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State Capture Inquiry

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Prasa favoured Siyangena with contracts worth billions, ...

Siyangena Technologies was favoured by Prasa under chief executive Lucky Montana to the tune of contracts amounting to ...

WATCH LIVE | Prasa legal head continues state capture ...

Prasa's group executive of legal and risk compliance, Martha Ngoye, will on Tuesday continue her testimony at the state ...

WATCH LIVE | Prasa legal head Martha Ngoye to testify at ...

The state capture inquiry will on Monday hear testimony from Prasa's group executive of legal and risk compliance, ...

WATCH LIVE | Former Prasa board chair Popo Molefe continues ...

Former Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board chairperson Popo Molefe is expected to conclude making his ...

'Lies and slander': Fikile Mbalula's take on evidence to be ...

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula has denied he dissolved the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board in a ...

WATCH LIVE | Popo Molefe testifies at the state capture ...

Former board chairperson of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) Popo Molefe will on Thursday appear ...

Zuma and Mbalula to be implicated in Prasa-related ...

The state capture inquiry is to hear testimony implicating indivuduals including former president Jacob Zuma, transport ...

Zondo commission relocating to old Joburg council chambers

The state capture commission of inquiry was sitting at the Hill on Empire in Parktown for the last time on Thursday.

'Very dangerous' Hlaudi Motsoeneng dropped Zuma's name to ...

Former SABC CEO Lulama Mokhobo on Wednesday told the Zondo commission how Hlaudi Motsoeneng boasted about his proximity ...

Party pickets against extension of Zondo commission ...

Members of the Forum 4 Service Delivery party gathered outside the Johannesburg building where the Zondo commission is ...

'I swore at him, the meeting got really heated': Yunus ...

There was no love lost between former communications minister Yunus Carrim and Naspers group chair Koos Bekker at a ...

'I did not want to come here': Yunus Carrim tells Zondo ...

Former communications minister Yunus Carrim on Tuesday told the state capture inquiry that he decided not to volunteer ...

IN PICTURES | Largest supermoon of 2020 rises on a world ...

The largest, brightest supermoon of 2020 rose in the night sky on Tuesday over hushed cities, stilled factories and ...

WATCH | Police van crashes into guard and woman in ...

Two people were injured when a police van crashed into them at a shopping centre in Bloemfontein on Tuesday afternoon, ...

Alcohol is our bread and butter, say tavern owners after ...

Police minister Bheki Cele’s calls to end the sale of alcohol or possibly alter how and when it is sold after the ...

POLL | Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams violated lockdown ...

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has come under fire for violating the national lockdown regulations

In Quotes| Bheki Cele on lockdown extension, police ...

Here are five interesting quotes to Bheki Cele's address.

Court sides with Durban council in battle with homeless

The eThekwini municipality will continue to demolish unoccupied shacks within the city during the Covid-19 lockdown.

WATCH | Mpumalanga woman on crutches describes Covid-19 ...

A Mpumalanga woman has issued a plea to South Africans to show kindness to people with disabilities attempting to shop ...

Another school in Soshanguve torched

Another school in Soshanguve north of Pretoria has been set alight, emergency services said.

COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES | Ndabeni-Abrahams placed on special ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has placed communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on special leave for two months – ...

13 injured after taxi overturns on N2 in Cape Town

Thirteen people sustained injuries when a taxi overturned on the N2 in Cape Town on Wednesday morning.

CONSUMER LIVE | Desperate businesses swamp Rupert’s relief ...

The more than 10,000 small to medium business owners who have swamped Johann Rupert’s Sukuma Relief Fund are not only ...

Pay R3m or retract! Scare for Joburg dad who accused Spar ...

A Robertsham man who claimed in a Facebook post that supermarkets in his area of Johannesburg were hiking their prices ...

Forget expensive payment holidays — claim on your credit ...

Credit life insurance may save many South Africans whose income has been dramatically affected by Covid-19 from ...

We're driving less, so car insurance should go down, right? ...

Are motor insurers telling their clients that they can expect to pay far lower premiums during this time? Not exactly.

Supermarkets' fake Covid-19 messages cause tragic flood of ...

Two major grocery retail groups have been making grovelling apologies and donating large sums to the SPCA and other ...

FNB's three-month payment holiday, R100m for Covid-19 ...

FNB on Monday announced relief for its customers whose incomes have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

CONSUMER LIVE | Don’t let lockdown consume you: 10 tips to ...

I’m writing this on Day 1 of lockdown, and we’ve just had news of SA’s first Covid-19 death, a tragic, sobering ...

CONSUMER LIVE | Give us this day our daily hand sanitiser ...

Not many people would look at a bag of stale bread and think: “I could make hand sanitiser out of that.”

Retailers' push back after being named and shamed as ...

Several major South African retailers have not taken kindly to being named and shamed by the National Consumer ...

So can't I move into my new flat at the end of the month ...

Can tenants move into and out of residential or business units at month-end next week, given the Covid-19 lockdown ...

If Covid-19 cancels your wedding, choose postponement over ...

We should be heading into South Africa’s second biggest wedding season, but for many of the thousands of engaged ...

