Asset Settlement Unit to seizes Gupta assets

The Public Prosecuting Authority has signed confiscation orders under which the Asset Settlement Unit will today seizes the assets of the infamous Indian family. Assets worth R1.6 billion are affected. The unit asked for applications in three court cases and a trustee will be appointed to oversee the assets. According to the application, the assets […]
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Threats aimed at Hoërskool Overvaal after legal victory in keeping out 55 Grade 8 English learners from the Afrikaans school

Hoërskool Overvaal’s legal victory in keeping out 55 Grade 8 English learners from the Afrikaans school in Vereeniging whipped up racial tensions in court on Monday‚ with black parents shouting “away with racism” after the ruling. The angry black parents‚ in matching white tops‚ shouted in the direction of the white school governing body that […]
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DA member baked cake for ANC birthday bash

Of all the stories about the ANC‚ this one has got to take the cake. As it turns out‚ the ruling party sought help from a member of the opposition to help it celebrate its 106th birthday in East London in the Eastern Cape on Saturday. Nadine Taylor from East London raised eyebrows on social […]
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Elderly man severely beaten with iron bar on smallholding during hijacking

A Gauteng man is in a critical condition after a hijacking occurred on a smallholding in the west of Pretoria on Monday. It is believed that the man was severely assaulted with an iron rod. Ian Cameron, Head of Community Safety at AfriForum, said the incident happened on a smallholding in the Zandfontein area at […]
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South African president-in-waiting wants to ‘confiscate white farms without compensation’

The newly elected leader of South Africa’s ruling ANC (African National Congress), Cyril Ramaphosa, has come out strongly in favour of a Zimbabwe-style land grab in the country, promising to confiscate white-owned farms without compensation. In recent speeches Ramaphosa has also vowed to change the country’s constitution, which nominally guarantees private property rights, with the […]
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Ramaphosa: Zuma should not be humiliated

If President Jacob Zuma has to leave before his term ends, he should not be humiliated in the process, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told eNCA on Sunday. Speaking in his capacity as newly elected president of the majority party the African National Congress, Ramaphosa conceded that people are eager to know if Zuma will stay […]
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Multiple Stabbing On Cape Town Mountains, Victims Airlifted

At least three separate knife attacks of hikers in mountains in and around Cape Town have occurred on Saturday, with at least one seriously injured. Wilderness Search and Rescue spokesperson, Johann Marais, said that they had received reports of at least three incidents where victims had been stabbed. He said details were still sketchy, due […]
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Cape Town Train Surfers Risk Their Lives ‘For Adrenaline’

Young men in Cape Town risk their lives by “train surfing”. Ricardo Afrika photographed and filmed train surfers by sticking his cell phone camera out of a broken window on Metrorail’s central line, GroundUp reported. Train surfers stand outside a train, either on the side or on the top, while a train is moving. They perform […]
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JZ sets conditions if he’s to go

Supporters of President Jacob Zuma are demanding that ANC MP Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma take over as the country’s interim president as a condition for him to step down, ANC insiders told the Mail & Guardian this week. Party insiders familiar with the behind-the-scenes negotiations on Zuma’s future say the former ANC president and his supporters have […]
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