• ewn.co.za

    'Get well soon, brother': SA wishes Robert Marawa speedy recovery

    CAPE TOWN - South Africans have sent their well wishes for a speedy recovery to sports presenter Robert Marawa. On Saturday, he revealed to his fans that he had been in hospital for the past week after he suffered from a third heart attack. In a video posted on his Twitter account, Marawa said he drove himself to hospital last week after feeling pain and he had been in ICU for nearly one week. EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi and comedian David Kau joined other South Africans in sharing messages of support.

  • ewn.co.za

    EFF: Mokwele's R40k proves Ramaphosa knew about ANC CR17 donations

    JOHANNESBURG - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Sunday confirmed that its Member of Parliament Tebogo Mokwele received a total of R40,000 from President Cyril Ramaphosa's 2017 African National Congress (ANC) presidential campaign. According to a statement released by the EFF, Mokwele apparently told the party that she received the money after asking Ramaphosa for assistance with a bereavement. The party said this proved the president knew the different recipients of the CR17 campaign despite his past assertions that he was kept in the dark on the campaign's funders. “Commissar Mokwele's confirmation that she received the money after speaking to President Ramaphosa is a confirmation that

  • Independent Online

    Motorists warned of hijackings as syndicates target 'easy to sell' Toyota, VW

    Motorists are urged to be vigilant, especially during the day and on weekends as criminal syndicates become brazen in their attempts to seize vehicles using weapons. According to statistics by the SAPS, each year over 16000 vehicles are hijacked from motorists in South Africa despite state-of-the-art technology fitted by car manufacturers, insurance and vehicle tracking companies to make it difficult for hijackers to get away with stolen vehicles. The SAPS figures showed that new models - under 10 years - make up more than 67.2% of hijacked vehicles. Older models aren't spared either as hijackers sell them off as spare parts or are sold cheaply and used as local taxis in townships. National Hijacking

  • Independent Online

    Andile Mpisane airs family's dirty laundry

    A tit-for-tat battle between Durban's Mpisane family has spilled into the public arena. Andile Mpisane on Thursday accused his businessman father Sbu Mpisane of lying, cheating, slandering and gossiping. Triggered by the ownership dispute of the Royal Eagles Football Club, which is owned by his parents who are going through a divorce, the 18-year-old took to Instagram to air the family's dirty laundry. In his post, Andile praised his mother Shauwn Mpisane for her resilience under trying times, her support for his passion, and dedication to her business empire. He said letting the club go to his father, a man who had ill-treated and used his mother, a man who had failed at leading his own household,

  • Van der Merwe family takes on the taxman in jaw-dropping R7.6bn lawsuit

    CAPE TOWN - Businessperson Gary van der Merwe and his model daughter, Candice van der Merwe, have issued summonses against the SA Revenue Service (Sars) totalling R7.6 billion. The amount is comprised of three summonses issued in the first six months of this year.  The first summons claims R5.6bn from Sars, which was the complainant in a case that put Van der Merwe through a decade-long criminal trial where he was acquitted on all tax-related charges. Van der Merwe alleges that Sars' actions cost him R5.6bn in lost investment, lost earnings from what would have been the world's first online lottery and massive reputational damages. He said: “Sars destroyed a brilliant business, years ahead of

  • Independent Online

    John Cena gives a shout-out to Sho Madjozi on Instagram

    Local artist Sho Madjozi's new song "John Cena" has been making waves since its debut and the American wrestling star the song is named after agrees.  Taking to his Instagram on Saturday, the "Daddy's Home" star posted a picture of the "Huku" rapper on the cover of Successful Women.  This comes after the video at the Colours Studios went viral topping the trending page on Thursday.  Following Cena's post, the "Wakanda Forever" rapper shared her reaction on Twitter seeing her face on his Instagram page.  The official WWE website also showed the local artist some love, posting an article about the track declaring it the song of the summer.  Other local celebrities such as Boity, AKA and Sjava also

  • TimesLIVE

    WATCH | Video of dancing school children is supreme on social media

    According to the Supreme Team 3.0's website - the group's name - the trio has been "performing at all their high school talent shows and even hosting their own shows". "Supreme team believe in doing what they love, and want to pursue dance and entertainment careers and inspire other youths to follow their passion. "They will motivate their age groups that drugs and crime is not the solution. Using your passion to make a living is possible," read the website. Reactions