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16 January 2019 9:22 AM LIVE: Ex-Bosasa COO Agrizzi sworn in, takes the stand in #Statecaptureinquiry

A senior former Bosasa executive has threatened to blow the whistle on "racketeering, corruption and money laundering that I have been aware of over the last 18 years". Angelo Agrizzi, the former chief operations officer of the controversial Bosasa group of companies, announced his decision in a press statement sent to various media houses and Bosasa's 1049

15 January 2019 10:38 AM 'Baby Shark' driving you crazy? Creator warns penguins are next

"Baby Shark (Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo)" is the YouTube sensation that’s been viewed more than 2 billion times and made the Billboard Hot 100 chart last week as its top new entrant. The jingle has also become such an earworm that late-night-show host Jimmy Kimmel proposed throwing those responsible in jail for life. Love or hate it, the South Korean company 127

15 January 2019 9:25 AM JMPD officer behind bars after allegedly accepting R10 'cooldrink bribe'

A Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer was arrested in Protea Glen, Soweto, on Monday evening after he allegedly accepted a R10 "cooldrink bribe". "He was caught red-handed taking money from a taxi man who didn't have a number plate and was driving without a licence," JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar told News24 on Tuesday. JMPD chief David 143

15 January 2019 3:35 AM Suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher to speak out after going underground

Solidarity is expected to announce legal action on Tuesday to have what it described as the "unlawful suspension" of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen lifted. The trade union and Barkhuizen are to address a media conference in Centurion at midday about "recent events at the town's primary school", it said in a statement. It would also "announce 103

14 January 2019 2:13 PM Tongaat Hulett appoints new CEO to sweeten its prospects

Tongaat Hulett [JSE:TON] has announced that Gavin Hudson will serve as the sugar producer’s new chief executive officer and its newest executive director from the beginning of February. This comes during a period of considerable difficulty for the company, including a recent 12% dip in its share price in November and failure to meet key targets, which 484

14 January 2019 10:50 AM Murray likely to have Wimbledon statue erected

London - Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is likely to be honoured with a statue at the historic Grand Slam venue, the All England Club's chief executive told the BBC. The 31-year-old Scot - who won the grasscourt Grand Slam in 2013 and 2016 - announced last on Friday retirement was on the cards due to a chronic hip injury. He then choked back tears 95

13 January 2019 4:30 PM Chiefs get crushed in Zambia

Cape Town - ZESCO United put Kaizer Chiefs firmly in their place, when they issued the South African team with a 3-1 drubbing at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Sunday. Chiefs now have it all to do in the return fixture of the CAF Confederation Cup Play-Off, scheduled to be contested later this month. Nothing is impossible in football. However, the Glamour 110

11 January 2019 7:34 PM Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman

Police in Thailand say several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the UN refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her family. Thailand's immigration police chief said on Friday that UN was accelerating the case, though he gave no indication of when the process would be complete. Rahaf Mohammed 107

11 January 2019 11:30 AM Ian Poulter serves PGA Tour 'punishment' in awesome way

Cape Town - Ian Poulter came up with a pretty amazing way to serve his punishment after falling afoul of one of the PGA Tour's rules. After Poulter won the Houston Open in April, he was given an improved status on Tour and spots in majors, which naturally brought about a change in his schedule. But the PGA Tour has a policy that says players who don’t 111

10 January 2019 12:42 PM Tesco finally says it's in talks to stockpile goods for Brexit

Tesco has remained quiet on Brexit since the referendum result nearly three years ago, but the UK’s biggest retailer has now disclosed it is planning to stockpile in the run-up to the March deadline. The supermarket has delivered stock-holding and production plans for each of its suppliers by using existing networks and warehousing space. It has offered 134