Legendary musician Johnny Clegg has died

16 July 2019, 8:00 PM
Legendary singer, songwriter, dancer and musical activist Johnny Clegg has passed on at the age of 66. The artist was diagnosed with stage two pancreatic cancer back in 2015.
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Three people drowned on two separate beaches in the Eastern Cape province over the weekend.

Cape Town suspects linked to underworld dealings appear in court 18 December 2017, 5:43 PM

Western Cape Police say the arrest of seven men believed to be linked to under-world dealings in Cape Town follows a lengthy police investigation.

Unisa concerned over free higher education announcement 18 December 2017, 4:34 PM

Universities South Africa has expressed concerned that President Jacob Zuma's free higher education announcement might cause chaos at universities at the beginning of 2018. 

McBride case postponed to January 2018 18 December 2017, 3:21 PM

Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) boss Robert McBride's assault case in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court has been postponed till late January 2018.

Biko Foundation hosts annual Golf Tournament 18 December 2017, 3:04 PM

The Steve Biko Foundation in the Eastern Cape in partnership with Nestlife has hosted the second annual Steve Biko Birthday Golf Tournament in King William's Town.

Rape suspect to appear in court 18 December 2017, 11:36 AM

A 37-year-old man accused of raping a 72-year-old woman at Ntubeni Village in Willowvale in the Eastern Cape will appear in the local magistrate's court on Monday.

McBride assault case back in court 18 December 2017, 8:37 AM

IPID head Robert McBride is on Monday expected back in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court for allegedly assaulting his daughter.

EC police send warning to mob justice culprits 18 December 2017, 8:25 AM

Eastern Cape police have issued a new warning to all those involved in mob justice related killings.

E Cape initiates death toll rises to 12 18 December 2017, 6:55 AM

The death toll among initiates in the Eastern Cape has risen to 12.

Two people in court over electricity disconnection bribes 18 December 2017, 6:36 AM

Two officials working for an independent contractor of the City of Johannesburg will on Monday appear in the city's magistrate's court.

Domestic worker charged over death of employers 18 December 2017, 6:31 AM

A 45-year-old domestic worker is expected to appear in the Klerksdorp Magistrate's Court on Monday facing two counts of murder and house robbery.

Seven expected in court over extortion charges 18 December 2017, 6:19 AM

Seven men arrested on charges of intimidation and extortion are expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court Monday.

Kempton Park accidents claim two lives 17 December 2017, 6:28 PM

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Police praise Ekurhuleni community in fighting crime 17 December 2017, 3:33 PM

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WSU welcomes Zuma’s fee announcement 17 December 2017, 12:06 PM

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Cosatu describes Zuma’s free education announcement as drastic but long overdue 16 December 2017, 8:32 PM

Cosatu says President Jacob Zuma's announcement of free education is drastic, but long overdue and welcomed by the union.

Shembe new leader yet to be announced 16 December 2017, 7:25 PM

Shembe congregants will have to wait another week to find out who will be their new leader.

Plead to parents to keep an eye on children during holidays 16 December 2017, 4:35 PM

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Zuma’s free education decision receives mixed reaction 16 December 2017, 4:03 PM

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Zuma announces free higher education for poor 16 December 2017, 3:45 PM

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The eleven people who were killed in a crash a week ago on the R538 road between Hazyview and White River in Mpumalanga will be laid to rest on Saturday morning at Shabalala trust near Hazyview.

Damasonqua tribe to hand over memorandum to Zuma 16 December 2017, 10:08 AM

Chief Khoisan-SA, from the Damasonqua tribe in the Eastern Cape, as well as four of his tribe is, dressed in their traditional attire, on their way to Nasrec in Johannesburg to hand over their memorandum to President Jacob Zuma.

Bemawu calls off SABC strike, accepting 4.8% salary increase 16 December 2017, 9:28 AM

Trade union Bemawu has called off the strike at the SABC after the union and management reached an agreement on Friday night.

Karim lashes at NPA over state capture report 15 December 2017, 9:22 PM

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Court rules against Ekurhuleni metro municipality 15 December 2017, 8:21 PM

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SACP calls on SABC workers to unite 15 December 2017, 3:08 PM

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Higher Education Minister concerned about banned students 15 December 2017, 2:52 PM

Higher Education Minister Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize says she is deeply concerned about the lifetime ban imposed on two student activists by Rhodes University.

E Cape health department concerned about attacks on paramedics 15 December 2017, 11:46 AM

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