IOL Group arrested for Woolies protest The protests are linked to continued calls to boycott Woolworths as it continued to trade with Israel. Cops still searching for Hout Bay robbers Police are still searching for a gang that robbed a Hout Bay jewellery store. Hlaudi to stay put for now SABC bigwig Motsoeneng vows to fight on after court ruling suspending him. Blow for Thuli in court ruling Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is to fight for her powers after the Western Cape High Court dealt her a blow. ‘Dressing’ of Madiba not cool Mandela’s statue will be dressed in Voortrekker attire on the anniversary of his death – if the Front National has its way. N West official killed in accident A North West local government department official has been killed in a car accident, the department said. More trouble for Kenilworth ‘klapper’ Now sex-worker comes forward to claim earlier this year Tim Osrin told her to ‘f*** off out of my street’. Confessions of an alleged child killer Their bodies were stuffed under the bed of their alleged killer, who went out drinking after raping and strangling them. ‘You think about the worst’ The most excruciating eight hours of her life – that is how Lucy Cronje described not knowing if her husband survived. ‘I’ve got to bury my son in a charcoal form’ Bereaved dad welcomes TB Joshua donation, but rails at delay in bringing his son home. iAfrica Hout Bay robbery victim recounts horror The owner of a jewellery store in Hout Bay talks about a harrowing robbery experience following a spate of similar robberies in the Cape. Madonsela wants review on SABC judgement Public Protector Madonsela wants a review of a high court judgment which found her findings surrounding Hlaudi Motsoeneng not binding. Woolies appalled by pig's head incident Woolworths says it is appalled after pro-Palestine demonstrators placed a pig’s head in the Kosher and Halaal aisle at one of its CT stores. Protector taking on too many cases? The Public Protector needs more funding as she is taking on too many cases, a political analyst said. Hout bay jewellery store hit Another armed robbery has taken place in Cape Town, with a jewellery store at Hout Bay Harbour targeted. Domestic worker awarded R50k for slur A Cape Town man must pay a domestic worker R50 000 for calling her the K-word, it has been reported. Motsoeneng to appeal ruling Embattled SABC chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng has instructed his lawyer to appeal a High Court ruling against him. Mantashe being sidelined - report ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe is being sidelined by President Jacob Zuma, according to sources within the ANC NEC. Pinetown driver case postponed The case of Sanele Goodness May, whose truck caused an accident in Pinetown which killed 24 people, has been postponed to November. Residents 'too young' for houses Joe Slovo residents have accused Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela of changing the criteria for housing allocation at the last minute. News24 News24.com | 3 arrested for OR Tambo statue vandalism Three people have been arrested in connection with the burning of ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo’s statue at the heritage site in Nkantolo village in Bizana. News24.com | North West government official killed in crash A North West local government department official has been killed in a car accident, the department says. News24.com | Prostitute accuses swimming coach of assault More charges have been laid against a swimming coach accused of assaulting a domestic worker who he claimed he had mistaken for a prostitute, according ... News24.com | Pastors welcome TB Joshua donation to families Nigerian preacher TB Joshua’s pledge to donate R50 000 to the families of the victims of his church’s collapse has been welcomed by the Mahikeng ... News24.com | Pair get life sentences for killing elderly couple Two men convicted of killing an elderly couple have been sentenced to two life terms each, KwaZulu-Natal police say. News24.com | Hunters distance themselves from Groenewalds The Professional Hunters Association of South Africa has distanced itself from alleged illegal rhino hunting activities of Dawie Groenewald and his brother Janneman, saying they ... News24.com | Madonsela to review SABC judgment Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will take the SABC court judgment on review as the judge’s basis for deciding that her decisions are not binding is ... Times Live Sakho stars as Hammers stun City 2-1 Diafra Sakho struck for a sixth successive Premier League game to secure West Ham’s shock 2-1 victory over Manchester City as the champions missed out ... Details emerge of Mulaudzi's accident The Mpumalanga community safety department provided more details on Saturday regarding the accident that killed Olympic silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi. UIF benefits set to increase Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) benefits are set to increase, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant said on Saturday. Zimbabwe's ruling party skirts succession feud Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF politburo has brought forward a crunch elective congress but did not debate factional fighting threatening to tear the party apart, its spokesman ... Mali seeks to contain Ebola fears after girl dies Mali authorities on Saturday scrambled to calm fears over Ebola after the disease claimed its first victim in the African country, a contagious toddler who ... A mayor in Italy wants separate buses for Roma people An attempt by an Italian mayor to create a separate bus route for Roma people sparked outrage among politicians Saturday, who compared the move to ... Sex worker accuses swimming coach of assault Western Cape police confirmed on Saturday that more charges have been laid against swimming coach Tim Osrin, accused of assaulting a domestic worker. Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign Iran hanged Saturday a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried to sexually assault her, defying international appeals for a ... SABC News E Cape police step up crime prevention Eastern Cape police have stepped up crime prevention with an early morning raid on notorious East London hot spots. Spelling Bee Competition aims to improve learners vocabulary Scores of learners from different primary and higher schools in Tshwane, Pretoria, participated in the 2nd Annual Tshwane Regional Spelling Bee Competition. Most domestic workers are not registered: Oliphant The department of Labour says the Free State province is one of the provinces in the country with high rate of exploitation of domestic workers. Police continue Hout Bay robbers search Police were still searching on Saturday for a gang that robbed a Hout Bay jewellery store. Mulaudzis death sends shock waves across SA Government says it will be forced to extend the deadline for eradicating mud and dilapidated schools due to community disruptions. Motshekga laments disruption in school construction sites Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga has expressed concern at communities who disrupt construction where new schools are being built. Double life terms for elderly couples killers Two men convicted of the murder of an elderly couple were handed two life imprisonment sentences each by the Vryheid High Court, KwaZulu-Natal police said ... Google South Africa Motsoeneng to appeal High Court ruling on suspension - Eyewitness News Times LIVE Almost 900 rhino poached in SA - Eyewitness News Citizen Reeva's mother tells the story as she sees it - New Zealand Herald Times LIVE More trouble for Kenilworth 'klapper' - Independent Online Independent Online Cops still searching for Hout Bay robbers - Independent Online Independent Online Pastors welcome TB Joshua donation to families - News24 News24 Teen found guilty of farm murder - Independent Online Independent Online Moneyweb Tigon’s Porritt and Bennett may finally face the music Pair will take the case to the Constitutional Court. US charges South Africans in illegal rhino hunting case A South African company has been indicted for selling illegal rhinoceros hunts to Americans. Government holds talks with potential advisers on asset sales To help state power utility Eskom to plug a funding gap. ANC labour ally delays vote on militant NUMSA union As Numsa presses for a militant left-wing agenda. South African Airways gets two new board members Aimed at restoring the state-owned carrier to profitability. SA Breaking News Armed Robbers Arrested In Kagiso Two men suspected to be connected to an armed robbery last week were arrested in Kagiso, Johannesburg, on ... ANC Rubbishes ‘Gutter Journalism’ Reports Of Zuma – Mantashe Rift The governing ANC has rubbished a Mail & Guardian report claiming there are tensions between President ... Mamelodi Roads Closed In Taxi Drivers’ Dispute A main road in Mamelodi near Pretoria was closed by taxi drivers on Friday, over an argument about ... Alleged Armed Robbery Plot Foiled Four armed men were arrested by police officials in Table View, Cape Town on Friday. According to Lieutenant ... Staffy Shot In The Head With Crossbow Bolt A two-year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier was found in a remote piece of woodland near Wansford, ... Mail & Guardian UIF benefits to increase The extension of maternity benefits to domestic workers is among several increases which have been added to the Unemployment Insurance Fund. Mulaudzi's car overturned - Mpumalanga officials The Mpumalanga community safety department has provided more details regarding the accident that killed Olympic silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi. More