• Business
    The Citizen

    Mrs SA gets ugly: Money, bikinis and lawyers' letters

    The Mrs SA competition is turning quite ugly with a former contestant going public with a range of accusations against the event organisers, including allegations that contestants have to spend thousands of Rands in order to stand a chance to win, compulsory fundraising akin to “slavery”, and having to wear bikinis in public. But the event organisers have hit back, saying these are nothing but malicious allegations by a disgruntled loser, that the competition is run along international pageant s

  • Business
    Independent Online

    Inside look at KZN farm run by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize's son, Dedani

    Durban - Dedani Mabhunu Mkhize, the son of the embattled health minister accused of illegally benefiting from an allegedly corrupt tender, runs a flourishing farm in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Off the beaten N3 Pietermaritzburg freeway, heading towards Table Mountain Road, a turn left onto the gravel path marked D408 leads to rolling hills where Tusokuhle, the farm owned by Mkhize junior, is located.

  • News
    The Citizen

    Ekurhuleni shootout: Motorist, 2 fake cops killed

    News24 Wire A motorist died in Ekurhuleni shootout while defending himself from two hijackers who pretended to be police officers. An Ekurhuleni shootout has resulted in two hijackers clad in police uniform being shot and killed by a motorist when they tried to rob him of his Toyota SUV on the R50 near Delmas on Saturday. Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department spokesperson Kelebogile Thepa said the SUV driver produced his firearm, shot at the hijackers and was also killed in the gun fight.

  • News
    Independent Online

    Pastor embroiled in controversy as his lavish lifestyle gets called into question

    Now disgruntled members of the congregation have raised concerns about how money from church coffers has been spent, including how the pastor was able to afford a luxury 10-bedroom house with seven bathrooms, a jacuzzi and a swimming pool in Bellville. The group said they tried to convene a special general meeting to register a vote of no confidence in the church leadership but they were shut down. They have now approached the South African Human Rights Commission for assistance.

  • Lifestyle
    SowetanLIVE

    Ex-SAA pilot with 100% safety record died because his passenger was too heavy

    The accident report said the CAA-approved operating manual for Lithgow's glider “contained several inaccuracies, especially regarding the glider's maximum all-up weight and the mass and centre of gravity”. It added: “The flight and operations manual for the glider that was located on site was not an approved document by the SACAA, however, the operator was allowed to continue to fly commercially.

  • Politics
    SowetanLIVE

    More foreign diplomats expelled from SA: Dirco

    According to multiple sources in government, the diplomats are accused of smuggling alcohol bought at duty free shops in a scandal involving diplomats from several countries. We will keep you updated with more details,” the publication said on its official Twitter account.

  • Politics
    SowetanLIVE

    Acting health minister hints tighter lockdown restrictions are on the cards

    The committee said it has conducted an oversight visit to Gauteng to assess the province’s healthcare facilities' readiness in rolling out phase two of the vaccination programme for over-60s as well as measures in place to manage the third wave of Covid-19 infections. It will be practically impossible for the province to manage the third wave without the more than 1,000 beds, which is inclusive of 124 intensive care unit beds at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital.