It’s official: Supra’s successor as North West premier to be sworn in on Friday

Mahumapelo resigned on May 23, following weeks of violent protests against his leadership amid corruption allegations. 

North West province - and the rest of the country - will know on Thursday who has been chosen as successor to Supra Mahumapelo, who stepped down as premier almost a month ago.

It’s official: Supra’s successor as North West premier to be sworn in on Friday

It’s official: Supra’s successor as North West premier to be sworn in on Friday

Mahumapelo resigned on May 23, following weeks of violent protests against his leadership amid corruption allegations. 

Live report: Russia vs Egypt

Live report: Russia vs Egypt

Hosts Russia got off to a flyer on Thursday and will be keen to build on their World Cup momentum on Tuesday against Egypt.
What is ‘special leave’ Jiba doing at the NPA’s offices, Shaun?

What is ‘special leave’ Jiba doing at the NPA’s offices, Shaun?

Freedom Under Law says if it is true, the disgraced deputy director of public prosecutions is in direct contravention of a High Court order.
SA Jewish board slams attacks on Sashi Naidoo

SA Jewish board slams attacks on Sashi Naidoo

Naidoo has become ‘the latest victim of this thuggish vendetta for tweeting comments expressing support for Israel and condemning its enemies’.
AfriBusiness sends letter of demand to Eskom over Musina power cuts

AfriBusiness sends letter of demand to Eskom over Musina power cuts

Eskom has other remedies at its disposal to address municipal issues, namely provincial and national government intervention, the organisation says.
Ashwin: We’ve done everything we can to date, says SuperSport

Ashwin: We’ve done everything we can to date, says SuperSport

The independent report into the former Springbok wing’s walkout saga admits, however, that the content is ‘impoverished’ because he didn’t provide his input.
UPDATE: Singh wasn’t truthful about Tegeta’s R587m request – SAICA

UPDATE: Singh wasn’t truthful about Tegeta’s R587m request – SAICA

The Gupta mining company was given a controversial R587 million ‘pre-payment’ by Eskom to buy Optimum coal mines in Mpumalanga. 

Senegal beat Poland for first African win at 2018 World Cup

Senegal recorded the first African win at the 2018 World Cup when they beat Poland 2-1 on Tuesday thanks to a deflected Thiago Cionek own goal and a terrible error by Polish ‘keeper Wojciech Szczesny.

Neymar limps out of training, setting Brazilian alarm bells ringing

Neymar hobbled out of a training session on Tuesday, setting alarm bells ringing in the Brazil camp as they prepare for their second World Cup group game against Costa Rica on Friday.

Website, Facebook page launched to help ex-mineworkers claim for silicosis

The settlement needs to be approved by the South Gauteng High Court, which could take several months.

Angel’s parents absent as justice served to killers

Judge Mandela Makaula found the motive for the attack was linked to Candice Tee having witnessed the murder of a notorious gangster. 

Man, 24, cites witchcraft after allegedly murdering grandmother

The man is awaiting sentencing. He has pleaded not guilty.

Chiefs no nearer to new coach

The search for a new coach for Kaizer Chiefs continues, with several candidates out of the running.

Hefty sentence for Rustenburg church robbers

The two and a third man robbed churchgoers at gunpoint during a church service on March 19, 2017.

Boy, 9, killed in hit-and-run by ‘speeding’ taxi

It is alleged the driver, 18, was speeding. A witness said the driver took off and didn’t stop.

lifestyle

The top 10 cities where it’s no work, all play

The top leisure destinations are hot, sun-soaked cities s in close proximity to water.

Recipes: Fish tacos ensenada

As the winter months stretch, spice up your life with this mouth-watering recipe.

The Westcliff: A luxurious hotel amidst a concrete jungle

If you don’t get the chance to stay over at The Westcliff, head down on a Saturday morning for the almost-ultimate brunch experience.

Red carpet-approved ways to rock a nude lip

Makeup mogul Kim Kardashian has made it her signature red carpet look.

phakaaathi

Live report: Russia vs Egypt

Hosts Russia got off to a flyer on Thursday and will be keen to build on their World Cup momentum on Tuesday against Egypt.

Senegal beat Poland for first African win at 2018 World Cup

Senegal recorded the first African win at the 2018 World Cup when they beat Poland 2-1 on Tuesday thanks to a deflected Thiago Cionek own goal and a terrible error by Polish ‘keeper Wojciech Szczesny.

Neymar limps out of training, setting Brazilian alarm bells ringing

Neymar hobbled out of a training session on Tuesday, setting alarm bells ringing in the Brazil camp as they prepare for their second World Cup group game against Costa Rica on Friday.

Japan beat 10-man Colombia to make World Cup history

Japan became the first Asian team to conquer a South American side at the World Cup on Tuesday, beating 10-man Colombia 2-1 to exact sweet revenge for a painful defeat at Brazil in 2014.

sport

Ashwin: We’ve done everything we can to date, says SuperSport

The independent report into the former Springbok wing’s walkout saga admits, however, that the content is ‘impoverished’ because he didn’t provide his input.

Independent probe finds no racism in Ashwin Willemse saga

SuperSport confirm that the former Springbok wing voluntarily didn’t provide any evidence of his own.

Semenya’s challenge to testosterone rule probed by CAS

The CAS has opened a probe into Caster Semenya’s challenge to the controversial testosterone rule imposed by the IAAF.

The Lions seriously need to promote Baby Bok star Wandi Simelane

Promoting youth is working for the men from Ellis Park and Rohan Janse van Rensburg’s injury means he could stake a claim in his favoured position at centre.

business

Apple fined millions by Australia

The technology giant has been found guilty by an Australian court for making false claims about consumer rights.

These are the days of a reactionary labour movement

Organised labour is responsible for its own weakening status and influence.

The revised Mining Charter fumbles and crashes

No friend of labour or mining communities, and likely to discourage investors.

Will SA banks pursue open banking before they need to?

Global trends and the ability to deliver true real-time banking functionality make it likely.

world

Landmark gay marriage case heard in Philippines

The Philippines’ top court heard arguments on Tuesday for the legalisation of gay marriage, a historic first in the overwhelmingly Catholic nation.

Kim Jong Un reports back to Xi Jinping on Trump summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing Tuesday to brief his sole major ally on his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump.

Russians and foreign fans look for love

The language barrier has not stopped Russians and thousands of foreign football fans from mixing on the streets of Moscow.

Germany’s right give Merkel an immigration ultimatum

Angela Merkel risks a political crisis if she can’t keep right wing anti-immigration hardliners in her conservative bloc happy.

opinion

Humble Beast has done SA proud

When he touches the ball in any match in this country, the roar of ‘Beast’ goes up. It happens often overseas, too – testament to his international fame.

Red flags go up over Liberty data breach

Most worrying about the hacking, say experts, was the first the company heard about it was a ransom demand from the data ‘kidnappers’.

Why Malema loves dabbling in racist rhetoric

One day, when Indians and blacks are at each other’s throats in KwaZulu-Natal, Malema and the EFF will be nowhere to be seen.

Nice day for a swim, don’t you think?

One of the ways in which the winter solstice is celebrated is to take a swim.

 

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