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Fri, 19 Jul 2019 3:49:35 EDT
Police are investigating the brutal murder of two school security guards who were attacked and one critically injured at Ukusa High School in Hammarsdale, Durban. KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu said the attackers are believed to have used a crowbar in the attack in an attempt to steal newly installed computers. He also described the […]

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 3:41:45 EDT
President Cyril Ramaphosa has defended the deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to certain parts of the Western Cape. He reacted to the Congress of the People (COPE) leader, Mosiuoa Lekota’s criticism during the debate of the Presidency’s budget vote that the presence of the army in communities had led to the killing of […]

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 3:17:12 EDT
JOHANNESBURG – A doctor who has been found guilty of stealing body parts at the Diepkloof mortuary will be sentenced on Friday. Dr. James Mwesinga was found guilty of organ theft in the Kempton Park Magistrates Court on Thursday. He was charged in 2014 after he was caught walking out of the Soweto government mortuary […]

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 2:51:31 EDT
Former President Jacob Zuma is expected to resume his testimony at the State Capture Commission on Friday. The commission adjourned on Wednesday to allow more time for deliberations over the concerns the former president had raised relating to his questioning. Zuma complained that he is being cross-examined and expected to remember details of events that had nothing […]

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 2:21:14 EDT
The funeral service for veteran actress, Nomhle Nkonyeni will be held on Friday at the Nangoza Jebe Hall in New Brighton in Port Elizabeth. The 77-year-old actress died last week after a short illness. Nkonyeni appeared in numerous television productions. She served in the arts industry for more than 50 years. Nkonyeni, also known as Mama Mfethu, […]

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 1:06:06 EDT
President Cyril Ramaphosa says Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) will not be scrapped. He was replying to a call by Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane to stop BBBEE during Thursday’s debate of the Presidency’s budget vote in the National Assembly. Ramaphosa says while redress is slow, too many black people have benefited from this policy for it […]

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 0:50:46 EDT
Tenants of a block of flats at the Kliptown square in Soweto are protesting on Friday morning. They have blocked roads in and around Kliptown. The protestors say they have received letters from the City of Johannesburg’s Social Housing Company, JOSHCO  informing them of the company’s intention to evict them due to outstanding rentals. They allege that […]

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 0:09:04 EDT
Sudanese women were a driving force during months of protests that ousted veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir, but the sexual violence they endured risks being forgotten with the signing of a power-sharing deal, women’s rights activists said on Thursday. Action must be taken to address scores of rapes committed during a deadly crackdown by security forces in […]

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:45:14 EDT
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says his party has been informed of a plot to assassinate the party’s Deputy President Floyd Shivambu. Malema says the police’s crime intelligence division has given the information to the relevant minister but that he has not acted on it. He told a media briefing in Parliament that the person […]

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:54:58 EDT
JOHANNESBURG – National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) on Thursday said it would urge its members not to take the voluntary severance packages which are aimed at cutting 30,000 jobs in the public service. On Wednesday, Minister Senzo Mchunu told Parliament during his budget vote speech that his department would save R20 billion […]

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