While SONA's focus is on broad issues, it is cold comfort for water-less Giyani, Metsimaholo, Polokwane, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
ANC MP Boy Mamabolo has apologised to EFF leader Julius Malema and his wife Mantoa for his claim made during the State of the Nation Address (SONA), in which he claimed that Malema had beaten his wife.
An all-important legal tussle over allegedly corrupt contracts at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is finally heading to court. As things stand, the state rail operator won’t have any legal representation in the matter, despite pleas to President Cyril Ramaphosa, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.
"I prayed day and night for her. We hoped and felt in our hearts that she's alive… I also asked the Lord that nothing happen to her, that he didn't do anything to her. That if she came home, she would be traumatised, but we could work with that and stand by Carmen through thick and thin," said Cheryl Thomas.
Members of the opposition raised some criticism on some policy issues, like Eskom, the NHI and expropriation without compensation, with recommendations on how President Cyril Ramaphosa can rectify them. On Thursday, he responded.
South Africa’s has an estimated budget deficit of R150 billion in the medium term, and fresh mining profits won't put much of a dent in that.
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When faced with unemployment, 27-year-old Itumeleng Lekomanyane, did not sit idly by. He made a plan. With the last R800 in his pocket he opened a sandwich business to try and make ends meet for himself and his 3-year-old-daughter.
A ceiling has collapsed on pupils at Kgomba Primary School in Hammanskraal, the Gauteng Department of Basic Education said.
Three people were arrested for stripping an ambulance that was torched during a protest in Port Elizabeth, police spokesperson Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana has said.
Angolan billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos says her companies in Portugal, where prosecutors seized her bank accounts last week, still owes local banks €180 million after repaying the bulk of the loans.
'Parasite' made history at the Oscars, becoming the first foreign film to win Best Picture. The movie also won Best International Feature Film.
Blues coach Leon MacDonald has named his team to tackle the Bulls in a Super Rugby clash in Pretoria.
Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busisiwe Mavuso said the budget speech came at a time when South Africa had evidently used up much of the goodwill that it had with sovereign credit rating agencies in recent years.
86 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy have been added to Eskom’s grid via Scatec Solar’s Sirius solar park outside Upington.
Some people thrive when you shove a mic in their face on the way to work.
An unknown number of suspects have managed to steal at least six laptops containing information which was due to be presented at the Zondo commission.
The Emoji Kitchen can be used to make 800 possible combinations, and Google says it hopes to add more emoji eventually.
The Atacama in northern Chile is the driest desert in the world, and may be the oldest, but lithium mining may be slowly killing the region's ability to sustain life.
Mr. President, I’m pleading with you to give us not just hope but to take real action because we marched in 2019; there have been many campaigns around GBV yet today Mr. President we lost another soul, an 8-year-old girl who lived two streets away from me, writes Danya Goosen.
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No, you won't end up looking like a bodybuilder (unless you want to).
But it won't be for everyone.
Let sleeping leopards lie.
There is nothing like cute animals acting like humans to get us giggling.
"Most people doing it are teenagers."
The signal Queen Elizabeth gives.
This faithful man was selling all his avocados for R50 so that he could get something for his family.
Crossing fingers for another victory.
According to Susie Burrell, the product can also improve your sleeping patterns and skin.
Mercedes tried out a new steering innovation at pre-season testing in Barcelona on Thursday, insisting the device fell within Formula One's stringent technical rules.
We have an employment crisis and it doesn't seem to be due to a shortage of qualified candidates.
A room with a (spectacular) view.
"In all matters concerning a child, an approach which is conducive to conciliation and problem-solving should be followed."
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