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Dr Venicia McGhie

How Dr Venicia McGhie Went From Domestic Worker To UWC Professor

Cape Town - Dr Venicia McGhie’s life story continues to inspire.From humble beginnings as a domestic worker to achieving her PhD in Education from Stellenbosch University.And as of next January, McGhie will be an...
Eskom power plant

There Is Still A High Risk For Load Shedding For Tuesday

Eskom says there is is a high risk for load shedding on Tuesday, because the system remains vulnerable.Spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe tweeted on Tuesday morning that the decision may be reviewed if the grid becomes...
BLF

BLF Claims It’s Financially Overwhelmed By Legal Cases Against It

JOHANNESBURG - The Black First Land movement says it no longer has money to fight its court cases. The group was in the Equality Court on Tuesday in the matter between itself and a...
Tom Moyane

Court Dismisses Moyane’s Bid To Overturn His Dismissal

Former SARS commissioner Tom Moyane's bid to get his job back has been dismissed by the North Gauteng High Court with costs.In handing down judgment, Judge Hans Fabricius said the matter was not urgent....
Controversial Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso during his rape and human trafficking trial.

Omotoso To Face Judge He Is Running Away From

CAPE TOWN - Judge Mandela Makaula will still preside over the case of Pastor Timothy Omotoso and his co-accused. This is after the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed an application to have the judge...
Pule Mabe

ANCWL Calling For Pule Mabe’s Suspension Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Following allegations of sexual harassment against ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe, the ANC Women’s League has called for his suspension.In a statement issued on Monday night, the ANCWL said it had noted the "disturbing reports" alleging...
Mortimer Saunders

Child Killer Mortimer Saunders Set To Be Sentenced

CAPE TOWN - Convicted child killer Mortimer Saunders is expected to be sentenced on Tuesday.The Elsies River man has been convicted of the rape and premeditated murder of three-year-old Courtney Pieters.Saunders was arrested shortly after the little...
fire

WATCH: Driver Seriously Hurt After MyCiTi Bus Is Set Alight In Woodstock

Cape Town – Another MyCiTi bus was set alight in Woodstock on Monday night. According to the City's Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson, Theo Layne, "the driver of the bus sustained serious injuries", while...
cars

WATCH: Employees’ Cars Set Alight At Germiston Plastics Factory As Violent Protests Continue

Several employees of plastics bottle manufacturer Mpact had their cars set alight by unknown people at its plant in Wadeville on Monday, IOL reported. The factory itself reportedly also suffered damage.The company is currently embroiled...

Tom Moyane Awaits Court Decision On Bid To Set Aside Axing As SARS Boss

PRETORIA - Former Sars commissioner Tom Moyane could find out on Tuesday whether he'll get his job back.Moyane approached the High Court in Pretoria last week to review and set aside the president's decision to sack him so...
students

South African Students Win R50,000 In The Universities Business Challenge

The Overlings from Mangosuthu University of Technology are the 2018 winners of Cognity Advisory’s Universities Business Challenge (UBC), sponsored by General Electric (GE). The winning team of four students are walking away with R50,000...
Takealot Tour of Good Hope

Tour of Good Hope Lands UCI Status

The Takealot Tour of Good Hope’s elevation to UCI status for 2019 will ensure that one of South Africa’s premier road tours is a drawcard for local and international competitors. It is the first time...

Inquiry Into Fitness Of Jiba and Mrwebi Imminent

Johannesburg - President Cyril Ramaphosa wants the inquiry into the fitness of advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to hold office to be held as soon as possible. This is so by early next...
Omotoso

Omotoso Rape Trial Postponed To Early Next Year

The rape trial of controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso has been postponed to early next year. The Port Elizabeth court is waiting for the outcome of a Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) decision on his...
AB Xuma Primary school in Orlando

Former Soweto Scholar Patrol Guard Faces Judgement In Sex Abuse Case

JOHANNESBURG – A former Soweto scholar patrol guard is expected to learn his fate on Monday as the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court delivers judgment in his sexual abuse case.Johannes Molefe is standing trial for...

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