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Zane Kilian's use of 'pinging' bundles in the spotlight in Kinnear murder trial


A former police officer who sold “pinging” bundles to former rugby player Zane Kilian, who is implicated in the assassination of top detective Charl Kinnear, told the high court in Cape Town on Monday he believed the cellphone interception…


'Vote for us, we hold leaders accountable, unlike ANC,' DA's Gwarube tells Soweto youth


The DA took its campaign to the streets of Soweto on Friday in a bid to rally young people behind the blue banner, nine days before the elections.

MK Party founder Jabulani Khumalo asks court to set aside his removal as president


The Electoral Court has set the wheels in motion to consider an urgent application by Jabulani Khumalo against an Electoral Commission of South Africa's (IEC) decision to remove him and record former president Jacob Zuma as president of…


Impala's new R9bn empowerment deal


JSE listed Impala Platinum has unveiled a R9bn empowerment deal after its acquisition of Impala Bafokeng Resources Proprietary (IBR), previously known as Royal Bafokeng Platinum, a year ago.

Diamond dealer Louis Liebenberg’s ‘prophecy’ of Zuma being president again won't come to pass just yet


Diamond dealer Louis Liebenberg's “prophecy from God” that MK Party leader Jacob Zuma will be president again seems doomed.

Yseult, Teyana, Zoe: best and worst dressed at Cannes Film Fest (days 1-5)


The stars have descended upon the red carpet of the 12 day event. Here are some of the standouts from this year's appearances thus far.

Pikitup ‘wildcat’ strike still affecting 10 depots in Johannesburg


Pikitup on Monday says it will engage casual workers until a solution is found as the “wildcat” strike continues.


Schauffele finally adds some major silverware to Olympic gold


Xander Schauffele finally added some elusive silverware to his Olympic gold, shedding the title of golf's nearly man on Sunday with a dramatic birdie on the final hole to win the PGA Championship and hoist the massive Wanamaker Trophy.

Two killed in N12 multi-vehicle pile-up


Two people died while several others sustained slight to serious injuries in a crash involving 11 vehicles on the N1 west in Ekhurhuleni on Monday.

Why Suzuki is gaining traction in the used car market


Used car sales grew 7% year-on-year in April 2024 with sales amounting to R11.7bn. While this looks to indicate a market that might be slowly recovering, the fewer public holidays in April this year does not perhaps reflect an accurate…

WATCH | 'I want to advertise the ANC,' says man spotted removing election poster


A 71-year-old man who was caught on camera while removing an ANC poster in Parkhurst, Johannesburg, has been arrested and granted bail of R1,000 pending trial.

Audi and SAIC to develop China-specific EV platform


Volkswagen's premium brand Audi said on Monday it would jointly develop a new China-specific platform for intelligent and electric vehicles with its Chinese joint venture partner SAIC.

WATCH | Ignition TV reviews the 2024 Kia Seltos


Join Ignition TV presenter Francisco Nwamba as he tests the recently updated Kia Seltos.


Police probe gruesome Cape Town bread truck killings captured on dashcam


Police have launched a manhunt for suspects responsible for a gruesome double murder captured on a bakery delivery truck’s dashcam in Delft, Cape Town.

WATCH | Trevor Noah on Anfield pitch to bid farewell to Liverpool boss Klopp


Trevor Noah, a devout Liverpool fan, was on the pitch at Anfield to bid farewell to outgoing Reds manager Juergen Klopp in their last game of the 2023-2024 English Premier League season on Sunday.


DRC army says it stopped attempted coup involving US citizens


The leader of an attempted coup on Sunday in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been killed and some 50 people including three American citizens arrested, a spokesman for the Central African country's army told Reuters.

Sundowns set to break 18-team era points record, eye becoming SA’s ‘Invincibles’


Mamelodi Sundowns set the points record for the 16-team era of the DStv Premiership on Saturday but are even on course to break the all-time mark of 75 set when the league initially consisted of 18 clubs.

Papa Penny dumps ANC for MK Party


"Papa Penny was a staunch member of the ANC, and he has been sidelined by those at the helm," alleged a source.

In a boiling world, chief heat officers battle 'silent killer'


As the era of “global boiling” spawns ever deadlier heatwaves, a handful of heat tsars are working with officials in cities from Miami to Melbourne in a race against time to cool urban heat traps and prevent tens of thousands of deaths.

Girl wounded as shots fired between ANC and EFF outside Polokwane


A nine-year-old girl was wounded when violence erupted between EFF and ANC supporters during campaigning at Juju Valley in Seshego, Limpopo, on Sunday.


‘No life must be lost on site’: Malema wants focus on collapsed George building’s plans


EFF leader Julius Malema wants building plans for the apartment building that collapsed while under construction in George, killing 33 people, to be in the spotlight during investigations.

More than 215 KwaZulu-Natal voting stations judged to be high-risk


More than 215 of the 4,874 Electoral Commission of South Africa's polling stations in KwaZulu-Natal have been given high-risk status following an assessment by police.

French police kill Algerian who set fire to Rouen synagogue


French police shot dead a knife-wielding Algerian man who set fire to a synagogue and threatened police in the city of Rouen on Friday in the latest antisemitic attack, officials said.

IN FULL | ConCourt rules Jacob Zuma is not eligible to be an MP


Former president Jacob Zuma's hopes of becoming an MP through his newly formed MK Party were dashed when the Constitutional Court ruled on Monday he is not eligible to run for the National Assembly.

Hair-raising trends to avoid on TikTok


Whether it's heatless curls or double shampooing, see how these trends work and what might go wrong if you try them

POLL | Should Itumeleng Khune retire from football?


Should Itumeleng Khune hang up his gloves?


New Mini John Cooper Works to race at 24 Hours of Nürburgring


The new Mini John Cooper Works will make its debut at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring. This motorsport event is one of the most challenging endurance races in the world; a competition that pushes vehicles, crews and drivers to the limit.

Klopp seeks private life, encourages Liverpool fans to embrace the future


Moments after the final whistle blew on Juergen Klopp's managerial career at Liverpool, the much-loved German encouraged the Anfield faithful to celebrate the moment, but embrace the future.


Jacob Zuma is not eligible to become an MP: Constitutional Court


Former president Jacob Zuma's bid to make a return to parliament was scuppered on Monday when the Constitutional Court ruled he is ineligible to stand for election and upheld the Electoral Commission of South Africa's urgent appeal.

Russia to lift gasoline export ban, RBC reports


The Russian government has made a final decision to suspend the temporary ban on gasoline exports as the market is sufficiently supplied, the RBC daily reported on Monday citing a source familiar with the decision.