South Africa

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa Proclaims NDPP Investigating Directorate to Strengthen Fight Against Corruption

press release President Cyril Ramaphosa has intensified government's campaign against corruption and state capture with a proclamation establishing...

South Africa: Eskom Condemns Fake Reports

Eskom says messages being circulated on social and digital media claiming that there will be no electricity in...

South Africa: NWU Finds Evidence of Plagiarism Against Two Staff Members, Ten Let Off the Hook

By Canny MaphangaTwo staff members at North West University (NWU) have been implicated in a prima facie case...

South Africa: Human Rights Day – ‘Are South Africans Being Given the Opportunity for a Better Future?’

By Kamva SomdyalaAs South Africans commemorate Human Rights Day, historian Dr Gustav Venter says it will be an...

South Africa: Blacks-Only Party Dragged to Court Over Racism

By Peter DubeSouth Africa's exclusive Black First Land First (BLF) party has been dragged to court over its...

South Africa: Ramaphosa Makes Good On Ndpp Directorate Promise, DA Calls Move Smoke and Mirrors

By Jan GerberPresident Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday made good on one of his promises in the most recent...

South Africa: Load Shedding – a Boom for Generator Sales

By Ntwaagae SelekaGenerators are flying off the shelves of giant retail stores as a result of load shedding...

South Africa: Eskom in Urgent Talks With Petro SA to Speed Up Delivery of Critical Diesel Shipment

By Tehillah Niselow, Fin24Eskom is in discussions with Petro SA to accelerate the offloading of a shipment of...

Steinhoff’s Share Bounce Fizzles Out

After gaining 10% earlier in the week, shares in Steinhoff International Holdings have returned to where they were...

South Africa: Investigative Awards Body Strips Sunday Times of Award Over ‘Amateurish’ Cator Manor Reporting

By Kamva SomdyalaConveners of the prestigious Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism have withdrawn awards given to three...

South Africa: Update – More Than 50 Taxi Operators Arrested for Closing Roads Across the Vaal Triangle

By Ntwaagae SelekaMore than 50 taxi operators were arrested on Wednesday for blockading roads and allegedly pelting vehicles...

South Africa: The House Rises Ahead of Elections in a Last Sitting Marked By Tragedy and Electioneering

analysis By Marianne MertenThe last sitting day of the National Assembly on Wednesday unfolded against the family tragedy...

South Africa: Anti-Corruption Efforts Boosted With Investigating Directorate

President Cyril Ramaphosa has proclaimed the establishment of the Investigating Directorate in the Office of the National Director...

South Africa: Record Number of Political Parties Contesting Elections Amid Concerns Over Load Shedding

By Tshidi MadiaThe Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has expressed concern over the potential impact rolling blackouts...

South Africa: Packham Can’t Explain His or Dead Wife’s Blood At Their Constantia Home – Detective

By Jenna EtheridgeBlood droplets matched to Gill Packham and her husband, Rob, who stands accused of murdering her,...

South Africa: Maimane – Govt Should Fast Track Deals With Motsepe and Co IPPs to Help Ailing Eskom

By Pelane PhakgadiDA leader Mmusi Maimane wants the government to allow billionaire Patrice Motsepe and other independent power...

South Africa: Injured Ngidi to Join Nortje On IPL Sidelines

Cape Town — Proteas fast bowler Lungi Ngidi will join his team-mate Anrich Nortje on the sidelines as...

South Africa: Police Arrested Alleged Fraud Suspect

press release The Port Elizabeth Vehicle Crime Investigating Unit (VCIU) arrested a wanted suspect Samuel Chitja (60) for...

South Africa: Security Guard Shot and Wounded in Attempted Gold Heist Dies

By Pelane PhakgadiOne of two guards who were shot at during an attempted gold heist along the R21...

South Africa: Missing Slindelo Sought By Dannhauser Police

press release Dannhauser police are appealing for assistance from members of the community in locating Slindelo Khumalo (14)...

