Parly committee expresses concern about Optimum Coal Mine
The committee has called on the Department of Mineral Resources to intervene and assist in ensuring that workers are paid their salaries.
Minister denies Chris Maroleng appointed COO of SABC
Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane insists that Chris Maroleng has not been appointed chief operating officer of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).
Dirco: America deeply respects Africans
The International Relations Department says the US embassy in Pretoria has committed to its partnership with African countries following President Donald Trump’s expletive remarks about the continent.
R24 near Meadowbrook temporarily closed following accident
It’s understood that a multi-load truck jack-knifed, splitting its diesel tank before catching alight on Monday night.
Jessie Duarte: Ours is not a shithole country
During a meeting on immigration, US President Donald Trump is reported to have said, “Why do we want all these people from Africa here? They’re shithole countries."
Two Reuters reporters charged under Myanmar secret act
The two Reuters journalists were detained on 12 December after they had been invited to meet police officers over dinner.
Uganda denies reaching deal with Israel over African asylum seekers
Uganda's state minister for international affairs says that there is no agreement between the east African country and Israel for it to host over 35,000 asylum seekers, mostly Eritreans and Sudanese.
Sadtu not pleased with results of progressed learners
Sadtu's Nomusa Cembi says the results could've been higher if there was no change in the curriculum.
City Power working to repair damaged infrastructure
Complete restoration is expected by the end of the week.
At least 1,800 people affected by Joburg storm, says MEC
Gauteng Infrastucure Development MEC Jacob Mamabolo says that an investigation has been launched to look into evidence of negligence in the construction of houses that have been affected and damaged.
Mamabolo’s team working to assess extent of damage following hailstorm
Mamabolo says the report will be send to the provincial and national government to make a final decision of declaring state of emergency.
Severe thunderstorms cause roof collapse at Food Lovers Market in Lenasia
Motorists have been urged to drive with caution and not to attempt to drive through any flooded areas.
Steinhoff probe decision set for January
It is understood that the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal is yet to make a decision.
Cosatu still wants Jacob Zuma to step down
Cosatu's Zingiswa Losi says that Zuma's decisions have had a negative impact on the country's economy and the working class.
SACP calls for 'cleansing' of ANC after Ramaphosa victory
SACP’s first Deputy General-Secretary Solly Mapaila says organisational renewal should start from the ground.
Vavi: Zuma has no shame
President Zuma’s legal team filed a notice of appeal after the High Court decision that deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa should appoint a new National Director of Public Prosecutions.
Madiba funeral: Mandela royal house shocked by corruption claims
In a statement, the former stateman’s grandson Mandla Mandela says the royal house is shocked at the allegations of corruption in the Public Protector’s report.
‘Court ruling is an indication that state capture is a reality in SA’
Pravin Gordhan says the North Gauteng High Court’s ruling is again an indication that state capture and corruption is a reality in South Africa.