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State capture inquiry seeks another deadline extension, ...

The Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture has yet again requested an extension to deliver its final report.

Transnet manager denies claims he gave order to hike up ...

Former Transnet manager Yousuf Laher on Wednesday denied any wrongdoing in the controversial purchase of locomotives by ...

RECORDED | Mosebenzi Zwane takes stand at state capture ...

Former MEC of human settlements in the Free State Mosebenzi Zwane will on Friday answer questions about the R1bn ...

WATCH LIVE | state capture commission continues to hear ...

The commission of inquiry into state capture will continue to hear more about the R1bn Free State housing project from ...

NPA sets up ethics unit in aftermath of Cato Manor 'death ...

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is setting up an in-house ethics monitor in a bid to restore the lustre of an ...

State capture inquiry witness in quarantine, fails to appear

Former chief financial officer in the Free State department of agriculture Seipati Dhlamini on Friday failed to show up ...

Gigaba, the suits & Gupta cash — South Africans weigh ...

Former home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba has previously denied any involvement with the Gupta family

Cash, bags and the Guptas: bodyguards spill the beans

Bags of cash, frequent visits to the Gupta house nd clandestine meetings Transnet bosses and a former cabinet member.

Malusi Gigaba's suits paid for with Gupta cash, Zondo ...

The state capture commission heard on Thursday how former minister Malusi Gigaba paid for his tailored suits in cash, ...

Transnet boss Siyabonga Gama had stacks of cash everywhere: ...

A former driver and bodyguard of erstwhile Transnet boss Siyabonga Gama on Thursday told the state capture commission ...

State capture: Brian Molefe and the backpack stuffed with ...

A former bodyguard to former Transnet CEO Brian Molefe told the state capture inquiry how he once found a backpack ...

Judge Zondo 'not happy' with Pravin Gordhan's no-show at ...

Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan, who was meant to be cross-examined by former Sars boss Tom Moyane, failed ...

Emirates suspends flights to and from SA

Emirates airline has suspended passenger flights to and from SA until further notice.

Young people bearing brunt of Covid-19 resurgence, ICU ...

The speed at which the new Covid-19 variant Omicron is infecting young people has alarmed SA health professionals.

Man who raped girlfriend at rave fails to have convictions ...

A man jailed for raping his girlfriend during a rave festival has failed to convince the high court to overturn his ...

Dutch find 61 Covid-19 cases among SA passengers, looking ...

Dutch health authorities said on Saturday they had detected 61 Covid-19 cases among people who flew from SA on Friday

Musician Mbongeni Ngema forms organisation to fight GBV

Musician, composer and playwright Mbongeni Ngema has formed an organisation aimed at fighting gender-based violence.

SA restaurants warn of doom for industry if any lockdowns ...

Any form of lockdown will be a death sentence for SA's restaurant industry, The Restaurant Collective has warned.

Energy tech company awards bursaries to students aimed at ...

Energy tech company Baker Hughes SA has awarded bursaries to students in the engineering, accounting, sales, and ...

Trio get hefty sentence for murder of 'talented and humble' ...

The killers of a retired University of KwaZulu-Natal professor, who was gagged, beaten and bound with his pyjama pants, ...

Holidays wrecked for South Africans as Mauritius and other ...

The Mauritius government has joined a growing number of countries to announce bans on Southern African travellers in ...

No jab, no accommodation for University of the Free State ...

Unvaccinated students will not be allowed on the University of the Free State’s (UFS) premises as from February.

Women's shelter report reveals 'unacceptable levels of ...

The experiences of abused women have been laid bare in a report commissioned by the National Shelter Movement of SA

‘Illegal contractor’ connecting Northern Cape and North ...

Eskom disconnected homes that were illegally connected to the grid in the Northern Cape this week.

Car jammers already loving the festive season: Wendy ...

In this weekly segment of bite-sized chunks of useful information, consumer journalist Wendy Knowler summarises news ...

Tips on wedding photography, car insurance premiums and ...

Wedding photographers often retain ownership and copyright of their photos and licence the photos to the couple.

Geared up for Black Friday? Here's how to stay safe online

It is almost time for the annual retail frenzy, Black Friday, so here’s how to protect yourself from being cyber conned ...

More consumers seek debt counselling as credit crunch bites

More people are opting for debt counselling as they navigate the economic crunch worsened by the pandemic, according to ...

NO-vember: Beware the Black Friday, Black November and ...

In this weekly segment of bite-sized chunks of useful information, consumer journalist Wendy Knowler summarises news ...

Surge in banking fraud, but Sabric is onto the culprits

Criminal syndicates have been living it up on the proceeds of their fraud victims’ bank accounts, but the good news is ...

It’s bananas: Don’t fall for scaremongering

Consumers are assured that bananas on sale in SA are safe to eat, with claims of the yellow superfood "containing ...

Crunch time for Kulula, BA credit holders, and sagging ...

Knowledge is power  - stand your ground and tell them that, legally, a stain is not material.

Data breach caught on Telegram, online refund tips and car ...

In this weekly segment of bite-sized chunks of useful information, consumer journalist Wendy Knowler summarises news ...

Ouch of ‘pain relief’ patches and KZN business owner’s riot ...

In this weekly segment of bite-sized chunks of useful information, consumer journalist Wendy Knowler summarises news ...

Fake Telkom directory listing scam’s debt collectors fined ...

