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Bontle's body found mutilated not far from home

Bontle's body found mutilated not far from home

The body of six-year-old Bontle Mashiyane who went missing in Mpumalanga more than three weeks ago has been found mutilated not far from her home.

Gauteng metros commit to safer air quality and public health

Three of the country's metropolitan municipalities have committed to work towards improving the quality of the air we breathe.

'I prayed that she would be better and she would live' — Deborah Fraser's sister

"I prayed over her so hard that the whole of Bara stood still"

Load-shedding moves to stage four at 1pm on Saturday

Load-shedding will be increased to stage 4 from 1pm until 10pm on Saturday.

Durban metro cops deny allegations of brutality during school brawl

Durban metro police have denied allegations of brutality after an incident at a city school.

'She is OK now, she feels no pain' — Yvonne Chaka Chaka pays tribute to Deborah Fraser

SA music legend Yvonne Chaka Chaka has paid tribute to Deborah Fraser, reflecting on her last conversations with the star.

Outdated tobacco law threatens progress in reducing smoking, warns activist

An anti-smoking campaigner says any progress SA has made in reducing tobacco consumption will be reversed if legislation is not updated swiftly and the rise in vaping among young people continues.

Suspected drug traffickers pick wrong car for a near-collision

Two suspected drug traffickers who almost caused a crash in Pretoria East on Friday quickly discovered they had tangled with the wrong car.

DA waves red flag over Mthethwa’s plan to remove Afrikaans from Taal Monument

Western Cape cultural affairs MEC Anroux Marais says she is dismayed by a proposal to "remove the Afrikaans language" from the Taal Monument in Paarl - which was built in 1975 to honour the Afrikaans language.

Farmer stole our land and now we live in a zoo, tearful woman tells Ramaphosa

When Nqobile Motsweni woke up on Friday, she told herself this would be her last chance to tell President Cyril Ramaphosa about her family's ordeal living with a farmer who allegedly took their ancestral land in 2002 and turned it into a zoo.

Government rules out salary increases in public sector

The government has rejected the wage demands of employees in the public sector and is not offering any increase.

DA reports Western Cape speaker to Hawks over alleged expenses fiddles

The DA has reported the speaker of the Western Cape legislature to the Hawks for alleged expenses fiddles.

Ramaphosa confident SA will not be bumped up to stage 8 load-shedding

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday said he remained hopeful power utility Eskom would do everything it could to avoid stage 8 load-shedding.

Man arrested for botched April 2021 heist in Kabokweni

A man who was arrested for unlawful possession of ammunition on  Wednesday has been linked to a botched robbery in Kabokweni, Mpumalanga, last year.,

First of funerals for 10 killed at Buffalo grocery held

The first funeral is being held on Friday for one of 10 people killed in a livestreamed shooting by an 18-year-old white man at a supermarket in a Black neighborhood in Buffalo, New York.

Heavy rains halt visit by Ramaphosa and ANC top brass to KZN

Heavy rainfall predicted for KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday has forced the ANC to postpone the launch of the Letsema programme in the province.

More than 6,000 new Covid-19 cases and 18 deaths recorded in SA

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on Friday reported 6,375 new Covid-19 cases had been identified in SA.

SA's xenophobic attacks bear similarities to Holocaust, say experts

Holocaust experts in SA have sounded the alarm over similarities between the rise of xenophobic sentiments in the country and genocides throughout history.

Parliament told historical fabric destroyed in parliament fire cannot be restored as Hawks finalise probe

National head of the Hawks Lt-Gen Godfrey Lebeya said once the outstanding investigations into the fire in the parliament in Cape Town earlier this year are received, the case will be transferred to the Cape Town high court for trial.

NPA, SA Revenue Service enhance collaboration on criminal cases

The National Prosecuting Authority and the SA Revenue Service on Friday committed to enhancing their collaboration on criminal cases.

More sabotage at Eskom's plants - Gordhan confirms incident at Hendrina

Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan on Friday confirmed an incident of sabotage at Eskom's Hendrina power station in Mpumalanga.

'There has been complete transparency' — Gordhan on SAA, Takatso deal

Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan believes there has been transparency on the SAA deal with the Takatso Consortium.

WATCH LIVE | Memorial service for former Joburg mayor Mpho Moerane

Former Johannesburg mayor Mpho Moerane's memorial service is being held in Alexandra.

Cabinet approved R22m flag without considering the cost, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says while the controversial R22m "monumental" flag project was approved by the cabinet, the government overlooked the cost associated with it.

IFP denies ‘Misuzulu capture’ by Mangosuthu Buthelezi, slams 'pedlars of lies'

The IFP in the KwaZulu-Natal legislature has come out in defence of founder Mangosuthu Buthelezi and the effectiveness of his Zulu prime minister position.

Tempers flare as pupils and security face off outside Durban school

What began as an altercation between two schoolgirls at Effingham Secondary School in Durban soon erupted into chaos as private security officers and police faced off with dozens of pupils on Thursday.

Danone ramps up US baby formula shipments to address shortage

Aptamil maker Danone SA has stepped up shipments of infant formula from Europe to address a shortage in the United States, according to US customs data and an analysis of ocean cargo data by shipping consultancy Ocean Audit for Reuters.

R127m Powerball jackpot up for grabs as Joburg winner claims earlier R28m

A Johannesburg-based winner from the May 13 draw has come forward to claim his PowerBall Plus R28m jackpot.

Germany detects first case of monkeypox - military medical service

Germany has detected its first case of monkeypox, the German armed forces' medical service said on Friday.
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