Sona 2024

Meyiwa murder trial: Defence decries cyberbullying

Accused number two's legal counsel in the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial, advocate Sipho Ramosepele, confirmed in court that disclosing the accused's cellphone numbers in...

New owner accuses Zahara’s sisters of vandalising star’s house

The late singer Zahara's sisters are said to have destroyed her home, prompting the new owner of the Afro-pop sensation's house to threaten to...

Bogus female medical doctor nabbed at Thembisa Hospital

Another case of a bogus doctor was reported by the department of health in Gauteng on Wednesday. This follows the Tuesday night capture of a...

Police probe attempted break-in at IEC Gauteng warehouse

Police have launched an investigation into an attempted unauthorised entry incident at the Independent Electoral Commission’s (IEC) Gauteng provincial warehouse on Tuesday night. IEC national...

Ramaphosa commits to creating job opportunities for all

President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed that his new administration will tirelessly work to create more jobs and economic opportunities for all.   Ramaphosa was speaking at...

Police investigate abduction of UDM deputy president Kwankwa

The Western Cape police’s anti-kidnapping multidisciplinary task team is investigating the hijacking, kidnapping, and robbery of UDM deputy president Nqabayomzi Kwankwa. Kwankwa was released on...

Passengers survive near-fatal bus accident in Eastern Cape

Thirty-three bus passengers survived a near-fatal accident after their long-distance bus overturned on the N10 between Cradock and Cookhouse in the Eastern Cape on...

WATCH LIVE | Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidential inauguration

Cyril Ramaphosa was officially inaugurated as president of the country in Pretoria on Wednesday. He was inaugurated by Chief Justice Raymond Zondo at the...

Santaco wants implementation of transport rules accelerated

The South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) insists that the Transport Department should speed up the release of the regulations of the National Land...

Ballistic expert testifies for Malema in firearm criminal case

The firearm discharge case of EFF leader Julius Malema will continue on Wednesday, with the state expected to cross-examine defence witness Jan-Christophl de Klerk. During...

Apology to Valoyi Traditional Authority Trust, Princess Nkambule and Hosi TLP...

On July 23 2023, Sunday World published an article under the headline, “Tzaneen ICT hub grinds to a halt after fallout with royals”, reporting...

Meyiwa murder trial continued to focus on cellphone data

The court proceedings in the Senzo Meyiwa trial were cut short due to the defence’s request for an early adjournment. This as Pinky Vythilingam, Vodacom’s...

State paid R5.9bn to owners to scrap unroadworthy taxis

The government has forked out almost R6-billion as part of its long-running programme to scrap taxis considered unroadworthy. Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga said this while...

EFF leader Malema is not unfit to possess firearm – expert

EFF leader Julius Malema is not unfit to possess a firearm, and he is not disqualified to possess a firearm. This is according to defence...

EFF to report DA MP Gouws to parliament over ‘racist rant’

The EFF is preparing to launch its first fight in the new parliament. The party is drafting a complaint to the speaker of the National...

R2m truck stands idle a year after Free State municipality bought...

Nketoana Local Municipality in the Free State has been accused of wasting R2.3-million to purchase a service delivery truck. The truck has been parked...

SIU welcomes high court verdict on unlawful PPE contracts

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed a judgment by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria dismissing two applications by a company that...

OR Tambo Airport put on high alert ahead of inauguration

Both the freight road and the passenger terminal arrivals road have been closed, according to OR Tambo International Airport management. This was carried out in...

Taps set to run dry as Rand Water rolls out substantial...

Johannesburg residents are urged to store water in anticipation of the upcoming maintenance that is scheduled for the weekend. This comes after Rand Water, the...

Condoms do not protect people from mpox infection – NICD

According to Professor Adrian Puren, executive director of the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), condoms do not protect against mpox, which spreads by...

‘Chasing posts has made DA to ignore Phala Phala scandal’

ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba is calling on like-minded political parties to join forces and become the grand opposition against the “bogus” government of national...

ANC has transitioned to just a political party 

by Roger Southall  The ANC, the party that has led South Africa since the first democratic elections in 1994, has long considered itself a “liberation...

Our youth must take up the baton of the class of...

Today is June 16, a day ranking high in the hierarchy of days of heroism of the South African people’s struggle against apartheid, colonialism...

Limpopo police arrest stepfather for raping daughter

Limpopo police have arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly raping his stepdaughter, who is eight years old. According to law enforcement authorities, the man was...

SA eternally indebted to the youth of 1976 

It will be 48 years since the outbreak of the Soweto June 16 students’ revolt against Bantu Education and the apartheid government’s imposition of...

Dilapidated school becomes a centre of learning 

As young people across the country commemorate Youth Day today, Jack Phuti Phukubjwe, 27, will be preparing another lesson for his more than a...

Students still caught in language trap 

Past and current pupils of the Morris Isaacson High School in Jabavu, Soweto – whose forerunners in 1976 were at the forefront of the...

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...

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