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State Capture Inquiry

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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 ...

State capture: Mosebenzi Zwane's 'illegal' R500m payment ...

In 2010, former Free State human settlements MEC Mosebenzi Zwane pushed through an “illegal” advance payment scheme for ...

Pressure from Magashule made me quit, says former Free ...

Former Free State human settlements head of department Mpho Mokoena, who lasted just two years in the job, says it was ...

Jacob Zuma is being targeted by judge Zondo, claim his ...

Former president Jacob Zuma’s supporters in Gauteng believe their man is being unfairly targeted by the state capture ...

WATCH LIVE | State capture inquiry hears more about R1bn ...

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

State capture: Free State government spent R600m, with no ...

The Free State department of human settlements on Monday came under the spotlight at the state capture inquiry for ...

'I will not negotiate dates with Jacob Zuma': judge Raymond ...

Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo has set October 9 for the hearing of the state capture inquiry's application for the ...

State capture: Dudu Myeni did do SAA, and ditto for SOEs

Dudu Myeni was not only chair of the board of SAA, her powers extended beyond Airways Park.

CARTOON | Myeni, Zuma saga: Will Zondo ever 'get to the ...

Will the state capture inquiry chair Raymond Zondo ever unravel Dudu Myeni and Jacob Zuma's "state capture spaghetti"?

State capture: An alleged sexual escapade, a 'tsotsi' and ...

The state capture inquiry on Friday heard more evidence about the controversial suspension of Eskom executives in 2015 ...

WATCH LIVE | Ben Ngubane to give evidence at state capture ...

Former Eskom board chairperson Ben Ngubane is expected to give testimony relating to maladministration at the ...

WATCH LIVE | Former Eskom board chair Ben Ngubane back in ...

Former Eskom board chairperson Ben Ngubane is expected to give further testimony at the Zondo commission of inquiry on ...

Western Cape now has fewer than 2,500 active Covid-19 cases

At the height of the provincial outbreak, at the beginning of July, there were more than 17,600 active cases and nearly ...

Fire rips through Maritzburg informal settlement

Emergency services have been battling to contain a fire that broke out at the Jika Joe informal settlement in ...

WATCH | Brazen heist in broad daylight at petrol station in ...

An armed gang made off with an undisclosed amount of money after a cash heist at a petrol station in Witpoortjie, ...

Cops implicated in death of Nateniël Julies had a 'hunger ...

A police officer in the Nateniël Julies case “lied” and “misled” the court into believing he had one conviction when in ...

Legal action will force government to retrieve Lily Mine ...

Work will begin to implement a legal strategy to force the government to retrieve the container that buried three mine ...

City Power swoops on Dainfern Estate, where 204 residents ...

City Power said on Wednesday that residents with illegal electricity connections at an upmarket housing estate in ...

KZN police on high alert after threats of 'shutdown' ...

KwaZulu-Natal police are on high alert after threats of widespread protest action were circulating on social media via ...

Unilever to work with government after offensive hair ...

One of the companies at the centre of the racial uproar sparked by the Clicks hair advertisement will be working with ...

'Sorry, your cars are too fancy', insurer tells motorist ...

A motorist with two million-rand cars was so irked when he found they were too expensive to qualify for a R505 bonsella ...

Gauteng Health receives R322m in PPE donations

As the ANC in Gauteng mulls over the fate of health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku, his department has lauded stakeholders who ...

Cape Town couple in their 90s beat Covid-19, get rousing ...

Neville Adams, 91, and his 90-year-old wife Iris were discharged from the Netcare N1 City Hospital in Cape Town ...

Marchers to embassies in Pretoria demand ...

Demonstrators are marching on the Nigerian and Zimbabwean embassies in Pretoria on Wednesday, alleging the involvement ...

FREE TO READ | Airports drop-kick drivers to levels two, ...

No longer being allowed to enter an airport to see off family or friends is bad enough.

CONSUMERLIVE | For SA, reusable plastic bags carry more ...

Just try to tell those who demonise plastic that in many cases it’s the most environmentally friendly option.

Watch-outs of the week: be careful when buying a car ...

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

Liqui Fruit recall — it wasn't glass

Pioneer Foods recalled about 270,000 cans of its Liqui Fruit grape juice after three consumers reported finding “small ...

'Highly unlikely' you can get Covid-19 from food, say ...

It’s highly unlikely that you can get Covid-19 from food, says a team of international experts on food contamination.

Glass particles discovery in Liqui Fruit grape juice cans ...

An entire batch of Liqui Fruit red grape juice has been recalled after three consumers found “small shards of glass” in ...

Watch-outs of the week: Job scams preying on the desperate

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

Fit for purpose: The cost of your gym payment freeze

Scores of Virgin Active members who were expecting their membership fee freeze to continue for another two months are ...

Beware 'mixed' bank deposits & automatic contract ...

A bank customer was recently defrauded to the tune of R72,000, and a car tracking company is hounding a client for ...

INVESTIGATION | Are foggers just fogging with us?

In the wake of discredited disinfectant tunnels, the new hard sell is the disinfectant fogger.

Wendy Knowler’s 'Watch-outs of the week'

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

Are disinfectant foggers effective at killing the ...

The new hard sell to offices, gyms, churches and schools is the disinfectant fogger.

Zimbabwe's 'command agriculture' a huge flop, free market a ...

