Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has hit back at the ANC following their withdrawal of their motion of no confidence against him. The party had said that it had enough support to force the motion through.
Cyril Ramaphosa says that some of those who are opposed to the National Health Insurance (NHI) are against transformation. He says the proposal will help ordinary South Africans get access to healthcare
On Thursday, the Randburg Magistrate's Court found businessman Paul Ngwenya guilty of crimen injuria over his use of the k-word against one of his associates, Fana Titi. Ngwenya reportedly called Titi a "QwaQwa k-r".
Fires have ravaged the Amazon rainforest over the last 16 days. There have been some 40 000 fires this year alone, with 10 000 in the last handful of weeks. The smoke from the blaze was so dense that it could be seen from 3 000km.
EFF leader Julius Malema has filed documents with the Constitutional Court, requesting that the recent High Court decision concerning remedial action against Pravin Gordhan be set aside.
The ANC has withdrawn its motion of no confidence against Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba. The vote on the motion was meant to take place on Thursday. The party says that will be putting the motion forward once again in future.