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'He is a difficult player to manage in training, he is so talented, but this is the story of geniuses,” said the Sundowns co-head coach.
Author: Jonty Mark
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:34 am
Mansfield shared news earlier this year, that he had been diagnosed with terminal stage four cancer and it is only subject to palliative care.
Author: Faizel Patel
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:28 am
1 lucky reader stands a chance to WIN double General Access tickets with a picnic basket valued at R1770!
Author: Enid Mathieson
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:17 am
The motive for the mass shooting incident is unknown at this stage.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:15 am
August's total air travel traffic soared by two-thirds from the same time last year but was still only at 73.7 percent of its pre-Covid level
Author: ETX Daily Up
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:10 am
Klate, Folz and Kerr were also fired fired by their respective clubs.
Author: Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:40 am
There have been rumours that the branch's general meeting where Dlamini-Zuma was nominated failed the ANC's audit processes.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:39 am
During his tenure as Chief Justice, Mogoeng came under fire for comments he made during a webinar on Israel in 2020.
Author: Faizel Patel
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:35 am
The JSC interviewed eight candidates for appointment to the bench of the Gauteng Division of the High Court.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:26 am
In a series of tweets, Zille said, “There have been so many untruths told during the past week about what caused the coalition breakup".
Author: Faizel Patel
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:05 am
One player that was not left at home, despite getting in a lot of game time for the Boks was Damian Willemse.
Author: Ross Roche
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:28 am
A R100 000 reward is being offered for information on the robbery.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:15 am
The provincial government in the North West was placed under administration after financial, governance and capacity challenges.
Author: Stephen Tau
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:00 am
The move buys time for a potential reconciliation between two parties that began squabbling as soon as Musk sealed an agreement in April.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 7, 2022, 6:59 am
Nineteen bodies have been recovered. 10 people are still missing.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 7, 2022, 6:38 am
Many African countries are grappling with power shortages, despite having a wealth of energy generation resources.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 7, 2022, 6:22 am
Edinburgh coach Mike Blair is also keenly aware of the danger posed by an in-form Lions team.
Author: Ross Roche
Posted: October 7, 2022, 6:11 am
Journalist Karyn Maughan's urgent application accuses Zuma of having ulterior motives.
Author: Faizel Patel
Posted: October 7, 2022, 5:49 am
'I want to give back to the community, because that is where I grew up,' said Mothibi.
Author: Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Posted: October 7, 2022, 5:44 am
Amajita play their opening game against Malawi on Saturday.
Author: Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Posted: October 7, 2022, 5:27 am
"It's always nice when you have someone you can relate to."
Author: AFP
Posted: October 7, 2022, 5:25 am
Thailand has high rates of gun ownership, but mass shootings are rare.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 7, 2022, 5:09 am
Leading scientists warned against a deceptive optimism that the Covid pandemic is over.
Author: Brian Sokutu
Posted: October 7, 2022, 3:24 am
Burger said the reservist system was not intended as a shortcut to employment by the police.
Author: Marizka Coetzer
Posted: October 7, 2022, 3:10 am
With a doctor-patient ratio of one doctor to 3 198 patients, as per the World Health Organisation, there would be an estimated deficit of 13 million nurses by 2030.
Author: Reitumetse Makwea
Posted: October 7, 2022, 3:10 am
Natizel Nursery owner Gerhard Johnson said the heatwave impacted plants and bees were less active because of the heat.
Author: Marizka Coetzer
Posted: October 7, 2022, 3:10 am
Despite land claims, land demarcations by traditional leaders, changing of consulting engineers and natural causes, such as floods, delaying the completion of the project, the company got closer to delivering the project.
Author: Alex Japho Matlala
Posted: October 7, 2022, 3:10 am
Scooby Doo fans have long agreed that Velma is queer, but the new movie marks the first definitive confirmation.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 7, 2022, 3:10 am
Here’s your morning news update: An easy-to-read selection of our top stories. Stay up to date with The Citizen – More News, Your Way.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 7, 2022, 3:00 am
Nersa’s head of electricity regulation Nhlanhla Gumede said the method would only be finalised early next year, due to delays in the appointment of technical specialists and drafters.
Author: Lunga Simelane
Posted: October 7, 2022, 2:55 am
Utter idiocy and cover-ups by government are thrown into the daily mix of some of the bigger problems we all face in South Africa.
Author: Amanda Watson
Posted: October 7, 2022, 2:50 am
October marked two years since South Africa instated the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan (ERRP)
Author: Lunga Simelane
Posted: October 7, 2022, 2:40 am
Lizette Lancaster says criminals were outsmarting many, including security companies.
Author: Lunga Mzangwe
Posted: October 7, 2022, 2:40 am
We have one of the highest murder rates in the world and we are in the top tier of the world’s worst rapists.
Author: Editorial staff
Posted: October 7, 2022, 2:20 am
We can use them to take our own pictures and videos and use high-quality editing software to be our own mini Steven Spielberg.
Author: Editorial staff
Posted: October 7, 2022, 2:10 am
On Monday you will become a husband. Which is often the first step to becoming a father. And I think you will be a great one.
