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State Capture Inquiry

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'I stopped the Guptas and Duduzane Zuma': Lucky Montana

'The Guptas tried to manipulate our rolling stock programme and I stopped them. I fought with them,' former Prasa boss ...

WATCH LIVE | Lucky Montana returns to the Zondo commission

The state capture inquiry is set to hear evidence relating to allegations of corruption at Prasa.

IN QUOTES | Mantashe spills the tea on ANC cadre deployment ...

Gwede Mantashe told the state capture inquiry that the establishment of a Gupta-owned newspaper and TV station provided ...

Mantashe: ANC will never remove its own president at ...

Gwede Mantashe was put under the spotlight at the state capture commission on the ANC's continued defence of Zuma in ...

A 'sham' and 'political gimmicks', says Zuma as he refuses ...

Former president Jacob Zuma says he will not be filing an affidavit to the Constitutional Court — and in a 21-page ...

Zuma's first term was a success, says Gwede Mantashe

'With all the allegations against Jacob Zuma, he had two terms. As the secretary-general at the time, I regard the ...

'We do not employ, we recommend': Mantashe defends ANC ...

ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe was quizzed at the state capture inquiry on the apparent blurring of lines ...

Zondo tells Arthur Fraser and SSA to sort out their ...

Arthur Fraser last August wrote to the SSA requesting a declassification of documents he believes are crucial to enable ...

WATCH LIVE | Gwede Mantashe to take the stand at state ...

ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe will appear at the state capture inquiry instead of ANC secretary-general Ace ...

Zondo amends Cyril Ramaphosa's appearance dates, stretching ...

The change flies in the face of Zondo's own wish to wrap up oral hearings no later than the first week of May.

Questions & disappointment after Norma Mngoma pulls out ...

SA has expressed disappointment at Malusi Gigaba's estranged wife Norma Mngoma after she pulled the plug on her ...

‘Jessie Duarte must face disciplinary action by the ANC’ - ...

A leaked recording of ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte advising former president Jacob Zuma against appearing ...

Charlotte Maxeke Hospital fire 'reignites', as patients ...

Patients have been evacuated from the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Parktown, Johannesburg, after a fire "reignited" ...

SA records 1,400 new Covid-19 cases, 90 deaths in the past ...

SA recorded 1,424 new Covid-19 cases and 92 deaths in the past 24 hours, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said.

KZN rugby player shot dead by cops in Hawaii

Questions are beginning to surface over the death of a former KwaZulu-Natal rugby club player and father of two who was ...

'No reason for widespread concern' over vaccines and rare ...

The risk of developing extremely rare blood clots after a Covid-19 vaccination is much lower than the risk of clotting ...

PODCAST | The children orphaned by Covid-19

Today on 'Boots on the Ground', we hear the stories of those left orphaned by the pandemic. We take a moment to ...

WATCH | ‘Queer lives matter’ LGBTQI+ march to parliament in ...

Approximately 200 people marched to the gates of parliament in Cape Town on Friday afternoon while singing struggle ...

North West bakkie driver miraculously survives 50m cliff ...

A motorist was freed nearly 12 hours after being trapped at the bottom of a cliff at a Rustenburg lookout point.

Fire breaks out at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, but services ...

A fire broke out at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Parktown, Johannesburg, on Friday morning, the Gauteng health ...

Gqeberha court jails man for fraud, cloned bank cards

Phalo Sixishe and Edgar Duma presented forged cards at petrol stations and shops.

Covid-19 in numbers: Get the latest figures

Your one place to get daily updates on coronavirus in SA.

Sentencing proceedings for Miguel Louw’s killer postponed ...

Mohamed Vahed Ebrahim, the man found guilty of killing Durban schoolboy Miguel Louw, is expected to know his fate on ...

'She cried in my lap': Tears flow at memorial for bullied ...

'Whatever happened to her was something so heavy she could not take it any more,' said her older brother Dakalo.

Squeaky bed woes, scam customer care agents on WhatsApp, ...

Boxes of 'Cape salmon, Norwegian salmon and yellowtail' turned out to contain 'strange fish we had never seen before'.

Product warranties, cashier finger-slip and medical scheme ...

If you have a warranty claim - on a geyser, an appliance or even a pair of shoes - and the manufacturer replaces the ...

Transposed digit dilemma, cream cheese shrinkflation and ...

Fraudsters, fraudsters everywhere - it’s exhausting but unless you’re willing to be scammed, you have to keep your ...

How to spot a fraudster posing as a genuine buyer and what ...

Online marketplaces are a great way to flog your unwanted possessions or pick up a bargain, but many first-time sellers ...

Your insurer could be close to dumping you

Don’t wait for your insurer to dump you with a month’s notice.

Consumer news you can use on car buys, parts, contracts and ...

A private sale is an incredibly risky way to buy a car, unless you’re buying from a known and trusted person.

Licence not renewed: that's why HP Sauce is off South ...

More than 28 million bottles of the iconic HP Sauce are consumed annually across the world, but no longer in SA.

Airline passengers banned from eating on domestic flights - ...

Only bottled water may pass passengers’ lips, according to a notice published in the government gazette by transport ...

Only time you can return goods, if they are not defective, ...

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

They were in the driving seat but now Uber may have to pay ...

Class action looms against Uber to grant SA drivers sick leave, leave pay, UIF and paid overtime

Advice on contract cancellations, vehicle tracking options ...

