IOL Two dead in Potch accident Two people died and four others were injured when three vehicles collided on the N12 near Potchefstroom. R4.5m rhino horn bust at OR Tambo Two men were arrested at OR Tambo International Airport for possession of rhino horn worth an estimated R4.5 million. Murder victim dumped in mielie field Winterton restaurateur, Rajoo Grewan, was confronted by his killers who took him into a mielie field close to his home to assault him, ... Joburg cop killers jailed Three men were each sentenced to 25 years’ imprisonment by the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court for shooting dead a police officer. Meyiwa suspect fingered in ID parade A man who appeared in court in connection with Senzo Meyiwa’s murder has been positively identified in an identity parade. N3 reopened after Van Reenen’s crashes The N3 was reopened to traffic after two accidents closed Van Reenen’s Pass for most of the day, the N3 Toll Concession said. SA a water-scarce country: Zuma South Africa is a water-scarce country with it being a problem in many communities, President Jacob Zuma said. Suspect in dock for Meyiwa murder The NPA has confirmed that a man appeared in court charged with the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa. Language units’ deadline extended The deadline for the creation of units to draw up policies allowing the public to get information in official languages, has been extended, ... Public to have say in Makhado name change A public consultation process will be held on the Limpopo town of Makhado reverting to its old name of Louis Trichardt. iAfrica Meyiwa suspect arrested - report A 25-year-old suspect has reportedly appeared in court in connection with the robbery and murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa. Seriti commission extended President Jacob Zuma has extended the term of the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the Arms Deal. Meyiwa's body arrives in Durban The body of Senzo Meyiwa has arrived in Durban ahead of the Bafana captain’s memorial this afternoon. Is the ANC broke? According to a report, the ANC is in dire financial straits and may just need to retrench a large portion of its staff to cut ... Meyiwa suspect not arrested - police Police have denied a report that a suspect has been arrested in Bafana Bafance captain Senzo Meyiwa’s murder case. Meyiwa, Mulaudzi get provincial funerals President Jacob Zuma has declared official provincial funerals for Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa and Olympic athlete Mbulaeni Mulaudzi. Judge in dock over Krejcir bribe A Gauteng magistrate appeared in court on Thursday for allegedly accepting a bribe to halt the extradition of a key witness in Czech fugitive Radovan ... Nkandla committee to clear Zuma? Parliament’s ad-hoc committee on Nkandla appears set to exonerate President Jacob Zuma of being accountable for the upgrades to his home. Hijacking was Shrien's idea - Tongo A key state witness in Shrien Dewani’s murder trial claims it was the British businessman’s idea to make the alleged hit on his wife to ... Senzo's death must bring change Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula and Safa President Danny Jordaan said that the murder of Senzo Meyiwa must bring about drastic change in the country. News24 News24.com | Mthethwa extends deadline for language unit The deadline for the creation of units to draw up policies allowing the public to get information in official languages, has been extended, Arts and ... News24.com | Meyiwa suspect identified in ID parade A man who appeared in court in connection with Senzo Meyiwa’s murder has been positively identified in an identity parade. News24.com | Zuma extends Seriti Inquiry President Jacob Zuma has extended the deadline for the Seriti Commission of Inquiry’s public hearings into alleged corruption in the multi-billion-rand arms procurement deal. News24.com | Mpuma rapist sentenced to life An Mpumalanga man who raped a 73-year-old woman twice has been sentenced to life imprisonment. News24.com | Madonsela warns Zuma over 'dangerous precedent' The public protector has warned President Jacob Zuma in a letter that his remarks over her role could lead to “lawlessness” and set a dangerous ... News24.com | Home Affairs trampled immigrant rights: Judge There is ‘something fundamentally wrong’ in the way the home affairs department handles the repatriation of migrants, High Court in Pretoria Judge Eberhard Bertelsmann says. News24.com | Dad jailed for raping daughter, 7 A father has been jailed for 18 years for raping his 7-year-old daughter, KwaZulu-Natal police have said. Times Live Watch: Joint memorial for Mbulaeni, Meyiwa & Mwelase A joint memorial service for Olympic silver medalist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa and boxer Phindile Mwelase, was held ... Zambia acting president calls for calm Zambia’s temporary leader says security forces will not tolerate any violence or other illegal activity as the country mourns President Michael Sata, who died after ... Meyiwa murder suspect nabbed, court postpones matter until November 11 A 25 year old suspect has briefly appeared before the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday