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Senior SARS Revenue Service official, Jonas Makwakwa.
Corruption Watch to lay charges against Moyane

Wednesday 26 October 2016 16:15

Corruption Watch says it plans to lay criminal charges against SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane for his alleged failure to report two senior employees accused of financial irregularities to the DPCI


Preshalin Naidoo faces two charges of culpable homicide relating to the three car crash along involving Simba Mhere.
Power failure cuts short Top Billing presenter culpable homicide case

Wednesday 26 October 2016 14:01

The trial of motorist Preshalin Naidoo, who was involved in a car crash in which Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere and his friend Kady-Shay O’Brien were killed, has been postponed .


African boy’s photo creates social media buzz

Wednesday 26 October 2016 12:05

A portrait image of a young African child has gone viral on social media.


Police probe fatal Cape Town fire

Wednesday 26 October 2016 10:29

Police are investigating the cause of a fire in which six people, including four children, burnt to death in a house in Bonteheuwel on the Cape Flats.


Farmers say they fear for their future should there be a change of government after the 2019 general elections.
African farmers want more support government

Tuesday 25 October 2016 18:57

The African Farmers Association of South Africa has accused government of failing to transform black farmers' lives.


The protests have been marred by injuries and destruction of university property as running battles between students and police continue.
SAPS pays R3 million in overtime to officers policing student protests

Tuesday 25 October 2016 16:23

SAPS has paid its officers over R3 million for overtime work at universities in Gauteng since the start of the ‘FeesMustFall’ campaign.


Monday's train accident in Temibsa is still being investigated.
Board of inquiry to look into Tembisa train crash - Metrorail

Tuesday 25 October 2016 16:14

Metrorail says it will be setting up a board of inquiry to look into the train crash that left one person dead and over 200 others injured on Monday at Tembisa, on the East Rand.


Controversial NPA Deputy Head, Nomgcobo Jiba, was placed on special leave last month.
Zuma intends to suspend Jiba, Mrwebi

Tuesday 25 October 2016 14:52

President Jacob Zuma has given notice of his intention to suspend two Deputy National Directors of Public Prosecutions, Advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi from office.


ICT experts say they have urged government to fast-track the full implementation of laws to fight Cyber-crime.
SA loses more than R2 billion to internet fraud

Tuesday 25 October 2016 13:35

ICT experts say that it's been estimated that South Africa loses more than R2 billion to internet fraud and phishing attacks annually.


Driver accused of causing Simba Mhere’s death back in court

Tuesday 25 October 2016 08:47

The trial of motorist Preshalin Naidoo, who was involved in a car accident that killed TV presenter Simba Mhere, is expected to start in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court.


Masutha confirms Abrahams presence at ANC HQ meeting

Tuesday 25 October 2016 05:47

Justice Minister Michael Masutha on Monday confirmed that he had invited NDPP, Advocate Shaun Abrahams, for a meeting at the ANC's Luthuli House headquarters.


Metrorail probes Joburg train collision

Tuesday 25 October 2016 05:46

Metrorail is still trying to establish what could have led to the train collision in which one person died and over 100 were injured at Kaalfontein between Tembisa and Kempton Park.


Students want police to be removed from campus.
Students determined to continue protesting

Monday 24 October 2016 21:35

Wits university student leader Vuyani Pambo says the fight still continues, despite police brutality and threats to arrest student leaders.


Brazil's President Michel Temer.
Brazilian Embassy responds to BRICS criticism

Monday 24 October 2016 20:44

Brazilian ambassador to SA, Nedilson Jorge, has responded to an article which criticises the BRICS formation and Brazilian president, saying it makes unsubstantiated claims.


Boks coach Allister Coetzee says the team wants to run at every opportunity.
Boks to prioritise defence: Coetzee

Monday 24 October 2016 17:27

Boks coach, Allister Coetzee, says sorting out the Springboks defence is priority number one for the end of year tour.


DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the decision taken by government is at odds with the country's commitment to international justice and human rights.
DA files urgent Concourt application against ICC withdrawal

Monday 24 October 2016 14:52

The DA has filed an urgent application for direct access to the Constitutional Court to challenge the Constitutionality of a notice initiating South Africa's withdrawal from the ICC.


AU Commission Chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, speaking at the African Editor's Forum.
SA’s affiliation to ICC voluntary: Dlamini Zuma

Monday 24 October 2016 13:38

The AU Commission Chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, says South Africa is within its right to leave the ICC.


Journalist and author Paul McNally.
McNally book exposes corrupt police officials

Monday 24 October 2016 11:23

Journalist and author, Paul McNally says his book titled: 'The Street' gives a description of a corrupt relationship between drug dealers and South African police officials.


Former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela has refuted allegations that her office operated on money from foreign donors.
Madonsela insists donor funds can never influence decisions

Sunday 23 October 2016 18:41

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela insists no donor funds can ever influence decisions of the institution.


Matriculants are writing their first exam on Wednesday.
DA wishes 2016 matriculants well in their exams

Sunday 23 October 2016 15:01

The Democratic Alliance has wished the matric class of 2016 the best for their final examinations.


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