EFF media ban exposes totalitarian bent: Daily Maverick

14 December 2019, 12:59 PM
Media publication, Daily Maverick, says the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leadership's 'ban' on media brands achieves nothing but exposes their totalitarian bent.
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State to oppose Selebano’s court bid to avoid Life Esidimeni arbitration 16 November 2017, 2:03 PM

The state says it will oppose suspended Head of the Gauteng Health Department Barney Selebano's court bid not to testify at the Life Esidimeni hearings.

SABC board member resigns 16 November 2017, 1:53 PM

SABC Board member Rachel Kalidass has resigned.

Trailor transporting bodies unethical: Funeral Association 16 November 2017, 12:50 PM

The National Funeral Directors Association says the manner in which the 42 bodies were being transported on Wednesday in Johannesburg was totally unethical.

AfriForum to prosecute Nomgcobo Jiba 16 November 2017, 12:05 PM

AfriForum’s private prosecution unit has announced its intention to prosecute deputy director of the National Prosecuting Agency, (NPA) advocate Nomgcobo Jiba on charges of fraud, defeating the ends of justice and perjury. They alleged Jiba committed fraud and perjury during the process of charging General Johan Booysen with racketeering. Booysen is the former KZN Hawks […]

Research shows stress leads to high HIV risk for gays 16 November 2017, 10:22 AM

The Human Sciences Research Council has revealed that stress among men having sex with each other contributes to an increased risk of HIV.

Suspects arrested for hijacking, kidnapping 16 November 2017, 9:51 AM

The North West and Northern Cape police have arrested two suspects on charges of hijacking and kidnapping.

Indians commemorate 157 years in South Africa 16 November 2017, 9:51 AM

The Indian-origin community is being urged to trace their indenture roots, as South Africa commemorates 157 years since the arrival of Indentured Indians to the country.

WATCH: Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings 16 November 2017, 9:42 AM

The Life Esidimeni hearings are continuing in Parktown, Johannesburg following the death of 143 patients who died after being transferred from Life Esidimeni facilities to unlicensed and ill-equipped NGOs.  

New Home Affairs travel document set to curb fraud 16 November 2017, 7:12 AM

The Home Affairs Department says it has launched what it calls an improved refugee travel document.

Life Esidimeni hearing continues 16 November 2017, 6:14 AM

A manager at the state-owned Cullinan Care and Rehabilitation Centre in Pretoria faced some tough grilling on Wednesday regarding the patients who died of hunger and dehydration even after they were re-admitted at Cullinan following the closure of Siyabadinga and Anchor NGOs.

Use of trailer in transporting bodies condemned 16 November 2017, 5:44 AM

The National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union has condemned the transporting of corpses using an open trailer in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

Man accused of murdering Thembisile Yende might be a free man soon 15 November 2017, 7:40 PM

David Ngwenya who is accused of murdering murdering Eskom employee Thembilse Yende has brought an application for bail before the high court.

Nursing manager at Life Esidimeni admits to compromising well being of patients 15 November 2017, 7:17 PM

A nursing manager at one of the deadliest NGO's in the Life Esidimeni Tragedy was grilled by family lawyers over what appears to be gross negligence in the handling of the now deceased patients.

Parents picket outside KZN school 15 November 2017, 6:59 PM

Angry parents have accused the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education of putting their children's lives at risk.

SAHRC wants non-delivery of basic school infrastructure to be reported 15 November 2017, 5:42 PM

The South African Human Rights Commission is calling for collaboration from the civil society groups, ordinary citizens and other stakeholders to assist in reporting non-delivery of basic school infrastructure.

An open trailer carrying 42 corpses gets stuck on the M1 South in Jhb 15 November 2017, 4:53 PM

An investigation is underway into how 42 corpses were being transported in an open trailer after the trailer got dislodged and stuck on the M1 South of Johannesburg.

Gruesome postmortem of 5 year-old’s pit toilet death 15 November 2017, 4:49 PM

A pathologist, who conducted a postmortem on five-year-old Michael Komape after his body was retrieved from a pit toilet he drowned in, has testified in the High Court in Polokwane.

N. West province misses deadline to fill vacant municipal positions 15 November 2017, 4:09 PM

The North West province has missed the deadline to fill some of senior management positions at its municipalities.

EThekwini municipality determined to crack down on criminal activity 15 November 2017, 3:55 PM

The EThekwini municipality is cracking down on criminal activity within the municipality.

SANDF to tighten borders amid Zimbabwe political impasse 15 November 2017, 3:44 PM

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief of Joint Operations General Barney Hlatshwayo says the National Defence Force is tightening controls on the border with Zimbabwe. But there are no plans to deploy SA military personnel to that country at this stage. The general’s raised concerns about a possible flooding of immigrants to South […]

Serial rapists handed 135 years in jail 15 November 2017, 3:12 PM

A serial rapist has been sentenced to a total of 135 years imprisonment by the North Gauteng High court sitting in Potchefstroom.

WATCH: Life Esidimeni Arbitration Hearings 15 November 2017, 11:47 AM

The Life Esidimeni hearings are continuing in Parktown, Johannesburg following the death of 143 patients who died after being transferred from Life Esidimeni facilities to unlicensed and ill-equipped NGOs.

NGO wants Manana sacked from parliament 15 November 2017, 11:30 AM

A non-governmental organization, Sonke Gender Justice, has called for former Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana to be sacked from parliament.

Security company loses contract after UFS protest 15 November 2017, 10:15 AM

The contract of a private security company at the University of Free State in Bloemfontein campus has been terminated.

WATCH: Life Esidimeni Arbitration Hearing 15 November 2017, 9:25 AM

The Life Esidimeni hearings are continuing in Parktown, Johannesburg following the death of 143 patients who died after being transferred from Life Esidimeni facilities to unlicensed and ill-equipped NGOs.

Man due in court over child rape 15 November 2017, 8:38 AM

A 21-year-old man is expected to appear in the Tsakane Magistrates court today for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 13-year-old girl in KwaThema, on Gauteng's East Rand.

High murder stats persist in Gauteng 15 November 2017, 6:27 AM

Gauteng Police Commissioner Deliwe de Lange has highlighted murder as one of the biggest crime challenges facing police in the province. 

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.