• News
    The Citizen

    'Hawks don't play': Pastor Passion Java's R2m bible verse challenge raises eyebrows

    The R1 million nightclub bill pastor, Zimbabwean Passion Java, is making headlines again, this time after challenging South African music heavyweights to brush up on their bible studies for a chance to win R2 million. During his recent trip to South Africa, the flashy pastor posted a video of himself challenging Master KG, AKA, Cassper Nyovest, and DJ Maphorisa to a bible verse challenge.

  • Entertainment
    The Citizen

    Patrick Shai's death: Hlomla Dandala questions Cassper's use of the word 'b***h'

    There has been speculation that social media was a factor in late actor Patrick Shai’s passing. Fellow actor Hlomla Dandala has weighed in, insinuating that the toxicity of Twitter may have led to Shai taking his own life. People close to Shai have spoken out in the press to state that the Cassper Nyovest debacle did affect him mentally.

  • Business
    SowetanLIVE

    Businessman Ndlovu scores big in irregular PPE contracts

    The SIU established that although Feliham was restricted via the Central Supplier Database (CSD) from doing business with the state, officials at the NHLS “circumvented this restriction and awarded a contract to Feliham worth R14.4m” Flamboyant businessman Hamilton Ndlovu allegedly connived using various companies which often competed against each other to score PPE contracts from the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) worth close to R170m.

  • US politics
    TimesLIVE

    From quotas to critical skills exchange — four changes proposed for foreign workers in SA

    The department said the inspections led to extensive research on other aspects relating to migration management, and the department has since developed a new national labour migration policy and proposed amendments to the existing Employment Services Act. The proposals will be released for a three-month public comment process before the end of February/March if cabinet approves the department’s submission.

  • News
    SowetanLIVE

    Sisulu the pawn who would be queen

    The ousting of President Cyril Ramaphosa, and replacing him with the Ace Magashule, Gwede Mantashe and Jacob Zuma faction is a cunning chess-inspired move to take control of the judiciary, leading to the absolute control of all state apparatuses and structures. None of these characters curry favour with the now splintered ANC electorate, so the promise of a female presidency has been sold to Lindiwe Sisulu.

  • News
    The Citizen

    Woman sentenced after being caught on camera assaulting half-naked toddler

    A 50-year-old woman who was caught on camera viciously spanking a half-naked toddler on his bottom has been convicted and sentenced for assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm. The court ordered that Noria Ziburawa, who was working at a daycare centre in Walter Sisulu Street, in Potchefstroom, pay a R3,000 fine or jail time for 18 months. The sentence was suspended for five years.

  • News
    The Citizen

    An open letter to Malema

    It’s doubtful whether the honourable Julius Malema would see, never mind reply to this open letter addressed to him. After all, he’s a busy man organising inspections of retail stores he suspects employ illegal foreigners. In case you do come across it, Mr Malema, a quick question: what are you going to do about it without breaking the law?