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State Capture Inquiry

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Gigaba tells Zondo commission that vetting of board members ...

Former cabinet minister Malusi Gigaba has admitted at the Zondo commission that vetting processes during his tenure ...

Malusi Gigaba alleges there's a plot against him, with ...

Former cabinet minister Malusi Gigaba has alleged that his estranged wife Norma Mngoma was an asset used in a ...

'The commission has become an SOE needing bailouts': SA ...

In October last year, finance minister Tito Mboweni increased the budget of the commission by R63m after its deadline ...

Deny, deny and deny some more: Gigaba says estranged wife ...

"I would like to emphasise that I am a man of integrity and I am honest," former minister Malusi Gigaba said.

RECORDED | Former minister Malusi Gigaba back at state ...

Former minister Malusi Gigaba will on Thursday evening table his testimony at the commission of inquiry into state ...

State capture inquiry moves to extend its lifespan, again

Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo is applying to the high court for a three-month extension of the state capture ...

AfriForum's attempt to grill Ramaphosa ruled offside

State capture inquiry chairperson refuses application for leave to cross-examine because granting it would 'open the ...

RECORDED | State capture inquiry hears applications for ...

The state capture inquiry is hearing applications for leave to cross-examine witnesses brought forward by implicated ...

POLL | Do you think the Guptas will finally be extradited ...

The United Arab Emirates has ratified the extradition treaty with SA to ensure the Guptas are brought to book for their ...

Claim that Glencore used Ramaphosa to strong-arm Eskom ...

'We strongly deny this allegation," former Glencore CEO Clinton Ephron told the state capture inquiry on Thursday.

WATCH LIVE | Former Glencore CEO Clinton Ephron appears at ...

The state capture inquiry is hearing Eskom-related evidence from former Glencore CEO Clinton Ephron on Thursday.

Bail denied: court not sold on Gupta ‘lieutenant’ Iqbal ...

Investigating officer says Sharma has the financial means to flee and support himself outside SA

Gauteng leads with new Covid-19 cases as SA records 13,155 ...

SA recorded 13,155 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) ...

Electronic hospital bed management dashboard and extra ...

Additional personnel are being appointed to add to the 5,521 Covid-19 posts filled as of June 1, in addition to ...

Deterioration of SA's secondary road network a cause for ...

SA's secondary and tertiary intercity road networks continue to experience ongoing deterioration, so much so that both ...

'Diamonds' at KwaHlathi are actually quartz crystals, says ...

Ravi Pillay, the KwaZulu-Natal economic development, tourism and environmental affairs MEC, told a media briefing on ...

Hawks say they have no knowledge of Shepherd Bushiri being ...

In a post on Facebook on Sunday, Bushiri hit out at 'baseless presumptions'.

Fire at laundry room of Bara hospital quickly contained

A small fire broke out at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital's laundry area on Sunday but was swiftly contained ...

Mpumalanga woman turns to police after false sex advert is ...

Mom says her phone was flooded with calls, texts and WhatsApp messages from men who were requesting her sexual ...

Suspect killed, female family member arrested after ...

The suspects were confronted by officers while "celebrating the death of a policeman."

Take extra precautions: 13,575 new Covid cases in a day as ...

A further 149 Covid-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 58,590.

Covid-19 in numbers: Get the latest figures

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

Richards Bay surfer collapses and dies at beach after ...

A Richards Bay surfer collapsed and died on Saturday morning after reporting that he was feeling ill.

Geyser tips, airline perfume policies and pre-inspections ...

Switch off your geyser from time to time, especially during peak electricity demand periods, but it’s best to not let ...

Remote jamming, balloon payments & faulty products: ...

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

Right to Repair SA offers this advice for private, ...

R2RSA chair Gunther Schmitz on Friday welcomed the pledge by the National Automobile Dealers' Association to support ...

Rental application fees, minimum spend demand from ...

Since the ability to pay is an essential part of finding desirable tenants, and discrimination on the basis of ability ...

Not so fast — don't risk invalidating your car warranty ...

Come July 1 you won’t be able to take your in-warranty car to an independent motor workshop for a service or repair ...

R12,000 cautionary tale: Do your research before paying ...

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

How to manage telesales calls & great news: robocalls ...

Insurance companies were the worst offenders when it comes to making unsolicited calls in SA in 2020, according to call ...

Falsely labelled, mixed with syrup or ‘laundered’: Honey ...

Where does the honey in the squeeze bottle you buy from your local supermarket come from, what has it been blended ...

Insurance firms’ report card: ombud kept busy as insurers ...

Lockdown only exacerbated the problem of insurers not doing the right thing. Here are some cases the ombud ruled on

Supermarket tills are best for cash deposits — here are the ...

It’s a convenient cash deposit option especially for those who are paid in cash and live in rural areas where bank ATMs ...

These two banks generated the most customer complaints

FNB and Capitec saw the biggest spike in the number of clients it annoyed and upset last year, the Ombudsman for ...

Consumer watch-outs of the week

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

New compensation offer made over Suez Canal blockage

The owners of a container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March have made a new offer in a compensation dispute ...

WATCH | Refugee doctor fights Covid-19 in Uganda

Samuel Dhol Ayuen fled South Sudan as a teenager.

