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Eight Nigerian men who 'fought' with police in Kimberley denied bail


The Kimberley magistrate’s court on Monday denied bail to eight Nigerians charged with malicious injury to property, interference with the law, assault and public violence.


State seeks to have bail of ANC MP accused of wife's murder revoked


The state will on Tuesday ask the high court, sitting in Klerksdorp, to revoke the bail of murder-accused, ANC MP Sibusiso Kula.


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…


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…


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.


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.

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.


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.


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.

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.


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.

Pierre Lotter, 23, and dogs found dead at sea, family thank search team


The family of Pierre Lotter, who drowned at sea, has expressed their gratitude to the search team for their bravery and support in helping bring closure after they recovered his body on Sunday.

RECORDED | Senzo Meyiwa murder trial


The trial of five men accused of murdering football star Senzo Meyiwa continues.

US judge blocks Biden-backed rule expanding gun background checks


A federal judge on Sunday blocked the Biden administration from fully implementing a new rule that would require gun dealers to obtain licenses and conduct background checks when selling firearms at gun shows and online.

WATCH | Thousands of South Africans across the globe make their mark in 2024 elections


Thousands of registered South African voters in bustling cities and quiet towns across the globe gathered at their local embassies to cast their special votes in the 2024 elections.

RECORDED | ConCourt decides: Is Jacob Zuma eligible to stand for parliament?


The Constitutional Court is on Monday expected to hand down a ruling involving the Electoral Commission of South Africa vs MK Party and its leader Jacob Zuma.

New Taiwan president takes office as Chinese state media warns of 'provocative' behaviour


Lai Ching-te took office as Taiwan's new president on Monday, facing an angry and deeply suspicious China that believes he is a “separatist”, and a fractious parliament with an opposition champing at the bit to challenge him.


‘Only I can take on drug lords and mafias’: Former gang boss Gayton McKenzie


As a former gang boss, Patriotic Alliance leader Gayton McKenzie believes he is the only politician who can curb the growing crime rate and destroy “mafias”.

Man who attacked Pelosi's husband with hammer gets 30 years in prison


The man who broke into former US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's home in 2022 and assaulted her husband with a hammer was sentenced on Friday to 30 years in prison, federal prosecutors said.

Slovak PM Fico's attacker may not have acted alone, says minister


The suspect in an assassination attempt on Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico may not have been just a “lone wolf” as previously believed, the interior minister said on Sunday, as security services try to shed light on an attack that sent…

Biden reaches out to Morehouse grads on Gaza, warns of risk to democracy


US President Joe Biden urged Morehouse College graduates not to give up on democracy in a somber commencement address on Sunday, acknowledging their anger over the war in Gaza while warning about risk to American freedoms.


Forty-seven dead in heavy rain, floods in northern Afghanistan


At least 47 people have died after continued heavy rain and flooding in northern Afghanistan, an official said on Sunday, a day after a similar number were killed in a central province.

Italian police seize Moroccan built Fiat cars in flag dispute


Italian fiscal police seized more than 130 Fiat cars imported from Morocco this week on the grounds a sticker with the colours of the Italian flag on their doors could give a false indication of their origin, a spokesperson for Stellantis…

Truck drivers’ planned national shutdown temporarily suspended


A threatened shutdown of highways by the All Truck Drivers Forum and Allied South Africa has been suspended.


Search called off for 11 fishermen lost at sea


The search for 11 fishermen on board a commercial fishing trawler that sank 30 nautical miles off the coast of Cape Town on Friday has been called off, and they are presumed deceased.

OBITUARY | Iran’s President Raisi took hard line with national protests and nuclear talks


Ebrahim Raisi, who died aged 63, rose through Iran's theocracy from hardline prosecutor to uncompromising president, overseeing a crackdown on protests at home and pushing hard in nuclear talks with world powers.