• News
    The Citizen

    Home Affairs officials nabbed for allegedly taking bribe from undocumented immigrant

    Three Home Affairs Officials aged between 30 and 42 have been arrested during a sting operation between the Serious Corruption Investigation and Home Affairs Counter Corruption for alleged corruption in Jane Furse, Limpopo, on Tuesday. The suspects, who include a Nebo Home Affairs Control Immigration Officer and two Jane Furse Home Affairs Immigration Officers, allegedly conducted a routine inspection at one of the foreign-owned shops and found an undocumented immigrant, said the South African P...

  • News
    TimesLIVE

    Zindzi Mandela 'confirmed Malema could enter Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's gravesite', court told

    The court heard that Venter also did not mention in his statement that Malema said he would not walk to the venue but would drive in. He brought this up only during evidence in chief. You are making things up as you go along to help your case,” Hodes said to him.

  • Politics
    ewn.co.za

    Gordhan 'shocked and disappointed' at criticism over SAA's R10.5bn allocation

    JOHANNESBURG - Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has reacted to widespread criticism from political parties and taxpayers over government’s decision to pump another R10.5 billion into South African Airways (SAA). Gordhan on Thursday said he was shocked by what he called “the lack of financial literacy and understanding of government processes”.

  • Lifestyle
    Independent Online

    Justice Zondo clarifies the 'historical issue' between him and Jacob Zuma

    Durban - The chairperson of the state capture commission, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, has clarified what the ’’historical’’ and ’’family’’ issue exactly is that former president Jacob Zuma referred to when he asked him to recuse himself. On Thursday, Zondo released a statement and said in the early 1990s, while still practising as a lawyer (apparently around Durban), he fell in love and impregnated a certain woman who later turned out to one of the sisters of Thobeka Madiba, the estrange...

  • Entertainment
    TimesLIVE

    From US to UK, newly crowned Miss SA is the darling of social media

    The ‘Miss South Africa’ name has had its fair share of viral news and social media moments throughout the course of 2020. From #MissSA2020 trending in May as entries opened to #BiancaMustFall, South Africans have been paying close attention to this year’s pageant and the finalists who would be competing for the crown. When the semi-finalists were announced on June 24 , the #MissSA2020 hashtag was trending in SA, with a total social reach of 26 million people.

  • News
    TimesLIVE

    Gauteng health boss in charge of Covid-19 quarantine dies suddenly

    Gauteng's acting CEO of emergency medical services (EMS) has died suddenly, the provincial government said on Wednesday. Kgati Malebana, 46, was part of the provincial Covid-19 response team. His death came as a shock and was unexpected, according to department spokesperson Kwara Kekana.

  • Politics
    ewn.co.za

    100% tax increase on tobacco products will kill industry

    CAPE TOWN - The South Africa Tobacco Transformation Alliance (SATTA) on Wednesday said that a 100% increase in the tax on tobacco products would kill the industry. Anti-tobacco groups have called for an increase in tobacco excise taxes ahead of Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s mid-term budget review speech. The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) also come out to support this call.