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The Student Representative Council of Wits says it is planning a night vigil and memorial service.
Four Wits students transferred to Charlotte Maxeke

Tuesday 3 May 2016 17:25

Four Wits University students who were seriously injured after the taxi they were travelling in collided with a trailer in Mokopane have been transferred to Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg.


It is estimated that no less than 12 000 people on the voters' roll have addresses.
Van Rooyen maintains that elections will not be postponed

Tuesday 3 May 2016 16:20

COGTA Minister, David van Rooyen, says that postponing elections is not an option and that he is confident that the Constitutional Court will provide clarity related to the addresses of voters.


Sanral protest disrupts Joburg traffic

Tuesday 3 May 2016 11:08

Employees of the South African National Roads Agency Limited have embarked on a protest and have blockaded the N1 freeway at the New Road on-ramp in Midrand.


Wits students to be transferred to Joburg hospital

Tuesday 3 May 2016 09:16

Three of the Wits University students who survived the accident that claimed the lives of their peers, will be transferred to the Charlotte Maxeke hospital in Johannesburg on Tuesday.


Krejcir to appear in court for Issa murder

Tuesday 3 May 2016 07:40

Convicted Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir is expected back in court on Tuesday.


Wits starts identifying victims of Limpopo crash

Tuesday 3 May 2016 05:31

Wits University management says it has begun the process of identifying the seven students that died in a crash on the N1 near the Nyl Toll Plaza in Limpopo on Monday.


Wits flies flags at half-mast for dead students

Monday 2 May 2016 19:24

Wits University is flying flags at half-mast after seven of its students died in a road accident in Limpopo.


Heavy traffic expected on major routes

Monday 2 May 2016 16:20

Heavy traffic is expected on major routes on Monday as the May Day long weekend winds down.


Petrol price to increase by 12c per litre

Monday 2 May 2016 12:13

The Department of Energy announced a fuel price adjustments for this month which would see the price of petrol 95 and 93 Octane increase by 12 cents per litre.


Rebecca Asamoah crowned Miss Africa

Monday 2 May 2016 09:56

Rebecca Asamoah who has been crowned Miss Africa 2016 over the weekend at the Lyric Theatre, says she like the famous Miss Universe naming mistake made by Steve Harvey she had a similar experience.


This follows Friday's crash near Randfontein, west of Johannesburg, in which the final toll was put at 15 dead
Gauteng on a drive to curb road fatalities

Monday 2 May 2016 06:55

The Gauteng government is to engage with taxi operators this week in an effort to improve road safety.


Zwelinzima Vavi says unionists will need to double their efforts if their proposed union federation is to succeed.
New trade union federation must work for its members: Vavi

Sunday 1 May 2016 21:48

Thousands of workers have welcomed the launch of a new independent trade union federation in Thembisa, east of Johannesburg.


As winter approaches and the temperatures gradually drop, Eskom's power generation system's resilience is frequently being tested.
Eskom to shut down units for maintenance

Sunday 1 May 2016 06:28

The power utility, Eskom, says a number of generating units will be taken offline this long weekend for maintenance to ensure that they are ready and available this winter.


Fifty unions held a worker's summit in Boksburg on Gauteng's East Rand on Saturday.
Unionists call for new labour union

Saturday 30 April 2016 21:43

Over 2000 trade unionists have called for the formation of a new trade union federation to rival Cosatu.


Archbishop Buti Thlagale says people want leaders to account to them on integrity, compliance, corruption, fraud and honesty.
Archbishop Thlagale says moral fibre of SA leaders is being tested

Saturday 30 April 2016 19:08

The leader of the Catholic Church in Johannesburg, Archbishop Buti Thlagale, says the country is reclaiming its moral high ground by questioning those in leadership.


The suspension was effective immediately on Saturday, the authority said in a statement.
Civil Aviation Authority suspends SA Express

Saturday 30 April 2016 14:54

SACAA has suspended SA Express’s Air Operator Certificate for failing to comply with the applicable civil aviation regulations, the SACAA said on Saturday.


Julius Malema is launching his party’s local government elections election manifesto at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg.
EFF committed to providing free education: Malema

Saturday 30 April 2016 14:15

EFF leader, Julius Malema says they are committed to the expropriation of land without compensation, the nationalisation of mines and banks, and providing free education.


Passangers have been left stranded in Cape Town, East London and Johannesburg as SA Express' operation certificate has been revoked
SA Express operation certificate suspended due to safety issues

Saturday 30 April 2016 13:56

Scores of SA Express passengers are stranded at the Cape Town International Airport, amid rumours that the airline has been grounded.


EFF  National Chairperson, Dali Mpofu.
EFF is going to take over key metros: Mpofu

Saturday 30 April 2016 10:02

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) National Chairperson, Dali Mpofu says the party is going to take over some of the key metros and a number of municipalities in the Local Government Elections.


Julius Malema to deliver EFF's LGE  manifesto.
Hundreds expected at EFF manifesto launch

Saturday 30 April 2016 06:28

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it is expecting thousands of people to attend its election manifesto launch at Soweto's Orlando Stadium on Saturday


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