Victim irate docket left in taxi: Saga solved after cop explains...

The mystery of how a police docket in connection with a house break-in ended up in a taxi has been solved. It has emerged that...

Deeper research for “Home of the Legends” campaign

The multimillion-rand “Home of the Legends” campaign whose main idea was to celebrate outstanding Eastern Cape personalities is not dead – it is being...

Xhosa king asks Ramaphosa to release Dalindyebo from prison

AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Zwelonke Sigcawu has asked ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa to speed up the release of AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo from prison.  Ramaphosa visited...

Ulundi on high alert after ‘lion’ scare

Is there a lion on the loose at Ulundi in northern KwaZulu-Natal? That’s what the community of the village of Nkonjane are saying following the...

Eastern Cape ANC Youth League calls for Nzimande’s head

The ANCYL provincial task team (PTT) in the Eastern Cape has come to the defence of embattled social development minister Bathabile Dlamini, saying if...

Only Zuma can pardon jailed AbaThembu king, says Minister Masutha

Only President Jacob Zuma can pardon jailed AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, according to Justice Minister Michael Masutha. The Minister told journalists during a visit to...

No witch hunt for ANC MPs who voted with opposition in...

The ANC will not hunt down MPs who voted in favour of a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma‚ but will discipline...

Zuma proposes JSC candidates

President Jacob Zuma has proposed three new members to fill vacancies in the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). Zuma has been accused of trying to manipulate...

Municipal vehicle use by ANC rapped

The UDM in Mhlontlo municipality has written to mayor Nompumelolo Dywili demanding answers on what they claim was the misuse of municipal vehicles to...

Taxi protests rattle Tshwane

Taxi drivers have blocked some roads‚ allegedly threatened motorists and caused traffic congestion as protest action got underway in Tshwane early on Wednesday. SABC News...

Rousing welcome for Bafana

There could not have been a better reception to the Eastern Cape for Bafana Bafana than rubbing shoulders with the province’s first citizen, premier...

Under-fire detective acts against the Hawks

By MALIBONGWE DAYIMANI and BONGANI FUZILE Cases of obstruction, interference and unlawful arrest have been opened by under-fire Hawks investigator Captain Luphumlo Lwana at Butterworth...

Rivals slam BCM aid plan

BCM mayor Xola Pakati was accused of being undemocratic after failing to nominate rival party councillors to the metro’s bursary fund committee. Pakati nominated ANC...

Five die in shoot-out‚ policeman wounded

Police were on the scene of a mass shooting in Hilton‚ at the foot of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands‚ early on Wednesday. Five people were killed...

Insightful talk on Kwelera botanical garden

Plans to develop 10ha of Kwelera farmland into a landscaped garden, complete with a Xhosa culture medicinal garden, a multipurpose hall for conservation education...

Education’s R2bn spend in one month raises alarm bells

The department of education in the Eastern Cape has been red-flagged for spending 39% of its capital expenditure (capex) budget in the 2016-17 financial...

Wesbank accused of ‘coaxing” defaulting consumers to surrender their cars

The National Credit Regulator has accused Wesbank of illegally “coaxing” defaulting customers into handing over their cars to the bank’s appointed recovery agents‚ thus...

12 ANC and EFF protesters arrested at Hoërskool Ondervaal

At least 12 people protesting outside Hoerskool Overvaal in Vereeniging have been arrested for public violence. Police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse...

High Court dismisses Gordhan’s court bid against Guptas

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed former finance minister Pravin Gordhan's application for a declaratory order on whether he could interfere in the...

WATCH: ‘Senzeni Na?’ – Treasury staff sing as Gordhan, Jonas arrive...

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Zimbabwean politician dies in helicopter crash

Exiled Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett and four other people were killed in a helicopter crash in a remote northern part of the US...

Cosatu wants ‘incompetent’ ministers to follow in Manana’s footsteps

Trade union federation Cosatu has called on three ministers it described as “incompetent” to follow the example set by deputy higher education minister Mduduzi...

ANC again calls for media regulation

The ANC has once again called for external regulation of the media. Jackson Mthembu‚ chairperson of the ANC NEC subcommittee on communications and ANC Chief...

Ft Hare commits millions to EL

When Fort Hare committed to making East London its second home it meant business – the university is injecting millions of rands, revamping several...

Taxi driver arrested on top cop’s orders

The man accused of being behind the wheel of a Toyota Quantum minibus taxi that killed three children in Mdantsane about two weeks ago...

