Ngquza Hill mayor in jail after eviction debacle

An Eastern Cape mayor has been in jail since Friday for contempt of court. Ngquza Hill mayor Jongintaba Mndingi was jailed for failing to find...

Late goal denies Chippa United victory

A goal from Krahire Zakri in the dying minutes of the match salvaged a point for Ajax Cape Town after playing to a 1-1...

Cape Town links to EC taxi violence – lawyer

Links between the Western Cape and Eastern Cape have emerged in a Mthatha murder trial involving alleged taxi hitmen. On Friday, explaining why one of...

Breidbach in RDP list uproar

Disgruntled residents of Breidbach want Human Settlements MEC Helen Sauls-August to scrap the existing beneficiary list of the soon-to-be built RDP houses in the...

Police on high alert in Mthatha

  Parts of Mthatha were on lockdown on Friday as heavily armed police patrolled the streets and redirected traffic after an unknown group of people...

Unions vow to strike if WSU turns down 12%...

Walter Sisulu University workers have given management until Monday to come up with an offer that will convince them not to down tools later...

Prasa Rail acting CEO suspended pending investigations

Acting CEO of Prasa Rail‚ Mthuthuzeli Swartz‚ was suspended “with immediate effect” on Tuesday pending the outcome of investigations by Prasa for allegations of...

Madikizela-Mandela is laid to rest

Struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was laid to rest at the Fourways Memorial Park beside her great-granddaughter‚ Zenani‚ on Saturday afternoon. Her burial ceremony followed a...

Ramaphosa‚ Malema recall Marikana at Mam’Winnie’s funeral

It began to pour when Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s body was taken to Fourways Memorial Park for burial after an eventful funeral service at Orlando Stadium...

Mama Winnie will be laid to rest next to two great...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's final resting place is a family gravesite in northern Johannesburg‚ where she will lie next to two great grandchildren. The one grave is...

CEO of auditors Nkonki Incorporated quits amid Gupta-related allegations

Nkonki Inc chief executive Mitesh Patel resigned this week after amaBhungane revealed that his R107-million “management buyout” of the pioneering black auditing firm 18...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s final voyage

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s rain-soaked coffin is leaving the Orlando Stadium in Soweto and is now headed for the Fourways Memorial Park in Randburg. The rain had...

Heartfelt Ramaphosa’s apology for not honouring Mam’ Winnie during her life

President Cyril Ramaphosa commemorated the life of Winnie Madkizela-Mandela in a moving eulogy delivered before she was laid to rest on Saturday‚ where he...

IN FULL: Eulogy by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the official funeral...

Programme Directors‚ Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and Chairperson of the NCOP Thandi Modise‚  Members of the Mandela and Madikizela families‚ HE President Denis Sassou Nguesso‚ HE President Hage...

‘Mama Winnie’s death teaches us our differences are eclipsed by our...

President Cyril Ramaphosa‚ delivering the eulogy for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at her official funeral in Soweto on Saturday‚ focused on how she had united the...

Madikizela-Mandela left as loyal servant of ANC: Mbalula

The African National Congress was working on the wishes that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela had expressed to the party’s leaders during her life. Paying tribute to Madikizela-Mandela...

Twitter reacts to Zenani Mandela-Dlamini

Twitter is in awe of Zenani Mandela-Dlamini's damning speech at her mother Winnie's funeral service in Orlando‚ Soweto. Mandela-Dlamini reminded the crowd of the treatment...

Give us a Winnie Mandela Day‚ says ANC Women’s League

The ANC Women’s League president‚ Bathabile Dlamini‚ said the organisation will not stop calling for a woman president until it happens in South Africa. Dlamini...

Students evicted, and residence list falls short of need

Accommodation tensions are still simmering at the University of Fort Hare. The university issued a list with names of students it could accommodate –...

EFF walkout after Malema speech at Madikizela-Mandela funeral

The red berets who earlier had scuffles with police at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's official funeral left immediately after Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema spoke...

Zenani lashes out against lies told about her mother

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s daughter Zenani Mandela said those who came out with the truth about her mother after her death had robbed her of her...

Speech by HRH Zenani Mandela-Dlamini at the official funeral of Winnie...

'I called her mum' - Zenani Mandela-Dlamini in her own words Ladies and gentleman‚ family‚ friends and all those who’ve travelled from near and afar...

Malema delivers fiery speech at Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral

“Mama‚ those who sold you out to the regime are here”. These fiery words from EFF leader Julius Malema had the thousands of mourners at...

Why is my mother’s role against apartheid remembered only in her...

Ambassador Zenani Mandela-Dlamini questioned why the truth of her mother’s contribution to the anti-apartheid struggle is only shared after her death. In an emotional and...

