Wishes poured in for Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu who celebrates his 88th birthday today. The Nobel Laureate, who was born in Klerksdorp, largely retreated from public life over the years but made two public appearances this year. Last month, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex met with him and his wife in Cape Town to [...]
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The possibility of Newlands rugby stadium being demolished remains a likely scenario, but the exact time is uncertain. The cash-strapped Western Province Rugby Football Union has entered into an agreement with Investec that will see the asset management group given development rights to the stadium from 2021. Investec will take on the development on a 99-year lease. [...]
Former president Jacob Zuma’s son, Duduzane Zuma, told the state capture commission of inquiry that serious rumours prompted him to organise a meeting between businessman Fana Hlongwane and former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas on October 23, 2015. Zuma claimed in an affidavit that there were rumours that Hlongwane had blackmailed Jonas. The meeting which [...]
Helen Zille is cleared to run for the position of the DA chairperson of the federal council. In 2017, the former party leader reached an agreement with DA leader Mmusi Maimane after a series of controversial tweets about colonialism. According to this deal, Zille agreed to vacate her position on all decision-making structures of the [...]
A pastor from Cape Town has been arrested for allegedly sexually molesting a four-year-old toddler for the second time in the past five months. The 49-year-old was arrested on Wednesday. He had reportedly been accused of raping and molesting the girl five months ago, but according to family members, police delayed in investigating the allegations. [...]
A second whistleblower has come forward in the impeachment case against US President Donald Trump. Lawyers representing the first one say the second person was also an intelligence official. This person apparently has first-hand knowledge of the phone call Trump made to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on 25 July in which he allegedly asked for [...]
The eThekwini municipality has recently been in the news over a bitter leadership battle and now that that saga has been resolved, it faces a solvency crisis. eThekwini Municipality is owed over R11-billion for services rendered. Some of the debt is from government departments and agencies. The municipality said the debt is preventing them from delivering [...]
Boris Johnson vowed on Sunday he would not quit as Britain’s prime minister even if he fails to secure a deal to leave the European Union, saying only his Conservative government can deliver Brexit on 31 October. At the beginning of his party’s annual conference in the northern city of Manchester, Johnson wants to rally [...]
A document in the possession of eNCA shows that the sale of some state-owned enterprises is on the cards. Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni submitted the document at a special meeting of the ANC's highest decision-making body. The ANC National Executive Committee is discussing the poor state of the economy. ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe says [...]
The price of 95-octane petrol will increase by 18-cents a litre while the price of 93-octane, will drop by 4-cents a litre on Wednesday The Energy Department says the reason for the different price adjustments is that the Basic Fuel Price differentials between 95 and 93 petrol grades have changed. Diesel and wholesale Illuminating paraffin [...]