in relation to the murder of Orlando Pirates and Bafana ... Zuma comments setting a precedent for lawlessness: protector The public protector has warned President Jacob Zuma in a letter that his remarks over her role could lead to “lawlessness” and set a dangerous ... Homophobic MP urges Russia to ban gay Apple boss, won't give up iPhone An outspoken Russian lawmaker behind a controversial anti-gay law on Friday called for Apple boss Tim Cook to be banned from entering the country after ... Watch: Father and son Mech Warrior suit for Halloween 2014 According to Ryan Bowden’s wife “With so much baby stuff coming in the mail, we had plenty of boxes for him to work with, so ... Nigeria president Johathan intervenes to help FA avoid lengthy FIFA ban The Nigeria Football Federation says it has avoided a long-term ban by FIFA after in-fighting over the leadership of the football body was ended through ... Post office struggling to pay staff, deal with 'mountain' of mail There is a “mountain” of undelivered mail at the SA Post Office (Sapo), MPs heard on Friday. SABC News Houses unveiled for Habitat Agenda objective The Free State government has unveiled the latest designs for subsidised houses in Bochabela in Bloemfontein. Red Ants help rebuild Kya Sands homes A month after over 2000 people lost their belongings when a fire swept through the Kya Sands area, rebuilding has begun, ironically assisted by the ... Judgment reserved on deported Botswana national The North Gauteng High Court has reserved judgment on whether the home affairs department should submit a further report on the unlawful deportation of Botswana ... President Zuma extends term of the Arms Commission President Jacob Zuma has extended until 30 April 2015 the term of the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of fraud, corruption and impropriety in the ... Parents appeal for return of missing girls Distraught parents of the two missing girls in Koster in the North West have appealed to members of the public to assist in the location ... Man in court for Meyiwa murder The NPA has confirmed that 25-year-old, Zanokuhle Mbatha has appeared in the Boksburg Magistrate in connection with the murder of Senzo Meyiwa. Brics membership not affecting its relation with SA: EU The European Union says Pretoria’s BRICS membership has not affected its relations with South Africa. Google South Africa ANC committee absolves Jacob Zuma in Nkandla scandal - Irish Times Irish Times Pig-headed protest worries ANC - Independent Online Independent Online R4.5m rhino horn bust at OR Tambo - Independent Online Independent Online Public to have say in Makhado name change - Independent Online Independent Online Dad jailed for raping daughter, 7 - News24 News24 Home Affairs trampled immigrant rights: Judge - News24 Jacaranda FM Mantashe: ANC isn't broke - Eyewitness News News24 Moneyweb The vultures are circling Asset disposals at the beleaguered Ellerines Group have begun. ANC emotional over gun laws - AfriForum “Firearms do not kill people. People kill people.” Homeowners under strain as rates rise - Nedbank “2015 will be quite a tough year for a lot of consumers looking to acquire homes” HCI sees 'zero chance' of spinning off media assets Copelyn quashes speculation. Capital flight dwarfs corruption: SACP Singles out Absa Bank and Sasol for the loss of investment, savings, and taxes for the country. SA Breaking News Burkina Faso President Looks To Defy The odds Amid Protests Violence erupted in Burkina Faso, West Africa on Thursday as residents protested President Blaise Compaore’s bid ... Competition Winners To Get Space Trip Of A Lifetime 1997 Sci-Fi classic “Men In Black” has been named South Africa’s most loved space film ... World Bank Donates $100 Million To Ebola Fund The World Bank has made a $100 million (about R1 billion) donation to help tackle the deadly Ebola ... Kids More Likely To follow Peers Than Apes According to Psychological Science research in a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, between apes and humans ... Speculation Rife After Potential Ebola Sufferer Allowed To Leave KZN Hospital Addington Hospital in Durban is in hot water after allowing a possible Ebola sufferer to walk out ... Mail & Guardian Cape Times editor charged with 'unacceptable behaviour' A decision to alter a news photograph to remove the logo of a Cape Times advertiser allegedly led to the blowout. Post Office sitting on a mail 'mountain' There is a mountain of undelivered mail at Sapo, and Parliament’s committee says Sapo was being "evasive" on unpaid salaries in their presentation. Don't Miss This: October 31 - November 6 The Mail & Guardian’s weekly round-up of the country’s hot-ticket events. Gerrard criticises 'political decision' to exclude Suarez from Ballon d'Or The Ballon d’Or shortlist of 23 footballers didn’t include the former Liverpool striker, who scored 31 goals last season but was banned for biting. ANC denies it is broke The ruling party denied a report that it faces serious financial problems and said it had not retrenched any employees in the past 10 years. The Star Cosatu rows affect health issues – Vavi Cosatu infighting has resulted in its executive committee not