DA launches ‘Hlongwa monitor’ over alleged corruption

A report exposed ANC Gauteng legislature chief whip Brian Hlongwa in R1.2 billion of corrupt activities when he was health MEC from 2006 to 2009.

The Democratic Alliance in Gauteng yesterday launched a “Hlongwa monitor” to track how long it takes before Gauteng premier David Makhura fires ANC Gauteng legislature chief whip Brian Hlongwa.

DA launches ‘Hlongwa monitor’ over alleged corruption

DA launches ‘Hlongwa monitor’ over alleged corruption

A report exposed ANC Gauteng legislature chief whip Brian Hlongwa in R1.2 billion of corrupt activities when he was health MEC from 2006 to 2009.

UPDATE: North West father killed during house robbery

UPDATE: North West father killed during house robbery

The daughter of a 64-year-old Broederstroom man managed to escape three farm attackers and ran for her life to get help after they had shot and killed her father.
Matriculants could soon choose when to write final exams

Matriculants could soon choose when to write final exams

Modularisation could help struggling pupils who were “pushed” to Grade 12.
Cogta minister must instruct councils to remove municipal officials involved in VBS bank ‘heist’ – DA

Cogta minister must instruct councils to remove municipal officials involved in VBS bank ‘heist’ – DA

The DA will ask Mkhize to ensure that these municipalities’ corrupt officials did not get away with what was essentially theft from the public purse
How African cities’ residents are creating climate change solutions

How African cities’ residents are creating climate change solutions

Scientific knowledge is not considered more important than the knowledge held by decision makers and civilians.
DA urges Nzimande to help return ‘stolen’ Prasa money

DA urges Nzimande to help return ‘stolen’ Prasa money

The DA plan to ask Minister Nzimande to ensure that Prasa CEO Collins Letsoalo’s 330% salary hike be paid back with interest.
Land expropriation submissions need to be verified

Land expropriation submissions need to be verified

Parliament’s is tapping up a service provider to assist with analysing the over 700,000 submissions received.

10-year-old saves family from house fire in Kempton Park

The flames engulfed all their possessions, but no one was injured.

Man drowns in Johannesburg south dam

The man drowned at an estate in Bassonia in Johannesburg. Circumstances surrounding his death are unclear.

Federer loses top spot and chance of 10th Halle title in Coric shock

Coric, the Croatian outsider ranked 34th, also ended Federer’s 20-match win streak on grass.

Hamilton eases to French Grand Prix win, restores championship lead

The four-time world champion led from start to finish.

Hundreds arrested in weekend Tshwane SAPS operations

Police are still looking for suspects who allegedly abandoned two week-old infants.

Chikanga storms to convincing Grand Prix win

The Zimbabwean dominated from the start.

New charity shop opens at Sandton SPCA

The Sandton SPCA recently opened a newly built charity shop that is open to the public.

Pedestrian dies after being knocked down in KZN

The 44-year-old man succumbed to his multiple injuries.

lifestyle

#TheGramSham reveals celebrity woes

Celebrities have come out of the woodwork to show that being famous isn’t a cure for all ills in life.

This app will tell you how safe you are during your travels

Travellers can also use the app to look up safety scores for their lodging.

Recipe: Lemon and bay leaf milk tart

Milk tart is such a South African classic! Try this delicious twist on the traditional recipe.

These are the top food destinations in the world

Younger generations of travellers are defining their holiday by what they can eat.

phakaaathi

Falcao, Cuadrado and Mina star as stylish Colombia break Polish hearts

Radamel Falcao, Yerry Mina and Juan Cuadrado scored as stylish Colombia boosted their World Cup last 16 hopes with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Poland on Sunday.

Blow by blow: Poland vs Colombia

Poland and Colombia take each other knowing a win is vital to progress to the last 16.

Honda hits late Japan leveller to blow World Cup group wide open

Substitute Keisuke Honda equalised with 12 minutes left as Japan twice pegged back Senegal in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday that leaves World Cup Group H wide open.

Preview: Poland vs Colombia

Goals on the cards with all to play for in Kazan.

sport

Rassie: Springboks failed to cope with ‘trigger happy’ ref

New Zealander Glen Jackson’s strict approach bites as the new combinations fail to find their feet.

Springbok player ratings: Let’s rather look away

If this was Newlands’ last Test match ever, the Boks certainly contributed to that depressing thought…

Springboks need to be ruthless despite having series sewn up

Versatile star Pieter-Steph du Toit believes the national side’s achievement will be ‘tarnished’ if they don’t win at Newlands.

Eddie Jones upbeat despite whitewash threat

The England coach defends under-fire skipper Owen Farrell, who seemed to lose his cool last weekend in Bloemfontein.

business

VBS in crosshairs after Venda king plans fraud case

The VBS Mutual Bank has been accused of a multimillion-rand loan spree.

Draft 2018 Mining Charter continues to choke investment

IRR says draft is better than its 2017 predecessor, but still has many damaging features.

Medical aid companies still quiet on Motsoaledi’s amendments

Companies and brokers have reacted with much silence to the many amendments to health policy announced by Dr Aaron Motsoaledi yesterday.   

Sars urges vendors to submit their returns soon

Sars says vendors could face penalties and criminal prosecution for not submitting on time.

world

White House press secretary asked to leave restaurant because of her Trump support

The restaurant’s decision has prompted strong support and criticism on social media.

Johnny Depp opens up about blowing his $650m fortune

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Johnny Depp has revealed most of his money is gone from supporting his family.

Half-time flushing sends Japan’s water use soaring

Excited flushing is the cause of a massive spike in Japan’s water usage at half-time during their match against Columbia.

Trevor Noah’s ‘Born a Crime’ is being taught in US schools

Trevor Noah’s memoir is now part of the curriculum in New Jersey schools.

opinion

SA men all need to be Kabelo Chabalalas

His message – respect yourself and respect others, especially women and girls – is what this country needs to hear.

Motsoaledi’s pill better be sweet

We just hope the medicine prescribed by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi doesn’t prove to be worse than the ailment.

Soon, migrants will have nowhere to go

Fortress Europe is pulling up the drawbridge. So, too, the US. Almost everywhere, the world’s human flotsam and jetsam are having doors slammed in their faces.

Mickelson was bending rules… just like Armstrong did

Many feel that Mickelson’s use of a rule – in hitting a moving ball – was bending things in a manner unbecoming the game to improve his lie.

 

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