Move to deregister Amcu is a clear political attack: Mathunjwa

26 April 2019, 4:42 PM
Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) Joseph Mathunjwa has launched a strong verbal attack on the current government for what he says is its alliance with white monopoly capital and its politically driven decision to deregister the union.
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Police monitoring UCT students 6 November 2017, 2:22 PM

Police have been keeping an eye on a small group of protesting students entering various buildings on the UCT Upper campus.

Qumbu serial rapist case postponed 6 November 2017, 2:16 PM

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Police name elderly couple murdered in PE 6 November 2017, 2:15 PM

The names of the elderly couple murdered in their Summerstrand home in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, have been released.

Correctional Services to tighten Sexual Offences Act 6 November 2017, 1:39 PM

Justice and Correctional Services deputy minister John Jeffrey says the department is looking at tightening the Sexual Offenses Act.

Bemawu to go back to drawing board over SABC strike 6 November 2017, 11:57 AM

Workers union Bemawu says it will be going back to the drawing board on the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) strike.

KZN Education pleased with examination progress 6 November 2017, 11:39 AM

The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department says it is satisfied with the progress of the matric examinations in the province.

‘We need a system that’s going to eliminate fraud’ 6 November 2017, 10:28 AM

Social Development spokesperson, Lumka Oliphant says there are many processes that need to be followed regarding the changing of the service provider in respect of grant payments.

Manhunt launched following police killing in Mpumalanga 6 November 2017, 9:57 AM

Police in Mpumalanga have launched a manhunt after a group of armed robbers shot two police officers, killing one of them.

Taxi Council shocked by another KZN taxi boss killing 6 November 2017, 9:17 AM

The taxi industry in KwaZulu-Natal says it is shocked with the killing of yet another taxi boss in the province.

Another taxi boss killed in KZN 6 November 2017, 8:24 AM

The chairperson of Sizwe Taxi Association at Newcastle in northern KwaZulu-Natal has been shot dead. The taxi boss was ambushed on the road between Utrecht and Osizweni in Newcastle northern KwaZulu Natal. Sources say the killing is related to a feud over Newcastle and Johannesburg taxi route. The killing follows last week’s murder of another […]

Krejcir and others to appear in court 6 November 2017, 7:44 AM

The case against convicted drug dealer Radovan Krejcir and four others, accused of killing Lebanese national Sam Issa, is expected to continue in the Johannesburg High Court Monday.

Six killed, three injured in F State freak accident 6 November 2017, 7:02 AM

Six people were killed and three injured when a vehicle collided head on with a truck on the N3 between Warden and Villiers in the Free State. Free State Traffic Law enforcement spokesperson Kabelo Moloabi says the driver of the vehicle lost control after a tyre burst and hit the truck. Moloabi says the vehicle […]

Sizwe Vilakazi’s family still shocked by his death 6 November 2017, 6:58 AM

The family of Sizwe Vilakazi, the Head of legal services at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), says they are still struggling to come to terms with his murder. It is alleged that three armed men entered his business premises in Tsakane east of Johannesburg at the weekend and shot him five times. They then […]

Mbalula sends stern warning to criminals 5 November 2017, 9:23 PM

The Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has again sent a stern warning to criminals who use force against police officers.

Military veterans in E Cape to receive houses from govt 5 November 2017, 9:20 PM

Twenty one military veterans who were previously destitute will soon be able to sleep in their new furbished houses at Maiden Farm outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.

Man accused of racial killing will know fate on Monday 5 November 2017, 8:53 PM

The man at the centre of an alleged racial killing at Kathu in the Northern Cape is expected to know on Monday if he will get bail.

Community members in KZN defrauded of millions of rands 5 November 2017, 4:07 PM

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Firefighters monitoring hotspots in Western Cape 5 November 2017, 3:36 PM

Firefighters are still on the scene of three active mountain fires and nine hotspots in the Southern Cape, believed to be caused by lightning strikes.

Police warn against reporting false cases 5 November 2017, 2:54 PM

Police have issued a stern warning against giving false information to about crime.

N West community up in arms over water shortages 5 November 2017, 11:40 AM

Hundreds of desperate residents in the farming town of Delareyville in the North West are frustrated that they have been without water for a month.

SABC’s head of legal services gunned down 5 November 2017, 11:40 AM

SABC head of legal services Sizwe Vilakazi has been shot and killed.

Dangor’s latest book honours generation of women 5 November 2017, 11:23 AM

Achmat Dangor’s literary work has been making waves in the South African literature landscape for more than three decades.

Pauw’s ‘The President’s Keepers’ flying off shelves 5 November 2017, 8:22 AM

Veteran journalist Jacques Pauw's explosive new book has quickly moved to the international best sellers' list.

E Cape facebook rape suspect nabbed 5 November 2017, 7:01 AM

A 28-year-old suspected serial rapist and his 23-year-old girlfriend have been arrested in Qumbu in the Eastern Cape.

South African paramedic held hostage in Libya 4 November 2017, 8:08 PM

The South African government has confirmed that its citizen working in Lybia as a paramedic has been kidnapped and taken hostage by unknown people.

N Cape launches festive season safety campaign 4 November 2017, 4:37 PM

The community of Jan Kempdorp in the Northern Cape say they have lost faith in the police and they are hoping for a speedy intervention.

North West community without water for  a month 4 November 2017, 4:00 PM

The community of Delareyville in the North West has been without water for four weeks.

Ugu District Municipality strike ends 4 November 2017, 1:45 PM

A nine-day long illegal strike by employees of the Ugu District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal south coast that left large parts of the southern parts of the province without water has ended.

Remains of SANDF member murdered in DRC back home 4 November 2017, 1:40 PM

The remains of an SANDF member whose boyfriend murdered her during their deployment to the DRC, have been handed to her family during a brief ceremony at the Waterkloof airforce base in Pretoria.

Raising awareness for children with autism 4 November 2017, 12:58 PM

Businessman, Russell Fox, has embarked on a world record breaking attempt in Cape Town by taking on a 32-kilometre broken glass trial barefoot to raise funds and awareness for children with autism.