The ANC has postponed its elective conference in the eThekwini region, its largest and most influential, for a third time.
President Jacob Zuma is considered a wily political strategist by his supporters and detractors alike – and some of those skills were on display at the JZ Open Chess Tournament in Nkandla on Friday.
An Algerian match official appeared briefly in the Durban Magistrates’ Court earlier today on charges of sexual assault and attempting to rape a hotel cleaner on the morning of Bafana Bafana’s African Nations Cup qualifier in Durban last month.
Wednesday. The Croc (City Press photographer Khaya Ngwenya) is off getting his gear sorted out ahead of yet another royal wedding. I’m trying to work out ways to avoid the royal wedding. I’m not one for royals. Or weddings. Which is tough when you live in a kingdom.
A top Umhlanga businessman at the centre of a corruption investigation claims he’s so close to KwaZulu-Natal’s police commissioner, Lieutenant General Mmamonnye Ngobeni, he can tease her for having a “big backside”.
Self-proclaimed amaHlubi King Mthimkhulu III has a novel way of raising money. He’s launched a cellular service called HlubiMobile, which allows members of his nation to make “free Hlubi-to-Hlubi calls”.
Police have arrested four men in connection with the murder of the mother of Nkandlagate contractor Thandeka Nene in a brutal house robbery at Nagina near Marianhill outside Durban last night.
Wednesday. The Croc (City Press photographer Khaya Ngwenya) is wandering around in a state of shock. The poor bastard’s been like this since he got roped into shooting the Crown Gospel what whats on Sunday night.
An Algerian match official scheduled to referee the Bafana Bafana-Sudan Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Durban last weekend was arrested on the morning of the game for allegedly attempting to rape a hotel cleaner.
Controversial Nkandlagate contractor Thandeka Nene, who was fingered by the Special Investigating Unit and the Public Protector for scooping a cool R78 million in inflated costs, has reinvented herself as a “mentor’’ for emerging construction companies wanting to make money out of government contracts.
Tuesday. I’m catching up on some reading after a week of higher learning. A pretty damned fine gig. Hanging around Wits, learning shit from cats not much older than my offspring, Small James and Big James.
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I run because I run, and lately it feels like I’ve been running for my life.
From the corridors of Parliament to the beautiful plains of Giyani, the notion of a rainbow nation is sung out as an obvious reality.
Former president Thabo Mbeki made a promise to the world in July 2008.