Controversial nuclear build goes ahead

Earlier this year the High Court in Cape Town set aside the two determinations issued by government which laid the basis for the nuclear procurement.

President Jacob Zuma has reaffirmed his government’s position that the controversial nuclear build programme will go ahead despite fears it could bankrupt the country.

Controversial nuclear build goes ahead

Controversial nuclear build goes ahead

Earlier this year the High Court in Cape Town set aside the two determinations issued by government which laid the basis for the nuclear procurement.

Mkhwebane doesn’t understand the point of her job

Mkhwebane doesn’t understand the point of her job

The public protector exists to uphold the law, not change it.
The dangers of the secret ballot

The dangers of the secret ballot

An MP deciding how to vote on a motion of no confidence in Zuma is also deciding whether to throw the entire government into disarray.
#SecretBallot: A win-win for ANC MPs, analysts say

#SecretBallot: A win-win for ANC MPs, analysts say

Commentators argue that those who want Zuma out will feel less guilt if they can do so secretly.
Things starting to look better for the Ramaphosa campaign

Things starting to look better for the Ramaphosa campaign

Some regions in Gauteng seem to agree on the proposed two deputy president portfolios for the ANC, with one being a woman.
The perils of racial stereotyping

The perils of racial stereotyping

In a global world of cross-cultural and transglobal relationships and intermarriage, race as a defining feature is all the more ludicrous.
‘We didn’t batter our babies…’

‘We didn’t batter our babies…’

One baby boy was rushed to hospital in the early hours of Christmas morning in 2012 with a cracked skull.

Busisiwe is flying her kite in a storm

There’s a link between the public protector and cryptocurrencies.

Porritt seeks gagging order against Moneyweb

Tigon mastermind wants to stop the publication of videos and photos of him lying on the courtroom floor.

Men accused of killing Soweto women may get bail

If the State cannot link them to the murders, the magistrate will have no other choice, he said.

Gauteng launches job creation drive

Close to 3 million young people who should be employed in the province are without jobs.

Our councils throw money down the drain

The profligate irregular spending by municipal bodies has increased by a staggering 50% to R18.81 billion.

Speaker has the power – now use it

Mbete is between the rock of where the speaker’s loyalties lie and the hard place of the ANC’s solidarity.

My busy piece of heaven

With our accommodation offering a full DStv bouquet and WiFi, the sense of ‘getting away’ was slightly dampened.

Fayd’Herbe to have the final say

True Master is the best handicapped runner and must also have some sort of chance but with Fayd’Herbe on the stablemate it all points to It Is Written.

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Ntsiki Mazwai’s message to ‘dom’ and ‘ignorant’ SA celebrities

The poet says she is glad these ‘fake’ celebrities have exposed themselves and now she’s not the dodgy one, they are.

No visa, no BET awards for Babes Wodumo

While Babes was busy complaining about the Samas, she forgot to apply for her visa to go to the BET awards.

Twitter blames Mampintsha for Babes Wodumo US visa blunder

The queen of Gqom reportedly only went on Tuesday to the American embassy in Durban to apply for a visa.

Gunman’s wife should tell us the truth about his death, says family

A WhatsApp status the actor’s wife wrote shortly before his death has raised a few eyebrows.

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Jonevret relishing cup final challenge

Orlando Pirates coach Kjell Jonevret said he was looking forward to the Nedbank Cup final.

Kasinauyo’s body expected in Zimbabwe tonight

The body of the late Moroka Swallows and Hellenic midfielder Edzai Kasinauyo’s body is expected to be flown to Harare tonight.

Safa charges Buya Msuthu and Dolphins with misconduct

Safa says the conduct of the two teams’ players left several questions that needed to be answered.

Chippa confirm offers for Chiefs and Pirates target

Chippa United chairman Siviwe ‘Chippa’ Mpengesi has confirmed that the club has received offers for midfielder Thamsanqa Sangweni.

sport

Why Jesse Kriel got the Springboks nod ahead of Lionel Mapoe

It was admittedly a tough decision but Springboks coach Allister Coetzee is honest about his motivation for the move.

Farhaan Behardien: The Proteas’ trip isn’t unraveling

South Africa’s reliable middle order batter insists all is under control but the T20 series against England can already be lost on Friday.

Luvo Manyonga won’t be out of action for very long

The long jumper sustained an ankle injury last weekend but he’s already prepping fot August’s World Championships.

Springboks team: Ruan Dreyer shoots into starting line-up

The tighthead’s inclusion mean the Lions’ representation in the Springboks side now swells to a massive eight players.

business

Zim policies under spotlight at Joburg summit

Hurdles faced by South African businesspeople when doing business in Zimbabwe are in the spotlight at the three-day Zimbabwe-South Africa Investment Conference taking place in Sandton.

Busisiwe is flying her kite in a storm

There’s a link between the public protector and cryptocurrencies.

Zuma arrives in Swaziland for Sacu Summit

The 5th Southern African Customs Union Summit takes place today.

NUM worried about lack of consultation in appointment of Eskom acting CEO

Veteran chartered marketer Johnny Dladla took over with immediate effect.

world

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days

Guatemala is in a risk zone for tremors, located where the Caribbean Cocos tectonic plates converge with North America’s tectonic plates.

May to unveil plans to ‘protect’ EU citizens’ rights after Brexit

May’s spokesman earlier said that she would set out the principles of her plan over dinner with other EU leaders on Thursday evening.

Macron faces EU summit pushback on Chinese investments

European leaders will discuss the thorny topic of international trade on the second day of an EU summit on Friday.

Exploding whipped cream dispenser kills fitness blogger

Rebecca Burger was killed in eastern France in what the family said was a domestic incident.

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Our councils throw money down the drain

The profligate irregular spending by municipal bodies has increased by a staggering 50% to R18.81 billion.

Speaker has the power – now use it

Mbete is between the rock of where the speaker’s loyalties lie and the hard place of the ANC’s solidarity.

The perils of racial stereotyping

In a global world of cross-cultural and transglobal relationships and intermarriage, race as a defining feature is all the more ludicrous.

My busy piece of heaven

With our accommodation offering a full DStv bouquet and WiFi, the sense of ‘getting away’ was slightly dampened.
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