Author: Dirk Lotriet
Posted: October 7, 2022, 2:02 am
One wholesaler who asked not to be named blamed the price hikes on the war in Ukraine, citing heightened freight costs.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 7, 2022, 1:04 am
The rituals, teaching and secrets conveyed from generation to generation vary from village to village, said Abdou Ndukur Kacc Ndao, an anthropologist.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 7, 2022, 12:02 am
Early on Thursday, South Korea's military said it had detected two short-range ballistic missiles launched from the Samsok area in Pyongyang towards the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 6, 2022, 11:03 pm
Footage after the incident showed distraught parents weeping in a shelter outside the nursery, a yellow single-storey building set in a garden. 
Author: AFP
Posted: October 6, 2022, 10:02 pm
Prince Harry joined five other celebrities to sue the publisher of the Daily Mail over alleged unlawful information-gathering at its titles.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 6, 2022, 9:58 pm
Successive Conservative governments since 2010 have been promising to drastically reduce the number of migrants but to no avail. 
Author: AFP
Posted: October 6, 2022, 9:01 pm
Following the botched hijacking, South Africans have called for Numbi gate to be closed due to the road being a crime hotspot.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 7:54 pm
Old Continent model also gets a more powerful hybrid model and option of all-wheel-drive.
Author: Charl Bosch
Posted: October 6, 2022, 7:47 pm
The DA’s candidate and provincial leader, Solly Msimanga, said this decision meant there was “no hope of getting rid of corruption in Gauteng”.
Author: Reitumetse Makwea
Posted: October 6, 2022, 7:27 pm
'We are here to listen to challenges that you might be facing as leaders of our society and; working together, to find lasting solutions to challenges confronting our communities.'
Author: Siphumelele Khumalo
Posted: October 6, 2022, 7:09 pm
The former Joburg mayor is, however, not moved by the threats.
Author: Vhahangwele Nemakonde
Posted: October 6, 2022, 6:32 pm
South Africa secured a nine-run victory in the opening match of the series.
Author: Ken Borland
Posted: October 6, 2022, 6:31 pm
Tonight's jackpot is R470,000! Here are your winning Daily Lotto results.
Author: Lotto results
Posted: October 6, 2022, 6:15 pm
Kevin Spacey appeared in court on Thursday to face a civil lawsuit brought by actor Anthony Rapp, who accused him of past sexual misconduct.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 6, 2022, 6:00 pm
South Africa still has far fewer women entrepreneurs than many other countries.
Author: Siphumelele Khumalo
Posted: October 6, 2022, 5:23 pm
'We are aware of manoeuvrings and plotting by some opposition parties who are trying to grab power,' says Randall Williams.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 4:38 pm
The lawyers claim MEC Limakatso Mahasa is misleading the public by stating the Macufe festival "must go ahead".
Author: Getrude Makhafola
Posted: October 6, 2022, 4:26 pm
Lesufi was elected on Thursday as the premier of Gauteng during a special sitting of the provincial legislature in Johannesburg.
Author: Thapelo Lekabe
Posted: October 6, 2022, 4:24 pm
Eskom struggles to meet electricity demand because its old and poorly maintained power stations continually break down causing load shedding.
Author: Faizel Patel
Posted: October 6, 2022, 4:05 pm
According to some TikTok users, a technique called mouth taping can help you sleep better and avoid snoring. However, this trick, which has more than 34 million views on the Chinese social network, does present some health risks.
Author: ETX Daily Up
Posted: October 6, 2022, 4:00 pm
What is next for punch-drunk consumers? Stagflation or deflation due to slow economic growth and increasing inflation?
Author: Ina Opperman
Posted: October 6, 2022, 3:51 pm
The young mother was arrested after she handed herself over to the police following public outcry on social media.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 3:31 pm
It has been a strong 2022 campaign for the Springbok women, having won five of their six games thus far.
Author: Ross Roche
Posted: October 6, 2022, 3:31 pm
The cooking oil was stolen when armed men raided one of the Sunfoil warehouses on Wednesday.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 3:25 pm
'It starts with me first. I could have made a better pass to Keagan but we only learn and grow from mistakes,' says the defender
Author: Sibongiseni Gumbi
Posted: October 6, 2022, 3:22 pm
The in-form Miller struck a fiery 75 not out off 63 balls, with five fours and three sixes, while Klaasen was unbeaten on 74 off 65 deliveries, a fine supporting act.
Author: Ken Borland
Posted: October 6, 2022, 2:54 pm
The weather service has also forecasted a heatwave with persistently high temperatures over Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West and Free State until Friday.
Author: Weather Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 2:42 pm
Comparing smartphones is no easy task as it reveals who has managed to come up with the coolest and most advanced new features.
Author: Faizel Patel
Posted: October 6, 2022, 2:32 pm
Mayor Dada Morero visited Johannesburg's water reservoirs to assess the city's water supply challenges.
Author: Kgomotso Phooko
Posted: October 6, 2022, 2:31 pm
This recipe will be your family's newest favourite mid-week meal!
