28 July 2016, 10:20:46

Final farewell for 'fastest brother in Africa' Gugu Zulu

Friends‚ family and fans have gathered at the Rhema Bible Church to bid farewell to racing car driver Gugu Zulu.
Orlando Pirates players during the club's first training session of the new season. Picture credits: Twitter

Pirates player tests positive for cocaine

An Orlando Pirates player is set to be hauled before a South African Institute for Drug Free Sport (SAIDS) disciplinary hearing after allegedly testing positive for cocaine.

Heed warnings as extreme weather events are set to increase‚ Parliament warns

“Evidence of rapid climate change…is already upon us‚” Parliament has said by way of urging South Africans to heed “weather warnings and to take all the necessary steps to avoid loss of property and life”.

Warning that not all winners live happily ever after as man claims R87m lottery jackpot

A man has stepped forward to claim the country’s massive R87-million Powerball lottery jackpot.
Flooding in Amamzimtoti, south of Durban. Picture Credit: Arrive Alive

Wild weather drives insurance claim spike

Short-term insurers returned from their annual conference at Sun City on Wednesday to a mountain of paperwork.
Monte Casino. Picture Credit: Marianne Schwankhart

Montecasino staff get counseling after witnessing horrific suicide by fire

Montecasino staff members who witnessed the horrifying sight of Peter Dariol Williams setting himself alight at the casino on Sunday are undergoing counselling.
Tornado seen in Pretoria. Picture Credit: @the_dippa on Twitter

Do you live along SA's tornado belt?

Tornadoes in South Africa as not as rare as you might think — they can creep up wherever a thunderstorm is brewing‚ especially along the country’s tornado belt.

Catholic bishops want voters to send politicians ‘a warning message’

Tell them you are “tired of corruption…and serious neglect of the common good of our communities”.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton appear onstage together after his speech on the third night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 27, 2016. Picture Credit: REUTERS/Mike Segar

Obama passes torch to Clinton, warns election a test of democracy

President Barack Obama on Wednesday implored Americans to help Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump, warning the 2016 race was not just about politics, but the nature of US democracy.

Reinstatement of axed SABC journalists welcomed

The reinstatement of seven fired SABC journalists has been widely welcomed.
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