Zimbabwe imported agricultural products worth more than US$1bn - half of it maize - last year despite investing more ...

Nigeria's main unions to strike over petrol, power price ...

Nigeria's main labour unions will begin an indefinite strike from Monday to protest an increase in power and petrol ...

Kenya harnesses fly larvae's appetite to process food waste

Rotten bananas? Mushy avocados? Pulped oranges? Talash Huijbers wants them all.

WATCH | Mapping Mozambique’s insurgency threat that could ...

Mozambique is at risk of losing about R1.5-trillion in gas revenues if an Islamic militant group continues to capture ...

Water toxins, bacteria kill hundreds of elephants in ...

Toxins in water produced by cyanobacteria killed more than 300 elephants in Botswana this year, officials have said.

ANALYSIS: Mali coup, third-term bids fan fears of West ...

Until this year, West Africa looked to have shed its "coup-belt" moniker, winning plaudits as a model of democratic ...

Meet the woman driving a motorbike taxi in eastern Congo

Wearing leather leggings under her dress, Imelda Mbambu weaves her motorcycle taxi through the city of Beni in north ...

Nigerian health workers end strike despite no coronavirus ...

Nigerian health workers who went on strike in mid-September for a hazard allowance for treating coronavirus patients ...

Ethiopia files terrorism charges against leading opposition ...

Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic ...

Somali president names newcomer Roble premier as elections ...

Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has picked political newcomer Mohamed Hussein Roble as prime minister, ...

Thousands of unidentified Zimbabweans lie in secret mass ...

One of my earliest memories is of violence and death. It happened in Harare in 1984 when I was about seven years old.

WATCH | Elephants, giraffes at Zim nursery join ...

In a viral video, elephants and giraffes from the Wild Is Life Trust's Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery (ZEN) take part in the ...

J&J kicks off phase 3 trial of single-shot Covid-19 ...

Rival vaccines from Moderna Inc, Pfizer Inc and AstraZeneca all require two shots separated by several weeks, which ...

Trump-appointed justice could signal major Supreme Court ...

With President Donald Trump poised to nominate a US Supreme Court justice to fill the vacancy created by the death of ...

Harry, Meghan encourage Americans to vote in 'most ...

Britain's Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan have called on Americans to register to vote in the upcoming US ...

UK shoppers told not to panic buy as Covid-19 second wave ...

Tesco boss tells UK shoppers not to panic buy after new Covid curbs

US surpasses grim milestone of 200,000 Covid-19 deaths

The death toll from the spread of the coronavirus in the United States exceeded 200,000 on Tuesday, by the far the ...

'Work from home': Johnson starts to shut down the UK again ...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Tuesday tell people to work from home and will impose new restrictions on ...

TikTok removes over 104-million videos for violating ...

ByteDance-owned short-video app TikTok said on Tuesday it removed more than 104-million videos from its platform ...

Thailand's sex workers petition to decriminalise ...

Sex workers in Thailand have launched a petition calling for prostitution to be decriminalised and urging authorities ...

Hungary PM Orban endorses Trump in November US election

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday endorsed Donald Trump's reelection bid for the US presidency, saying ...

At least 10 dead in building collapse in India, dozens ...

At least 10 people were killed on Monday and dozens were feared trapped when a portion of a three-storey residential ...

UK ponders second Covid-19 lockdown as outbreak accelerates

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pondering a second national Covid-19 lockdown as the novel coronavirus outbreak ...

Covid-19 lawbreakers in Indonesia forced to dig graves as ...

Law enforcement officials in East Java, Indonesia, have introduced grave digging as one of the punishments applied to ...

90-minute British DnaNudge Covid-19 test is accurate, ...

A British Covid-19 test known as DnaNudge which gives results in just over an hour and does not require laboratory ...

Huawei Mobile Cloud: storage for a rainy day

SPONSORED | Huawei Mobile Cloud offers a simple and secure service for data backup and synchronisation

Report shows sharp decrease in animal populations from 1970 ...

While more food is being provided to people in most parts of the world, the over-exploitation of plants and animals is ...

Build-up of greenhouse gases hits new record despite ...

Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere hit a record high this year, a United Nations report ...

PODCAST | The Khwezi Science Report: Singing for sex, and ...

In this episode of the Khwezi Science Report, Tanya Farber takes us into the world of birds in the concrete jungle.

Approval of breakthrough cancer medicine will offer ...

The approval of a breakthrough cancer medicine for a wider range of conditions has been hailed as an "offer of renewed ...

First graduates of Samsung UWC Future-Innovation Lab begin ...

SPONSORED | The lab provides previously disadvantaged youth with skills in software development and digital social ...

Fastest-ever internet connection could download all of ...

Researchers in the UK have reportedly created the fastest-ever internet connection.

Five reasons why SA is ready for 5G

SPONSORED | Downloading a two-hour movie on 3G takes about 26 hours; on 4G it takes just six minutes

Space images propel Cape Town's urban forest dream towards ...

In its quest to become an "urban forest", Cape Town says it is the first SA city to map its trees

Scientists harvest more eggs from near-extinct northern ...

Scientists racing to save the northern white rhino from extinction have harvested 10 more eggs from the last two ...

US to tighten restrictions on Huawei access to technology, ...

The Trump administration is set to announce on Monday it will further tighten restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co, ...

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