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Over 600 people test HIV positive in Pakistan village

Pakistan said on Sunday over 600 people, most of them children, had tested HIV positive in a village in southern Sindh province.

Why Cosafa Cup gets a bad rap from SA football fans

The Cosafa Cup traditionally gets a bad rap from South African football fans‚ in part through naked arrogance and in part a lack of understanding of why the tournament exists and what its mandate is.

Four bogus cops arrested in Joburg CBD

Four suspects, three of whom are females, have been arrested in two separate incidents in the Johannesburg CBD for impersonating police officers.

Phat Joe and Palesa are counting down to their baby's arrival

Phat Joe and Palesa took some time out to indulge in a baby moon.

Community kills three suspected robbers after attack on elderly woman

Three men accused of being house robbers were beaten to death in a mob justice attack in Ga-Wally village in Mokwakwaila, outside Tzaneen, on Sunday.

Equatorial Guinea struggles for place in world tourism

There is also an 18-hole golf course, several restaurants and exclusive beaches guarded by police.

Five economic challenges for India's Modi

But experts say Modi needs to do more, in particular by reducing red tape and protectionism.

WATCH | Talent runs in DJ Arch Jnr's family

It looks like DJ Arch Jnr's lil sis could soon be taking over his spot.

'It would feel good to help': Car guard finds diamond ring, seeks owner

A car guard who found a diamond ring in the street is not saying finder's keepers and selling it for cash, as his self-respect comes from being a honest man who works for every cent.

Ramaphosa will have DA's full support if he's genuine about economic reform‚ says Maimane

President Cyril Ramaphosa will have the DA’s full support if he does what is in the interest of South Africa and is genuine about economic reform‚ says DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

Lasizwe's fictional vlog character scored him a major gig

Tricky Baby did the things that made the money to be done!

'Wife' sues Baba Mthethwa over unpaid loan

Hothaata Banna said to be in breach after not keeping to the repayment agreement

IPHC leader takes radio station to the cleaners

Sandlanda sues Alex FM for defamatory statements.

HHP's widow Lerato Sengadi not entitled to his award

'She should wait for appeal first'

New bridge floats in to end congestion at V&A Waterfront

The replacement for Cape Town’s busiest footbridge was lifted into place on Saturday after arriving by water.

Artist to watch: Taher Jaoui

Taher Jaoui is on our 'Artist to watch' list

Ten-man South Africa went down to Argentina in World Cup opener

Ten-man South Africa held their own in patches, but ultimately were muscled out of their opening Fifa Under-20 World Cup game 5-2 by Argentina in a thriller at Stadion Miejski in Tychy, Poland on Saturday night.

Sharks beat Lions to move 2nd in SA conference

Curwin Bosch was at the heart of an efficient Sharks performance that saw them record a rare South African derby double when they beat the Lions 27-17 at King's Park on Saturday.

TTM's win puts Maritzburg in big advantage to retain their PSL status

Maritzburg United are one point away from retaining their place in Premier Soccer League after Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila gave them a huge advantage by beating Royal Eagles 2-1 in the fourth round of the PSL promotion play-offs at the Thohoyandou Stadium on Saturday.

Jantjies stars as Stormers down Highlanders

The Stormers can dare to dream of a Super Rugby play-off after an inspired 34-22 win over the Highlanders at Newlands kept their post-season ambitions alive.

More Indian MPs face criminal charges including rape, murder: study

The report said 116 of the 303 lawmakers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) landslide win face charges, including one for terrorism.

Australia's David Warner and Steve Smith booed against England

And when the left-hander arrived at he crease, one fan shouted: "Get off Warner you cheat."

S&P keeps South Africa in 'junk' status, sees post-election reforms

S&P keeps South Africa in 'junk' status, sees post-election reforms

Two journalists released in Libya: TV channel

At least 510 people have been killed and around 2,500 wounded in the fighting, as well as more than 80,000 displaced, according to UN agencies.

Oupa Magashula also takes public protector to task over report

Former head of the SARS Oupa Magashula and Freedom Under Law (FUL) are dismayed by the public protector's findings on the pension payout made to former Sars deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay.

Nhlanhla Nciza pens heart-wrenching note to her late daughter

Nhlanhla Nciza pens a heartfelt tribute to her late daughter.

Jacob Zuma is 'feeling very bad' about corruption case against him

Former president Jacob Zuma’s lawyers portrayed him as a financially drained, hated and ashamed man in court this past week, saying the drawn-out court matter against him was taking its toll.

Deaths of British, Irish climbers add to Everest toll

British climber Robin Fisher, 44, reached the summit Saturday morning but collapsed when he had got just 150 metres back down the slope.

Plumb crazy! Judge lashes body corporate for opening litigation taps

Cape Town high court is the setting for murder trials, multimillion-rand damages claims ... and arguments about whether you should use plastic or copper in your plumbing.

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