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Fees Must Fall Protests Believed to Have Led to Professor Bongani Mayosi’s Depression and Suicide

There has been finger-pointing at the University of Cape Town in the aftermath of Professor Bongani Mayosi’s death by suicide on July 27, 2018. Shortly after his passing, Mayosi’s family disclosed that he had been struggling with depression, a major risk factor for suicide, for the past two years.  While many have acknowledged that depression is a consequence of an interplay of a multitude of factors, some of the comments that have been made in the past few days ... Read more »
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By Staff Writer On Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Shock as University of Cape Town’s Celebrated Professor Bongani Mayosi Commits Suicide

World-renowned UCT cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi died in Cape Town on Friday, 27 July 2018, at the age of 51 after allegedly committing suicide. His untimely death has sent shock waves throughout the un... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Eleven People Killed in Taxi-violence-linked Shooting in Colenso, KZN

KZN – Eleven people were killed on the R74 in Colenso on Saturday night in a shooting that has been linked to taxi violence. It is reported that the victims, who are said to be affiliated to the Ivory Par... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Courtroom Battle Looms as Intelligence Bosses Dintwe and Fraser Appear in Court

Thursday will see a legal showdown as the Inspector General of Intelligence (IGI) and the Director General of the State Security Agency (DG SSA) will appear before the North Gauteng High Court, where the former... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Democratic Alliance Welcomes Suspension of SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane

The president of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has, on Monday, suspended the Commissioner of the South African Revenue Services (SARS), Mr. Tom Moyane. According to a statement that was release... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Zuma to Challenge Abrahams’s Decision to Prosecute Him

Following the announcement by the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Shaun Abrahams, that the National Prosecuting Authority would go ahead with prosecuting the former president of South Africa, J... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

No Need for Australia’s Special Visas for SA White Farmers, Dirco

“The government has been very clear and transparent on a land reform process. All stakeholders will be consulted and they are also encouraged to engage with Parliament. There is no reason for any governme... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Three Brothers Among Seven eNgcobo Suspects Killed in Police Shootout

On Friday night at Nyanga village near eNgcobo, Eastern Cape, seven suspects linked to the eNgcobo police station massacre were shot dead in a gunfight with a special task force that was assembled to hunt down ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Sfiso Ncwane to be Laid to Rest on Saturday in Durban

Gospel singer Sfiso Ncwane, who died on Monday at Life Fourways Hospital in Johannesburg, will be laid to rest on Saturday at Heroes’ Acre Cemetery in Chesterville, Durban, it has been announced. Two memo... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Sfiso Ncwane Dies of Kidney Failure at the Age of 37

South Africans are still in shock following reports that popular gospel artist Sfiso Ncwane has died. It is reported that he died on Monday around 9:00 at Life Fourways Hospital in Johannesburg. Although detail... Read more »