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 2:00 pm
Black Coffee recently spoke about buying his next door neighbour’s home just to have a spot to party, much to the amusement of his fans.
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: October 6, 2022, 1:33 pm
ANC Limpopo deputy chair Florence Radzilani makes a comeback to the provincial government.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 1:31 pm
Renewable energy projects are being ramped up to rates much faster than expected.  
Author: Nica Richards
Posted: October 6, 2022, 1:18 pm
The work is believed to be part of a series in which Leger painted the view from his studio of the Paris skyline towards Notre Dame, repeatedly focusing on the smoking chimneys. Dutch art historian Sjraar van Heugten said only seven from the series were previously known to still exist, and the new work shows […]
Author: AFP
Posted: October 6, 2022, 1:00 pm
In our 'Daily hacks' series, we bring you the latest beauty and home tips, trends and tricks to transform your life and save you money.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 12:36 pm
Marco Jansen will replace Pretorius in the ODI squad for South Africa's three-match series against India which started on Thursday.
Author: Ken Borland
Posted: October 6, 2022, 12:18 pm
Keep up to date with your favourite daily value and best bet horse racing tips in South Africa, as found in The Citizen.
Author: 4Racing
Posted: October 6, 2022, 12:12 pm
The amendment of the laws seeks to address deficiencies in at least 14 of the 20 Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommendations.
Author: Devina Haripersad
Posted: October 6, 2022, 12:10 pm
Lesufi beat Msimanga by 38 votes while the DA leader received 22 votes.
Author: Thapelo Lekabe
Posted: October 6, 2022, 11:55 am
Vote counting for the election of the new premier is currently underway.
Author: Thapelo Lekabe
Posted: October 6, 2022, 11:54 am
Joerg Schnarr was murdered on Numbi Road outside the Kruger National Park on Monday.
Author: Narissa Subramoney
Posted: October 6, 2022, 11:15 am
Notoane's Under-23 will play Togo in round two of the qualifiers.
Author: Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Posted: October 6, 2022, 10:52 am
The accused men in the matter have acquired new legal representation.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 10:32 am
'There is a light under the dark tunnel. Something (good) is happening,' says Zwane
Author: Sibongiseni Gumbi
Posted: October 6, 2022, 10:22 am
The thing about Roar Bistro and Bar that evokes visions of a watering hole is the fact that the restaurant’s small plates are great for sharing. 
Author: Kaunda Selisho
Posted: October 6, 2022, 10:12 am
Durban is open for business and tourists.
Author: Narissa Subramoney
Posted: October 6, 2022, 10:11 am
Faf and his beautiful bride have been soaking up the sun in the magical Maldives this past week.
Author: Xanet Scheepers
Posted: October 6, 2022, 10:01 am
"Players get away with absolutely nothing these days."
Author: Ken Borland
Posted: October 6, 2022, 9:59 am
The forecasted temperatures in Johannesburg and Vereeniging will hit a maximum 34°C, while Pretoria is expected to hit the 36°C mark during the heatwave.
Author: Faizel Patel
Posted: October 6, 2022, 9:51 am
The LIV series has already staged five events but without any ranking points awarded for its players.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 6, 2022, 9:41 am
Meanwhile, the president has to submit the state capture report to Parliament later this month.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 9:32 am
Untu and Satawu are demanding wage increases between 12% and 13.5%.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 9:17 am
The parties at Ditsobotla municipality are looking to capitalise on the ANC's tarnished public image.
Author: Getrude Makhafola
Posted: October 6, 2022, 9:04 am
Former champions England are on a 25-match winning streak and have not lost since 2019.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 6, 2022, 8:58 am
'Bundu' assaulted his girlfriend in August 2019.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 8:56 am
Police are investigating the matter and the gunmen are still at large.
Author: Kgomotso Phooko
Posted: October 6, 2022, 8:46 am
Any Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) member can now opt to have their health plan administered in accordance with principles of Shariah. Opting for the Shariah compliant arrangement has no impact on the benefits, cover or cost of a members’ medical scheme plan.
Author: Sponsored
Posted: October 6, 2022, 8:03 am
The launch of R300 million SMME Crisis Partnership Fund is a game-changer for township business inclusion.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 8:00 am
Virgin Atlantic was forced to suspend flights between the two destinations since December 2021 because of the city-state's coronavirus rules.
Author: AFP
Posted: October 6, 2022, 7:56 am
It is hoped the security interventions will help catch criminals targeting tourists.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 7:42 am
Malema also questioned why South Africa has no court for the war on women.
Author: Faizel Patel
Posted: October 6, 2022, 7:05 am
Mauritius suffered considerably after being placed on the FATF’s grey list in February 2020.
Author: Citizen Reporter
Posted: October 6, 2022, 6:59 am
Mabuza will also address concerns raised by traditional and Khoisan communities.
Author: Faizel Patel
Posted: October 6, 2022, 6:34 am
Younger generation of buyers do not buy into concept of waiting around for hours at charging stations.
Author: Mark Jones
Posted: October 6, 2022, 6:30 am