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Kliptown’s Sisulu heritage site left at mercy of vandals

The historic multi-million-rand Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication in Soweto, where the Freedom Charter was signed in 1955, is in ruins and has become...

Picking ANC over MKP haunts IFP as rank and file revolt

As the IFP chairperson in KwaZulu-Natal, Thamsanqa Ntuli, prepares to announce his provincial cabinet on Tuesday, his party’s rank and file are spitting fire. It...

Ex-Lottery chair targets Ramaphosa’s proclamation

The erstwhile National Lotteries Commission (NLC) board chairperson, Alfred Nevhutanda, is dragging President Cyril Ramaphosa to court over the SIU proclamation the head of...

Zuma’s fightback plan to cancel poll results

Former president Jacob Zuma’s uMkhonto we Sizwe Party (MKP) is expected to file papers in the Electoral Court tomorrow, seeking to set aside the...

ANC chairperson in court over a long dusted-off criminal case

The political turbulence surrounding Deputy President Paul Mashatile has now spilled over to his allies in the ANC, as North West party boss Nono...

Mantashe to be arrested soon as NPA zooms in on Bosasa...

Law enforcement agencies are circling ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe with a plan to arrest him soon. This after he received security upgrades at his properties...

ANC, DA coalition deal railroaded against NEC’s explicit opposition

ANC secretary general Fikile Mbalula presented before the party’s top brass on Thursday an “incomprehensive” report that failed to identify which opposition parties were...

How crafty DA boxed in ANC in two weeks

The DA is alive to the possibility that party Leader John Steenhuisen might not clinch the deputy president post, but wishes the could be...

Dukwana ‘wanted to leave a mess for successor’

Ousted Free State premier Mxolisi Dukwana has been accused by ANC provincial executive committee (PEC) insiders of trying “to leave a mess” after proposing...

ATM drags IEC to Electoral Court over vote-rigging allegations

The African Transformation Movement (ATM), a faith-based political party, has petitioned the Electoral Court in Bloemfontein to declare that the outcomes of the May...

Young people express the significance of Youth Day

This weekend, South Africa is celebrating Youth Day, and Sunday World went out to the streets to speak to young individuals about what they...

Ramaphosa thumps Malema, gets 2nd term at Union Buildings

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected for a second term at the Union Buildings following a spirited attempt to thwart his ambition by the...

Numsa and Mercedes-Benz collide over large scale lay-offs

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has marked the start of a campaign to save hundreds of jobs. This comes after Mercedes-Benz...

MK Party’s Dirks’ lost bid to become KZN legislature speaker

Ex-ANC member of the national assembly, Mervyn Dirks, who is a fierce critic of President Cyril Ramaphosa, has lost his bid to be elected...

Thoko Didiza grateful to emerge as national assembly speaker

Thoko Didiza has been elected as the new Speaker of the National Assembly. The former Minister of Agriculture, Land reform and Rural Development received a...

Three months of no load shedding put a feather in Marokane’s...

Eskom Group Chief Executive Dan Marokane has expressed joy that there have been nearly three months of no load shedding as he gives an...

Sodi’s R255m asbestos contract case postponed to 2025

Controversial businessman Edwin Sodi’s R255-million asbestos contract fraud and corruption case has been postponed to next year by the Bloemfontein High Court in the...

Shebeshxt on the mend following multiple surgeries

Musician Lehlogonolono "Shebeshxt" Chauke underwent multiple surgeries this week and has started communicating again.    Lot Ramusi, a spokesperson for the rapper's family, revealed this to...

WATCH LIVE | Parliament set to elect president and speaker

Chief Justice Raymond Zondo is presiding over the opening of parliament in Cape Town on Friday. The house is set to elect a Speaker...

Carl Niehaus elated as he is sworn in as EFF MP

Former Nelson Mandela spokesperson Carl Niehaus was sworn in as the EFF MP at the first sitting of the National Assembly of the seventh...

‘Muvhango’ actor’s paternity drama unravels on social media

Popular Muvhango actor Sydney Ramakuwela says he was forced to expose his own paternity tests after an ex-fling threatened him.   The actor said what started...

Union seeks involvement in hiring of criminal justice cluster ministers

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) has made a call that the new coalition government members should consult with it before appointing...

Youth Day: Young people share mixed feelings on economy

As the country marks the 48th anniversary of June 16 Youth Day on Sunday, some young people in South Africa say they believe the...

Judge wants sick note as runny tummy delays Meyiwa murder trial

Pinky Vythilingam, a Vodacom data expert, had to cut her evidence short after accused number one in the Senzo Meyiwa case, Muzikawukhulelwa Sibiya, complained...

Return of seasoned doctors causing a budget strain – Phaahla

Doctors who had left the public sector for private practice, and those who had left the country and returned, put a strain on the...

ANC unveils premier candidates in seven provinces

The ANC has announced its premier candidates in seven provinces following the conclusion of the 2024 national and provincial elections. On Thursday, ANC secretary-general Fikile...

Tobacco use remains high, with smokers starting at a young age

The prevalence of smoking in South Africa remains high compared to other countries, with an average of 8.5 cigarettes smoked per day by daily...

KFC confirms store plucked workers’ feathers over R2 donation

Popular fast-food restaurant KFC has confirmed that one of its stores has hauled its worker through a disciplinary process for failing to collect R2...

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