Police were monitoring East Lynne, east of Pretoria, on Friday morning after violent fights between taxi owners the day before, Captain Pinky Tsinyane said.
The Mamelodi Long Distance Taxi Association and the PLAZA Taxi Association were allegedly involved in violent … Read the rest
The ANC cannot be a liberation movement if it does not tackle the issue of land reform, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday.
“The land question is at the centre of the struggle. If we raise it in … Read the rest
ANC Youth League president Julius Malema will not be removed from his position by anyone but the structures of the league, his deputy Ronald Lamola said on Thursday.
“It is only the internal process of the ANCYL that can decide … Read the rest
Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder needs to be reminded about the “real history” of South Africa, the DA said on Thursday.
“Instead of denying our history, as Mr Mulder does, we must do everything we can to ensure that … Read the rest
by Charlene Smith
Don’t cry if you’re no-one’s Valentine, love is a dying tradition as marriages and family life disappear according to a rush of new studies released this month.
The Brookings Institute in the United States reported on February … Read the rest
The government is considering handing control of passenger train services from the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) to cities, Beeld newspaper reported on Monday.
Deputy Transport Minister Jeremy Cronin said the government wanted cities to develop programs for a … Read the rest
A Sowetan journalist has testified in court that suspended national police commissioner General Bheki Cele used the words “shoot to kill”, the newspaper reported on Monday.
Mhlaba Memela testified against Cele, who had denied saying this, in the High Court … Read the rest
Arguments in mitigation of ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema’s suspension from the ruling party begin on Monday.
ANC spokesman Keith Khoza said proceedings would start on Monday, but could not confirm if they would be held at the party’s … Read the rest
Growing poverty, unemployment and equality around the world indicate capitalism is a scam and must be scrapped, Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini said on Thursday.
“The world is looking for a way out,” Dlamini told delegates attending the sixth Presidential Council … Read the rest
Yesterday NUMSA, the National Mineworkers Union of South Africa, issued a document replete with Marxist references to the class struggle, calling for the nationalisation of mines in South Africa. It based its policy position on two fundamental ANC documents: the … Read the rest
Argument in a trial within the trial of two people accused of killing rightwing leader Eugene Terre’Blanche will be heard on Tuesday.
The High Court sitting in Ventersdorp would then decide on the validity of information gathered from the two … Read the rest
A male nurse who allegedly raped a terminally ill cancer patient in a Bloemfontein hospital will appear in the city’s magistrate court on Tuesday.
Last month, the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court postponed the matter for a final decision from the provincial … Read the rest
Two Mozambican criminals who terrorised homes in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, in 2009 have been convicted on four counts of robbery with aggravating circumstances, according to a report on Tuesday.
Eric Nkuna and Fortunato Simbine targeted townhouse complexes in the … Read the rest
South Africa will be looking for new minerals to mine as a way to boost investment, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said on Tuesday.
“There is significant potential for the discovery of other world-class deposits in areas that are yet … Read the rest