ANC Stalwarts: The party is in an untenable political crisis, Zuma must step down

ANC stalwarts and veterans have once again called for President Jacob Zuma to step down with immediate effect. This call forms one of many resolutions adopted at their national consultative conference which was held over the past three days in Braamfontein. Former presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe attended the event, along with several National […]
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Chris Hani’s killer Janusz Walus denied parole

Former SA Communist Party leader Chris Hani’s assassin has been denied parole. Justice Minister Michael Masutha announced his decision at a press briefing on Friday. This follows a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling in August which gave the minister 90 days to make a decision. Walus, a Polish immigrant, and Conservative Party MP Clive Derby-Lewis, […]
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SA Author Ruben Groenewald’s UK boxing exposé ebook unveiled on Amazon

A South African writer Ruben Groenewald’s e-book ‘Broken Dreams: The Untold Truth’ has just made his appearance on the famous Amazon platform. This new story from Groenewald’s pen is based on a true event that deals with the love and deception of boxer. Lionel is an 8 year old boy who was forced by his […]
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Officer investigated for fraud was nominated for trip to France

Instead of suspending a high-ranking police officer who is under investigation for fraud, the police wanted to send her on a trip to France. The Portfolio Committee on Police on Wednesday took a dim view when acting head of crime intelligence Major General King Bhoyi Ngcobo – who has been described in the press as […]
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Breaking News: ‘Military detained Zim’s finance minister’

Zimbabwe’s military said it had seized power in a targeted assault on “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe who were causing social and economic suffering, but gave assurances the 93-year-old leader and his family were “safe and sound”. Zimbabwean soldiers and armoured vehicles blocked roads to the main government offices, parliament and the courts in central […]
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Public Protector CEO Themba Dlamini has thrown in the towel after 8 months

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s CEO Themba Dlamini has thrown in the towel just eight months after joining the chapter nine institution in March this year. Mkhwebane’s spokesperson Cleopatra Mosana confirmed on Tuesday that Dlamini had resigned and cited personal reasons for his resignation. “The Public Protector has accepted the resignation. His last day will be […]
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Just in SA – Power tariffs increase, municipalities do not pay

Eskom has tried to explain their request for a tariff increase of almost 20 percent to Nersa, but it seems that several municipalities simply do not pay for Eskom services. Direct consumers of Eskom Power, such as farmers and industries, will be severely affected by the requested tariff increase. Now it appears that Eskom does […]
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Zackie Achmat: SA is on the verge of ‘chaos’ – Yes we know that already!

We must accept we are in an extremely dangerous situation where, unless we do something, we will create the moment of chaos.” This is the warning to South Africa from 55-year-old anti-apartheid activist and acclaimed Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) co-founder Zackie Achmat. “Everyone I know, all of us just hope Cyril [Ramaphosa] will win [the […]
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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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ESKOM FACING CASHFLOW TROUBLE – THEN STOP SPENDING MONEY ON BONUSES

Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said the firm’s sales growth had been muted while its operating cost was very high and its tariff for the current financial year was low. South Africa’s scandal-plagued power utility Eskom said on Monday it was not insolvent but was facing serious liquidity issues and would be in “trouble” if the […]
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