Gauteng man accused of making hoax bomb threats to appear in court
The suspect, who was a former employee of a reputable consulting firm, was arrested on Sunday following an investigation by the Gauteng serious organised crime investigation unit.
Coronavirus: Hand sanitiser, face masks fly off shelves in Joburg
Some pharmacies were seeing queues of customers buying mainly hand sanitisers, face masks, wipes and hand wash while others had confirmed those supplies were already out of stock.
Wits agrees to provide beds to stranded students - SRC
Student leaders clashed with the university's management over the failure to fund registered students and leaving numerous beds unoccupied.
Wits: We're prioritising students who’ve been sleeping in labs, library
This comes after students held a mass demonstration on Wednesday, demanding accommodation be provided for at least 200 students.
Wits says it can’t afford to provide beds for every registered student
This comes after the student representative council held a mass demonstration, demanding accommodation at the institution's main campus in Braamfontein on Wednesday.
Wits SRC claims at least 200 students have no accommodation
Protesting students have disrupted some classes at the university over what they called the housing crisis.
Wits University students protest over lack of accommodation
Demonstrators are calling on the institution to mobilise resources to create more accommodation for students.
Tax Justice SA vows to tackle tax dodgers, illicit traders
The civil organisation in partnership with Sars and the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa called for new measures to urgently tackle tax evasion.
Bright weekend ahead as Eskom says no load shedding expected
The embattled state-owned company said some of its generation units would return to service next week, which will improve the grid for the coming week.
Petrol price drop on the cards for March
The Automobile Association on Friday said fuel prices were expected to decrease due to a steady decline in the international oil price.
8 childen hurt in taxi crash in Witpoortjie while on way to school
Paremedics said that the pupils were on their way to school on Friday morning when the taxi they wer travelling in collided with another vehicle.
NRCS to give update on canned pilchards recall
The regulator has urged the public to return 12 brands of tinned pilchards in tomato and chili sauce manufactured by West Point Processors.
Union accuses Telkom of failing to give workers clarity on retrenchments
The Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) has taken the company to court to halt the possible retrenchment of 3,000 employees.
2 paramedics robbed at gun point, ambulance hijacked and stripped
The South African Emergency Personnel said medical emergency vehicles and staff members had become easy targets for criminals.
CWU lodges Labour Court application over Telkom job cuts
The union accused Telkom of rushing the process and not considering other alternatives to job cuts.
No need to panic over pilchards recall - NRCS
The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) said that the recall was a precautionary measure to protect consumers.
Recall of some pilchards brands a challenge at informal retailers - NRCS
This after the NRCS ordered the recall of the 400g canned pilchards in tomato sauce and chili sauce manufactured by West Point Processors this weekend.
Alleged mastermind behind Wanter Dlamini's rape, murder due in court
Wanter Dlamini was killed last month allegedly so her two daughters could cash in an R80,000 life insurance policy.