Approximately 890 people were killed in violent clashes between the Banunu and Batende communities in December.
While covering the run-up to the ANC January 8 statement followed by the launch of its 2019 election manifesto, there was a time I asked myself whether tribalism has once again reared its ugly head in the ruling party.
Luke Potter, an Africa programmes director for the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, were among the 21 people that died in the terror attack.
Former Kloof gold mine branch chairperson Jackson Mafika died in 2013 and cannot respond to allegations leveled against him at the commission. 
North West police say they have clamped down on a notorious gang that disrupted classes and prompted parents to doubt the safety of their children at the school.
The legendary Proteas batsman is going to play in the Lahore leg of the country’s T20 tournament, despite ongoing security concerns.
The presence of a former adviser to Fikile Mbalula, Bo Mbindwane, at the meeting has raised eyebrows.
The minister criticised the rail agency while visiting six orphans who lost their parents in the recent Pretoria crash.
Rising unemployment levels correlate with an increase in service delivery protests.
Lawyer for the alleged kidnapper of 3-year-old Nefrin Roberts wants the charge to be changed.
One paramedic said it was like nothing he’d ever seen or heard in his life.
Despite the failure of her Brexit plan that led to accusations she is leading a ‘zombie government’, May remains in power.
Zimbabweans based in South Africa are considering marching to the president’s office.
An executive from the park says they are ‘coming to grips with people within our ranks who are sabotaging our efforts in this campaign’.

Columns It’s hard on our kids when education is not fashionable

While we celebrate the achievements of our matrics, we must remember students who survived the adversities of their backgrounds.

Crime Bogus metro police officers busted for selling fake jobs in Tembisa

Three suspects were detained at Tembisa Police Station and are expected to appear in the Tembisa Magistrate’s Court soon for fraud and impersonating police.

Crime Former Bosasa boss to continue testifying at Zondo Commission

Lawyers for the state capture commission said they had alerted those implicated in Angelo Agrizzi’s damning testimony to give them an opportunity to respond.

Crime Three alleged criminals stoned to death by Limpopo residents

The men were accused by the community of a spate of criminal activities in the area.

Environment ANC and DA in Western Cape wage verbal war over water shortages

The province is recovering from the worst drought in a century over the past three years, leading to political squabbling.

Business Woolworths staff banned from handling customer cards

The new restriction comes as part of a roll-out of the new point-of-sale devices implemented at the stores to mitigate card fraud.

General Amadiba Crisis Committee rejects Mantashe’s Xolobeni community survey proposal

The ACC does not believe that the survey will be independent and credible, and have asked Mantashe to stop provoking the community.

Government Over 300,000 people waiting for their driver’s licences

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande assures motorists they will not be penalised.

Lesufi accused of inciting vigilantism after telling community to ‘hunt’ thieves

Education Lesufi accused of inciting vigilantism after telling community to ‘hunt’ thieves

SA’s roads continued their death toll this festive season

Accidents SA’s roads continued their death toll this festive season

Tobacco war heats up over whether it’s true Sars is being robbed

Business Tobacco war heats up over whether it’s true Sars is being robbed

Sudan protests rumble on as Bashir remains defiant

Africa Sudan protests rumble on as Bashir remains defiant

Babies wanted: Nordic countries crying for kids

World Babies wanted: Nordic countries crying for kids

Lingerie looks for new bottom line after #MeToo

Entertainment Lingerie looks for new bottom line after #MeToo

Rock and roll nuns to perform for pope in Panama

Entertainment Rock and roll nuns to perform for pope in Panama

Human diet causing ‘catastrophic’ damage to planet: study

World Human diet causing ‘catastrophic’ damage to planet: study

Sundowns rise to third with narrow Maritzburg win

PSL News Sundowns rise to third with narrow Maritzburg win

Chiefs edge AmaZulu in five-goal thriller

PSL News Chiefs edge AmaZulu in five-goal thriller

Black Management Forum ‘delighted’ as Sanlam appoints Sydney Mbhele as CEO

Business News Black Management Forum ‘delighted’ as Sanlam appoints Sydney Mbhele as CEO

Four Mpumalanga traffic cops suspended after roadside confrontation with motorist

Local News Four Mpumalanga traffic cops suspended after roadside confrontation with motorist

Prasa promises to assist children orphaned in Pretoria train crash

Accidents Prasa promises to assist children orphaned in Pretoria train crash

60 percent of coffee varieties face ‘extinction risk’

Science 60 percent of coffee varieties face ‘extinction risk’

Lotto and Lotto Plus results, Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Lotto Lotto and Lotto Plus results, Wednesday, 16 January 2019

UN climate change experts to meet in Durban

Environment UN climate change experts to meet in Durban

lifestyle

Lentils with a side of rice: the save-the-world diet?