Welfare food parcel firm in R2m lawsuit

An Eastern Cape company has turned to the courts to recover close to R2-million it says it is owed by two KwaZulu-Natal firms who...

Suspended Eskom CFO Anoj Singh resigns

Anoj Singh‚ who was suspended as Eskom chief financial officer last year‚ has officially left the parastatal. Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe took to Twitter at...

Immunity granted to Grace Mugabe was invalid‚ Gabriella argues in court...

Gabriella Engels and Afriforum have filed court papers challenging the decision by the South African government to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe first lady...

Anti-Zuma protests face permit hurdle

The march by Save South Africa and other civil society group to the Union Buildings has not yet been granted permission by the City...

April 12 for Day Zero? At this rate it’ll be closer...

If the approach of Cape Town’s Day Zero continues on the trajectory it has maintained for the past two months‚ it will arrive around...

Vusi Nova stripped and beaten in horror hijacking

Award-winning musician Vusi Nova was stripped‚ beaten and abandoned in Soweto after being kidnapped in a 2 hour horror hijacking on Friday morning. The star...

PE protests against Zuma‚ but not all township residents are feeling...

Small groups across Nelson Mandela Bay in Port Elizabeth started gearing up for protests against President Jacob Zuma on Friday morning. While protesters are expected...

Tributes pour in for Scandal! actor Sandy Mokwena

As news of Scandal! actor Sandy Mokwena’s death spreads on Thursday morning‚ an outpouring of tributes have filled social media. The veteran actor who was...

Cops hunt speaker’s killer

By BONGANI FUZILE and MALIBONGWE DAYIMANI Mystery surrounds how an Eastern Cape municipality council speaker was murdered last month days after she had called for...

ANC’s Mkhize lashes out at Youth League hecklers at Kathrada memorial

ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has lashed out at the party’s Youth League supporters for heckling him and former finance minister Pravin Gordhan at...

Wreckage of light aircraft found

The wreckage of the light aircraft that went down in the Wild Coast region earlier this week has been found, officials confirmed on Friday. Chief...

Premier’s aides in public fight

A junior official in premier Phumulo Masualle’s office had to physically intervene to prevent a heated exchange of words between two senior communications managers...

Mbalula warns ‘violence will not be tolerated’ as citizens mobilise to...

Police will be out in full force ahead of the National Day of Action march on Wednesday to the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Addressing the...

Quest fails in bid to find roots

When she was 15, East London senior citizen Jelta Fredericks was faced with a massive identity crisis which she explores in her recently penned...

South Africa’s NSFAS “millionaire” student speaks…

The Walter Sisulu University (WSU) student who received a R14 million windfall instead of a R14 100 "food allowance" from NSFAS has spoken out. For...

Birthday prayers of strength for Zuma in turbulent times

While others were calling for President Jacob Zuma’s downfall‚ thousands joined in prayer for the opposite at Zuma’s birthday celebration in Kliptown‚ Soweto on...

Capitec denounced as a loan shark

"Based on our research and due diligence‚ we believe that Capitec is a loan shark with massively understated defaults masquerading as a community micro-finance...

Ndevana dad jailed after raping his kids

An Ndevana man has been sentenced to two life terms for raping his children, aged four and six. The man, 33, cannot be named because...

DA urges DIRCO to ensure safety of Zambian opposition leader

The Democratic Alliance says it is deeply concerned by reports that Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s health is deteriorating. This follows a raid on his...

Pupils traverse unsafe 30km to school

Pupils from four villages in Peddie, including Grade Rs, have to walk about 30km to and from school and cross two streams that overflow...

UFH nursing department could close for rest of year

Fewer than 10 out of more than 350 nursing students at the University of Fort Hare brought their parents to the university after they...

Opposition parties snub DA’s ‘multiparty’ march in Limpopo‚ citing non consultation...

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) said it was not consulted about the “multiparty” march led by the Democratic Alliance (DA) in Limpopo on Tuesday. “All...

Thuli on school hair protests: ‘We need to have the conversations...

Thuli Madonsela on Wednesday weighed in on the school hair policy protests that have had erupted in schools around the country‚ saying there is...

BCM owed R1.29bn in rates by households

Households in Buffalo City Metro owe more than R1.29-billion in rates and services. And business, government and unnamed others, owe a further R800-million, bringing the...

Kenny Kunene on shooting: I was facing death

Businessman Kenny Kunene says he is lucky to be alive after allegedly being shot at while driving a BMW 125i on Tuesday night in...