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Another bag secured: Trevor Noah collaborates with Spotify

By More Mabandi 21-06-23 15:30

In addition to becoming the number 1 podcast publisher in the US and many other countries, Spotify has launched a new Original Podcast with famed comedian Trevor Noah. The weekly podcast aims to offer a distinctive viewpoint on the day’s hottest and most interesting issues by fusing Trevor Noah’s wit and humour with his global perspective. His […]

Gautrain refutes claim that it is doing away with housing allowances

By Nokwanda Ncwane 21-06-23 14:39

Bombela Operating Company which operates the Gautrain has denied that it is scrapping housing allowances for workers as alleged by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA). Last week, NUMSA spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi-Majola said the company also wants to abolish the housing allowance which enables workers to access housing. GAUTRAIN DENIES SCRAPPING HOUSING ALLOWANCE […]

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Moroccan filmmakers shines at Cannes Film Festival

By AFP 21-06-23 14:19

A new, young generation of Moroccan filmmakers last month stepped into the limelight to make its debut at France’s Cannes Film Festival — snatching three prestigious awards. “The Moroccan films screened at Cannes represent some of the best in the history of cinema in Morocco,” said film critic Bilal Marmid, who covered the two-week festival […]

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Thabo Bester: SAPS slams claims SMS led top cop to suicide

By Nokuthula Ngcobo 21-06-23 14:03

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has denied reports suggesting that one of the investigators in the rapist and murder Thabo Bester escape case committed suicide shortly after receiving an SMS. On 5 June, Brigadier Jackson Mkhaulesi was found in his car in Bloemfontein with a gunshot wound. He was buried on Sunday, 18 June. […]

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FAQ: SARS tax season – What must I do if I owe SARS money?

By Garrin Lambley 21-06-23 13:47

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has announced that the start of this year’s tax season will be Friday, 7 July at 20:00. How Lucky can you get? Bet on Lucky Numbers with payouts up to R15 Million! The tax season will run until Monday, 23 October 2023 for individual taxpayers, and until Wednesday, 24 January 2024 for provisional taxpayers. As reported by The South African […]

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Africa Cup of Nations qualifying: Five talking points

By AFP 21-06-23 13:34

Five-time champions Cameroon will be among 16 teams chasing nine finals places in the last round of 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying during September. While only Egypt, with a record seven titles, have been more successful in the continental showpiece, Cameroon must win at home against Burundi to be certain of qualifying. ALSO READ: Amajimbos thumped […]

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List of every Springbok captain in history

By Garrin Lambley 21-06-23 12:45

H.H. Castens was captain for the Springboks on 30 July 1891 in their first ever Test against the touring British Isles team at Crusaders Cricket Ground in Port Elizabeth. ALSO READ | Change in venue for U18 Craven Week Felix and Morné du Plessis are the only father-son combination to have captained South Africa. John Smit […]


Rescuers detect ‘underwater noises’ in hunt for missing Titanic sub

By AFP 21-06-23 11:16

Rescuers searching for a missing tourist submersible near the wreck of the Titanic have detected “underwater noises” in the search area, the US Coast Guard said on Wednesday, with oxygen for the five on board rapidly running out more than two days after they lost contact. MUST READ | List of every Springbok captain in history All communication was lost […]

Is your child in home school? Here’s what you need to know

By Thabo Baloyi 21-06-23 10:54

Parents and other stakeholders in the basic education sector have expressed their concern over proposed changes to the current schooling system, which some say will have an adverse effect on homeschooling in South Africa. Corporal punishment still prevalent in SA schools and homes Dr Nandi and Thabo Bester BEATEN up by authorities – report WHAT […]

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Inquest opened into death of Tina Joemat-Pettersson – here’s why

By Storm Simpson 21-06-23 10:23

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has opened an inquest docket related to Tina Joemat-Pettersson’s death. This means it is likely that the late Member of Parliament (MP) did not die from natural causes. However, inquests are opened when the police do not suspect foul play at the time of death. READ: Tina Joemat-Pettersson passes away AUTOPSY […]

SIU exploring legal options after court rules in favour of Mabuyane

By Nokwanda Ncwane 20-06-23 19:57

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says it is considering all legal options available following the interim interdict granted to Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane regarding the probe on his academic qualifications from University of Fort Hare. On Tuesday, 20 June, the Eastern Cape High Court in Bisho handed down an order that the probe on Mabuyane’s […]

