Gwede Mantashe calls for Ramaphosa to be president to avoid ‘a crises’

The ANC secretary-general also called for Ramaphosa to have a female deputy.

Taking to Twitter on Sunday, ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe made known his views on the succession debate in the ANC.

Gwede Mantashe calls for Ramaphosa to be president to avoid ‘a crises’

Gwede Mantashe calls for Ramaphosa to be president to avoid ‘a crises’

The ANC secretary-general also called for Ramaphosa to have a female deputy.

Myeni approached PIC for R6bn for SAA – reports

Myeni approached PIC for R6bn for SAA – reports

The DA had noted the media report that Dudu Myeni had asked the PIC for R6bn to bail out beleaguered SAA, an airline she had basically run into the ground.
ANC facing dreadful choices as voters grow more sceptical

ANC facing dreadful choices as voters grow more sceptical

The ruling party is in a leadership predicament that means no solution will come without a heavy cost.
As rerun of election looms, DA puts on brave face in Nelson Mandela Bay

As rerun of election looms, DA puts on brave face in Nelson Mandela Bay

With only 59 councillors still in the coalition, the DA faces the challenge of retaining control of the hung council.
Poverty, unemployment and anger are SA’s shared heritage, says Maimane

Poverty, unemployment and anger are SA’s shared heritage, says Maimane

The DA leader has accused government of ‘forgetting about the people’ in their fight for power and wealth.
Mbalula boasts about having 1 million Twitter followers

Mbalula boasts about having 1 million Twitter followers

Calling himself the ‘Twimister’, Mbaks has made sure SA knows about his latest achievement.
Mpumalanga cops arrest four farm robbery suspects after car crashes

Mpumalanga cops arrest four farm robbery suspects after car crashes

The men allegedly robbed a 55-year-old farmer in Uitgezocht, but crashed their car on a remote farm road.

FS farmer critical after farm attack, cops hunt suspects

The police are looking for two suspects who fled the scene of the crime in the farmer’s white double cab bakkie.

Cici bit Arthur, hit him with coat hanger and chair – report

The kwaito king has apparently become depressed over how his fight with Cici has been portrayed in the media.

Three seriously injured in two crashes in Durban, Pretoria

Two occupants of the SUV suffered serious injuries and were trapped in the wreckage.

Mosiako stuns quality field in Joburg

The winning runner said he had only been aiming for a top-10 finish.

Another injury for Moolman-Pasio

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio’s season has come to an early close due to injury for the second year in a row.

Merkel heads for fourth term, hard-right eyes first seats

Germans voted Sunday in a general election expected to hand Chancellor Angela Merkel a fourth term while the hard-right nationalist AfD party was expected to make history by winning its first seats in parliament.

African foreign national arrested with drugs worth about R1.9m

The tik alone had a street value of R1.8 million.

Eleven injured in Johannesburg minibus taxi crash

The occupants had managed to climb out of the vehicle and were found seated on the side of the road.

lifestyle

Paris once again the world’s undisputed fashion capital

When Paris fashion week begins on Monday, it will do so in a city that is once again the undisputed fashion capital of the world.

Take a chance on an unusual veggie this Heritage Day

Many South Africans will be spending time with their families, cooking and reflecting on South Africa’s diversity.

5 stunning spring dresses under R200

Update your wardrobe with a few trendy dresses that won’t break the bank.

Recipe: Lemon cream shortbread sandwiches

These lemon sandwich cookies are sophisticated, delicious, and very easy to make

phakaaathi

Bobby Motaung set to lose Bentley after failure to pay for a year – report

‘Bob Steak’ has reportedly been playing ‘hide and seek’ with Wesbank, who have now dragged him to court.

Wits down Pirates to register first win of season

Defending champions Bidvest Wits ended a nightmare five-game winless start to the season when they edged out Orlando Pirates 1-0 at the Bidvest Wits Stadium on Saturday evening.

Arrows hold Chiefs to a draw

Log leaders Golden Arrows and Kaizer Chiefs played to a goalless draw in an Absa Premiership match, played at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday evening

SuperSport sneak into Caf Confederation Cup semis

SuperSport United twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Zesco United at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Saturday, going through to the Confederation Cup semi-finals on the away goals rule.

sport

Mosiako stuns quality field in Joburg

The winning runner said he had only been aiming for a top-10 finish.

Another injury for Moolman-Pasio

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio’s season has come to an early close due to injury for the second year in a row.

Parker sets sights on Joshua bout after Fury victory

New Zealand’s Joseph Parker said he had the skills to exploit Anthony Joshua’s ‘weaknesses’ after beating Hughie Fury by a majority points decision to defend his WBO world heavyweight title.

New dad Casey leads PGA Tour Championship by two shots

Paul Casey has been flying under the radar heading into the Tour Championship but the Englishman emerged from a star-studded leaderboard on Saturday to seize a two-shot lead heading into the final round.

business

UK restaurant jobs unfilled as EU workers leave

As EU nationals leave Britain in ever greater numbers ahead of Brexit, restaurants like pizzeria chain Franco Manca are reporting shortages that could spell trouble for a sector that relies on immigrant labour.

NUM signs three-year wage agreement at Aassmang in Northern Cape

The union also secured R10K in cash for their members, tax free.

Gordhan meets KPMG

Former finance minister calls on KPMG to be ‘frank with South Africans’.

Pick n Pay’s checkout: Cash or credit?

Shoppers will be offered the option of paying for groceries on credit at Pick n Pay stores.

world

Iraq’s Kurds set for contentious independence vote

Iraqi Kurds were preparing to vote in a referendum set for Monday on independence for their autonomous northern region, despite warnings within the country and from neighbours Iran and Turkey.

Sudan student sentenced to death for killing policeman

A court in Sudan on Sunday sentenced a university student to death after convicting him of killing a policeman during protests in the capital last year, a defence lawyer said.

Rohingya in Bangladesh need ‘massive’ assistance: UN

Bangladesh needs “massive international assistance” to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the UN refugee agency said Sunday.

New quake shakes traumatized Mexico City

A new earthquake sowed panic in Mexico City on Saturday, forcing a brief pause in rescue operations to free survivors from the more powerful tremor this week that devastated parts of the capital.

opinion

eNCA keeps us humble

The news channel’s ad gave me pause for thought about how I, like many fortunate people in this country, tend not to see poor people around us.

SA needs judges willing to stick their necks out for the cause

On Thursday, a high court judge spoke out against the dire state of rule of law in SA.

Markram at long last gets chance

He looks set to make his Test debut against Bangladesh in the first Test in Potchefstroom next week.

No, Sanef, the ZCC can boycott Tiso Blackstar as much as it likes

Constitutional rights work both ways, you know.
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