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ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has said it’s time for the country to move past the ruling party, barely an hour after she was removed as chairperson of the portfolio committee on public administration.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 8:59 pm
The removal of outspoken ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza as chairperson of the portfolio committee on public service and administration is an indication of how the ANC’s factional battles are hampering the work of Parliament, opposition parties say.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 8:58 pm
An elderly woman who has been tortured with boiling water and hot oil during a robbery was more concerned about her husband than herself, Netwerk24 reports.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 8:50 pm
The ANC has said that the DA-led coalition had done nothing but bring the blues to Nelson Mandela Bay since taking over the city.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 8:47 pm
Members of the ANC who have taken the party to court over allegations of irregularities relating to its 2015 provincial elective conference say they just want to see their party produce leaders through credible processes.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 8:29 pm
The City of Johannesburg says it will continue to issue traffic fines based on the evidence caught on speeding cameras, despite the contracts of speed camera service providers coming to an end.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 7:38 pm
An intervention by police from outside of KwaZulu-Natal is needed to investigate politically related killings in the province, the Moerane Commission has heard.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 6:44 pm
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has said that he is aiming his efforts at ensuring that all gender based violence crimes are made easier and less traumatic to report to the police.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 6:21 pm
What was supposed to be a celebration of the Democratic Alliance led coalition’s first year in office, was overshadowed by the blatant rift between executive mayor Athol Trollip and deputy executive mayor, Mongameli Bobani.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 6:17 pm
Psychiatric care in Gauteng is in a dire state due to unsuitable infrastructure and a shortage of psychiatric wards, DA MPL Jack Bloom says.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 6:14 pm
The City of Cape Town has advertised its first tender for the desalination of water as part of a R2bn initiative to produce an extra 500 million litres (Ml) for the drought-stricken city.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 6:12 pm
A former soldier who reported his girlfriend missing after killing her and setting her body alight, has been found guilty of murder by the High Court in Johannesburg.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 5:37 pm
Dissident ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza has paid the price for her outspoken criticism of President Jacob Zuma when she was fired as the chairperson of the portfolio committee on public service and administration.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 5:02 pm
In-fighting and accusations at the police crime intelligence unit have intensified following a fallout over a lack of security clearance of its acting head Major General Pat Mokushane.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 5:01 pm
The Guptas to sue Bank of Baroda, Arsene Wenger on the chopping block if billionaire Aliko Dangote takes over Arsenal and see some amazing pictures of SA's winter wonderland.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 4:21 pm
The family of Gabriella Engels who was allegedly assaulted by Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is not interested in money, only justice, AfriForum's advocate Gerrie Nel has said.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 4:05 pm
President Jacob Zuma’s wife, Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma, who remains a suspect in a case involving an alleged plot to poison her husband, just wants the matter to be finalised.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 3:45 pm
DA leader Mmusi Maimane urged South Africans to imagine a post-ANC South Africa, adding that the party is united behind "smallanyana" skeletons.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 2:42 pm
Blake tried to drive away but the man came after them, shooting at their car. One bullet hit his sister in the shoulder while his mom was hit in the thigh.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 2:13 pm
Legal counsel for both sides have concluded their arguments in the matter brought by the ANC 'rebels' who want the results of the KZN ANC 2015 provincial elective conference declared null and void, and judgment has been reserved.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 1:08 pm