South Africa: Fourways Hospital Shooting – Woman Still in a Serious Condition in Hospital

By Sesona NgqakambaThe woman who was shot in her face outside Life Fourways Hospital in Johannesburg on Tuesday...

South Africa: ‘Lap of Honour’ for Lombard in Tour Champs

By Sport24Kempton Park — While the Sunshine Tour's Tour Championship which tees off on Thursday at Serengeti Estates...

South Africa: Suzanne Daniels Accepts ‘Guilt’ for Wasting Public Money While At Eskom

By Sheldon MoraisEskom's former head of legal and compliance Suzanne Daniels has admitted it was legally wrong for...

South Africa: Suspect Arrested for the Rape and Murder of Minors in Sebokeng

press release Police in Sebokeng in the Sedibeng District have arrested a 22-year old suspect on charges of...

South Africa: Ramaphosa Sharpens Batohi’s Bite, Proclaims NDPP Investigating Direcorate

President Cyril Ramaphosa has proclaimed the establishment of the Investigating Directorate in the Office of the National Director...

South Africa: Pitch Black Afro Murder Case – Pathologist to Testify in Bail Hearing On Monday

By Sesona NgqakambaThe inability of a State pathologist to testify in the bail hearing of murder accused Thulani...

South Africa: Three Dead, One Critical After ‘Execution-Style’ Shooting in PE

By Pelane PhakgadiPort Elizabeth police are on the hunt for the perpetrators of a triple murder after the...

South Africa: ‘Without Us There Would Be No Zondo Commission’ – EFF’s Dali Mpofu

By Sesona NgqakambaEFF national chairperson Dali Mpofu has taken to Twitter claiming that there wouldn't be a state...

South Africa: 2019 National Elections – Which Parties Are Fighting for Your Vote?

By CorrespondentForty-eight political parties are expected to contest the national elections on May 8. According to Sy Mamabolo,...

South Africa: Radical New Housing Deal Proposed to Break Apartheid Barriers

By Steve KretzmannCity of Cape Town could use its golf courses and bowling greens for low cost housing,...

South Africa: The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union to Pursue a Civil Claim Against Salipswu, Ntola and Mathonsi

press release Following numerous defamatory statements and utterances made by leaders of the South African Liberated Public Service...

South Africa: British Chart-Toppers the 1975 Are Coming to South Africa to Headline Rocking the Daisies 2019

By SuppliedCape Town — The organisers of Rocking the Daisies announced on Wednesday, that British pop rock band...

South Africa: Taxis Shut Down Routes in and Out of Vaal Triangle Ahead of Human Rights Day Celebrations

By Ntwaagae SelekaTwelve taxi associations have blockaded all routes leading in and out of the Vaal Triangle. Taxis...

South Africa: Cosatu Statement for Human Rights Day 2019

press release The Congress of South African Trade Unions remembers the martyrs of our liberation struggle, in particular,...

South Africa: Police Hunt Callous Killers – Walmer

press release The Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen Liziwe Ntshinga is appalled at the senseless shooting of 4 young...

South Africa: Australian Mining Manager Sued an Employee for R200k. the Court Awarded Him R200

Mineral Commodities responds to GroundUp article On Monday GroundUp reported that litigation against a critic of controversial Australian...

South Africa: Unregistered Taxis Roam Our Roads

By David DrummondMore than half the e-hailing taxis operating on the roads of the Western Cape are probably...

South Africa: Electricity Technicians Convicted for Extortion

press release Pretoria — The Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court has today sentenced Kgatlako Moeketsi Given (40), Nkete Modise Albert...

South Africa: When Human Rights Are Trampled, the Public Holiday Is Another Thursday to Wear Black

opinion By Juliana ClaassensWe celebrate Human Rights Day on 21 March. On this public holiday when people will...

South Africa: Jackson Mthembu Confirms His Eldest Daughter Has Died

By Sesona NgqakambaANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu has confirmed on Twitter that his daughter has died. He tweeted...