Lupita Nyong’o advocates against elephant poaching

Oscar-winning beauty Lupita Nyong’o has just been announced as the global ambassador for WildAid, standing up against elephant poaching.  

Guptas in TV licence war

President Jacob Zuma's family friends, the Gupta family's company Infinity Media will battled it out with three other media companies for a new free-to-air TV licence.  

PSL boss moers employee

Polokwane City boss Johnny Mogaladi is wanted by police for allegedly assaulting a worker on his farm with an empty bottle and threatening to kill him.  

Phiyega takes the fall as Ramaphosa walks

Deputy President and former Lonmin director Cyril Ramaphosa and other members of the executive have been let off the hook in the findings of the Farlam Commission on Inquiry into the Marikana massacre‚ but National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega is under scrutiny.  

Sfiso Ncwane 'ridicules' gospel awards

Gospel musician Sfiso Ncwane is accused of ridiculing the first annual Mzansi Gospel Awards that he was billed to perform at last week.  

Medical marijuana may help some symptoms, but not all

Medical marijuana shows some effectiveness in helping treat chronic pain but there is less evidence of its success in warding off nausea or helping ill patients gain weight, researchers said Tuesday.  

Gert-Johan Coetzee 'bails' on bride dress

Celebrity designer Gert-Johan Coetzee has been accused of playing hide and seek over a wedding dress he allegedly failed to design and deliver four years ago.  

Skinny jeans could make you a fashion victim: doctors

Squatting in super-tight "skinny" jeans may pose a health risk, Australian doctors warned Tuesday, reporting the case of a woman who temporarily lost feeling in her legs from an hours-long squeeze.  

Muvhango actors cheat death

Three Muvhango actors and several crew members were this week hospitalised after suffering from an extreme case of food poisoning.  

Mboweni in Twar with Zimbabwe's spindoctor

A Twitter war has erupted between former Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni and Zimbabwe’s information minister Professor Jonathan Moyo.  

South African man with penis transplant to become father

A South African man who received the world’s first successful penis transplant is to become a father just months after undergoing surgery, his doctor said Friday.  

Music promoter arrested for rape

Music promoter and businessman Steve "Stivovo" Mashiya spent the weekend in police holding cells for allegedly raping his girlfriend.  

Malema lawyer in papgeld drama

Julius Malema's lawyer and Afro soul singer Zonke Dikana's former manager, advocate Tumi Mokwena, has been dragged to the maintenance court by a Joburg woman.  

Maggie Benedict acquitted of shoplifting

Actress Maggie Benedict’s year-and-a-half headache over headache pills has come to an end.  

Businessman labels missing wife a 'fraudster'

The wife of a popular businessman whose store at the airport is one of the biggest retailers of Mzansi's Ama Kip Kip brand has gone missing and the husband is not "bothered".  

Trevor Noah: ‘My gran is just proud of me’

In an interview on Redi Tlhabi's 702 show on Wednesday, Mzansi export Trevor Noah discussed his grandmother, who has been widely quoted in the media recently.  

Albinos add beauty to the world's tapestry

Yesterday global music icon Salif Keita's dream and that of countless others living with albinism was realised as the world celebrated the first International Albinism Awareness Day.  

Lundi shares rehab experience

Hallelujah!, troubled gospel music star Lundi Tyamara says he has not used drugs for 15 years and has not had a drink in quite some time.  

Zuma to release Marikana report end of June

President Jacob Zuma will release the much anticipated Marikana Commission report on June 30.  

Bafana Bafana drops 10 places in latest FIFA rankings

Shakes Mashaba’s Bafana Bafana have dropped 10 places on the latest FIFA rankings‚ released on Thursday‚ to take 69th spot.  

Cape Flats abuse centre launches anonymous postcard campaign

To explore the rationale behind violence‚ the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children’s “I Deserve It” campaign tasked 600 Grade 10 learners to motivate the circumstances that would warrant domestic violence.  

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