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.
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Growing trend of luxury funerals in SA 15 February 2019, 9:40 PM

The funeral industry says there's a growing trend of special requests for luxury funerals.

Nigeria’s big elections day beckons 15 February 2019, 9:32 PM

Last minute preparations continue in Nigeria ahead of Saturday's Presidential elections

Men must play part in curbing unplanned pregnancies: KZN Health 15 February 2019, 9:31 PM

Male students must play their part in curbing unplanned pregnancies. That's the call made during the launch of a Family planning drive in KwaZulu Natal.

Isuzu Motors SA celebrates milestone since taking over GM 15 February 2019, 9:18 PM

Isuzu Motors South Africa has just celebrated its first year as a fully fledged local vehicle manufacturer after taking over the operations of General Motors.

Tough budget speech ahead for Mboweni with growth-enhancing reforms 15 February 2019, 8:55 PM

Finanance Minister, Tito Mboweni, is expected to present a budget with growth enhancing reforms when he delivers his budget speech next week.

Ex-Mozambique finance minister denied bail 15 February 2019, 8:23 PM

Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang was denied bail by a South African court on Friday, meaning he will remain in custody for now pending an extradition hearing over charges relating to $2billion in fraudulent loans.

Trump declares ’emergency’ to build wall, Democrats cry foul 15 February 2019, 8:16 PM

President Donald Trump, citing an "invasion" of drugs and criminals, declared a national emergency at the US-Mexico border on Friday to fund construction of his long-sought wall, a move slammed by Democrats as an unlawful "power grab."

Investec Cape Town Art Fair underway 15 February 2019, 7:43 PM

Some latest works by leading local artists are on display at the seventh edition of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair.

Satawu decries poor safety, security in harbours 15 February 2019, 7:07 PM

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) says the level of safety and security is dropping in the country's harbours

Caster Semenya
Government pledges support for Semenya ahead of IAAF court hearing 15 February 2019, 6:50 PM

Sports Minnister Thokozile Xasa has called for "women's sporting performance and resultant greatness not to be questioned nor doubted".

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Deal or delay? Wall Street doesn’t believe no-deal Brexit threat 15 February 2019, 5:13 PM

As the United Kingdom's Brexit crisis deepens, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan have differing views of the ultimate outcome but the two titans of Wall Street agree on one thing: They don't believe there will be a no-deal Brexit.

SA’s national teams need to win continental titles: Jordaan 15 February 2019, 4:21 PM

South African Football Association (Safa) President Danny Jordaan says the country's national football teams from the Under-17's to the Under-20's and Banyana Banyana should step up and start winning continental titles

Ramaphosa to launch Limpopo ANC manifesto 15 February 2019, 4:04 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa is starting his two-day visit in Thohoyandou, Limpopo, to launch the provincial leg of the ANC manifesto.

Zimbabwe cancels flagship arts fest over economic crisis 15 February 2019, 4:03 PM

This year's edition of Zimbabwe's flagship Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) has been called off due to the social and economic crisis, organisers announced Friday.

DA members picket in N West during SOPA 15 February 2019, 3:12 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on authorities in the North West, to ensure that they prioritise rural safety.

Minister Gwede Mantashe
Minister Mantashe visits Gloria Coal Mine 15 February 2019, 3:03 PM

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has raised concern about the lack of security at the Gloria Coal Mine in Middelburg in Mpumalanga which he feels led to the illegal miners gaining entry to the facility and becoming trapped.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari
Nigeria ruling party criticises US over vote warnings 15 February 2019, 2:50 PM

Nigeria's ruling party hit back at the United States and other foreign allies for making "unguarded" public statements ahead of presidential polls this weekend.

A girl cries as she receives a measles vaccine.
Hundred children die in DR Congo measles outbreak 15 February 2019, 2:28 PM

More than a hundred children in Democratic Republic of Congo have died of measles since the start of the year, an outbreak that has added to deadly epidemics of cholera and Ebola, the UN said on Wednesday.

Jackson Mthembu
Activities at National Assembly to be scaled down ahead of polls 15 February 2019, 2:19 PM

As political parties are already high in the election mode, some of the National Assembly's programmes will be scaled down.

MPs to debate Eskom woes next week 14 February 2019, 10:27 PM

Members of the National Assembly will have a debate on the woes of Eskom next week in Parliament.

Emergency Services on high alert amid heavy rains 14 February 2019, 10:17 PM

Emergency services departments in the northern parts of the country are on high alert after the South African Weather Service issued a warning of heavy rains and localised flooding earlier on Thursday.

Mokgoro Enquiry should disregard Agrizzi’s testimony: Majavu 14 February 2019, 9:36 PM

The Mokgoro Enquiry should completely disregard former Bosasa Chief Operations Officer Angelo Agrizzi's testimony.

Couples tie the knot in Robben Island on Valentine’s Day 14 February 2019, 9:23 PM

As many celebrate love on Valentine's Day, couples from across the country gathered to tie the knot on Robben Island on Thursday.

Cameroon charges 150 over anti-government protests: party 14 February 2019, 9:13 PM

More than 150 people have been charged with "hostility to the homeland" and "insurrection" for their role in anti-government protests in Cameroon, the vice-president of the country's main opposition party said.

Work of Rail Enforcement Unit praised by W Cape govt 14 February 2019, 9:12 PM

Metrorail in the Western Cape  has praised the work of the Rail Enforcement Unit. It says it's recorded a slight improvement in its rail system since the launch of the Unit in the province in October 2018.

E Cape municipalities at loggerheads over commercial farms 14 February 2019, 9:09 PM

Two district municipalities in the Eastern Cape, OR Tambo and Alfred Nzo, are at loggerheads over seven commercial farms worth more than R59 million bought near Kokstad.

Confusion grows over ANC N West leadership 14 February 2019, 8:53 PM

Confusion is growing over the African National Congress (ANC) leadership in the North West.

Faf du Plessis batting
South Africa, Sri Lanka on knife edge on day two 14 February 2019, 8:35 PM

The first cricket test between South Africa and Sri Lanka was on a knife's edge at the close of play on day two at Kingsmead in Durban.

Unbundling of Eskom not a path to privatisation: Ramaphosa 14 February 2019, 7:21 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated that the unbundling of Eskom is not the path to privatisation.

DA promises to get rid of e-tolls if it wins Gauteng 14 February 2019, 6:07 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) Gauteng Premier candidate Solly Msimanga says has promised to do everything possible to get rid of e-tolls if he becomes Premier after the May elections.