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Zuma won’t go back to jail

Jacob Zuma seems to have escaped the latest Constitutional Court ruling and is set to be a free man

Ramaphosa goes high tech

President Ramaphosa took a break from fighting his opponents in the ANC to promote the tech sector as a key to economic growth

Till freedom reigns:  The story of one mother’s struggle for justice

Nigerian-born Chinonye Chukwu has moved to the front rank of directors with her hit movie Till, the true story of a 14-year-old black youngster who was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955 for allegedly flirting with a white woman.

Boks start with the “B” team – and get their butts whipped

A resurgent Wallabies saw off a second string Springboks side to claim a 25-17 victory.

Deadly earthquake strikes Afghanistan

At least 1,000 people have been killed and hundreds more have been injured after a deadly earthquake hit the eastern region of Afghanistan in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Sundowns finally lift DStv Premiership title

Mamelodi Sundowns had to fight hard to lift their fourth consecutive DStv Premiership title. And they needed to wait for it.

Percy Tau masterclass puts Al Ahly in control of semi-final tie

Al Ahly are just one match away from reaching yet another CAF Champions League final after thumping El Satif 4-0 in the first leg of the semi-finals on Saturday night.

Spurs put major dent in Liverpool’s title march

Tottenham Hotspur threw a spanner in the works of Liverpool's incredible home run as they got a 1-1 draw at Anfield this evening.

Los Blancos muster miracle in Madrid

After looking as if they would be eliminated, Real Madrid miraculously defeated Manchester City with not one but two last gasp goals to beat them 3-1 on Wednesday night.

South African tennis star Kevin Anderson has served his last ace

Arguably South Africa’s finest ever tennis player, Kevin Anderson, has announced he is retiring from the sport after an illustrious career.

American men advised to get their mojo back by tanning their balls

A new craze is sweeping the American right (at least the male end of it): it’s called testicle tanning.

Next Covid jab could come from animal poo

A UK company has begun sifting through animal faeces in the hope that it holds the key to developing vaccines for future pandemics.

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