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.
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No justification for serious action against Zinzi Mandela: Pandor 21 June 2019, 4:02 PM

International Relations Minister, Naledi Pandor says there's no justification for serious action against Ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela for her tweets that sparked an uproar on social media recently.

Marlon Daniels
Nelson Mandela Bay Metro finally passes 2019/20 budget 21 June 2019, 2:32 PM

After four failed attempts, the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro council has finally passed the R12.6 billion operational budget for the 2019/20 financial year.

City briefs media over water disruption fears 21 June 2019, 1:41 PM

Johannesburg residents, living in high lying areas, may experience lower than normal water pressure from Monday 24 June, according to the city.

Warrant of arrest for Thandi Modise put on hold 21 June 2019, 12:37 PM

A warrant of arrest for National Assembly Speaker, Thandi Modise, has been put on hold by the Regional Court sitting in Potchefstroom in the North West.

Western Cape braces itself for blistering cold weekend 21 June 2019, 11:49 AM

The South African Weather Service has warned of heavy rains expected in the Western Cape on Friday, which could lead to flooding.

City of Joburg to brief residents on planned water disruption 21 June 2019, 9:07 AM

The City of Johannesburg will on Friday, outline interventions to lessen the impact of the impending water-shedding on its residents next week. 

Zuma
Zuma yet to confirm whether he will appear before the State Capture commission 21 June 2019, 6:04 AM

Former president Jacob Zuma is yet to confirm whether he will be available on the days that the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture has requested him to appear before it.

Thandi Modise
Thandi Modise calls on South Africans to avoid racial tensions 20 June 2019, 9:37 PM

The Speaker of National Assembly Thandi Modise says South Africans should do all they can to avoid racial tensions.

Eskom employee to appear in court for corruption 20 June 2019, 9:01 PM

An Eskom employee has been arrested for soliciting a 30-thousand-rand bribe in Randburg, north of Johannesburg.

President Ramaphosa and Dr Motsepe
We have to make difficult choices: Ramaphosa 20 June 2019, 8:30 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says now is the time that we have to make difficult choices that will not please everyone. Speaking during his State of the Nation Address Ramaphosa says that if goals set out in the NDP are to be met by the 6th administration, they must have specific targets towards which they must work.

Raid on shops selling counterfeit products brings Durban to a standstill 20 June 2019, 8:30 PM

A joint operation between Crime Intelligence officers from KwaZulu-Natal and those in Johannesburg has brought Durban's Victoria Street to a standstill.

Traffic
Cape Town workers leave work early to avoid SONA traffic jam 20 June 2019, 5:37 PM

The rush to get out of the Cape Town CBD is under way with a few hours to go before the State-of-the-Nation- Address (SONA).

Police
Pretoria killer likely not another homeless person: Forensic Criminologist 20 June 2019, 4:15 PM

Police believe they are moving in the right direction in investigating the killings of five middle-aged homeless men in Pretoria in the past month.

Vigil for murdered homeless men in Pretoria 20 June 2019, 3:00 PM

The Muckkeneuk and surrounding communities will on Thursday hold a vigil for the five homeless men that have been killed the past few weeks in the area.

Kopanong Hospital
Deterioration of services at Kopanong Hospital reach crisis proportions 20 June 2019, 2:05 PM

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) says the deterioration of services at the Kopanong hospital in Vereeniging on the Vaal has reached crisis proportion.

Judgment day for Duduzane Zuma set for July 12 20 June 2019, 1:18 PM

Judgment in the culpable homicide trial of Duduzane Zuma will be handed down on July 12 at the Randburg Magistrate's Court.

A vigil for 5 murdered homeless men in Pretoria 20 June 2019, 1:11 PM

The Muckelneuk and surrounding communities in Pretoria will hold a vigil on Thursday for the five homeless men who were killed over the past few weeks in the area.

Duduzane Zuma’s accident caused by negligent driving, State maintains 20 June 2019, 12:15 PM

The State maintains that Duduzane Zuma lost control of his vehicle before crashing into a taxi resulting in the death of a taxi passenger because he was driving negligently. 

Killing of homeless people in Pretoria on the rise 20 June 2019, 10:18 AM

Criminologist and former head of the police's psychological investigating unit, Gerard Labuschagne, says that police will make a big mistake if they don't investigate the deaths of homeless people in Pretoria as the work of a serial killer.

Closing arguments to be heard in Duduzane Zuma’s case 20 June 2019, 7:31 AM

The Randburg Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg is expected to hear closing arguments in the culpable homicide case of Duduzane Zuma on Thursday morning.

All systems go for 6th Parliament SONA 20 June 2019, 6:34 AM

The Presiding Officers of Parliament Thandi Modise and Amos Masondo say they are ready for the official opening of Parliament on Thursday evening.

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.

Youth appeals for Ramaphosa’s intervention in drug scourge ahead of SONA 19 June 2019, 9:05 PM

Young South Africans battling with drug addiction in Durban have called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to strengthen efforts to stop the infiltration of drugs into the country.

President Ramaphosa on Wednesday interacted with youth in a NYDA presidential youth dialogue.
Time for talk is over, youth caution Ramaphosa 19 June 2019, 7:26 PM

The youth has cautioned President Cyril Ramaphosa that the time for long-winded talk is over, and now is the time for the government to take serious measures to address the plight that youth face in the country.

Students demand regional offices and scrapping of NSFAS historical debt 19 June 2019, 7:10 PM

Students from representative bodies of tertiary institutions across the country marched on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme offices in Cape Town.

Ambulance
Two KZN paramedics wounded after fake emergency call 19 June 2019, 6:12 PM

Two KwaZulu-Natal paramedics have been shot and wounded in the Amatikwe area of Inanda, north of Durban. The incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday when they responded to a fake emergency call.

Lynne Brown
Lynne Brown further implicated in wrongdoing 19 June 2019, 6:12 PM

Former Public Enterprises minister Lynne Brown has again been implicated in wrongdoing at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.

Homeless man sleeping
High level investigation under way as fifth body found in Pretoria 19 June 2019, 3:20 PM

A high level investigation team of specialists have been tasked to investigate the deaths of homeless men in Pretoria, after a fifth body was found.

Alex residents vow to intensify protests 19 June 2019, 3:01 PM

Residents of Alexandra Township, north of Johannesburg, have vowed to intensify their protests. The protests followed Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's promise to rebuild the illegal structures which were demolished in May.

Alex shutdown march severely disrupts Sandton traffic 19 June 2019, 1:05 PM

Traffic has been severely disrupted in Sandton, as a result of the march by disgruntled Alexandra residents.