Hero to villain? AB becomes the latest Protea to walk gauntlet of public scrutiny
The tide of sympathetic public opinion turned undeniably away from AB de Villiers this week after he announced his 'workload management' plans.
Russell Domingo silences his critics
They were very vocal when the Proteas were battling. Now that they are winning praise is due.
Proteas results prove that critics couldn't rustle Domingo
The national cricket team's coach has grown into the role he inherited prematurely and is becoming less intransigent and more flexible.
Mark Scott-Crossley must rot in jail, says victim of alleged racist attack
Scott-Crossley handed himself over to police on Wednesday and faces a charge of attempted murder.
The Muslim as a 'Manchurian candidate: 'Conspiratorial Muslim' idea re-emerges
The conspiratorial Muslim means that all Muslims have the propensity to undermine and threaten.
Mane-powered Senegal have last-eight place in sight
Senegal will become the first qualifiers for the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals if they defeat upstarts Zimbabwe in Franceville Thursday.
ANC slams former public protector Madonsela over Absa apartheid bailout report
The party also criticised Madonsela for her handling of the State of Capture report.
Distraught Davos finds globalisation saviour in China's Xi
Chinese President Xi Jinping, in an hour-long speech on Tuesday, won over a crowd of ardent capitalists gathered at the World Economic Forum.
Draft report of SABC inquiry leaked on social media
The draft document compiled after the ad hoc committee hearing into the fitness of the SABC's board has been leaked on social media.
Obama commutes majority of WikiLeaker Chelsea Manning's sentence
Manning was convicted in 2013 of espionage and other offenses, after admitting to the leak of 700 000 sensitive military and diplomatic documents.
From a golden shower to a golden White House? Place your Trump bets
The US president-elect is in big trouble, online betting predicts – and the bookies have been right before.
Timeline: The kidnapping of Shiraaz Mohamed in Syria
Mohamed was on assignment with Gift of the Givers when he was kidnapped.
Australia, Malaysia, China halt MH370 underwater search
The deep-sea hunt for missing flight MH370 has been suspended after nearly three years without result.
More shocks as Morocco lose, Ivory Coast held
Defending champions the Ivory Coast and Morocco on Monday became just the latest strongly fancied teams to fail to deliver in Gabon.
Reality check for nuke power trip
The utility and the nuclear energy corporation were handed the nuke build baton but it needs treasury’s approval - the country is on the fiscal edge.
Play Big Brother with your council
There is now a nifty website that shows what your local council has spent – and what it should have but has not.
The African elections you need to keep an eye on in 2017
Here are the key elections to watch and a handy calendar produced by the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa.
When a good idea – controlling medicine prices – goes bad
What happened with paracetamol is an example of an apparently good idea going wrong.
A timeline of DRC’s chase for democracy
A transition authority will be set up — headed by veteran opposition leader Étienne Tshisekedi and a prime minister named from opposition ranks.