Analysis on land compensation in KZN

27 June 2018, 8:46 PM
The Ingonyama Trust was established in the dying days of apartheid just before the transition into democracy in 1994 to manage some 2.8m hectares of land formerly under the control of the KwaZulu-Natal government.
Mxolisi Nxasana
Nxasana welcomes ConCourt judgment 13 August 2018, 1:01 PM

The Constitutional Court has found that the settlement of 17.3 million rand to former NPA Head, Mxolisi Nxasana was invalid and that he should pay back R10.3 million to the National Prosecutions authority.

Eight people arrested over land invasion 13 August 2018, 12:43 PM

Eight people have been arrested on Monday morning after they allegedly tried to occupy a vacant piece of land in Burlington west of Durban.

Gautrain strike officially over 13 August 2018, 12:38 PM

The two week long strike by Gautrain employees is officially over.

‘No justice’ over bloody Egypt protest crackdown 5 years on: HRW 13 August 2018, 12:35 PM

Egypt is yet to prosecute members of the security forces over a bloody 2013 crackdown on protesters that left hundreds dead, Human Rights Watch said Monday, urging "justice" for the killings.

Abrahams appointment unconstitutional: ConCourt 13 August 2018, 10:50 AM

The Constitutional Court has declared the appointment of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams unconstitutional.

Government denies massive job cuts to reduce increasing wage bill 13 August 2018, 10:39 AM

Government has denied reports that it is planning to reduce civil servants head count in order to decrease its growing wage bill.

Two suspects were arrested.
Police confiscate millions worth of abalone 13 August 2018, 10:39 AM

Western Cape Police have confiscated close to R15 million worth of abalone and arrested two suspects during two busts over the weekend.

The protest has also affected schooling and many people could not go to work.
KaNyamazane residents embark on violent protest 13 August 2018, 10:27 AM

Residents of KaNyamazane township, east of Mbombela, Mpumalanga, have embarked on a violent protest blockading roads in and out of the area.

SASSA Machine, cards
Post Office to take over SASSA payments 13 August 2018, 8:45 AM

Public accounts committee (SCOPA) chairperson Themba Godi believes that SASSA will be able to address the glitches in the payment of social grants.

He claimed his family was murdered by an axe wielding intruder.
Van Breda’s bid to appeal sentence set for Monday 13 August 2018, 8:42 AM

Convicted murderer Henri van Breda's bid to appeal his conviction and sentencing is to be heard in the High Court in Cape Town on Monday.

Blown up cash van
Suspects in double Boksburg heist expected back in court 13 August 2018, 8:13 AM

The five men arrested in connection with the double cash-in-transit heist in Boksburg will be back in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Koreas hold high-level talks on third leaders’ summit 13 August 2018, 7:33 AM

The two Koreas opened high-level talks Monday to prepare for a third summit between the South's President Moon Jae-in and the North's leader Kim Jong Un, amid the diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

The pop superstar is turning 60 on 16 August 2018.
Madonna still shocks at 60 13 August 2018, 7:19 AM

Whether by brazenly injecting sex in the public sphere, adopting gay subculture for mainstream audiences or becoming the top-selling female musician of all time, Madonna has asserted an incalculable influence.

Zimbabweans celebrating in the past
Zimbabweans celebrate Heroes day on Monday 13 August 2018, 7:05 AM

Thousands of Zimbabweans are expected to gather at the country's national shrine the Heroes Acre in Harare as they celebrate men and women who fought for the liberation of Zimbabwe.

Rand continues to weaken against major currencies 13 August 2018, 6:50 AM

Emerging market currencies suffered a renewed bout of selling on Monday while Asian shares were a sea of red amid a deepening crisis for Turkey's lira, which plunged to all-time lows on concerns over a rift with the United States.

All Blacks coach defends ‘overused’ haka 13 August 2018, 6:03 AM

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has rejected suggestions from former players that the team's famous pre-match haka has been devalued by overuse.

Illegal initiation schools
Hearings on the Customary Initiation Bill begin on Monday 13 August 2018, 5:58 AM

Public hearings into the Customary Initiation Bill aimed at regulating the practice of circumcision begin on Monday with the Eastern Cape the first province to host them.

Mali counts votes after poll worker slain 13 August 2018, 5:53 AM

Vote counting was under way across Mali on Monday after a tense presidential runoff in which a poll worker was killed and 100 polling stations were forced to close due to the security threat from Islamist militants.

Shaun Abrahams
ConCourt to rule on Shaun Abrahams’ appointment 13 August 2018, 5:47 AM

The Constitutional Court is expected to deliver its judgment on whether or not the appointment of NPA head Shaun Abrahams was lawful.

Three arrested following Hout Bay protests 13 August 2018, 5:46 AM

Three people have been arrested on arson charges after violent protests erupted at Hout Bay.

Siyanda Gxwati in court
Kimberley man accused of killing girlfriend expected in court 13 August 2018, 5:33 AM

Siyanda Gxwati was arrested and faces murder charges after allegedly stabbed Refilwe Letebele to death at her home and also stabbed and injured himself.

Ramaphosa confident peace will be restored in SADC countries 10 August 2018, 10:18 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he's confident that peace, security and stability will be restored in all  countries within SADC Region.

Jiba, Mrwebi’s future now rests with Ramaphosa 10 August 2018, 9:40 PM

The decision to suspend senior NPA officials Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi now rests with President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Kranskop community angry over dinging up graveyard 10 August 2018, 9:36 PM

The KwaZulu-Natal department of Agriculture says it's to report a Kranskop Farmer to the Human Rights Commission.

Scientists argue human activity threatens vital ecosystems 10 August 2018, 9:17 PM

Scientists have warned that human activity is increasingly threatening sensitive and vital ecosystems.

People sitting at a table
AIC threatens to withdraw ANC partnership 10 August 2018, 8:51 PM

The AIC says it gives the ANC a month to meet its coalition agreements or else they will withdraw their partnership at Ekurhuleni Metro in the Gauteng province.

Nelson Chamisa
Chamisa files court challenge against Mnangagwa 10 August 2018, 8:46 PM

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa has filed a court challenge against President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election victory.

Accident scene
3 Dead, 3 critical in a Durban head-on collision 10 August 2018, 8:42 PM

A head-on collision between a SUV and light motor vehicle, has left three people dead.

The sinkhole in the road
Tshwane sinkhole cost government R5mln 10 August 2018, 8:23 PM

A sink-hole which forced a road closure in Tshwane 15 months ago has been repaired at a cost of R5 million.

Aliko Dangote
Billionaire’s huge Nigerian oil refinery likely delayed until 2022: sources 10 August 2018, 7:54 PM

A huge oil refinery being built in Nigeria by Africa’s richest man is unlikely to start production until 2022, two years later than the target date, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.