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State Capture Inquiry

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DA insists parliament can process Zondo report before final ...

The official opposition is adamant parliament does not have to wait for state capture commission chairperson chief ...

PODCAST | Now we know SA was captured, but will knowing ...

Last week the state capture commission led by chief justice Raymond Zondo delivered part 4 of its report.

'We shouldn’t second guess it': Lamola confident NPA will ...

"We shouldn’t second guess them, they are better placed than all of us to tell no lies and claim no easy victories," ...

Those who colluded with Makhubo in improper awarding of ...

Despite former mayor of Johannesburg Geoff Makhubo being deceased, those who possibly conspired with him in the ...

LONG READ | Lynne Brown — The 'Guptas' minister' who ...

Former minister of public enterprises Lynne Brown, along with former president Jacob Zuma, were key figures in enabling ...

Charge ex-Eskom execs and Gupta acolytes Brian Molefe and ...

Chief justice Raymond Zondo, in a scathing report on the capture of Eskom by the Guptas, has recommended their ...

Zondo recommends removal of Zizi Kodwa from deputy state ...

The commission into state capture, headed by chief justice Raymond Zondo, has recommended that President Cyril ...

Fourth part of state capture report to be released on Friday

The presidency will formally receive the fourth part of the state capture commission report on Friday morning.

IN QUOTES | Gwede Mantashe on state capture report: 'We ...

ANC national chairperson and mineral resources and energy minister Gwede Mantashe says he has no regrets about ...

Four big names implicated in volume 3 of the state capture ...

Former president Jacob Zuma, mineral resources and energy minister Gwede Mantashe, former minister Nomvula Mokonyane ...

‘Watson believed he was totally bulletproof with Zuma on ...

The late former Bosasa COO Gavin Watson thought that with former president Jacob Zuma by his side, he was invincible. ...

Third part of state capture inquiry report to be released ...

The next volume of the state capture inquiry report will be released publicly at "around 7pm", the presidency said on ...

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KwaZulu-Natal Floods

News, facts, figures, interviews, views and analysis of the impact of the KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape floods

Cape Town pumps in R36m to repair vandalised water ...

Vandalism of critical water infrastructure is draining Cape Town’s coffers.

Blade Nzimande confirms five courses offered by Walter ...

Higher education minister Blade Nzimande has revealed that five courses offered by the Walter Sisulu University (WSU) ...

Justice minister Ronald Lamola calls on South Africans to ...

"We need to be ambassadors of anti-racism to the world. Our generation needs to be different in every way," said the ...

‘Spud’ school in race row over slur aimed at St John’s ...

Two of SA's top private schools scrapped their annual derby day on Saturday after allegations of a racist slur during a ...

Apartheid crimes have gone largely unpunished while ...

The crime of apartheid (declared in 1966 by the UN) has largely gone unpunished since SA's transition in 1996. Most ...

Maties racism inquiry a ‘noble idea’, says father of ...

The father of the Stellenbosch University student targeted in a racist incident says the proposed commission of inquiry ...

Sheriff jailed for helping herself to R1m from trust account

An Eastern Cape sheriff has been slapped with an eight-year jail sentence for stealing close to R1m from a trust ...

16 taxi passengers burn to death in horror pile-up on N3 in ...

The occupants of a fully laden taxi burned to death in a pile-up involving nine vehicles on the N3 in KwaZulu-Natal on ...

Long Covid is widespread but vaccines offer some ...

More than one in five adults in the US could suffer from long Covid and vaccines offer limited protection against it, ...

Court dismisses SAB's challenge to lockdown regulations ...

The regulations which prohibited the sale, dispensing and distribution of liquor during 2020 were necessary for ...

Impact of car part delays, cookware brand hit by scammers, ...

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

How to correctly use a child seat belt in winter, insurance ...

Parents may unwittingly undermine the protection a child car seat offers in the winter months.

Illegal collection attempts, bogus winnings and useless ...

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

Banking ombud reveals significant increase in complaints ...

A record number of complaints about bank conduct was received by the ombudsman for banking services (OBS) last year, ...

Travel insurance, customer 'service' staffers and trust

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

WENDY KNOWLER | Online retail reviews and selling your car ...

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

Fraudsters, warranties and forfeiting premiums on cancelled ...

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

Kill import tariffs and VAT on chicken, importers urge ...

Massive chicken price hikes have seen many South Africans ditch their favourite protein source for cheaper processed ...

How not to respond when you get a call or SMS about an old ...

It’s right and fair to pay debts to your credit providers, but when a debt has been written off by the company and ...

Visa delays are wrecking South Africans’ travel plans

Visa facilitation centres have not yet ramped up their operations sufficiently to accommodate the increase in bookings ...

R14 for a hot dog roll 'doughnut'?! Baker's off-recipe ...

A supermarket bakery filled hot dog rolls with artificial cream, topped them with colourful sprinkles and called them ...

Gas safety during load-shedding, why your cellphone number ...

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler’s ‘Watch-outs of the week’.

