BCCSA to hold a tribunal into SABC, DA matter

16 August 2018, 7:32 PM
The DA says the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) has agreed to hold a tribunal into the SABC's airing of a video of President Cyril Ramaphosa's land expropriation announcement more than two weeks ago.
Kusile Power Station’s Unit 3 produces its first power 17 April 2019, 10:01 AM

The Kusile Power Station Project, situated near eMalahleni in Mpumalanga, has reached a new milestone, Unit 3 was synchronised to the grid and produced its first power. 

SABC, Sanef condemn attack on journalists 16 April 2019, 9:35 PM

The South African National Editors' Forum (SANEF) has described the robbing of an South African National Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) television news crew in Alexandra township, north of Johannesburg, as extremely worrying.

Faith Mazibuko
SAHRC rules on Faith Mazibuko “combi court rant 16 April 2019, 8:45 PM

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says the appearance of Gauteng Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation MEC , Faith Mazibuko, before it earlier on Tuesday is a clear indication that it deals with matters of concern without fear or favour.

Seshego residents express concerns over service delivery 16 April 2019, 8:35 PM

Some residents of Seshego Limpopo have expressed concerns over what they call poor service delivery in the area.

Uganda says would ‘consider’ granting Bashir asylum 16 April 2019, 8:13 PM

Uganda would consider granting asylum to ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, a state minister said Tuesday.

France’s Macron to address nation on Notre-Dame fire 16 April 2019, 8:07 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron will address the nation on Tuesday evening over the fire that ripped through Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, the presidency said.

N West issues African swine fever warning 16 April 2019, 7:41 PM

They may be distant cousins, but thanks to the outbreak of African swine fever, pigs and warthogs are to steer clear of each other.

IEC orders DA to apologise to De Lille 16 April 2019, 7:04 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has ordered the Democratic Alliance (DA) to desist from saying that GOOD Party leader Patricia de Lille was fired as Cape Town Mayor.

First Red Cross humanitarian aid arrives in Venezuela 16 April 2019, 6:45 PM

The first shipment of humanitarian aid arrived in crisis-wracked Venezuela on Tuesday following approval from President Nicolas Maduro's government, the organization confirmed.

Legal Aid
Legal Aid SA widens its scope 16 April 2019, 6:05 PM

More South Africans will now be able to access legal assistance. Legal Aid South Africa has amended its means test which assesses whether one can qualify for legal help.

People standing by FNB and Nedbank ATMs
South Africans warned to approach Easter holidays with caution 16 April 2019, 6:02 PM

With almost 195 burglaries and 55 robberies occur in commercial spaces daily; as we approach Easter holidays, cash volumes are expected to rise, making retailers vulnerable to such crimes.

Record 17.4 million watch ‘Game of Thrones’ kickoff for final season 16 April 2019, 5:33 PM

Some 17.4 million Americans watched the first episode of the final season of television's "Game of Thrones," a record audience for the medieval fantasy series, cable channel HBO said.

SABC News crew robbed in Alex 16 April 2019, 5:30 PM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC) crew has been robbed in Alex following a near hijacking.

Tshepo Mahloele
Everything we did was above board: Tshepo Mahloele 16 April 2019, 4:51 PM

The CEO of Harith General Partners and chairperson of Lebashe Investment Group, Tshepo Mahloele, has continued to testify at the Commission of Inquiry into impropriety at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) in Pretoria.

Half of statins patients don’t hit ‘healthy’ cholesterol levels 16 April 2019, 4:35 PM

Millions of patients around the world taking statins to lower the risk of heart disease fail to achieve the recommended levels of cholesterol reduction after two years of treatment, new research said Monday.

UN draft resolution demands immediate Libya ceasefire 16 April 2019, 4:00 PM

A British-drafted resolution presented to the UN Security Council demands an immediate ceasefire in Libya after forces loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive on Tripoli, according to the text obtained by AFP on Tuesday.

Icasa to ensure fair, equitable coverage of political parties 16 April 2019, 3:23 PM

ICASA says it has taken into account all the principles that govern the allocation of slots for Party Election Broadcasts (PEB) to ensure fair and equitable treatment in all the broadcasting services.

Scotia Talc mineworkers down tools 16 April 2019, 3:20 PM

Mineworkers at Scotia Talc Mine have downed tools in Barberton, Mpumalanga.

Land restitution a key ingredient in restoring dignity: Mabuza 16 April 2019, 3:12 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza says land restitution remains a key ingredient in restoring dignity to those who were dispossessed.

Pandor gets her doctorate degree 16 April 2019, 3:00 PM

Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr. Naledi Pandor took her portfolio seriously by going back to class and graduating with a PhD in Education from the University of Pretoria (UP).

ICC prosecutor warns Libya war crimes will be prosecuted 16 April 2019, 2:57 PM

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor Tuesday warned she "would not hesitate" to broaden her investigation into Libya war crimes amid intensified fighting near the capital Tripoli which killed at least 174.

Bank of America reports higher profits, sees ‘solid’ US economy 16 April 2019, 2:42 PM

Bank of America reported higher first-quarter earnings on lower expenses and loan growth Tuesday, with executives describing US growth as still solid.

Zimbabwe nearly doubles bread price as economic woes mount 16 April 2019, 2:33 PM

The price of bread nearly doubled in Zimbabwe on Tuesday, another burden for citizens already struggling with a weakening currency and rising prices for basic goods.

Ariana Grande becomes youngest ever to headline Coachella 15 April 2019, 1:11 PM

Ariana Grande became the youngest ever act to headline Coachella in her Sunday night performance featuring a coterie of high-profile guests including a reunion of 1990s boy band NSYNC.

Lebashe lawyers lash out at Holomisa 15 April 2019, 1:10 PM

Lawyers representing the Lebashe Investment Group, have lashed out at UDM leader Bantu Holomisa for failing to give concrete evidence.

Game of Thrones fans fired up for final season 15 April 2019, 12:17 PM

Three hundred die-hard Game of Thrones fans laughed, howled and moaned their way through the premiere of the hugely popular fantasy saga's last season in New York on Sunday.

Ecuador’s president says Assange tried to use its embassy to spy 15 April 2019, 12:10 PM

London police dragged Julian Assange out of the embassy on Thursday after his seven-year asylum was revoked, paving the way for his extradition to the United States.

‘SABC News app aims for integrated approach to news gathering’ 15 April 2019, 10:09 AM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has recently introduced a new News App where consumers can access daily breaking news and updates as it happens.

Herman Mashaba
Alex residents eager to engage with Mashaba 15 April 2019, 9:53 AM

The Alexandra Shutdown Committee says they are looking forward to Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's visit to the township on Monday.

Police seize 167 rhino horns worth millions 15 April 2019, 8:22 AM

Two suspects will appear in the Brits Magistrate's Court on Monday on charges of being in possession of 167 rhino horns worth millions of rand.