Anele Hoyana’s funeral under way

7 December 2019, 11:53 AM
Forty-year-old Anele Hoyana is being buried in East London on Saturday.
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Precious Ramabulana – murder suspect abandons bail application 2 December 2019, 11:22 AM

The suspect in the murder of Precious Ramabulana, has abandoned bail at the Morebeng Magistrate's Court at Botlokwa in Limpopo.

Petrol price expected to go up on Wednesday 2 December 2019, 11:09 AM

The Automobile Association says motorists can expect a mixed bag of fuel prices this month with petrol due to be hiked and diesel prices to decrease on Wednesday.

Gauteng Grade One applicants placed at schools 2 December 2019, 10:14 AM

The Gauteng Department of Education has announced that the number of unplaced Grade eight learners for the 2020 academic year in the province has been reduced to 619 as at Friday afternoon.

Country’s border posts secure despite security breaches: Motsoaledi 2 December 2019, 7:47 AM

The Department of Home Affairs has assured South Africans that the country's border posts are well guarded despite the occurrence of some security breaches.

Suspected terrorists to appear in Middelburg court 2 December 2019, 5:51 AM

Suspected terrorist, Riana Heymans of the National Christian Resistance Movement, along with two people who are believed to have been harbouring her, will appear in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court on Monday.

One in three boys likely to be sexually abused: Study 1 December 2019, 9:51 PM

One in three boys is likely to be sexually abused before the age of 18.  This is according to a University of Cape Town study into sexual victimisation in South Africa.

Reward offered for information on suspects who set C Town trains alight 1 December 2019, 9:08 PM

A reward of R100 000 has been offered for information that will secure the conviction of the four men suspected of setting alight two trains on Friday morning at Cape Town Station.

Ramaphosa reiterates call for stiff penalties against GBV perpetrators 1 December 2019, 5:12 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to support the family of murdered Limpopo student Precious Ramabulana to start a foundation to address violence in the country. 

SA spends billions on deporting undocumented foreign nationals 1 December 2019, 5:00 PM

South Africa has spent around R5 billion over the past five years to deport undocumented foreign nationals who live in the country illegally.

Motsoaledi clarifies Senkubuge’s SA citizenship 1 December 2019, 4:52 PM

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has confirmed that Tshwane's former Member of Mayoral Committee for Transport and Roads Sheila Senkubuge has been living in South Africa for the past 35-years.

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Sibanze to appear again in court for intimidating Samwu workers 1 December 2019, 4:35 PM

The man who is accused of intimidating members of the municipal workers union, SAMWU, Thabo Sibanze will again appear in the Thohoyandou magistrate's court in Limpopo on Monday.

Prevention is the key says Mabuza, at AIDS day event 1 December 2019, 1:48 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza says government is committed to fight the scourge of HIV and AIDS. He says more outreach programmes need to be conducted to educate people about the disease.

SA introduces anti-HIV drug 1 December 2019, 12:28 PM

South Africa has announced announced a new drug to help with the spread of HIV/AIDS and new infections. Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize spoke about the medication on the side lines ahead of the main event commemorating World Aids Day on Sunday.

Eskom warns of possible loadshedding 1 December 2019, 11:56 AM

Eskom has warned that the probability of loadshedding remains high on Sunday due to unplanned breakdowns.

Hawks arrest alleged domestic terrorist and accomplices 1 December 2019, 11:16 AM

The Hawks have confirmed that they have arrested suspected domestic terrorist Riana Heymans, along with two people who are believed to have been harbouring her.

WATCH LIVE: World AIDS Day 2019 Commemoration 1 December 2019, 11:04 AM

World Aids Day commemoration is taking place at the James Motlatsi Stadium in Orkney in the North West.

Firearm amnesty to reduce illegal and unwanted firearms 1 December 2019, 10:33 AM

The National Assembly passed a resolution more than a week ago, paving the way for another fire-arm amnesty period starting on the 1st of December until the end of May next year.

Three killed in Western Cape crash 1 December 2019, 8:04 AM

Three people, including two children have died in a car crash in Kleinmond's main road in the Overberg in the Western ape.

World Aids Day commemoration focuses on high prevalence rates in the North West 1 December 2019, 6:53 AM

The North West is expected commemorate World Aids Day on Sunday at the James Motlatsi Stadium in Orkney in the North West. The event will be led by Deputy President David Mabuza.

Constitutionality of Traditional and Khoi San Leadership Act could be challenged 30 November 2019, 9:21 PM

Concerns are being raised about the constitutionality of the Traditional and Khoi San Leadership Bill which President Cyril Ramaphosa recently signed into law.

Police still searching for train-torching suspects 30 November 2019, 8:23 PM

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says police are still searching for four people suspected to have been involved in torching two trains at the Cape Town station on Thursday.

Three injured in gas explosion at Sandton shopping complex 30 November 2019, 4:42 PM

Three people have been injured in a gas explosion at a shopping centre on Rivonia Boulevard in Sandton, north of Johannesburg.

Villages in Eastern Cape count their losses after tornado 30 November 2019, 3:12 PM

Ten villages in Fort Beaufort and Alice in the Raymond Mhlaba Municipality of the Eastern Cape are counting their losses after a tornado hit the area on Friday night.

Ramaphosa signs Khoi-San Leadership Act into law 30 November 2019, 1:54 PM

The Khoisan Revolution Party in the Northern Cape has applauded President Cyril Ramaphosa for signing the Khoi San leadership act into law, saying this has brought dignity to the Khoisan community.

The department confirmed that the number of unplaced pupils had dropped dramatically however , there still remained 690 unplaced learners.
Number of unplaced Gauteng learners reduced drastically 30 November 2019, 12:14 PM

The Gauteng Department of Education says all qualifying grade one applicants have been placed, a significant reduction from the more than 9 000 applicants that were unplaced a week ago.

SCA declares Section 10 of Equality and unfair discrimination act unconstitutional 30 November 2019, 11:38 AM

The Supreme Court of Appeal has declared unconstitutional Section 10 of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act.

Young people receiving @myNSFAS application assistance at the NYDA West Rand Branch.
NSFAS applications – offices close at 12:00 30 November 2019, 10:01 AM

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme says students wishing to apply should do so at the offices of the National Youth Development Agency before until 12:00 on Saturday.

Probe underway following Sebokeng family murder 30 November 2019, 6:53 AM

Police say they are trying to establish the motive for the attacks in an incident where a 22-year-old man allegedly killed his mother, his four-year-old sister and injured his two siblings by stabbing them.

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Students can apply for NSFAS at NYDA centres 29 November 2019, 9:20 PM

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has called on students who wish to apply for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme to use National Youth Development Agency centres to apply for next year's funding.

King Zwelonke Sigcawu laid to rest 29 November 2019, 5:45 PM

AmaXhosa King Zwelonke Sigcawu has been laid to rest at Nqadu Great Place, in Willowvale, in the Eastern Cape.