Are you sick of working from home and keen to take a working holiday for a change of scenery?

Amnesty International report exposes Zimbabwe stateless ...

Human rights watchdog shows how survivors and relatives of those massacred are deliberately denied crucial documents.

Same-sex couple fight for children born via SA surrogacy to ...

Namibian authorities want genetic proof of fatherhood before providing them with travel documents.

Sub-Saharan Africa to see world's slowest growth in 2021 - ...

Seventeen countries were in debt distress or at high risk of it last year, the IMF report stated. And employment fell ...

EU allows Lesotho's MG Health to export cannabis flower for ...

Lesotho start-up MG Health has become the first African cannabis-grower to win EU permission to export cannabis flower ...

Grace Mugabe's qualification is not fake, court hears

Former first lady Grace Mugabe’s 2014 PhD was awarded in line with University of Zimbabwe rules and regulations, its ...

Child soldier turned LRA commander says he was powerless to ...

A former Ugandan child soldier who became one of the top commanders of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army told judges at ...

Islamists kill at least eight in Nigeria's Damasak, ...

Suspected Islamists attacked the northeast Nigerian border town of Damasak, killing at least eight people and causing ...

Somalia's president signs law extending his term, 15 killed ...

Somalia's president has signed a disputed law extending his mandate for two years, the state news agency reported, ...

Armed with phones and seeds, jobless Kenyans tackle illegal ...

Standing under a thick green canopy in coastal Kenya's Shim Hills, Mohamed Mwaramuno squints at his fellow forest ...

Congo to start delayed Covid-19 vaccination with ...

The Democratic Republic of Congo will start its Covid-19 vaccination campaign on April 19 with 1.7 million AstraZeneca ...

Only half of women in developing world in charge of their ...

Only about half of women and girls in developing countries are able to make decisions over their own bodies such as ...

10 killed in intercommunal violence amid protests in ...

Ten people have been killed and 34 injured in fighting between rival ethnic communities in the Democratic Republic of ...

Gunman's motive still unclear in massacre of eight at ...

Authorities said on Friday that it was still too early to know what motivated a gunman who killed eight employees at a ...

Australia reports first blood clot death 'likely' linked to ...

Australia on Friday reported its first fatality from blood clots in a recipient of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 shot, and its ...

Italian prosecutor accuses WHO of hindering Covid ...

An Italian prosecutor has accused the World Health Organization (WHO) of hindering efforts to investigate allegations ...

WATCH | Welsh river turns white after milk tanker spill

A milk tanker crashed into a river in Wales, spilling its contents and turning the water white.

‘This was an unfortunate error’: MP apologises for naked ...

The BBC reported he said his video 'was accidentally turned on as I was changing into my work clothes'.

Chicago releases graphic video of police shooting ...

Chicago officials released to the public on Thursday a graphic body-camera video showing a police officer shooting and ...

Former Minnesota police officer charged in Wright death ...

The former Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a young Black man during a ...

US imposes sanctions on Russia over election interference, ...

The US on Thursday imposed a broad array of sanctions on Russia, including curbs to its sovereign debt market, to ...

How New Zealand's much-admired Covid-19 response helped ...

For many, life in New Zealand's capital Wellington is largely back to normal. Its windswept streets are crowded with ...

Multiple victims reported after shooting at FedEx site in ...

Multiple victims have been reported after shots were fired at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis on Thursday, an incident ...

Chicago to release video of police shooting 13-year-old boy

Chicago's police accountability office was expected on Thursday to release to the public body-camera video footage ...

Global officials urge rich countries to donate excess ...

Top UN, financial and vaccine officials on Thursday urged rich countries to donate excess Covid-19 vaccine doses

Google misled consumers over data collection — Australian ...

Users were not informed that turning off location history but leaving the "web & app activity" setting on would allow ...

Listen to the music of a spider's web; tell me what do you ...

It is an eerie, foreboding, reverberating tune, enough to send a tingle down your spine.

US video game seeks to fight racism by putting players in ...

With calls for police reform and protests across the US, software engineer Bryant Young is hoping to use virtual ...

Female giraffe receives treatment after poachers amputate ...

Saving the Survivors, an organisation treating endangered animals across SA, last week treated a female subadult ...

WATCH | Exchange trash for rewards: New recycling app aims ...

Reverse vending machines (RVMs) used for recycling are nothing new to SA, but the machines rewarding you for recycling ...

German regulator acts to halt 'illegal' WhatsApp data ...

Germany's lead data protection regulator for Facebook said on Tuesday that it was taking action against the social ...

Snake River in US Pacific Northwest named most endangered ...

The Snake River, crucial habitat for salmon and relied on by native people in the Pacific Northwest, is the most ...

Twitter is hiring for its new Africa HQ

Twitter is setting up an office in Ghana and is looking to hire 11 locals, according to a blog statement.

Elon Musk's Neuralink shows monkey with brain-chip playing ...

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's brain-chip startup released footage on Friday appearing to show a monkey playing a ...

Facebook services restored for thousands of users after ...

More than 154,100 outage reports on Facebook, 80,200 on Instagram and 1,300 on WhatsApp were reported on outage ...

China begins construction of its fifth rocket launch site

A port city in eastern China has launched an ambitious plan to build the country's fifth rocket launch site, under a ...

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