Sudan signs nine concession deals for gold, copper mining

Sudan on Thursday signed nine concession agreements for gold and copper mining with eight local and foreign companies, ...

Uganda imposes new anti-coronavirus measures to stem raging ...

Uganda's president Yowreri Museveni on Friday introduced sweeping new anti-coronavirus measures including a ban on all ...

Boko Haram cleric confirms Shekau's death, urges fighters' ...

A senior cleric with Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram confirmed the death of its leader and urged fighters to stay ...

Young people are taking charge of their health in the face ...

'It takes me a total of five hours to walk to and back from the clinic.'

Policeman killed, students abducted in attack on Nigerian ...

Gunmen killed a police officer and abducted five teachers and an unknown number of students on Thursday from a school ...

Zambia's founding president, Kenneth Kaunda, dies aged 97 - ...

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's founding president who led his country for 27 years and championed Africa's struggles against ...

Covid-19 cases surge in Africa, fewer than 0.8% fully ...

'Africa is in the midst of a full-blown third wave ... We’ve seen in India and elsewhere how quickly Covid-19 can ...

Ivory Coast's former president Gbagbo flies home after ...

Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo boarded a flight in Brussels on Thursday to return home for the first ...

Botswana unearths 'world's third largest diamond'

A 1,098 carat diamond believed to be the third largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined, has been discovered in ...

Great taste: Zimbabwean refugees take on the world at wine ...

Zimbabweans Tinashe Nyamudoka, Tongai Joseph Dhafana, Marlvin Gwese and Pardon Taguzu have defied the odds and taken ...

Praise and condemnation for Iran's new hardline president

Following are some world reactions to the election of Ebrahim Raisi as president of Iran.

Afghan president replaces two top ministers, army chief as ...

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has replaced his defence and interior ministers and the army chief of staff amid rising ...

Airlines, holiday companies ramp up pressure on Britain to ...

Britain's airlines and holiday companies are planning a “day of action” on Wednesday to ramp up pressure on the ...

The race to save African-American cemeteries from being ...

Frank Washington was making preparations to bury his aunt in a small family cemetery in the historic Virginia community ...

As Iran veers right, ties with Gulf Arabs may hinge on ...

Gulf Arab states are unlikely to be deterred from dialogue to improve ties with Iran after a hardline judge won the ...

Court grants relief against CDC order in cruise line ...

A Federal court in Tampa on Friday granted Florida a preliminary injunction against the Centers for Disease Control and ...

Google searches for new measure of skin tones to curb bias ...

Alphabet Inc's Google told Reuters this week it is developing an alternative to the industry standard method for ...

Iran's foreign minister says Raisi is new elected president

Iran's Foreign Minister said on Saturday that hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi was the country's new elected president and ...

WATCH | Boats docked at Jupiter-like shore in Turkey

Drone footage shows boats, yachts and cargo ships anchored near Istanbul, Turkey, as a thick slimy layer of organic ...

At least 7 parachutists killed in plane crash in Siberia

At least seven parachutists were killed and over a dozen injured after a twin-engine L-410 aircraft crashed in a forest ...

Apple Daily editor, CEO denied bail in Hong Kong

Two executives of Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, charged under a national security law, were denied ...

Hardline judge Raisi leads in Iranian presidential ...

Hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi leads Iran's presidential election, an interior ministry official said on Saturday, a day ...

WATCH | Arctic ice is receding 'more quickly than ever'

Markus Rex, the leader of the ‘Mosaic’ expedition said that the Arctic ice is receding at a rate far faster than ever ...

Coelacanth once labelled a 'living fossil' surprises ...

The coelacanth — a wondrous fish that was thought to have gone extinct along with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago ...

WATCH | Factory makes high-end replicas of Egyptian ...

From life-sized Pharaonic busts to finely painted copies of their treasured grave goods, Egypt has inaugurated a ...

The original code for the World Wide Web is being sold at ...

From June 23 to June 30, Sotheby’s will auction the 9,555 lines of source code that form the basis of the World Wide ...

Top EU court says national watchdogs may act against ...

Europe's top court on Tuesday said national data watchdogs in Europe may act against companies even if they are not ...

'Divine Vessel' to mark China's first human space flight ...

A Chinese spacecraft will blast off from the Gobi Desert on a Long March rocket in the coming days, ferrying three men ...

POLL | Is it ‘cheap’ to call someone on WhatsApp?

WhatsApp’s calling function was at the centre of conversations after a social media user sparked a heated debate around ...

WATCH | Mount Etna shows off sunset eruption

Europe's tallest active volcano, Mount Etna, put on a stunning display on Saturday, June 12, night with red hot lava ...

Malaysia's reef sharks stricken with mystery skin disease

Marine biologists are investigating a mystery skin disease afflicting whitetip reef sharks in Malaysia, with some early ...

Bid of $28 million wins a rocket trip to space with Bezos

A seat on a spaceship ride with billionaire Jeff Bezos went for $28 million during a live auction on Saturday, ...

‘Cheap’ or ‘practical’? Mzansi debates whether WhatsApp ...

"Why would a whole 40-something-year-old man call a woman using WhatsApp?" asked the social media user.

How geraniums are sending a climate change distress signal ...

Geraniums in the Western Cape are blooming nearly 12 days earlier than they did a century ago due to climate change.

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