- ScienceThe Citizen
South Africans across the country have likely witnessed or been warned about a spell of rather extreme weather conditions, which started earlier this week. This is thanks to the development of a steep upper trough over the western and south-western parts of the country, South African Weather Service (Saws) forecasters explained on Wednesday. Over the next few days, early summer rains will be observed in parts of the Free State, North West, Gauteng, and the Eastern Highveld of Mpumalanga.
KZN VIP was dispatched together with VIP Response and police,” said KZN VIP's Glen Naidoo. Upon arrival, medics found two severely injured victims in a pool of blood. The first victim was a female with multiple deep lacerations to both hands and to her head.
He previously held senior positions at the departments of trade and industry and energy. The arrests follow a R255m tender the Free State department of human settlements awarded in 2014 to audit and assess households in the province with asbestos roofing. The tender was awarded to Blackhead Consulting and Diamond Hill Trading.
The Nelspruit regional court found her guilty on a charge of opening a false case of kidnapping, theft and robbery at Low's Creek SAPS, where she claimed that she lost a work laptop and R4,000 in cash. For this she was sentenced to seven years' imprisonment without the option of a fine. A further six years' imprisonment was imposed on her for a fraudulent purchase of furniture valued at R28,000 at Russells, Hazyview,” Mulaudzi said.
- LifestyleGetaway Magazine
The first international flight carrying leisure passengers since the instatement of lockdown in March 2020 has landed in Cape Town. What made this landing even more remarkable is that the Emirates plane from Dubai was welcomed with a water salute, the first one given since Cape Town’s debilitating drought. Take a look at the joyous moment signifying the commencement of international tourism for the Western Cape and South Africa.
- NewsThe Citizen
There are two ways to look at the latest, adroit legal footwork by Jacob Zuma. Either he is an innocent man fighting desperately to escape being framed by his enemies, or he realises the prison gates are beckoning and his time’s nearly up. In an unprecedented assault on Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo to get him to recuse himself from the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, Zuma cited as his reason for wanting the judge removed “a historical personal, family and professional relations t...
- PoliticsThe Citizen
The Hawks are hot on the heels of more senior government officials fingered in corruption scandals, describing the potential number of upcoming arrests as “too much”, while a political analyst believes ANC top member Ace Magashule could soon be implicated. The Hawks had on Thursday arrested two senior officials for allegations of corruption.