Cable theft causes Gautrain delays

2014-10-02 07:01

There are delays in the Gautrain train service between Hatfield and Park stations after about 300 metres of signalling cable was stolen overnight, the operator says.

De Lille to give update on Nobel Summit

2014-10-02 05:58

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille will make an announcement relating to the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to be held in the city.

Tutu gives govt a tongue lashing over Dalai Lama

2014-10-01 22:20

Nobel Peace Laureate and Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has lashed out at the government for "kowtowing" to China by barring the Dalai Lama from attending a global summit of fellow prizewinners in Cape Town.

Cape Town toilets get pass of 36% clean

2014-10-02 05:58

Only 36%, or 188 out of 528 toilets visited during a social audit on Cape Town's janitorial services, were found to be clean inside.

Roadblocks for your own safety, motorists told

2014-10-02 05:00

Johannesburg motorists and communities have been urged to bear with roadblocks in the cause of fighting crime.

We’ve paid back the money - officials

2014-10-01 22:20

Officials at Ehlanzeni district municipality in Mpumalanga have complied with public protector's recommendation that they pay back half the money irregularly shared among officials.

Sadtu KZN case struck off roll

2014-10-01 22:20

An urgent application by Sadtu's KwaZulu-Natal branch against its national office has been struck off the roll for lack of urgency.



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Quarter of prisoners still waiting to be sentenced

2014-10-02 05:00

According to Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha well over a quarter of the people in prisons around the country have not yet been sentenced.

Cops, on their way to shooting range, take on hijackers

2014-10-01 21:04

A hijacker has been shot dead in Eikenhof, Johannesburg, during a shoot-out with police who had been on their way to a shooting range.

Lawyers advising govt should help build SA - protector

2014-10-01 22:20

Thuli Madonsela says lawyers advising government on matters relating to the work of the public protector should do their jobs in a manner that builds the country.

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Lawyers advising govt should help build SA - protector

2014-10-01 22:20

Thuli Madonsela says lawyers advising government on matters relating to the work of the public protector should do their jobs in a manner that builds the country.

Two appear for pushing man off bridge

2014-10-01 21:05

Two men have appeared in the Barkly West Magistrate's Court on charges of attempted murder.

NPA denies Malema 'interference' claim

2014-10-01 21:05

The NPA has denied claims by EFF leader Julius Malema of interference in his corruption case.

Shuttleworth shares Sarb win with Africa

2014-10-01 19:10

South African billionaire Mark Shuttleworth, who won back R250m plus interest from the Reserve Bank in an exchange control case, says he will use the money to uphold rights for all Africans.

Decomposed body found in suitcase

2014-10-01 19:14

The decomposed remains of a man's body have been found in a suitcase on the R511 in Erasmia, Pretoria.

Nobel laureate shocked by Tutu's silence

2014-10-01 17:38

Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi say she is shocked that Archbishop Desmond Tutu has remained silent on SA’s refusal to give the Dalai Lama a visa to attend a peace conference.

Man survives after train hits bakkie

2014-10-01 17:38

A man has been injured after a train collided with his bakkie at a level crossing in Bloemfontein, paramedics say.

KZN hospital management removed

2014-10-01 21:05

The management of Hlabisa Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal has been removed and a probe into malpractice launched.

Date set for first Nkandla disciplinary hearing

2014-10-01 21:05

The first disciplinary hearing against public works department officials allegedly implicated in wrongdoing in upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home will take place in late October.

Just ask for sex, magistrate tells rape accused

2014-10-01 21:00

An Mpumalanga magistrate has told a rape suspect he should have asked for sex from an adult instead of forcing himself on a minor.

Post Office opens case after violent protest

2014-10-01 19:14

The Post Office has opened a case of malicious damage to property against protesters who vandalised the Vanderbijlpark mail-sorting depot.

MEC has high hopes for Gauteng matrics

2014-10-01 19:14

Gauteng matrics should be able to compete with their counterparts around the world following the completion of the National Senior Certificate examinations, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.

Four to appear in KZN court for kidnapping

2014-10-01 17:38

Four people are expected to appear in a KwaZulu-Natal Magistrate's Court in connection with the kidnapping of a 39-year-old businessman.


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