Parliament's ad hoc committee looking into the fitness of the SABC board will begin interviewing witnesses.

In The News

Warning of SA's growth falling below 0.5%

The country may struggle to hit previously projected gross domestic product growth in 2016 amid disappointing third-quarter GDP expansion of 0.2%, say economists.

Sentencing continues for Paarl man who raped and murdered girl, 10

Sentencing procedures against Jerome Amerika, 23, who was found guilty of kidnapping, raping and killing 10-year-old Shamonique Claasen, are expected to continue.

DNA evidence will prove I did not rape, murder Franziska - accused

Howard Oliver has told the Wynberg Magistrate's Court that outstanding DNA reports will prove that he did not rape or murder Cape Town teen Franziska Blochliger.

Family Rottweiler shot dead after attacking toddler

A Free State father whose Rottweiler attacked his 3-year-old child says he has no idea why the animal did it. The dad shot the dog dead after the incident.

Fire ravages Port Elizabeth suburb

At least one house has been razed to the ground as a runaway bush fire, driven by high winds, is burning out of control on the outskirts of a residential area in Port Elizabeth.

While You Were Asleep

5 teens in Sweden charged with raping fellow Afghan boy

Swedish authorities have charged five teenagers from Afghanistan with raping another Afghan boy in an alleged assault that prosecutors say lasted for at least an hour.

Putin's Russia seeks to project power with modern military

President Vladimir Putin can project Russian military power on a scale unseen since Soviet times.

Potential for violence from fake news troubling - officials

A shooting related to fake news has alarmed those from neighbours all the way to the White House.


Middelburg "coffin duo" back in court

The two men who are seen in a video forcing Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatening him are expected to appear in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court.

Retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke to be honoured

UCT’s Faculty of Law, together with Wits University, is hosting a symposium to honour former activist and retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke. Judge Dennis Davis is also set to interview him.

Young flash flood victim laid to rest

The funeral of Everlate Chauke, the three-year-old girl who was sswept away in flash floods in Alexandra on November 9, is expected to be held there. Her body was found two weeks after she was swept away.

"We have urged him to appeal this thing. Actually, we have been impatient because the sentencing took long. You will know the basics of the law; justice delayed is justice denied."

- ANCYL Northern Cape chairperson, Neo Maneng, speaking on the sentencing of John Block.


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