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