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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 ...

Alleged underworld boss Nafiz Modack slapped with tax fraud ...

Alleged Cape Town underworld boss Nafiz Modack appeared in court on Wednesday on charges of racketeering, fraud, money ...

WATCH | ‘Babies were trafficked’ says Survé, as Gauteng ...

“Our investigation uncovered horrific stories of baby trafficking and that babies are trafficked from Gauteng to ...

Senior Eskom officials could lose cash if they don't ...

'If your particular power station is not performing at the rate that is required or it is capable of performing at, ...

Two Eastern Cape cops deliver a bouncing baby boy

Two Eastern Cape police officers rolled up their sleeves - not to catch a criminal ... but to catch a bouncing baby boy.

Sipho Pityana takes aim at Prudential Authority, plans to ...

Pityana said the Prudential Authority unlawfully objected to his nomination and that it circumvented procedures.

LISTEN | 'Where are the babies right now?' Independent ...

As Independent releases report on the alleged birth of decuplets to a Gauteng woman, the provincial government says ...

Black Business Council wants to meet Kuben Naidoo over ...

Prominent business leader Sipho Pityana filed papers this week asking the high court to declare that the Prudential ...

WATCH | Earthquake of 3.1 magnitude hits Boksburg

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 on the Richter scale struck Boksburg in Ekurhuleni on Wednesday morning.

EXPLAINER | Here's why Sipho Pityana is heading to court ...

Pityana says he will challenge the Prudential Authority in the North Gauteng High Court for allegedly using what he ...

Murdered Gabisile Shabane's twin says life will never be ...

The twin sister of Gabisile Shabane, the girl with albinism who was murdered for her body parts, on Wednesday told the ...

Probe finds 'Thembisa 10' story was recklessly published ...

An inquiry into reports on the "birth of decuplets" in Thembisa found that Independent Media was reckless in publishing ...

Public protector finds David Masondo did not abuse his ...

The public protector has cleared finance deputy minister David Masondo of any wrongdoing after a complaint that he ...

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.

Middle-class South Africans can’t get enough of loyalty ...

Pulling out a loyalty card at the checkout has become a way of life for shoppers, according to an annual report on the ...

Banks, insurers and Christmas parcels

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

Apple juice recall: Probe opened into company for supplying ...

The National Consumer Commission on Wednesday announced it is pursuing Elgin Fruit Juice for allegedly supplying 'goods ...

Tiger Brands gets labour court order against striking ...

Tiger Brands on Monday obtained an order from the labour court in Johannesburg declaring the strike by workers at its ...

Buyer beware! Consumer ombud issues warning about yet ...

In the past nine months, 328 consumers have lodged complaints with the ombud against online clothing retailer Ana ...

Consumers haul Budget Insurance to advertising watchdog for ...

“Don’t beeetch, sweeetch!” is not offensive, but children should not see it on TV. This is the Advertising Regulatory ...

Woolworths recalls some apple juice cartons due to mould ...

Woolworths has issued an urgent recall for a batch of 200ml branded apple juice cartons that contain a mould toxin.

How 'together' is causing a rift between MTN and Vodacom

The advertising watchdog has given the go-ahead for Vodacom to use the word "together" in its campaigns and adverts.

'Special' offers, receipts & recycling: Wendy Knowler’s ...

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

Congo swears in election chief after disputed nomination

Democratic Republic of Congo's constitutional court on Tuesday swore in an electoral commission chief whose contested ...

Sudan's Burhan says army ousted government to avoid civil ...

Sudan's armed forces chief defended the military's seizure of power, saying he had ousted the government to avoid civil ...

‘They are throwing teargas’: Eswatini police ‘brutalised’ ...

'The police officer said he was going to finish me off since I was faking death,' Mbeketeli Fakudze told TimesLIVE.

Gunmen kill 18 at mosque in northern Nigeria's Niger state

Armed men on motorbikes killed at least 18 people at a mosque in Niger state in northern Nigeria, two residents told ...

Bus blast in Uganda kills two, days after militant attack

An explosion on a bus on Monday killed at least two people in the Ugandan town of Lungala, two days after a bombing in ...

Three people killed after Sudan's military seizes power in ...

Sudan's military seized power from a transitional government on Monday and soldiers killed at least three people and ...

Sudan PM Hamdok under house arrest, civilians movement ...

A military force took the prime minister to “an unknown location”, said another TV channel, Al-Arabiya, citing sources ...

