Ramaphosa officially informs Parliament about army deployment in W Cape

19 July 2019, 5:33 PM
President Cyril Ramaphosa has officially informed Parliament of the deployment of the army to certain parts of the Western Cape, particularly the Cape Flats.
Education Department in Eastern Cape condemns St Matthews teachers’ protest 19 July 2019, 4:19 PM

The Eastern Cape, Education department has condemned the downing of tools by teachers at St Matthews High School in Keiskammahoek.

Shelter Demoshed
Enkanini residents go on rampage after eThekwini Municipality demolishes their shacks 19 July 2019, 2:59 PM

Some residents have found shelter in a local community Hall after their shacks were demolished by the eThekwini Municipality at the Enkanini informal settlement in Bonela outside the Durban.

Edward Zuma speaking to the media.
Family not afraid of death threats: Edward Zuma 19 July 2019, 11:07 AM

Former President Jacob Zuma's son Edward Zuma said the family will not tolerate threats made against them.

Police investigating brutal murder of security guards 19 July 2019, 9:26 AM

KZN Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu said the attackers used a crowbar, when they attacked and killed two security guards in an attempt to steal newly installed computers.

Striking Soweto residents blockade roads 19 July 2019, 6:47 AM

Tenants of a block of flats at the Kliptown square in Soweto are protesting on Friday morning.

Ekurhuleni’s Palm Ridge community benefits from Mandela Day 18 July 2019, 9:31 PM

The Nelson Mandela foundations and Gauteng Department of Human Settlements honoured their 67 minutes of Mandela day at Palm Ridge where they assisted in bricklaying of community houses and a handing over ceremony of the houses.

10 years into #MandelaDay, the Foundation looks to the next 10 with new goals 18 July 2019, 9:07 PM

A decade ago when the concept of ‘ Nelson Mandela Day’ was introduced to the public, the central focus on two cities – namely Johannesburg and New York City.

DA MPs give their 67 minutes for Mandela Day 18 July 2019, 8:35 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) Chief Whip, John Steenhuisen on Wednesday spent his 67 minutes for Nelson Mandela Day cooking soup for the homeless with Ladles of Love.

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‘Poisoned’ artists open case against hotel 18 July 2019, 8:01 PM

The 20 artists who claim to have been served poisoned food at Elangeni hotel Sunday have reported the matter to the police.

SANDF conduct searches in the Cape Flats area 18 July 2019, 7:45 PM

The SANDF has been deployed to the Cape Flats on Thursday.

East Rand university to answer Madiba’s call to curb poverty: Masina 18 July 2019, 5:35 PM

Ekhurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina says plans are afoot for the construction of a new university on the Gauteng East Rand.

South Africans in different parts of the country celebrate Mandela Day 18 July 2019, 2:40 PM

As part of the Mandela Day initiative, the community of Danielskuil in the Northern Cape were given a free shopping experience.

Ramaphosa files affidavit to bar remedial action against Gordhan 18 July 2019, 1:04 PM

The affidavits by president seek to suspend the enforcement of remedial action against Gordhan as recommended by the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

NMF urges South Africans to play role in eradicating poverty 18 July 2019, 10:37 AM

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has urged all South Africans to play their role in eradicating poverty.

District Six Museum talks to South Africans to mark Mandela Day 18 July 2019, 10:19 AM

A discussion was under way at the District Six Museum in Cape Town to mark Mandela Day on Thursday morning.

SA celebrates Mandela Day 18 July 2019, 6:29 AM

The Nelson Mandela Foundation will celebrate the 10th Nelson Mandela International Day in Germiston, East Rand.

South Africa pays tribute to Johnny Clegg 17 July 2019, 10:18 PM

Johnny Clegg's long time friend and musical partner Sipho Mchunu has also paid tribute. He co-founded the band Juluka with Clegg at the height of apartheid.

Qunu residents lament living condition since Madiba’s passing 17 July 2019, 9:20 PM

Residents of the late former President Nelson Mandela's hometown, Qunu, Eastern Cape says since the death of the struggle icon in 2013, their living conditions have worsened.

KZN mother up in arms over alleged baby swap 17 July 2019, 9:01 PM

A KwaZulu-Natal mother is pinning her hopes on DNA tests after her baby was allegedly swapped at the Catherine Booth hospital at Gingindlovu. 

Mother of raped minor calls for action against teachers 17 July 2019, 8:25 PM

An 11-year-old child, who was raped twice, is allegedly victimised repeatedly by her teachers and principal.

KZN court rules in favour of AfriForum 17 July 2019, 4:37 PM

The High Court in Pietermaritzburg has ruled in favour of the lobby group AfriForum that the KwaZulu-Natal Education Department must build a school for the Nkungumathe community in Nkandla, north of the province.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Sixth administration committed to building ‘social compact’: Ramaphosa 17 July 2019, 3:45 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa told members of Parliament that the sixth administration is committed to build what he calls a social compact, among various role players to take the country forward.

‘ANC recommends it does not deploy candidates to positions’ 17 July 2019, 12:24 PM

Former president Jacob Zuma says the African National Congress (ANC) recommends it does not deploy candidates to positions.

Mogoeng highlights importance of ethical leadership 17 July 2019, 10:50 AM

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has highlighted the importance of ethical leadership. He was delivering the keynote address at the 67-Minutes Leadership Talk hosted by the People Matter Foundation in Kempton Park.

‘Zuma’s legal team has no grounds to argue unfair treatment of their client’ 17 July 2019, 10:34 AM

Constitutional Law expert Professor Shadrack Guto says members of former president Jacob Zuma's legal team have no grounds on which to argue that the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture has treated their client unfairly.

WATCH: 67 Minutes Leadership Talk  17 July 2019, 9:01 AM

Constitutional Court chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng gives a keynote at the 67 Minutes Leadership Talk  hosted by the People Matter Foundation.

SAHRC mediates between Plettenberg Bay residents, municipal officials 17 July 2019, 6:15 AM

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has successfully mediated in meetings between residents of Plettenberg Bay’s municipal officials and the local business chamber.

Zuma expected to give response to Hogan’s testimony 17 July 2019, 6:14 AM

Former President Jacob Zuma is on Wednesday expected to give his response to the testimony of the former Public Enterprises minister Barbara Hogan.

Tributes pour in for Johnny Clegg 16 July 2019, 9:53 PM

Award winning singer, Johnny Clegg, who has passed away at the age of 66 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, has been described as a world hero who united nations across the world with his music.

Jonny Clegg
Legendary musician Johnny Clegg has died 16 July 2019, 8:00 PM

Legendary singer, songwriter, dancer and musical activist Johnny Clegg has passed on at the age of 66. The artist was diagnosed with stage two pancreatic cancer back in 2015.