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Court action to halt ANC Gauteng conference

Court action to halt ANC Gauteng conference

The Gauteng High Court will on Saturday evening hear reasons why the ANC's Gauteng provincial conference should not continue.

Free State mother on murder charges for allegedly killing two children and their father with poisoned soup

A 31-year-old Free State mother appeared in the Bethlehem magistrate's court  on Friday charged with murdering her two children and their father by feeding them highly toxic insecticide.

Zuma a no-show at state capture media conference, launches savage attack on Zondo

Jacob Zuma, the man at the centre of the Gupta family's capture of the SA state, was expected to supply his first reaction to the findings of the state capture commission on  Saturday.

Morocco says 18 migrants died during mass crossing into Spanish enclave

Morocco said 18 migrants died trying to cross into Spain's North African enclave of Melilla on Friday, after a violent two-hour skirmish between migrants and border officers that also led to scores of injuries

WATCH LIVE | Zuma responds to State Capture report

The former president is appearing at a media conference at a hotel in Sandton, according to his foundation.

Football is more important than squabbles over positions - Motsepe

Caf president Patrice Motsepe maintains that football is more important than any personal ambitions of those running for senior positions at different football structures in the continent.

Protesters stand against abortion ban in Texas, first to enact laws

More than 200 people gathered in front of a federal courthouse in Houston, Texas on Friday, to voice their anger after the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

Phala Phala ‘thief’ claims he was SA Army peacekeeper before life of luxury

The alleged mastermind behind the burglary at President Cyril Ramaphosa's Limpopo game farm told fantastical tales to a Namibian court, it emerged this week.

Hawks bust bogus agents who allegedly swindled victims out of R800,000

The Eastern Cape Hawks swooped on two alleged bogus estate agents in East London on Friday.

Two life terms for trigger-happy man who killed two people in Tshwane

A 27-year-old man from Winterveld in Tshwane was on Friday sentenced to two life terms for murders committed in June 2017 and March 2018.

Bargaining council says docking pay of teacher who headbutted pupil was fair

A Carletonville teacher who headbutted a pupil in 2018, allegedly in a revenge attack for assaulting his wife, failed in his bid to have the sanction imposed on him set aside: a two-month suspension without pay.

Makhura warns ANC to change toxic trajectory or party will never recover

Outgoing ANC Gauteng chairperson David Makhura has told delegates at the 14 Gauteng provincial conference that the party was headed down a dangerous and toxic trajectory where it was every man for himself.

Murder case of five people accused of killing Bontle postponed for further investigations

After being moved to another court due to a protest by residents in Masoyi, near Hazyview, Mpumalanga, the case against five people accused of killing Bontle Mashiyane was postponed.

Frustrated Soweto residents take to the streets after three days without water

Angry residents have taken to the streets over lack of water supply which was reduced by Joburg Water as the rescue mission for Khayalethu Magadla continues.

One injured in boat crash in filming of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3'

One person was injured when two speedboats crashed in Greece on Friday during the filming of the second sequel to hit romantic comedy 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding', the coast guard said.

World faces unprecedented global hunger crisis, UN chief says

There is a "real risk" of multiple famines this year, UN chief Antonio Guterres said on Friday and urged ministers meeting on food security to take practical steps to stabilise food markets.

Eskom granted interdict to stop strike at plants amid stage 4 load-shedding

Eskom has been granted a court order stopping the unprotected strike action at nine of its power stations and facilities over the past 24 hours.

Chatsworth man bust with 800 rounds of ammunition

KwaZulu-Natal police arrested a Chatsworth man after he was allegedly found with 800 rounds of ammunition.

Aaron Motsoaledi condemns 'slavery' at Chinese-owned factory in Ekurhuleni

Fifty-one illegal migrants rescued from a plastics factory in Gauteng have been arrested and charged under the Immigration Act.

Mamelodi residents celebrate conviction of Khekhe and co-accused

The conviction of the man better known as Mamelodi's Number 1 Tsotsi, Vusi "Khekhe" Mathibela, and others for the murder of businessman Wandile Bozwana on Thursday sparked a night of celebrations in Tshwane with people spinning their cars.

Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

Britain's Prince Charles expressed deep sorrow over slavery in a speech to Commonwealth leaders in Rwanda on Friday and acknowledged that the roots of the organisation lay in a painful period of history.

Buthelezi asserts his position in Zulu royalty after accusation of ‘meddling’

Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has asserted his place in Zulu royalty, tracing his family’s direct advisory role to the days of King Shaka KaSenzangakhona.

Ramaphosa reaffirms his commitment to social compact to parliament

President Cyril Ramaphosa has told parliament he is committed to ensuring the social compact announced in his February state of the nation address will materialise, despite business telling the Sunday Times the process had stalled.

ANC NEC rejects calls for Ekurhuleni conference rerun

A special meeting of the ANC’s national executive committee, the party’s highest decision-making body in between national congresses, has rejected calls for a rerun of the Ekurhuleni conference that took place last month.

Bontle's murder case moved to KaBokweni due to protesting residents

The case against five people accused of killing Bontle Mashiyane was on Friday morning moved from Masoyi magistrate's court to KaBokweni due to a protest by residents in the area.

Load-shedding ramped up to stage 4 right through weekend

Load-shedding is being ramped up to stage 4 from 11am on Friday until midnight and will continue through the weekend as embattled Eskom faces protest action and tries to conserve emergency reserves.

Angie Motshekga welcomes scrapping face masks for pupils and teachers

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga says the department will continue to support Covid-19 vaccination for all pupils aged from 12 years with parental consent.

KZN farmer convicted of murder, attempted murder for funeral shooting

The high court in Pietermaritzburg has found KwaZulu-Natal farmer Edward Philip Walter Solomon, 69, guilty of murder and attempted murder during an altercation in 2017 on his farm in Cramond..

Eskom labour protests 'bring more load-shedding risks' for SA

Protests at nine power stations and facilities over the past 24 hours could result in load-shedding at higher stages, the power utility warned on Friday.
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