Robert O’Brien learnt to speak the language while an exchange student in Bloemfontein during apartheid.
Yet his value of the fullback’s playmaking abilities to the Springboks’ cause at the World Cup is undeniable.
Senior Hawks investigator Kobus Roelofse continues to implicate the former crime intelligence boss as the person whose actions frustrated investigations.
He was speaking at Wits on Wednesday evening about ‘building a cadre in the current political context’.
The opposition says it wants clarity on the supposed ‘strong possibility’ of more rolling blackouts.
The diminutive Protea had to defend himself again after subtly being criticised for batting too slowly in the 2nd T20 against India.
In the next couple of weeks, rain will open up the offer to all homes and small business within the coverage area of Johannesburg and Tshwane.
The mayor has described the MEC’s actions as a cheap publicity stunt which reeks of desperation.
The city has denied any conflict of interest and says it is unfortunate that the NGO’s ‘important work with vulnerable youth is being politicised’.
The trio accused of kidnapping the six-year-old will appear in the Vanderbijlpark Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.
The new report picks up where one from last year, which offers evidence that the Joburg mayor bought the EFF’s loyalty in Johannesburg, left off.
The ANC had earlier said they were being ‘caring and compassionate’.
PREMIUM!
Nigeria, where getting a ‘blessing’ is not quite what it sounds like
While it boasts a night life that people are proud of, Lagos will also teach you a few street lessons.
The Sandton Gautrain’s water supply remains cut off due to the premises’ landlord allegedly owing R8 million in rates and taxes.

Columnists The Olympic dream and dealing with depression

Why everything about mental health in professional sport needs to change.

Crime Four men with AK-47s hit Durban jewellery store

A case of robbery has been opened for investigation at Phoenix SAPS.

World Gantz says he should be prime minister in Israel unity government

The ex-military chief said his alliance had the most seats and he should lead the next government.

General KZN man holds onto wallet for a month while searching for its owner

Mbuso Ndlovu says he never once thought of stealing or using anything in the wallet and that honesty is an important trait for all to have.

Crime ‘Rapist’ teacher of 13-year-old sparks call for sex offender list to be checked

The DA wants to ensure that no one found guilty of sexual crimes is allowed into a classroom.

Entertainment Book review: ‘Tobacco Wars’ is an addictive tale on dirty trade

The market is now full of cheap brands and some of the old mainstream brands have disappeared from the SA market.

Crime Students arrested after security guard nearly killed in attack

Guard escapes through a window after petrol bomb thrown into guardroom at Durban University of Technology.

Crime Two cops in dock for allegedly stealing money bag while guarding abandoned heist vehicle

The two sergeants were part of SAPS’s major offences reaction team.

Richard Mdluli’s sentencing for assault, intimidation, kidnapping postponed

Courts Richard Mdluli’s sentencing for assault, intimidation, kidnapping postponed

Breakup prompts woman and her roommate to plot murder of ex-lover’s 10-year-old son

Crime Breakup prompts woman and her roommate to plot murder of ex-lover’s 10-year-old son

Woman, 77, dies in Cape Town house blaze

Local News Woman, 77, dies in Cape Town house blaze

12-year-old pupil shot and killed outside Katlehong school

Crime 12-year-old pupil shot and killed outside Katlehong school

Ex-cop who helped syndicates smuggle drugs at OR Tambo gets 15 years

Crime Ex-cop who helped syndicates smuggle drugs at OR Tambo gets 15 years

Kaizer Chiefs are still in ICU – Middendorp

local soccer Kaizer Chiefs are still in ICU – Middendorp

PREMIUM!
What South African cricket can learn from the Springboks

Rugby What South African cricket can learn from the Springboks

Commission ‘cannot hang me in public and leave me there’

Investigation Commission ‘cannot hang me in public and leave me there’

‘Day Zero’ looms in Australian Outback as climate change bites

Environment ‘Day Zero’ looms in Australian Outback as climate change bites

Pitso feels let down by some Sundowns players in Cup loss

local soccer Pitso feels let down by some Sundowns players in Cup loss

Tzaneen Dam level drops to a worrying 9%

drought Tzaneen Dam level drops to a worrying 9%

Fight Mayweather or retire, Arum tells Pacquiao

World Boxing Fight Mayweather or retire, Arum tells Pacquiao

Orlando Stadium to host MTN8 final

local soccer Orlando Stadium to host MTN8 final

State owes construction contractors R5.5bn

Government State owes construction contractors R5.5bn

Ndlovu Youth Choir miss out on America’s Got Talent top spot

Entertainment Ndlovu Youth Choir miss out on America’s Got Talent top spot

Nine DUT students arrested after trying to set security guard alight

Crime Nine DUT students arrested after trying to set security guard alight


 

 


 
 

 


today in print

today in print

 


Opinion

View More Articles