South Africa

Low staff morale, leadership instability among issues in review panel’s report on the SSA

2019-02-15 21:53

Low staff morale, unprofessional and unethical conduct, and leadership instability are some of the issues highlighted in a report compiled by a high-level review panel to assess the mandate, capacity and organisational integrity of the State Security Agency.

South Africa

#Justice4Vernie calls on state capture inquiry chair to probe 'sudden death'

2019-02-15 19:27

A group of people have come together under the hashtag #Justice4Vernie in support of a call to the state capture commission of inquiry chairperson to probe the death of former correctional services commissioner Vernie Petersen.


SA's ex-ambassador seized over MTN Iran license win

2019-02-15 17:35

South African police arrested a former ambassador to Iran on corruption charges related to the award of a mobile-phone license to MTN after it was initially given to Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri.

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Semenya vs IAAF: State prepared to spend R25m on legal battle

2019-02-15 14:16

The national government will spend an estimated R25 million towards the legal costs in Caster Semenya’s fight with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) over proposed regulations that aim to restrict the levels of testosterone

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Is fashion too fast for SA?

Our favourite fashion brands across retail and media are closing shop. Why?

Bruised cervix: A sex injury you don't want

You might have to slow things down...

Where is Colin Moss now?

Where did the SA actor go? We know!


The 'hidden city' system and why an airline is suing because of it

Lufthansa is taking a passenger to court for purposefully missing the last leg on his flight ticket.

The allure of a Mozambique hotel in ruins

The ruins of the old Pomene Hotel on a lonely peninsula on the coast of Mozambique is a beautiful escape from time.

"My mother-in-law tampered with my birth control"

What happens when your mom-in- law doesn't respect boundaries?


Nintendo Direct Debuts Tetris Battle Royale, New Zelda, Mario and More

Nintendo held its yearly Nintendo Direct presentation recently, showing off what fans can get excited about for the upcoming year in terms of Nintendo titles. And there’s a lot to be excited about. Nintendo announced an exciting new Tetris battle royale game, a new Zelda game, Super Mario Maker is finally debuting on the Nintendo Switch, …


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