Busisiwe Mkhwebane loses bid to appeal judgment on Ivan Pillay’s early retirement

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, ex-acting SA Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Ivan Pillay and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane have all lost their bid to overturn the North Gauteng High Court ruling on Pillay’s early retirement. A full bench of the high court – Judges Elizabeth Kubushi, Mpostoli Twala and Norman Davis – dismissed Mkhwebane’s appeal […]

Ex-Cape Town police reservist loses bid to erase conviction

A former police reservist, Xolile Magwaca, has lost his Western Cape High Court bid to set aside his 2013 conviction for theft and unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition. Magwaca, who was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment in December 2013, wanted his sentence reviewed because he claimed his right to effective legal representation was […]

You are a witchdoctor – Brian Molefe loses his cool at State Capture Commission

Enraged by the line of questioning seeking clarity on his knowledge of multimillion-rand payments made to Gupta-linked Regiments Capital, embattled former Transnet group chief executive Brian Molefe yesterday lost his normally confident posture at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, branding evidence leader Anton Myburgh “a witchdoctor”. Evidently finding it hard to handle the […]

Masechaba Ndlovu loses her front tooth during fight between her Boyfriends

Department of Sports, Arts and Culture spokeswoman Masechaba Ndlovu‘s home was turned into a boxing ring when her ex-boyfriend allegedly moered her current bae on Friday night. The ugly incident, in which Masechaba told police that her tooth fell out as she was trying to play referee, took place in Randburg. The 37-year-old spin doctor, […]

Makhura remains Gauteng premier after DA loses no-confidence motion

The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Gauteng has welcomed the rejection of the vote of no confidence against Premier David Makhura which was tabled by the DA in the legislature on Tuesday. SACP deputy provincial secretary Sekete Moshoeshoe said his party welcomed the overwhelming and “decisive defeat of the racially polarised, right-wing opposition party, […]

David Makhura remains Gauteng premier after DA loses a vote of no confidence

The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Gauteng has welcomed the rejection of the vote of no confidence against Premier David Makhura which was tabled by the DA in the legislature on Tuesday. SACP deputy provincial secretary Sekete Moshoeshoe said his party welcomed the overwhelming and “decisive defeat of the racially polarised, right-wing opposition party, […]

Club owner loses R200K worth of alcohol in Vosloorus

A tavern owner has cried foul play after police raided C-class and seized over R200,000 worth of alcohol earlier this month. This was during the Okae Molao law enforcement operation in Vosloorus. Morgen Mabena was at the premises at the time of the raid as the tavern is being renovated. “It was 7.40 am when […]

Makhadzi Loses Rhythm City gig after failing to show up on set

Makhadzi is on a winning streak and we love that for her. From taking the song of the year title in 2020 to making enough money to build her mother a massive house, she is surely Queening and nobody is going to stop her from flourishing – or so we thought. Record label and artist relationships […]

Dudu Myeni loses bid to suspend delinquency order against her

FORMER SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni has lost her bid to suspend the execution of a lifetime delinquency order issued against her in the North Gauteng High Court in May last year. Last week, Myeni made an urgent bid before the full bench of the High Court asking it to suspend the order, saying she […]