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State Capture Inquiry

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WATCH | Jabs at Ramaphosa & 'bogeyman' coal suppliers: ...

Former Eskom group CEO Brian Molefe returned to the state capture inquiry this week to complete his testimony.

‘My career doesn’t need help’: Brian Molefe on allegations ...

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe told the state capture inquiry that his career did not need external influence to ...

Ramaphosa in the spotlight after Molefe suggests claims ...

More allegations have been made against President Cyril Ramaphosa at the state capture inquiry.

WATCH LIVE | Brian Molefe continues testimony at state ...

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe will on Wednesday continue his testimony at the state capture inquiry.

IFP calls on Jacob Zuma to ‘set the record straight’ by ...

The IFP national executive committee on Tuesday joined growing pleas for former president Jacob Zuma to appear before ...

Brian Molefe: my beef was that I refused to be bullied by ...

Ex-Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says he is under the spotlight because he stood up to bullying by white-owned coal suppliers

‘That whole thing has become political, even the term has ...

The state capture inquiry has turned into something completely different to what it was intended for, according to ...

Evidence implicating Ramaphosa not swept under carpet, ...

"I hope that it is not being swept under the carpet and being forgotten conveniently," Molefe told the state capture ...

WATCH LIVE | Brian Molefe back at state capture inquiry

The commission of inquiry into state capture will on Tuesday hear testimony from former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe.

Brian Molefe returns to state capture inquiry to complete ...

In January, former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe's testimony at the state capture commission was cut short after deputy chief ...

ConCourt will hear Jacob Zuma contempt application on March ...

The Constitutional Court will hear an application by the state capture inquiry to have former president Jacob Zuma ...

Jacob Zuma Foundation accuses Raymond Zondo of 'abusing his ...

The Jacob Zuma Foundation on Monday accused state capture inquiry chairperson  deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo of ...

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Motorist runs man over with his car, now facing murder rap

When a man fell to the ground during a fist fight, a motorist is alleged to have returned to his car and driven over him

Security guard arrested for CIT heist in which two cops died

A security officer working at the G4S depot in Mahikeng has become the ninth suspect arrested in connection with a ...

Police foil hijacking of truck carrying R60m worth of ...

A security guard and an alleged hijacker were shot dead when police confronted a gang that had targeted a truck ...

SA is the eighth most sceptical country about 5G — survey

A recent survey has revealed SA as the eighth most sceptical country about 5G.

Court tells cops to pay EC man R1.5m for wrongful arrest, ...

The high court in Bhisho has awarded damages of just over R1.5m to a man who was mistakenly arrested and assaulted ...

New system will stop long queues for R350 grant ...

Social grant beneficiaries will no longer endure long queues at the Post Office, thanks to a new system.

Misleading media over a R238,000 mop and protection of ...

The allegations against Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter emerge as the public spat between him and suspended Eskom chief ...

More than 80,000 health-care workers vaccinated as first ...

SA has already used up its first batch of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

'Medium danger' as unknown number of crocodiles escape into ...

Traps have been set in the Breede River after an unknown number of Nile crocodiles escaped from a commercial breeding ...

Former senior Eskom official wants tax fraud charges dropped

Former Eskom senior manager France Hlakudi’s tax matter was postponed to April 22 by the Pretoria regional court on ...

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?

Car insurance firms smiling as claims drop during lockdown

Statistics show the insurance industry is continuing to benefit from significantly reduced claims as work-from-home has ...

SafariNow tells frustrated customers: 'We'll pay you later'

What’s up with SafariNow? That’s what both business owners and travellers are asking, given that the online ...

WENDY KNOWLER | Greyhound ticket refunds, rules for lay-bys ...

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

Sweet treats for wedding guests at a huge discount

What do you do if you get to the till and the box of chocolates marked at R27 on the shelf turns out to cost R100?

Consumer Commission probes major retailers for alleged ...

The National Consumer Commission says it has started investigations into seven food retailers over price hikes - and ...

Navigating body corporates, tow trucks and paying for old ...

Did you know that none of the extras you have added to your car when you buy it new will be taken into account by a ...

Uber Eats drivers say they earn R150 less per 20 orders ...

Uber Eats has downplayed a threat by drivers, who are “fed up” with reduced fees, to stage a nationwide strike on ...

Lesotho receives first batch of vaccines

Lesotho has received 36,000 vaccines as part of an initial tranche of deliveries of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine.

Kenya hails first vaccines as 'bazookas' against Covid-19

Kenya welcomed the arrival of over a million doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday in its first batch ...

HIV study conducted in DRC by top scientists could ‘give ...

A study conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo and published in eBioMedicine could possibly contribute to ...

Pregnant woman, five others killed as ambulance hits ...

A pregnant woman and five other people died when an ambulance carrying them hit a landmine in northern Burkina Faso, in ...

Ghana kicks off coronavirus vaccination campaign with Covax ...

