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11 January 2019 5:48 PM Twitter hits back at Mashaba over his sanitary pad tweets

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has once more found himself in trouble on Twitter after tweeting that the government's distribution of sanitary pads to Grade R learners got them to focus on sex, instead of education. "This for me, this is not about laziness, but deliberate (sic) destroying the future of our youth. You get kids to focus on sex, instead 129

07 January 2019 6:40 AM WATCH: Daenerys meets Sansa in new Game of Thrones teaser

Cape Town – Just as the internet was set a flutter with tweets about the Golden Globe Awards, HBO released a sizzle reel for new seasons of returning shows and first looks at new programming. In the fast-paced compilation, we get to witness Game of Thrones' Sansa Stark meeting with Daenerys Targaryen, and her brother, Jon Snow. Other than GOT footage 117

01 January 2019 8:44 AM From the 2019 elections to the revolution…Politicians wish SA a happy new year

It is standard practise for Happy New Year wishes to contain messages of peace, goodwill and hope for the future. And while South African politicians by no means wished their compatriots ill for the coming year, from across the floor, many of our politicians seemed to break the mould by honing in on two themes as they wished us a happy New Year: the 2019 elections 63

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 56

07 December 2018 5:27 AM Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after anti-gay comments surface

New York - Kevin Hart says he has stepped down as Oscars host following an outcry over previous anti-gay tweets by the comedian. He said he stepped down so as not to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so many amazing talented artists. On Thursday, Kevin wrote on Instagram that critics should "stop being negative" after years-old 76

04 December 2018 9:26 AM Trump predicts he'll work well with Mexico's new president

President Donald Trump is congratulating Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on taking office as Mexico's new president. Trump tweets that Lopez Obrador had a "tremendous political victory with the great support of the Mexican People." Trump predicts the two will "work well together for many years to come!"Lopez Obrador was sworn in to office on Saturday 68

03 December 2018 7:49 PM Trump wants 'full and complete' sentence for Cohen

US President Donald Trump is calling for a "full and complete" sentence for his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen. Trump tweets on Monday: "You mean he can do all of the TERRIBLE, unrelated to Trump, things having to do with fraud, big loans, Taxis, etc., and not serve a long prison term?" Trump added that Cohen "makes up stories to get a GREAT & ALREADY 66

07 November 2018 10:33 AM Benni McCarthy slams Zungu's "disrespectful" comments

Cape Town - Cape Town City head coach Benni McCarthy has slammed Bongani Zungu's for comments he made claiming Rhulani Mokwena was the "real boss" at Orlando Pirates. Zungu in a series of tweets claimed that assistant coach, Mokwena, is the master-mind behind the scenes at the Buccaneers. After footage showed him dismissing head coach Milutin Sredojevic 33

28 October 2018 3:39 PM Gigaba 'sex tape' won't impact him politically

While the latest scandal involving Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba and a tape containing material of a sexual nature is embarrassing, it will most likely have no impact on his career, political analysts say. In a series of tweets on Sunday morning, Gigaba revealed that a "video of a sexual nature" was stolen after his phone was hacked in 2016 or 2017 and that the content 73

25 October 2018 12:00 PM AU force says key al-Shabaab commander killed

The African Union force in Somalia says it has killed a "chief finance controller" for the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab extremist group. The AU force in a series of tweets on Thursday says the commander, the head of tax collection in Lower Shabelle region, was killed after an ambush on Monday on an al-Shabaab meeting in Bariire. The extremists bring in funding 58