Big Brother Africa (BBA) auditions

Big Brother Africa (BBA) is coming back to our screens with season 9 of the show. They are inviting applications from daring, bold and adventurers citizens of 14 African countries with a valid passport to audition. Prize money for this edition of BBA is $300, 000.00 (about R3 million). Auditions are invited from nationals of … Continue reading “Big Brother Africa (BBA) auditions”

China returns poached rhino horns

Johannesburg – An agreement between the South African Government and People’s Republic of China in committing to fight the illegal exploitation of wildlife crime has yielded positive results, with the return of poached rhino horn and elephant ivory back to South Africa. A consignment of 33 rhino horns and a large number of elephant ivory … Continue reading “China returns poached rhino horns”

Diepsloot toddler murders: 5th suspect arrested

Pretoria – The fifth man believed to be a prime suspect in the murder of two toddlers in Diepsloot has been arrested. Police on Thursday released the man’s identikit and offered a R100 000 reward for information that would lead to his arrest and successful prosecution. The man was arrested in Alexandra, Johannesburg, this morning, … Continue reading “Diepsloot toddler murders: 5th suspect arrested”

Malamulele riots: Premier steps in

By Sydney Masinga & Orlando Chauke Giyani – The Limpopo provincial government and the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) have stepped in to reopen consultation processes to consider creating a separate municipality for the Malamulele area. On Tuesday, 45 people were arrested after the residents of Malamulele near Giyani barricaded streets and set shops and some … Continue reading “Malamulele riots: Premier steps in”

SARS warns taxpayers about “tax refund” scams

Pretoria – As the deadline for the submission of tax returns approaches, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has appealed to taxpayers to exercise caution against “tax advisors” who guarantee them a tax refund. “SARS wants to appeal to all taxpayers to exercise caution if they are approached by tax advisors who guarantee them a … Continue reading “SARS warns taxpayers about “tax refund” scams”

“Legal help for Marikana miners will cost the poor”

Pretoria – Legal Aid South Africa has announced that it will provide funding for the legal representation of the injured and arrested miners in the Farlam Commission of Inquiry. On Monday, the South Gauteng High Court ruled that Legal Aid SA should provide legal funding for the miners in the Farlam commission, which is looking … Continue reading ““Legal help for Marikana miners will cost the poor””

Title deeds for Soshanguve families

Pretoria – The lives of over 1 500 families in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria have been made easier since they received their very own houses. Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa handed over 1 505 title deeds to the residents at the weekend as part of the city’s growth and development strategy. According to media reports, he … Continue reading “Title deeds for Soshanguve families”

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”