Sudan halts entry of fuel vessels into its waters to avoid ...

Sudan decided to halt the entry of vessels carrying fuel into its territorial waters to avoid incurring fines due to ...

Mnangagwa’s push for a life presidency bolstered by the ...

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s push for a life presidency was this week endorsed by the Zanu-PF youth league ...

Russian, Chinese warships hold first joint patrols in the ...

Russian and Chinese warships held their first joint patrols in the Western part of the Pacific ocean on October 17-23, ...

UN plane aborts landing as air strike hits Ethiopia's Tigray

An Ethiopian government air strike on the capital of the northern Tigray region on Friday forced a U.N. aid flight to ...

Nigerian state to shut camps for people displaced by ...

Nigeria's Borno state, the epicentre of an ongoing Islamist insurgency, will shut all camps that are holding thousands ...

Iraq war veteran pleads guilty to attacking US Capitol ...

A former National Guard member who served in Iraq pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a felony charge of assaulting a US ...

UK's Queen Elizabeth pulls out of COP26 following advice to ...

Britain's Queen Elizabeth has pulled out of the COP26 conference in Glasgow next week after she was advised by doctors ...

Trump tightens grip on social media company after SPAC deal ...

Former US President Donald Trump will be able to retain the ownership of his newly launched social media venture even ...

Rise in human bird flu cases in China shows risk of ...

China is the world's biggest poultry producer and top producer of ducks, which act as a reservoir for flu viruses.

EU countries splinter ahead of crisis talks on energy price ...

European gas prices have hit record highs in autumn and remained at lofty levels, prompting most EU countries to ...

Singapore plans electricity imports to boost security, ...

The Asian city-state will start with trials to resolve technical and regulatory issues over cross-border power trading, ...

With corporate tax off table, US Democrats turn to ...

Democrats were forced to shift to the unorthodox plan in the face of opposition from one of their own senators, Kyrsten ...

Australia plans to force parental consent for minors on ...

Social media companies, which include anonymous forums like Reddit and smartphone dating apps like Bumble, would also ...

'Children are going to die', UN agency warns as Afghanistan ...

Millions of Afghans, including children, could die of starvation unless urgent action is taken to pull Afghanistan back ...

Obama fires up Virginia crowd for governor's race he calls ...

Former US President Barack Obama urged Virginians to re-elect Terry McAuliffe as governor at a rally on Saturday, ...

Fire blazes cargo ship containers off British Columbia

A fire broke out on Saturday on containers on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia, and the ...

Prince Charles says 'dangerously narrow window' to ...

Britain's Prince Charles, in recorded remarks at an environment event in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, said there was a ...

UN warns world 'way off track' as greenhouse gases grow

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record in 2020, the UN weather agency said on Monday, warning that the world ...

In major ocean polluter Philippines, group turns plastic ...

A group of recyclers in the Philippines is trying to ease the country's worsening plastic waste crisis by turning ...

One of world's last two northern white rhinos dropped from ...

One of the world's last two northern white rhinos, a mother and her daughter, is being retired from a breeding ...

Africa urged to wake up to growing state surveillance threat

African governments are using new technology and laws to increase surveillance of opposition figures, researchers warn, ...

Big fossil fuel producers' plans far exceed climate ...

Major economies will produce more than double the amount of coal, oil and gas in 2030 than is consistent with meeting ...

AI can see through you: CEOs’ language under machine ...

CEOs and other managers are increasingly under the microscope as some investors use artificial intelligence to learn ...

Facebook plans to change its name

Social media giant Facebook Inc is planning to rebrand itself with a new name next week, the Verge reported on Tuesday, ...

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build 'metaverse'

Facebook Inc plans to create 10,000 jobs in the European Union over the next five years, the social media giant said on ...

WATCH | SA’s ‘alien’ trees threaten water supply

Thousands of hectares of invasive pine trees are being painstakingly removed to ease Cape Town’s climate-induced water ...

NASA launches first space probe to study Jupiter's Trojan ...

NASA launched a first-of-its kind mission on Saturday to study Jupiter's Trojan asteroids, two large clusters of space ...

France's Thales partners with Google on secure cloud ...

Defence company Thales and Google are partnering to offer state-vetted cloud computing services for the storage of some ...

WATCH | Sunspots seen in Spain as geomagnetic storm expected

Sunspots were seen from Spain's Canary Islands as a geomagnetic storm was expected to reach the Earth.

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