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Precious Sibongile Mochadibana was stabbed to death in front of her mother and children at her home in Crystal Park.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 3:31 pm
In a repeat of what happened before the October interviews last year, the JSC said it had received four nominations, but one "was not shortlisted to be interviewed" for the Constitutional Court vacancies.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 2:56 pm
Mosuwe Molaba, 55, a school bus driver who allegedly assaulted a 17-year-old pupil in the Free State, has appeared in court and remains in custody.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 2:47 pm
The upcoming sixth season of The River premiering on Monday, with Sindi Dlathu in the lead, will be the popular telenovela’s final season.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 12:51 pm
Provincial police spokesperson Col Dimakatso Sello said the deceased allegedly forced entry into the school, demanding to see a principal.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 12:49 pm
Less than a year after moving into his new atelier in Bryanston, Sandton, fashion designer to the stars Gert-Johan Coetzee has recently found a second new home on shelves of jewellery giant American Swiss.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 12:11 pm
The father of a grade 10 teenager stabbed to death outside Geluksdal Secondary School says he started reporting assaults to the school last year when his son first complained of bullying.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 11:17 am
A Kenyan court on Friday handed decades-long prison sentences to three police officers and their civilian informant for the 2016 murder of human rights lawyer Willie Kimani.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 11:14 am
Brazil must make sure it addresses the problems that led to the riots in Brasilia last month, including the “politicisation” of the police and the role of social media, but, for now, life goes on as usual, Supreme Court Justice Gilmar Mendes said on Friday.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 11:05 am
It’s Buli G’s world and the rest of The Real Housewives of Gqeberha (RHOGQ) cast just happen to live in it.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 11:03 am
ActionSA plans to sue former Tshwane human settlements MMC Abel Tau for defamation after he alleged the party’s head of security tried to lure him into getting tenders for companies affiliated to him and party leader Herman Mashaba’s niece.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 10:47 am
A teenager has been hailed as a hero for his valiant attempts to save his relatives from armed attackers.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 10:38 am
Gauteng premier Panyaza Lesufi and the provincial department of agriculture, rural development and environment have come under fire for offering to pay workers R130 a day.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 10:26 am
Private mobile operator Cell C, found guilty of promoting unavailable contracts by the Advertising Regulatory Board, has struck back, insisting the deal is legitimate and continues to be available.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 9:31 am
A 69-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man has disappeared from Mumbai airport in India, sparking an international search.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 9:29 am
Kunene was sworn in alongside EFF councillor Ennie Makhafola at the speaker's parlour in Braamfontein on Friday.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 9:27 am
Impala Platinum's output of refined platinum group metal fell 9% year-on-year in the second half of 2022 as power cuts and a furnace rebuild hit smelter operations, the company said on Friday.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:51 am
A 66-year-old man who forcefully married and raped a mildly mentally disabled 13-year-old girl in the Eastern Cape has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:50 am
Royal AM have announced the signing of vastly experienced former Orlando Pirates captain Happy Jele.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:41 am
South Africa Tourism acting CEO Themba Khumalo said the proposed almost R1bn deal to partner with Tottenham Hotspur has nothing to do with football but the economic impact of tourism.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:41 am
Residents of Carousel View and surrounding areas have been badly affected by flooding and said they are tired of empty promises from the municipality.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:40 am
The Mpumalanga high court in Mbombela on Wednesday convicted a man who raped six women and a girl between 2011 and 2014.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:39 am
EFF leader Julius Malema is appearing in the East London magistrate's court on Friday.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:35 am
A move by EFF leader Julius Malema and his bodyguard to attempt to have the magistrate presiding over their case recused was thwarted on Thursday when the magistrate dismissed their application.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:35 am
Monetary policy, the domain of the Reserve Bank, has a profound impact on the  South African economic environment and the ability to meet development goals.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:20 am
When President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his state of the nation address next week he might sound like a stuck record by once more focusing on finding solutions to the Eskom crisis.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:16 am
It is disappointing to hear that Tourism SA will go ahead with their intention to spend nearly R1bn on English premier league club Tottenham Hotspur, even after all-round opposition to the deal.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:09 am
The high cost of living and the high unemployment rate affect the quality of life for many South Africans. Not only are people struggling to afford healthy food, but millions also struggle to have regular meals. This particularly affects people who are on chronic medication, as they can't take their medicine on an empty stomach.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:04 am
As calls increase on the government to expedite energy generation from independent producers, politicians are having a field day with their conjuncture.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 8:01 am
I hate injustice. I embrace fair play in all aspects of our lives because it increases the production of endorphins in the system.
Posted: February 3, 2023, 7:59 am