Government has now confirmed that at least two people have died in New Hanover where a tornado ripped through the small town. Several parts of the province were lashed by heavy downpours on Tuesday night. Cooperative Governance MEC Sipho Hlomuka and KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala visited the affected communities on Wednesday morning, where houses were [...]
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South Africa have won the 2019 Rugby World Cup after beating England in a bruising final in Yokohama . Handre Pollard delivered a kicking masterclass for Springboks, scoring six penalties and two conversions. England's Owen Farrell was also impressive from the tee, scoring all of his side's points with four penalties. South Africa struck a [...]
Fire A three-year-old boy died in the early hours of this morning after his house caught alight in Nomzamo near Strand, according to the Cape Town fire and rescue services. Spokesperson Jermaine Carelse said the first firefighters arrived at the house in Sithunzi Street and found the boy unresponsive. They commenced CPR, but [...]
United Nations high Commission for Refugees Police have removed hundreds of foreign nationals and refugees from an area outside the offices of the UN High Commission for Refugees in Cape Town – where they held a week’s-long peaceful sit-in protest over their safety in the country. Multiple police vehicles and police officers gathered [...]
Siya Kolisi The Springboks’ 28 year old skipper Siya Kolisi will earn his 50th Test cap in Saturday's Rugby World Cup final against England in Yokohama. He made his debut in 2013 against Scotland in Nelspruit. He was given the full-time Bok captaincy in 2018 when Rassie Erasmus replaced Allister Coetzee as national coach. A serious knee injury threatened his [...]
South Gauteng High Court 33 year old Bongani Lucky Masuku was handed down 20 life sentences, and 758 years behind bars at the Gauteng High Court on Tuesday. He committed 126 crimes he committed between 2010 and 2018. He was reportedly part of a syndicate that targeted homes in Soshanguve, Tshwane, Winterveld, Itsoseng [...]
Botswana Flag The Botswana Independent Electoral Commission said it expected the more than 2,000 voting stations in that country to open at 6:30 am on Wednesday. The country will see 1.2 million citizens cast their votes for the national Parliament and local government councils. The IEC said it expected all results to be [...]
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says Eskom is closer to receiving a R59 billion bailout in terms of the Special Appropriation Bill, which was passed by the National Assembly on Tuesday. The bill must also be approved by the National Council of Provinces before President Cyril Ramaphosa can sign it into law. [...]
RUGBY: Scotland is questioning whether the sport’s controlling body’s misconduct charge is appropriateRajish 2019-10-16T13:05:04+00:00
Scotland is questioning whether the sport’s controlling body’s misconduct charge is appropriate, following their comments about a deadly typhoon. World Rugby has taken Scotland to a disputes panel over what it called disappointing remarks before their final pool match against Japan. The game was threatened with cancellation because of Typhoon Hagibis. Scottish Rugby chief Mark [...]
Over the past financial year the Special Investigating Unit has recovered 137-million-Rands through its investigations and prevented losses to the State of 53-point-four-million-Rands. The unit briefed Parliament’s public account committee today on its investigations in several municipalities. Head of the SIU Andy Mothibi says in the Eastern Cape’s Alfred Nzo district municipality, they looked into [...]