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School boys wear skirts in protest of ‘no shorts’ policy

By Sinothando Siyolo 20-06-23 19:51

School boys in Wales expressed their dissatisfaction with the “no shorts” policy during a recent heatwave in the country. The pupils went to school wearing skirts. IT WAS TOO HOT TO WEAR TROUSERS The temperatures were firmly above 25C (77F) across much of the United Kingdom (UK), according to Dailymail. The pupil’s parents supported their children’s demonstration […]

Vote tensions in DR Congo few months ahead of election

By AFP 20-06-23 19:41

Key elections are looming in DR Congo, where political tensions combined with a security crisis and economic woes are creating a powerful and troubling brew. Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest country votes on December 20 for the presidency, the national legislature, provincial assemblies and local councils. The complex ballot will be a crucial test of stability in […]

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Mosimane mocks Rulani for failing to beat a ‘weak’ Wydad

By Eliot Mahlase 20-06-23 19:33

Former Mamelodi Sundowns Pitso Mosimane says that Mamelodi Sundowns failed to beat a much weaker Wydad Casablanca compared to the one he faced previously. Sundowns were knocked out of the semi-final of the Caf Champions League after failing to beat Wydad Casablanca in the second-leg. After the first leg ended 0-0, Rulani Mokwena’s team allowed […]

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Libya UN special representative expresses concern over vote deal

By AFP 20-06-23 19:10

UN envoy Abdoulaye Bathily said Monday that a deal between Libyan rival camps over long-delayed elections contained “politically contested issues” that could spark a new crisis in the divided country. Presidential and parliamentary elections were due to be held in Libya in December 2021 but were never organised as differences between rival administrations persisted on […]

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Daily Lotto: Here are Tuesday, 20 June’s results and numbers

By Sonja Baartman 20-06-23 21:44

Are you ready for the Daily Lotto draw on Tuesday, 20 June 2023? It’s yet another chance to find out whether or not you’re one of South Africa’s latest Daily Lotto winners. If you’ve decided to Phanda, Pusha, Play, then you might just strike it rich. Good luck! The Daily Lotto jackpot for Tuesday, 20 […]

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Powerball: Here are Tuesday, 20 June’s results and numbers

By Sonja Baartman 20-06-23 21:04

  It’s nearly time for Tuesday, 20 June 2023’s PowerBall and PowerBall Plus draws. Here are the numbers – and hopefully they mean one thing: You are South Africa’s latest multi-millionaire. POWERBALL AND POWERBALL PLUS JACKPOTS ESTIMATED AT: R47 million (PowerBall) R23 million (PowerBall Plus) If you really want your share of the jackpot, you […]

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Hollywoodbets Durban July: Final field confirmed!

By Garrin Lambley 20-06-23 16:37

The 127th running of the Hollywoodbets Durban July at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Saturday, 1 July will host a capacity field of 20, including two reserves. FOR THE LATEST HORSERACING NEWS VISIT THE SOUTH AFRICAN WEBSITE According to the official Hollywoodbets Durban July website, with five runners in the 18-horse field, Justin Snaith holds a strong hand in this year’s race after the field was announced […]

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‘We’re going to court’: Another disgruntled artist drops Ambitiouz

By Nokuthula Ngcobo 20-06-23 16:26

Music company Ambitiouz Entertainment is not staying away from controversy as yet another artist is said to have left. As previously reported by The South African on Sunday, songstress Cici left the recording label a few months ago. According to Zimoja, singer and producer S’Villa is also on his way out. ALSO READ: ‘Some are owed 5 months’ salaries’: […]

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FAQ: Are you still insured if your driver’s license has expired?

By 20-06-23 16:21

With South Africa facing a lengthy driver’s license backlog, are you still insured if your license has expired? In light of yet another breakdown of South Africa’s driver’s license printing machine, and the 350 000-applicant backlog confirmed by the Department of Transport (DOT), are you still insured if your driver’s license has expired? ARE YOU INSURED IF […]


Missing Titanic submersible: NO South Africans on board

By Garrin Lambley 20-06-23 16:01

Searchers are frantically scouring the North Atlantic for a missing submersible that had been due to take passengers to visit the Titanic wreckage. VIRAL | FAQ: SARS tax season – How does the auto-assessment work? Fears for the safety of the five people onboard are growing as the vessel only has oxygen for up to 96 hours (4 days). ALSO READ […]

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