Jaundiced Eye – Something stinks in SA and it’s not a French drain

It’s true that, as a nation, we have never much endeared ourselves to our fellow Africans.

Ahhh! There’s nothing quite like the occasional aromatic waft of sewage as one sips the day’s first coffee at a Mauritian street cafe.

Jaundiced Eye – Something stinks in SA and it’s not a French drain
Jaundiced Eye – Something stinks in SA and it’s not a French drain

Jaundiced Eye – Something stinks in SA and it’s not a French drain

It’s true that, as a nation, we have never much endeared ourselves to our fellow Africans.

Superhero jerseys might give Lions the nudge they need

Superhero jerseys might give Lions the nudge they need

After three near misses over the past three seasons, where the Lions have finished as losing finalists, perhaps it’s the change they need.
Ferrari torn in half in collision with street pole in Fourways

Ferrari torn in half in collision with street pole in Fourways

The multimillionaire car was shredded like a papier mache model.
Orchids and Onions – Toyota pushes right ‘hipster’ buttons

Orchids and Onions – Toyota pushes right ‘hipster’ buttons

And stop lying to your customers, FNB. If you don’t, you’ll keep getting Onions from me. And maybe I’ll join my wife at Nedbank …
Teacher suspended for locking Grade 1 child in strongroom overnight

Teacher suspended for locking Grade 1 child in strongroom overnight

The teacher apparently forgot to release the child from the school’s strongroom on Wednesday afternoon before going home.
PICS: SANDF passes Armed Forces Day with flying colours

PICS: SANDF passes Armed Forces Day with flying colours

It’s not just about putting the defence force through its paces in a simulated combat environment, it’s also about reaching out to the people.
DA panned for ‘trying to be better ANC than the ANC’

DA panned for ‘trying to be better ANC than the ANC’

Ahead of its election manifesto launch today, the party tried to debunk criticism that it had lost its liberal roots and was morphing into a blue ANC.
Nigeria votes for a new president after delay

Nigeria votes for a new president after delay

Nigerians vote for a new president on Saturday after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence.
Zackie Achmat – A dissident ‘second only to Mandela’

Zackie Achmat – A dissident ‘second only to Mandela’

Over 43 years of activism, Achmat says he’s been informed by resistance and rebellion against injustice and inequality.
Eskom ‘main stage in the theatre of corruption’

Eskom ‘main stage in the theatre of corruption’

The ‘gross transgressions’ of eight former Eskom employees have been forwarded to law enforcement agencies for criminal investigation.
Five things to watch for on Oscars night

Five things to watch for on Oscars night

Oscars night is quickly approaching — on Sunday, all will be revealed.
Warning issued over attacks on internet infrastructure

Warning issued over attacks on internet infrastructure

Key parts of the internet infrastructure face large-scale attacks that threaten the global system of web traffic, the internet’s address keeper warned Friday.
Bashir declares year-long state of emergency across Sudan

Bashir declares year-long state of emergency across Sudan

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir declared a nationwide state of emergency and dissolved the government, in an effort to quell weeks of demonstrations.
Teacher hospitalised after beating, allegedly by irate parent

Teacher hospitalised after beating, allegedly by irate parent

It is understood that the parent has since been removed from the community for her own safety.
North West task team to probe Potch psychiatric hospital after protest

North West task team to probe Potch psychiatric hospital after protest

Workers downed tools demanding the removal of the facility’s CEO and that management stop ‘harassment and intimidation’ of employees.
Eastern Cape budget will push rural development – MEC

Eastern Cape budget will push rural development – MEC

Job creation for the youth was imperative, he said.
R&B star R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of sex abuse

R&B star R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of sex abuse

R&B star R. Kelly was charged today in Chicago with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse, some involving minors.
‘Intensified’ service delivery programme not to curry favour with voters – Rustenburg mayor

‘Intensified’ service delivery programme not to curry favour with voters – Rustenburg mayor

The municipality today handed over 100 vans, eight tipper trucks, two waste trucks, 15 TLBs (diggers), 10 tractors and 36 yellow fleet units.
PowerBall and PowerBall Plus results, Friday, 22 February, 2019

PowerBall and PowerBall Plus results, Friday, 22 February, 2019

Here are the winning PowerBall lottery numbers from Friday night’s live draw.
It’s a smokescreen, says EC Transport head suspended over Mthatha Airport downgrade

It’s a smokescreen, says EC Transport head suspended over Mthatha Airport downgrade

Mpolweni said there was an attempt to ‘capture’ the provincial department of transport and accused finance MEC Oscar Mabuyane of leading the charge.
Mpumalanga top cop ‘elated’ following spate of quick arrests

Mpumalanga top cop ‘elated’ following spate of quick arrests

Ten suspects were arrested in separate incidents that included robbery, drug dealing and rape.
Zondo Commission fires Bosasa-linked security firm

Zondo Commission fires Bosasa-linked security firm

A probe will establish who had been responsible for appointing GTS and whether procurement requirements had been complied with.
Number of board meetings signal dysfunctionality at Eskom – Mabuza

Number of board meetings signal dysfunctionality at Eskom – Mabuza

The board chair says the board had 61 meetings in the last year, each lasting eight hours.
Eskom will not pay back R25bn Huarong loan – Mabuza

Eskom will not pay back R25bn Huarong loan – Mabuza

The interim group chief executive officer at the time the loan was taken, Shaun Maritz, was implicated in a kickback scandal.
Two die in political unrest ahead of Nigeria vote

Two die in political unrest ahead of Nigeria vote

Two people were killed in clashes between rival party supporters in northwest Nigeria on the eve of rescheduled general elections.
#SoNinaBoTaxiDriver trends as South Africans voice their frustrations with taxi drivers

#SoNinaBoTaxiDriver trends as South Africans voice their frustrations with taxi drivers

Taxi maths is among one of the most talked about problems commuters have encountered.

 

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