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EFF calls for DUT building to be named after a slain...

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have called for some parts of the Durban University of Technology (DUT) to be named after slain student Mlungisi...

ActionSA opens case against Free State municipal manager

ActionSA has opened a criminal case against the accounting officer of a Free State municipality. Fraud and corruption charges Party leader in the Free State, Patricia...

FlySafair adds colourful designs to celebrate SA’s diverse cultures

FlySafair, a low-cost airline, has selected six South African artists once again, who each created a unique design that celebrated their favourite parts of...

EFF welcomes chance to oust ‘corrupt’ ANC government

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) issued a statement on Tuesday night to welcome the "long overdue" election date. On Tuesday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced...

President Ramaphosa announces election date

It is official, the general elections will be held on May 29.  President Cyril Ramaphosa made the long awaited announcement via a media statement issued...

Mom relives horror of daughter doused with petrol and set alight

The man who doused his girlfriend and her friend with petrol and set them alight a week ago, on Monday arrived at the Roodepoort...

Government has settled more than 80 000 land claims – Didiza

Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza has revealed that a total of 83 067 land claims have been settled since the...

City Power pulls its technicians out of Tshepisong after robbery

Four City Power employees have been robbed of their cellphones and wallets while heading to replace a faulty pole transformer in Tshepisong, Roodepoort, in...

Youth unemployment rate climbs to 44.3% – Statistics SA

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has released its Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the fourth quarter of 2023, revealing a notable increase in the...

How excessive drinking nearly led to man’s death by heart failure

What felt like another hangover nearly cost Tebogo Thamaga his life after the doctors diagnosed him with heart failure. The 35-year-old man from Soweto told...

Israel’s apartheid must come to an end, Madonsela tells the ICJ

The International Court of Justice's (ICJ) oral proceedings grew more intense on Tuesday after South Africa made a moving plea for an end to...

Mkhwebane tells Gcaleka: Rejecting my R10m payout is unlawful

Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, a former public protector, is refusing to back down from her demand that her R10-million gratuity be paid out. Mkhwebane has made...

Health Department dismisses Covid-19 voice note as misleading

The Department of Health has hit back at a misleading voice note making the rounds on social media platforms, claiming that people who vaccinated...

Postponements extend Julies mom’s grief

Still waiting for justice for her son, Nathaniel Julies's mother, Bridget Harris, relived the dreadful day when her son’s bloody clothes were handed over...

Troubled Edwin Sodi’s mansion goes on sale for whopping R75m

The mega-mansion in Morningside, owned by troubled businessman Edwin Sodi, is up for sale at an astounding R75-million. Property seller Lynn Petzer of Lynn Estates...

We’re being rejected though we want to serve – Miss SA...

The 2021 Miss South Africa runner-up and medical doctor, Moratwe Masima, is one of many graduates who are struggling to find employment. "Ready to serve...

Sopa 2024 : Lesufi optimistic about Gauteng’s economic future

Gauteng premier Panyaza Lesufi delivered his final State of the Province Address under the sixth administration at the Nasrec Expo Centre on Monday evening,...

SIU to probe irregularities at Home Affairs and PRASA

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has been given the go-ahead to probe allegations of serious maladministration in the affairs of the Department of Home...

Godongwana’s budget needs to be decisive

While there is hope that things could improve, the truth for the majority of Black South Africans is that despite the country’s high unemployment...

Man dubbed Sunday serial killer ‘targeted’ Zimbabwean prostitutes

A sex worker who escaped from the alleged Sunday serial killer Sifiso Mkhwanazi unharmed was a South African citizen. Sergeant Bongani Mbonambi, the investigating officer,...

Whatever happened to trust and right to privacy?

Numerous industries exist worldwide, with each carrying its own set of consequences. The sex industry is one. Our perceptions differ greatly, with some condemning...

Shooting of Primrose primary principal planned on WhatsApp

A sixth-grade learner who shot and injured the principal of Primrose Primary School had intended to shoot two more teachers. The 13-year-old pupil was also...

SA needs to manage migrants better and that requires cleaning up...

Legal grievances against the South African Department of Home Affairs, including contempt of court cases, are depressingly common. The minister had to apologise to...

Why is our constitution being maligned?

The South African constitution of 1996 remains a hotly contested document, with some of its harshest critics wishing for its demise and striving to...

King Monada served with letter of demand for skipping Limpopo gig

A letter of demand has been served to King Monada for allegedly failing to show up for an awards ceremony that he was scheduled...

Police retrieve boats, ladders during border operation in Limpopo

Handcrafted wooden ladders and inflatable boats. These are the tools that law-enforcement officials have retrieved in the last two months while enforcing immigration restrictions. Dodgy...

South Africans urged to prioritise well-being as financial stress sets in

South Africans are increasingly concerned about financial stress, which has an impact on their physical and mental well-being. Recent data from Debt Busters’ 2023 Money-Stress...

Youth unemployment is top priority

Members of the public will be on tenterhooks as Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana delivers the last national budget speech before the upcoming elections expected...

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