Malema on Mama Winnie: I’m here to pick up her spear

The Orlando Stadium erupted as a mourning Julius Malema‚ Economic Freedom Fighters leader‚ clad in an all-black suit and tie‚ addressed Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s official...

MEC suggests renaming school after little Lumka

Luna Primary School in Bizana should be named after Lumka Mkhethwa, in honour of the five-year-old pupil who died after falling into a pit...

Grandson and great-granddaughter pay tribute to Nomzamo

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was a woman who dared to survive and that’s what made her the hero she became. This was the heartfelt tribute rendered at...

Teacher a sex predator, says prosecutor

In its closing argument in the rape, sexual assault and sexual grooming case of former primary school teacher Neil le Roux, the state described...

‘Madikizela-Mandela should have been honoured when she was alive’ – acting...

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's attempts to attend Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's funeral was dealt a heavy blow when the Department of Correctional Services apparently rejected his...

Life-long friend of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela speaks of her humanity and fearlessness

Struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s friend of 60 years Mrs Mokgobo dubbed her as a visionary and trailblazer. Reminiscing about their friendship that blossomed in the...

Murder, rape terror relived

A man who is alleged to have raped and murdered two women – and attacking another teenager who survived her rape ordeal – at...

UFH’s ANCYL leaves Sasco out in cold

ANC Youth League and the South African Students Congress at the University of Fort Hare are at each other’s throats again, as UFH prepares...

David Makhura pays tribute to Madikizela-Mandela’s ‘powerful and defiant voice’

Speaking at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday morning‚ Gauteng Premier David Makhura pays tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. “On behalf of the people and government of...

Fine dining spot for Esplanade

A resturant with a difference is what The Chairman’s Bistro and Lounge aims to offer the community of Buffalo City Metro when it opens...

Madikizela-Mandela’s coffin makes way to stadium

Members of the South African National Defence Force and Johannesburg Metropolitan Police accompanied the coffin of late struggle stalwart Winnine Madikizela-Mandela as it left...

Crowds pour in at Orlando stadium for Madikizela-Mandela funeral service

Crowds of mourners are streaming towards Orlando Stadium on Saturday morning as the funeral service of the late struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is set...

‘Long live the spirit of Winnie Mandela‚ long live’

It was a jovial mood in the buses shuttling mourners to Winnie Madikizela's funeral at Orlando stadium in Soweto on Saturday morning. "Long live the...

FULL STORY: Former productive farms now derelict

Government farms bought at a cost of R30-million for emerging black farmers in the Eastern Cape are lying in a state of forlorn abandonment. Saturday...

Mama Winnie was simply unbreakable: Prof Sipho Seepe

Political analyst Sipho Seepe says Winnie Madikizela-Mandela defeated efforts to pull her down from both the apartheid administration and the democratic government. Seepe spoke to...

Baby catching metro cop ‘our hero’

A metro police constable has been hailed as a hero after he skillfully caught a baby who was flung off the roof of a...

Winnie kept Mandela’s heart beating‚ says Jesse Jackson

American civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson on Friday hailed Winnie Madikizela-Mandela a hero who kept the name of Nelson Mandela alive during the...

AG frowns on Chris Hani mayor’s ‘excessive’ decor

By TEMBILE SGQOLANA and BONGANI FUZILE The Auditor-General has accused Chris Hani district municipality chief financial officer Nomfundo Fetsha of buying a mayoral house without...

Reserve Bank commissions forensic probe into VBS

The Reserve Bank has commissioned a forensic investigation into the affairs of VBS Mutual Bank to determine‚ among other issues‚ whether any of its...

Why Winnie lost favour in the ANC

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela fell out of favour with some ANC leaders when she stood firm against those who wanted to hijack the “Release Mandela campaign”...

Mayor suspends officer after arrest on criminal charges

A Matatiele traffic officer has been suspended after he was arrested in connection with committing serious criminal offences. Matatiele mayor Momelezi Mbedla said the 30-year-old...

Mthatha at a standstill as taxi war rages

Mthatha residents woke up to plumes of smoke in the CBD on Friday as an impasse between taxi owners and the police escalated. Two witnesses‚...

Soccer boss waits to hear theft sentence

Well-known Eastern Cape football club boss Rodney “Mash” Mashaya, who has been languishing in jail for three weeks awaiting sentence for a theft committed...

ANC officials and family collect Madikizela-Mandela’s body

An hour before Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's body was due to arrive at her Orlando West home on Friday afternoon‚ ANC national office bearers and family...

BREAKING: Actor falls to his death in Berg fighting scene

An actor rehearsing a fight-scene on a Drakensberg move set plunged to his death when he fell 40 metres into a river and was...

Why Winnie fell out with ANC leaders

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela fell out of favour with some ANC leaders when she stood firm against those who wanted to hijack the “Release Mandela campaign”...