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21 October 2018 4:51 PM Weather Update: Hot and windy in the Northern and Western Cape, cool over the rest of the country

While the Western and Northern Cape will be windy and hot, the rest of the country can expect a cool start to the week. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected in the West Coast District, Central and Little Karoo of the Western Cape. Strong interior winds (45-60km/h) are expected over the Northern Cape and northern parts of the West Coast 23

20 October 2018 11:47 AM Magashule rejects 'baseless' claims of Gupta meeting over R140m deal

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has dismissed allegations that he took former MEC Mxolisi Dukwana to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound seven years ago to discuss a R140m deal. According to court papers brought by Dukwana, Magashule took the former MEC to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound in 2011, where Tony Gupta tried to strong-arm Dukwana into approving 41

19 October 2018 4:34 PM 'More than 20 people' killed in horror crash in Limpopo

Between 10 and 22 people have perished in a horrific car accident on the N1 north near Kranskop, Limpopo on Friday. Limpopo Department of Transport spokesperson Matome Moremi Taueatsoala told News24 that a driver lost control of his truck when the front tyre burst. "When the tyre burst, the truck swerved into oncoming traffic. He swerved in a 22-seater 25

19 October 2018 3:00 AM WATCH: Brandi Carlile and Sam Smith's beautiful new video is a must-see

Johannesburg - Brandi Carlile and Sam Smith have joined forces on a new duet version of Party Of One that was released on Wednesday. Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb, the single was recorded at L.A.’s Capitol Studios. A portion of the profits from this recording will be donated to Children in Conflict via Brandi Carlile’s Looking Out Foundation 19

18 October 2018 5:06 PM 4 dead, 15 injured in Randburg car accident

Four people died, and 15 others were critically injured in a collision in Malibongwe Drive in Randburg, Johannesburg on Thursday. Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said two heavy vehicles were involved in the collision. "Three helicopter Air Ambulances were called to the scene to airlift the critically injured patients," Herbst added. Gauteng MEC for Roads 28

18 October 2018 10:08 AM SAA blocks 2 suspicious passengers from boarding plane after recent mid-flight theft

South African Airways (SAA) on Thursday confirmed that two passengers were denied entry to one of its flights, following a recent theft during a flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong. According to SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali, the airline acted to prevent any further incidents on the Hong Kong route. He told TimesLive the two passengers intended travelling 34

18 October 2018 8:42 AM One of Africa's safest capitals? Brazzaville, Congo on the rise

The 2017 World Economic Forum listed Kigali in Rwanda as the safest African city. Tangiers in Morocco came in second. Yet earlier this year Forbes published a list of the 10 new coolest cities to visit. Surprisingly Brazzaville in Congo made the list. And mainly because of its safety. Despite the country's tumultuous history, Brazzaville, is on the rise. Dubbed 23

18 October 2018 7:27 AM Mzansi Super League: All 6 franchises ranked

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA), so far, seems to have pulled a rabbit out of the hat with the Mzansi Super League (MSL). Wednesday's player draft in Johannesburg went off smoothly, and all six franchises now have full squads complete with marquee Proteas and overseas stars. There is not quite the star power that one sees every year in the IPL or Australia's 42

18 October 2018 7:20 AM Sun Met 2019 announces theme for 2019 event

Johannesburg – You can officially start planning your outfit for the 2019 Sun Met. The prestigious event has announced its theme for big day – African Luxury: Precious Metals. According to a press statement “the chosen theme is a celebration of the continent’s glitz, glamour, and natural materials that contribute greatly to the regal richness of Africa 25

17 October 2018 2:23 PM Proteas in the money at Mzansi Super League draft

Cape Town - The inaugural Mzansi Super League saw several Proteas cricketers get top pickings in the Player Draft at Montecasino in Johannesburg on Wednesday. In the main player draft, each team was allocated R5 325 000 to pick their 16-man squad over 14 rounds. There were 330 players in the draft: 55 opening batsman, 86 middle-order batsman, 67 all-rounders 33