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Parliament must assert itself to avoid embarrassment: Dube 9 December 2017, 9:17 PM

Parliament must learn to assert itself if it hopes to avoid further embarrassment. That's according to the Centre for Constitutional Rights.

KwaZulu-Natal govt to assist storm victims 9 December 2017, 8:17 PM

The recent rains that fell in KwaZulu-Natal were both a blessing and a burden.

Sol Plaatje university confers first degrees 9 December 2017, 4:33 PM

The Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley in the Northern Cape held its third graduation ceremony on Saturday.

Three arrested for illegal firearms in Soweto 9 December 2017, 3:45 PM

Gauteng Police have arrested three men at Protea Glen, Soweto, after they were found in possession of an AK47 assault rifle and several rounds of live ammunition.

WATCH: Laloo Isu Chiba Memorial Service 9 December 2017, 12:25 PM

A memorial service for the African National Congress struggle stalwart Laloo Chiba is underway at the Niravna Secondary School Hall also in Lenasia this Saturday. The Funeral will take place at Avalon Cemetery Crematorium in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg. Chiba, who died on Friday, was jailed on Robben Island in B -Section, alongside Nelson Mandela, Walter […]

Parliament pays tribute to Chiba 9 December 2017, 11:38 AM

Parliament's two presiding officers have paid tribute the late struggle icon Laloo Chiba.

‘Brown defies Eskom’s expectations’ 9 December 2017, 9:34 AM

Civil rights group, Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) says Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown has defied expectations by appointing only two new members to the Eskom board.

SABC correspondent re-elected president of UN Correspondents’ Association 9 December 2017, 8:41 AM

SABC Correspondent, Sherwin Bryce-Pease has been re-elected president of the UN Correspondents' Association.

Struggle stalwart Chiba’s funeral to take place on Saturday 9 December 2017, 8:11 AM

The Funeral for the African National Congress struggle stalwart Laloo Chiba will take place on Saturday at Avalon Cemetery Crematorium in Lenasia south of Johannesburg at 16h00.

NPA joins Zuma in appealing High Court decision 9 December 2017, 6:40 AM

The National Prosecuting Authority is to join President Jacob Zuma in appealing against Friday's judgment by the High Court in Pretoria.

Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearing to resume in January 8 December 2017, 9:31 PM

The Life Esidimeni public hearing into the deaths of 143 psychiatric patients who died at unlicensed non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Gauteng will resume in January.

Dr Selebano apologises to families of Life Esidimeni victims 8 December 2017, 9:11 PM

Suspended Head of the Department of Health in Gauteng, Dr Barney Selebano, says he intends visiting the families of the Life Esidimeni victims individually to ask for forgiveness. 

Motorists urged to respect traffic laws 8 December 2017, 8:15 PM

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has called on motorists to respect traffic law as well as law enforcers. Maswanganyi was speaking during the graduation of the first group of learner traffic officers to be enrolled at the Mpumalanga Traffic College in Mkhuhlu near Hazyview. He says it is very concerning to learn weekly of traffic officers […]

CRL proposes tougher laws for gender-based violence 8 December 2017, 7:35 PM

The Commission for Gender Equality has called for the revision and strengthening of laws dealing with perpetrators of gender-based violence.

President Zuma rebukes Ramaphosa’s comment 8 December 2017, 5:26 PM

President Jacob Zuma on Friday responded to Deputy Cyril Ramaphosa’s statement that he believed the version of the woman who accused the president of rape more than a decade ago, with a terse reminder that he was acquitted by the high court.

Festive season crime campaign yielding results in Limpopo: Police 8 December 2017, 4:56 PM

Limpopo police say over six thousand people have been arrested in the province since the launch of the festive season anti-crime operation in October.

Two Northern Cape municipalities avert water disruptions 8 December 2017, 4:14 PM

The Northern Cape Water and Sanitation Department says two big municipalities in the province have averted water disruptions.

(HOLD)Anti-apartheid stalwart Chiba dies 8 December 2017, 2:56 PM

Former Robben Island prisoner and anti-apartheid activist Laloo Chiba has died, the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation said on Friday.

Partnership key to dealing with drought in Western Cape 8 December 2017, 2:11 PM

The Western Cape is the leading province in agricultural output and due to the drought a significant reduction in food production is expected.

Court invalidates NPA’s head position 8 December 2017, 12:30 PM

The High Court in Pretoria has declared the position of National Director of Public Prosecution vacant.

WATCH: Life Esidimeni Arbitration Hearings 8 December 2017, 9:23 AM

Suspended Head of the Gauteng Health Department, Dr Barney Selebano, is concluding his testimony at the Esidimeni arbitration hearings in Parktown, Johannesburg on Friday.

Selebano to wrap up testimony at Esidimeni hearings 8 December 2017, 8:15 AM

Suspended Head of the Gauteng Health Department, Dr Barney Selebano, is expected to conclude his testimony at the Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings in Parktown, Johannesburg on Friday.

KZN police make breakthrough in Glebelands killings 7 December 2017, 9:37 PM

Police in KwaZulu-Natal have arrested six suspects believed to be behind attacks and murders at Durban's Glebelands hostel.

Makhura calls for review of govt regulations 7 December 2017, 9:08 PM

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has expressed frustration over the protracted disciplinary processes involving government officials accused of wrong-doing

‘Watch the kids this festive season,’ says SA Cabinet 7 December 2017, 4:35 PM

As the festive season approaches, the South African Cabinet on Thursday cautioned the travelling public to exercise great caution on the roads, and for parents and guardians to keep a close eye on children.

Cape of Good Hope SPCA warns pet owners of heat strokes 7 December 2017, 3:58 PM

The Cape of Good Hope Speak, Protect and Care for Animals (SPCA) has warned pet owners to be vigilant of the dangers of heat strokes when leaving their pets exposed to hot temperatures.

EC Water and Sanitation pulls all stops to service their debts 7 December 2017, 3:02 PM

The Water and Sanitation department in the Eastern Cape is pulling all stops to make sure that municipalities do service their debts.

Buffalo City donates land for housing project 7 December 2017, 2:38 PM

The Buffalo City Metro in the Eastern Cape has donated vacant land for the Breidbach housing project.

Coffin duo denied bail to appeal convictions 7 December 2017, 2:35 PM

Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Martins Jackson who were found guilty on the so-called coffin assault case have been denied bail by the High Court sitting in Middelburg, Mpumalanga.

Gauteng matric paper markers commended 7 December 2017, 12:44 PM

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has commended markers for the sterling work of marking exam scripts and finishing ahead of schedule.