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13 December 2018 2:16 PM WATCH: Bok duo perform as back-up dancers for Jack Parow

Cape Town - Springboks Cornal Hendricks and Lionel Mapoe performed "Cooler as Ekke" with Afrikaans rapper, Jack Parow, at the second annual Brightrock Players Choice Awards in Johannesburg on Tuesday. There were also performances by Parow and Refentse as well as other players including Elton Jantjies, Hacjivah Dayimani and SP Marais. Springbok hooker 19

11 December 2018 11:04 AM SA seeks normalised ties with Rwanda after Lindiwe Sisulu 'prostitute' insult

South Africa remains committed to normalising diplomatic relations with Rwanda, but insulting Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu isn't helping the cause as it only serves as a distraction. This was the message from Sisulu's spokesperson, Ndivhuwo Mabaya, as relations between South Africa and Rwanda soured after insults 23

08 December 2018 4:49 AM Congo emerges as candidate to host 2019 AFCON

Paris - Congo Brazzaville has emerged as a strong contender to host next year's rearranged Africa Cup of Nations, according to a senior official in the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Constant Omari, a vice-president of CAF, also said that the dossier of Guinea, hosts-designate of the 2023 edition, does not exist. "Congo Brazzaville has written 64

06 December 2018 8:30 AM Kruger National Park unveils safari vehicles for people with mobility challenges

SANParks and the Kruger National Park (KNP) have made enjoying the South African bush and spotting wildlife more accessible to more people this week. General Manager of the Marula Region of the Kruger National Park, Lucy Nhlapo officially unveiled four activity vehicles on behalf of KNP Management; which will be used to transport tourists with mobility 24

05 December 2018 12:43 PM 15 arrested after Global Citizen festival violence, says Cele

Fifteen people have been arrested and 50 cases reported as a result of crimes committed after "unforeseen circumstances" at the star-studded Global Citizen festival in Soweto, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Wednesday. Of those, six people have appeared in court after allegations of theft and common assault during chaos at a nearby Sasol garage which 29

05 December 2018 12:35 PM Eskom is said to propose moving debt to state, cutting jobs

The company’s executives outlined the proposal to move the debt onto the government’s balance sheet to bond investors in London this week, according to Sanchay Singla, a money manager at Legal & General who attended a meeting with them. The executives said they hadn’t formally raised the issue with Finance Minister Tito Mboweni or the National Treasury 33

04 December 2018 9:30 AM SA out of recession with 2.2% GDP growth

The SA economy has officially exited the recession after reporting 2.2% GDP growth for the third quarter of the year, Stats SA announced on Tuesday morning at a briefing in Pretoria. SA slipped into a technical recession during the first half of the year following two consecutive quarters of negative growth, denting initial positive market sentiment 31

04 December 2018 8:06 AM Zimbabwe doctors strike demanding better pay and conditions

The southern African nation is short of United States dollars, the currency it adopted in 2009, causing price spikes and shortages of basic goods, medicines, and fuel. Mathabisi Bebhe, secretary general of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association, which represents more than 1 000 members, said on Monday that most junior doctors at the five major hospitals 20

04 December 2018 6:55 AM Our CEO hasn't resigned, says SABC

The SABC said on Tuesday morning that its CEO Madoda Mxakwe had not resigned. But it would not confirm or deny reports that three of the public broadcaster's board members stepped down on Monday evening, saying the "correct authority to comment on SABC board resignations is the presidency". eNCA first reported that three board members had resigned on Monday 34

04 December 2018 6:02 AM WHO: US experts not needed to fight Ebola outbreak in DRC

The head of the World Health Organisation says it doesn't need experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or any other US government agency to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, insisting: "We can cover it." WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the UN health agency mostly needs the United 23