Trek4Mandela team unpack experience at Mt Kilimanjaro

21 July 2018, 9:12 PM
Almost half of the 46 Trek4Mandela climbers made it to Africa's highest peak, Uhuru. It was a tough expedition and many suffered from altitude sickness.
Obama the most popular speaker to deliver Mandela lecture 17 July 2018, 6:27 AM

Mandela and Obama, became the first black presidents of their respective countries yet met only once, however they spoke often by phone while Obama was US president.

Protesters in the street
N Cape education department pleads with protesters 17 July 2018, 6:14 AM

The education department released a statement advising parents, pupils and teachers to use their discretion and assess whether it's safe to go to school.

Cosatu distributes food parcels in Mpumalanga 16 July 2018, 8:14 PM

Cosatu has provided wheelchairs to the elderly and those with physical disabilities in Mpumalanga on Monday.

All systems go for Nelson Mandela lecture 16 July 2018, 7:48 PM

It's all systems go for former US President Barack Obama to deliver the Nelson Mandela lecture in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

“Police murderers should be given special trial by courts” 16 July 2018, 4:09 PM

Police minister Bheki Cele would have liked to see those who kill police officers given a special trial by the courts.

Mokonyane apologises for Sassa non-payments 16 July 2018, 2:48 PM

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has unreservedly apologised to the public after the Social Security Agency failed to make payments to some beneficiaries of social grants.

Case of five men accused of rape, murder postponed 16 July 2018, 12:35 PM

The case against five men accused of brutally murdering two people in Tshepisong west of Johannesburg last year has been postponed in the high court in Johannesburg.

Two suspected rhino poachers killed 16 July 2018, 11:15 AM

Police say two suspected rhino poachers were killed in a shootout with a police anti-poaching team at Loskop Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga at the weekend.

Given Mkhari assault charges dropped 16 July 2018, 11:10 AM

The assault charges of media owner and chairperson of MSG Afrika, Given Mkhari have been withdrawn.

Limpopo crash death toll rises to seven 16 July 2018, 10:38 AM

The number of people killed in a vehicle that overturned on the R81 at Ga-Makgoba outside Polokwane in Limpopo on Saturday, has risen to seven.

Kimberly residents call for the release of those arrested during protest 16 July 2018, 9:44 AM

Hundreds of residents in Kimberley are expected to assemble outside the Galeshewe Magistrate's Court demanding the release of over a hundred people who were arrested since Thursday.

Four suspects in court for police murder 16 July 2018, 8:51 AM

Police Minister, Bheki Cele will on Monday attend the appearance of four suspects in the Germiston Magistrate's Court who allegedly shot and killed a police officer.

Man to appear in court for rape, assault of lesbian 16 July 2018, 8:30 AM

A man accused of raping and assaulting a lesbian teenager in Potchefstroom in the North West is on Monday expected to make a formal bail application in the local magistrate's court.

E Cape police on the hunt for business robbery suspects 16 July 2018, 7:30 AM

Eastern Cape police are investigating a case of business robbery after three armed men allegedly used explosives to open a safe at a petrol station at Uitenhage.

Kimberley residents demand people arrested during protests be released 16 July 2018, 7:25 AM

A mass march to two magistrate's courts in Kimberley is expected on Monday, with residents demanding the release of close to 150 people arrested for public violence.

City of Cape Town starts housing project 15 July 2018, 8:24 PM

The City of Cape Town has started its R57 million housing project.

Cold front moves to North-Eastern parts of KZN 15 July 2018, 5:56 PM

The South African Weather Service says the cold front that has been experienced in most parts of KwaZulu-Natal, has now moved to North-Eastern parts of the country.

Pretoria remembers sacrifices of Delville Wood 15 July 2018, 4:43 PM

South Africa’s sacrifice and heroism during the World War One battle of Delville Wood in France have been commemorated at the annual memorial at Burgers Park in Park.

Preview: Will to trump skill in World Cup’s ultimate character test 15 July 2018, 4:11 PM

Croatia will hope that their fierce desperation to accomplish the greatest sporting achievement in the nation's short life will enable them to lift their battered bodies for one, last assault on France in Sunday's World Cup final.

Farm dwellers remain most vulnerable people in SA 15 July 2018, 2:50 PM

Farm dwellers and workers remain the most vulnerable people in the country.

Six people killed in Limpopo car crash 15 July 2018, 6:56 AM

Limpopo police have opened a case of culpable homicide after six people were killed when the vehicle in which they were travelling overturned in Ga-Makgoba village outside Polokwane on Saturday.

N West constable arrested for robbery 14 July 2018, 3:49 PM

A 33-year old police constable working at Brits Police Station in the North West has been arrested for robbery in Limpopo province.

Progress made in changing Sassa cards 14 July 2018, 3:33 PM

Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu says progress has been made in changing the South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) cards, as the South African Post Office has now taken over the grant payment service.

Protesting Kimberley residents loot shops 14 July 2018, 12:23 PM

There has been sporadic looting of businesses and shops in Kimberley yet again.

Hermanus residents at odds over violent protests 14 July 2018, 11:52 AM

Some residents of Hermanus, in the Overstrand Municipality, say they feel as if they are being held hostage by a group of people who only want to damage to the town.

Small group of VBS depositors queue outside Nedbank 14 July 2018, 8:51 AM

Only a small group of VBS depositors is queuing outside the Nedbank game centre in Thohoyandou in Limpopo.

Former president Nelson Mandela
SA’s UN ambassador rings Nasdaq bell in honour of Madiba 14 July 2018, 6:56 AM

A South African delegation led by UN ambassador Jerry Matjila has rung the closing bell of the Nasdaq Stock Market in New York in honour of the late former president Nelson Mandela's centenary birthday celebrations around the world.

Progress has been made in changing Sassa cards: Shabangu 13 July 2018, 8:57 PM

Social Development minister, Suzan Shabangu says progress has been made in changing  Sassa cards. She has made a plea to social grant beneficiaries to change their cards before the end of September. Shabangu says beneficiaries, who still use Cash Paymaster Service cards, will encounter problems with their payments by the end of September. The minister […]

MMA welcomes SABC’s out of court settlement 13 July 2018, 8:35 PM

Media Monitoring Africa has welcomed an out-of-court settlement, that will allow some parts of the SABC’s Inquiry into editorial interference to be open to the public and media. The SABC, Media Monitoring Africa, S.O.S Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and the Commission of Inquiry have settled out of court. In terms of the agreement, written and […]

“Zuma should not have been shackled” 13 July 2018, 7:41 PM

Justice Minister, Michael Masutha, says former President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma, should not have been shackled during his appearance in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court.