Frank Chemaly rounded up some of the more unusual, bizarre or downright stupid stories that made it across the world in 2016.
Tarot card reader Minaxie Gihwala consulted the tarot cards to see what’s in store for SA in 2017, and she said that overall things were looking good.
An injured dog was rescued from a fire at a house in Sunningdale, Durban.
After igniting some impepho, sangoma Nomagugu Ngobese relayed how South Africans would fare in the new year.
"I hoped he wasn’t going to do an ‘Oscar’ on us.” That's what ran through Ruaan Liebenberg’s mind when he and friends were held hostage by armed men.
Biker Vaugn Renou-Rutherford had a lucky escape after his rebuilt motorbike burst into flames when he took it out on the road last week.
Max Mqadi, the owner of Max’s Lifestyle, has some valuable to matriculants and their parents in the run-up to the release of the matric results.
On Christmas morning fireman Claude Conradie will wake up to the sound of birds and the rustling of the trees. It will be a feeling of renewed joy...
Wentworth men linked to opposing gangs hugged one another and signed a peace pledge in front of a cheering crowd
A grey Toyota Hilux van, stolen in Durban, was intercepted by the police while being towed across the Limpopo River by donkeys.
For hours he attempted to jump the border and each time his attempt was thwarted as car-tracking vehicles and the SANDF closed in on the hijacked car.
Blade Nzimande warned that charges against Ipid boss Robert McBride formed part of a sustained scheme to abuse state institutions for political ends.
With Durban's hotels bursting at the seams, drivers are adhering to the rules of the road and sun seekers are enjoying the city’s main beaches.
A Durban widow's plan for an unveiling ceremony for her husband's headstone, which cost R13 500, was scuppered when it was placed on the wrong grave.
Wily criminals in KwaZulu-Natal are using toy guns modified into working weapons, the police have warned.