Officials in court over illegal release of foreign nationals

20 March 2018, 6:53 PM
A formal bail application of nine government officials accused of illegally releasing at least 36 foreign national parolees will be heard later in March.
Cosatu call for Bathabile Dlamini’s axing 9 November 2017, 8:39 PM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions, (Cosatu), has urged the African National Congress to release Social Development Minister, Bathabile Dlamini, from her duties

Business sector to assist Mkhwebane with resources 9 November 2017, 8:38 PM

A group of business operators and entrepreneurs has undertaken to assist the Public Protector, Busi Mkhwebane, with resources to ensure that she reaches most if not all South Africans especially in rural areas

Tshwane to pay for burial of children killed by a street light 9 November 2017, 5:42 PM

Tshwane Executive Mayor Solly Msimanga said as a caring multi-party administration, they hope their contribution will alleviate the burden on the families who are grieving the loss of their beloved children.

Abraham Masango suspended by Eskom 9 November 2017, 2:52 PM

Abram Masango now has 24 hours in which to motivate why he must not be suspended for an incident which happened while he was still the group executive for capital at Eskom.

Ben Martins admits meeting Guptas for ‘removal’ of Prasa board 9 November 2017, 2:43 PM

Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises Ben Martins says he met members of the Gupta family regarding the possible removal of Prasa board members.

Suspect in the KFC assault requests a single cell 9 November 2017, 2:12 PM

One of the five accused in the KFC assault case claims he's being assaulted in prison and wants to be transferred to a single cell.

Campaign highlights Limpopo’s school sanitation challenges 9 November 2017, 12:12 PM

Section 27 and Basic Education For All have embarked on a campaign to gather support for their court case against the Basic Education Minister over the death of six-year-old Michael Komape.

Martins refutes Eskom manipulation claims 9 November 2017, 11:11 AM

Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises Ben Martins has briefed the media in Parliament on allegations that he’s been trying to manipulate the case court of ousted Eskom CEO Brian Molefe. Martins has described suspended Eskom Head of Legal Services and Governance, Suzanne Daniels, as a liar. Daniels made the allegations when she appeared before the […]

Fire threatens Cape Point Nature Reserve 9 November 2017, 10:14 AM

The main road between the Cape Point Nature Reserve entrance and Scabrough is closed due to fire fighting efforts in the area.

WATCH: Life Esidimeni Arbitration Hearings 9 November 2017, 9:30 AM

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

UCT protests prompt Portfolio Committee visit 9 November 2017, 8:23 AM

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training is due to visit the University of Cape Town on Thursday following recent disturbances at the institution.

Airlink engine failure forces emergency landing 9 November 2017, 8:00 AM

A passenger airliner operating a flight from Harare to Johannesburg has made an emergency landing at the O.R. Tambo International Airport after suffering engine failure.

SABC seeks advice on High Court judgement on key appointments 8 November 2017, 5:25 PM

Chairperson of the SABC Board Bongumusa Makhathini says the public broadcaster is currently seeking advice on the judgement and the grounds for appeal detailed in the papers filed by the Minister of Communications, Mmaloko Kubayi.

Mathabatha gives ultimatum to appoint critical municipal officials 8 November 2017, 5:19 PM

Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha has given the municipalities an ultimatum to appoint officials in critical positions before the end of this month.

SABC pays tribute to slain legal head 8 November 2017, 4:39 PM

The SABC has paid tribute to its legal head, Sizwe Vilakazi, who was gunned down over the weekend.

Mgidlana to explain why not placed on precautionary suspension 8 November 2017, 4:32 PM

Secretary to Parliament, Gengezi Mgidlana has been given seven days to make representations on why he should not be placed on precautionary suspension.

Sanco condemns Cape Town ambulance attack which left child dead 8 November 2017, 4:24 PM

The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) described as senseless the death of an eight-year-old being transported in an ambulance that was ambushed on the N2 highway, near the Cape Town International Airport in the early hours of Wednesday morning.   The medical crew was held at gunpoint and robbed, leading to the critically injured […]

W Cape says no new confirmations of bird flu infections 8 November 2017, 4:11 PM

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture says no new confirmed avian influenza infections have been reported in the province.

More than 2000 officers to be deployed in Limpopo ahead of festive season 8 November 2017, 3:22 PM

More than two-thousand traffic and police officers to be deployed on Limpopo's roads during the festive season.

Limpopo health awaits court decision on Clinix Phalaborwa 8 November 2017, 3:15 PM

The Limpopo Health Department says it is awaiting a court decision before deciding how to use its hospital building that used to house the Clinix Phalaborwa Private hospital.

Manana victims want R300 000 compensation 8 November 2017, 2:11 PM

The three women who were assaulted by former Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana have asked for R300 000 of compensation.

FF Plus wants British authorities to deport Mahlangu 8 November 2017, 1:56 PM

The Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) wants British authorities to deport former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu. The party also wants her passport to be confiscated once she arrives in the country. Mahlangu has been subpoenaed to appear before the Life Esidimeni hearings under way in Johannesburg. She has also been suspended from the Global […]

Sacred cow stolen from a Durban Temple 8 November 2017, 12:34 PM

The search is continuing for the Umbilo Temple's Aaradhya that was allegedly stolen from the premises of the temple at the weekend.

Outa calls for probe into Tom Moyane 8 November 2017, 11:22 AM

Wayne Duvenage of the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) says South Africa needs an investigation into SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane. Duvenage was speaking on Morning Live following the announcement on Tuesday that President Jacob Zuma has agreed to set up an urgent judicial inquiry into tax administration and governance at SARS. According to Devunage, there […]

Boy dies in ambulance robbery 8 November 2017, 10:13 AM

An eight-year-old patient has been killed in yet another ambulance attacked in Cape Town.

WATCH: Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings 8 November 2017, 10:00 AM

The Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings into the deaths of 141 mentally ill patients has resumed in Parktown, Johannesburg Wednesday.

Two Eastern Cape suspects arrested for RAF fraud 8 November 2017, 9:03 AM

Matatiele police in the Eastern Cape have arrested two suspects who attempted to defraud a woman of more than R1 million after pretending to be from the Road Accident Fund.

Heavy police presence in Pretoria amid taxi strike 8 November 2017, 8:50 AM

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has called on all striking members of the National Taxi Alliance to demonstrate peacefully and avoid disruptions.

Soldier’s murder case postponed to 2018 8 November 2017, 6:39 AM

The Ntuzuma Magistrate's Court in the north of Durban has heard that the indictment of a soldier, who allegedly went on a shooting spree as he was trying to track down his girlfriend, is expected to be finalised early 2018.

Taxi strike leaves Soweto commuters stranded 8 November 2017, 6:30 AM

Minibus taxi commuters have been severely affected in Soweto.