Phosa withdraws urgent court application, opts for talks with ANC

Lawyers for the two warring Mpumalanga factions of Premier David Mabuza and Phosa reportedly opted for internal mediation.

African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Matthews Phosa’s campaign team has withdrawn his urgent application to nullify the outcome of the disputed Mpumalanga provincial general council (PGC), which endorsed "unity” ahead of the party’s national elective conference set to get under way on Saturday.

Phosa withdraws urgent court application, opts for talks with ANC

Phosa withdraws urgent court application, opts for talks with ANC

Lawyers for the two warring Mpumalanga factions of Premier David Mabuza and Phosa reportedly opted for internal mediation.

SA athletes earn cash bonuses

SA athletes earn cash bonuses

Prominent local performers like Caster Semenya and Wayde van Niekerk will earn a nice boost just before Christmas for their 2017 exploits.
Presidency rejects reports of state of emergency regulations draft

Presidency rejects reports of state of emergency regulations draft

‘The Presidency is not working on regulations for a state of emergency.’
Three good things Zuma has done

Three good things Zuma has done

Since becoming president in 2009, Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma has been met with a mix of controversy and praise.
Only complain when you’re winning, Boucher tells opponents

Only complain when you’re winning, Boucher tells opponents

The Cape Cobras are allegedly furious that the Titans used a ‘B’-team in their final Ram Slam game but the Protea legend is unapologetic.
WATCH: ‘They took a R300 bribe from my driver’

WATCH: ‘They took a R300 bribe from my driver’

A businessman led the EMPD officers to a spot where he alleged the bribe money was stashed, and when he told them he was calling the ‘police’, they drove away.
Soweto hospitality businesses poised to profit from #ANCConference2017

Soweto hospitality businesses poised to profit from #ANCConference2017

Delegates, observers, guests, media and officials will be spoilt for choice when taking a break from conferencing in Soweto this weekend.

Decreasing employment in SA a sign of ‘deeply troubled economy’ – Seifsa

This comes after Statistics SA released its Quarterly Employment Statistics showing that employment decreased by 31,000 quarter-on-quarter, from 9,620,000 in June 2017 to 9,589,000 in September.

WATCH: Behind-the-scenes action of Kwesta and Wale’s ‘Spirit’ music video shoot

We had the pleasure of capturing the behind-the-scenes action of Kwesta and Wale’s music video for ‘Spirit’, and this is what went down.

Suspended KZN health department head quits

The department head was recently suspended pending an investigation into issues relating to repairs of oncology machines.

Grant beneficiaries in KwaZulu-Natal to have a bleak Christmas

Thousands of applicants from Richards Bay, Nkandla, Lower Umfolozi and Nongoma are still waiting to be seen by the district surgeons to assess their conditions.

Moloi denies having been a disruptive influence at Pirates

Chippa United coach Teboho Moloi says he never undermined the head coach during his time on the Orlando Pirates technical team.

Limpopo testing station closed, licence officers arrested for corruption

The arrests followed 18 months of investigation in which undercover operatives, working under Operation Code 14, identified officers involved in corruption at driving licence centre.

The long fairway leads to the Open for journeyman Norris

The 35-year-old has rarely set the golfing scene alight but a fine 3rd place in the Joburg Open means he’s back at a major in 2018.

Man killed in crash at infamous Randfontein intersection

The R41 is temporarily closed following horror crash at infamous intersection a short while ago.

lifestyle

Tumi Voster’s 9 fitness and health secrets

Get the skinny on Tumi’s trim figure.

Celebrate International Tea Day with homegrown rooibos

Tea-lovers from around the world will be breaking out the fine china on the 15th of December in celebration of International Tea Day.

Recipe: Roast turkey with bacon, sage and gingerbread stuffing, and baby onions

This delicious dish is the perfect showstopper for your Christmas spread.

The quirky brow trends that made the news in 2017

Christmas tree brows are the latest of several unorthodox eyebrow trends to have come and gone over the course of this year, following on from ‘brow crowns’, ‘squiggle brows’, and ‘braided brows’.

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Moloi denies having been a disruptive influence at Pirates

Chippa United coach Teboho Moloi says he never undermined the head coach during his time on the Orlando Pirates technical team.

Lebese asks Sundowns fans to be patient with him

Mamelodi Sundowns winger George Lebese says he plans to work through the Christmas break to regain his form.

Huddersfield look to upset Chelsea

Huddersfield are looking for back-to-back wins for the first time since August when they welcome Chelsea to the John Smith’s Stadium.

Swallows legend survives armed robbery

Former Moroka Swallows midfielder Maimane Phiri was left shaken but unharmed as gun wielding robbers made off with his car and cellphone.

sport

SA athletes earn cash bonuses

Prominent local performers like Caster Semenya and Wayde van Niekerk will earn a nice boost just before Christmas for their 2017 exploits.

The long fairway leads to the Open for journeyman Norris

The 35-year-old has rarely set the golfing scene alight but a fine 3rd place in the Joburg Open means he’s back at a major in 2018.

Blitzboks suffer a critical Chris Dry blow

Their most experienced player and tackling kingpin is out for the rest of the season as niggles mount after the Cape Town leg.

Only complain when you’re winning, Boucher tells opponents

The Cape Cobras are allegedly furious that the Titans used a ‘B’-team in their final Ram Slam game but the Protea legend is unapologetic.

business

Sars says annual tax revenue has doubled over the past decade

Sars says revenue jumped from R572.8bn in 2007/08 to R1 144.1bn in 2016/17.

Trade and industry dept to probe Steinhoff compliance with companies law

The dti says it will ask the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors to look into the role of auditors in the Steinhoff scandal.

Steinhoff: Weighing up the odds

Investors were caught unawares and many continue to hold the stock. What should they do?

world

Six Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambushes

At least six soldiers died in two separate Boko Haram ambushes in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian militia sources said on Monday.

Worst recent attack on UN kills 15 peacekeepers in DRCongo

The United Nations suffered its worst attack on a peacekeeping mission in nearly a quarter of a century when suspected Ugandan rebels attacked a base in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, killing at least 15 peacekeepers.

Over 60 killed in South Sudan cattle battles: officials

At least 60 people have been killed and dozens wounded in battles over livestock in South Sudan, local officials said Friday, the latest in a series of attacks between rival communities.

Liberia court authorises presidential runoff with conditions

Liberia’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the electoral commission to proceed with a presidential runoff delayed for a month by fraud complaints, but said the national voter register must be corrected of anomalies first.

opinion

Finally, JZ’s wings clipped

The judiciary has decided that Zuma’s abuse of court processes cannot be allowed to go on unchallenged.

No heroes, villians in geopolitics

And though the Iron Curtain may have fallen almost 30 years ago, those old conflicts are far from resolved.

No winners in gambling

In the crazy casino which is the investment world, one rule holds true: what goes up must come down …

Judiciary attacks are unacceptable

President Jacob Zuma and those around him claim they respect the judiciary.
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