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State Capture Inquiry

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State capture rot is deep, says Gordhan - but R2.1bn has ...

Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan says the state has recovered more than R2.1bn from irregular contracts ...

Vrede dairy farm ‘hasn’t yet bellowed its final moo’

It’s not yet over for the controversial Vrede dairy project.

WATCH LIVE | State capture: Peter Thabethe to testify on ...

The Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture will hear Estina farm-related testimony from former Free State ...

Jeff Radebe gave the ‘first push’ and it only got worse for ...

Former cabinet minister Jeff Radebe is said to have given the first push to force Mxolisi Nxasana out of the national ...

Mxolisi Nxasana: 'Officials peddled lies to Zuma in bid to ...

Former National Prosecuting Authority boss Mxolisi Nxasana described a fractured relationship between himself and ...

WATCH LIVE | State capture: Former NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana ...

The Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture resumes with testimony from former NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana.

Zondo questions whether enough checks were done on Estina ...

All the Free State agriculture department did to verify the controversial Gupta-linked Estina company was to check if ...

State capture: Gupta ally was 'of deep assistance' in ...

An ally of the Gupta family was a key part of a visit to India by state capture-implicated former Free State ...

WATCH LIVE | State capture: Peter Thabethe continues his ...

The state capture inquiry will continue to hear Estina farm-related testimony from former Free State agriculture head ...

Estina's Indian partner found through 'desktop research', ...

Despite India not being in the top ten of global commercial milk producers, it was a company from the country that ...

Why an Indian company was chosen for Estina dairy farm ...

It was state capture-implicated former Free State agriculture head Peter Thabethe's own research that led the ...

WATCH LIVE | State capture: Estina farm remains focus of ...

The commission of inquiry into state capture continues on Thursday.

City of Cape Town director Melissa Whitehead resigns after ...

Suspended City of Cape Town transport director Melissa Whitehead resigned on Wednesday afternoon.

Calm expected to be restored in Richards Bay after ...

For three days the central business district of Richards Bay in northern KZN has resembled a ghost town.

Parliament decisions on Jiba, Mrwebi put on hold

Sacked deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba won a small but significant victory in the Western ...

German tourist rescued after falling into ravine in ...

A German tourist slipped and fell about 40 metres at Lisbon Falls in Mpumalanga on Wednesday afternoon.

Zimbabwean forced to give birth standing up was told the ...

Civil rights movement #NotInMyName on Wednesday said the Zimbabwean woman who was forced to give birth standing up was ...

KZN cop arrested after demanding R7,000 bribe from driver ...

A KwaZulu-Natal police constable has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a R7,000 bribe.

Two in court after 90-second smash and grab in Cape Town ...

Two suspects arrested moments after a jewellery store robbery and shoot-out at Blue Route Mall appeared in court in ...

Suspected robbers stoned, burnt to death in mob justice ...

A mob burnt three men to death outside Thohoyandou, Limpopo, police said on Wednesday.

Flyers of the old flag want to 'awaken feelings of white ...

Anyone who displayed the old South African flag wanted to "incite and awaken feelings of white supremacy against black ...

Prisoners and staff cook their own meals after Bosasa ...

Prisoners are cooking their own food at correctional facilities around the country.

Tshwane man held after he and youngsters 'beat up alleged ...

Gauteng police have arrested a Tshwane businessman for his alleged involvement in the  murder and assault of a group of ...

Two men arrested after discovery of charred body in boot of ...

Two men were arrested after police made a breakthrough while investigating the gruesome discovery of a charred body in ...

Rat causes R154,000 damage to Porsche

Not all comprehensive insurance policies cover damage caused by rodents.

Your forgotten funeral policies: a grave warning

I wonder how many South Africans spend years, decades even, paying for funeral policies for themselves and family, but ...

If you dye your hair at home, don't be blonde and read this ...

All boxed hair dye brands advise consumers to do a preliminary 'strand test', but relatively few bother, opting to ...

Don't jump for joy over that trampoline - it might be a ...

Beware the online trampoline purchase scam, the Consumer Goods and Services Ombudsman (CGSO) warned on Monday.

Social grants must be spent on children - not used to ...

Some parents, both natural and foster, have been stating their child support and foster care grants as income when ...

Ticketing company Viagogo banned from Google paid for ...

Google suspended the controversial secondary ticketing company Viagogo from its paid-for search results, today - ...

Getting out of debt: Legal debt review explained - and what ...

Getting out of debt is hard, but not impossible. However, you may need a strategy to cope if you are feeling lost under ...

Court stops banks from siphoning accounts to settle credit ...

For years SA’s banks have unilaterally been taking money from their clients’ current accounts to settle their credit ...

Jaw-dropping prices for car parts will make you focus on ...

If you drive a Honda Civic, be wary of getting too close to kerbs - replacing a single wheel rim will cost you more ...

Weddings, cars, funerals, renovations, online orders: ...

The Consumer Goods and Services Ombud had a very busy start to 2019 - consumer complaints to the office spiked by 47% ...

