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Protestors threaten citizen’s arrest if police fail to nab Namhla’s murderer

Angry protestors have threatened to unleash citizen’s arrest if the police fail to bring to book the man accused of killing Namhla Mtwa. It was...

Shock as patient hangs himself at Shongwe Hospital

Shocked staff at the Shongwe Hospital in the Nkomazi local municipality on Wednesday walked into the devastating sight of man who had hung himself...

Gupta associates, ex-government official arrested for plundering funds

Two Gupta family associates and a former government official were on Wednesday arrested and appeared at the Randburg magistrate's court for allegedly laundering more...

Long queues at Home Affairs soon to become thing of the...

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has put measures in place to deal with long queues at the department's offices. Delivering his department's budget vote in...

Western Cape sets aside R16m for empowerment of SMMEs

The Western Cape provincial government will on Thursday open applications for the SMME Booster Fund 2022 as part of its drive to empower small...

Bonang Matheba joins ‘Draw the Line Against Malaria’ campaign

Media personality Bonang Matheba has joined the fight against malaria in the second chapter of the multi-award winning Draw the Line Against Malaria, saying...

Remembering the late Nkululeko ‘Flabba’ Habedi’s career and life

Nkululeko Habedi, better known by his stage name Flabba, died seven years ago after his then-girlfriend Sindisiwe Manqele stabbed him to death. The rapper was...

UCT vice-chancellor withdraws ‘insensitive’ comment over rape allegations

University of Cape Town (UCT) vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has apologised for questioning a student who complained that she was raped on campus. Last week, social...

‘Reckless’ mayor apologises for using the K-word

Motloheloa Mokatsane, the mayor of Moqhaka municipality, has apologised for being reckless and insensitive after he used the K-work outside the Viljoenskroon magistrate's court...

Cassper Nyovest slams reports on Billiato ownership

South African rapper and entrepreneur Cassper Nyovest came out guns blazing and declared that he is the rightful founder and owner of Billiato alcohol...

Killer cop Rosemary Ndlovu back in court on Tuesday

The Kempton Park magistrate's court on Wednesday postponed convicted killer cop Rosemary Ndlovu's case to May 31. Ndlovu briefly appeared in court to answer to...

SA, Germany commit to improved bilateral relations

The Federal Republic of Germany has committed to support South Africa’s efforts towards industrialisation, infrastructure development, and job creation as laid out in the...

Parliament ‘arsonist’ Zandile Mafe’s bail hearing back in court on Monday

Alleged parliament arsonist Zandile Mafe's bail application will be heard at the Western Cape High Court next week. The spokesperson for the National Prosecuting Authority,...

Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi puts billions aside for quality education

The Gauteng department of education has set aside R59.7-billion to respond to learning during the pandemic and reposition the system to be more resilient...

Flabba’s murderer Sindisiwe Manqele out on parole

Convicted murderer Sindisiwe Manqele, who served time in jail for the killing of her rapper boyfriend Nkululelo “Flabba” Habedi, is out on parole, the...

Belinda Davids returns as Whitney Houston after two-year absence

The Joburg Theatre will celebrate the return of Belinda Davids’ season of The Greatest Love of All in July after two postponements due to...

Monkeypox outbreak in South Africa remains a reality

The monkeypox outbreak, announced by the World Health Organisation recently, has brought fear and uncertainty to the nation as 145 cases have been confirmed...

Free State moots bill to limit foreign business ownership

The Free State government is looking to overhaul the province’s economy, if details of the mooted economic bill are anything to go by. The department...

Court bets against former Kiron employee’s assurances

Virtual sports betting company Kiron Interactive has successfully barred its former employee from joining a rival company for fear that he will compromise its...

Popular Economist Mike Schüssler has died

Award-winning economist, Mike Schüssler has passed away after a short battle with cancer. Dawie Roodt, Mike's friend said he received the message from his wife...

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