We join the DA in a vote of no confidence in the Speaker: EFF

The EFF on Tuesday supported the DA's call for a vote of no confidence in National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete.

Mbete faces vote of no confidence with little emotion

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete gave little away in the form of emotion on Tuesday afternoon as opposition party MPs tried to pass a motion of no confidence in her.

Parliament resolves to suspend SABC board chairwoman

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications today unanimously recommended the suspension of SABC board chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala for allegedly faking her qualifications.

Stingy Mayweather opts out of tipping waitress after R350 million win

The self proclaimed leader of the "money team", boxing champion Floyd Mayweather is apparently quite stingy.

Protesters pelt police over taxi licence row

Chaos erupted on Cape Town roads this morning when residents from Vrygrond embarked on protest action.

Petrol truck hijacked in Joburg, found empty in Soweto

A truck transporting 35,000 litres of petrol was hijacked in Johannesburg in the early hours of Tuesday morning -- and found empty in Protea Glen a few hours later, Soweto police said.

Mother, daughter seek support for lesbian romance? It's a hoax

A website article claiming that a mother, daughter couple are seeking acceptance for their taboo romance is in fact the result of a hoax.

Kasrils also wants apology from Kebby Maphatsoe

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils has demanded either proof or an apology over a pre-election claim by Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) Military Veterans' Association chairman Kebby Maphatsoe that he set up President Jacob Zuma for a rape charge.

Thailand recalls mathematics textbook due to porn star on cover

Some people believe mathematics to be a very hard subject - particularly students in Thailand who noticed the woman on the cover of their textbook ‘Basic Mathematics’ was a porn star.

Woman spends over R500 thousand to become human sex doll

A model spend 30,000 pounds (over R500 thousand) on plastic surgery to make herself look like a blow up sex doll according to reports.

Some immigration regulations on hold until June

The implementation of two of the new immigration regulations will be delayed until June 1, 2015, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba announced on Tuesday.

Boeing and SpaceX to build spaceship to carry astronauts: NASA

Boeing and SpaceX will build the next generation of space vehicles that will carry US astronauts to low-Earth orbit and back, NASA said Tuesday.

67 South Africans killed in Nigeria building collapse

Sixty-seven South Africans have died in the building collapse that occurred at the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Nigeria, President Jacob Zuma said in a statement on Tuesday.

TUT students won't return to class: SRC

Classes would not resume at the Tshwane University of Technology as scheduled by the institution's management, TUT's suspended SRC said on Tuesday.

Eskom not complying with order: Westinghouse

Eskom had failed to comply with a High Court order that it hand over documents related to the awarding of a R4 billion tender to Areva NP Proprietary, Westinghouse Electric Company said on Tuesday.

Zimbabwe and Russia sign a $3 billion platinum mining deal

Russia and Zimbabwe signed Tuesday a $3 billion deal to jointly mine platinum in the southern African country, the world's third largest producer, with Moscow providing the investment funds.

Mbete motion defeated after opposition leaders walkout

After an insult-laden debate, opposition leaders walked out of Parliament on Thursday leaving the ANC to easily defeat their vote of no confidence in Speaker Baleka Mbete.

Joburg's water problem fixed while some areas run dry

Some parts of Johannesburg were still experiencing water cuts on Tuesday evening, Johannesburg Water said.

Opposition parties stage a walkout

Members of opposition parties staged a walkout in the National Assembly on Tuesday evening in defiance of a ruling that the ANC be allowed to amend a motion of no confidence in Speaker Baleka Mbete.

Farmers rely on private security more than SAPS: AgriSA

Farmers prefer using private security services because of their low level of trust in the SA Police Service, AgriSA said on Tuesday.

Child rapist gets sentenced to life

The NPA on Tuesday welcomed the life sentence imposed on a 51-year-old man who raped his friend's daughter.
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