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State Capture Inquiry

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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 ...

Six 'illegal miners' killed in shoot-out with police

Mogale said the team seized two minibuses, mining paraphernalia, gold-bearing material, 11 firearms and bags of food.

Five bust for possession of 5,600 endangered plants

“Three bags with a total of 5,697 succulents conophytum plants and two bags containing herbs were found in the ...

Cheating in exams 'simply not worth it', Western Cape ...

Western Cape education MEC Debbie Schäfer has issued a stern warning to matric candidates thinking of cheating in the ...

Hunt continues for four abducted Limpopo brothers as family ...

The family of the kidnapped four young Limpopo brothers has opted to hold off on sharing information through media ...

'Youngest' self-proclaimed millionaire Sandile Shezi in ...

SA’s youngest self-proclaimed millionaire, Sandile Shezi, has appeared in court charged with allegedly defrauding his ...

'Remorseful' paroled fraudster J Arthur Brown 'takes ...

Fraudster, J Arthur Brown’s release on parole marks the final chapter in the Fidentia fraud scandal that unravelled ...

'There is nothing much I can say, I am a prisoner': Zuma ...

Just days before the high court is expected to deliver judgment on his special plea to remove advocate Billy Downer, ...

WATCH | Fire engulfs chemical factory in Benoni

A fire ripped through a chemical business in Benoni on the East Rand on Thursday, causing explosions and walls to ...

'Severe thunderstorm' warning for parts of Western, ...

A warning about potentially severe thunderstorms, which could lead to flooding and damaged infrastructure, has been ...

Rhodes University set to enforce mandatory Covid-19 ...

Rhodes University’s council this week approved a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination rule for the resumption of face-to-face ...

Fidentia fraudster J Arthur Brown a 'free man' out on parole

Disgraced Fidentia boss J Arthur Brown has been released on parole.

'Joyriding' Durban teen arrested after crashing father's ...

A 13-year-old Durban boy allegedly drove his father's BMW X3 into a taxi transporting children to school in KwaMashu on ...

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

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

Middle-class South Africans can’t get enough of loyalty ...

Pulling out a loyalty card at the checkout has become a way of life for shoppers, according to an annual report on the ...

Banks, insurers and Christmas parcels

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

Apple juice recall: Probe opened into company for supplying ...

The National Consumer Commission on Wednesday announced it is pursuing Elgin Fruit Juice for allegedly supplying 'goods ...

Tiger Brands gets labour court order against striking ...

Tiger Brands on Monday obtained an order from the labour court in Johannesburg declaring the strike by workers at its ...

Buyer beware! Consumer ombud issues warning about yet ...

In the past nine months, 328 consumers have lodged complaints with the ombud against online clothing retailer Ana ...

Consumers haul Budget Insurance to advertising watchdog for ...

“Don’t beeetch, sweeetch!” is not offensive, but children should not see it on TV. This is the Advertising Regulatory ...

Woolworths recalls some apple juice cartons due to mould ...

Woolworths has issued an urgent recall for a batch of 200ml branded apple juice cartons that contain a mould toxin.

How 'together' is causing a rift between MTN and Vodacom

The advertising watchdog has given the go-ahead for Vodacom to use the word "together" in its campaigns and adverts.

'Special' offers, receipts & recycling: Wendy Knowler’s ...

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

LiquiFruit recalls some apple juice products over elevated ...

A week after Appletiser announced a recall of six batches of its product due to elevated levels of a mould toxin, ...

Santam must pay 18 months (not three) in Covid-19 business ...

Insurance Claims Africa CEO Ryan Woolley slammed insurers’ handling of their clients’ valid business interruption ...

Water-poor Egypt aims to quadruple desalination capacity in ...

Water-scarce Egypt aims to more than quadruple its desalination capacity by granting private companies concessions from ...

POLL | Should SA do more to help quell the unrest in ...

In June and July, Eswatini was thrust into the spotlight as young people protested for the right to elect political ...

Ethiopia conducts two air strikes on Tigray within hours, ...

The Ethiopian government carried out a second air strike within hours on the Tigray region on Wednesday, significantly ...

A year after Lagos bloodshed, Nigerians say police reform ...

One year ago, Adebanjo Akinwunmi gleefully waved a Nigerian flag at the Lekki Toll Gate, a stretch of tarmac in front ...

Sadc deploys envoys to Eswatini amid raging protests

King Mswati III agrees to meet Ramaphosa’s envoys Jeff Radebe and Candith Mashego-Dlamini

Days of delay as 'upgrade' sees big jump in fees to cross ...

