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State Capture Inquiry

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Des van Rooyen slams 'white monopoly capital' at Zondo ...

Des van Rooyen, the minister with the shortest stint at the National Treasury, opened his testimony at the state ...

RECORDED | Former minister of finance Des Van Rooyen ...

Former minister of finance Des Van Rooyen is expected to appear before the state capture commission chaired by deputy ...

WATCH LIVE | Free State related evidence continues at state ...

The state capture inquiry will hear Free State related evidence from Abel Kgotso Manyike, director at ORI Group, and ...

State capture: Former human settlements DG explains why CEO ...

Former director-general Thabane Zulu on Thursday explained how he received R600,000 from the CEO of a company that was ...

Zondo refuses bid by former human settlements DG to ...

The commission of inquiry into state capture has dismissed an application by Thabane Wiseman Zulu for a postponement in ...

WATCH LIVE | More Free State-related evidence to be heard ...

The state capture inquiry will hear Free State-related evidence from Abel Manyike, director at ORI Group, Shaun Duminy ...

'I deny everything,' judge accused of using stall tactics ...

Former Prasa chairperson judge Nana Makhubele on Wednesday night told the state capture commission that she denied ...

State capture inquiry gears up for night shift in judge vs ...

The chair of the state capture inquiry, deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo, granted an application on Wednesday to ...

WATCH LIVE | Zondo commission continues hearing Free ...

The state capture inquiry will continue hearing Free State related evidence from Nthimose Mokhesi, former head of ...

WATCH LIVE | State capture inquiry hears evidence relating ...

The Zondo commission will hear evidence from John Matlakala and Jacobus Roets relating to the Free State on Tuesday.

Zondo furious as judge uses Jacob Zuma's 'Stalingrad ...

The infamous “Stalingrad strategy” synonymous with former president Jacob Zuma appears to be playing out at the state ...

Hawks captain Zuma no-show at Zondo commission, Covid-19 ...

A second witness citing Covid-19 this week failed to show up at the Zondo commission investigating allegations of state ...

KZN overtakes Western Cape as SA reports just 2,500 new ...

KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday overtook the Western Cape to become SA's second hardest hit province in terms of Covid-19 ...

Suspected robber killed after being thrown from car during ...

A suspected car thief was killed during a chase and shootout with police in Durban on Tuesday evening.

Editors' forum concerned at increase in arrests of ...

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has expressed concern that 2020 has become a dark year for media ...

Japanese showed how 'democracy is crucial to beating ...

The flow of accurate information from the government to citizens is critical in the fight against Covid-19, Prof Kosuke ...

People are beating cigarette ban so it must be ...

SA's prohibition on cigarette sales has failed and, therefore, there "cannot be any possible basis for the ban".

Cape Town restaurateurs slam state for stalling court ...

Cape Town restaurateurs embroiled in a legal fight to lift the ban on alcohol sales have accused the government of ...

Alleged VBS looter gets court boost as judge rules he ...

Findings made against the ANC’s Limpopo treasurer Danny Msiza in Terry Motau's "Great Bank Heist" report were set aside ...

Services almost back to normal after strike, says Tshwane ...

The provision of municipal services in the City of Tshwane is slowly returning to normal, the municipality said on ...

OPINION | Covid-19 pandemic is being amplified by a ...

At 7am on a cold May morning, Jack and Sarah received a perplexing call from their bank. Their business account and ...

'Hospitals will cope with trauma upswing': Western Cape on ...

Dr Saadiq Kariem, the chief of operations for the Western Cape department of health, says hospitals can cope with the ...

'Tobacco products kill, are not essential': Nkosazana ...

Cogta minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has dismissed a contention by the Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association ...

WATCH | Eskom CEO: 'Load-shedding risk until September 2021'

Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter revealed that SA will be at 'residual risk' of load-shedding until September 2021.

Scam alert on Facebook ad: 'Even after cancelling, I was ...

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

From car insurance to your teen signing a contract, these ...

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

Pineapple prices boom as SA's home brewers work around ...

Here’s what South Africa’s pineapple industry knows for sure - when the government bans the sale and distribution of ...

Let restaurants outside 'alcohol-related trauma hotspots' ...

The restaurant industry is pleading with the presidency to allow restaurants operating "beyond alcohol-related trauma ...

Contact your insurer about your 'new normal' in lockdown ...

If you’ve started conducting a business from home as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, contact your insurer to tell ...

'I've been crying every day': hope for Constantia insurance ...

Company confirms it is “in the process of implementing the order to give effect to the judgment” of the high court

Here's what will happen to the alcohol you ordered before ...

The immediate ban placed on alcohol sales on Sunday night was a particularly heavy blow for online alcohol retailers, ...

Uber Eats fails to pay desperate Cape Town restaurant owner ...

“It has been four months since I have been paid. I will be forced to close my restaurant, which I have given the past ...

Physical distancing is imperative, but this is why planes ...

“If the restriction on capacity was imposed across all airlines, we'd be forced to sell tickets at a higher cost to ...

At least 81 people killed as South Sudan's disarmament ...

At least 81 people have been killed in the South Sudan region of Warrap State following heavy fighting between armed ...

Niger expands emergency across region where aid workers ...

Niger's government has extended a state of emergency to the entire region that surrounds the capital Niamey and ...

Angola's beleaguered Isabel dos Santos steps down from ...

Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos will leave her job in the administration of telecoms operator Unitel amid ongoing ...

