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Zuma happily hanging by a thread
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Zuma happily hanging by a thread

Some threads aren’t so bad if they’re part of a tangled web that has been woven.
Ghost cartoon: Doom doesn’t cut it
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Ghost cartoon: Doom doesn’t cut it

Forget Parktown prawns. There’s something that’s far tougher.
Ghost cartoon: Zuma plays ‘chess-a-nyama’
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Ghost cartoon: Zuma plays ‘chess-a-nyama’

Pravin Gordhan will make a tasty, meaty morsel for SA’s ever-so-willing-to-please NPA boss, Shaun Abrahams.

lifestyle

Bolshoi tries to quell scandal after halting ‘Nureyev’ premiere

Russia’s Bolshoi Theatre was battling to calm a storm of speculation on Monday after cancelling the world premiere of a ballet about star dancer Rudolf Nureyev just three days before opening night.

Sopranos actor kicks off Nepal fire truck expedition

Sopranos star Michael Imperioli kicked off an expedition Monday that will see a motley crew of celebrities drive 10 fire trucks on Nepal’s hair-raising roads for charity.

Wide open field for this year’s Emmy Awards

Television industry experts are predicting a wide open race for this year’s Emmys when the nominations are announced Thursday, with awards juggernaut “Game of Thrones” out of the running.

JLo back with an ex — Marc Anthony for video

Their marriage didn’t work out, but Jennifer Lopez is back with Marc Anthony, if only for her steamy latest video.

soccer

City and SuperSport keen on Chiefs’ Moleko

Cape Town City and SuperSport United are reportedly interested in signing Kaizer Chiefs defender Kgotso Moleko.

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PSL congratulates new league champs Wits

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has congratulated newly-crowned Absa Premiership champions, Bidvest Wits.

Future stars on show as wide-open U20 World Cup kicks off

The FIFA Under-20 World Cup kicks off in South Korea on Saturday and looks wide open after the 2015 champions Serbia and beaten finalists Brazil both failed to qualify.

sport

Two former Proteas coaches to help pick next national mentor

Gary Kirsten and Eric Simons will have to judge whether Cricket South Africa should keep Russell Domingo or change things.

Don’t you worry about my form, says AB de Villiers

The Proteas one-day skipper hardly set this year’s IPL alight but insists he’s hitting the ball well. Also, where should he bat?

Lotto: Sascoc not at risk yet

The National Lotteries Commission insisted it still recognised the organisation as the nation’s macro sports body.

Omar Fraile gives SA’s Di-Data first Giro stage win

The Spaniard is also now the joint King of the Mountains of the Giro d’Italia.

business

This is not the time to panic, says FNB

Themba Mabizela, FNB’s business head for Gauteng South and Central says there are better things to do than panic at a time like this.

Business incubator hub to be launched in Braamfontein

The digital hub is aimed at assisting startup businesses and to foster entrepreneurship.

Lynne Brown implicated in Gupta-Eskom deal – report

The minister reportedly misled parliament last year about contracts between Eskom and Trillian Capital Partners.

Stuttafords shuts stores as rescue prospects grow dim

Its survival hinges on another amended rescue plan.

world

Ukraine’s presidency says website attacked by Russia

IT specialists and Western governments are rarely able to pin a hacking attack directly on the Kremlin but often accuse groups close to the Russian government.

Thousands demonstrate in Greece in general strike over new cuts

During the Athens protest, hooded youths smashed the windows of a TV van and threw a firebomb at police, who responded with bursts of tear gas.

Putin ‘ready to provide recording’ of Lavrov-Trump exchange

Although Putin used the Russian word for audio recording at the press conference, his foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov said that ‘audio is not made’.

opinion

Girls always at risk from broken men

At the rate things are going, the girl child in South Africa will always be at risk.

Opposition parties need JZ to stick around

For any form of coalition government to have a chance of ousting the ANC in 2019, Zuma needs to remain in the hot seat.

R7bn resource just leaking away

A study done by the University of Stellenbosch indicates that this country suffers billions in water losses annually.

Police mudslinging is taking us nowhere

McBride has proved himself a formidable force in the tangled warp and weft of the political tapestry.