Five women’s bodies suspected to be buried in backyard of Mpumalanga house after Facebook affair

Police have found the bodies of two women buried in the backyard of a house in Mpumalanga after a man confessed to meeting one of them via social networking site Facebook. He has now allegedly confessed to burying three more women at the house in the Masoyi area. Police spokesperson Colonel Mtsholi Bhembe said the … Read moreFive women’s bodies suspected to be buried in backyard of Mpumalanga house after Facebook affair

BREAKING NEWS: Duduzane Zuma found not guilty of culpable homicide

Johannesburg – Magistrate Tebogo Thupaatlase has found Duduzane Zuma not guilty of culpable homicide in the Randburg Magistrates’ Court. The charge relates to a 2014 car crash that resulted in the death of Phumzile Dube. The Zimbabwean woman died after Zuma’s Porsche crashed into a minibus taxi on the M1 highway in Johannesburg. The 35-year-old … Read moreBREAKING NEWS: Duduzane Zuma found not guilty of culpable homicide

R Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges

R&B singer expected to be taken from Chicago to New York to face charges relating to child pornography and obstruction of justice. R&B singer R Kelly has been arrested on sex trafficking charges, according to American law officials. The 52-year old was arrested in Chicago on Thursday night on 13 federal sex crime charges, and was expected to be … Read moreR Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges

‘Zuma getting ready for big political fight’: #StateCaptureInquiry

Johannesburg – Just days before his much-anticipated appearance before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, former president Jacob Zuma is said to be spending most of his time with his attorneys preparing for the appearance. His supporters have extended a begging bowl to business people to fund their bid to offer … Read more‘Zuma getting ready for big political fight’: #StateCaptureInquiry

EFF Limpopo defend hundreds of fired farm workers in Mopani

LIMPOPO, Tzaneen: Hundreds of farm workers were fired from Letaba Estate orange farm which is one of southern Africa’s largest single citrus fruit farms and now has over 1,500ha under cultivation. Fired farm workers were saved from sleeping out in the cold thanks to EFF Provincial Chairperson Jossey Buthane who swiftly intervened within minutes. Owners … Read moreEFF Limpopo defend hundreds of fired farm workers in Mopani

President Cyril Ramaphosa responds to Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s investigation into Bosasa donation

President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded to a notice by public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane stating he was implicated in her Bosasa investigation. The presidency confirmed on Thursday that the president responded to allegations that he violated the Executive Ethics Code. It is unclear at this stage what Ramaphosa’s response was to Mkhwebane’s notice. “The president’s submission … Read morePresident Cyril Ramaphosa responds to Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s investigation into Bosasa donation

SACP, Nehawu at odds over Pravin Gordhan, Mkhwebane’s investigation

This comes a day after SA Communist Party second deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila claimed that Mkhwebane was a “hired gun”. Mapaila said Mkhwebane’s office was used to delegitimise individuals. “Particularly those who fight back whom rogue elements in the intelligence don’t agree with, so that finally there could be adverse rulings against them,” Mapaila said. … Read moreSACP, Nehawu at odds over Pravin Gordhan, Mkhwebane’s investigation

Gwede Mantashe claim that Public Protector’s probe against Ramaphosa is political.

ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe has raised concerns about the Public Protector’s decision to investigate President Cyril Ramaphosa over a R500 000 donation to his 2017 ANC presidential campaign from Gavin Watson, the boss of services firm African Global Operations (formerly known as Bosasa). During an impromptu media briefing on the sidelines of the Nehawu policy conference east … Read moreGwede Mantashe claim that Public Protector’s probe against Ramaphosa is political.

Rumours are wrong, says Pravin Gordhan — Eskom will be unbundled

Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan says the unbundling of Eskom is on track — contrary to public speculation. Opposition political parties last week claimed the ANC had been cowed into silence and inaction by its alliance partners, Cosatu and the SA Communist Party, on the issue of unbundling Eskom. This, the parties said, explained why President Cyril … Read moreRumours are wrong, says Pravin Gordhan — Eskom will be unbundled