Fire destroys at least 30 shacks in Zandspruit

19 June 2019, 9:11 PM
At least 30 shacks have been engulfed in a fire in Zandspruit, north of Johannesburg.
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CAA to act in accordance with High Court ruling 19 March 2018, 3:04 PM

The Civil Aviation Authority of South Africa says it will act in accordance with the ruling of the High Court in Johannesburg which orders the Gupta family to hand over the Bombadier Global 6000 aircraft to the bank, Export Development Canada.

Makhura welcomes Life Esidimeni financial compensation 19 March 2018, 2:56 PM

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says government will honour the award for victims of the Life Esidimeni tragedy, ordered by Retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke.

Families of Esidimeni victims to receive R1.2mln 19 March 2018, 2:14 PM

Retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has ordered government to pay the victims of the Life Esidimeni one-point-two-million rand in total for a variety of violations, including constitutional damages.

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Moseneke lashes out at Gauteng health officials 19 March 2018, 1:20 PM

Retired Deputy Chief Justice has dismissed as fabricated the reasons that senior Gauteng health government officials gave for terminating the long-standing contract with Life Esidimeni.

High court grounds Gupta plane 19 March 2018, 1:13 PM

The High Court in Johannesburg has ruled that an aircraft that the Gupta family was leasing must be handed over to the applicants and stored at Lanseria Airport in Johannesburg.

Mantsoe murder trial moved to April 19 March 2018, 12:53 PM

The murder trial of Sandile Mantsoe who is accused of killing his girlfriend Karabo Mokoena has been postponed to next month in the High court in Johannesburg.

Bathabile Dlamini
Dlamini still at risk of being held liable for grant crisis 19 March 2018, 12:32 PM

The Black Sash Trust says former Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini remains at risk of being held personally liable for the grants crisis in 2017.

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Esidimeni deaths un-natural: Moseneke 19 March 2018, 12:15 PM

Life Esidimeni arbitrator, Justice Dikgang Moseneke says the deaths of 144-mentally ill patients were not natural.

Commission of Gender Equality slams attack of female train driver 19 March 2018, 12:04 PM

The Commission for Gender Equality has strongly condemned the attack of a female train driver by some commuters.

WATCH: Release of final report on Life Esidimeni 19 March 2018, 10:13 AM

Life Esidimeni Arbitrator Justice Dikgang Moseneke is releasing his final report following months of public hearings into the deaths of 144 mentaly ill patients.

Sandile Mantsoe
Mantsoe murder trial resumes 19 March 2018, 8:41 AM

The trial of Sandile Mantsoe, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend Karabo Mokoena, will on Monady resume in the High Court in Johannesburg.

Call for Eshowe peace talks after arson attacks 19 March 2018, 7:42 AM

Farmers in the eShowe area near the KwaZulu-Natal north coast are calling for talks with the community after a farmhouse, a hostel for farmworkers and other buildings on three farms were burnt down in apparent revenge attacks.

Dikgang Moseneke
Families anxiously await Esidimeni findings 19 March 2018, 7:05 AM

Justice Dikgang Moseneke presents his report on the Life Esidimeni tragedy in Parktown, Johannesburg on Monday.

Coligny youth murder trial begins 19 March 2018, 6:38 AM

The trial of two farmers accused of kidnapping and killing a local learner in Coligny will start on Monday in the High Court in Mahikeng.

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Mpumalanga cash in transit heist suspects still at large 19 March 2018, 6:18 AM

Mpumalanga police have launched a manhunt for a gang of about 20 armed suspects after foiling a cash-in-transit robbery following a shoot-out with criminals at the weekend.

Ngcobo murder suspects back in court for bail plea 19 March 2018, 6:02 AM

The six suspects arrested for the alleged murder of five policemen and a soldier at Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape last month are on Monday expected to appear in the local magistrate's court again.

Esidimeni report to make pronouncement on financial compensation 18 March 2018, 9:55 PM

The families of the victims of the Life Esidimeni tragedy are expected to find out on Monday how much they will be receiving in financial compensation.

Zikalala to facilitate peace process in Eshowe 18 March 2018, 9:44 PM

KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development MEC Sihle Zikalala is set to lead talks aimed at facilitating a peace process between warring factions in the Eshowe area on the province's north coast.

Joburg motorists advised to drive cautiously due to wet road conditions 18 March 2018, 8:49 PM

The Johannesburg Emergency Services has advised motorists to drive cautiously for the rest of Sunday evening, due to wet and slippery road conditions.

Victim of Taxify metered-taxi feud laid to rest 18 March 2018, 8:42 PM

The 21-year- old Tshwane University of Technology student and Taxify driver was laid to rest in Inanda north of Durban on Sunday.

Nine killed in head on collision in KZN Midlands 18 March 2018, 7:25 PM

Nine people have been killed in a head-on collision between a taxi and a bakkie in Ladysmith in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

Land grabs continue in Gauteng 18 March 2018, 6:05 PM

Land grabs in the Gauteng Province has continued over the weekend. This as another group of invaders occupied a piece of land in Midrand north of Johannesburg.

Mapisa-Ngqakula to visit Vietnam 18 March 2018, 5:36 PM

Defense and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Ngqakula is due to travel to Vietnam this week. This as South Africa and Vietnam honours 25 years of diplomatic ties.

Gigaba visits Home Affairs centre after outcry of poor service 18 March 2018, 4:58 PM

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba paid a surprise visit to the Randburg office on Saturday. This after a video was posted on social media earlier this week showing a Home Affairs official processing a passport while she was paying attention to her phone.

Traditional healers join fight against albino killings 18 March 2018, 4:48 PM

Organised traditional healers in Mpumalanga have emphasised that they do not use human flesh for muti purposes.

Moseneke’s report to bring closure for Esidimeni family victims 18 March 2018, 3:26 PM

Former Deputy Chief Justice‚ Judge Dikgang Moseneke, is expected to release the final report of the Life Esidimeni tragedy on Monday.

Girl drowns in river near Richards Bay 18 March 2018, 12:06 PM

A seven-year-old girl is believed to have drowned at Msunduzi River in the Sokhulu area near Richards Bay on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

Durban Deep House
Durban Deep rape: horror hidden in plain sight 18 March 2018, 11:51 AM

Durban Deep is a deserted mining town home to criminals and devastating Human Rights violations.

Ramaphosa concludes working visits to Mozambique and Zimbabwe 18 March 2018, 11:16 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa concludes visits to Mozambique and Zimbabwe on the second leg of what he has described as his “pilgrimage” to SADC countries.

Government urged to convene School Safety Indaba 18 March 2018, 10:54 AM

Education Activists have called on government to convene a School Safety Indaba to develop a safety charter for the well-being of learners.