• Sport
    SowetanLIVE

    Gauteng set to be the venue to host Absa Premiership matches to end season

    The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has proposed Gauteng as the venue for the ‘bio-bubble’ camp for closed-doors matches to complete the 2019-20 Absa Premiership season‚ and next weekend as the date for the resumption of the league. The PSL suspended matches more than 100 days ago‚ on March 16m due to the outbreak of Covid-19‚ and the league’s chairman Irvin Khoza made these suggestions to all the clubs during a virtual Board of Governors (BoG) meeting on Thursday‚ TimesLIVE is informed.

  • News
    TimesLIVE

    The story of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma plus 5 highlights from 'Vrye Weekblad'

    There have always been two schools of thought about Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: uncharismatic-yet-competent, or Zuma-in-a-doek (in the words of political analyst Justice Malala). Under the corona spotlight a few others have sprung up: “prime minister”, lockdown tsar, the power behind Cyril Ramaphosa's throne. But who is NDZ really?

  • News
    SowetanLIVE

    Police investigating Table Mountain trail runner's death

    Police have opened an inquest into the death of trail runner Ken Stephen after a body, believed to be his, was discovered on Table Mountain on Wednesday. This office can confirm that an unknown body has been spotted by the volunteers while searching for a missing person on Wednesday 8 July 2020 at 13:29,” said Western Cape police spokesperson Capt FC Van Wyk.

  • Health
    TimesLIVE

    Seven children have died of Covid-19 in Gauteng in just a week

    Of the 515 deaths recorded so far, 284 are male and 231 are female. Statistics reveal that the majority of those who had succumbed to the virus are between the ages of 50 and 79, who account for 65% of the total deaths. These are followed by the 40-49 age group (9.1%), the 80-89 age group (8.7%) and the 30- 39 age group (7.4%).

  • Politics
    The Citizen

    The costs of the ANC's decision far outweigh the benefits

    In October last year, former national chairperson of the ANC, Baleka Mbete, wrestled with Al Jazeera’s Mehdi Hasan on the latter’s Head to Head programme at the Oxford Union debating society in the United Kingdom. It was, to say the least, a harrowing 49 minutes. Pressed to explain her’s and the ANC’s posture to a fellow comrade who returned to jail for a less noble deed after 1994, Mbete ventured a remark she should rather have steered clear of: “In the ANC political life,” she mused, “we look ...

  • News
    TimesLIVE

    'I have been quiet for so long': Siya Kolisi on holding men accountable for gender-based violence

    Kolisi said he stopped being scared after realising that more women were dying and his silence was not advocating change. I realised I can't be scared to speak up while people (women) are scared to wake up and go about their day because they are going to be attacked. Now, I am learning and asking Rachel [his wife] and the women around me questions and listening,” he said.

  • News
    TimesLIVE

    'I stand with Lungi': Mzansi backs Lungi Ngidi on Black Lives Matter stance

    I believe the Proteas should make a stand against racism, but if they stand up for 'Black Lives Matter' while ignoring the way white farmers are daily being 'slaughtered' like animals, they have lost my vote,” he said. In the comment section, Dippenaar, who featured in 38 Tests and 107 ODIs for SA between 1999 and 2007, said the Black Lives Matter movement was nothing more than a “leftist political movement”.