The Big Story:- How ‘Spur man’ and Zille are alike

If the act of a black woman telling a white man to f*ck off had the same power as a raging white man, the past 400 years of South African history may have turned out differently. An act of language is stripped of its power when confronted by a historically constructed bulwark of race and […]
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Racism will soon be a crime punishable by law

Jacob Zuma claims that the ideology of racism remained firmly entrenched among some population groups. Practising racism and racial intolerance will soon be an offence punishable by law in South Africa, according to President Zuma. Addressing a small but very enthusiastic crowd at Victoria Grounds in King William’s Town, Eastern Cape, to mark Human Rights Day, Zuma […]
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Interdict granted against EFF from inciting illegal land grabs

AfriForum and its business wing AfriBusiness have been granted a high court interdict against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema prohibiting him and his party from inciting illegal land grabs. AfriForum submitted the application to the High Court in Pretoria in November last year after Malema threatened that the EFF would occupy land across […]
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Robbers mock dad during assault

“So you think you are a big man?” the armed robber taunted as he kicked a Nigel father in the face, while his partner and their terrified children feared for their lives. “If I had tried to be a hero, all of us would have been shot dead. I can guarantee that,” said businessman Alex […]
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Conspiracy, disinformation and Zuma-Gordhan fight loom over budget

A year after President Jacob Zuma began feuding with his Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan over control of the nation’s purse strings, the conflict appears to be coming to a head. When he presents his annual budget in Parliament on Wednesday, Gordhan will seek to keep state spending in check and fend off a junk credit […]
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Mashaba ‘still pissed off’ – businessman Reddy on City Power investigation

Mayor Herman Mashaba’s investigation into alleged corruption involving the city’s R1bn smart electricity meter tender is just petty politics, businessman Vivian Reddy said. Reddy is the owner of Edison Power which was awarded the billion rand tender to install smart meters throughout the municipality. The contract has been probed four times in the past by […]
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Zuma’s speech was full of ‘alternative facts’ rather than a reflection of reality

President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation speech will be followed by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Budget speech next week on February 22. They represent the country’s two main warring political blocs: patronage versus prudence. But after the “radical economic transformation” rhetoric was ratcheted up by the president, both men may soon stumble on a […]
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What will happen tonight with the SONA speech ??? –

Police and Parliament security to deal with SONA safety…. Cape Town – SAPS and Parliament’s security, and not the SANDF, will provide safety and security at the opening of Parliament, the government said on Wednesday. It made the assurance following an uproar over the deployment of 441 SA National Defence Force members to the State […]
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Joost Van Der Westhuizen Fighting For His Life In ICU

Former Springbok scrum half and captain Joost van der Westhuizen is fighting for his life in hospital after being admitted on Saturday. The 45-year-old is on life support after his key organs began to fail late on Friday as a result of the effects of motor neuron disease, which he was diagnosed with six years ago. […]
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EXCLUSIVE: Gerrie Nel faced internal investigation when he resigned

Johannesburg – National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams ordered an investigation into advocate Gerrie Nel and other senior prosecutors just three days before Nel resigned. Abrahams asked a senior prosecutor in KwaZulu-Natal to provide him with a progress report relating to a complaint lodged against Nel and three senior advocates, for bringing the administration of […]
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