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Senekal farm murder case attracts political parties

2020-10-17 05:34:16

Thousands descended on the small farming town of Senekal in the Free State on Friday for the court appearance of two men accused of the brutal murder of 21-ye ...View Article

Black farmers call for equal treatment

2020-10-17 05:27:46

The Black Farmers Association of South Africa (BFASA) has criticized what they call government's "unequal" treatment of black farmers and farm workers.

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Ramaphosa unveils economic recovery plan post COVID-19

2020-10-16 03:07:21

President Cyril Ramaphosa appealed to South Africans to take unprecedented and extraordinary measures to restore the economy of the country to good health, fo ...View Article

Ex-Bosasa executive Agrizzi hospitalized after a night in jail

2020-10-16 04:04:09

After spending just one night in prison, former Bosasa Chief Operating Officer (COO), Angelo Agrizzi, was transferred to a public hospital for medical attenti ...View Article

Mbalula defends cancellation of PRASA security contracts

2020-10-15 06:34:52

Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, has defended his decision to cancel private security contracts at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), sa ...View Article

Mbalula warns against disruption of government projects

2020-10-15 09:33:58

Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, sent a stern a warning to business forums to stop disrupting government projects because that hinders service delivery. ...View Article

Springboks have 48 hours to decide on Championship participation

2020-10-15 09:22:30

Sanzaar has given SA Rugby until Friday to decide whether it’s sending the Springboks to Australia for the Rugby Championship or not.

The Springboks ...View Article

Government accused of failing TVET Colleges

2020-10-16 10:00:01

The South African Students Congress (SASCO) in the North West has criticized government of prioritizing universities over TVET colleagues.

SASCO deliver ...View Article

Fraud and corruption accused Agrizzi denied bail

2020-10-15 12:13:30

The Johannesburg Commercial Crimes Court sitting at Palmridge Magistrate Court has denied  former Bosasa Chief Operations Officer, Angelo Agrizzi, bail.< ...View Article

Carletonville creche worker jailed for child assault

2020-10-14 02:04:10

A 42-year-old Carletonville creche caregiver has beem sentenced to five years imprisonment by the Carletonville Magistrates Court for assaulting three minors. ...View Article

Struggling farmers seek government's increased involvement

2020-10-14 02:04:40

Government will continue to work with farmers to ensure that food security is preserved. So says Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, T ...View Article

IPID launches toll-free number for easier access

2020-10-14 09:34:59

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, together with the Executive Director for Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), Jennifer Ntlatseng, on Monday launc ...View Article

Malema berates Judiciary for denying media access

2020-10-14 02:04:59

A stand-off ensued at the Randburg Magistrates Court where Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema appeared on Tuesday, when he insisted that me ...View Article

Nothing wrong with MK vets demanding tenders - Carl Niehaus

2020-10-14 09:53:51

uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association says it does not see anything wrong with its members demanding business opportunities from government, even if ...View Article

Malema wants more arrests over Senekal riots

2020-10-14 04:25:21

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, called on Police Minister Bheki Cele to ensure that “real arrests" are made over the Senekal farmers' ...View Article

Enock Mpianzi’s death haunts Parktown Boys High School Principal

2020-10-13 06:34:39

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has served the principal of Parktown Boys High School, Malcolm Williams, with a dismissal notice for negligence that ...View Article

EPWP beneficiaries accuse government of exploitation

2020-10-14 04:25:49

Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) employees in Gauteng have accused the provincial government of exploiting them for years and then “dumping" them when ...View Article

DA wants government to end lockdown

2020-10-13 04:42:58

Official opposition party the Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa and his cabinet to end the state of national disaster that enfo ...View Article

NW community health workers demand permanent posts

2020-10-13 03:32:28

Community healthcare workers were on Monday picketing outside the offices of the Department of Health in Mahikeng in the North West, demanding that the depart ...View Article

Mbalula in Twar over calls for his removal

2020-10-12 06:18:39

Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, had a meltdown on Twitter on Monday afternoon, accusing the likes of former ANC president Jacob Zuma, current ANC Secretar ...View Article

Ramaphosa dismisses white genocide claims

2020-10-12 06:17:04

President Cyril Ramaphosa has finally broken his silence on the Senekal riot by white farmers that saw a police van set alight in broad daylight.

