Monday, December 22, 2014
Baby Jesus and Joseph's beard stolen
A baby doll depicting Jesus at a nativity scene display in Durban's upper-class Westville suburb has been ripped from its crib.
Body of missing mom found
The body of a woman who drowned while trying to rescue her son and other children from the strong-running Berg River in Paarl has been found, Western Cape police said on Monday.
Man dies after jumping from a building
A man died after jumping off a building in Yeoville, Johannesburg, on Monday morning, the third such incident in the CBD this month, emergency management services said.
'Tractor girl' returns triumphant
When Dutch actress and adventurer Manon Ossevoort arrived with her tractor at Novolazarevskaya Station, Russia's Antarctic research base, its inhabitants did not rate her chances of driving the machine to the South Pole and back too highly.
Watch out for sharks:Cape Town
Only Amakhosi and Bayern undefeated in top leagues
Premiership table-toppers Kaizer Chiefs and Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich have set themselves apart in the major leagues around the world as the only undefeated teams at the halfway mark of the season.
Exhilarating run for dominant Chiefs
Snapchat purges Windows Phone of all third-party apps
If you've got a Lumia handset and have suddenly lost the ability to send self-destructing messages and photos to your friends, don't panic, there's nothing wrong with your phone.
Record R53.7bn day for JSE
Nene: Events will not derail Sars
Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will not allow the events of recent months to "derail" the SA Revenue Service, and will do everything within his power to ensure Sars remains a model public institution.
Four arrested at Woolworths protest
Jackie Chan's son hit with china drug charge
The son of kung fu star Jackie Chan has been charged with providing a venue for others to use drugs, the state Xinhua news agency reported Monday, citing prosecutors.
Coastal land occupants claim success
Mugabe fires more cabinet ministers
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Sunday fired another two cabinet ministers and five deputy ministers in what appears to be an ongoing purge of ruling party officials sympathetic to former vice president Joice Mujuru.
Ex-regime official is Tunisia's new president
Life & Style
Wild blueberries negate high-fat diet risks
The adverse effects of a high-fat diet - high blood pressure and nutrition derived inflammation - can be reduced by eating bilberries, a study says.
Wardrobe staples for working women
Turkish TV show fined after husbands filmed dancing with other women on wives watch
Turkey's television regulator has handed a record fine to a popular game show for a segment where husbands were filmed dancing with other women as their wives looked on, reports said Sunday.
Final 'Hobbit' film draws holiday season crowds at box office
Science and Technology
Captive orangutan has human right to freedom, Argentine court rules
An orangutan held in an Argentine zoo can be freed and transferred to a sanctuary after a court recognized the ape as a "non-human person" unlawfully deprived of its freedom, local media reported on Sunday.
Britain lifts bird flu restrictions on duck farm
Comments & Analysis
Police and community need to respect one another
Oupa Moshebi -
11/3/2014 5:14:26 PM
ANC conferences in Polokwane and Mangaung resolved that crime prevention strategies should be implemented on the streets and in the wards in our areas.
Analysis: Crime issue must top national agenda
Yusuf Abramjee -
11/3/2014 5:01:09 PM
Slain Senzo Meyiwa was laid to rest in Durban at the weekend.
Marching towards a gun-free society
TNA Editorial -
11/3/2014 4:52:48 PM
It is sad that it takes the tragic gunning down of our national football team’s goalkeeper for us to focus on the extremely important issue of gun control.
Analysis: SA mustn’t be on the back foot in world economy
Fatsani Banda -
10/30/2014 6:01:14 PM
There is no doubt that the global economic and financial markets have integrated nations in both positive and negative ways.
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