charges laid against swimming coach Tim Osrin A Cape Town prostitute has reportedly laid assault charges against Tim Osrin, who’s also accused of assaulting a domestic worker. Girl dies from Ebola in Mali, WHO fears exposure The World Health Organisation is concerned many people were exposed to the two-year-old girl who was Mali’s first confirmed Ebola case. US states order mandatory quarantine on health workers from Ebola zones New York and New Jersey have agreed to impose even stricter measures on travelers from Ebola-hit West African countries. The Star 1-ton rock crushes illegal miner Another Zama Zama has died illegally mining for gold dust, his body crushed by rock weighing up to a ton. Tis the season of robberies, warn cops Joburg experienced two well-planned cash heists – an indication that the cash-in-transit robbery season is truly under way. Hit on magistrate foiled No criminal charges have been laid over the foiled assassination attempt on a controversial Benoni magistrate. Cosatu puts big issues on back burner The Cosatu central executive committee was adjourned without concluding many of the most divisive issues on its agenda. Phiyega’s medals of dishonour? National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega is being criticised for getting medals willy-nilly. The Argus Rising road costs worries MEC Western Cape Transport MEC urges extreme caution when spending the department’s money although 60 percent of roads are in poor shape. Repeat offenders sought for hits on malls Two repeat offenders are among the suspects being hunted in connection with a spate of mall robberies in Cape Town. Lwandle evictions illegal, says inquiry The evictions in Lwandle were illegal and reminiscent of apartheid-era forced removals, Lindiwe Sisulu told MPs. Glimpse into matric papers’ vault The location of the security vault where the 2014 matric exam papers are kept is top secret and access to it is strictly controlled. 50-year-old love letter mystery solved The story of a pair of lovers whose decades-old letter surfaced this week has been told… Cape Times No rift between Zuma and Mantashe: ANC There is no rift between President Jacob Zuma and ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe, the party said. Review: Grand-scale delight Take time out. And where better than a heritage wine estate celebrating its 10th spring menu? He's got the moves Terri Dunbar-Curran American dream at a price The emotional and moral price of the immigrant experience, circa 1921 in New York, is expressed in quietly wrenching terms in The Immigrant, ... No decision on Oscar appeal yet The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has not decided yet if it will appeal the Oscar Pistorius matter, it said. Sowetan South Africans are definitely not lazy ARE we really the worst in the world? That is the question that the recent Sowetan Dialogues session in Langa township, Cape Town, sought to ... Pupil (13) manhandled - teacher 'assaults' teen at assembly THE mother of a Grade 5 pupil allegedly pushed, choked and pinned to the ground by a teacher during assembly has vowed to stop at ... Men robbed after hook-up at tavern TWO men who picked up women at a popular Gauteng shisa nyama for a night of sex and drinking were allegedly drugged and robbed. Pretoria News Cadres at war over ANC bigwig’s deployment A fortnight after the Tshwane ANC elected its leaders, the knives are out again in yet another comrade vs comrade intrigue. Cosatu puts big issues on back burner The Cosatu central executive committee was adjourned without concluding many of the most divisive issues on its agenda. More shells found after Tshwane blast Three more explosives were found in Pretoria West, a day after an explosion killed one person at a scrapyard. Clamp on copper cable theft in Tshwane Tshwane metro police closed down a notorious scrapyard, confiscating R12 000 worth of cables and arresting four men. Oscar gets 5 years for Reeva’s death Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. [UPDATED] Daily News Nene’s dose of reality Staring at tough choices, he did not hold back New ally in rhino war Those who care about conservation see the big picture, writes Dr Bandile Mkhize Site flaws suggest mall’s fall inevitable The Tongaat Mall was destined to collapse and this could have happened at the opening, with catastrophic results, as even more people would ... Singh threatens to sue Sisulu over comments Developer Jay Singh has vowed to sue Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu Nuclear costs in 2015 Budget The strongest hint yet that an initial budgetary allocation for South Africa’s much talked about but controversial nuclear build might come in February’s ... 