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Cape Town station's platforms 15 and 16 will be closed until further notice after two motor coaches and five passenger coaches went up in flames there, Metrorail says.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 9:12 pm
A 69-year-old has died when his bakkie crashed into the barrier and rolled off the N1 highway in Brackenfell, Cape Town ER24 paramedics say.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 8:53 pm
“I will not let you down,” declared newly elected ANC Gauteng chairperson David Makhura as he called for an end to lobby groups and ill-discipline in the province.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 8:19 pm
ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule has once again called on members to not seek the legal route when trying to address disputes within the political party and that no one is bigger than the ANC.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 7:42 pm
A 43-year-old man guarding an empty building has died after inhaling fumes from a brazier that was keeping him and a colleague warm during the winter nightshift, police say.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 7:12 pm
One man has died and four protesters injured in a confrontation during an apparent "land invasion" and protest on the R21 that runs between the OR Tambo International Airport and Pretoria, Gauteng police say.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 6:52 pm
Cape Town's Foreshore Freeway Projects is not "dead and buried" and the City will go back to the drawing board to find another way of making the project work, Mayor Patricia De Lille says.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 4:44 pm
The National Freedom Party has called for a state of emergency to be declared in KwaZulu-Natal, following the killing of another ANC leader in the province.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 4:29 pm
Three people have died in two separate shack fires in Cape Town, according to the City's Fire and Rescue Services.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 4:29 pm
Parliament has extended condolences following the death of former journalist and DA MP Zelda Jongbloed.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 2:32 pm
Police say that they have embarked on a plan to nab those responsible for a shooting in KwaZulu-Natal which killed 11 people affiliated to the Ivory Park taxi association.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 2:11 pm
Officials are trying to establish the cause of a fire at Cape Town station that destroyed a number of train units – leaving an estimated R30m cost of repair, Prasa says.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 1:50 pm
Eleven people have been confirmed dead in an ambush shooting on the R74 in KwaZulu-Natal, which is now being investigated as an incident of taxi violence, according to police.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 1:33 pm
The City of Cape Town has urged residents not to put inappropriate material into the sewerage system as blockages and overflows continue to rise.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 1:12 pm
Helen Zille is again the subject of a storm brewing in the DA, this time over her inclusion in the selection panel tasked with choosing who will represent the party in Parliament.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 9:42 am
Military intelligence picked up that soldiers loyal to former president Jacob Zuma were on the brink of mutiny. Ramaphosa was warned to resolve the standoff with Zuma.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 7:36 am
Suspended SARS commissioner Tom Moyane is demanding that President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan appear before his disciplinary inquiry so they can face cross-examination.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 6:37 am
The ANC official linked to at least three cash-in-transit heists has a long list of charges against him, having been arrested at least eight times.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 4:01 am
‘Voters and the leadership are getting younger, so the youth must dynamise the ANC’.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 4:01 am
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has received new evidence to bolster its corruption case against former president Jacob Zuma and French arms company Thales.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 4:01 am