No land to be taken forcefully – Malema

The national leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, has assured South Africans that land belonging to white South Africans would not be taken forcefully and violence will not be used should the EFF become government after next year’s general elections, “legislation would be formulated in such a manner that it will enable … Continue reading “No land to be taken forcefully – Malema”

Border police arrests Nigerian national with suspected stolen goods

A 40-year-old man of Nigerian origin has been arrested at the Cape Town International Airport while trying to leave the country with suspected stolen goods estimated to be worth over R200 000. According to the police the man was found in possession of 20 cellular phones, tho HDV video cameras, two iPods, two laptops, two … Continue reading “Border police arrests Nigerian national with suspected stolen goods”

City Press removes The Spear because of “fear”

City Press editor Ferial Haffajee has decided to remove the Brett Murray painting that has offended some parts of society from her newspaper’s website. The painting, which portrayed South African President Jacob Zuma with genitals hanging from his trousers titled The Spear and exhibited as part of of Murray’s Hail to the Thief II exhibition, … Continue reading “City Press removes The Spear because of “fear””

Mmemezi must answer – COSATU

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) said it is concerned about the damning allegations made against Humphrey Mmemezi, Gauteng MEC for local government and housing, of misusing public funds for personal use, spokesperson Patrick Craven said in a statement. Craven said that the allegations are very serious and needed to be investigated. “We … Continue reading “Mmemezi must answer – COSATU”

Zuma “has no power”

President Jacob Zuma has failed to provide leadership and vision for the country in dealing with vital issues of the day, Democratic Alliance said in a statement, referring to how Zuma ‘dodged’ questions concerning the Mdluli saga. The president refused to answer any questions about the ongoing saga, adding that the matter should be handled … Continue reading “Zuma “has no power””

Do not create disability camps – Minister

Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, Deputy Minister for Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, has warned tertiary institutions to not create “disability camp” for disabled students. In her visit to South African universities, she said facilities in the institutions of higher learning should be inclusive in order to empower disabled students. The visit – aimed at … Continue reading “Do not create disability camps – Minister”

Will Swallows pull a Man City on Pirates?

History has a strange style of being repeated or rewritten! Like the previous season, the final Saturday of the season, next week, will see Orlando Pirates – who narrowly defeated Golden Arrows last season this time – looking to become the first back-to-back treble winners in South African football taking on the same team. On … Continue reading “Will Swallows pull a Man City on Pirates?”

“No money, no medical attention” – public hospital allegedly turns unemployed away [Exclusive]

( Exclusive) Unemployed or employed you have to pay in order to receive services at Mankweng Hospital! This is a message passed to patients at the hospital as they queue to see doctors. The patients who owe the hospital are further told by administration clerks or filing clerks  that they have to settle their arrears, … Continue reading ““No money, no medical attention” – public hospital allegedly turns unemployed away [Exclusive]”