Agrizzi’s hate speech case set to resume

27 June 2019, 7:48 AM
The hate speech case against former Bosasa Chief Operations Officer (COO), Angelo Agrizzi, resumes in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court sitting as the Equality Court in Johannesburg on Thursday.
SANEF Media Ethics Inquiry to deal with captured media houses, journalists 24 June 2019, 11:22 AM

Executive Director at the South African National Editors' Forum (SANEF), Kate Skinner, says that the planned Media Ethics Inquiry launch in Johannesburg on Monday, will deal with the captured media houses and journalists.

City of Joburg promises to minimise impact of water interruptions 24 June 2019, 6:18 AM

The City of Johannesburg has assured residents that it has put contingency plans in place to minimise the impact of the water supply interruptions which will start on Monday.

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Tanker catches fire in Bela Bela 23 June 2019, 8:39 PM

Motorists travelling on the N1 at the Settlers off ramp near Bela Bela in Limpopo are being redirected to the R101, as a result of a tanker that has caught fire.

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Lift in Doornfontein where woman died had problems 23 June 2019, 7:29 PM

Residents living in a 26 story building in Doornfontein, Johannesburg, where a woman died after the lift failed, say the lifts had been given problems before the catastrophic failure.

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Free State Education hosts study camp for learners 23 June 2019, 7:03 PM

The Free State Education Department is pulling out all the stops to reclaim top spot in matric results.

Alexandra Township
Maile supports investigation into Alex Renewal Project corruption 23 June 2019, 6:23 PM

Gauteng Human Settlements MEC says he fully supports Mayor Herman Mashaba's forensic investigation into the alleged misappropiation of the Alex Renewal Project budget.

Samuel Kgatle
Murder inquest opened after man allegedly hangs his children in Limpopo 23 June 2019, 6:00 PM

Limpopo police have opened a murder inquest after a man allegedly hanged his two children at Ngaleng village outside Mankweng in Limpopo.

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Motorists urged to be cautious due to protest on N17/N2 23 June 2019, 5:04 PM

Motorists are being urged to drive with caution on the N17 and N2 in Mpumalanga amid another truck blockade.

Investigation underway after videos emerged of prisoners using drugs 23 June 2019, 2:09 PM

The KwaZulu-Natal Correctional Services Department says it is investigating alleged illicit behaviour at Durban's Westville prison - after two videos emerged, showing what is believed to be drug use at the facility.

Lebogang Maile
MEC requests ‘proof’ of misappropriation of funds in Alex Renewal project 23 June 2019, 1:37 PM

Gauteng Human Settlements, Urban Planning and COGTA MEC, Lebogang Maile, has requested for anyone with information on the alleged misappropriation of funds - meant for the Alexandra Renewal Project - to come forward.

Johannesburg residents reminded of lower water pressure from Monday 23 June 2019, 12:23 PM

The City of Johannesburg has reminded residents living in high lying areas that they may experience lower than normal water pressure from Monday.

SANEF chairperson Mahlatse Mahlase
SANEF to launch Ethics Inquiry into media industry 23 June 2019, 11:19 AM

The South African National Editors' Forum has announced that it will launch its Ethics Inquiry into the media industry on Monday. The Inquiry will be chaired by Judge Kathy Satchwell.

Dr Enock Nzama
‘Universities should encourage students to enrol in studies that are in demand’ 23 June 2019, 11:03 AM

The Head of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education - Dr Enock Nzama - has challenged universities to ensure that young people are able to study in fields that are in demand in the job market.

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Tshwane Metro to house homeless people amid investigations 23 June 2019, 10:09 AM

The Democratic Alliance controlled Tshwane Metro is to renovate a warehouse that could be used by homeless people as police investigate whether a serial killer is on the loose following five deaths.

Five dead in Botshabelo collision 23 June 2019, 9:12 AM

Free State police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after five people died in a collision between several cars in Botshabelo.

