Power supply to some northern Joburg suburbs hit by explosion at substation

Power supply to several northern Johannesburg suburbs has been affected by an explosion at the Brynorth substation, City Power confirmed on Saturday.

Tis the season to be jolly, spreading love and hope in all forms, and what better way to spread the ...

Hoyana was born Anele Vakele Hoyana on July 25 1979 at Somerset Military Hospital in Cape Town.

Bobani’s out, what’s next?

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“We are not retreating from Nelson Mandela Bay. We are moving forward with our intervention.” So says Eastern Cape ...

Convicted child rapist’s defence asks court for mercy


“How often do you find a 19 month old baby being raped in a civilised society?”These were the sentiments of a Port ...

Calling all matrics: claim your fame and you could win R10,000


You’ve done the hard work – now it’s time to claim your matric fame. Register now to receive your results in January

Former KwaZulu-Natal Cogta employees get 15 years for R7.5m fraud


Two former KwaZulu-Natal department of corporate governance and traditional affairs (Cogta) employees have been ...

R8,600 could 'buy a driver's licence' at these testing stations — until now


Eight thousand, six hundred rand. That was the minimum going rate for those wanting to bypass having to demonstrate ...

Gauteng government wants more accountability for coalitions


The Gauteng provincial government  wants to sponsor new legislation through the National Council of Provinces that will ...

Alleged cop killers arrested in Eastern Cape


Less than three days after gunmen robbed and killed a police constable in Coffee Bay, a coastal town in the Eastern ...

Les Matuson named SAA’s business rescue practitioner


While SAA's board of directors remains in place, it no longer has any authority or control over the company

SA documentary on Bell Pottinger propaganda war selected for Sundance Festival


From a selection of 15,000 entries to the Sundance Film Festival this year, a South African made documentary has been ...

Shoppers be warned - some 'sales assistants' may be fraudsters


Police have warned shoppers that they need to be vigilant when speaking to sales assistants as these people may in fact ...

Richards Bay mine halts mining operations after two employees shot


Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto halted all mining operations at Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) after escalating ...

JUST IN | Stage 4 load-shedding kicking in from 2pm


Eskom will implement stage 4 load-shedding from 2pm.

Retail store foods found in wholesaler’s shop


A wholesale shop owner was arrested when police found about R70 000 worth of retailer branded food on their shelves.


Twitter users react to ousting of Mongameli Bobani

Social media users have elicited mixed reactions following the ousting of Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor, Mongameli Bobani, through a vote of no confidence on Wednesday.


Communities must take charge of own destiny

It’s not us, not them, not those people, and certainly not they. It’s you and I. Systems of social control thrive when the state keeps the people happy ...

It’s about much more than the person at the top

As news broke that UDM councillor Mongameli Bobani had been voted out as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor, there was a proverbial sigh of relief across the city on ...

Jonathan Jansen Afrikaans has become its own worst enemy

Living in Stellenbosch, I find myself moving constantly between the beauty of the Afrikaans language and its biting chauvinism.

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Uber reveals thousands of reported sexual assaults in US

Nearly 6,000 sexual assaults, including more than 450 cases of rape, were reported to Uber in the United States in 2017 ...

From petrol attendant to filling station owner

Aubrey Ndouvhada went from being a petrol attendant to becoming owner of a Sasol garage in his village in Limpopo.

Drought worries put damper on agribusiness confidence

The index is below 50 for the sixth-consecutive quarter, the longest period of subdued confidence in almost a decade

Transnet plans natural gas network ahead of demand

The SOE’s ‘build it and they will come’ approach is made possible by its developmental mandate and sizable balance sheet

Kings Beach set for sizzling tennis action

Now in its second year, the event will see some of the world’s top beach tennis players descend on the South African ...

Suspect arrested after failed hit on PE police captain

The suspect trigger man in the failed hit on a Port Elizabeth policewoman has been arrested amid talk that those who ...

Ex-Test skipper calls on CSA head to quit

The crisis in South African cricket deepened on Thursday as former CEO Ali Bacher, a former Test captain,  called on ...