Eskom to implement stage two loadshedding

5 December 2019, 4:41 PM
Eskom says it will implement stage two loadshedding nationwide from 4pm until 11pm Thursday evening.
Heavy security presence as UCT exams begin 15 November 2017, 6:07 AM

The University of Cape Town says it's all systems go as exams start at the institution on Wednesday.

12 KZN police officers fired for corruption 15 November 2017, 5:42 AM

Twelve police officers who were involved in corruption have been dismissed from their posts in the northern parts of KwaZulu-Natal.

Man accused of toddler’s murder due in court 15 November 2017, 5:27 AM

A 25 year old man accused of killing his four month-old baby is expected to apply for bail this Wednesday at the Lehurutshe regional court in North West.

Tzaneen residents live in fear of Gangsterism 14 November 2017, 9:13 PM

Gangsterism is rearing its ugly head at Dan and surrounding villages outside Tzaneen in Limpopo.

Six alleged criminals killed in Diepsloot 14 November 2017, 8:36 PM

Six people alleged to be criminals operating in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, have been killed by angry community members.

SABC board prioritising appointment of permanent executive members 14 November 2017, 8:00 PM

The Chairperson of the new SABC board, Bongumusa Makhathini says their most crucial priority is to appoint permanent executive members to run the organisation.

Mafikeng Game Reserve loses one of its biggest rhino bulls 14 November 2017, 7:13 PM

The Mafikeng Game Reserve has lost one of its biggest rhino bulls to poaching.

Universities seek way forward regarding fees 14 November 2017, 6:28 PM

Universties in Cape Town, which have experienced violent student protests say they await government's pronouncements on the Fees Commission Report.

Health dept ignored warning against Esidimeni transfers :Doctor 14 November 2017, 5:26 PM

An expert witness told the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings on Tuesday that the Gauteng Department of Health ignored professional advice cautioning against the rushed transfer of mentally ill patients. Specialist psychiatrist, Dr Mavuso Talatala, who was the president of the South African Society of Psychiatrist (SAPO) at the time of the ill-advised transfers, said he wrote […]

Parliament committee slams Ex-Prasa board over hiring law firm 14 November 2017, 3:48 PM

The former Prasa board under the stewardship of Popo Molefe has been severely criticised by members of the oversight committee on Transport for appointing Werksman’s Law firm to investigate irregular tenders at the transport agency.

Free State learners in dire need of transport 14 November 2017, 3:29 PM

The process of accessing education is still grim in some parts of the Free State.

A dozen KZN police officers sacked for corruption 14 November 2017, 3:12 PM

Twelve police officers who were involved in corruption have been dismissed from their posts in the northern parts of KwaZulu-Natal.

Manana’s lawyer pays R100 000 fine in cash 14 November 2017, 2:36 PM

A legal representative of the former deputy minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana paid his R100 000 fine in cash at the Randburg Magistrates Court on Tuesday. On Monday, Magistrate Ramsamy Reddy ordered that Manana pay a R100 000 fine or spend twelve months behind bars. Manana was also sentenced to 500 hours of community service, […]

Van Breda case postponed 14 November 2017, 2:05 PM

The trial of triple axe murder accused, Henri van Breda, has been postponed until the 27 November in the High Court in Cape Town.

Neurology report delays van Breda case 14 November 2017, 12:00 PM

The trial of triple axe murder accused, Henri van Breda, has been postponed until the 27th of this month in the High Court in Cape Town.

Durban shack fire claims another life 14 November 2017, 11:57 AM

A second person has died following the fire that broke out at Durban informal settlement at the weekend. At least 2000 people were left homeless when a fire broke out in the Foreman Road informal settlement in Durban’s Springfield area. A candle that fell over is believed to have caused Saturday night’s fire. KwaZulu-Natal chairperson […]

WATCH: Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings 14 November 2017, 9:39 AM

The Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings into the deaths of 141 mentally ill patients will resume in Parktown, Johanesburg this morning.

Saftu to take to streets for free education 14 November 2017, 9:27 AM

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has expressed disappointment on the Heher Fees Commission report's recommendation that free education is not feasible.

HIV stigma remains a global challenge 14 November 2017, 9:24 AM

Glenda Gray of the Medical Research Council says the stigma surrounding HIV remains a global challenge. She was speaking during an HIV conference that is currently taking place in Cape Town. Hundreds of Aids researchers from more than 50 countries gathered for the 13th Aids Impact Conference, which ends Wednesday. About 7-million people live with […]

Joburg mayor applauds arrest of JMPD assaulters 14 November 2017, 9:21 AM

Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba, has commended the police for their swift arrest of a suspect in connection with the assault of a Metro Police Officer at the weekend.

Spotlight on Glebelands killings in parliament 14 November 2017, 9:19 AM

A progress report into the killings at Glebelands hostel in KwaZulu-Natal will come under scrutiny in Parliament on Tuesday morning. The SAPS is expected to brief the Police Portfolio Committee on how it’s dealing with the problem. There will also be a briefing on the recent stolen firearms at two Western Cape Police stations. The […]

Patel back for bail plea 14 November 2017, 8:52 AM

Polokwane businessman and double murder accused Rameez Patel will continue his bail application in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

Manana apologises for women assault 14 November 2017, 6:25 AM

Former Higher Education deputy minister, Mduduzi Manana, has apologised to the women that he assaulted in August this year.

20 year limit on sexual abuse case back in court 14 November 2017, 6:09 AM

The Constitutional Court, in Johannesburg, is on Tuesday, expected to hear a case involving the 20 year time limit on reporting sexual abuse from the time it was committed.

Fees Commission Report widely rejected 13 November 2017, 7:21 PM

Students at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein have rejected the Fees Commission Report.

Psychologist describes how mentally-ill patients were tortured 13 November 2017, 3:37 PM

Clinical psychologist Carolie Trotter alleges the 143 deceased mentally-ill patients were tortured to death after being transferred to unlicensed and ill-equipped NGO’s.

12 months or R100 000 for Manana 13 November 2017, 3:21 PM

Former Higher Education Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana has been sentenced to 12 month in prison or a R100 000 fine by the Randburg Magistrate’s Court north of Johannesburg

Fees Commission Report recommends more spending on tertiary education 13 November 2017, 2:04 PM

President Jacob Zuma has finally released the Fees Commission report which recommends that South Africa increase spending on tertiary education, especially for poor students.

WATCH: Life Esidimeni hearings 13 November 2017, 11:57 AM

The Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings into the deaths of the 143 mentally-ill patients are continuing.

D Day for Mduduzi Manana 13 November 2017, 11:29 AM

Former Higher Education deputy minister, Mduduzi Manana, will know his fate following his assault convictions, on Monday.