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Mike Mabuyakhulu

Asset Forfeiture Unit Seizes ANC’s Mike Mabuyakhulu’s Assets

The homes of top ANC KwaZulu-Natal politician Mike Mabuyakhulu and seven of his co-accused in a corruption case have been raided by KwaZulu-Natal's Asset Forfeiture Unit on Thursday.They were seized, along with the cars.Hawks spokesperson Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo says the seizures were related to their involvement in the North Sea...
SA Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago

Reserve Bank To Announce Decision On Repo Rate Today

JOHANNESBURG – The Reserve Bank is set to announce its decision on the repo rate on Thursday afternoon after raising the rate at its meeting in November.The repo rate was increased by 25 basis points to 6.75%.Governor Lesetja Kganyago listed rising inflation and the weak rand as major factors driving the bank's decision.Pensioners...

Interviews Conducted With Missing Linathi Titshala’s Family Not Adding Up: SAPS

CAPE TOWN - There's still no sign of a missing Delft girl, Linathi Tishala.Nine-year-old Titshala was last seen on 16 December but days of searching have come up empty-handed.The Delft community policing authorities have been helping.The Western Cape Missing Persons Unit's Candice Van der Rheede says interviews conducted with family...
A billboard in Johannesburg's city centre unveiled by the DA, which states: the ANC is killing us.

ANC To Take On DA Over ‘Killing South Africans’ Accusation

The African National Congress (ANC) says it will take the Democratic Alliance (DA) on through the appropriate channels provided by the country's electoral laws after the opposition party accused it of killing South Africans.The DA marched through parts of the CBD on Wednesday where it unveiled a billboard listing the names of the...
East London Zoo

East London Zoo Animals Remain Confined In Small Barren Enclosures

By Louzel Lombard SteynThis is a story about a lonely bear in a pit, a jaguar with nowhere to run or trees to climb, a vulture with nowhere to fly and the cruelty of a zoo that doesn’t seem to care.More than a year ago the East London Zoo, run...
Transnet Board Chairperson Popo Molefe.

Molefe Compares Corruption At Transnet To Horror Movie

Transnet board chairperson Popo Molefe says the corruption at the state-owned entity is nothing short of a horror movie, accusing those at the helm of being professional thieves.Molefe is briefing the media in Sandton on Thursday morning on turn-around strategies the new board, which was appointed last May, is working on.A number...
Road deaths are to be partially blames on corrupt officials says transport department

Department Of Transport Partially Blames Corrupt Officials For Road Deaths Increase

The Transport Department says that corrupt police officials are partially to blame for the increased number of road deaths in the country.Minister Blade Nzimande released the preliminary figures in Pretoria on Wednesday, with figures showing an increase in fatalities from this holiday season, compared to the same time last...
Debbie Schafer

WCED To Comply With Court Order To Reopen Uitsig School

CAPE TOWN - The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) says that it is studying a judgment paving the way for Uitzig High School to be reopened.A Western Cape High Court ruling on Wednesday permitted schooling at the facility to continue, pending the outcome of a Supreme Court appeal.The same court last year ruled...
Janusz Walus

SACP Welcomes Rejection Of Parole For Janusz Walus

PRETORIA - The South African Communist Party (SACP) has welcomed the decision to reject parole for Janusz Walus, saying that he does not deserve to be free for murdering party leader Chris Hani.Justice Minister Michael Masutha announced in Pretoria on Wednesday that Walusz will have to wait at least another six months...
Angelo Agrizzi

Bosasa Spent Millions A Month On Bribes, Former Exec Tells Zondo...

JOHANNESBURG – Former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi has revealed to the state capture commission that the facilities company spent between R4 million and R5 million in a cash a month on bribing officials and politicians for contracts and tenders.He testified at the inquiry on Wednesday and is expected to be back on the...
Joburg DA Supporters

Joburg DA Supporters Call For Change In National Leadership

Democratic Alliance (DA) supporters in Johannesburg have called for a change of the national leadership with the country going to the polls in May.Marching under the banner 'The ANC Is Killing Us', supporters were led by the party's leadership through parts of the Johannesburg CBD as part of their...
Janusz Waluz

Justice Minister Denies Parole For Chris Hani Killer Janusz Waluz

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Advocate Michael Masutha has once again denied the parole application of Janusz Waluz, who is currently serving a life sentence for the 1993 murder of Chris Hani.Masutha failed to meet a court-imposed deadline to make a decision on parole for Waluz.His accomplice, Clive Derby-Lewis,...
SA Festive Road Season Fatalities

SA Festive Road Season Fatalities Hit 1,612

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has reported that 1,612 people died on South African roads during the festive season, which covers the period from 1 December 2018 to 8 January 2019.The minister briefed the media on the festive season road safety reportWATCH: Festive season road death tollMin Nzimande: According to preliminary figures,...

Angelo Agrizzi: ‘Near-Death Experience Made Me Expose Corruption at Bosasa’

JOHANNESBURG - Former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi says it took him a while to expose corruption at the facility’s company because he had a near-death experience but now wants to rectify his mistakes.Agrizzi is testifying at the state capture commission which resumed on Wednesday morning.The company, which is believed...
classroom

EC’S King Edward High School Rejects Racism Claims

CAPE TOWN - The King Edward High School in Matatiele in the Eastern Cape has rejected racism claims.The school governing body held a meeting on Tuesday night to discuss the claims made against them.This follows reports of alleged racism at the school.It is believed that the grade one group has...

