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Lindiwe Sisulu

Lindiwe Sisulu Denies Claims She’s Shareholder Of Bosasa Parent Company

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has dismissed former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi's claim that she was a shareholder and director of Dyambu Holdings.Agrizzi made the claim at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry on Thursday during his day-two of his testimony.Dyambu Holdings is the parent company of Bosasa that Agrizzi claims issued millions...
Western Cape Education Department

27 Schools Targeted By Criminals Over December Holidays

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) says despite ongoing efforts to beef up school security over the December holiday period, 27 institutions were targeted by criminals.The number of incidents has, however, decreased from 33 during the same period last year.But the attacks on schools remains a costly headache for...
Attack On 2 Stellenbosch Cyclists

Police Investigating Attack On 2 Stellenbosch Cyclists

Police are investigating a attack on two cyclists in Stellenbosch.Brendon Jacobs and Jandre Du Raan were cycling from the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve on Sunday evening when their attackers passed them in a green Toyota Corolla.The car turned around and rammed into the riders. The car sped off afterwards, apparently...
The DA accuses the ANC of misleading South Africans about the scrapping of e-toll.

DA: ANC Misleading South Africans On Scrapping Of E-Toll

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has hit out once again at the African National Congress (ANC), this time accusing the party of misleading the public about scrapping e-tolls.The opposition party held a briefing in Bruma on Thursday, to discuss issues around the controversial tolling system in Gauteng.Gauteng premier candidate Solly Msimanga says the ANC is...
People destroying the controversial DA billboard.

Controversial DA Billboard Destroyed – DA Vows Action

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has condemned the vandalising of his party's election billboard which carried the phrase “the ANC is killing us”.The controversial billboard was unveiled in the Joburg CBD on Wednesday, as part of the official opposition’s campaign for the upcoming general elections.Apart from the main slogan, the...
Former Bosasa Executive Angelo Agrizzi at the State Capture Inquiry, which was halted due to security concerns.

State Capture Inquiry Halted Due To Security Concerns

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has been forced to stop proceedings at the state capture commission on Thursday afternoon owing to security concerns around Angelo Agrizzi.The former Bosasa executive raised security issues on Thursday morning, revealing that he spotted a former police officer who worked with him at the...
South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago announced that the repo rate remains unchanged.

SA Reserve Bank: Repo Rate Remains Unchanged

Sarb governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced the monetary policy committee has left the repo rate unchanged at 6.75%.Kganyago made the announcement in Pretoria on Thursday afternoon, saying inflation and a stronger rand contributed to their decision.He says inflation is expected to be lower this year.Kganyago says inflation is also...
The South African Reserve Bank building

Concerns Raised On ANC’s Reserve Bank Comments

As the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) prepares to announce its decision on the repo rate on Thursday afternoon, concerns have been raised around the African National Congress’ (ANC) recent comments on the central bank.In November the repo rate was increased by 25 basis points to 6.75% with governor Lesetja...
Suspended Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen giving a statement.

Solidarity Serves Court papers To Challenge Schweizer-Reneke Teacher’s Suspension

Trade union Solidarity has made an urgent application in the Labour Court challenging the suspension of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen.Solidarity says that it served court papers on the North West Education Department, the primary school, and its governing body.In the documents, the union asks that Barkhuizen's suspension be lifted.She’s the teacher who captured...
Former Bosasa Executive Angelo Agrizzi at the State Capture Inquiry.

Agrizzi: Bosasa Staff Bribed With Cash To Keep Quiet About Illegal...

Former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi has told the state capture commission that staff were paid hush money to keep quiet about illegal activities and cash was kept in a vault at the company to bribe officials on a monthly basis.Agrizzi is on the stand at the state capture commission in Parktown for a...
Hugh Lewin

Anti-Apartheid Activist And Award-Winning Author Hugh Lewin Dies

South African author, journalist and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Lewin died on Wednesday.Lewin died at his home in Killarney, Johannesburg. He was 79 years old.He worked as a journalist at the Natal Witness, Drum and Golden City Post. After being found guilty of sabotage in 1964, he was jailed for...
Fuel pump

Lower Petrol Prices In The Horizon For Motorists

JOHANNESBURG - Motorists are likely to be relieved to hear the good news about petrol prices. Another drop in the cost of this commodity is predicted for later this month.On 3 December 2018 petrol dropped by R1.84 and on 2 January, it decreased between R1.22 and R1.23 a litre.The Automobile...
transnet

Transnet Ex-Top Executives Served With Summons

JOHANNESBURG – Former Transnet top executives implicated in maladministration and corruption at the rail agency have been served with summons. This was confirmed by Transnet board chair Popo Molefe.People in prominent positions and who were also close to the Guptas are believed to have stolen from the state-owned company. Transnet...
wits

Wits Employee & Student Caught Illegally Registering Students

A Wits University employee and a student are expected to appear in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crime Court on Thursday to face charges of fraud and corruption.Hawks have arrested the 31-year-old Wits University administration officer, and a student, 19, at the campus in Brammfontein.Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani says the...
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...

World News

Kazakhstan’s Olympic Ice Skater

Killers Of Kazakhstan’s Olympic Ice Skater Get 18 Years In Jail

Kazakhstan on Thursday sentenced two men accused of killing Denis Ten, a figure skater who...
Civilians flee as security forces aim their weapons at the hotel buildings in response to the terrorist attack in Nairobi.

Kenyatta Launches ‘Aggressive Manhunt’ For Terrorists Involved In Deadly Attack

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday vowed to track down terrorists who staged a deadly assault...
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 -...

Africa Top10 News

Shingi Mtero

Africa Top10 News

Research Disputes the View that African Women who Bleach their Skin are Vain and IrrationalShingi...
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...

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...