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AfriForum to privately prosecute NCOP Speaker Thandi Modise for animal cruelty

AfriForum to privately prosecute NCOP Speaker Thandi Modise for animal cruelty

AfriForum private prosecution unit to prosecute Thandi Modise for animal cruelty
Vladimir Putting will attend 2018 BRICS Summit in South Africa

Vladimir Putin is coming to South Africa for the 2018 BRICS Summit

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.

Vladimir Putin is coming to South Africa for the 2018 BRICS Summit
ANCYL member says wigs were flying during brawl at KZN traditional ceremony

ANCYL member claims wigs were flying during brawl at KZN traditional ceremony

A prominent member of the African National Youth League (ANCYL) Sizophila Mkhize claims she was assaulted by an unknown woman during a traditional ceremony in Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal which took place over the weekend.

ANCYL member claims wigs were flying during brawl at KZN traditional ceremony
Ramaphosa wants plan to deal with high cost of living from ministers

Ramaphosa warns plan to deal with cost of living might not yield results

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.

Ramaphosa warns plan to deal with cost of living might not yield results
Ramaphosa secures R12 billion wind and solar energy deal with Saudi Arabia

Ramaphosa secures R12 billion wind and solar energy deal with Saudi Arabia

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.

Ramaphosa secures R12 billion wind and solar energy deal with Saudi Arabia
Kevin Anderson joins elite club by beating Federer in Wimbledon classic

Kevin Anderson joins elite club by beating Federer in Wimbledon classic

Kevin Anderson became the first South African to reach the semi-finals of Wimbledon in 35-years. The last South African who managed the feat was Kevin Curren who did so in 1983. Anderson beat Rodger Federer in an epic match

Kevin Anderson joins elite club by beating Federer in Wimbledon classic
Key Gupta associate reportedly advised Ace Magashule about establishment of Vrede farm

Key Gupta associate reportedly advised Ace Magashule about establishment of Vrede farm

Court papers have revealed that Ashok Narayan served as an adviser to the then Free State premier Ace Magashule when the initial plans for the establishment of the infamous Vrede dairy farm project were first drawn up.

Key Gupta associate reportedly advised Ace Magashule about establishment of Vrede farm
An outraged Cyril Ramaphosa clarifies photo of him kneeling before the Zulu King

An outraged Cyril Ramaphosa clarifies photo of him kneeling before the Zulu King

The Presidency has moved swiftly to clarify a photo which is currently being circulated on social media. The photo appears to show President Cyril Ramaphosa kneeling before the Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini over the weekend.

An outraged Cyril Ramaphosa clarifies photo of him kneeling before the Zulu King
Who is David Mantsha, the man hired by Jacob Zuma to defend him?

Who is David Mantsha, the man hired by Jacob Zuma to defend him?

Daniel Mantsha has taken on what is probably the most publicised criminal court case in the country. Mantsha will serve as Jacob Zuma’s new lawyer after the former president fired his former lawyer Michael Hulley two-weeks ago.

Who is David Mantsha, the man hired by Jacob Zuma to defend him?
Ace Magashule’s brother and daughter score in R300m Free State roads contract

Ace Magashule’s brother and daughter score in R300m Free State roads contract

ANC secretary-general and former Free State premier Ace Magashule could soon be embroiled in yet another tender scandal. Fresh allegations have emerged which claim his daughter and brother benefited from being connected.

Ace Magashule’s brother and daughter score in R300m Free State roads contract
Ashwin Willemse: “I’ve reached out to Nick Mallet and Naas Botha”

Ashwin Willemse: “I’ve reached out to Nick Mallet and Naas Botha”

Ashwin Willemse has confirmed that he had reached out to his co-workers at SuperSport, Nick Mallet and Naas Botha. Willemse said he wanted at least attempt to strike a reconciliatory tone with Botha and Mallet.

Ashwin Willemse: “I’ve reached out to Nick Mallet and Naas Botha”
‘I’m confident of my innocence’ Duduzane Zuma on Gupta-linked charges against him

‘I’m confident of my innocence’ Duduzane Zuma on Gupta-linked charges against him

Duduzane Zuma said he is innocent of all the Gupta-linked state capture allegations levelled against him. Zuma said he intended to plead not guilty in the upcoming trial which is related to allegations of bribery.

‘I’m confident of my innocence’ Duduzane Zuma on Gupta-linked charges against him
An emotional Jacob Zuma pays heart-wrenching tribute to his son Vusi Zuma

An emotional Jacob Zuma pays heart-wrenching tribute to his son Vusi Zuma

An emotional and visibly shaken Former president Jacob Zuma delivered a heart-wrenching tribute to his late son Vusi Nhlakanipho Zuma during a private funeral service in Johannesburg on Saturday. Vusi died on 1 July 2018.

An emotional Jacob Zuma pays heart-wrenching tribute to his son Vusi Zuma
Durban mayor’s domestic helper earns R50k per month salary without required qualifications

Durban mayor’s domestic helper earns R50k per month salary without required qualifications

A woman who was employed personally by Mayor Zandile Gumede is being investigated after it emerged she earned a monthly salary of R50 000, the same as what senior managers in the municipality earn while not having qualifications.

Durban mayor’s domestic helper earns R50k per month salary without required qualifications
Ramaphosa charged R1.5 million for SAA flight from Joburg to Cape Town

Ramaphosa charged R1.5 million for SAA flight from Joburg to Cape Town

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.

Ramaphosa charged R1.5 million for SAA flight from Joburg to Cape Town
'Broke' Eskom offers free fuel to executives while ordinary South Africans suffer

'Broke' Eskom offers free fuel to executives while ordinary South Africans suffer

Eskom executives and general managers have been spending well over half a million rand per month on free fuel, toll fees and maintenance costs for their (also free) company cars. The power utility confirmed the report.

'Broke' Eskom offers free fuel to executives while ordinary South Africans suffer
President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved to explain the recent fuel price hikes

President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved to explain the recent fuel price hikes

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.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved to explain the recent fuel price hikes
Private healthcare too expensive for ordinary South Africans according to Competition Commission

Private healthcare too expensive for ordinary South Africans according to Competition Commission

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.

Private healthcare too expensive for ordinary South Africans according to Competition Commission
Julius Malema says he has dirt to spill on ‘overpraised’ Nhlanhla Nene

Julius Malema says he has dirt to spill on ‘overpraised’ Nhlanhla Nene

The Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) firebrand leader Julius Malema has made explosives claims against the current Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Malema said he had irrefutable evidence of misconduct against Nene.

Julius Malema says he has dirt to spill on ‘overpraised’ Nhlanhla Nene
ANC wants government to freeze fuel levy to stop petrol price hike

ANC wants government to freeze fuel levy to stop petrol price hike

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.

ANC wants government to freeze fuel levy to stop petrol price hike
South Africa gets its tenth World Heritage Site: Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains

South Africa gets its tenth World Heritage Site: Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains

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.

South Africa gets its tenth World Heritage Site: Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains
Duduzane Zuma prosecution chances high according to Gerrie Nel

Duduzane Zuma prosecution chances high according to Gerrie Nel

Former state prosecutor Advocate Gerrie Nel believes the NPA has a strong case against former president Jacob Zuma’s controversial son Duduzane Zuma. The NPA has reopened a case of culpable homicide against Duduzane.

Duduzane Zuma prosecution chances high according to Gerrie Nel
DA mistakes cost Tshwane council R2.1 billion due to missed bond auction

DA mistakes cost Tshwane council R2.1 billion due to missed bond auction

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.

DA mistakes cost Tshwane council R2.1 billion due to missed bond auction
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