DisGraceful. The gospel According To The Browse Moles  –  Ed Herbst

  JOHANNESBURG — Veteran journalist Ed Herbst is in top form again as latches onto the recent Grace Mugabe rampage in Sandton and the fact that South Africa’s Minister of International Relations, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, had given Mugabe diplomatic immunity. Tapping some ‘browse moles’, Herbst once again highlights some interesting perspectives on recent events and links back to a […]
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Can Walter Sisulu University Get Back R14m Mistakenly Deposited Into Student’s Account? [LISTEN]

Radio 702 | Other students at the university apparently didn’t get a cent and the recipient has allegedly spent about R400,000 of the money. The Walter Sisulu University (WSU) has confirmed that it mistakenly deposited R14 million into a student’s account, from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme. Other students at the university apparently didn’t get a cent and […]
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ANC Ekurhuleni backs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

The ANC Ekurhuleni region announced that it will back former African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as their candidate to succeed Jacob Zuma as the next party president. Briefing journalists in Benoni on Tuesday, ANC regional chairman Mzwandile Masina said the regional general council currently underway, has resolved that Dlamini-Zuma was the best candidate […]
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The maddening state of Gauteng’s psychiatric facilities

A massive shortages of hospital beds for psychiatric patients in Gauteng is compromising patient care. Gauteng is short of about 2700 psychiatric beds which means that psychiatric patients have to be admitted to general wards where there is no security, thus posing a threat both to themselves and others. This was revealed recently by Gauteng […]
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ANC and Zuma loyalist Carl Niehaus says farmers are thieves

Farmers are thieves. This is the view expressed by ANC and Zuma loyalist Carl Niehaus during an interview he had with Rapport’s newspaper recently. Because the land was stolen, apparently Niehaus, who has been linked to acts of dishonesty, said it should be nationalized by the state, although he generously said farmers can still farm, […]
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Air force hires plane for Zuma that will cost taxpayers R25 million

Despite the fact that Jacob Zuma’s personal designated jet, the Inkwazi, is 99.8% serviceable, he does not want to fly on the plane. Now the Air Force has to hire a plane to fly him to China and New York this week. That chartered flight will cost taxpayers R25 million. The Air Force’s budget for […]
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Suspended Eskom CFO faces charges of corruption

Charges of corruption and financial misconduct have been laid against Eskom’s suspended chief financial officer‚ Anoj Singh. The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse laid the charges on Tuesday morning at the Randburg police station. The charges come after Eskom on Monday admitted to lying about payments which benefited the embattled Gupta family through the Trillian business […]
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ConCourt rules on new owners’ historical debt.

The Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled that new home owners are not liable for historical debt taken over from previous owners. Municipalities such as Tshwane, eThekwini and Ekurhuleni — as well as the cooperative and governance minister — argued against a landmark high court judgment in 2016, which made a similar ruling. The high court […]
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Granny’s gardener poured pool acid on her head and threatened to kill her

Durban- A grandmother of 12 has been was left physically and emotionally scarred after a homeless man that she employed as a gardener allegedly poured pool acid over her head and threatened to kill her. While the 65-year-old woman lay writhing in pain from the acid that burnt her face while two of her young […]
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Nearly 50% of Northern Cape without jobs

The Northern Cape has the highest expanded unemployment rate in the country with almost half the Province’s population unemployed. According to the latest statistics released by Stats SA, the expanded unemployment rate (which includes the unemployed as well as those available for work who did not look for work) in the Province has jumped to […]
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Minister’s friend accused of raping young woman

Businessman Sazi Fakude, a close companion of Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu, has been accused of raping a young woman he allegedly abducted from a Sandton nightclub. The 25-year-old student alleged she was raped by Fakude in the early hours of Monday morning. Police confirmed a rape complaint was opened. Fakude said yesterday: “I […]
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Robert Mugabe Asks ANC Why White People in South Africa Hold So Much Power

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, has launched an indirect attack on white South Africans, according to an SABC news clip. Speaking at the national shrine during the burial of the southern African country’s two heroes Moudy Muzenda and George Rutanhire over the weekend, Mugabe said he had asked an African National Congress (ANC) minister why […]
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E-Fail: E-tolls a failure, so Sanral proposes ‘Plan B’

Johannesburg – The government has proposed new laws following the dismal failure of e-tolling revenue collection from Gauteng motorists, who owe more than R6 billion in unpaid tolls. The purpose of the South African National Roads Agency Limited and National Roads Amendment Bill is to amend previous road acts to address the public outcry which […]
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Another bloody weekend in South Africa

Another bloody weekend in South Africa where several farm attacks occurred, resulting in murders, rape and armed robberies of innocent victims. 1. In Vaalwater there were two home invasions, and a lady was raped. The victim is in a critical condition and fighting for her life. 2. In Heibron there was a farm attack. 3. […]
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Eskom tariff increase expected – Hmm for Molefe R11-million golden handshake?

After the Constitutional Court’s ruling that Nersa can give Eskom approval for the increase in electricity prices, economists are worried that the power utility may increase the rate by as much as 20%. Eskom has an estimated R61 billion shortfall to surpass, but any significant increases will cause an already stumbling economy to come to […]
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