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June 26, 2017

Coffin case transferred to high court

The case against two men who allegedly forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol over him, was transferred to the High Court in Delmas.
June 25, 2017

EFF on Zuma statue: Even if they name a toilet after him, we will destroy it

A monument in honour of President Jacob Zuma was nearing completion in the North West in what was expected to lead to another uproar amid escalating criticism from the public.
June 25, 2017

Zuma, ministers visit Lusikisiki after rise in crime

President Jacob Zuma visited Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape yesterday after a recent spate of violence crime, especially against women and children.
June 25, 2017

Drama expected at Kabila’s state visit today

DRC President Joseph Kabila is set to pay a state visit to President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria today amid questions over the timing of the meeting and suspicions that private interests could feature.
June 25, 2017

Crime intel boss has a dodgy past

New acting crime intelligence head Major General Pat Mokushane has a criminal record, allegedly ran his private companies from his office and had an affair with a subordinate officer’s wife.
June 25, 2017

ANC scrambles for unity

In a bid to avoid a major loss in 2019, provincial bargaining is taking place to ensure all candidates are represented.
June 25, 2017

PetroSA on the brink after R14.5bn loss

Financiers seek assurances in the wake of the gross mismanagement and incompetence that led to Project Ikhwezi’s collapse.
June 25, 2017

Sicelo Shiceka’s mum evicted

Nomampondo Shiceka has lashed out at her former daughter-in-law for selling her late son’s house.
June 24, 2017

These stories are changing the world with innovative solutions to shared problems

From R1 a litre for clean water to providing a sustainable solution to food wastage to a solution to global homelessness. These are just some of the stories we feature on Impact Journalism Day, innovative solutions that will change the world.
June 25, 2017

Godongwana: ‘Mining Charter can’t stem the tide’

ANC economic heavyweight Enoch Godongwana warns that the new Mining Charter could add to the increasing tally of job losses in the sector.
June 25, 2017

ANC factions could abuse policy conference

ANC national executive committee (NEC) member Lindiwe Sisulu (pictured) has warned that the ANC policy conference could be rendered useless by factions in the ANC, who have prioritised the bidding of their preferred candidates over policies.
June 25, 2017

Mkhize mulls Gupta citizenship

Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says she will revoke the Gupta family’s citizenship should there be concrete proof they did anything wrong.
June 25, 2017

Municipalities still can’t balance the books

With his latest audit report having shown increasing irregular expenditure, the Auditor-General requires accountability.
June 25, 2017

Filthy: Thaba Chewu, Mpumalanga

Overflowing sewerage, potholes, rubbish bins and bulging plastic bags left uncollected for days are the signature marks of Mashishing township in Mpumalanga.
June 25, 2017

Clean: Midvaal, Gauteng

The mayor of Gauteng’s only municipality with a clean audit believes this status shouldn’t be celebrated, but instead translated into service delivery.
June 25, 2017

‘It’s up to the governing party’

United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa says the decision to remove President Jacob Zuma, and how to do so, is now out of the opposition’s hands and up to the ANC.
June 25, 2017

Businesswoman of the Year Awards finalists announced

The Businesswomen’s Association of SA’s 2017 Businesswoman of the Year Awards organisers announced the 13 finalists at a luncheon held at the new Sasol head office in Sandton on Wednesday afternoon.
June 25, 2017

Not playing by the book

Celebrated academic Kole Omotoso is accusing a fellow professor of having stolen his copyright.
June 25, 2017

Clean: Ngcobo, Eastern cape

The chief financial officer of the Eastern Cape’s Engcobo Local Municipality says its clean audit, which received praise from Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu this week, was due to tight financial controls.
June 25, 2017

The UK’s new man in SA

Nigel Casey’s appointment as high commissioner brings him back to a country that must maintain a strong diplomatic relationship with Britain.
June 25, 2017

Riding as a Yibha is ayoba

Formed in the early 2000s, the amaYibha group – as they fondly refer to themselves – comprise young and older male train passengers, aged between 16 and 50, who have an influence over your enjoyment or dread of riding Metrorail trains in Gauteng.
June 25, 2017

Justice for generations

Eight brave people who survived being abused by a paedophile who is now dead have opened the doors to all sex offenders being charged – even if their crimes were committed decades in the past. Ufrieda Ho reports.
June 24, 2017

Cosatu planning shutdown over Zuma

Plans for a national shutdown of the economy over state capture and corruption have been put in place with Cosatu last week formally submitting a strike notice to Nedlac.
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June 25 2017