“I’m too scared to ask my blesser to go for an HIV test”

A grim new study reveals that young women are afraid of asking their sugar daddies to wear condoms or get tested for HIV for fear of them becoming violent. Earlier this week, South African women took to the streets to march against gender-based violence, rape and sexual assault. We reported that this protest, #TheTotalShutdown, was … Read more“I’m too scared to ask my blesser to go for an HIV test”

ZUMA GRANTED PERMISSION TO APPLY FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL PERSONAL COSTS ORDER

PRETORIA – The High Court in Pretoria has granted former President Jacob Zuma access as an intervening party in order to apply for permission to appeal the personal costs order made against him in his failed bid to challenge the Public Protector’s State of Capture report. Zuma applied to intervene in his personal capacity after President Cyril … Read moreZUMA GRANTED PERMISSION TO APPLY FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL PERSONAL COSTS ORDER

KZN INDIAN MAN ARRESTED FOR CALLING PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA THE K-WORD

JOHANNESBURG – Police have confirmed that KwaZulu-Natal businessman Kessie Nair has been arrested and is facing a crimen injuria charge for calling President Ramaphosa the K-word. In a video which was circulating on social media on Wednesday, Nair used the K-word while ranting that the president should be charged for fraud and treason. Nair continued to … Read moreKZN INDIAN MAN ARRESTED FOR CALLING PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA THE K-WORD

BOBANI REMAINS NMB MAYOR AFTER COURT DISMISSES DA BID TO OVERTURN TROLLIP EXIT

CAPE TOWN – The UDM’s Mongameli Bobani remains in charge of the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality. The Eastern Cape High Court has this morning dismissed Athol Trollip’s urgent application to overturn his ousting as the mayor. Last month, council passed a motion of no confidence in Trollip. He and the DA then took the matter … Read moreBOBANI REMAINS NMB MAYOR AFTER COURT DISMISSES DA BID TO OVERTURN TROLLIP EXIT

ALAN WINDE NAMED AS DA’S Western Cape CANDIDATE FOR PREMIER

CAPE TOWN – Veteran Democratic Alliance (DA) politician Alan Winde has been named as the party’s candidate to be the next premier of the Western Cape. After a false start over the weekend, DA leader Mmusi Maimane made the announcement on Thursday morning. Winde, the MEC for Economic Opportunities, has served in provincial government for almost twenty … Read moreALAN WINDE NAMED AS DA’S Western Cape CANDIDATE FOR PREMIER

COSATU TO CAMPAIGN FOR & SUPPORT ANC IN 2019 POLLS

JOHANNESBURG – The Congress of South African Trade Unions(Cosatu)’s national congress has taken a resolution to continue campaigning for and supporting the African National Congress (ANC) in next year’s elections. The resolution was taken at the federation’s 13th congress which is on its third day in Midrand. One of the important issues that were debated at this congress … Read moreCOSATU TO CAMPAIGN FOR & SUPPORT ANC IN 2019 POLLS

Ramaphosa calls for end to ‘machinations in dark corners’ dividing ANC

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for an end to “machinations” working in “dark corners” to weaken the ANC by seeking to divide its leaders and members. Addressing delegates at Cosatu’s national congress in Midrand, Ramaphosa said the ANC alliance and its members should only be concerned with transforming the economy and not divisions. His … Read moreRamaphosa calls for end to ‘machinations in dark corners’ dividing ANC