‘Touched By An Angel’ actress dies at 86

22 November 2017, 8:12 AM
Actress and gospel singer Della Reese, best known for her role in the “Touched By An Angel” television series, has died at the age of 86 at her home in California, her family said on Monday.
Rand strengthens as govt promises to root out corruption 22 January 2018, 7:44 PM

The rand continues to power ahead in value against the dollar. It strengthened by 11 cents on Monday to R12,06.

Contrite pope apologises for sexual abuse comments 22 January 2018, 7:17 PM

Pope Francis, in an extremely rare act of self-criticism, apologised to victims of clerical sex abuse on Sunday, acknowledging he had “wounded many” in comments defending a Chilean bishop who is under scrutiny. But while the pope said he was sorry for his choice of words and tone of voice when he testily answered a […]

Justice Zondo to clarify state capture commission 22 January 2018, 7:09 PM

The Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo will answer questions about the commission on Tuesday. President Jacob Zuma announced the establishment of the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of State Capture and the appointment of Deputy Chief Justice Zondo as its chairperson on January 9. […]

Laboratory tests confirm 21 cases of Listeriosis in North West 22 January 2018, 5:53 PM

Laboratory tests have confirmed 21 cases of Listeriosis in the North West.

EFF welcomes NPA’s move to seize Gupta-linked dairy farm 22 January 2018, 4:32 PM

EFF in the Free State says it is pleased with the Assets Forfeiture Unit's move to seize the controversial dairy farm in Vrede after obtaining a court order.

EC ANC leadership warns poor performing municipalities 22 January 2018, 3:32 PM

The ANC in the Eastern Cape has summoned all mayors of the poorly performing municipalities in the province to appear before the provincial leadership at the party provincial headquarters in King William’s Town. This comes after the PEC has expressed concern about the performance of municipalities like Mnquma, Amathole, Raymond Mhlaba and other newly-established municipalities […]

Zambian opposition challenges government to come clean on country’s debt 22 January 2018, 2:56 PM

Zambia’s opposition party, the United Party for National Development (UPND), has challenged President Edgar Lungu’s Patriotic Front party to come clean on Zambia’s debt, the Zambian Observer reported on Monday. “There are serious doubts about the exact figure Zambia owes in debt because the Patriotic Front government has not included some of the projects done […]

Decrease in new malaria cases in N. West 22 January 2018, 2:41 PM

The Mpumalanga Health Department says there is a slight decrease in malaria cases compared to last month. More than seven-thousand-300 cases of Malaria have been reported in the province since April 2016. About 1200 were recorded last month alone. “Due to the outbreak of this financial year that started last year April to now , […]

Facebook says it can’t guarantee social media is good for democracy 22 January 2018, 2:31 PM

Facebook Inc warned on Monday that it could offer no assurance that social media was on balance good for democracy.

Sylvester the lion marks first anniversary in new home 21 January 2018, 8:29 PM

The infamous Lion called "Sylvester" or " spook " has settled down in a concession area of Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape.