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All outstanding salaries for Denel employees now paid: company chair

All outstanding salaries for Denel employees now paid: company chair

All outstanding salaries owed to employees of Denel have now been fully paid, chairperson of the state-owned company Gloria Serobe said on Thursday.

KZN man accused of hacking two matrics wants to remain in custody

The man accused of killing two KwaZulu-Natal teenagers wants to remain in police custody.

More than 400 unlicensed firearms recovered in Gauteng in two weeks

Police in Gauteng have in the past two weeks recovered more than 400 unlicensed firearms and nearly 3,000 rounds of ammunition.

Seven more charged with Krugersdorp gang rape, among them a minor and a South African

Seven more people were on Thursday charged with raping eight women in West Village, Krugersdorp, bringing the number of suspects to 14.

Home affairs to recruit 10,000 youth, 60% of them women, for digitisation project

The home affairs department has more than 350-million birth, marriage, death and amendment paper records to digitise. They date back to 1895.

KZN cop accused of killing three people deserves bail, argues advocate

A KwaZulu-Natal policeman accused of fatally shooting three people near Pietermaritzburg in June should be granted bail because he fully co-operated with authorities, according to his lawyer.

Can Mogoeng Mogoeng be SA's next president? Not according to the JSC Act

According to the Judicial Service Commission Act, a retired judge "must not enter party politics".

Hawks pounce on KZN instigators of July riots in national operation

By 10am on Thursday at least six people had been nabbed in a clandestine operation by the unit, whose members were deployed to the province earlier this week in preparation for the takedown.

New date for Zandile Gumede graft trial, but more delays predicted

The trial of former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede and 21 others is expected to start on August 22 with the reading of the indictment.

Cops probe botched 'hit' on taxi owner after Centurion Golf Estate shooting

Gauteng police are searching for suspects after a taxi owner was shot and wounded in front of Centurion Golf Estate near Pretoria on Wednesday evening.

Dead heat for Kenya presidency as election results trickle in

Two days after Kenya's general election, officials had yet to announce who is leading the presidential race in East Africa's regional powerhouse, as confused citizens struggled to make sense of divergent tallies from the media in a nail-bitingly close race.

Armed man demanding frozen deposits takes hostages at Lebanese commercial bank

An armed man demanding deposits frozen by his bank took an unspecified number of hostages on Thursday at the Federal Bank of Lebanon, a security source said and a Reuters witness said.

Parliament orders probe into Zizi Kodwa's role in Phala Phala robbery

Parliament’s joint standing committee on intelligence (JSCI) is due to probe the alleged role of deputy state security minister Zizi Kodwa in the Phala Phala farm robbery.

KZN premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube unveils her new cabinet

Nomusa Dube-Ncube unveiled her new provincial cabinet on Thursday after a meeting with the ANC's deployment committee and its alliance partners.

It will take 17 years to close shafts – Mantashe on illegal mining

It will take at least 17 years for government to close all the holes that have been left by ownerless and derelict mines in the country.

Brazilian woman swindled mother of more than R2.3bn in art, police say

Brazilian woman Sabine Coll Boghici, 48, was arrested on Wednesday on allegations she was part of a bizarre scheme to defraud her 82-year-old mother.

Protest over social housing project in Roodepoort

A volatile protest in Roodepoort affected several routes in and out of the CBD on Thursday morning, but calm has been restored as demonstrators prepare to march on the City of Johannesburg's offices.

53-hour water outage in Gauteng starts today? Here's who will be affected

At least six municipalities in Gauteng will be affected by a 53-hour planned water outage by Rand Water from Thursday afternoon.

Four injured in central Durban flat fire

Four people received emergency medical care after a block of flats caught alight in central Durban on Thursday.

Reinstate employee who challenged 'no high heels' rule at work, court orders

The labour court has ordered that a woman dismissed five years ago after expressing dissatisfaction about the "no high heels" policy at her workplace be reinstated.

DA wants Bheki Cele fired and hauled before parliament over Krugersdorp rape comment

Police minister Bheki Cele said one of the women who was raped at a Krugersdorp mine dump “was lucky — if it is lucky” to be raped by just one man.

Post-Mugabe-era film 'President' banned by Zimbabwe censorship board

The Danish filmmakers have filed a legal challenge to the decision by the censorship board in Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court.

Operation ‘Vala Zonke’ launched to plug SA's potholes

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula has announced a new programme to deal with the potholes across the country. It’s known as “Vala Zonke”, which is translated as “close all” in isiZulu.

New data suggests women are actually better drivers than men

Women are “better” drivers than men, claims Netstar after examining its latest telematics data.

Parliament wants state clarity on illegal mining

The portfolio committee on mineral resources has asked  minister Gwede Mantashe, police minister Bheki Cele and home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi to  explain what their departments are doing to put the lid on illegal mining

State accused of dragging feet in compensating Marikana tragedy victims

The families of the victims of the Marikana massacre have accused the government of “grandstanding” and staging a “PR exercise” by claiming that the state will finalise reparations to claimants in the lawsuit by the end of the month.

First bell for SA's upside-down school

Young businesswoman Fikile Ndaba, 31, is at the forefront of a team that is about to launch SA’s first upside-down school building  tomorrow.

Load-shedding at hospitals puts lives in danger

As the country experienced the worst load-shedding in recent months, Gauteng healthcare facilities faced near deaths as generators failed to kick in during power outages.

Findings against Mbeki, Manuel & Mboweni removed from Absa/CIEX report

Significant changes, which included the removal of adverse findings against senior government leaders, were made to the public protector's Absa/CIEX report after Thuli Madonsela left that office in October 2016.
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