Zwelinzima Vavi Fired From COSATU

Zwelinzima Vavi. Down and Out? Image: Mail and Guardian

It has been learnt that the long standing Secretary General of the biggest workers’ federation in South Africa and, arguably, the whole of Africa, Mr Zwelinzima Vavi has been expelled from the federation after a meeting that was held on Monday in Johannesburg. Apparently after a protracted meeting, the members of the Confederation of South African Trade Unions, COSATU, who attended the meeting voted to oust the tall formerly popular leader. According to sources that attended the meeting, out of 32 members that attended the meeting, 31 of them voted for the expulsion of Vavi while only one felt that it was still worthwhile More...

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Zwelinzima Vavi Fired From COSATU

Zwelinzima Vavi. Down and Out? Image: Mail and Guardian

It has been learnt that the long standing Secretary General of the biggest workers’ federation in South Africa and, arguably, the whole of Africa, Mr Zwelinzima Vavi More...

Luke Tibbetts Killer Gets Two Life Terms

Lindray Khakhu Pic: Netwerk 24

Lindray Khakhu, the man accused of killing Westbury toddler Luke Tibbetts was sentenced to two life terms on Friday for two counts of murder. Tibbetts was shot in the More...

Correctional Services and Police Have no Knowl...

Apartheid Hitman, Eugene de Kock seems to have gone missing. Image: EWN

It has emerged that between the Department of Police and the Department of Correctional Services, Eugene de Cock has been lost and nobody seems to want to volunteer information More...

Methane Explosion Rocks Welkom in Free State

Smoke is seen billowing in the background of Welkom after the Methane explosion that rocked the small town. Image: News24

An explosion rocked the tiny community of Welkom on Saturday evening after what initially appeared to be an explosion of the Eskom Substation in the Free State, it has More...

Minister Chabane’s Death Should be Used ...

Public Service minister Collins Chabane, who died in a road accident on the N1 on Sunday.Image: SABC

President Zuma has called on the people of South Africa to use the death of cabinet minister, Collins Chabane to reflect on the discipline on the roads and road safety, More...

At Least R52.9m was Spent on Non-security Upgr...

‘Nkandlagate’ is back in the spotlight after documents detailing the planning, preparation and budget of the renovations to President Zuma’s home in Nkandla surfaced. – image - www.sabc.co.za

According to the opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma is liable to pay an amount which is at least R52.9 million in compensating More...

Devastating Devilliers Wallops Windies

In devastating form, Devilliers smashed the West Indies attack scoring the fastest 150 in World Cup history.Image: India.com

The captain of the South African cricket team, AB Devilliers, refused to accept praise for leading his team to the second biggest win in a World Cup on Friday as the More...

Proteas ‘Lick Wounds’ After 130 Ru...

Captain AB de Villiers as he speaks to the media after the 130 run loss to India. Image: www.espncricinfo.com

South Africa’s Proteas collapsed completely in their second match at the on-going ICC Cricket World Cup in New Zealand to register one of their most shocking losses More...

Ghana Lose Again to Ivory Coast on Penalties

The mass of gold that now belongs to Ivory Coast for the second time for the next two years. Image: TimesLive

It was so near and yet so far for Ghana’s Black Stars and also a case of history repeating itself as they lost to what seems to be their nemesis, the Ivory Coast More...

Ghana, Ivory Coast Face Off in AFCON Final

The Elephants and the Black Stars Face Off Tonight. Image: Star Africa

It is the final of the African Cup of Nations tournament which has, for the past month, been running in the Equatorial Guinea and every soccer loving person in Africa More...

Premiere Boxing League Roundup

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The premiere Boxing league finished in style and there was too much suspense on the afternoon. The Biggest winner was a young man from Mount Fletcher, Xolisani “Nomeva” More...

Cape Town’s boxing duo in contention for Pre...

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The premier Boxing league sees Toto Helebe and Mzuvukile Magwaca up for their divisional prices in the PBL Finale. The competition has a million rands for the all-round More...

Ramaposa Must Update the Country On Eskom: Ma...

Eskom's Megawatt Park. Are they preparing for the worst? Image: EWN

The woes at Eskom do not seem to be abating as on Sunday, the Parliamentary leader of the opposition, Mmusi Maimane called More...

Public Service Strike Looming

This could be happening again if the negotiations go on as planned. Image: Independent on Line

Despite the forecasting made by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene during his budget statement, it appears that that More...

Locals Must Buy What Mining Companies Di...

Ngoako Ramathlodi, South African Minister of Mines. Image: SABC

The South African Mines Minister, Mr Ngoako Ramatlhodi has said that mining companies that wish to sell their mining More...

Khulubuse Zuma’s Court Application...

Former Pamhodzi Gold. It was liquidated due to claimed stripping by Aurora Directors. Image by SABC.

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has welcomed the ruling on Tuesday which dismissed the application by Khulubuse More...

Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who is said to have deliberately crashed the plane on Tuesday in the French Alps. image: The Telegraph Germanwings Crash: Co-Pilot Had a Secret Medical Condition...

As bits and pieces of information start to emerge and be pieced together, it is beginning to seem that, even though he had a medical condition that he More...

A Germanwings airbus has crushed in the French Alps killing all 150 on board. Image: Daily Mail A Lufthansa Airbus Crashes in French Alps, Killing 150...

A Germanwings Airbus A320 is reported to have crashed in the French Alps, leaving as many as 148 passengers and airplane crew dead. The plane, which was More...

