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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 ...

Free State man faces attempted murder charge for stabbing ...

A 30-year-old Free State man is facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly stabbing a 14-year-old girl multiple ...

Ex-FNB staffer charged over R400,000 theft from wealthy ...

A former FNB employee has been arrested for allegedly stealing R400,000 from a German national’s bank account.

Giraffes fight fair by picking on a rival their own size, ...

When it comes to sparring over mates, giraffes - unlike the average human bar brawler - tend to pick on rivals their ...

Police probing death of two men on fishing vessel off Cape ...

An investigation is under way into the death of two men on board a fishing vessel off the Cape west coast on Friday.

Tito Mboweni calls for ‘real transformation’, says white ...

The former minister said if SA ignores the issue of reconciliation, everyone will lose.

Cape candle firm boss in court for Covid-19 relief fund ...

The Hawks have swooped on a Western Cape candle maker for alleged Covid-19 relief fund fraud.

Police officer and court interpreter bust for illegal ...

The Hawks have swooped on a police officer and a court interpreter for alleged illegal rhino horn dealing.

Courier firm’s Dial-a-Naaimasjien ad not offensive, ...

A TV advertisement, which was clearly crafted in a way that plays on the more vulgar meaning of the word “naai”, will ...

Covid-19 in numbers: Get the latest figures

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

Gauteng school principal fired for demanding a kiss from ...

A Pretoria school principal fired for inappropriately hugging his personal assistant and demanding a kiss has failed in ...

Six Joburg parachutists survive crash after ‘pilot error’ ...

Six parachutists and the co-pilot were knocked unconscious but survived when their plane crashed at Carletonville ...

Covid-19 doctors ready to take the plunge in snorkel masks ...

When the next Covid-19 wave crashes down on healthworkers, snorkelling equipment could save them.

FNB Connect ranks highest for customer satisfaction in SA ...

SPONSORED | Customers appreciate the value of an integrated telco offering

Price gouging forces Competition Commission to act against ...

Covid-19 provided the Competition Commission with a crash course in how to successfully bring price-gouging companies ...

Tuesday is D-Day for postal deliveries Down Under

Want to send a parcel to loved ones in Australia? Best you head to your nearest post office right away.

Invoice scammers have upped their game, navigating Uber ...

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler summarises news you can use.

Cellphone companies ring big changes in small print, so ...

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

Standard Bank’s lockdown PIN snafu costs its customers ...

All fraudsters needed was an ID, credit card and cellphone, and the bank’s self-service divulged the security code

Lovers targeted in 'courier' scam & cellphone insurance ...

Fraudsters spend months grooming their victims into believing that they are in a relationship with them, before sending ...

Don’t get stiffed on car warranties, or fall for ‘money ...

KOO product recall update: It’s up to the retailer to decide whether they’ll refund in cash or with a voucher “equal in ...

Lowdown on returns after looting, generic cellphone ...

Supermarkets have no right to refuse to refund you for your recalled tins of Koo veggies if you don’t have a till slip ...

Covid-19 anti-vaxxers face being hit with increased ...

Refusal to be vaccinated will be treated similarly to smoking or lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, says insurer

Koo recall: None of the cans were supplied to other food ...

The company which manufactured the millions of cans recalled this week by Tiger Brands - due to a minute risk of very ...

Passengers stranded as Mango Airlines suspends flights

Hundreds of Mango ticket holders were left stranded at Joburg’s OR Tambo and Cape Town international airports on ...

West African bloc imposes sanctions on Guinea junta

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) imposed sanctions against the junta in Guinea on Thursday and ...

Somalia's president suspends PM's power to hire and fire ...

Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has suspended the prime minister's power to hire and fire officials, he ...

Zimbabwe artist turns worthless old Mugabe-era banknotes ...

If anyone doesn't need reminding that banknotes are just worthless pieces of paper, it is Zimbabweans: more than a ...

Nigerian jet thought to have killed 9 civilians in pursuit ...

The Nigerian air force said on Thursday it may have killed and injured civilians while pursuing suspected Islamist ...

Police beat journalist, fire tear gas during Congo election ...

Police beat a journalist and fired tear gas to disperse a small crowd in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital ...

'Serious decisions': West African leaders to hold summit on ...

West African leaders will meet on Thursday to decide how to respond to the coup in Guinea and how to pressure the junta ...

Eritrean and Tigrayan forces killed and raped refugees

Eritrean soldiers and Tigrayan militias raped, detained and killed Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s northern region of ...

