Mantashe Denounces the ICC Following the al-Bashir Saga

ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe Image:Daily Maverick

In the aftermath of the much vaunted entrance and subsequent departure of the Sudanese president, Omar al-Bashir who had come into South Africa for the African Union summit that was held in Johannesburg recently, a member of the ruling African National Congress in South Africa has labelled the International Criminal Court ” a dangerous tool in the hands of the powerful to destroy the weak. Speaking on a local radio station, Talk Radio 702, the ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe said that the International Criminal Court was busy focusing on countries that were largely in Africa with some few exceptions in Eastern Europe More...

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SA Government May Have Let Al-Bashir Go in Fear of African Isolat...

The Darfour Region conflict zones where Al-Bashir is said to have committed crimes against humanity. Image: Britannica

Some sources in the South African government have revealed that it would have been unthinkable for their government to have arrested the President of Sudan, Omar Al-Bashir More...

High Court Dismisses Marikana Application

Miners striking against Marikana violence Pic: BDlive

The Pretoria High Court has dismissed the urgent application ordering President Jacob Zuma to release the Marikana report. The presidency confirmed that the report will More...

South Africa May Arrest Sudanese President Oma...

President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan who may be arrested by South Africa and handed over to the International Criminal Court. Image: Aljazera

After rolling out the red carpet for all the African leaders in South Africa for the African Union Summit which is currently being held in Sandton in Johannesburg, the More...

Danny Jordaan Has not Been Billed for Electric...

Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay. Danny Jordaan is said not to have been billed for electricity for the past seven years. Image: News24

In shocking news, it has emerged that the recently appointed Mayor of the border town of Nelson Mandela Bay, Danny Jordaan, has not been billed for electricity for the More...

Panayiotou Bail Denied: Potential Witness Tamp...

Murder Accused Christopher Panayiotou Pic: JacarandFM

Yet another slap in the face was served to Christopher Panayioutou and his legal team in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court on Friday. Magistrate Abigail Beeton More...

NPA Deputy Head Charged with Fraud and Perjury

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Deputy Head and Head Advocate of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Nomgcobo Jiba, appeared in the Pretoria Regional Court on Wednesday on charges of fraud and More...

FIFA Officials Arrested on Bribery Charges

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Several FIFA officials were arrested today in a Zurich hotel after a 6am Raid by the police as part of a US investigation into bribes and fraud campaigns. This comes More...

Carlo Ancelloti Sacked by Real Madrid

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Carlo Ancelloti’s contract with Real Madrid has been terminated after two seasons with the club and failure to get silverware this season. President Florentino More...

Didier Drogba to Leave Chelsea Again

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Didier Drogba has confirmed that he will be leaving Chelsea for the second time and that the match played yesterday afternoon against Sunderland was his final game at More...

Jomo Cosmos Clip the Wings of the Dube Birds w...

Charlton Mashumba starred in Jomo Cosmos 4-1 win over Moroka Swallows in the PSL play-offs.                                 Picture Credit : Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

Jomo Cosmos kept their hopes of promotion to the PSL alive when they beat Moroka Swallows 4-1 at the Vaal Tech Stadium on Sunday. A brace from Charlton Mashumba and a More...

Why Lionel Messi Deserves to be Crowned the 20...

Lionel Messi's excellent form in 2015, should see him win his 5th FIFA Ballon d'Or trophy.                            Picture Credit : London News

Barcelona are in with a chance of winning a treble this season and that is largely due to the influence and contribution from their talisman, Lionel Messi. The Argentine More...

Royal Challengers Defeat Rajasthan Royals in I...

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli celebrates his side's win over the Rajasthan Royals.                             Picture Credit : Shaun Roy/ SPORTZPICS/IPL

The Royal Challengers Bangalore beat the Rajasthan Royals by 71 runs at the MCA International Stadium in Pune on Wednesday. The Challengers posted a score of 180 and More...

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe Calls Strikers Traitor...

Brian Molefe, Eskom calls strikers traitors. Image: BDLive

The acting Chief Executive Officer for the Eskom, Mr Brian Molefe, has described the workers that are on strike at the Medupi More...

E-Tolls Here to Stay, Expanded but Cheap...

This is s sight that is here to stay- Ramaposa. But at a reduced cost. Image: Jacaranda Fm

It was a much awaited announcement and was not short of reactions when it finally came. This was the announcement More...

MTN Employees Go on Strike

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The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has gone on strike today. The union, whose members include MTN employees, More...

Strike Averted as Government Workers Get...

Scenes like these May have been avoided by the most recent wage deal between the government and its workers. Image:BDLive

The business community in South Africa has a lot to smile about after it was revealed on Tuesday that the South More...

A woman stands in front of the church where people placed flowers in memory of the nine people who were shot on Wednesday. Image: The Washington Post Charleston AME Church Holds First Service After Shooting...

Even though there was a semblance of normalcy in the Emmanuel AME Church as the congregants attended their first service on Sunday, there was no hiding More...

A protester dies in the Streets of Bujumbura after being shot. An opposition leader has been shot as the constitutional crisis continues in Burundi. Image: IB Times. Opposition Leader Shot in Burundi as Protests Continue...

Things have taken a twist for the worst in Burundi in the Great Lakes Region after an opposition leader and his body guard were shot and killed by gunmen More...

Major-General Godefroid Niyombare who announced that Nkurunziza had been deposed by the  National Salvation Committee. Image: Reuters Burundi Crisis: Celebrations in the Streets as EAC Condemns ...

While the East African Community is in a meeting which is aimed at resolving the crisis in Burundi, a former intelligence officer has announced the ousting More...

Rescue workers rummage through the wreck of the train to find survivors. Image: Reuters Train Derails in Philadelphia, Killing Five People...

Five people were killed instantly while more than fifty others were injured when a train carrying more than two hundred people derailed in Philadelphia More...

UN Refugee Chief, Antonio Guterres who says the world must prepare for the emerging crisi in Burundi. Image: UNHCR UN Refugee Chief Says a Crisis is Emerging in Burundi...

The United Nations announced on Wednesday that they are very worried about the developments in the Great Lakes Region country of Burundi following the More...

Pierre Nkurunziza, the Burundi President who is seeking a third term. Image: One Drawing Daily East Africa Silent About Protests as Burundi Slides into Con...

As Burundi tightens its hand on all forms of media coverage on the issue of protests against their President Pierre Nkurunziza running for a third term More...

Mantashe Denounces the ICC Following the al-Bashir Saga

ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe Image:Daily Maverick

In the aftermath of the much vaunted entrance and subsequent departure of the Sudanese president, Omar al-Bashir who had come into South Africa for the 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...

Mobile Gambling Taking The World by Storm

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Gone are the days where switching on your computer was the only means of accessing the internet. With the rapid advancement of technology occurring on a daily basis, many people are now turning to mobile devices More...

South African Start-Ups to Watch Out For!

There are few African countries today that come close to the technological development that is currently being seen and experienced in South Africa. The 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...

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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Mobile Gambling Taking The World by Storm

Gone are the days where switching on your computer was the only means of accessing the internet. With the rapid advancement of technology occurring on a daily basis, many people are now turning to mobile devices to go online. The ease 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...

Lionel Messi's excellent form in 2015, should see him win his 5th FIFA Ballon d'Or trophy.                            Picture Credit : London News

Why Lionel Messi Deserves to be Crowned the 2015 FIFA Ballon...

Barcelona are in with a chance of winning a treble this season and that is largely due to the influence and contribution from their talisman, Lionel Messi. The Argentine is arguably the greatest footballer of all-time and has been 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...