Nomia Ndlovu's trial like a Sherlock Holmes story, says judge
Nomia Ndlovu, a former police officer, is accused of plotting the murders of her relatives and lover in order to pocket more than R1 million from insurance policies she had registered in their names.
SAHRC: Water dept must do something about Bronkhorstspruit water crisis
The commission's officials inspected the Bronkhorstspruit Water Treatment Plant on Wednesday after it was shut down to avoid distribution of poor-quality water to residents.
State: There’s enough evidence to find Nomia Ndlovu guilty of murder, fraud
State prosecutor Riana Williams drew a pattern of inconsistencies in Nomia Ndlovu’s bail affidavit and her testimony in court.
Cope Joburg mayoral candidate Makhubele says party not making empty promises
Speaking in Sandton on Wednesday, Colleen Makhubele said that she was confident that Cope had won the hearts of people looking for fresh new leadership to run the city.
Case against murder and fraud accused Nomia Ndlovu set to resume in court
The former Tembisa constable is accused of ordering hits and plotting the murder of relatives, including her mother and sister, so that she could cash out on several insurance policies.
Cope’s Makhubele: Govt cannot expect poor residents to pay services debt
She insists that government has failed to create jobs, provide adequate services and maintain infrastructure.
Coalition governments are the future, says political commentator
Political commentator Makhosini Mgitywa said that coalitions may not be the answer to failing governance but they did offer an opportunity for better accountability.
Independents & new parties contesting polls signal political reform - Mgitywa
With the disappointment of poor service delivery hanging thick in the air like the now common stench of leaking sewage, many communities in South Africa are looking outside of mainstream political parties for reprieve.
Good governance, public safety: Gauteng IFP says it has solutions for residents
The party held its provincial launch on Sunday at the Five Roses Sports Grounds in Soweto where Gauteng chairperson Bonginkosi Dlhamini explained that their commitments were a product of extensive consultations with communities and IFP structures.
'Despicable': Ramaphosa says DA stooped so low with Phoenix posters
Ramaphosa went on a walk about in ward 13 in Promosa— where he heard that youth unemployment and a lack of housing were the communities’ biggest concerns
Ramaphosa studying Khehla Sitole's response over looming suspension
President Cyril Ramaphosa has subsequently appointed a board of inquiry to look into Khehla Sitole's fitness to hold office.
Promosa residents hope to have Ramaphosa's ear as ANC campaigns in NW
The president will be visiting several communities in the area throughout the day as the African National Congress (ANC) continues to campaign ahead of the local government elections.
Gauteng DA writes open letter to Makhura, warns that 'time for games is over'
The Democratic Alliance (DA) asked gauteng Premier David Makhura to suspend or fire Cooperative Governance MEC Lebogang Maile over the Constitutional Court judgment, which found that the dissolution of the Tshwane Council was unlawful.
Maile denies DA claims that administrators left Tshwane with R4bn deficit
Maile has spoken out against what he calls unfounded attacks on the competency of the former administrators.
Maile lashes out at 'opponents' over Tshwane dissolution ruling
MEC Lebogang Maile has given the government's response to the judgment by the apex court on Wednesday, which found that the decision by the Gauteng executive to dissolve the council was unwarranted.
Cosatu: Govt deliberately mismanaging SOEs to allow for their privatisation
Cosatu’s general secretary, Bheki Ntshalintshali, criticised the sale of South African Airways (SAA) and the unbundling of Transnet, saying that they were convinced that the mismanagement of state companies was deliberate to pave the way for their partial or complete privatisation.
Cosatu to use National Day of Action to stand up against budget cuts
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has accused both the public and private sectors of blatantly undermining collective bargaining processes among others.
Babita Deokaran murder: Suspects' bail application postponed due to tech issues
The six men are accused of shooting Gauteng Health Department official, Babita Deokaran, outside her Winchester Hills home, south of Johannesburg in August this year.