South Africa

South Africa: Ex-Bishops Teacher Still Waiting for SA Council of Educators Probe Notificaton – Lawyer

The SA Council of Educators (SACE) has not officially informed the former Bishops teacher at the centre of...

South Africa: Western Cape Pledges R50 Million Drought Relief for Farmers

The Western Cape government has made R50m in emergency drought relief available to farmers in drought-stricken areas of...

South Africa: Eight Pupils Killed in Truck Accident to Be Remembered At Memorial Service

A joint memorial service for eight North West pupils, who died when a truck they were travelling in...

South Africa: Firearm and Ammunition Off the Street, One Suspect Arrested

Yesterday, 24 October 2019, police arrested a 66-year-old male from Rhayi Location outside King Williams Town for possession...

South Africa: Tigers Rescued in Germany Begin New Life in SA

Two big cats rescued from Germany have arrived in South Africa to start a new life. Tigers, Bela...

South Africa: SAPS Launches 2019-2020 Safer Festive Season Operations in Umlazi, 25 Oct

SAPS is turning to technology to turn the tide against crime as it kick-starts festive season operations The...

South Africa: Pollard – Why Try Fix What Isn’t Broken?

Cape Town — Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard says the Springboks will look to dominate Wales through their forwards...

South Africa: The Chief, the Mines and the Lost Bakgatla Billions

Painstaking work of Baloyi Commission may come to nothing After two years of investigations of the flow of...

South Africa: City of Joburg Shuts Down All Systems After Cyber Attack Demanding Bitcoin Ransom

The City of Joburg on Thursday night announced a breach of its network on and shut down its...

South Africa: Life After Zondo – Civil Society Fights Back Against State Capture

On Wednesday 23 October, the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation and the Public Affairs Research Institute hosted a civil society...

South Africa ‘Yet to Execute Arrest Warrant for Genocide Fugitive’

The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Carmel Agius, on Wednesday, told the...

South Africa: Legendary Actress, Musician Abigail Khubeka Allegedly Assaulted By Taxi Driver

Gauteng police are searching for a taxi driver who allegedly assaulted multiple award-winning actress and musician Abigail Khubeka....

South Africa’s TV Actors Have Every Reason to Demand a Better Deal

Every few months there's a fresh outcry from South African actors complaining about exploitative working conditions in the...

Southern Africa: South Africa’s Aiports Company Impounds Air Zimbabwe Plane

Cape Town — The Airports Company of South Africa (Acsa) has impounded an Air Zimbabwe aircraft, TimesLive reports....

South Africa: Birdie Blitz Helps Conradie to Sibaya Lead Ahead of Final Round

Cape Town — A blemish-free eight-under-par 62 helped Ruan Conradie to a single-stroke lead of the Sibaya Challenge...

South Africa: Leaderless DA Aims to Have Conference in April 2020

The DA is aiming to have its next federal congress in April next year in the wake of...

South Africa: Public Protector Questions How VBS and CR17 Scandals Were Dealt With

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has questioned why the details of private bank statements of some people who are...

South Africa: New Kruger Park Concession Conditions Are Causing Jitters

The Kruger National Park private concessions granted almost two decades ago are coming up for renewal, and the...

South Africa: Car Found At Bottom of Cliff As Search for Missing Mom, Children Continues

A vehicle has been found at the bottom of a sea cliff as the search for a missing...

South Africa: With R1.1 Billion Budget, Gender Violence Interim Committee Eyes 6 Key Areas

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement of a R1.1bn additional budget allocation to fight gender-based violence, the steering committee...

South Africa: The Future of Cars Is Electrifying

Whether South Africa is ready or not, the global motoring industry is planning to phase out combustion vehicle...

South Africa: Sanef ‘Disappointed’ After It Loses Court Bid Against EFF

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has expressed its disappointment after it lost its case against the...

South Africa: Vulnerable and Traumatised – but Fearful Jeppestown Business Owners Rebuild

Some foreign business owners whose premises were looted in the violence that erupted in Jeppestown and surrounds in...

South Africa: An Open Letter to Herman Mashaba in Response to His Attacks On the ANC

While we are still in the first phase of our transformation, we encourage you, Mr Mashaba, before criticising...

South Africa: Malema’s Attack On Gordhan Did Not Infringe Grounds in Equality Act, Court Hears

EFF leader Julius Malema's attack on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan in November last year, has not infringed...

South Africa: Stellenbosch Guard ‘Hit-and-Run’ – Will State Accept Plea Proposal?

A man caught on CCTV driving over security guard Mzwanele Wellem in Stellenbosch has submitted a plea and...

South Africa: Hawks Arrest Two Men for Allegedly Selling Fraudulent Licences and Medical Certificates

Two alleged fraudsters accused of selling falsified documents, including driver's licences and medical certificates, have been arrested in...

South Africa: Life in Prison for Man Convicted of Rape, Murder of Stellenbosch Woman Felicity Cilliers

Twelve years after murdering Felicity Cilliers on Longlands Farm near Stellenbosch, the Western Cape High Court has sentenced...

South Africa: Unholy Row Over Artworks Reveals Intolerance for Diversity

Perhaps because the Constitution does not demand an absolute separation between religion and the state, some Christians wrongly...

South Africa: DA ‘Backbencher’ John Steenhuisen Lobbied to Lead

Taking a seat among backbenchers when the DA caucus met on Thursday morning, John Steenhuisen vacated the chair...

South Africa: European Tour Star Trio Set for Sun City Showdown

Cape Town — Matt Fitzpatrick, Ian Poulter and Bernd Wiesberger will return to Sun City after confirming they...

South Africa: Naspers Foundry Is Open for South African Startup Pitches, CEO Says

Naspers' 1.4 billion rand (≈$100 million) VC fund to support South African startups - Naspers Foundry - is...

Africa: Minister Naledi Pandor Leads South Africa’s Delegation to 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement, 25 to 26 Oct

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, will lead South Africa's delegation at the 18th...

South Africa: Two Men Arrested for Possession of Illegal Weapons At Khanyayo, Flagstaff, Out On Bail

A stabilisation intervention team, established by Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen Ntshinga deployed at Khanyayo followed intelligence...

South Africa: Sanef Notes and Respects Judgment of Equality Court

The South African National Editors' Forum has noted the judgment by Judge Daisy Molefe of the Equality Court,...

South Africa: Get Revved Up for Africa’s First-Ever Electric Vehicle Road Trip Adventure

To power the country's journey towards sustainability, Generation.e will be installing approximately 30 electric vehicle charging points at...

Africa’s Smart Mobility Revolution Begins

Cape Town — THE first Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) in Africa has raised awareness around smarter mobility...

South Africa: Police Apprehend Duo After an Intensive Search of a Missing Majakaneng Man

Two suspects, aged 27 and 60, are expected to appear in the Brits Magistrates' Court on Thursday, 24...

South Africa: Mob Justice – Two Men Brutally Hacked to Death, Burnt in Limpopo for Stock Theft

Two men have been killed in what appears to be mob justice-related murders in Limpopo on Monday. According...

South Africa: We Need a New Electoral System to Transform SA – Mcebisi Jonas

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas says South Africa needs a new electoral system to transform itself. Jonas...