25 people died since January over Western Cape taxi violence

The unabated taxi violence in the Western Cape has claimed 25 lives since the beginning of the year. The latest murder case registered was that of the president of the Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association (CATA) Victor Wiwi and his protector. The pair was shot and killed while travelling towards the Nyanga area on Wednesday evening. […]

106 extortion cases opened in CT since January, says Bheki Cele

Police Minister Bheki Cele on Thursday said 106 extortion cases had been opened in Cape Town since January. Concerns around extortion across communities grew last year and an extortion priority committee was established. It includes the police, the Western Cape Department of Community Safety, and the City of Cape Town. Cele said when concern was […]

Some doctors in Gauteng still waiting for January salaries

Several doctors and medical support staff in Gauteng have not been paid their January Salaries. According to the South African Medical Association Trade Union’s (Samatu) data, 48 medical interns, 14 community service doctors and several doctors under Covid-19 contracts have not been paid in Gauteng. These figures were only based on the number of complaints […]

Julius Malema firearm discharge case postponed to January

EFF leader Julius Malema and co-accused Adriaan Snyman must appear again in January next year in the East London Magistrate’s Court on charges of discharging a firearm in public. Malema is facing five charges, including the unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition, discharging a firearm in a built-up area or public space, and reckless […]

Enock Mpianzi drowned in the Crocodile River during a school camp in January after he fell off a raft made by children.

Enock Mpianzi drowned in the Crocodile River during a school camp in January after he fell off a raft made by children. A forensic report into the drowning of Enock Mpianzi has found that the Nyati Bush and Riverbreak Lodge was reckless in the extreme and that what happened to the 13-year-old boy should have […]

Here is why Tonto Dikeh hasn’t posted a Picture of herself since 1st January 2020!

Nigerian multiple award-winning actress, Tonto Dikeh, has revealed to fans and followers, reasons why she hasn’t posted a picture of herself throughout the month of January. Here is why Tonto Dikeh hasn’t posted a Picture of herself since 1st January 2020! In a recent post on Instagram, the actress recounted her daily ordeal in public […]

SAA crisis – Business rescue analysts say January salaries will be paid

SAA and business analysts have assured its staff that they have saved enough cash to honour January’s salary obligations. South Africa’s national airline is currently struggling to keep its head above water. In the latest example of the national carrier’s financial problems, South African Airways (SAA) have had to issue assurances to its staff that […]

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President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers ANC January 8 Statement – Video

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the ANC’s annual January 8 Statement in Kimberley on Saturday. The statement which sets the tone for the year coincides with the ruling party’s 108th anniversary. This year’s event comes at a time of massive economic challenges in the country largely blamed on the ongoing electricity crisis. The premature reintroduction […]

Thabo Mbeki snubs ANC January celebrations again

Former president Thabo Mbeki has snubbed the ANC’s January 8 celebrations. Mbeki last attended the January 8 festivities in 2012, when the party celebrated its centenary. This weekend the ANC will celebrate it’s 108th birthday in Kimberley, Northern Cape. The formal festivities started on Wednesday as President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a keynote address at a […]

ANC can’t afford January and February salaries – sources

As the ANC celebrates its 108 birthday in Kimberly in the Northern Cape today, the 600 employees at the party’s headquarters and provincial structures face a battle over salaries. In December the party’s general manager Febe Potgieter Qubule informed employees that the party could not afford to pay salaries. The salaries, which were expected before […]