Fake cops gun down KZN regional ANC Youth League leader

Sthembiso Mhlongo was shot at his home in the Pietermaritzburg area, becoming the second ANCYL member to be gunned down in the region this week.

A second African National Congress (ANC) member from the Moses Mabhida region in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) was fatally shot on Thursday morning by people pretending to be police officers.

Fake cops gun down KZN regional ANC Youth League leader

Fake cops gun down KZN regional ANC Youth League leader

Sthembiso Mhlongo was shot at his home in the Pietermaritzburg area, becoming the second ANCYL member to be gunned down in the region this week.

Mugabe to receive immunity against prosecution as part of resignation deal

Mugabe to receive immunity against prosecution as part of resignation deal

The former president will not live in exile and wants to die in Zimbabwe, a source says.
WATCH: Rohan Janse van Rensburg on his Sharks stint

WATCH: Rohan Janse van Rensburg on his Sharks stint

But don’t worry the dynamic Lions centre isn’t going to play for THAT Sharks…
Eskom inquiry proceedings halted till next week

Eskom inquiry proceedings halted till next week

This comes after Lynne Brown denied consulting with Gupta family members before making any decisions.
ANC ‘saddened’ by fatal shooting of Moses Mabhida youth league leader

ANC ‘saddened’ by fatal shooting of Moses Mabhida youth league leader

Zuma condemned the cold-blooded murder, describing it as an act of cowardice.
This is Robert Mugabe’s retirement salary that will ensure he stays ‘well off’

This is Robert Mugabe’s retirement salary that will ensure he stays ‘well off’

A lawyer based in Harare says the Mugabes will be ‘well off’, as the constitution was drafted with his exit in mind.
Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe’s ‘Crocodile’ to snap up the top job

Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe’s ‘Crocodile’ to snap up the top job

Nicknamed “the Crocodile” for his ruthlessness, Emmerson Mnangagwa who will take over as Zimbabwe’s next president, is a hardliner with ties to the military who could prove as authoritarian as his mentor Robert Mugabe.

Middleman in Panayiotou murder trial not indemnified from prosecution

It is understood that a warrant of arrest will be issued soon, and Siyoni is likely to stand trial.

Water supplies partially restored in Johannesburg

Joburg Water said engineers continued to work on what it called the ‘largest repair job in its history’.

WATCH: Stubborn car refuses to let owner out

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has been criticised for sharing such ‘nonsense’ on social media.

Numerous left dead after Limpopo shootings

Two separate killing incidents allegedly took place in Limpopo last weekend.

Head-on collision leaves one dead, three injured

According to paramedics, the man was found inside the light motor vehicle.

Moving to cities has lifted over 300 000 South Africans out of poverty

This finding is all the more surprising considering the anaemic performance of the economy over the last decade.

Safa on a mission to eradicate corruption in lower leagues

In a bid to try and eradicate corruption in the lower leagues, SA Football Association has bought video cameras for each club in the ABC Motsepe league to record their own matches.

Bakkie overturns in KZN, leaving seven injured

Several passengers, that had been travelling on the back of the bakkie, were found walking around on the scene.

lifestyle

How to apply a face mask correctly

Face masks should not be considered a luxury that is only used when going for a facial or before a special event.

How to know whether you have seasonal allergies or a cold

Learnt the differences between allergies and a cold so you can choose the best treatment.

Joburg rated one of the world’s best expat cities

Johannesburg ranks in InterNations top 10 list of the world’s best expatriate cities.

Trees in urban areas can reduce the risk of asthma attacks

Living in a leafy suburb is not only good for property prices, but also your health.

phakaaathi

I will play Khenyeza as centre back one day – Johnson

AmaZulu coach Cavin Johnson has revealed that he could surprise everyone by playing hard working striker Mabhuti Khenyeza at centre back if he ran out of defenders in the team.

SuperSport eye ‘want-away’ Sundowns star

SuperSport United chairman Khulu Sibiya says he would love to have Khama Billiat at Matsatsantsa if the midfielder was interested in joining his club.

Safa on a mission to eradicate corruption in lower leagues

In a bid to try and eradicate corruption in the lower leagues, SA Football Association has bought video cameras for each club in the ABC Motsepe league to record their own matches.

Khune took the ball from behind the line – Johnson

AmaZulu coach Cavin Johnson says his side were denied a legitimate goal by the referee during their 0-0 draw against Kaizer Chiefs at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Wednesday night.

sport

WATCH: Rohan Janse van Rensburg on his Sharks stint

But don’t worry the dynamic Lions centre isn’t going to play for THAT Sharks…

Lyon roars with run-out to slow England in Ashes

England’s James Vince was left kicking himself after he was spectacularly run out close to an Ashes debut century, as Australia struck late to leave the first Test finely balanced after day one on Thursday.

Former Blitzbok has to handle German strike chaos

Vuyo Zangqa, who’s now head coach of Germany’s Sevens side, now suddenly has to prepare the 15-man outfit with no time and little resources.

300-man Albie Morkel: Rookies have it too easy nowadays

As the former Proteas all-rounder and Titans skipper savours a triple century of T20s, he laments youngsters not being tough enough.

business

Eskom inquiry proceedings halted till next week

This comes after Lynne Brown denied consulting with Gupta family members before making any decisions.

‘Let’s take our money and run’

Offshore exposure is part of diversification but a knee-jerk reaction can be costly.

#EskomInquiry: Tsotsi takes things to another level

Directly implicates the President and Dudu Myeni in the running of Eskom.

Post Office: Is its offer to pay social grants affordable?

CPS’ invalid contract appears to be cost-effective.

world

Polar bears crowd on Russian island in sign of Arctic change

A boatload of tourists in the far eastern Russian Arctic thought they were seeing clumps of ice on the shore, before the jaw-dropping realisation that some 200 polar bears were roaming on the mountain slope.

Chinese firm probes if children work in African mines

A Chinese metal trading firm said Thursday it is investigating whether children are toiling in Congolese mines that supply it with cobalt, a key resource for mobile phones and electric cars.

Snake on a train: Indonesian kills serpent with bare hands

An Indonesian man who used his bare hands to kill a snake that was discovered slithering on a busy commuter train has become an Internet hero.

Argentina says abnormal noise heard after sub’s last contact as hopes fade

Argentina’s navy said Wednesday it was investigating an unusual noise detected in the South Atlantic hours after it last communicated with a missing submarine, but refused to confirm whether it indicated an explosion.

opinion

Yes, Lynne, let justice be served

These suspensions had been approved by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown, he added.

What now for Zimbabwe?

It would be difficult to argue that Mugabe’s ousting was in any way aimed at ending his tyranny and misrule.

Democracy is the future after Bob

Mugabe, after making a fuss for a few days following the ‘intervention’ of the military, took his things – chief among them his sense of being ‘king for life’ – and left peacefully.

Benefits of blowing a gasket

Shrinks tell us it’s good to blow a gasket at times. It rids body and soul of pent-up emotions caused by nagging spouses, neighbours’ barking dogs and Zuma’s sniggering.

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