African Diaspora Forum: Zim takeover the end of a nightmare
The situation unfolding in Zimbabwe has been described as a 'silent coup' by political analysts, while the military says it’s not an attempt to topple Mugabe's government.
Zim Defence Force calls on war veterans to ensure peace
Army spokesperson Sibusiso Moyo addressed Zimbabweans on live television on Wednesday morning, denying reports of a coup while confirming its pursuing what it calls criminals around Mugabe.
Zim army: Mugabe safe and govt is intact
An army spokesperson says the situation will return to normal once their mission is accomplished and has appealed for restraint from citizens.
Mashaba: Data centre break-in likely an inside job
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has offered a R100,000 reward for information that can lead to the successful prosecution of those responsible for the weekend burglary.
Joburg ANC to meet EFF over talks to support motion to oust Mashaba
This will be the ANC’s second attempt to push Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba and Speaker of the City Council Vasco da Gama out of their positions.
Presidency denies Zuma was going to announce free higher education
A report says Zuma wanted to make the announcement in February but had been put off by senior officials in Treasury who scrambled to stop him.
KZN cops: Increase in criminals targeting police stations
Authorities say this new trend is concerning as it’s not the first time a similar incident has occurred in the area.
Concerns that efforts to relocate funds for education may hamper transformation
There are concerns that new efforts to relocate funds for free higher education could see fewer potential black professors being subsidised.
Criminals break into City of Joburg offices
Herman Mashaba says the data nerve centre where cables have been damaged and stolen provides technology to the entire city.
Bemawu takes SABC to CCMA
Bemawu's Hannes du Buisson says if the public broadcaster fails to negotiate a strike is back on the cards.
Eskom mum on whether nuclear energy has been given the green light
Eskom says it cannot comment on any nuclear plans as it is not a policymaker but merely an implementing agency.
Suspected robber killed, alleged accomplices arrested in Vanderbijlpark
The gang of armed men attacked a woman in her house south of Johannesburg on Friday night.
KZN police investigate after men try to rob police station
A gang of armed men entered the Elandslaagte Police Station demanding keys to the safe last night.
Earthlife Africa to march against nuclear at Eskom’s Braamfontein offices
The march will also to highlight the unaffordable electricity hike proposal of more than 19% which could result in consumers paying 27% more for power.
2 die after taxi rolls over in Pinetown
One man died after he was ejected from the taxi while another person died when a passing vehicle hit him.
5 kids who died in Soshanguve after light structure fell on them to be buried
Gauteng infrastructure development MEC Jacob Mamabolo says it’s important for the families to know what caused the freak accident.
Mahlobo on nuclear power: It’s not my energy solution, it’s for SA
Energy Minister David Mahlobo says he’ll give clarity on government’s nuclear ambitions after the five children who died after light bulbs fell on them in Soshanguve have been laid to rest.
SIU ‘expeditiously’ assessing maladministration claims in City of JHB
The SIU says it's assessing his allegations to determine if they fall within the unit's jurisdiction