Samantha Riddle

Samantha Riddle

Cyril Ramaphosa maintains Bosasa incident was a miscommunication

Cyril Ramaphosa maintains Bosasa incident was a miscommunication

Cyril Ramaphosa maintains Bosasa incident was a miscommunication
Local airliner prevents quadriplegic man from boarding flight

Local airliner prevents quadriplegic man from boarding flight

Willemse had high hopes for a trip to Joburg including a visit with his sister and a concert. But his dream had been dashed when he had been told by a local airline that he could not board the plane because of his disability.

Local airliner prevents quadriplegic man from boarding flight
Explainer: Why the judge said enough, ordered Zuma to pay his own legal fees

Explainer: Why the judge said enough, ordered Zuma to pay his own legal fees

Briefly.co.za unpacks Judge Aubrey Ledwaba's landmark ruling which sees former president Jacob Zuma fitting the bill for the millions of taxpayer's rands he has spent in numerous court battles over the last 13 years.

Explainer: Why the judge said enough, ordered Zuma to pay his own legal fees
The ANC slams BLF's Mngxitama for attempt to send the country back to apartheid era

The ANC slams BLF's Mngxitama for attempt to send the country back to apartheid era

The ANC have released their statement in response to Mngxitama's calls for racially motivated violence, condemning the attempt to set the country back to apartheid era thinking. The party has called for harsh consequences.

The ANC slams BLF's Mngxitama for attempt to send the country back to apartheid era
South Africa reacts as Motsoeneng unveils the African Content Movement

South Africa reacts as Motsoeneng unveils the African Content Movement

South Africans are stunned by the newest contestant in the 2019 political elections. With Hlaudi Motsoeneng unveiling his African Content Movement things are set to get a lot more entertaining in Parliament. Free of charge.

South Africa reacts as Motsoeneng unveils the African Content Movement
Motsoeneng announces his new political party, the African Content Movement

Motsoeneng announces his new political party, the African Content Movement

Former SABC executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng has unveiled his new political party, dubbing it the African Content Movement. The aspiring president made the announcement today at Garden Court Millpark Hotel at a briefing.

Motsoeneng announces his new political party, the African Content Movement
Floyd Shivambu confident that incitement charges against Malema will be dropped

Floyd Shivambu confident that incitement charges against Malema will be dropped

According to Floyd Shivambu, deputy leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, the charges of incitement in contravention of the Riotous Assemblies Act will soon be dropped. Shivambu was speaking after the court appearance yesterday

Floyd Shivambu confident that incitement charges against Malema will be dropped
Malema's defence asks court not to jail the EFF leader for free speech

Malema's defence asks court not to jail the EFF leader for free speech

The leader of the EFF Julius Malema’s legal defence said that the EFF leader had not broken any laws by calling for the occupation of vacant land, and thus should not serve jail time for utilising his right to free speech.

Malema's defence asks court not to jail the EFF leader for free speech
What an unlikely team: Steve Hofmeyr and Mosiuoa Lekota lay charge against BLF

What an unlikely team: Steve Hofmeyr and Mosiuoa Lekota lay charge against BLF

Steve Hofmeyr and Mosiuoa Lekota became an unlikely team when they joined forces today to press charges against BLF leader Andile Mngxitama for hate speech. Hofmeyr was acting on behalf of ToekomsVonk, a civil rights organisation.

What an unlikely team: Steve Hofmeyr and Mosiuoa Lekota lay charge against BLF
EFF member threatens to kill News24 editor in apparent support to BLF's calls

EFF member threatens to kill News24 editor in apparent support to BLF's calls

News24 editor Adriaan Basson has recieved death threats from an EFF supporter in an apparent support of Andile Mngxitama's recent calls for racially motivated violence. TshekoTsk took to Twitter to threaten Basson.

EFF member threatens to kill News24 editor in apparent support to BLF's calls
Plea for release of 19y/o detained in China after run in with fraudulent agency

Plea for release of 19y/o detained in China after run in with fraudulent agency

The parents of Tristan-Lee Niemand are pleading with authorities to assist them in returning their daughter home. The South African was arrested after the agency who had employed her had failed in securing her work permit.

Plea for release of 19y/o detained in China after run in with fraudulent agency
Motsoeneng on launching political party: Ramaphosa can't defeat me

Motsoeneng on launching political party: Ramaphosa can't defeat me

Hlaudi Motsoeneng, former SABC executive, has proclaimed that he will be pursuing his dream job as president of South Africa by contesting the 2019 elections. According to him, President Cyril Ramaphosa doesn't stand a chance.

