Court muzzles Holomisa on talking about ‘PIC corruption’

The interdict will remain in place pending the institution of a damages claim for defamation against the UDM and its leader.

United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa has been interdicted from continuing to allege that BEE investment firm Lebashe Investment Group and prominent businessmen might be involved in corruption at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC).

Court muzzles Holomisa on talking about ‘PIC corruption’

Court muzzles Holomisa on talking about ‘PIC corruption’

The interdict will remain in place pending the institution of a damages claim for defamation against the UDM and its leader.

80-year-old farmer gets into shoot-out with police, is shot dead

80-year-old farmer gets into shoot-out with police, is shot dead

The farmer allegedly opened fire on the police after a violent dispute about some goats.
Putin tried to save Zuma through Twitter, but failed – Zille

Putin tried to save Zuma through Twitter, but failed – Zille

The Western Cape premier has also implied that many of her own detractors on the social media platform were actually fake.
Is HuffPost SA no more?

Is HuffPost SA no more?

Media24 and HuffPost SA have split up. With the SA media company parting ways with the US publication, the SA version will likely cease to exist.
PTA east power to be restored ‘soon’

PTA east power to be restored ‘soon’

Local businesses have suffered greatly since the Wapadrand substation fire last Monday.
Dagada cuts his losses after resigning from DA

Dagada cuts his losses after resigning from DA

Dagada has handed in his resignation letter to the DA’s Federal Executive, claiming the party wanted to end his political career.
ANC in Gauteng confident courts will find in its favour against members

ANC in Gauteng confident courts will find in its favour against members

The party in the province decided that those who lose their court bids against the organisation should pay the full legal fees.

Mining deaths have reached crisis proportions – MPs

Select committee chairperson Olifile Sefako says it is ‘highly abnormal’ that 18 people have been killed in three mining accidents in three months.

Rhino poaching suspects killed in shoot-out

A member of the police’s Special Task Force was wounded when the suspects opened fire in the Loskop Nature Reserve outside Middleburg.

Eastern Cape police seek public’s assistance in murder cases

Two men were found murdered in separate incidents in Humansdorp and Uitenhage over the weekend.

Khune hopes Billiat will lead Chiefs to glory this coming season

Billiat has over the years proved to have a great first touch and it helps that he has a keen eye for goal.

Practice won’t make perfect, says Proteas guru

South Africa couldn’t score 200 runs combined in their two innings in the first Test against Sri Lanka.

Macron basks in World Cup glow, hoping to capture feel-good factor

France’s World Cup victory couldn’t come at a better time for Emmanuel Macron as he confronts growing challenges on multiple fronts.

Nelson Mandela Bay dam levels continue to drop

Residents in the city are currently restricted to using 50 litres of water a day per person.

KZN police arrest men for stealing, killing cow valued at R12k

Three men were immediately arrested for stock theft and possession of stolen property.

lifestyle

6 of the world’s most beautiful cemeteries

The tombstones at The Merry Cemetery are decorated with brightly coloured paintings inspired by stories from the lives of those who are buried there.

Distruction Boyz lash out at Mampintsha

The duo throw shade on Mampintsha over money they say they’re owed.

Recipe: Spanakopita (Greek spinach pie)

It’s the perfect meal for lunch or dinner, and is great for feastings with friends and loved ones.

Downton Abbey movie in the works

For those who can’t get enough of the toffs and scullery staff at Downton Abbey, we have good news for you…

phakaaathi

Ronaldo greets Juve fans, sparks Champions League dreams

Juventus fans gave Cristiano Ronaldo a rousing welcome on Monday as the club prepared to unveil the superstar summer signing they hope will bring the Champions League trophy back to Turin.

What’s in Mgosi this week?

Here is what you will find in your Mgosi inside Phakaaathi, a soccer publication available free with your copy of The Citizen on Tuesday.

Malesela trying new combinations at Chippa

Chippa United coach Dan Malesela is happy with the way his side played in the Maize Cup tournament this past weekend.

Solinas has revived Chiefs players’ spirit – Machaka

Kaizer Chiefs fan Masilo Machaka believes the arrival of coach Giovanni Solinas has revived the fighting spirit in Amakhosi players.

sport

Practice won’t make perfect, says Proteas guru

South Africa couldn’t score 200 runs combined in their two innings in the first Test against Sri Lanka.

Are the Sharks in a hopeless situation? Hardly…

The Durbanites have been frustratingly inconsistent in Super Rugby this season. But their record against Kiwi teams is surprisingly good.

Suits admit that Super Rugby’s TMO ‘clearly’ isn’t working

Coaches and pundits have expressed concerns that the television match official is becoming increasingly undermining on-field referees.

Manyonga and Steenkamp star in tough World Cup

Shorn of a few world-class star, Team SA experience a muted campaign in London.

business

MTN Dubai sells Cyprus operations for R4.1bn

MTN says the transaction is expected to close within the third quarter of 2018.

Ramaphosa goes straight to the oil taps to bring down fuel prices

Whether the leaders of the world’s top oil-producing countries are likely to listen to a leader from Africa remains to be seen.

Did Absa copy their new logo from OpenServe?

People have taken to social media to discuss what they see as the blatant similarity of the bank’s brand new logo to that of a Telkom division.

world

Thai cave rescue divers given diplomatic immunity – report

Two Australian divers who helped extract the young football team trapped in a Thai cave obtained diplomatic immunity before the rescue in case it failed.

Obama returns to Kenyan family home

The US ex-President has launched a youth centre in Kenya, and returned to his family home, which he couldn’t visit on his last trip to the country in 2015.

Smelly skins make for fishy fashions in Kenya

Women sharpen their knives before setting about stinking piles of fish skins, flesh and bones that cover the floor at an unusual artisanal tannery in western Kenya.

Trump’s trip to Europe: top five highlights

After taking aim at Germany following his meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel, Trump changed his tune and claimed he had very good relations with her.

opinion

Ntsiki’s worst enemy

Poet Ntsiki Mazwai regularly lashes out at all her enemies, both real and imagined, when all she need do is glance in the mirror.

The new maths teaching proposal doesn’t add up

The social engineering experiments of the ANC have often had some unintended consequences.

Cyril is waging his war with hands tied

It’s tempting to believe he’s weak, but the reality is his only choice may be to make careful moves.

Putin it into perspective

Putin’s first visit to SA this month will prove fascinating as we continue to struggle with being one of the Brics in the wall.

 

 

 

The Citizen Trail Run 2018

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