South Africa 19.4.2018 08:01 pm

Cyril cuts short London trip over Mahikeng chaos

The president is expected to return to Pretoria tonight ahead of his visit to the province tomorrow with ANC leaders.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for calm in North West capital Mahikeng after residents looted Lonely Park for the second day running, calling for Premier Supra Mahumapelo to resign.

Cyril cuts short London trip over Mahikeng chaos
Cyril cuts short London trip over Mahikeng chaos

Cyril cuts short London trip over Mahikeng chaos

The president is expected to return to Pretoria tonight ahead of his visit to the province tomorrow with ANC leaders.

Gupta-owned mines funds again feature in court
South Africa

Gupta-owned mines funds again feature in court

All the stakeholders, including the taxpayer, had major interests in the outcome of the proceedings which had been delayed, the court said.
Transnet CFO Garry Pita resigns
South Africa

Transnet CFO Garry Pita resigns

Pita’s resignation comes as public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan is seemingly engaged in a clean-up of state-owned enterprises.
BLSA vows to aid transformation, land issues
South Africa

BLSA vows to aid transformation, land issues

BLSA chief executive Bonang Mohale said transformation is a vitally important issue for South Africa and their members.
AfriForum will have to wait for Malema prosecution decision – NPA
South Africa

AfriForum will have to wait for Malema prosecution decision – NPA

The prosecutions body says AfriForum is jumping the gun by declaring they are in any position to privately prosecute the EFF leader.
Police intercept smugglers on SA – Zim border
South Africa

Police intercept smugglers on SA – Zim border

One of the vehicles, a BMW X3, was abandoned by the culprits in the Limpopo River.
Karabo was violent and addicted to ‘high life’ – Mantsoe
South Africa

Karabo was violent and addicted to ‘high life’ – Mantsoe

Murder accused Sandile Mantsoe also told a police captain he had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and Karabo had committed suicide.
Warders foil majority of escape attempts, MPs told
South Africa

Warders foil majority of escape attempts, MPs told

There were 1 244 escapes in 1995 but the number had dropped to 50 during the 2016/17 financial year, a parliamentary committee heard.
Violence, looting continue unabated in Mahikeng
South Africa

Violence, looting continue unabated in Mahikeng

Residents of Mahikeng and surrounding villages shut down the North West capital demanding that premier Supra Mahumapelo resign.
We’ve got Julius Malema’s back, top cop tells MPs
South Africa

We’ve got Julius Malema’s back, top cop tells MPs

National police commissioner Khehla Sitole says a formal threat assessment has already started into an alleged assassination plot against Malema.
Pic of protesters burning ‘Supra’s McDonald’s’ is fake
South Africa

Pic of protesters burning ‘Supra’s McDonald’s’ is fake

The premier has reportedly ceded to pressure to suspend his health department head, despite ‘his’ McDonald’s not burning down.
Intelligence Inspector General Dintwe’s security clearance reinstated
South Africa

Intelligence Inspector General Dintwe’s security clearance reinstated

Dintwe’s office said former SSA boss Arthur Fraser unlawfully withdrew Dintwe’s security clearance to frustrate the investigations against Fraser.
WATCH: Deadly cash-in-transit heist in Klerksdorp
South Africa

WATCH: Deadly cash-in-transit heist in Klerksdorp

One security officer was killed during the robbery and the heavily armed suspects made off with an undisclosed amount of money.
Gauteng govt streamlining projects to boost investment
South Africa

Gauteng govt streamlining projects to boost investment

A commissioned study found that delays in environmental impact assessments impeded potential investors in infrastructure projects.
Duduzane to be prosecuted for culpable homicide: NPA
South Africa

Duduzane to be prosecuted for culpable homicide: NPA

He was given a two-month deadline to make representations on why he should not be prosecuted.
Activists, sportspeople lead National Orders awards
South Africa

Activists, sportspeople lead National Orders awards

The Orders are awarded to individuals who have dedicated their lives to making a difference.
Full list: National Orders recipients to be honoured
South Africa

Full list: National Orders recipients to be honoured

The Orders are awarded to individuals who have dedicated their lives to making a difference.
WATCH: R50k bail for former SABC DJ facing R2.6m-drug charges
South Africa

WATCH: R50k bail for former SABC DJ facing R2.6m-drug charges

Dino Michael and wife were allegedly found in possession of drugs worth R2.6m.
Intelligence watchdog’s bid to interdict former SSA head removed from court roll
South Africa

Intelligence watchdog’s bid to interdict former SSA head removed from court roll

This usually means that a special date will have to be allocated for the application.
SA top cop says too many promises were made to find murdered soccer star’s killer
South Africa

SA top cop says too many promises were made to find murdered soccer star’s killer

Sitole said the case is at the top of the high-profile agenda of cold cases.
ANC worried by Mahikeng uprising
South Africa

ANC worried by Mahikeng uprising

Mahikeng was totally shut down on Thursday as the call for Mahumapelo to step down continue to mount.
SBV partners with Yusuf Abramjee to fight cash-in-transit heists
South Africa

SBV partners with Yusuf Abramjee to fight cash-in-transit heists

Abramjee is currently the global communications director of Crime Stoppers International (CSI) and also chair of its media committee.
ANCYL NEC member says protests in the North West are justifiable
South Africa

ANCYL NEC member says protests in the North West are justifiable

The member urged protesters in the province to not burn public property.
White racists’ pursuits are not about the law, says EFF after Malema charges
South Africa

White racists’ pursuits are not about the law, says EFF after Malema charges

The EFF says it is not shaken by AfriForum’s plans to prosecute their CiC.
Missed land reform targets trigger further DA attacks on land expropriation
South Africa

Missed land reform targets trigger further DA attacks on land expropriation

The department of rural development and land reform achieved 9% of its land reform targets in the third quarter of the financial year 2017/18.
Former SSA spy boss in parliament as court bid against him is expected in Pretoria
South Africa

Former SSA spy boss in parliament as court bid against him is expected in Pretoria

The inspector-general of intelligence claimed last week that the former spy boss was behind attempts to strip him of his security clearance and suspend him.
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