Fuel Price Increase Triggers National Shutdown Threats in SA

Thousands of angry South Africans have taken to Twitter to declare their intent to shut down the country in the next few days following hefty fuel price increases on Tuesday midnight. The price of petrol increased by R2.33 per litre for 95 and R2.43/l for 93 while that of diesel went up by R1.10/l (0.05% sulphur) and R1.07/l (0.005% sulphur). Knowing how this would affect the prices of food and public transport fares, which are already high, frustrated citizens threatened to ... Read more »
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By Staff Writer On Sunday, May 15th, 2022

Gospel Singer Deborah Fraser Dies at 56

South African legendary gospel singer Deborah Fraser has died at the age of 56 following a short illness. It is said that she took her last breath at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital on Sunday, 15 May 2... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021

2021 Municipal Election Results: ANC and DA Losing Support as Small Parties Grow

As the municipal election results continue to trickle in, the African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) look set to experience a significant decline in support across the country. With 51... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, July 5th, 2021

Zuma High Court Application ‘An Abuse of Power’ – State Capture Commission Secretary

The secretary of the State Capture Commission, Professor Itumeleng Mosala, has lashed out at the former president, Jacob Zuma, who has launched an appeal against the 15-month jail term that was handed down to h... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, July 3rd, 2021

ConCourt to Hear Zuma Case on Monday as Zuma Plans to Address Nation on Sunday

The constitutional court on Saturday acceded to the request by the former president Jacob Zuma for it to hear his urgent application following the judgment that it made earlier this week. The apex court on Tues... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, July 2nd, 2021

Zuma Set to Appeal Sentencing as Deadline Approaches

In a last-minute bid to stop himself from going to prison, former president Jacob G. Zuma is said to have made an urgent application seeking to rescind the ruling that sought to incarcerate him. The former pres... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

Opinion on Zuma Sentencing Polarises Nation

The ruling of the Constitutional Court ruling that the former President of the Republic of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, hand himself over to the nearest police station to start serving a 15-month jail term, has cr... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

Jacob Zuma to Spend 15 Months in Prison

Following the incident in which former president Jacob Zuma walked out of the Zondo Commission, the constitutional court, on Tuesday, ruled against the former president, found him guilty of contempt of court an... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, June 27th, 2021

Alcohol Sales and Gatherings Banned as South Africa Moves to Alert Level 4

South Africa has been moved to alert level 4 with effect from Monday, 28 June 2021, as a way of attempting to combat the Delta variant of the Covid-19 virus. This was announced by the President of the Republic ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Delta Covid-19 Variant Wreaks Havoc in Gauteng

A new coronavirus variant is wreaking havoc in South Africa and this is the cause of all the rapidly rising infections that have seen the country recording as much as 18 000 new cases in a period of twenty-four... Read more »