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State Capture Inquiry

All the latest news, opinion and analysis

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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 ...

3,283 Covid-19 patients in hospital as cases increase

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has reported 7,238 new Covid-19 cases in the latest 24-hour cycle, ...

‘This degree is my inheritance from my husband and I ...

When an Mzimkhulu widow steps on the University of Fort Hare graduation stage on Friday, she will remember her husband, ...

'Whatever happened to the deep forensic investigation?' ...

"Whatever happened to the 'deep forensic investigation' into the missing funds meant to help artists during the ...

Covid-19 in numbers: Get the latest figures

Daily updates on the coronavirus pandemic in SA.

KwaZulu-Natal Floods

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

Traffic on N1 into Cape Town down to a trickle after 13 ...

Thousands of commuters who use the N1 to get into Cape Town faced a pre-dawn nightmare on Friday morning after a truck ...

Widow of SA photographer Anton Hammerl, slain by Gaddafi’s ...

The widow of SA-born photographer Anton Hammerl says she has battled to get assistance from the SA government to ...

YOUR COVID-19 QUESTIONS ANSWERED | How did the pandemic ...

Strong economic growth and exports in 2020 and 2021 masked the struggles black farmers experienced during the Covid-19 ...

Flood warning issued for Durban and parts of KZN

The SA Weather Service has issued a yellow level 2 and level 4 disruptive rain warning for parts of KwaZulu-Natal for ...

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KZN floods led to 30,000 job losses or interruptions, says ...

About 30,000 employees across the manufacturing industry are out of work because of the KwaZulu-Natal floods last month ...

Government trying to identify suitable land so KZN flood ...

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala on Thursday said although service providers had been appointed to build 1,810 ...

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’.

Cellphone insurance & returning 'partially used' goods ...

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

Refunds are on the table for grounded Kulula passengers

Good news for the thousands whose Kulula flights were cancelled during the airline’s recent five-day grounding — Comair ...

Nigeria's Lagos bans 'nuisance' motorbike taxis from most ...

Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos said on Wednesday it will ban motorcycle taxis from operating in most of the ...

Mozambique detects first case of polio in 30 years

Mozambique on Wednesday declared a polio outbreak after the virus was detected in a child living in the northeastern ...

Burkina Faso rescuers find no survivors in flooded mine's ...

Rescue workers have found no survivors in a rescue chamber deep inside a flooded zinc mine in Burkina Faso, the ...

EU leaves military training in Mali suspended, stops short ...

The EU will leave its military training mission in Mali suspended, but will not terminate it for the time being, the ...

Biden approves redeployment of under 500 ground troops to ...

US president Joe Biden has authorised the redeployment of fewer than 500 American troops into Somalia.

Zimbabwe lifts ban on bank lending it imposed to stop ...

Business groups had warned that the lending freeze would hurt commerce and worsen Zimbabwe's economic crisis.

Kenya presidential contenders pick rights champion, ...

Kenya's top two presidential candidates have announced their running mates, with veteran contender Raila Odinga opting ...

Nigeria's Sokoto state declares curfew over student killing ...

Nigeria's Sokoto state has declared an immediate 24-hour curfew to quell protests demanding the release of suspects in ...

Somalia's new president to be elected by parliament behind ...

Hundreds of Somali parliamentarians will meet on Sunday in a heavily-fortified airport hangar to choose a new president ...

Zim cops ban use of hand-held spikes to stop vehicles after ...

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) have banned the use of hand-held spikes by traffic officers to stop vehicles ...

Ten Nigerian cabinet ministers resign to run in next year's ...

Ten Nigerian cabinet ministers, including the junior petroleum minister, have resigned to run in next year's election, ...

Nigerian student beaten, burned to death over 'blasphemous' ...

A female Nigerian student was beaten to death and set on fire by fellow students who accused her of posting ...

Elon Musk denies he sexually harassed flight attendant on ...

Billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter late on Thursday to denounce as "utterly untrue" claims in a news report that he ...

Five die after tugboat sinks off southern Italy

Five people died after a tugboat sank off the southern Italian coast while pulling a pontoon on a route between Italy ...

Britain offers smallpox shot as monkey pox cases spread in ...

A smattering of monkeypox cases in Britain has prompted authorities to offer a smallpox vaccine to some healthcare ...

PM Johnson escapes further fines as London police end ...

Johnson has faced widespread calls from opposition politicians and some in his own party for him to resign over the ...

Drought ravages some French crops, key regions uncertain

Extremely dry weather has caused severe damage to grain crops in some parts of France and substantial rain will be ...

Ukraine to seek damages from Russia over huge environmental ...

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has caused huge environmental damage for which Kyiv will seek compensation in ...

EXPLAINER | Washington holds key to Russia's sovereign ...

The prospect of a Russia sovereign default is moving centre stage again with a deadline for a US licence allowing ...

Mastercard to cover employee travel, lodging for ...

Mastercard Inc on Wednesday said it will fund travel and lodging for employees seeking abortions outside their home ...

More Ukraine fighters surrendering in Mariupol, Russia says

Moscow said nearly 700 more Ukrainian fighters had surrendered in Russian-held Mariupol as it shored up a key gain in ...

North Korea boosts production of drugs, medical supplies to ...

North Korea is ramping up production of drugs and medical supplies including sterilisers and thermometers as it battles ...

Russian rouble returns to gains as tax payments loom

The rouble has become the best-performing currency this year despite a full-scale economic crisis, artificially ...

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 ...

China's sea levels touched new high in 2021, government ...

China's sea levels reached their highest on record last year, swollen by rising water temperatures and the melting of ...

Emperor Penguin at serious risk of extinction due to ...

The emperor penguin, which roams Antarctica's frozen tundra and chilly seas, is at severe risk of extinction in the ...

Wrangle over EU carbon market revamp threatens climate ...

Officials and lawmakers negotiating an overhaul of the EU carbon market are struggling to reach a compromise over plans ...

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