Tis’ the season once again, and for South Africans that means it’s summertime and the weather is fine! As people look for vacation trips that are a little closer to home but still offer the same chances to relax, unwind, and discover new experiences, this summer holiday presents the perfect opportunity for South Africans to… Read More »Must-See National Parks This Holiday Season
The three men accused of murdering 6-year-old Zakariyah Noble in October during a gang shooting in Hanover Park, Cape Town, have all been denied bail.
Police make R150 million cocaine bust at Durban Harbour
KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has commended the successful operation by a multi-disciplinary team of police intelligence and border agents at the Port of Durban which has taken millions of rand worth of drugs off the street.
Police seized drugs valued at R150 million packed in meat boxes at the Durban Harbour on...
An estimated 250 workers affiliated with NUM are allegedly refusing to resurface from a shaft at the mine. They’re believed to be disgruntled over wage negotiations and retrenchments at the mine.
Two Zimbabwean nationals will appear in the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court today, 7 December, on charges of human trafficking after they were found on a long-distance bus with 14 undocumented minors in their company.
The SANDF has dismissed allegations of the existence of a torture squad within the defence force.
Investigating officer, Ludi Schnelle, on Thursday testified that Imanuwela David told him he was shot in 2022 while at a hotel in Richards Bay as he attempted to flee the country in fear for his safety.
Zikalala is currently in China to meet with the China International Development Corporation.
Henriette and Andries Marx made their first appearance before the court on Thursday. They’re facing charges including theft, fraud and money laundering alongside five other individuals and entities.
After a 12-year hiatus, the City of Cape Town has honoured “exceptional Capetonians” at an awards ceremony.
On 29 October, during its annual scientific meeting at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, the South African Heart Association (SA Heart®) met with members of the National Department of Health (NDoH), Council for Medical Schemes (CMS), South African Medical Association, medical aid industry, pharmaceutical and medical device industry, as well as the Global Heart… Read More »The...
Last week, Open Secrets made claims it uncovered acts of torture, kidnapping and murders that were allegedly carried out by SANDF members dating back to 2019.
Date set for final voter registration weekend
The Electoral Commission has announced the dates for the second and final voter registration weekend ahead of the 2024 National and Provincial Elections.
The Electoral Commission announced that the Voter Registration Weekend will take place on 3 and 4 February 2024 to allow new voters to register and existing voters to inspect, and if...
The SOLA Group has started construction on a groundbreaking and innovative new renewable energy initiative. The multi-buyer project is a 195 megawatt (DC) solar PV plant which will be the first to sell power to multiple buyers across the country on flexible terms, allowing energy users to access short-term clean power contracts to meet their… Read More »“SOLA Group Starts Construction On...
Eastern Cape health authorities say they are on high alert as they await toxigenicity results.
Adoption of NHI Bill by NCOP “historic” – says Health Minister
Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has described the adoption of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) as a historic and important milestone.
The NCOP passed the NHI Bill in Parliament in Cape Town on Wednesday with backing from all provinces, except the Western...
Thirty-two undocumented foreign nationals have been detained at the Lindela Repatriation Centre in Krugersdorp, pending the department’s bid to have them returned to their countries.
The woman, who has been sharing stories depicting the experiences of her family in Gaza, returned to South Africa just days before the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas began.
UN peacekeeping missions have received a significant boost from UN member states, who pledged their support and resources this week at the 2023 ministerial meeting in Ghana’s capital, Accra. Ministers and delegates from the over 85 countries attending the meeting focused their deliberations on how best to reform peacekeeping operations and adapt to prevailing challenges.… Read More...
President Bola Tinubu called for a thorough investigation into a military drone attack that the state emergency agency in northern Kaduna state said killed at least 85 people at the weekend. The state’s governor, a religious leader and witnesses told the media that dozens of civilians were killed following the military drone attack that was… Read More »The Latest Act in the Unraveling of...
Swarts calls for inclusion of people with disabilities in built environment
Public Works and Infrastructure Deputy Minister, Bernice Swarts, has called on the department’s entities to play their part in ensuring that people with disabilities are trained and get work and business opportunities in the built environment.
“Often people living with disabilities are overlooked in built...