At least 31 die in church stampede in southern Nigeria

At least 31 people died in Nigeria on Saturday during a stampede at a church in the southern Rivers state, a police ...

Congo suspends flights from Rwanda over Kigali's alleged ...

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has summoned Rwanda's ambassador and suspended RwandAir flights to Congo in ...

Monkeypox is endemic in Nigeria. But surveillance isn’t ...

Since the first human case of monkeypox in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the disease has been ...

Death and horror in real time prove our almost limitless ...

The human affinity for blood sport is both ancient and long standing. But there is an even more distressing angle to ...

Resurgent east Congo violence displaces 72,000 in one week

Fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo over the past week between the army and M23 rebel group has forced ...

African Development Bank aims to send emergency fertiliser ...

The African Development Bank is looking to source around 500,000 tonnes of fertiliser for west Africa by the end of ...

Elephant-rich states row back from threat to quit trade body

A group of Southern African countries where two thirds of the world’s African Elephants live rowed back from a threat ...

Billionaire’s seized mines pose quandary for new Zambian ...

Zambia’s new business-friendly president faces a dilemma: risk a political backlash by returning mining shafts seized ...

Ramaphosa to attend AU’s 16th extraordinary summit in ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is on Friday expected to undertake a working visit to Equatorial Guinea to attend the African ...

Africa CDC warns on vaccine hoarding amid monkeypox outbreak

The acting director of Africa's top public health agency said on Thursday that he hoped vaccine hoarding, as seen by ...

Burkina Faso seizes record 115kg of cocaine from vehicle

Customs officers in Burkina Faso seized a record haul of around 115 kilograms of cocaine worth more than $11.5m last ...

PODCAST | Uber talks e-hailing in Africa

Mudiwa Gavaza speaks to Frans Hiemstra, GM for Sub-Saharan Africa at Uber

Russia advances in east; Ukraine calls for longer-range ...

Russian forces have stepped up their assault on the Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk after claiming to have captured ...

Disease experts call on WHO, governments for more action on ...

Some prominent infectious disease experts are pushing for faster action from global health authorities to contain a ...

Iran shows off underground drone base, but not its location ...

The Iranian army has given some details - but not the exact location - of an underground base for its military drones, ...

China signs deal with Samoa as Australia vows Pacific ...

China's foreign minister signed a deal with Samoa on Saturday to strengthen diplomatic relations, while Australia's new ...

Bubs Australia to ship at least 1.25 million baby formula ...

Bubs Australia Ltd plans to ship at least 1.25 million cans of its baby formula to the United States to help ease a ...

Biden running out of options to tame rampaging fuel prices

US President Joe Biden has vowed to do everything in his power to fight record-setting petrol and diesel prices, but ...

New York, Washington in path of thunder — and maybe a ...

Tornado watches have been posted in the US from Maryland to North Carolina.

Japan to 'drastically strengthen' military capability

Japan aims to "drastically strengthen" its military capabilities, according to an economic policy draft seen by ...

Biden administration plans to cancel $10,000 in student ...

The administration of US President Joe Biden is planning to cancel $10,000 in student debt per borrower.

ANALYSIS | Russia's 'political' debt default sets emerging ...

Russia is on the cusp of a unique kind of debt crisis which investors say would be a first time a major emerging market ...

Artificial light may become a new weapon in the fight to ...

Malaria remains a menace across Africa. The continent carries by far the world’s largest disease burden: 94% of cases ...

Twitter investors vote against re-electing Elon Musk ally ...

Twitter Inc investors blocked the re-election of an ally of Elon Musk to the board at an annual meeting on Wednesday

How many bots are on Twitter? The question is difficult to ...

Why are people arguing about the percentage of bot accounts on Twitter?

Prehistoric fossil in Peru sheds light on marine origin of ...

The discovery of a prehistoric crocodile fossil in Peru from around 7 million years ago has given paleontologists more ...

Pollution killing 9-million people a year, Africa hardest ...

Worsening outdoor air pollution and toxic lead poisoning have kept global deaths from environmental contamination at an ...

Twitter's account of deal shows Musk signing without asking ...

Twitter Inc published its account on Tuesday of its deal negotiations with Elon Musk

Musk says $44bn Twitter deal on hold over fake account data

Elon Musk tweeted on Friday that his $44-billion cash deal for Twitter Inc was "temporarily on hold" while he waits for ...

WATCH | Intact, pregnant ichthyosaur fossil recovered from ...

Chilean scientists successfully recovered one of the world's most complete ichthyosaur fossils with intact embryos from ...

End of an era: Apple discontinues its last iPod model

Apple's iPod, a groundbreaking device that upended the music and electronics industries more than two decades ago, is ...

WATCH | Paramedic in a jet suit completes first trial flight

Paramedics in England are being trained to use 3D-printed jet suits to reach stranded casualties.

Chinese unmanned cargo spacecraft docks with space station ...

An unmanned Chinese cargo spacecraft successfully docked with an orbiting space station module on Tuesday in the sixth ...

Europeans want fairer, greener, more agile EU

European Union citizens would like the 27-nation bloc to become fairer, show greater solidarity, lead the fight against ...

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