Today's Big Stories

Striking 'supermoon' snaps from across the world

South African skywatchers are in for a feast this evening as they wait for their turn to have a glimpse at the closest supermoon since January 1948.

For the first time in nearly 70 years, the moon is at its closest point of orbit to Earth.

There will not be another supermoon like this until 2034.

Meanwhile, the lunar vision is making it's way across the globe and has already passed over parts of Asia.

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Baskin-Robbins comes bearing treats for Cape's sweet tooths

Baskin-Robbins comes bearing treats for Cape's sweet tooths

Speciality ice cream brand Baskin-Robbins is filling bellies and the demand for artisanal ice cream in Mzantsi. We get the scoop.

Radebe reassures and congratulates SA over dodging junk status

Radebe reassures and congratulates SA over dodging junk status

Minister Jeff Radebe says that Cabinet has noted all the concerns raised by international rating agencies.

Govt needs to rethink '16 Days' campaign, says professor

Govt needs to rethink '16 Days' campaign, says professor

All the money spent on the two-week-long campaign could be put to better use, into on-going programmes and social interventions.

Blocked intersections a serious problem, says City

Blocked intersections a serious problem, says City

A stretch of road that should take drivers 3 minutes can turn into a half hour crawl because of motorists who block intersections.

New child passports in lieu of unabridged birth certificate next year

New child passports in lieu of unabridged birth certificate next year

Families traveling overseas may have an easier time navigating the borders once the child passport is introduced in February 2017.

Largest moon in 68 years lights up the sky tonight

Largest moon in 68 years lights up the sky tonight

Supermoon will rise this evening! The moon will look 14 per cent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than usual.