Motsoeneng on launching political party: Ramaphosa can't defeat me
Msiza resigns as ANC Limpopo treasurer after evidence ties him to VBS looting

Msiza resigns as ANC Limpopo treasurer after evidence ties him to VBS looting

Danny Msiza has resigned following the release of evidence implicating him in the VBS scandal, despite him denying any involvement. However, the ANC Limpopo treasurer denies that his resignation is an admission of guilt.

Msiza resigns as ANC Limpopo treasurer after evidence ties him to VBS looting
ToekomsVonk claims double standards after BLF leader's racial slurs

ToekomsVonk claims double standards after BLF leader's racial slurs

Civil rights organisation ToekomsVonk has called for justice against Andile Mngxitama, leader of BLF, for hate speech and inciting violence as well as genocide against white people. The group will be pressing its own charges today

ToekomsVonk claims double standards after BLF leader's racial slurs
Mngxitama fuels fire at BLF press conference ‘We are ready to kill’

Mngxitama fuels fire at BLF press conference ‘We are ready to kill’

Andile Mngxitama has held a press conference in response to the backlash from comments he made will at his homecoming rally. The Black First Land First leader used the opportunity to incite more drama instead of calming it.

Mngxitama fuels fire at BLF press conference ‘We are ready to kill’
Pule Mabe takes leave to address sexual harrasment claims against him

Pule Mabe takes leave to address sexual harrasment claims against him

African National Congress spokesperson Pule Mabe has announced today that he has requested leave from his position in order to address sexual harassment allegations levied against him by his personal assistant.

Pule Mabe takes leave to address sexual harrasment claims against him
Former executive claims Eskom's loadshedding is just a diversion

Former executive claims Eskom's loadshedding is just a diversion

Matshela Koko, former Eskom executive, has vocalised his concerns regarding the issues at Eskom over the last few months and has claimed that load shedding is simply a diversion. Mathsela Koko took to Twitter to voice his concerns

Former executive claims Eskom's loadshedding is just a diversion
Ties with Rwanda shaky after alleged 'prostitute' slur aimed at Lindiwe Sisulu

Ties with Rwanda shaky after alleged 'prostitute' slur aimed at Lindiwe Sisulu

Relations between South Africa and Rwanda are on shaky ground after insults were hurled at International Relations & Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu. The newest development has seen the High Commissioner Twala recalled to JHB.

Ties with Rwanda shaky after alleged 'prostitute' slur aimed at Lindiwe Sisulu
BLF leader Mngxitama's Twitter account has been suspended for hateful conduct

BLF leader Mngxitama's Twitter account has been suspended for hateful conduct

The Twitter account of Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama has been suspended for hateful conduct following his infamous speech. His account had been flagged by concerned users who were offended by the hateful narrative

BLF leader Mngxitama's Twitter account has been suspended for hateful conduct
Behind the darkness: Why Eskom keeps switching off the lights in Mzansi

Behind the darkness: Why Eskom keeps switching off the lights in Mzansi

With load shedding plaguing South Africa the people have been calling for an explanation of why power behemoth Eskom is failing in its most basic task, powering the nation. Briefly.co.za looks into the contributing factors.

Behind the darkness: Why Eskom keeps switching off the lights in Mzansi
DA to pursue hate speech charges against BLF leader Andile Mngxitama

DA to pursue hate speech charges against BLF leader Andile Mngxitama

The Democratic Alliance has revealed that they will be pressing hate speech charges against Andile Mngxitama after the BLF leader's racially motivated incitement of violence during his recent homecoming speech.

DA to pursue hate speech charges against BLF leader Andile Mngxitama
Who run the world? Girls! SAPS deploys thousands of women officers

Who run the world? Girls! SAPS deploys thousands of women officers

2307 female trainees from the SAPS Hammanskraal and Tshwane Academies recently gathered to receive direction and instructions to prepare them before becoming official police constables. They were all thanked for their hard work.

Who run the world? Girls! SAPS deploys thousands of women officers
Two ANC officials asked to step down following implication in VBS scandal

Two ANC officials asked to step down following implication in VBS scandal

Danny Msiza, ANC Limpopo treasurer and Florence Radzilani, party provincial deputy chairperson have both received their walking papers from Stan Mathabatha, ANC provincial chairperson for being implicated in the VBS scandal.

Two ANC officials asked to step down following implication in VBS scandal
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