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Jealous boyfriend bashes Nonhlanhla Mazibuko with a bat

Nonhlanhla Mazibuko of Moroka, Soweto, spent a week in hospital after her skull was almost prised open by her DJ boyfriend last month. Mazibuko, 25, who features in the video of the song In The Mood by Preddy Ugly featuring...

Shock as murder suspect walks free after giving police two buckets of KFC

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has ordered an investigation into the handling of a murder case in Limpopo in which detectives are begging the suspect to hand himself in instead of arresting him. Mbalula's spokesman Vuyo Mhaga confirmed the minister received a complaint...

Cape Town mayor offers youngest PhD graduate good job

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has hired the youngest student to be awarded a doctorate at Cape Peninsula University of Technology after learning he was jobless. De Lille tweeted her decision after meeting 28-year-old Lukhanyo Mekuto on Wednesday‚ and her spokesman‚...

South Africa better off without Zuma, Says Motlanthe

Former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe says that given President Jacob Zuma's high frequency of indiscretions and wrongdoings, not having him as president tomorrow would create a new environment. Motlanthe was reacting to a question by Eusebius McKaiser on whether the African...

Son of a domestic worker and gardener graduates with PhD at 28

The son of a domestic worker and a gardener is the youngest student to be awarded a doctorate at Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Biotechnologist Lukanyo Mekuto‚ 28‚ won his PhD for research into micro-organisms that break down cyanide in contaminated mine...
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