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Actress Jada Pinkett Smith with her husband Will Smith and their kids Jaden and Willow.

Jada Pinkett Smith’s Marriage To Will Smith Isn’t ‘Perfect’

Jada Pinkett Smith insists her marriage isn't "perfect", as she says she and Will Smith speak openly about their romance struggles in order to prove that no relationship is without difficulty.
President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Public Protector’s Records Into Ramaphosa Campaign Donation Probe Sealed

Deputy Judge President Aubrey Ledwaba has temporarily sealed the Public Protector's records related to her investigation of President Cyril Ramaphosa's African National Congress (ANC) election funding as requested by the president.
Jeremy Sias, 27, Charles Daniels, 39, and Shiraaz Jaftha, 34, appeared briefly in the Athlone Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of Meghan Cremer.

2 Of 3 Murder Suspects In Meghan Cremer Case Abandon Bail Applications

Two of the three men implicated in the murder of 30-year-old Meghan Cremer from Philippi have abandoned their bail applications.Jeremy Sias, Charles Daniels and Shiraaz Jaftha appeared in the Athlone...
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Pretoria High Court: Mkhwebane Showed ‘Total Disregard’ For The Taxpayer

The High Court in Pretoria has found Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has shown total disregard for the taxpayer which is among the reasons the court ordered personal costs against her.Judge Ronel...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF)

South Africa’s Public Debt Is ‘Becoming Uncomfortable’ – IMF

South Africa’s public debt, which is approaching rating agencies’ red line of 60% of economic output, is reaching uncomfortable levels, an IMF official said on Thursday.Public finances in...
Thousands of people including relatives of the victims gathered at a baseball field in the Texas city for a memorial service to honour those killed early this month in El Paso.

El Paso Unites For Memorial Service To Honour Mass Shooting Victims

The grieving US community of El Paso came together Wednesday night, standing up to the hatred that took the lives of 22 people, many of them Hispanic, in a mass shooting.
The AA expects a fuel price increase for September.

AA Predicts Fuel Price Increase For September

The Automobile Association (AA) is warning the price of petrol could increase by up to 10 cents a litre next month.It is predicting a rise of 12 cents in the...
Home Affairs has wavered visa requirements for some countries in bid to boost tourism

South Africa Waivers Visa For Some Countries In Bid To Boost Tourism

South Africa on Thursday announced visa waivers for four countries in a bid to boost tourism amid an economic crisis and falling visitor numbers.Visitors from Qatar, Saudi Arabia,...
NHI bill

Board Of Healthcare Funders Supports NHI Bill

The Board of Healthcare Funders has come out in support of the new National Health Insurance Bill.The Health Minister sent the Bill to parliament this month. It seeks to...
Carrol Boyes

Renowned SA Artist Carrol Boyes Dies

Renowned South African artist and designer Carrol Boyes has died.The businesswoman passed away last night. The company spokesperson said a statement would be released shortly.
Jason Rohde at Western Cape High Court on trial for the murder of his wife Susan Rohde.

Jason Rohde Denied Bail Pending Appeal

Convicted wife killer Jason Rohde has lost his bid to be released from prison pending his appeal.Rohde was hoping to be granted bail while he waited for his...
AfriForum wants to see results over the Western Cape farm safety plans.

AfriForum Wants To See Action Over Western Cape Farm Safety Plans

A lobby group said that plans for greater safety measures around Western Cape farms had yet to yield fruit.AfriForum was speaking in the wake two recent attacks on farms...
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Court Orders Public Protector Mkhwebane To Pay 7% Of Estina Dairy Case

The Public Protector has suffered another legal defeat.The High Court in Pretoria on Thursday ruled that she was personally liable for a fraction of costs in the case...
Scores of women gathered outside the Athlone Magistrates Court on 15 August 2019 where the three men accused Meghan Cremer's murder appeared in court.

Meghan Cremer Murder Accused Set To Make Bail Applications

Scores of women have gathered outside the Athlone Magistrates Court where three men accused of the murder of a Philippi woman are expected to apply for bail.Jeremy Sias,...
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Watch Live: State Capture Inquiry Focuses On Estina Dairy Project

The state capture inquiry resumes on Thursday with testimony from former Free State Department of Agriculture Head of Department Peter Thabede relating to the Estina dairy farm project.

Something To Ponder

Marikana – We Must Not Forget16th August 2012, 34 miners lost their lives during a strike that was meant to pressurise for better wages from their...

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