ANC wants South Africans to pay for Nkandla again‚ says DA

The establishment of a trust by the ANC to pay back the money used to upgrade President Jacob Zuma’s private residence at Nkandla is disgraceful and is essentially an attempt to make the people of South Africa pay for Nkandla a second time‚ after already having done so in the first place‚ says the Democratic Alliance.
Mosebenzi Zwane, South Africa's Minister of Mineral Resources, speaks at a media briefing at the Investing in African Mining Inbaba in Cape Town

Absa says no to meeting with Gupta-linked minister

Absa won't be meeting with Gupta-linked Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

DASO leader asks what the Guptas got from Maine in exchange for housing assistance

It has become obvious that the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) has now also become just another captured ANC structure used to defend President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family‚ says Democratic Alliance Student Organisation (DASO) leader Yusuf Cassim.
South African President Jacob Zuma  looks on before delivering an address in Polokwane December 20, 2007.

Clear action needs to be taken to remove cloud over Zuma‚ says SACP

The National Prosecuting Authority must either provide rational reasons for continuing not to proceed with charges against President Jacob Zuma or‚ alternatively‚ proceed with the charges‚ the South African Communist Party (SACP) says.
and Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa at the release of the annual crime statistics for the 2012/2013 financial year in Pretoria.

Inquiry into Phiyega’s fitness to hold office gets under way

Suspended national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega will come under the spotlight on Tuesday as an inquiry into her fitness to hold office begins.

Celtic romp to one-sided 5-0 win over hapless Ajax

Bloemfontein Celtic won for only the second time at the refurbished‚ and renamed Molemela Stadium in Bloemfontein‚ hammering four first half goals past a hapless Ajax Cape Town and romping to a one-sided 5-0 victory on Sunday.

Arrest Collen Maine before Malema: COPE

The Congress Of the People (COPE) is calling for the arrest of ANCYL leader Collen Maine, following reports that the government may be considering charges against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema

New raids hit Syria's Aleppo amid bids to end fighting

Fresh air strikes hit Syria's Aleppo city early Monday, a correspondent said, after US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva in a bid to halt the mounting carnage.

Shots fired! Everything on the AKA‚ Pearl Thusi‚ Bonang Matheba‚ DJ Zinhle & Euphonik shade

But it’s been a spicy weekend on Twitter‚ ne? In fact‚ there’s been so much spice that it’s easy to forget what happened. We’ll take you through it.

SACP calls for acceleration of second radical phase of democratic revolution

The South African Communist Party (SACP) in a May Day message on Sunday called for the acceleration of a second radical phase of the national democratic revolution.
Remembering Brenda in Newtown on May 5, 2016.

5 awesome things to do in SA this week

Here are five entertaining events worth diarising...

If Clinton wasn't a woman, she wouldn't even be in this race: Trump

Donald Trump hit out hard at Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz Sunday, sounding unapologetic two days before a key primary in Indiana he says will decide the Republican presidential race.

DA demands CVs of candidates for NMB security boss position

The Democratic Alliance is demanding to be furnished with the names and CVs of all applicants for the position of head of safety and security for the Nelson Mandela Bay metro‚ which job its says Mayor Danny Jordaan has given to his “criminal pal” Linda Mti.

Papa Wemba - the musician who destroyed a stereotype

Speaking to an Ivorian TV station, legendary Congolese musician Papa Wemba - "The King of Rumba Rock" - said: "My last concert will be where I go. I will reveal that sometimes at concerts, I feel like I am floating. Perhaps one day I will go like this."
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When work is what you do to pass the time between weekends

South Africans celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the first national democratic elections on Freedom Day this week. As the nation commemorates this critical moment in its history, I could not help but wonder if we are living in the freedom we all deserve or merely enjoying the illusion of it.

Victims of horror Limpopo taxi crash all Wits students

The eight people who were killed in a horror minibus taxi crash near Mokopane in Limpopo on Sunday evening were all understood to be students from the University of the Witwatersrand‚ according to the province’s transport department.

Trevor Noah has found “Becky with the good hair”

Trevor Noah is one funny guy! While the internet has been losing its head looking for the mysterious “Becky with the good hair” to blame for Jay-Z’s infidelity, Trevor says he has found her.

SA Rugby Union pays tribute to former Bok captain Nelie Smith

The South African Rugby Union has expressed its condolences to the family of former Springbok captain Cornelius Michael “Nelie” Smith‚ who died in the early hours of Monday morning.

Police monitoring situation after violent protests flare again in Vuyani

Police say they are continuing to monitor the situation in Vuyani outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo where violent protests flared again on Sunday.

Phase two of ExoMars mission delayed to 2020

The second part of a joint European-Russian mission to probe Mars for traces of life has been delayed two years, with a new launch date set for July 2020, officials said Monday.

Tol Ass Mo’s expanding his brood

Comedian Tol Ass Mo is ready for more tiny feet in the house.