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Motsoeneng to appeal suspension SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng is appealing the Western Cape cigh court order on his suspension, the public broadcaster reported on Friday. “I have ... Madonsela to review SABC judgment Public protector Thuli Madonsela will take the SABC court judgment on review with regard to the public protector’s constitutional powers, her office said on Friday. ... Court orders Motsoeneng’s suspension The Western Cape high court ordered on Friday that SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng be suspended with immediate effect, the Democratic Alliance said. “The ... E-commerce takes root in Nigeria Early e-commerce market entrant in Nigeria, Naspers’s Kalahari.com, came and went, with many suggesting it was inevitable given that the number of online customers was ... AllAfrica Govt Boosts Support for Informal Businesses [SAnews.gov.za]Government will launch a fund that will support informal sector enterprises, especially in the townships, to achieve inclusive growth in the country’s economy. Mbulaeni Mulaudzi's Passing Is a Huge Loss for Athletics [DA]The is saddened by news of the passing of distinguished athlete, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi. Star Runner Mulaudzi Dies in Crash [SAPA]Olympic silver medalist long distance runner Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died in a car accident, Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula’s office confirmed on Friday. Last Chance for Banyana Banyana to Book World Cup Spot [SAFA]It will be crunch time for Banyana Banyana when they meet Cote d’Ivoire in the third/fourth place play-off match at the 2014 CAF African Women’s ... Court Orders Suspension of Broadcaster's COO [SAPA]Johannesburg -The Western Cape High Court ordered on Friday that SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng be suspended with immediate effect, the DA said. SA Good News What is BWI wine? Or as Benjamin Franklin asked, “Is wine a constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy?” I recently toured the ... SA Airline Innovates to Reduce Fuel Consumption on Boeing 737-800s kulula.com, South Africa’s largest privately-owned low-fare airline, operated by Comair Limited, recently took to the skies fitted with cutting edge technology to ensure increased fuel ... SA Defence Industry Moves Into the Future Paramount Group, Africa’s largest non-government-owned defence and aerospace manufacturer, in partnership with the Department of Military Veterans announced a multi-million rand high-tech skills development programme ... Training Programme for Tavern Owners The South African Breweries (SAB) has launched a national retailer business training programme aimed at improving tavern owners’ business skills and educating them on how ... South African, Adrian Saville, Wins International Teaching Award Adrian Saville, Chief Investment Officer of Cannon Asset Managers and GIBS visiting professor, has won the 2014 CEEMAN Champions Teaching Award which recognises outstanding achievement ... SouthAfrica.info South Africa lobbies the US to extend Agoa South Africa is lobbying the leaders of the US Senate and House of Representatives to extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa). Agoa gives ... South Africa takes up citrus black spot issue at WTO South Africa is tackling threats to its large citrus export market, aiming to keep the country’s R6-billion citrus industry export competitive. Nene announces tough measures in Medium Term Budget to revive SA economy In his 2014 Medium Term Budget, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has announced across-the- board budget cuts, job freezes and tax increases to try and ... Annual Nelson Mandela Children's Parliament calls for children's ombudsman Some 108 children got their chance to speak truth to power as members of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Parliament this week, calling for stricter policing ... Youth employment a priority for SA, Nene tells IMF Tackling youth unemployment is top of the agenda for the South African government as it tries to eradicate the triple challenges of unemployment, poverty and ... SA Rugby Mag Lions’ approach was naive There is a reason it is called ‘finals’ rugby – and the naivety of the Golden Lions lost them the Currie Cup final more than ... Best kickers overcome pressure Demetri Catrakilis's cool goal-kicking separated the two finalists at Newlands on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI. WP glory as Boshoff blows it Western Province claimed their 33rd Currie Cup title with a dramatic 19-16 win against the Golden Lions at Newlands on Saturday. SIMON BORCHARDT reports. Catrakilis outshone Boshoff Demetri Catrakilis won the battle of the flyhalves in the Currie Cup final at Newlands, writes SIMON BORCHARDT. Bulls lift U21 trophy The Blue Bulls defeated Western Province 20-10 in the U21 Currie Cup final at Newlands on Saturday.