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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.