Belinda Pheto is a Johannesburg-based journalist for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE. She loves telling South African stories.


Human settlements confident of regaining 'missing billions'

"You cannot recover R100,000 when the loss is billions,' said Machwene Semenya, chair of parliament’s portfolio ...


Zahara guilty of failing to appear in court to face tax charges

Musician Bulelwa “Zahara” Mkutukana has found herself on the wrong side of the law for failing to appear in court in ...


Two Robben Island Museum officials to face disciplinary action after probe into ...

An independent probe has recommended that two staff members of the Robben Island Museum (RIM) face a disciplinary ...


Gauteng human settlements employee dies in hail of bullets

Teboho Makhoa and his colleagues were "working tirelessly to allocate the rightful beneficiaries into their RDP houses, ...


Heavy machinery burnt in suspected arson attack at Richards Bay Minerals, no arrests yet

Police in KwaZulu-Natal are investigating a case of malicious damage to property after heavy machinery was allegedly ...


Tributes for TB Joshua: A 'man of God' who gave to the poor, say followers

Tributes are flowing in for televangelist TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, who has died in Nigeria ...


Khoi-San leader Ockert Lewies remembered as a prayer warrior

The leader of the Khoi-San nation, Chief Ockert "Okkie" Lewies, 67, died of cancer this week.


Free State man gets double life sentence after being on the run for more than 15 years

A 41-year-old man from the Free State was sentenced to two life terms after being on the run from police for more than ...


Eskom takes over load-shedding in Ekurhuleni after the city’s ‘failure’ to carry it out

Ekurhuleni residents who receive their electricity supply from the municipality will start to have load-shedding just ...


Bushiri fraud and money laundering case postponed to November

Shepherd Bushiri on Friday shared photographs of a visiting church delegation from SA with him in Malawi.