Echoes of Apartheid: tales of death, cover-up in Cato Manor police squad

This investigation, screened as a documentary on Al Jazeera called ‘Echoes of Apartheid’, shows how practices everybody thought had been eradicated have survived deep into SA’s democracy.

eNCA happy to air Marikana doccie but not happy to pay

eNCA and says filmmaker Rehad Desai can drop the Sabido-run TV news channel “a free copy” of his International Emmy winning documentary Miners Shot Down and eNCA will show it – but won’t pay.

Panday was a guest at his wedding, but Edward Zuma denies ties

President Jacob Zum's son, Edward, has distanced himself from controversial Durban businessman Thoshan Panday.

Two men narrowly escape death in Alberton helicopter crash

Two men narrowly escaped death on Wednesday morning when their helicopter crashed in a field off Kliprivier Road in Alberton‚ south-east of Johannesburg.

ANC slammed for congratulating Marikana doccie's Emmy win

The ruling party took to social media to heap praises on Rehad Desai's 'Miners Shot Down' for winning an international Emmy but was slammed for failing to sympathise with the deceased miners and their families when the fatal shooting happened three years ago.

Big and filled with cold paranoia - the house mob boss Krejcir called home

The high security at Radovan Krejcir's Bedfordview home which is due to go on auction this weekend, painted the picture of a very paranoid man.
 Teacher Candice dos Passos, a stressed working mom, at home with her children Julian, 5, and Emily, 3 Picture: JACKIE CLAUSEN

SA working moms seek comfort in food, drugs and alcohol

Working mothers unable to cope with the demands of home and work are turning to the bottle, comfort food and drugs.

Report reveals how controversial KZN businessman Thoshan Panday 'bought' the cops

A secret draft report compiled by a leading forensic auditor has cast new insight into how controversial businessman Thoshan Panday allegedly bought off KwaZulu-Natal's top police brass and netted millions for his string of companies. 

Khanyi Mbau reveals her latest cosmetic procedures, says 'my nose is my own'

Since being unveiled as the cover star of True Love's December issue, Khanyi Mbau has had to fend off criticism about her looks - she opens up about exactly what plastic surgery she has had done.

Former Orlando Pirates star arrested for stolen vehicle

A former Orlando Pirates dribbling wizard, Steve Lekoelea, was arrested after he was found driving a suspected stolen car in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg, last week Tuesday.

If Guptas want ANN7 to be progressive media, they can pay their workers correctly: Cosatu

Cosatu has named the Gupta-owned broadcaster ANN7 as the worst employer in the country.
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with South African President Jacob Zuma at the Great Hall Of the People in Beijing

China set to pledge more aid to Africa ahead of Xi's trip to SA

China is set to announce new aid to African nations when President Xi Jinping visits South Africa and Zimbabwe next month, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday.

Judge throws out Krejcir's bid to be moved to new prison

An urgent bid by Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir - who is awaiting sentencing on kidnapping, attempted murder and drug-related charges - to be moved to another prison and have access to private doctors has been dismissed.

Hawks can't confirm or deny move to suspend top cop

Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said he could not confirm or deny whether deputy police commissioner Lieutenant-General Nobubele Mbekela had been served with a notice of intention to suspend her.

Tunisia says suicide bomber carried out bus attack claimed by Islamic State

Tunisian authorities said on Wednesday a suicide bomber wearing a vest packed with plastic explosive blew up a presidential guard bus a day earlier, killing at least 12 troops in an attack claimed by Islamic State militants.

Western Cape launches #16DaysofActivism campaign

The Western Cape Department of Community Safety is teaming up with safety role-players across the province over the next 16 days to take a stand against violence against women and children as part of the national 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign.

We want a lasting solution to UWC students' debt - SRC

The University of the Western Cape's student representative council (SRC) on Wednesday issued an urgent memorandum to the university's council, calling for a lasting solution to student debt.

Cheering crowds as pope starts landmark Africa trip

Pope Francis landed in Kenya's capital Nairobi Wednesday on the first leg of a landmark three-nation trip to Africa, greeted with cheering crowds and traditional dancers.

Zuma to receive letters of credence

President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday receive Letters of Credence from Ambassadors and High Commissioners-designate from 15 countries‚ including the State of Palestine‚ at a credentials ceremony in Pretoria on Thursday.

Disaster bill passed in Parliament

The disaster management amendment bill was passed in Parliament on Wednesday with the support of all parties, except the EFF.

ANC remains top despite Zuma‚ poor economic policy - Survey

South Africa and Zimbabwe top the list of non-performers in comparison to their neighbouring countries in Southern Africa on reducing crime‚ job creation‚ management of the economy and fighting of corruption in government.