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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 ...

Health DG Sandile Buthelezi returns to work after ...

Dr Sandile Buthelezi, who was put on precautionary suspension by the health department over the Digital Vibes Covid-19 ...

Nearly 4,400 new Covid-19 cases recorded across SA in 24 ...

SA recorded 4,373 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, with more than 3,100 of them in Gauteng.

Bail application of Babita Deokaran accused held up for ...

The bail application of the six men accused of killing Babita Deokaran has been postponed to December 9.

Discovery staff respond well to firm's instruction to ...

The government is considering making inoculation mandatory for access to certain places and activities as well as the ...

LISTEN | Police commissioner Sitole says he wasn't ...

National police commissioner Khehla Sitole told the SAHRC that anyone who wanted to find him during the July unrest ...

Aspen licensing deal secures supply of J&J vaccines to ...

The vaccine, called Aspenovax, will be manufactured from drug substance supplied by Johnson & Johnson and sold to ...

SA students were partying moments before Cuba ‘assaults’, ...

Deputy health minister Sibongiseni Dhlomo told MPs South African students who were allegedly assaulted by police in ...

Gordhan, Mahumapelo off the hook as public protector closes ...

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has decided not to pursue a complaint lodged against Eskom and pubic enterprises ...

‘Stay safe’: Severe storms, hail and strong winds forecast ...

Emergency services in KwaZulu-Natal are on high alert after the SA Weather Service issued a warning of strong winds, ...

Patients evacuated from Charlotte Maxeke as burst pipe ...

A burst pipe on the roof level of Johannesburg’s Charlotte Maxeke Hospital caused flooding and the evacuation of ...

J&J nears deal for Aspen to make its own Covid-19 ...

Johnson & Johnson and Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd have agreed on terms that may lead to a licensing deal allowing the ...

Prasa cries ‘economic sabotage’ after cables are cut and ...

Metrorail said it was the victim of “economic sabotage” on Tuesday after fibreoptic communications lines in Cape Town ...

Car jammers already loving the festive season: Wendy ...

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

Tips on wedding photography, car insurance premiums and ...

Wedding photographers often retain ownership and copyright of their photos and licence the photos to the couple.

Geared up for Black Friday? Here's how to stay safe online

It is almost time for the annual retail frenzy, Black Friday, so here’s how to protect yourself from being cyber conned ...

More consumers seek debt counselling as credit crunch bites

More people are opting for debt counselling as they navigate the economic crunch worsened by the pandemic, according to ...

NO-vember: Beware the Black Friday, Black November and ...

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

Surge in banking fraud, but Sabric is onto the culprits

Criminal syndicates have been living it up on the proceeds of their fraud victims’ bank accounts, but the good news is ...

It’s bananas: Don’t fall for scaremongering

Consumers are assured that bananas on sale in SA are safe to eat, with claims of the yellow superfood "containing ...

Crunch time for Kulula, BA credit holders, and sagging ...

Knowledge is power  - stand your ground and tell them that, legally, a stain is not material.

Data breach caught on Telegram, online refund tips and car ...

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

Ouch of ‘pain relief’ patches and KZN business owner’s riot ...

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

Fake Telkom directory listing scam’s debt collectors fined ...

The director and four employers of a registered debt collecting firm have each been fined an effective R110,000 by the ...

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

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

Botswana appeals court upholds ruling that decriminalised ...

Botswana's Court of Appeal on Monday upheld a 2019 ruling that decriminalised gay sex, effectively striking off two ...

SA's decision not to extend exemption permits leaves ...

The South African government's decision to do away with Zimbabwean Exemption Permits (ZEPs) for thousands of people has ...

Burkina Faso holds mass burial for slain gendarmes, reports ...

Burkina Faso on Tuesday buried many of the 49 gendarmes killed in a recent strike on a security outpost, even as the ...

Explosion rocks Somali capital Mogadishu — witness

The blast which occurred near the K4 junction in the heart of Mogadishu was so huge it collapsed the walls of nearby ...

Zanu-PF spokesperson and politician Simon Khaya Moyo dies ...

In a condolence message on Monday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Moyo had succumbed to cancer and had undergone ...

First Covid-19 vaccine doses donated by EU begin arriving ...

The first of nearly 100-million doses of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines being donated by the European Union by ...

