A VIOLENT service delivery protest erupted yesterday in the East Bank informal settlement when residents barricaded the Mdantsane Access Road with burning tyres, branches and rubbish.
Public protector widens net in Mandela funeral fund scandal. PUBLIC protector (PP) Thuli Madonsela has extended her investigation into the Nelson Mandela memorial and funeral funds scandal
THE OWNER of the ill-fated Tongaat Mall which collapsed last year killing two people was accused today of being uncooperative at the commission of inquiry investigating the tragedy.
Gallo Images is looking into possibly purchasing the SA Press Association (Sapa), the news agency’s chairman said today.
A selection of quotes of southern African interest. “These days people touch their smartphones more than they touch their partners.” — Pharma Dynamics spokeswoman Mariska Van Aswegen commenting on a survey the pharmaceutical company did on over 500 South African men’s sex habits.
CAPE Town mayor Patricia de Lille was vilified and called names after she blew the whistle on alleged corruption in the multi-billion rand arms deal, the Seriti Commission of Inquiry heard today.
COMPETITION: You have a few hours to win two tickets to internationally-renowned jazz singer Tutu Puoane’s gig to night and tomorrow night. The Daily Dispatch is giving away five double tickets for the gig at the Velvet Jazz Lounge.
AUTHORITIES have lost contact with an Air Algerie flight en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, Algeria’s APS state news agency and a Spanish airline company said this morning.