Conditions at the North West farm belonging to National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise have improved.
Slain Bafana Bafana captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa and Olympic medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi will receive official provincial funerals, says President Jacob Zuma.
A man accused of pointing a firearm that led to the shooting that left three-year-old Luke Tibbetts dead has been released after admitting guilt and paying a fine.
A Gauteng magistrate who allegedly took a bribe to stop the extradition of a witness in Czech fugitive Radovan Krejčíř’s trial has appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court.
- Nyala taking Radovan Krejcir to court involved in accident
- Burglars tie up Radovan Krejcir’s family, demand guns and cash
- Investigating officer ‘relied on memory’ for Radovan Krejcir trial
- More security for Radovan Krejcir judge after car window cracked
- Radovan Krejcir, George Louca Interpol files stolen
A suspect in the murder of Bafana Bafana captain and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa has been arrested at the Beitbridge border post that links Limpopo to Zimbabwe, City Press has learnt.
Beeld today published a copy of a letter that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela wrote to President Jacob Zuma six weeks ago. In it, she warns him that his response to her report on security upgrades at his Nkandla home “sets a dangerous precedent”.
Two South African National Defence Force soldiers deployed as part of a United Nations/African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan have been wounded in an ambush near their base.
Hot or Not
Not all of us can deliver bad news in a way that makes it sound positive, or proactive and certain. Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene did it this week. He said we were going to pay more tax and told his colleagues in government their belts would be tightened. And no one seemed that angry. This was probably because his speech was not hot potatoes; it was just plain hot.Not:
“Doesn’t it just blow your mind,” CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour asked a guest, “to see a township black judge handing down a sentence?” What is a “township black judge”, Ms Amanpour, and why would Judge Thokozile Masipa’s calm, capable handling of the Oscar Pistorius trial blow anyone’s mind? She’s just doing her job.
Shakes Mashaba for turning no-hopers Bafana Bafana into a respectable outfit. They are unbeaten in four matches, and are on course to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finals after a 3-0 away victory over Sudan, a goalless home draw against Nigeria, a 2-0 away win over Congo Brazzaville and a goalless draw at home. Bafana have yet to concede a goal under Mashaba.Not:
A media monitoring company reported on Friday that Brett Kebble’s killer, Mikey Schultz, snapped up 30% of the previous day’s media coverage of the Oscar Pistorius trial – just by being in court. This may be the highlight
of Schultz’s life because his only claim to fame up to now is getting away with murder.
He was hot as director-general in the Treasury and hotter as deputy governor of the Reserve Bank. But you can’t get much hotter than having your signature on every SA banknote. Lesetja Kganyago will succeed Gill Marcus as Reserve Bank governor next month. It was only a matter of time before someone of his calibre was rewarded with a top post.Not:
Lonmin has failed to show it did all it could to improve labour relations at its Marikana mine, which exploded into mayhem in 2012. Its executives performed dismally at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry when they took the stand. This week, it gagged an NGO that sought to present findings of transfer pricing and tax dodging.
National Under-17 side Amajimbos for completing a hat-trick of SA soccer teams to qualify for next year’s major continental competitions. It has been a fairy tale for the national teams since Banyana qualified for the African Women’s Championship, followed by Amajita (U-20) and now Amajimbos, who are going to Niger. Bafana have many reasons to follow suit.Not:
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane attributed the three weeks of water stoppages around Gauteng to “a technical glitch”. Clearly, the minister lives in a bubble. Water is a basic right and being deprived of this for three weeks while officials try to figure out the problem, is just
Since the collapse of the guesthouse at Nigerian preacher TB Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations, the South African government has been there to lend its hand. Even through a difficult time to get information from its counterpart in Nigeria and from Joshua, our government has looked after the South African victims. A caring government leads from the front.Not:
God comes in different forms and is worshipped differently. First, Pastor Lesego Daniel of Rabboni Centre Ministries in Tshwane made his congregants eat grass. But his latest stunt is really worrying. His church members are now drinking petrol, which he claims he has turned into juice through prayer, all in the name of the lord.
A community hall that was burnt down in Kraaifontein yesterday seems to have been the target of arsonists because nothing was stolen, the City of Cape Town said.
A draft report by the parliamentary committee on the Nkandla controversy has concluded that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s findings against President Jacob Zuma on misspending on his private home were not binding.
Just three months after it was reported that the ANC wanted more money for political parties, it has been alleged that the governing party is in financial doldrums and may even have to cut staff.
Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s killers will be caught and brought to book, Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula has warned.
Apple boss Tim Cook has become the highest-profile business chief executive to admit that he is gay.
A call by Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane in the National Assembly today for a special debate on the president failing to appear to answer a full session of oral questions has been dismissed as posturing.
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has warned that the labour federation risks irrelevance if it doesn’t stop infighting and get its house in order.
His lips turned blue, and he took a deep breath.
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With back-to-back fashion weeks in Johannesburg, Malibongwe Tyilo maps out the treacherous fashion week ecosystem and its various species
Please stop telling me about respect because you only have oppression, corruption and ageism to give in return. Do not hide your incapacity, insecurity and unintelligibility with age – it’s stale and it’s embarrassing.
Yes, there is good news on Ebola. Nigeria and Senegal have been declared Ebola-free. This is a reflection of good governance. Nigeria learnt from a previous polio outbreak to lock down a breakout to prevent a pandemic.