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Ramaphosa to address the nation after urgent meeting in N West 20 April 2018, 8:02 PM

African National Congress (ANC) spokesperson Pule Mabe has told the media in Mahikeng in the North West that party president Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation after the urgent meeting of the ANC leadership.

Bus strike to intensify after wage negotiations deadlock 20 April 2018, 7:04 PM

Unions involved in the bus strike have called on all their members to intensify as current negotiations mediated by CCMA have yielded no fruit. “Unions call on all members in the transport sector to intensify the strike until such time employers make an offer that can end the strike,” says Solomon Mahlangu from the South […]

East Rand Mall shooting leaves one dead 20 April 2018, 6:53 PM

A security officer has been killed and two others wounded following a shooting incident at the East Rand Mall, in Johannesburg. A female shopper was airlifted to hospital for medical care. Netcare 911 spokesperson, Tebogo Mogoro says the officer was declared dead on the scene. “One of the victims had a gun-shot wound at the […]

Mkhize urges black professionals to support dysfunctional municipalities 20 April 2018, 6:13 PM

Badly run municipalities do not necessarily reflect lack of qualified professionals and capacity.

[WATCH]: Bus strike media briefing 20 April 2018, 4:31 PM

Thousands of commuters have been left stranded since Wednesday. 

Education must be adequately resourced: Lesufi 20 April 2018, 3:51 PM

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says it is imperative for government to ensure that education is adequately resourced.

Three officials suspended amid prison escape allegations 20 April 2018, 2:27 PM

The Correctional Services Department has confirmed that three officials have been suspended amid allegations that they assisted 16 detainees to escape from the Johannesburg Correctional Centre known as Sun City.

AfriForum is trying to put pressure on NPA to prosecute Malema: Mpofu 20 April 2018, 12:50 PM

The EFF's National Chairperson, Advocate Dali Mpofu, says AfriForum is attempting to put pressure on the NPA to prosecute party leader, Julius Malema

Sanef describes claims linking journalists to Stratcom as disgusting 20 April 2018, 12:21 PM

Sanef says its deeply concerned and disgusted by the labeling of certain prominent South African journalists and editors as “Stratcom” agents in a front-page article published by all major Independent Media-owned newspapers on Friday.

High Court
Trial of man accused of 40 rapes postponed 20 April 2018, 11:55 AM

The Polokwane High Court has postponed to Friday afternoon the rape trial of a 20-year-old man who is facing 40 rape charges to allow him to get medical attention.

Warders arrested for helping prisoners escape 20 April 2018, 11:53 AM

Two warders have been arrested for allegedly helping 16 prisoners escape from the Johannesburg Correctional Services facility, also known as Sun City, earlier this month.

Bheki Cele addresses protesting North West residents 20 April 2018, 11:50 AM

Police Minister Bheki Cele, accompanied by Generals, has addressed some of the protesting residents in the North West capital, Mahikeng. The residents want the recall of Premier Supra Mahumapelo.

Mkhize seeks solution from black professionals over dysfunctional municipalities 20 April 2018, 11:16 AM

Minister of Cooperative Governance (Cogta), Zweli Mkhize, is meeting with black professionals in Johannesburg to discuss support to distressed and dysfunctional municipalities.

Alleged hijacker shot and killed in Cape Town 20 April 2018, 11:10 AM

Cape Town Police have shot and killed an alleged hijacker during a shoot out in Macassar.

Supra Mahumapelo
Social workers join calls for Mahumapelo to step down 20 April 2018, 11:02 AM

Social Workers in the North West have stopped working, as they join calls for the Premier must step down.

KZN family struggles to deal with farm murder 20 April 2018, 10:50 AM

The family of an elderly woman beaten to death during a farm attack and robbery at Umhlali, north of Durban, say they are struggling to come to terms with her death.

Mahikeng protests disrupt schooling 20 April 2018, 10:20 AM

The North West education authorities have formally announced that learners from all schools around Mahikeng, should not attend school on Friday until the situation in the area is back to normality.

Commuters continue to bear brunt of bus strike 20 April 2018, 7:53 AM

The nationwide strike action affecting the South African bus industry is entering its third day on Friday. Hundreds of thousands of commuters across the country continue to bear the brunt of the strike action over wages. 

Two cars torched, shops looted in Mahikeng protests 20 April 2018, 7:30 AM

Police in the North West say two cars were set alight and several shops were looted in and around Mahikeng on Thursday night. The residents are demanding the resignation of Premier Supra Mahumapelo.

Karabo Mokoena ‘attempted suicide several times’: Mantsoe 20 April 2018, 6:10 AM

The accused in the Karabo Mokoena murder case,  Sandile Mantsoe, claims that she had attempted suicide several times before she succeeded in April last year.

Cele to meet with warring taxi associations in Mthatha 19 April 2018, 8:15 PM

Police Minister Bheki Cele is expected to meet two warring Taxi Associations in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday night.

Karabo Mokoena was addicted to “the high life” 19 April 2018, 6:33 PM

Murder accused Sandile Mantsoe has painted his former girlfriend Karabo Mokoena as a girl that was addicted to the high life.

Arthur Fraser’s redeployment causes controversy 19 April 2018, 6:23 PM

The redeployment of former Director-General of the State Security Agency, Arthur Fraser, has re-ignited calls for the professionalisation of the secret service.

Duduzane Zuma to be prosecuted on culpable homicide charge 19 April 2018, 5:31 PM

Former President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane is to be prosecuted on a culpable homicide charge for a car accident he was involved in in 2014 in which one person was killed.

Embattled Mahumapelo suspends N West Health HoD 19 April 2018, 3:20 PM

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has finally suspended provincial health HOD, Dr Thabo Lekalakala.

Chaos in N West intensifies as communities join in protests 19 April 2018, 3:18 PM

The situation has turned even more violent in Mahikeng in North West, as more communities join in protests demanding the resignation of Premier Supra Mahumapelo.

Former head of the Hawks accuses Ntlemeza of purging her 19 April 2018, 2:24 PM

Former head of the Hawks in Limpopo, Major-General Dibero Molatjana has accused former national head of the crime busting unit, General Berning Ntlemeza of purging her.

Road leading to Botswana blocked as NWest protest intensifies 19 April 2018, 1:14 PM

The main road leading from the North West capital Mahikeng to the Botswana border has been now been closed by protesters demanding that Premier Supra Mahumapelo resign.

Search underway for woman missing on Garden Route 19 April 2018, 11:01 AM

A search is underway for a 21-year-old student from Norway who went missing at the beach at Sedgefield on the Garden Route in the Southern Cape.

Taxi violence suspects expected to appear in Libode court 19 April 2018, 10:13 AM

Five suspects connected to the taxi violence that has left about 60 people dead around Mthatha in the Eastern Cape are expected to appear in the Libode magistrate's court.