High Court hears arguments Myeni flouted governance at SAA

28 February 2020, 7:20 PM
The High Court in Pretoria has heard that former board chairperson of the South African Airways (SAA), Dudu Myeni, is dishonest, flouted governance procedures and should therefore be declared a delinquent director.
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No load shedding expected on Saturday 29 February 2020, 8:00 AM

Eskom says it does not expect to implement rotational load shedding on Saturday and the probability of load shedding is low for the weekend.

Case postponed for a man accused of killing intern doctor 29 February 2020, 5:15 AM

The murder case against a 25-year old man accused of killing an intern doctor has been postponed to March 31 at the Mankweng Magistrate's Court in Limpopo.

Heavy downpours in Joburg expected to last until Saturday 28 February 2020, 3:58 PM

The South African Weather Service has warned that heavy downpours in Johannesburg and surrounding areas will continue throughout the night until Saturday morning.

Experts warn against sharing sexually explicit material 28 February 2020, 2:54 PM

Experts say people should not share nudes or compromising videos of themselves with people they have met online.

Ramaphosa commends integrated development in rural areas 28 February 2020, 1:02 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has commended the country's nine premiers for ensuring that integrated development in their provinces benefits rural areas.

Ahmed Timol murder case postponed 28 February 2020, 12:37 PM

The case against former security branch police officer Joao Rodrigues, who's accused of the 1971 murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, has been postponed to May 28 in the High Court in Johannesburg.

Cash in transit robbery to affect Sassa payouts 28 February 2020, 11:24 AM

A Post Office cash in transit vehicle was robbed between Bloemfontein and Aliwal North in the Eastern Cape.

Convicted racist sentenced to 2 years imprisonment or a R50 000 fine 28 February 2020, 10:12 AM

Businessman Adam Catzavelos, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment or suspended for five years or a R50 000 fine by the Randburg Magistrates' Court.

SA citizens being repatriated not infected with coronavirus 28 February 2020, 6:53 AM

The Presidency says none of the people being repatriated from the Chinese city of Wuhan have been diagnosed with the coronavirus nor have they exhibited any symptoms suggesting that they have the virus.

Convicted racist Catzavelos to be sentenced on Friday 28 February 2020, 6:31 AM

Sentencing is expected to be handed down on Friday morning in the crimen injuria case of businessman Adam Catzavelos in the Randburg Magistrates' Court.

Ahmed Timol murder case back in court 28 February 2020, 5:49 AM

Former security branch police officer Joao Rodrigues will be back in the High Court in Johannesburg on Friday morning, in connection with the 1971 murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol.

Cyril Ramaphosa
Coronavirus update: Ramaphosa orders repatriation of SA citizens from China 27 February 2020, 9:53 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has ordered the repatriation of South African citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan city in Hubei province.

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Power restored to Metrorail Western Cape 27 February 2020, 7:25 PM

Power has been restored to Metrorail train stations in the Western Cape and operations are expected to resume soon.

Prasa suspends train services in Western Cape 27 February 2020, 6:01 PM

Passenger rail agency, Prasa, says it has temporarily suspended its train services in the Western Cape after Eskom cut off power to its main supply system in Cape Town.

Former acting KZN DPP reveals details leading to his removal from office 27 February 2020, 3:36 PM

Former acting Director of Public Prosecutions in KZN Advocate Cyril Mlotshwa testified at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture about his removal from office.

Court
SIU reveals shocking details uncovered in its ongoing probe of State Attorney office 27 February 2020, 2:57 PM

Members of Parliament's Justice committee have reacted with shock at revelations of an on going investigation by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) that officers and officials from the State Attorney office have fleeced the taxpayers of billions of rands.

University of Fort Hare Alice campus suspends academic activities 27 February 2020, 12:55 PM

The University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape has suspended academic activities at its Alice campus.

Two missing Gauteng learners re-united with families 27 February 2020, 10:30 AM

Two Gauteng grade eight learners who had been reported missing have been re-united with their families.

VIDEO: State Capture Inquiry, 27 February 2020 27 February 2020, 9:28 AM

Former Acting Director of Public Prosecutions in KwaZulu-Natal Advocate Cyril Simphiwe Mlotshwa will continue testimony at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.

Safety of women, children remains priority for police: Cele 27 February 2020, 7:32 AM

Police Minister Bheki Cele says the safety of women and children remains a priority for the police.

Pegmin mineworkers down tools 27 February 2020, 6:26 AM

Mine and general workers at Pegmin Micronized Mine at the small farming town of Mica outside Hoedspruit in Limpopo have downed tools over salary increase.

Andisiwe Dike
Trial of controversial Pastor Omotoso to resume next Monday 26 February 2020, 8:15 PM

The trial of Pastor Timothy Omotoso and two co-accused in the Port Elizabeth High Court has been postponed until Monday next week.

University of Fort Here
Murder accused Fort Hare student Nogemane suspended by University 26 February 2020, 5:32 PM

Murder accused Yolanda Nogemane has been suspended by the University of Fort Hare, Eastern Cape. She is accused of the murder of fellow student Yonela Boli, who was fatally wounded in a stabbing incident, two weeks ago.

Kidnapped Queens High School learner found 26 February 2020, 2:32 PM

The Gauteng Education Department says the Grade 8 learner, who was allegedly kidnapped while waiting for transport at Queens High School in Johannesburg, has been found.

‘Government should stabilise SOEs to stimulate economic growth’ 26 February 2020, 1:42 PM

The government needs to stabilise its state-owned enterprises to stimulate economic growth.

‘I was under impression board members not yet satisfied with deal’ 26 February 2020, 1:13 PM

Former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni says the only reason she stopped the signing of a deal with Emirates Airlines was because she was under the impression that some board members were not yet satisfied.

Police monitor Soweto following protest action 26 February 2020, 12:01 PM

Police are monitoring several areas in and around Soweto following Wednesday morning's protest action.

The unemployed march for jobs during budget speech 26 February 2020, 11:40 AM

A protest action dubbed the “Cry of the Excluded” saw both employed and unemployed people send a message to government calling for swift action with regards to unemployment in the country.

Aurora case struck off the court roll: NPA 26 February 2020, 11:00 AM

The NPA has confirmed that the case against former Aurora Empowerment Systems directors Khulubuse Zuma, Zondwa Mandela and Thulani Ngubane has been struck struck from the Springs Regional court roll.

LIVE: State Capture Inquiry 26 February 2020, 10:34 AM

Former SABC CEO Lulama Mokhobo is on Wednesday morning expected to testify before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Parktown, Johannesburg.