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Family struggling to bury lightning death schoolboy

2020-03-06 07:25:17

A Soweto mother has pleaded for help to bury his beloved 14-year-old son who died after being was struck by a lightning last Friday.

Puseletso Ntabe - t ...View Article

ANC Ngaka Modiri Molema REC rejects suspension

2020-03-04 08:23:22

The Regional Executive Committee (REC) of the African National Congress in Ngaka Modiri Molema in the North West has threatened to approach the court to chall ...View Article

Ramaphosa expresses condolences for Centane bus tragedy

2020-03-04 05:30:04

President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed profound sadness and concern at the horrific bus crash that claimed at least 25 lives near Centane Road in the Eastern Cap ...View Article

TUT’s Pretoria West campus remains closed

2020-03-04 12:13:57


Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) confirmed that its Pretoria West campus is the only one still affected by student protests and that academ ...View Article

SA in recession, Ramaphosa not surprised

2020-03-04 12:52:53

South Africa is in a recession for the second time in two years. This was confirmed by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on Tuesday, as it announced the late ...View Article

AgriDelight denies gifting Zuma with cattle

2020-03-04 12:13:32

A company that is accused of allegedly facilitating a gift of R1.5million worth of cattle to former president, Jacob Zuma, has denied these allegations. These ...View Article

ANCYL task team in it for the long haul

2020-03-03 04:41:32

African National Congress (ANC) National Youth Task Team on Monday denied that its coordinator, Sibongile Besani, has resigned.

In a media briefing to c ...View Article

Mamelodi displaced threaten land grabs

2020-03-03 04:42:17

Residents of Eerste Fabrieke informal settlement in Mamelodi have threatened to start grabbing land and settling where they see fit, if Tshwane Metropolitan M ...View Article

Ganyesa protesters scoff at government's intervention

2020-03-03 04:28:22

It's not over until construction starts. So say residents of Austrey in Ganyesa, who have vowed to continue protesting and preventing learners from attending ...View Article

Cassper toying with an all hip-hop album

2020-03-23 12:33:42

Cassper Nyovest cannot promise his fans that he'd release a full hip-hop album anytime soon.

The Mahikeng-born, multi award winning rapper, spoke exclus ...View Article

Political wrangling leaves Tshwane without new mayor

2020-03-02 07:29:24

City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality - the home of South Africa’s capital city of Pretoria - does not have a mayor or a permanent municipal manager, th ...View Article

Opposition parties reject Mokgoro’s SOPA responses

2020-02-28 05:32:45

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West have rejected Premier Job Mokgoro’s response to their questions about ...View Article

Mokgoro sends intervention team to protest-hit Ganyesa

2020-02-28 05:14:06

Residents of Ganyesa outside Vryburg in the North West province have blamed the provincial government for keeping children away from school for the past two m ...View Article

Banyana’s Bambanani Mbane signs for Belarusian giants Minsk

2020-02-28 05:15:34


Banyana Banyana defender, Bambanani Mbane, will soon ply her trade in Europe, fulfilling the star soccer player’s long-held dream of showcasing ...View Article

Flat rate or nothing: Soweto to Eskom

2020-02-27 03:26:43

Soweto residents insist they can only afford to pay a flat rate of R150 per household a month for electricity.

Soweto owes state power utility, Eskom at ...View Article

Mboweni’s budget a balancing act amid economic challenges

2020-02-28 05:14:38

South Africa’s economy is expected to grow by 0.9% and inflation will average 4.5% in 2020. This was revealed by Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, when he ...View Article

PSA accuses SAHRC of biasness in the hospital psychiatric ward probe

2020-02-26 09:20:15

The Public Servants Association (PSA) has accused the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) of biasness and of sabotaging investigations into overcrow ...View Article

Food regulator calms worried consumers over canned fish recall

2020-02-26 09:09:52

General Manager for Food Industries at the National Regulator for Compulsory Specification (NRCS), Meisie Katz, sought to allay consumers’ fears on Wednesda ...View Article

