Community members in the Mzondi informal settlement in Ivory Park, east of Johannesburg, crowdfunded recently to raise money to build flushing toilets. Read more about their commendable initiative on Briefly.co.za.
Khoisan King Khoebaha Calvin Cornelius III has informed President Cyril Ramaphosa that the Cape has seceded from the rest of South Africa. King Cornelius informed Ramaphosa that the secession had taken effect on Monday morning.
The Russian embassy has confirmed that the country’s president Vladimir Putin will be attending the 2018 BRICS Summit in Johannesburg. Putin will be arriving with a sizable entourage which includes at least 12 ministers.
Singer Steve Hofmeyr claims that there have boycotts against him because of his outspoken views on the government. Hofmeyr also said the boycotts has been felt heavily by his wallet and he has lost money for it.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has given his economic cluster ministers two weeks to formulate a plan to deal with the skyrocketing cost of living which is threatening to cripple millions of already stretched South African households.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has secured a R12 billion investment deal with a Saudi Arabian company. The deal forms part of a much larger investment agreement reached between Ramaphosa and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Mosiuoa Lekota believes the government is misguided in its attempt to disband the Ingonyama Trust. He said the government should not take the Zulu monarch’s land away, but should allow the King to give the land to his people
Mosiuoa Lekota said those white people who own land or property in South Africa paid for that property and therefore it made sense that if the government or anyone else wanted their land they would have to pay for it
The South African National Biodiversity Institute recently unveiled a memorial and educational site for late anti-apartheid struggle hero, Walter Sisulu. Briefly.co.za highlights four things South Africans remember about him.
19-year-old Manfred Fortein and 14-year-old Amelio Oorman, from Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, have volunteered to fix potholes and sewerage leaks in their area every two weeks for the past four years. More on Briefly.co.za.
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has written a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa about the cost of living which he describes as ‘spiralling out of control' and says it is a war against the poorest of the poor.
The South African Air Force had to pay R1.5 million for a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town for President Cyril Ramaphosa and a group of 30 VIPs on 21 June. The air force has to lease private planes from SAA.
President Cyril Ramaphosa as moved to explain the recent dramatic fuel price hikes experienced by the country. The president explained that South Africa was in the unfortunate position of being a net importer of crude oil.
Former Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo has released the initial findings on the Competition Commission’s four-year probe into the private healthcare sector. The report found that private healthcare in South Africa was too expensive.
The African National Congress (ANC) has called on the national government which it controls to act boldly in a bid to fight a rise in living costs. The ruling party wants the government to freeze or even lower the fuel levy.
An unemployed law graduate has taken the desperate step of displaying a sign along the streets appealing for help in getting a job. The unnamed graduate revealed that she has one year of experience. More on Briefly.co.za.
This day in history: Cyril Ramaphosa was elected Secretary General of the African National Congress on 4 July, 1991. It was the ANC's first national conference since its unbanning in February 1990. Read more on Briefly.co.za.
IFP leader Dr Mangosuthu Buthelezi has accused the ANC-led government of ‘walking in the shadow of the apartheid state’. He accused the government of attempting to seize vast tracks of land owned by the Zulu King.
A man claiming to be a spokesperson for the Freedom Front Plus told a public hearing into the land expropriation without compensation debate which took place in Ermelo, Mpumalanga that parts of the province belong to Swaziland.
South Africa has been blessed with yet another World Heritage Site. The Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains joined nine other sites throughout the country on Monday when the World Heritage council ratified the decision.
A majestic Cape Town mansion built in 1925 using Table Mountain sandstone is up for sale for a whoping R29million. Its architect, Sir Herbert Baker, also designed the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Find out more on Briefly.
The City of Tshwane council which is led by the DA has missed an opportunity to alleviate some of the current financial strains faced in the country when it was forced to cancel its first bond auction in five-years.