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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 ...

What you said: Sorry, Zuma. SA is not sliding towards a ...

"He created a messy democracy and now that he's powerless he's spitting fire just to get attention," claimed one reader.

Fire destroys impounded vehicles at NW traffic department

Five impounded vehicles were destroyed by a fire at the Rustenburg traffic department in North West.

Data breach at African Bank’s debt collector partner ...

Personal data, including that of a number of African Bank loan customers under debt review, has been compromised after ...

KZN father alleged to have repeatedly raped daughter over ...

The team of social workers spent hours speaking with the 21-year-old victim and she detailed how her father allegedly ...

RECORDED | Court hears John Hlophe’s urgent application to ...

The Johannesburg high court is on Wednesday hearing Western Cape judge president John Hlophe's urgent application to ...

Western Cape early childhood centres in limbo due to ...

MEC Sharna Gail Fernandez described the verification process by the national department as dysfunctional.

SIU granted order to freeze accounts of Gauteng hospital ...

The Special Investigating Unit has been granted an order to freeze R7.9m held in the accounts of a service provider and ...

‘Who in hell did we offend to deserve this horror show?’ — ...

Advocate Dali Mpofu’s arguments on behalf of former president Jacob Zuma saw him top the Twitter trends list on Tuesday.

SA man smashes world record in epic run for mental health

Johannesburg businessman Henry Cock has smashed a Guinness World Record by running 76 half marathons in 76 days in an ...

Alex protester dies after illegal electricity cut-off ...

A protester was killed in Alexandra after an operation by City Power to cut off illegal connections on Tuesday.

Cape's sand Fynbos plant that won't die

Major habitats of the plant include the endangered Cape Flats Dune Strandveld and the critically endangered Cape Flats ...

Child maintenance prioritised as justice department probes ...

The department of justice and constitutional development says it is working tirelessly to restore services to the ...

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 ...

Egypt's former military ruler Tantawi, key player in ...

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, the former head of the military council that ruled Egypt temporarily after the 2011 ...

Hundreds storm Namibia parliament ahead of German genocide ...

Germany apologised on May 28 for its role in the slaughter of Herero and Nama tribespeople and officially described the ...

Trickery will not stand in our way, says Zim opposition ...

According to MDC Alliance spokesperson Fadzayi Mahere the youth of Zimbabwe will show Zanu-PF who's boss in Zimbabwe ...

Massive uncut diamond extracted in Botswana's Karowe Mine ...

In a bid to drum up investor appetite for rough, natural diamonds, mining company Lucara Diamond Corp and manufacturer ...

Sudan says coup thwarted, accuses Bashir loyalists

Sudanese authorities said they had foiled an attempted coup on Tuesday, accusing loyalists of ousted president Omar ...

Netflix offers free plan in Kenya to entice new subscribers

Netflix Inc on Monday began offering a free mobile plan with about one-quarter of its TV shows and movies in Kenya, a ...

Rwandan court finds 'Hotel Rwanda' film hero guilty in ...

A Rwandan court on Monday sentenced Paul Rusesabagina, a one-time hotel manager portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood film ...

Rwandan court finds 'Hotel Rwanda' film hero guilty in ...

Since being portrayed by actor Don Cheadle as the hero of the 2004 film 'Hotel Rwanda', Paul Rusesabagina emerged as a ...

Rwanda court to rule on case of Rusesabagina, hero of ...

A Rwandan court is expected to rule on Monday in the case of Paul Rusesabagina, a one-time hotel manager portrayed as a ...

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 ...

Body found in Wyoming is 'consistent' with missing Gabby ...

Police and FBI agents searching a national park in Wyoming have found a body “consistent” with missing Gabby Petito, a ...

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 strikes near Melbourne, ...

An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck near Melbourne in Australia on Wednesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for ...

Shots fired at car carrying Ukraine president's aide; ...

Shots were fired at a car carrying Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's principal aide on Wednesday morning, ...

Brazil's health minister tests positive for Covid-19, ...

Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga tested positive for Covid-19 hours after accompanying President Jair ...

Biden, UK's Johnson talk trade and trains in White House ...

US President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday discussed the dangers of climate change and ...

Judge sets May for possible trial of 'Proud Boys' facing ...

A federal judge on Tuesday set May 18 as a tentative date for the start of a trial of four men allegedly affiliated ...

At UN, Biden promises 'relentless diplomacy,' not Cold War

Discussing oppression of racial, ethnic and religious minorities, Biden singled out China's Xinjiang region where ...

Biden nominee for key China export post expects Huawei to ...

US President Joe Biden's nominee to a post overseeing export policy on China said on Tuesday he sees Chinese telecoms ...

Germans shocked by killing of cashier after Covid-19 mask ...

German politicians expressed shock on Tuesday over the killing of a 20-year old petrol station worker after an argument ...

Pope jokes that some wanted him dead, were planning conclave

Pope Francis has joked that some people wanted him dead and said some churchmen had started to prepare a conclave to ...

Earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes offshore Bio-Bio, Chile - ...

An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck offshore Bio-Bio in Chile on Tuesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological ...

WATCH | Body camera footage, 911 call reveal clues in Gabby ...

TimesLIVE video takes you through body camera footage, a 911 recording of a domestic dispute and other evidence in the ...

From fruit leftovers to bandages: Scientists turn food ...

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore are tackling food waste by turning discarded durian husks ...

SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew ...

The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the ...

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, ...

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