WATCH | How Mauritius is using human hair to mop up ...

Fuel has spilled from a Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius on July 25 2020.

Zimbabwean investigative journalist Hopewell Chin'ono still ...

Zimbabwean investigative journalist Hopewell Chin'ono remains behind bars, three weeks after he was arrested at his ...

SA envoys to Zimbabwe meet only with Mnangagwa who insists ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s mediation in Zimbabwe got off to a rocky start after his special envoys met only with ...

Leak from fuel spilt on Mauritius reef has stopped, says ...

A leak from fuel that spilt from a Japanese bulk carrier, that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius two weeks ago, has ...

Gunmen kill six French tourists, two Nigerians in Niger

Gunmen on motorcycles killed six French tourists and two Nigerians in a wildlife park in Niger on Sunday, a senior ...

Oil spill threatens ecological disaster as Mauritius ...

Fuel spilling from a Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius two weeks ago is creating an ...

'Ace Magashule is out of order': Zanu-PF scolds ANC ...

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party says ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule is "completely out of order" for entertaining ...

Eswatini teachers oppose school reopening

For the better part of June and July, the eSwatini government has ignored protests by parents and teachers and reopened ...

Zim government wants to outlaw 'campaigning against one’s ...

Zimbabwe's government is moving ahead with plans to criminalise political parties and the media for what it calls ...

History made as Biden names Kamala Harris as presidential ...

USA-ELECTION/BIDEN-HARRIS (UPDATE 4, GRAPHIC, PIX):UPDATE 4-Democrat Joe Biden chooses U.S. Senator Kamala Harris for ...

French privacy watchdog opens investigation into TikTok

France's data privacy watchdog CNIL said on Tuesday that it was making preliminary investigations into TikTok after it ...

France extends ban on mass gatherings ban to Oct. 30 - PM

France is extending a ban on public gatherings of more than 5,000 people to Oct. 30 as coronavirus infections rise ...

Brazilian state plans deal with Russia to make Covid-19 ...

Brazil's Paraná state is in talks with Russia to produce a Covid-19 vaccine, the state research institute said on ...

Trump says 'great' bond with China's Xi changed after ...

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping has frayed in the wake of ...

Russia becomes first country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, ...

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country in the world to grant regulatory ...

Explosion destroys Baltimore homes; at least 1 dead, ...

A major gas explosion leveled three houses as it tore through a Baltimore neighbourhood on Monday, killing at least one ...

Beirut protesters hurl rocks as anger over devastating ...

Lebanese protesters hurled rocks at security forces blocking a road near parliament on Sunday in a second day of ...

New Zealand records 100 days without domestic transmission ...

New Zealand marked 100 days without a domestic transmission of the coronavirus on Sunday, but warned against ...

Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with ...

President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday providing additional financial support to Americans hard hit ...

'Your time is up': Thousands protest against Netanyahu over ...

Thousands of Israelis rallied outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem on Saturday as anger ...

London police say 'service was acceptable' after racism ...

Police in London have defended smashing a man's car window and arresting him on suspicion of selling drugs only to find ...

WATCH | Pangolin reintroduced to Zululand after 70 years

For more than 70 years the endangered Temminck's ground pangolin has not roamed the plains of Zululand, after it became ...

The dilemma Facebook’s 'grappling' with: policing claims ...

Facebook representatives said the company has been consulting with about 50 experts in public health, vaccines, and ...

How TikTok went from being a global sensation to Trump ...

Here's a timeline of TikTok's rise to global prominence and into the crosshairs of the Trump administration.

NASA astronauts cap historic ‘odyssey’ aboard SpaceX Crew ...

US astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX's new Crew Dragon, ...

Scientists inspired by 'Star Wars' create artificial skin ...

Singapore researchers have developed "electronic skin" capable of recreating a sense of touch, an innovation they hope ...

Study finds toxic herbicides in Camps Bay sea life

Herbicides banned in other parts of the world have been found in seawater in Camps Bay, and accumulating in seaweed and ...

Trump to give TikTok's Chinese owner 45 days to agree sale

President Donald Trump has agreed to give China's ByteDance 45 days to negotiate a sale of popular short-video app ...

NASA's new Mars rover launches from Florida to seek signs ...

NASA's next-generation Mars rover Perseverance blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral on Thursday atop an Atlas 5 ...

WhatsApp users will be able to mute groups 'forever' in ...

The popular messaging app is reportedly developing a feature that will allow users to mute unwanted groups 'forever'.

Humanity on Mars? Technically possible, but no voyage on ...

Robotic landers and rovers have been touching down on Mars since the 1970s, but when will humanity finally set foot on ...

Facebook, Twitter remove accounts of Bolsonaro supporters ...

Facebook and Twitter took down the accounts of several high-profile supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ...

Facebook Messenger users can now secure chats with App Lock ...

Users can choose whether to secure the application with touch or Face ID.

Loadshedding
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South Africa We've avoided load-shedding for Thursday, says Eskom
South Africa Power cut risk for tonight as Eskom battles breakdowns
South Africa Electricity grid stable after coming under 'severe pressure': Eskom
Politics Only three days of load-shedding during ...
News Lockdown helps Eskom cut expected ...
News City Power warns of load-shedding due ...
Politics Load-shedding-type lockdown phases and ...
Politics Mantashe expects Eskom to keep the ...
News Eskom to ditch load-shedding at 11pm — ...
News Stage 4 load-shedding to continue on ...
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