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Affordable housing out of reach for many poor families

Most people can’t afford "affordable" housing. Less than 10% of new Conradie development set aside for the poor. What is described as affordable housing is...
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Hijacking suspect killed in shootout with Eastern Cape police

On Tuesday 13 September 2016, at 18:30 members of the Port Elizabeth Flying Squad in the Eastern Cape spotted a hijacked vehicle on the...
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Paramedics frequently assaulted in black townships

The union of health workers, Hospersa is very concerned about the situation around ambulances and paramedics who are frequently attacked when they are called...

Anti-Corruption Task Team making a mockery of its mandate

Members of Parliament on Wednesday suggested to government’s Anti-Corruption Task Team that is was making a mockery of its mandate after Directorate for Priority...

Zuma does not prefer chartered planes, says the Presidency

The Presidency on Wednesday denied allegations made by aviation experts that President Jacob Zuma preferred chartered aircraft, and said the South African Air Force...
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Man arrested for brutal murder on Cape Town teen

A 19-year-old man appeared in the Bishop Lavis Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday morning on charges of murder and attempted murder. Police spokesperson FC van Wyk...

Five juveniles arrested for fatal hijacking of Port Elizabeth woman

Five teenage suspects arrested in connection with the fatal hijacking of 53-year-old Magda van Vuuren of Port Elizabeth will make their first court appearance...

Pupils torch classrooms over alleged corporal punishment and inappropriate relationships

Classrooms torched at junior secondary school in Mthatha. Children allege corporal punishment and that a teacher was having inappropriate relationships with students. Pupils at Qunu...

Shots fired at police during robbery at Browns Farm

Western Cape: Two suspects were caught last night, 12 September 2016, minutes after they and four accomplices had allegedly robbed a house in Lambata...

Truck carrying agricultural poison caught fire in Franschhoek, Cape Town

Last Monday, September 5, a truck carrying highly hazardous and dangerous Agricultural Poison caught fire on the Franschhoek Pass after a wheel bearing seized....

Gordhan confirms SAA losses as MPs demand Myeni’s head

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Tuesday confirmed that South African Airlines suffered losses of R4.7 billion in 2014/2015 and a further R1.8 billion in...

Zuma defends SAA’s Myeni, MPs demand they both go

President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday defended South African Airways chairwoman Dudu Myeni’s track record, before MPs demanded his resignation and her removal in a...
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