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Political parties call for investigation into Ramaphosa’s family

Political parties call for investigation into Ramaphosa’s family

Political parties call for investigation into Ramaphosa’s family
Video shows hijacking, kidnapping of Centurion woman in broad daylight

Video shows hijacking, kidnapping of Centurion woman in broad daylight

An unsettling video shows the moment a group of men kidnapped two women in Centurion, Pretoria, on Wednesday afternoon. Both women were released unharmed several hours later. The suspects also abandoned the hijacked vehicle.

Video shows hijacking, kidnapping of Centurion woman in broad daylight
Economic Freedom Fighters angered over unfinished roads in Limpopo

Economic Freedom Fighters angered over unfinished roads in Limpopo

The Economic Freedom Fighters are very upset about unfinished roads in Limpopo. This comes after the EFF's leader, Julius Malema, was linked to a construction company built roads that are now falling apart and full of sinkholes.

Economic Freedom Fighters angered over unfinished roads in Limpopo
Revealed: Jacob Zuma told Barbara Hogan to not fix state-owned companies

Revealed: Jacob Zuma told Barbara Hogan to not fix state-owned companies

Barbara Hogan, the former minister of public enterprises, continued her testimony at the State Capture Inquiry. Hogan testified that Jacob Zuma told her to not interfere with SEOs despite it being her job at the time.

Revealed: Jacob Zuma told Barbara Hogan to not fix state-owned companies
Barend ‘White Wolf’ Strydom’s 1988 killing spree claimed 8 black lives

Barend ‘White Wolf’ Strydom’s 1988 killing spree claimed 8 black lives

On 15 November, 1988, a 23-year-old man stunned South Africa when he went on a killing spree of black people in Pretoria. Barend "White Wolf" Strydom shot dead eight black people and seriously wounded 16 others.

Barend ‘White Wolf’ Strydom’s 1988 killing spree claimed 8 black lives
SABC splurge on parties and bonuses of millions; staff face retrenchment

SABC splurge on parties and bonuses of millions; staff face retrenchment

The South African Broadcasting Corporation threatens to retrench workers as its financial problems deepen. However, the broadcaster splurged about R14 million on an awards ceremony and after-party during 2017/2018.

SABC splurge on parties and bonuses of millions; staff face retrenchment
King Monada's hit track Malwedhe goes global with the #idibala challenge

King Monada goes global - He'll be performing in the UK in 2019

The #idibala challenge has taken South Africa by storm, but it didn't stop there. The challenge made it's way to Europe and thanks to its popularity, King Monada will travel and perform across the globe next year.

King Monada goes global - He'll be performing in the UK in 2019
Land expropriation is a done deal, only a few formalities are left

Land expropriation is a done deal, only a few formalities are left

Land expropriation is basically a done deal, as the ANC and EFF have the number of votes they need to allow for an amendment to the Constitution. The amendment will make it possible to expropriate land without compensation.

Land expropriation is a done deal, only a few formalities are left
Patrice Motsepe’s new bank offers free transactional accounts

Patrice Motsepe’s new bank offers free transactional accounts

Millionaire businessman, Patrice Motsepe, brings South Africa a new, revolutionary bank. The bank is completely branch-less and will change the way South Africans do banking. The new technological bank is called TymeBank.

Patrice Motsepe’s new bank offers free transactional accounts
7 politicians who have admitted to meeting the controversial Gupta family

7 politicians who have admitted to meeting the controversial Gupta family

The ANC is filled with members that met with the corruption-accused Gupta family. It almost seems impossible to find a member of the ruling party that did not hang out with the Guptas. At least 7 ANC members already admitted to it

7 politicians who have admitted to meeting the controversial Gupta family
Nzimande to be acting home affairs minister after Gigaba's resignation

Nzimande to be acting home affairs minister after Gigaba's resignation

Malusi Gigaba has resigned as Minister of Home Affairs, one day before Ramaphosa was set to take action against him. Blade Nzimande will be acting as Minister of Home Affairs until Gigaba's replacement has been chosen.

Nzimande to be acting home affairs minister after Gigaba's resignation
Oscar Pistorius photographed attending his beloved granddad's memorial

Oscar Pistorius photographed attending his beloved granddad's memorial

On Tuesday, former Paralympic athlete and convicted murderer, Oscar Pistorius, was photographed attending his late grandfather's memorial service. He was accompanied by two correctional officers, Briefly.co.za gathered.