In his ...View Article

Orange Farm murder accused remanded in custody

2020-10-13 02:21:37

The case against the woman accused of killing two Orange Farm children was on Monday postponed by the Vereeniging Magistrate's Court to allow her newly appoin ...View Article

Life Esidimeni families’ long wait for justice

2020-10-12 03:26:03

A formal inquest into the Life Esidimeni tragedy is yet to begin despite the matter being referred to the North Gauteng High Court over a year ago. This long ...View Article

Ramaphosa mourns the passing of human rights lawyer Priscilla Jana

2020-10-12 06:16:39

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country and the legal fraternity lost a champion of the anti-apartheid struggle in Priscilla Jana. The South African Human ...View Article

DENOSA calls for Makhura’s head over PPE scandal

2020-10-12 09:09:37

The Democratic Nurses Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng has called for Premier David Makhura to take special leave until investigations by the ...View Article

Government pays tribute to City Press executive editor Dumisane Lubisi

2020-10-11 08:32:15

The South African government expressed condolences following the passing of City Press newspaper’s Executive Editor, Dumisane Lubisi.

He died aged 44 ...View Article

Employer arrested for R3.2 million Covid-19 fraud

2020-10-11 08:24:59

A 47-year-old woman is expected to appear before the Malamulele Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of fraud.

The suspect who is a Director of Mti ...View Article

RET march to remove Zondo from state capture commission

2020-10-11 06:17:40

With Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo whipping the summons out to force former President Jacob Zuma to appear before the commission on state capture, Zuma ...View Article

Opinion - Makhura outsmarts media faction

2020-10-11 08:25:30

The unprecedented press conference by Gauteng Premier David Makhura yesterday during which he announced the axing of Dr Bandile Masuku as the province’s Hea ...View Article

Police on a hunt for Rustenburg cash-in-transit heist suspects

2020-10-11 08:24:28

Police are appealing to members of the public to come forward with any information that will lead to the arrest of more suspects after a cash-in-transit heist ...View Article

Mkhwebane’s court bid to halt impeachment dismissed

2020-10-10 04:10:27

Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, says she would soon decide on the next step after the Western Cape High Court dismissed her urgent application to halt t ...View Article

Gauteng Premier Makhura fires MEC Bandile Masuku

2020-10-10 04:10:53

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura has dismissed Health MEC, Dr Bandile Masuku, with immediate effect. Makhura announced this during a media briefing by the Provi ...View Article

NW rebuilds provincial Aids council

2020-10-10 04:03:48

North West Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha, re-established the Provincial Council on Aids (PCA) in Mahikeng on Thursday, following its disbandment three years ago ...View Article

Lesufi shuts down illegal schools

2020-10-09 12:30:59

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, on Thursday closed down illegal schools in Tembisa east of Johannesburg.

Lesufi visited the Wisdom English Privat ...View Article

NPA promises more arrests in VBS looting case

2020-10-08 12:07:43

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says the VBS Mutual Bank corruption case had to be postponed to allow for the amendment of indictments and add more c ...View Article

Workers unite against corruption, poor salaries

2020-10-08 09:17:25

It's been described as a historic day in South Africa as four trade union federations walked side by side during a national day of action that saw tens of tho ...View Article

Televangelist Omotoso wants out of jail

2020-10-09 12:27:42

The State will call Warrant Officer Peter Plaatjies and consult with Advocate Ismat Cerfointein about the reasons for her withdrawal as a prosecutor on the ca ...View Article

NW to launch new and improved roads

2020-10-08 05:10:01

Authorities in the North West are expected to officially open several upgraded roads as part of Transport Month commemorated annually in October.

