More than 530 wanted suspects arrested in Gauteng

17 February 2019, 8:21 AM
More than 530 suspects who featured on the police's wanted list have been successfully traced and arrested during raids on Thursday and Friday.
People seating opposite to Gloria Mine
Families of trapped mineworkers plead for rescue operations to resume 11 February 2019, 8:52 PM

Families of the more than 20 people trapped underground at the Gloria Coal Mine in Middelburg Mpumalanga have pleaded with mine workers to allow rescue operations to resume.

Jane Furse Hospital
Jane Furse Hospital up and running 11 February 2019, 7:37 PM

Health services have been restored at the Jane Furse Hospital in Limpopo which was damaged by floods in December.

An infant rescued from storm water drain in KZN 11 February 2019, 7:08 PM

The Department of Health in KwaZulu-Natal has admitted it hasn’t done enough education on family planning education.

Home Affairs Minister pays unannounced visit at the Scottburgh Home Affairs 11 February 2019, 5:56 PM

Home Affairs Minister Dr Siyabonga Cwele has on Monday paid an unannounced visit at the Scottburgh Home Affairs to visit Nosipho Mkhupheka and to monitor service delivery.

Students at a university
Tension mounts at WSU as students try to register 11 February 2019, 4:18 PM

Tensions are rising at the Eastern Cape's Walter Sisulu University after students have been trying to register without success for weeks.

IEC encourages citizens to register to vote 11 February 2019, 2:59 PM

The Electoral Commission of South Africa ( IEC) has encouraged South Africans who haven't registered to vote in the forthcoming elections to do so .

Mentor to conclude testimony in State Capture Inquiry 11 February 2019, 12:36 PM

The State Capture Inquiry resumed in Parktown, Johannesburg, on Monday morning with former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor back on the stand.

Baby rescued from stormdrain.
Newborn rescued from stormwater drain 11 February 2019, 11:34 AM

After a two hour long rescue operation, a newborn baby girl has been rescued from a storm water drain in Newlands East Durban.

Student protesting.
Universities should allow students with historical debt to register: Pandor 11 February 2019, 10:37 AM

Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor says no student should be prevented from registering on the basis of historical debt and especially if they are funded by NSFAS.

Durban University of technology.
DUT expected to re-open on Monday 11 February 2019, 9:14 AM

The Durban University of Technology is expected to re-open Monday morning to allow the resumption of registration and NSFAS funding queries.

Willie Hofmeyr
Hofmeyr to take witness stand at Mokgoro Enquiry 11 February 2019, 8:45 AM

The Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions, Willie Hofmeyr will again take the witness stand at the Mokgoro Enquiry in Centurion for cross examination.

Cellular tower.
Durban residents protest against cellphone tower 11 February 2019, 7:27 AM

The chairperson of the Dolphin Avenue Residents' Association in Reservoir Hills, Durban - Danjay Deonarain - says research that scientists have conducted around the world proves that there are health implications for people that live near cellphone towers.

Pandor concerned about security at tertiary institutions 11 February 2019, 5:28 AM

igher Education Minister Naledi Pandor says she's deeply concerned about what she terms an over-security of tertiary institutions in South Africa.

Cosatu to meet with Vhembe Municipal workers 10 February 2019, 8:21 PM

COSATU leadership will on Monday morning meet with municipal workers of the Vhembe District Municipality in Thohoyandou, Limpopo to decide the way forward, after a two-weeks strike.

Menzi Primary School
Criminals steal learning equipment at Mpumalanga special school 10 February 2019, 7:10 PM

Tsakane Special School was opened in 2014 as one of the 18 schools that cater for severe intellectual disabled learners in the province.

PE police arrest two suspected gangsters 10 February 2019, 6:44 PM

Police in Port Elizabeth police have arrested two suspected gangsters after finding them in possession of two unlicensed firearms.

Police investigate murder case after a body found at DUT residence 10 February 2019, 5:33 PM

Police in Durban are investigating a case of murder after the body of a 30 year old man was found in his room at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) residence.

Parliament’s police committee concerned about gang-related killings 10 February 2019, 4:10 PM

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police has expressed concern on reports that since March last year more than 185 people have been killed in gang-related violence on the Cape Flats.

Eskom warns of stage 2 load-shedding 10 February 2019, 4:01 PM

Eskom says there is a probability of more load-shedding on Monday.

Awaiting trial prisoners escape from holding cells 10 February 2019, 11:03 AM

Six awaiting trial prisoners have escaped from the holding cells at Letsitele police station outside Tzaneen in Limpopo.

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies
SA ratifies African Free Continental Trade agreement 10 February 2019, 10:05 AM

South Africa will deposit its instruments of ratification of the African Free Continental Trade Area in Addis Ababa, on the side-lines of the African Union Summit.

Vytjie Mentor’s State Capture testimony to be ‘tested’ 10 February 2019, 9:25 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will resume its hearings on Monday morning.

Sanef calls for urgent meeting with Ndabeni Abrahams 10 February 2019, 8:38 AM

The South African National Editors Forum has called for an urgent meeting with the Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni Abrahams. This after she blocked journalists from covering the action of protestors at an African National Congress manifesto in KwaBhaca on Saturday.

Cele calls for arrest of KZN CIT robbers within 24 hours 10 February 2019, 7:03 AM

A suspected cash-in-transit robber is in police custody in hospital following the bloody shootout with police in a heist at Nongoma in northern KwaZulu-Natal a week ago.

SANEF condemns blocking of journalists by Ndabeni-Abrahams 9 February 2019, 9:42 PM

The South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) condemns the blocking of journalists by Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams from covering the actions of protestors at an ANC manifesto launch in Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape.

N West municipalities experiencing service delivery challenges 9 February 2019, 9:26 PM

Service delivery is reported to have collapsed in some of the eight municipalities which have been put under administration in the North West.

Stella Ndabeni Abrahams
Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams apologises for conduct at ANC EC manifesto 9 February 2019, 9:01 PM

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has issued a statement apologising for her conduct at the launch of the African National Congress (ANC) Eastern Cape election manifesto.

Police to use deadly force if threatened: Cele 9 February 2019, 6:45 PM

Police have the right to use deadly force if their lives are threatened, that's according to Police Minister Bheki Cele.

Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga
Recognition of teachers restores their dignity: Motshega 9 February 2019, 6:13 PM

Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, says the recognition of teachers restores their dignity as professionals.

ANC denies allegations of stalling SABC board vacancies 9 February 2019, 5:54 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) in Parliament has denied an allegation that it is trying to delay the process of filling eight vacancies on the South African Broadcasting Cooperation (SABC) board.