• AllAfrica.com

    South Africa: Well-Known Labour Court Judge Dies After Black Mamba Bite in Zambia

    A Cape Town Labour Court judge has died after he was bitten by a black mamba while on holiday in Zambia. Judge Anton Steenkamp, 57, was doing what he loved, touring Africa with his wife, Catherine, when he was bitten by the snake on Monday, the family said. "We are devastated. No words. What an incredible man. His wife, Catherine, is still on her own in Zambia. They were touring Africa. We as a family were very, very proud of him," relative Ruby Steenkamp told News24. His close friends have described him as a man of integrity, one who was kind and generous to people he came across. Close friend Charles Leonard, the arts editor at The Conversation Africa, said Steenkamp was his comrade from the

  • Independent Online

    AKA and DJ Zinhle aren't hiding their affections anymore

    AKA and DJ Zinhle are definitely back together, and Supa Mega is dropping the receipts.  From posting an image of Zinhle sitting on his lap just a few weeks ago to now sharing a snap of the couple sharing an intimate kiss at a club, it is safe to say, AKA and Zinhle are officially an item. It seems AKA has finally shut the door on rumours that were doing the rounds on social media about the couple's romance when he shared a collage of snaps including one where he and Zinhle are locking lips, captioning the post: “Thank You for coming out this past weekend”. The couple may still be mum about their romance but the pictures are worth a thousand words. While many are celebrating their faves rekindled

  • Independent Online

    PICS: Ramaphosa, Sisulu, Gordhan sworn in as MPs

    Parliament - President Cyril Ramaphosa has officially been sworn in as a member of the South African Parliament. Ramaphosa and several members of his current cabinet, including Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Gwede Mantashe, Lindiwe Sisulu, Pravin Gordhan, Zweli Mkhize, Naledi Pandor and Bheki Cele, were the first to be called to swear an oath or make a solemn affirmation, depending on their religious beliefs. Some in the group, including Gordhan, Sisulu and Cele, left their benches without the important piece of paper containing the words of the oath they were meant to take. Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng reminded them to go and fetch it. The entire group swore in unison to "obey, respect and uphold

  • SowetanLIVE & Sunday World

    WATCH | Julius Malema leads with the vosho as EFF MPs are sworn in

    Julius Malema showed his excitement when EFF party members were called to the front of the National Assembly to be sworn in as parliamentarians. Donning his red overall, he walked towards the microphone and did a dance, before settling in position for chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng to swear him and members of his party in as MPs.

  • Independent Online

    WATCH: Fake news or not, Prince William's alleged affair shows a history of infidelity

    Since news of Prince William's alleged affair with Duchess Kate's best friend Rose Hanbury broke a few weeks ago, Kensington Palace has remained surprisingly mum. It's probably the best approach to take, reasoning that they wouldn't want to stoke any fires. But where there's silence, there's rumours. And even though both William and Kate have said nothing publicly on it, one can only guess what's been going on behind closed doors in the Cambridge household. It seems rumours of infidelity continue to haunt the British royal family. We all know about the Camila Parker Bowels scandal that engulfed Charles in the early eighties, and led to the demise of his marriage to the late Princess Diana, but

  • Independent Online

    WATCH: Quick-thinking Durban driver expertly evades armed hijackers

    Durban -  A quick-thinking driver escaped unharmed from the clutches of two hijackers on Musgrave Road on the Berea on Monday.  The CCTV cameras, where the incident occurred, captured the incident as it unfolded just after 10:30 am.  The driver steers his car into the driveway of the premises which has a security guard. The guard speaks to the driver through the window.  While the driver and the guard are having a conversation the hijackers drive pass and make a U-turn out of camera range. The driver is speaking to someone through an intercom mounted on the wall while being assisted by the guard.  Nearly 30 seconds later the hijacker's vehicle stops behind the car. Two men wearing balaclavas,

  • ewn.co.za

    New EFF MPs sworn-in in Parliament

    JOHANNESBURG - The Economic Freedom Fighters added two new MPs to its caucus in the swearing-in ceremony that took place in Parliament on Wednesday. Naledi Chirwa (25) and 30-year-old Vuyani Pambo, who both rose to prominence during the #FeesMustFall protests between 2015 and 2017, were sworn-in as MPs in Parliament alongside the party's leader Julius Malema, deputy leader Floyd Shivambu and the party's spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndloz i by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng Musician Ringo Madlingozi will also be sworn-in to occupy a seat for the EFF. The red berets are one of the very few parties to introduce young, new faces in Parliament after securing close to 2 million votes after the 8 May national