Planning to do some building? Take extra care when buying ...

If you're going to be buying cement, best you take extra care to check for the National Regulator for Compulsory ...

Phone directory listing scammers get fined

Hundreds of small businesses which fell prey to a phone directory listings scam will be relieved to know that the ...

Zimbabwe rallies banned as police fear massive turnout on ...

City-to-city rallies in Zimbabwe's major cities by the MDC Alliance have been stopped with 11th hour high court bans ...

Military, civilian members of Sudan's new ruling body sworn ...

Military and civilian members of Sudan's new ruling body, the Sovereign Council, were sworn in on Wednesday at the ...

Toll from Tanzania fuel tanker blast reaches 100

The death toll from a fuel truck explosion in Tanzania on August 10 hit 100 on Wednesday after several victims perished ...

Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo's South Kivu

A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo's South Kivu, health authorities said Monday, the second person to succumb to ...

Mugabe vice president flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe

Zimbabwe's former vice president on Monday fled from anti-corruption questioning after he was summoned over alleged ...

WATCH | Zimbabwe police beat protesters as opposition ...

Zimbabwe police fired tear gas and beat scores of opposition supporters gathered in central Harare on Friday, as ...

Zimbabwe abductions the work of Mugabe's people: Mnangagwa

Harare says the recent abductions of civic society activists and MDC Alliance members ahead of planned protests for ...

Seven dead, thousands left homeless after heavy rains ...

Heavy rain in Sudan has caused extensive flooding that killed at least seven people in the country's south Tuesday, the ...

Tanzania tanker blast kills dozens as crowds siphon fuel

A fuel tanker exploded in eastern Tanzania on Saturday killing at least 60 people, authorities said, as flames ripped ...

Mnangagwa fires tourism minister over US$90m graft charges

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has fired his tourism minister over graft charges.

WATCH | Nigerian pop star questioned by police over lorry ...

Popular Nigerian musician Augustine Kelechi, known as Tekno, has been questioned for throwing cash at scantily clad ...

UN raises aid appeal for Zimbabwe to $331.5m, many face ...

The United Nations on Tuesday increased its aid appeal for Zimbabwe to $331.5 million to help it recover from drought ...

San Francisco airport bans sale of plastic packaged water ...

San Francisco airport has implemented a ban on plastic packaged water bottles.

Israel holds back on Trump's Democrat Jews 'disloyalty' ...

Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by US President Donald Trump who said American Jews ...

Majority of Britons say any Brexit deal should be put to ...

Just over half of Britons back any final Brexit deal or agreement being put to a referendum, a poll showed on Wednesday ...

Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of ...

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the ...

Death toll from Afghan wedding blast rises to 80

The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two ...

Trump scraps Denmark visit after Danes say Greenland not ...

US President Donald Trump Tuesday postponed a planned visit to Denmark after Danish officials insisted its autonomous ...

Man falls asleep after inviting woman for a booty call, so ...

A woman has been accused of torching a man's house after he invited her over for a booty call and then fell asleep.

'Sick' couple fakes birth and death of baby to scam friends ...

The couple raised a total of $550 (R8452,26) from the GoFundMe drive and received another $700 (R10757,42) in cash and ...

Beautician charged after botched bum injections kill woman

A British woman accused of killing a US woman by giving her silicone bum enhancement injections is back in New York to ...

Sailor's 1969 message in a bottle found in Alaska

The message was traced back to a Russian sailor.

True story! Pitbull saves fisherman from bloody shark attack

A fisherman's pit bull is making global headlines after it saved him from a shark attack.

Hong Kong protesters rally to show 'peaceful' credentials ...

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong democracy activists gathered Sunday for a major rally to show the city's leaders their ...

Remarkable timelapse of Cape Town’s biggest dam shows ...

Cape Town’s largest water supply, Theewaterskloof Dam, was 72% full on August 19 2019. At the same time two years ...

Ban on sending wild elephants to zoos a step closer

The regulator of global wildlife trade will likely ban sending African elephants captured from the wild to zoos after ...

Rhino poachers jailed and fined for Kruger park incursions

SANParks has welcomed the conviction and sentencing of three men linked to rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park.

Now Inanda Dam tainted as chemical spill into KZN rivers ...

Communities living along the Msunduzi and Umgeni rivers should not drink the water or swim in it following a vegetable ...

Gay penguins adopt egg after trying to hatch stone

A pair of gay penguins in Germany who tried earnestly to hatch a stone now have the chance to become real parents.

Twitter curators will block hate speech while allowing ...

Twitter users will soon be able to follow topics that interest them

Giant penguin fossil found in New Zealand

The fossilised remains of a huge penguin almost the size of an adult human have been found in New Zealand's South ...

NASA descends on Icelandic lava field to prepare for Mars

To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, NASA has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic ...

Five times Facebook has made headlines for all the wrong ...

Facebook has, on numerous occasions, been accused by users of spying.

Report reveals how Facebook has been secretly spying on ...

Facebook has confirmed that it has been secretly transcribing users' chats.

Facebook listened to users' conversations

Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media ...

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