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


EFF member alleged to be behind fake #TracyZille account to be sworn in as MP today

EFF member Anthony Matumba, accused of stirring racial tensions online using a fake Twitter account, will be sworn in ...


Education minister pleads with police to find those behind Thembisa teacher murder

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga has urged police to act speedily and to leave no stone unturned in tracking ...


30-year-old runner dies during training session on Devil’s Peak

A 30-year-old male trail runner collapsed and died during a training session at Devil's Peak in Cape Town on Saturday.


Man arrested for breaking in at SABC offices in Bloemfontein

A 27-year-old man was arrested for breaking into the SABC offices in Bloemfontein on Sunday morning.


Moti family denies interdicting police, as they confirm leaving SA

The Moti family have broken their silence over allegations they have interdicted the police from interviewing any ...


JMPD vows to find criminals who killed on-duty metro cop

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) has vowed to bring to book gunmen who shot dead an on-duty officer on ...


'Security of judiciary requires urgent attention': acting chief justice Zondo

Acting chief justice Raymond Zondo has voiced "grave concern" over the hammer attack at the country's apex court and ...


‘As horrific and as painful as it has been, I would do it all again’: Athol Williams

Corruption whistle-blower and author Athol Williams, who fled the country for his own safety, says he feels vindicated ...


Why take a year to seek legal recourse, judge asks group challenging state capture ...

Johannesburg high court judge Avrielle Maier-Frawley has questioned the timing of Democracy in Action's bid to block ...


State capture report handover to go ahead as court challenge fails

The formal handover of the state capture report to President Cyril Ramaphosa will proceed as planned on Tuesday ...