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
A fishing boat seized by the Asset Forfeiture Unit after it was allegedly used by a Chinese syndicate to smuggle 1.7 tons of cocaine into Knysna harbour was sold on auction for R450,000 at the weekend.
The Cape Times newspaper … Read the rest
Two men died and two were critically injured when they were attacked by Diepsloot community members, north of Johannesburg, in the early hours of Monday morning, Johannesburg emergency management services said. Diepsloot is a black township north of Johannesburg in … Read the rest