The director and four employers of a registered debt collecting firm have each been fined an effective R110,000 by the ...

Trolley wipes no longer wasted after Covid-19 pushed demand ...

Huge quantities of discarded trolley wipes are being recycled into plastic crates.

SA's decision not to extend exemption permits leaves ...

The South African government's decision to do away with Zimbabwean Exemption Permits (ZEPs) for thousands of people has ...

Burkina Faso holds mass burial for slain gendarmes, reports ...

Burkina Faso on Tuesday buried many of the 49 gendarmes killed in a recent strike on a security outpost, even as the ...

Explosion rocks Somali capital Mogadishu — witness

The blast which occurred near the K4 junction in the heart of Mogadishu was so huge it collapsed the walls of nearby ...

Zanu-PF spokesperson and politician Simon Khaya Moyo dies ...

In a condolence message on Monday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Moyo had succumbed to cancer and had undergone ...

First Covid-19 vaccine doses donated by EU begin arriving ...

The first of nearly 100-million doses of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines being donated by the European Union by ...

Uganda says seven suspects killed during probe of last ...

Uganda said on Monday that seven suspects had been killed and 106 people detained during operations by the security ...

After a century and a half, Ethiopian artefacts return home

After a century and a half hidden in private collections, 13 stolen Ethiopian artefacts have finally returned home ...

Democracy slipping away at record rate, intergovernmental ...

A greater number of countries are sliding towards authoritarianism, while the number of established democracies under ...

Kenya Covid-19 vaccine mandate draws praise and criticism

A Kenyan government directive that residents must show proof of Covid-19 vaccination by December 21 to access services ...

Militiamen kill at least 20 in eastern Congo attack

Militiamen killed about 20 people during an attack on displaced civilians in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, ...

Sudan military to reinstate ousted PM Hamdok after deal ...

Sudan's military plans to reinstate ousted Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok following an agreement reached in the late ...

Two cases of coronavirus Omicron variant detected in Britain

Britain announced it had identified two cases of the new Omicron coronavirus a day after the country temporarily banned ...

Australia bans travellers from virus-hit Southern Africa

Australia imposed new restrictions on Saturday on people who have been to nine Southern African countries, as the new ...

UK PM Johnson tries to reassure SA over travel ban

SA has said that the travel ban is unjustified, and Britain did not engage with the country before introducing the ...

US to impose travel curbs on eight Southern African ...

US President Joe Biden will restrict travel to the United States US from eight Southern African countries effective ...

French fishermen block boat at St Malo as Brexit protests ...

The French fishermen also plan to block the Channel Tunnel and the port of Calais on Friday in protest at Britain's ...

Shortages cast shadow over Britain's Black Friday

Britain's retailers are hoping Black Friday discount day will get shoppers spending, though it takes place against a ...

EU moves to halt air travel from Southern Africa over new ...

The European Union aims to halt air travel from the Southern African region amid rising concern about a new Covid-19 ...

Islamist bombing near school in Somalia kills 8, wounds 13 ...

An Islamist suicide bombing outside a school in Somalia's capital killed eight people and wounded 17 including 13 ...

Death toll in Russian mine tragedy jumps past 50

A gas leak in a Siberian coal mine killed at least 52 people on Thursday, Russian news agencies said, including six ...

Indonesia arrests 24 people over links to extremist ...

Indonesia's counterterrorism squad has arrested 24 people on suspicion of fundraising for Jemaah Islamiah (JI), the ...

UK cancels SA flights over new Covid-19 variant

Britain announced it was temporarily banning flights from South Africa and five other countries from Friday and that ...

WATCH | New comic book celebrates Tina Turner's life

A new comic book details Tina Turner’s upbringing in Tennessee, her musical success, her struggles and her powerful ...

China establishes space weather centre with Russia — ...

China and Russia have established a space weather centre in Beijing as part of worldwide efforts to improve global ...

Google Cloud fixes outage that hit Snap, Spotify

Google’s cloud services, which provide computing power for many major companies’ websites, have been fully restored ...

Several social media apps and internet services down

Several social media apps and internet services including Google Cloud, Amazon, Snapchat and Spotify were down on ...

Disney wants to become the happiest place in the metaverse

Mickey Mouse is poised to venture into the metaverse.

Latest astronaut crew of 4 welcomed aboard International ...

Four astronauts, three from NASA and one from the European Space Agency, arrived at the International Space Station on ...

WATCH | NASA, SpaceX launch 'Crew 3' astronauts to orbit on ...

NASA and private rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit late on Wednesday en route to the ...

Australia to set up $740m fund to develop low-emissions ...

"Our plan to reach net zero by 2050 is an Australian one that's focused on technology not taxes and this fund backs ...

WATCH | Melting iceberg arrives at COP26

A melting iceberg arrives in Glasgow from Greenland to remind the negotiators at #COP26 about the effects of global ...

US judge rejects Blue Origin challenge to NASA's pick of ...

A federal judge on Thursday rejected a lawsuit by Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin against the US government over ...

WATCH | NASA to intentionally crash spacecraft into asteroid

Nancy Chabot, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test coordination lead, told reporters their mission with NASA involves ...

Here’s how not to lose your TV signal as a low-income earner

Households earning less than R3,500 a month can get a free TV decoder to access a range of music, education and news ...

Facebook will shut down facial recognition system

Facebook Inc announced on Tuesday it is shutting down its facial recognition system, which automatically identifies ...

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