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State capture inquiry says it needs more lawyers

The commission of inquiry into state capture has admitted it needs to appoint more lawyers to increase its capacity.

When it came to Edward Zuma’s police troubles, dad ‘copped ...

Former president Jacob Zuma reportedly “didn’t want to get involved” in allegations that his son, Edward, was entwined ...

From Phahlane to crime intelligence: five stories from ...

A wrap of Robert McBride's state capture testimony.

Edward Zuma tried to intervene in R15m SAPS payment, state ...

Former president Jacob Zuma's son Edward is alleged to have interfered, albeit unsuccessfully, in the payment of about ...

'I felt like I had been ambushed,' says Booysen about ...

Former KZN Hawks boss Johan Booysen described how he felt "ambushed" at a heated meeting at the office of then police ...

Former top cop Johan Booysen ordered to drop investigation ...

Former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks boss Johan Booysen has alleged that Mmamonnye Ngobeni, who previously served as the ...

WATCH LIVE | Former KZN Hawks boss Johan Booysen in state ...

Former head of the KwaZulu-Natal Hawks Gen Johan Booysen is to testify at the state capture inquiry on Wednesday.

Robert McBride accuses former top cop of targeting Ipid ...

Former Ipid boss Robert McBride claimed on Tuesday that former top cop Khomotso Phahlane orchestrated a ...

RANJENI MUNUSAMY | Security agencies should be firewalled ...

The testimony of former Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) head Robert McBride opened a new frontier ...

McBride roped in SSA when he realised 'criminal justice ...

Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) boss Robert McBride has described a meeting with top law ...

Tom Moyane loses bid to cross-examine Pravin Gordhan at ...

Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo has denied former Sars boss Tom Moyane leave to cross-examine public enterprises ...

Police watchdog stats were rigged, McBride tells state ...

Former Ipid boss Robert McBride has alleged that internal statistics at the institution were manipulated during his ...

Cape anti-gang unit arrests four suspects and seizes drugs ...

The police anti-gang unit in the Western Cape says it is continuing to make inroads in its war against illegal firearms ...

Vehicle overturns, killing two, injuring five in Vereeniging

Two people were killed and five others injured on Saturday morning when a vehicle overturned on the Boy Lowe Road in ...

Three suspects arrested after shootout with police in ...

Three suspects were arrested after a shootout with police in Germiston, east of Johannesburg, on Friday afternoon.

Man to appear in court for allegedly raping 2-year-old girl

A 36-year-old man will appear in the Butterwortth Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday for the alleged rape of a two-year-old ...

Car crashes into cyclists, killing one, injuring six

One man was killed and six others injured on Friday evening when a light motor vehicle crashed into several cyclists on ...

How portrayal of protest in South Africa denigrates poor ...

Poor people in South Africa often feel that the only way they can be heard is to protest. The past few days have shown ...

KZN church collapse victims identified

The identities of the 13 worshippers who died when a wall at their church collapsed shortly after 10pm on Thursday have ...

Police launch manhunt after Limpopo man tortured and killed

Limpopo police have launched a manhunt for suspects involved in the robbery and murder of a local businessman.

WATCH | Have a little blood in your alcohol? Blade ...

South Africans have turned an otherwise serious message from Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande into a joke, after he ...

KZN church wall collapsed on area ‘reserved for sleeping ...

Labour minister Mildred Oliphant said on Friday that she was devastated by the deaths of 13 people worshippers in ...

Beware of rough seas this Easter weekend: NSRI

If you are planning on swimming in the sea this Easter, be careful: there is a chance of higher than normal tides.

Strand property owners protest against land occupation

About 100 property owners in Strand, Cape Town, picketed at the municipal buildings on Thursday afternoon. They ...

Credit card fraud on the rise: Beware scam calls after ...

Credit card fraud has been rapidly outpacing all other forms of bank fraud in recent months.

VW’s on-the-road fee is off the table, tribunal decrees

On-the-road fees must come off VW Financial Services agreements by Wednesday, the National Consumer Tribunal has ruled.

'They're noisy and wear out fast, but they're safe!' ...

It’s Renault’s biggest seller by far in South Africa, but many Kwid owners have been less than impressed with its ...

Has your iPhone 5 become an X in a claim? Here's why you ...

Many people think nothing of “upgrading” their phone or other electronic equipment when putting in an insurance claim.

Hit a pothole? Government is liable to foot the bill for ...

You may have missed the memo earlier but Arrive Alive has reminded motorists that they can claim from the government ...

No round bags please! New baggage rules at OR Tambo ...

OR Tambo International Airport implemented new bag rules on Monday, aimed at preventing blockages and breakdowns in the ...

High tea anyone?

People in France have been warned to avoid eating poppy seed bread after tests found that it contained morphine and ...

You can be first in line and still get no tickets on ...

Even the early bird can be too early to catch the worm, as Nicholas Shabangu found out when he tried to book low-cost ...

WENDY KNOWLER | Can airlines break your suitcase handle ...

A local airline has agreed to replace a woman's suitcase after its retractable handle was damaged.

'My Telkom fraud nightmare' - clients desperate to cancel ...

Desperation makes you vulnerable to being scammed - and that is what's been happening to some Telkom customers who have ...

McCain Foods ordered to cut chip ads over 'number one' claim

McCain Foods has been ordered to remove two adverts claiming that its chips are the country's "number one".

Superbalist phishing scam shows how vulnerable consumers are

The recent Superbalist scam is an example of just how easy it is for end users to fall victim to simple phishing ...

