Municipal merger costs Gauteng R25 million

The Gauteng Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has allocated R25 million to facilitate the merger of two municipalities.

Lebo M splits from fiancée‚ cites financial prenup as reason

Veteran South African composer‚ producer and arranger Lebohang 'Lebo M' Morake and fiancée Zoe Mthiyane have decided to go their separate ways.

How the Guptas got money from Government - IDC CEO explains meetings that were 'not at Saxonwold'

Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) officials met executives‚ officials and shareholders of Gupta-owned Oakbay Resources and Energy ahead of providing financial assistance to the company‚ IDC CEO Geoffrey Qhena said.

Tutu's daughter loses South African church licence after gay marriage

Desmond Tutu's daughter has been forced to give up her duties as a priest in South Africa's Anglican church after she married a woman, she told AFP on Tuesday.

Lerato Kganyago pours her heart out over the loss of her unborn baby

In what can be dubbed as a heart-wrenching, tell-all interview, TV and radio personality Lerato Kganyago has for the first time given fans a glimpse into the pain she endured after suffering a miscarriage in October last year.

Police budget used to buy Zuma’s wives 10 vehicles - see what brands they chose

Ten vehicles worth a total of about R9 million were bought for the wives of President Jacob Zuma between 2013 and 2016 using the budget of the police department‚ Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko said in a written reply to a parliamentary question Tuesday by DA MP Zakhele Mbhele.

Willies Mchunu sworn in as KwaZulu-Natal premier‚ as MECs await possible reshuffle

Former Transport‚ community safety and liaison MEC Willies Mchunu was sworn in on Tuesday as acting Premier of KwaZulu-Natal after the dramatic resignation of Senzo Mchunu.

WATCH: We underestimate Malema at our own peril, says Prof Jansen

Underestimate Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema at your peril.

Hawks put R100‚000 price on the head of Uwe Gemballa's killer

The Hawks are offering a reward of R100‚000 to anyone with information which can lead to the arrest of "most wanted" suspect Thabiso Ledwaba, also known as Kagiso Linken.
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How SA stole the 2010 World Cup

The sad and shocking story of how an international betting ring manipulated warm-up games ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup is told by Ray Hartley in his book ‘The Big Fix’. Here is an edited extract from the book

Two men murdered in Hammanskraal are not Red Ants - COO

Evictions in Suurman and Kanana have been called off following violent protests in the Hammanskraal‚ Pretoria‚ informal settlements‚ in which two men lost their lives.

Social media users Photoshop Julius Malema's face on Lerato Kganyago's True Love cover

In the midst of a social media storm over Lerato Kganyago's True Love cover some social media users thought it funny to take the mickey out of the situation, by photoshopping EFF leader Julius Malema's head onto her body.
The Public Protector; Thuli Madonsela speaks about Malema’s 2009 ‘food parcels’ during an interview on May 05, 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa. Madonsela said Julius Malema's distribution of food parcels and a Sassa allowance of R100 000 in 2009 under the auspices of the African National Congress was contrary to the Constitution, an abuse of state resources and mismanagement.

ANC moves to replace Madonsela with a ‘loyal cadre’: DA

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday framed a draft resolution on a new public protector by the African National Congress’ (ANC) leader in the National Assembly as an attempt at cadre deployment.

Watch: Lerato Kganyago speaks out on True Love cover disappointment

Lerato Kganyago has once again spoken out on the Photoshop controversy that surrounded her on Monday, saying that she raised the alarm about the changes but was ignored.

Political parties need a deposit of almost half a million rand to contest all councils in the 2016 Elections

Political parties have less than two weeks to submit their list of candidate nominations for the August 3 local government elections.

Zuma wives’ cars could have paid the salaries of 61 police officers for a year

The money spent on buying cars for President Jacob Zuma’s wives could have funded 116 university students for a year‚ or to hire an additional 61 police officers for a year.
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Prosecutors handed report on Tongaat Mall collapse

Charges could soon be laid over the deaths of two men when the ill-fated Tongaat Mall collapsed in November 2013.

Mining houses score high in anti-corruption report while banks drop the ball

South Africa's most transparent companies mainly come from the mining sector while the least transparent are found in the financial sector.

South Africa's top cop pays attention to Tshwane's violent land protest

Acting Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane says that the unrest in Hamanskraal of the City of Tshwane is receiving attention from the South African Police Service.

Profuse apology over Zuma cartoon proffered by Gauteng school

The Gauteng Education Department has accepted an apology and a promise to never do it again from the school that used a Zapiro cartoon depicting President Jacob Zuma floating on a pool of money with a showerhead‚ in a school project.

Uganda protests to DR Congo over border police killings

Uganda has sent an official complaint to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo after four police officers were shot dead on a lake between the neighbours, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.