EFF, DA slam Gauteng SOPA as a repetition of 2019

2020-02-26 09:09:01

Opposition political parties in Gauteng have labelled Premier, David Makhura's State of the Province Address (SOPA) as a rehearsh of old promises that are nev ...View Article

Another ambitious SOPA for Gauteng

2020-02-26 09:09:27

In his State of the Province Address, (SOPA) on Tuesday, Gauteng Premier, David Makhura highlighted improving the economy, infrastructure development, buildin ...View Article

Opposition parties reject Mokgoro’s SOPA

2020-02-25 06:11:57

Opposition parties in the North West have rejected Premier Job Mokgoro’s state of the province address (SOPA). Members of the legislature on Tuesday debated ...View Article

Gauteng Finance Committee alleges SMME sabotage

2020-02-25 06:08:41

Gauteng’s Finance Portfolio Committee has blamed supply chain management officials for late payments of service providers and said they are “sabotaging” ...View Article

DA wants NW legislature speaker probed for Sopa violence

2020-02-24 06:04:58

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West province has called for an independent investigation into the provincial legislature’s speaker, Susan Dantjie ...View Article

DA to Gauteng motorists: Make peace with e-tolls

2020-02-26 09:10:26

E-tolls for Gauteng drivers are here to stay, so says Democratic Alliance (DA) caucus leader in the province, Solly Msimanga.

He said this when briefing ...View Article

EFF denies Mandisa Mashego's resignation

2020-02-24 06:00:08

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has denied weekend media reports that its Gauteng Provincial Chairperson, Mandisa Mashego, has resigned.  According t ...View Article

Myeni regrets accepting SAA board chair post

2020-02-24 07:21:47

Former South African Airways (SAA) board chairperson, Dudu Myeni, told the court she would have turned down the position had she known that she would one day ...View Article

SAA unions lose another court case

2020-02-22 06:12:58

Trade unions organising in South African Airways (SAA) lost an appeal to overturn the court's refusal to interdict business rescue practitioners (BRPs) at the ...View Article

Dlamini-Zuma to explain who's in charge in North West

2020-02-24 03:12:07

 Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature, Susan Dantjie, says the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Nkosazana ...View Article

Mokgoro: Social services spending hampers economic development

2020-02-22 05:56:48

North West Premier Job Mokgoro has called for a review of government’s budget priorities, saying this would help free more funding for infrastructure develo ...View Article

NW MPLs assaulted for rejecting Mokgoro's SOPA

2020-02-22 05:44:49

EFF MPLs in the North West were assaulted by a group of men purported to be security personnel at the provincial legislature in Mahikeng on Friday, shortly af ...View Article

Myeni: My name was dragged through the mud

2020-02-22 05:57:25

Dudu Myeni - the embattled former board chairperson of South African Airways (SAA) - told the court that her name was "dragged through the mud" and that she w ...View Article

Johannesburg honours music icon Joseph Shabalala

2020-02-22 05:35:34

Musicians from all walks of life came together on Thursday to honour the legendary isicathamiya music icon, Joseph Shabalala.

The Ladysmith Black Mambaz ...View Article

Myeni testifies, denies collapsing SAA-Emirates deal

2020-02-21 04:47:46

Former South African Airways (SAA) chairperson, Dudu  Myeni,  denied allegations that she collapsed the prospective code-sharing deal between SAA an ...View Article

Chinese Ambassador says new coronavirus infections declining

2020-02-21 04:48:30

Chinese Ambassador to South Africa, Lin Songtian, says the Chinese government has strengthen efforts to fight the spread of coronavirus, now known as Covid-19 ...View Article

EFF and ANC boycott Tshwane council sitting

2020-02-21 04:49:33

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and African National Congress (ANC) councillors in Tshwane were no-show at Wednesday's special council meeting, which was a co ...View Article

Makhubo accuses Mashaba of crippling Joburg Metro

2020-02-20 01:59:05

 Mayor of City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Geoff Makhubo, has blamed the city’s financial woes on a decision by his predecessor, Herman ...View Article

DA expects a dull Sopa from Mokgoro

2020-02-21 04:49:04

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West province says it's got no high expectations from Premier Job Mokgoro's State of the Province Address (Sopa).