One rebel killed in eastern DR Congo hospital attack

The DR Congo army fought off an attack on a hospital by a rebel group, killing one militiaman, police said Saturday, in ...

Mali's government resigns as anger mounts over massacre

Ethnic violence that has gripped central Mali has led to the downfall of the government, accused of failing to stem ...

Bring 'criminal Bashir' to justice, say Darfur victims

Hawwa Yousef is still haunted by memories of the day when mounted gunmen swept through her village in Sudan's Darfur ...

Zimbabwe corruption runs 'deep and wide': Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa didn’t know the extent of corruption in the country until he took up the ...

Senegal government agrees to scrap post of prime minister

Senegal's government on Wednesday approved a plan to scrap the post of prime minister, the first initiative of ...

Over 50 Boko Haram fighters killed in Nigeria attack: ...

More than fifty Boko Haram fighters have been killed in an attack on a multi-national force in northeastern Nigeria, a ...

Omar al-Bashir moved to Khartoum's Kobar prison, say family ...

Sudan's deposed president Omar al-Bashir was moved to Kobar prison in the capital Khartoum late on Tuesday, two family ...

Benin votes - but with no opposition to choose from

Benin votes for a new parliament on April 28, but a country that was once seen as a model of democracy in Africa is ...

Egypt parliament votes to extend Sisi rule

Egypt's parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved constitutional amendments allowing general-turned-president Abdel ...

Sudan’s military council dismisses top 3 public prosecutors

The head of Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council has fired the three highest-ranking public prosecutors, after ...

Angst in Zimbabwe as price hikes thwart salary increase ...

Janet Ncube* a nurse who like all civil servants received a 29 percent salary increment on Monday, got angry when she ...

New limbs, new life for South Sudan amputees

Stephen, 12, romps confidently around the sunlit courtyard, weaving in between wheelchair-bound patients as he plays ...

Trump seethes in foul-mouthed tirade against Mueller report

A seething President Donald Trump launched a tirade Friday against the "bullshit" Mueller report, dismissing testimony ...

Trump sought to have special counsel removed: Mueller report

US President Donald Trump sought to have special counsel Robert Mueller removed nearly two years ago from the probe ...

Man arrested carrying gasoline into NY cathedral

A man was arrested Wednesday night after entering St Patrick's Cathedral in New York carrying two cans of gasoline, ...

Strong 6.0 quake hits Taiwan, shakes buildings in Taipei

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, shaking buildings and disrupting ...

Gunmen kill at least 14 bus passengers in Pakistan

Gunmen killed at least 14 people after forcing them to disembark from buses in Pakistan's restive southwestern ...

Boeing conducts final test flight of 737 MAX with software ...

Boeing has conducted a final test flight of a 737 MAX model with an updated anti-stall system prior to its ...

29 German tourists killed in Madeira bus crash

Twenty-nine German tourists were killed when their bus spun off the road and tumbled down a slope before crashing into ...

World powers divided over UN call for Libya ceasefire

The UN Security Council was divided Wednesday on how to address the crisis in Libya after fresh negotiations on a draft ...

Helicopter pilot in French gangster's prison break released

The pilot of a helicopter used in the Hollywood-style prison break of a notorious French gangster last year was freed ...

Peru's former president Alan Garcia shoots himself as ...

Peru's former president Alan Garcia shot himself early on Wednesday after police arrived at his home in the capital ...

Pet deer kills man, leaves woman fighting for life in ...

A pet deer killed a man and left a woman critically injured at a rural property in Australia on Wednesday, police said.

Petrol lines in Portugal as strike bites

Lines stretched out at petrol stations in Portugal on Wednesday as supplies were hit by a fuel haulers strike days ...

Human viruses threaten the future of Uganda’s chimpanzees

Respiratory viruses of human origin infect wild apes across Africa, sometimes lethally. In Uganda, outbreaks of viruses ...

How much evidence is enough to declare a new species of ...

Its anatomy is argued to be a peculiar mix of features normally found in living humans, Homo erectus, the Hobbit (Homo ...

Kakapow! Rare world's fattest parrot has record breeding ...

The world's fattest parrot, the critically endangered kakapo, has enjoyed a record breaking breeding season, New ...

Researchers discover ancient giant 'lion' in Kenya

A giant lion with enormous fangs that roamed the Kenyan savannah more than 20 million years ago was one of the largest ...

Scientists unearth 220 million-year-old dinosaur fossils in ...

A site containing the 220-million-year-old fossilised remains of nearly a dozen dinosaurs has been discovered in ...

Nuts! That showy male is making up for small balls

Swiss and Australian scientists have spent months measuring primate testicles to answer the age-old question: is that ...

Nasa's twin study reveals fascinating changes to the human ...

Identical twins Mark and Scott Kelly were the subjects of a recent study by Nasa, which revealed that the changes that ...

WATCH | World's largest plane makes first flight over ...

The world's largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California on Saturday, the first flight for the ...

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by outages

Facebook Inc's social networking site, photo-sharing social network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp were ...

Facebook down for some users - Downdetector.com

Facebook Inc's social networking site is inaccessible to some users across the world on Sunday, according to ...

Baby born from three parent's DNA in a controversial world ...

A team of Greek and Spanish doctors announced Thursday the birth of a baby using DNA from three people after a ...

No nausea for Beth Moses, Virgin's space tourist trainer

Beth Moses was in the cabin of a Virgin Galactic spaceship when it climbed to 56 miles above California's Mojave Desert ...

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