South Africa

BREAKING: Eskom announces Stage 6 load shedding

In a statement released just minutes ago, Eskom announced that Stage 4 load shedding will move to Stage 6 as from 18:00 on Monday, 9 December 2019. Eskom explains that it is due to “a technical proble...[Read More]

Proteas skipper Du Plessis wants to focus on cricket

Maharashtra, Oct 11 (ANI): South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis (L) during the Day 2 of the second test match between India and South Africa at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Friday...[Read More]

Prof Ben Turok: Political parties react to ANC stalwart’s death

Political parties have reacted to the passing of Professor Ben Turok, an ANC stalwart and anti-apartheid activist. He passed away at the age of 92. Who is Prof Ben Turok? Ben Turok, born in 1927, play...[Read More]

Zozibini Tunzi’s faith and determination drove South African beauty to Miss Universe glory

South Africa's pride and joy, Zozibini Tunzi, who was crowned Miss Universe 2019 on Sunday 8 December Photo: @zozitunzi / TW Refusing to be discouraged by an early elimination, Tunzi gave the national...[Read More]

Off the rails: Prasa officially placed under administration

Prasa have officially been placed under administration on Monday, just a few days after another state-owned entity (South African Airways) were forced into business rescue. The rail agency will now se...[Read More]

Miss Universe: Host Steve Harvey cleared of national costume winner blunder

Catriona Gray, Miss Universe Philippines 2018 on stage in fashion by Sherri Hill with host Steve Harvey as a Top 20 finalist during the Miss Universe competition preparing to compete for the Miss Univ...[Read More]

She has done it: Zozibini Tunzi is Miss Universe 2019

Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi has claimed the Miss Universe crown ahead of Miss Puerto Rico. Zozibini wowed the judges with her natural stage presence and winning smile as well as her proudly South...[Read More]

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Monday 9 December

Stay up to date with all the latest news in South Africa by reviewing today’s major headlines on Monday 9 December. South Africans will not be afforded a reprieve from Eskom’s incompetence, as load sh...[Read More]

Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 9 December, 2019

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Dame Judi Dench, Beau Bridges, John Malkovich, Kirk Douglas, Joan Armatrading, Donny Osmond, Dick Butkus, Jakob Dylan, Kurt Angle, Emjay, Allison Smith. ARIES (March 21-A...[Read More]

Weather Service issues flood warnings for parts of South Africa

Following a weekend of heavy rains, the South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a flood warning for parts of Gauteng, North West and Mpumalanga. “We have from Sunday until Monday issued a ‘wat...[Read More]

To stop a tech apocalypse we need ethics and the arts

Black Mirror projects the negative consequences of social media, while artificial intelligence turns rogue in The 100 and Better Than Us. The potential extinction of the human race is up for grabs in ...[Read More]

Daily Lotto results for Sunday, 8 December 2019

Are you ready for the Daily Lotto draw on Sunday, 8 December? It’s yet another chance to find out whether or not you’re one of South Africa’s latest Daily Lotto winners. To get breaking news first, do...[Read More]