Jacob Zuma’s long-awaited day in court finally set

Former president Jacob Zuma and French arms dealer Thales will finally go on trial in May. The corruption case against the two came before Judge Nkosinathi Chili, sitting in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg, briefly on Tuesday morning. The accused were not in court but were represented by their legal teams. The case was […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses Armed Forces Day celebrations

President Cyril Ramaphosa commemorated the sinking of the SS Mendi in 1917. Armed Forces Day remembers the 616 black South African troops who were killed in the tragedy. The steamship collided with another ship, the SS Darro on its way to France. The men were going to assist the British government during World War One. […]

Busy day at Durban north beaches after 2 non-fatal drownings

Two separate near-drowning incidents took place in Durban on Saturday afternoon, almost claiming the lives of three people, including a young child. At the uMhlanga Lagoon beach north of Durban, a 24-year woman swimming at an unprotected beach got into some difficulty. Netcare911 was contacted, while a member of the public saw the woman struggling […]

Emotional day for Pule family as court hears gruesome details of murder

An emotional morning for the family of the late Tshegofatso Pule as the court heard painful details of her last moments alive. Tshegofatso’s uncle Tumisang Katake says her gruesome death has left the family torn. Police have confirmed that Pule’s boyfriend has been arrested for murder. The arrest follows a plea and sentence agreement with […]

Man gets bumped twice in one day

A driver in a bakkie with a City of Ekurhuleni logo smashed his car from behind on Saturday, 13 February. Molefe Rakosa got out of his car to confront the driver, who was apparently drunk. As he was busy talking to him, another drunk driver bumped into Molefe’s blue VW Polo Vivo. When the first […]

Newborn baby dies a day after being discharged from Tembisa hospital

Admitted as a high-risk pregnancy patient at Tembisa Provincial Tertiary Hospital on 15 October, Thoko Precious Gama, 38, thought she’d be taking home a healthy boy. He was named Sphamandla at birth. He died a day after being discharged. Gama has since reached out to Express/Thembisan to highlight what she describes as poor treatment of […]

Ace Magashule’s supporters target judiciary ahead of his day in court

Three senior government officials are set to appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Friday after they were arrested by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation [Hawks] in connection with the multimillion-rand asbestos contract scandal in the Free State. “Three senior government officials were arrested by the Hawks’ serious corruption investigation team in the early […]

Here is how much Lerato Kganyago’s husband Thami Ndala had to splash out on Valentine’s day

TV and radio personality Lerato Kganyago shut down Valentine’s Day this year and set tongues wagging. The media personality and her controversial husband, Thami Ndala, had an intimate Valentine’s Day dinner at the FNB stadium while Afro-soul singer Zonke serenaded them. In total the intimate dinner could have cost the couple an estimated amount of R1, […]

Saftu to strike next Wednesday, same day as Tito Mboweni’s Budget speech

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) said it would embark on a general strike next Wednesday. The action, which involves mass stay away and protest in major cities, is over joblessness, poverty, and corruption among other social issues. They also plan to march to Parliament where Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will be delivering […]

Shauwn Mkhize’s son Andile spoils girlfriend Sithelo with expensive gifts on Valentine’s Day – Photo

Love truly lives here. Valentine’s Day came and went, but we are still gushing over what our favorite celebs got on this special day. The day is all about romantic gestures and lovebirds usually celebrate it by exchanging pricey gifts, taking some much-needed break somewhere remote and romantic, and by going out to treat themselves. […]