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Lesufi mourns two more schoolchildren

2020-02-19 04:29:11

The death of two learners in Olifantsfontein on Monday has increased the total number of learners' deaths to 15 since the beginning of this year.

The la ...View Article

Gauteng's e-Goverment empowers SMMEs

2020-02-19 07:18:08

 Gauteng's Department of Finance and e-Government has introduced ways to make it easier for small, micro and medium enterprises (SMMEs) to track payments ...View Article

Lukewarm reception, rejection for FW De Klerk apology

2020-02-20 04:49:19

While some welcomed the apology from the FW De Klerk Foundation, many remained skeptical about the retraction of a statement that sought to dilute the impact ...View Article

Ramulifho vows to reduce Hills High learner overflow

2020-02-18 02:43:19

  Democratic Alliance (DA) Shadow MEC for Education in Gauteng,  Khume Ramulifho, said learners from other schools who are hosted at Hills High Scho ...View Article

DA questions Mokgoro’s credibility to deliver SOPA

2020-02-19 01:59:28

The Democratic Alliance in the North West province has raised concerns about the legitimacy of the State of the Province Address (SOPA) that Premier Job Mokgo ...View Article

Mixed reaction to Ramaphosa’s IPPs decision

2020-02-18 07:01:01

There’s been mixed feelings to the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that municipalities will now be allowed to buy electricity from Independent Pow ...View Article

De Klerk Foundation withdraws diluted apartheid description

2020-02-18 06:50:17

The FW de Klerk Foundation withdrew a statement in which it supported its founder FW de Klerk and apologised for his sentiments that apartheid was not a crime ...View Article

SAHRC challenges community protests that affect schools

2020-02-18 07:06:47

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in the North West province has raised concerns about community protests that disrupt schooling.

The SA ...View Article

Racism should be a criminal offense-EFF

2020-02-15 09:07:48

Gauteng Economic Freedom Fighters chairperson, Mandisa Mashego has called on authorities to prescribe a ten year jail term for racism.

Mashego made the ...View Article

Lesufi: 14 learners have died since the beginning of school year

2020-02-18 07:07:12

Education department in Gauteng is concerned about the safety of learners at schools. This as the number of learners who died at schools rise to 14. Education ...View Article

SONA delay unfortunate-Ramaphosa

2020-02-15 12:18:19

President Cyril Ramaphosa says it is unfortunate and regretful that the nation had to wait for one and half hour, before he could deliver his State of The Nat ...View Article

SAA not retrenching-court

2020-02-14 07:06:45

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has dismissed the urgent application by labour unions to stop the South African Airways from retrenching workers. The court a ...View Article

‘Good day at the office’ EFF on SONA

2020-02-14 07:08:19

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it is happy with how it held back President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation address insisting former presiden ...View Article

EFF disrupts parliament as promised

2020-02-13 07:13:57

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) disrupted parliament leading to the delay of the State of the nation address (Sona) by more than an hour.  On Sunday ...View Article

Community protests shut down schools in Ganyesa

2020-02-13 05:57:54

Some learners in Ganyesa outside Vryburg in the North West, have called on the government to intervene after they were kept away from school for a month by co ...View Article

Unions vs SAA’s business rescue judgment reserved

2020-02-13 05:35:08

The judgment reserved between Metalworkers union National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) f ...View Article

Ramaphosa’s several headaches ahead of SONA

2020-02-14 07:08:39

As he prepares to deliver his fourth State of the Nation Address President Cyril Ramaphosa has several pressing issues he’s expected to provide immediate so ...View Article

