Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow says he was 13 when he started using drugs

2019-10-16T13:00:27+00:00

Picture taken from News24: (Phill Magakoe, Gallo Images, file) Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow says he was 13 when he started using drugs and that he has been on anti-depression medication for most of his life. He testified in mitigation of sentence in the Pretoria High Court today. Ninow was found guilty of raping a [...]

Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow says he was 13 when he started using drugs 2019-10-16T13:00:27+00:00

 The Automobile Association says fuel prices are showing a mixed picture for next month

2019-10-16T12:57:38+00:00

The Automobile Association says fuel prices are showing a mixed picture for next month, with some predicted to climb as others will fall. The AA was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. Spokesperson Layton Beard says at first glance, the oil price seems to be finding its way [...]

 The Automobile Association says fuel prices are showing a mixed picture for next month 2019-10-16T12:57:38+00:00

South Africa is facing another major tax shortfall

2019-10-16T12:55:31+00:00

South Africa is facing another major tax shortfall. Momentum Investments expects that the Revenue Services will collect around fifty billion Rands less tax than projected in last year’s budget. The financial services provider says Sars is facing shortfalls in personal income tax, corporate income tax and VAT. Fin24 reports that Finance Minister Toto Mboweni is [...]

South Africa is facing another major tax shortfall 2019-10-16T12:55:31+00:00

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor is undertaking a working visit to Qatar and Iran

2019-10-16T12:51:00+00:00

Picture taken from People's Assembly International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor is undertaking a working visit to Qatar and Iran today and tomorrow. In Doha, she will have a meeting with her Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani and some of his ministers for a bilateral engagement. In Tehran, Pandor and [...]

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor is undertaking a working visit to Qatar and Iran 2019-10-16T12:51:00+00:00

Social Security Agency Sassa plans to recover money lost

2019-10-16T12:47:52+00:00

Social Security Agency Sassa plans to recover money lost due to irregular and fruitless expenditure within a year. The Department of Social Development revealed that it has racked up two-billion-Rands in irregular expenditure from previous financial years, mainly due to Sassa’s habit of paying contractor invoices for services that were never delivered. Sassa spokesperson, Kgomotso [...]

Social Security Agency Sassa plans to recover money lost 2019-10-16T12:47:52+00:00

Convicted Dros rapist, Nicholas Ninow, is expected to testify in mitigation of sentence today

2019-10-16T12:45:31+00:00

Picture taken from New24: (Phill Magakoe, Gallo Images, file) The convicted Dros rapist, Nicholas Ninow, is expected to testify in mitigation of sentence when his trial resumes in the Pretoria High Court today. He was found guilty last month of raping a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of the family restaurant in Silverton [...]

Convicted Dros rapist, Nicholas Ninow, is expected to testify in mitigation of sentence today 2019-10-16T12:45:31+00:00

UEFA has charged the Bulgarian union

2019-10-16T12:42:08+00:00

Picture taken from Uefa website. The governing body of European soccer, Uefa, is investigating disciplinary charges after England players were subjected to racist abuse during a qualifier in Bulgaria. Uefa has charged the Bulgarian union with racist behaviour, the throwing of objects and the disruption of the national anthem. The local union’s chairperson, [...]

UEFA has charged the Bulgarian union 2019-10-16T12:42:08+00:00

Energy expert Ted Blom says Eskom is in bigger trouble than anyone is aware of

2019-10-16T12:38:11+00:00

Energy expert Ted Blom says Eskom is in bigger trouble than anyone is aware of. The power utility is currently surviving on government bailouts and sits with debt exceeding 450 billion Rands, which puts the country’s entire economy at risk. Bloomberg recently reported that government is considering a 160 billion Rands green fund to decommission [...]

Energy expert Ted Blom says Eskom is in bigger trouble than anyone is aware of 2019-10-16T12:38:11+00:00

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says all form goes out the window ahead of Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final

2019-10-16T12:35:49+00:00

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says all form goes out the window ahead of Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against Ireland in Tokyo. In their last three meetings, New Zealand has lost twice to Ireland. But Hansen told reporters that Ireland has brought out the best in his team. He adds that flyhalf Johnny Sexton, World [...]

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says all form goes out the window ahead of Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final 2019-10-16T12:35:49+00:00