Fraud case against former CEO of Lepelle Water Board in Limpopo postponed to January

18 October 2021, 2:36 PM
Phineas Legodi and his co-accused, including four board members, a businessman and two companies, are alleged to have irregularly awarded a R45 million tender to a company belonging to one of the accused, Matome Sefalafala.
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Police warn students of bogus accommodation advertisements 30 December 2017, 5:00 PM

The South African Police Service (Saps) has urged students who are looking for accommodation for the new academic year to be cautious of bogus advertisements, especially online.

Mpumalanga public hospitals improve delivery of service 30 December 2017, 2:07 PM

The Mpumalanga Health Department says its public hospitals have improved their delivery of services to the public.

Heavy traffic projected for Beit Bridge 30 December 2017, 12:48 PM

Both the Beit Bridge Border Post in Musina and the Kranskop Toll Plaza near Bela Bela in Limpopo have recorded average volumes of traffic by Friday afternoon.

Zuma urges business to invest in education 30 December 2017, 12:12 PM

President Jacob Zuma has urged all business people to make sure that they support the education of the disadvantaged students by sponsoring their education and giving them employment once they are qualified.

Johannesburg police bust suspected property hijackers 30 December 2017, 10:18 AM

Johannesburg's most wanted alleged property hijacking kingpin and two suspected accomplices have been arrested.

Storm wreaks havoc in Mpumalanga 30 December 2017, 7:18 AM

A storm has wreaked havoc in Armsterdam near Ermelo in Mpumalanga. More than ten houses are without roofs following the storm.

North West now almost boasts incident free initiation schools 29 December 2017, 7:58 PM

The North West is celebrating a successful initiation season. All 2000 initiates have returned home.

Police say more than 94 000 people were arrested in the Western Cape alone since the beginning of the festive period for various offences.
Police make more than 94 000 festive season arrests in the W Cape 29 December 2017, 7:34 PM

National Police Commissioner, Khehla Sitole, says more than 94 000 people were arrested in the Western Cape alone since the beginning of the festive period

Robbie Malinga hailed as a musical genius 29 December 2017, 6:26 PM

Friends and family of veteran musician Robbie Malinga have continued to pay tribute to the Afro-pop singer and producer during his memorial service at Grace Bible Church in Soweto.

UFS welcomes new language policy ruling 29 December 2017, 5:57 PM

The University of the Free State's SRC has welcomed the Constitutional Court judgment in favour of the institution's language policy where English is the primary medium of instruction.

Proposed Cape Town drought levy opposed 29 December 2017, 4:53 PM

The City of Cape Town says its' proposed drought levy still has many processes to go through before it's put in place.

Top cop warns road users 29 December 2017, 4:02 PM

National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole has warned road users to be vigilant during the festive season.

Umalusi hails Basic Education Dept for 2017 Matric exams 29 December 2017, 3:23 PM

The Basic Education Department has been lauded for ensuring incident free 2017 matric examinations. Quality assurance body, Umalusi says the department's efforts ensured that there were no systemic irregularities that would have compromised the integrity and credibility of Grade 12 final year examinations.

Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika' has been voted for as the world's best national anthem.
Mixed reactions to Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika’ being voted best national anthem 29 December 2017, 2:36 PM

There are mixed reactions on social media over news of Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika' having been voted the world's best national anthem. This came out in a poll conducted among readers of the respected international magazine, The Economist.

Denosa refutes Mboro’s accusations over deceased toddler 29 December 2017, 12:28 PM

Nurses union Denosa has dismissed as false allegations that the mother of a three-year-old toddler who died at Prophet Paseka Motsoeneng's church was turned away at the Daveyton clinic on the East Rand.

ConCourt rules UFS language policy is lawful 29 December 2017, 11:08 AM

The Constitutional Court has dismissed the appeal of civil rights organisation Afriforum and trade union Solidarity against the University of Free State's language policy.

Nazareth Church to conduct cleansing ceremony for liberation struggle heroes 29 December 2017, 10:27 AM

The Ebuhleni group of the Nazareth Baptist Church will conduct a cleansing ceremony for the souls of all those from KwaZulu-Natal who went missing during the liberation struggle.

Police fire rubber bullets to disperse angry revelers 29 December 2017, 9:57 AM

Police used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse a group of music revelers, who threw bottles on the stage at the DJ Nation annual bash in Taung in the North West.

Cape Town to respond on proposed scrapping of water levy 29 December 2017, 9:15 AM

The City of Cape Town has until Friday to respond to a call to scrap its proposed drought levy or face court action.

Over 10 000 arrests made in Western Cape 28 December 2017, 8:08 PM

Western Cape police have made over 10 000 arrests in under two weeks as the festive season reaches fever pitch. Authorities say they will continue crime fighting initiatives over the coming New Year's weekend.

Motorists have been asked to abide by the rules of the road.
Goods worth nearly R500 000 seized at Mpumalanga roadblock 28 December 2017, 8:07 PM

Illegal goods worth nearly R500 000 have been seized at a roadblock in Komartipoort, Mpumalanga. National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, joined Saps, traffic officers and members of the SANDF, as part of the festive season clampdown operation.

Coffin case sparked public outrage in SA 28 December 2017, 7:42 PM

The cell phone video that showed Victor Mlotshwa being forced into a coffin sparked public outrage.

Samwu against new perks for Councillors, Speakers, Mayors 28 December 2017, 4:56 PM

The South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) says the new perks for Councillors, Speakers and Mayors are a waste of tax-payers money

Van Rooyen arrested for fraud cases in Pretoria 28 December 2017, 3:27 PM

The son of notorious paedophile Gert van Rooyen has been arrested in Wonderboompoort, Pretoria, after police received a tip-off from the community this morning. Gerhard van Rooyen was wanted on several cases of fraud by authorities in both Wonderboompoort and the Klerksdorp area in North West. The Police’s Mandlakayise Zwane says a female accomplice was […]

Police Commissioner pleased with police deployment on Gauteng, Polokwane roads 28 December 2017, 3:25 PM

National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole says he is happy with the presence of police officers on the N1 between Limpopo and Gauteng.

Three people die in E Cape accident 28 December 2017, 2:06 PM

Three people have died after a double cab bakkie in which they were travelling overturned on the R63 between Bedford and Cookhouse in the Eastern Cape.

Three bust for stolen vehicles in Gauteng 28 December 2017, 1:59 PM

Three men will appear at the Alberton Magistrate's Court tomorrow on charges of possession of unlicensed firearms and possession of hijacked vehicles.

Wife nabbed following husband’s death 28 December 2017, 12:22 PM

The wife of slain South African artist Walter Meyer will appear in the Upington Magistrate's Court for formal bail application on Friday.

400 households receive running water 28 December 2017, 11:58 AM

More than four hundred households in three villages in Alfred Nzo District municipality in the Eastern Cape are now receiving running water.

Mpumalanga court orders Mabuza find a solution to Eskom debt 28 December 2017, 11:56 AM

The High Court sitting in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, has issued a ruling that Eskom should suspend its power interruptions in the Thaba Chweu Municipality until the end of January.