MKMVA, RET forces in Zuma's corner

2020-02-13 05:58:32

Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) and former African National Congress (ANC) spokesperson Carl Niehaus said former President Jacob Zuma i ...View Article

Ventersdorp residents demand MEC Kegakilwe's ear

2020-02-13 08:30:11

It's a bitter fight over jobs and residents of Ventersdorp say it will not end until hiring at their JB Marks Local Municipality is done in a fair and inclusi ...View Article

SA mourns Ladysmith Black Mambazo's Shabalala

2020-02-13 08:00:59

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder, Joseph Shabalala, will be laid to rest on Saturday 22 February.

The world respected musician died on Tuesday morning at ...View Article

Magashule honours 30 years of Mandela's freedom

2020-02-13 08:01:14

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General, Ace Magashule, said former President Nelson Mandela cannot be separated from the party.

Magashule was ...View Article

EFF drools over Tshwane mayor post

2020-02-12 08:24:38

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) wants City of Tshwane under the party's control.

EFF President, Julius Malema, said his party is negotiating with th ...View Article

Pressure on Ramaphosa ahead of SONA

2020-02-10 08:13:19

As he prepares to deliver his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday, President Cyril Ramaphosa finds himself under pressure to act against Public Ent ...View Article

EFF’s Malema warns AU about ‘ineffiective’ Ramaphosa

2020-02-09 07:47:32

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) President, Julius Malema, said Africa would get to see how ineffective South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is as a leader. ...View Article

Ramaphosa is new AU chair, spreads message of hope

2020-02-09 07:36:55

Newly elected African Union (AU) Chairperson, South African president Cyril Ramaphosa, said South Africa is ready for the task of leading the continent.

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Ramaphosa leads AU’s good governance agency, APRM

2020-02-09 07:26:12

President Cyril Ramaphosa assumed the chairmanship of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), a self-assessment and monitoring tool for the continent’s go ...View Article

Heavy rains wreak havoc in Gauteng

2020-02-09 05:51:01

Three people have died, including an 8-year-old, and scores relocated after heavy rains hit parts of the Gauteng province this weekend.

Emergency servic ...View Article

Suspected coronavirus in Botswana cleared

2020-02-09 07:37:29

Botswana says there is not a single confirmed case of coronavirus in that country. Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs in Botswana, Anna M ...View Article

ATM submits no-cofidence motion on President Ramaphosa

2020-02-09 05:28:18

The African Transformation Movement (ATM) wants President Cyril Ramaphosa gone and the party has proposed a motion of no confidence in the country's president ...View Article

Ngaka Modiri Molema’s Legacy must be celebrated

2020-02-09 05:28:47

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, says Dr Seetsele Silas Modiri Molema’s legacy must not be thrown in the dustbins of history.

Mokgoro was speaking at ...View Article

Kopfontein turns into one stop border post to improve trade

2020-02-09 05:29:10

The Kopfontein border post between South Africa and Botswana will in future operate as a one-stop border post between these two countries to improve trade.

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Samwu marches on City of Tshwane council

2020-02-08 08:42:05

The South African Union of Municipal Workers (Samwu) in Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality wants the council that leads the capital city to resolve its problem ...View Article

Federer vs Nadal wows Cape Town

2020-02-08 04:56:18

The much anticipated tennis match between the two great tennis legends, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, kicks off on Friday night in Cape Town.

