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15 January 2019 2:49 PM Durban musician Charlie Ridgway appears in court for girlfriend's murder

Durban musician Charlie Ridgway appeared in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court on Tuesday for the murder of his girlfriend. The 56-year-old musician of Gillitts, was released on R2 000 bail and was ordered to hand in his British passport. His girlfriend, 55-year-old Jenny King of Forest Hills, was found dead in the bedroom of her home by a relative on Saturday 141

14 January 2019 5:54 AM Bus carrying schoolchildren rolls over in Laersdrift, Mpumalanga

One child has reportedly died after a bus carrying schoolchildren rolled onto its side on the R555 near Laersdrift, Mpumalanga, on Sunday. According to a Facebook post by Specialised Investigation PSTT, the bus was travelling from Steelpoort to Middelburg when the accident happened. Netwerk24 quoted an unnamed sourced who confirmed the incident, saying 38

08 January 2019 1:29 PM More than R80bn in unwanted Christmas gifts to be returned

They've just come through an exhausting festive season, complete with overcrowded stores, reckless spending and extended working hours. But now retailers are in for another shopping frenzy – this time it's to reverse all those sales that just weeks ago saw their profit skyrocket. Research by the Centre for Economics and Business Research has found that one in every 94

07 January 2019 1:51 PM SEE: New York City firefighter dies after falling from overpass

A New York City firefighter responding to a car accident in Brooklyn fell from an overpass and died at a hospital. In statement on the Fire Department's Facebook page on Monday morning, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro and Mayor Bill de Blasio identified the probationary firefighter as Steven H. Pollard. "It's an incredibly sad night for the Pollard family 34

28 December 2018 2:49 PM Croatia's Cilic pulls out of Maharashtra Open

New Delhi - Former US Open champion Marin Cilic of Croatia on Friday pulled out of next week's Maharashtra ATP tournament to recuperate from a knee injury in time for the Australian Open. The 30-year-old world No 7 led Croatia to a Davis Cup final victory over France last month and was to be a key crowd puller at the season-opening ATP event in the west Indian 28

21 December 2018 11:08 AM Chris Chameleon finally admits that Bles Bridges is not his father

Cape Town - Local Afrikaans singer Chris Chameleon has taken to Facebook to release a video in which he confirms that popular singer, Bles Bridges is not his biological father. On Monday Chris posted a cryptic post in which he hinted that the popular 80s lounge singer could be his biological father. The video sparked a social media storm and outrage 48

19 December 2018 6:21 PM Comment on Thai Miss Universe gown earns complaint to police

A Thai social media influencer who criticised a gown worn by her country's Miss Universe contestant could end up in court after another online personality filed a complaint with police charging that her thumbs-down fashion comment defamed the royal family. Kitjanut Chaiyosburana, a businessman and politician, says he filed his complaint after seeing 85

18 December 2018 8:48 PM UPDATE: Call for donations as firefighters battle St Francis Bay blaze

The Kouga municipality is calling for donations to assist firefighters containing the blaze in St Francis Bay. Earlier, the municipality said in a Facebook update that 11 houses burnt down completely and a few others were damaged. They were unable to say how many houses had been damaged. Those who are able to assist should contact James Mzangwa from Kouga's 44

18 December 2018 10:25 AM Motorist heaps praise on Good Samaritan 'ooms': 'You'll never find a beautiful country like South Africa'

A young motorist has heaped praise on two Good Samaritans via social media after a punctured tyre left him stranded on his way to Bethlehem in the Free State. The opening line of his post starts with: "You'll never find a beautiful country like South Africa. "On my way to Bethlehem from Potch, I got a puncture and I was driving a friend’s bakkie, taking 36

13 December 2018 8:28 PM Egypt launches official bid to host 2019 AFCON

Cairo - Egypt on Thursday officially signalled its willingness to take over from Cameroon as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, a day before the deadline for candidates. "The Egyptian football federation (EFA) declares its candidacy to host the 2019 African Nations Cup which is scheduled to take place in June and should have been organised by Cameroon 43