It was another day of low Covid-19 infections, with 517 cases recorded in the past 24 hours.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 5:45 pm
Former president, and head of the ANC's electoral committee Kgalema Motlanthe believes the ruling party is on a better path now than it was in 2017 - when he said it would have been best if it hit rock bottom and lost the national elections.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 4:59 pm
Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found the Western Cape local government MEC in breach of the executive ethics code, for his failure to timeously deal with allegations of improper conduct against officials in the troubled Oudtshoorn local municipality.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 4:38 pm
Sgt Keshi Benneth Mabunda and prosecutor Riana Williams received praise from judge Ramarumo Monama for the watertight case they produced in nailing the murder mastermind.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 3:51 pm
The City of Tshwane said on Friday it is going to court to seek an urgent interdict against the SA Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) after municipal services in the city were disrupted.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 3:16 pm
A suspected poacher's body was found in the Kruger National Park on Thursday.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 2:55 pm
The remaining nine former military struggle veterans who allegedly held defence minister Thandi Modise and two other ministers “hostage” last week were granted bail on Friday.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 2:09 pm
The Electoral Court has ruled against new political party ActionSA in its bid to have its name added to the ballot papers being used for the November 1 local government elections.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 1:47 pm
Former police officer Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu has been found guilty of killing her five relatives and boyfriend and cashing in on their life insurance policies to the tune of R1.4m.
Nldovu was also found guilty of defeating the ends of justice, defrauding Clientele, 1 life, Old Mutual and Assupol insurance companies, incitement (hiring someone to kill her sister Joyce and her five children) and the attempted murder of her mother Maria Mushwana.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 1:14 pm
A high court judge has drawn similarities in former cop Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu's murder trial to a case that was heard in one of the country's courts nearly nine decades ago.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 1:07 pm
Four days before the class of 2021 begins its final examinations, KwaZulu-Natal matric pupils pledged not to cheat.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 1:05 pm
Prospective ANC mayors will have to field at least 18 tough questions from a panel of interviewers on why they should be appointed to lead municipalities.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 12:39 pm
“Kensington detectives conducted a tracing operation in an informal settlement adjacent to 18th Avenue following a tipoff and arrested a 28-year-old suspect who was caught in possession of an unlicensed shotgun,” police spokesperson Col Andrè Traut.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 12:21 pm
The Covid-19 vaccination rollout for children under 18 is gaining momentum since it launched on Wednesday.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 11:27 am
Mpumalanga police have launched a manhunt for suspects after the Acornhoek Mall was attacked by a group of armed suspects in the early hours on Friday.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 11:04 am
Seated on opposite ends of court 13 in the high court sitting in Palm Ridge on Friday, where judgment in the murder trial of Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu is being delivered, are two brothers, both of whom lost siblings but in different ways.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 10:59 am
Oz the white rhino's painful toothache has been resolved, thanks to the first ever successful CT scan to be conducted on a live adult rhino in SA.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 10:51 am
Residents from Tumahole, a township in Parys, say the erection of a statue costing R3.3m at the never-used Fezile Dabi Stadium was the last straw.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 10:40 am
Queen Elizabeth, 95, spent a night in hospital for the first time in years for what Buckingham Palace termed "preliminary investigations", but was in good spirits and back at work at Windsor Castle.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 9:58 am
Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday emphasised the need for civil debate and tolerance as parliament works towards a vote on a controversial bill that would make it a crime to be gay, bisexual or transgender.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 9:51 am
Nine people have been arrested after a cellphone business robbery and a drug bust in the Western Cape.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 8:52 am
Benin's parliament has voted to legalise abortion in most circumstances, the health ministry said on Thursday, becoming one of only a handful of African countries to do so.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 8:44 am
Pupils went down on one knee and prayed for the four brothers to be safely reunited with their parents.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 8:41 am
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has agreed to a new three-year wage deal for steelworkers, bringing an end to a strike that’s dragged on since October 5.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 8:30 am
The short film made by SA YouTuber Kgothatso Mmoledi using a smartphone from the comfort of his bedroom has cracked a nod at an international film festival.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 8:30 am
Voters said at least ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa kept his promise to help residents get their electricity switched on.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 8:29 am
The weapons and ammunition were discovered buried underground in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 8:03 am
Alleged serial killer and policewoman Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu returns to court for judgment in her trial on Friday, marking one of the final chapters in a case that has gripped the nation.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 8:02 am
Prof Salim Abdool Karim, former head of the ministerial advisory committee on Covid-19, says, “we are not over this pandemic”.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 7:59 am
A suspected drug dealer died on Thursday after a head-on collision while fleeing from police in Durban.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 7:47 am