Tickets ...View Article

ANC want Mokgalapa to vacate Tshwane mayoral position immediately

2020-02-07 10:54:19

 The African National Congress (ANC) wants City of Tshwane Executive Mayor, Stevens Mokgalapa, to step down with immediate effect instead of waiting unti ...View Article

Prasa workers fear for their jobs

2020-02-07 12:34:28

Workers at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) have expressed fear that they might lose jobs after the transport parastatal terminated contracts ...View Article

Justice Project SA to interdict Aarto Act

2020-02-07 10:55:15

Certain provisions in the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act are unconstitutional and must be stopped before the Act is rolled o ...View Article

Trust the courts: ANC to Zuma supporters

2020-02-07 10:55:50

The African National Congress (ANC) has called for calm after former President Jacob Zuma’s court proceedings that unsettled some of the governing party’s ...View Article

SA looks to Germany for electricity problems solution

2020-02-07 10:56:27

South Africa hopes to learn from Germany's ability of transitioning from coal to renewable energy to deal with climate change and electricity crisis. This is ...View Article

Job losses, lesser flights as SAA moves ahead with restructuring

2020-02-07 10:57:35

Jobs will be lost and South African Airways (SAA) will reduce its destinations as it tries to improve its liquidity, a joint statement from the national carri ...View Article

Hiking spots a threat to the NW taxi industry

2020-02-06 06:05:30

Some taxi owners in Mahikeng in the North West province have hired people to patrol known hitchhiking spots, in an attempt to stop people from catching lifts ...View Article

Ramaphosa vs Mkhwebane: To declare or not to declare

2020-02-05 05:46:22

Lawyers for Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) argued in court on Wednesday that President Cyril Ramaphosa cannot want to be separated from an election campaign ...View Article

Myeni's lawyer questions Bezuidenhout's Emirates testimony

2020-02-06 04:42:42

 Former SAA chairperson, Dudu Myeni’s legal respesentative, Advocate Nqabayethu Buthelezi, has denied allegations that Myeni scuppered what could have ...View Article

Kegakilwe sends trouble-shooters to Kgetleng-Rivier

2020-02-05 06:55:13

North West MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Gordon Kegakilwe, has decided to deploy a team of local government exper ...View Article

North West festive season road deaths down

2020-02-05 04:46:36

MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management in the North West, Sello Lehari, says the province recorded 18 less road deaths this past festive season. Th ...View Article

CR17 donations: Ramaphosa vs Mkhwebane in court

2020-02-06 04:42:11

Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane's lawyers told the court on Tuesday that there is always a risk that anyone who donates money to a presidential candidate ...View Article

May trial for former North West MEC Nelson

2020-02-03 08:44:22

A trial against former North West MEC for Finance, Wendy Nelson, and former Head of Department of Health in the province Thabo Lekalaka, is set to start in Ma ...View Article

China commits Billions to fight coronavirus, asks SA to trust Beijing

2020-02-05 05:47:17

China has set aside billions of US Dollars to fight the coronavirus that’s currently spreading in the Asian country and to other nations.

Chinese Amba ...View Article

Unions welcome R3.5-billion SAA bailout

2020-02-05 04:35:40

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) have welcomed the R3.5 billion bailout for Sou ...View Article

Nothing illegal about rules to remove Chapter Nine heads – Parliament Speaker

2020-02-03 08:32:07

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Thandi Modise, has hit back at Public Protector, Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane, saying there’s nothing that legally stops Pa ...View Article

Tenders tearing the ANC apart’ - Ramaphosa

2020-02-02 08:02:35

ANC president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has singled out tenders as the biggest source of disunity in the governing party. He blamed tenders for derailing the party’ ...View Article

Ramaphosa promises improved services for Mamusa

2020-02-03 08:33:03

African National Congress (ANC) president, Cyril Ramaphosa, promised better services for residents of the impoverished Mamusa Local Municipality in the North ...View Article

Pay back the money’ - President to ex-councillors

2020-02-02 07:54:40

African National Congress (ANC) councillors who served in the dissolved council of Mamusa Local Municipality will be made to pay back any monies stolen from t ...View Article

Bezuidenhout: Myeni cost SAA over R1bn in Emirates deal

2020-02-01 07:48:39

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mango Airlines, Nico Bezuidenhout, has given damning evidence against former South African Airways (SAA) board chairperson, D ...View Article

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