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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Jacob Zuma’s ex-fiancé Laconco reveals Duduzane Zuma ain’t her type on #RHOD

Former president Jacob Zuma's ex-fiancé, Nonkanyiso Conco, once again became the talk of the town after a 'truth or dare' game put her in the hot seat to answer...

Yemen war: Houthis express ‘regret’ for deadly migrant centre fire

Yemen's rebel Houthi movement has expressed "deep regret" over a deadly fire at a migrant detention centre in the capital Sanaa earlier this month. A senior Houthi official said 44...

Pretoria attorney to appear in court over SAPS tender fraud

A 32-year-old attorney is expected to appear at the Pretoria magistrate's court on Wednesday on charges for money laundering and theft related to multiple investigations. According to police spokesperson Brig...

2021 NBA trade deadline buzz: March 22 edition

As we close in on the official trade deadline (March 25, 3 p.m. ET), keep up with the latest rumblings around the NBA — and the latest deals that have...

Sanaa Seif: Egypt rights activist jailed for ‘spreading false news’

A court in Egypt has sentenced the prominent human rights activist Sanaa Seif to 18 months in jail after finding her guilty of "spreading false news". Seif was detained in...

KZN school refuses to admit girl, 16, because she has tattoos

A 16-year-old grade 10 pupil who moved from Johannesburg to the KwaZulu-Natal midlands in December has not been allowed to enrol at a school less than 2km from her...

I am under siege because I closed corruption taps, says Pravin Gordhan

Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan says he is under siege because he has closed the taps for those who were having a field day engaging in public-sector corruption with...

‘Stingy men’ take on Nigeria’s dating etiquette

Women of Nigeria watch out - the men are in revolt. No longer will they pay for lavish dates; no longer will they provide expensive gifts; no longer will they...

Tokyo Games creative head quits over ‘Olympig’ insult

Tokyo Olympics' creative chief has resigned after suggesting that a female comedian could appear as an "Olympig", in the latest setback for the Games. Hiroshi Sasaki said plus-size entertainer Naomi...

Australia: Sex consent app proposal sparks backlash

Australians have derided a suggestion by the New South Wales (NSW) police commissioner that an app could be used to register sexual consent. On Thursday, Mick Fuller championed the idea...

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Iran nuclear deal: US sanctions will not be lifted for talks, says Biden

US President Joe Biden says he will not lift economic sanctions against Iran until it complies with the terms agreed under a 2015 nuclear...

Google internet balloon project has been killed, along with Vodacom deal in Mozambique

Alphabet's decision to shut down Loon, which was founded by Google and hoped to make internet more accessible using solar-powered balloons, has also ended...

‘Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical’ Serves Crowdsourced Culinary Content to Aid the Actors Fund

The pre-filmed musical is available to stream for three days and features content created by members of TikTok's #RatatouilleMusical Community. To help kick off the...