Opposition Parties Want IEC Chair Pansy Tlakula to Step Down

Hold on a moment! Pansy Tlakula does not seem ready to step down. Photo: Daily Maverick.

The call for the Chairperson of the independent Electoral Commission to resign seems to have gathered momentum showing a great measure of seriousness on the part of the opposition political parties. On Friday, the leader of the coalition of political parties that have made this call who is also the chairman of the United Democratic Party, Bantu Holomisa, said on Friday that papers had been served with the Electoral Court. This, he said had been necessitated by the fact that, by not heeding the call of the aggrieved political parties, Tlakula had shown how arrogant she was and the parties had no alternative but to go ahead with More...

Oliver Ngwenya | 2 days ago

Opposition Parties Want IEC Chair Pansy Tlakula to Step Down

Hold on a moment! Pansy Tlakula does not seem ready to step down. Photo: Daily Maverick.

The call for the Chairperson of the independent Electoral Commission to resign seems to have gathered momentum showing a great measure of seriousness on the part of the More...

Pistorius Trial: Bull Terrier Nel Making Waves...

Prosecution leader Gerrie Nel has closed his case against Oscar Pistorius

The bull terrier is really making waves. On Tuesday, he grilled the defence’s expert witness with his incisive questions and his surprising attention to detail. More...

Ten Year Ban From South Africa for Overstaying

Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor Breathing Fire About Overstaying Foreigners. Photo: www.bdlive.com.

The Home Affairs Department no longer allows foreigners to travel on expired visas! Under Directive 43, a foreigner could travel across the borders of the country with More...

Oscar Pistorius Trial: The Bulldog Lets Up, A ...

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The dog seems to have finally gotten tired of the bone and seems to be letting it go. This is what appeared in the case of Oscar Pistorius who is standing trial for the More...

Oscar Pistorius Cross-examination: Nel Keeps t...

Oscar Pistorius. Photo : www.mirror.co.uk

Judge Thokozile Masipa had to be called in several times to rein in the leader of the prosecution in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday. The double amputee More...

Uphill Task for Oscar as Nel Zeros in For the ...

Oscar's Bathroom Door: Why was it locked? Photo NY Daily News.

  As we approach Monday, we rub our hands in preparation for the most prominent murder case in the history of South Africa and in the history of the world since More...

Mthalane Wins the IBO Flyweight Boxing Title

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The city of Durban was animated on Saturday afternoon, when not only International Boxing returned in their town but their son Mthalane also returned. Amidst the festivities More...

Kaizer Chiefs’ Young Reyaad Pieterse Den...

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  Itumeleng Khune needs to watch out and pull up his socks, literally, if he wants to keep his place in the Kaizer Chiefs outfit. Reyaad Pieterse showed why he is More...

Mthalane returns to fight in Durban after 10 y...

Christopher Buthelezi and Giovani Bushby will fight for National Middleweight title

It will be for the first time in 10 years that the Inanda born Moruti Mthalane fights in his home province of Kwazulu Natal. On Saturday 15 March 2014 it will be a bittersweet More...

Toto Helebe Splits Cebo Ngema’s heart with a...

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“And still, the South African Bantamweight Champion” were the words that the crowd marvelled on when 12 rounds of boxing was finished in the Cape Sun hotel, in Cape More...

Boxing Club Hosts Awareness Tourney

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Yeoville boxing club, funded by the Department of sport, arts, culture and recreation through the City of Johannesburg and Region F sports and development, under the More...

Boxing’s Battle of the Bantams Under the Cap...

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Main Attraction Helebe v Ngema II: Toto “Gupta plane” Helebe is due to defend his South African Bantamweight title against Cebo “Homicide” Ngema. The fight takes More...

The business aspect of the sports industry

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While sport continues to provide endless drama, tension and excitement for billions of fans across the world to savour, many More...

Cape Town Approves R72-Million for Madiba

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Sunday morning saw the holding of a special council meeting assembled by the City of Cape Town’s public representatives More...

A Better year for Government Departments R...

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The outgoing Auditor-General (AG) Terence Nombembe released national and provincial departments audit reports  in More...

White Dominance still Evident in Law Firms

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The deputy minister of justice, Mr John Jeffery has expressed concern at the number of Africans than are employed More...

Photo: The Guardian Chinese Ship Picks up a Signal Believed to be from Flight MH...

There may be hope yet for the relatives of the people that were in the Malaysian flight that disappeared about a month ago on its way to Beijing, China More...

Photo: Express MH370: We May Never know What Happened to the Malaysian Plan...

We may never know the fate of Malaysian Flight MH370 which disappeared off the coast of Malaysia on the morning of Saturday the 8th of March just over More...

Mh370 Debris Found MH370 Debris Found Just Off Perth?...

It has finally come down to a ‘grey or green circular object’ and an ‘orange rectangular object’. This is how the Malaysian Prime More...

MAP Malaysian Plane – Foul Play and Hijacking Back on the ...

It is exactly a week from the day when the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777-200, flight number MH 370 disappeared as it entered the South China Sea. It was More...

First Officer Fariq Hamid getting cosy with passenger Jonti Roos (Photo: www.thecount.com) First Officer Loved Female Passengers in the Cockpit...

As we enter the fifth day in the saga of the Boeing 777-200 owned by Malaysian Airlines which disappeared about an hour after take off, the investigation More...

The two Iranian men who boarded the Ill-fated Malaysian Flight before the flight.  (Photo: www.mirror.co.uk) No Sign of the Malaysian Airlines Plane...