Somaliland police arrests man attempting to smuggle 200 ...

Police in Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region have arrested a man at an airport as he tried to smuggle 200 lizards to ...

France criticises deal bringing Russian mercenaries into ...

France's foreign minister on Tuesday criticised plans that would bring Russian mercenaries into Mali, saying such a ...

Egypt reopens ancient King Djoser's southern tomb to ...

Egypt on Tuesday reopened to tourists the 4,700-year-old southern tomb of King Djoser at the pyramid of Saqqara after a ...

Guinea junta starts transitional government talks following ...

Guinea's new military rulers began consultations with political, religious and business leaders on Tuesday which they ...

Tunisian president rejects dialogue with 'traitors'

Tunisia's President Kais Saied said on Tuesday he would not do deals with those he described as "traitors", an apparent ...

Australian police clash with anti-lockdown protesters, ...

Australia's police arrested 235 people in Melbourne and 32 in Sydney on Saturday at unsanctioned anti-lockdown rallies ...

'We are not criminals': migrants protest in southern Mexico

Hundreds of migrants stuck in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas on Wednesday protested against the country's ...

Coronavirus compounds climate disasters but shows action ...

The coronavirus has made it harder for authorities to respond to disasters caused by extreme weather fuelled by climate ...

Pro-Putin ruling party seeks new majority as Russia votes

Russia goes to the polls on Friday to elect a new parliament in a three-day vote that the ruling United Russia party is ...

TSA bolsters airport security ahead of pro-Trump rally at ...

Travelers arriving at the airport nearest Washington, DC, will face increased security in the run-up to a planned ...

Say what?! Drunk man blames ghosts for setting his house on ...

Throws back to the time the "drunk, stoned and naked" man set his house on fire baking cookies on the grill.

Russia's Putin to remain in Covid-19 isolation for "a few ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he would have to spend "a few days" in self-isolation after dozens of ...

Dutch to introduce 'corona' pass despite strong opposition

The Netherlands will require proof of a Covid-19 vaccination or a recent negative coronavirus test for entry to bars, ...

These are the countries making Covid-19 vaccines mandatory

A growing number of countries are making jabs compulsory for public servants or travellers.

Kremlin critic Navalny's allies say vote Communist to hurt ...

Allies of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny urged Russians on Wednesday to vote for the Communist Party at a ...

US Gulf Coast oil companies resume Ida recovery as Nicholas ...

The Texas ports that had closed for vessel traffic ahead of the storm also reopened on Wednesday, the US Coast Guard ...

WATCH | Floating like an astronaut for a day

While billionaires blast off into space, there’s a less expensive alternative for those who want to experience zero ...

Chinese astronauts return after 90-day mission to space ...

Three Chinese astronauts returned to earth on Friday after a 90-day visit to an unfinished space station in the ...

WhatsApp launches test of in-app business directory

Facebook's messaging service WhatsApp on Wednesday launched a new feature to make it possible to search for businesses ...

WATCH | World's biggest carbon-sucking plant opens in ...

Swiss start-up Climeworks, which specializes in capturing carbon dioxide directly from the air, has partnered with ...

South Korean antitrust agency fines Google $177m for ...

South Korea's antitrust regulator on Tuesday fined Alphabet Inc's Google 207 billion won ($176.64 million), saying the ...

Britain announces biggest auction round in renewable energy ...

The latest round, its fourth, aims to double renewable electricity capacity secured compared to the third round, when ...

WATCH | Facebook unveils its first smart glasses

Facebook launched its first smart glasses on Thursday in a step toward its aim of offering true augmented-reality ...

WATCH | UJ's AI dog climbs stairs, rolls over as student ...

University of Johannesburg has a track record of driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution and artificial intelligence ...

NASA rover Perseverance collects first Martian rock sample

NASA's Mars science rover Perseverance has collected and stashed away the first of numerous mineral samples that the US ...

WATCH | Bikers cycle 'under water' through Belgian lake

Belgian cyclists come eye-to-eye with the ducks on a bike path which cuts through a lake in the east of the country, ...

WATCH | Bionic arm restores feeling of touch and movement

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic say they have developed a cutting-edge prosthetic that restores natural arm ...

WATCH | Big bucks expected for 'Big John' as triceratops ...

The fossilised remains of 'Big John', the largest triceratops dinosaur ever discovered by paleontologists, will be sold ...

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