Anger as forced quarantine extended in Kenya

Hundreds of people held under mandatory quarantine in Kenya after returning from abroad are up in arms after the ...

Virus pandemic deals heavy blow to Egypt's working poor

Haggard and dishevelled from the stress of making ends meet, day labourers line up in Cairo for food parcels after ...

'Stay safe, Africa': billionaire Jack Ma donates more ...

Africa's fight against the deadly Covid-19 was given yet another boost by Chinese billionaire businessman Jack Ma, who ...

What it's like to treat Covid-19 in New York: Zimbabwean ...

Dr Monalisa Muchatatu, 38, an emergency medicine practitioner based in Brooklyn - which by Friday last week had 102,863 ...

20 Mali soldiers killed in jihadist attack

Some 20 Malian soldiers were killed in an apparent jihadist attack Monday, local politicians and a military official ...

Coronavirus threatens nearly 20 million African jobs: study

Millions of lost jobs, mounting debt woes and plunging remittances are among the economic hardships African countries ...

Congo mine attack kills three Chinese nationals

A gun attack in a mining area in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed three Chinese nationals, China's official ...

Jailed Ivory Coast opposition leader needs treatment: ...

Amnesty International has appealed to the government of Ivory Coast to grant urgent independent medical care to jailed ...

Fruit and vegetables impounded during Zimbabwe lockdown

Police have impounded tonnes of fruit and vegetables in Zimbabwe, despite the agriculture sector being flagged as an ...

Zimbabwe uses water cannons as weapons against coronavirus

Zimbabwe's police began using water cannons on Friday to disinfect markets and bus ranks, turning instruments ...

Malawi records first three cases of coronavirus

Malawi has recorded its first three confirmed cases of coronavirus, President Peter Mutharika said in an address to the ...

Hundreds detained in Zimbabwe for breaking lockdown rules

Police have detained hundreds of people for contravening regulations imposed for the 21-day lockdown in Zimbabwe.

EU nations battle to bridge bitter split over 'coronabonds'

EU finance ministers were mired in marathon talks on Wednesday unable to bridge differences on how to rebuild their ...

Why African Americans are dying at higher rates from ...

The new coronavirus isn't biased about who it infects -- so why does data emerging from some states suggest that ...

Monster Pacific cyclone Harold batters Fiji

A deadly Pacific storm slammed into Fiji on Wednesday, tearing off roofs and flooding towns, after leaving a trail of ...

Pandemic drives expectant moms in US to embrace home births

Like many expectant mothers, Gina Conley is nervous. But there is a lot more to worry about these days, with a virulent ...

Trump threatens to cut WHO funding, China lifts Wuhan ...

President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut US funding to the World Health Organization, accusing it of bias ...

Sex crimes case against Mexico church leader dismissed on ...

A California appeals court ruled that a human trafficking and child rape case against a Mexican mega-church leader must ...

Virus may spark 'devastating' global condom shortage

A global condom shortage is looming as the coronavirus pandemic shutters factories and disrupts supply chains, the ...

Joy, relief as exodus from Wuhan begins

Voicing joy and excitement from behind face masks, tens of thousands of people fled Wuhan on Wednesday after a 76-day ...

Britain's Johnson spends second night in intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was spending a second night in intensive care battling the coronavirus which has ...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson 'stable' in intensive ...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was battling the coronavirus in intensive care on Tuesday, raising deep concerns ...

Bengal tiger called Covid gives Mexico zoo hope during ...

He is small and ferocious with a deadly name, but a Bengal tiger called Covid has given hope to a zoo in Mexico as the ...

Global death toll from coronavirus tops 75,000: AFP tally

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 75,000 people worldwide, the majority of them in Europe, since it emerged ...

TikTok's time: video platform sees appeal growing during ...

This is TikTok's time. The social video platform which was already a favorite of teens is increasingly being used by ...

WATCH | Avatar robots allow students to attend graduation ...

Business Breakthrough University in Tokyo held a graduation ceremony for students using avatar robots. This was done ...

Peace for rhinos as lockdown keeps poachers away – for now

SA’s rhinos and other vulnerable wildlife could enjoy a rare moment of peace during lockdown.

OPINION | As usage skyrockets, social media matters now ...

Social media will prove that, if anything, it does connect us all and has brought the world closer together. At last.

This is who is most likely to die from Covid-19: Wuhan ...

Men over 50 with high blood pressure, heart disease or diabetes are most likely to die of Covid-19.

WATCH | Covid-19 research: Virus can last 'up to seven ...

Research published by medical specialists in Hong Kong shows how long Covid-19 can survive on different surfaces and in ...

Facebook feature lets people reach out for help in pandemic

Facebook on Tuesday activated a feature allowing people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic to reach out for help from ...

Stream the online global launch of the Huawei P40 series on ...

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SANParks closes all its facilities as lockdown looms

SANParks has announced that it will, from Wednesday, be closing all its tourism facilities during the lockdown period

Covid-19: Air quality picking up in quarantined countries

Air quality is improving in countries under coronavirus quarantines, experts say, but it is far too early to speak of ...

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Doctors map body's Covid-19 immune response: study

Researchers in Australia said on Tuesday they had mapped the body's immune response to the novel coronavirus, in a ...

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