So much of the world is busy with its business of living that the crisis in the Far East seems to have taken a back seat, what with the high profile Oscar More...

SABC Chief Financial Officer Gugu Duda in happier times. Photo: teeveetee.blogspot.com SABC Chief Financial Officer Fired...

It is very easy to think of Thuli Madonsela and Jacob Zuma with his Nkandla in the same moment. As a matter of fact, many people have come to know of the More...

Retired Ukhozi FM presenter Mr Brown (Siphiwe Muvo Maphalala) passed away on Tuesday after a long illness. Image: Isolezwe Muvo Maphalala Dies of Stroke at the age of 69...

Retired Ukhozi FM presenter Siphiwe ‘Muvo’ Maphalala (Mr Brown) died of stroke on Tuesday morning at Kingsway Hospital in Amanzimtoti, reports Isolezwe. More...

Linda 'Mr Magic' Sibiya has been fired from Ukhozi FM. Image: Drum. Linda Sibiya’s Dismissal from Ukhozi FM May Be Handed ...

It has been two weeks since Linda Sibiya (Mr Magic) was fired from Ukhozi FM. Although some listeners have come to terms with his departure, others are More...

Rumour has it Alex Mthiyane could return to Ukhozi FM. Image: gagasiradio.fm Linda Sibiya Could be Replaced by Alex Mthiyane...

  Linda ‘Mr Magic’ Sibiya’s dismissal two weeks ago may have opened a space for a new DJ. Sibiya was fired at the end of January More...

Linda Sibiya will reveal UKhozi FM's secrets on Wednesday after being fired unexpectedly. Communication Workers Union Against Linda Sibiya&#...

Many listeners of Ukhozi FM are still finding it hard to believe or accept that they will no longer hear Linda ‘Mr Magic’ Sibiya’s voice More...

Linda 'Mr Magic' Sibiya will have time to focus on his tv show after being fired from Ukhozi FM. Image: Twitter Linda Sibiya Press Conference Leaves Questions Una...

  On Wednesday Linda Sibiya (Mr Magic) held a press conference at the Durban City Hall, where he was expected to reveal the reason(s) for his dismissal More...

The ANC is the Most Popular South African Political Part...

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The elections are upon us and this is arguably the hottest contested election in South Africa this side of 1994. The 7 May elections are also among the More...

University of Cape Town’s Global Ranking Drops...

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The global ranking of Africa’s top university, the University of Cape Town (UCT), has dropped two times in a row over the past two years. According to the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, More...

Zuma Congratulates Matriculants of 2013

Congratulations were offered by President Jacob Zuma to the matric class of 2013 and those learners who sat through last year’s National Senior Certificate More...

Glenvista Pupil Faces Criminal Charges

The Glenvista High student who was filmed attacking his teacher in a viral cellphone video is facing criminal charges after the teacher laid charges of More...

Ban on Apple Products vetoed by US Trade Representative...

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The United States Trade Representative (USTR) under the administration of President Obama has issued a veto against the decision of the US International Trade Commission (USITC) to ban “Apple” products from More...

Eskom Asks for Exemption from Strict Regulations

South Africa’s largest supplier of energy, Eskom has requested exemption from strict air quality standards recently implemented onto the company, claiming More...

Twitter Welcomes the Duke of York, First Royal on Twitter

Prince Andrew is a now a ‘tweep’, a term used to describe the subscribers of popular social network Twitter. Prince Andrew opened his account on Monday More...

Bad Weather Leaves a Trail of Disaster Throughout ...

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The sun shines and we are even complaining of the heat. There are places where, a few days ago, the very thought of the sun was very far fetched and defied imagination. The rains have More...

Ten Year Ban From South Africa for Overstaying

Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor Breathing Fire About Overstaying Foreigners. Photo: www.bdlive.com.

The Home Affairs Department no longer allows foreigners to travel on expired visas! Under Directive 43, a foreigner could travel across the borders of the country with impunity as long More...

Mandela Long Walk to Freedom will premiere in South Africa at the end of November. – image - www.imdb.com

Mandela Family Applauds Movie about Former President

The Mandela family has given a movie about the historic politician the nod amidst concerns that yet again, foreign actors were used to tell an African story. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is scheduled to premiere in South More...

Best-selling author Tom Clancy has died. – image - tomclancy.wikia.com

Internationally Acclaimed Author, Tom Clancy Dies

Best-selling author Tom Clancy has died. He was 66 years old when he gave in to illness on Tuesday 1 October. His publisher confirmed his death. The American writer is best known for his works of fiction which have thrilled readers More...

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Cave Story (Dōkutsu Monogatari)

Cave Story is a relatively old game, released for the first time  in 2004. However, I only discovered it recently. The game takes place in a floating island. The player wakes up in a dark cave and has no idea where to go. When I started More...

Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor Breathing Fire About Overstaying Foreigners. Photo: www.bdlive.com.

Ten Year Ban From South Africa for Overstaying

The Home Affairs Department no longer allows foreigners to travel on expired visas! Under Directive 43, a foreigner could travel across the borders of the country with impunity as long as they presented a receipt from the Home Affairs More...

Thuli Madonsela and Jacob Zuma - Battle lines Drawn?Photo: SABC

Zuma Speaks for the First Time About Nkandla

The ANC NEC has come out in support of its leader, saying President was still ‘the face of ANC’. This is what the Secretary General of the ruling party said in response to questions by members of the the media fraternity More...