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Fri, 18 Jan 2019 2:26:31 EST
The families of those killed in the Al Shabaab attack on the DusitD2 Hotel faced a new ordeal as they waited in the sweltering heat to identify their relatives at Nairobi’s Chiromo Mortuary amid delayed and scanty information from Kenyan authorities, the Daily Nation reported on Friday. Thursday’s identification process was conducted by the Kenyan […]

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 2:02:49 EST
JOHANNESBURG – The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) says that it won’t give up its search for a group of South Africans missing in Mozambique until all three have been found. One body was recovered on Thursday after the group of four were reported missing earlier in the week. They disappeared after going for a swim […]

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 1:57:10 EST
JOHANNESBURG – Transnet says that it is focused on the mammoth task of reviewing all its locomotive contracts, warning that the R8 billion it has already racked up in irregular expenditure could balloon even further. In 2014, the rail agency signed four contracts valued at a collective R54 billion for the acquisition of 1,064 Chinese locomotives. Transnet […]

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 1:33:59 EST
JOHANNESBURG – Former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi is expected to return to the state capture commission on Friday morning with heightened security. On Thursday, the commission was forced to stop proceeding with his testimony owing to security concerns around him. Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo announced that the premature adjournment of the inquiry, saying that there had been a […]

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 1:00:22 EST
JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress (ANC) has laid an official complaint with the Independent Electoral Commission regarding the Democratic Alliance (DA)’s controversial election billboard in the Johannesburg CBD. The party has been widely criticized for the board which was unveiled this week showing the words “The ANC is killing us” with the names of the Life Esidimeni victims and Marikana miners. The […]

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 0:58:44 EST
An urgent application by former Nuclear Energy Corporation SA (Necsa) executives to set aside Energy Minister Jeff Radebe’s decision to remove them from office has been removed from the court roll “but will definitely continue”, their lawyer has said. Douglas Molepo, attorney for former Necsa chairperson Dr Kelvin Kemm, suspended chief executive Phumzile Tshelane, and […]

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 0:40:52 EST
JOHANNESBURG – Those of us with debt can breathe a little easier after the Reserve Bank decided to keep the repo rate unchanged. Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago announced on Thursday that the repo rate will remain at 6.75%. He cited improved inflation, a stronger rand and a better growth outlook as some of the factors the […]

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 23:44:17 EST
The teacher recently chastised for racially segregating grade R pupils at a school in Schweizer-Reneke in the North West did not have a hand in seating the children according to race as the pictured classroom was not hers, according to court papers. In the court papers lodged by trade union Solidarity in the Labour Court, […]

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 23:36:38 EST
HARARE – With Zimbabwe’s internet shutdown still partly in place, the information minister says that the government has crafted a new law to curb abuse of the internet. Zimbabweans were left without internet for nearly 30 hours this week and the authorities have kept a block on social networking sites in an apparent bid to curb support […]

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 8:11:28 EST
JOHANNESBURG – Transnet board chair Popo Molefe has revealed that the parastatal was the first to be targeted by state capture. A new board was appointed last May and has been trying to recoup money lost through maladministration. Molefe says that some executives were professional thieves and went to work only to loot the company. He says that more evidence […]

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