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


High court grants order stopping Gupta-linked businessman from dispersing assets worth ...

The National Prosecuting Authority’s Investigative Directorate has obtained a restraint order against Gupta-linked ...


Supreme Court overturns convictions of two farmers in Coligny 'sunflower' murder

The Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday overturned the conviction and sentence of two North West farmers who were ...


Public enterprises defends hiring of chief of staff, says everything was above board

The public enterprises department has defended its appointment of Nthabiseng Borotho as chief of staff even though she ...


Alarming 117% increase in Covid-19 cases on Garden Route as parts of SA battle rising ...

Covid-19 cases continue to rise in the Western Cape's Garden Route area, with a recorded 117% increase in new ...


Wear your masks, keep your distance and sanitise, Mkhize says as shoppers hit Black ...

Health minister Zweli Mkhize has cautioned shoppers to be careful because of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Cederberg municipal manager on R20,000 bail after 'interfering in SIU probe'

Cederberg municipal manager Henry Slimmert was released on R20,00 bail on Monday under strict conditions, including ...


Arrests made after six people shot at Cape Town taxi rank on Monday

Police in the Western Cape have made a breakthrough in the shooting of six people at a Cape Town taxi rank on Monday.


'Threats to police won't be tolerated': Cele continues war of words with Malema

The war of words raging between police minister Bheki Cele and the EFF continues.


R50,000 paid to Ford owners whose vehicles caught alight, but some continue legal fight

Most of the owners of Ford Kugas that caught fire will finally close that chapter with the company.


Traditional leaders want deputy minister sacked over ban on initiations

Tension is brewing between cooperative governance minister Obed Bapela and Contralesa over the traditional summer ...