Qaanitah Hunter
Investigative reporter Qaanitah Hunter wins Nat Nakasa Award 23 June 2019, 7:07 AM

Sunday Times investigative reporter Qaanitah Hunter was on Saturday night awarded the prestigious Nat Nakasa Award for courageous journalism and integrity at the SA National Editors’ Forum annual general meeting at Melrose Arch in Johannesburg.

Air Force holds winter camp in Newcastle 22 June 2019, 10:09 PM

The Air Force is promoting itself to youth as it held a winter camp in Newcastle in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

Adv. Hermione Cronje
Journalists played key role in exposing malpractice in SA: Cronje 22 June 2019, 9:47 PM

The new head of the Investigative Directorate at the NPA, Hermione Cronje, says journalists have played a key role in exposing widespread corruption in South Africa and have helped enhance democracy with their work.

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Durban’s Westville Prison under spotlight 22 June 2019, 7:52 PM

Two videos of prisoners and warders engaged in illicit behaviour at Durban's Westville Prison have emerged. The cell phone footage shows prisoners snorting what appears to be cocaine and smoking other drugs inside their jail cells.

The five new SCA judges
Ramaphosa appoints five SCA judges 22 June 2019, 7:03 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed five judges to the Supreme Court of Appeal. Ramaphosa made the appointments in terms of the section 174 (6) of the Constitution.

Fikile Mbalula
Limpopo crash victims laid to rest 22 June 2019, 6:39 PM

Minister Fikile Mbalula says overloading of vehicles is a crime that must be addressed. He was speaking at a mass funeral service of 21 of the 24 people who perished when a taxi and bus collided on R81 in Limpopo last Sunday.

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Taxi council calls for space to investigate cause of Limpopo crash 22 June 2019, 12:15 PM

Thousands of mourners have gathered at Ga-Rapitsi sport ground outside Tzaneen for the mass funeral of 21 of the 24 victims of Sunday's horrific crash in Limpopo.

2018 matric pass rate is not entirely accurate: Equal Education 22 June 2019, 12:01 PM

Equal Education says the 2018 matric pass rate of 78% announced by the Basic Education Department is not entirely accurate as it ignores the number of learners who dropped out on the road to matric.

Babadi Tlatsana
SA Express general manager accused of looting from North West government 22 June 2019, 11:58 AM

Koroneka Trading and Projects Director Babadi Tlatsana has told the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of State Capture that her company was hijacked by SA Express general manager Brian van Wyk to loot money from the North West government.

Two officers robbed at gunpoint in Limpopo 22 June 2019, 9:24 AM

Two traffic officers have been robbed of a firearm, speed camera and cellphones by five men they stopped for speeding at Slaagboom road near Marble outside Groblersdal in Limpopo.

There will be water during planned shutdown: Joburg Water 22 June 2019, 9:08 AM

Johannesburg Water has assured residents that there will be water for the entire duration of the planned shutdown by Rand Water from Monday.

South African soldier celebrated as young UN peacekeeper in Africa 22 June 2019, 8:55 AM

South Africa’s Dimakatso Maila, a platoon commander stationed in the DRC, is being celebrated by Africa Renewal magazine as a young UN peacekeeper in Africa.

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State Capture Inquiry to continue on Saturday 22 June 2019, 6:46 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture will continue to hear evidence on Saturday from Koroneka Trading and Projects' Director Babadi Tlatsana.

Norbert Schulze
Denel to build multi-million rand day-care centre in Macassar 22 June 2019, 6:38 AM

Arms manufacturer, RheinMetall Denel Munitions’ (RDM) is building a new R10 million day-care centre in Macassar, near Somerset West.

KZN COGTA MEC Sipho Hlomuka
More KZN municipalities could be placed under administration 21 June 2019, 9:16 PM

More municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal could be placed under administration. The announcement was made by Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Sipho Hlomuka during a meeting with provincial mayors in Bergville in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.