A Tropical cyclone causes much damage to infrastructure. Image: www.abc.net.au Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu Islands: Australia Pledges $5...

The Australian government has announced that it will be sending aid assistance to the neighbouring islands of Vanuatu following the damage caused by Tropical More...

People queue to vote in Lesotho on 28 February. This led to a change of government after the opposition formed a coalition and ushered in Former Prime Minister Mosisili. Image: SABC News Lesotho Elections: Thabane out, Mosisili in after Coalition....

The small Kingdom of Lesotho is set to see a change of government following the announcement by the political parties in that country that they will be More...

A file photo of Mugabe during one of his birthdays. The opposition is opposed to his birthday bash. Image: The Telegraph UK Mugabe Birthday Celebrations ‘Obscene': MDC...

The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has described as ‘obscene’ the party that has been planned by the ruling party, ZANU PF, More...

The TransAsia plane as it crosses the freeway and clips the taxi enroute to the Taipei river Image: NBC Yet Another Asian Plane Crashes Killing 31 People With 12 Mi...

Reports coming in have indicated that a TransAsia aeroplane has crash landed into a river shortly after take off from a nearby airport in Taipei on Wednesday. More...

Senyaka Kekana Pic: timeslive Tributes Pour in After the Death of Senyaka Kekana...

South African Kwaito artist and comedy actor Senyaka Kekana has died. The 58-year-old entertainer died at the Kopanong Hospital in Vereeniging on Wednesday More...

Pulane Lenkoe's name was trending on Twitter last week after her nude photos were allegedly leaked by her ex boyfriend. Image: Twitter. Pulane Lenkoe Becomes a Celeb Following the Leak of Her Nude...

Pulane Lenkoe, a 31-year-old law student who is said to be dating Orlando Pirates midfielder, Thandani Ntshumayelo (24) became a celebrity last week following More...

Image: Deutsche Welle. The Top Mobile Gaming Providers of 2015...

Mobile gaming is the top new craze that’s currently gripping the world’s smartphone and tablet owning populace, and for good reason. Whether More...

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The much anticipated musical offering by Kendrick Lamar, fondly known as K. Dot, is now digitally available. K. Dot’s second major label album was released More...

Sindi_post_detail Bail Granted for Flabba’s Murder- accused...

Bail amounting to R10 000 has been set for Sindisiwe Manqele (26) who is the sole accused in the murder of Hip Hop artist, Nkululeko ‘Flabba’ Habedi More...

SAMA The Cream of the Crop #SAMAXXI...

The nominees of the South African Music Awards (SAMAs) were announced on Thursday, 12 March 2015 at The Rand Club in Johannesburg. The Hip Hop genre dominated More...

David Makhura’s SOPA: Big Plans but no Financial C...

David Makhura addresses the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. Image: Eye Witness News

The premier of Gauteng, Mr David Makhura presented a State of the Province Address (SOPA) on Monday in which he promised to create tens of thousands of More...

South African Author André Brink Dies aboard Plane fro...

South African Author Andre Brink has died. Image: Wikipedia.

World renowned South African author and academic André Brink died on Friday night at the age of 79. It is reported that he died aboard a plane from Amsterdam to Cape Town after suffering a blood clot in his leg. More...

Matric Results 2014: Gauteng Shines but Produces R...

According to the Department of Basic Education, its analysis reveals that there is a decline in the pass rate of matriculants this year. In addition, the More...

Anomalies in Matric Examinations Could Affect Rele...

The Department of Basic Education has announced that the Public schools’ matric examinations will be released on Tuesday next week. This would cover More...

South African Start-Ups to Watch Out For!

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There are few African countries today that come close to the technological development that is currently being seen and experienced in South Africa. The country has long been a bastion of development in the south More...

Ban on Apple Products vetoed by US Trade Representative

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) under the administration of President Obama has issued a veto against the decision of the US International 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...

Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu Islands: Australia ...

A Tropical cyclone causes much damage to infrastructure. Image: www.abc.net.au

The Australian government has announced that it will be sending aid assistance to the neighbouring islands of Vanuatu following the damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam, it was announced 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...

South African Author Andre Brink has died. Image: Wikipedia.

South African Author André Brink Dies aboard Plane from Ams...

World renowned South African author and academic André Brink died on Friday night at the age of 79. It is reported that he died aboard a plane from Amsterdam to Cape Town after suffering a blood clot in his leg. He was returning More...

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The Top Mobile Gaming Providers of 2015

Mobile gaming is the top new craze that’s currently gripping the world’s smartphone and tablet owning populace, and for good reason. Whether it’s being able to sit down and relax playing a game or two at home after 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...

Robberies where staff have been held up are on the increase.Image: East Coast Radio.

Spate Of Mall Robberies: Is Enough Being Done?

There has been a spate of robberies in Gauteng in the last month that has left shoppers and residents all worried about their shopping experiences and safety in shopping malls. The latest was a mini cash heist in the popular Maponya More...

Pulane Lenkoe's name was trending on Twitter last week after her nude photos were allegedly leaked by her ex boyfriend. Image: Twitter.

Pulane Lenkoe Becomes a Celeb Following the Leak of Her Nude...

Pulane Lenkoe, a 31-year-old law student who is said to be dating Orlando Pirates midfielder, Thandani Ntshumayelo (24) became a celebrity last week following the leak of her nude photos, which she claims More...