Coming to dining tables everywhere by 2050: porridge for breakfast, rice for lunch, a dinner of lentils and vegetables, and a single hamburger every few weeks, as a treat.

Toto’s ‘Africa’ to play on endless loop in Namib Desert

The artist was apparently inspired by the recent resurgence in interest for the track.

You can spend three months living in an Italian village for free

Applicants will learn Italian during their trip and also need to demonstrate their commitment to contribute to village life.

5 habits that are ageing your skin and how to break them

Not exercising can actually make your face age prematurely.

phakaaathi

Ronaldo seals Italian Super Cup for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal to hand Juventus their first trophy of the season with a 1-0 win over ten-man AC Milan in the Italian Super Cup on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia.

Sundowns rise to third with narrow Maritzburg win

Mamelodi Sundowns held off a spirited Maritzburg United to record a 1-0 league win at the Loftus Stadium on Wednesday night.

In-form City rout Free State Stars

Cape Town City crushed Free State Stars 5-0, in a Premiership match at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday evening. 

Chiefs edge AmaZulu in five-goal thriller

Kaizer Chiefs continued their improved form in the Premiership with a 3-2 victory over AmaZulu at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Wednesday night.

sport

I want to help Pakistan, says AB

The legendary Proteas batsman is going to play in the Lahore leg of the country’s T20 tournament, despite ongoing security concerns.

Three forgotten Springboks catching the eye early

These overseas-based stars have been showing some cracking form since the Christmas period and doing their utmost to make Rassie Erasmus pay attention.

SA’s Toyota Gazoo on the cusp of fine Dakar victory

Giniel de Villiers does his part to support Nasser Al Attiyah but hopes the Qatari ‘doesn’t need it’ for the final stage.

Naka Drotske: We were going to die, so instinct kicked in

The former Bok hooker regales how he foiled an armed attack on his family that almost cost him his life.

business

Woolworths staff banned from handling customer cards

The new restriction comes as part of a roll-out of the new point-of-sale devices implemented at the stores to mitigate card fraud.

Goldman Sachs CEO apologizes to Malaysia over 1MDB

The head of Goldman Sachs on Wednesday apologized to Malaysia for a Goldman partner’s role in the 1MDB scandal even as he defended the firm as a whole.

The three stocks that have defied the JSE’s stagnation

Companies enjoying success in the JSE have demonstrated an ability to evolve and transform themselves.

SARB’s independence to remain untouched, says Ramaphosa

Ace Magashule said the controversial move to nationalise the Reserve Bank would be implemented in the next five years.

world

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in capital

Sudanese police Tuesday fired tear gas at crowds of demonstrators chanting “Peace, justice, freedom” in the capital, a day after President Omar al-Bashir insisted protests will not lead to a change in government.

UN urges DR Congo to respect election outcome

The UN Security Council on Tuesday called on all players in the Democratic Republic of Congo to respect the outcome of landmark elections as doubt persisted over results announced by election authorities.

Tunisia NGOs file graft lawsuit against president

Anti-corruption campaigners have filed a lawsuit accusing Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi of abuse of power after he pardoned a jailed party official close to his son, a court official said Tuesday.

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas as crackdown tightens

Zimbabwe police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the second city of Bulawayo on Tuesday, a day after the country was rocked by violent demonstrations against a sharp hike in fuel prices.

opinion

ANC needs to tackle its tribal divisions head-on

While covering the run-up to the ANC January 8 statement followed by the launch of its 2019 election manifesto, there was a time I asked myself whether tribalism has once again reared its ugly head in the ruling party.

It’s hard on our kids when education is not fashionable

While we celebrate the achievements of our matrics, we must remember students who survived the adversities of their backgrounds.

Flying solo in Dakar not for faint-hearted

Tireless drivers navigating their way across treacherous terrain for weeks on end defying the odds of nature.

 

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