Uganda says seven suspects killed during probe of last ...

Uganda said on Monday that seven suspects had been killed and 106 people detained during operations by the security ...

After a century and a half, Ethiopian artefacts return home

After a century and a half hidden in private collections, 13 stolen Ethiopian artefacts have finally returned home ...

Democracy slipping away at record rate, intergovernmental ...

A greater number of countries are sliding towards authoritarianism, while the number of established democracies under ...

Kenya Covid-19 vaccine mandate draws praise and criticism

A Kenyan government directive that residents must show proof of Covid-19 vaccination by December 21 to access services ...

Militiamen kill at least 20 in eastern Congo attack

Militiamen killed about 20 people during an attack on displaced civilians in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, ...

How the Omicron strain in SA was traced by a missing gene

In early November, laboratories in Gauteng began picking up something unusual while processing Covid-19 tests: they ...

Omicron variant was detected in the Netherlands before SA ...

The Covid-19 Omicron variant was detected in the Netherlands before two flights arrived from SA last week, Dutch health ...

Barbados ditches Britain's Queen Elizabeth to become a ...

Barbados ditched Britain's Queen Elizabeth as head of state, forging a new republic on Tuesday with its first-ever ...

Hate crime or publicity stunt? Chicago jury to hear case in ...

On a frigid Chicago night in January 2019, actor Jussie Smollett, a star on the TV drama "Empire," reported that he was ...

Australia challenges Facebook to back anti-troll defamation ...

Facebook Inc will show it has no interest in making the online world safe if it quits Australia over laws holding it ...

Social media slams Texas governor for claiming South ...

Texas governor Greg Abbot has caught smoke on social media after falsely claiming South Africans are crossing into the ...

WATCH | Dr Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija praised for this ...

In a scathing interview with the BBC over the weekend, Dr Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija criticised western countries for ...

Dutch police arrest couple that fled Covid quarantine

Dutch military police on Sunday said they had arrested a married couple who left a hotel where they were in quarantine ...

Dutch find 13 Omicron cases among SA travellers

Dutch health authorities said on Sunday that 13 cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant have been found in the ...

New coronavirus variant Omicron keeps spreading, Australia ...

Two passengers who arrived in Sydney from Southern Africa on Saturday evening had tested positive for the Omicron ...

Australian woman allegedly sets quarantine hotel on fire

Australian police said on Sunday they expect to charge a 31-year-old woman with arson after she allegedly set fire to ...

Maldives bans travellers from seven African nations as ...

Maldives said it was barring travellers from seven African countries from Sunday over concerns about the new Omicron ...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey hands reins to technology chief ...

Dorsey, who cofounded Twitter in 2006, is leaving after overseeing the launch of new ways to create content through ...

China establishes space weather centre with Russia — ...

China and Russia have established a space weather centre in Beijing as part of worldwide efforts to improve global ...

Google Cloud fixes outage that hit Snap, Spotify

Google’s cloud services, which provide computing power for many major companies’ websites, have been fully restored ...

Several social media apps and internet services down

Several social media apps and internet services including Google Cloud, Amazon, Snapchat and Spotify were down on ...

Disney wants to become the happiest place in the metaverse

Mickey Mouse is poised to venture into the metaverse.

Latest astronaut crew of 4 welcomed aboard International ...

Four astronauts, three from NASA and one from the European Space Agency, arrived at the International Space Station on ...

WATCH | NASA, SpaceX launch 'Crew 3' astronauts to orbit on ...

NASA and private rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit late on Wednesday en route to the ...

Australia to set up $740m fund to develop low-emissions ...

"Our plan to reach net zero by 2050 is an Australian one that's focused on technology not taxes and this fund backs ...

WATCH | Melting iceberg arrives at COP26

A melting iceberg arrives in Glasgow from Greenland to remind the negotiators at #COP26 about the effects of global ...

US judge rejects Blue Origin challenge to NASA's pick of ...

A federal judge on Thursday rejected a lawsuit by Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin against the US government over ...

WATCH | NASA to intentionally crash spacecraft into asteroid

Nancy Chabot, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test coordination lead, told reporters their mission with NASA involves ...

Here’s how not to lose your TV signal as a low-income earner

Households earning less than R3,500 a month can get a free TV decoder to access a range of music, education and news ...

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