The Sassa-Sapo grants deal: All the details revealed

Grant recipients finally have a deal that will ensure they are paid without their personal information being shared and the Post Office (Sapo) will score just over R2.2-billion a year, says the agreement between SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) and Sapo. The service agreement, which is the principal agreement between them, was signed in Pretoria […]
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WATCH: Motorist assaults traffic officer for giving him a fine

A motorist who allegedly assaulted a traffic officer after being stopped for breaking a road rule has been arrested‚ the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) and police confirmed on Tuesday. He is now facing a criminal charge and being kept in custody until his next court appearance. The clash occurred on the N12 in Potchefstroom […]
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Zuma told to pay back the money for Madonsela state capture challenge

Jacob Zuma has been ordered to personally pay the costs of his failed attempt to stop the release of the State of Capture report by former public protector Thuli Madonsela. Judge Dunstan Mlambo in the Pretoria high court stated the president had “clearly acted in flagrant disregard of the duties of the Public Protector”. He […]
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Killers of student Hannah Cornelius seemed more concerned about wooing their lovers in court than the 10 charges they face

The four men accused of the rape and murder of Stellenbosch student Hannah Cornelius seemed more concerned about wooing their lovers in court than the 10 charges they face. Geraldo Parsons smiled and blew kisses to his girlfriend after he heard that the case was postponed, yet again, to January 25. He was standing in […]
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ConCourt wants Sassa to explain alternative grants payment scheme

The Constitutional Court has asked the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to provide reasons why an alternative payment scheme, recently suggested by its expert panel, is feasible. The alternative payments scheme was suggested two weeks ago by the expert panel set up by Sassa and Black Sash under the supervision of the court. In […]
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Mbete on Khwezi: I don’t want to deal with it

ANC chairperson and presidential hopeful Baleka Mbete has dodged confirming if she believes that President Jacob Zuma raped Fezekile “Khwezi” Kuzwayo. Mbete was interviewed by Radio 702 host Karima Brown on Monday night when she was asked if she believes Kuzwayo. “You are raising a painful matter because she (Kuzwayo) is no longer alive. I […]
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Eskom witnesses refuse to testify against Koko

Eskom witnesses have reportedly declined to testify against former chief executive Matshela Koko at the internal disciplinary hearing against him, making way for him to be possibly reinstated. Eskom’s prosecution case against Koko came to a halt at the weekend after its evidence leader Cassim Moosa told chair of the disciplinary hearing advocate Mzungulu Mthombeni […]
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Top anti-poaching cop fired due to alleged “trumped-up charges”

One of South Africa’s top anti-rhino poaching cops has been fired on allegedly “trumped-up charges” and is now unemployed and looking for a job. “It is appalling … the whole thing is a circus,” Warrant Officer JP van Zyl-Roux’s attorney Jacques Botha told The Witness. After 29 years in the police force, the latter 10 […]
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HERO TO ZERO: CAPE TOWN COP ARRESTED IN DRUG BUST WAS NOMINATED FOR AWARD

Clinton Langeveldt was arrested this week after he was found in possession of tens of thousands of mandrax tablets. In what may be a case of hero to zero, it’s emerged the City of Cape Town law enforcement officer arrested in a major mandrax bust was nominated for an outstanding service award last year. On […]
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Ben Martins denies Gupta ‘tea party’ with Eskom legal head

Deputy Public Enterprises Minister Ben Martins has denied meeting suspended Eskom head of legal Suzanne Daniels with Ajay Gupta and Duduzane Zuma in a flat near Melrose Arch in 2017. “I am perplexed by Ms Suzanne Daniels’ testimony to the parliamentary inquiry into Eskom,” he said in a statement on Thursday. “She falsely claimed that […]
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