Ramaphosa describes Maphoto as selfless and courageous
Ramaphosa delivered Maphoto's eulogy at the special official funeral of the stalwart this morning.
Alleged human trafficker to appear in court on Monday
The man was arrested on Friday after police received a tip off about a human trafficking syndicate that is allegedly keeping people hostage in Mondeor, south of Johannesburg.
5 buildings destroyed after gas tanker explosion in Worcester
The Western Cape Environmental Affairs Department said a resident with burnt wounds has been transported to the hospital.
Soweto protesters blockade R558, motorists warned to find alternative routes
It’s understood Doornkop residents have blocked the R558 with rocks and burning tyres, protesting over a lack of electricity in the area.
Cosatu demands action be taken against Mboweni after e-toll comments
Cosatu's provincial spokesperson Amos Monyela said steps should be taken against the minister.
3-month-old baby among 3 killed in Katlehong house fire
Firefighters could not save the family at the time of arrival as the house was already guttered by flames last night.
SABC says salaries will be paid
The broadcaster has applied for a cash injection from national Treasury, while it battles serious financial troubles.
SABC chief audit executive survives assassination attempt
It’s understood Thami Zikode was followed home from the SABC in Auckland Park on Friday night after work when unknown suspects fired shots at him.
Red Ants seek legal advice after being ‘barred’ from operating in JHB
Earlier this week, EFF Gauteng chairperson Mandisa Mashego told Alexandra residents that a motion was passed in 2016 that the Red Ants should no longer be used.
EFF ready to table bill in bid to nationalise Reserve Bank
In a statement, the EFF said Tito Mboweni’s economic ideas dismally failed to create jobs, alleviate poverty and reduce inequality.
Current economic conditions not suitable for quantitative easing - Kganyago
Quantitative easing refers to a monetary policy in which the central bank buys pre-determined amounts of government bonds or other financial assets to inject money into the economy.
Ramaphosa urges journalists to strive for a free press in honour of Raymond Louw
President Cyril Ramaphosa said South Africa had lost a brave and principled journalist and a champion of press freedom.
Nothing illegal about Alexandra home demolitions - Red Ants
In a statement released on Wednesday afternoon, the controversial security company said it was in possession of a 2016 court order authorising the removals.
EFF: Red Ants demolishing Alex homes was unconstitutional
EFF Gauteng chairperson Mandisa Mashigo on Monday addressed community members left homeless after the Red Ants demolished over 80 houses last week.
Mashaba promises to rebuild demolished Alex homes
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba met with community members after 80 homes were demolished last week, which prompted angry residents to burn three houses in Marlboro Gardens.
MEC Masuku to visit Mamelodi hospital as family lays 'abuse' complaint
Last week, the issue was back on the spotlight after 76-year-old Martha Marais was captured on camera being cuffed to a steel bench while forced to lie down on the floor at the hospital.
Ramaphosa should be commended for reducing Cabinet - analyst
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s sixth administration has been welcomed on many fronts, with some analysts commending him for a diverse Cabinet.
Praise and dismay for Makhura's new Gauteng cabinet
Panyaza Lesufi was moved from the education portfolio to finance in what has been described as an important move.