‘Junior Cisko Yakkies’ gang members fail in bid for separate trial

‘Junior Cisko Yakkies’ gang members fail in bid for separate trial.. Three alleged members of a notorious Cape gang have failed in their attempt to be tried separately from their…

Lenasia family devastated after fatal mayoral crash also claims life of young electrician

Lenasia family devastated after fatal mayoral crash also claims life of young electrician.. As family and friends gathered at the home of the late Joburg mayor Jolidee Matongo, who died…

Shot in the arm for SA as Patrick Soon-Shiong announces Covid-19 and cancer vaccines initiative

Shot in the arm for SA as Patrick Soon-Shiong announces Covid-19 and cancer vaccines initiative…  South African-American business tycoon Patrick Soon-Shiong has announced the launch of an SA Covid-19 and…

‘It is simply not justifiable’: Alan Winde urges Ramaphosa to ease lockdown

‘It is simply not justifiable’: Alan Winde urges Ramaphosa to ease lockdown.. Western Cape premier Alan Winde has called on the national government to move the province to lockdown alert…

Community fuming as water reservoirs run dry in parts of Tshwane

Community fuming as water reservoirs run dry in parts of Tshwane.. Tshwane is appealing to Rand Water to increase its bulk supply to the city to stabilise its network, and…

Judgment on Jacob Zuma’s special plea reserved

Judgment on Jacob Zuma’s special plea reserved.. Pietermaritzburg high court judge Piet Koen reserved judgment on former president Jacob Zuma’s special plea on Wednesday.

South Africans say working from home is no bed of roses: survey

South Africans say working from home is no bed of roses: survey…  Working from home is stressful, leaving many South Africans feeling less productive and motivated to perform.

Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial resumes

Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial resumes.. A South African court on Tuesday resumed a trial that has dragged out for years over a $2 billion arms deal involving ex-president Jacob Zuma,…

Social workers probe allegation of incest against KZN father

Social workers probe allegation of incest against KZN father.. A team of social workers has been deployed to a home in Bulwer, KwaZulu-Natal, to investigate an allegation of incest against…

White rhino population down by two-thirds, new global report says

White rhino population down by two-thirds, new global report says.. The estimated rhino population in Africa is about 18,000, which represents a 12% decline in the past decade, according to…

Joburg metro cops remove ‘illegal’ shacks in Freedom Park

Joburg metro cops remove ‘illegal’ shacks in Freedom Park.. The Johannesburg metro police department (JMPD) removed shacks which were allegedly erected illegally in Freedom Park on Monday.

‘If I wanted Zanele dead, I would have left her to die,’ says alleged killer cop Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu

‘If I wanted Zanele dead, I would have left her to die,’ says alleged killer cop Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu. “If I wanted her dead, I would have left her in…

KZN social development calls for arrest of man who allegedly tried to suffocate woman in taxi

KZN social development calls for arrest of man who allegedly tried to suffocate woman in taxi.. The social development department in KwaZulu-Natal has urged police to find and arrest a…

Leg chains and a fresh hairstyle for Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu as murder trial resumes in new courtroom

Leg chains and a fresh hairstyle for Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu as murder trial resumes in new courtroom.. Former police officer Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu complained of pain caused by the leg…

South Africa: Five stories from this weekend you must read

Five stories from this weekend you must read.. It has been a busy weekend in the news, from voter registration drama to surprises on the football pitch.

Kgalema Motlanthe warns ANC that factionalism is killing the party

Kgalema Motlanthe warns ANC that factionalism is killing the party.. The ANC electoral committee, led by Kgalema Motlanthe, presented a hard-hitting report to the party this week. It warned that…

Joburg mayor, Jolidee Matongo dies in car accident

Joburg mayor Jolidee Matongo dies in car accident… The mayor was apparently on his way home after the day’s election campaigning, when he died in an accident.

Jacob Zuma challenges imprisonment at African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Jacob Zuma challenges imprisonment at African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights.. A tweet by the Jacob Zuma Foundation says the former president told his lawyers to challenge his jail…

Home Affairs minister calls for collection of IDs before poll

Home Affairs minister calls for collection of IDs before poll.. On Friday, Motsoaledi said the readiness of the Electoral Commission of South Africa was dependent on the department of home…

Alleged killer cop Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu grilled over niece’s death

Alleged killer cop Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu grilled over niece’s death.. Murder-accused Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu faced a test of her testimony in court on Friday as the state accused her of…

Jacob Zuma foundation slams ’emotional’, ‘angry’ ConCourt over rescission judgment

Jacob Zuma foundation slams ’emotional’, ‘angry’ ConCourt over rescission judgment.. The ConCourt on Friday dismissed Zuma’s rescission application with costs.

