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Gumede’s leave of absence extended

2019-07-10T13:35:39+00:00

KZN ANC confirms Gumede's leave of absence extended. The eThekwini mayor was asked to go on leave by the provincial ANC leadership - as she faces corruption charges. The party says the committee that has been investigating Gumede's matter is still busy with its probe. The committee is expected to hand over its report to [...]

Gumede’s leave of absence extended 2019-07-10T13:35:39+00:00

Koloane states he wanted to impress India’s high commissioner with the Gupta landing

2019-07-10T10:59:15+00:00

Former head of State Protocol Bruce Koloane said that he wanted to impress the Indian High Commissioner, which is why he put pressure on SA National Defence Force officials to authorise the Guptas landing a privately chartered aircraft at Waterkloof Air Force Base. Koloane was testifying at the state capture commission of inquiry where he [...]

Koloane states he wanted to impress India’s high commissioner with the Gupta landing 2019-07-10T10:59:15+00:00

Man arrested for murder of woman whose body was found in abandoned oThongathi building

2019-07-10T10:53:57+00:00

Police have made a breakthrough in connection with the gruesome murder of oThongathi resident Komell Pillay whose semi-naked body was found in an abandoned building on Sunday. Police said a 23- year-old man was arrested on Tuesday in connection with her murder and is being held at oThongati police station. Pillay, 22, also known as [...]

Man arrested for murder of woman whose body was found in abandoned oThongathi building 2019-07-10T10:53:57+00:00

Veteran actress dies at 77

2019-07-10T10:44:48+00:00

Veteran South African actress Nomhle Nkonyeni has died aged 77. Nkonyeni was in hospital since last Friday and reportedly died on Wednesday morning. She was born in Port Elizabeth in April 1942 and started her acting career in theatre at the age of 19. Known for her roles in popular television productions such as Tsha Tsha, Gaz'lam, Scandal and Igazi, [...]

Veteran actress dies at 77 2019-07-10T10:44:48+00:00

Life terms for KZN principal’s killers

2019-07-10T10:07:01+00:00

The three men accused of murdering former principal Gona Pillay in her Silverglen home in 2017 received life sentences in the Durban High Court moments ago. Pam Golding intern estate agent Basil Underhill, Braveman Underhill and Fredboy Msomi also received 13 years for the robbery with aggravating circumstances. Msomi received a further five years for the theft [...]

Life terms for KZN principal’s killers 2019-07-10T10:07:01+00:00

Koloane says he used Zuma’s name to help approve Gupta landing at Waterkloof

2019-07-09T12:11:34+00:00

Former head of state protocol Bruce Koloane has admitted to using former President Jacob Zuma's name to put pressure on Department of Defence officials to authorise the Guptas landing a privately chartered jet at Waterkloof Air Force Base. Koloane admitted to so-called name-dropping at the state capture commission of inquiry today but he denied ever being [...]

Koloane says he used Zuma’s name to help approve Gupta landing at Waterkloof 2019-07-09T12:11:34+00:00

Matric exams begins in 100 days

2019-07-09T07:45:22+00:00

The countdown to matric final exams has officially begun. MEC for Education in KwaZulu-Natal, Kwazi Mshengu, on Monday announced that there are just 100 days to go before National Senior Certificate Examinations for the Class of 2019. He said they are hoping to encourage pupils and teaching staff to work even harder with the final [...]

Matric exams begins in 100 days 2019-07-09T07:45:22+00:00

The EFF lose another court battle

2019-07-04T10:37:21+00:00

EFF leader Julius Malema has lost an application challenging the Riotous Assemblies Act. Malema was charged with violating the act on two occasions by encouraging his supporters to invade vacant land. He was arguing that the 1956 act is unconstitutional. Malema says he will now challenge the Riotous Assemblies Act at the Constitutional Court.

The EFF lose another court battle 2019-07-04T10:37:21+00:00

Petrol price decrease a reprieve for consumers…

2019-07-03T07:51:47+00:00

Consumers will be a little relieved with the decrease of petrol price at midnight last night. Petrol has dropped by 96 cents a litre while diesel now costs up to 75 cents less. Illuminating paraffin has also come down by 57 cents a litre. Fuel prices have recorded a steady increase since January but finally, [...]

Petrol price decrease a reprieve for consumers… 2019-07-03T07:51:47+00:00