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25 May 2018 8:59 AM Miss South Africa 2018: Absolutely everything you need to know

Cape Town - We've made a comprehensive list of everything you need to know ahead of the 60th Miss South Africa pageant. A new Miss South Africa will be crowned at Sun International's Sun Arena at Time square in Pretoria on Sunday. And we are so excited! Watch the Miss South Africa pageant at 17:00 on M-Net (DStv 101) and Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) on Sunday 12

25 May 2018 6:22 AM Boks lose Whiteley for Wales Test, England series

Johannesburg - Warren Whiteley will not play Super Rugby this weekend, which effectively rules him out of South Africa's June Tests against Wales and England. The Lions No 8, who was the Springbok captain at the start of the 2017 international season before injury struck, was hoping to end a long spell out with a knee injury by playing against the Stormers 12

25 May 2018 4:42 AM Disgraced Smith set to play in T20 event in Canada

Los Angeles - Disgraced former Australia cricket captain Steve Smith appears poised to return to the game after being named among the marquee players for the inaugural Global T20 Canada event on Thursday. Smith, the world's number one Test batsman, was sacked and sent home in disgrace after the third Test against South Africa in March. He later accepted 14

25 May 2018 4:36 AM Highlanders wing cops 6-week ban for face kick

Wellington - Highlanders wing Tevita Nabura received a six-week suspension on Friday for his mid-air kung-fu kick to the face of Waratahs wing Cameron Clark. The kick, which came in the 18th minute of last Saturday's game earned Nabura a red card, with his departure proving pivotal as the Waratahs went on to end Australian teams' 40-match losing streak 14

24 May 2018 6:14 PM AB thanks fans, peers for their 'understanding'

Cape Town - Former Proteas batsman AB de Villiers has broken his silence after announcing his retirement from international cricket on Wednesday. It's been a whirlwind 24 hours for cricket in South Africa after De Villiers decided to end his career in the green and gold with immediate effect. De Villiers cited fatigue and stated that it was the "right 18

24 May 2018 6:13 PM Algeria blasts NGOs for 'malicious campaign' over migrant explusions

Algeria blasted rights groups on Thursday for leading a "malicious campaign" against it, after NGOs accused the North African country of arresting sub-Saharan migrants en masse and forcefully deporting them. Algerian rights groups, activists and civil society members launched an advocacy push in mid-May entitled "We are all migrants!". Campaigners accused 16

24 May 2018 6:01 PM SARB should be independent even if it is nationalised

President Cyril Ramaphosa said he is committed to the independence of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), even as the government considers nationalising it. The ANC last year adopted a motion calling for government ownership of the SARB, which is one of only a few central banks worldwide that is privately owned. In terms of the country’s Constitution 19

24 May 2018 4:34 PM Land expropriation for the poor, not politicians – Cosatu

The central executive committee (CEC) of the Congress of South African of Trade Unions (Cosatu) says it doesn't not want to see politicians benefit from the bid to expropriate land without compensation. Reading the trade union federation's statement, second deputy general secretary Solly Phetoe, said it wanted land expropriation to benefit poor working 20

24 May 2018 2:00 PM WATCH: DJ Black Coffee talks working with Pharrell Williams and when he’s releasing his new album

Cape Town – South African DJ Black Coffee sat down with the U.K publication, Complex and spoke about his new album’s release in August, his dream collaborations and a lot more. In the relaxed chat - that took place during the DJ’s recent tour of The United Kingdom – Black Coffee spoke about collaborating with Pharrell Williams, Akon and David Guetta 17

24 May 2018 1:49 PM Parliamentary committee welcomes appointment of new Hawks boss

The chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Francois Beukman, has welcomed the appointment of General Godfrey Lebeya as the new head of the Directorate of Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks). On Thursday, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane announced that Cabinet had approved the appointment of Lebeya as the national head for the Hawks 18