SABC sinks into crisis

Motsoeneng’s decision to ban coverage of violent protests and the suspensions of three senior SABC news employees last week has led to an increasing sense of mutiny from staff and management.

As three senior SABC employees fight for their jobs after they were suspended last week for protesting against what they saw as increasing censorship at the state broadcaster, a group of concerned SABC news staff sent a letter of grievances to the chief operating officer.

SABC sinks into crisis

SABC sinks into crisis

Motsoeneng’s decision to ban coverage of violent protests and the suspensions of three senior SABC news employees last week has led to an increasing sense of mutiny from staff and management.

Changing with the times

Changing with the times

The June 1955 Freedom Charter holds foundational principles. People should focus on whether it provides the casus belli when freedoms come under threat.
EU leaders push for divorce after Brexit vote

EU leaders push for divorce after Brexit vote

Spurned EU leaders will press Britain to waste no time triggering its divorce from the bloc at a tense summit on Tuesday, while trying to plot a future course through a crisis that has rocked global markets.
Argentina begs Messi not to quit

Argentina begs Messi not to quit

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona and the country’s President Mauricio Macri urged Lionel Messi not to leave the national team despite his vow to quit after a humiliating defeat.
SADC drought horror

SADC drought horror

Study of region expects the figures of people affected to get worse if immediate assistance is not provided.
Drake gets SA history lesson

Drake gets SA history lesson

Fans crammed into the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory to get a look at the ‘Hotline Bling’ hitmaker.
ANC’s Lili still fears for his life

ANC’s Lili still fears for his life

Lili was taken hostage at an ANC Khayeltisha meeting on Saturday, with community members baying for his blood.

ANC must act now against thugs

What happened in Tshwane is a costly disaster that has the potential to replicate itself at calamitous proportions.

Hodgson pays price for sorry England mess

In presiding over England’s humiliating Euro 2016 elimination at the hands of Iceland, Roy Hodgson seemed to abandon the principles upon which he has constructed his entire career.

Student debts handed over

Cash-strapped institutions have to suspend infrastructure development.

DA leader to spend night in a shack

The party says the purpose of the exercise is to bring attention to the plight of the poor.

Murder charge added to Annatjie Myburgh case

Bail was abandoned by both accused and they were remanded in custody.

Zuma to pay back ‘some’ money: Twitter fetches its pitchforks

National Treasury may have provided President Zuma with his bill, but social media is having the final say.

We are not a dumping site – Mnisi

Highlands Park director Sinky Mnisi says Premier Soccer League new boys Highlands Park are not interested in singing old and washed out players.

Suspect arrested with R250k in counterfeit goods

The truck, which police believed was transporting counterfeit goods, was spotted on the N1 heading for Cape Town.

your life

‘Uzalo’ this week: MaMlambo is in for a big shock

Will the shock finally shut her up for good? Watch ‘Uzalo’ this week to find out.

‘Isibaya’ this week: S’bu meets an old acquaintance

‘Isibaya’ promises more drama this week.

Dintle tries to play someone this week on ‘Scandal’

Will Dintle succeed in her tricks? Watch ‘Scandal’ this week to find out.

The royal sons go missing this week on Muvhango

Here’s what’s coming up this week on Muvhango.

sport

Iceland stun England in one of greatest ever shocks

England were dealt a humiliating 2-1 defeat by minnows Iceland on Monday as Roy Hodgson’s side crashed out of Euro 2016 in one of the most stunning upsets in the history of the game.

PSG part company with Blanc amid Emery talk

Laurent Blanc left his role as Paris Saint-Germain coach on Monday, the French Ligue 1 champions announced, with former Sevilla coach Unai Emery widely expected to replace him.

Messi exit leaves Argentina in turmoil

Lionel Messi’s tearful decision to quit the international team left Argentinian football in turmoil Monday after a traumatic penalty shootout defeat to Chile in the Copa America final.

Anderson knocked out of Wimbledon

SA’s number one was unable to overcome Denis Istomin in the first round.

business

VW to pay $15 bn to settle emissions scandal in US: report

Volkswagen’s cost for ending civil lawsuits over its emissions-cheating scandal has grown to $15 billion, Bloomberg News reported Monday on the eve of the automaker’s court deadline to file a settlement.

Ratings agencies downgrade UK after Brexit vote

Two ratings agencies downgraded Britain on Monday because of its vote to leave the European Union, citing risks to its economy and political upheaval.

Sterling, stocks pummelled on Brexit alarm

The pound fell to a three-decade low against the dollar Monday as European markets took a fresh hit, led lower by banks, airlines and property shares, despite the British government’s efforts to calm post-Brexit jitters.

‘Opportunity awaits’ savvy SA investors following Brexit mayhem

The Brexit has resulted in instability in financial markets around the world and knocked value off many currencies.

world

US accuses Russia of harassing, intimidating diplomats

The United States has complained to Russia about a mounting campaign of harassment and intimidation of American diplomats and their families in Moscow, the State Department said.

Second US patient identified with super-resistant bacteria

A second US patient has been infected with a superbug that is highly resistant to last-resort antibiotics, scientists said.

London’s minorities fearful after post-Brexit attacks

With yellow paint still evident on the building’s doors, tenants of a Polish community centre in London on Monday described their fear after being targeted in a racist post-referendum attack condemned by Prime Minister David Cameron in parliament.

Turkey mends fences with former foes Israel and Russia

Turkey launched a major diplomatic charm offensive Monday, reaching out a conciliatory hand to Russia and hailing a deal to restore ties with Israel as it looks to boost its neighbourhood clout.

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