Truck drivers have spent up to 10 days at the Beitbridge border post due to a “culmination of various events” as ...

Kenya's president Kenyatta lifts coronavirus curfew

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday lifted a nationwide curfew, which has been in place since March last year ...

Credit Suisse to pay $475m over Mozambican corruption ...

A tuna fishing industry project in Mozambique saw much of the proceeds diverted via kickbacks.

Coldplay backs Zimbabwean community forestry project

Coldplay announced a new world tour and has an associated range of initiatives designed to create positive ...

Explosion destroys army bus in central Damascus

A number of people have been killed and injured in an explosion targeting a Syrian army bus in central Damascus, Syrian ...

Police bust Harare 'sex party', arrest 10 men and six women

The state is struggling to pin charges on 10 men and six women rounded up by police at a sex party in Harare, Zimbabwe, ...

Tigray forces say air strikes hit Ethiopia's Mekelle, ...

Rebellious Tigrayan forces accused the Ethiopian government of launching air strikes on the capital of Tigray region on ...

'Wage theft' in UAE robs African deportees of future

Arrested before payday, deported without papers and now stonewalled by their former bosses - hundreds of African ...

Kremlin critic Navalny wins EU rights prize for his ...

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was awarded the European Parliament's annual human rights prize on Wednesday for ...

White House lays out plan to vaccinate kids ages 5 to 11

The Biden administration on Wednesday outlined its plan to vaccinate millions of kids ages 5 to 11 as soon as the ...

Former US president Donald Trump launches 'TRUTH' social ...

Former US President Donald Trump will launch his own social media app, TRUTH Social, that he said would "stand up to ...

Russia reports cases of more contagious Covid-19 variant

Russia has reported some Covid-19 infections with a new coronavirus variant believed to be even more contagious than ...

Protesters denounce Netflix over Chappelle transgender ...

About 100 people protested near Netflix Inc's headquarters on Wednesday against the streaming pioneer’s decision to ...

Human remains found in Florida park amid search for Gabby ...

Petito's disappearance last month during a cross-country road trip with her boyfriend captivated the country, first as ...

Accused Florida school shooter pleads guilty in 2018 ...

Accused shooter Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty on Wednesday to 17 counts of murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in ...

'We don't have water': South American dam faces energy ...

The giant Itaipu hydroelectric power plant, wedged between Paraguay and Brazil on the Parana River, is facing an energy ...

Accused Florida school shooter set to plead guilty in 2018 ...

Accused shooter Nikolas Cruz is expected to appear in a Florida courtroom on Wednesday to plead guilty to killing 17 ...

US naval nuclear engineer, wife due in court on espionage ...

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday are expected to ask a judge to jail a former US Navy nuclear engineer and his wife ...

UK health service facing growing winter pressures

The National Health Service is close to the edge of being overwhelmed in many parts of Britain and pressure is only ...

Africa urged to wake up to growing state surveillance threat

African governments are using new technology and laws to increase surveillance of opposition figures, researchers warn, ...

Big fossil fuel producers' plans far exceed climate ...

Major economies will produce more than double the amount of coal, oil and gas in 2030 than is consistent with meeting ...

AI can see through you: CEOs’ language under machine ...

CEOs and other managers are increasingly under the microscope as some investors use artificial intelligence to learn ...

Facebook plans to change its name

Social media giant Facebook Inc is planning to rebrand itself with a new name next week, the Verge reported on Tuesday, ...

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build 'metaverse'

Facebook Inc plans to create 10,000 jobs in the European Union over the next five years, the social media giant said on ...

WATCH | SA’s ‘alien’ trees threaten water supply

Thousands of hectares of invasive pine trees are being painstakingly removed to ease Cape Town’s climate-induced water ...

NASA launches first space probe to study Jupiter's Trojan ...

NASA launched a first-of-its kind mission on Saturday to study Jupiter's Trojan asteroids, two large clusters of space ...

France's Thales partners with Google on secure cloud ...

Defence company Thales and Google are partnering to offer state-vetted cloud computing services for the storage of some ...

WATCH | Sunspots seen in Spain as geomagnetic storm expected

Sunspots were seen from Spain's Canary Islands as a geomagnetic storm was expected to reach the Earth.

Facebook will try to 'nudge' teens away from harmful content

Facebook had recently put on hold its plans for developing Instagram children, aimed at preteens, and was introducing ...

Winds delay Blue Origin's space launch with Shatner

The 90-year-old actor is flying as a guest of Blue Origin, but the company has said that it has also sold nearly $100 ...

Instagram feeds not loading for some users

Facebook's photo-sharing app Instagram was not loading for some users on Friday

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