Ghana launched its coronavirus vaccination drive on Tuesday after receiving 600,000 AstraZeneca doses from the global ...

Nigeria takes delivery of its first Covid-19 vaccines

Nigeria received its first Covid-19 vaccines on Tuesday to kick off an inoculation programme in Africa's most populous ...

Chad’s main opposition leader Saleh Kebzabo pulls out of ...

Chad's main opposition candidate Saleh Kebzabo has thrown in the towel in the country's presidential election.

All abducted Nigerian schoolgirls freed by kidnappers

Gunmen have freed all 279 girls kidnapped from a boarding school in northwest Nigeria, as one of the victims told ...

Nigeria begins registering residents for Covid-19 ...

Nigeria launched an online registration portal for Covid-19 vaccinations, its primary healthcare agency said on Monday, ...

Kidnappers release schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria's ...

Gunmen have released girls who were kidnapped from a boarding school in the northwest Nigerian state of Zamfara, the ...

Zimbabwe co-vice-president steps down amid sex scandal

Zimbabwe’s co-vice-president Kembo Mohadi has resigned under pressure from a sex scandal, in which he accused his ...

Zimbabwe's economy cautiously opens up, but land borders ...

Zimbabwe’s land borders will remain closed, despite President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday effectively opening up the ...

Death of South Korea's first transgender soldier spurs ...

The death of South Korea's first known transgender soldier, who was discharged last year for undergoing gender ...

Biden says 'big mistake' for states to lift mask mandates ...

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday said decisions to end the required wearing of masks — such as those by governors of ...

English Covid-19 prevalence dropping at slower rate, study ...

The prevalence of Covid-19 infections in England has dropped since January, but the rate of decline has slowed and ...

Nigerian soldiers open fire as kidnapped schoolgirls ...

Nigerian soldiers opened fire in the town of Jangebe as 279 schoolgirls who had been kidnapped in northwest Nigeria ...

Police warn of possible bid by militia group to attack US ...

The US Capitol Police department has obtained intelligence pointing to a possible plot to "breach the Capitol by an ...

Interim UK study finds one dose of Covid shots reduces ...

One dose of either Pfizer-BioNTech's or AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine helps to prevent disease severe enough to ...

Muslims in Switzerland speak out against proposed 'burka ...

Muslims living in Switzerland have spoken against a proposal to ban the wearing of facial coverings in public places.

Islamic State says it killed female media workers in east ...

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed three female media workers in eastern ...

Multiple rockets land at Iraq's Ain al-Asad air base that ...

Multiple rockets landed on Tuesday at Iraq's Ain al-Asad air base that hosts United States, coalition and Iraqi forces, ...

Texas governor lifts state's mask mandate, business ...

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued the most sweeping rollback of coronavirus restrictions of any US state on Tuesday, ...

Australian attorney-general denies historical rape claim

Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter, the country's chief law officer, identified himself on Wednesday as the ...

US probes role of human smuggling in Mexico border ...

At least 13 people, 10 of them Mexican nationals, were killed on Tuesday when a tractor-trailer slammed into an SUV ...

South Africa's information regulator says WhatsApp cannot ...

Facebook Inc cannot share any contact information it collects from WhatsApp users with its other properties without ...

Microsoft says Chinese hackers targeted groups via server ...

A China-linked cyber-espionage group has been remotely plundering email inboxes using freshly discovered flaws in ...

Maezawa wants you: Japanese billionaire seeks 'crew' for ...

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa on Wednesday launched a search for eight people to join him as the first private ...

WATCH | Is this the house of the future? SA cities join ...

Communal spaces centred around producing your own food in an inside-out space with a water feature - reminiscent of a ...

WATCH | 1,270 square kilometre iceberg breaks off in ...

A giant iceberg, more than 20 times the size of Manhattan, split off from Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf, almost 10 years ...

Mars rover sends home movie of daredevil descent to landing ...

NASA scientists on Monday unveiled first-of-a-kind home movies of last week's daredevil Mars rover landing, vividly ...

Australia’s oldest known rock art is 17,300-year-old ...

Scientists have found Australia's oldest known rock art - a 17,300-year-old painting of a kangaroo.

SA telecoms regulator Icasa pushes back spectrum auction ...

SA's telecoms regulator stalls announcement on qualifying bidders for auction of new spectrum.

Overwhelmed by electronic passwords? Here’s how to navigate ...

A global study has revealed that only about 24% of employees save their electronic passwords - leaving a significant ...

Nasa’s astrobiology rover Perseverance pulls off historic ...

Nasa’s Mars rover Perseverance, the most advanced astrobiology lab ever sent to another world, streaked through the ...

Google names exec to oversee responsible AI research after ...

Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday named Marian Croak, one of its few Black executives, to oversee research on ...

Japan finds new Covid-19 strain, while immigration centre ...

Japan confirmed a new variant of Covid-19, and an infection cluster emerged at a Tokyo immigration facility, presenting ...

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