THE SOUTH AFRICAN

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TheSouthAfrican.com provides daily coverage of issues and events important to globally minded South Africans from our editorial teams in Cape Town, London & Brisbane. Established in 2003.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here are four misconceptions about mammograms debunked. Take a look...
Author: Alicia Naidoo
Posted: October 7, 2022, 10:00 am
The PSL's big names and stars are spread out amongst a few teams and here we try to sort them into a coherent XI.
Author: James Richardson
Posted: October 7, 2022, 10:00 am
If you're battling to sleep and need a laugh to get those eyes closed, you've come to the right place. WATCH daily viral videos here!
Author: The South African
Posted: October 7, 2022, 10:00 am
Viewers have once again threatened the writers of Skeem Saam to put an end to Prehasa's heartbreak or else they bounce. Khwezi needs a plan.
Author: Thandeka Mthethwa
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:58 am
Calum Scott, The Waterboys and Gregory Porter are all set to perform on the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert stage!
Author: Naledi de Wee
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:52 am
Pitso Mosimane had some stern-looking words for his Al-Ahli Saudi FC team during a training session on Thursday.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:50 am
You can make jams and condiments just like grandma used to. Our homemade fruit chutney is a sweet treat with curries and other foods.
Author: Gary Dunn
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:40 am
In this latest animal sighting, a lioness with an injured left front paw limps her way to get a drink at a waterhole.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:37 am
The South African website takes a look at the five coaches who are no longer with the teams that they started the season with.
Author: Ernest Makhaya
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:32 am
Initially two trucks were involved in a collision which then caused a multiple vehicle accident at the Pinehaven intersection.
Author: Nokwanda Ncwane
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:29 am
The Kaizer Chiefs icon Itumeleng Khune has owned the Amakhosi gloves again. How many clean sheets has he earned?
Author: Siseko Gwegwe
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:29 am
ne Kaizer Chiefs biggest former players who recently left Naturena is about to have his contract TERMINATED! Will he be returning to Naturena?
Author: Dean Boyle
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:23 am
Reportedly, David Mabuza is courting Jacob Zuma - in order to help launch his ANC leadership challenge against Cyril Ramaphosa.
Author: Tom Head
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:11 am
Tennis star Serena Williams reveals in a TikTok video that her 5-year-old daughter Olympia uses her tampons as cat toys.   
Author: Rae Seleme
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:10 am
Homemade marshmallows are just better than store-bought. Especially if they're taken camping with you and making amazing desserts.
Author: Gary Dunn
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:04 am
Ernst Middendorp is the latest experienced coach to be linked with AmaZulu as they look to find a replacement for Brandon Truter.
Author: Craig Lewis
Posted: October 7, 2022, 9:00 am
Need your news quickly? Watch daily News in a minute videos from The South African YouTube page for all that you really need to know!
Author: Ramadhani Kusaga
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:59 am
Kaizer Chiefs and Arthur Zwane will have to deal with ANOTHER player being SUSPENDED by the PSL - that's two in one week!
Author: Dean Boyle
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:58 am
Police said three people were shot and killed while three others were injured in a shooting at yet ANOTHER TAVERN. More information here.
Author: Corné van Zyl
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:57 am
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has featured on high-profile US show '60 Minutes', where he discussed how sport can unify a country.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:57 am
Kaizer Chiefs coach Arthur Zwane sees Edmilson Dove as a long-term replacement to Eric 'Tower' Mathoho.
Author: James Richardson
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:54 am
Elton Jantjies has been linked with a move to French giants Toulon who are said to be ready to offer the Springbok flyhalf a lifeline.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:41 am
Mark Pilgrim has been lauded for his 'fighting spirit' after bouncing back from his latest health setback - with a smile on his face!
Author: Megan van den Heever
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:36 am
Back with a twist...: 'Big Brother Titans' is set to feature housemates from South Africa and Nigeria. Here's what what you need to know...
Author: Naledi de Wee
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:34 am
Musa Mseleku's first wife, Busisiwe 'MaCele' Mseleku, says the polygamist's fourth wife is not happy in her marriage.
Author: Thandeka Mthethwa
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:33 am
If you enjoy some hearty family meals, our Swiss steak casserole is for you. The most tender steak and onions with your favourite veggies.
