Ramaphosa ‘on the warpath’ against state capture

Outa says it ‘signals a new centre of power that is more powerful than Zuma’.

The Asset Forfeiture Unit’s (AFU) move to seize about R50 billion in just 17 cases related to state capture is a clear signal of the dawn of a new era under ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa, commentators say.

Ramaphosa ‘on the warpath’ against state capture

Ramaphosa ‘on the warpath’ against state capture

Outa says it ‘signals a new centre of power that is more powerful than Zuma’.

GALLERY: Back to school 2018

GALLERY: Back to school 2018

Wednesday, 17 January marked the first day of school for many children in the country.
KPMG appoints Wiseman Nkuhlu as chairman

KPMG appoints Wiseman Nkuhlu as chairman

Nkuhlu, who has more than 30 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors, will assume his role on March 1.
WATCH: Baby Proteas opener’s dodgy dismissal

WATCH: Baby Proteas opener’s dodgy dismissal

Jiveshan Pillay was given out obstructing the field in the U-19 World Cup for trying to help the fielding West Indians. It’s divided opinion.
SAA domestic flight cuts don’t go far enough

SAA domestic flight cuts don’t go far enough

SAA does not need to operate premium services on domestic routes, where the longest flight time is two hours.
Second place as Giniel de Villiers fights on at Dakar

Second place as Giniel de Villiers fights on at Dakar

But despite a sterling drive, he can’t quite catch the overall leaders.
Life Esidimeni hearing on death of patients to resume on Thursday

Life Esidimeni hearing on death of patients to resume on Thursday

Selebano admitted that his department erred when it ignored warnings from families and its own psychiatrists.

Girlfriend kidnaps ex and demands ransom for time spent with him

A woman and four accomplices kidnapped the woman’s ex-boyfriend and demanded R90k ransom to compensate for the six years he spent with her.

Four cyclists shot at, robbed

Four cyclists on their way from Hartbeespoort to Pretoria, were shot at, held at gunpoint and robbed of their belongings on Sunday.

Contrasting cases of two soccer coaches

The reaction to the way two of Mzansi’s biggest football clubs go about their business have over the past week were in such stark contrast that you can hardly believe they compete in the same league.

Chicco Twala planning legal action against Brenda Fassie biopic filmmakers

The feud between veteran musician Chicco Twala and Bongani Fassie has turned into a mudslinging battle, as Chicco continues with his quest to stop the production of a Brenda Fassie biopic.

Senzo Meyiwa’s family fights to keep his house safe from demolition

Senzo Meyiwa’s family has endured its fair share of drama over the past few years and the latest saga involves their late son’s home in Durban.

KZN ‘pastor’ handed five life sentences for raping children

He lured the children into his home with promises of chips and money.

Scottburgh burns as thieves flee with more than 360 metres of cable

The fire ran rampant as near-gale-force winds caused it to spread as far as Park Rynie, sending an already worried community into further panic.

Career choices that don’t require a degree

Education experts highlighted the need for school-leavers to consider the many exciting careers that are accessible without a degree as a requirement.

lifestyle

The perfect gym-free weight loss workout

Here’s a perfect weight loss exercise routine for anyone who wants to lose weight, no equipment required.

Tips on how to travel solo this year

‘The Solo Travel Handbook’ by Lonely Planet is written for the brave, independent traveller looking to book their first solo trip.

Recipe: Toasted cheesy ciabatta with fillet carpaccio and pesto salad

This classic Italian dish makes for an elegant summer lunch.

Your guide to Mexican hot spots in Jozi

Here are three fully-fledged Mexican restaurants you can try in Joburg.

phakaaathi

Johnson facing uncertain future at AmaZulu

Cavin Johnson could be out of a job this week as Phakaaathi sources have claimed AmaZulu’s management are unhappy with a lack of results.

Pirates mum on defender’s future

Orlando Pirates have not responded to Ayanda Gcaba request to leave the club on loan to get game time, according to the player’s agent.

Billiat hints at Sundowns stay

Amid reports of interest in his services, Khama Billiat seems prepared to see out his contract with Mamelodi Sundowns.

PSL clubs look to Africa to bolster squads

The January PSL transfer window has seen local clubs increasingly turning to the African continent, as well as South America, to bolster their squads.

sport

Contrasting cases of two soccer coaches

The reaction to the way two of Mzansi’s biggest football clubs go about their business have over the past week were in such stark contrast that you can hardly believe they compete in the same league.

WATCH: Baby Proteas opener’s dodgy dismissal

Jiveshan Pillay was given out obstructing the field in the U-19 World Cup for trying to help the fielding West Indians. It’s divided opinion.

Second place as Giniel de Villiers fights on at Dakar

But despite a sterling drive, he can’t quite catch the overall leaders.

Elgar chuffed Titans mate Ngidi could catch India’s big fish

The debutant Proteas quick arguably clinched the Test series with his wicket of Virat Kohli in Centurion.

business

SAA domestic flight cuts don’t go far enough

SAA does not need to operate premium services on domestic routes, where the longest flight time is two hours.

Property developers may face significant cash flow challenge

VAT relief granted during temporary letting of residential units terminated.

Mining production rebounds 6.5% in November 2017

In the year to date, mining production increased by 4.2 percent year-on-year.

Woolworths faces the eye of the storm

Latest trading update confirms worrying outlook for Woolworths in SA and Australia.

world

World’s fifth largest diamond discovered in Lesotho

A diamond thought to be the fifth largest of gem quality ever found has been discovered in Lesotho, miner Gem Diamonds said Monday, and could be worth as much as $40 million.

Ailing Nigerian Shiite leader makes rare public appearance

A prominent pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim cleric, who has been held in custody for more than two years in Nigeria, on Saturday made a rare public appearance to counter rumours that he had died.

Syria regime takes on two rebel bastions

Regime forces upped the pressure on two of the last rebel bastions in Syria on Monday, pounding the Eastern Ghouta enclave near Damascus and the northern province of Idlib.

Trump: I am a ‘very stable genius’ and ‘like, very smart’

US President Donald Trump on Saturday praised himself as “a very stable genius,” following the release of a bombshell book that raises doubts over his mental health.

opinion

Evidence of state capture laid bare

The first concrete evidence state capture is a reality came bubbling to the rim of a cauldron of corruption as the Hawks obtained warrants of arrest for one of the Gupta brothers and a number of their hangers-on.

With respect Cyril, it’s time

We can assume that respect from Ramaphosa would not have been reciprocated by those who despise him, Zuma’s disrespectful, unpunctual acolytes.

Hands-on DA shows up ANC

Over the past few weeks, the mud has been slung back and forth by opponents and supporters of De Lille.

Racism time bomb is ticking

Without a proper dialogue about our recent racist past, more radical actions can be expected to follow in future instances of racism by corporates and individuals.
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