Uber deploying security to 'hotspots' to deal with taxi intimidation in SA

Ride-hailing service Uber said its drivers had faced intimidation in South Africa following a protest last week by members of metered taxi associations who say the online app competes unfairly for business.

Lesotho general told of death plot

When Mamphanya Mahao arrived at her bullet-riddled home on the outskirts of Lesotho's capital, Maseru, at the weekend she was greeted by a small group of women.

Prasa derails claims that Spanish trains too tall

Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) boss Lucky Montana has rubbished a report claiming that the rail agency bought trains which were too tall to run in South Africa.

Mamelodi taxi association threatens violence if more vehicles impounded

The Mamelodi Amalgamated Taxi Association has warned authorities that impounding its vehicles could result in more violence according to a report.

Bafana legend involved in multi-million tender fraud

Deceased Bafana Bafana midfield maestro John “Shoes” Moshoeu allegedly used an unregistered company to secure government tenders worth millions of rands.

Funding of king warrants debate

The continued existence of the monarchy and its funding by the state has been debated in many nations for many years.

Poo protestors cry foul over costs of defending themselves

Former Cape Town ANC councillor Loyiso Nkohla is known for his razor-sharp tongue and for being hauled before court to explain his use of human excrement during protests.

Nhleko's 'lies and low-cost bioscope' won't stop demands Zuma 'pay back the money': EFF

Police minister Nathi Nhleko has committed “his office and the police ministry to pathological lies and the defence of corruption”‚ the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said on Monday.

Soul Brothers' lead singer David Masondo passes away

Legendary music group Soul Brothers has lost its lead singer, David Masondo.

Jimmy Tau hands over R200,000 lobolo for wealthy girlfriend

Former soccer player, Jimmy Tau is said to have paid R200,000 for lobola to the wealthy family of his girlfriend, according to a report.

Rapper AKA responds after assaulting fan on stage at Durban July - pictures

Exclusive images of rapper AKA assaulting a fan in full view of party goers at the Durban July have caused outrage.

'Door open to discussions' on Greece: Hollande, Merkel

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday the door was open for a return to debt negotiations with Greece, but called on Athens to make detailed proposals.

Redetermination of boundaries indicates fewer nonviable municipalities

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Pravin Gordhan has welcomed the release of the redetermination of the municipal boundaries by the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) which he says indicates a possible reduction in the number of nonviable municipalities

Mental illness in workplace costs companies millions each year

There is nothing more valuable than a healthy and happy workforce. Often a company’s success depends on it.

UCT denies SRC acting president axed over anti-gay statement

The University of Cape Town has denied that a member of the Student Representative Council (SRC)‚ Zizipho Pae‚ has been removed from her position following an alleged anti-gay post on her Facebook page.

Hope dies last in Greece after defiant 'No'

Athens was still standing on Monday. The Parthenon had not crumbled before the coming Apocalypse. And as their left-wing government made tentative overtures to its European partners, Greeks expressed hope catastrophe might yet be averted.

Underfunding catalyst to turbulence in commuter transport industry‚ warns association

Underfunding of public transport is a catalyst to turbulence in the commuter transport industry‚ the Southern African Bus Operators Association (SABOA) said on Monday‚ warning that if this was not addressed urgently it could lead to a collapse in existing contract commuter bus services.

Durban jogger kidnapped by armed robbers

A 37-year-old Durban jogger was held at gunpoint‚ bundled into a car and driven to her home by a gang of armed robbers on Monday morning.

Germany dismisses Greece bid for new bailout after 'No' vote

Germany dismissed Greece's bid to clinch a quick new debt deal after the country delivered a resounding 'No' to more austerity, appearing little moved by the surprise resignation of the Greek finance minister.

Necsa dismisses R1 trillion cost claims for new nuclear build programme

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has refuted reports that the country’s nuclear new build programme will cost around R1 trillion‚ saying that by international comparison it is inconceivable that it could cost that much.

Corruption case against Richard Mdluli scrapped - for now

The fraud and corruption case against suspended former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and two other senior police officers has been struck off the roll but they may not be off the hook.
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