Nothing out of the ordinary about early NEC adjournment: Kodwa

There is nothing extraordinary about the ANC national executive committee meeting being adjourned 20 minutes after it started on Friday‚ the ruling party’s spokesperson Zizi Kodwa said late on Friday.

SABC interim board suspends acting CEO

The SABC has suspended its acting chief executive‚ James Aguma.
Redi Tlhabi

Redi Tlhabi exits 702 to move to the States in 2018

After 12 years on talk radio station 702 Redi Thlabi has announced her resignation to pursue other interests before heading to the States next year.
South Africa's Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba speaks with journalists at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2017 meeting in Durban

I don't do state capture‚ declares Gigaba

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has denied involvement in state capture.

FULL REPORT: ‘How South Africa is Being Stolen’ - a report on state capture

Academics recently released a report into how the South African state has been captured.
Rivonia trialist and anti-apartheid activist Andrew Mlangeni arrives with a floral tribute at the Houghton home of his former Robben Island inmate Nelson Mandela in Johannersburg

READ: ANC veterans letter calling on MPs to vote Zuma out

Read the open letter to the African National Congress's National Executive Committee (NEC) from the veterans and stalwarts of the ANC.

DUT students march to raise awareness of crimes against women and children

About 300 Durban University of Technology (DUT) students gathered at King Dinizulu Park in Durban on Friday morning to raise awareness of crimes against humanity‚ in particular women and children.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane must preside over a party victory in a city other than Cape Town in the polls on Wednesday, the author says.

Mmusi Maimane wants to return to Zambia to support Hakainde Hichilema

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane wants to go back to Zambia‚ from where he was deported on Thursday‚ to show his support for jailed opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema.

Recalled Rantie will get slap on the wrist for going AWOL from Bafana‚ say Safa

Recalled Bafana Bafana striker Tokelo Rantie will escape with a simple telling-off‚ having once been threatened with the full might of Safa’s disciplinary force‚ for a now-show in October 2016.

Simba Mhere death crash: Prosecutor disputes driver was going 80km/h

The state has refuted an accident expert's claim that the man accused of causing the death of Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere was travelling at only 80km/h.

Deputy competition commissioner robbed at gunpoint

Deputy competition commissioner Hardin Ratshisusu was robbed at gunpoint on Thursday night as he was returning home from OR Tambo International Airport‚ officials said on Friday.

IN MEMES: Twitter zones in on polygamist Musa's '5pm curfew' for his wives

Twitter was on fire after last night's episode of Uthando Nes'thembu revealed that polygamist Musa Mseleku enforces a 5pm curfew on his wives, who also have to ask for permission to party or drink.
President of South Africa Jacob Zuma reacts during a rally following the launch of a social housing project in Pietermaritzburg

'Take down the president before he takes the country down' - Save SA campaign

South Africa can no longer ignore the urgent need for a judicial commission of inquiry into state capture‚ the Save SA campaign said on Friday.

Scandal! actor due in court today on human trafficking charges

A popular Scandal! actor and 16 other suspects are set to appear in the Springs Magistrate's Court this morning.

City of Johannesburg official loses out on R500‚000 when Mashaba says no no no

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has reversed a salary increase awarded to his chief of staff.

Rhino calf and mother butchered in pre-dawn attack on KZN reserve’s capture boma

Rhino horn butchers snuck into a game capture boma early on Friday morning to shoot and hack off the horns of a captive rhino calf and its mother in the flagship Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal.

‘Law reform commission has no respect for sex workers’ rights: Sonke Gender Justice

Sonke Gender Justice has joined other human rights organisations in slamming the South African Law Reform Commission’s recommendation that sex work remain a criminal activity.

Civic body files contempt of court application over ANCYL refusal to apologise for disrupting Kathrada memorial

The ongoing standoff between the Active Citizens Movement (ACM) and the ANC Youth League over the disruption of ANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada’s memorial service in Durban is still raging.

Organisations condemn report on adult prostitution

Two organisations are dismayed that the sex work will remain a criminal activity.

Mumble at Mashaba hearing: ‘An overwhelming majority of the NEC believed the relationship could not work’

There is no end in sight in the arbitration case of former Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba against the South African Football Association (Safa).

Have your say on sex work: Masutha calls for comments on changes to law

The public will get the chance to have their say on whether adult prostitution should be legalised after the Department of Justice released a report by the South African Law Reform Commission on Friday.

Water and sanitation department finances "messier than a pit latrine"

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane's budget vote very nearly didn't get the buy-in from the portfolio committee - it's financial state was describe as “messier than a pit latrine” by one opposition MP.

Believe it or not‚ Kaizer Chiefs can have a silver lining to their dismal season

For a second successive season‚ Kaizer Chiefs are going to end a campaign without a trophy as the country’s most successful club loses increasing lustre.

Scientists reveal the secret behind sticking to exercise — & it's pretty obvious

A new study from the University of Michigan has found that the best way for women to stick to exercise is to choose something they actually enjoy, rather than for the sole purpose of losing weight.

Ben Stokes’s availability to face Proteas knocks Donald Trump off a few front pages

It isn’t often that training sessions rival matches for attention‚ but England’s practice in Southampton on Friday – ahead of the second one-day international against South Africa at The Rose Bowl on Saturday – was one of those times.

Study finds brain transforms remarkably as adults learn to read

A study of women in India who learned to read in their 30s shows the human brain's incredible capacity to reorganise and transform itself, said researchers.

Molangoane’s ‘Tight’ statistics tell the story of his influence at Kaizer Chiefs

At 28 years old and probably at the peak of his career‚ Joseph “Tight” Molangoane is proving to be the linchpin in this tepid Kaizer Chiefs side – and the numbers are there to prove it.

Double life sentence for Kimberley man who raped‚ strangled‚ stabbed and bit girlfriend

When police found Margaret Olyne she had been raped‚ stabbed‚ strangled and there were bite marks on her face‚ torso‚ arm and back.

'Changed' Hamilton is now a team player, says Mercedes boss Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes Lewis Hamilton has changed from being a loner to become a true team player this year - and hopes that it will boost his hopes of taking pole in Monaco.

Six outfit changes & designer shoes: Somizi's SAMAs swag cost thousands of rand

You can be sure that Somizi has held nothing back preparation for his SAMAs slayage.

PE school 'kidnapper' found

A man who unwittingly caused widespread panic about kidnappers staking out Port Elizabeth schools has been found.