Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba says that a preliminary probe into the purchase of a R1.3-billion fibre broadband network benefited companies linked to senior members of the Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association.
Andile Zondi is a waste picker on the New England Landfill Site in Pietermaritzburg. The 38-year-old single father lives in Tamboville with his two daughters‚ aged six and 13. Collecting copper‚ brass‚ aluminium and tins‚ he has been able to pay for his children’s school fees‚ clothe them and buy groceries.
City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has announced that he is to establish an independent task team to investigate allegations of political interference behind recent illegal land invasions in the city.
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has poured cold water over reports that National Treasury wants to use R100-billion of the funds in the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) to bail out State Owned Enterprises.
Acclaimed Hollywood director‚ producer and actor Antonio Banderas ended his four-day visit to South Africa this week on a high note when he spent more than R400‚000 at a gala charity auction on Thursday night – the bulk of the money on three artworks created by children at Nkosi’s Haven.
Zolile Ncapayi is 63 and unable to walk. He progressively lost the use of his legs over 30 years ago. He has a wheelchair‚ but it doesn’t work properly and it is almost useless on the gravel roads where he lives in Scenery Park‚ East London.
Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements Paul Mashatile has expressed shock at the loss of life of residents of Univille in Lenasia south of Johannesburg after violent clashes between the community and the Red Ants.
Aiden Markram has described being confirmed to open the batting with franchise teammate Dean Elgar against Bangladesh during the two-match test series starting in Potchefstroom on Thursday as a “dream come true”.
The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants has thrown its weight behind calls for an independent judicial into the work that disgraced international auditing firm KPGM did for the Gupta family‚ including its dodgy report into the South African Revenue Service’s so-called “rogue unit”.
North Africa is no place for sissies and Mamelodi Sundowns were reminded just how unwelcoming Wydad Casablanca can be after a training ground debacle that left the team without facilities to prepare for the second leg.
SuperSport United coach Eric Tinkler aims to use his team's pace as an X-factor against Zesco United away in the CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal second leg at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium tomorrow (3pm SA time).
A state-of-the art HIV pill containing Dolutegravir‚ already widely used in rich countries‚ is set to become more quickly available at an affordable price in SA‚ thanks to an agreement announced by UNAIDS in New York on Thursday night.
Wydad Casablanca’s gamesmanship and shenanigans ahead of their second leg of their Caf Champions League quarterfinal against Mamelodi Sundowns have seen Downs officials driving around Rabat for days looking for a training pitch.