World News

The Zimbabwe government has restored internet services but social media sites remain blocked.

Zimbabwe Internet Restored But Social Media Remains Blocked

Zimbabwe's paranoid government Wednesday restored the internet but kept social media sites blocked as tensions...
US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.

Pelosi Urges Trump To Reschedule State Of The Union Address As Shutdown Continues

With the partial US government shutdown now in its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday...
British Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside Downing Street after she won the no-confidence vote.

Theresa May Survives No-Confidence Vote After Turned Down Brexit Deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote Wednesday in Parliament, one day after...

Facebook Brings Stricter Ads Rules To Countries With Big 2019 Votes

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of...

Kenya’s Streets Are Now Safe, Assures Uhuru Kenyatta After Attack

JOHANNESBURG - President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured Kenyans and tourists planning to travel to that...
Brexit Deal Defeat

Europe Reacts To Brexit Deal Defeat

The EU and European governments have warned that the British parliament’s rejection of a Brexit...
Attack In Kenya

Attack In Kenya Capital Kills One, Wounds Four – Hospital

At least one person was killed and four injured in an attack on Tuesday at...
Thousands take to the streets in Zimbabwe to protest against the fuel price increase.

Zimbabwe Shutdown: Businesses Loosing Millions

Businesses in Zimbabwe are losing millions of dollars per day as a shutdown protest -...
The Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau.

Death Penalty For Canadian In China Escalates China-Canada Tensions

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian to death in a sudden retrial of his drug...
US President Donald Trump.

Trump Denies Working For Russia, Calls FBI Agents ‘Dirty Cops’

President Donald Trump on Monday flatly denied that he worked for Russia, and he called...

Africa Top10 News

Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura

Africa Top10 News

The NYT’s Report on the Kenya Attacks Brings IreAs Kenya reels from the deadly attack...
Laurent Gbagbo Case

Africa Top10 News

What does the Laurent Gbagbo Case tell us about the State of the ICC?The former...
Protesters in Zimbabwe

Africa Top10 News

Zimbabweans Up in ArmsProtesters in Zimbabwe barricaded the main roads into major cities on Monday...
Bombino

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

Bombino, the First Nigerian Musician Nominated for a GrammyIn this far-reaching interview with Okayafrica, Bombino...
DRC’s Election Results

Africa Top10 Business News

What the DRC’s Election Means for its EconomyThe prospective change of administration may spur optimism...

Human Rights

HeforShe

UN Women’s Global HeforShe Initiative to Drive Gender Equality

Gender equality is a fundamental human right but remains a distant dream for many women...
poor farmers and sustainable agriculture

How Sustainable Agriculture Can End World Hunger

Significantly more investment is needed to lift hundreds of millions rural poor out of poverty...
modern slavery

Highest Rates of Modern Slavery Exist in Eritrea and North Korea

North Korea and Eritrea have the world’s highest rates of enslaved people, said a global...
FARDC soldiers.

DR Congo Casts Doubt On UN Report on Atrocities in Kasai Region

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has rejected a report by a United Nations human...
eithiopian jail

Notorious Ogaden Jail is Unthinkable In the Somali Region of Ethiopia

Jail Ogaden is unthinkable. From the moment you are put there until the moment you...

Press Announcements

Lower Limb Paralysis

New Advancements For People With Lower Limb Paralysis

The five finalists in the three-year Mobility Unlimited Challenge have been unveiled at CES in...
East London Zoo

East London Zoo Animals Remain Confined In Small Barren Enclosures

By Louzel Lombard SteynThis is a story about a lonely bear in a pit, a jaguar...
Elao Martin

Elao Martin Wins University Of Johannesburg Corobrik Regional Architecture Award With A Clay Brickmaking Thesis

Clay brick is a building material with an ancient history and a bright future –...
Grande Provence Harvest Festival

Grande Provence Harvest Festival is a Barrel of Family Fun

February is harvest time in the winelands and the perfect time for Grande Provence Heritage...
Children’s Amendment Bill

Understanding Proposed Amendments To The Children’s Amendment Bill Of 2018

Opinion by Katinka Pieterse, Chairperson: National Adoption Coalition of SA (NACSA)The Department of Social Development...
Cultural Heritage Conservation

Iccrom Africa Expert Meeting For Cultural Heritage Conservation Concluded At The Egyptian Academy In Rome

New Africa programme to focus on youth and its engagement with heritageConnect and inspire African...
Afrikan Heritage Ensemble

Commemorating The African Triumph Over British Army At Joburg Theatre

Isandlwana Battle Musical Lecture – Demonstrating how ‘unity of purpose’ has achieved what experts would...
Control Of Your Child’s Screen

Taking Control Of Your Child’s Screen Time Post The Holiday Season

Chances are over the festive season; your children spent more time on their mobile devices...
South African Passport

South African Passport Power Remains Stable in 2019

The South African passport remains stable in 2019 on the latest Henley Passport Index. South...
Customer 360

CX Strategy according to Multichoice, Hollard, African Bank, FNB, ABSA, Comair, Uber and many more

Corinium Global Intelligence announced that it will be hosting an all-encompassing event, Customer 360 Africa...