President Cyril Ramaphosa has pleaded with all political parties represented in Parliament not to respond to government’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan with “grand standing.” The President has been responding to a debate on the country’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan.
Egyptian grandfather Ezzeldin Bahader has been recognised as the world’s oldest professional soccer player after completing a second full match just short of his 75th birthday.
South Africa’s former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, provoked a political storm recently when she suggested that public servants implicated in grand corruption should be given the chance to apply for amnesty.
Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) says government and the private sector should commit to a one-trillion-rand stimulus package to revive the country’s ailing economy. Cosatu says part of that money could come from curbing fruitless and wasteful expenditure, cutting bailouts to failing State Owned Entities like Eskom, and arresting tax evasion by re-capacitating […]
The case against 13 suspects, including nine police officers and a company, charged in the multi-million rand police warning lights tender scandal has been postponed to November. Former acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane is among the accused.
Securing a first Grand Slam title is supposed to be an arduous undertaking but 19-year-old Iga Swiatek crowned an extraordinary fortnight to win the French Open in a blaze of winners on Saturday, crushing Sofia Kenin 6-4 6-1.
Rafael Nadal showed no sign of relinquishing his French Open crown as he suffocated Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-3 6-3 7-6(0) in the semi-finals on Friday to move within one win of a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title.
Polish teenager Iga Swiatek became the youngest player to reach the French Open women’s final in 19 years when she powered past Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska 6-2 6-1 on Thursday. The 19-year-old will on Saturday meet either Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin or twice Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova, who face each other in the second […]
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and other affiliates have refused to hand over a memorandum of their grievances to Limpopo Treasury MEC Seaparo Sekoati at the office of the Premier in Polokwane today. Sekoati was there to receive the memorandum on behalf of Premier Stan Mathabatha.
Three suspects have been arrested over the weekend in relation to a R4.8 million Makgatho Community Property Association theft case. A former member of Parliament is among the suspects.