being able to adequately respond to issues plaguing SA’s health system, Zwelinzima Vavi has ... Dismay after Tibbetts accused walks free Keenan Mokwena, involved in the shootout that claimed the life of Luke Tibbetts, 3, has been released from custody. Plea deal in horror gay murder case The man allegedly behind the horrific killing of young lesbian Duduzile Zozo is seeking a plea bargain. Veiled dig as Mbalula warns sport stars The sports minister has appealed to sports stars to choose their friends cautiously, saying fame attracts “unholy companions”. Shootout ends hijacking terror on N1 The robbery of a truck carrying cigarettes created a chain of events that saw cops firing at robbers from a helicopter. The Argus Late-night calls that change everything Late night beeps of one’s cellphone are cool. But when our landline rings late, it’s different, says Murray Williams. Housing not free for all - MEC The Western Cape’s Human Settlement MEC had tempers flaring when he said the government was not obligated to give free houses. Buckle up kiddie seats or face the law Legislation could make it compulsory for parents to transport their children in proper kiddie seats. Ses’khona movement turns on ANC Ses’khona People’s Rights Movement has called for the suspension of Western Cape ANC secretary Songezo Mjongile. Stricter gun laws on the cards The government wants to tighten gun laws and the ANC is calling for the elimination of illegal guns in the wake of Senzo Meyiwa’s death. Cape Times Fuel prices to drop From Wednesday, the wholesale price of diesel of 0.05 percent sulphur will decrease 61 cents per litre, while diesel 0.005 percent sulphur would ... Meyiwa :Mbatha identified in ID parade A man who appeared in court in connection with Senzo Meyiwa’s murder has been positively identified in an identity parade, Gauteng police said. Vodacom reverses software glitch Vodacom has reversed a software glitch that led to some subscribers’ phone numbers being leaked, it said. Hundreds gather for Meyiwa memorial service Hundreds of people gathered outside the Durban City Hall where a memorial service for the slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa was ... ANC emotional about gun laws: Afriforum The ANC-led government’s intention to introduce amendments to the Firearms Control Act is an emotional reaction, AfriForum said. Sowetan 14 shortlisted for IEC commissioner position Fourteen people have been shortlisted for a position of a commissioner of the Electoral Commission SA following the resignation of chairwoman Pansy Tlakula, the office ... Protector warns Zuma over 'dangerous precedent' The public protector has warned President Jacob Zuma in a letter that his remarks over her role could lead to “lawlessness” and set a dangerous ... Home Affairs trampled immigrant rights: Judge There is “something fundamentally wrong” in the way the home affairs department handles the repatriation of migrants, High Court in Pretoria Judge Eberhard Bertelsmann said ... Pretoria News Woman who forged sick note fined R2 000 A mother of four desperate to avoid her husband losing a day’s pay has now earned herself a criminal record. Supercross stunts to wow Loftus Tons of dirt, loud engines, epic stunts and crash helmets will be the order of the day at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. Diepsloot killer, rapist says he’s insane “I am insane. I am mad.” The man behind the gruesome rape and killings of three Diepsloot children has told the court. Mom, lover killed in front of son Elizabeth Machaka was gunned by her boyfriend – with her ex-lover’s gun – in full of view of her 12-year-old son. Radebe guilty of Diepsloot child murders Ntokozo Radebe is without a doubt the man who abducted three girls before raping and killing them, a judge found. Daily News Taking aim at gun ownership The government wants to tighten the country’s gun laws, and amendments to the 2000 Firearms Control Act are expected to go before Parliament ... No news on church collapse DNA yet Government waiting for update on the DNA analysis of the 116 victims of the church building collapse in Nigeria Young scientists excel in international Expo Future is looking bright for KwaZulu-Natal pupils who shone at the Eskom Expo International Science Fair Where is it all going wrong? The functions of the presidency and the press are co-dependent, writes Thabani Khumalo Brain injury was fatal, court hears Violent shaking sheared small blood vessels in the brain of former Royal Marine Brett Williams and caused a blood clot that killed him, ... IT Web Accolades app rewards loyal customers The app will benefit customers and merchants by demonstrating the power and convenience of mobile te… Philips, PET address infant mortality Philips has partnered with SA-based non-profit organisation, PowerFree Education Technology (PET), to further develop, test and commercialise a device aimed… Pill searches for cancer In this edition of the Worldwide Wrap, a new app requires users to grin into their smartphone camera before switching… Cloud reduces IT burden Not having sound cloud strategies in place will undoubtedly have a negative effect on your organisat… BI Summit 2015 gathers pace Companies wanting to thrive