Seize looters’ assets, urges Pravin Gordhan

The minister says this will ensure that those involved in state capture activities feel real pain.

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has requested the state capture commission of inquiry to ''follow the money'' looted from the country's state-owned enterprises and that assets from the culprits be seized by authorities.

Seize looters’ assets, urges Pravin Gordhan

Seize looters’ assets, urges Pravin Gordhan

The minister says this will ensure that those involved in state capture activities feel real pain.

Inside the Prasa ‘robbery squad’

Inside the Prasa ‘robbery squad’

The guards who are accused of robbing Prasa claim it was just a simulation exercise.
Ex-Chiefs legend taken in for questioning after drug bust

Ex-Chiefs legend taken in for questioning after drug bust

The famous striker was taken in by police for questioning as he owns the property in which police found a drug lab for mandrax.
EFF flip-flopping with conspiracy theories and ‘no action’ – Mthembu

EFF flip-flopping with conspiracy theories and ‘no action’ – Mthembu

The EFF have accused Gordhan’s daughter Anisha of closing her bank accounts in the past weeks to conceal payments from the government.
WATCH: Sandton City evacuated amid fire

WATCH: Sandton City evacuated amid fire

Twitter users have taken to social media to report a fire at the Nelson Mandela Square.
Irregular spend at SOEs up to R51 billion and counting

Irregular spend at SOEs up to R51 billion and counting

The AG says fruitless and wasteful spending had an increase of 200% compared to the 2016/17 financial year.
Twitter furious at 702’s article: Six dumbest things ‘black’ people do

Twitter furious at 702’s article: Six dumbest things ‘black’ people do

The radio came under fire for their images coupled with a story on using money wisely.

Dolce & Gabbana faces racism outcry, cancels China show

Big Chinese celebrities had been billed to attend, but withdrew following fashion brand’s the Instagram post.

Baxter hopeful over Kaizer Chiefs defender’s injury

Mphahlele started the game against Paraguay, but had to come off in the 56th minute and was replaced by Thamsanqa Mkhize.

Mathunjwa blasts Sibanye-Stillwater for rejecting wage demands

Mathunjwa says the top 10 executives earn R155 million a month together yet claim they cannot afford a minimum wage of R12,500 for workers.

French president Macron advised to give back looted African Art

The return of thousands of African artworks could put pressure on other former colonial powers to do the same.

SA Savings Institute warns against “reckless” Black Friday spending

The institute says South Africans who qualify for year-end bonuses should rather use them to pay off debts.

Jason Rohde sentencing postponed to December

On November 8, Rohde was found him guilty of murdering his wife.

DRIVEN: New Datsun GO raises the bar

Designed to create mobility for middleclass and appeal to millennials.

Hawks seize R8.9m worth of drugs, second suspect arrested

The Hawks say in a separate incident, Phillipus Coenraad Swart was arrested for allegedly selling cannabis to schoolchildren.

lifestyle

How ‘Black Panther’ made African aesthetics fashionable

The character of Ramonda in the movie had one of the top trending hairstyles of the year: faux dreadlocks in white.

Why smart homes are at high risk of being hacked

The best-known example of a potential danger is the idea that smart fridges can be accessed by hackers and pulled together into a massive network.

Recipe: Creamy mussel pot with chorizo and red wine

The robust flavours of the red wine and chorizo pair wonderfully with the salty taste of the mussels.

Ring in the new year with these award-winning bottles of bubbly

Mongarda 2013 Dosaggio Zero is a smooth, delicious Prosecco that will satisfy both the novice and the sophisticated wine lover.

phakaaathi

Ex-Baroka captain accused of attending training drunk

Olaleng Shaku is in trouble with his current club over allegations of attending training while under the influence of alcohol.

Baxter hopeful over Kaizer Chiefs defender’s injury

Mphahlele started the game against Paraguay, but had to come off in the 56th minute and was replaced by Thamsanqa Mkhize.

Ex-Chiefs legend taken in for questioning after drug bust

The famous striker was taken in by police for questioning as he owns the property in which police found a drug lab for mandrax.

Philippe Coutinho set for Barcelona return

Barcelona forward Philippe Coutinho has returned to training ahead of this weekend’s La Liga match against Atletico Madrid after missing two weeks with a thigh problem, the club announced on Tuesday.

sport

Willie’s greatest strength is not his playmaking ability

It may sound old-fashioned, but the mercurial fullback’s passion for the Springboks is arguably the biggest factor in his successful return.

Young Rickelton shines as Jozi Stars claim bonus-point win

The former national Under-19 representative takes the early ‘lead’ in making the MSL’s highest individual score, before the spinners ram home the advantage.

Three things the Proteas learnt Down Under

Ironically, these insights are actually still uncertainties as the World Cup creeps closer.

WATCH: Willowmoore Park floodlights implode!

The old cricket ground nestled in the heart of Benoni is having one of its ‘landmarks’ destroyed.

business

Activists lose bid to stop coal mine in KZN

The interdict application to halt operations at the Somkhele coal mine was thrown out with costs.

Annual consumer inflation rises to 5.1% in October – Stats SA

The agency says on a month-on-month basis, the consumer price index increased by 0.5% in October.

Black Friday shopping spree to lift local e-commerce – FNB

FNB says it had seen an overall increase of 120% in card payment volumes during last year’s Black Friday.

Sasol expects interim earnings to rise 12% to 29%

The company says earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortisation were expected to increase by between 10% and 30%.

world

Dead sperm whale in Indonesia found with 6kg of plastic in stomach

Indonesia is the world’s second biggest contributor to marine debris after China, and a colossal 1.29 million metric tons is estimated to be produced annually.

Airbnb withdraws listings from Israeli-occupied West Bank

Human Rights Watch is now putting pressure on Booking.com to do the same.

Is your stomach strong enough for Sweden’s ‘Disgusting Food Museum’?

This exhibition is not for the squeamish but, conveniently, the entry ticket is – a sickness bag.

Judge bars Trump from denying asylum to people entering US illegally

Trump’s order denying the possibility of asylum to people who enter the US illegally has been temporarily halted.

opinion

Award or no IAAF award, Caster is still champion

To force her to take drugs to ‘reduce’ her performance is the IAAF playing God. And to deny her the glory she deserves is inhuman.

Ramaphosa can’t save the ANC, because he’s just like the ANC

After the Zuma years, people understandably yearn for a trustworthy leader. But Ramaphosa is not that person.

It’s time for parliament to lighten up

I mean, their actions are those of street fighters. They scream, throw punches – and lately bottles – swear, insult and make racist remarks.

Momentum has egg on its face

The Ganas fallout leaves just one question: why did it take Momentum so long to come to the right decision?

 

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