Record number of 48 parties to contest national elections
The deadline for the submission of party candidate lists and payment of deposits resulted in the final number, which was 19 more compared to the 2014 general elections.
Convicted fraudster Rubben Mohlaloga removed as Icasa boss
In accordance with the Icasa Act, a councillor who is convicted of a crime, including fraud, is disqualified from holding office.
Roads in Vereeniging remain blocked amid taxi strike
Drivers and operators have blocked the roads with vehicles, burning tyres and rubble.
Dark humour: Some South Africans see lighter side of power cuts
South Africans are known for their passion and the past week has shown just how passionate people can be when left without power for up to eight hours per day.
Roads blocked as Vereeniging taxi strike causes traffic gridlock
It is understood that taxi drivers and operators are unhappy about the delay in upgrading taxi ranks in the area.
Motsoaledi: It's immoral to campaign at hospitals
The Health Minister wouldn't be drawn on who the culprits were but warned that hospitals were not fair game when it came to electioneering.
Separate major power outage hits Joburg
As a result, many suburbs were expected to remain without power even after scheduled outages.
Gordhan: Everything possible being done to stabilise Eskom
The power utility says that it has a shortage of generating capacity which has plunged the country into stage 4 load shedding throughout the weekend and on Monday.
Gauteng premier to meet with Faith Mazibuko over threat audio recording
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has released a statement on Friday afternoon confirming he's already reprimanded Mazibuko for her comments which he's described as totally unacceptable.
Lenasia South protest sees roads blocked, traffic delayed
Community member Shirley Brijlal says she understands that this is part of a planned protest ahead of a meeting with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) this morning.
Martinus de Jonge says Matjila moved him from his job without reason
Several witnesses have testified about Dan Matjila’s conduct and the pressure he exerted when it came to securing certain investments, especially, the AYO deal.
PIC had to sell off shares to invest in Ayo, inquiry told
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) commission of inquiry has heard about the urgency with which two investments were signed off, both owned by media mogul Iqbal Survé.
PIC sold shares in order to invest in AYO Technologies
Several witnesses have confirmed there was an immense amount of pressure for the controversial R4.3 billion investment to go through.
PIC employees pressured to get Ayo deal signed, inquiry hears
The inquiry has continued to hear evidence about the dodgy R4.3 billion investment into media mogul Iqbal Survé's Ayo Technologies, with many witnesses pointing fingers at former CEO Dan Matjila.
Matjila was ‘desperate’ to have R4.3bn Ayo deal approved
On Monday, former PIC executive Paul Magula testified at the PIC commission of inquiry about Dan Matjila’s involvement in the dodgy investment in Ayo Technology Solutions.
Minister promises action after report finds abuse of SSA resources
A panel appointed to review the State Security Agency has relased a report showing political malpurposing and factionalisation of the country's intelligence community for at least the past decade.
Deadline looms for two Soweto taxi associations to motivate use of routes
Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi warned the Nanduwe and WATA to end their fighting after several reported murders.
SAA official reportedly suspended over William Chandler licence scandal
The ‘Mail & Guardian’ is reporting that SAA’s group head for safety faces disciplinary action for allegedly trying to conceal the matter involving the disgraced pilot William Chandler.