BCCSA to hold a tribunal into SABC, DA matter

16 August 2018, 7:32 PM
The DA says the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) has agreed to hold a tribunal into the SABC's airing of a video of President Cyril Ramaphosa's land expropriation announcement more than two weeks ago.
Learners identify alleged paedophile 1 November 2017, 9:13 PM

More than 50 learners who allege to have been sexually assaulted by a scholar patroller at a primary school in Soweto are believed to have positively identified the accused as their alleged perpetrator.

Ramaphosa defends government’s SAA bailout 1 November 2017, 8:53 PM

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) that it would be disastrous for the economy if government allows the cash-strapped South African Airways to be grounded.

More calls for Zuma to step down 1 November 2017, 8:35 PM

More calls have been made again for President Jacob Zuma and some members in the current party’s NEC to resign. This has emerged during the memorial service of struggle stalwart Violet Matlou at the Akasia Community Hall Wonderpark, north of Pretoria. Clad in the party’s famous green, yellow and black regalia – scores of African […]

EFF to march to Israeli embassy 1 November 2017, 7:15 PM

Intensifying the campaign against Israeli's occupation in Palestine, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will march in their thousands to the Israeli embassy.

There might have been mistakes in handling complaints: Mkhize 1 November 2017, 6:20 PM

African National Congress Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize has admitted that there might have been mistakes in handling some of the complaints from regions and branches timeously resulting to serious tensions in the party. 

Omotoso’s case postponed 1 November 2017, 4:20 PM

The case of the Jesus Dominion International church leader, Timothy Omotoso, has been postponed to 5 December.

Unemployment remains unchanged at 27.7% 31 October 2017, 11:15 PM

The South African economy is failing to create jobs according to Statistics South Africa. South Africa’s unemployment rate has remained unchanged at 27.7% according to the latest labour force survey for the third quarter of 2017. Statistics South Africa survey shows that although employment grew by 92 000 this was offset by additional 33 000 […]

Van Breda recounts family killings ordeal 31 October 2017, 4:51 PM

Triple murder accused, Henri van Breda, has told the Cape Town High Court that he had become confused and disoriented after witnessing the killing of his family members. He's on trial for the murder of his parents and older brother in January 2015.

KZN Dept of Edu saddened by teachers’ deaths in Ladysmith shooting 31 October 2017, 3:57 PM

KwaZulu-Natal department of Education MEC Mthandeni Dlungwane has expressed her sadness by the death of five teachers from Ladysmith who died when their taxi collided with Deputy Chairperson of Klipriver Taxi Association's vehicle during an ambush earlier on Tuesday.

Tricks to fight exam stress for matriculants 31 October 2017, 3:57 PM

It's been over a week since nearly 800 000 matriculants began their final exams.

Institute for Communicable Diseases ready to combat Black Death 31 October 2017, 3:23 PM

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says systems are in place to detect the Black Death plague in South Africa. This follows outbreaks of three types of plague in Madagascar.

Renowned Durban jazz pianist dies 31 October 2017, 2:31 PM

The funeral service of the renowned Durban jazz pianist Theo Bophela will be held at his Inanda home north of Durban on Saturday.

Mahlangu summoned to testify at Esidimeni Arbitration hearings 30 October 2017, 8:27 PM

Former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlanguhas been summoned to testify at the Esidimeni Arbitration hearings on the 6th of December. Department Head, Dr Barney Selebano has been subpoenaed to take the stand two days earlier. A date for the former Mental Health Director Dr Makgabo Manamela has not yet been set, as she’s still appealing the Ombudsman’s findings. […]

Farming community in N.West protests against farm killings 30 October 2017, 7:29 PM

A farming community of the Buhrmansdrift, few kilometres outside Mahikeng in the North West have formed a farm patrol watch due to high number of crime cases and farm attacks in the area.