The de ...View Article

Mokgoro slammed for failing to receive workers' memorandum

2020-10-07 04:07:28

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in the North West criticized Premier Job Mokgoro for failing to avail himself to receive a memorandum of deman ...View Article

Police take flak for soft approach on Senekal farmer protesters

2020-10-07 04:07:45

The police ministry denies applying selective treatment along racial lines following yesterday’s violent protest by a group of white farmers who burned part ...View Article

Mamabolo promises action on Atteridgeville taxi violence

2020-10-07 02:17:31

Gauteng MEC for public transport and roads infrastructure, Jacob Mamabolo, has vowed to intensify efforts to end the the ongoing taxi violence in Attridgevill ...View Article

NPA defends dramatic corruption arrests

2020-10-06 06:59:21

The National Prosecuting Authority has denied allegations that recent arrests of politicians and civil servants on corruption charges were a public relations ...View Article

Maile sends condolences for slain Sedibeng Municipal Manager

2020-10-07 04:47:31

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Lebogang Maile, conveyed condolences to the family ...View Article

Cosatu unions to down tools

2020-10-06 06:41:26

It's off to the streets for trade unions affiliated to the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), as they face off with government over salaries and ...View Article

Gautrain workers on strike over salaries

2020-10-07 04:47:51

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has accused the Gautrain management of trying to bully workers into accepting a less than ideal salary ...View Article

Truckers demand regulation and equality in freight industry

2020-10-06 06:41:43

Truckers Association of South Africa (TASA) on Monday accused government of turning a blind eye to the exploitation of small black-owned businesses by dominan ...View Article

Ramaphosa wishes Pitso Mosimane well

2020-10-05 02:47:43

President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed the appointment of Pitso Mosimane as head coach of Egyptian Premier League side Al Ahly Football Club as a demonstration ...View Article

ANC hit by another rape scandal

2020-10-06 06:27:29

An ANC leader is set to appear before court today [Monday] for alleged rape of a minor. The Limpopo councilor who cannot be named before he pleads is alleged ...View Article

R10m to fix Tshwane homeless shelter

2020-10-04 10:26:37

City of Tshwane plans to spend R10-million to refurbish one of the homeless shelters in the metropolitan municipality.

Gauteng MEC for Social Developmen ...View Article

EFF March against corruption at Olivenhoutbosch police station

2020-10-04 10:57:10

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) called on Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, to restore the integrity of the South Police Service (SAPS).

Gauteng EFF led a ...View Article

Judgment reserved in Gordhan vs Mkhwebane matter

2020-10-05 04:21:06

Judgement in the matter between Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan and the Public Protector, Busiswe Mkhwebane has been reserved.

On Friday ...View Article

Mkhize denies personal benefit from Sodi

2020-10-04 10:13:01

ANC NEC member, Zweli Mkhize, denied that he receiving any monies from businessman, Edwin Sodi, or any of his companies.

Mkhize issued a statement in wh ...View Article

Gauteng Health HOD falls on his sword

2020-10-03 04:32:06

Head of Gauteng Health Department Dr Mkhululi Lukhele has resigned, merely days after being placed on precautionary suspension for his role in the awarding of ...View Article

NW police recommit to fighting GBV

2020-10-04 10:13:55

Police in the North West have made a renewed commitment to fighting gender-dased violence and femicide.

This as the Mogwase Regional Court on Monday han ...View Article

PSL Chairman confirms 2020/21 season kickoff dates

2020-10-02 05:56:59

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) season will start on 17 October with the MTN 8 fixtures, followed by the new 2020-21 DSTV Premiership season on 24 October.

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Motshekga calls on learners to return to schools

2020-10-02 04:36:05

Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, raised concern that not all learners have returned to schools.

She said the department assessment on learn ...View Article

Mokgoro haunted by R50m Mahikeng Airport money

2020-10-03 04:31:43

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, conceded at the state capture commission of inquiry that he authorised a R50-milion payment to SA Express without seeing any ...View Article

Al Ahly confirms Pitso Mosimane as new head coach

2020-10-03 04:15:44

Egyptian champions Al Ahly on Thursday officially confirmed  Pitso Mosimane as the club’s new head coach. This after Mosimane announced his departure f ...View Article

Former ANC MP Vincent Smith charged with corruption

2020-10-01 06:48:50

Former Senior ANC Member of Parliament, Vincent Smith, has been released on a R30 000 bail after being arrested this morning.

He is charged with fraud a ...View Article

Mkhwebane's court fight with Gordhan rages on

2020-10-02 04:11:47

Public Protector, Adv Busisiwe Mkhwebane, described Minister of Public Enterprise Pravin Gordhan's tone in his review application as “unnecessar ...View Article

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