Merweville community hit by water shortages

13 November 2019, 12:44 PM
The community of Merweville in the Central Karoo is experiencing serious water shortages.
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SAA
SAA denies it failed to consult union on restructuring process 13 November 2019, 10:06 AM

South African Airways (SAA) has denied that it failed to consult unions before announcing to the media that it is embarking on a restructuring process that may lead to job losses.

SAA
SAA should consider other options before retrenching: Numsa 13 November 2019, 9:30 AM

Labour union National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) says it does not believe that the cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) has exhausted all options before opting to retrench workers.

WATCH LIVE: Deputy Public Protector Interviews 13 November 2019, 9:30 AM

Interviews for the position of Deputy Public Protector continue.

North West’s Naledi Local Municipality stripped of its powers 13 November 2019, 9:05 AM

The Naledi Local Municipality in Vryburg in the North West has been stripped of its powers by the provincial government after its services and finances collapsed.

IPSS Medical Rescue
Rescue team abandons search of KwaDukuza boy 13 November 2019, 8:02 AM

Rescuers have called off the search for a nine year old boy who was swept away while walking across a low-level bridge at the Nonoti River at Darnall at KwaDukuza on the KwaZulu Natal north coast.

SAMWU Secretary Mpho Tladinyane
Samwu denies bus driver strike 13 November 2019, 7:19 AM

The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) has denied that bus drivers working for the Tshwane Bus Service have embarked on a strike.

Suspected serial murderer fatally shot in Johannesburg 12 November 2019, 9:08 PM

Police have recovered two firearms and explosives following the fatal shooting of one of the most wanted suspected serial murderers in Durban Deep, south of Johannesburg.

Walter Sisulu University re-accredited with Bachelor of Law degree 12 November 2019, 7:41 PM

Walter Sisulu University in the Eastern Cape has been re-accredited with the Bachelor of Law degree.

Eskom lines
Eskom reaches agreement with Dobsonville residents 12 November 2019, 11:10 AM

Eskom said it has reached an agreement with residents of Dobsonville in Soweto who have been protesting after the power utility switched off their electricity.

Adam Catzavelos loses second bid to avoid prosecution over racist rant 12 November 2019, 10:53 AM

Businessman Adam Catzavelos has lost his second bid to have the charge of Crimen injuria brought against him dropped. The Randburg Magistrate's Court heard that the National Director of Public Prosecutions has decided to proceed with the case.

WATCH LIVE: Deputy Public Protector Interviews 12 November 2019, 10:41 AM

Interviews for the position of Deputy Public Protector...

Senzo Meyiwa
SAPS dismisses claims Meyiwa murder was covered-up 12 November 2019, 9:27 AM

The South African Police Service has dismissed weekend newspaper reports that have claimed that the death of the former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was a cover-up.

Two people electrocuted in Johannesburg 12 November 2019, 9:03 AM

Two people have died after being electrocuted while tampering with City Power infrastructure in two separate incidents in Johannesburg.

UCLG Parks Tau
Local government corruption not unique to SA: Tau 12 November 2019, 8:26 AM

Outgoing president of the United Cities and Local Governments Parks Tau says corruption in local government is a global threat that needs to be urgently eradicated.

WATCH LIVE: Focus on municipalities 12 November 2019, 8:02 AM

Today our broadcast focuses on the state of local governance in the country. Our focus will be on the North West province.

Patric Shai
Shai to report police to IPID, after being shot multiple times 12 November 2019, 7:12 AM

Actor Patrick Shai intends to approach the police watchdog Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) to report SAPS officials their conducted after they shot the actor multiple times with rubber bullets.

Catzavelos K-word case back in court 12 November 2019, 6:32 AM

The Equality Court sitting in the Randburg Magistrate's Court, north of Johannesburg, is on Tuesday expected to rule on whether the national director of public prosecutions will go ahead with the case of crimen injuria against Adam Catzavelos.

Eskom
System constrained, but no loadshedding planned: Eskom 12 November 2019, 6:04 AM

Eskom says the system is still extremely constrained and vulnerable, with generating plants performing at very low levels or reliability.

Additional charges for men accused of kidnapping Sandra Moonsamy 11 November 2019, 7:01 PM

The four men accused of kidnapping the daughter a prominent Pinetown-based man now face four additional charges. These are robbery, extortion, attempted murder and being in the country without a valid permit.

Thaba Tshwane hosts first Pretoria Remembrance Day Service 11 November 2019, 5:05 PM

The sacrifice and suffering of millions of soldiers have been remembered, with special emphasis on those who died in World War I, at the annual memorial service in Pretoria.

Aaron Motsolaedi
Tourism industry welcomes waiver of stringent regulations for foreign minors 11 November 2019, 4:03 PM

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has welcomed the news that unabridged birth certificates or letters of consent are no longer required when foreign minors are travelling to South Africa with their parents.

Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo
Dlodlo highlights challenges to her authority at SSA 11 November 2019, 1:17 PM

Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo said that she is facing lies, gossip, challenges to her authority in trying to restructure the SSA.

Rugby team at parliament
Springbok fanfare hits Parliament 11 November 2019, 11:34 AM

Hundreds of Springbok fans have gathered in the Cape Town CBD where the team has embarked on the final leg of their World Cup trophy parade.

Dobsonville protest causes major disruptions 11 November 2019, 11:06 AM

Motorists have been advised to avoid Elias Motsoaledi road in Dobsonville, Soweto, following a protest by residents. It's alleged that residents are complaining about not having electricity in their area.

Two injured in Springs plane crash 11 November 2019, 10:12 AM

Netcare 911 responded to reports of a plane crash near the Springs Airport in Joubert Street, Springs on Monday morning.

No loadshedding expected this week 11 November 2019, 9:08 AM

Eskom says the system remains constrained and vulnerable - however no load-shedding is expected this week.

Moonsamy alleged kidnappers to appear in Dbn court 11 November 2019, 8:34 AM

Four suspects are expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court in connection to the kidnapping of Sandra Moonsamy.

Eastern Cape Department of Health
Man stabbed, killed in ECape hospital 11 November 2019, 7:29 AM

The Eastern Cape Department of Health has expressed shock at the stabbing and killing of a patient at All Saints Hospital in Ngcobo over the weekend.

Rugby World cup Tour
Springboks embark on final leg of victory tour in Cape Town 11 November 2019, 7:08 AM

The World Champion Springboks will visit parliament in Cape Town on Monday as part of their victory tour of the city. On Sunday the Boks toured Port Elizabeth

Cities are becoming more dysfunctional: De Lille 11 November 2019, 5:43 AM

Public Works and Infrastructure minister, Patricia de Lille says cities are becoming more dysfunctional due to increasing urbanisation.