Black First Land First's crowdfunding campaign was shut down and the party says the Oppenheimer family is to blame. BLF was involved in an altercation with the family and they say that's why their campaign was shut down.
There are several factors to consider when trying to figure out if South Africa's economy is in trouble. Briefly.co.za takes a look at 3 key factors; unemployment, the rand to the dollar exchange rate, as well as government debt.
A survey of adult South Africans revealed the ANC will win an election if the country had to head to the polls tomorrow. The DA is losing voters, but tied with the EFF in the second spot, with 11% saying they will vote for them.
Business tycoon and South African billionaire, Nicky Oppenheimer accused Malusi Gigaba, the Home Affairs Minister, of lying to Parliament when they appeared before the Home Affairs Committee to state their case about Fireblade.
The NPA's Lawrence Mrwebi, the Special Director of Public Prosecutions, and Nomgcobo Jiba, the Deputy National Director, have been suspended while government waits for the outcome of an inquiry into their fitness to hold office.
Msimanga said e-tolls are an excessive and unnecessary burden on Gauteng motorists. He claims motorists are struggling to pay e-tolls due to rising living costs, inflation increases, as well as the increase in the fuel price.
The BLF had a strong message for Ramaphosa and Malema: "Gentlemen, there is still time to salvage yourselves. Stop the delay tactics and bring a Bill on land expropriation to parliament before the 2019 elections."
Kgabo Maditodi has written a public letter to Deputy President David Mabuza. He implores on Mabuza to abandon his ambition of succeeding President Cyril Ramaphosa in order to "save South Africa from another Zuma era."
The premier of Limpopo province, Stan Mathabatha, has admitted that it is indeed him speaking a viral love recording. He is heard in the voice recording expressing his love for Florence Radzilani. Read more on Briefly.co.za.
The former Free State economic development MEC, Mxolisi Dukwana, claimes he was offered R2 million by Tony Gupta for his signature for a government deal that would have seen the Guptas secure a R41.8 billion investment.
Not long after stepping down as Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene also resigned as MP. Nene left his post as Finance Minister after he admitted that he had previously lied about his relations with the Gupta family.
While speaking at his former university, Tito Mboweni said state capture was one of the "greatest heists of our times". The finance minister then added it was important for him to keep his institution, National Treasury, credible.
Parliament has confirmed it will investigate Floyd Shivambu's alleged conflict of interest after his brother, Brian, was implicated in the VBS saga. While Floyd has denied the claims, the DA welcomed Parliament's speedy response.
The EFF leader, Julius Malema, told journalists during a press briefing that Floyd Shivambu's financial statement have not indicated that he received any monies from the VBS heist. South Africans had mixed reactions to the news.
The entire nation was left shocked after a list was released of those who were allegedly involved in the VBS Mutual Bank heist. One tweep asked her followers what could have been done with that money. Her answer was pure gold.
Mcebo Dlamini first made it onto South Africa's radar when he was arrested during the 2016 #FeesMustFall protests at Wits University. Now, the controversial activist has become a fan favourite to become the new ANCYL president.
The DA revealed that government's wasteful expenditure could be as much as R75.6 billion this year. The opposition party said this could be much higher, as not all departments and entities have finalised their financial reports.
Born as Mosima Gabriel Sexwale on 5 March, 1953 in Soweto, Tokyo emerged as an important figure in the African National Congress (ANC) during the anti-apartheid struggle. He then became a leading politician and businessman.
Duduzane Zuma has been making news headline since he arrived on the scene a few years ago. Sadly, the news has not been good. The former president’s son has been accused of killing a woman and being involved in state capture.
Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, who recently delivered a baby girl has made history with her 3-month-old baby. The prime minister took her baby with her to a peace summit at the United Nations.
This week's top stories include a man's racist rant, Ramaphosa responding to a plot to oust him, a human trafficer being put behind bars, Ace Magashule under the spotlight and top officials who aren't qualified for their jobs.
Writing on Twitter, Reverend Kenneth Meshoe, the leader of the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), said the ANC is squarely to blame for the current woes facing South Africa. People should therefore stop blaming apartheid.