Author: Gary Dunn
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:32 am
The DStv Premiership 10th round takes place this weekend and five players will miss the action due to suspension.
Author: Sinethemba Sithole
Posted: October 7, 2022, 8:22 am
What's the last thing you would want to deal with at your AirBnB? Because we reckon 'a racist dog' is right at the top of that list.
Author: Tom Head
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:54 am
South African tweeps are finding the irony - and amusement- in expats in the UK now bracing for a cold winter full of load shedding...
Author: Megan van den Heever
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:51 am
Do you want to cook some restaurant-style dinners for your family? Our spicy lamb chops are simple and perfect with roasted vegetables.
Author: Gary Dunn
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:50 am
Even after 'THAT slap', it is reported that actor Will Smith could still be considered for an Oscar for his upcoming film, 'Emancipation'.
Author: Naledi de Wee
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:47 am
Jada Pinkett Smith is set to release a memoir detailing her 'complicated' marriage to Will Smith and relationship with rapper Tupac.
Author: Alicia Naidoo
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:32 am
Kaizer Chiefs visit the Western Cape again this weekend and let's hope the Khosi nation are on their best behaviour this time.
Author: James Richardson
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:28 am
Embattled Bok veteran Elton Jantjies has apparently drawn interest from French club Toulon as they search for a flyhalf recruit.
Author: Craig Lewis
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:19 am
Money makes money and these three South Africans have made a lot of it over the years. And by a lot, we mean a LOT!
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:18 am
BAIC Beijing X55: Compact SUV with avant-garde styling is the first model of a new generation of SUVs from Beijing Automotive Industry Corp (BAIC).
Author: Gary Dunn
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:15 am
The Department of Home Affairs has gazetted new fees for travel documents in SA - and it's not good news if you're needing a new passport!
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:14 am
Start your day with the good word from the good book. Here's a bible verse and a prayer to walk you through the day. God Bless!
Author: Christian Connect
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:00 am
Are you feeling lucky? Are you looking for the latest Lotto and Powerball results? You've come to the right place which is half the win!
Author: Lotto Results
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:00 am
Author of 'The New Royals' Katei Nicholl claimed that King Charles III had a nickname for his daughter-in-law Meghan Markle.
Author: Alicia Naidoo
Posted: October 7, 2022, 7:00 am
Money makes money and these 10 people of the Bloomberg rich list have made a lot of it over the years. And by a lot, we mean a LOT!
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: October 7, 2022, 6:26 am
Power utility Eskom announced that Stage 3 load shedding will be in place until the early hours of Saturday, 8 October.
Author: Garrin Lambley
Posted: October 7, 2022, 6:16 am
Do you have hope that new Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi will turn things around? Well DA thinks he is just another Premier of no delivery.
Author: Nokwanda Ncwane
Posted: October 7, 2022, 6:15 am
With Kaizer Chiefs having reinforced their squad ahead of the 2022/23 season, there've been changes in the 'most valuable players' list.
Author: Sinethemba Sithole
Posted: October 7, 2022, 6:06 am
Expectations at Kaizer Chiefs are brutal. They demand a higher level of work obsession and pursuit for perfection.
Author: Siseko Gwegwe
Posted: October 7, 2022, 6:00 am
Brandon Truter has spoken out after parting ways with AmaZulu whom he spent five months with after joining as Benni McCarthy's successor.
Author: Sinethemba Sithole
Posted: October 7, 2022, 5:59 am
Non-urgent operations have been cancelled at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Tshwane, Gauteng. Here's why..
Author: Nokwanda Ncwane
Posted: October 7, 2022, 5:42 am
With technological advances and customer expectations, airlines constantly adapt and innovate to provide solutions to customer needs.
Author: Shingai Mhlanga
Posted: October 7, 2022, 5:39 am
Tributes and condolence messages have been pouring in following WWE's 'Tough Enough' winner Sara Lee's passing at the age of 30.
Author: Nokuthula Ngcobo
Posted: October 7, 2022, 5:35 am
How dramatic is this - WATCH as a learner arrives at her matric farewell in a... COFFIN! Tweeps were left shocked.
Author: Corné van Zyl
Posted: October 7, 2022, 5:14 am