Murder-accused former cop Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu blames lawyer for contradicting evidence

Murder-accused former cop Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu blames lawyer for contradicting evidence.. When the state confronted Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu about contradicting her evidence, she shifted the blame to her defence counsel…

New Zealand police make arrest in deaths of three SA children

New Zealand police make arrest in deaths of three SA children.. Police in New Zealand have arrested and charged a 40-year-old woman with murder in relation to the deaths of…

Cassper Nyovest teases new Amapiano song featuring British singer, Raye

Cassper Nyovest teases new Amapiano song featuring British singer, Raye.. Cassper Nyovest is super excited with the moves he’s making in London, as he’s got a single dropping soon featuring…

New SA rescue craft and NSRI veteran scoop top international awards

New SA rescue craft and NSRI veteran scoop top international awards.. A new kind of South African-made surf rescue boat has won international recognition as a potential game-changer to save…

ANC facing its most testing election since 1994, despite lifeline

ANC facing its most testing election since 1994, despite lifeline.. The ANC – and other parties that missed the initial deadline for candidates’ registration in the forthcoming local government elections…

SA doctors say admitting errors without fear of blame is key to improving patient safety — survey

SA doctors say admitting errors without fear of blame is key to improving patient safety — survey.. Nine in ten SA doctors believe healthcare professionals must be able to admit…

KZN Cogta MEC issues warning on ‘Facebook impersonators’

KZN Cogta MEC issues warning on ‘Facebook impersonators’.. KwaZulu-Natal’s co-operative governance and traditional affairs (Cogta) MEC Sipho Hlomuka is being impersonated on Facebook by alleged extortionists.

Bodies of Limpopo sisters found lying next to each other in bushes

Bodies of Limpopo sisters found lying next to each other in bushes.. Limpopo police have opened an inquest docket after the bodies of siblings were found in bushes on Tuesday…

Ex-DA MP Phumzile Van Damme calls out party for ‘pandering’ to anti-vaxxers

Ex-DA MP Phumzile Van Damme calls out party for ‘pandering’ to anti-vaxxers.. The Democratic Alliance’s (DA’s) former MP Phumzile Van Damme has labelled the party “irresponsible” after its leader John…

No election is worth the blood of innocent citizens – KZN premier Sihle Zikalala

No election is worth the blood of innocent citizens – KZN premier Sihle Zikalala… KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala says no election is worth the blood of innocent people.

Ramaphosa: Cooperation with Brics countries to boost climate action

Cooperation with Brics countries to boost climate action.. President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his weekly newsletter, says South Africa’s cooperation with Brics countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) will…

Ace Magashule loses court appeal over ANC suspension

Ace Magashule loses court appeal over ANC suspension.. Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has lost his appeal application to set aside his suspension from the ANC.

‘Are you well in the head? Julius Malema asks people who still vote ANC

‘Are you well in the head? Malema asks people who still vote ANC…  During a campaign to have people register in the upcoming local elections, EFF leader Julius Malema speaking…

No South Africans, no business, says Mashaba in election campaign

No South Africans, no business, says Mashaba in election campaign.. From abolishing trade unions to expanding metro police units, ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba declared that his party is “ready to…

President Ramaphosa welcomes Zuma’s release from jail while talking tough against crime

President Ramaphosa welcomes Zuma’s release from jail while talking tough against crime.. President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the decision to release former president Jacob Zuma, after the department of correctional…

South African pastor and his wife found guilty of killing a 25-year-old woman for multi-million rand life insurance payout

South African pastor and his wife found guilty of killing a 25-year-old woman for multi-million rand life insurance payout.. A South African pastor, his wife and his cousin have been…

Kebby Maphatsoe to be laid to rest on Sunday

Kebby Maphatsoe to be laid to rest on Sunday.. Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans’ Association (MKMVA) president Kebby Maphatsoe will be laid to rest on Sunday, MKMVA spokesperson Carl Niehaus announced…

Democratic Alliance offers to pay for private doctor to examine Jacob Zuma

Democratic Alliance offers to pay for private doctor to examine Jacob Zuma.. While rumours are swirling that former president Jacob Zuma has refused to be examined by the National Prosecuting…

Three SA universities are ranked best academic institutions in Africa

Three SA universities are ranked best academic institutions in Africa.. The universities of Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Wits have once again topped global rankings as the leading academic institutions in…