Mon, 21 October, 2019

Social Workers Deployed To North West Schools After 7 Learners Killed In Car Crash

The North West Education Department said pupils at three schools were receiving counselling after their peers died in a car accident.Seven pupils, between the ages of 11 and 15, were...

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba Resigns From DA

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba announced his resignation from the Democratic Alliance (DA) and as Joburg mayor.Mashaba was speaking at a media briefing on Monday following the announcement of...

Watch Live: Herman Mashaba Briefs The Media; Will He Resign As JHB Mayor And DA Member?

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba is on Monday briefing the media amid speculation that he's going to resign as a member of the Democratic Alliance (DA).His resignation would come after the announcement...

Former SAA Chairperson Dudu Myeni’s Court Case To Get Underway

The case against former South African Airways chairperson Dudu Myeni is expected to get underway in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday morning.The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) wants the court to declare...

President Cyril Ramaphosa: Permanent Eskom CEO Will Be Appointed Soon

From the desk of the President.Dear Fellow South African,The unexpected load-shedding last week disrupted the lives of millions of people in their homes, workplaces...

Vault Of Dreams: How Matric Exam Papers Are Kept Under Lock And Key

As the matric class of 2019 gears up to start written exams on Wednesday, security and the prevention of leaks will be top of mind for officials.But have...

SCA Decision To Determine Omotoso’s Trial On Charges Outside PE

It remains unclear when witnesses will be called to testify in the sex trafficking trial of controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso and two others.Proceedings will resume in the Port...

No Load Shedding Expected Today, But Could Be Implemented Last Minute-Eskom

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has good news for South Africans as no load shedding is expected for Monday.The cash-strapped state-owned enterprise said this was due to many of its units back...

Man Accused Of Raping Reiger Park Toddler (2) To Appear In Court Today

The man accused of raping a two-year baby girl in Reiger Park is due to appear in court on Monday.Police said the 35-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted the...

Light Cargo Vehicle Laws Under Spotlight After 13 Deaths Over The Weekend

Traffic laws concerning light cargo vehicles have been brought into the spotlight after 13 people died in accidents in two provinces this past weekend.Six people died in two...

Senior DA Members Fail To Convince Mashaba Not To Resign

As Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba prepares to resign from the Democratic Alliance (DA) on Monday morning, Helen Zille has hit out at him saying she contributed to the fight against apartheid while...

Helen Zille Is The New DA Federal Council Chair

Helen Zille has on Sunday been announced as the new Democratic Alliance (DA) Federal Council chair.Zille entered the race a few weeks ago, joining Athol Trollip, Mike...

No Load Shedding Today But Power System Remains Constrained – Eskom

Despite assuring that there won’t be load shedding on Sunday, Eskom said its power system remained constrained.After four straight days of blackouts, the utility said load shedding...

Outa Welcomes Court Judgment Dismissing Jiba’s Attempt To Get Job Back

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has welcomed the Western Cape High Court judgment dismissing Nomgcobo Jiba's bid to get her job back.Jiba had asked the court to...

DA To Elect New Fedex Chair, Assess ‘Dismal’ Election Performance Today

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will on Sunday elect a new Federal Council chair as the party assessed its dismal performance during this year's general election.Helen Zille,...

KZN Officials Look To ‘New Role-Players’ After Third Fatal School Stabbing

The Kwazulu-Natal Department of Education said it would rope in new role-players to end violence in schools.Last week three schoolchildren were killed after being stabbed by their fellow...

Maimane Calls On Federal Council Members To Focus On DA’s Future Growth

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has called on members of the Federal Council to focus their attention on building the DA of the future as they elect the new council chair...

Malfunctioning Equipment The Reason Why We Are Load Shedding – Eskom

Eskom on Friday said it would implement stage 1 load shedding on Saturday due to malfunctioning equipment at its Medupi Power Station.The struggling utility said...

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Michael Cheika Quits As Wallabies Coach

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika quit Sunday after their humiliating World Cup quarterfinal exit against England, drawing the curtain on a five-year reign that started strongly but ended in criticism and disappointment.

Japan Prays For New ‘Miracle’

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FA Cup Tie Abandoned With Players ‘Frightened’

An FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town was abandoned on Saturday after allegations that players were racially abused and spat on.The players of seventh-tier...

Ireland’s Schmidt Signs Off With Scars

A "broken" Joe Schmidt signed off as Ireland coach with a crushing loss to his native New Zealand that condemned the Irish team to a record seventh World Cup quarter-final exit.

Calls Mount For Cheika To Go After Wallabies ‘Flogging’

Australian rugby has been "plunged back into the darkness" by their "humiliating" quarter-final World Cup exit, domestic media said Sunday, with calls for coach Michael Cheika to be quickly replaced.

New Spring Dishes Grace The Table At Grande Provence

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