Oscar Pistorius photographed attending his beloved granddad's memorial
Update: Julius Malema and the EFF paid back R126 000 to AfriForum

Update: Julius Malema and the EFF paid back R126 000 to AfriForum

The Economic Freedom Fighters paid back half of the money they owed to the activist group AfriForum. The payment was made after a court earlier ordered that the political party must pay AfriForum an amount of R337, 758.

Update: Julius Malema and the EFF paid back R126 000 to AfriForum
Revealed: Statistics SA says 1 in every 5 households are poor

Revealed: Statistics SA says 1 in every 5 households are poor

A recent study found that 22% of South Africa's households are indigent (poor or needy) and rely on free basic services. The organisation says one in every five households in the country are classified as indigent.

Revealed: Statistics SA says 1 in every 5 households are poor
Another failure! Discovery execs live the luxury life at customers' cost

Another failure! Discovery execs live the luxury life at customers' cost

Discovery Health Insurance recently announced the cushy bonuses their employees will be receiving However, users of the insurance were not happy to hear the announcement as they feel the company lets them down often.

Another failure! Discovery execs live the luxury life at customers' cost
Minister Dlamini-Zuma admits to meeting with the Gupta family

Minister Dlamini-Zuma admits to meeting with the Gupta family

Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma admitted that she met with the controversial and corruption-accused Gupta family. She's yet another Member of Parliament that admitted to having some sort of relationship with the family.

Minister Dlamini-Zuma admits to meeting with the Gupta family
Hogan fingered Gwede Mantashe during state capture inquiry testimony

Hogan fingered Gwede Mantashe during state capture inquiry testimony

During the testimony of Barbara Hogan, former Minister of Public Enterprises, the name of Gwede Mantashe, again popped up. This isn't the first time that Mantashe's name is mentioned during the state capture inquiry.

Hogan fingered Gwede Mantashe during state capture inquiry testimony
Ex-minister Hogan told how Zuma ran the state like a mafia organisation

Ex-minister Hogan told how Zuma ran the state like a mafia organisation

The former Minister of Public Enterprises, Barbara Hogan, fingered a number of ANC members as part of state capture plans. She also testified that Zuma ran the ANC like a mafia organisation, interfering in state matters.

Ex-minister Hogan told how Zuma ran the state like a mafia organisation
SA’s economy will be fixed, but there’s doubt the poor will benefit

SA’s economy will be fixed, but there’s doubt the poor will benefit

President Ramaphosa is working on enriching and growing the SA economy. It is doubted that a stronger economy will result in a better life for citizens. Statistics show that despite economic growth doesn't amount to better lives.

SA’s economy will be fixed, but there’s doubt the poor will benefit
DA wants to see Ramaphosa’s son’s business contract with Bosasa

DA wants to see Ramaphosa’s son’s business contract with Bosasa

The DA wants to see the contract between President Ramaphosa's son, Andile, and the company accused of corruption, Bosasa. According to Mmusi Maimane, there is evidence that a payment was made between Andile and Bosasa's CEO.

DA wants to see Ramaphosa’s son’s business contract with Bosasa
State Security Agency victim of R1bn looting by 'Zuma loyalists'

State Security Agency victim of R1bn looting by 'Zuma loyalists'

The State Security Agency (SSA) revealed more than R1 billion was looted from a slush fund. The SSA has since said it is going to re-vet all its staff, claiming it was looted by Arthur Fraser and Jacob Zuma loyalists.

State Security Agency victim of R1bn looting by 'Zuma loyalists'
Minister Gigaba gets huge support from his home village of Mandeni

Minister Gigaba gets huge support from his home village of Mandeni

Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, has the support of his home village. Malusi has been making news headlines as he is involved in controversial political drama. The people who grew up with him say they will stand by him.

Minister Gigaba gets huge support from his home village of Mandeni
Video of coldblooded shooting of man during hijacking sparks outrage

Chilling video shows cold-blooded shooting of man during hijacking

A chilling video captured the moment two men shot a 54-year-old man in cold blood in an apparent hijacking. The incident happened in Welkom, Free State. Shai Mikia Mohapi was identified as the victim. More on Briefly.

Chilling video shows cold-blooded shooting of man during hijacking
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