in the years ahead will need to rely heavily on business analytics, says… TechCentral Post Office sitting on mail ‘mountain’ There is a “mountain” of undelivered mail at the South African Post Office (Sapo), MPs heard on Friday. “We have a mountain of mail that ... Vodacom reverses software glitch Vodacom has reversed a software glitch that led to some subscribers’ phone numbers being leaked, it said on Friday. The mobile network recently ran a ... TalkCentral: Ep 114 – ‘TV licence, please’ In this week’s episode of TalkCentral, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg talk about MTN’s aggressive expansion plans in the enterprise IT ... HCI partnership ends in tears The meeting, which was tightly packed into the eighth-floor boardroom of Hosken Consolidated Investments, left some minority shareholders unhappy over certain corporate governance issues and ... Copper theft scourge on the rise Copper theft increased to R13m in September, up from R12m the previous month, according to the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (Sacci’s) Copper ... AllAfrica Treasury Secretary's Meeting With South African Finance Minister [State Department]Pretoria, South Africa -Joint Readout of Secretary Jacob J. Lew’s Meeting Today with South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene Statement by the Government of South Africa on the Situation in Burkina Faso [SA Govt]Pretoria -The South African Government notes with concern the ongoing political developments in the Republic of Burkina Faso. Meyiwa, Mulaudzi Get Provincial Official Funerals [SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has declared Provincial Official Funerals for the late Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates Captain Senzo Meyiwa of KwaZulu-Natal and the Olympic ... Mpumalanga Looks to Strengthen Health Services Through Private-Public Partnerships [Health-e]Eskom recently donated the first of two buses to be used to expand the school health programme in Mpumalanga. Now, the province may also be ... Stakeholders Recommit to Sustainable Human Developments [SAnews.gov.za]The year 2005 saw the beginning of government’s new thinking around housing development, a period where a ground-breaking approach of Integrated Human Settlements was adopted. SA Good News Top SA Women Celebrated at Mbokodo Awards The Mbokodo Awards celebrate the top women in South Africa who have excelled in the fields of arts and culture, women who have not only ... The SA Informal Sector - Mind Boggling Numbers The Majority Report is the product of 10 months of research by the UCT Unilever Institute. Essentially they are trying to understand the behaviour ... SA Journalists Win CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2014 Joy Summers and Susan Comrie of Carte Blanche received the award for their investigative piece, “Game of Geysers part 1 and 2”. Winners were selected ... FNB to Process Applications for BEE Certificates FNB Business has announced a partnership with Empowerdex to process applications for Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) certificates through the Bank’s online banking channel. The online ... UKZN Solar Car Places Third Internationally in Sasol Solar Car Challenge The UKZN Solar Car, designed and built by six final year UKZN mechanical engineering students and their two supervisors, took the top position in South ... SouthAfrica.info African youth prone to saving, advancing education: Barclays report African youth are most likely to invest and further their education if they had the resources, a survey conducted in 11 African countries by Barclays ... South Africa to bid farewell to Senzo Meyiwa at Moses Mabhida Stadium Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa will be laid to rest at the Chesterville Heroes Acre following a funeral service at Moses Mabhida ... South Africa records gains in employment South Africa increased its labour force by 22 000 jobs between July and September 2014, and the unemployment rate eased by 0.1 of a percentage ... Wits University receives R100-million from anonymous donor The University of the Witwatersrand has received a R100-million donation from an anonymous South Africa philanthropist. Wits will use some of the money to attract ... Motsepe donates US$1-million to the fight against Ebola South African billionaire and mining guru Patrice Motsepe has donated US$1-million to the fight against Ebola in Guinea, one of the three West African countries ... SA Rugby Mag Fourie still the man for Boks Jaque Fourie is still the favourite to wear the No 13 jersey when the Boks get their World Cup campaign underway next year. Venter to fill advisory role John Smit has confirmed that Brendan Venter will visit the Sharks on a weekly basis as a technical advisor. Brüssow can make statement Seven South Africans will front the Wallabies in the guise of Barbarians at Twickenham, but it’s the 40 minutes from Heinrich Brüssow that could be ... Sonny Bill’s a special case Sonny Bill Williams went straight back into the All Blacks squad after a two-year stint in rugby league, writes MARC HINTON. Victor Matfield interview The Springbok lock chats to MyPlayers ahead of the Springboks' end-of-year tour.