it seems everyone in South Africa's iconic township is out on the streets strutting their stuff.   39 comments

Diepsloot: Where South Africa's problems meet

The tavern in Diepsloot township on the outskirts of Johannesburg starts filling up early on a Friday. There are several hours left in the workday but the patrons have no work to go to and little diversion among the dusty streets and iron shacks.   85 comments

Mpumalanga amputee admits killing wife

An amputee convicted of killing his wife admitted to the crime in the Nelspruit Circuit of the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday.   10 comments

Killer spared execution by his victim's mother seconds before death

As he prepares to take his last breath, this is the incredible moment a murderer is spared the gallows just seconds before he is due to be hanged after a dramatic reprieve from the victim's mother.   6 comments

'Take him out of the court' - Man removed from Pistorius court for photo

The young man who had snapped a picture using his cellphone was led out of court, looking embarrassed.   1 comments

Nigerian military: 121 kidnapped students freed

Nigeria's military says all but eight of 129 female students kidnapped from a northeastern school by Islamic militants are free.   0 comments

Zuma loudly booed: Report

Residents jeered at President Jacob Zuma at Malamulele in Limpopo on Wednesday when he told them their grievances would be attended to, City Press reported.   95 comments

Cosatu condemns threats against Vavi

Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini on Wednesday condemned those who threatened to "dump" general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi if he campaigned for the ANC.   12 comments

'Victory for freedom of expression': DA

The DA's election adverts will be aired by the SABC following a hearing by the Complaints and Compliance Committee, the Democratic Alliance said on Wednesday.   9 comments

'Young dads may also suffer from baby blues'

As it turns out, mothers aren't the only ones subject to postpartum depression. A study published in the journal Pediatrics revealed that young men who became fathers around age 25 typically experienced a sharp increase in depressive symptoms following the arrival of a child.   3 comments
 
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How will you be spending your Easter weekend?

I'll be going to church and spending time with family

Going on vacation

Visiting family in another Province

Niang riddle at Bucs game

MAME Niang's appearance in the stands at Orlando Stadium on Tuesday night had the rumour mill in overdrive as speculation over a possible move to Orlando Pirates next season immediately began to filter through the stands.   4 comments

Caster Semenya to receive bronze Order of Ikhamanga

No fewer than 54 people will receive national orders from President Jacob Zuma later this month, the presidency said on Wednesday.   0 comments

Arrows now fly towards deregulation

THE death knell sounded for Lamontville Golden Arrows after the Premiership log tail-enders were held 1-1 by Bloemfontein Celtic in an Absa Premiership at King Zwelithini Stadium last night.   0 comments

Majoro fit again after car crash

LEHLOHONOLO Majoro is in line to return for Orlando Pirates after his recent car accident, having been given the medical all-clear, said coach Vladimir Vermezovic.   1 comments

Stars a bit brighter over playoff

FREE State Stars edged University of Pretoria 1-0 in an Absa Premiership match at Charles Mopeli Stadium last night, with Moeketsi Sekola scoring the only goal.   0 comments

Chiefs and Sundowns collect crucial points

KAIZER Chiefs overcame another testing hurdle in the closing straight of the championship chase to beat Polokwane City 2-0 last night and keep in touch with leaders Mamelodi Sundowns.   7 comments

Mokotjo vs Serero in final

TWO Bafana Bafana players go head-to-head in a boost for South African football on Sunday when Thulani Serero's Ajax Amsterdam take on PEC Zwolle, with Kamohelo Mokotjo at the heart of their midfield, in the Dutch Cup final.   0 comments

Stakes are high for Fana

MZONKE Fana cannot afford to lose his World Boxing Association (WBA) Pan African junior lightweight title against Themba Tshicila in Qumbu, Eastern Cape, on April 26, promoter S'Phatho Handi has warned.   1 comments

Best performance by far - Roger de Sa

ROGER de Sa says Ajax Cape Town's 2-0 victory over SuperSport United on Tuesday was the best performance from the side since he took over the reins two months ago.   0 comments

Mahlangu tipped for comeback

MAY Mahlangu will make his comeback to football tonight after nine months on the sidelines if he turns out for new Swedish side IFK Goteborg, as expected.   0 comments

Drake bought Rihanna $42,000 ring

Drake has bought Rihanna a $42,000 yellow diamond ring as a gift and is spending as much time with her as possible.   0 comments

Lamar Odom is ready for divorce

Lamar Odom is finally ready to sign his divorce papers after his estranged wife Khloé Kardashian filed to legally dissolve their marriage in December.   0 comments

Isidingo takes on Isibaya

With new kid on the block Isibaya hogging award shows and media attention, long standing local soaps have had to make a few changes to make sure that they stay relevant.   20 comments

Brad Pitt offers fan meet and greet

Brad Pitt offers fan meet and greet for 10 lucky winners to spend the night with him at a charity event in New Orleans.   0 comments

Eve to marry in Ibiza

Rapper Eve will marry her fiance Maximillion Cooper in Ibiza's Blue Marlin club in June, it has been claimed.will get married in Ibiza this summer.   0 comments

Lady Gaga praises 'admirable' Lily Allen

Lady Gaga has thanked Lily Allen for calling her a ''martyr'' to music and is impressed the singer stands up for her fellow artists.   0 comments

Easter bunny on the menu in New Zealand

A New Zealand pizza chain noted for provocative advertising is welcoming Easter with a billboard made of 550 rabbit pelts to advertise its rabbit pizza, a special for the holiday weekend.   0 comments

'Disgruntled' worker derailed China train: Report

A passenger train derailment in China that injured 15 people and made national headlines was caused by a "disgruntled" worker, state-run media reported Thursday.   1 comments

Nigerian military: 121 kidnapped students free

Nigeria's military says all but eight of 129 female students kidnapped from a northeastern school by Islamic militants are free.   0 comments

'Shouldn't we move?' Ferry evacuation under scrutiny

National shock at a ferry disaster that may have claimed the lives of hundreds of South Korean schoolchildren was mixed with fury Thursday at growing evidence that many passengers were denied a proper chance to escape the sinking vessel.   0 comments

Most bank complaints about ATMs: Ombudsman

More than a fifth of complaints to the banking ombudsman in the past year involved automated teller machines (ATMs), according to its annual report released on Wednesday.   0 comments

Credit regulator issues notice to Credit Bureau

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) issued a compliance notice to a credit bureau for keeping information about the medical status of consumers on its records.   0 comments
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