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KZN disaster teams on high alert following flood warnings

Disaster teams have been activated in all KwaZulu-Natal municipalities following a level 5 warning of disruptive rains expected in eThekwini Metro and the south...

Termination of NSFAS board is long overdue, say students

Student organisations have welcomed the move by Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande to dissolve the National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) board...

Ga-Mashashane, a reflection of SA’s cultural heritage

April 27 marks 30 years of the country’s first democratic elections while the country’s 2024 general elections are pencilled for May 29.  The persistent triple...

Meyiwa trial: Judge wants Legal Aid Board to take the stand

Judge Ratha Mokgoatlheng has called for the head of the Legal Aid Board to testify in the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial following delays in...

Amcu finally secures bargaining rights at Gold One mine

Gold One Modder East Operations mine and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) have signed an agreement that recognises Amcu at the mine. Ziyaad...

Flash floods in Margate claim lives of four people

In the wake of the devastating flash floods that battered Margate on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal overnight, four people have been officially declared...

Thank you for keeping the lights on

Thank you for keeping the lights on If we wanted to be cynical, we could easily dismiss the nearly three-week run we have had free...

Sleep deprivation is more prevalent in women

Sleep deprivation, which leads to chronic insomnia, is more prevalent in women than in men. According to Abdurahmaan Kenny, neuroscience product manager for Pharma Dynamics,...

Meyiwa murder trial: Cellphone evidence under scrutiny

The Senzo Meyiwa murder trial resumed at the Pretoria High Court on Monday following a three-week recess. Proceedings focused on the testimony of Sergeant Vusimuzi...

Save Fort Hare, and the very soul of SA

Many decades ago, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, as a youthful student addressing parents, staff, and the body of students at the University of Fort Hare,...

‘People who fall ill after consuming Benylin must get medical care’

The public has been advised not to panic in regards to the variety of items branded under the Benylin name. This came about as a...

Meta ready to fend off disinformation during polls

Global giant Meta, the parent company of popular social media platforms Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, says its systems are ready to fend off disinformation...

Ex-spy boss loses damages claim against intelligence watchdog

The high court has dismissed former spy boss advocate Mahlodi Muofhe’s damages claim against the former intelligence watchdog, advocate Setlhomamaru Dintwe. Muofhe, the domestic head...

Magashule slams NPA as asbestos corruption trial is postponed

The trial of former ANC secretary-general and Free State premier, Ace Magashule, along with 17 other co-accused, has been postponed to June 14. The trial,...

EFF takes security companies to task over ‘theft of guards’ pension...

The EFF has taken the cudgel on behalf of millions of security guards whose pension payouts and Unemployment Insurance Fund benefits have not accrued...

Easter travel numbers shoot up at SA’s ports of entry

The Border Management Authority (BMA) facilitated about 1 136 250 travellers across the country’s 71 ports of entry over the Easter period. This represents a...

Business partners accuse Moodley of R51m fraud

The son of powerful and politically connected tycoon Roy Moodley has allegedly swindled his business partners out of their R51-million to fund his gambling...

SIU seeks Ramaphosa’s permission to probe degrees

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has applied to President Cyril Ramaphosa to amend the scope of its proclamation of the investigation into corruption at...

Sound, ethical boards and chairs what SOEs need today, says Khoza

If you are a board director or a chair of a state-owned enterprise entity (SOE) and you lack the courage of your convictions to...

Call to unbundle NWU due to dominance of Potchefstroom

National Education, Health, and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) has called for the dismantling of North-West University (NWU) into three stand-alone and independent universities. The proposal...

Minister Ramokgopa receives medical attention after car crash

The Minister of Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho has received medical attention after he was involved in a car accident on Sunday afternoon. Driven by protectors This was...

Daughter struggling to erase image of slain mother

“These people are going to kill me.” These were the last words of Alvina Mammie Mokoena, a 55-year-old Vision of God member who was fatally...

Popular pastor arrested for sexually abusing young girl 

Word House Global Church’s apostle Jackson Mokoena has spent the weekend in holding cells as he stands accused of sexual harassment of a pupil.   However,...

Nzimande booted NSFAS board out due to widespread failures

Dr Blade Nzimande axed the National Students' Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) board due to a series of failures that impacted negatively on the organisation...

Limpopo comedian Kagiso Ramoshai dies in car crash

A car accident has claimed the life of the revered Limpopo content creator and comedian Kagiso "The Pope" Ramoshai.   The former University of Limpopo community...

Innovata goes to court to block antiretrovirals deal

Innovata Pharmaceuticals, one of the three companies awarded a contract to supply antiretrovirals by the Department of Health, has applied for an urgent interdict...

Spymaster Fraser reports Zondo for tardiness in filing affidavit

Former State Security Agency (SSA) director-general Arthur Fraser has reported Chief Justice Raymond Zondo to the head of the high court in Pretoria in...

Bathu sneaker brand founder opens a warehouse in Centurion

Entrepreneur, founder, and chief executive officer of sneaker brand Bathu Shoes, Theo Baloyi, is a reflection of true black excellence. Over a year ago,...

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